Understanding Jewish Ceremonial: Rites, Paraphernalia, Blessings

by Eli Kellerman

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Retail: $14.95
Size: 9 x 12 inches
Binding: Softcover
Pages: 40
Pub Date: July 2019
ISBN: 9789652209016
ISBN-13: 9789652209016
Item Number: 209016
Categories: Judaism; Religion and Culture

Product Description

Understanding Jewish Ceremonial—Rites, Paraphernalia, Blessings is the perfect guide to Jewish prayers and rituals. It details the blessings (in both Hebrew and English) that should be recited for various Jewish services, including:

• Circumcision
• Redemption of the firstborn
• Bar Mitzvah
• Reading of the Torah
• Marriage
• Grace after meals
• Mourning

This book is helpful for anyone who needs a handy reference guide for Jewish ceremonial events. And in classic Carta style, it contains full-color illustrations, images, and helpful resources throughout.

Author Bio

Eli Kellerman, born in 1947 in Haifa, Israel, attended the prestigious Yavne Yeshiva in Haifa and then the Nehalim religious college. After three years of army service, Eli earned his degree from Israel’s premier Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. With his deep knowledge of things Jewish and artistic training, Eli soon attained prominence both as an editor and designer. From day one until his retirement, he spent his entire professional life (1975–2010) at Carta Jerusalem. Married with five children and numerous grandchildren, Eli resides in Jerusalem.