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7 edition of The Story of Hanukkah found in the catalog.

The Story of Hanukkah

  • 118 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Puffin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / General,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Hanukkah,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

  • Edition Notes

    Picture Puffins

    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9334647M
    ISBN 100140552855
    ISBN 109780140552850


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The Story of Hanukkah by Amy Ehrlich Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 was a great fit for us/5().

This book was the perfect book to introduce our three and almost-two year-old sons to the story behind Hanukkah. It was a very simply told story, the pictures were bright and winsome, the boys really enjoyed the metre of the poem, and it reminded me of some of my favorite books from my own childhood/5().

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 /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.

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. 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.

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. 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.

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. The Story of Hanukkah is a children's picture book written by David A. Adler and illustrated by Jill Weber. It is an informative, albeit a tad cursory, history of the beginnings of Hanukkah.

Adler's text is simplistic and straightforward/5. 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. «Find more activities, book lists, interviews, and recipes.

Novem   Five Favorite Hanukkah Stories for Kids. Linda Glaser | The Children’s Book Review | Novem Latkes and Applesauce: A Hanukkah Story. Written by Fran Manushkin. Illustrated by Robin Spowart. In this sweet humorous story, a family in the old country is caught by an early blizzard without food for Hanukkah.

More than years ago there was a time when the land of Israel was part of the Syrian-Greek Empire, dominated by Syrian rulers of the dynasty of the Seleucids.

In order to relate the story that led up to Chanukah, we shall start with Antiochus III, the King of Syria, who reigned from to. 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.

The Feast of Hanukkah is the Feast of Dedication. The events behind the festival of Hanukkah are found in the apocryphal book of 1 Maccabees. Therein the story is told of how Judah Maccabee and his heroic band of freedom fighters overthrew the tyrannical Seleucid forces that had subdued Judea and defiled the Jerusalem Temple.

The Revolt of the Maccabees: The True Story Behind Hanukkah. The ancient Israelites, led by Judas Maccabeus, did vanquish the oppressor Antiochus - but Greek rule would only be shaken off 20 years later under Judas' younger brother. A must-read before the holiday begins Elon Gilad.

Send me email alerts for new articles by Elon Gilad. The story of Hanukkah is set in the Seleucid Empire, an area that included Babylonia as well as much of Anatolia, Persia, the Levant, Mesopotamia, and the areas now known as Kuwait, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Turkmenistan.

The empire was founded by Seleucus I Nicator after the. 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.

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 Hanukkah story is based on historical events that took place in BCE in Jerusalem.

After the Second Temple in Jerusalem was desecrated by the Seleucid Emperor Antiochus IV and his Greco-Syrian troops, Jewish priest Mattathias and his sons rebelled.

Retaking Jerusalem and the Temple, they lit the holy lamp (the menorah) but had only Author: Ariela Pelaia. About this book. Young Reading Series 2 The story of Hanukkah. A retelling of the story of Hanukkah for children growing in reading confidence.

Tells the story of the Jewish festival of lights, from its beginnings in Ancient Israel to how modern day Jewish families keep the traditions and ceremonies alive.

Hanukkah in Alaska is unlike anywhere else. Snow piles up over the windows. Daylight is only five hours long. And one girl finds a moose camped out in her backyard, right near her favorite blue swing.

She tries everything to lure it away: apples, carrots, even cookies. But it just keeps eating more tree. It's not until the last night of Hanukkah that a familiar Jewish holiday tradition.

How to Understand the Hanukkah Story. Appropriate Grades: 3–5. Get to know the story behind the Festival of Lights, from the times of Alexander the Great to the miracle that is the foundation of Hanukkah celebrations today.

Students are introduced to Antiochus IV, Mattathias, and the Maccabees in. We burn the Hanukkiah Menorah through the eight days of Hanukkah as a remembrance of this miracle. The story of Hanukkah is found in the book of I Maccabees.

(The books of Maccabees are apocryphal books.) The following are exerts from the first chapters of the book of I Macabees. Exerts from the Book of Maccabees. Chapter 1. About The Story of Hanukkah. Celebrate Hanukkah with a beautiful board book that tells the story of a great miracle.

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. This book is perfect for acting out the characters with appropriate voices, especially Bubba Brayna’s Yiddish (Jewish) accent.

Woven throughout this entertaining and humorous story of a case of mistaken identity are many Hanukkah traditions. Recommended by: Barbara, Deb, Miriam, and Katje.

The story of Hanukkah is told in a couple of Bible books, Macabbees I and Maccabbees II, and neither of these Bible books is in the Tanakh, the Jewish Bible. The only place you can find those two books now is in Catholic Bibles. or the Eight nights book, or the 8 nights book, or the 8 nights audio book, or the 8 nights audiobook, or the.

Hanukkah In The Book of Maccabees Welcome to Part 2 of our series The Miracles, Mysteries and Histories of Hanukkah. In the first part of this series we did not elaborate on the horrors committed by Antiochus IV, nor did we discuss at length the mighty triumphs of the Maccabees.

Sunday evening marks the beginning of the Jewish festival of Hanukkah. Jews celebrate their victory over a tyrant king and the rededication of the Temple in.

Celebrate Hanukkah with a beautiful board book that tells the story of a great miracle. 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.4/5(2).

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.

Get this from a library. The story of Hanukkah. [Barbara M Linde] -- "Even the smallest Jewish children know the amazing story of the oil that didn't run out for 8 days and nights. This is the story of Hanukkah, a beautiful tale of rededicating a temple and the unity.

Ultimate Sticker Book: Hanukkah – Covering all aspects of the Jewish festival of lights – from the story of the miracle of the oil lamp, to the lighting of the Hannukah menorah, to the special foods eaten during this holiday – theUltimate Hanukkah Sticker Book makes learning about Jewish festivals fun.

The story was retold in different versions. According to one version, it happened during the time of the Maccabean revolt against Syrian oppression, and Yehudit was a daughter of Yochanan the high priest, father of the Hasmonean family. At any rate, the heroic deed of Yehudit has inspired faith and courage in the hearts of Jews throughout the ages.

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Spin the Dreidel. Board Book $ $ Quick Buy. 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 retold in simple yet dramatic text, accompanied by vibrant paintings of the battle, the Temple of Jersualem, and the oil. Hanukkah Mini-Book. How much does your little learner know about Hanukkah.

Help him learn about this winter holiday with a printable mini-book. He'll be learning new vocabulary and solving fun puzzles as he fills out the pages of his very own booklet, which also doubles as a lovely holiday keepsake.

The real story of Hanukkah begins with a revolt, for reasons that would resonate to this day – gross inequality and religious coercion. Rather less well-known is that the holiday originally had nothing to do with a miraculous oil supply but rather involved ousting foreign rule and slaughtering Hellenized Jews.

A winner of the National Jewish Book Award, the book tells the simple but compelling story of how a family celebrates Hannukah. For children ageThe Story of Hanukkah, written by Amy Ehrlich with paintings by Ori Sherman (Dial, ), is a good choice.

T here’s a version of the story of Hanukkah, the Jewish holiday that begins on Sunday evening, that many modern-day celebrants probably know. It goes like this: During a Author: Ashley Ross.