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Good Morning, Mr Gedalyahu

“Don’t sell me what I don’t need,” the animals say to Mr. Gedalyahu.   Shlomit Cohen-Assif uses rhyme to invite us to think about what we need and what matters to us—and she doesn’t forget to leave room for dreams.

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A Good Day

A bird, dog, fox and squirrel start off their day "on the wrong foot": one loses its nut, the other gets its leash tangled, the fox cannot find its mother, and the bird loses a prized tail feather. We can all identify with the feeling that a day gone wrong stirs in us: when the children wake up ...

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That One!

Babies and toddlers aren’t the only ones who struggle to express themselves. We’ve all experienced that feeling of frustration when we can’t get anyone to comprehend what we mean. Is there anyone who won’t identify with Dad in this story, as he tries to understand Noam? The story gives the ...

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The Lion and the Mouse

For many years the parable on the lion and the mouse travelled from one country to another, and many have read it in Aesop and La Fontaine collections. Like many folk tales told by different cultures in various forms, so this simple story of two animals touches upon important human and universal ...

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Two Ducks

The song Two Ducks (Barvazayim) has been delighting generations of infants in Israel since the 1950s. In just a few words and some simple rhymes the song describes the relationship between Ephraim's grandmother and a pair of fun-loving ducks. The two ducks compare the length of their necks, play ...

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The Bridge Tale

Everyone wants to live in peace with their surroundings—but quarrels are part of life, especially the lives of young children. Sometimes when two friends quarrel, they need outside help to make peace. This beloved folk-tale, retold by Shlomo Abbas, tells the story of one such quarrel and teaches ...

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The Clock

How is a song born? This fictional story of little Levin and the cuckoo clock was inspired by the well-known children's rhyme Shaon Ben Hayil ("The Valiant Clock"), written by one of Hebrew children's literature's founding fathers, Levin Kipnis.

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Challah for Shabbat (Original title in English: “It’s Challah Time!”)

The children in the story are preparing for Shabbat: they bake challot, and carry out their own festive Kabbalat Shabbat ceremony together in the classroom. Young children can take part in the excitement and preparations for Shabbat at home too. The scents and flavors, slower pace, family time and ...

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Tail for Yoav

By observing their surroundings, young children get to know themselves, and discern the similarities and differences between them and those around them. That is how Yoav notices that, unlike the animals he comes across, he has no tail. His mother helps him get his own tail in the simplest way.

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The Magnificent Tree

Pop's big, creative ideas, and his granddaughter Bonny's organized planning, make their dream come true – a warm and inviting home for all the local birds.

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