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PJ Library’s free books for kids spur Jewish connections, study finds – Cleveland Jewish News

| June 27, 2017

Families that receive free Jewish childrens books from the Massachusetts-based PJ Library say the program has helped them feel more connected to their Jewish communities, with interfaith families especially sayingit has spurred them to celebrate Jewish holidays and Shabbat and to learn more about Judaism, a new study found. The study, released Tuesday by PJ Library and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, found that 69 percentof participating families say the program has helped them feel more connected to their Jewish communities, whether by attending programs run by PJ library itself or activities run by local Jewish institutions. Respondents also saythe program helps them feel more knowledgeable and confident about how to engage in Jewish traditions with their children (83 percent), and 91 percent say the program is a valuable parenting tool

Decaying relations with Diaspora yield bold words in Israel, but little action – Cleveland Jewish News

| June 27, 2017

JERUSALEM Israeli politicians rushed to condemn their governments decision Sunday to freezea plan promoting pluralistic prayer at the Western Wall. Voices from across the political spectrum, including members of the governing coalition, criticized the vote by the Cabinetas a recklessaffront to American Jewry

Decaying relations with Diaspora yield bold words in Israel, but little action – Jewish Journal

| June 27, 2017

Israeli politicians rushed to condemn their governments decision Sunday to freezea plan promoting pluralistic prayer at the Western Wall.

Congress marks Jewish Heritage Month – Arutz Sheva

| May 26, 2017

Event in the Senate ' Congress members from both parties participated in a celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month taking place in the Capitol. The event Wednesday included remarks by Sen. Sherrod Brown; D-Ohio; Sen

Author Helen Maryles Shankman on how to observe Jewish American Heritage Month – amNY

| May 24, 2017

Helen Maryles Shankman knows plenty about Jewish history.

Vets, Holocaust survivors meet students at Jewish American Heritage event – Sun Sentinel

| May 22, 2017

Students from Hallandale High School in Hallandale Beach and West Broward High School in Pembroke Pines met with Holocaust survivors and Jewish War Veterans for a Jewish American Heritage Month event at the Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie. The event, attended by 53 students selected from teachers from both schools, was organized by U.S. Rep.

May is Jewish American Heritage Month. Heres why you didn …

| May 17, 2017

Jewish American Heritage Month is celebrated every year in May. (Top left, clockwise, Obama photo: Aude Guerrucci/Pool/Getty Images; Wasserman Schultz photo: Andrew Burton/Getty Images; Calendar photo: Dafne Cholet/Flickr, CC BY 2.0; Menorah photo: National Museum of American Jewish History; Trump photo: Mark Wilson/Getty Images, Museum photo: Jeff Goldberg/Esto) (JTA) Only one religious group in the U.S.

Why you haven’t heard of Jewish American Heritage Month – Jweekly.com

| May 17, 2017

Only one religious group in the U.S. has a federally proclaimed month celebrating its history: the Jews

Some Jewish American Heritage Month listening, reading recommendations – The Daily Herald

| May 15, 2017

You must sign in or register to continue reading content. By Mindy, Northwest Room Historian at Everett Public Library In honor of Jewish American Heritage Month, the Northwest Roomthe librarys local history collectionis highlighting two notable Jewish families in Everetts history and their stories. The first Jewish settlers arrived in Everett in the early 20th century

May Is Jewish American Heritage Month. Here’s Why You Didn’t Know That. – Forward

| May 13, 2017

(JTA) Only one religious group in the U.S.


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