850 Intriguing Questions about Judaism: True, False, or In by Ronald L. Eisenberg PDF

By Ronald L. Eisenberg

ISBN-10: 1442239468

ISBN-13: 9781442239463

Both Jews and non-Jews alike have many misconceptions of Jewish teachings and practices. a few probably strange statements approximately Jewish teachings and practices are literally actual, while a few it seems that average and popularly believed statements are fake. Many statements relating to Jewish teachings and perform are in part actual and in part fake, requiring a extra nuanced rationalization of the real scenario.

In 850 interesting questions about Judaism: precise, fake, or In Between, Ronald L. Eisenberg explores quite a lot of Jewish teachings and practices, discussing the measure to which they're precise, fake or a little either. provided in question-and-answer layout, readers are invited to discover with the writer what they honestly find out about Jewish existence, historical past, vacations, and scripture. Eisenberg tackles all kinds of subject matters, from man made insemination to organ donation and euthanasia, moment day fairs within the Diaspora to the why relatively sound the shofar, from what the ner tamid indicates to Jewish “rules of war.” all through, Eisenberg takes a nuanced method of his issues, laying the basis for an invaluable survey of what we should be aware of higher approximately Jews, Judaism, and Jewish teachings and practices.

This is ideal reference paintings for a person serious about Judaism, Jewish lifestyles, and Jewish background, and who has ever questioned what the true solution was once to the various questions they may have had.

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