The Book of Jonah is read on Yom Kippur, showing us the importance of forgiveness and second chances. We read of God giving the Ninevites a second chance and learn through Jonah’s actions the importance of gratitude and having an appreciatory mindset through life.This Yom Kippur, explore these ideals with Oh No, Jonah! by Tilda Balsley. In this playfully written children’s version of the Book of Jonah, children are introduced to these Jewish principles, showing that everyone deserves the opportunity to change and be forgiven. Come explore Jonah’s journey!
by Max Edwards
illustration by Jago, from Oh No, Jonah!