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How to Explore Your Jewish Identity through Journal-Keeping
The Jewish Journaling Book takes you through the process of journalingfrom choosing the right pen and paper, to enlivening your journal with creative exercisesand explores the many ways that journaling can be a Jewish activity. Janet Ruth Falon places an emphasis on the process of writing a journal rather than on the final product, reminding you that its the activity itself that frees your spirit to soar.
This innovative guide provides 52 tools for journal-writing that will both inspire and encourage you to take up your pen and write, and enables you to examine your life, including your Jewish spiritual life.
Written for journal novices and veterans alike, this useful handbook clearly shows you why and how to begin a journal practiceor how to rejuvenate the journal you already havekeeping in mind the role of Judaism in your life.
About the Author
Janet Ruth Falon is an award-winning journalist, essayist, poet, and teacher. She teaches journaling and creative writing at many venues, including the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University. Her articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Christian Science Monitor.