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Jewish Online Resources 2/23/24

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

The Yiddish Book Center will hold the virtual program “Traces of a Jewish Artis…

On the silver screen: Fourth yahrzeit: memories of Izzy

By Bill Simons

Time passes and it’s Izzy’s fourth yahrzeit. The son of poor, Jewish immigrants, he achieved renown as movie star, breaker of the Blacklist, philanthropist, World War II veteran, undefeated wrestler, political activist, author and champion of Israel. And he was the most f…

Jewish Online Resources 2/9/24

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering educational and recreational online resources. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

The Shalom Hartman Institute announced a new podcast, “TEXTing” with Elana St…

Off the Shelf: Angels, alternative worlds and Jewish themes

By Rabbi Rachel Esserman

The best part of reading novels based on Jewish fantasy and folklore is the wide range of material offered. If you add real-life settings (well, at least, for parts of the book), then you create the elements for some of my favorite genre reading. What is particularl…

New in Books: Kalaniot Books releases new children’s books for spring

*All photos courtesy of Kalaniot Books and can be found on their website*

 

Kalaniot Books announced its new children’s picture books for spring 2024:

  • “The Hedgehog Who Said Who Cares?” by Neri Aluma with illustrations by Amit Trainin (to be released March 12)

Jewish teaching…