Why Be Jewish

Why Be Jewish

Why Be Jewish

"All beginnings require that you unlock new doors."--Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav In this short and inspiring text, Rabbi David J. Wolpe addresses all who seek to enlarge the spiritual side of their lives. For those considering a return to the faith of their forebears, for those drawn to conversion, Why Be Jewish? is a learned, graceful, and welcoming introduction beckoning readers into the heart of this venerable and enduring religion.

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Genre : Religion
Author : David J. Wolpe
Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
Release : 1995-09-15
Total Pages : 128 Pages
ISBN : 9781466828575


Why Be Jewish

Why Be Jewish

Thoughtful, piercing, and sincere, Why Be Jewish? is Edgar Bronfman's passionate testimonial to his own personal Jewish journey and the story of the Jewish people. This is the late Edgar Bronfman's clarion call to a generation of secular, disaffected and unaffiliated Jews, addressing the most critical question confronting Judaism worldwide. Completed in December 2013, just weeks before he passed away, Why Be Jewish? expresses Canadian billionaire and philanthropist Edgar Bronfman's awe, respect, and deep love for his faith and heritage. Bronfman walks readers through the major tenets and ideas in Jewish life, fleshing out their meaning and offering proof texts from the Jewish tradition, gleaned over his many years of study with some of the greatest teachers in the Jewish world. In Why Be Jewish?, with honest, poignancy, and passion, Bronfman shares insights learned from his own personal journey and makes a compelling case for the meaning and transcendence of a secular Judaism that is still steeped in deep moral values, authentic Jewish texts, and a focus on deed over creed or dogma.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Edgar Bronfman
Publisher : Signal
Release : 2016-03-22
Total Pages : 256 Pages
ISBN : 9780771017278


Why Be Jewish

Why Be Jewish

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Genre : Intermarriage
Author : Meir Kahane
Publisher : Stein & Day Pub
Release : 1977
Total Pages : 251 Pages
ISBN : STANFORD:36105004039561


Being Jewish

Being Jewish

Discussing the tenets and practice of Judaism from both a contemporary and a historical perspective, a comprehensive and insightful exploration of the nature of Judaism, its spiritual heritage, and its rituals offers a non-ideological framework for its viewpoint. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Ari L. Goldman
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2007-10-02
Total Pages : 288 Pages
ISBN : 9781416536024


Why Be Jewish

Why Be Jewish

An increasing number of people regard being Jewish as a lifestyle choice rather than an unchangeable fact.Jewish identity no longer survives automatically. To stay Jewish today, each of us needs to find our own reasons why our heritage is important, inspirational, and relevant to our lives. Bestselling author Doron Kornbluth travels to over 50 cities a year to speak about Jewish identity. "Why Be Jewish" is touching, thought provoking, meaningful and funny. See which perspectives appeal most to you, and gain clarity and confidence in why you're Jewish.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Doron Kornbluth
Publisher : Feldheim Pub
Release : 2011
Total Pages : 312 Pages
ISBN : 0981497470


Why Be Jewish

Why Be Jewish

Why be Jewish? This is the question that the core of the Jew always ask themselves and it needs to be thought out, sensible, relatable, and well presented This book is perfect for anyone who wants to learn more about their Jewish roots or Jewish insights into the religion and culture. Topics covered include: -How can we know that there is a God? -How can we intelligently posit that God gave the Torah? -Why believe the Oral Tradition to be legitimate and relevant? -How is Judaism to be brought to life in modern society? -Why consider the possibility of a realm beyond the physical? -Why are the Jews so hated? -Isn't it enough to be a good and moral person? -Is there more than one way to "do" Judaism?

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Author : Carlton Broward
Publisher :
Release : 2021-06-28
Total Pages : 88 Pages
ISBN : 9798528172576


To Be A Jew

To Be A Jew

The classic guide to the ageless heritage of Judaism Embraced over many decades by hundreds of thousands of readers, To Be a Jew offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to traditional Jewish laws and customs as they apply to daily life in the contemporary world. In simple and powerful language, Rabbi Hayim Halevy Donin presents the fundamentals of Judaism, including the laws and observances for the Sabbath, the dietary laws, family life, prayer at home and in the synagogue, the major and minor holidays, and the guiding principles and observances of life, such as birth, naming, circumcision, adoption and conversion, Bar-mitzvah, marriage, divorce, death, and mourning. Ideal for reference, reflection, and inspiration, To Be a Jew will by greatly valued by anyone who feels that knowing, understanding, and observing the laws and traditions of Judaism in daily life is the essence of what it means to be a Jew.

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Author : Hayim H. Donin
Publisher :
Release : 2019
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : 1541618130


The Book Of Jewish Values

The Book Of Jewish Values

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin combed the Bible, the Talmud, and the whole spectrum of Judaism's sacred writings to give us a manual on how to lead a decent, kind, and honest life in a morally complicated world. "An absolutely superb book: the most practical, most comprehensive guide to Jewish values I know." —Rabbi Harold Kushner, author of When Bad Things Happen to Good People Telushkin speaks to the major ethical issues of our time, issues that have, of course, been around since the beginning. He offers one or two pages a day of pithy, wise, and easily accessible teachings designed to be put into immediate practice. The range of the book is as broad as life itself: • The first trait to seek in a spouse (Day 17) • When, if ever, lying is permitted (Days 71-73) • Why acting cheerfully is a requirement, not a choice (Day 39) • What children don't owe their parents (Day 128) • Whether Jews should donate their organs (Day 290) • An effective but expensive technique for curbing your anger (Day 156) • How to raise truthful children (Day 298) • What purchases are always forbidden (Day 3) In addition, Telushkin raises issues with ethical implications that may surprise you, such as the need to tip those whom you don't see (Day 109), the right thing to do when you hear an ambulance siren (Day 1), and why wasting time is a sin (Day 15). Whether he is telling us what Jewish tradition has to say about insider trading or about the relationship between employers and employees, he provides fresh inspiration and clear guidance for every day of our lives.

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Genre : Religion
Author : Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Publisher : Harmony
Release : 2011-06-01
Total Pages : 544 Pages
ISBN : 9780307794451


Feeling Jewish

Feeling Jewish

In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish--even when you're not. Self-hatred. Guilt. Resentment. Paranoia. Hysteria. Overbearing Mother-Love. In this witty, insightful, and poignant book, Devorah Baum delves into fiction, film, memoir, and psychoanalysis to present a dazzlingly original exploration of a series of feelings famously associated with modern Jews. Reflecting on why Jews have so often been depicted, both by others and by themselves, as prone to "negative" feelings, she queries how negative these feelings really are. And as the pace of globalization leaves countless people feeling more marginalized, uprooted, and existentially threatened, she argues that such "Jewish" feelings are becoming increasingly common to us all. Ranging from Franz Kafka to Philip Roth, Sarah Bernhardt to Woody Allen, Anne Frank to Nathan Englander, Feeling Jewish bridges the usual fault lines between left and right, insider and outsider, Jew and Gentile, and even Semite and anti-Semite, to offer an indispensable guide for our divisive times.

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Genre : History
Author : Devorah Baum
Publisher : Yale University Press
Release : 2017-01-01
Total Pages : 282 Pages
ISBN : 9780300212440


The Jewish Book Of Why The Torah

The Jewish Book Of Why The Torah

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Genre : Religion
Author : Alfred J. Kolatch
Publisher : Jonathan David Pub
Release : 2004-01-01
Total Pages : 418 Pages
ISBN : 0824604547