Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.