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What Does Being Jewish Mean?: Read-Aloud Responses to Questions Jewish Children Ask about History, Culture, and Religion
     

What Does Being Jewish Mean?: Read-Aloud Responses to Questions Jewish Children Ask about History, Culture, and Religion

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by E. B. Freedman, Jan Greenberg, Karen A. Katz
 
This helpful reference provides ready answers to more than 180 questions Jewish children most frequently ask about their faith. It covers not only the basics of Jewish belief, custom, and practice but also the kinds of questions that arise from the magical way that children view the world, such as "Will the Messiah have superpowers like Batman or Superman?" or "Why

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This helpful reference provides ready answers to more than 180 questions Jewish children most frequently ask about their faith. It covers not only the basics of Jewish belief, custom, and practice but also the kinds of questions that arise from the magical way that children view the world, such as "Will the Messiah have superpowers like Batman or Superman?" or "Why don't the kinds of miracles in the Bible happen today?" If also addresses the knotty philosophical questions that often leave parents stumped for quick and appropriate responses.

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Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch, author of The Jewish Book of Why What Does Being Jewish Mean? will be a great help to parents seeking to answer their children's questions about Judaism and Jewish life. It will certainly be a wonderful source of information for adults anxious to share with young people an appreciation of their heritage.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780671765743
Publisher:
Touchstone
Publication date:
07/15/1991
Pages:
122
Product dimensions:
5.57(w) x 8.47(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

Rabbi E. B. Freedman is the director of the Jewish Hospice and Chaplaincy Network in southeastern Michigan.

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