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2 edition of Exploring Judaism found in the catalog.

Exploring Judaism

Rebecca T. Alpert

Exploring Judaism

A Reconstructionist Approach

by Rebecca T. Alpert

  • 154 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Reconstructionist Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism - General,
  • EDUCATION_JUVENILE LITERATURE,
  • JUDAISM,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / School & Education,
  • Religion - Judaism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages108
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9430867M
    ISBN 100935457011
    ISBN 109780935457018

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Exploring Judaism: A Reconstructionist Approach Hardcover – October 1, by Rebecca T. Alpert (Author)5/5(2). This book is a simple introduction to Reconstructionist Judaism.

A few key points: Exploring Judaism book Conservative and Orthodox Judaism, Reconstructionism does not accept halakhah (traditional Jewish law) as binding. But unlike Classical Reform, it accepts halakhah as relevant.4/5. Exploring Jewish Tradition is an wonderful easy to read book that sheds great light on Jewish Traditions and the meaning behind them.

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About the Author. Ira L. Shafiroff is a noted Jewish scholar and professor of law at Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles. He frequently lectures on Exploring Judaism book and writes on Jewish issues for both secular and religious publications.

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The importance of ensuring that people could gain a greater understanding of the relevance and significance of Judaism and the Jewish Way of Life in today's world is a. Exploring Judaism is a program of Jewish learning and experience for those interested in learning more about Judaism as well as pursuing or thinking about conversion.

We welcome individuals and couples of all backgrounds wishing to engage with our religious and cultural tradition through the unique Conservative movement perspective that understands Judaism as an ancient tradition based upon Biblical and rabbinic wisdom, evolving.

Siddur Lev Shalem is designed for use by individuals as well as for congregations, in the home and in the synagogue. The siddur begins with home preparation for Shabbat -- including meditations on candle lighting, a song that incorporates halakhic instruction, a passage about the neshamah y’teirah (additional spirit) of Shabbat, an.

Some recommended books: Exploring Judaism a Reconstructionist Approach, by Rebecca Alpert and Jacob Staub Choosing a Jewish Life, by Anita Diamant Jewish Literacy by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin Living a Jewish Life, by Anita Diamant Eyes Remade for Wonder, by Rabbi Lawrence Kushner Seasons of Our Joy by Arthur Waskow.

As it stands, this part of the book seems to be pitched toward bright high school students or adults who have never thought about theological issues except in the most basic, "self help" second half of "Exploring Judaism" is devoted to Reconstructionist practice -- study, prayer, ritual, social action, the development of inclusive communities, and the "structure" of the movement by: 6.

"Exploring Judaism" seems to have been written for people who were raised in another Jewish movement and who have either dropped out or become disenchanted. A reasonable degree of familiarity with traditional Jewish practice and belief is assumed throughout/5.

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