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Talk It Over: What Makes a Family?

Did you receive A Brand-New Bubbe, written by Sarah Aronson and illustrated by Ariel Landy, this month? Here are some questions to help you go “beyond the book” and talk about themes of family, shared culture, and community.

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Family Discussion Guide: Why Be Kind?

In the PJ Library book Be Kind: It’s a Mitzvah, children explore various mitzvot and acts of kindness. Below are some ways to take this book’s inspiring ideas further and explore the Jewish value of kindness with your family.

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Learn to Make Bourekas for Shavuot

Shavuot is coming up, and it’s traditional to enjoy dairy on this particular holiday. If your palette leans more savory than sweet, try making bourekas, a traditional Sephardic stuffed pastry.

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