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JEW ISH BOOK ANNUAI.
P u r d y , S u s a n
G
old
.
Jewish holiday cookbook.
N ew York,
Watts,
1979, 96 p.
Brief descriptions of major Jewish holidays, followed by easy-to-
follow recipes and menus. Includes exp lanation of kashruth. (Ages
10-14)
R
a b in o w i t z
, S
h o l o m
.
H o liday tales of Sholom A leichem .
Trans, by
Aliza Shevrin. Illus. by Thomas di Grazia. New York, Scribners,
1979. 145 p.
Yiddish flavor and ironic humor remain intact in Shevrin’s ex­
cellent translation of Sholom Aleichem’s holiday stories. (Ages
10 and up)
R
a b in s k y
, L
e a t r ic e
and
G
e r t r u d e
M
a n n
.
Journey of conscience.
New
York. Collins, 1979, 112 p. paper
An account of the trip fifteen American teenagers, two teach­
ers and one “survivor” took to visit the death camps as part of
a high school course on the Holocaust. Essential addition to the
Holocaust collection. (Ages 12 and up)
R
o s e
, A
n n e
.
The triumphs of Fuzzy Fogtop.
Illus.
b y
Tom ie de Paola.
New York, Dial Press, 1979, 32 p.
These Chelm inspired stories focus on one particular noodle-
head: Fuzzy Fogtop, drolly portrayed by de Paola as Fuzzy, con­
vinced that he is correct, mistakenly perceives everything. (Ages
4-8)
R
o s e n
, A
n n e
, J
o n a t h a n
,
and
N
o r m a
.
A fam ily Passover.
Photos by
Laurence Salzmann, Phila., Jewish Publication Society, 1980. unp.
A 10-year-old girl allows us to share her family’s excited antic ipa­
tion as they prepare for and participate in the Sedarim. Ritual,
symbol and meaning are informally explained . (Ages 6-10)
R
u g i i
.
l
, P
e t e r
.
The return of the Golem . A Chanukah s to iy .
New
York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1979. unp.
Folk elements combine with science-fiction to yield a regrettable
corruption of the Golem legend and the Hanukkah tradition.
(Ages 6-10)
S
e g a l
, Y
och f
.
v e d
.
Our Sages showed the way.
Vol. 1. Trans, from the
Hebrew by Esther Falk. Illus. by Naama Northman. New York,
Feldheim, 1979. 223 p.
A collection of stories from the Ta lmud with moral and ethical
content. (Ages 10 and up)
S
h u l e v i t z
,
Ur i.
The treasure.
Illus. by the author. New York, Farrar,
Straus and Giroux, 1979. 27 p.
Adaptation of a Jewish folktale in a simple direct style. Man
finds treasure in his own East European home after traveling afar
in search of it. (Ages 5-8)