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Understanding Judaism

a basic guide to Jewish faith, history, and practice

by Mordechai Katz

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Published by Mesorah Publications in Brooklyn, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Judaism.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMordechai Katz.
    SeriesArtScroll series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBM561 .K42 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination389 p. ;
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3969309M
    ISBN 101578195179, 1578195187
    LC Control Number2001275770
    OCLC/WorldCa45703639

    A Basic Guide To Jewish Faith, History, And Practice. Author: Rabbi Mordechai Katz Quantity. Torah is G‑d 's wisdom. Intellect, by its very nature, allows for – and indeed demands – different avenues of understanding; how much more so when dealing with the infinite wisdom of the Infinite G‑d. Our sages tell us that Torah can be interpreted in four different general ways: peshat, remez, drush and : Naftali Silberberg.

    The third book of the Torah, known in Hebrew as Vayikra (after the first word of the text, which means “and He called”), is also called Torat Kohanim, the Teaching of Priests, because so many of its laws revolve around the service and lifestyle of the Levite priests, descendants of is the source of its English (Greek) name, Leviticus. Get this from a library! Understanding Judaism. [Nelson Yomtov] -- Understanding Judaism covers the history of Judaism and explores how the religion has evolved and expanded. Readers learn about the branches of Judaism, Jewish beliefs, and the influence Jews have.

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