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Lights Out Shabbat
Lights out Shabbat PB
Lights Out Shabbat


 
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Shulimson's fantastic debut book is about a grandchild spending a weekend with Bubbie and Zayde celebrates Shabbat during a rare Georgia snowfall when the power goes out.


As this great review  from Publishers Weekly shows:

"Shulimsons first childrens book is a sweet story of a boys overnight visit to his grandparents house. Its an unusual Friday in Georgia, for the lights go out and it snows. According to the rules of Shabbat, no light may be either turned on or off during the Sabbath, so Papa and Nana perform the routine Shabbat celebration, lighting candles, saying prayers, and spending family time appreciating the snow, the stars, and one another in the dark. Told from the boys point of view, the darkened house and the snow are both fun and mysterious, and the familiar rituals he and his grandparents perform together are comforting. Ebbelers illustrations employ rich yellows, greens, and reds, and his casual-seeming strokes underscore the comfortable familial love the characters share. The story captures the essence of Shabbat as a day of rest, of family time, and of giving thanks. When the electricity returns, Papa says, I guess even the lights needed a Shabbat rest. The suggestion of suspense about the duration of the blackout and the boys grandparents calm acceptance of it reminds readers of the mystery of God. Ages 28"

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