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the Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays

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the Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays

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$17.99 US | $19.99 CAN
Available Sept. 1, 1999

Paperback
  • Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Age Range: 5 & up
  • Grade Level: K-17
  • Pages: 192
  • Dimensions: 8-1/2" x 10"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316193139



  About The Book

From Rosh Hashanah to Shabbat, numerous Jewish holidays are included in this book along with many wonderful ways to celebrate them. Not only is the history and significance of each holiday explained, but also included are fun ways to celebrate each one. Fables and stories help bring the message of the holiday to life, while activities such as making hallah for Rosh Hashanah, playing with dreidels at Hannukkah, singing songs for Tu B'Sh'vat and making puppets for Purim, help add special excitement to each day. Full of activities that will teach as well as entertain, this is a must-have for all Jewish families with young children who wish to make holidays special.




  Praise

—Publishers Weekly

Praise for The Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays:

* "Truly a 'treasury'." -Publishers Weekly (starred review)

"[A] rich and useful volume." -Horn Book Magazine

Nonfiction Bulletin Blue Ribbon Award winner 1994



  Author

Malka Drucker is the author of more than 20 books for adults and children, including several about Jewish traditions. She is also the founding Rabbi of the HaMakom synagogue in Santa Fe, NM.




Nancy Katz is a Baltimore-born artist and children's book author and illustrator. Her paintings have been featured at the Baltimore Museum of Art and in other regional exhibits. Nancy has also lectured about children's book writing and illustrating at the Smithsonian, in several college programs, and at educator and librarian conferences across the country.