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By Ronald L. Eisenberg

Both Jews and non-Jews alike have many misconceptions of Jewish teachings and practices. a few likely strange statements approximately Jewish teachings and practices are literally real, while a few it sounds as if moderate and popularly believed statements are fake. Many statements relating to Jewish teachings and perform are in part actual and partially fake, requiring a extra nuanced rationalization of the genuine state of affairs.

In 850 fascinating questions about Judaism: precise, fake, or In Between, Ronald L. Eisenberg explores quite a lot of Jewish teachings and practices, discussing the measure to which they're real, fake or a little bit either. provided in question-and-answer layout, readers are invited to discover with the writer what they honestly learn about Jewish existence, historical past, vacations, and scripture. Eisenberg tackles every type of issues, from synthetic insemination to organ donation and euthanasia, moment day gala's within the Diaspora to the why particularly sound the shofar, from what the ner tamid indicates to Jewish “rules of war.” all through, Eisenberg takes a nuanced method of his themes, laying the basis for an invaluable survey of what we should understand greater approximately Jews, Judaism, and Jewish teachings and practices.

This is ideal reference paintings for someone fascinated with Judaism, Jewish lifestyles, and Jewish heritage, and who has ever questioned what the true resolution used to be to the numerous questions they could have had.

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