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Children's Picture Book: How to Chanukah
By Sarah Mazor
Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Sarah Mazor. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Hanukkah
How to Chanukah is a children's picture book that explains why we celebrate eight days of Chanukah every year. Lovely and lighthearted rhymes describe the miracle of the one little untainted can of oil found in the Holy Temple, with enough oil for one night's lighting, which lasted for the full eight days. How to Chanukah also recommends that Chanukah gifts should be of the literary kind.
The World Is Built With Kindness: 15 Chassidic Tales for Shavuos
By Libi Astaire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
"The world is built with kindness," King David wrote in Psalm 89. And he should know. He was the great-grandson of Ruth, the Jewish convert who is known as the embodiment of kindness--and whose story we read on the holiday of Shavuos. The Chassidic masters also turned performing acts of kindness into a fine art. In these 15 tales they show us the way to build a world of kindness for ourselves.
Throughout Your Generations, a Christian Seder
By Garry Glaub
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Easter & Lent
In the Torah, God commanded the children of Israel to celebrate Passover, throughout all generations. The Seder points to that Passover night, when the LORD spared all who where covered by the lamb's blood. That night foreshadowed what took place on Calvary many years later when Jesus became the Passover Lamb. This book explains the process of the Seder and how it applies to Christians and Jews!
Chanukah Lights: Psalms for Hallel
By Rabbi Yael Levy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 1,890. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
Psalms of Hallel are prayers of celebration, appreciation and awe. They give thanks for the wonders of creation, and acknowledge the beauty and the gifts of life. Rabbi Yael Levy, founder of Philadelphia's A Way In Jewish Mindfulness Center, presents a moving mindfulness translation of the six psalms, which are prayed and sung during Chanukah to call forth the light in ourselves and in each other.
Chanukah Isn't The Jewish Name For Christmas (Free Edition)
By I. J. Rosen
Price: Free! Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
A short, free e-book about the Holiday of Chanukah, and why it it not the Jewish name for Christmas. A longer, illustrated version will soon be for sale.
My Own Hanukah Story
By Daniel Stuhlman
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Hanukkah
Judah Maccabee comes alive to tell the story of Hanukkah.
Pass Over to Freedom: 15 Jewish Tales for Passover
By Libi Astaire
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
The Passover Seder is a time when Jewish families gather together to retell the story of the Exodus from Egypt. It is also a time when we share stories about our Sages, such as the 15 stories in this book. Join Rabbi Elimelech of Lyzhensk, Rabbi Shmelke of Nikolsburg, the Chofetz Chaim and others in this journey to discover why the Passover Seder night really is different from all other nights.