There are many books to orient yourself to Judaism.  Many of the ones I enjoyed most can be found below:


  • Mishkan T’filah (Reform)
  • Shabbat Vehagim (Reconstructionist)
  • Siddur Sim Shalom (Conservative)


  • Etz Hayim (Conservative)
  • The Torah: Modern Commentary Revised Edition (Reform)


  • JPS Tanakh
  • The Jewish Study Bible

Judaism 101

  • Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs & Rituals
  • Settings of Silver
  • Living Judaism: The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice


  • Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends
  • Entering the Covenant
  • Entering Judaism
  • Your People, My People


  • One People, Two Worlds
  • Between G-d and Man
  • On Judaism
  • G-d in Search of Man: A Philosophy of Judaism
  • What Do Jews Believe


  • Atlas of Jewish Civilization
  • A History of the Jews

Judaism More in Depth

  • The Jewish Holidays
  • To Be a Jew
  • To Pray as a Jew
  • How to Keep Kosher

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