The Jewish Book of Why

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RUNNING PressBOOK PUBL, 2011 - Religion - 175 pages
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The Jewish Book of Why has sold more than three million copies to date and has been translated into several languages. In this bestseller turned Miniature Edition™, scholar Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch explains the significance and origin of nearly every symbol and practice known to Jewish culture. It's an essential guide for both Jews and non-Jews alike, and will answer a wide spectrum of questions on every aspect of Jewish custom, tradition, and life.

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User Review  - SmarterLilac - Goodreads

Amazing. This helped me understand more about the nuts and bolts of this rich, complex faith and its long history. The best thing about this book is that it breaks down what can seem the Herculean ... Read full review

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Excellent book to understand Jewish customs, especially holy days. Read full review

About the author (2011)

Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch is a graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He is the author of numerous books including The Second Jewish Book of Why, The Jewish Book of Why: The Torah, Handbook for the Jewish Home, The New Name Dictionary, and The Jewish Child's First Book of Why.

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