The Colors of My Jewish Year

The Colors of My Jewish Year by Marji Gold-Vukson and illustrated by Madeline Wikler (published by Kar-Ben Publishing) is a sweet board book for little ones that introduces colours as well as significant festivals in the Jewish calendar. Each page asks the question, “What is….?” followed by a different colour. The answers are in the form of objects associated with Jewish... Continue Reading →

Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illustrated by Shahar Kober

With Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) approaching we were sent a wonderful new book from PJ Library. Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride written by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illustrated by Shahar Kober and published by Kar-Ben Publishing. Set in 1892 this book features the first ever train journey between Jaffa and Jerusalem. In this story, the driver chosen for this... Continue Reading →

Nosh, Schlep, Schluff: BabYiddish by Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke

Nosh, Schlep, Schluff: BabYiddish written by Laurel Snyder and illustrated by Tiphanie Beeke (published by Random House) is a very sweet board book that introduces popular Yiddish words into your baby's vocabulary. Yiddish is a language that was spoken by Jewish people in Europe before the Second World War. It is still spoken by some communities today but even in those where... Continue Reading →

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