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yourJewish child asks why: answers for tough questions.
Hoboken: Ktav,
1993. 216 p.
Recommended with the caveat that it expresses a liberal Reform
and Reconstructionist viewpoint.
R
e i s f e l d
, R
a n d i
.
The bar/bat mitzvah survival guide.
New York: Carol
Pub. Grp., 1992. 196 p.
R
e u b e n
, S
t e v e n
C
a r r
.
Raising Jewish children in a contemporary world:
the modem parent’s guide to creating aJewish home.
Rocklin, Ca.: Prima,
1992. 228 p. Bibl., ix.
S
a l k in
, J
effr ey
K.
Putting God on the guest list: how to reclaim the spiritual
meaning of your child’s bar or bat mitzvah.
Foreword by Sandy
Eisenberg; intro, by William H. Lebeau. Woodstock, Vt.: Jewish
Lights, 1992. 155 p. Bibl.
Details methods for enhancing the spirituality and increasing
the depth o f meaning. Recommended.
S c h w a r t z , E u g e n e
M.
“ Y
ou
are not fa r from the Kingdom of God”: a
plea for the re-establishment ofJewish-Christian brotherhood.
New York:
Creation Pr., 1992. 198 p.
Designed for meditative moments, this book places verses from
Jewish and Christian scriptures on facing pages.
S
c h w a r t z
, H
o w a r d
.
Adam’s soul: the collected tales of Howard Schwartz.
Northvale, N.J.: Aronson, 1992. 298 p.
S h e r w i n , B y r o n
L.
a n d S e y m o u r
J.
C o h e n .
H
ow
to be a Jew: ethical
teachings ofJudaism.
Northvale, N.J.: Aronson, 1992. 302 p. Bibl.,
ix.
S
il v e r m a n
, H
ill e l
E .
Add life to your years: how to make each day count.
Hoboken: Ktav, 1992. 247 p.
S
t e in s a l t z
,
Adin.
The tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav.
Northvale,
N.J.: Aronson, 1993. 302 p. Ix. With a new appendix.
Previously published as
Beggars and prayers
(1979).
SOCIAL AND CULTURAL STUDIES
A
k e n s o n
, D
o n a l d
H .
God’s peoples: covenant and land in South Africa,
Israel and Ulster.
Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Pr., 1992. 404 p. Bibl., ix.
A highly recommended work which compares the history and
common views o f the Ulster Scots Presbyterians, Dutch Reformed
Church Afrikaners, and the Jews o f Israel, as each group believes
that it has an Old Testament-like covenant with God that promises
it the land, as well as a concomitant mentality o f commitment and
siege.
Americans abroad: a comparative study of emigrants from the United States.
Ed. by Arnold Dashefsky
et al.
New York: Plenum Pr., 1992. 166
p. Bibl., ix.