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Exploring Jewish Tradition

Abraham WittyRachel Witty

Exploring Jewish Tradition

Abraham WittyRachel Witty

$42.99

Hardback
What it means to be holy in the face of the anxieties of the modern world.

- Publisher If you want to introduce Jewish traditions into your home, would like to learn about the Jewish faith of your neighbor, plan to host a traditional seder, or are just curious about a term or ritual, Exploring Jewish Tradition addresses all your needs. This thorough review of Judaism as it has been practiced by Jewish men, women, and children for thousands of years provides concise directions for observing traditions, captioned illustrations that illuminate and enhance the text, and overall guidance about how to live a Jewish life. ^Organized into ten chapters, hundreds of transliterated terms are linked together in a friendly narrative that leads the readers step-by-step through the vocabulary and concepts of Jewish tradition. ^The text includes chapters on the interpretation and significance of the word "Torah," the foundation of all Jewish knowledge; the synagogue and its artifacts; prayer and Jewish liturgy; the Jewish (lunar/solar) calendar; the Sabbath; the high holy days; t

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What it means to be holy in the face of the anxieties of the modern world.
- Publisher

If you want to introduce Jewish traditions into your home, would like to learn about the Jewish faith of your neighbor, plan to host a traditional seder, or are just curious about a term or ritual, Exploring Jewish Tradition addresses all your needs. This thorough review of Judaism as it has been practiced by Jewish men, women, and children for thousands of years provides concise directions for observing traditions, captioned illustrations that illuminate and enhance the text, and overall guidance about how to live a Jewish life. ^Organized into ten chapters, hundreds of transliterated terms are linked together in a friendly narrative that leads the readers step-by-step through the vocabulary and concepts of Jewish tradition. ^The text includes chapters on the interpretation and significance of the word "Torah," the foundation of all Jewish knowledge; the synagogue and its artifacts; prayer and Jewish liturgy; the Jewish (lunar/solar) calendar; the Sabbath; the high holy days; t
- Publisher

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  • Catalogue Code 237531
  • Product Code 0385494548
  • EAN 9780385494540
  • Pages 256
  • Department Academic
  • Category World Religions
  • Sub-Category Judaism
  • Publisher Doubleday
  • Publication Date Mar 2001
  • Dimensions 254 x 203 x 37 mm
  • Weight 1.474kg

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