Holiday Gift Guide 2023
The Origins of Israel Collection
Yale’s prizewinning Jewish Lives biography series presents the perfect gift for friends of Israel. This gorgeous set explores the origins of the State of Israel through the lives of its visionaries and leaders.
Available only at JewishLives.org/GiftIdeas.
Do Not Eat This Book!: Fun with Jewish Foods &\ Festivals
With a little Yiddish and a lot of humor mixed in, Do Not Eat This Book!: Fun with Jewish Foods &\ Festivals is a bubbly read-aloud featuring several Jewish holidays and the foods and traditions associated with each celebration. Includes kid-friendly recipes!
Available at bookstores now.
It’s Her Story: Irena Sendler
Irena Sendler was a humanitarian and social worker in Nazi-occupied Poland during World War II. In secret, Irena built a network of people to smuggle 2,500 children out of the ghetto, saving their lives. This is her story.
Available on Amazon.
Black Bird, Blue Road
In this historical fantasy novel, Ziva will do anything to save her twin brother Pesah from his illness—even facing the Angel of Death himself. From Sydney Taylor Honor winner and National Jewish Book Award finalist Sofiya Pasternack.
Chunky Goes to Camp
In Yehudi Mercado’s full-color middle grade graphic memoir sequel to Chunky, Hudi and his imaginary friend, Chunky, head to Jewish summer camp, where the dynamic duo meet a new friend who can see Chunky, too, and get mixed up in a prank war.
Told in alternating past and present chapters, Bri’s heartwarming story unfolds over the eight months leading up to her bat mitzvah—as well as over the course of the big day itself. From the bestselling author/illustrator of the Emmie /& Friends graphic novel series, Terri Libenson.
The Puttermans Are In The House
Becky Putterman is sick of feeling left out. With her bat mitzvah around the corner, she hopes it’ll finally be her turn in the spotlight. A heartfelt and hopeful middle grade novel from Jacquetta Nammar Feldman.