Learning to See My Jewish and Korean Identities as Complementary

Sophie Kim, Jewish&, 05/21/2020

I am constantly making mistakes, questioning my identity, and second-guessing myself, but I know that this work is a process.

I am The Tree of Life: My Jewish Yoga Book

Mychal Copland and Andre Coelin, Apples & Honey Press, 04/01/2020

The Torah is called the Tree of Life. Just as a tree is always growing and changing, the Torah's ideas can help us grow and change, too. Yoda can do the same. Both can help us strengthen ourselves, calm our minds, and learn to appreciate the world around us.

Mourning Cameron Boyce, The Multiracial Jewish Disney Star Who Dreamed Of Change

Jenny Singer, The Forward, 07/09/2019

20-year-old actor, Cameron Boyce, dies

'Mom, is it bad to be brown and Jewish?': how to talk to your children about race

Arwa Mahdawi, The Guardian, 06/08/2019

Since Trump’s rise to power, writer Mira Jacob has faced increasingly difficult questions from her young son

I'm Converting: One Mother's Unexpected Path To Judaism

Sophia Alvarez Boyd, NPR, 04/27/2019

After growing up in a non-denominational Protestant church, Jane Kemp made the decision seven years ago to convert to Judaism.

Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas

Pamela Ehrenberg, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 10/10/2017

In this sweet and humorous picture book, a multicultural family (Mom's Indian, Dad's Jewish) celebrate Hanukkah while incorporating traditional Indian food.

Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Passover: With Matzah, Maror, and Memories

Deborah Heiligman, National Geographic Children's Books, 02/13/2007

The most celebrated holiday in the Jewish year, Passover commemorates the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt to freedom over 3,500 years ago. This colorful book explores the many forms that this weeklong celebration takes worldwide.

What It Was Like To Grow Up Multiracial and Orthodox in a Hasidic Enclave

Isaiah Rothstein, Jewish&, 02/15/2017

They were older than me, by at least five years, and I was afraid. Though my Satmar Hasidic neighbors were my friends, their cousins usually approached me with disdain whenever I’d go over for a playdate.

Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels

Deborah Heiligman, National Geographic Children's Books, 10/10/2006

With dazzling images and engaging text, readers learn about the historical and cultural significance of Hanukkah and why it is celebrated around the world.


Jews of the Wild West: A Multicultural True Story

Kay Miller, Paint Horse Press, 01/01/1970

This book is packed with vivid paintings and great true stories about the real life adventures of Jewish pioneers in New Mexico.


In God's Name

Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and Phoebe Stone, Jewish Lights, 01/01/1970

In this modern fable, various peoples of the world come up with their own names for God, highlighting the diversity in these honest and intimate expressions of faith and devotion.

Sabrina: The Girl with A Hole in Her Heart

Wendy Lewis and Diane Lucas, Two Dolphins Publishing, 08/01/2011

Sabrina, a 10 year old girl from a rural village in Zanzibar, must decide whether to leave her family and fly to a faraway place for a surgery that could save her life.

Four Sides, Eight Nights: A New Spin on Hanukkah

Rebecca Tova Ben-Zvi and Susanna Natti, , 08/11/2005

Jokes, history, customs, trivia, science facts (just how fast does a dreidel spin?) come to life with wacky and informative illustrations throughout.

The Rabbi's Cat

Joann Sfar, New York, Pantheon Books, 01/01/2005

The Rabbi’s Cat tells the wholly unique story of a rabbi, his daughter, and their talking cat–a philosopher brimming with scathing humor and surprising tenderness.

The Everything Judaism Book: A Complete Primer to the Jewish Faith-From Holidays and Rituals to Traditions and Culture

Richard D. Bank, , 10/01/2002

The Everything Judaism Book explains the major precepts of this robust religion in language anyone can understand and appreciate, from high holy days to symbols and objects.

The Atlas of Great Jewish Communities: A Voyage Through History

Sondra Leiman, , 09/01/2002

With compelling photographs, colorful maps, intriguing sidebars, personal tales, and primary texts, this is much more than a textbook. It's an interactive experience in Jewish history.

Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury

Ilene Cooper, , 09/01/2002

This illustrated book introduces the richness of the Jewish tradition and the holy days that accompany all of the major Jewish festivals.