Karina and Matthew talk about the ripples from recent synagogue attacks, books that center the Jewish faith and culture, and we’re reminded that we are all made of stories.
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Jewish American Illustrators featured in the 2019 Jewish American Heritage Month theme
Woman died jumping in front of rabbi during California synagogue shooting“(Los Angeles Times, April 28, 2019)
Anti-Semitic incidents are surging across the U.S. Here are the numbers (Los Angeles Times, October 30, 2018)
Trump Defends Initial Remarks on Charlottesville; Again Blames ‘Both Sides’ (New York Times, August 15, 2017)
Swastikas and Burning Pride Flags: Hate Crimes Spike in N.Y. (New York Times, June 5, 2019)
One Dead in Synagogue Shooting Near San Diego; Officials Call It Hate Crime (New York Times, April 27, 2019)
Leslea Newman (author website)
This Jewish Day School is Hosting a Drag Queen Shabbat Ceremony (The Jerusalem Post, January 19, 2018)
The Book of Life: a podcast about Jewish people and the books we read (hosted by Heidi Rabinowitz)
Jewish Kidlit Mavens (public Facebook group)
PJ Library (free, award-winning books that celebrate Jewish values and culture to families with children 6 months through 8 years old)
BOOKS DISCUSSED ON THE SHOW:
*Book list curated this week by Heidi Rabinowitz of The Book of Life podcast
Gittel’s Journey: An Ellis Island Story by Leslea Newman, illustrated by Amy June Bates
Here Is the World: A Year of Jewish Holidays by Leslea Newman, illustrated by Susan Gal
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