By Douglas Charing
Why is Abraham often called the 1st Jew? what's the distinction among the cultures of the Sephardic and Ashkenazi Jews? What are the origins of Yom Kippur, Hanukkah and Pesach? a majority of these questions and extra are spoke back during this quantity. discover the historical past to 1 of the world's oldest religions, which lines its roots again 3500 years. Charting the unfold of the Jewish humans, from the time of the Hebrews within the center East to Jewish groups all over the world this present day, this quantity explores what it really is to reside and worship based on Jewish traditions. each element of the Jewish faith and tradition is featured. All very important fairs, the nutrition legislation and the which means of symbols are dropped at mild. It additionally uncovers a number of the beneficial contributions made by means of Jewish humans to the fields of technology, drugs and the arts.