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Books & Calendars for Jewish New Year 2020

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.

Hebrew Illuminations 2021 Wall Calendar: The Yom Tovim / Jewish Holy Days / 5780-5782 Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781631366611
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Published: Amber Lotus Publishing - July 1st, 2020

The Jewish Calendar 16-Month 2020-2021 Engagement Calendar: Jewish Year 5781 Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780789338365
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Published: Universe Publishing - August 4th, 2020

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.

Features include:

  • 2-page weekly spreads include a full-color art page of museum artifacts and plenty of room to record appointments, notes, or anything!
  • ​2021 and 2


Is It Rosh Hashanah Yet? (Celebrate Jewish Holidays) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780807533963
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - July 1st, 2018

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!


Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: With Honey, Prayers, and the Shofar Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781426326288
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Published: National Geographic Kids - July 12th, 2016

The 100 Most Jewish Foods: A Highly Debatable List Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781579659066
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Published: Artisan - March 19th, 2019

“Your gift giv­ing prob­lems are now over—just stock up on The 100 Most Jew­ish Foods. . . .


The Newish Jewish Encyclopedia: From Abraham to Zabar’s and Everything in Between Cover Image
$36.00
ISBN: 9781579658939
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Published: Artisan - October 1st, 2019

Named 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.


The Artisanal Kitchen: Jewish Holiday Baking: Inspired Recipes for Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah, Purim, Passover, and More Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781579659615
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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.


The Children's Illustrated Jewish Bible Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781465491060
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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".


Faster: How a Jewish Driver, an American Heiress, and a Legendary Car Beat Hitler’s Best Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781328489876
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - March 17th, 2020

For 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.


The Jewish Cookbook Cover Image
By Leah Koenig, Julia Turshen (Contributions by)
$49.95
ISBN: 9780714879338
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Published: Phaidon Press - September 11th, 2019

A rich trove of contemporary global Jewish cuisine, featuring hundreds of stories and recipes for home cooks everywhere


The Last Kings of Shanghai: The Rival Jewish Dynasties That Helped Create Modern China Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780735224414
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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


The Dairy Restaurant (Jewish Encounters Series) Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780805242195
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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.