Part Three: Blessings
Before their dinner, the two families each share a blessing and then share stories about the family traditions they enjoy. After Martin and Sylvia's family is invited to attend the naming ceremony of Basim Hadid, their newborn third child — Rami tells a folktale about an old man and woman who changed the world by opening their doors to all strangers.
Projects, Crafts, and Recipes for this Story
Sparkle Kitchen: Kebabs
In The Welcoming Feast, a three-part Martin & Sylvia collection of stories, Daddy's new colleague, Rami Hadid, and his family are coming over for dinner. Martin is generally hesitant about meeting new people, but when he learns that the Hadid's are Muslim and that Rami has lots of stories about growing up in Syria, he is very curious.
New "Martin & Sylvia" Collection: "The Welcoming Feast"
The new Martin & Sylvia stories portray a moment of coming together, of welcoming those who may seem - at first - to be quite different.
The Welcoming Feast: A Video Introduction and New Story
This week we hear more from Martin and Sylvia’s new friends, the Hadid family – and their honoring of Ramadan.