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A Rosh Hashanah Story by I. L. Peretz
by Eric A. Kimmel
Jill Weber, Illustrator

Reinforced | 32 pages | 10 x 8 | US$ 16.95
ISBN: 9780823420209 | 07-01-2009

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Judaica
Recommendations: A, K, PW, SLJ

About the Book
Award-winning author Eric A. Kimmel's whimsical retelling of this Rosh Hashanah tale, paired with Jill Weber?s charming illustrations, will take readers to a higher place.

Every year, just before Rosh Hashanah, the rabbi of Nemirov disappears. The villagers are certain their rabbi flies up to heaven to speak with God. Where else would such a great and holy man go just before the fate of every soul is decided for the coming year? But a skeptical Litvak scoffs at the villagers, claiming miracles cannot happen. He vows to discover the rabbi's secret, but what he witnesses an enormous act of human compassion will make any doubter believe.

Listen to Eric A. Kimmel read the book!