Fishpond Gift Vouchers - Let them choose!

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Rabbi Donin has provided a succinct, gracefully phrased and authoritative description of the beliefs and practices of traditional Judaism. This work will prove useful to the many Jews and non-Jews who seek to know what the ancient Jewish faith is all about. A classic work that has not been bettered.
Product Details

Table of Contents

The Underlying Creed * The Cornerstones of Judaism * Halakla: The Jewish Way * The Reasons for the Commandments The Daily Way of Life * Kindness: A Means and an End * The Sabbath: An Island in Time * The Dietary Laws: A Diet for the Soul * Family Life: A Key to Happiness * Signs of the Covenant: Love and Reverence * The Synagogue: Where Jews Assemble The Special Occasions of the Year * The Major Festivals * Passover * Shavuot * The Days of Awe * Succot * The Post-Biblical Holidays and Fast Days The Special Occaisions of Life * Adoption and Conversion * Bar-Mitzvah and Bat-Mitzvah * Marriage * Divorce Proceedings * Death and Mourning

About the Author

Hayim Halevy Donin established himself as an incomparable teacher and interpreter of Jewish law and practice through his classic book To Be a Jew. For twenty years he was Rabbi of Congregation B'nai David in Southfield, Michigan, where he was also Adjunct Professor of Judaic Studies at the University of Detroit. Rabbi Donin held a Ph.D. in Education and was also the founder and president of the Akiva Hebrew Day School in Detroit.

Look for similar items by category
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling To be a Jew: Guide to Jewish Observance in Contemporary Life on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Item ships from and is sold by Fishpond.com, Inc.
Back to top