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Why Be Jewish?

Why Be Jewish?

David J. Wolpe

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"All beginnings require that you unlock new doors."--Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav

In this short and inspiring text, Rabbi David J. Wolpe addresses all who seek to enlarge the spiritual side of their lives. For those considering a return to the faith of their forebears, for those drawn to conversion, Why Be Jewish? is a learned, graceful, and welcoming introduction beckoning readers into the heart of this venerable and enduring religion.

Why Be Jewish?

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TO GROW IN SOUL
The human soul is the candle of God.
Proverbs 20:27
The Secret and the Mystery
Inside each of us is a secret searching for a mystery. The secret we carry...

Praise for Why Be Jewish?

“A sensitive portrait of Judaism for those who wish to know more about faith, religion, and spirituality.” —The Dallas Morning News

“A clear and welcoming primer.” —Booklist

“David Wolpe has written a touching, loving tone poem about Judaism, capturing the melody of its central ideas, the feeling and the experience of living as a Jew, the ethical challenge of seeing the world Jewishly and acting it out in life.” —Rabbi Irving Greenberg

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David J. Wolpe

David J. Wolpe is widely known for his acclaimed books: Teaching Your Children About God, In Speech and In Silence, and The Healer of Shattered Hearts. Ordained in 1987, he is Assistant to the Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary.

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