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Books—and more—about Passover

Seder

I am rerunning a previous post with a few additions.

The Jewish holiday of Passover is celebrated with a ceremonial dinner called a Seder. At the heart of the Seder is the story of the Jewish people’s exodus from Egypt. Jews are commanded to retell the story:

You should tell your children that day, saying, ‘It is because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt.’  Continue reading

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Books about Passover

SederThe Jewish holiday of Passover is celebrated with a ceremonial dinner called a Seder. At the heart of the Seder is the story of the Jewish people’s exodus from Egypt. Jews are commanded to retell the story:

You should tell your children that day, saying, ‘It is because of what the Lord did for me when I came out of Egypt.’ 

This passing on of our history and heritage to the children in our lives is important and valuable, and grandparents can play a vital role in this conversation. In this vein, I want to offer you some suggestions of children’s books about Passover. I found a vast array of books about this holiday—most of which were educational and entertaining—so this is just a small selection.  Continue reading