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To be a Jew; a guide to Jewish observance in contemporary life. Selected and compiled from the Shulhan arukh and Responsa literature, and providing a rationale for the laws and the traditions [by] Hayim Halevy Donin.

; I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
New York, Basic Books [1972] .
ISBN 0465086241, 0465086322

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Other Authors I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection (George Washington University. Gelman Library)
Subjects Gebruiken.
Jewish way of life.
Jodendom.
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Riten.
Wetten.
Description xv, 336 pages 25 cm
Copyright Date [1972]
Notes Presented by the Dr. Ari Kiev family to the I. Edward Kiev Judaica Collection. DGW
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Selected and compiled from the Shulhan arukh and Responsa literature, and providing a rationale for the laws and the traditions [by] Hayim Halevy Donin.
Contents The cornerstones of Judaism -- Halakha : the Jewish way -- The reasons for the commandments -- Kindness : a means and an end -- The Sabbath : an island in time -- The dietary laws : a diet for the soul -- Family life : a key to happiness -- Signs of the covenant : love and reverence -- The synagogue : where Jews assemble -- The major festivals -- Passover -- Shavuot -- The Days of Awe -- Succot -- The post-biblical holidays and fast days -- Birth -- Adoption and conversion -- Bar-Mitzvah and Bat-Mitzvah -- Marriage -- Divorce proceedings -- Death and mourning -- Epilogue : the meaning of return.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)548349
(OCoLC)ocm00548349
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WorldCat Identities Donin, Hayim.
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