Wednesday, April 02, 2008

Passover Internationale


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SHOW NOTES:

The Book of Life takes you on a virtual trip around the world for Passover!

> Pulitzer Prize winning author Geraldine Brooks discusses People of the Book, her fictional history of the Sarajevo Haggadah.

> Basya Schechter talks about her band Pharaoh's Daughter, which mixes world music and psychedelic rock with Middle Eastern sounds.

> Author Ilana Kurshan describes her compilation of translations, Why Is This Night Different From All Other Nights? The Four Questions Around the World.

> If you like Ilana's book, you may also like 300 Ways to Ask the Four Questions from Zulu to Abkhaz by Murray Spiegel and Rickey Stein. It comes with a CD and a DVD to demonstrate the translations!

NEWS:

In our next episode we'll celebrate Israel@60! Don't miss it!

CREDITS:

Thanks to Dan Krimm for permission to use Ma Nishtana - The Blues Version! Our regular background music is provided by The Freilachmakers Klezmer String Band.

Books and CD's mentioned on the show may be borrowed from the Feldman Children's Library at Congregation B'nai Israel. Browse our online catalog to reserve books, post a review, or just to look around!

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