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The Lights of Hanukkah

A Book of Menorahs

by Barbara Rush

  • 370 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by Stewart, Tabori and Chang .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism,
  • Religious festivals,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Judaism - Rituals & Practice,
  • Religion,
  • Holidays - Jewish,
  • Religion / Holidays / Jewish,
  • Judaism - General,
  • Hanukkah,
  • Pictorial works

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8794723M
    ISBN 101584793139
    ISBN 109781584793137
    OCLC/WorldCa52055837

    This miracle, described in Maccabees I, is the reason for and basis of the Hanukkah celebration, which is often called the "Festival of Lights." The Seleucid Empire The story of Hanukkah is set in the Seleucid Empire, an area that included Babylonia as well as much of Anatolia, Persia, the Levant, Mesopotamia, and the areas now known as Kuwait. Hanukkah falls on the eve of the 25th of the Jewish month of Kislev and lasts eight days. That lands it somewhere in December on the Gregorian calendar (though in it fell on Thanksgiving in November, an extremely rare occurrence). Also called the Festival of Lights, Hanukkah celebrates events from more than 2, years ago.

      While the entire book of Maccabees is an interesting read, the Hanukkah story is found in 1 Maccabees and 2 Maccabees Read the accounts of Yeshua cleansing the Temple (John and Matthew /Mark /Luke ).   Hanukkah Is Intriguing. Everyone has some awareness of the holiday called Hanukkah, because of its proximity to Christmas. You hear people say, “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah.” Many Jews even exchange gifts within their respective families, primarily with the children because of the influence of Christmas.

    In the book A Kosher Christmas: 'Tis the Season to Be Jewish, author Rabbi Joshua Plaut, Ph.D. details the history of public displays of the hanukkiah across the United States, summarizes the court cases associated with this issue, and explains how Presidents of the United States came to embrace lighting the hanukkiah during Hanukkah. Rededication, Miracles, Enlightenment, Celebration! A Hanukkah Anthology. (Revised and newly formatted edition, handy new size: " x ", this popular book was originally published under the title Light in the Darkness).. LIGHT provides in-depth, biblical understanding while demonstrating why the celebration of Hanukkah is relevant and important for all believers.


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The Lights of Hanukkah by Barbara Rush Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Lights of Hanukkah: A Book of Menorahs Hardcover – October 1, by Barbara Rush (Author)/5(2). Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday known as the festival of lights. This book portrays Hanukkah menorahs from all over the world, dating from 4th-century Israel to modern-day America.

It discusses the history and culture of Hanukkah, and it includes songs, prayers and readings of the holiday/5. Emma's family celebrate both Hanukkah and Christmas; so the first half of this short book explains about lighting the menorah and then once that is put away, the second half of the book describes the family choosing their Christmas tree.4/4(30).

Abstract: Hanukkah is the Jewish holiday known as the festival of lights. This book portrays Hanukkah menorahs from all over the world, dating from 4th-century Israel to modern-day America.

It discusses the history and culture of Hanukkah, and it includes songs, prayers and readings of the holiday. This book, 'Festival of Lights: The Story of Hanukkah', by Maida Silverman, is in reality a children's book; however, like many children's books, it is a wonderful teaching tool, and this one could teach adults just as well as it can children.

The book is The Lights of Hanukkah book illustrated by Carolyn Ewing/5(10). From the Publisher This is an adult celebration book, with pluralistic perspectives that help explain how different communities and denominations within Judaism find their particular identity symbolized in the light of the Menorah.

This book is a product of the Hartman Institute, the leading institute of Jewish pluralism in the world.5/5(4). Moorman's book depicts the traditions of one family who celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas. The text does not share faith-stories, but rather focuses on holiday rituals, traditions, and the common themes of light and communal celebration/5.

Hanukkah Lights book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Sweet illustrations and simple language bring the holidays to life f /5. This Hanukkah marks the fifteenth season of Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season, one of NPR's most popular holiday programs.

The show has built a large /5. A Hanukkah Anthology. (Revised and newly formatted edition, handy new size: " x ", this popular book was originally published under the title Light in the Darkness). LIGHT provides in-depth, biblical understanding while demonstrating why the celebration of Hanukkah is.

A fun book of Hanukkah crafts and activities. Ages Light the Lights by Margaret Moorman (Scholastic, ). This book about an interfaith holiday celebration tells of Emma, a girl whose family gladly observes both Hanukkah and Christmas.

Reading aloud, ages Chapter Books Hanukkah Fun by Judy Bastyra (Kingfisher, ). A crafts book. This short book provides a great brief introduction to a wonderful world of hanukkah photos are annotated with biblical text.

Serious readers will find Luminous Art: Hanukkah Menorahs of The Jewish Museum a more complete, informative and bigger book, and Lighting the Way to Freedom: Treasured Hanukkah Menorahs of Early Israel to contain many more historically relevant photos/5.

The story of Hanukkah is preserved in the books of the First and Second Maccabees, which describe in detail the re-dedication of the Temple in Jerusalem and the lighting of the menorah. These books are not part of the canonized Tanakh (Hebrew Bible) used by modern Jews, though the Catholic and Orthodox Churches consider them part of the Old ed by: Jews.

11 Must-Read Middle Grade Books for Hanukkah 7 Hanukkah Books for Kindergarteners Hanukkah Books for Independent Readers Hanukkah Books for Interfaith Families. See all PJ Library Hanukkah selections here.

Grownups can also listen to holiday-themed stories from celebrated authors with the Hanukkah Lights: Stories of the Season series from NPR.

The Hanukkah celebration revolves around the kindling of a nine-branched menorah, known in Hebrew as the hanukiah. On each of the holiday’s eight nights, another candle is added to. The Festival of Lights: 18 Mighty Girl Hanukkah Books Posted on Novem by Katherine A Mighty Girl's favorite Hanukkah stories starring Mighty Girls.

This year, Hanukkah, the winter Festival of Lights, begins in just a few short weeks on December 2. Introduction The Books of the Maccabees, which record the origins of the Hanukkah story and of the Hasmonean dynasty, are represented by Josephus in the Jewish Antiquities, Book 12 Chapter 5 through Book 13 Chapter 7.

These chapters are primarily a compressed version of the First Book of Maccabees, supplemented by some material from the Second Book of Maccabees War 1with some. THE NIGHT BEFORE HANUKKAH Read Aloud ~ Hanukkah Stories for Kids ~ Bedtime Story Read Along Books Grandma's House.

Shmelf the Hanukkah Elf ~ kids books read aloud. The book of 2 Maccabees explicitly mentions this as the reason for eight days of Hanukkah. The second reason for eight days was as a sort of "Second Sukkot".

In Numbers 9 it says that if someone fails to partake of the Passover sacrifice in the First Month they can observe a Second Passover in the Second Month.

Share the traditions and history of Hanukkah with your class through these 13 books about the Festival of Lights. From learning about family traditions like making applesauce and latkes to discovering the rich history behind this important holiday, use these books to teach your class all about Hanukkah.

A Different Light, vol. 2: The Big Book of Hanukkah Perspectives from historians, rabbis, philosophers, Zionists, Jewish movements, kabbalists; and modern Jewish heroes. by Noam Zion and Barbara Spector x11, p, softcover only. $ “The best and richest Hanukkah anthology extant — a treasury of traditional and modern articles.Hanukkah In The Book of Maccabees Welcome to Part 2 of our series The Miracles, Mysteries and Histories of Hanukkah!

In the first part of this series we did not elaborate on the horrors committed by Antiochus IV, nor did we discuss at length the mighty triumphs of the Maccabees.Get this from a library!

The Hanukkah book. [Mae Rockland Tupa] -- Examines the origins and evolution of Hanukkah, the lights, food and decorations for celebrations at home, and .