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By PhD, Rabbi Lawrence A. Hoffman

Why be Jewish?

A attention-grabbing discussion throughout denominations of the excessive Holy Days and their message of Jewish goal past mere survival.

Almost 40 participants 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 selected humans known as through God, and that very calling as meant for a universalist finish, furthering God's imaginative and prescient for the entire international, not only for Jews on my own. This stability of perspectives arises clearly 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 presents the appropriate conventional prayers within the unique Hebrew, along a brand new and annotated translation. It explores the query "Why be Jewish?" in a time while universalist dedication to our planet and its humans has basically grown in significance, whilst 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 increase the praying event for everyone—whether skilled worshipers or visitors who come upon Jewish prayer for the first actual time.

Contributors

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

Catherine Madsen

Rabbi Jonathan Magonet, PhD

Rabbi Dalia Marx, PhD

Ruth Messinger

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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