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Celebrating the Jewish year

Paul Steinberg

Celebrating the Jewish year

by Paul Steinberg

  • 111 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Jewish Publication Society in Philadelphia, PA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism,
  • Calendar, Jewish

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPaul Steinberg ; Janet Greenstein Potter, editor.
    ContributionsPotter, Janet Greenstein.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM690 .S72 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17854431M
    ISBN 109780827608429
    LC Control Number2007010805

    This personal but also thoroughly researched book chronicles a year of celebrating 18 Jewish holidays deeply and committedly. Each chapter features background information about the holiday and conversations with experts but also the author’s sometimes funny and sometimes poignant attempts to do them well. Celebrating Jewish Book Month. Sinai Temple has long celebrated Jewish Book Month with an annual breakfast featuring a famous author. This year’s .

      Jewish Book Council - Robin K. Levinson “A superb addition to personal, family, school and community library Judaic Studies reference collections, Celebrating the Jewish Year is very highly recommended and informative reading that will help the reader to create a memorable holiday experience for themselves and their loved ones that will be Brand: The Jewish Publication Society. This month, we’re celebrating the first year of a new decade by reading “Cosella Wayne, Or, Will and Destiny” — wait for it the first American-Jewish novel, published in Yes, a.

    Improbable Jewish-German Film Festival publishes book celebrating 25 years Maoz opens up about how this film was inspired by the hour in which .   Particularly holidays. This year, Passover lasts from the evening of April 8 to the evening of April So last Friday, they sang Passover songs in the Shabbat service. Earlier, his Hebrew teacher, Emily Smith, read a book about Passover. As a quick recap, Passover commemorates the exodus of the Jewish people from Egypt following the ten plagues.


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I ordered this book before the Jewish high holidays and was very glad to have it with me during services and at home throughout the Jewish holiday season. Each of the holidays discussed in the book (Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot) has a very interesting section explaining not only customs of celebrating the holiday, but the rationales /5(5).

"A superb addition to personal, family, school, and community library Judaic Studies reference collections, Celebrating the Jewish Year is very highly recommended and informative reading that will help the reader to create a memorable holiday experience for themselves and their loved ones that will be enhanced in both meaning and spirit."/5(3).

About the Book. Named a National Jewish Book Award Runner-Up in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. This set includes all three volumes in the Celebrating the Jewish Year series, for less than the cost of buying each book separately!Included in the set: The Fall Holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Celebrating the Jewish year book The Winter Holidays: Hanukkah, Tu.

Celebrating the Jewish Year was named a National Jewish Book Award Runner-Up in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. "His [Steinberg's] careful, thorough and reasoned explanations will deepen understanding of each holiday's history and tradition, allowing celebrations to become, in fact, more celebratory."Pages: Celebrating the Jewish Year (Book): Steinberg, Paul: Named a National Jewish Book Award Runner-Up in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice.

JPS's holiday books take us through the joys, spirit, and meaning of the seasons. Blending the old and the new, they ground us in the origins and traditions of each holiday and open up to us ways we can add our. Get this from a library. Celebrating the Jewish year.

[Paul Steinberg; Janet Greenstein Potter] -- Offers prayers, sources, rituals, and stories to help understand and celebrate the Jewish holidays.

Buy a cheap copy of Celebrating the Jewish Year: The Spring book by Paul Steinberg. National Jewish Book Award Winner, Jewish Family LiteratureJPS’s holiday books take us through the joys, spirit, and meaning of the seasons.

As we move from Free shipping over $ These stories, essays, poems, anecdotes, and rituals help us discover how deeply Jewish traditions are rooted in nature’s yearly cycle, and how beautifully season and spirit are woven together throughout the Jewish year.

Awards. Named a National Jewish Book Award Runner-Up in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. Praise. Celebrating the Jewish Year: The Winter Holidays-Hanukkah, Tu B'Shevat, Purim, volume 2 () by Paul Steinberg Hear about sales, receive special offers & more.

You can unsubscribe at any :   Midwest Book Review. Midwest Book Review “Reading Celebrating the Jewish Year is a great way to prepare for the holidays; it would also make an excellent text for a classroom or discussion groups. Those interested in the Jewish holidays will want to add it to their collection.”—Off The Shelf.

Off The ShelfBrand: The Jewish Publication Society. Celebrating the Jewish Year: The Fall Holidays tells the story behind three fall holidays celebrated in the Jewish tradition: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, and Sukkot.

Written in plain terms and accessible to readers of all backgrounds, chapters cover the origins of these holidays, modern perspectives upon their significance, interpretations of /5(3). The Reporter “A superb addition to personal, family, school and community library Judaic Studies reference collections, Celebrating the Jewish Year is very highly recommended and informative reading that will help the reader to create a memorable holiday experience for themselves and their loved ones that will be enhanced in both meaning and.

Celebrating The Jewish Year Paul Steinberg Jewish Publication Society Arch Street, 2nd floor, Philadelphia PA$ Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Family Literature) Commended for National Jewish Book Award (Jewish Life) Description: 1 online resource (volumes) Contents: v.

The fall holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot --v. The winter holidays: Hanukkah, Tu b'Shevat, Purim --[v. The spring and summer holidays. The UK’s second-oldest festival, this year’s book week is celebrating 60 years with a week of events that explore Jewish culture, look at Israel and the Middle East, touch on global issues.

Each year, in the weeks leading up to Hanukkah, libraries and other organizations around the country celebrate Jewish Book Month. Sponsored by the Jewish Book Council, the annual event is a celebration of Jewish literature.

This year’s Jewish Book Month takes place November 22 through Decem when Hanukkah begins at sundown. My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew is a commitment to read, but its nothing compared to what author, Abigail Pogrebin, went through in order to compile it.

Jews have a lot of holidays, many that require weeks or days of preparations, and many that go on for days.4/5. Celebrating the Jewish New Year. Septem Those observing the holiday believe that the book of life, which determines an individual’s fate for the coming year, opens on Rosh Hashanah, and is sealed at the end of Yom : Arlene Schwartz.

Named a National Jewish Book Award Runner-Up in the category of Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. JPS's new holiday books take us through the joys, spirit, and meaning of the seasons. Blending the old and the new, they ground us in the origins and traditions of each holiday and open up to us ways we can add our own expression to these Brand: Rabbi Paul Steinberg; Janet Greenstein Potter.

JPS's new holiday books take us through the joys, spirit, and meaning of the seasons. Blending the old and the new, they ground us in the origins and traditions of each holiday and open up to us ways we can add our own expression to these special days.

Although synagogue ritual is touched upon, the real focus here is on our personal connections to each holiday and our 1/5(1). In his book “The Sabbath,” Rabbi Abraham Heschel explains that “the meaning of Shabbat is to celebrate time rather space on Shabbat we try to become attuned to the holiness of time.” For centuries, the idea of Shabbat, the cessation from work for a complete day, was unique to the Jewish people.

MY JEWISH YEAR 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew By Abigail Pogrebin pp. Fig Tree Books. $ According to the writer Leon Wieseltier, the greatest scandal among American Jews is illiteracy.The Jewish Year: Celebrating Holidays The Jewish Holidays The Jewish calendar finds its origin in the colorful accounts of the history of the Jewish people.

History provides the stories, meaning and direction in the lives of Jewish people. The Jewish year consists of 12 lunar months, with the beginning of every month (Rosh Chodesh – the New Moon).