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PJ Library sends free Jewish children's books to families across the world every month. We know that something magical happens when parents sit down together to read with their children. PJ Library shares Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions that are important to you.
By Sarah Rabin Spira on Wednesday, February 7, 2018
An introduction to Sensory-Friendly Purim with a list of anticipated questions and answers.  In 2019, Sensory-Friendly Purim will be held at Washington Hebrew Congregation (3935 Macomb St NW, Washington, DC) on Sunday, March 17, 10:30 am.  Register at
By Sarah Rabin Spira on Thursday, January 18, 2018

Our Family’s Wish for Jewish Summer Camp

By Sarah Rabin Spira on Thursday, December 14, 2017

This time of year, your family may be trying to balance your identity with outside influences. It can feel overwhelming to be in the minority, or you may feel a need to make Chanukah compete with Christmas. All of this adds up to a lot of stress for a holiday season that should feel joyous.  Here are some tips.

By Sarah Rabin Spira on Sunday, September 3, 2017

There’s value in celebrating a first time for everything, and there are a lot of firsts when raising a child!  Here are some books that will help add gratitude and joy these experiences.

By Sarah Rabin Spira on Wednesday, August 2, 2017
We use Tu B'Av, the Jewish Holiday of Love, as the theme for books about the love of a child for their parents and grandparents.
By Sarah Rabin Spira on Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This month, we have three books that celebrate each other’s unique traits, including one that’s great for Purim (celebrated on March 11-12 this year).

By Sarah Rabin Spira on Tuesday, January 17, 2017
In honor of National Reading Day, here are some tips for making reading time more fun for your family, with ideas and a book list of favorite picture book read-alouds, including some PJ Library selections.
Countdown to Camp
Books About Rosh Hashanah and Celebrating “Firsts”
LOVE: The Four-Letter Word You WANT Your Kids to Learn
Respecting Differences and Reading Books
Why and What to Read Aloud with Your Child
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