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Why Judaism matters

John L. Rosove

Why Judaism matters

letters of a liberal rabbi to his children and the millennial generation

by John L. Rosove

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reform Judaism

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementRabbi John L. Rosove ; afterword by Daniel and David Rosove
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM197 .R65 2017
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 132 pages
    Number of Pages132
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26935883M
    ISBN 101683367057, 1683367065
    ISBN 109781683367055, 9781683367062
    LC Control Number2017033298
    OCLC/WorldCa971512586

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Judaism is considered by religious Jews to be the expression of the covenant that God established with the Children of Israel. It encompasses a wide body of texts, practices, theological. A good example is the way Jewish tradition understood one of the most traumatic and consequential events in Jewish history: the Jewish War of 66.

Judaism is a religion built on a foundation of memory. In his masterwork on the subject, “Zakhor: Jewish History and Jewish Memory,” the historian Yosef Haim Yerushalmi notes that the Hebrew word for remember — zachor — is repeated nearly times in the Hebrew Bible, with both Israel and God commanded to remember: to remember the Sabbath, to remember the covenant, to remember the.

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As the Jewish scholar Moshe Goshen-Gottstein put it. John is the author of Why Judaism Matters – Letters of a Liberal Rabbi to his Children and the Millennial Generation, published in by Jewish Lights Publishing, a division of Turner Publishing Company.

John writes a regular blog on the Los Angeles Jewish Journal web-site & his own wordpress blog. "Jewish Matters" will help answer (or get you thinking about) the deeper questions of life.

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