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Ketubbot: Marriage Contracts Frm The Jewish Museum

By: Claudia J. Nahson

Price: $17.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Pomegranate: 1998

Seller ID: 247624

ISBN: 0764906186

Condition: Very Good Condition


Marriage is one of the most important mitzvot (commandments) in Judaism, and the Scriptures are replete with verses encouraging the union of man and woman. One of the essential elements of a Jewish wedding ceremony is the writing and transfer of a contract, or ketubbah (plural ketubbot). Originally formulated to protect a woman's rights in marriage, the ketubbah established the financial obligations of the groom toward his bride in case of divorce or death.This book pres... View more info

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My Search for the Messiah: Studies and Wanderings in Israel and America

By: Mark Jay Mirsky

Price: $18.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Publishing: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 232731

ISBN: 0025851209

Condition: Near Fine Condition


The Author takes us with him as he tries to find his links with his people - the the Hebrews of the desert exile, the peasants of the Eastern European shtetls, the medieval Kabbalistic mystics and the modern day Sabra - to find out what it means to be a Jew. 240 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Religion, Theology::Jewish - Judaism; United States; Religion & Theology; ISBN: 0025851209. ISBN/EAN: 9780025851207. Inventory No: 232731. Hardco... View more info