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ISBN10: 0671873032
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Called and#8220;enrichingand#8221; and and#8220;profoundly movingand#8221; by Elie Wiesel, andlt;I andgt;The Jewish Way andlt;/Iandgt;is a comprehensive and inspiring presentation of Judaism as revealed through its holy days.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In thoughtful and engaging prose, Rabbi Irving Greenberg explains and interprets the origin, background, interconnections, ceremonial rituals, and religious significance of all the Jewish holidays, including Passover, Yom Kippur, Purim, Hanukkah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and Israeli Independence Day. Giving detailed instructions for observanceand#8212;the rituals, prayers, foods, and songsand#8212;he shows how celebrating the holy days of the Jewish calendar not only relives Jewish history but puts one in touch with the basic ideals of Judaism and the fundamental experience of life. andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Insightful, original, and engrossing, andlt;I andgt;The Jewish Way andlt;/Iandgt;is an essential volume that should be in every Jewish home, library, and synagogue.

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In thoughtful and engaging prose, Rabbi Greenberg explains and interprets theorigin, background, ceremonial rituals, and religious significance of all theJewish holidays, showing how they are related to Judaism's central themes andgiving detailed instructions for observing them.

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KIER8, May 26, 2008 (view all comments by KIER8)
Join Rabbi Dr. Greenberg on this journey from fast to feast and from sadness to joy. Now everyone, after reading this book, can grasp the why and how of each special day of the Jewish calendar.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780671873035
Author:
Greenberg, Irving
Publisher:
Touchstone Books
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Jewish way of life
Subject:
Holidays - Jewish
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Fasts and feasts
Subject:
Judaism - Rituals & Practice
Subject:
Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.
Subject:
Judaism-Observance and Holidays
Subject:
high holy days; purim; hanukkah; passover; yom kippur; holocaust remembrance day; israeli independence day; essential jewish literature; jewish holidays; jewish sabbath; shabbat;
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Touchstone ed.
Edition Description:
B102
Series Volume:
103-8
Publication Date:
19930931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
1 calender line drawing
Pages:
464
Dimensions:
8.44 x 5.5 in 18.48 oz

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