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Judaism: The Basics

Author: Neusner, Jacob (Research Professor of Re
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 202
Pub Date: 28/07/2006
ISBN: 9780415401760
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Quick overview Judaism represents a tradition that goes back nearly 6,000 years. This book talks about the stories, beliefs and expressions of that tradition. The key topics covered include: the Torah; Israel - the state and its people; Passover; Reform Judaism, Orthodox Judaism and Zionism; and, the impact of the Holocaust.
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The oldest of the world's major faiths, Judaism as practiced today represents a tradition that goes back nearly 6,000 years. Accessible and wide-ranging, Judaism: The Basics is a must-have resource covering the stories, beliefs and expressions of that tradition.


Key topics covered include:




the Torah
Israel - the state and its people
Passover
Reform Judaism, Orthodox Judaism and Zionism
the impact of the Holocaust.


With a glossary of terms and extensive suggestions for further reading, Judaism: The Basics is an essential guide through the rich intricacies of the Jewish faith and people.

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