Customs and Practices

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Name Author/Editor Summary
Biblical & Historical Background of Jewish Customs & Ceremonies Abraham P. Bloch Practical discussion and explanation of the Jewish life cycle, daily practices, and rituals and cust…
Evelyn Rose The Jewish Home Evelyn Rose's guide to running a Jewish home with the accent, unsurprisingly on food. A bit outdate…
The Jewish Manual Anonymous/'Edited by a lady' The book cover says practical information in Jewish & modern cookery (1846)with a collection of va…
Blue Horizons Rabbi Lionel Blue Another delightful gem from Britain's best loved Rabbi. Could there be anything in it not to like? L…
Kosher Sex, A Recipe for Passion and Intimacy Shmuley Boteach Not nearly as scandalous as it sounds and certainly a good way to catch a reader. The popular guide…
Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments, Shmuley Boteach A loving guide to having respect and concern for the other person and for approaching any intimate r…
The Jewish Guide to Adultery Shmuley Boteach The sub-title says it all: 'How to turn your marriage into a delicious affair'; ergo, not as titilla…
The Jewish World Belinda Hollyer; Rabbi Sybil Sheridan, consultant Light, pictorial 'world book' approach to the Jewish life cycle with good pictures. Everything is co…
The Jewish Book of Why Alfred J. Kolatch All the quirky and not so quirky questions we have about our religious practices. One can even disco…
The Second Jewish Book of Why Alfred J. Kolatch Well, you know the old saying: Ask a Jew a question and he answers with another question! Ergo, we h…
The Jewish Book of Why Alfred J. Kolatch Wonderful Q & A approach to questions you've always had about Judaism and were not afraid to ask. Pl…
Choosing Judaism Lydia Kukoff A rundown of what it means to be Jewish, along with the necessary 'utensils' to do it properly. Many…
The How To Handbook for Jewish Living Kerry M. Olitzky and Ronald H. Isaacs A Jewish survival kit which tells you how to and why we do the variety of things we do. Everything f…
The First Jewish Catalogue Richard Siegel, Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld A practical guide to the customs and practices of Judaism. Detailed, practical and also academic. A…
The Second Jewish Catalogue, Sources and Resources Sharon Strassfeld and Michael Strassfeld Al the rites of passage covered along with the various holidays, the basics of a synagogue and servi…
The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning Maurice Lamm The whereas and why-whyfores of al the practices associated with death, burial, customs and mourning…
The Complete Dictionary of English and Hebrew First Names Alfred J. Kolatch A very useful and complete dictionary/reference book about the origin of many people's names and wel…
Hanukkah Jenny Koralek and Juan Wijngaard The Festival of Lights story written for children with beautiful illustrations. Mean for the child f…
Florence Grenberg's Jewish Cookbook Florence Greenberg Basic Jewish cookbook, the 'bible' of most housewives (and now husbands!) which helped to run a prop…
Ages of Man Lucien Gubbay and Abraham Levy Rites of passage in Jewish life, basis for various customs and practices and various observances th…
Passover Mordell Klein History behind the establishment of Passover beginning with the times of slavery in Egypt. The purpo…
Tu B'Shevat Seder David Jay Derovan Hagaddah for Tu B'shevat Seder plus background history.
The Lifetime of a Jew Hayyim Schauss The rites of passage of a Jew are told in terms of halacha as well as different customs and practice…
The High Holy Days Naphtali Winter Following the observances of the Days of Awe from the month of Elul, through to Rosh HaShannah the t…
The First Jewish Catalogue Richard Siegel, Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld Everything you ever wanted to know or do in relation to Jewish custom, ritual, halacha, or festivals…

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