Wonders and Miracles: A Passover Companion

Wonders and Miracles: A Passover Companion

by Eric A. Kimmel


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Eric A. Kimmel, America's foremost author of children's Judaica has drawn together Passover stories, commentary, poetry, music, art, and prayers that span four continents and 3000 years!

In this rich and fascinating compilation, beloved storyteller Eric A. Kimmel presents every element--from beginning to end -- of this ancient holiday through stories, songs, poems, prayers and art. Reflecting three millenniums of Jewish life around the world, the book will not only make this multi-layered holiday accessible to people of every background. But it will also make this timeless-ever changing holiday relevant to today's readers.
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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780439071758
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/01/2004
Series: Wonders And Miracles
Pages: 144
Sales rank: 619,253
Product dimensions: 7.84(w) x 11.24(h) x 0.73(d)
Lexile: 820L (what's this?)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Spirit of the Seder by J. Patrick Lewis3
Night Journey5
Maps for the Journey7
The Seder Plate11
Kadesh: Light the Candles, Say the Blessings13
Four Cups15
Milk for Wine16
Urchatz: Wash Hands18
Karpas: Dip the Parsley19
Yachatz: Break the Middle Matzah20
Alone in the Castle by Rachel Pomerantz25
Making Matzah29
Maggid: Tell the Passover Story33
The Passover Guest by Robert Rubinstein34
The Four Questions38
The Original Four Questions39
Sacrifices at the Temple40
A Roman Banquet41
A Passover Mix-up by Sadie Rose Weilerstein42
A Million Questions by Linda Kaufman and Carla Silen45
The Five Rabbis47
Words of Wisdom49
The Four Sons51
God's Promise52
The Promise by Debbie Friedman53
Family Tree: Abraham and His Descendants54
Sojourners in Egypt55
The Hebrew Midwives: A Midrash by Nina Jaffe62
Moses and Pharaoh67
When I Went Out of Egypt by Grandma Tirzah71
Ten Plagues76
How Many Plagues? A play by Eric A. Kimmel80
And You Shall Teach Your Children by Gershon Levine85
Pesach, Matzah, Maror90
Kadish D'rabanan by Debbie Friedman93
Rachtzah: Wash Hands and Say the Blessing94
Motzi Matzah: Say the Blessings, Eat the Matzah95
Maror: Dip the Bitter Herb96
Korech: Make Hillel's Sandwich97
Shulchan Orech: Enjoy the Passover Meal98
Favorite Passover Recipes100
Tzafun: Distribute the Afikoman106
I Am the Afikoman by Debbie Friedman108
Barech: Grace After Meals109
Elijah's Cup110
Eliyahu, ha-Navi111
Elijah the Builder retold by Peninnah Schram113
Miriam's Cup116
Miriam's Song by Debbie Friedman119
Hallel: Sing Songs of Praise and Freedom120
Go Down, Moses121
Nishmat Kol Chai (The Soul of Every Living Being)123
Nirtzah: The End of the Seder125
Echad Mi Yodeah?127
Chad Gadya128

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