By Jonathan D. Sarna
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This encyclopedia provides historic money owed of Jewish rituals, the that means in the back of their improvement, and outlines of ways the rituals are practiced between various Jewish groups. Entries speak about how the rituals advanced through the years and what they're designed to represent. no matter if practiced within the own or public realm, the rituals incorporated during this quantity are regularly said as such by means of the Jewish group, whether they aren't practiced through huge segments of the group.
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