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On being a Jew

by James L. Kugel

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Orthodox Judaism -- Miscellanea

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: New York, N.Y. : HarperSanFrancisco, c1990.

    StatementJames Kugel.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM582 .K85 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination191 p. ;
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL696503M
    ISBN 100801859433
    LC Control Number97044004

      How I Stopped Being a Jew. By Shlomo Sand, translated by David Fernbach Verso, pp, £ ISBN and (e-book) Published 7 October   Why I’m becoming a Jew and why you should, too This article is more than 4 years old. Nick Cohen. We will learn the essential lesson that antisemitism is not about Jews, but : Nick Cohen.

    Galatians - There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither bond nor free, there is neither male nor female: for ye are all one in Christ Jesus. Luke - And Jesus answering said, A certain [man] went down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and fell among thieves, which stripped him of his raiment, and wounded [him], and departed, leaving. Judaica News This book is more than a highly readable presentation of the basics of Judaism. It is a provocative and persuasive argument that the true meaning of being a Jew has been obscured for many Jews today as well as a stirring reflection on some of the deepest themes in Jewish practice and belief.

      They may never have met a Jew who came out and talked about being Jewish and this is the gift you gave them. I worked for a year as a School Psychologist in a Charter School in Boston. They too were reading Night. I know that there were other Jews there--by their names and appearance. None of them stepped up and said this book happened to my. Death is talking about the death of a group of French Jews murdered in a Polish prison. He's reminding us that we are all human, all united by Death. It's ridiculous to kill another human, when the job will be done on its own in due time. She was a Jew feeder without a question in the world on that man's first night in Molching. She was an arm.


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