The story of the menorah is as rich and inspiring as its long-standing tradition of symbolism. It began with a prophet and a precious metal, when Moses threw a piece of gold into a fire and created the first menorah. It continued with a wicked king, his ruthless army, and a people who battled tirelessly for their faith. And it endures today in the yearly celebration of Hanukkah, the festival of lights that rejoices in the memoriesand the miraclesof long ago.
Written and illustrated with distinction and grace, this is a book of intrigue and inspire readers of all ages.The story of the menorah is as rich and inspiring as its long-standing tradition of symbolism. And Mark Podwal's distinguished and graceful book brings the story of the menorah, and of King Antiochus, Judah Maccabee, and Hanukkah to a new generation of readers. Featuring luminous paintings, as well as a note from the author and a selected bibliography, this distinctive book is ideal for Hanukkah sharing and year-round reading.
|Product dimensions:||8.86(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.33(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|