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7 edition of My Jewish Year (A Year of Religious Festivals) found in the catalog.

My Jewish Year (A Year of Religious Festivals)

  • 145 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published by PowerKids Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Religion,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Holidays (non religious),
  • Holidays & Celebrations - General,
  • Religion - Judaism,
  • Fasts and feasts,
  • Judaism,
  • Juvenile literature

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8402435M
    ISBN 101404237321
    ISBN 109781404237322

    Can a something neophyte glean meaning about herself and the world from observing all 18 annual Jewish holidays in a year of personal exploration? Pogrebin (Stars of . My Jewish Year. by Abigail Pogrebin. In My Jewish Year, author Abigail Pogrebin quotes many different rabbis’ and teachers’ perspectives on how to understand these different there a quote that stood out for you? Is there a difference between the Judaism you learned as a child and the Judaism you create or maintain as an adult?

    In My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew, Abigail Pogrebin takes readers on a journey through every single Jewish holiday a non-Orthodox Jew, many of these holidays were unfamiliar to her before this; she explains these holidays and . Preschoolers can explore the Jewish holidays with familiar shapes--like a triangle, "a Purim hamantasch brimming over with sweet filling," and more. ISBN: (Board book) eBooks/audio eBooks available from your favorite retailers.

    × 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 [ ]. My Jewish Year travels through this calendar’s signposts with candor, humor, and a trove of information, capturing the arc of Jewish observance through the eyes of a relatable, wandering―and wondering―Jew. The chapters are interspersed with brief reflections from prominent rabbis and Jewish thinkers.


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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(63).

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. 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.'”. 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 /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, the greatest scandal among American Jews is illiteracy.

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: 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.

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.

The American Jewish Year Book, now in its th year, is the annual record of the North American Jewish communities and provides insight into their major first chapter of Part I is an examination of how American Jews fit into the US religious landscape, based on Pew Research Center studies.

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. Get this from a library.

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

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. 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.

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.

On January 4,the Jewish people will complete Daf Yomi, the year cycle of studying a page of Talmud each with the end of this cycle, we will begin again. Every seven years there is a new invitation to join this massive worldwide learning Author: Rabbi Avi Killip.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 we haven't all looked at religion closely : 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 Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew.