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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English Choose a language for shopping. May 02, Joseph Janus rated it liked it. However he flashes back in the story to his childhood, the decision to become a rabbi, falling in love with the daughter of a minister, the birth of his children and challenges within the parishes he serves. Looking for more of his ebooks now but only for a really low price. Having been to a youth group convention the weekend immediately following finishing the 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.

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I chose to rate it 5 for a good story that depicts the struggles of man and having the will to stay positive and move on with life and cherish what we have.

I’ve enjoyed Noah Gordon’s style in his Historical Fiction books. Preview — The Rabbi by Noah Gordon. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Oct 20, Judy Chessin rated it liked it Recommended to Judy by: This had potential – rabbi falls for Christian woman – but since none of the conflicts were actually featured in the story I am not sure what this author had in mind. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. What pushed it to 5 stars was his private thoughts, emotions, and how he and his wife viewed the various placements he accepted.


The Rabbi by Noah Gordon

He’s a rabbi in a gentile world; he’s a Reform rabbi that always doesn’t see eye to eye with his congregations. There’s also the Rabbi’s mother, wife, sister and daughter with all but the daughter having made big choices that complicated their lives when they decided who to marry. 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. At one point, he writes that not only were the Germans destroying European Jewry, but they were also destroying his sex life.

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I must noan it tugged at my heart strings towards the end because of my mom recently passing away. There’s the story that a biographer could observe or find out about via interviewing family or those who consider him their Rabbi.

Rabbi Michael Kind is married to a woman who converted to Judaism in order to marry him. As if these two “problems” ravino equivalent. Trivia About The Rabbi. Contemporary here is the s, but it feels very m I’ve enjoyed Noah Gordkn style in his Historical Fiction books. I will say, though, that the traveling salesman rabbi life was captured quite nicely and I got a kick out of his wife saying at every new home they moved into – oh, I can see us staying here forever!


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.

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The only real downer for me was the scattering of Hebrew which was not tra Rabbi Michael Kind is married to a woman who converted to Judaism in order to marry him.

The Cole family is drawn into the bloody vortex of the Civil War, and their determination to survive in the midst of wilderness and violence will stay with the reader long after the final page. I loved The Physician. He marries a remarkable settler woman he had saved from illness. Unfortunately, I like those qualities much less in a contemporary setting.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jan 24, Brenda rated it it was ok.

The link with his grandfather and some months study is not enough to explain why he suddenly decides to become a Rabbi. See 2 questions about The Rabbi…. The only real downer for me was the scattering of Hebrew which was not translated so I could only try to guess at it from context. A very pleasant, rewarding read that follows the maturation of a rabbi and a marriage. Product details Paperback Publisher: