Words for the Soul: Jewish Wisdom for Life's Journey

Overview

This book assembles valuable and insightful passages in Jewish literature and lists them by category for easy reference. Sample entries include living the good life, modesty, choosing a mate, respect for parents, care for the elderly, spirituality, and the way to prayer. Each section features background material related to the topic followed by quotes on the theme.
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Overview

This book assembles valuable and insightful passages in Jewish literature and lists them by category for easy reference. Sample entries include living the good life, modesty, choosing a mate, respect for parents, care for the elderly, spirituality, and the way to prayer. Each section features background material related to the topic followed by quotes on the theme.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568219318
  • Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
  • Publication date: 6/28/1996
  • Pages: 199
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.49 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Advice by Threes and Fours 1
2 Body Parts 5
3 Communication 9
4 Death and the World To Come 15
5 Food and Environment 19
6 Health and Medicine 25
7 Holy Places 29
8 Human Attributes and Characteristics 33
9 Feeling and Relating to Others 45
10 Jewish Holidays 71
11 Judges, Courts, and Jewish Law 85
12 Miracles and Luck 89
13 Physics and Nature 93
14 Redemption and the Messiah 101
15 Relationships 105
16 Responsibilities to People and Animals 115
17 Sin and Confession 139
18 Study and Learning 143
19 Ways to God 149
20 Superstition and Folklore 161
21 Time and Sleep 169
22 Work, Wealth, and Deeds of Loving-Kindness 173
Glossary 185
Index 193
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