From the Back Cover
You're no idiot, of course. You know that in the Jewish religion Yom Kippur is the Day of Atonement and that Saturday, known as the Sabbath, is the day of rest. But when it comes to understanding Jewish traditions, rituals, prayers, and holidays, you feel like you're parting and crossing the Red Sea without God's help. Don't put your life preserver on just yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Judaism, written in a warm, conversational style by Rabbi Benjamin Blech, is a fun and easy-to-understand primer to every aspect of this ancient faith. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, Rabbi Blech gives you:
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About the Author
Rabbi Benjamin Blech, a tenth-generation rabbi, is a nationally-recognized educator, religious leader, author, and lecturer. He is the author of seven books, including The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Jewish History and Culture
and The Complete Idiot's Guide(r) to Learning Yiddish
, as well as associate professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University in New York City and Rabbi Emeritus of Young Israel of Oceanside congregation in Oceanside, New York.