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Once Upon a Parashah by Dassy Aarons

Once Upon a Parashah by Dassy Aarons

Short Stories with a Hidden Lesson for Today Learned from the Weekly Parashah Take a story with a dilemma, add something new from the parashah, and what do you get? A practical lesson for...

Eddie Whatever by Lois Ruby

Eddie Whatever by Lois Ruby

Thirteen-year-old Eddie needs to do a community service project in preparation for his bar mitzvah. Against his better judgment, he ends up with a volunteering gig at Silver Brook Pavilion retirement home, where the...

Gendering Modern Jewish Thought by Andrea Dara Cooper

Gendering Modern Jewish Thought by Andrea Dara Cooper

New Jewish Philosophy and Thought The idea of brotherhood has been an important philosophical concept for understanding community, equality, and justice. In Gendering Modern Jewish Thought, Andrea Dara Cooper offers a gendered reading that...

Klezmer! by Kyra Teis

Klezmer! by Kyra Teis

When Eastern European Jewish immigrants bring their klezmer music with them to America, it takes on a rockin’ new vibe, adding elements of Jazz borrowed from its new country. In the beautifully illustrated Klezmer!,...