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For three centuries, medieval Jewish families used an illustrated guide, the Book of Customs, to navigate the Jewish year. Scott-Martin Kosofsky, a book designer and editor, decided to revise the Book of Customs, adapting it for modern use in English. We'll hear what he learned about the ancient and evolving world of Jewish practice. Also, what he calls the "surprising" season of Hanukkah.

Hanukkah & Jewish Customs American Public Media

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For three centuries, medieval Jewish families used an illustrated guide, the Book of Customs, to navigate the Jewish year. Scott-Martin Kosofsky, a book designer and editor, decided to revise the Book of Customs, adapting it for modern use in English. We'll hear what he learned about the ancient and evolving world of Jewish practice. Also, what he calls the "surprising" season of Hanukkah.

    Hanukkah and a Rediscovery of Jewish Customs

    Hanukkah and a Rediscovery of Jewish Customs

    • 52 min

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4.6 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

MTherese ,

Interesting and comforting

Really nice review of our Jewish lessons. Look forward to getting the book and one for each of my daughters.

Nahna ,

Interesting

Always nice to learn something new... It's free.

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