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Jewish Traditions : A JPS Guide.

Author/Creator:
Eisenberg, Ronald L.
Publication:
Dulles : Jewish Publication Society, 2000.
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Subjects:
Judaism -- Encyclopedias.
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Electronic books.
Contents:
Intro
Contents
Preface
Language
Life-Cycle Events
The Stages of Life
First 16 Years of Life
Birth
Circumcision
Names
Pidyon ha-Ben
Adoption
Bar Mitzvah
Bat Mitzvah
Confirmation
Marriage
Jewish Marriage
Marriage Ceremony
Harmonious Married Life
Obligations and Rights of the Husband
Prohibited Marriages
Levirate Marriage/Halitzah
Intermarriage
Sex
Divorce
Death
Death and Dying
Angel of Death
Preparation for Burial
Funeral Service/Burial
Mourning
Suicide
Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide
Cremation
Modern Issues Concerning the Dead
Afterlife and the World to Come
Sabbath and Festivals
Sabbath
Overview
Restrictions
Observances
Liturgy
Havdalah
Special Sabbaths
Festivals and Fasts
Overview
Jewish Calendar
Rosh Hodesh
High Holy Days
Repentance (Teshuvah)
Selichot
Elul
Rosh Hashanah
Ten Days of Repentance
Yom Kippur
Fall Festivals
Sukkot
Hoshana Rabbah
Shemini Atzeret
Simchat Torah
Winter Festivals
Hanukkah
Tu b'Shevat
Purim
Spring Festivals
Passover
Omer Period
Shavuot
Fast Days and Summer Observances
17th of Tammuz
The Three Weeks
Tisha b'Av
Tu b'Av
Tzom Gedalyah
10th of Tevet
Synagogue and Prayer
Synagogue
Overview
Synagogue Architecture
Torah Scrolls and Ornaments
Ark
Bimah
Mechitzah
Rabbi
Hazzan
Prayer
Overview
Major Themes of Prayer
Language of Prayer
Proper Forms of Prayer
Answer to Prayer
Congregational Prayer
Prayer as Polemic
Siddur
Minyan
Kippah
Tallit
Tefillin
Blessings and Benedictions
Amen
Kaddish
Daily and Sabbath Prayers
Daily Order of Prayers
Morning Blessings (Birchot ha-Shachar)
Pesukei de-Zimra
Barchu.
Ahavah Rabbah/Ahavat Olam
Shema
Amidah
Tachanun
Torah Service
Haftarah
Av ha-Rachamim
Yekum Purkan/Mi She Berakh
Prayer for the Government
U-va le-Zion Go'el
Ein Keloheinu
Aleinu
Prayers Recited before Leaving the Synagogue
Psalm of the Day
Yigdal
Adon Olam
An'im Zemirot
Personal Prayers
Jewish Literature
Bible
Ten Commandments
Masoretic Text
Biblical Commentary
Rabbinic Literature
Mitzvot
Overview
Performance of the Mitzvot
Obligation of Women to Perform the Commandments
Proper Behavior and Ethical Living
Gemilut Hasadim
Tzedakah
Hospitality (Hakhnasat Orchim)
Visiting the Sick (Bikur Holim)
Pikuach Nefesh
Lashon ha-Ra
Washing the Hands
Mikveh (Ritual Bath)
Niddah (Menstruating Woman)
Sha'atnez (Mingling of Fabrics)
Jewish Courts and Judges
Business Ethics
Prohibition against Lending at Interest
Miscellany
Symbols of Jews and of Israel
Magic and Superstition
Other Customs and Concepts
Beards
A Chosen People
Conversion
Dreams
Excommunication
Golem
Heavenly Bodies
Kissing Holy Objects
Kitel
The Messiah
Mizrach
Names of God
Numbers
Satan
Shalom
Food
Overview
Dietary Laws (Kashrut)
Seven Species
Specific Foods
Plants and Animals
Plants
Trees
Specific Plants
Animals
Specific Animals
Notes
Abbreviations
Bibliography
Appendix
Weekly Torah and Haftarah Readings
Torah Readings for Holidays and Special Sabbaths
Orders of Mishnah and Tractates of the Talmud
Index.
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2021. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
Contributor:
Society, Jewish Publication.
Other format:
Print version: Eisenberg, Ronald L. Jewish Traditions
ISBN:
9780827610392
9780827607606
OCLC:
923703833