By Ronald L. Eisenberg

ISBN-10: 1442239468

ISBN-13: 9781442239463

Both Jews and non-Jews alike have many misconceptions of Jewish teachings and practices. a few probably strange statements approximately Jewish teachings and practices are literally real, while a few it sounds as if average and popularly believed statements are fake. Many statements relating to Jewish teachings and perform are in part precise and partially fake, requiring a extra nuanced clarification of the real scenario.

In 850 interesting questions on Judaism: real, fake, or In Between, Ronald L. Eisenberg explores quite a lot of Jewish teachings and practices, discussing the measure to which they're precise, fake or just a little either. provided in question-and-answer structure, readers are invited to discover with the writer what they honestly learn about Jewish existence, historical past, vacations, and scripture. Eisenberg tackles all types of themes, from man made insemination to organ donation and euthanasia, moment day gala's within the Diaspora to the why quite sound the shofar, from what the ner tamid indicates to Jewish “rules of war.” all through, Eisenberg takes a nuanced method of his themes, laying the basis for an invaluable survey of what we should be aware of greater approximately Jews, Judaism, and Jewish teachings and practices.

This is ideal reference paintings for an individual focused on Judaism, Jewish lifestyles, and Jewish historical past, and who has ever questioned what the true solution used to be to the numerous questions they could have had.

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