Monthly Archives: September 2010

A History of Jewish Children’s Literature–Part Four

Adapted from a talk given by Lisa Silverman, Library Director of Sinai Temple, Los Angeles, May 23, 2010 at the Highlights Founders Workshop, “Writing Jewish-themed Children’s Books” Genres of Jewish Children’s Literature—The Immigrant Experience Most Jewish picture books for children … Continue reading

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Announcing the Twelfth Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference

The Jewish Book Council has announced the Twelfth Annual Jewish Children’s Writers & Illustrators Conference to be held on Sunday, November 21, at the Center for Jewish History in New York City. Many of you may have known this conference … Continue reading

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Author’s Notebook | Norman H. Finkelstein

Norman H. Finkelstein is an educator, editor, librarian and writer. For nearly 30 years he has been an instructor in the Prozdor High School Department of Hebrew College in Boston where he continues to teach courses in Jewish history. Recently … Continue reading

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Book Review: Say Hello, Lily

Say Hello, Lily Written by Deborah Lakritz and illustrated by Martha Aviles (Kar-Ben, 2010) Lily is a shy girl who comes out of her shell when she visits a senior citizen facility with her mother. The good stuff Depth–I was … Continue reading

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Book Review: Tashlich at Turtle Rock

Tashlich at Turtle Rock Written by Susan Schnur and Anna Schnur-Fishman and illustrated by Alex Steele-Morgan (Kar-Ben, 2010) I have been interested in stories about Tashlich since a Gentile magazine editor, married to a Jew, told me that since her … Continue reading

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