In addition to surveying the nature and development of Judaism, this book outlines the basics of practicqal Judaism--its festivals, prayers, customs, and various sects. Modern concerns and debates are also addressed, such as the impact of the Holocaust, the establishment of the State of Israel, the status of women, and medical and commercial ethics.
|Publisher:||Oxford University Press, USA|
|Series:||Very Short Introductions Series|
|Product dimensions:||5.06(w) x 7.69(h) x 0.35(d)|
About the Author
Norman Solomon is now retired, but was a Fellow in Modern Jewish Thought at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and is affiliated to the Faculty of Oriental Studies at Oxford University. He is the author of Historical Dictionary of Judaism, 2nd edition (Scarecrow Press Inc, 2006).