5 edition of Questions Jews Ask found in the catalog.
Questions Jews Ask
Mordecai Menaheim Kaplan
January 1, 1956
by Reconstructionist Press
Written in English
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' Questions and Answers About Jews' Is an Ideal Guide for the Perplexed the process for how this book begins because it sounds very familiar to when I speak in front of non-Jewish groups and ask the attendees to submit questions about Judaism. The type of questions I receive are very familiar to the questions asked and answered in this. In particular the book of Hebrews – a book written to Messianic Jews by a Messianic Jew about staying Messianic Jews – is very encouraging. Recognize that the Torah is a huge part of the Jewish heritage and incorporate those parts of it that are meaningful to you.
"An invaluable guide from a trusted expert."--Lee Strobel Written in a compelling, accessible style, this book answers the most common questions about Jewish people and culture, drawn from the steady stream of queries Michael L. Brown's ministry receives every month.5/5(2). 4 Questions with Hasia Diner. Hasia Diner, professor of American Jewish history and director of the Goldstein-Goren Center for American Jewish History at New York University, is the author of the Jewish Lives biography Julius Rosenwald: Repairing the World.. 1.
Certainly people ask more than nine questions about Judaism but the book is clearly most targeted at the assimilated, disillusioned or curious nonpracticing Jew. It is perfect andFile Size: KB. Tough Questions Jews Ask: A Young Adult’s Guide to Building a Jewish Life, 2nd Edition by Rabbi Edward Feinstein, Jewish Lights Publishing, , pages, ISBN , U.S.
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Rabbi Feinstein presents an accessible and friendly discussion of some of the toughest questions young Jews might ask-- as well as acknowledging the importance of being able to ask tough questions in the first place, especially for Yisrael, "those who wrestle with God."This book is directed at young adults attending Hebrew school, but as an adult outsider to the religion I found it very /5.
Rabbi Paul Kushner (Reform) in The Jewish Week I would suggest that on a single afternoon every rabbi, YMHA director, Jewish college instructor and anyone who has contact with young Jewish adults should set aside throe or four hours and read The Nine Questions People Ask About by: Rabbi Edward Feinstein is senior rabbi of Valley Beth Shalom in Encino, California.
He is an instructor in the Ziegler Rabbinical School of American Jewish University and the Wexner Heritage Program. He is the author of Tough Questions Jews Ask: A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life (Jewish Lights) and Capturing the Moon; and the editor of Jews and Judaism in the 21st Century: Human /5(10).
To be Jewish is to ask questions. Our Talmud, by insisting we question, allows us to doubt. As Jews celebrate Passover with the Seder meal. Judaism does not have a specific credo that Jews must accept in order to be considered Jewish.
Nevertheless, there are a few overarching tenets that most Jews accept in some form. These include a belief in only One God, a belief that humanity was created in the Divine Image, a feeling of connection to the greater Jewish community and a belief in the pivotal importance of the Torah, our Author: Ariela Pelaia.
Kaplan emigrated to Questions Jews Ask book United States from Lithuania at the age of 8. After graduating from Columbia University inhe was ordained a Conservative rabbi by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, where he taught for the next 50 years.
Prager and Telushkin's The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism is a somewhat dated but solid approach to observant Judaism.
The book takes the form of responses to nine questions (Can one doubt G-d's existence and still be a good Jew. Why do we need organized religion or Jewish laws - isn't it enough to be a good person?4/5.
Genre/Form: Trivia and miscellanea Miscellanea: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kaplan, Mordecai Menahem, Questions Jews ask. New York, Reconstructionist Press . Name five ways Paul describes the position of the Jews. Name four ways the Jews were confident in their own self-satisfaction.
What two things did Paul indicate the Jews had in the law. List the five rhetorical questions Paul puts to the Jews to uncover their hypocrisy. File Size: KB. As is shown on the last page of this chart, ninety-four questions were asked, spread fairly evenly over the spectrum.
The questions asked by the disciples are supportive and constructive; the questions asked by the people in general are fairly neutral; the questions asked by.
Tough Questions Jews Ask 2/E (Paperback) A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life. By Edward Feinstein. Jewish Lights Publishing,pp. Publication Date: Janu Other Editions of This Title: Hardcover (1/6/). Who were the Hellenistic Jews in the Bible.
Who was Cornelius in the Bible. Who was Stephen in the Bible. The stoning of Stephen - Why were the Jews allowed to stone Stephen but had to go through Pilate to kill Jesus. Why had the believers in Samaria not received the Holy Spirit (Acts 8). Who was Paul in the Bible.
Jews. Some questions have easy answers. Most of the really good questions can ’t be answered at all. I ’ve tried to help people think about their questions and seek out their own answers. This book is a collection of some of the best questions vii. There are additional similar questions to be asked of these atheist degenerates known as "Jewish statesmen", but for the time being let them respond to the ten questions.
These Zionist "statesmen" with their great foresight, sought to bring an end two two-thousand years of Divinely ordained Jewish subservience and political tractability.
The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism was written for the educated, skeptical, searching Jew, and for the non-Jew who wants to understand the meaning of Judaism. It has become a classic and very widely read introduction to the oldest living religion.4/5(2).
TOUGH QUESTIONS JEWS ASK: A Young Adult's Guide to Building a Jewish Life Edward Feinstein, Author, Rabbi Edward Feinstein, Author. Jewish Lights $ (p) ISBN How many Jews were murdered during the Holocaust.
While it is impossible to ascertain the exact number of Jewish victims, statistics indicate that the total was over 5, Six million is the round figure accepted by most authorities. Do Jews generally believe Pilate did, do they believe Pilate didn’t, or do Jews generally just don’t know whether he did or not.
And is Matthew accurate, at least where it implies that it “is commonly reported among the Jews until this day” that the soldiers said Jesus’ “disciples came by night, and stole him away while. Get this from a library. Tough questions Jews ask: a young adult's guide to building a Jewish life.
[Edward Feinstein] -- In Judaism we're allowed to ask questions. We are invited to ask them. But for young people, it often feels as if no one is willing to take tough questions about religion, ourselves, and.
Read "Tough Questions Jews Ask, 2nd Ed.: A Young Adults Guide to Building a Jewish Life" by Rabbi Edward Feinstein available from Rakuten Kobo. What your rabbi probably has never told you, but couldif youd only day I wonder if God is real, if the Torah i Brand: Jewish Lights Publishing. Written by Elie Wiesel, "Night" is a concise and intense account of the author's experience in Nazi concentration camps during the memoir provides a good starting point for discussions about the Holocaust, as well as suffering and human : Erin Collazo Miller.
The Book of Esther records the institution of the Feast of Purim and the obligation of its perpetual observation. The Book of Esther was read at the Feast of Purim to commemorate the great deliverance of the Jewish nation brought about by God through Esther.
Jews today still read Esther during Purim. Key Verses.Is it possible to think about this book as "truth" without always being % accurate? Why or why not? One of Elie Wiesel’s fears is that the world has not learned anything after the Holocaust.
Do you think that’s true? Are other people in the world experiencing "Night" or could they?