Basic Judaism

Basic Judaism

by Milton Steinberg

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780156106986
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 03/17/1965
Series: Modern Classic Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 227,672
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.52(d)

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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Basic Judaism 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Eager_ReaderMD More than 1 year ago
Anyone who is interested in a basic understanding of Judaism will benefit from reading this book. I highly recommend it.
erikssonfamily on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
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.