May 3, 2010 9:41pm
Industry executives and children’s writers say PJ Library, a 5-year-old program created by businessman and philanthropist Harold Grinspoon that sends new Jewish children’s books to families with young children every month for free, is changing the nature of Jewish children’s publishing.
May 3, 2010 4:40pm
A tough anti-bullying bill pressed by the Anti-Defamation League is set to be signed into law in Massachusetts.
March 28, 2010 7:23pm
Boston’s Jewish community has abandoned a plan to build an $80 million arts and cultural center to be designed by renowned architect Daniel Libeskind.
March 10, 2010 10:41pm
The Little Red Hen and a little girl sampling the many charoset recipes of her divorced parents are among the characters offering their Passover experiences this year.
January 14, 2010 7:53pm
A coming-of-age novel about an Israeli girl whose family relocates to Staten Island is among the winners of the 2010 Sydney Taylor Book Awards for Jewish children’s literature.
December 4, 2009 9:33pm
A roundup of this year’s crop of Chanukah children’s books.
October 20, 2009 6:21pm
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick received an honorary doctorate from the University of Haifa.
September 23, 2009 10:59pm
The images of Jewish U.S. Supreme Court justices Louis Brandeis and Felix Frankfurter are included in a new series of postage stamps.
February 28, 2009 1:46am
In his home continent, Dutch politician Geert Wilders is something of a pariah over his harsh views on Islam, but he was cheered during a recent speech at a synagogue near Boston and is receiving support from two organizations with strong ties to the American Jewish community.
January 11, 2009 6:36pm
A book that traces the lives and friendship of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel won an award for Jewish children’s literature.