Jewish Holidays

Paperback | July 15, 1993

byMichael Strassfeld

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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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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

"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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 10 × 8.5 × 0.59 inPublished:July 15, 1993Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0062720082

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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 take on the various holidays and celebrations. So whether you desire a richer understanding of Hanukkah, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur - or any of the others - The Jewish Holidays: A Guide and Commentary is an excellent starting point.

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"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)