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The Book of Jewish Customs
Divided into chapters such as Birth and Youth, Marriage, Death, and Superstitions and Folklore, this book provides brief descriptions of common Jewish folkways and the reasons behind them. Among the customs discussed are breaking a glass at a Jewish wedding, covering the mirrors in a house while people are sitting shivah, and the origin of the six-pointed "Jewish star."
Paperback, 392 pages
Published July 1st 1995 by Jason Aronson, Inc.
(first published November 28th 1986)
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