101 Things Everyone Should Know About Judaism : Beliefs, Practices, Customs, And Traditions
by Richard D Bank and James B. Wiggins


Overview - What's the difference between Reform and Orthodox Judaism? What does it mean to keep kosher? And what are mizvot ? Compact and comprehensive, 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Judaism touches on all these basics and more. You'll learn all you need to know about this ancient religion and culture - from the significance of the Torah and Talmud, to the importance of holidays and the meaning of religious objects and symbols.  Read more...

 

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Overview
What's the difference between Reform and Orthodox Judaism? What does it mean to keep kosher? And what are mizvot? Compact and comprehensive, 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Judaism touches on all these basics and more. You'll learn all you need to know about this ancient religion and culture - from the significance of the Torah and Talmud, to the importance of holidays and the meaning of religious objects and symbols. You'll also find out about:
  • Major Biblical events that have shaped Jewish history and tradition
  • Judaism's concept of God, the soul, and the afterlife
  • The structure of Jewish liturgy and prayer services
  • The Ten Statements, and other Jewish laws
  • Practices associated with life milestones
  • Language, literature, food, and other cultural elements
Thoughtful and engaging, this portable volume packs in a wealth of fascinating, detailed information that is sure to leave you with a deepened appreciation for this rich tradition.


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  • ISBN: 9781440518645
  • Publisher: Adams Media
  • Imprint: Adams Media
  • Date: June 2005
  • Seller Statement: Sold by Simon and Schuster
 
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