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

The Story of Chanukah

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Published by Candy Cane Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Holidays & Festivals - Jewish,
  • Hanukkah,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Holidays & Celebrations - Hanukkah,
  • Holidays

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsPamela R. Levy (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatBoard book
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8162277M
    ISBN 100824942256
    ISBN 109780824942250
    OCLC/WorldCa49416096


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The Story of Chanukah by Francis Barry Silberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

The last two pages of the The Story of Chanukah book 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 The Story of Chanukah book fit for us/5().

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.

The Real Story of Chanukah traces the ancient historical accounts of Israel's willful assimilation and apostasy, and reveals how a few faithful Jews refused to abandon Adonai and His Torah. You will learn about the Jewish people's history as an oppressed and rebellious nation, while being inspired toward an uncompromising zeal for God by the /5(9).

More than years ago there was a time when the land of Israel was part The Story of Chanukah book 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 ( B.C.E.).

The Real Story of Chanukah traces the ancient historical accounts of Israel’s willful assimilation and apostasy, and reveals how a few faithful Jews refused to abandon Adonai and His Torah.

You will learn about the Jewish people’s history as an oppressed and rebellious nation, while being inspired toward an uncompromising zeal for God by 5/5(7). "Another great Book from Kevin Geoffrey.

This is a small book, very quick read. But full of great information. Information that is life transforming. Chanukah, the story of Dedication. Lives dedicated to the One True G-D of the Bible." Olive Tree Bible Book Store Shipping Weight: 6oz.

(Qualifies for Media Mail). 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.

Antlers With Candles Read Aloud The PJ Library board book, Antlers With Candles, comes to life in this animated video featuring voice over from author Chris Barash. The Story of Chanukah book   Learn about The Story of Chanukah book story of Hanukkah in this fun engaging video.

We will learn all about Hanukkah, what it means, how Hanukkah is celebrated, its origins and more. We also learn about the many. THE NIGHT BEFORE HANUKKAH Read Aloud ~ Hanukkah Stories for Kids ~ Bedtime Story Read Along Books - Duration: Grandma's Ho views.

The light of the Chanukah candles is holy, like the light of the Menorah in the Beit HaMikdash. We are careful not to use it for any purpose — our Mitzvah is just to look at the candles and listen to the story that they tell.

FILLING THE WORLD WITH LIGHT. The miracle of Chanukah occurred in a dark time when there were wicked decrees against. Finally, we recommend exploring one of the most important books in Yiddish literary history.

Published the same year as Di yudishe folks-bibliotek, Sholem Aleichem’s chapbook, Shomer’s mishpet (The Trial of Shomer), was an important act of The Story of Chanukah book this volume, Sholem Aleichem put the popular Yiddish writer Shomer (Nokhem Meyer Shaykevitch) and the The Story of Chanukah book.

The most famous story about that rededication comes from our Talmud, where we read that, when the Maccabees walked into the The Story of Chanukah book, they found only enough oil to light the menorah (lamp) for one day – but miraculously, that small amount of The Story of Chanukah book lasted for eight days, which is exactly how long it took to get new oil.

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 oil story is truly the tooth fairy/Santa Claus of Judaism, I am sorry to say. The Maccabee revolt is a historically documented event. And nowhere in the early sources that describe Hanukkah.

Some of our most popular Hanukkah coloring books include Let's Celebrate Chanukah Coloring Book, My Favorite Chanukah Coloring Book, Chanukah Story Coloring Book, My Jewish Holiday Fun Book, 10 Little Rabbis Celebrate Chanukah Coloring Book, The Jewish Holidays Coloring Book, The Story of Chanukah Coloring Book and more.

The Tie Man’s Miracle: A Chanukah Tale. Written by Steven Schnur. Illustrated by Stephen T. Johnson. In this poignant story, a family offers hospitality and caring to a lonely old man on the last night of Chanukah. In return, the man tells a story of a Chanukah miracle from his life back in the old country.

The main reason is that modern day Judaism comes from the Phariseee sect which believes in rabbinic interpretation and the oral tradition, whereas the Hasmonean dynasty and the Maccabees represented the Sadducee sect, a break away sect that sought. 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   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. Light the Candles is a simply illustrated rhyming lift-the-flap book that introduces the basic features of a modern American Hanukkah celebration: lighting candles, giving presents, making latkes, and hosting family and friends for a meal.

It’s out of print, but new and used copies are easy to find online. Eight Winter Nights: A Family Hanukkah Book by Laura Kraus Melmed. Chanukah in Iowa.

by Miriam Meir. I was the only Jewish child in the auditorium, and sometimes felt I was the only Jewish girl in the entire world. 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.

This holiday board book celebrates the incredible origins of Chanukah. Children will learn about wicked King Antiochus, who turned the holy Temple into an unclean place, and about heroic Judah the Maccabee, who helped his people defeat the wicked king and restore purity to the temple.

Most Brand: Worthy. The canonically approved story of Hanukkah is an exceedingly strange one. The Talmud explains the holiday as a commemoration of the rededication of the Temple after the Maccabean revolt. This recording is a passionate, yet condensed teaching of the essential material found in the book, "The Real Story of Chanukah." Is Chanukah just about candles and presents.

Is it really the memorial of a miracle. What if the real story of Chanukah—the. Chanukah is an eight day holiday which begins on the 25th day of the month of Kislev. It marks the miraculous victory of the Jews, led by the Maccabees, against Greek persecution and religious oppression.

In addition to being victorious in war, another miracle occurred: When the Maccabees came to rededicate the Temple, they found only one flask of oil with which to light. When you're shopping for Chanukah gifts for kids, consider these captivating works that are sure to keep your little one engaged: I Can Do A Mitzvah Board Book, My Jewish Holiday Board Book, Shabbat Board Book, Hanukkah, Oh Hanukkah, Happening Hanukkah, Creative Ways to Celebrate, Happy Hanukkah, Corduroy, The Story of Hanukkah, Lots of Latkes.

The Book of Daniel: A Sixth or Second Century Work. The second half of the Book of Daniel, which is dominated by Daniel’s visions of the future, alludes to the early stages of the Chanukah story.

[1] Chapter 11 presents a history of the Near East from the conquests of Alexander, through the Ptolemaic-Seleucid wars, up to the religious persecutions in Judea under the reign of. By popular demand, the Chanukah Big Book is now available in regular size Book ("W x "H): $ If the Candles Could Speak brings the complete story of Chanukah to life.

The Menorah’s colored candles take you on a journey back in time as they share the miraculous story. The Miracle of Chanukah Chanukah was a miraculous military victory, but a tiny cruse of oil proved more miraculous and enduring in the memory of the Jewish people.

In the wake of Alexander’s appearance in and departure from Jerusalem, relations between Jews and Greeks were so good that an exchange of cultures took place.

However, Chanukah does not appear anywhere in Tanach. A few different historical accounts of the Chanukah story exist, including Megillat Antiochus and the account of a historian named Josephus.

The most famous and detailed primary source is the book of Maccabees, volumes one and two, which appears in the : Rena Max. This book, written for Jews who lived outside the land of Israel, was composed around BCE – about years after the first Chanukah.

The Second Book of Maccabees explains that the mitzvah of celebrating eight days of Hanukkah was actually invented as a substitute for celebrating the eight days of Sukkot. Rabbi Silberg explains the story of Chanukah on a level even the youngest child can understand, and vivid illustrations depict the wonder and beauty of this special Jewish holiday.

Author Bio Rabbi Silberg is rabbi emeritus of Congregation Emanu-El B'ne Jeshurun in River Hills, Wisconsin, and a retired professor from the University of : Worthy Publishing. Reading a book times is a surefire way to find out whether you love it or want to throw its rhyming llama couplets into the diaper pail.

Children's books especially do a Author: Olivia Hinebaugh. The accumulating text makes this book fun to read (and sing!) aloud while the bright and cheerful illustrations allow a young reader to count each object added.

Educational and a joy for adults and children, The Eight Nights of Chanukah is a wonderful book for the whole family to share.". For each of the eight nights of Hanukkah, we offer a hand-selected work of fiction from the long-running Hanukkah Lights series.

Modern-day writers. Chanukkah is the story of a group of warriors (the Maccabees, later the Hasmoneans, led by Mattathias) who rose up against the Greeks (the Seleucids), united the Jews, reclaimed the Temple (Beit HaMikdash), and then lit one day's supply of oil which miraculously lasted for eight days, started a brand new holiday called Chanukkah, and brought.

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Order Here. Jewish Big Books - Brings the story to life!. FOR CLASSROOM OR PERSONAL USE. A UNIQUE GIFT. 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.

I was glad to find this book. I wanted a book that tells the story of Hanukkah for my kids who are 3 and 5 - and most of the picture books focused on current traditions.

This one focuses on the history. Great book, but some of it was too graphic for younger children. My Two Holidays: A Hanukkah and Christmas Story The Story of Hanukkah. As the story goes, they only had enough oil to burn for one day, pdf miraculously, pdf oil lasted for eight days and eight nights.

That is why we celebrate Hanukkah for eight days, lighting another candle in the menorah each night to remember this miracle and the triumph of the Jews.