In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, . Jewish Literacy has ratings and 88 reviews. Simcha said: Rabbi Telushkin’s Jewish Literacy is intended to serve as a general introduction to Judais. Read Jewish Literacy Revised Ed by Joseph Telushkin by Joseph Telushkin by Joseph Telushkin for free with a 30 day free trial. Read eBook on the web, iPad.

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Jewish Literacy Revised Ed

As an example, his stance on the modern state of Israel: Finally, while I liked the book, I can’t say I really liked it. English Choose a language for shopping. If iTunes doesn’t open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop. Organized by subject, the book’s fifteen sections include: Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Jun 10, Mellanie C rated it it was amazing. He attended Yeshiva of Flatbush where met his future co-author Dennis Prager.

Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Love Your Neighbor, was released in One thing that bothered me was that Telushkin treated the gosepls like fiction when it suited him.

I really cannot recommend this book enough. Open Preview See a Problem? When was polygamy outlawed for Jews? A good overview of Jewish ideas, history, and theological principles written by a member of the Jewish community.

This book may also be useful to those of the Christian faith who want to better understand how, when, and why, Christianity broke off from Judaism. Essential Judaism George Robinson. But a more conservative take relushkin I prefer jewis a number of cases, and as others have noted, there’s a thread of Islamophobia throughout.

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Telushkin is the author of sixteen books on Judaism. HarperCollinsApr 26, – Religion – pages. Answers to the questions from the front flap: Amazing and totally a staple for me on my path! It is next to my dictionary and I have already consulted it a number of times. Beliefs, Ethics, and RitualsFrom monotheism to Judaism’s views on the afterlife, “chosenness,” and human relations with God; ethical concerns ranging from the proper treatment of animals to the real meaning of “an eye for an eye”; along with jewieh of the major prayers and synagogue practices.

Exactly as the title says. And the revised edition contains several new entries including articles about the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin and the vice-presidential nomination of Joseph Lieberman as well as numerous corrections, enlargements, and updates. It is also separated into sections for history, holidays, and lifecycle as well as many great Jewish thinkers and influential events.

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I felt the term antisemitic was thrown around fairly easily while at the same time making wild generalizations about non-Jewish groups. Read more Read less. He was eventually listed by the KGB as an anti-Russian agent. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

He attended Yeshiva of Flatbush where met his future co-author Dennis Prag Joseph Telushkin born is an American rabbi, lecturer, and best selling author.

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This is no dry Judaism textbook. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? William Morrow; 1 edition April 26, Language: Rabbi Telushkin is Orthodox so keep that in mind when you read it as it comes from and orthodox perspective. Occasionally, the author shares a legend, story, or aphorism that is truly profound I “Jewish Literacy” is formatted as an encyclopedia of Jewish history, with pg.


The achievement, if an incomplete one, is certainly a worthwhile one, and if you want a book on the subject this is certainly a fine one. Mar 13, Melissa rated it really liked it Shelves: There is a basic thread that runs throughout the different Jewish sects. Great overview of Judaism. Organized by subject, the book’s fifteen sections include: If you’re reading this book, I presume you’re ready to do some heavy reading, so adding more research to the list shouldn’t be that tall of an order.

I highly recommend this book for anyone seriously thinking of converting to Judaism or for anyone who wants to know more about the faith and the people I bought two copies, one for me and one for a Christian friend who wanted to learn more but in a less complicated manner.

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Full of little nuggets that are often underplayed in a Christian education, like the deep roots of the supposedly Christian Golden Rule in Jewish writings Leviticus and teachings Rabbi Hillel.

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It touches on almost anything one could think to ask about. Amazon Inspire Digital Jewwish Resources. His style is engaging as well as informative. This book serves almost as an anthology to all things Jewish, which is great for non-Jews to learn “why they do that?