In ninety-four words and thirty-plus photos, I love Jewish faces turns the image of the Yiddishe punim (Jewish face) its head. This picture book mirrors today's Jewish community. Jews come in every shape, size and color. No matter where they come from or what they look like, their faces are Jewish faces, and their families are Jewish families. I love Jewish faces sings the song of Jewish diversity with passion, honesty and joy.
Debra gives an overview of the book:
Bubbe faces, Zayde faces
Brooklyn Bangkok, Burbankk faces
Faces of all races and places
I love Jewish faces.
Debra Darvick’s loves:
•The impervious rusty color of Georgia red clay; the white lace of dogwood blossoms against a blue spring sky; drifts of pink azalea; all of which surrounded her in her youth.
•Having attended Kenyon College where...
I Love Jewish Faces is a delightful photograph book by Debra B. Darvick. As you might expect from the title, this is a book that attempts to dispel that hurtful old canard about who "looks Jewish." It...