April 2, 2014 4:28pm
Frolicking frogs and magical matzah balls are featured in this season’s crop of new Passover books for children.
March 18, 2014 11:37am
The British-born scholar known for epic explorations of art and history tackles a more personal topic in a TV documentary.
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