Gittel's Hands

Written by
Erica Silverman
Illustrated by
Deborah Nourse Lattimore
Ages: 7 to 8 Years
Last Sent to Families: March 2018


With her father constantly boasting about her talents, a young girl named Gittel is asked to perform impossible tasks. She must embroider a matzo cover without a needle and create an Elijah's cup from a silver coin. Just as all seems hopeless, Gittelis rewarded for her kind ways and gentle nature by none other than the prophet Elijah.

What Other Families Say About This Book

"Gittel's Hands is a great book. It teaches a lesson of kindness and faith. As a teacher of primary school children, I loved reading this story to my students. "