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,
S.
Mourning in halachah.
Brooklyn, NY: Mesorah Pub­
lications, 1991. 504 p.
Laws pertaining to visiting the sick, the final days, funeral prep­
arations, and mourning customs and practices.
F
r a n k
, Y
i t z c h a k
.
Practical Talmud dictionary.
Spring Valley,
N Y :
Feldheim, 1991. 336 p.
Over 2 ,000 Aramaic and Hebrew entries, vocalized and trans­
lated into English.
Gates of healing: a message of comfort and hope.
New York: CCAR Press,
1991. 28 p.
Contains prayers, meditations, and readings meant to inspire
and comfort people who are ill at home or in a hospital.
G
in s b u r g h
, Y
iz c h o k
.
Alef beit: Jewish thought revealed through the Hebrew
letters.
Northvale, NJ: J . Aronson, 1991. 520 p.
Through close examination of each letter we learn about the
Jewish life-cycle, holidays, Jewish thought and belief.
G
l u s t r o m
, S
im o n
.
When your child asks: a handbook for Jewish parents.
New York: Bloch Publishing, 1991. 165 p.
Covers the Jewish view of God, the Bible, customs and cere­
monies, holidays, anti-Semitism, death, etc.
H
e r t z b e r g
, A
r t h u r
,
ed.
Judaism: the key spiritual writings of the Jewish
tradition.
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1991. 336 p.
Jewish texts arranged by subject: People, God, Torah, The Cycle
of the Year, Land, Doctrine, and Prayer.
H
o l t z
, B
a r r y
W., ed.
Schocken guide toJewish books: where to start reading
about Jewish history, literature, culture and religion.
New York:
Schocken Books, 1992. 320 p.
Experts introduce books available on Bible, Talmud, Jewish his­
tory, Holocaust, Israel, religious life and customs, mysticism, He­
brew and Yiddish literature, Jewish feminism, and books for Bar/
Bat mitzvah age.
J
a c o b
, W
a l t e r
and
M
o sh e
Z
e m e r
,
eds.
Dynamic Jewish law: progressive
halakhah: essence and application.
Pittsburgh, PA: Rodef Shalom
Press (4905 Fifth Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15123), 1991. 148 p.
Includes papers by Haim Cohen, W. Gunther Plaut and Hyam
Maccoby.
K
a g an
, I
s r a e l
M
e i r
.
The Chofetz Chaim looks at the ultimate treasure.
Spring Valley, NY: Feldheim, 1991. 222 p.
The Chofetz Chaim enjoins his fellow Jews to acquire the Torah,
through personal diligence, learning, or supporting Torah study.
K
a p l a n
, A
r y e h
.
Aryeh Kaplan anthology,
vol. II. Brooklyn, NY: NCSY/
Mesorah Publications, 1991. 399 p.
Essays on the Mikvah, Sabbath, Jerusalem, Tefillin and Tzitzit,
that have helped make the author famous.