Christmas for Beginners – Day 21

The Maccabees Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               A wicked Greek man named Antiochus Epiphanes came to power and tried to undo all the hard work of the Returnees.  He destroyed the wall they’d built, desecrated the temple and ordered that any found copies of the Torah were to be…

Christmas for Beginners – Day 10

Joshua Just the gist (for small children and others with tiny attention spans):               A man named Joshua led the Israelites across the Jordan River and into the Promised Land where they destroyed the walls of Jericho and took the city.  They conquered all of the Promised Land and divided it up amongst the tribes of Israel.…