Explores the spiritual meaning of each of thirteen Jewish holidays and suggests ways to make these feasts an important part of everyday life. Tells children the story of how Moses was raised in Egypt by the pharaoh's daughter but retained his identity as an Israelite, grew up to become the leader of his people, and eventually led the Israelites toward the Promised Land. This book suggests Passover projects and activities for children, including a Seder-clock decoration.
Describes the history behind the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, explaining that it began after the Temple of Jerusalem was reclaimed and restored to its former glory by the Jews after being desecrated by Antiochus IV. The vivid photography of National Geographic illustrates the joyous celebrations of Jewish people around the world-including Ghana, Uganda, India, Israel, Peru, the United States and Poland, as they light menorahs, spin dreidels, and make latkes.
A brief description of what Hanukkah is, how it started, and ways people celebrate this cultural holiday. Recounts the mitzvahs, or good deeds, of a dozen men and women and suggests ways young people can help others. In this contemporary retelling of the classic Jewish folktale, a rabbi advises a blended family how to deal with their overcrowded house.
When Bayla Esther's husband suddenly dies, she doesn't want to pay for his funeral, so she trades his clothes for that of Hayyim the town drunk, but when Hayyim awakes to find himself in burial shrouds, he thinks he has died and gone to heaven. A retelling of an Eastern European tale in which Shlemazel, the laziest man in town, is tricked into believing that the lucky spoon given to him by a neighbor will bring him fortune and fame, if it is used in the right way.
Two Jewish children and the Earth discuss the history of the relationship of Jews to the environment, the creation story in the Bible, and how to respect the Earth and all living things. Clearly detailed diagrams and captions explain all the steps for an entire year's worth of holiday projects — from Chanukah dreidels and a menorah with candles, to Passover pyramids and an image of the Red Sea parting.
Uses narrative, maps, pictures, personal tales, and primary texts to explore Jewish history, from Jerusalem in the first century to modern-day Israel. Relates the story of Myriam Mendilow, who started a number of programs designed to help the elderly citizens of Jerusalem. Chronicles the life of Marc Chagall, a celebrated twentieth-century artist who was born in Russia.
Inviting God In: Celebrating the Soul-Meaning of the Jewish Holy Days
Bored and lonely after his family moves from Berlin to a place called "Out-With" in , Bruno, the son of a Nazi officer, befriends a boy in striped pajamas who lives behind a wire fence. A large family celebrates Hanukkah by cleaning the house, entertaining guests, and preparing delicious food. Like a potter, a painter, and a musician, God creates the earth and what dwells there, then celebrates having finished his work by sharing a cup of grape juice with the boy and girl he made in his image and resting on the first Shabbat.
A collection of midrashim about the teen years of ten women in Genesis melds text, biblical commentaries, and historic details about the ancient world with the experiences of modern women and the author's own imagination. An unused room in the back of a grocery store is very proud to serve Passover foods from her newly cleaned shelves. After losing her mother and sister to a devastating fire and completing the mourning period of a Jewish shiva, Cara Segal comes to realize that everything in her life has changed, yet determined to regain some normalcy in the family she has left, Cara decides to reopen Julia's Kitchen--her mother's catering business--in the hopes of reconnecting with the life she once had.
Becky, whose family has emigrated from Russia to avoid being persecuted as Jews, finds growing up in New York City in a vivid and exciting experience. The Ziz, a huge and clumsy bird, helps the Macabees find enough oil to light the menorah and restore the temple, leading to the miracle that is celebrated every year at Hanukkah. The Ziz, a huge and clumsy but well-meaning bird, tries to help Noah gather all the animals together before the flood, but his strength, size, and enthusiasm create some problems. During the Revolutionary War, General George Washington finds an unexpected source of inspiration when a soldier, celebrating the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, tells the miraculous story of how a ragtag army of Jewish soldiers defeated the Greeks.
A mouse observes wheat being harvested, ground into flour, mixed into dough, and baked into matzah. A young boy participates in the Passover tradition of asking the four questions during the Seder, as a family remembers its heritage.
Inviting God in: Celebrating the Soul-Meaning of the Jewish Holy Days
Lift the flaps to discover why certain foods are eaten and why certain questions are asked during this holiday. A collection of ten original contemporary stories of the supernatural which reflect a Jewish tradition that can be traced to the biblical story of Saul and the spirit of Samuel.
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Judith and Lisa's friendship is broken up by Hitler's determination to single out the Jews for destruction. While studying the Ten Commandments Michael says he would rather there were no rules, but when his teacher gives him a day without rules, Michael learns an important lesson. Little Abby wants a pair of candlesticks like her older sisters, so her teacher helps her make her own glass candlesticks to celebrate Shabbat. When Pharaoh refuses to free the Israelites, Moses warns him that God will bring a mighty plague of frogs against him and Pharaoh suffers the consequences of his stubbornness.
As the animals line up, two-by-two, ready to enter the Ark, termites, the littlest pair appear. The other animals protest , but the termites save the day with some excellent munching and crunching, to become the biggest littlest heroes on the Ark. Bubbe Isabella invites many animal guests to spend Sukkot with her, but they are more interested in eating the Sukkah than her lovely lemon cake.
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There are many books that discuss how to celebrate the holidays; Inviting God In explains why we should celebrate. Using biblical references, anecdotes, and teaching tales, Rabbi David Aaron takes us through the Jewish calendar year and explains how each holiday--from the most joyous to the most somber--reveals God's ever-present love for us.
Passover, for example, celebrates unconditional love; Shavuot reminds us of freedom and our power to take responsiblity; Rosh Hashanah is about the joy of accountability and Yom Kippur sanctifies compassion and forgiveness. Rabbi Aaron helps us to awaken our soulful connection to the dramatic events that occured on those days, and to experience the holidays as opportunities to revitalize our personal relationship with God.
Rabbi Aaron is an enthusiastic guide, and his fresh view of the holidays will enliven and enrich traditional celebration. Inviting God In will inspire both practicing Jews who want to reinvigorate their observance of the holidays and secular Jews searching for a meaningful way to reconnect with their Jewish roots. Please contact us via Ebay Messages if you are not completely satisfied with your order. We do accept return of items for a full refund.
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