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Anita Diamant
Anita Diamant

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Anita Diamant is the author of six books about Jewish life, including The New Jewish Wedding, Living a Jewish Life, and Saying Kaddish. She is also the author of three novels, including The Red Tent. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts.

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Choosing a Jewish Life
A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends
Written by Anita Diamant


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: February 24, 1998
Price: $16.95

Married to a convert herself, Anita Diamant provides advice and information that can transform the act of conversion into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth.

Here you will learn how to choose a rabbi, a synagogue, a denomination, a Hebrew name; how to handle the difficulty of putting aside Christmas... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Choosing a Jewish Life
A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends
Written by Anita Diamant


Format: eBook
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $14.99

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How to Raise a Jewish Child
A Practical Handbook for Family Life
Written by Anita Diamant and Karen Kushner


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $15.95

This updated edition of the classic parenting book combines insights from Jewish tradition with contemporary thinking about how children learn and grow. And it describes the practices, customs, and values that go into creating a Jewish home and raising joyful children within the rich traditions of Judaism.

"[Anyone] looking to bring Judaism... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

How to Raise a Jewish Child
A Practical Handbook for Family Life
Written by Anita Diamant and Karen Kushner


Format: eBook
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $13.99

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Saying Kaddish
How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead, and Mourn as a Jew
Written by Anita Diamant


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: July 12, 1999
Price: $15.00

Anita Diamant's knowledge, sensitivity, and clarity have made her one of the most respected writers of guides to Jewish life. In Saying Kaddish, she shows how to make Judaism's time-honored rituals into personal, meaningful sources of comfort. Diamant guides the reader through Jewish practices that attend the end of life, from... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Saying Kaddish
How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead, and Mourn as a Jew
Written by Anita Diamant


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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