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Night 7 of Chanukah: Shel Silverstien

On the seventh night of Chanukah, Moses gave to me, the poems of Shel Silverstein.
Sidewalk's endWhen I was younger, I gravitated towards Shel Silverstein’s poems because of the silly pictures and the silly nature of the poems themselves. In my head, I never imagined that he could be Jewish. I was the only Jewish kid in my class, and my Hebrew School class wasn’t that big. I figured that Jewish people were few and far between. Continue reading Night 7 of Chanukah: Shel Silverstien

Ten Books You Should Read That Will Change Your Life

All book lovers know the feeling of finishing a book that you know made an incredible impact on you. You close the book and sit in silence for a few minutes as you think about what you just read. Not everything we loved reading impacts us in such a profound manner, but everyone can identify at least a few books as the source of a life changing experience. Here are a few books that changed my perspective, inspired me, or gave me all of the feels…

1. Every Day by David Levithan

David Levithan’s thought-provoking novel about a teenager named A who wakes up in a different body every day of their life will cause you to rethink your life and speculate what it would be like if you were in A’s situation. It gives a perspective that is unlike that in any other book. This is my favorite book. I recommend it for anyone who has ever felt like they don’t belong.


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