101 Things Everyone Should Know About Judaism: Beliefs, Practices, Customs, And Traditions

101 Things Everyone Should Know About Judaism: Beliefs, Practices, Customs, And Traditions

by Richard D Bank (Author)
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What's the difference between Reform and Orthodox Judaism? What does it mean to keep kosher? And what are mizvot? Compact and comprehensive, 101 Things Everyone Should Know about Judaism touches on all these basics and more. You'll learn all you need to know about this ancient religion and culture - from the significance of the Torah and Talmud, to the importance of holidays and the meaning of religious objects and symbols. You'll also find out about:

  • Major Biblical events that have shaped Jewish history and tradition
  • Judaism's concept of God, the soul, and the afterlife
  • The structure of Jewish liturgy and prayer services
  • The Ten Statements, and other Jewish laws
  • Practices associated with life milestones
  • Language, literature, food, and other cultural elements
Thoughtful and engaging, this portable volume packs in a wealth of fascinating, detailed information that is sure to leave you with a deepened appreciation for this rich tradition.

Book details

Publication date
June 01, 2005
Publisher
Page count
256
ISBN
9781440518645
Paper ISBN
9781593373276
File size
518 KB