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God Was Not in the Fire
Rabbi Daniel Gordis, a dynamic new voice on the American Jewish scene, addresses what lies at the heart of modern Jews' frustration with Jewish life--namely, the apparent absence of spirituality in traditional Jewish expression.
Hardcover, 254 pages
Published September 11th 1995 by Scribner Book Company
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Kind of answers the question of Why Judaism? The answer is pretty much Why Not? The book demonstrates the importance of ritual and Jewish action as community-building and comforting elements of Jewish religious practice--whether or not you accept "stories" about God or reject the religious aspects of your Jewish upbringing.