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  • Meet our March of the Living Leaders

    Posted by Katie Maurer on April 09, 2019 | Share

    The 2019 Cincinnati March of the Living delegation heads to Poland and Israel later this month to experience the trip of a lifetime as they observe Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) in Poland and march with Jewish teens from around the world from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built during World War II. They’ll then travel…

  • This February, Cincinnati children’s author Emma Carlson Berne had the amazing opportunity to travel to Israel with PJ Library as one of a group of 20 fellow authors on PJ Library’s Author Israel Adventure. The purpose of the trip was to provide inspiration for characters, settings, stories, and more. After ten days, Emma returned from Israel to the Cincinnati…

  • Culture Meets Community at Jewish Film Festivals

    Posted by Katie Maurer on January 16, 2019 | Share

    Winter is a popular time for film – from award shows that pervade the first three months of the year, to festivals that gather people inside for screenings and discussions. Over the past several decades, Jewish film festivals have risen in popularity the world over – and they’re not just limited to major cities like New York, Los Angeles,…

  • Latin-Jewish Hanukkah Jams with Mr. G

    Posted by Katie Dreyer on November 06, 2018 | Share

    Hanukkah is quickly approaching, and we’ve got several celebrations planned for the whole family! One highlight of our Hanukkah programming this year is PJ Library’s Hanukkah Concert featuring Mister G, PJ Library musician and…Latin GRAMMY winner? It’s not every day you hear of a Hanukkah concert featuring a musician known for his genre-defying talent (bluegrass to bossa nova, funk…

  • Not your average Passover…

    Posted by Katie Dreyer on March 13, 2018 | Share

    Passover is a time for reflection, family, and fun around the dinner table. For the 5.9 million children who have allergies or food sensitives, it’s also a time to get creative, innovating traditional Passover staples. The usual seder spread includes matzah (which has gluten), charoset (which has nuts), eggs, and shankbones (which can be considered meat for vegetarians or…