Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays

Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays


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Celebrate the Jewish holidays with this rich compendium of facts, activities, and stories from around the world. Intended for the entire family, each of the ten holiday chapters introduces the reader to the wealth of history and ritual surrounding the holidays, a read-aloud section by such favorite authors as Isaac Bashevis Singer and Barbara Cohen, and a related song, recipe, or craft. With this unique anthology, families will enjoy acting out the story of Esther for Purim, baking hallah for Shabbat, building a sukkah, and much, much more. Lavishly illustrated with scenes depicting holiday celebrations throughout history and the world, this comprehensive and handsome volume is the one holiday treasury no home should be without.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316193436
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 09/01/1994
Pages: 177
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.82(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the 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.

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