Book Review: Reading a Memoir and Hearing a Prayer

By Diane Cole

Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media), September 2005

The author reviews Rabbi Mark Borovitz and Alan Eisenstock's The Holy Thief: A Con Man's Journey From Darkness to Light and Samuel Iwry's To Wear The Dust of War: From Bialystok to Shanghai To The Promised Land: An Oral History. She acknowledges the power of personal testimony conveyed in each book and expresses the wish that we, too, will remember their hope, prayer, and catharsis as we continue our own journey into the year ahead.

Topic: Theology, Hasidim, Prayer, Publications, Chasidim, Hasidism

Name of Publication: Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas

Editor: Berrin, Susan

Volume/Issue: Vol.36/no.623

Page Number(s): 16, 11

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Genre: Book Review

Coverage: United States

Language: English

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Cole, Diane. Book Review: Reading a Memoir and Hearing a Prayer. Sh'ma: A Journal of Jewish Ideas. Jewish Family & Life (JFL Media). September 2005: 16, 11. http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=7150


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