Michael Kind, descendiente de judíos criado en un barrio marginal de Nueva York, se debate entre el antagónico legado recibido por su abuelo y su educador . Como siempre el autor nos lleva por caminos inesperados. El libro es una muestra seria; pero entretenida sobre la vida de algunos grupos judios en USA. Buy El rabino by Noah Gordon, Adolfo Martín (ISBN: ) from Eh leido algunos libros de Noha Gordon pero esta no esta tan buena en mi.

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The Cole Trilogy: The Physician, Shaman, and Matters of Choice

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The Cole family is drawn into the bloody vortex of the Civil War, and their determination to survive in the noxh of wilderness and violence will stay with the reader long ep the final page.

Would the civil rights aspects of this be different for the intervening years? Showing of 1 reviews. They are fully developed and inspired my empathy. The link with his grandfather and some months study is not enough to explain why he suddenly decides to become a Rabbi. It really is about life; not perfect but with all the ups and downs. And then, despite his learning with an Orthodox Rabbi, he himself becomes a Reform Rabbi. Recently read The Jerusalem Diamong which was offered as a special on Amazon and loved it.

The “now” is 50 years ago gordkn it was written. And then, despite his learning with an Orthodox R The book is certainly readable – Gordon has a nice writing style, but I found the book rather disappointing. Her gender and her work at an abortion clinic cost her the hospital appointment.


Noah Gordon is an American novelist. The book keeps one reading. I’m afraid it was not up to the standard nah Mr.

Not bad but sort of slow in the beginning. I wonder if aspects would have been written differently if the setting was more recent. Each and every one of his congregations was completely different from the other, despite all of them technically being Reform.

El rabino: Noah Gordon: : Books

What happens to both the Rabbi and the wife when she is viewed as an obstacle to his advancement? The difficulties The Rabbi faced as he assumed his rabbinical duties had the ring of truth, and he educated those of us who are not Jewish in the matters important to Jewish life.

Published August 12th by Fawcett first published Dec 14, Joe Stack rated it really liked it. So the book is a nice read, but is disappointing in terms of developing any Jewish themes.

An enjoyable read and interesting statement on American Judaism.

Share your fe with other customers. Great reading especially if you’re interested in Jewish faith. I really recommend this book to all serious readers. Read more Read less.

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What are considered less desirable placements and is that really true. Having been to a youth group convention the weekend immediately following finishing dr book, during services while listening to the rabbi’s sermon, I started thinking about how he got to the position he’s in now, and felt a little more positively about the book.


Want to Read saving…. This is explained in exactly one sentence – a vague feeling that there should be some progress. The whole book is merely the story of a rabbi from when he first decides to become a rabbi, through his life. The different styles of Judaism and of synagogue life. I loved The Last Jew. El autor tiene una forma agradable de narrar una historia, pero la historia en si misma no es muy buena. I loved Gordon’s 11th century story through Europe to an Arab medical school in Ispahan, Persia where The Physician studies under the immortal physician Avicenna.

Hodalee Christopher Sewell indeed, somewhat dissappointing He develops resilience, st It seems that Michael was predisposed from early life to become a rabbi.

El Rabino se lee con facilidad aunque tiene pocos momentos que te enganchen a la trama. Overall, though, definitely not my favorite.

What I liked about The Rabbi is that I think Gordon captures the realities faced rather well, and if ee main character is shallow in his attitudes and observations, especially of women, it is not uncharacteristic of the attitudes dee his generation. Muy bueno, como el resto de libros de Noah Gordon. Gordon Noah Gordon’s first novel. I first read The Last Jew, which is amazing and intense about the Inquisition.