As winter ends and spring arrives, one family prepares to celebrate Tu B'Shevat. It's time to feast on fruit, share about conservation, and plant trees! A perfect introduction to the Jewish holiday for readers of all ages.
Spring is in the air and Sammy Spider watches as Josh Shapiro lowers the roots of a small tree into the ground. As spring turns to summer and summer to fall, Sammy watches Josh nurture the small tree as it sprouts tiny buds, then full blossoms, then colorful autumn leaves. Birds and squirrels come to visit the tree, and as autumn turns to winter, the leaves drop and the birds leave. Sammy worries as the tree shivers in the cold winter air. And then, as he practices weaving a new web, he gets an idea...
Kar-Ben Read-Aloud eBooks with Audio combine professional narration and text highlighting to bring eBooks to life! Sadie wants to plant a tree for Tu B'Shevat. But it's the middle of winter! Her parents and grandfather assure her that a tree can't take root in the frozen ground. But with help from brother Ori and Grandma, Sadie learns why the tree-planting holiday is celebrated in winter and finds her own special ways to celebrate it.
In an exciting way that only a grandmother can tell, Diana Levine writing as Bubbe Levine brings to life all the joy of Jewish holidays and traditions. Imaging planning for a small family gathering and having the whole world come to it. Thats what happened when Bubbe and Zayda planned their oldest sons Bar Mitzvah. The date was set for August 16th according to the Jewish date of their sons birthday. Little did they know it would be the weekend of the famous Woodstock Music Festival ten miles from their home. Woodstock Bar Mitzvah tells that unforgettable story. Bubbe Levine wields her pen with warmth, humor and compassion in this charming bookBUBBES BEDTIME STORIES is a book to treasure.
A special man in my life had a beard. One day it was gone. This inspired me to write the poem Grandpa's Beard Has Disappeared. This in turn grew into this collection of stories and poems for children. All are biographic or autobiographic.
The tradition of planting on Tu B'Shevat, the Jewish New Year for Trees, is handed down from generation to generation in this warm tale. Using a shovel “shiny and new,” a little boy and his grandpa plant a seed “with a green curlicue.” Like the tiny seed, this rhyming tale grows and blossoms into a celebration of nature and of family. The story culminates years later when the little boy, now a grandfather, plants a seed with a grandchild of his own. Included are “Ten Great Ways” to enhance your Tu B’Shevat celebration.
Here, at last, is the ultimate one-volume how-to handbook for living a Jewish life. The Rhythm of Jewish Time is a must-have for every Jewish home. With its comprehensive walk through the Jewish calendar and life-cycle, enriched by dozens of explanatory photographs, this book helps families bring Jewish tradition into their homes. This book is divided into three sections: The Rhythm of Our Lives explains the meaning of the customs central to Jewish life-cycle events The Rhythm of Our Year presents the feasts, fasts, and festivals that mark the passage of the Jewish year The Rhythm of Our Homes is a guide to the ritual objects, blessings, songs, stories, and foods that make each holiday unique Whether read cover to cover or used as a reference book, this volume deserves a spot on every Jewish bookshelf. An ideal gift from the congregation to its new families.