BOOKS ON SALE

A Century of Commitment: One Hundred Years of the Rabbinical Assembly

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Wednesday December 16, 2015

Robert E. Fierstien, editor 
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ISBN 0916219178
Pages 292 hc

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This volume of essays presents the history of the Rabbinical Assembly and its influence on the development and direction of Conservative Judaism in America, Israel, and Latin America. Contributors to the volume include Professor Pamela Nadell and Rabbis Robert E. Fierstien, Herbert Rosenblum, Michael Panitz, Stanley Rabinowitz, Theodore Steinberg, Shmuel Szteinhendler, and Joel H. Meyers. Taken together, these essays present an important perspective on the shaping of Jewish religious experience in the twentieth century.

“These essays are required reading for the student of contemporary Jewish life.” -Alan Silverstein, Agudath Israel Congregation, Caldwell, NJ 

Canon Without Closure - Torah Commentaries

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Monday October 26, 2015

Ismar Schorsch
List Price: $34.95
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ISBN: 978-0-916219-33-8
Pages: 480

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"The word of God, unlike the language of humans, was deemed to bear an infinity of meanings," writes Dr. Ismar Schorsch. Throughout the ages, rabbis and scholars have embraced this open-ended approach to Torah, participating in an ongoing dialogue with the text. While serving as Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Dr. Schorsch composed these commentaries, reaching an international readership. Organized by the weekly Torah portion, with special readings for the holidays, this landmark collection demonstrates how reverence for tradition and modern Jewish scholarship can combine to deepen the religious meaning of Torah.

Kindle / Nook ($6.99)

Megillat Hashoah: The Holocaust Scroll

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Monday October 26, 2015

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ISBN 9657105137

Pages 68 pb

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This powerful liturgical text was created to be read on Yom ha-Shoah. The text contains six chapters in memory of the Six Million; some of the chapters are designed to be chanted using the cantillation of the scroll of Eikhah. A project of the Schechter Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem and the Rabbinical Assembly.

Siddur Sim Shalom

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Thursday June 23, 2016

Jules Harlow, editor
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ISBN: 0916219011
Pages 880 hc 

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Responsa: 1980-1990

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Monday October 26, 2015

The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Conservative Movement
David J. Fine, editor
List price: $65.00
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ISBN 0916219283

Pages 900 hc

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Combines in a single volume all the Law Committee responsa from the 1980s, reorganized and fully indexed. Key responsa of the 1980s include: inclusion of the matriarchs in the Amidah, conversion of children, abortion, cremation, among others.

Responsa: 1991-2000

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Monday October 26, 2015

The Committee on Jewish Law and Standards of the Conservative Movement
Kassel Abelson and David J. Fine, editors
List price: $65.00
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ISBN 0916219194
Pages 880 hc

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Ten years of responsa addressing the many issues facing the contemporary Conservative rabbinate including synagogue practice, kashrut, circumcision, conversion, organ donation, rituals following miscarriages and stillbirths, burial and mourning, new fertility technologies, the laws of marriage and forbidden relations, and more.

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