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The everything Torah book : all you need to understand the basics of Jewish law and the five books of the Old Testament

Author: Yaakov Menken
Publisher: Avon, MA : Adams Media, ©2005.
Series: Everything series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From understanding the complexities of the Talmud to discovering the history of the Kabbalah, The Everything Torah Book provides a solid base for comprehending the ancient core of the Jewish faith, including: Maimonides and his Torah credo, Introduction to the Talmud, The Seven Universal Laws for all humanity, History of Torah scholarship, A look at Jewish mysticism.
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Genre/Form: Commentaries
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yaakov Menken
ISBN: 1593373252 9781593373252
OCLC Number: 58986098
Description: xii, 305 pages ; 25 x 21 cm.
Contents: What is Torah? --
Receiving the Torah --
The oral law --
Kabbalah, mysticism, and meaning --
Maimonides' thirteen principles --
Torah principles for all humanity --
The chain of transmission --
Mishnah and Talmud --
The orders of Mishnah and Talmud --
From Babylonia to Europe --
Commentators and codifiers --
Kabbalah and chassidism --
Yeshivos and mussar --
The Enlightenment and modern Jewish movements --
Torah survives the Holocaust --
Modern challenges and Torah --
Studies in Bereishis, the Book of Genesis --
Studies in Shemos, the Book of Exodus --
Studies in VaYikra, the Book of Leviticus --
Studies in BaMidbar, the Book of Numbers --
Studies in Devarim, the Book of Deuteronomy.
Series Title: Everything series.
Responsibility: Yaakov Menken.
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From understanding the complexities of the Talmud to discovering the history of the Kabbalah, The Everything Torah Book provides a solid base for comprehending the ancient core of the Jewish faith, including: Maimonides and his Torah credo, Introduction to the Talmud, The Seven Universal Laws for all humanity, History of Torah scholarship, A look at Jewish mysticism.

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