Lander Grinspoon Academy in Northampton, Massachusetts will host a book reading by local drag queen Jenayah De Rosario as part of “Sparkle Havdalah.”
PJ Library now reaches more than 175,000 households in North America.
A Herzliya city councilor is trying to ban a program that distributes free Jewish books to Israeli schoolchildren on the grounds that the books promote acceptance of non-Orthodox Judaism.
“I’ve created a lot of wealth and that wealth never belonged to me, it belongs to the Jewish people.”
Harold Grinspoon, a real estate entrepreneur and philanthropist, signed the Giving Pledge to donate more than half his fortune to charitable causes.
Jewish philanthropist Harold Grinspoon, a real estate entrepreneur and founder of the PJ Library program, was honored May 29 at the by the Council of Jewish Émigré Community Organizations for his commitment to the Russian-speaking Jewish community. The event, entitled “Building the Future,” marked COJECO’s 10th anniversary and took place at The Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.
Harold Grinspoon, the Jewish philanthropist who founded the PJ Library — a program that distributes free Jewish children’s books to families across the country — invites 50 or 60 of his closest friends and philanthropic collaborators to go hiking with him in Aspen, Colo., each summer. For some reason, this time he has invited me along.