Posts Tagged ‘ children’s books ’

This 1936 Illustrated German Children’s Book Makes Anti-Semitism Look So Cute

May 17, 2016
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Trust No Fox

How did Adolf Hitler’s anti-Semitic ideas transform from the ravings of an outsider to official policy? A new exhibit, “Anti-Semitism 1919-1939,” at the New-York Historical Society asks this question, and a 1936 children’s book supposedly about a fox ventures an answer. Trust No Fox was one of three children’s books published…

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When Shel Silverstein Was a Playboy Mansion Regular

November 29, 2015
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Shel Silverstein and the Playboy Mansion

Some people get their inspiration from singing in the shower or running cross-country. Others –…

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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

September 15, 2014
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Ione Skye’s Yiddish Vacation

___ Check out Kveller’s exclusive interview with Ione Skye! Actress Ione Skye—daughter of Scottish singer Donovan and American model…

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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

June 30, 2014
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Good News: All-of-a-Kind Family is Back!

All-of-a-Kind Family, the mid-century classic Sydney Taylor children’s…

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Yiddish Theater for the Kindergarten Set

November 28, 2013
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A late-in-life career change isn’t so unusual. A mathematician who…

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Bambi…and the Holocaust

June 24, 2013
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The death of Bambi’s mother is many children’s first…

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Simms Taback and the Freylikhe Meal

May 14, 2013
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As an international bastion of treyf, McDonald’s doesn’t…

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Bumble-Ardy

March 21, 2012
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The children’s author Maurice Sendak recently released Bumble-Ardy, the first book…

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What Freedom Looks Like

March 13, 2012
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The Katz Family Haggadah, at first glance, is deceptively…

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Curious George and the Nazis

December 27, 2011
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When the Nazi party was gaining popularity in Germany, Hans…

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