"And You Shall Tell Your Son": Identity and Belonging as Shaped by the Jewish Holidays (Hardcover)
Explores the cycle of Jewish holidays, which reflects a sense of identity with, and belonging to, the Jewish people, while simultaneously shaping that identity and sense of belonging. Throughout the generations, observance of the holidays has developed and changed, thus enabling generations of Jews, in their various communities, to define their own national identity and sense of belonging.
About the Author
Yitzhak (Itzik) Peleg is professor emeritus of Bible Studies at the Gordon Academic College, Haifa, Israel. In addition to publishing numerous articles, Peleg is the author of 'Go forth: ' the Forefathers' Journeys in Bible Stories (Resling, 2013), and of Going Up and Going Down: A Key to Interpreting Jacob's Dream (Bloomsbury, 2015). He has taught Bible to English-speaking students in Hebrew Union College, Institute of Religion, Jerusalem, and to English-speaking adult groups in Australia.Nancy Rosenfeld is an emerita lecturer at Max Stern College of the Jezreel Valley, Israel. She has published numerous articles, and two books: The Human Satan in Seventeenth-Century English Literature ((Ashgate, 2008), and John Bunyan's Imaginary Writings in Context (Routledge, 2018). Rosenfeld belongs to the Israel Translators' Association.