This textbook introduces students to the Five Books of Moses, the Prophets, the Writings, Mishnah and Gemara (Talmud), the Midrash, and selected medieval Jewish literature. Studies are reinforced by lively questions and activities related to each passage.
Here are 4 questions that occur at many Passover seder tables: Is it dinner yet?, What does this mean to me?, Why can't this be more fun?, and (again) is it dinner yet? The Seder Activity Book attempts to give an answer to these questions. With quiet games and activities tha...
A great collection of songs for 10-13 year-olds! Also a great b'nei mitzvah gift. Includes folk, contemporary and liturgical pieces designed to educate, entertain and surprise! Songs selected from The Complete Jewish Songbook for Children: Manginot.
This autobiographical account of a young girl's life in Nazi Berlin covers the period from Hitler's rise to power through the outbreak of World War II. It includes tales of Kristallnacht (the Night of Broken Glass), the disappearance of friends and relatives, and a family's frantic efforts at emi...
Engaging text and activities introduce students to the learning of Torah. Chapters combine selected Torah texts (newly translated in gender neutral language) with creative activities that are fun to do.
The Jewish future is up to you in this sixth volume of Kenneth Roseman's popular Do-It-Yourself Jewish Adventure series. Until the Messiah Comes takes young readers on another grand trek back in UNTIL time to the end of the nineteenth century. Set at the turn of the century, readers explore Jewis...
Jewish Living: A Guide to Contemporary Reform Practice (Revised Edition)
This definitive guide for Reform Jewish practice leads the reader to an understanding of the whole of Jewish life -- from blessing to b'nei mitzvah, Havdalah to haftarah, and tikkun olam to Tikkun Leil Shavuot. The revised edition features an index, cross-references to Mishkan T'filah, and new sections exploring the impact of changes in the movement and the world at large over the last decade, including same-sex marriage, conversion, bioethics, and justification of war. Jewish Living is an ideal gift for b'nei mitzvah, confirmation, and graduation, and deserves pride of place on the bookshelf of every Reform Jewish library, classroom, office, and home.
What's for dinner tonight? Artist, author, and cook Lisa Rauchwerger serves up mouthwatering meals and memories in her delightful cookbook. Using the Jewish calendar as a framework, both parent and child can cook up tasty treats all year long.
An engaging, full-color introduction to the Jewish calendar. This is the perfect text about the Jewish holiday cycle for students in the intermediate grades. Each chapter examines the history and practice of a holiday or festival, including relevant mitzvot (commandments) and minhagim (regionally-based traditions); Hebrew and English blessings; biblical and rabbinic texts; related rituals, foods, and symbols; and rabbinic stories and legends. More than 100 photographs and illustrations bring history and the holidays to life. Chapters include: Shabbat * Rosh Hashanah * Yom Kippur * Sukot * Simchat Torah * Chanukah * Purim * Pesach * Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) * Shavuot * Tishah Be'av.