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Introduction. PART I: What Jews Generally Believe. Chapter 1: That's Funny, You Don't Look Jewish: Who's a Jew and Why. Chapter 2: One Singular Sensation: Judaism and God. Chapter 3: Torah, Torah, Torah: The Unfolding of a Tradition. Chapter 4: Setting Intentions: Judaism as a Daily Practice. Chapter 5: Jewish Mysticism. PART II: From Womb to Tomb: The Life Cycle. Chapter 6: In the Beginning: Birth and Bris. Chapter 7: Coming of Age: The Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Chapter 8: Get Me to the Chuppah On Time: Weddings. Chapter 9: Stepping Through the Valley: The Shadow of Death. PART III: An Overview of Jewish History. Chapter 10: Let My People Go: From Abraham to Exodus. Chapter 11: The Kings of Israel: The First Temple. Chapter 12: Sects and Violence: The Second Temple. Chapter 13: From One Exile to Another: The First Millennium. Chapter 14: The Greatest Horror, The Greatest Triumph. Chapter 15: Jewish Buddhists and Other Paradoxes of the New Age. Chapter 16: The Question of Antisemitism. PART IV: Celebrations and Holy Days. Chapter 17: Shabbat: Paradise Regained. Chapter 18: In with the New: Rosh Hashanah. Chapter 19: Getting Serious: Yom Kippur. Chapter 20: The Great Outdoors: Sukkot. Chapter 21: Guilt or Gelt: Chanukkah. Chapter 22: Planting a Tree on Tu B'Shvat. Chapter 23: The Jewish Halloween: Purim. Chapter 24: From Groan to Glee: Passover. Chapter 25: Spring Is Busting Out All Over: Shavuot. Chapter 26: Tisha B'Av: A Day of Mourning. PART V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 27: Ten Great Jewish Thinkers. Chapter 28: Answers to Ten Common Questions about Judaism. Chapter 29: Ten Folks You Should Know. PART VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Oy Vey! and Other Words You Should Know. Appendix B: A Sampler of Jewish Prayers and Blessings. Appendix C: Calendar of Jewish Holidays. Appendix D: Go Now and Learn. Index. Book Registration Information.