Liberating Washington's Letter, Recalling Sendak

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Beloved: Maurice Sendak standing with a character from his book ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ in 2002.
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Beloved: Maurice Sendak standing with a character from his book ‘Where the Wild Things Are,’ in 2002.

Published May 10, 2012.

In this week’s podcast, host Josh Nathan-Kazis talks with children’s book author Laurel Snyder about beloved author Maurice Sendak, who died this week. Then Forward fellow Naomi Zeveloff interviews Forward intern Charles McLagan about his experiences attending Jewish day schools. Finally, Forward staff writer Paul Berger stops by to discuss his series of articles about George Washington’s famed “letter to the Jews” and the news that the letter will be displayed for the first time in a decade.

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