The Bedtime Shma

The Bedtime Shma Sarah Gershman
  • Title: The Bedtime Shma
  • Author: Sarah Gershman
  • ISBN: 9780939144549
  • Page: 273
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Bedtime Shma Sarah Gershman The Bedtime Shma The sages of Jewish tradition understood the power of bedtime and wisely put together a Jewish good night book in the form of the Kriat Sh ma al haMitah the Bedtime Sh ma This beautifully illu
    The sages of Jewish tradition understood the power of bedtime and wisely put together a Jewish good night book in the form of the Kriat Sh ma al haMitah, the Bedtime Sh ma This beautifully illustrated adaptation of the Kriat Sh ma is a wonderful introduction to one of the oldest and most fundamental of Jewish prayers.
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    1. We absolutely love this book It s the last book we read before putting our son to sleep At the end, we sign the shema together and down he goes It s a wonderful ritual that we ve established for our family As he gets older, we ll add verses of the shema which are helpfully included in the final pages of the book I intend to give it to friends as a baby gift, just like it was given to us.

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    2. I love this little gem of Jewish prayer for kids It s so soothing that I am reading to myself before I go to bed I guess it s a baby step towards saying the actual prayer s.

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    3. I love this book I just gave it as a baby gift, and the recipient was also in love with the illustrations.The text is or less an adaption of the classic sh ma prayer, without a lot of additional commentary there s one interesting page of commentary at the end of the book It s not exactly geared down to toddlers, but I actually appreciate that it is simply a traditional translation, with gorgeous, mystical illustrations My daughter loves to look at the pictures while we read it, and I l I love th [...]

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    4. One of the best books in children s Jewish literature, it also works well for Christian children This bedtime story works as a prayer for children preparing for bed Questions are asked about their day, providing great opportunities for reflection Comfort and nurturing is provided throughout the book to help the little ones feel comfortable going to sleep at night The illustrations have soft warm glow to them that also helps relax and calm the young reader This book could be used in a classr One [...]

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    5. Audience Students and teachers in grades 1 6 as well as classes studying religions specifically the Jewish religion.Appeal The book is an adaptation of the Sh ma prayer Teachers may need to take care with the religious theme of the book dependent on district regulations The back of the book includes full text psalms and poems written in both Hebrew and English.Award 2008 Sydney Taylor Book Award

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    6. I admit I thought at first that this adaptation of a traditional text was too cute and too artistically fashionable But now it seems to be exactly what we need I think I will want to read it to my son every night for the foreseeable future.

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    7. We love this book It s so beautiful and gives my daugher peace of mind about her world before going to bed.

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    8. Jill Jacobs gave me this book when I was first born I did not read it until the summer of 2011, and I was immediately obsessed.

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