WHAT THE JEWS BELIEVE by Philip Bernstein

WHAT THE JEWS BELIEVE

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A very simple statement of the ""common essentials of current Jewish beliefs and practises"" which clarifies the components of this religion for both Jews and Christians. The rabbi, the Torah, the Kaddish, and forms of prayer; the Jewish calendar- ""his catechism""- and the cycle of religious observances; the Holy Days; Succoth, Purim, Chanukah, Shavuos, and their origins and meaning; and finally the patterns of practice, Orthodox, Reform and Conservative- and the ways in which this old faith has found adjustment and assimilation in the new world. The author, a rabbi, extends the understanding of this religion with quiet dignity.

Pub Date: March 22nd, 1951
Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Young