Ask the Rabbi by Rabbi Ron Isaacs
The Who, What, When, Where, Why, & How of Being Jewish (Arthur Kurzweil Books)

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Does God really have a chosen people? Do Jews believe in an afterlife? Why do all Jewish holidays begin at night? When is it okay to tell a lie? What does Judaism say about being gay? From the mundane to the perplexing, Rabbi Ron Isaacs answers all your questions about the Jewish faith in a manner that is warm, wise, and witty. Isaacs brings his many years of experience as a rabbi and scholar to create a family--friendly resource that you and your children can use again and again to answer questions as they arise in your day--to--day lives-- such as questions about: worship services, blessings, famous people in the Bible, miracles, fast days, Rosh Hashanah, Hanukkah, the Seder, circumcision, Bar/Bat Mitzvah, marriage, keeping kosher, sex, death and dying, medical ethics, Jewish beliefs, Hasidim, Jewish denominations, rabbis and cantors, black Jews, Jewish professions, what others think of the Jews, Israel, ritual garments, the Torah, the mezuzah, Anti--Semitic documents and statements, Sephardic and Ashkenazic Jews, language, Jews and cults, kabbalah, and classic Jewish books.

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Rabbi Ron Isaacs, Ed.D., is the rabbi of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater, New Jersey, and codirector of its Hebrew High School. An adjunct lecturer at the Jewish Theological Seminary, he is the author of more than eighty books. Rabbi Ron Isaacs can be reached directly through his Ask the Rabbi website at
Published December 1, 2002 by Jason Aronson Inc. 272 pages
Genres: Religion & Spirituality, Health, Fitness & Dieting. Non-fiction

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The eager student who enjoys the give-and-take of questions and answers will find this book a sheer delight.

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