Alan Unterman - Religion - 1981 - 272 pages
In this revised and fully updated introduction to Jewish beliefs and practices the author demonstrates that Judiaism is a living religion which retains the vitality apparent in ...
Geoffrey Wigoder - Religion - 1989 - 768 pages
Fifteen hundred specially commissioned articles cover Jewish history and culture, including festivals, rituals, important individuals of the past, and prominent synagogues
Mordechai Becher - Religion - 2005 - 518 pages
Gateway to Judaism is an insider's engaging look at the mindset, values, and practices of Judaism in the 21st Century.
Stefan C. Reif - Religion - 2006 - 369 pages
Much of the primary research summarized here relates to Cambridge Genizah manuscripts, a thousand-year-old source that testifies to liturgical (as well, of course, as non ...
Daniel Sperber - Religion - 2008 - 676 pages
This volume describes the major "rites of passage" of the Jewish life cycle. From birth, through circumcision, to marriage, divorce, sickness, death and mourning, Daniel ...
Ronald L. Eisenberg - Religion - 2010 - 752 pages
In an encyclopedic reference for anyone who wants information about all things Jewish, Eisenberg distills an immense amount of material from classic and contemporary sources ...
Rela M. Geffen - Religion - 1993 - 277 pages
Explains such life-cycle events as birth, marriage, midlife, sickness, religious conversion, and mourning as viewed, experienced, and treated from a Jewish perspective.