Hanukkah Around the World

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Kar-Ben, Aug 1, 2009 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Take a trip to Italy, Uzbekistan, Tunisia, and beyond to see how Hanukkah is celebrated around the world. Join the torch relay in Modi'in, Israel; the Ladino concert in Istanbul, Turkey; and the candle lighting on the beach in Sydney, Australia. Try the delicious and unusual recipes for fried burmelos, latkes, and precipizi that recall the miracle of the little jug of oil in the Hanukkah story.
 

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Hanukkah traditions from several countries are outlined in this compilation of lesser-known commemorative customs. A generic history of the holiday is followed by eight fictional short stories related ... Read full review

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Large format book explains a wide range of Hanukkah traditions. Read full review

Contents

The Holiday That Lights Up Our Life
4
Spin the Dreidel
10
The City That Carries the Torch
12
Something Different Every Day
16
Ocho Candelikas
20
Dancing at Eight Family Feasts
24
Connecting Tisha BAv with Hanukkah
28
Hanukkah in the Park
32
The Competition
36
Honoring Brave Judith
40
Hanukkah Potpourri
44
Glossary
47
About the AuthorAbout the Illustrator
48
Back Cover
50
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Born in the United States, Tami Lehman-Wilzig now lives in Israel. She has a Bachelor's Degree in English Literature and an M.A. in Communications from Boston University. She is one of Israel's leading English language copywriters. Her children's books include Tasty Bible Stories, Keeping the Promise, Passover Around the World, Hanukkah Around the World and Zvuvi's Israel. She lives in Kfar Saba, Israel.

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