Archive for the ‘Alef-Bet/Hebrew/Yiddish’ Category

Book Review | My First Yiddish Word Book
by Joni Kibort Sussman

Score: 3

Illustrated by Pepi Marzel. © 2009, KarBen Publishing. This beautiful, basic reference book could be used by all ages. Double page picture spreads are set up to show a specific setting – house, clothes, school, for example. On the bottom of each spread, specific items are pictured with their Yiddish name in Hebrew letters, transliteration [...]

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Book Review | A Is For Abraham: A Jewish Family Alphabet
by Richard Michelson

Score: 4.5

Illustrated by Ron Mazellan. © 2008, Sleeping Bear Press. Who knew an ABC book could hold so much information? This is a beautifully illustrated, fun, fact-filled book. Using simple poetry in the main text and accompanied by additional material on the sidebars, the author takes us on a fantastic ride through Judaism. Combined with gorgeous [...]

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