To be a Jew: A Guide to Jewish Observance in Contemporary Life : Selected and Compiled from the Shulhan Arukh and Responsa Literature, and Providing a Rationale for the Laws and the Traditions

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BasicBooks, 1991 - Jewish way of life - 338 pages
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This unique treasury of practical information and daily inspiration has long been acknowledged as the classic guide to the traditional Jewish laws and customs as they apply to contemporary Jewish daily life. Features a new introduction by Dr. Norman Lamm, President, Yeshiva University.

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This is a wonderful reference for those interested in returning to an observant Jewish lifestyle (Baal Teshuva), or someone considering a halachic Orthodox conversion. Rabbi Donin covers all the major ... Read full review

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Preparing for the Sabbath
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Leisure Activities for
81
A Diet for the Soul
99
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