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Introduction by Matt Stefon
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Judaism: history, belief, and practice / edited by Matt Stefon.
p. cm.—(The Britannica guide to religion)
“In association with Britannica Educational Publishing, Rosen Educational Services.”
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 978-1-61530-537-7 (eBook)
1. Judaism. I. Stefon, Matt.
On the front cover: The Western Wall, also known as the Wailing Wall, is all that remains of the Second Temple of Jerusalem. The wall is a scared place of prayer and pilgrimage to the Jewish people. David Sanger/The Image Bank/Getty Images
On the back cover: The mezuzah is inscribed with scriptural verses (Deuteronomy 6:4–9, 11:13–21) to remind Jews of their obligations toward God. Shutterstock.com
On pages 1 , 27 , 48 , 70 , 93 , 123 , 153 , 167 , 186 , 210 , 228 , 258 , 277 , 290 , 307 , 322 , 331 , 349 , 356 , 358 , 361 :The Four Questions, illustrated by Arthur Szyk. The Haggadah answers questions posed by children before the seder. Fotosearch/Archive Photos/Getty Images
Interior page borders image © www.istockphoto.com/Arkady Mazor