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What I wish my Christian friends knew about Judaism
Robert Schoen

Published 2004 by Loyola Press in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Christians and Jews. Going to church : the Jewish roots of Christian worship
Jews, Jesus, and Christianity
The Jewish religion. From Orthodox ...
To reform ...
To conservative ...
To reconstructionist
Contemporary synagogues and congregations
A personal observation
Inside the synagogue. The Torah and the law
Prayers and blessings
Symbols
The mezuzah and the Star of David
The role of the rabbi
The role of the cantor
Jewish education
Confirmation
Congregation membership and paying the bills
The temple
Jewish priests
Time for confession
Who's in charge
Holidays and festivals. Holidays and the Jewish calendar
Shabbat
The Sabbath
The high holidays
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kipper
Sukkot
Simchat Torah
Hanukkah
is it really the "Jewish Christmas"?
Purim
Passover
Shavuot
the Harvest festival
Other religious events
Jewish life cycle events. A Jewish wedding
Let's go to a circumcision!
Baby namings and rituals for daughters
Adoption
An invitation to a bar mitzvah and a bat mitzvah
A Jewish funeral
saying good-bye to Uncle Harry
You can only get a divorce if you're married.
Home life, Jewish beliefs, and other interesting matters. Is a kosher hot dog really kosher?
Jewish food
Degrees of orthodoxy
Conversion to Judaism
Intermarriage
Religious apparel and dress
Hasidim and Hasidism
Creation, heaven, hell, and life after death
Where, when, and how many
Ashkenazic and Sephardic Jews
Women and Judaism
Judaism in the world. Israel
Jewish art and music
Mysticism and the repair of the world
Money
stereotypes, charity, and the Scriptures
Perform a mitzvah
Controversial social issues
Old wars and new wars
The chosen people
Anti-Semitism
The Holocaust.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 261-262) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
296/.02/427
Library of Congress
BM562 .S45 2004

The Physical Object

Pagination
xxiii, 270 p. ;
Number of pages
270

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24750630M
Internet Archive
whatiwishmychris00scho
ISBN 10
082941777X
ISBN 13
9780829417777
LC Control Number
2003024404
OCLC/WorldCat
53369572

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