Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With Honey, Prayers, and the Shofar by Deborah Heiligman
  

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Celebrate Rosh Hashanah With Honey, Prayers, and the Shofar by Deborah Heiligman

Celebrate Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur examines how these Jewish High Holy Days are celebrated worldwide. Rosh Hashanah, known as the Jewish New Year, is a time for reflection and resolution. On Yom Kippur, also called the Day of Atonement, Jews fast, pray, and ask God's forgiveness for their sins. Deborah Heiligman's lively first-person text introduces readers to the sounding of the shofar, the holidays' greeting cards, prayers, and special foods. Rabbi Shira Stern's informative note puts the High Holy Days into wider historical and cultural context for parents and teachers. National Geographic supports K-12 educators with ELA Common Core Resources.Visitwww.natgeoed.org/commoncorefor more information.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Deborah Heiligman
More books by Deborah Heiligman

Publisher

National Geographic Society

Publication date

31st August 2007

ISBN

9781426300776


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