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  • What Is a Jewish Word?

    By Ellen Scolnic

    A book on Jewish language turns into a great tool to welcome non-Jewish friends and family members into the community.

    Date: 11-13-2009
  • Remarkable Grandparents and The Screaming Latke

    By Pat Sherman

    Review of three children's books: Papa Jethro, Always an Olivia: A Remarkable Family Story and The Latke Who Couldn't Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Jewish Music for Rock and Roll Preschoolers?

    By Lynn Melnick

    Two new books with accompanying CDs for young children introduce basic Jewish ideas in way that should work for many interfaith families.

    Date: 10-27-2008
  • She Wanted You to Have It -- A Young Adult Novel of Jewish Identity

    By Andi Rosenthal

    A young adult novel describes a 12-year-old child of interfaith marriage coming to terms with the death of her Jewish grandmother.

    Date: 03-13-2008
  • The Last Chinese (Jewish) Chef

    By Tracy Hahn-Burkett

    Review of The Last Chinese Chef, about a half-Jewish, half-Chinese chef in China and the grieving food writer who comes to know him.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • Beached in Wales

    By Alizah Salario

    Review of The Welsh Girl, Peter Ho Davies’ novel about a Welsh barmaid who hungers for adventure, a German POW in Wales and a Jewish-German interrogator.

    Date: 10-26-2007
  • Today's Israel Is A Gastronomic Haven

    By Jayne Cohen

    A gorgeous new cookbook celebrates the blending of cultural heritages that make up today's Israel.

    Date: 12-31-2008
  • Inclusive Passover Books

    By Lynn Melnick

    New books for Passover include two that translate the Four Questions from Hebrew into different languages and two new haggadahs.

    Date: 04-15-2008
  • Welcoming the New Jew

    By Aliza Hausman

    A Jew by choice who converted with an Orthodox rabbi reviews a book by a Jew by choice who converted Reform--and finds her story "honorable."

    Date: 06-02-2009
  • New Perspectives on Israel From Three New Picture Books

    By Mimi DuPree

    Two out of three of these new children's books about Israel are great--one you'll want to give as a baby gift, and one you'll want to reread yourself.

    Date: 10-19-2009

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