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The Jewish Festivals: A Guide to Their History and Observance

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Publisher Comments:

Long considered a classic for its rich portrait of the diversity and depth of Jewish observance, this account of the orgins and development of the Jewish holidays also provides a fascinating and useful guide to the rituals, customs, and ceremonies practiced by Jews throughout history in all parts of the world.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 287-311) and index.

About the Author

Hayyim Schauss taught for more than twenty-five years at the Jewish Teachers Seminary in New York and at the College of Jewish Studies and the University of Judaism in Los Angeles. He was the author of many books and articles on the Jewish religion and its customs, ceremonies and folklore.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780805209372
Introduction:
Kushner, Harold S.
Author:
Shoys, Hayim
Author:
Schauss, Hayyim
Author:
Kushner, Harold S.
Publisher:
Schocken Books Inc
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Judaism - General
Subject:
Religion
Subject:
Holidays - Jewish
Subject:
Judaism
Subject:
Judaism - History
Subject:
Fasts and feasts
Subject:
Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.
Subject:
Judaism-Observance and Holidays
Subject:
judaism;religion;holidays
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
176 (1995)
Publication Date:
19960931
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.7 in 0.65 lb

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