Resources

Books

(Available from CSJO)

matza-balls-and-easter-eggsMatza Balls and Easter Eggs

By Roberta “Rifke” Feinstein and illustrated by Jamie Hills
This is a book for children from intercultural families who celebrate both Passover and Easter. It is a book created to make children feel comfortable with two cultures in their home. The illustrations are large and designed to capture the attention of young children. The words are simple to understand. There is a glossary of the Yiddish terms that are used in the book.
$5.95  Click here for the sales-sheet.

Apples and Honey
Edited by Pat Martz and Julie Gales
Highly readable, well-organized information on Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur. Provides history, readings, and songs for inclusion in Secular Humanistic New Year Celebrations.
$5.00

Celebrating Jewish Holidays – An Introduction for Secular Jewish Families and Their Communities
By Bennett Muraskin, Judith Seid, and Lawrence Schofer, with contributions by Eva Goldfinger and Hershl Hartman
A 1990 favorite revised. This booklet explains most Jewish holidays from a secular viewpoint.
$5/ea, 10 for $30.

Shabbes/Sabbath Book
Bennett Muraskin
Songs and readings for Shabbes/Sabbath
$5.00

Hidden History of Hanuka For Kids (and grownups too)
By Hershl Hartman and Jeffrey Kaye, ed.
For youngsters (5th grade and up) who want to know the “why” of everything. Kids who are Jewish, part-Jewish (and their families) appreciate the historical and multicultural approach to the “December Dilemma”.
$5.00

Yiddish Stories For Young Children
Edited by Itche Goldberg
For young and old alike…stories by the Yiddish masters.
$5.00

Pushcarts and Dreamers
Edited by Max Rosenfeld
Stories of Jewish Life in America
$5.00

Understanding Secular Humanistic Judaism
Edited by Judith Seid
A compendium of writings by Secular Humanistic Jews.
$5.00