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  • Battle over Purim children’s book with two dads

    March 7, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    The line between respecting diverse religious beliefs and violating the rights and dignity of gays and lesbians is at the center of a debate between gay advocates and the PJ Library over a children’s picture book featuring a family with two fathers.

    “The Purim Superhero,” by...

  • PJ Library families snuggle up with Jewish books

    October 23, 2008 | 1:04 am

    Ellianna Brandt, age 3, doesn't get much mail.

    But when her monthly package from PJ Library arrives, she knows just what she is tearing into: A Jewish book that she will enjoy with her mother, Aviva, or her father, Scott, who isn't Jewish.

    The Brandt family of Portland, Ore., has...

  • Kids slip into reading and cozy up with PJ Library

    By Shoshana Lewin-Fischer

    September 13, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    The High Holy Days can be a confusing time for children. It's not easy for them to understand the sense behind the story of a father who almost sacrifices his son or how a chicken can help take away sins.

    Luckily, the answers to these mysteries and many more can be found in a book...