The Jewish book of why

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J. David Publisher, Sep 1, 1981 - Religion - 324 pages
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Offering concise, straightforward answers to many questions surrounding Jewish life and practice, Rabbi Kolatch describes practically every symbol, custom, and convention relating to the public and personal life of the Jew, and attempts to dispell prevalent misunderstandings and misconceptions pertaining to Jewish observance.

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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


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Marriage and Divorce

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About the author (1981)

Alfred J. Kolatch is a graduate of the Teacher's Institute of Yeshiva University and its College of Liberal Arts and is an ordained rabbi in the Jewish Theological Seminary of America. He is the author of numerous books, including "The Jewish Home Advisor,

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