Why We Chose… Good Night Israel

This book is your child’s passport to some beautiful and historical sites around Israel. The pages are a great introduction to the many Israeli locations above and below land, in the water and in the air – as well as the country’s traditional food, native animals and festivals – each introduced at different times of the day.

Read more »

Why We Chose…On a Beam of Light

Long before Albert Einstein was a household name, he was just a boy with a powerful imagination. This story of a Jewish hero underscores the potential each person’s creative mind holds.

Read more »

Why We Chose…Snow in Jerusalem

In Jerusalem’s Old City, a Jewish boy named Avi and Hamudi, who is Muslim, both feed the same street cat. One day the cat doesn’t come for her dinner. When she finally reappears, Avi follows her -- straight to Hamudi.

Read more »

Hello, Goodbye, Shalom

We were returning home from Israel, and as we made our way into the taxi taking us to the airport, I could hear my five-year-old daughter repeating something softly to herself. As I tuned in to what she was saying, I realised that it was a sentence from one of our favourite PJ library books.

Read more »