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Watch the Seder come to life for you and your child with The Hidary Family Edition of The Sephardic Children's Haggadah. This Haggadah teaches the child, as well as the adult, all the seder preparations, each part of the seder and their meanings. The exciting pictures woven into the text of this Haggadah help your child follow along and encourage...
Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today   Not since Thomas L. Friedman’s groundbreaking From Beirut to Jerusalem has a book captured the essence and the beating heart...
How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection between creativity and freedom. Based on newly released personal letters of Einstein, this book explores how an imaginative, impertinent patent clerk—a struggling father in a difficult...
Here, at last, is a fresh, new way to think about Jewish food. In The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen, Amelia Saltsman takes us far beyond deli meats and kugel to a world of diverse flavors ideal for modern meals. Inspired by the farm-to-table movement, her 150 recipes offer a refreshingly different take on traditional and contemporary Jewish cooking. Amelia traces the...
What’s a dreidel? Elmo wants to know! He finds out as he celebrates the first night of Hanukkah with a friend’s family. He watches Gil, Susie, and their parents light the menorah and joins in as they sing Hanukkah songs. After supper he learns to play dreidel, the traditional Hanukkah spin-the-top game. And, at the end of the evening, Elmo...
Toward the end of his life, I heard Isaac Bashevis Singer give a reading to a packed auditorium at MIT. Afterward, a member of the audience rose to ask a question. “Please, Mr. Singer, say something in Yiddish!” “Nu,” said Singer. “What should I say?” “Anything!” the woman said. “We just want to hear someone speak to us in Yiddish.” For this...
In the years between the two world wars, the Jewish community of Poland-the largest in Europe-was the cultural heart of the Jewish diaspora. The Jewish Workers’ Bund, which had a socialist, secularist, Yiddishist, and anti-Zionist orientation, won a series of important electoral battles in Poland on the eve of the Second World War and became a major political party. While...
It is the eighth night of Hanukkah, and George and his friends have gathered for a celebration. They light the menorah, spin the dreidel, make latkes, and learn the importance of mitzvah! In this tabbed board book, youngsters will even find a tasty latke recipe and instructions for constructing a dreidel, with rules for play. A festive foil-stamped cover...
Although major New Testament figures–Jesus and Paul, Peter and James, Jesus’ mother Mary and Mary Magdalene–were Jews, living in a culture steeped in Jewish history, beliefs, and practices, there has never been an edition of the New Testament that addresses its Jewish background and the culture from which it grew–until now. In The Jewish Annotated New Testament, eminent experts...
Charlie wants to learn all of his grandma, Nana’s, recipes so he asks her to teach him more recipes. Nana continues the cooking adventure by teaching Charlie how to make delicious Jewish recipes for their neighbors to help them celebrate Chanukah. Follow along as Nana teaches Charlie how to gather ingredients, make Matzoh Ball Soup, Potato Latkes and Applesauce and learn...

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