Chaim Picker, grandson of an orthodox cantor from White Russia, under the tutelage of his maternal uncle, left Judaism at the age of fifteen, becoming a Jehovah's Witness. Fifteen years later, disenchanted with the teachings of the Watchtower Society, he returned to his ancestral faith, becoming a Jewish educator and subsequently the cantor of Temple Israel. He is the author of The Descendants of Velvel Pochapovsky, Students Discover Genesis, He Kindled a Light, "Make us a God" and Temple of Diamonds.
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About the Author
Larry holds Masters Degrees in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages and Educational Therapy. He has taught at the College of the Redwoods and the Imperial Valley College and is currently working on his PhD in Psychology. He is an accomplished pianist and is passionate about art, chess, traveling, hiking, sailing, exercise and nature. He is also a pilot.