A Guide to the Beliefs, Traditions, and Practices of Judaism By Rabbi Morris N. Kertzer Edited by Rabbi Lawrence A Hoffman (288 Pages)Publisher: Collier, 1992
First published twenty years ago, What is a Jew? is an established classic, providing straightforward, accessible answers to all questions concerning Jewish life, history, and traditions. Now completely revised and reorganized by the author's nephew, an esteemed Reform Rabbi, this seminal work tackles a wide range of subjects in a questions-answer format, such as: Why do Jews fast on certain days? Do Jews believe in life after death? What is the significance of the major Jewish holidays? What is a Jew is a warm and informative guide for conversion students, interfaith couples, and congregants seeking answers to essential day-to-day issues.