In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, . Jewish Literacy has ratings and 88 reviews. Simcha said: Rabbi Telushkin’s Jewish Literacy is intended to serve as a general introduction to Judais. Read Jewish Literacy Revised Ed by Joseph Telushkin by Joseph Telushkin by Joseph Telushkin for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad.
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Widely recognized as one of the most respected and indispensable reference books on Jewish life, culture, tradition, and religion, Jewish Literacy covers every essential aspect of the Jewish people and Judaism. As with any encyclopedic summary of a much broader, deeper subject, it’s also important to see books like this as the beginning of further research.
They were dispersed when the Kingdom of Israel was destroyed by the Assyrians in B. Written ,iteracy a rabbi for Jews hoping to understand more about their own cultural, historical, and religious background, but accessible to anyone, and I found it a fascinating read for a jeqish with a mostly Christian-inflected upbringing.
The Chief Rabbinate in Israel sharply demurred, warning that there was nothing to prevent God from destroying the city a second time.
It is a fascinating, deep thoughtfull reading. I chose to read it sequentially to my wife as a bedtime story. Pages with related products. The book is devided into a page telushkkn two chapters that are easy and pleasant reading. They were dispersed when the Kingdom of Israel was destroyed by the Assyrians in B.
It is a very thick, thin paged book – with no pictures! Telushkin’s contribution to the cure is his jewisn, entertaining Jewish Literacy. Entries are numbered for easy, encyclopedia-style reference and organized topically to smooth the experience of reading each page straight through.
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When I first received this book, I thought there was no way I was going to be able to read it. Description How much do you know about Judaism? I enjoyed every morsel, from start to finish!
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I read it because some of my Methodist youth group come from Jewish families, and I wanted to be able to answer questions about “How are the two faiths different?
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Jewish Literacy Revised Ed
One thing that bothered me was that Telushkin treated the gosepls like fiction when it suited him. In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, in the largest sense.
Get to Know Us. I recently gave jeewish copy to a friend who is half-Jewish. I can actually read for 5 minutes or an hour, and am understanding everything. In any case, they would not start the service without him. Telushkin’s prose is simple and elegant and capable of delivering large amounts of information with jewsih wasted verbiage.
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Since whatever I read was so interesting and educational, I finally decided to read it cover to cover. He was eventually listed by the KGB as an anti-Russian agent. He neglected to note however, that all the convicted soldiers were pardoned within a year, and their commanding officer was given a largely symbolic fine.
A good overview of Jewish ideas, history, and theological principles written by a member of the Jewish community. Jewish Literacy Revised Ed: This book may also be useful to those of the Christian faith who want to better understand how, when, and why, Christianity broke off jwish Judaism. Thank you Rabbi Joseph for this wonderfull book.