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Essential Judaism

Robinson, George

Essential Judaism

a complete guide to beliefs, customs, and rituals

by Robinson, George

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Written in English

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  • Judaism

  • About the Edition

    This book is a comprehensive, hands-on volume that provides an up-to-date overview of the practices and beliefs of the Jews, as well as a guide to religious traditions, everyday practices, philosophical beliefs, and historical foundations of judaism.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 625-645) and index.

    StatementGeorge Robinson
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM561 .R58 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 680 pages
    Number of Pages680
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27228134M
    ISBN 101501117750
    ISBN 109781501117756
    OCLC/WorldCa953139557, 947118292

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Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs and Rituals. Ten years ago, Robinson entered a Reform synagogue for the first time since adolescence. He became an active congregant, but he discovered in his reincorporation of certain rituals and practices that he ""was often baffled"" by what occurred in the synagogue.

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