By PhD, Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman
Why be Jewish?
A interesting discussion throughout denominations of the excessive Holy Days and their message of Jewish goal past mere survival.
Almost 40 individuals from 3 continents—men and girls, students and poets, rabbis and theologians, representing all Jewish denominations and perspectives—examine the stress among Israel as a specific humans known as through God, and that very calling as meant for a universalist finish, furthering God's imaginative and prescient for all of the international, not only for Jews by myself. This stability of perspectives arises evidently out of the prayers within the excessive Holy Day liturgy, coupled with insights from philosophy, literature, theology and ethics.
This 5th quantity within the Prayers of Awe sequence offers the proper conventional prayers within the unique Hebrew, along a brand new and annotated translation. It explores the query "Why be Jewish?" in a time whilst universalist dedication to our planet and its humans has in simple terms grown in value, while particularist questions of Jewish continuity became ever extra urgent.
Prayers of Awe: A multi-volume sequence designed to discover the excessive Holy Day liturgy and improve the praying event for everyone—whether skilled worshipers or visitors who stumble upon Jewish prayer for the first actual time.
Rabbi Bradley Shavit Artson, DHL
Rabbi Tony Bayfield, CBE, DD
Rabbi Will Berkovitz
Dr. Annette M. Boeckler
Dr. Erica Brown
Rabbi Lawrence A. Englander, CM, DHL, DD
Rabbi Lisa Exler
Rabbi Shoshana Boyd Gelfand
Rabbi Laura Geller
Rabbi Edwin Goldberg, DHL
Rabbi Andrew Goldstein, PhD
Dr. Joel M. Hoffman
Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman, PhD
Rabbi Walter Homolka, PhD, DHL
Rabbi Elie Kaunfer, DHL
Rabbi Reuven Kimelman, PhD
Dr. Mark L. Kligman
Rabbi Noa Kushner
Rabbi Daniel Landes
Rabbi Asher Lopatin
Rabbi Jonathan Magonet, PhD
Rabbi Dalia Marx, PhD
Rabbi Charles H. Middleburgh, PhD
Rabbi Jay Henry Moses
Rabbi Rachel Nussbaum
Rabbi Jack Riemer
Rabbi Jeffrey ok. Salkin, DMin
Rabbi Marc Saperstein, PhD
Rabbi Dennis C. Sasso, DMin
Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso, DMin
Rabbi Jonathan P. Slater, DMin
Rabbi David A. Teutsch, PhD
Rabbi Margaret Moers Wenig, DD
Rabbi Daniel G. Zemel
Dr. Wendy Zierler
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