ESSENTIAL JUDAISM AND BEYOND
Writings on Jewish matters, including music and film
Now in paperback!
An NY Times
New and Noteworthy Selection
-- Publishers Weekly
My next book will be Essential Torah, to be published by Schocken Books in 2003. For a little taste of Torah or something else Jewish, go to the next page. Updated 10/20/01. For information on speaking engagements go here.
For Music (Jewish and Otherwise) go here or here.
For Jewish film go here. For more film go to my other other webpage, Cine-Journal.
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.GEORGE ROBINSON is the author of Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs and Rituals (Pocket Books, 2000). He writes regularly for Jewish Week (NYC); his "Jewish Sounds" column appears regularly in Jewish Week, the Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, the Detroit Jewish News and Jewish newspapers in Connecticut, New Orleans and Vancouver. Mr. Robinson was a contributing writer on The American Jewish Desk Reference (Random House, 1999)In 1993 he received a Simon Rockower Award for excellence in Jewish journalism from the American Jewish Press Association. Robinson is a former president of the congregation of Beth Am, the People's Temple, a Reform synagogue in New York City. He has lectured extensively on Jewish matters. For six years, he wrote a weekly sports column for United Feature Syndicate's TV Update, which appeared in over 100 newspapers. His first book, On a Clear Day They Could See Seventh Place: Baseball's Worst Teams (co-authored with Charles Salzberg), received widespread acclaim. Under another hat, he has written for Newspaper Enterprise Association, Newsday and The New York Times on film and was Senior Contributing Editor to the Blockbuster Entertainment Guide to Movies and Videos for five years.
If you buy Essential Judaism or The American Jewish Desk Reference from Amazon.com by clicking below,15% of the sale price will be donated to Beth Am, the People's Temple, a progressive Reform synagogue in New York City.
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