Sifriyat Pijama

PJ Library-Like Program Comes To Jaffa

Israel’s reading-readiness project provides 45,000 schoolchildren with Arabic-language children’s books.

02/25/2014 - 19:00
Israel Correspondent

Jaffa, Israel — The children at the Arabic-speaking Ofek preschool in Jaffa have spent a lot of time this month thinking about a mouse named Soumsoum, the character of a picture book all the kids read with their parents at home. 

Jaffa preschoolers work on art project about “Soumsoum the Mouse” as part of program modeled on PJ Library. Michele Chabin/JW
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