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Beacons of light; thoughts for special days and occasions,

Author: Bernard S Raskas
Publisher: New York, Bloch Pub. Co. [1965]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard S Raskas
OCLC Number: 3119431
Description: vii, 263 pages 24 cm
Contents: 1. The meaning of life: Thoughts too deep for tears / Bernard S. Raskas --
2. Birth: Birth is a beginning / Moses B. Sachs --
3. Bar Mitzvah: A Bar Mitzvah address / Daniel Goldberger --
4. Bart Mitzvah: You and your Bar Mitzvah / Uri Miller --
5. Bat Mitzvah: A challenge and an opportunity / Sol Landau --
6. Confirmation: The finest fruits / Earl S. Stone --
7. Marriage: The meaning of the Jewish home / Stanley R. Brav --
8. Parenthood: Parents and children / Ralph Simon --
9. Wedding anniversary: The delight of Judaism, between husband and wife / Alan S. Green --
10. Eulogy for a young person / Mordecai Simon --
11. Eulogy for a woman / Bernard A. Poupko --
12. Eulogy for a child / Simon Glumstrum --
13. Unveiling of a woman's tombstone / Nahum Schulman --
14. Unveiling of a man's tombstone / Nahum Schulman --
15. Yizkor: It's later than you think / Mordecai Halpern --
16. Installation of the men's club / Joel Geffen --
17. Installation of a women's group / Sidney Steiman --
18. Installation of a rabbi / Isaac Klein --
19. Dedication of a Jewish agency: The purpose of the Jewish community --
20. Community fund raising: What should you give? / Kalmen S. Goldberg --
21. New member's service: What kind of Jew are you? / Robert A. Rothman --
22. Israel's Independence Day: Though thy beginning was small / Charles E. Shulman --
23. Jewish music: A people that sings lives / Charles M. Weisner --
Civic events --
24. Lincoln's birthday: Abraham Lincoln, his brother's keeper / A. Alan Steinbach --
25. Brotherhood: The great barrier to brotherhood / Jay Robert Brickman --
26. Washington's birthday: First in the hearts of his countrymen / Moshe Dworkin --
27. Mother's day: The holiest thing alive / Maurice Lyons --
28. Memorial day: The strength of the people / Judah Nadich --
29. Father's day: Bridging the gap / Kassel Abelson --
30. Fourth of July: America, the beautiful / Albert Minda --
31. Labor Day: A labor of love / Jack Reiner --
32. United Nations day: Starting all over again / Arthur S. Hollander --
33. Thanksgiving: The essence of faith / Stanley Rabinowitz --
Some basic Jewish values --
34. Adult education: What every Jew should know / Robert Gordis --
35. Balance: The hallmark of Judaism / Samuel M. Silver --
36. The college student: The college student's Judaism / Richard C. Hertz --
37. The Hebrew camp: The Hebrew camp is character building / Burton Cohen --
38. Hebrew language: One of the great languages of the world / Edward Horowitz --
39. Higher Jewish education: Study and action / Bernard Mandelbaum --
40. The Jewish attitude toward death: That the bereaved may find comfort / Hillel E. Silverman --
41. The Jewish press: One of the oldest institutions in American Jewish life / Bernard Postal --
42. Judaism and the arts: That we aspire to a higher destiny / Percival Goodman --
43. Judaism and mental health: A doubly powerful tool / Mordecai L. Brill --
44. The place of a woman in Judaism: What does it mean to be a Jewish woman? --
45. Responsibility: The sin that makes the others possible / Walter H. Plaut --
46. Ritual: Jewish ritual and the individual / Seymour Siegel --
47. The role of the Jewish woman in the community: She doeth good all the days of her life / Mrs. Arnold Rubenstein --
48. Social justice: Judaism and the issues --
49. The synagogue: Belonging to the synagogue / David Aronson --
50. Talmud Torah: Torah triumphant / Saul I. Teplitz --
51. A teen-ager speaks: If you scratch the surface / Barbara Eve Waldman --
52. Unitd Jewish appeal: A beacon of light and life / Herbert A. Friedman --
53. World Jewry: Here we are; send us forth! / Emaunel G. Scoblionko --
A word about the contributors.
Responsibility: compiled and edited by Bernard S. Raskas.

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