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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User Review  - Patricia Joynton - Goodreads

This is mostly a reference book. Read much of it and holding it for futher questions. Very appreciative that this book was written. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Read this one over the course of a few months off and on. It's a book of common questions and answers, so does not need to be read all at once. For recommending to folks with questions…I'd give it ... 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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