Why Be Jewish?


  • Author : David J. Wolpe
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release : 1995-09-15
  • ISBN : 1466828579
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

"All beginnings require that you unlock new doors."--Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav In this short and inspiring text, Rabbi David J. Wolpe addresses all who seek to enlarge the spiritual side of their lives. For those considering a return to the faith of their forebears, for those drawn to conversion, Why Be Jewish? is a learned, graceful, and welcoming introduction beckoning readers into the heart of this venerable and enduring religion.

Why Be Jewish?


  • Author : Edgar Bronfman
  • Publisher : Twelve
  • Release : 2016-03-22
  • ISBN : 1455562882
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Edgar M. Bronfman's clarion call to a generation of secular, disaffected, and unaffiliated Jews, this book addresses the most critical question confronting Judaism worldwide. Completed in December 2013, just weeks before he passed away, WHY BE JEWISH? expresses Edgar Bronfman's awe, respect, and deep love for his faith and heritage. Bronfman walks readers through the major tenets and ideas in Jewish life, fleshing out their meaning and offering proof texts from the Jewish tradition gleaned over his many years of study with some of the greatest teachers in the Jewish world. With honesty, poignancy, and passion, Bronfman shares In WHY BE JEWISH? insights gleaned from his own personal journey and makes a compelling case for the meaning and transcendence of a secular Judaism that is still steeped in deep moral values, authentic Jewish texts, and a focus on deed over creed or dogma.

Why Be Jewish ? Intermarriage, Assimilation, and Alienation


  • Author : Meir Kahane
  • Publisher : Bnpublishing.Com
  • Release : 2009-07
  • ISBN : 9781607961550
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

A battle plan for Jews who do not want to disappear.

Why be Jewish?


  • Author : Doron Kornbluth
  • Publisher : Feldheim Pub
  • Release : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780981497471
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

An increasing number of people regard being Jewish as a lifestyle choice rather than an unchangeable fact.Jewish identity no longer survives automatically. To stay Jewish today, each of us needs to find our own reasons why our heritage is important, inspirational, and relevant to our lives. Bestselling author Doron Kornbluth travels to over 50 cities a year to speak about Jewish identity. "Why Be Jewish" is touching, thought provoking, meaningful and funny. See which perspectives appeal most to you, and gain clarity and confidence in why you're Jewish.

Why Be Jewish?


  • Author : David J. Wolpe
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release : 1995-09-15
  • ISBN : 1466828579
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

"All beginnings require that you unlock new doors."--Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav In this short and inspiring text, Rabbi David J. Wolpe addresses all who seek to enlarge the spiritual side of their lives. For those considering a return to the faith of their forebears, for those drawn to conversion, Why Be Jewish? is a learned, graceful, and welcoming introduction beckoning readers into the heart of this venerable and enduring religion.

How to Get More Out of Being Jewish


  • Author : Gil Mann
  • Publisher : Leo & Sons Pub
  • Release : 1996
  • ISBN : 9780965170901
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Encourages Jews to examine what being Jewish means to them in a non-threatening way

Being Jewish


  • Author : Ari L. Goldman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 2007-10-02
  • ISBN : 1416536027
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

Discussing the tenets and practice of Judaism from both a contemporary and a historical perspective, a comprehensive and insightful exploration of the nature of Judaism, its spiritual heritage, and its rituals offers a non-ideological framework for its viewpoint. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.

The Big Jewish Book for Jews


  • Author : Ellis Weiner,Barbara Davilman
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 2010-07-27
  • ISBN : 1101457112
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

A hilarious compendium of traditional wisdom, recipes, and lore from the authors of the bestselling Yiddish with Dick and Jane. Modern Jews have forgotten cherished traditions and become, sadly, all- too assimilated. It's enough to make you meshugeneh. Today's Jews need to relearn the old ways so that cultural identity means something other than laughing knowingly at Curb Your Enthusiasm- and The Big Jewish Book for Jews is here to help. This wise and wise-cracking fully-illustrated book offers invaluable instruction on everything from how to sacrifice a lamb unto the lord to the rules of Mahjong. Jews of all ages and backgrounds will welcome the opportunity to be the Jewiest Jew of all, and reconnect to ancestors going all the way back to Moses and a time when God was the only GPS a Jew needed.

Choosing to be Jewish


  • Author : Marc Angel
  • Publisher : KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
  • Release : 2005
  • ISBN : 9780881258905
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

"This book challenges readers to consider the issues relating to halakhic conversion, and to rethink historic attitudes and policies concerning conversion. Whereas for many centuries conversion to Judaism was relatively rare, in modern times it is a significant phenomenon. This book will enable readers to better understand the phenomenon and to appreciate the need for halakhic conversions."--BOOK JACKET.

The Jewish Book of Why


  • Author : Alfred J. Kolatch
  • Publisher : Running PressBook Pub
  • Release : 2011
  • ISBN : 9780762441235
  • Language : En, Es, Fr & De

The Jewish Book of Why has sold more than three million copies to date and has been translated into several languages. In this bestseller turned Miniature Edition™, scholar Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch explains the significance and origin of nearly every symbol and practice known to Jewish culture. It's an essential guide for both Jews and non-Jews alike, and will answer a wide spectrum of questions on every aspect of Jewish custom, tradition, and life.