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A widely known spiritual leader and scholar, Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is the author of eleven influential Jewish books, including A Code of Jewish Ethics; Words That Hurt, Words That Heal; Biblical Literacy; and four novels. He lives in New York City and lectures throughout the United States.
I found Jewish Literacy to be a complete but basic reference book. There were a few topics that were a bit out of order from a chronological perspective but, having stated that,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Spans Jewish history, culture, literature, personalities over 3,000 years with both wry humor (when appropriate) and sincere respect. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Dr. Why?
Lots of good information for beginners, but after having studied Judaism off and on for a few years, I thought perhaps some of the information was slightly biased (but I... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Laudanum
This book is an absolute must-read for anybody who is looking for basic facts about Judaism. It clearly lays out the important who/what/when/where/why/hows of Judaism in an easy... Read morePublished 3 months ago by dischwar
I thought it was a reference book, that can lead my learning in the sea of Jewish books. It is not. It is mostly retelling of the story of the Torah with the view of majority Jews... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Gloria of YHWH