The oldest of the world's major faiths, Judaism as practiced today represents a tradition that goes back nearly 6,000 years. Accessible and wide-ranging, Judaism: The Basics is a must-have resource covering the stories, beliefs and expressions of that tradition.
Key topics covered include:
- the Torah
- Israel - the state and its people
- Reform Judaism, Orthodox Judaism and Zionism
- the impact of the Holocaust.
With a glossary of terms and extensive suggestions for further reading, Judaism: The Basics is an essential guide through the rich intricacies of the Jewish faith and people.