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The jar of fools : eight Hanukkah stories from Chelm

Author: Eric A Kimmel; Mordicai Gerstein
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Drawing on traditional Jewish folklore, these Hanukkah stories relate the antics of the people of Chelm, thought--perhaps incorrectly--to be a town of fools.
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Genre/Form: Local author
Short stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric A Kimmel; Mordicai Gerstein
ISBN: 0823414639 9780823414635
OCLC Number: 43083189
Description: 56 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm
Contents: The jar of fools --
How they play dreidel in Chelm --
Sweeter than honey, purer than oil --
The knight of the golden slippers --
Silent Samson, the Maccabee --
The magic spoon --
The soul of a menorah --
Wisdom for sale.
Responsibility: by Eric A. Kimmel ; illustrated by Mordicai Gerstein.

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Drawing on traditional Jewish folklore, these Hanukkah stories relate the antics of the people of Chelm, thought--perhaps incorrectly--to be a town of fools.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-06-25) Good Permalink

     A collection of 8 short stories that relate to Hanukkah from the town of Chelm - a place supposedly made of fools. Delightful!!  The Magic Spoon is my favorite. There are a few color illustrations, and I will recommend this book for 3 - 8 grade level, as well as teachers...
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