Sukkot – the Fall Harvest Festival

Every fall, Jews around the world come together to celebrate Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, also known as the High Holidays. Five days after Yom Kippur is over, another holiday starts again, this time, it is the wonderful holiday of Sukkot. Sukkot celebrates the fall harvest and the exodus from Egypt. Many families build their … Continue reading Sukkot – the Fall Harvest Festival

Picture Books about the Holocaust

At the end of April, Jews across the world will take a special moment to pause and reflect about the Holocaust on Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day. Passover, another Jewish holiday that started Monday night, is also a time where we often focus on commemorating and retelling the tragedy of the Holocaust and the amazing … Continue reading Picture Books about the Holocaust

Jumping for The Jellybeans

Many people are very familiar with the name Laura Numeroff from her incredibly well known series "If You Give a Mouse..." We are big fans of that series, but I think we are even bigger fans of her lesser known series "The Jellybeans." "The Jellybeans" is a series that is at its core about friendship. … Continue reading Jumping for The Jellybeans