Who by Fire, Who by WaterUn'taneh Tokef

byRabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

Kobo ebook | March 1, 2010

Who by Fire, Who by WaterUn'taneh Tokef by Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman
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The most controversial prayer of the Jewish New Yearwhat it means, who wrote it,  why we say it.Over forty contributors who span three continents and all major Jewish denominations examine Untaneh Tokefs theology, authorship, and poetry through a set of lively commentaries. Men and women, scholars and rabbis, artists and poets trace the history of Untaneh Tokef and connect the prayer to its biblical and rabbinic roots. They wrestle with the personal and community impact of its deeply moving imagery, probe its haunting message of human mortality, and reflect on its call for sanctity, transformation and renewal.Prayers of AweA multi-volume series designed to explore the High Holy Day liturgy and enrich the praying experience for everyonewhether experienced worshipers or guests who encounter Jewish prayer for the very first time.Contributors: Merri Lovinger Arian Rabbi Tony Bayfield, DD Rabbi Sharon Brous Dr. Marc Brettler Dr. Erica Brown Rabbi Ruth Durchslag, PsyD Rabbi Edward Feinstein Rabbi Elyse D. Frishman Rabbi Andrew Goldstein, PhD Dr. Joel M. Hoffman Rabbi Delphine Horvilleur Rabbi Elie Kaunfer Rabbi Karyn D. Kedar Dr. Reuven Kimelman Rabbi Lawrence Kushner Rabbi Noa Kushner Rabbi Daniel Landes Rabbi Ruth Langer, PhD Liz Lerman Rabbi Asher Lopatin Catherine Madsen Rabbi Jonathan Magonet, PhD Rabbi Dalia Marx, PhD Ruth Messinger Rabbi Charles H. Middleburgh, PhD Rabbi Rachel Nussbaum Rabbi Aaron Panken, PhD Rabbi Or N. Rose Rabbi Marc Saperstein, PhD Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso Rabbi Jonathan P. Slater, DMin Rabbi Brent Chaim Spodek Rabbi David Stern Rabbi David A. Teutsch, PhD Rabbi Gordon Tucker, PhD Dr. Ellen M. Umansky Rabbi Avraham Weiss Rabbi Margaret Moers Wenig, DD Dr. Ron Wolfson Rabbi David J. Wolpe Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel Dr. Wendy ZierlerRabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, PhD, has served for more than three decades as professor of liturgy at Hebrew Union CollegeJewish Institute of Religion in New York. He is a world-renowned liturgist and holder of the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Chair in Liturgy, Worship and Ritual. His work combines research in Jewish ritual, worship and spirituality with a passion for the spiritual renewal of contemporary Judaism.
Title:Who by Fire, Who by WaterUn'taneh TokefFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 1, 2010Publisher:Jewish Lights PublishingLanguage:English

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