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    While standing on one foot

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    While standing on one foot : puzzle stories and wisdom tales from the Jewish tradition

    Jaffe, Nina.

    Eighteen stories taken from thoughout Jewish history, each challening the reader to answer a question or solve a puzzle.

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    When the beginning began

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    When the beginning began : stories about God, the creatures, and us

    Lester, Julius.

    A collection of traditional and original Jewish tales interpreting the Biblical story of the creation of the world.

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    Rachel the clever, and other Jewish folktales

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    Journeys with Elijah

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    Journeys with Elijah : eight tales of the Prophet

    Goldin, Barbara Diamond.

    Presents eight stories about the Old Testament prophet Elijah, set in a variety of time periods and in places all over the world where Jews have lived.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The shadow of a flying bird

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    The shadow of a flying bird : a legend of the Kurdistani Jews

    Gerstein, Mordicai.

    Moses, at the end of his life, refuses to give up his soul to God, who is forced to take it himself with a single kiss.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    While standing on one foot

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    296.1
    JAF

    While standing on one foot : puzzle stories and wisdom tales from the Jewish tradition

    Jaffe, Nina.

    Eighteen stories taken from thoughout Jewish history, each challening the reader to answer a question or solve a puzzle.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    The uninvited guest and other Jewish holiday tales

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    JAF

    The uninvited guest and other Jewish holiday tales

    Jaffe, Nina.

    Includes background information and retellings of traditional tales from Jewish folklore and legend related to major holidays, such as Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Hanukkah, and Purim.

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    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    Feathers

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    Feathers

    Gordon, Ruth, 1933-

    When the town bath house burns down, the foolish citizens of Chelm worry about the safety of the money they must collect to build a new one.

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    The way meat loves salt

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    JAF

    The way meat loves salt : a Cinderella tale from the Jewish tradition

    Jaffe, Nina.

    In this Eastern European Jewish variant of the Cinderella story, the youngest daughter of a rabbi is sent away from home in disgrace, but thanks to the help of the prophet Elijah, marries the son of a renowned scholar and is reunited with her family. Includes words and music to a traditional Yiddish wedding song.

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    Onions and garlic

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    KIM

    Onions and garlic : an old tale

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    The youngest of a merchant's three sons proves that he is not as foolish as he was thought to be when he trades a sackful of onions for a fortune in diamonds.

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    Raisel's riddle

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    Raisel's riddle

    Silverman, Erica.

    A Jewish version of the Cinderella story, in which a poor but educated young women captivates her "Prince Charming" a rabbi's son, at a Purim ball.

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    The wooden sword

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    The wooden sword : a Jewish folktale from Afghanistan

    Stampler, Ann Redisch.

    Impressed by a poor Jewish shoemaker's belief that God will ensure everything turns out as it should, a shah in Kabul, Afghanistan, devises a series of hardships to test the man's faith.

    Due 11/07/19

    Non-Fiction - ElementaryNon-Fiction - Elementary

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    When Shlemiel went to Warsaw and other stories

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    When Shlemiel went to Warsaw and other stories

    Singer, Isaac Bashevis, 1904-

    This collection of eight stories, some inspired by traditional Jewish tales, includes parables, comedies, fantasies, and tales of witchcraft.

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    Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

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