It's Shofar Time!

by Latifa Berry Kropf

Other authorsTod Cohen (Illustrator)
Book, 2006



Call number

E 238 KRO



Kar-Ben Pub (2006), 24 pages


It's Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. It's time to learn new things, wear new clothes and taste new fruits. It's time to toss crumbs into the water and say, "I'm sorry." It's time to hear the sounds of the shofar. Join pre-schoolers as they prepare to celebrate the holiday. Fifth in the "It's Holiday Time" series.

User reviews

LibraryThing member STBA
In this installment of the photo essay series by Kropf and Cohen, children blow the shofar, create New Year’s cards, bake round challah, dip apples in honey, see the Torah dressed in white, and perform tashlich. Instructions for making a shofar craft project are included along with a brief note
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about Rosh Hashanah.
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LibraryThing member cindasox
This book is about the Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah. The book’s audience would be pre-school or kinder age group. It is a photo essay with visual cues to support the text: for example: the celebration takes place in fall and the first picture shows a child climbing a tree full of fall colored
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leaves. It is colorful and shows children engaged in the activities for this cultural and religious holiday. It’s use of photos makes the holiday seem very ‘present day’ and modern and real. The photos all depict children so the young audience will directly relate to its content.
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Original language


Physical description

8.75 inches


1580131581 / 9781580131582

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