Author: Lesli Koppelman Ross
Publisher: Jason Aronson, Incorporated
Release Date: 2000-10-01
This innovative how-to guide and reference book on the Jewish holidays provides a well-rounded foundation for both knowledge and action. Unlike many books of its kind, Celebrate! The Complete Jewish Holidays Handbook is nondenominational and comprehensive in approach. The author includes the historical development, religious importance, and personal significance of each Jewish holy day in a way that is useful to both beginners and those well versed in Jewish practice. The richness and depth of Jewish tradition, with a full range of information on why and how to celebrate, is presented in a lively, warm, and user-friendly manner.
Updated information and unbiased, developmentally appropriate strategies and activities to celebrate, rather than exclude, diversity, traditions, and holidays. Many programs are establishing a "no holiday" policy, but this book shows you how to celebrate and adhere to school policy. Among other topics, it includes evaluating holiday activities for appropriateness, addressing commercialism and stereotypes, involving families, and developing inclusive policies. Julie Bisson provides training on subjects ranging from culturally relevant and anti-bias curriculum to holiday curriculum. Louise Derman-Sparks has worked for over fifty years on issues of diversity, social justice, and activism in early childhood.
Publisher: Creative Pub International
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Presents step-by-step, illustrated instructions for approximately seventy crafts for New Year's Day, Valentine's Day, St. Patrick's Day, Passover, Easter, Mother's Day, Father's Day, Independence Day, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas.
Author: Women of Faith,
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
Release Date: 2012-02-20
“...Be happy and full of joy, because the Lord has done a wonderful thing.” Joel 2:21 (NCV) What does it take to be happy? We spend so much of our lives waiting to be happy. When I meet Mr. Right . . . when the kids are grown . . . when I retire . . . What are you waiting for? Right here, right now, even in the midst of the challenges you face every day, there is so much to appreciate and enjoy. It’s a matter of perspective—knowing where (and how) to look for the blessings God has given us. Join us and start noticing the joys hiding in plain sight. You’ll find there’s plenty to celebrate! Through this study, women will discover the hidden joys in life no matter the circumstances, learn to live with an attitude of gratitude, and find the secrets to contentment and hope. Features: Twelve weeks of Bible study Questions for discussion Leader’s Guide included for leading your small group study
Illustrated with photographs and diagrams, this text is divided into easily digestible paragraphs, whilst highlighting key words. It includes suggestion boxes throughout that provide activities and tips for reader, whilst a spread at the back for teachers and parents give activity suggestions and advice on how to use the book with children.
Author: Josh MacPhee
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
Release Date: 2010-11-09
The best way to learn history is to visualize it! Since 1998, Josh MacPhee has commissioned and produced over one hundred posters by over eighty artists that pay tribute to revolution, racial justice, women's rights, queer liberation, labor struggles, and creative activism and organizing. Celebrate People's History! presents these essential moments—acts of resistance and great events in an often hidden history of human and civil rights struggles—as a visual tour through decades and across continents, from the perspective of some of the most interesting and socially engaged artists working today. Celebrate People's History includes artwork by Cristy Road, Swoon, Nicole Schulman, Christopher Cardinale, Sabrina Jones, Eric Drooker, Klutch, Carrie Moyer, Laura Whitehorn, Dan Berger, Ricardo Levins Morales, Chris Stain, and more.
Time to celebrate! With one purpose only-to bring family and friends together-Sheila Lukins presents Celebrate!, a full-color extravaganza of a book with 46 festive menus, 350 foolproof, with-a-twist recipes in the Silver Palate style, 200 color photographs, and throughout, the passion that's made her one of America's most creative cooks and best-loved food writers. Here are menus to re-energize traditional holidays-for Thanksgiving serve Maple Ginger Turkey with a piquant Cornbread Chorizo Stuffing. Menus that will turn impromptu gatherings into yearly events--a hearty selection of bowl foods for Super Bowl Sunday, a red-white-and-blue menu for a Memorial Day barbecue, an easy weekday Cozy Dinner for Two. And menus that will inspire whole new reasons to throw a party--The Big Raise (featuring a Blushing Lobster Cocktail), When Spring Has Sprung, The First Summer Tomatoes, a Celebrate Morocco Dinner with Moorish Carrot Soup, Lamb Tagine, Orange Flower Sorbet. Celebrate! is a blueprint for joy, making any time the right time to celebrate and showing just how to pull it off.
A major happening in Northeast Georgia in the early 1900s completely changed the future of the mountains. Bennie, a teenage mother, bravely decides to give up her familiar mountain home and move to the strange new town of Helen. She learns how the giant sawmill is operated and faces religious bigotry concerning her woods child. Bennie is beginning to like what Helen offers when her cousin is brutally murdered. She is adjusting to this last major change in her life when she learns that her childhood friend is in jail. Bennies daughter, Katherine, moves to Atlanta during the Great Depression. She searches for a way she can restore the mountains and lessen her mothers sadness, but a single woman cant do anything. Franklin Delano Roosevelt offers hope for the mountains, but its a wild idea. Celebrate shares the tale of single mothers search to find happiness for her special daughter within the confines of a sawmill town in Georgia at the beginning of the twentieth century. Alma Bowens intimate knowledge of the history of Georgias mountains and the ways of its people are reflected in Celebrate! Her book expertly weaves the rich history of the town of Helen throughout her storyline, relating the peoples strengths and frailties. Its a well-written must-read for anybody interested in a good story based on real history. Johnny Vardeman, long-time writer of Northeast Georgia history and retired executive editor of The Times of Gainesville.