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My Jewish year

Cath Senker

My Jewish year

by Cath Senker

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Published by Hodder Wayland in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fasts and feasts -- Judaism -- Juvenile literature.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementCath Senker.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesA year of religious festivals
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22045404M
    ISBN 100750240601
    OCLC/WorldCa50494986

    My Jewish Year | The much-dissected Pew Research Center study of , "A Portrait of Jewish Americans," revealed that most U.S. Jews locate their Jewishness in their ancestry and culture--not in religion. Abigail Pogrebin wondered if perhaps that's because Brand: Fig Tree Books LLC.   The resulting rich, entertaining, humorous, and very honest book--a much-expanded version of her popular series for the Forward--is called My .

      Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Description based on: 8th Sept. th Sept. , 2nd ed Latest issue consulted: () Published: Vallentine Mitchell, >-Vols. for 8th Sept. th Sept. also dated for the Jewish calendar year.   In my view, non-Jewish authors can write “Jewish books.” And Jewish authors can write books that don’t strike me as overtly Jewish.) But this year, as usual, I did read quite a few books that fall within the “Jewish book” category. And, as an advocate for Jewish literature, I’m proud of that.

    My Jewish Year 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew (Book): Pogrebin, Abigail: The author describes her research on the holidays of the Jewish calendar and how she came to understand how these celebrations have lasted for thousands of years. × Complimentary Access to Advanced Search Tools Welcome to , the global home for Jewish Genealogy, and an affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage – A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. During these difficult times of COVID, we are offering all new registrants to 90 days of complimentary Value-Added Services (which includes complete [ ].


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My Jewish year by Cath Senker Download PDF EPUB FB2

My Jewish Year is a testament to the power and the promise of adult Jewish education, as well as to the transcendent value of Jewish time. Ultimately, and movingly, [Pogrebin] finds herself at the end of the year reawakened to ' klal Israel, the whole of Israel: a shared inheritance, and reverence for a calendar that has kept us intact /5(61).

My Jewish Year is a testament to the power and the promise of adult Jewish education, as well as to the transcendent value of Jewish time. Ultimately, and movingly, [Pogrebin] finds herself at the end of the year reawakened to ‘klal Israel, the whole of Israel: a shared inheritance, and reverence for a calendar that has kept us intact.'”.

My Jewish Year is a very well-written and well-researched book of what I'd call finding your past. I can't imagine myself that dedicated to finding out in such depth the 18 Jewish holidays. I'd confirm the front page "one Wondering Jew" statement.4/5.

Abigail Pogrebin’s immersive exploration of the Jewish calendar began with her popular month series for thein My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, Pogrebin has expanded her investigation―infusing it with more of her personal story and exposing each ritual’s deeper layers of meaning.

Pogrebin is also the author of Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being /5(64). My Jewish Year is an invaluable text for understanding how contemporary people work to find personal meaning in inherited traditions.

My Jewish Year is an amusing, intelligent, and often incandescent approach to modern religious practice. Abigail Pogrebin, like many American Jews, came toward her religious tradition gradually.5/5. MY JEWISH YEAR 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew By Abigail Pogrebin pp. Fig Tree Books.

$ According to the writer Leon Wieseltier. Abigail Pogrebin ’s immersive exploration of the Jewish calendar began with her popular month series for thein My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, Pogrebin has expanded her investigation—infusing it with more of her personal story and exposing each ritual’s deeper layers of meaning.

Pogrebin is also the author of Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Brand: Fig Tree Books LLC. Perhaps the book would be made somewhat more personal by adding pictures, maps, diagrams, and other visual aids. But it doesn’t suffer much from their absence. My Jewish Year also examines the cultural traditions of Jewish holidays, including holiday-centered food, rites, behaviors, rituals, and duties.

For 3, years, Jews have documented Author: Abigail Pogrebin. Explore Jewish Life and Judaism at My Jewish Learning, your go-to source for Jewish holidays, rituals, celebrations, recipes, Torah, history, and more.

Skip to Search Skip to Content Skip to Footer We use cookies to improve your experience on our site and bring you ads that might interest you. My Jewish Year 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew (Book): Pogrebin, Abigail: The much-dissected Pew Research Center study ofA Portrait of Jewish Americans, revealed that most U.S.

Jews locate their Jewishness in their ancestry and culture--not in religion. Abigail Pogrebin wondered if perhaps that's because we haven't all looked at religion closely enough. ABIGAIL POGREBIN is the author of My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, which was a finalist for the National Jewish Book Award.

A Jewish writer takes an educational journey through the feasts and fasts of the religious calendar. Former 60 Minutes producer Pogrebin (One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin and What I've Learned About Everyone's Struggle to Be Singular,etc.) embarked on a rigorous program celebrating, for a full year, the grave holy days and happy holidays her faith prescribes, even those Author: Abigail Pogrebin.

The Colors Of My Jewish Year By Marji Gold-Vukson. "What Is Brown. The Dreidels I Spin On Hanukkah" Explore The Traditions Of The Jewish Year Through This Board Book Of 12 Pages With Colorful Illustrations.

"Right On Target A Must-Have For Libraries With A Jewish Preschool Population."--School Library Journal This Book Is Recommended. ‎In the tradition of The Year of Living Biblically by A.J. Jacobs and Walking the Bible: A Journey by Land Through the Five Books of Moses by Bruce Feiler comes Abigail Pogrebin’s My Jewish Year, a lively chronicle of the author’s journey into the spiritual heart of Judaism.

Although she g /5(4). MY JEWISH YEAR: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Abigail Pogrebin. Pogrebin – an author and former producer of 60 Minutes – says her childhood lacked Jewish literacy, or as her friend A.J. Jacobs describes her, “she was Jewish in the same way that the Olive Garden is Italian.”Now, married with two children, she wanted to understand better what has kept the Jewish holidays alive and.

Get this from a library. My Jewish year. [Cath Senker] -- Introduces the Jewish faith, and discusses the main festivals which are observed throughout the year.

Suggested level: junior, primary. Get this from a library. My Jewish year. [Cath Senker] -- Introduces the main religious festivals of Judaism, telling the story behind each festival, describing how it is celebrated around the world, and poviding instructions for related activities. My Jewish Year is the tale of Abigail Pogrebin’s search for a deeper understanding of her own Jewish soul.

Abigail sets out to understand the Jewish holiday year. Not as a biblical study, as other authors have done. But in a very American, let me delve deeper into my ancestry, kind of trek. My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew by Pogrebin, Abigail available in Hardcover onalso read synopsis and reviews.

The much-dissected Pew Research Center study ofA Portrait of Jewish Americans, revealed that. For years, the American Jewish Year Book, at various times published by the Jewish Publication Society and the American Jewish Committee, was "The Annual Record of American Jewish Civilization."This volume has been a very important and prestigious annual publication because it has acted as a major resource for academic researchers, researchers at Jewish institutions and.

American Jewish Year Book Vol. 41 (). American Jewish Year Book Vol. 42 (). American Jewish Year Book Vol. 43 (). Abigail Pogrebin's immersive exploration of the Jewish calendar began with her popular month series for the Forward.

Now, in My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, Pogrebin has expanded her investigation--infusing it with more of her personal story and exposing each ritual's deeper layers of meaning.The Jewish Year Book is an almanac targeted at the Jewish community in the United has been published every year since and is currently published by Vallentine Mitchell in association with The Jewish Chronicle and is edited by Stephen W.

Massil. It provides a directory and guide to Jewish institutions and religious, social, educational, cultural and welfare organisations in the Education and studies: British Association for Jewish .