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Bar Mitzvah

Traditional Bar Mitzvah

February 16 2010 | Posted in Holocaust | Read More »

My Bridges of Hope: Searching for Life and Love After Auschwitz

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Livia Bitton-Jackson
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Elli Friedmann was fourteen years old in April 1945 when American soldiers liberated her from her Nazi captors and the harrowing year she spent at Auschwitz and other concentration camps where Jews were mass murdered.
At the opening of this book, Elli, her mother, and brother, recently reunited, return to their [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Holocaust | Read More »

Six Million Paper Clips: The Making of a Children’s Holocaust Memorial

To understand the enormity of the Holocaust, students in Whitwell, Tennessee, a town without Jews, began collecting paper clips, one for each victim of the Nazis. German journalists Dagmar and Peter Schroeder, who helped the project garner world-wide attention, retell the exciting story of how a student effort culminated in the creation of the Children’s [...]

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Clara’s Story

Clara Isaacman
Publisher: JPS
The human dimensions of the Holocaust come to life for young readers in Clara’s story of survival in Nazi-occupied Antwep as a hidden child. This is the true story of a young girl and her family’s years of hiding in a series of cellars, attics, and secret rooms to escape from Nazi persecution.
Available [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Holocaust | Read More »

Good Night Ma

Norma Fox Mazer
Publisher: Harcourt, Brace
This is a story of survival, and the challenges which were faced by a little-known group of European refugees in World War II America.

February 16 2010 | Posted in History/Immigration | Read More »

Sand and Stars - Individual Volumes I and II

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February 16 2010 | Posted in History/Immigration | Read More »

One Foot Ashore

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I Never Saw Another Butterfly: Children’s Drawings and Poems from Terezin Concentration Camp

A total of 15,000 children under the age of fifteen passed through the Terezin Concentration Camp between the years 1942-1944; less than 100 survived. In these poems and pictures drawn by the young inmates of Terezin, we see the daily misery of these uprooted children, as well as their courage and optimism, their hopes and [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in History/Immigration | Read More »

Let the Celebrations Begin!

A child who remembers life at home before life in a concentration camp

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Sand and Stars 2-Volume Set

this books shows about jewish journey at reduced price

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Only Nine Chairs

A Seder for 19 With seating for nine. Will some have to stand?While others recline? This rhyming tale for young and old presents a new solution to an old dilemma-the overcrowded Seder. Full Color.

February 16 2010 | Posted in High Holidays | Read More »

All About Rosh Hashanah

Judyth Groner
My Very Own Rosh Hashanah updated for a new generation of children — with full color illustrations and gender-neutral language. Includes an explanation of holiday traditions at home and in the synagogue, interspersed with classic folk tales based on the themes of repentance, renewal, and forgiveness. Book includes words and music to songs and [...]

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Sammy Spider’s First Rosh Hashanah

Slyvia Rouss
The third in the popular Sammy series finds him knee-deep in honey, and eager to celebrate the New Year.
Available in softcover

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Sammy Spider’s Hanukkah Fun Book

An activity book chock full of rhymes, with mazes, matching, dot-to-dot, pages to color and more! The best Hanukkah present for Sammy Spider fans.

February 16 2010 | Posted in High Holidays | Read More »

On Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur

Cathy Fishman
This book captures the warmth of a family celebrating the High Holidays together.
Available in hardcover

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Elishama and Ephraim Leave Mitzrayim

An exciting, and completely unique Pesach Haggadah for children of all ages to enjoy. This full-color, illustrated haggadah features comic-like illustrations and dialogue that tells the Pesach story from a fresh, interactive perspective. Giving a glimpse into the “miracles behind the scenes”, this Haggadah will keep children-and grown-ups-completely captivated. With source notes explaining the Midrashic [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Haggadahs for Kids | Read More »

We Tell It to Our Children: The Story of Passover: A Haggadah for Seders with Young Children

Mary A. Wark (editor)
Publisher: Mensch Makers Press

February 16 2010 | Posted in Haggadahs for Kids | Read More »

Let’s Ask Four Questions

A colorful retelling of the classic questions asked by the youngest child at the Passover seder.

February 16 2010 | Posted in General Holiday | Read More »

A Child’s First Book of Jewish Holidays

This thoroughly engaging introduction to the major Jewish holidays by the creators of The Jewish Child?s First Book of Why will delight children ages three to six. Bright and colorful illustrations add fun and excitement to each holiday presentation.}

February 16 2010 | Posted in General Holiday | Read More »

Let’s Celebrate Our Jewish Holidays

Alfred J. Kolatch
Introduces the history and symbols of various Jewish holidays, including Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, and Shavuot.
Available in hardcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in General Holiday | Read More »

Sammy Spider’s First Tu B’Shevat

by Sylvia A. Rouss
illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn
“This charming book for three to seven-year-olds is illustrated by a pro in the field of art for children’s books, Katherine Janus Kahn, providing brightly colored artwork that is sure to delight a young child.” –The Kansas City Jewish Chronicle
Softcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in General Holiday | Read More »

Grandpa and Me on Tu B’Shevat

In rhyming, cumulative verse, portrays the tradition of planting a tree on the holiday of Tu B’Shevat. Includes a list of ten ways to celebrate Tu B’Shevat.

February 16 2010 | Posted in General Holiday | Read More »

My First Book Of Jewish Holidays

Every holiday has two parts: its historical background and its laws. This unique new offering from Shmuel Blitz - especially for children - presents both. He begins by telling us the “story.” We’ll learn the history of the Exodus from Egypt; the heroism of the Maccabees, Chana and her seven sons; and Yehudis; the story [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in General Holiday | Read More »

Vini-der-Pu

A.A. Milne
A Yiddish version of Winnie the Pooh, translated by Leonard Wolf, a noted Yiddish scholar. Now fluent speakers and students of Yiddish can add the Best Bear in All the World to their libraries.
Available in hardcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in Folktales | Read More »

It Could Always Be Worse: A Yiddish Folktale

A retelling of the Yiddish folk tale of the simple villager whose house was so crowded and noisy, he went to the rabbi for help.

February 16 2010 | Posted in Folktales | Read More »

Journeys with Elijah: Eight Tales of the Prophet

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The Feather Merchants & Other Tales of the Fools of Chelm

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Mightier Than the Sword: World Folktales for Strong Boys

From China to Burma, Afghanistan to America, this collection of fourteen familiar and little-known stories tells the tales of sons, brothers, kings, and trolls-men and boys united by a common heroism that comes from strength of character, wisdom, and compassion. These stories show that brains trump brawn every time. }}Renowned storyteller Jane Yolen has created [...]

February 16 2010 | Posted in Folktales | Read More »

Elisabeth

A simple true reminiscence about the disruption of war and the almost unfathomable reunion that mends a woman’s heart many years after it’s broken. The story opens on the eve of WW II in Germany, where the little girl (the author’s mother, Ruth) lives with her family in secure surroundings. Her most beloved possession is [...]

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Little Boy Named Avram, A

Dina Rosenfeld
The famous tale from the Midrash of how our forefather Avraham, at the early age of three, discovered the existence of the one true G-d.
Available in softcover

February 16 2010 | Posted in Folktales | Read More »