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To Be a Jew: A Guide to Jewish Observance in Conremporary Life

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ISBN13: 9780465086320
ISBN10: 0465086322
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This indispensable volume has long been acknowledged as the classic guide to the traditional Jewish laws and customs as they apply to daily life in the contemporary world. The unique treasury of practical information and daily inspiration has long been acknowledged as the classic guide to the ageless heritage of Judaism—Jewish attitudes, Jewish philosophy, and Jewish law.

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This indispensable volume has long been acknowledged as the classic guide to the traditional Jewish laws and customs as they apply to daily life in the contemporary world. The unique treasury of pract

About the Author

Hayim Halevy Donin established himself as an incomparable teacher and interpreter of Jewish law and practice through his classic book To Be a Jew. For twenty years he was Rabbi of Congregation Bnai David in Southfield, Michigan, where he was also Adjunct Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Detroit. Rabbi Donin held a Ph.D. in Education and was also the founder and president of the Akiva Hebrew Day School in Detroit.

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KIER8, June 26, 2008 (view all comments by KIER8)
This is a great highly practical guide for anyone who wants to know how to live as a traditional Jew in contemporary America. Rabbi Donin's book has been used as the primary guide to Judaism by many thousands since its first publication in 1972. It led to two other fine works: To Raise a Jewish Child and To Pray as a Jew. This new addition includes introductory remarks by Yeshiva University's president, Rabbi Dr. Norman Lamm. The book includes notes, suggestions for further reading and study, and an index.
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ISBN:
9780465086320
Author:
Lamm, Norman
Author:
Lamm, Norman
Author:
Donin, Hayim H.
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Judaism - Beliefs Practices Rituals
Subject:
Jewish way of life
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Judaism - Rituals & Practice
Subject:
General Religion
Subject:
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Subject:
Judaism-Rituals and Practice
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
19911031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 13.5 oz

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