What People Are Saying
about Judaism For Dummies
"A concise and upbeat primer on the Jewish faith, Judaic history, and what it means to be a Jew. Within these pages you will discover that the path of Judah's followers has been a long and courageous journey -- spanning two millenia and spawning a diverse and proud people today. Jews, gentiles, non-believers, and people from all faith traditions can benefit from Falcon and Blatner's fair, fun account of Judaism."
Rabbi David A. Cooper, author of God is a Verb
"Judaism For Dummies is a delightful and rich resource book for anyone interested in the Jewish tradition. I highly recommend it not only for those who have no background in Judaism, but even for those who do because this book is a wealth of information. Easy to read, well balanced, a marvelous addition to any personal spiritual library."
Rabbi Dr. Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, Aleph, Yesod, Naropa University, Spiritual Eldering Learning Institute, author of Gate to the Heart
"Falcon and Blatner have written a warm, friendly, fair, and direct book to share the complex story of Jews and Judaism. They shmooze with you, inform, and stimulate you, to delight in your affiliation. Non Jews will enjoy this no-holds barred info-spirational."
Bruce Chizen, CEO and President, Adobe Systems, the world's second largest software company
"[Judaism For Dummies" is a great way to understand the true essence of Judaism... a refresher for those of the Jewish faith and a basic guide for those who are non-Jewish".
Rabbi Rami M. Shapiro, Simply Jewish Foundation
"Judaism is the accumulated wisdom of the Jewish people's 3500 year journey toward God and godliness. What Falcon and Blatner have done is to provide a clear, concise, and clever road map chronicalizing where we have been, where we may be going, and what we have learned along the way. If you are looking to make sense of the Jewish experience, read Judaism For Dummies."
Rabbi Joseph H. Ehrenkranz, Center for Christian Jewish Understanding
"Concise and to the point! Judaism For Dummies is a set of beliefs, practices, and ethics.... You can practice Judaism and not be Jewish, and be a Jew and not practice Judaism. Accurate and true. A great service to Jew and gentile alike."
Jeremy Cowan, founder and president of HE'BREW--The Chosen Beer
"Judaism for Dummies stands as a useful and efficent introduction to the fantastic diversity of Judaism, the Jewish people and our culture. It was a blast to learn about famous rock stars who are Jewish as well as new interpretations of Chanukah (and more!) all in one approachable edition."
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