Oy Toys Debuts New Jewish Books at Association of Jewish Libraries Conference

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When Oy Toys owner, RuthE Levy, rolls into Silver Spring, MD for the 50th anniversary of the Association of Jewish Libraries Conference, she’ll be bringing a new collection of Jewish books including the Shira Series, the Rabbi Rocket Power Series by Rabbi Susan Abramson, Rockin’ Finance series by Felicia Voloschin, and the new Our Family Haggadah by Spring Asher. Author Galia Sabbag will be coming along too, to sign her books, including the latest, Shira the Detective.

Oy Toys "on the road" at a conference

Oy Toys on the road at a conference

’Chewish Guide’ and 'Shira' represent books that offer a fresh approach to telling Jewish stories. We’re proud to be able to offer these books by new authors at Oy Toys and And Thou Shalt Read.

Oy Toys, promoter of The Shira Series, will be bringing a new crop of Jewish books to celebrate the Jubilee of the Association of Jewish Libraries at its conference in Silver Springs, MD, June 21-24. Attendees will have the opportunity to see the latest books written by Sabbag, Rabbi Susan Abramson, Felicia Voloschin, and Spring Asher as well as books from EKS Publishing and Free Spirit Publishing. Author Sabbag will be on hand to sign her books.

Oy Toys is a leading Jewish toy company that sells products on line and at its Roswell, GA store. The company was established in 2004 and specializes in Jewish toys and gifts. Its web site is http://www.oytoys.com Parent company, ATSR Enterprises, originally known as And Thou Shalt Read, specializes in books, toys, and other materials for the Jewish classroom. Its web site is http://www.AndThouShaltRead.com .

In realizing its mission of promoting Jewish education, Oy Toys carries the Shira Series and the Rabbi Rocketpower series books that not only expose children to delightful stories about Jewish holidays, but offer a little mind-bending treat as well. Many of the books featured by Oy Toys/And Thou Shalt Read are published through nontraditional means.

Sabbag told us, “I wrote Shira, Detective - Chametz Detective when after telling the students about the custom of cleaning out the chametz, one of my students went home and became the chametz detective with her parents. I hope that all my Shira stories will help families celebrate Judaism together.”

About Challah, a Chewish Guide to Torah: “After a friend posted a picture of her challah shaped as a menorah, I was inspired to create challahs that represented some part of each Torah portion. I hope this book will motivate families to the weekly practice of not just making challah, but making challah with a taste of Torah,” said author Susan Abramson.

Oy Toys owner RuthE Levy said, “’Chewish Guide’ and Shira represent books that offer a fresh approach to telling Jewish stories. They are great for both home and the classroom. We’re proud to be able to offer these books by new authors at Oy Toys and And Thou Shalt Read.”

There are six books in the Rabbi Rocketpower Series currently that include Who Hogged the Halla, and Shabbat Shabbang. Books in the Shira Series include Shabbat in the Playroom and Rimon for Shira. They are being featured at the Association of Jewish Libraries Conference in Silver Springs, MD. Other new books being featured are Shira Detective – Chametz Detective by Galia Sabbag, and Ideas Can Change the World: Bernie’s Big Idea by Felicia Voloschin.

All of these books are available at http://www.OyToys.com and http://www.AndThouShaltRead.com .

The Association of Jewish Libraries Conference will feature a family program including readings by noted storytellers and a musical program that is open to the public. More information is available on the Association of Jewish Libraries web site.

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