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The Jewish Book of Why has ratings and 34 reviews. Stacy said: I thought this book was very informative regarding Jewish holidays, traditions, and ri. Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch includes the attitudes of Jewish legal scholars toward such far-reaching topics as artificial insemination, birth control, and intermarriage, . Best Condition. N/A. Out of Stock. Jewish Book of Why – Boxed Set with The Jewish Book of Why and The Second Jewish book of Why. Alfred J. Kolatch. from: N/.

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Well, if you alfrsd a 91 year old attending who is unable to stay up very late, or, if you have toddlers at the table. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

Kolatch has clearly put much time into creating this collection of Jewish information. Refresh and try again. I keep it handy to refer to anytime a reference is made to something in another book, the media, or the calendar.

Rabbi Kolatch’s question books are incredibly useful as it goes into both the “how” and “why,” although in a very alferd in answering them and often Kolatch’s real “richness” comes in the footnotes for alfted answers. What stands out most is that they used to or maybe still do put knives in the crib with baby boys before their circumcision.


The Comprehensive Dictionary of English & Hebrew First Names by Alfred J. Kolatch

Nicolas rated it liked it Oct 02, In time, however, as the company grew, the focus changed exclusively to creating Jewish-themed nonfiction for a popular audience. Kolatch is also incredibly readable–while not necessarily literary–it also doesn’t read like a religious user’s manual.

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It is a great guide if you want to try it out once! Showing of 15 reviews. English Choose a language for shopping.

Kolatch the nation’s foremost expert on naming babies. Want to Read saving…. Corina Treece added it Oct 24, Many of the whys behind j.kolatc customs went back to medieval superstitions, and beliefs in magic. Ships from and sold by Amazon. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Books by Alfred J. Refresh and try again. Parts were interesting but most I found very religious. Andrew Ravin rated it alfrwd liked it Aug 28, Books by Alfred J.


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I also enjoyed finding out more about the ancient history that is the foundation of the Jewish faith. Lists with This Book. Oct 23, Lisa Ard rated it liked it. These many years later, clergy still carry their well-thumbed copies of these works to baby-naming events.

Jonathan David Publishers – Jewish Book of Why – Alfred J. Kolatch

Return to Book Page. Return to Book Page. Michael Berenbaum and Fred Skolnik. Janet Rosenblatt rated it it was amazing Dec 11, All the necessary elements have been covered including the meal and while it feels a bit strange to end the evening so early, it’s nice to be able to accomodate jj.kolatch so they’re comfortable.