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Understanding Jewish holidays and customs : historical and contemporary

Author: Sol Scharfstein
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Ktav Pub. House, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
A historical and contemporary overview of customs and ceremonies as practiced by Jews from Biblical times to the present, discussing the changes that have taken place through the centuries.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Literature
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sol Scharfstein
ISBN: 0881256269 9780881256260 088125634X 9780881256345
OCLC Number: 40543091
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 186 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Everything starts with a calendar --
The Sabbath --
The high holy days --
The three pilgrimage festivals --
Sukkot and Simchat Torah --
Chanukah --
Tu Bi-Shevat --
Purim --
Passover --
Yom Ha-Shoah --
Yom Ha-Zikkaron --
Yom Ha-Atzma'ut --
Lag Ba-Omer --
Yom Yerushalayim --
Shavuot --
Tishah B'Av --
The synagogue --
The Torah --
Bar and Bat Mitzvah --
The Jewish home --
The world of Jewish books --
The cycle of Jewish life.
Other Titles: Jewish holidays and customs
Responsibility: by Sol Scharfstein.

Abstract:

A historical and contemporary overview of customs and ceremonies as practiced by Jews from Biblical times to the present, discussing the changes that have taken place through the centuries.

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