JPS B nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary

Filename: jps-b-nai-mitzvah-torah-commentary.pdf
ISBN: 9780827612525
Release Date: 2017
Number of pages: 424
Author: Jeffrey K. Salkin
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press

Download and read online JPS B nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary in PDF and EPUB For too many Jewish young people, bar/bat mitzvah has been the beginning of the end of their Jewish journeys. When students perceive the Torah as incomprehensible or irrelevant, many form the false impression that Judaism has nothing to say to them. Enter the game-changer: the JPS B'nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting and dignified, concise and substantial, direct and informative. The narrative summaries, "big" ideas, model divrei Torah, haftarot commentaries, and discussion questions will engage teens in studying the Torah and haftarot, in writing divrei Torah, and in continuing to learn Torah throughout their lives--making it the book every rabbi, cantor, parent, and tutor will also want to have. Jewish learning--for young people and adults--will never be the same.

Study Guide to the JPS Bible Commentary

Filename: study-guide-to-the-jps-bible-commentary.pdf
ISBN: NWU:35556034379032
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 116
Author: Laura Suzanne Lieber
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press

Download and read online Study Guide to the JPS Bible Commentary in PDF and EPUB This supplement is perfect for individuals seeking greater understanding of the haftarot as independent literary entities and in the larger context of the Torah cycle and Jewish life; for leaders of adult education groups who wish to focus their study on the haftarot; and for b'nai mitzvah students preparing their divrei Torah.

Text Messages

Filename: text-messages.pdf
ISBN: 1459669487
Release Date: 2013-08-07
Number of pages: 350

Download and read online Text Messages in PDF and EPUB This is the book that has been missing from the ever-expanding bookshelf of Torah commentaries a collection of messages on each Torah portion, aimed specifically for teens. It shows them how each Torah portion contains worlds of meaning for them, for what they are going through in their lives, and how they can shape their Jewish identity as they enter adulthood.

Torah and Commentary

Filename: torah-and-commentary.pdf
ISBN: 1602800200
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 569
Author: Sol Scharfstein
Publisher: KTAV Publishing House, Inc.

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Tough Questions Jews Ask

Filename: tough-questions-jews-ask.pdf
ISBN: 9781580231398
Release Date: 2003
Number of pages: 136
Author: Edward Feinstein
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing

Download and read online Tough Questions Jews Ask in PDF and EPUB Provides questions and answers for some major concerns facing Jewish youths, and includes explanations about such issues as God, prayer, good and evil, and the afterlife.

The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling

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ISBN: 1138690236
Release Date: 2016-11-07
Number of pages: 224
Author: Michelle Friedman
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling in PDF and EPUB The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling provides a clear, practical guide to working with congregants in a range of settings and illustrates the skills and core principles needed for effective pastoral counseling. The material is drawn from Jewish life and rabbinic pastoral counseling, but the fundamental principles in these pages apply to all faith traditions and to a wide variety of counselling relationships. Drawing on relational psychodynamic ideas but writing in a very accessible style, Friedman and Yehuda cover when, how and why counseling may be sought, how to set up sessions, conduct the work in those sessions and deal with difficult situations, maintain confidentiality, conduct groupwork and approach traumatic and emotive subjects. They guide the reader through the foundational principles and topics of pastoral counseling and illustrate the journey with accessible and lively vignettes. By using real life examples accompanied by guided questions, the authors help readers to learn practical techniques as well as gain greater self-awareness of their own strengths and vulnerabilities. With a host of examples from pastoral and clinical experience, this book will be invaluable to anyone offering counselling to both the Jewish community and those of other faiths. The Art of Jewish Pastoral Counseling will appeal to psychoanalysts, particularly those working with Jewish clients, counselors, psychotherapists, psychoanalysts and rabbis offering pastoral counseling, as well as clergy of other faiths such as ministers, priests, imams and lay chaplains.

The JPS Guide to Jewish Women

Filename: the-jps-guide-to-jewish-women.pdf
ISBN: 9780827607521
Release Date: 2003-02-01
Number of pages: 354
Author: Emily Taitz
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society

Download and read online The JPS Guide to Jewish Women in PDF and EPUB This is an indispensable resource about the role of Jewish women from post-biblical times to the twentieth century. Unique in its approach, it is structured so that each chapter, which is divided into three parts, covers a specific period and geographical area. The first section of the book contains an overview, explaining how historical events affected Jews in general and Jewish women in particular. This is followed by a section of biographical entries of women of the period whose lives are set in their economic, familial, and cultural backgrounds. The third and last part of each chapter, "The World of Jewish Women," is organized by topic and covers women's activities and interests and how Jewish laws concerning women developed and changed. This comprehensive work is an easy-to-use sourcebook, synopsizing rich and diverse resources. By examining history and analyzing the dynamics of Jewish law and custom, it illuminates the circumstances of Jewish women's lives and traces the changes that have occurred throughout the centuries. It casts a new and clear light on Jewish women as individuals and sets women firmly within the context of their own cultural and historical periods. The book contains illustrations, boxed text, extensive endnotes, and indices that list each woman by name. It is ideal for women's groups and study groups as well as students and scholars.

Three Times Chai

Filename: three-times-chai.pdf
ISBN: 0874418100
Release Date: 2007
Number of pages: 136
Author: Laney Katz Becker
Publisher: Behrman House, Inc

Download and read online Three Times Chai in PDF and EPUB For Jews everywhere, the number 18 resonates deeply: it signifies life, as does every multiple of 18. And the Hebrew word for life is Chai. In three Times Chai, 54 rabbis introduce us to favorite stories that exemplify for them a Jewish ideal or principle: a triple helping of life's blessings in one unusual anthology. Here you will find stories that inspire, teach or simply amuse, each accompanied by a note discussing the lessons that can be drawn from it and why it is a particular rabbi's favorite. Perfect for reading aloud or alone, Three Times Chai makes a wonderful gift, a valuable resource for sermons, and a singular tool for promoting thoughtful conversation in the classroom.

Mitzvah Stories

Filename: mitzvah-stories.pdf
ISBN: 0984804803
Release Date: 2011
Number of pages: 330
Author: Goldie Milgram
Publisher: Reclaiming Judaism

Download and read online Mitzvah Stories in PDF and EPUB Stories by leading Jewish storytellers, rabbis and educators.

The Kids Cartoon Bible

Filename: the-kids-cartoon-bible.pdf
ISBN: 0827607296
Release Date: 2002
Number of pages: 132
Author: Chaya M. Burstein

Download and read online The Kids Cartoon Bible in PDF and EPUB Presents familiar stories from the Old Testament in comic strip format.

The Schocken guide to Jewish books

Filename: the-schocken-guide-to-jewish-books.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015026856560
Release Date: 1992
Number of pages: 357
Author: Barry W. Holtz
Publisher: Schocken

Download and read online The Schocken guide to Jewish books in PDF and EPUB Offers an annotated bibliography of books about Judaism, Jewish history, American Jews, the Holocaust, Israel, Zionism, Jewish mysticism, Hebrew and Yiddish literature, and Jewish customs

Jewish Spectator

Filename: jewish-spectator.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105112743195
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages:

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Jewish Book World

Filename: jewish-book-world.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105113360700
Release Date: 2000
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Public Library Core Collection

Filename: public-library-core-collection.pdf
ISBN: 0824210948
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 1856
Author: John Greenfieldt
Publisher: Hw Wilson Co

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Subject Guide to Books in Print

Filename: subject-guide-to-books-in-print.pdf
ISBN: STANFORD:36105012308909
Release Date: 1996
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