Topic of the day: Hanukkah.
to introduce the history, meaning and traditions of the holiday Hanukkah.
to introduce a hero, Judah Maccabee, in the story of Hanukkah.
to introduce the legend about the miracle of oil in the Temple of Jerusalem.
Story: Harvest Of Light by Allison Ofanansky .
Project: Making Hanukkiah out of popsicle sticks and construction paper.
Suggestion for family activities: Share with your children your childhood experience celebrating Hanukkah. Ask your child: Why did Jewish people fight the King Antiochous? What did the King not allow the Jewish people to do?