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Concise Companion to the Jewish Religion (Oxford Paperback Reference) Paperback – Abridged, September 9, 1999


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Product Details

  • Series: Oxford Paperback Reference
  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press; Abridged edition (September 9, 1999)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0192800884
  • ISBN-13: 978-0192800886
  • Product Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.5 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,743,584 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"With eloquent lucidity, Jacobs explains even the most complex and abstruse aspects of Judaism....This whole volume is infused with a passion and fulfills the author's guiding principle, to present our religion as the challenging, relevant, sublime faith it is."--Times Literary Supplement


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Dr. Louis Jacobs is Rabbi at the New London Synagogue, Goldsmid Visiting Professor at University College London, and Visiting Professor at Lancaster University.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Shalom Freedman HALL OF FAMETOP 1000 REVIEWER on January 23, 2005
Format: Paperback
This is an excellent guide to various concepts as understood by Judaism. The rule is the more you have of Rabbi Jacobs' explanation the better you understand the concept in question. Thus while the abridged version is helpful, the larger volume is more valuable.
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