Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, a parent, spiritual leader and storyteller, is the award-winning author of God's Paintbrush, In God's Name, God In Between and many other inspiring books for children of all faiths and backgrounds. The second woman to be ordained as a rabbi (1974) and the first rabbi to become a mother, she and her husband, Dennis, were the first rabbinical couple to jointly lead a congregation-Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis. They have two children, David and Debora, and three grandchildren. Sasso, who holds a doctorate in ministry, is active in the interfaith community, and has written and lectured on the renewal of spirituality and the discovery of the religious imagination in children of all faiths. Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is available to speak on the following topics: Nurturing the Spiritual Imagination of Children Tell Me a Story: Reading the Bible and the Religious Imagination of Children Filling in the Blanks: How Women Read the Bible Women and Judaism: A Personal Journey Midrash as a Tool for Spiritual Reflection Click here to contact the author. Annette Compton, an artist and designer, is author of Drawing from the Mind, Painting from the Heart: 12 Essential Lessons to Becoming a Better Artist.
"Wonderfully interactive ... will open the souls of children, and of their parents who read it to them." -Rabbi Harold Kushner, author, When Bad Things Happen to Good People "A very special book to help stimulate children's religious imagination to think about God." -Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, CSC, president emeritus, University of Notre Dame