The Job of Being Jewish

On Monday, Laurel Snyder blogged on writing a book about inclusion and diversity. She is the author of the picture book Baxter, the Pig Who Wanted to Be Kosher. She will be blogging all this week for the Jewish Book Council and MyJewishLearning’s Author Blog series.
For a long time I’ve wanted to write about Baxter’s dedication, which reads: “This book is dedicated to Jerry Sorokin, who offered me a place at the table. But also, this book is dedicated to anyone who ever felt excluded in any way. Which is to say, this book is dedicated to everyone.” Continue reading here

2 responses to “The Job of Being Jewish

  1. What a wise teacher Jerry is! I’m so glad I got to know Jerry because you got to know Jerry, and I’m so glad I got to know you as I was having my very own Hillel experience. I’m always hunting around for my place at the table. Sometimes I find it. You (and Jerry, because he taught you wonderful things) are always a blessing to me.

  2. Pingback: Baxter the Pig: The Simple Son | Jewish Book Council Blog

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