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Celebration & renewal : rites of passage in Judaism / edited by Rela M. Geffen.

Other Title:
Celebration and renewal
Publication:
Philadelphia ; Jerusalem : The Jewish Publication Society, 5753/1993.
Format/Description:
Book
x, 277, [1] pages ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Life cycle, Human -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Life change events -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Judaism -- 20th century.
Judaism -- United States.
Jewish way of life.
Childrens subjects:
Judaism -- Customs and practices.
Place of Publication:
United States Pennsylvania Philadelphia.
Jerusalem.
Contents:
Introduction / Rela M. Geffen
"Be Fruitful and Multiply": Issues relating to Birth in Judaism / David Novak
Parents as Partners with God: Parenting young children / Steven M. Brown
From Bar/Bat Mitzvah through the Teen Years: Challenges to parent and community / Melvin L. and Shoshana R. Silberman
Choosing Judaism: Issues relating to conversion / Stephen C. Lerner
Marriage: Judaism's "Other" Covenantal relationship / Daniel H. Gordis
Midlife: From understanding to wisdom / Barry D. Cytron
"The Altar Weeps": Divorce in Jewish Law / Irwin H. Hunt
Bikkur Ḥolim: Sickness in Jewish Law / Nahum M. Waldman
The Crown of Glory: Aging in the Jewish Tradition / Dayle A. Friedman
Death and Mourning: A time for weeping, a time for healing / Judith Hauptman.
Notes:
"Designed by Rich Hendel."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Local notes:
Potok Collection copy presented to the Penn Libraries by Adena Potok.
Potok Collection copy: dustjacket retained.
Penn Provenance:
Potok, Adena (donor) (Potok Collection copy)
Penn Chronology:
5753
1993
Contributor:
Geffen, Rela M.
The Library of Chaim Potok (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
082760422X
OCLC:
27815341
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