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Complete idiot's guide to understanding Judaism

Author: Benjamin Blech
Publisher: Indianapolis, IN : Alpha, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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From the Torah to the High Holy Days, this neophyte tour of an ancient but living religion covers all the basic practices and beliefs of modern Judaism as it is currently practiced around the world.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Blech
ISBN: 159257131X 9781592571314
OCLC Number: 52830108
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 433 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The world according to God. Oh, my God ; Man and woman ; Friends ; Law and order ; It's a wonderful world --
Read all about it. The world;s best-seller ; There's more to the bible ; The laws and the legends ; The later voices of Judaism --
the time of your life. The Jewish calendar ; The High Holy Days ; It's historical : the three feet ; Feasting and fasting --
From the cradle to the grave. "Mazel tov" : it's a boy/girl ; Members of the wedding ; Death be not proud --
All in the family : the home. Welcome to my humble abode ; The kitchen ; The dining room ; The bedroom ; The child's room --
The synagogue. Let's take a tour ; Let us pray ; Synagogue fashion --
The crucial questions. What kind of Judaism? ; What's most important? ; Any questions from the floor? --
Welcome to the Twenty-first Century. The times they are a-changin' ; Problems, problems, problems ; The crystal ball : what's in the future --
Appendixes. Glossary ; Your guide to the best Jewish websites ; Museums and exhibitions ; Jewish organizations ; Books I highly recommend to start a Jewish library of your own.
Other Titles: Complete idiot's guide
Responsibility: by Benjamin Blech.

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From the Torah to the High Holy Days, this neophyte tour of an ancient but living religion covers all the basic practices and beliefs of modern Judaism as it is currently practiced around the world.
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