Posts Tagged ‘ children’s books ’

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 devotes his life to klezmer music. A full-time mom who starts her own business. But even in that context, what Betty Rosenberg Perlov has done is pretty unusual. Or, we should say, when she’s done it. Perlov just published her first book. At age 96.…

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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 encounter with death. But the history of…

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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 seem to have much Jewish going on.…

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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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