Jewish children’s lit article makes Religion News Service’s religion news roundup

My Jewish Daily Forward article “How Children’s Books Discovered Their Jewish Roots” has made today’s Religion News Service Monday news roundup: “Trayvon nativity * Snake jury * Obama’s faith: Monday’s religion news roundup.”

Curious George Flickr Loren Javier

Curious George. Flickr/Loren Javier

Here’s the relevant passage in Sarah Pulliam Bailey’s article:

Features worth reading: One former megachurch in Indianapolis is borrowing some of the language of the Slow Food movement to resist the “McDonald’s-ization of the church.” Many know the Salvation Army’s red kettles and bell ringers at Christmastime, but fewer people know that it is a church. Peggy Fletcher Stack explains. And one man credits Buddhist meditation with saving his life. And 2013 has afforded Jewish children’s literature the big break it has needed for some, argues Menachem Wecker.


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