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On the Trails of Tradition: Explorations of Jewish Life and Learning

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Length: 157 pages2 hours

Summary

Academic rivalries, medical ethics, child brides, vegetarianism, aversion to pork, gift-giving—these and other familiar issues have a fascinating history among the diverse communities that have contributed to the Jewish tradition. Unfortunately this enthralling lore is often known only to scholarly specialists or readers of esoteric academic journals. Dr. Segal reveals them in pithy, fun essays.

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