Canon of Jewish Literacy: Guide for the Thoughtful Jewish Leader
Publication Date: January 2005
Publisher(s): American Jewish Committee
Special Collection: Berman Jewish Policy Archive
Keywords: Religion; History; Informal Jewish education; Jewish Content
The authors compile a list of books which every literate Jew, in the opinion of the American Jewish Committee, should ideally read. Topics covered are: reference works; introduction to Judaism; the Bible; rabbinic Judaism; history; Israel and Zionism; philosophy and theology; laws, ethics and observance; spirituality and mysticism; prayer and holy days; and women and gender.