From Our Editors
Michael Strassfeld is your informed guide to each significant holiday in the Jewish calendar. Following the festival cycle, the author offers a thorough treatment of each holiday, including notes on its history, themes, rituals, customs and interpretation. Also included are margin notes by a range of Jewish scholars who share their tak...
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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