About the Author


Ilana Kendal

lana Kendal is an occupational therapist, psychotherapist, educator and author. Her newly released book Choosing Up, draws on Jewish wisdom, personal experiences and her work as a therapist to reveal the Divine sparks in everyday events. Choosing Up is available online at www.feldheim.com/choosing-up. For more about her work visit ilanakendal.com. Ilana lives in Toronto with her family.


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