Who these authorities are to makes changes, and who are the amateurs and kibitzers we are not told.
In "Judaism" the reader finds an engaging and appealing book filled with potent truths about one of the world's most important religions.
This is a truly wonderful book for people with at least basic knowledge and respect for traditional Judaism.
Excellent insights, written clearly with a deep love and commitment to JudaismPublished 2 months ago by Rodger Hammerstein
First, I should say what this book is not. It's not the place to start if you want an initial introduction to Judaism. Read morePublished 4 months ago by RaDadIndy
Professor Gelernter's book is an true feat of erudition and gives us a window into an extraordinary mind at the height of its powers. Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by Jeff Goldfarb
What an education. I recommend every Evangelical Christian read this book. It is short, but loaded.
We need to understand what Zionism really is.
There is no doubt that David Gelernter's Judaism: A Way of being is an interesting book. He has many sharp and insightful things to say about being Jewish and the Jewish... Read morePublished on April 19, 2012 by Eric Maroney
Couldn't agree more with the excellent analyses of readers "Daboomer" and "Lemas Mitchell"
Gelernter has the zeal of a new convert, and goes overboard. Read more
Although this book has some lovely things to say about the relationship between Jewish law, Jews, and loving God, the author's sexism and homophobia just ruin a large portion of... Read morePublished on November 23, 2010 by Corinna365
Gelertner's book, written from a modern orthodox standpoint, attempts to offer answers to some key questions regarding Judaism: Why are there so many rules observant Jews are... Read morePublished on April 26, 2010 by J. Lippman