web analytics
July 28, 2015 / 12 Av, 5775
At a Glance
Sections
Sponsored Post


Home » Sections » Books »

Title: Strange Names

Title: Strange Names
Author: Shari Dash Greenspan
Publisher: Urim Publications, Jerusalem, Israel

 

This is everything a children’s book should be: exciting, colorful, and easy to read. Little hands will be able to turn the sturdy pages and young minds will appreciate the running joke in the story.

Set in a kindergarten classroom, this Hebrew-language story is all about the humorous
inconsistencies of the children’s names. From Israel, who was born in the Diaspora, to Adina who is anything but gentle, author Shari Dash Greenspan uses age-appropriate humor and a charming text to tell her tale. Avi Katz’s illustrations are clear, clever and tell a story all on their own. The hardcover book is bound to be a favorite for families, schools and libraries.

Urim Publications (Jerusalem, Israel) has provided an easily understood Hebrew text that’s sure to win over even non-Hebrew-speaking families who share this book with their little ones. Neighborhood toddlers read the story three times in a row the first time they held the book. In the world of kiddie literature, there is no greater praise.

Yocheved Golani’s newest novel, Legacy 2006: Integrity is the sequel to Golani’s first novel, Legacy. It is available through booklocker.com and books stores. Yocheved Golani is online at www.ygolani.com and www.yochevedgolani.com

About the Author: Yocheved Golani is the author of highly acclaimed "It's MY Crisis! And I'll Cry If I Need To: EMPOWER Yourself to Cope with a Medical Challenge" (http://booklocker.com/books/3067.html). It addresses and solves many needs of disabled, ill and recovering readers.


If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

No Responses to “Title: Strange Names”

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Muslim man speaking with a group of women at the Dome of the Rock mosque on the Temple Mount.
‘Israel Police Should Give Jews a Free Hand on Temple Mount, Like They Do Arabs’
Latest Sections Stories

What’s the difference between the first and second ten-year-old?

What makes this diary so historically significant is that it is not just the private memoir of Dr. Seidman. Rather, it is a reflection of the suffering of Klal Yisrael at that time.

Rabbi Lau is a world class speaker. When he relates stories, even concentration camp stories, the audience is mesmerized. As we would soon discover, he is in the movie as well.

Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.

For the last several years, four Jewish schools in the Baltimore Jewish community have been expelling students who have not received their vaccinations.

“We can’t wait for session II to begin” said camp director Mrs. Judy Neufeld.

Chabad Chayil wishes all a happy and healthy remainder of summer.

It’s ironic that the title of terrorist has been bestowed upon a couple whose alleged actions resulted in the death of three turtles.

“There is much for us to learn from this extraordinary family and their outstanding son,” said Rabbi Goldberg.

More Articles from Yocheved Golani
Esther Grinberg

Tehilim 71:9 reads “Do not cast me off in the time of old age; Do not forsake me when my strength fails.” The message is apropos to the endeavor – wonder and spirituality ruled as respect for aging heroes of the Shoah increased among Leo Baeck students.

book-Kosher-Grapevine

Title: The Kosher Grapevine: Exploring the World of Wine
Author: Irving Langer
Publisher: Gefen

Breathe deeply. You’ll need maximum physical and spiritual power to absorb the uplifting lessons in this book. Page 249 explains why some Jews are praised as “fish on dry land,” a phrase that describes Moshe Rabeinu. Am Yisrael began to appreciate his depth of character at kriat Yam Suf, realizing that “he lived in the revealed world as though he were in the concealed world.”

Author Irving Langer provides his own look at wine-making as well as the nature of the storage barrels used to age wines for taste perfection. He intersperses the book with Jewish historical facts and figures, a few jokes and photographs, and advice on how to pair wines with specific foods.

Unlike formulaic biographies from popular publishing houses in the Orthodox Jewish world, Beyond Politics is not predictable. The vignettes of individual men and women who trekked through Ethiopia and Sudan, flew in from Austria, India, and Algeria, or were born on Israeli soil are gritty, adventurous, and heartwarming.

Title: The Koren Ethiopian Haggada Journey to Freedom: Celebrating Ethiopian Jewish History, Traditions & Customs
Editor: Rabbi Menachem Waldman
Publisher: Koren Publishing

Most of the No-Potato Passover recipes are as casual as the title’s spelling: some include only six ingredients and limited prep time – half to one full hour. They’re good for heart health and waistlines, too.

The Hebrew-English haggada provides a wealth of photographic evidence of the lives led by Ethiopian Jews. The pottery, the unembellished homes, school, and synagogues, the gaunt Jews in modest clothing and head coverings portray dedication to Torah values despite harsh political and topographical conditions.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/sections/title-strange-names/2003/12/24/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: