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Offering concise, straightforward answers to many questions surrounding Jewish life and practice, Rabbi Kolatch describes practically every symbol, custom, and convention relating to the public and personal life of the Jew, and attempts to dispell prevalent misunderstandings and misconceptions pertaining to Jewish observance.

Table of Contents

The early years — Marriage and divorce — Death and mourning — The dietary laws — Objects and garb — The synagogue — Posture and prayer — The Sabbath — Passover — Shavuot — The high holidays — Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, and Simchat Tora — Chanuka — Purim — Minor observances.

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ISBN:
9780824602567
Introduction:
Kolatch, Alfred J.
Author:
Kolatch, Alfred J.
Publisher:
Jonathan David Publishers
Location:
Middle Village, NY :
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Customs and practices
Subject:
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Subject:
Judaism - Rituals & Practice
Subject:
Judaism-Rituals and Practice
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Bibliography: p. 301-304.
Publication Date:
19830831
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
326
Dimensions:
8.79x5.77x1.18 in. 1.26 lbs.

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