New Year at the Pier: A Rosh Hashanah Story

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Izzy s favorite part of Rosh Hashanah is Tashlich, a joyous ceremony in which people apologize for the mistakes they made in the previous year and thus clean the slate as the new year begins. But there is one mistake on Izzy s I m sorry list that he s finding especially hard to say out loud.

Humor, touching moments between family and friends, and lots of information about the Jewish New Year are all combined in this lovely picture book for holiday sharing.
Winner of the Sydney Taylor Gold Medal for best Jewish picture book of the year!"

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HardCover. Pub Date: 2009 Pages: 32 in Publisher: penguin Izzyas favorite part of Rosh Hashanah is Tashlich. a joyous ceremony in which people apologize for the mistakes they made in the previous year and thus clean the slate as the new year begins . But there is one mistake on Izzyas aIam sorrya list that heas finding especially hard to say out loud.Humor. touching moments between family and friends. and lots of information about the Jewish New Year are all combined in this lovely picture book for holiday sharing .

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"A well-crafted introduction to an alternative aspect of the holiday with room for discussion." --"Kirkus Reviews"
* "[T]he empathetic, low-key prose makes important points about personal responsibility without pummeling readers." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review
"A child's perspective on atonement and repentance, expressed in meaningful and childlike ways, is sustained throughout a narrative that emphasizes both personal and communal atonement."--"Association of Jewish Libraries"
"If you are introducing your youngster to the Rosh Hashanah ceremony tashlich, then you'll want to get a copy of"New Year at the Pier.""--"Jewish Woman Magazine"
"Believable family interaction, a good sense of community and some lovely language permeate this very now, very real story."--"JT News"
"[O]ffers an excellent, thorough look at forgiveness during one of the most important holidays of the year."--"Jewish Book World Magazine""

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"A well-crafted introduction to an alternative aspect of the holiday with room for discussion." --"Kirkus Reviews"
* "[T]he empathetic, low-key prose makes important points about personal responsibility without pummeling readers." --"Publishers Weekly," starred review
"A child's perspective on atonement and repentance, expressed in meaningful and childlike ways, is sustained throughout a narrative that emphasizes both personal and communal atonement."--"Association of Jewish Libraries"
"If you are introducing your youngster to the Rosh Hashanah ceremony tashlich, then you'll want to get a copy of"New Year at the Pier.""--"Jewish Woman Magazine"
"Believable family interaction, a good sense of community and some lovely language permeate this very now, very real story."--"JT News"
"[O]ffers an excellent, thorough look at forgiveness during one of the most important holidays of the year."--"Jewish Book World Magazine"

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