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Cokesbury

Celebrating the Jewish Year

The Spring and Summer Holidays
  • By Paul Steinberg
  • By Janet Potter
$17.99
($24.95)

2009 National Jewish Book Award Winner, Jewish Family Literature

JPS's holiday books take us through the joys, spirit, and meaning of the seasons. As we move from season to season, Paul Steinberg shares with us a rich collection of readings from many of the Jewish greats--Maimonides, Rashi, Nehama Leibowitz, Irving Greenberg, Shlomo Carlebach, Marge Piercy, Elie Wiesel, Martin Buber, Abraham Joshua Heschel, Arthur Green, and others--and he guides us in discovering for ourselves the many treasures within each text. Some of the readings teach us about the history of each holiday, as well as its theological, ethical, agricultural, and seasonal importance and interpretation; others give us inspiration and much food for thought. These stories, essays, poems, anecdotes, and rituals help us discover how deeply Jewish traditions are rooted in nature's yearly cycle, and how beautifully season and spirit are woven together throughout the Jewish year.

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  • Additional Details
    • SKU: 9780827608504
    • Manufacturer: Jewish Pubn Soc
    • Language of Text: English
    • ISBN 13: 9780827608504
    • Publication Date: 01/01/2009
    • Format: Paperback
    • Author: Paul Steinberg
    • Author: Janet Potter
    • Page Count: 220
    • Weight: 1.25 pounds
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