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The Story of Hanukkah (Trophy Picture Books)

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Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English


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Edition Notes

ContributionsLeonid Gore (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7292200M
ISBN 100064435113
ISBN 109780064435116

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  The story of Hanukkah does not appear in the Torah because the events that inspired the holiday occurred after it was written. It is, however, mentioned in the New Testament, in which Jesus. Hanukkah (/ ˈ h ɑː n ə k ə / HAH-nə-kə; Hebrew: חֲנֻכָּה ḥanuká, Tiberian: ḥanuká, usually spelled חֲנוּכָּה ‎, pronounced in Modern Hebrew, or in Yiddish; a transliteration also romanized as Chanukah or Ḥanukah) is a Jewish festival commemorating the rededication of the Second Temple in Jerusalem at the time of the Maccabean Revolt against the Seleucid ed by: Jews. The story is about a girl and her parents who celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas, and shows some of the traditional activities they do for each of those holidays. I always admire children’s picture book authors who both write and illustrate their books and here’s one that the author has obviously based on her own family/5. The Hanukkah Story for Kids Ages 6+ WATCH Enjoy a special read aloud of the Hanukkah book, Antlers With Candles, or learn to light the Hanukkah candles, sing a holiday song, make sufganiyot, and more!

  Hanukkah is a wonderful time filled with games, food, family, and fun. It's also the celebration of an ancient miracle, and retelling and remembering the story of that miracle is an essential part of the holiday, for young and old. The story of the courageous Maccabees is Brand: Holiday House. LoveBook is the most unique Personalized Hanukkah Gifts you could ever give to someone you love. Create your own personalized book of reasons why you love someone. LoveBook is the perfect Paper Hanukkah Gifts! Great book, but some of it was too graphic for younger children. My Two Holidays: A Hanukkah and Christmas Story The Story of Hanukkah Celebrations: Hanukkah, Christmas, the Chinese New Year Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins: 25th Anniversary Edition The Borrowed Hanukkah Latkes (Albert Whitman. We're covering the Hanukkah story and Hanukkah traditions: the Hanukkah menorah and candles, Hanukkah decorations and gifts, Hanukkah blessings, and 17 lessons and projects for kids to learn about the Festival of Lights. Our guest contributor also covers why her Christian family honors a Jewish holiday.

Hanukkah falls on the eve of the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev and lasts eight days. That lands it somewhere in December on the Gregorian calendar (though in it fell on Thanksgiving in November, an extremely rare occurrence). Also called the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah celebrates events from more than 2, years ago. A Kid-Friendly Version of the Hanukkah Story. By: The word “Hanukkah” means “dedication,” and it comes from the moment when the Temple was triumphantly returned to the Jewish people. The most famous story about that rededication comes from our Talmud. The Book of Judith is a deuterocanonical book, included in the Septuagint and the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Christian Old Testament of the Bible, but excluded from the Hebrew canon and assigned by Protestants to their tells of a Jewish widow, Judith, who uses her beauty and charm to destroy an Assyrian general and save Israel from oppression. Perhaps the most famous part of the story is what happened next: a tiny jar of oil kept the candles burning for the full eight days. However, this detail does not appear in any Jewish texts until years later in the Talmud, mentioned in a larger discussion of why Hanukkah observance is so important. Reprinted with permission from Celebrate Author: Lesli Koppelman Ross.