The Purim Story for Kids

The story behind Purim isn't exactly G-rated, but that doesn't mean you can't share it with your kids. By focusing on the big picture rather than the specific details, parents can help their young ones grasp the values of the Purim story.

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Passover Recipe: Fire Roasted Tomato Soup with Cheddar Matzah Crisps

This month, PJ Library is teaming up with food writer Jennifer Stempel of TheCubanReuben.com for a series of special recipes that highlight our collaboration with Yehuda Matzos. Our third post offers a special take on the classic grilled cheese and tomato soup combo: fire-roasted tomato soup with a side of crunchy, cheddar matzah-crisps. 

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Three Questions With Rabbi Jamie Korngold

Welcome to a new series here on the blog: Three Questions With... In each installment we ask a different PJ Library author or illustrator questions about their work, their process, interests, etc... Our second piece features Rabbi Jamie Korngold, author of PJ selections, Sadie's Almost Marvelous Menorah, Sadie and the Big Mountain,  Sadie, Ori, and Nuggles Go to Camp, and Sadie's Sukkah Breakfast.

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Passover Zucchini and Eggplant Gratin

This month, PJ Library is teaming up with food writer Jennifer Stempel of TheCubanReuben.com for a series of special recipes that highlight our collaboration with Yehuda Matzos. In our second post, Passover Zucchini and Eggplant Gratin, earthy vegetables meet crumbly matzah, Italian seasoning, and savory cheeses, for a new take on comfort food.
 

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Many Things To Do With Matzah

This year PJ Library joined up with Yehuda Matzos to create very special PJ Library-branded Passover matzah boxes. Last week we kicked off our recipe series to help you make the most of your matzah. But what will you do with all of that leftover matzah and all of those empty boxes once you've made your delicious recipes? Michelle Citrin and William Levin have a few ideas.

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Passover Recipe: Roasted Broccoli Florets with Lemon Garlic Matzah Crumbs

Thanks to our friends at Yehuda Matzos, PJ Library is coming to a grocery store near you this Passover season. We are so excited to have our logo featured on their boxes, we want to share the fun with our families! This month, we are teaming up with food writer Jennifer Stempel of TheCubanReuben.com. Jennifer will be sharing easy to prepare, original, matzah-centric, recipes created just for PJ Library families. We kick off the series with a delicious side dish, Roasted Broccoli Florets with Lemon Garlic Matzah Crumbs.

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Three Questions With Jennifer Rosner

Welcome to a new series here on the blog: Three Questions With... In each installment we ask a different PJ Library author or illustrator questions about their work, their process, interests, etc... Our first piece features Jennifer Rosner, author of The Mitten String.

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Why We Chose This Book: EXODUS

We at PJ Library are often asked how we choose our books.This post is part of a series by the Book Selection Committee, sharing why we chose one of each month’s selections.

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​JDAIM Events Round-up 2

Throughout February PJ Library programs and partners honored Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month. In Part 1 of our JDAIM Events Round-up we shared photos and stories from three communities who organized special events and projects. This week we’re back with Part 2 of our JDAIM PJ Library events coverage.

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