By Armstrong Sperry
Maftu was once fearful of the ocean. It had taken his mom whilst he was once a child, and it looked as if it would him that the ocean gods sought vengeance at having been cheated of Mafatu. So, notwithstanding he used to be the son of the nice leader of Hikueru, a race of Polynesians who worshipped braveness, and he used to be named Stout center, he feared and kept away from tha sea, until everybody branded him a coward. while he might not undergo their scoffs and jibes, he decided to beat that worry or be conquered-- so he went off in his canoe, on my own with the exception of his little puppy and puppy albatross. A typhoon gave him his first problem. Then days on a desolate tract island chanced on him ingenious past his personal expectation. this is often the tale of the way his braveness grew and the way he ultimately back domestic. it is a legend. It occurred decades in the past, yet even this day the folk of Hikueru sing this tale and inform it over their night fires.
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Traditional Jewish homes may keep a tzedakah box for collecting coins. During Hanukkah, since children usually receive gifts, some families perform tzedakah to teach that giving is as important as receiving. Hebrew letter number In Jewish lore, each is assigned a . The word chai meaning “life” or “good luck,” has a value of 18; any multiple of 18 is commonly considered a lucky number. To my aunts and uncles, Selma and Herman Krauss and Edna and Albert Rettig: May your candles burn bright! —L. K.
L. K. M. For Dr. Désiré Amsellem. who was a very dear friend. And many thanks to The Museum of Art and History of Judaism in Paris. —E. S. Text © 2010 by Laura Krauss Melmed. Illustrations © 2010 by Elisabeth Schlossberg. All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Melmed, Laura Krauss. Eight winter nights : a family Hanukkah book / by Laura Krauss Melmed ; illustrated by Elisabeth Schlossberg.