Judaism for Everyone
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Judaism for Everyone

3.81 of 5 stars 3.81  ·  rating details  ·  47 ratings  ·  6 reviews
The outspoken author of the best-selling Kosher Sex turns his energy and erudition to the core teachings of Judaism itself, presenting the Jewish faith as a source of inspiration and meaning to people of all religions.
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Published December 1st 2009 by Basic Books (first published 2002)
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Sep 08, 2009 Missy rated it 2 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: People seeking a new faith
Shelves: stop-reading
I did not engage with this book. I love the concept and I was very excited to better understand more about Judaism from the point of view of Boteach. I think his introduction had too much rhetoric about conversion to Judaism and about how Judaism is THE religion/way of life to follow. I did not want to read the book to be recruited, I wanted personal growth and knowledge. I found other works and television works by Boteach to be very approachable and charming. He is a clearly devote man with an...more
Aug 07, 2009 Wendy added it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Wendy by: I heard the author on the radio and liked him.
Here's a few quotes from the book.

"The deepest loneliness is the fear that we will never be fully known, that there is no one who can truly fathom our depths or fully grasp our pain, that no one will ever join us in our deepest spaces."

"Restraint, discipline, and a commitment to self-mastery are the foundations of religious life." (a bit redundant perhaps, but he makes the point)

"The primary purpose of every leader is to take away the excuse from each of us who wants to renounce a virtuous life....more
Fredrick Danysh
An overview of the Jewish faith. It covers what Jews believe as well as explaining some of their religious beliefs. While not a Jew myself, it gave me a wider understanding of Judaism.
Don Gubler
We can learn so much from each other if we would only listen.
Kris Siegel
An important book. Rabbi Boteach is a great teacher.
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Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, named by Talkers Magazine as one of the 100 most important radio hosts in America, is a nationally syndicated talk show host, the international best-selling author of 15 books, and an acclaimed syndicated columnist.

A winner of the London Times highly prestigious "Preacher of the Year" award, Rabbi Shmuley has lectured and appeared in print, radio, and TV all over the globe....more
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