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  • Fall Holiday Picture Book Round-Up

    By Lynn Melnick

    Sammy Spider looks at Jewish holidays from the outside and learns what they're all about, painlessly. You can do the same with your kids.

    Date: 08-30-2010
  • After the Book is Closed: Children's Books for the Fall Holidays

    By Mimi DuPree

    Two children's books for Rosh Hashanah and Sukkot will appeal to children in interfaith families, but may raise difficult questions.

    Date: 09-14-2009
  • Meet the Lenns, A PJ Library Family

    By Judi Wisch

    The Lenns are an interfaith family: a mommy, a daddy and a preschooler who likes to read books about animals, celebrate Shabbat and eat grapes.

    Date: 10-23-2008
  • A Troubling Love Triangle

    By Jennifer Willis

    By putting human faces on archetypal characters, the author of this book on Genesis helps us get more comfortable with shades of gray.

    Date: 10-02-2009
  • Suddenly It All Made Sense: Finding My Jewish Roots

    By Jennifer Willis

    Her own Jewish roots were in the distant past, but the idea of reading this book still frightened her. She knew that when she read it, it would change her life.

    Date: 07-07-2009
  • Bedtime Reading, With a Catch

    By Cheryl F. Coon

    Review of The Giant Book of Bedtime Stories, a collection of fables, bedtime stories and Mother Goose rhymes.

    Date: 09-17-2007
  • Interfaith Celebrities: a Former Geek, the Equestrian Author, and an Aboriginal Jewish Doctor

    By Nate Bloom

    The bi-weekly interfaith celebrities column brings you the scoop on John Francis Daley and his Freaks and Geeks crew; Mayor Bloomberg's daughter, champion equestrian and author; and an Australian Aboriginal Jewish doctor.

    Date: 07-05-2011
  • No Denying America

    By Dana Kletter

    A philosophy professor writes a novel set in Vietnam-era Boro Park, the Hasidic enclave in Brooklyn.

    Date: 07-20-2009
  • A Kosher Cookbook That Does Not Scream Kugel

    By Robin Schwartz

    If you are committed to keeping kosher and your family is committed to you cooking something perfectly delicious and yet somehow healthful, this is your cookbook.

    Date: 07-02-2009
  • Everyone Suffering From the Same Toothache

    By Vicki Boykis

    The short story collection One More Year delivers what its title hints at, a reading experience of floating for one more year as an immigrant between cultures.

    Date: 08-24-2009

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