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Living a Jewish life

Jewish traditions, customs, and values for today"s families

by Anita Diamant

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  • 15 Currently reading

Published by HarperCollins in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism -- United States -- Customs and practices,
  • Jewish way of life

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-302) and index.

    StatementAnita Diamant with Howard Cooper.
    ContributionsCooper, Howard, 1956-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM205 .D53 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 308 p. ;
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21558178M
    ISBN 100061173649
    ISBN 109780061173646
    LC Control Number2007297208

    there is illness in the family? Let us know immediately if a family member or fellow congregant is ill or hospitalized so your Emanuel community can offer spiritual support for the difficult days ahead. Our clergy will visit members and their close relatives in the hospital, while healing prayers from the . Review of Living a Jewish Life by Anita Diamant with Howard Cooper (Collins, ). In her preface to the newly revised and updated edition of Living a Jewish Life: Jewish Traditions, Customs, and Values for Today’s Families, prize-winning journalist Anita Diamant explains that she has written this book for anyone interested in learning more about Judaism.

    The expression "Book of Life" appears only once in the Bible, in Psalms 29 (28), "Let them be blotted out of the book of the living; let them not be enrolled among the righteous," but a close parallel is found in Isaiah , which speaks of a list of those destined (literally "written") for life in Jerusalem. Ah! Living the good life! The words conjure up villas on the Mediterranean, fancy cars, gourmet meals, fashionable clothes, consorting with the well-to-do. On the other hand, living the good life is the fundamental question that religions try to answer. There are myriad answers, and over the millennia Judaism has managed to give many of them.

    Living Jewish - all aspects of Jewish life, torah, tehillim, the Jewish denominations of Reform, Conservative, orthodox, and reconstructionist, as well as Jewish by choice.! Living Jewish - Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Jewish Life. The book became a bestseller in the Jewish world and was adapted for the Off-Broadway stage, produced by Tony Award-winner Daryl Roth. Pogrebin’s second book,  One and .


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The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible. The Year of Living Biblically is about my quest to live the ultimate biblical life. To follow every single rule in the Bible as literally as possible. I obey the famous ones: But also, the hundreds of oft-ignored ones.

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Feb 27,  · Living a Jewish Life describes Judaism as not just a contemplative or abstract system of thought but as a blueprint for living fully and honorably. This new edition builds on the classic guide, which has been a favorite among Jewish educators and students for years.

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It is set up as one year of Jewish Life as told by 54 different voices and covers Jewish life, death, birth, marriage, holidays. The life and death imagery of Rosh Hashanah is meant to spur people to improve their behavior. One grand lesson of Rosh Hashanah is not that we have to be perfect, but that we are, and can continue to be, very good.

It is sufficient if we strive to achieve our potential. It is only when we fail to. A book of life motif is frequently found in Jewish houses of worship. It is both a decorative feature and fundraiser. Some synagogues have raised money by inscribing congregation member's names in a "book of life" as a tribute to their financial generosity.

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