Celebrate! Stories Of The Jewish Holiday (Paperback)

By Melvin Berger, Peter Catalanotto (Illustrator)

Scholastic Paperbacks, 9780439430524, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2002



This sparkling collection of stories, recipes, crafts, and commentary introduces readers to the eight major Jewish holidays.
This collection focuses on the eight major holidays in the Jewish year, starting with the weekly celebration of Shabbat and ending with Shavout, the festival that marks the giving of the Ten Commandments to Moses. Each section begins with a lively retelling of the Bible story connected to the featured holiday, followed by an explanation of how the holiday is celebrated, and closing with directions and recipes for making holiday-related crafts and food.
This family treasury is written in the Jewish storytelling tradition and is meant to be shared by families throughout the year.