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Judaism: The Basics

Judaism: The Basics
Author: Jacob Neusner
ISBN 13: 9780415401760
ISBN 10: 415401763
Edition: 1
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2006-09-21
Format: Paperback
Pages: 216
List Price: $23.95

The oldest of the world’s major faiths, Judaism as practiced today represents a tradition that goes back nearly 6,000 years. Accessible and wide-ranging, Judaism: The Basics is a must-have resource covering the stories, beliefs and expressions of that tradition.

Key topics covered include:

  • the Torah

  • Israel – the state and its people

  • Passover

  • Reform Judaism, Orthodox Judaism and Zionism

  • the impact of the Holocaust.

With a glossary of terms and extensive suggestions for further reading, Judaism: The Basics is an essential guide through the rich intricacies of the Jewish faith and people.