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The choosing : a rabbi's journey from silent nights to high holy days

Author: Andrea Myers
Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet Andrea Myers, whose coming-of-age at Brandeis, conversion to Judaism, and awakening sexual identity make for a rich and well-timed life in the rabbinate. The author fuses heartwarming anecdotes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Andrea Myers; Andrea Myers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Myers
ISBN: 9780813549576 0813549574
OCLC Number: 624056410
Description: xiii, 185 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: bird in hand --
The secular new year: happy new year --
The new year for trees: the lance and the twig --
The new year for animals: because no one is allergic to butterflies --
Sukkot: wild turkey --
Chanukah: miller light --
Purim: surprise endings --
Passover: I'll be home for Pesach --
Lag B'Omer: the work of the chariot --
Shavuot: take two tablets --
Tisha B'Av: broken sound --
Elul: hit-or-mitzvah --
Purim Katan: customs and gratuities included.
Responsibility: Andrea Myers.

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"How does the daughter of a Sicilian Catholic mother and a German Lutheran father, a lesbian parent of two children, and a convert to Judaism, become a rabbi? Andrea Myers tells you how in this Read more...

 
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