Click here for a free interactive demo and the full teachers guide for the Book of Jewish Holidays digital companion.
ABOUT THE BOOK:
This lavish volume contains everything your students need to know about the feasts, fasts, and festivals that mark the Jewish year. Modern customs and celebrations are presented alongside each holiday's history and ancient traditions. Bible stories and midrashim illuminate the meaning of the holiday, and special attention is given to how holidays build core Jewish values. Illustrated throughout with vibrant photographs and illustrations.
Innovative activities--including recipes, family fun, and creative projects--are incorporated into the text, helping children to make the holidays their own.
Special features make each holiday a new discovery:
- Sacred Text--enriches understanding with primary sources
- Hebrew Lessons--provide key cultural vocabulary
- Living Our Tradition--connects holidays with mitzvot to perform throughout the year
- Holiday Planner--helps students prepare for each holiday
- A Tradition to Share--engages the whole family in holiday observance
This text will captivate your students intellectually, spiritually, and creatively.
ABOUT THE DIGITAL COMPANION:
Students will discover the joy of Jewish sacred time by watching engaging videos and slideshows, playing interactive games to practice blessings, sounding the notes of a virtual shofar, learning a magic trick to celebrate Hanukah, and designing a Purim mask with an online drawing program.
The digital companion to The Book of Jewish Holidays requires Adobe Reader (free download) and has a built-in teachers guide including suggestions for how to utilize each of the interactive elements with your students.