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Jewish Holidays by Michael Strassfeld

Jewish Holidays

by Michael Strassfeld

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A guide to the holidays of the Jewish year. Along the outer margins are comments from Arnold Eisen, Everett Gendler, Arthur Green, Edward L. Greenstein, and Zalman Schachter-Shalomi. ( )
  raizel | Jun 17, 2016 |
NO OF PAGES: 248 SUB CAT I: Feasts/Festivals SUB CAT II: SUB CAT III: DESCRIPTION: The special days of the Jewish festivals are not random moments scattered over the year, but purposeful occurrences that draw their power from multiple sources-the seasons, myth, religious traditions, folk customs, and historical events in Jewish life.NOTES: SUBTITLE:
  BeitHallel | Feb 18, 2011 |
I like the pictures and the variety of practices it shows. If you are looking for a how-to book, though, this is not for you. ( )
  drinkingtea | Mar 22, 2006 |
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The coeditor of the enormously popular Jewish Catalog "help[s] readers understand more fully the meaning of our holidays and thereby to observe these festivals . . . with a greater devotion and joy."--Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler

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