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The story of Jewish holidays and customs for young people

Dorothy F. Zeligs

The story of Jewish holidays and customs for young people

by Dorothy F. Zeligs

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Published by Bloch Publishing Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Festivals -- Jews.,
  • Judaism -- Customs and practices.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Dorothy F. Zeligs, M.A.; illustrations by E. Romano.
    ContributionsRomano, Emanuel, 1897- illus.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM690 .Z4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii p., 1 l., 239 p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6447013M
    LC Control Number42050179
    OCLC/WorldCa619320

    Her book, Tastes and Tales, a Book of Jewish Cookery for Young People, is published by the Miami-based Central Agency for Jewish Education. News UNUSUAL PASSOVER RITUALS DEVELOPED AROUND THE WORLD. The Megillah (), relates how Queen Esther agrees to approach King Achashverosh uninvited on behalf of the Jewish people. She asks the Jewish People to fast for three days beforehand. Queen Esther, Mordechai, and the Jewish people, fast and pray, asking Hashem to be merciful and save them from Haman and the King's decree.

      Emma Lazarus was raised in a wealthy Jewish American family in ’s New York City, where she was moved by the plight of immigrants. As a young woman, asked to write a poem to raise money for a pedestal for the proposed Statue of Liberty, she composed “The New Colossus” and so became the voice of the Statue of Liberty. The main one is Pesach (Passover). We commemorate the Exodus from Egypt of the Jews, under the leadership of Moses. Pesach is every year; we eat only unleavened bread (matzoh) because the Jews.

    This is a list of the winners of the National Jewish Book Award by category. The awards were established in to recognize outstanding Jewish Literature. They are awarded by the Jewish Book Council, a New-York based non-profit organization dedicated to the support and promotion of . The biblical book of Esther tells the story of Purim. Esther, a beautiful young Jewish woman living in Persia, was taken to the house of Xerxes, King of Persia, to become part of his harem. Thankfully her Jewish cousin Mordecai, who was like a father to her, was one of the king’ s advisors. He helped Esther find favor in the eyes of the king.


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Story of Jewish holidays and customs for young people. New York, Bloch Pub. Co., (OCoLC) Material Type: Juvenile audience: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Dorothy F Zeligs; Emanuel Romano. Story of Jewish holidays and customs for young people.

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