What Is Judaism


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A presentation of both an introduction to Judaism and an analysis of its essence in the light of the Holocaust and the creation of the state of Israel, written by a contemporary American philosopher. It begins with the religious situation of the contemporary Jew, and covers topics such as anti-Semitism, Zionism, and the relationship between Judaism and other religions.

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Author by Emil L. Fackenheim
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 0815606230

Judaism


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Outlines the basics of practical Judaism and considers how Judaism has responded to, and dealt with, a number of key issues and debates, including the impact of the Holocaust and the establishment of the State of Israel.

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Author by Norman Solomon
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 9780199687350

Judaism


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The volumes in the new series Religions of the World surveys religions that have had a major impact on the history of the world and that continue to play a role in relationships between nations and ethnic groups. All aspects--including roots and founding, primary beliefs and cultural activities, the way the faiths are viewed by the rest of the world, and the experience of growing up as a member of the religion--are be examined. As one of the world's most ancient religions, Judaism serves as a foundation for the belief systems of two other major faiths--Christianity and Islam. Although the Jews have faced a long history of persecution, they have managed to survive and to maintain their religion with many of its original practices intact.

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Author by Kenneth Atkinson
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
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ISBN Number 9781438106441

Judaism


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Author by Howard R. Greenstein
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 9781597527149

The Life Of Judaism


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This book offers readers an insider's view into the ways Judaism is lived and experienced. it presents narrative and ethnographic accounts of present day Jewish practices the rituals, communities, and political involvement.

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Author by Harvey E. Goldberg
Genre eBook Religion
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ISBN Number 0520227530

Judaism


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As one of the world's oldest still practiced religions, Judaism has an illustrious history of fascinating, yet often misunderstood, beliefs and practices. Though it has only fourteen million followers today, Judaism is the basis of the Abrahamic religions, and as such influenced the core teachings of Christianity and Islam. The beautiful, colorful spreads in this elementary-level text offer readers a clear, yet thorough survey of Judaism's history, practices, and teachings. The significance of Rosh Hashana, Passover, and other Jewish festivals is covered, as well as cultural movements such as Zionism. Readers will also learn of atrocities carried out against the Jewish people, including the Holocaust, and learn about episodes of Anti-Semitism.

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Author by Michael Hessel-Mial
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
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ISBN Number 9781508106708

Judaism


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Examines the Jewish religion, including its major beliefs, scriptures, worship practices, and festivals.

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Author by Katy Gerner
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
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ISBN Number 0761431705

Judaism


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Discusses the basic tenets of Judaism, explores the diverse ways in which they have been observed, and includes information on Orthodox, Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist Judaism.

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Author by Martha A. Morrison
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
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ISBN Number 9781604131109

Judaism


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"An exploration of the history and origins, basic tenets and beliefs, organization, traditions, customs, rites, societal and historical influences, and modern-day impact of Judaism"--Provided by publisher.

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Author by Danny Wool
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
Read Book 127
ISBN Number 0761421181

Judaism


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Author by Arthur Hertzberg
Genre eBook Religion
Read Book 336
ISBN Number 9780684852652