Yom Ha-Zikaron and Yom Ha-Atzma'ut

YOM HA-ZIKARON AND YOM HA-ATZMA'UT

  On Yom Ha-Zikaron, (the Day of Remembrance), the fourth of Iyar, we honor and remember all the soldiers who were killed defending Israel and fought to create a strong, independent homeland for the Jewish people. On Yom Ha-Atzma'ut, (Israel's Independence Day), the fifth of Iyar, we celebrate with parties and parades the founding of the Jewish State of Israel on May 14, 1948.

Suggested Library/LRC Resources

K - 2nd Grade

3rd - 4th Grade

5th - 7th Grade

Young Adult and Adult

Online Material

Title
Author
Kindergarten, First, and Second Grade Classes
3 Falafels in my Pita Friedman, Maya
Aleph-Bet Israel Armeland, Galia
And Shira Imagined Carmi, Giora
Chicken Man Edwards, Michelle
The Colors of Israel Raz, Rachel
Dinosaur Goes to Israel Rauchwerger, Diane Levin
Ella's Trip to Israel Newman, Vivian
First Rain Herman, Charlotte
Good Night Israel Jasper, Mark
Hare and Tortoise Race Across Israel Gehl, Laura
Israel Is . . . Topek, Susan Remick
It's Israel's Birthday Dietrick, Ellen
Jodie's First Dig Levine, Anna
Let's Talk About the Jewish Holidays Kripke, Dorothy K.
Let's Visit Israel Groner, Judyth Saypol
Meg Goldberg on Parade Rosenbaum, Andria
My Cousin Tamar Lives in Israel Abraham, Michelle
Sammy Spider's First Trip to Israel Rouss, Sylvia
Shalom Everybodeee! Balsley, Tilda
Shmulik Paints the Town Rose, Lisa
Snow in Jerusalem DaCosta, Deborah
Stork's Landing Lehman-Wilzig, Tami
Yaffa and Fatima Gilani-Willliams, Fawzia
Zvuvi's Israel Lehman-Wilzig, Tami
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Third and Fourth Grade Classes
The Brothers' Promise Harber, Frances
The Cats on Ben Yehuda Street Stampler, Ann
Dani on the Kibbutz (Children of Israel) Weingrad, Bracha
Galilee (Let's Go Explore) Zondervan
Ilan Ramon: Israel's First Astronaut Stone, Tanya Lee
Israel (My First Look At Countries) Richardson, Adele
The Jewish Holiday Book: Over One Hundred and Fifty Craft Ideas,  Decorations, Recipes, Toys, and Games to Help Celebrate the Holidays of the Jewish Calendar Lazar, Wendy
Jewish Holidays All Year Round Cooper, Ilene
Jewish Holidays Cookbook: Festive Meals for Celebrating the Year Bloomfield, Jill C.
Joshua's Dream Segal, Sheila
Let's Talk About the Jewish Holidays Kripke, Dorothy
Looking at Israel (Looking at Countries) Pohl, Kathleen
Children of Israel Gold Alethea
One City, Two Brothers Smith, Chris
Stork's Landing Lehman-Wilzig, Tami
Welcome to Israel (Countries of the World) Costain, Meredith
Yaffa and Fatima Gilani-Williams, Fawzia
Yuvi's Candy Tree Simpson, Lesley
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Fifth through Seventh Grade Classes
The Book of the Jewish Year: Celebrations, Customs, Feasts and Fasts      Wylen, Stephen M.
The Energizing Jewish Holidays for Children Peterseil, Gedalia
The Family Treasury of Jewish Holidays Drucker, Malka
Israel (Discovering Cultures) Roy, Jennifer
Jerusalem of Gold Schwartz, Howard
The Jewish Holiday Book: Over One Hundred and Fifty Craft Ideas,
Decorations, Recipes, Toys, and Games to Help Celebrate the
Holidays of the Jewish Calendar
Lazar, Wendy
Jewish Holidays All Year Round     Cooper, Ilene
Jewish Holidays and Festivals: A Book for Young People Which Tells in Simple Language the Stories, Significance, Practices, Ceremonies and
Prayers of the Jewish Holidays
Margolis, Dr. Isidor
Jewish Holidays Cookbook: Festive Meals for Celebrating the Year Bloomfield, Jill C.
The Kids' Catalog of Jewish Holidays     Adler, David A.
Meet Our New Student From Israel Saul, Laya
Understanding Jewish Holidays and Customs: Historical and Contemporary    Scharfstein, Sol
Welcome to Israel (Countries of the World) Costain, Meredith
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Young Adult and Adult Books
Abba Evan Siniver, Asaf
Accidental Soldier Sasson, Dorit
All Russians love birch trees Grjasnowa, Olga
Ally Oren, Michael B.
Annonymous Soldiers Hoffman, Bruce
Asylum city Shoham, Liad
The Bus on Jaffa Road Kelly, Mike
The case against academic boycotts of Israel Nelson, Cary (editor)
Celebrating the Jewish Year: The spring and summer Holidays Steinberg, Paul
Israel Gordis, Daniel
The Jewish Family Fun Book: Holiday Projects, Everyday Activities, and Travel Ideas with Jewish Themes Dardashti, Danielle
The Jewish Holiday Home Companion: A Parent's Guide to Family
Celebration
Mandelkern, Nicolas
Killing a King Ephron, Dan
Like Dreamers Klein Halevi, Yossi
Living a Jewish Life: Jewish Traditions, Customs, and Values for
Today's Families
Diamant, Anita
Lioness Klagsbrun, Francine
My Promised Land Shavit, Ari
The Nazi hunters Bascomb, Neal
No rooms for small dreams Peres, Shimon
The Offer:  Dreams and Declarations, Triumps an Tragedies Lasky, Jesse L.
Suddenly Love Apelfed, Aharon
Trouble in the Tribe Waxman, Dov
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DVDs and CDs
Israel DVD ISR
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Online
My Jewish Learning - Yom  Ha'atzmaut:  Israel Independence Day Article about the holiday
Israel Great links for kids about Israel
Yom Ha'atzmaut for Kids Article and printable activities for kids.
6 Ways to Celebrate  Israel Activity ideas about Israel for both parents and teachers
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