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The Christmas Mitzvah

Jeff Gottesfeld, Michelle Laurentia Agatha (Illustrator)


List Price: 18.99*
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Al Rosen, a Jewish man, takes on the jobs of his Christian neighbors on Christmas Eve and day so they can spend the holiday with their families, starting a tradition that lasts for decades.

A mitzvah, as Al explains, is a good deed, especially apt on holidays. A strong cross-over read, this warm story is about kindness and differences bringing people together.

This book was selected as a Best Jewish Children's Book of 2021 by Tablet Magazine and is a Sydney Taylor honor award

Creston Books, 9781939547941, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 7, 2021