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Festivals and fasts

  • Hanukkah in Americaby Dianne Ashton

    NYU Press 2013; US$ 25.00

    ?A fascinating window on the evolution of Jewish integration into American society and culture.? ? Alan M. Kraut, American University more...

  • The Jewish Festivalsby Hayyim Schauss

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00

    "There is no better way to begin to understand the messages of the Jewish holidays and the basic precepts of Judaism than by reading this book." ?from the foreword by Harold S. Kushner ?In my teaching experience I have found Schauss? The Jewish Festivals an excellent text. . . . It examines carefully all pertinent sources dealing with the subject.?... more...

  • Jewish Holidaysby Michael Strassfeld

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.99

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  • Die jüdischen Feste im Bellum Judaicum des Flavius Josephusby Birke Siggelkow-Berner

    Mohr Siebeck 2011; US$ 84.93

    Flavius Josephus gilt als einer der wichtigsten Zeugen für Praxis und Deutung der jüdischen Feste in der Zeit vor 70 n.Chr. Jedoch stand bisher eine Untersuchung aus, die die entsprechenden Belegstellen in ihrem literarischen Kontext wahrnimmt. Birke Siggelkow-Berner greift den Befund auf, dass die jüdischen Feste im <i>Bellum Judaicum</i>... more...

  • The Jewish Wayby Irving Greenberg

    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...

  • Pesach for the Rest of Usby Marge Piercy

    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...

  • A Time to Every Purposeby Jonathan D Sarna

    Basic Books 2009; US$ 23.00

    The preeminent scholar Jonathan Sarna reflects on identity, family, and faith in this accessible introduction to the American Jewish experience. more...

  • Nachhaltige Flächenbelegung für nachwachsende Rohstoffeby Robert Busch

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.04

    Neben Qualität und Quantität der Gewinnung von Materialien oder Energie ist die Fläche der wichtigste Wirtschaftsfaktor bei nachwachsenden Rohstoffen. In der Vergangenheit wurde die Nachhaltigkeit von nachwachsenden Rohstoffen insbesondere in Bezug auf die Umweltwirkungen des Anbaus hin untersucht. Ein Projekt am Wuppertal-Institut für Klima, Umwelt... more...

  • Fasting and Feastingby Mohini Sethi; Barkha Jain

    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...