My Jewish Year

My Jewish Year

Book - 2002
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Following the calendar year, this book explores the ways in which the main festivals that highlight a Jewish child's year are celebrated. The ceremonies, food, clothing, stories and other customs associated with such festivals as Rosh Hashanah, Purim, Pesach, Yom Kippur and Hanukkah are detailed in simple terms and colourful photos.

A special feature is eight-year-old Adam's diary which provides a child's perspective on what it's like to be involved in each of the festivals.

Relevant to the following units in the RE Schemes of Work: What does it mean to belong? (Year 1 - looking at religious symbols, clothes, buildings and festivals), How do Jewish people express their beliefs in practice? (Year 1), Beliefs and practices (Year 1), Celebrations (Year 2), What do signs and symbols mean in religion? (Year 3), What is Torah and why is it important to Jewish people? (Year 3)

Publisher: London : Hodder Wayland, 2002.
ISBN: 9780750240611
Characteristics: 32 p. :,col. ill. ;,28 cm.


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