Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman and Dr. Ron Wolfson
Photographs by Bill Aron
Foreword by Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso
A colorful, fun-to-read introduction that
explains the ways and whys of
Jewish worship, faith, and
What You Will See Inside a Synagogue will:
Satisfy kids’ curiosity about
what goes on in synagogues attended by their friends,
broadening awareness of other faiths at an important age when
opinions and prejudices can first form.
Provide Jewish children with a
deeper understanding of the practices of their own religious
Give children the opportunity to
ask questions, making them more active participants.
full-page photographs set the scene for concise but informative
descriptions of what is happening, the objects used, the clergy
and laypeople who have specific roles, the spiritual intent of
the believers, and more.
The What You
Will See Inside… series is
designed to show children ages 6–10 the Who, What, When,
Where, Why, and How of traditional houses of worship, liturgical
celebrations, and rituals of different world faiths, empowering
them to respect and understand their own religious
traditions—and those of their friends and neighbors.
“Lucid text … spacious,
attractive design welcomes the reader into both the spiritual
and cultural world of Judaism. For all multicultural and
“A visual, informative introduction
to the traditions of Jewish faith and