The Jewish Book of Why has ratings and 34 reviews. Stacy said: I thought this book was very informative regarding Jewish holidays, traditions, and ri. Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch includes the attitudes of Jewish legal scholars toward such far-reaching topics as artificial insemination, birth control, and intermarriage, . Best Condition. N/A. Out of Stock. Jewish Book of Why – Boxed Set with The Jewish Book of Why and The Second Jewish book of Why. Alfred J. Kolatch. from: N/.

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When not tending to the spiritual needs of soldiers who were about to be dispatched to Normandy and other European theaters, he continued his exploration of the world of nomenclature and began to record his findings.

J.kolahch 01, Dov Zeller rated it really liked it Shelves: Andrew Ravin rated it really liked it Aug 28, Judaism is so interesting. To this one is told some Rabbis interpreted it so. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

A New Focus Upon completing military service, Kolatch decided to leave the world of the rabbinate. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Army two years later.

Several of his works deal with nomenclature, about which he is an acknowledged authority. Broader Horizons Jonathan David became known in the industry as the premier publisher of popular Judaica, but it expanded its reach by including more general-interest works of a secular nature.


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Please try your request again later. I didn’t read every word of this book, but then the format doesn’t lend itself to that. To ask other readers questions about The Jewish Book of Whyplease sign up. If you are someone who is interested in understanding the Jewish religion than this book is for you as well.

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Like my nephew is almost 4 and he was waiving a chopstick around the other day and that was terrifying enough to my eyeballs and those of everyone in the room. Other Jews or those puzzled by the Jewish religion. Varn rated it really liked it. Mar 18, Laura Gilfillan added it Aldred Shimon Margolin marked it as to-read Jul 25, Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

The conversational tone and relative brevity differentiates this book from other similar books, and makes it in some ways more accessible.

The Jewish Book of Why by Alfred J. Kolatch

If j.kokatch wonders why Jews can’t eat cheese burgers and must have two different refrigerators, and ask k.kolatch, one is told that it is because the Torah says “Don’t boil the kid in its mothers milk”, to which one again wonders WHY for this prohibition has absolutely nothing to do with not eating cheese burgers. Kolatch received his rabbinical ordination from the Jewish Theological Seminarywhere he also received the Doctor of Divinity degree.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. Jan 11, Amanda rated it it was amazing Recommended to Amanda by: While Kolatch was a publisher, he also personally authored more than 50 books himself, mostly published through his own publishing company.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Interesting book, but definitely written for someone more aware of Jewish tradition than myself.

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Hardcoverpages. I was actually pleasantly surprised though. The Family Seder Paperback. KolatchHarry Araten.