The Jewish Festivals: A Guide to Their History and Observance

The Jewish Festivals: A Guide to Their History and Observance

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Why is the Jewish New Year designated on the Jewish calendar as the first day of the seventh month, and not of the first month? Why do women cover their eyes when reciting the blessing over the Sabbath candles? How did the Seder originate? Does the Book of Esther, read on Purim, mirror any real historical events?

Long considered a classic, The Jewish Festivals provides a rich and charming account of the origins, development, and symbolism of the Jewish holidays,… (more)

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Publisher: Schocken (April 04, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 2.4 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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