The holy month of Ramadan is underway. One of the five pillars of Islam, Ramadan marks an important time for millions of observing Muslims around the world.
Explore the Marvel Comic site to see all the cool comic stuff it has to offer (from new releases to older classics). It even offers free versions of some comics to read online. Click on the pics below to read some of them here.
American Jewish illustrators to be theme of Jewish American Heritage Month
Famous Jewish illustrators have included the late Stan Lee, Ezra Jack Keats and Rube Goldberg; currently, they include Roz Chast, Maira Kalman and Liana Finck.
What is a Jewish Book?
Canadian Jewish Literary Award Juror Andrea Knight spoke at Tikkun Leil Shavout, May 19, 2018, at the Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre about what exactly makes a book Jewish:
"What I’ve learned — and I speak only for myself, not for the whole jury — is that is it possible for a Jewish author to bring a je ne sais quoi, what I would call a Jewish sensibility to her or his writing, regardless of the quantifiable Jewish content. It might be the rhythms of the language, a smattering of Yiddish or Yiddish syntax, a certain sense of humour."
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