Celebrate PassovereBook - 2007
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.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 
Copyright Date: ©2007
Branch Call Number: Internet Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (32 pages) :,color illustrations, color map.
Alternative Title: Celebrate Passover with matzah, maror, and memories [electronic resource]