Judaism For Dummies

Written By Ted Falcon
Judaism For Dummies
  • Publsiher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 August 2019
  • ISBN : 1119643112
  • Pages : 448 pages
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Download or read book entitled Judaism For Dummies by author: Ted Falcon which was release on 08 August 2019 and published by John Wiley & Sons with total page 448 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Your plain-English guide to Judaism Whether you're interested in the religion or the spirituality, the culture or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the full spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the mystical, meditative, and spiritual depth of the faith and the practice. In this warm and welcoming book, you'll find coverage of: Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as a daily practice; the food and fabric of Judaism; Jewish wedding ceremonies; celebrations and holy days; 4,000 years of pain, sadness, triumph, and joy; great Jewish thinkers and historical celebrities; and much more. Updates to the "recent history" section with discussions of what has happened in the first decade of the twenty-first century including: the expansion of orthodox political power in Israel; expansion of interfaith work; unfortunate recent anti-Semitic events; and other news Expanded coverage of Jewish mysticism and meditation, which has become increasingly popular in recent years New coverage on Jewish views of morality, including birth control, homosexuality, and environmental concerns Revised recipes for traditional Jewish cooking, updated key vocabulary, and Yiddish phrases everyone should know Jews have long spread out to the corners of the world, so there are significant Jewish communities on many continents. Judaism For Dummies offers a glimpse into the rituals, ideas, and terms that are woven into the history and everyday lives of Jewish people as near as our own neighborhoods and as far-reaching as across the world. Judaism For Dummies (9781119643074) was previously published as Judaism For Dummies (9781118407516). While this version features a new Dummies cover and design, the content is the same as the prior release and should not be considered a new or updated product.

Judaism For Dummies

Judaism For Dummies
  • Author : Ted Falcon,David Blatner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2019-08-08
  • Total pages : 448
  • ISBN : 1119643112
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Summary : Your plain-English guide to Judaism Whether you're interested in the religion or the spirituality, the culture or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the full spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the mystical, meditative, and spiritual depth of the faith and the practice. In this warm and welcoming book, you'll ...

Judaism For Dummies

Judaism For Dummies
  • Author : Rabbi Ted Falcon,David Blatner
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-16
  • Total pages : 432
  • ISBN : 1119643112
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Summary : Judaism isn’t a race or even a particular culture or ethnic group. There are about 13 or 14 million Jews spread around the world, including about 6 million in the United States and about 5 million in Israel – so Judaism clearly isn’t “a nation.” So what does it mean to be Jewish? ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-02-09
  • Total pages : 380
  • ISBN : 1119643112
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Summary : An easy-to-understand introduction to Judaism's most sacred text The foundation of Hebrew and Jewish religion, thought, law, and society is the Torah-the parchment scroll containing the text of the Five Books of Moses that is located in every synagogue. This accessible guide explains the Torah in clear language, even to ...

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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
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  • Total pages : 384
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  • ISBN : 1119643112
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Summary : Your insider’s guide to the best places and prices Plan an exciting Alaska adventure From Anchorage and the Arctic to Denali National Park and the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska is an unspoiled paradise with glaciers, wildlife, fishing, kayaking, and more. Where do you begin? Relax! This easy-to-understand guide is all ...