Posts Tagged ‘jewish History’

I Dissent

I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark is the first picture book about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This terrific pictorial biography tells the justice’s story through the lens of her many famous dissents and disagreements. And even though the book is geared toward ages 4–8, we all love RBG in my family, and we all love this…

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Paper Brigade

Paper Brigade is a new beautiful, annual literary journal from The Jewish Book Council that reflects the current Jewish literary landscape but is also rooted in history and tradition. Paper Brigade contains “something for everyone”: articles, personal essays, poetry, and excerpts from 2017 fiction as well as visual elements: photography and illustrations. By combining past and present, the…

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Mashu Designs

Aimee Millwood wanted a way to connect with people around the world who felt a connection to Israel, regardless of their religious or political affiliation. When she saw kids coming back from Birthright with a huge love for the country, and only a lame shirt from the shuk to show for it, she knew she…

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Roman Vishniac

More than any other photographer, Roman Vishniac profoundly influenced contemporary impressions of Jewish life in Eastern Europe. Roman Vishniac Rediscovered, at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco through May 29, “presents, for the first time, five decades of work by the legendary photographer who was previously known for photographs spanning only four years,” says…

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The Scoop

It’s The Scoop! A monthly round-up of great things to read, see, cook and buy in November.

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Eastern Europe

We had such a great time traveling through Eastern Europe last month. It will take me some time to sort through my notes and digest it all. Even though it’s the beginning of August, and there is still a few weeks of summer left, I’m starting to think about all I have to do to…

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