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The Jewish book of why--the Torah

Author: Alfred J Kolatch
Publisher: Middle Village, N.Y. : Jonathan David Publishers, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Following the "why" format he introduced in The Jewish Book of Why, in this volume Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch addresses hundreds of questions about the Torah rites and rituals that are practiced today. He also traces the origins of the Torah and explains the different methods of interpretation and analysis that are used in its study -- from book jacket.
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred J Kolatch
ISBN: 0824604547 9780824604547
OCLC Number: 53252897
Description: 418 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Note on transliteration --
General introduction --
The Torah and its roots --
Sanctifying the Torah scroll --
The ark and the pulpit area --
Writing the Torah --
Reading the Torah --
Aliyot --
Maftir and Haftara --
The Masoretic text --
Week by week --
Holiday by holiday.
Other Titles: This is the Torah
Responsibility: Alfred J. Kolatch.

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Following the "why" format he introduced in The Jewish Book of Why, in this volume Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch addresses hundreds of questions about the Torah rites and rituals that are practiced today. He also traces the origins of the Torah and explains the different methods of interpretation and analysis that are used in its study -- from book jacket.

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