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    • The Jewish Book of Why

    • By: Alfred J. Kolatch
    • Narrated by: Eli Wallach
    • Length: 7 hrs and 56 mins
    • Abridged
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    This weekend marks Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and one of the holiest times in the Jewish calendar. But what does that mean? Find answers to the most frequently asked questions about Jewish faith, worship, culture, and customs in this fascinating best seller. Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch reveals the reasons behind specific laws, practices, and ceremonies, shedding light on one of the world's oldest and most influential religions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Book of Why?

    • By Jenine on 02-08-08

    Regular price: $21.00

    • The Second Jewish Book of Why

    • By: Alfred J. Kolatch
    • Narrated by: Theodore Bikel
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Abridged
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    The Jewish Book of Why answered fundamental questions of Jewish faith; this second volume digs deeper, addressing the complex, contemporary issues of today's society. Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch includes the attitudes of Jewish legal scholars toward such far-reaching topics as artificial insemination, birth control, and intermarriage, while expanding on answers included in the first volume.

    Regular price: $21.00