Historic German Jewish children's book goes on sale

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BERLIN (Reuters Life!) – Six and a half decades after the Holocaust, the first Jewish publisher of children's books in Germany will issue its inaugural title on Monday.

Filmmaker and author Myriam Halberstam, a German-American Jew, said she set up "Ariella Books" in May 2010 because there was a lack of children's books on Judaism in Germany.

"A Horse for Hanukkah" -- a humorous story about a horse who wreaks havoc on a family's celebrations during Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights -- is Halberstam's first attempt to cater for Germany's 200,000-strong Jewish community....

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