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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 Donin

  • 240 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by BasicBooks in [New York, N.Y.] .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-323) and index.

    StatementHayim Halevy Donin ; [with a new foreword by Norman Lamm].
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM700 .D58 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi, 338 p. ;
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1757909M
    ISBN 100465086322, 0465086241
    LC Control Number92103766

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    Becoming Jewish is, as you realize, a significant and life-changing event. It is not a small matter by any means. But before you start, consider a few things. When a Gentile wants to become Jewish, the Rabbis are required to try to dissuade him. Only the very sincere make it through the entire process. And the process can take a long while. New Jewish Books. Home; Suggest a book; Sources. Publishers of Jewish Books; Jewish Book World Blog. New Books. May 8, The Coat by April Grunspan. Seth Feinberg, in spite of being an atheist, has always seen life through a Jewish lens. Inheriting a Nazi officer’s full- length leather coat from his Holocaust-survivor grandfather.

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