Tradition! Celebration and Ritual in Jewish Life
A feast for the eyes and for the Jewish soul. This lavish, 256-page full-color visual reference book contains all the whats, wheres, whys, and hows of Jewish living. With its comprehensive, step-by-step walk through the Jewish calendar and life-cycle, this elegant book will help you bring the richness of Jewish tradition to life.
Tradition! is divided into three sections: Jewish Life-Cycle explains the meaning of the Jewish practices and customs of basic life-cycle events, such as marriage, having a baby, and mourning the death of a loved one. Jewish Holidays presents the history and customs of the feasts, fasts, and festivals that mark the Jewish calendar. Jewish Home Observance will guide you through the basic ritual objects, blessings, songs, and foods that make each holiday unique, presenting Hebrew blessings and their transliterations, holiday rituals, popular recipes, and much more.
The perfect holiday gift, or a gift to mark a bar or bat mitzvah, graduation, confirmation, or wedding, Tradition! is a resource to turn to again and again for celebrating the milestones of Jewish life and the cycles of the Jewish year.