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8 edition of Choosing Judaism found in the catalog.

Choosing Judaism

by Lydia Kukoff

  • 195 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Union of American Hebrew Congregations in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Jewish converts -- Family relationships.,
    • Judaism -- Customs and practices.,
    • Jews -- United States -- Social life and customs.,
    • Interfaith families -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 131-150.

      StatementLydia Kukoff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBM729.P7 K8
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p. ;
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4264429M
      ISBN 10080740151X
      LC Control Number81010306

      Buy Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends 1st Pbk. Ed by Anita Diamant (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(). "As a rabbi and a convert, I appreciate this book deeply for its sensitivity to the complex feelings of those who are exploring paths to becoming Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. I will give it to every interfaith couple, and r.

      Bibliography: p. Pages: Conversion to Judaism (Hebrew: גיור, giyur) is the religious conversion of non-Jews to become members of the Jewish religion and Jewish ethnoreligious community. The procedure and requirements for conversion depend on the sponsoring denomination.A conversion in accordance with the process of a denomination is not a guarantee of recognition by another denomination.

      I found this book to have a particularly welcoming tone, and it covers the different steps one goes through, privately as well as publicly, in choosing Judaism. Diamant gives good advice on finding a rabbi to work with, courses of study, as well as questions that might be asked by the Bet Din (a council that interviews you and decides whether /5(). The book covers all the topics an Intro to Judaism class should cover; importantly, it also addresses some of the more intimidating aspects of conversion: choosing a rabbi, immersion in the mikvah, appearing before a beit din, and acceptance by the community-at-large.


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In print for over 20 years, Choosing Judaism has become a classic guide for individuals considering conversion.

By sharing her own story, Lydia Kukoff has created a truly remarkable work about what it means to make this significant choice/5(20). I have no idea who this book is written for. It's called Choosing Judaism, but most of the book seems geared toward people who have already chosen Judaism or, indeed, already converted and are now dealing with the book actually begins with a list of historical converts, starting with Abraham and going forward, and then ends with "me" and "you," which is hardly a list for someone /5.

This book is not about the things you need to know before choosing to convert to Judaism. By reading this book, I did not learn any of the things I needed to know before my rabbi and community declared me suitable for conversion.

It also does not discuss the halakhah which you need to know in order to live a Jewish life; but these are things I /5(). Buy a cheap copy of Choosing Judaism book by Lydia Kukoff. In Choosing Judaism book for over 20 years, Choosing Judaism has become a classic guide for individuals considering conversion.

By sharing her own story, Lydia Kukoff has created a Free shipping over $/5(4). Choosing a Jewish Life created instant comfort and reassurance in all my doubts and questions about adopting Judaism as my way of having a relationship with God.

Choosing Judaism book book speaks to you like a friend and answers your questions in the most Anita Diamant makes Judaism a home for Jews-by-choice in her book Choosing a Jewish Life/5.

About the Book. From Goodreads: "In print for over 20 years, Choosing Judaism has become a classic guide for individuals considering conversion.

By sharing her own story, Lydia Kukoff creates a remarkable work about what it means to make this significant choice. Years after her own conversion she continues to question, grow, and learn, and.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xx, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Some interesting people in history who chose Judaism --The road to Judaism: personal stories --"But I don't feel Jewish!"--Your non-Jewish family --Your Jewish family --Your Jewish spouse --If you are single --Holidays: theirs, ours and mine?--The Jewish life cycle --Children --Your.

I found this book to have a particularly welcoming tone, and it covers the different steps one goes through, privately as well as publicly, in choosing Judaism. Diamant gives good advice on finding a rabbi to work with, courses of study, as well as questions that might be asked by the Bet Din (a council that interviews you and decides whether 5/5(5).

The following books are also a great way to learn more about Judaism and the conversion process: Choosing Judaism. Lydia Kukoff. NY: URJ Press, (Revised edition). Every Person’s Guide to Judaism. Rabbi Stephen J.

Einstein and Lydia Kukoff. NY: URJ Press, What is a Jew. Rabbi Morris N. Kertzer, revised by Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman. It’s been here all along, but now it’s here in the book in your hands, waiting for you.

Open it, and discover what you’ve been missing.” —Dara Horn, author of Eternal Life “What an achievement—to have found a way to make every aspect of Judaism utterly accessible, digestible. Choosing Judaism Author Kukoff, Lydia Format/binding Paperback Book condition Used - Very Good Edition Reprint Binding Paperback ISBN 10 ISBN 13 Publisher Urj Pr Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords Bookseller catalogs Religion;Book Edition: Reprint.

“Sarah Hurwitz was Michelle Obama’s head speechwriter, and with this book she becomes Judaism’s speechwriter. In a time when many people have lost faith, her timeless wisdom and graceful writing will delight even the most steadfast skeptics of organized religion.”.

Choosing Judaism. Choosing Judaism. Wherever you go, I will go. Wherever you live, I will live. - Book of Ruth Etz Chayim offers an Introduction to Judaism program developed to effectively combine individual learning guided and supervised by Rabbi Allison and monthly opportunities of. The definitive guide to the conversion process, revised and updated for a new generation of Jews-by-choice However you choose to fashion your personal journey to Judaism, Anita Diamant is the perfect guide.

In this comprehensive, wide-ranging book you will learn how to choose a /5(20). Choosing Judaism Making the Journey to Judaism. Prayer book Hebrew for the advanced beginner, focusing on reading and deeply understanding prayers from the siddur. Email instructor Noa Levy for more information.

3) Mentoring Judaism is a tradition that cannot be practiced alone. Individuals studying for conversion are encouraged to. “Choosing the Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends” by Anita Diamant “To Be a Jew: A Guide to Jewish Observance in the Contemporary Life” by Hayim Halevy Donin “To Pray as a Jew: A Guide to the Prayer Book and the Synagogue Service” by Hayim Halevy Donin.

Did we miss a great book, or do you have feedback about one of the books we listed. Email us at [email protected] or comment below. 1) Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs and Rituals (Updated in ) by George Robinson. 2) Judaism’s 10 Best Ideas: A Brief Guide for Seekers () by Arthur Green.

A renowned political speechwriter rediscovers Judaism, finding timeless wisdom and spiritual connection in its age-old practices and traditions.“Sarah Hurwitz was Michelle Obama’s head speechwriter, and with this book she becomes Judaism’s speechwriter.”—Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and co-author of Opt.

Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends View larger image. By: Anita Synopsis "As a rabbi and a convert, I appreciate this book deeply for its sensitivity to the complex feelings of those who are exploring paths to becoming Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys.

I. OK, kids! Let’s circle up for book report time here on Convert Confidential. First up, Lydia Kukoff’s important book, Choosing Judaism.

As I said at the outset on my back story page, it has been my attempt in writing this blog to contribute to the literature on conversion to Judaism. The published work on the subject is not as robust as one might think and there are surprisingly few.Whether you’re buying a prayerbook for yourself or for a synagogue or other group, it helps to know what lies behind the muted bindings and the denominational labels of today’s wide array of possibilities.

READ: Roundup of New Prayerbooks. Choosing a siddur (prayerbook) requires balancing several considerations. How traditional or radical a text do you want?