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The Torah For Dummies

ISBN: 978-1-118-05183-2
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380 pages
February 2011
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Introduction.

Part I: The Torah 101.

Chapter 1: Beginning with Torah Basics.

Chapter 2: Encountering God, the Ultimate Author.

Chapter 3: Examining the Treasures of the Torah.

Part II: One by One: The Books of the Torah.

Chapter 4: “In the Beginning”: The Book of Genesis.

Chapter 5: “These Are the Names”: The Book of Exodus.

Chapter 6: “And He Called”: The Book of Leviticus.

Chapter 7: “In the Wilderness”: The Book of Numbers.

Chapter 8: “Words”: The Book of Deuteronomy.

Part III: The Torah: An Operating Manual for Planet Earth.

Chapter 9: Keeping Your Personal Behavior in Line with the Torah.

Chapter 10: Living by the Word of the Torah in the Community.

Part IV: The Importance of the Torah in Judaism.

Chapter 11: Observing the Holy Days in Torah Time.

Chapter 12: Following Jewish Customs According to the Torah.

Chapter 13: Walking through the Torah Synagogue Service.

Chapter 14: The Final Commandment: Writing a Torah Scroll.

Chapter 15: Always Up for Discussion: Analyzing the Torah.

Chapter 16: Studying the Torah with Translations, Commentaries, and Other Resources.

Part V: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 17: The Ten Commandments According to the Torah.

Chapter 18: Ten Frequently Misunderstood Quotes from the Torah.

Part VI: Appendixes.

Appendix A: A Glossary of Torah Terms and Names.

Appendix B: The 248 Positive Commandments in the Torah.

Appendix C: The 365 Negative Commandments in the Torah.

Index.

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