My own Hanukah story

by Daniel D. Stuhlman

Publisher: BYLS Press in Chicago

Written in English
Published: Pages: 16 Downloads: 712
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  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism -- Fiction.,
  • Holidays -- Fiction.,
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  • About the Edition

    While taking a nap, Deborah and Rissa meet Judah Maccabee in a dream sequence and are told the story of how the small Jewish army triumphed over the powerful Syrians, celebrated by the festival of Hanukkah.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Daniel D. Stuhlman ; illustrations and decorations by Molly Kuppersmith-Krause.
    SeriesMy own holiday stories ;, 1
    ContributionsKuppersmith-Krause, Molly, ill.
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S939 My 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination16 p. :
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3885077M
    ISBN 100934402078, 0934402086
    LC Control Number81213049

  In my classroom, I taught the joy of Jewish holiday celebrations, as well as Jewish values, through stories, songs, and art experiences similar to what I did at home with my own children. I tried to personally connect with each child, to stimulate their desire to learn, and to encourage the development of a positive Jewish identity.   The last two pages of the story briefly explain how Hanukkah is celebrated today, and I love the last line of the book: "Hanukkah celebrates one of the first fights for religious freedom". Religious freedom is an important value in our home and in my daughter's school so it Reviews: So why not start a new tradition this year by gifting your child one of these 15 Hanukkah books for children. Some of these Hanukkah books for children are available free for Kindle. Reading Guide: 15 Hanukkah Books For Children. Maccabee!: The Story of Hanukkah Ages Judah and the little army of Maccabees fight to free Jerusalem from the.   It's difficult to find Hanukkah books that aren't meant for children, but book nerds can still find plenty of books by young, Jewish authors to read this holiday season. Although the 15 books on.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Moishe's Miracle: A Hanukkah Story by Laura Krauss Melmed Paperback Book The at the best online prices at Seller Rating: % positive.   In addition to illustrating children’s books, he has worked on comic books and video games. Linda Glaser, author of Way Too Many Latkes: A Hanukkah in Chelm, selected these five favorite Hanukkah stories for kids. Discover more articles on The Children’s Book Review tagged with Chanukah or Hanukkah.   Maccabee! The Story of Hanukkah, by Tilda Balsley/Illustrated by David Harrington, (Sept. , Kar-Ben Publishing), $, ISBN: Ages Maccabee! is the historical Hanukkah story, made into a rhyming epic tale for younger readers. At , we have a wide selection of children's Hanukkah books, including Hanukkah counting books, Hanukkah coloring books, Hanukkah storybooks and Hanukkah cooking books for kids. Your choices will far exceed what you'll find at the local bookstore, and you'll find them at for a whole lot less.

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Our friends are attending (who are Jewish) and I wanted my kids as well as our guests to know what Hanukkah is about. Paperback book, and thin, but the pages are full of writing. I hate when they are full of pictures with one line of "story".5/5(2). Hanukkah stories, books and movies.

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The truth about Hanukkah historically, as I learned it then, paralleled my truth in my own gentile world: there was My own Hanukah story book dominant culture that imposed itself on everything Jewish, advertising itself everywhere and tempting the Jews to take part in it, just a little -- have a Hanukkah bush, sit on Santa's lap in the mall, watch the Rudolph special.

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The Jewish people prayed and thanked God for these miracles. Every year during Hanukkah, Jews light menorahs for eight days to remember the miracles that happened long ago. Find Hanukkah activities, recipes, story ideas, and more on the PJ Library Hanukkah hub.

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Like the Elf on a Shelf (and the Maccabee on the Mantel, another Jewish response which we also recently blogged about), the Mensch on a Bench comes with his own story book. On page four he introduces himself to Judah Maccabee and offers to watch over the menorah to make sure it doesn’t go out while everyone else gets some sleep.

Books. I obtained all of these Hanukkah books from my local library and brought them home to review and share with my own children.

The Hanukkah Story, by Anita Ganeri (Amazon link).This book had an accurate retelling of the Hanukkah story with nice illustrations. A Hanukkah book about the spirit of giving. Gracie’s Night: A Hannukah Story was written by Lynn Taylor Gordon and illustrated by Laura Brown. This heartwarming story follows a young girl named Gracie.

She and her Papa don’t have a lot of money, but she decides that she wants to give him something special this Hanukkah. Hanukkah Traditions. The Hanukkah celebration revolves around the kindling of a nine-branched menorah, known in Hebrew as the hanukiah.

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Click here to buy. 'A Different Light: The Big Book of Hanukkah. Hanukkah Haiku, written by Harriet Ziefert and illustrated by Karla Gudeon, uses the traditional Japanese poetic form to celebrate the eight nights of ’s one haiku for each night, and stepped pages add one candle to the menorah every time the page is turned.

In The Golem’s Latkes on the first night of Hanukkah, Rabbi Judah has too much to do and too little time to do it.

I kind of agree with Mary's approach, although she seems to suggest that there is a “true” story, and then there are all the changed versions of it. The closest thing we have for “real” Hanukkah is the Book of Maccabees which was preserved via the Christian canon, not our own.

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Home>Hanukkah: Hanukkah: Light the menorah! Pass the latkes! Spin the dreidel! Celebrate Hanukkah's festivities and the story of the Maccabees with picture books from Kar-Ben. Make your festival of lights shine even brighter with fun books from Kar-Ben.In the past, most of the Hanukkah books we had at the library seemed to be either too long, or too dry to hold the interest of the kids at my storytimes.

Happily now there are a lot of fun stories for different age groups, but I was still really grateful to have Esther’s recommendations. The story of Hanukkah is old; only its celebration is new.

In the 19th century, many Jews lived secular lives, practicing few of the laws of Moses (the Jewish dietary, ritual and prayer laws). Meanwhile, Christmas was becoming a consumer bacchanal, with feasts, presents and solstice friendliness called “Christmas cheer.”.