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Seasons of our joy : a handbook of Jewish festivals

Author: Arthur Ocean Waskow
Publisher: New York : Summit Books, [©1986]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha B'Av, this lively, accessible guide includes rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance.--pub.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933-
Seasons of our joy.
New York : Summit Books, [©1986]
(OCoLC)760386367
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur Ocean Waskow
ISBN: 0671618652 9780671618650
OCLC Number: 12972250
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: Toronto ; New York : Bantam Books, 1982.
Description: xxiv, 243 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A Word on Hebrew --
Seasons of the Sun, Seasons of the Moon --
1. Heading Up the Year --
Rosh Hashanah --
2. Face to Face --
Yom Kippur --
3. Harvest Moon --
Fulfillment at Sukkot --
4. Seed for Winter --
Sh'mini Atzeret --
5. Dancing with Torah --
Simchat Torah --
6. Dark of the Sun, Dark of the Moon --
Hanukkah --
7. The Tree that Sustains All Life --
Tu B'Shvat --
8. Spring Fever --
Purim --
9. Giving Birth to Freedom --
Pesach --
10. Trek through Anxiety and Hope --
Counting the Omer --
11. Peak Experience --
Shavuot --
12. Burnt Offering --
Tisha B'Av --
Afterword and Foreword --
From Generation to Generation --
The Second Day of Festivals --
The Moon --
Glossary --
Go and Study --
Secular Dates of the Festivals --
The Festivals and the Future.
Responsibility: Arthur I. Waskow ; illustrated with papercuts by Martin Farren and Joan Benjamin-Farren ; seasoned with recipes by Rose Gertz, Hannah Waskow, and Rose Sue Berstein.

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Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha B'Av, this lively, accessible guide includes rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance.--pub.

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