>Shout-out in Shul

>HB reviewer Lauren Adams and I went with our nice Jewish boys to Kol Nidre services last night, where none other than that nice Jewish girl, our own Jane Yolen, was referenced in the sermon. The theme was something about "remembering the person you always wanted to be," and Jane was brought into it via an essay she wrote about the power of stories to make sense of our lives. Mazel Tov, Jane!
Roger Sutton
Roger Sutton

Editor Emeritus Roger Sutton was editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc., from 1996-2021. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his MA in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a BA from Pitzer College in 1978.

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Posted : Apr 22, 2008 07:22


>*imagines Roger scarfing on pork chittlings during service*

Yeah, that would be bad.

Posted : Sep 24, 2007 05:24


>I reread the internet speech citation, and it was a 2002 Kol Nidre sermon. So not QUITE lightning, but close enough.


Posted : Sep 23, 2007 08:25


>Good grief--I was mentioned TWICE in Boston Kol Nidre services. I'd better be careful of lightning after this.


Posted : Sep 23, 2007 12:53

Roger Sutton

>It was Temple Shalom in Newton, Rabbi Eric Gurvis.

Melinda, I et. Not during the service, of course.

Posted : Sep 23, 2007 12:43

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