About JIC Houston
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About JIC Houston
About JIC Houston
About JIC Houston
About JIC Houston
About JIC Houston
About JIC Houston
About JIC Houston



Building A Jewish Library

  1. Books a Jewish Home Needs to acquire:
    1. Jewish Bible (Ta'nach)
      1. Recommendation: Jewish Publication Society Bible (with Torah, Prophets & Writings)
    2. Pentateuch (Torah)
      1. Recommendations:
        1. Reform: Torah (Gunther Plaut)
        2. Conservative: Eitz Hayim
        3. Orthodox: Art Scroll Humash
    3. Jewish Prayerbook (Siddur)
      1. Recommendations:
        1. Reform: Gates of Prayer
        2. Conservative: Siddur Sim Shalom
        3. Orthodox: Art Scroll Siddur/Prayerbook
        4. Non-denominational: Siddur Hadash (Sidney Greenberg)
    4. Holiday Celebrations/Life-Cycle
      1. Recommendation: The Tapestry of Jewish Time: A Spiritual Guide to Holidays and Life-Cycle Events (Rabbi Nina Beth Cardin)

  2. Books a Jewish Home should acquire:
    1. The First Jewish Catalog (Rabbi Michael Strassfeld)
    2. To Life (Rabbi Harold Kushner)
    3. Jewish Literacy (Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
    4. Wanderings (Rabbi Chaim Potok)
All the books listed, and more, can be purchased on www.amazon.com.