My Jewish Year: Celebrating Our Holidays

My Jewish Year: Celebrating Our Holidays

by Adam Fisher
     
 

The story of each holiday is presented, along with the rituals, symbols, traditions and legends. Blessings and key vocabulary is taught.

Artfully drawing upon children's own experiences, My Jewish Year conveys the excitement of holiday celebration. The breathless search for the afikoman, the delight of dressing up in costume for Purim, and the awe inspired

Overview

The story of each holiday is presented, along with the rituals, symbols, traditions and legends. Blessings and key vocabulary is taught.

Artfully drawing upon children's own experiences, My Jewish Year conveys the excitement of holiday celebration. The breathless search for the afikoman, the delight of dressing up in costume for Purim, and the awe inspired by the sounding of the shofar - all of the rich traditions and tales of the holidays are captured in this book.

The story of each holiday is presented alongside the rituals, symbols, traditions, and legends that have grown around it. Students also learn the blessings and key vocabulary for each holiday.

  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Yom Kippur
  • Sukkot
  • Simhat Torah
  • Shabbat
  • Hanukkah
  • Tu B'Shevat
  • Purim
  • Passover
  • Yom Hashoah
  • Yom Ha'atzma'ut
  • Shavuot

Lush illustrations and vivid photographs show the holidays as meaningful milestones in the Jewish year. Playful and instructive activities engage the imagination!

  • Write your own megillah
  • Decorate a sukkah
  • Create a hallah cover
  • Inventive mazes, word searches and scrambles, and matching games

My Jewish Year invites children to become proud owners of their heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780874415407
Publisher:
Behrman House, Incorporated
Publication date:
12/28/1995
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 9.96(h) x 0.35(d)
Age Range:
7 - 8 Years

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