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An Invitation to Shabbat: A Beginner's Guide to Weekly Celebration
An Invitation to Shabbat: A Beginner's Guide to Weekly Celebration
by Ruth Perelson
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Explore Shabbat step-by-step and blessing-by-blessing from candle-lighting to Havdalah. Included in this extraordinary guide are blessings, a complete description of Shabbat and its rituals, recipes, a bibliography, and a CD recording for learning the... (read more)

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Season of Our Joy (12 Edition)
Season of Our Joy (12 Edition)
by Arthur O. Waskow
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Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha BAv, this lively, accessible guide provides rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance. Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow explores the meaning of each holiday... (read more)

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Days of Awe: A Treasury of Jewish Wisdom for Reflection, Repentance, and Renewal on the High Holy Days
Days of Awe: A Treasury of Jewish Wisdom for Reflection, Repentance, and Renewal on the High Holy Days
by Shmuel Yosef (edt) Agnon
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Compiled by one of the greatest Hebrew writers of the 20th century and first published in 1948, Days of Awe is the long-acknowledged classic companion to the High Holy Days prayer book. Here in one volume are readings and meditations from the Bible, the... (read more)

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Jewish Holidays
Jewish Holidays
by Michael Strassfeld
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The coeditor of the enormously popular Jewish Catalog help s readers understand more fully the meaning of our holidays and thereby to observe these festivals . . . with a greater devotion and joy.--Rabbi Alexander M... (read more)

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Confronting Vulnerability: The Body and the Divine in Rabbinic Ethics
Confronting Vulnerability: The Body and the Divine in Rabbinic Ethics
by Jonathan Wyn Schofer
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While imparting their ethical lessons, rabbinic texts often employ vivid images of death, aging, hunger, defecation, persecution, and drought. In Confronting Vulnerability, Jonathan Wyn Schofer carefully examines these texts to find out why their... (read more)

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The Everything Judaism Book: A Complete Primer to the Jewish Faith-From Holidays and Rituals to Traditions and Culture (Everything)
The Everything Judaism Book: A Complete Primer to the Jewish Faith-From Holidays and Rituals to Traditions and Culture (Everything)
by Richard D Bank
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 264-276) and index.... (read more)

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Yom Kippur Readings: Inspiration, Information and Contemplation
Yom Kippur Readings: Inspiration, Information and Contemplation
by Dov Peretz (edt) Elkins
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A resource to be used over and over again, this extraordinary collection of readings, prayers and insights enables the modern worshiper to enter into the spirit of the Day of Atonement in a personal and powerful way and permits the meaning of Yom Kippur... (read more)

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Hanukkah in Eight Nights: Bring the Past to Light
Hanukkah in Eight Nights: Bring the Past to Light
by Marian Scheuer Sofaer
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Celebrate a family Hanukkah with dramatic readings about the feats of the Maccabees. In addition to the candle lighting blessings, Hanukkah songs, recipes and dreidel game rules, this book incudes excerpts from ancient sources and vivid read-aloud... (read more)

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Treasures of the Heart
Treasures of the Heart
by Diane Wolkstein
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-350) and index.... (read more)

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The Jewish Way: Living the Holidays
The Jewish Way: Living the Holidays
by Irving Greenberg
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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... (read more)

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Welcome to the Family!: Opening Doors to the Jewish Experience
Welcome to the Family!: Opening Doors to the Jewish Experience
by Lois Sussma Shenker
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Welcome to the Family is a practical handbook written especially for those seeking straightforward explanations that will increase the readers knowledge and comfort level when interacting with Jewish people and attending Jewish events. Welcome to the... (read more)

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Bringing Home the Light: A Jewish Woman's Handbook of Rituals
Bringing Home the Light: A Jewish Woman's Handbook of Rituals
by E M Broner
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Ceremonial words and scenarios based in the stories and traditions of sacred Jewish rituals, for women who seek to celebrate their lives and religious heritage.... (read more)

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Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels (Holidays Around the World)
Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Hanukkah: With Light, Latkes, and Dreidels (Holidays Around the World)
by Deborah Heiligman
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Describes how the holiday of Hanukkah is celebrated around the world.... (read more)

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The Art of Torah Cantillation: Volume 2: A Step-By-Step Guide to Chanting Haftarot and Megilot with CD (Audio)
The Art of Torah Cantillation: Volume 2: A Step-By-Step Guide to Chanting Haftarot and Megilot with CD (Audio)
by Marshall Portnoy
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This unique step-by-step book, with two audio compact discs included, leads the novice through each step of learning how to chant the weekly Haftarah portions. The volume is divided into 13 lessons, with additional useful appendices and bibliography... (read more)

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Celebrating the Jewish Year: The Fall Holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot (Celebrating the Jewish Year)
Celebrating the Jewish Year: The Fall Holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot (Celebrating the Jewish Year)
by Paul Steinberg
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Named a 2007 National Jewish Book Award Runner-Up in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. JPSs holiday books take us through the joys, spirit, and meaning of the seasons. Blending the old and the new, they ground us in the origins and... (read more)

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The Jewish Holiday Home Companion: A Parent's Guide to Family Celebration
The Jewish Holiday Home Companion: A Parent's Guide to Family Celebration
by Nicolas Mandelkern
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A friendly, concise introduction to Jewish holiday celebration, this book includes everything from building a sukkah to enjoying the warmth of Shabbat with family to celebrating Hanukkah. It includes holiday songs, recipes, blessings and photos.... (read more)

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My Jewish Memory Book
My Jewish Memory Book
by Torah Aura Productions
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My Jewish Memory Book - Collect a childs Jewish moments into a year to remember.... (read more)

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Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury
Jewish Holidays All Year Round: A Family Treasury
by Ilene Cooper
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For the first time, the richness of the Jewish tradition is combined with lavish and intriguing artworks from the collection of The Jewish Museum in New York City to produce a treasury that is ideal for the entire family. The story of the Jewish people... (read more)

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So, What Do You Know about Being Jewish?
So, What Do You Know about Being Jewish?
by Roni Rosenthal
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Who wrote the Torah? What is haftarah? What is inside the mezuzah? Why do we celebrate Lag B'Omer?Who was Theodor Herzl?How many guests should we invite to our Bar/Bat Mitzvah ceremony? What does the word Jerusalem mean?Who was the first Jewish senator... (read more)

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More Secrets of Hebrew Words: Holy Days & Happy Days
More Secrets of Hebrew Words: Holy Days & Happy Days
by Benjamin Blech
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Just as in his previous volume, The Secrets of Hebrew Words, Rabbi Blech brings readers into the fascinating world of gematria (the reckoning of numbers) and acronyms to uncover the vast profundity hidden in everyday Hebrew language. Rabbi Blech... (read more)

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