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An Author’s Strange Experience

Posted by Anna Ciddor, author of The Family with Two Front Doors on 1/10/2018 to Meet a Kar-Ben Author
It was a strange experience writing and researching a book about my own grandmother, and I wondered what it was like for members of my family to read it. This month, when The Family with Two Front Doors was published in the United States, I asked my cousin, Adina (who lives in New York), what she thought. 

Parsley at Tu B'Shevat and More!

Posted by Your Friends at Kar-Ben on 1/8/2018 to Tu B'Shevat
Tu B’Shevat, though a minor holiday about agriculture in antiquity, has significance in today’s modern world, even though celebrating it during winter in North America requires a little bit of ingenuity. Tu B’Shevat has evolved into an opportunity to celebrate a connection to Israel while promoting environmentalism. Tu B’Shevat provides a wonderful opportunity for children to learn about the importance of a healthy planet, and their roles in carrying on the legacy of a verdant world. 

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