Rabbi Steinberg identifies seven strands that weave together to make up Judaism: God, morality, rite and custom, law, sacred literature, institutions, and the people. A classic work directed to both the Jewish and the non-Jewish reader.
About the Author
Rabbi Milton Steinberg graduated from the City College of New York and was awarded a master's degree in philosophy by Columbia University. The recipient of an honorary degree of Doctor of Hebrew Letters from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, he was Rabbi of the Park Avenue Synagogue in New York until his death.
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Anyone who is interested in a basic understanding of Judaism will benefit from reading this book. I highly recommend it.
Milton Steinberg's classic work examine and explains the basic of Judaism. He explains how the various traditions of Judaism (Reform, Conservative, etc) began and were they differ from other traditions. For anyone interested in Judaism at its core, this is the book to read.