Passover Memories – How to make great new ones!

By |2019-02-27T05:46:49-04:00Mar 27 2015|

Dear PJ Library families,

Passover is almost here!  When I was little, I have fond memories of going with my family to my grandparents’ house with my aunt, uncle and cousins. We sang dayenu, joyfully and loudly, while my grandfather led the seder with his Yiddish accent, and eagerly awaited my grandmother's chicken soup.  Now that I have children of my own and our family has expanded

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The Exodus Heroes

By |2019-02-19T08:56:37-04:00Mar 3 2015|

Who are your heroes? It’s a question that we adults don’t ask ourselves often enough. These days, I’m reminded of my heroes most often when they pass away; I mourned Joan Rivers death last year not only because of her amazing wit and humor but because of how her example of believing in her abilities has inspired me to continue to push my own limits.

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STUCK on G-d at Passover – A letter to my children

By |2019-02-27T01:35:47-04:00Mar 3 2015|

by Shira Taylor Gura

Dear children,

Passover is approaching.  And with that, the excitement and craziness that come along with the holiday preparations.  And in the midst of all this, I got to thinking, if I could choose one thing, just one thing, to “pass on” to you regarding Passover, what would it be?

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