Seasons of Our Joy A Modern Guide to the Jewish Holidays

ISBN-10: 0827609302
ISBN-13: 9780827609303
Edition: 2012
Authors: Arthur O. Waskow
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Description: Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha B’Av, this lively, accessible guide provides rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance. Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow explores the meaning of each  More...

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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Jewish Publication Society
Publication date: 9/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.858
Language: English

Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha B’Av, this lively, accessible guide provides rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance. Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow explores the meaning of each holiday in relation to the history of the Jewish people and individual spirituality, examines how the place of each holiday in the cycle of the moon and the changing seasons affects the mood of the day, and suggests ritual and spiritual ways to prepare for each festival.In his extensive afterword to this new edition ofSeasons of Our Joy, Rabbi Waskow addresses the many changes Judaism has undergone in the last thirty years, as feminist Judaism, neo-Chassidic mysticism, eco-Judaism, and Jewish meditation have newly colored our understanding of the festivals. This edition includes recipes by Rose Gertz, Hannah Waskow, Rose Sue Berstein, and Rabbi Phyllis O. Berman. 

Introduction
How to Read this Book
A Word on Hebrew
Preface: Seasons of the Sun, Seasons of the Moon
Heading Up the Year-Rosh Hashanah
Face to Face-Yom Kippur
Harvest Moon-Fulfillment at Sukkot
Seed for Winter-Sh'mini Atzeret
Dancing with Torah-Simchat Torah
Dark of the Sun, Dark of the Moon-Hanukkah
The Tree that Sustains All Life-Tu B'Shvat
Spring Fever-Purim
Giving Birth to Freedom-Pesach
Trek through Anxiety and Hope-Counting the Omer
Peak Experience-Shavuot
Burnt Offering-Tisha B'Av
Afterword and Foreword
From Generation to Generation
The Second Day of Festivals
The Moon
Glossary
Go and Study
The Festivals and the Future
Afterword Again

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