Symbols of Judaism

Symbols of Judaism

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Explores the ritual and cultural symbols of Judaism and examines the religious holidays and feasts associated with each one

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Full-page color photos and explanatory text describe the history, use, and meaning of 30 Jewish symbols. Rabbi Ouaknin conveys the philosophical and religious inspiration for various activities and beliefs in a feeling way, one that commands interest and respect. Included are artifacts such as the Holy Ark and Sabbath candlesticks, holy sites including synagogues and the tombs at the Mount of Olives, holidays such as Yom Kippur and Pesach, customs such as the Bar Mitzvah and the Mikveh, and clothing customs such as hats and beards. No index or references. Translated from the French. Distributed by St. Martin's Press. 9.25x12" Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: Paris : Editions Assouline, [1996?]
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9782908228359
2908228351
Branch Call Number: 704.03924 OUA
Characteristics: 128 p. : col. ill
Additional Contributors: Hamani, Laziz 1957-

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