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The Jewish Way: Living the Holidays
October 16, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pmSuggested Donation: $18
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VBM is kicking off our 2017-2018 season of learning with a new the introduction of our Book Talk Series! A compliment to our regular lectures, panels, and classes, our Book Talk Series launches this fall on Monday, October 16 with The Jewish Way: Living the Holidays by Rabbi Dr. Yitz Greenberg.
The discussion will be held in a private home (TBA). Light refreshments will be served!
If possible, all those who plan to attend should begin reading the book by July 1st!
About the book:
Called “enriching” and “profoundly moving” by Elie Wiesel, The Jewish Way is a comprehensive and inspiring presentation of Judaism as revealed through its holy days.
In thoughtful and engaging prose, Rabbi Yitz Greenberg explains and interprets the origin, background, interconnections, ceremonial rituals, and religious significance of all the Jewish holidays, including Passover, Yom Kippur, Purim, Hanukkah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, and Israeli Independence Day. Giving detailed instructions for observance—the rituals, prayers, foods, and songs—he shows how celebrating the holy days of the Jewish calendar not only relives Jewish history but puts one in touch with the basic ideals of Judaism and the fundamental experience of life.
Insightful, original, and engrossing, The Jewish Way is an essential volume that should be in every Jewish home, library, and synagogue.
BE PREPARED! Get your copy today!