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4 edition of A Jewish holiday ABC found in the catalog.

A Jewish holiday ABC

by Malka Drucker

  • 325 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Voyager Books in San Diego, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Fasts and feasts,
  • Judaism,
  • Alphabet

  • About the Edition

    An alphabet book introducing Jewish holidays and their customs.

    Edition Notes

    StatementMalka Drucker ; [illustrated by] Rita Pocock
    ContributionsPocock, Rita, ill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM690 .D78 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24957016M
    ISBN 100152013660
    ISBN 109780152013660
    OCLC/WorldCa35675555

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A Jewish holiday ABC by Malka Drucker Download PDF EPUB FB2

This excellent Jewish holiday alphabet soup runs from the knedlach (dumplings) to the nuts, beginning with A for Afikomen and ending with Z for Shabbat zemirot (songs). In between are candles for Shabbat, dreidels for Chanukah, etrogs for Sukkot, blue and white Israeli flags for Simchat Torah, groggers for Purim, honey for Rosh Hashonah and a host of other treats.5/5(1).

Jewish Holiday ABC. Celebrate a full year of Jewish holidays in this alphabet book that introduces young children A Jewish holiday ABC book the wealth of history and ritual surrounding Jewish traditions. An informative section detailing the origins and history of holiday observances, a glossary of holiday terms, and a pronunciation guide supplement the glowing text/5.

Celebrate a full year of Jewish holidays in this alphabet book that introduces young children to the wealth of history and ritual surrounding Jewish traditions. An informative section detailing the origins and history of holiday observances, a glossary of holiday terms, and a pronunciation guide supplement the glowing : Malka Drucker.

This book provides too little context to educate, and too much dry data to inspire, readers. Malka Drucker's A Jewish Holiday ABC (Harcourt, ), while also somewhat random, is at least superior in its straightforward text and attractive cut-paper illustrations/5(3).

A Jewish holiday ABC. [Malka Drucker; Rita Pocock] -- An alphabet book introducing Jewish holidays and their customs. Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. "This is a bright, cheery ABC book with a Hanukkah theme. The clever rhymes have rhythm and meter and touch on all aspects of the holiday.

What distinguishes this book from a crowded field, though, is that the reading is an active experience rather than simply a passive pleasure/5(4). About the Author. Laura Beth Wolf is a young Jewish woman who spends her days fighting for justice as a civil rights attorney in Denver, Colorado.

Soon after she graduated from Harvard Law School, Laura's brother got married. By the end of her first year as an attorney, he and his wife had their first child.5/5(6). Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #, in Books (See Top in Books) #44 in Children's Jewish Holiday Books # in Children's Family Life Books (Books /5(15).

The ABC's of Judaism by Rabbi Noah Weinberg Embedded deep in our consciousness is the knowledge of life's precious secrets. The key to access them is the ABCs. Used books. Giving used books new life is what we do best.

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The name of international language. T or F- The Jewish church, temple is called Ketuvim. Who was the person to teach the idea that there is only one God. Lag BaOmer is a festive day on the Jewish calendar, celebrating the anniversary of the passing of the great sage and mystic Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar.

It also commemorates the end of a plague that raged amongst the disciples of the great sage Rabbi Akiva. On Lag BaOmer the dying ceased. Books shelved as jewish-holidays: Maya Prays for Rain by Susan Tarcov, My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Abigail Pogrebin, Here Is the Wo.

Springdale Road Cherry Hill, NJ Phone: () Camp: () Fax: () This wonderful charmingly illustrated book celebrates Jewish holidays all year long.

From Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, to Sukkot, the celebration of the harvest, to Hanukkah, the festival of lights, this is the perfect book for families to enjoy together.4/5.

Adler was born in New York City, New York. He graduated from Queens College in with a bachelor's degree in economics and education.

For the next nine years, he worked as a mathematics teacher for the New York City Board of Education, while taking classes towards a master's degree in marketing, a degree he was awarded by New York University in /5.

This is the first in a series of pages on the Jewish holidays. This page discusses some basic considerations that apply to all or many holidays. Each of the individual holiday pages talks about the significance of a holiday, its traditional observances and related customs, the date on which each holiday will occur for the next five years, and.

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Blending the old and the new, they ground us in.While the book provided a simple introduction to the various festivals, I would have liked more focus on spiritual origins of practices rather than current observance.

That said, the authors achieved their purposes not This book gives a good basic overview of the Jewish festivals, particularly as hey are celebrated today in the various Jewish /5.