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Description - Righteous Gentiles in the Hebrew Bible by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

Who are the ancient role models for the sacred relationship
between Jews and non-Jews today?

Now more than ever, gentiles are an integral part of the Jewish community. But they are not new to the Jewish story. In fact, righteous gentiles go back to Abraham. The story of the Jewish people can't be told without them.

Noted author and educator Rabbi Jeffrey Salkin provides an informative and inspiring look at the sympathetic non-Israelite characters of the Hebrew Bible and the redemptive relationships they had with the Jewish people. Relying on biblical and extra-biblical sources, he introduces each character, drawing lessons from the life of each that will be relevant to you, whatever your faith tradition. They include the ...

First gentile to bless a Jew
First woman to hear the Divine voice and save a Jewish baby
First teacher of morality to the Jews
First gentile mother of Jewish children
Gentile midwives who invented civil disobedience
Mother of Moses and nurturer of the Jewish people
Father-in-law and teacher of Moses
First "gentile Zionist"
Gentile warrior who fought for the Israelites
Gentile contractor for Solomon's Temple
Gentiles who acknowledged God and repented
Creator of the Second Jewish Commonwealth

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781683362708
ISBN-10: 1683362705
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 14mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publisher: Jewish Lights Publishing
Publish Date: 16-Oct-2008

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