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JEWISH BOOK ANNUAL
K
ir z n e r
, Y
it z c h o k
and
L
isa
A
ik e n
.
Art of Jewish prayer.
Northvale,
NJ: J . Aronson, 1991. 328 p.
Explores the meaning and nature of prayer by analyzing the
Shemoneh Esreh.
K
o o k
, A
v ra h am
I.
Pathways to teshuvah: taken from the Orchot Tzadikim.
T r . by Shraga Silverstein. Spring Valley, NY: Feldheim, 1991. 122
P‘
Vocalized Hebrew text with English translation on facing pages.
L
a m m
, M
a u r ic e
.
Becoming a Jew.
Middle Village, NJ: J . David, 1992.
463 p.
Describes the process of conversion to Judaism, and introduces
the laws and traditions of Judaism, its life cycle and holidays, and
its ideals and values.
L
e v in e
, E
l iz a b e t h
R
e s n ic k
,
ed.
Ceremonies sampler: new rites, celebrations,
and observances of Jewish women.
La Jolla, CA: Women’s Institute
for Continuing Jewish Education (3126 Executive Drive, La Jolla,
CA 92037 ), 1991. 127 p.
New ceremonies created to recognize significant events in a Jew­
ish woman’s life.
L
e w i t
, J
a n e
and
E
l l e n
R
o b in so n
E
p s t e in
.
The Bar/Bat Mitzvah
planbook.
Chelsea, MI: Scarborough House, 1991. 178 p.
A step-by-step guide to planning a Bar/Bat Mitzvah.
M
e i e r
, L
e v i
,
ed
.Jewish values in health and medicine.
Lanham,
M D :
Uni­
versity Press of America, 1991. 201 p.
Topics discussed include the terminally ill, AIDS, patient-
physician relationship, etc.
N
e u s n e r
, J
a c o b
.
An introduction to Judaism: a textbook and reader.
Lou­
isville, KY: Westminster/John Knox Press, 1991. 476 p.
N
e u s n e r
, J
a c o b
.
Studying classical Judaism: a primer.
Louisville, KY:
Westminster/John Knox Press, 1991. 208 p.
A study of what we know about the history, literature, and re­
ligion of Judaism in its formative age, and how we know it.
N
e u s n e r
, J
a c o b
.
Talmud: a close encounter.
Minneapolis,
M N :
Fortress
Press, 1991. 224 p.
An introduction and guide to the Talmud.
P
a p o
, E
l i e z e r
.
Essential pele yoetz: an encyclopedia of ethical living.
Con­
densed and translated by Marc D. Angel. Brooklyn, NY: Sepher-
Hermon, 1991. 249 p.
One of the most beloved books of ethical literature, which gained
immediate popularity when published in Constantinople in 1824.
R
o s n e r
, F
r e d
.
ed.
Medicine and Jewish law.
Northvale, NJ: L Aronson,
1991. 216 p.
Essays on medical ethics, definition of death, physicians obliga­
tions, priorities in medicine, Sabbath, contraceptives and abortion.