HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Poems for Jewish Holidays by MYRA LIVINGSTON
Loading...

Poems for Jewish Holidays

by MYRA LIVINGSTON

Other authors: Lloyd Bloom (Illustrator)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
493238,224 (3)None

None.

None
Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Showing 3 of 3
Jewish Religion can be different than most others. This book is different poems that relate to the Jewish religion. I think this book is interesting because if you didn't know anything about this religion, this would be a great book to read through. The book talks about Rosh-ha-Shanah and Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Purim, Passover, Shabbat, and much more. ( )
  emilyann93 | Sep 30, 2014 |
I think this was such a great book, as it strongly covers the twelve holidays of the Jewish religion. Poems for Jewish Holidays, was well developed with descriptive language. The “fresh moon” on Rosh ha-Shana eve, the “festoons of grape, apple, pear” on Sukkot, the “shining light of one brave candle” on Hanukkah, and the “fat little three cornered pies” on Purim are among many images captured within the book. You really get a feel and can have a pictorial imagination of what each holiday is like. Next, the illustrator’s images highlight and convey the different moods of the different Jewish holidays. The illustrations vividly capture the joy of each Jewish celebration and the experience that comes with it. Lastly, the poetic language is driven with emotion. This powerful poetic language allows the reader to grasp the solemnity of each holiday, as Hebrew (the Jewish language) is incorporated within the poem. Overall, the main idea of this book is following the traditions of each Jewish holiday while enjoying the experience that comes with it. ( )
  fwaldm1 | Mar 13, 2014 |
I love this compilation of poetry. Not only did I learn about the various Jewish holidays, but I learned about the language they use to celebrate. People of the Jewish faith really respect their religion. ( )
  ckarmstr1 | Oct 25, 2011 |
Showing 3 of 3
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
MYRA LIVINGSTONprimary authorall editionscalculated
Bloom, LloydIllustratorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English

None

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0823406067, Hardcover)

A collection of sixteen poems, by twelve contemporary authors, celebrating Jewish holidays such as Yom Kippur and Purim.

(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:13:00 -0400)

A collection of sixteen poems, by twelve contemporary authors, celebrating Jewish holidays such as Yom Kippur and Purim.

Quick Links

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (3)
0.5
1 1
1.5
2 1
2.5
3
3.5
4 1
4.5
5 1

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

About | Contact | Privacy/Terms | Help/FAQs | Blog | Store | APIs | TinyCat | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | Common Knowledge | 125,485,736 books! | Top bar: Always visible