Milk and Honey: A Year of Jewish Holidays

by Jane Yolen

Book, 1996



Call number

J 235 YOL



New York, NY : G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1996


"May you have a good and sweet year," is the traditional RoshHashanah greeting. Jews everywhere share a history, a belief in one God, and a set ofholidays that commemorate that history and that belief, marking off the year withcelebrations both solemn and joyful. Jane Yolen expertly leads us through a year of holidays, beginning with the days ofAwe, continuing with Sukkot, Chanukah, Purim, Passover, and Shavuot, and ending witha section on the Sabbath. Following an account of the history and customs of eachholiday are poems, stories, and traditional songs, accompanied by easy-to-play music forpiano and guitar, arranged by Adam Stemple. Lavishly illustrated by Louise August, this is a book full of information about Jewishholidays, as well as one for families to share as they celebrate together throughout theyear.… (more)

Original publication date



0399226524 / 9780399226526

Similar in this library

Page: 0.144 seconds