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Books About Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur for All Ages

Celebrate the high Jewish holidays with your child by reading these 9 titles.
 
Celebrate
Celebrate
by Judith Gross Illustrated by Bari Weissman

This wonderful, charmingly illustrated book celebrates Jewish holidays all year long. From Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, to Sukkot, the celebration of the harvest, to Hanukkah, the festival of lights, this is the perfect book for families to enjoy together.

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
by David F. Marx

A simple introduction to the autumn Jewish holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, just the right size and length to share with young children.

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
Series: A True Book
by Dana Meachen Rau
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Gershon's Monster
Gershon's Monster
by Eric A. Kimmel Illustrated by Jon J Muth

Gershon was not always the best person he could be. True, the mistakes he made were common, ordinary things: a broken promise, a temper lost for no reason, a little untruth told here and there. But unlike most people, he never regretted them or asked anyone's forgiveness. Why should he?

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Celebrate!
Celebrate!
by Gilda Berger Illustrated by Peter Catalanotto

This rich collection of stories, recipes, and crafts celebrates eight Jewish holidays: Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hanukkah, Purim, Pesach, and Shavuot.

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Sammy Spider's First Yom Kippur
Sammy Spider's First Yom Kippur
by Sylvia A. Rouss Illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn
When Josh breaks the rules and plays ball indoors, he finds himself apologizing not only to his parents, but to Sammy Spider as well. A Yom Kippur story about saying, I'm sorry.
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Rosh Hashanah
Rosh Hashanah
by Julie Murray

Easy-to-read text and colorful photos with informative captions introduce readers to a Jewish holiday, Rosh Hashanah. The origin of Rosh Hashanah is described, as well as its emphasis on repentance and forgiveness.

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Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah
Sammy Spider's First Rosh Hashanah
by Sylvia A. Rouss Illustrated by Katherine Janus Kahn
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How the Rosh Hashanah Challah Became Round
How the Rosh Hashanah Challah Became Round
by Sylvia B. Epstein Illustrated by Hagit Migron
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