What I Wish My Christian Friends Knew about Judaism
"From the Sabbath to circumcision, from Hanukkah to the Holocaust, from bar mitzvah to bagel, how do Jewish religion, history, holidays, lifestyles, and culture make Jews different, and why is that difference so distinctive that we carry it from birth to the grave?" This accessible introduction to Judaism and Jewish life is especially for Christian readers interested in the deep connections and distinct differences between their faith and Judaism, but it is also for Jews looking for ways to understand their religion--and explain it to others. First released in 2002 and now in an updated edition.
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About the Author
Robert Schoen is the co-author (with Catherine deCuir) of the novel The Rabbi Finds Her Way and the author of On God's Radar, about his solo walk across America. He is a musician and has served as Composer-in-Residence at Temple Sinai in Oakland, California. He lives in Oakland with his wife, Sharon.
Alice Camille, M.Div. (Foreword) is a Catholic author and religious educator. She writes the online column "Questions Catholics Ask" for VISION Vocation Network. Her twenty books include Invitation to Catholicism and The Forgiveness Book.Alice takes God seriously--and the business of religion with a sense of humor.