I am sorry but the idea of Christian books being used by synagogues bothers
me so much. I don't me any offense to anyone.
Page 6 of Noah and G-d's Great Promise says that Noah lived in the desert.
I've never heard that before.
Why give a foothold to an a minister devoted to spreading Christianity?
On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 10:30 PM, Michael Kahn <mkahn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Aren't there enough books by Jewish authors?
> MIchael Kahn
> On Wed, Aug 2, 2017 at 6:44 PM, Lisa Silverman <lisa.silver...@aju.edu>
>> Sinai Temple owns the David, Noah, Daniel, and Moses titles in the “I Can
>> Read” series of Bible stories by Dennis Jones, and when I was there we
>> considered them ok for a conservative synagogue. I would guess that certain
>> ones by Zondervan are also ok, because the Sperber Library owns one by him
>> called “Jonah and the Big Fish”. They have very few words to a page and are
>> for just beginning readers, and the pictures are quite colorful. However,
>> there are many authors in the series, and they repeat subjects, so you have
>> to see each one.
>> Most of these books have a preview available to click on through Amazon
>> to get a general view, although of course you can’t see the whole thing.
>> The one I do know not to recommend would be on the subjects of creation,
>> Adam and Eve, and often stories of King David. I think they fill a void
>> though, and kids like them.
>> *Lisa Silverman*
>> *Library Director, Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library*
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>> *Address:* 15600 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, California 90077
>> *Phone:* (310) 440-1264
>> *Email:* *lisa.silver...@aju.edu <lisa.silver...@aju.edu>*
>> *Website:* http://library.aju.edu
>> *From:* Hasafran [mailto:hasafran-bounces+lisa.silverman=
>> aju....@lists.osu.edu] *On Behalf Of *rhaus_...@yahoo.com
>> *Sent:* Wednesday, August 02, 2017 1:36 PM
>> *To:* hasaf...@lists.service.ohio-state.edu
>> *Subject:* [ha-Safran] Christian content in bible stories
>> Dear Hasafranim,
>> Does anyone know if books by Dennis Jones, such as *Noah and God's Great
>> Promise: Biblical Values (I Can Read!)* or by Zondervan have obvious
>> Christian content that would make them objectionable in a Conservative
>> synagogue library?
>> Rachel Haus
>> Library Director
>> Congregation of Moses Fisher Library
>> Kalamazoo MI
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