Do you like to shop online at Amazon or Target? Kerem Shalom is participating in online merchant programs that offer a rebate to Kerem Shalom for any purchases you make. See below for directions for each of these merchants.
Funds earned through these programs can be used to purchase educational materials for our programs. The financial benefits may seem small when considered individually, but can add up to significant revenues when many members of our community participate. Thank you!
To earn rebates while you shop via Amazon, please start from this link:
Lower down on this page you can read some book reviews from our students, for Jewish content book that you can purchase via Amazon.
Here's another opportunity for those of us who shop at Target. If you register your Target card with Target's "Take Charge of Education" program, Kerem Shalom's school will get a donation every time you use the card. Just go online to Target and then click "enroll". You'll need to enter Kerem Shalom's school ID:126837.
Children's Book Reviews
Kerem Shalom students earn extra reading raffle tickets by writing book recommendations for other students. All of the books below are available in the Kerem Shalom library and many can be purchased from Amazon.com.
The Lost and Found Wallet by Yaffa Gottlieb
Reviewed by Ellie P.
Review: “I like the book because it is funny. Anybody who likes funny stories would like this book. I learned that the Torah teaches you what’s right, it is not just stories."
The Brothers' Promise by Franes Harber
Reviewer: Olivia Bowe-Shulman
Review: “I really like the book because even though their dad died, they kept a promise. And I thought the idea about the ghosts were worried about food.”
Appropriate for ages or grades: 1st to 3rd; Better for girls or boys? Both.
Bible Heroes I Can Be by Ann Eisenberg
Reviewer: Henry W.
Review: “The pictures. Moses parted the sea to save the Jewish people.”
Appropriate for grades: K; Better for both boys and girls
Rebecca's Journey Home by Brynn Olenberg Sugarman
Reviewer: Melissa Jones
Review: “I liked the book because it shows people that Jews are all over the world.”
Appropriate for grades 1-3; Better for girls/boys: both
Noah's Ark by Heinz Janisch and Lizabeth Zwerger
Reviewer: Ryan S
Review: “I liked the book because of the flood. Other people like my cousins would like the book. An interesting idea is that G-d sent a flood for the earth to get clean.”
Appropriate for grades: 4-8; Better for girls/boys: Both
Cakes and Miracles by Barbara Goldin
Review: “I like this book because it is amazing how somebody blind shapes cookies. I think my 2nd grade Hebrew teacher would like this book.”
Appropriate for grades 2nd grade; 8y-11y; Better for boys/girls: Both
The Tie Man's Miracle by Steven Schmnur
Reviewer: Samuel K
Review: “I like this book because when the tie men left andsaid , 'We used to look at the candles to see if they go out at the same time.' When Seth did it, they went out at the same time.”
Appropriate for grades: college; Better for boys/girls: Both