"It is a fine thing to be joyful. And is anything more joyful than coming home after a long journey? I'm going to tell you a story about a song and a journey home that took two thousand years!" So begins this charming picture book, which brings to life the real history of "Hava Nagila"-a song that is sung at Jewish simchas and baseball games alike!Rosalind C. Kaye (Illustrator) Fran Manushkin is the author of 'Come, Let Us Be Joyful!: The Story of Hava Nagila', published 2000 under ISBN 9780807407318 and ISBN 0807407313.