This new collection brings together fifteen classic Jewish folk tales. These include some of the fichest stories of Jewish tradition from countries the world over, including France, Turkey, Israel, Yemen, Egypt, and Iraq, thus opening up new worlds for young readers.
A Coat for the MoonAnd Other Jewish Stories
By Howard Schwartz and Barbara Rush
Illustrated by: Michael Iofin
(81 Pages)Ages 8-11, 12+ Publisher: Jewish Publication Society, 1999
Wach tale, magnificently illustrated with a pen and ink drawing, reveals a specific Jewish value handed down from one generation to the next. Whether emphasizing the sanctity of keeping one's vows or demonstrating the importance of giving charity, the stories foster a deep respect for other peoples and cultures withile teaching the wonders of Jewish heritage and tradition.
This collection includes among others: "The Lamp on the Mountain" "The Witch Barusha" "The Sabbath Walking Stick" and "The Fisherman and the Silver Fish."