Download PDF by Kerry Olitzky,Marc Raphael: An Encyclopedia of American Synagogue Ritual

By Kerry Olitzky,Marc Raphael

This encyclopedia offers old money owed of Jewish rituals, the which means in the back of their improvement, and outlines of ways the rituals are practiced between varied Jewish groups. Entries speak about how the rituals advanced over the years and what they're designed to represent. no matter if practiced within the own or public realm, the rituals integrated during this quantity are more often than not said as such through the Jewish neighborhood, no matter if they don't seem to be practiced through huge segments of the group. Comparisons are drawn between rituals as they're practiced through Reform, Conservative, Reconstructionist, and Orthodox Jews. This quantity brings jointly a wealth of data concerning the frequently advanced rituals practiced in Jewish groups all through North America.

Readers meaning to study extra approximately Jewish rituals will enjoy the combo of historic and useful matters each one access info. particular details is quickly obtainable within the encyclopedic layout. Entries are cross-referenced all through, and every concludes with references for extra examine. An index is included.

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