The Shema in the Mezuzah by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
Listening to Each Other

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The townspeople have mezuzahs but cannot agree on how to put them up on their doorways. To end their arguing, they consult the wise rabbi of the town, who advises them to carefully read the Shema in the mezuzah to find the answer.
 

About Sandy Eisenberg Sasso

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Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, author of the award-winning, best-selling God's Paintbrush (over 100,000 sold), In God's Name (over 80,000 sold), For Heaven's Sake, Cain & Abel and other books, is rabbi of Congregation Beth-El Zedeck in Indianapolis. She is active in the interfaith community and has written and lectured on the renewal of spirituality and the discovery of religious imagination in children of all faiths. Joani Keller Rothenberg holds an M.A. in art therapy from Leslie College and works extensively with children as an art therapist. She is also the illustrator of Sassos Cain & Abel: Finding the Fruits of Peace.
 
Published August 23, 2012 by Jewish Lights. 32 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Annie knows it’s important in Jewish homes to have a mezuzah in the doorway, with the words of the Shema prayer (the affirmation of Judaism) enclosed on special paper.

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Sasso, a rabbi and author (God’s Paintbrush), uses a 12th-century rabbinic tale to teach a simple point about listening and compromise. Two groups of people bring their argument to a rabbi, asking him

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Sandy Eisenberg Sasso is a creative, dependable, and inspiring children's book author.

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