From the Rabbi

Resources

The Story of the Jews
“Prize-winning author and Emmy-Award winner Simon Schama explores the Jewish experience from ancient times to the present day. The story begins 3,000 years ago with the emergence of a tribal people in a contested land and their extraordinary book, the Hebrew Bible, a chronicle of their stormy relationship with a faceless, formless, jealous God.”
The Story of the Jews

New Mitzvah Stories for the Whole Family
“These uplifting tales of magic and wonder reveal the power, heart, and soul of Jewish values. The study guide is also brilliantly conceived.”
–Rabbi Wayne Dosick, author of Living Judaism and The Real Name of God
This book is available to borrow from the temple’s library.

Jesus: First-Century Rabbi
“is based on solid, academic scholarship, and is an attempt to bridge the gap between Judaism and Christianity.”
…This bold, fresh look at the historical Jesus and the Jewish roots of Christianity challenges both Jews and Christians to re-examine their understanding of Jesus’ commitment to his Jewish faith. Instead of emphasizing the differences between the two religions, this groundbreaking text explains how the concepts of vicarious atonement, mediation, incarnation, and Trinity are actually rooted in classical Judaism. Using the cutting edge of scholarly research, Rabbi Zaslow dispels the myths of disparity between Christianity and Judaism without diluting the unique features of each faith. Jesus: First Century Rabbi is a breath of fresh air for Christians and Jews who want to strengthen and deepen their own faith traditions.”