August 31, 2014 11:55pm
Jacqueline Jules was inspired to write “Never Say a Mean Word, A Tale from Medieval Spain” by a Torah commentary she read — more than a dozen years ago.
May 30, 2014 12:38pm
In the 10 years since Massachusetts legalized same-sex marriage, attitudes have shifted nationally and in the Jewish community.
April 4, 2014 4:55pm
For acclaimed accordionist Merima Kljuco, memories of the “exodus” from her native Bosnia reverberate in her composition.
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.
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