The ancient story of Queen Esther has been told for generations as an example of wisdom and great personal courage. Her bravery is still commemorated each year in the Jewish festival of Purim.
An almanac published in Jamaica in 1798 containing a special page dedicated to Jewish holidays is preserved in the National Library collections – a glimpse of a forgotten Jewish island community
The new Bruce Lee biography, “Bruce Lee: A Life”, comes with a few surprising revelations.
With Purim on the horizon, we’ve got Queen Esther—and hamantaschen—on the mind.
The Brooklyn Book Festival is one of America’s premier book festivals and the largest free literary event in New York City. Presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors including Mira Jacob author of the graphic novel "Good Talk".