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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
Why is the Jewish New Year designated on the Jewish calendar as the first day of the seventh month, and not of the first month? Why do women cover their eyes when reciting the blessing over the Sabbath candles? How did the Seder originate? Does the Book of Esther, read on Purim, mirror any real historical events? Long considered a classic, The... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 17.99
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 more...
- Touchstone 2011; US$ 17.99
Called ?enriching? and ?profoundly moving? by Elie Wiesel, The Jewish Way is a comprehensive and inspiring presentation of Judaism as revealed through its holy days. In thoughtful and engaging prose, Rabbi Irving Greenberg explains and interprets the origin, background, interconnections, ceremonial rituals, and religious significance of all the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 22.95
Every year, poet and novelist Marge Piercy creates her own Passover seder with a group of family and friends. Babies have been born and grown up, friends have moved or divorced, but the principals continue to gather in her rustic Cape Cod home to participate in a seder that Piercy takes joy in tweaking each spring to make it more meaningful. In this... more...
- New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2007; US$ 20.00
About the Book: Fasting and Feasting is an attempt to trace the origins of these traditional observances as carried out Then and Now. Thus it familiarizes the youth with the concepts associated with some observances and practices which they might have been involved with but against their logical sense. The book is written in simple language and... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 2000; US$ 47.99
This innovative how-to guide and reference book on the Jewish holidays provides a well-rounded foundation for both knowledge and action. Unlike many books of its kind, Celebrate! The Complete Jewish Holidays Handbook is nondenominational and comprehensive in approach. The author includes the historical development, religious importance, and personal... more...
- Jason Aronson, Inc. 1993; US$ 62.99
Just as in his previous volume, The Secrets of Hebrew Words , Rabbi Blech brings readers into the fascinating world of gematria (the reckoning of numbers) and acronyms to uncover the vast profundity hidden in everyday Hebrew language. Rabbi Blech demonstrates that the language through which God creates the world is not composed of a haphazard arrangement... more...