What happens at a synagogue service? What are the rules for keeping kosher? How do I light the Hanukah candles? What is in the Hebrew Bible? What do the Jewish holidays signify? What should I be teaching my children about...
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What happens at a synagogue service? What are the rules for keeping kosher? How do I light the Hanukah candles? What is in the Hebrew Bible? What do the Jewish holidays signify? What should I be teaching my children about being Jewish?
A landmark reference, here is an indispensable one-volume guide to the religious traditions, everyday practices, philosophical beliefs, and historical foundations of Judaism -- everything you need to know about being Jewish. In Essential Judaism, George Robinson has created the accessible compendium that he sought when he rediscovered his Jewish roots as an adult. Robinson illuminates the Jewish life cycle at every stage, and lays out many fascinating aspects of Judaism -- the Kabbalah, Jewish mysticism, the evolution of Hasidism, and much more -- while keeping a firm focus on the different paths to living a good Jewish life in today's world.
George Robinson is the recipient of a Simon Rockower Award for excellence in Jewish journalism from the American Jewish Press Association. A member of the National Book Critics circle, his writing on Jewish issues appears frequently in "The New York Times", "Washington Post", and "Newsday".
- <b><i>what Happens At A Synagogue Service? What Are The Rules For Keeping Kosher? How Do I Light The Hanukah Candles? What Is In The Hebrew Bible? What Do The Jewish Holidays Signify? What Should I Be Teaching My Children About Being Jewish?</i></b><br> <br> A Landmark Reference, Here Is An Indispensable One-volume Guide To The Religious Traditions, Everyday Practices, Philosophical Beliefs, And Historical Foundations Of Judaism -- Everything You Need To Know About Being Jewish. In <i>essential Judaism,</i> George Robinson Has Created The Accessible Compendium That He Sought When He Rediscovered His Jewish Roots As An Adult. Robinson Illuminates The Jewish Life Cycle At Every Stage, And Lays Out Many Fascinating Aspects Of Judaism -- The Kabbalah, Jewish Mysticism, The Evolution Of Hasidism, And Much More -- While Keeping A Firm Focus On The Different Paths To Living A Good Jewish Life In Today's World.