In this episode of the My Simplified Life Podcast, host Michelle Glogovac interviews Lynne Golodner, a publisher, author, and book coach. They discuss Lynne’s journey to becoming a publisher and her latest novel, Woman of Valor, which tells the story of a woman who converts to Orthodox Judaism. The conversation explores the challenges and choices the protagonist faces and provides insights into Orthodox Jewish culture and identity.
In This Episode, Michelle Talks About…
- Deliberate Identity: Lynne’s novel explores the intentional choice of embracing Orthodox Judaism as a beautiful and meaningful identity, highlighting the challenges and decisions the protagonist faces.
- Building Empathy: Through reading stories like Woman of Valor, we can better understand different cultures and religions, fostering empathy and appreciation for diverse perspectives.
- Education Through Fiction: Fiction can be a powerful tool for educating readers about unfamiliar cultures and religions, providing insights, and breaking stereotypes.
The novel Woman of Valor portrays the protagonist’s deliberate choice to embrace Orthodox Judaism. Lynne explores the challenges and rewards of this lifestyle, showcasing the complexities of religious identity and personal growth.
Education Through Fiction
Fictional narratives, such as Woman of Valor, have the power to educate readers about different cultures and religions. Lynne’s book offers readers an inside look into Orthodox Jewish customs and traditions, promoting cultural understanding and breaking stereotypes.