Seasons of Our Joy: A Modern Guide to the Jewish Holidays

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Beacon Press, Sep 1, 1991 - Religion - 245 pages
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Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha B’Av, this lively, accessible guide includes rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance.

“A wonderful blend of information and innovation that will help readers find both traditional and new meaning in the Jewish holidays.” —Judith Plaskow, author of Standing Again at Sinai
  

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Contents

chapter one Heading Up the YearRosh Hashanah
1
chapter two Face to FaceYom Kippur
27
chapter three Harvest MoonFulfillment at Sukkot
47
chapter four Seed for WinterShmini Atzeret
67
chapter six Dark of the Sun Dark of the MoonHanukkah
87
chapter seven The Tree that Sustains All LifeTu BShvat
105
chapter nine Giving Birth to FreedomPesach
133
chapter ten Trek through Anxiety and HopeCounting the Omer
165
chapter eleven Peak ExperienceShavuot
185
chapter twelve Burnt OfferingTisha BAv
207
FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION
223
Secular Dates of the Festivals
237
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