Friday, December 15, 2017

Judaism and Chanukah

The Story of Chanukah  As our unit on Judaism and the ancient Hebrews nearing an end, and with the celebration of Chanukah (or Hanukkah) happening now, I thought it would be fitting to learn more about the history and customs related to this important Jewish holiday. To learn more about the story of Chanukah, check out the video below. 

Why do Jewish people celebrate an event that happened so very long ago? Listen as these talented young men explain why through song. 

And in light of our recent poetry unit, what better way to understand the meaning of this important holiday than through a couple of poems. 

Video Treat: "Rugrats Chanukah"  The Rugrats learn about the "The Meaning of Chanukah" in this holiday special.

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