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S
h a p i r o
, M
a rk
D
o v
.
Gates of Shabbat: a guide for observing Shabbat.
New
York: CCAR Press, 1991. 148 p.
This introduction to Shabbat contains prayers, meditations,
readings and songs, written in the spirit of Reform Judaism.
S
t e r n
, D
a v id
.
Parables in Midrash: narrative and exegesis in rabbinic lit­
erature.
Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1991. 352 p.
Illuminates the place of Midrash in the Jewish tradition.
T
am a r i
, M
e i r
.
In the marketplace: Jewish business ethics.
Spring Valley,
NY: Feldheim, 1991. 153 p.
The author uses the classic halakhic sources to develop a Jewish
perspective on advertising, competition, banking, and the environ­
ment.
T
a u b e r
, E
l i e z e r
.
Choose life: an approach to obtaining happiness and mean­
ing.
Spring Valley, NY: Feldheim, 1991. 236 p.
The basics of Judaism explained with view of finding happiness
and meaning in life.
W
a l l a c h
, S
h a lom
M
e i r
.
Depth of judgment; a guide to self-improvement
from the great thinkers of Judaism.
Brooklyn, NJ: Mesorah Publica­
tions, 1991. 176 p.
W
e i s s
, A
b n e r
.
Death and bereavement: a halakhic guide.
Hoboken, NJ:
Ktav, 1991. 404 p.
Philosophical and psychological explanations of Jewish mourn­
ing practices along with detailed halakhic checklists.
PHILOSOPHY
A
l tm a n
, A
l e x a n d e r
.
The meaning of Jewish existence: theological essays
1930-1939.
Ed. by Alfred L. Ivry. Hanover, NH: University Press
of New England, 1991. 169 p.
B
l e c h
, B
e n ja m in
.
Secrets of Hebrew words.
Northvale, NJ: J . Aronson,
1991. 214 p.
A gathering of examples of the meanings hidden in Hebrew
words and their explanations for the modern reader.
B
o r o w i t z
, E
u g en e
B .
Renewing the covenant: a theologyfor the postmodern
Jew.
Phila.: Jewish Publication Society, 1991. 319 p.
Borowitz addresses such concerns as Jewish belief in a secular
society, human capacity for evil, Jewish observance, and other is­
sues facing Judaism after the Holocaust and the Six-Day War.
D
i l l e r
, J
e r r y
V
ic t o r
.
Freud's Jewish identity: a case study in the impact
of ethnicity.
Rutherford,
N J :
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press,
1991. 243 p.
The development of Freud’s ethnic identity and its role in shap­
ing the history and content of psychoanalysis.