Synopses & Reviews
On My Own Holidays takes a look at the history and customs of holidays celebrated around the world. With explanations for many of the customs associated with each holiday, each book will also provide ideas for activities that can be done to celebrate each holiday. The story of Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights, takes readers back more than two thousand years in history. Celebrated each year to remember the destruction and restoration of the temple, a war for freedom, and a miracle, Hanukkah is a special and important holiday for Jews around the world.
Introduces the Jewish Festival of Lights, or Hanukkah, relating the story behind the holiday and how it is celebrated.