850 Intriguing Questions about Judaism: True, False, or In by Ronald L. Eisenberg

By Ronald L. Eisenberg

Both Jews and non-Jews alike have many misconceptions of Jewish teachings and practices. a few probably strange statements approximately Jewish teachings and practices are literally actual, while a few it appears average and popularly believed statements are fake. Many statements concerning Jewish teachings and perform are partially actual and in part fake, requiring a extra nuanced rationalization of the genuine scenario.

In 850 exciting questions about Judaism: real, fake, or In Between, Ronald L. Eisenberg explores a variety of Jewish teachings and practices, discussing the measure to which they're precise, fake or a bit either. provided in question-and-answer layout, readers are invited to discover with the writer what they truly find out about Jewish lifestyles, heritage, vacation trips, and scripture. Eisenberg tackles every type of issues, from man made insemination to organ donation and euthanasia, moment day gala's within the Diaspora to the why rather sound the shofar, from what the ner tamid indicates to Jewish “rules of war.” all through, Eisenberg takes a nuanced method of his themes, laying the basis for an invaluable survey of what we should be aware of higher approximately Jews, Judaism, and Jewish teachings and practices.

This is ideal reference paintings for someone excited about Judaism, Jewish existence, and Jewish background, and who has ever questioned what the true resolution used to be to the numerous questions they could have had.

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