“A clear and valuable guide to the convictions and vision of Judaism. Anyone who seeks to know what Judaism is really all about will be in his debt.”
—David Wolpe, Why Be Jewish?
“A remarkably rich and useful introduction to millennia of Jewish beliefs.”
“Brilliantly organizes the major ideas of Judaism. Anyone seeking orientation within the complex world of Jewish thought should begin with this book”
—Susannah Heschel, author of On Being a Jewish Feminist
“A thoughtful, informed, broad-minded overview of the most basic principles of the Jewish religion.”
—Robert M. Seltzer, author of Jewish People, Jewish Thought
“Ariel’s lucid presentation is a perfect gift to someone rediscovering his or her Jewish roots or someone choosing to be a Jew.”