From Library Journal
This simplified, straightforward guide to major Jewish holidays is intended for use in the religious school classroom as well as in the home by parents, newlyweds, converts, and anyone faced with the task of creating a traditional Jewish home. Beginning with the most important and most frequently occurring holiday, Shabbat (Sabbath), and proceeding through the calendar, from Rosh Hashanah (New Year) to Shavuot (giving of the Torah), each of the ten most significant holy days, feasts, fasts, and festivals is concisely explained. Descriptions focus on the origin and traditional purpose of the day. Greetings, home traditions, explanations of crucial parts of the religious services, synagogue traditions, approriate foods and blessings are covered for each holiday. Recipes and suggested home activities for children are also mentioned. A brief explanation of the Jewish calendar and mention of other minor holidays complete the book. Appropriate for general Judaica and religious holiday collections.- Ann E. Cohen, Rochester P.L., Rochester, N.Y.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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