February 3, 2014 5:19pm
The World War II military unit that inspired a new Hollywood movie helped recover millions of Jewish books and artifacts.
January 8, 2014 3:25pm
The Maimonides School was a hive of activity Wednesday morning as the search continued for Caleb Jacoby.
November 25, 2013 11:15am
An angst-ridden purple gorilla and a bear mistaken for a rabbi (via Eric Kimmel) are among the characters who enliven the Hanukkah celebration in new holiday books.
November 20, 2013 3:58pm
An angst-ridden purple gorilla and a bear mistaken for a rabbi (via master storyteller author Eric Kimmel) enliven the Hanukkah celebration in new holiday books for children, families and young adults.
October 14, 2013 5:37pm
A Massachusetts rabbi pens a ditty about the confluence of two holidays celebrating religious freedom.
September 30, 2013 10:33am
It took five years and negotiations with multiple levels of government, religious authorities and a thicket of security organizations, but National Geographic Entertainment has produced a stunning visual tour of Judaism’s holiest city.
September 4, 2013 1:34pm
“Rifka Takes a Bow,” fulfilling a decades-long dream for the author, is based on her experiences as a child growing up in the Yiddish theater.
August 19, 2013 12:37pm
The new crop of children’s books for the High Holidays opens a world beyond the beloved traditional symbols of the New Year
July 1, 2013 2:56pm
A census of U.S. day school students in 2008-09 found a decline in non-Orthodox enrollment even as the wider day school population grew 11 percent. Four years later, the situation hasn’t improved.
March 11, 2013 2:15pm
The seder in 14 rhyming steps and a poetic salute to munching matzah highlight new children’s books for Passover.