My Jesus Year: A Rabbi’s Son Wanders the Bible Belt in Search of His Own Faith

Paperback | September 1, 2009

byBenyamin Cohen

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Part memoir, part spiritual quest, part anthropologist’s mission, Benyamin Cohen’s My Jesus Year is a humorous, personal, ultimately inspirational exploration of Evangelical Christianity by the son of an Orthodox Rabbi on his journey through America's Bible belt. Winner of the Georgia Writer Association’s Georgia Author of the Year Award, selected by Publishers Weekly as one of the Best Books of the Year and by USA Today as one of the Top Eight Books to Help Rekindle the Hanukkah Spirit, My Jesus Year is an unorthodox and unforgettable search for universal answers and common truths.<_o3a_p>

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Part memoir, part spiritual quest, part anthropologist’s mission, Benyamin Cohen’s My Jesus Year is a humorous, personal, ultimately inspirational exploration of Evangelical Christianity by the son of an Orthodox Rabbi on his journey through America's Bible belt. Winner of the Georgia Writer Association’s Georgia Author of the Year Awa...

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One day a Georgia-born son of an Orthodox rabbi discovers that his enthusiasm for Judaism is flagging. He observes the Sabbath, he goes to synagogue, and he even flies to New York on weekends for a series of "speed dates" with nice, eligible Jewish girls. But, something is missing. Looking out of his window and across the street at one...

Benyamin Cohen is the son of an Orthodox rabbi who married a Methodist minister's daughter who converted to Judaism. He was the founder and editor of the award-winning national magazineAmerican Jewish Lifeand the online magazineJewsweek, and is currently an editor at the Mother Nature Network.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:September 1, 2009Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0061245186

ISBN - 13:9780061245183

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“[Cohen] retells his journey with humor and wit.”