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JEWISH CULTURAL TAPESTRY : INTERNATIO, STEVEN M LOWENSTEIN
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Author Name    STEVEN M LOWENSTEIN

Title   JEWISH CULTURAL TAPESTRY : INTERNATIO

Binding   TRADE PAPERBACK

Book Condition   VERY GOOD CONDITION

Publisher    OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

ISBN Number    0195158008 / 9780195158007

Seller ID   IM54552

Here, in one compact volume, is an illuminating survey of Jewish folkways on five continents. Filled with fascinating facts and keen insights, The Jewish Cultural Tapestry is a richly woven fabric that vividly captures the diversity of Jewish life.
All traditional Jews are bound together by the common thread of the Torah and the Talmud, notes author Steven Lowenstein, but this thread takes on a different coloration in different parts of the world as Jewish tradition and local non-Jewish customs intertwine. Lowenstein describes these widely varying regional Jewish cultures with needlepoint accuracy, highlighting the often surprising similarities between Jewish and non-Jewish local traditions, and revealing why Jewish customs vary as much as they do from region to region.
From Europe to India, Israel to America, The Jewish Cultural Tapestry offers an engaging overview of the customs and folkways of a people united by tradition, yet scattered to the far corners of the earth.

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