Behind the Scenes: The Woodcarver's Daughter part 2

Yona Zeldis McDonough shares her favorite scene from her newest novel The Woodcarver's Daughter
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Behind the Scenes: The Woodcarver's Daughter part 1

Through an email interview with Kar-Ben's Marketing Manager, Yona Zeldis McDonough shares some insight into the inspirations, process, and thoughts on her novel The Woodcarver's Daughter. She was born in Hadera, Israel, and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Educated at Vassar College and Columbia University, she is the author of eight novels for adults and 30 books for children. Her short fiction, essays, and articles have appeared in many national and literary publications. She is the fiction editor of Lilith Magazine, a feminist, Jewish magazine.
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Let All Who Are Hungry, Come and Eat

Every year at Passover, Jewish homes around the world open their front doors to welcome in that most important guest, the ubiquitous visitor we look for at all important events in our lives - Elijah.  As the little girl in A Place for Elijah learns, “you never know how Elijah comes, only that he does.”...
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