Eight Lights For Eight Nights (Lets Celebrate Series) Debbie Herman

ISBN: 9780613966313

Published: September 1st 2003

Hardcover


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Eight Lights For Eight Nights (Lets Celebrate Series)  by  Debbie Herman

Eight Lights For Eight Nights (Lets Celebrate Series) by Debbie Herman
September 1st 2003 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, RTF | | ISBN: 9780613966313 | 3.73 Mb

Here is a wonderful, beautifully illustrated book to help inspire Jewish children in celebration of Hanukkah, the festival of lights, while also telling boys and girls of all faiths the fascinating story and traditions connected with this festiveMoreHere is a wonderful, beautifully illustrated book to help inspire Jewish children in celebration of Hanukkah, the festival of lights, while also telling boys and girls of all faiths the fascinating story and traditions connected with this festive holiday.

The books first part tells the story, taken from The Book of Maccabees and other historical sources, of how Antiochus of Syria invaded the land of Judea and forbade the Jews to perform their religious rites, which included lighting the menorah. The story goes on to tell how the Syrians were ultimately defeated and driven away by the Maccabees, and how the Temple of Jerusalem was restored and its menorah lighted and miraculously kept burning. This books remaining pages describe the joyful Hanukkah rituals meant to commemorate the miracle of the menorah.

Children read about the special foods for Hanukkah, learn to light Hanukkah candles, make lots of fun, innovative crafts, play dreidel with chocolate Gelt, and generally celebrate this joyous holiday. Includes sidebars with cool facts! (Ages 6-9)



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