The Jewish Home: A Guide to the Jewish Holidays and Life Cycles
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The Jewish Home: A Guide to the Jewish Holidays and Life Cycles

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The Jewish Home explains many of the ?whys? of major Jewish holidays and life-cycle events. The birth of a child, the weeding ceremony, b?nei mitzvah, and Shabbat are only a few of the topics discussed in this work. Readers are provided with Jewish rituals and practices, their symbolism, and their historical and cultural roots. Rabbi Daniel Syme has revised this edition to...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published June 1st 2003 by Urj Press (first published 1974)
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Michael Doyle
The question-and-answer nature of this book seemed to cover all the bases (and intuit all of my questions) about Jewish holidays and the Jewish life cycle. Definitely a reference book I want on my Jewish bookshelf.
Jaclyn Goss
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Really great breakdown for someone who knows virtually nothing about a jewish life, so very insightful.
Susan
This book was a good overview of Jewish holidays and traditions. I still reference it.
Lizmsnyder
Not life changing but very informative. An easy read.
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