The Book of Jewish Practice

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Behrman House, Inc, 1987 - Religion - 150 pages
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A practical guide to Jewish rituals and customes instructs the reader how to translate Jewish beliefs and concepts into concrete practices and deeds. the twenty short chapters provide information through the text and the use of captioned.
  

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Contents

Belief in Action 1 ft ___ Contents
1
Study of the Torah
4
Charity and Benevolence
12
Ethical Standards
19
Ritual Objects
28
Marriage
41
Birth and Education
47
Honoring Parents
54
Passover
81
Shavuot and Sefirat HaOmer
92
Sukkot
98
Rosh Hashanah
107
Yom Kippur
113
Hanukkah and Purim
118
Fast Days
126
Prayers and Blessings
129

Death and Mourning
60
The Dietary Laws
66
The Sabbath
74
Duties of the Heart
139
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The Reluctant Jew
Michael Grossman
Limited preview - 2007

About the author (1987)

Louis Jacobs is a distinguished Rabbi at the New London Synagogue. His teaching career spans both sides of the Atlantic, as visiting Professor at Lancaster University and at Harvard. He is one of the general editors of The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization.

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