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The tapestry of Jewish time : a spiritual guide to holidays and life-cycle events / Nina Beth Cardin.

Author/Creator:
Cardin, Nina Beth.
Publication:
Springfield, NJ : Behrman House, ©2000.
Format/Description:
Book
307 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Subjects:
Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.
Life cycle, Human -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Fasts and feasts -- Judaism.
Life cycle, Human -- Religious aspects -- Judaism.
Spiritual life -- Judaism.
Contents:
pt. 1 The Jewish holidays : The story of time
The blessings of everyday
Shabbat : the palace in time
Rosh Ḥodesh : the new moon
Rosh Hashanah : the birthday of the world
Yom Kippur : the day of atonement
Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simḥat Torah : the journey and the joy
Ḥanukkah : the festival of lights
Tu B'Shevat : the new year of the trees
Purim : the holiday of masks and miracles
Passover : the festival of freedom
Yom Hashoah : Holocaust remembrance day
Yom Hazikaron, Yom Ha'atzma'ut and Yom Yerushalayim : songs of Israel
Shavout : the giving of the Torah
Tisha B'Av : a time of mourning
pt. 2 Jewish life-cycle events : Thresholds in time
Birth : affirming the covenant
Growing up : Bar and Bat Mitzvah and beyond
Marriage : the sanctification of love
Death and mourning : a life to be remembered
Prayers and rituals for the home : Declaration upon rising in the morning
Blessing for putting on a Tallit
Shma
Blessing over bread
Grace after meals
Alternative grace after meals
Sheheḥeyanu
Candlelighting for Shabbat
Kiddush for Shabbat Eve
A blessing for children
Havdalah service
Blessing for affixing a Mezuzah
Candlelighting for festivals and Rosh Hashanah
Candlelighting for Yom Kippur
Blessing upon waving a Lulav
Blessing upon sitting in a Sukkah
Candlelighting for Ḥanukkah
Personal weavings
Calendar of Jewish holidays.
Notes:
Includes index.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by the Board of Governors of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth.
Penn Provenance:
Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (donor)
Contributor:
Library of Adas Kodesch Shel Emeth (University of Pennsylvania)
ISBN:
0874416450
9780874416459
OCLC:
43063236
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