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Vendor: Random House
Publication Date: 1996
Dimensions: 8 X 5 1/4 X 1/2 (inches)
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DAVID S. ARIEL was has been president of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies since 2008. He also served as president of Siegal College of Jewish Studies (Cleveland, Ohio) for twenty-five years. He has lectured widely on Jewish subjects worldwide. Dr Ariel has written four books including Kabbalah: The Mystic Quest in Judaism and What do Jews Believe? The Spiritual Foundations of Judaism.
David Wolpe, Why Be Jewish?
"A remarkably rich and useful introduction to millennia of Jewish beliefs."
"Brilliantly organizes the major ideas of Judaism. Anyone seeking orientation within the complex world of Jewish thought should begin with this book"
Susannah Heschel, author of On Being a Jewish Feminist
"A thoughtful, informed, broad-minded overview of the most basic principles of the Jewish religion."
Robert M. Seltzer, author of Jewish People, Jewish Thought
"Ariel's lucid presentation is a perfect gift to someone rediscovering his or her Jewish roots or someone choosing to be a Jew."