Jackie and Jesse and Joni and Jae: A Rosh Hashanah Story

by Chris Barash

Other authorsChristine Battuz (Illustrator.)
Book, 2019



Call number

E 239 BAR



Millburn, New Jersey : Apples & Honey Press 2019


Four friends gather with others on Rosh Hashanah for tashlich, when they apologize for mistakes they have made then toss breadcrumbs on the water to represent the mistakes floating away.

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Jackie and Jesse and Joni and Jae walked down to the river one fine autumn day. Neighbors and friends and the rabbi went too. There was something called tashlich they needed to do. On Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, four friends reflect on mistakes they ve made in the past year, they apologize
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for hurting each other s feelings, and they think about how they will do better in the new year. The title characters in this gentle story model character traits including friendship, honesty, compassion, and empathy, while exploring a lesser-known Jewish holiday tradition.
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