Second how to Handbook for Jewish Living

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881255508
  • Publisher: KTAV Publishing House, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/15/1996
  • Pages: 216
  • Product dimensions: 7.90 (w) x 9.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Table of Contents

The Stairway of Virtues 1
Going Backwards/Making the Turn 3
Being a Boor/Becoming Human 13
Overwhelmed by Depression/Feeling Multiple Kinds of Joy 19
Succumbing to Ignorance/Acquiring Wisdom 27
Seized by Arrogance/Giving Way to Humility 35
Deceiving the Self/Building Integrity 43
Paralyzed by Anxiety/Searching Out Tranquility 51
Exploiting the Body/Protecting the Spirit 59
Otherness/Created in the Image of God 71
Self-Centeredness/Performing Loving Acts of Kindness 77
Gossip/The Ecology of Words 85
Inclining Toward Evil/Doing Good 91
Abuse of Power/Expressing Compassion 97
Refusing to Help/Giving Righteously 103
Breaking Sacred Trusts Through Adultery/Making Covenants 111
Senseless Hatred/Committing to Love 119
Failing a Companion/Cleaving to a Friend 125
Living Without Order/Establishing a Prayerful Posture 133
Thanklessness/Showing Gratitude 141
Giving in to Despair/Opening to Hope 149
Expressing Disbelief/Embracing Faith 157
Forgetting/Creating Memory 163
Seduced by Secularism/Striving Toward Holiness 169
Glossary of Terms and Concepts 177
Our Rabbis and Teachers 181
Our Sacred Texts 185
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