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By Marian Broida

ISBN-10: 1556524579

ISBN-13: 9781556524578

Children can try out their hand at re-creating historic Israelite culture—along with the cultures in their acquaintances, the Philistines and Phoenicians—in a fashion that would supply viewpoint on present occasions. The ebook covers a key interval from the Israelites’ payment in Canaan in 1200 B.C.E. to their go back from exile in Babylonia in 538 B.C.E. This a part of the center East—no better than modern day Michigan—was the birthplace of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. greater than 35 initiatives contain stomping grapes into juice, development a version Phoenician buying and selling send, creating a Philistine headdress, and writing on a damaged clay pot. Israelites', Phoenicians', and Philistines' writing and languages, the best way they outfitted their houses, the foodstuff they ate, the garments they wore, and the paintings they did, and naturally, their many attention-grabbing tales, are all explored.

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But can you imagine any problems? For example: What food can you prepare in advance that wouldn’t spoil in the summer heat? What if you’re sick and need extra heat and food, and your fire goes out? Should you milk animals on the Sabbath? ) Keeping the Sabbath meant planning for all these possibilities. People were allowed to care for babies, serve meals, and milk animals. Still, the Sabbath was mostly a time for rest. As much as possible, things were done in advance or put off for another day. 44 sacrifices were burned on altars.

The British Museum. 17 0X ————————————————————————————————————————————— In these pictures, women wear long, straight, sleeveless dresses. Headscarves trail down their backs. Some of the men wear knee-length garments with short sleeves and fringed sashes. Turbans cover their heads, with a fringed end dangling over one ear. The men have short curly hair. Some have beards but not mustaches; others are clean-shaven. Older children dress exactly like their parents. Younger children wear simple, straight, ankle-length gowns or nothing at all.

Besides milk, the Israelites drank water, wine, and probably grape juice. Other foods included 36 X ————————————————————————————————————————————— 0 This ibex (a type of wild goat) lives in a modern Israeli nature preserve. Ancient Israelite hunters sometimes shot ibex, deer, and antelope for food. Photo by Dan and Sis Polin. In this photo taken about 75 years ago, a woman from Palestine carried an enormous bundle of twigs. Gathering fuel was a never-ending job. Courtesy of the Palestine Exploration Fund.

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