- ISBN 9781426300189 / 1426300182
- Title Celebrate Passover: With Matzah, Maror, and Memories
- Author Deborah Heiligman
- Category Worship, Rites & Ceremonies
- Format Hardcover
- Year 2007
- Pages 32
- Publisher National Geographic Society
- Imprint National Geographic Society
- Language English
- Dimensions 225mm x 9mm x 260mm
The most celebrated holiday in the Jewish year, Passover commemorates the Exodus of Hebrew slaves from Egypt to freedom over 3,500 years ago. This colorful book explores the many forms that this weeklong celebration takes worldwide. Deborah Heiligman's rich text details the long lavish meals called “seders, ” at which Exodus is recalled in ritual, prayer, song, and story. The historical significance of the food at these Passover feasts is also explained, and delicious recipes encourage readers to experience the full flavors of this internationally observed holiday. Rabbi Shira Stern's informative note provides parents and teachers with a historical and cultural background of the celebration of Passover.
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Deborah Heiligman worked as a writer and editor at ScholastiDeborah Heiligman worked as a writer and editor at Scholastic Magazine before becoming a full-time writer. She is also tc Magazine before becoming a full-time writer. She is also the author of On the Move, illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell. Ms.he author of On the Move, illustrated by Lizzy Rockwell. Ms. Heiligman lives in Doylestown, PA.
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Bari Weissman received her Masters of Art Education from the Massachusetts Colleed her Masters of Art Education from the Massachusetts Colle