Romance Behind Judaica : Celebrating the Richness of the Jewish Calendar
Author: Yitzchok Alderstein
Passover, Shavout, Sukkot, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Hanukkah, Purim, Tisha B'Av
Romance Behind Judaica is a guide to the history and observation of Jewish festivals. Includes the background of each holy day, how it was observed in biblical times and how it is observed today. Outlines the special readings for each holiday. Features beautiful, 4-color photographs of stunning artifacts associated with the holidays from Museum of the Bible collection.
Related Product: 9780765709899
Publisher: Worthy Publishing
208Pages / Publication Date: 20180403
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Subject: REL033000-RELIGION / History,
About The Author:
Rabbi Alderstein in the Director of Interfaith Affairs for the Simon Wiesenthal Center. He holds the Sydney M Irmas Adjunct Chair in Jewish Law and Ethics at Loyola Law School, and also serves as a faculty member at Yeshiva of Los Angeles and its high schools. Rabbi Alderstein is a contributing editor to the quarterly Jewish Action, and the founding and senior editor of Cross-Currents, a popular Orthodox blog of Torah and current affairs. His essays have appeared in the Los Angeles Times, The National Law Journal, and a host of Jewish and general printed and electronic media. Rabbi Alderstein received his ordination from the Chofetz Chaim yeshiva in New York. He is a summa cum laude graduate of Queens College, and a member of Phi Beta Kappa. Rabbi Alderstein has lived in Los Angeles for more than three decades with his wife, Reena, and their eight children.