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by Herman Wouk
This Is My God accomplishes its mission superbly. Thank you Herman Wouk. The zionism may be dated, so much. Wouk's most fervent plea is for Jewish parents to educate their children in their ancestral faith
This Is My God accomplishes its mission superbly. On its popular level nothing comparable exists. In Wouk, the liberal neo-orthodoxy has found an eloquent spokesperson before the American community. has happened since then. Wouk's most fervent plea is for Jewish parents to educate their children in their ancestral faith. Judaism was in my possession when I reached the point of wanting it-like arithmetic, like geography, like all the things I learned long before I had the slightest desire or need for them" (p. 251). One person found this helpful.
Wouk's first work of non-fiction was 1959's This is My God: The Jewish Way of Life.
The Washington Post called Wouk, who cherished his privacy, "the reclusive dean of American historical novelists" .
This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty. A miracle of brevity, it guides readers through the world's oldest practicing religion with all the power, clarity and wit of Wouk's celebrated novels.
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Redirected from This is My God: The Jewish Way of Life). This is My God is a non-fiction book by Herman Wouk, first published in 1959. The book summarizes many key aspects of Judaism and is intended for both Jewish and non-Jewish audiences. The author, who served in the United States Navy and is a Pulitzer Prize–winning novelist, writes from a Modern Orthodox perspective.
In his book, This is My God; the Jewish Way of Life, serialized in the New York Herald-Tribune in 1959, he writes: The Talmud is to this day the circulating heart's blood of the Jewish religion. Whatever laws, customs or ceremonies we observe - whether we are Orthodox, Conservative, Reform or merely spasmodic sentimentalists - we follow the Talmud.
Herman Wouk, 1915 - Writer Herman Wouk was born in New York into a family of Jewish immigrants from Russia. In 1936, he became a radio scriptwriter with Fred Allen. In 1941, he served the . government by producing radio broadcasts to sell war bonds. He joined the United States Navy and served in the Pacific. He began his first novel during off-duty hours at sea. Wouk has been a full-time writer since 1946.
This Is My God : The Jewish Way of Life. This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty
This Is My God : The Jewish Way of Life. This Is My God is Herman Wouk's famous introduction to Judaism completely updated and revised with a new chapter, Israel at Forty.
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