Category Archives: Librarians

Librarian’s Notebook | Joyce Levine

Joyce Levine earned her library degree from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. She worked as a children’s librarian at the Great Neck Public Library and as an elementary school librarian at a Solomon Schechter Day School. She established two new … Continue reading

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The Best Hanukkah Present You Can Give Yourself

Best Jewish Books for Children and Teens by Linda R. Silver (Jewish Publication Society, 2010) While you’re out buying Hanukkah presents for your kids or your grandkids, don’t forget your own needs. If you write Jewish content for kids, the … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Linda R. Silver

For August 2010, The Whole Megillah Librarian’s Notebook features an interview with Linda R. Silver. Linda is a librarian and a specialist in Jewish children’s literature.  She has written two books on the subject as well as speaking, teaching, and … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Heidi Rabinowitz Estrin

The July 2010 Librarian’s Notebook features Heidi Rabinowitz Estrin, library media specialist for Feldman Children’s Library at Congregation B’nai Israel, a large Reform synagogue in Boca Raton, Florida. Heidi is also the incoming Vice President/President- Elect of the Association of … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Kathe Pinchuck

Kathe Pinchuck, The Whole Megillah‘s June 2010 Librarian of the Month, is the outgoing chair of the Sydney Taylor Book Award Committee and that experience has given her a unique perspective on Jewish children’s literature.  She is the librarian at … Continue reading

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Librarian’s Notebook | Barbara Bietz

The Whole Megillah is proud to feature monthly interviews with members of the Association of Jewish Libraries in our Librarian’s Notebook. Any writer of Jewish-themed children’s books needs to become familiar with this organization and its librarians. For May 2010, … Continue reading

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