Rosh Hashanah begins at sundown on Friday, September 18, 2020.
We have beautiful 16 month calendars and a few select books to mark the holiday.
The Jewish Calendar 16-Month 2020-2021 Engagement features 53 full-color Judaic ceremonial masterpieces from the internationally renowned collection of The Jewish Museum, New York.
- 2-page weekly spreads include a full-color art page of museum artifacts and plenty of room to record appointments, notes, or anything!
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As summer ends and fall settles in, a family prepares to celebrate Rosh Hashanah. It’s time to pick apples, make cards, light the candles, and eat brisket to ring in the new year!
“Your gift giving problems are now over—just stock up on The 100 Most Jewish Foods. . . .$36.00ISBN: 9781579658939Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Artisan - October 1st, 2019Named one of Library Journal’s Best Religion & Spirituality Books of 2019
An Unorthodox Guide to Everything Jewish
Deeply knowing, highly entertaining, and just a little bit irreverent, this unputdownable encyclopedia of all things Jewish and Jew-ish covers culture, religion, history, habits, language, and more.$12.95ISBN: 9781579659615Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Artisan - September 15th, 2020
In Jewish Holiday Baking, adapted from his Breaking Breads, Uri Scheft shares key classic holiday baking recipes like challah and babka—and provides his creative twists on them as well, showing how bakers can do the same easily at home. But the book is not limited to breads alone.$24.99ISBN: 9781465491060Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: DK Children - March 3rd, 2020
This beautiful book combines lively text and stunning illustrations to bring stories of the Hebrew tradition alive.
All the key events in the Hebrew Bible are clearly told in this superb collection of biblical stories for children. There are also four new stories, including "Ezekiel and the Dry Bones" and "Ezra Shares God's Word".$28.00ISBN: 9781328489876Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 17th, 2020For fans of The Boys in the Boat and In the Garden of Beasts, a pulse-pounding tale of triumph by an improbable team of upstarts over Hitler’s fearsome Silver Arrows during the golden age of auto racing.
They were the unlikeliest of heroes.$49.95ISBN: 9780714879338Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Phaidon Press - September 11th, 2019
A rich trove of contemporary global Jewish cuisine, featuring hundreds of stories and recipes for home cooks everywhere$28.00ISBN: 9780735224414Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Viking - June 2nd, 2020
An epic, multigenerational story of two rival dynasties who flourished in Shanghai and Hong Kong as twentieth-century China surged into the modern era, from the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist$29.95ISBN: 9780805242195Availability: On Our Shelves Now (email to confirm availability)Published: Schocken - March 10th, 2020
Ben Katchor retells the history of where we choose to eat—a history that starts with the first man who was allowed to enter a walled garden and encouraged by the garden's owner to enjoy its fruits. He examines the biblical milk-and-meat taboo, the first vegetarian practices, and the invention of the restaurant.