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The Jewish Festivals: A Guide to Their History and Observance Paperback – September 9, 1996


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Product Details

  • Paperback: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Schocken (September 9, 1996)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0805209379
  • ISBN-13: 978-0805209372
  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.7 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #781,079 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"There is no better way to begin to understand the messages of the Jewish holidays and the basic precepts of Judaism than by reading this book."
—from the foreword by Harold S. Kushner

“In my teaching experience I have found Schauss’ The Jewish Festivals an excellent text. . . . It examines carefully all pertinent sources dealing with the subject.”
—Judah Pilch, Director, National Curriculum Research Institute
 
“Presents a panoramic view. . . . Highly recommended as a text for class study and home reading.”
—Azriel Eisenberg, Director, The Jewish Education Committee

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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Yiddish

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2 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Susan C. Berck on July 4, 2009
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A great read for anyone interested in the development of the traditions that made up jewish holidays.
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2 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Virginia M. Ross on November 2, 2009
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I am glad to receive the book. It will give me a good
knowledge of the festivals.
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