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 Rabbi by Noah Gordon

Would the civil rights aspects of this be different for the intervening years? First, Michael Kind’s decision to become a Rabbi come out of nowhere – the only clue being the name of the book. This is explained in exactly one sentence – a vague feeling that there should be some progress.

Mass Market Paperback Verified Purchase. The book keeps one reading. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Product details Paperback Publisher: Gordonn 20, M rated it it was ok.

I am cutting him some slack, believing he developed a stronger idea of what makes good writing and what makes a good book as he wrote more books. Noah Gordon is an American novelist. May 20, Cyndi rated it really liked it Shelves: 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.


Mar 18, Heather Doherty rated it liked it.

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I loved The Physician. There’s an earthiness to his writing that makes the past feel immediate and his characters real. I wonder if aspects would have been written differently if the setting was more recent. That being said, I enjoyed this book and recommend Gordon to anyone who loves a good storyteller. When Leslie, his wife, realizes she is in love with Michael, and knows that for Michael marriage to her would mean giving up being a rabbi, she begins a stu This book is written in the voice of Michael Kind, a rabbi.

El Rabino se lee con facilidad aunque tiene pocos momentos que te enganchen a la trama.

Having been to a youth group convention the weekend immediately following finishing the book, during services while listening to the rabbi’s sermon, Rabiino started thinking about how he got to the position he’s in now, and felt a little more positively about the book. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. In a word, boring. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

So the book is a nice read, but is disappointing in terms of developing any Jewish themes. A As a person who grew up in a very religious family Fabino really could get into the book. I loved The Last Jew. Each and every one of his congregations was completely different from the other, despite all of them technically being Reform.


About a man’s journey told through several layers of flashbacks, plus some other character viewpoints to becoming a Rabbi and finding the congregation that fits him. Is this what a young man might think when a girl is just a first impression? Lots of stream of consciousness on various moral and religious topics, with Yiddish words thrown rbaino, usually with some interpretation.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. It really is about life; not perfect but with all the ups and downs.

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Not bad but sort of slow in the beginning. Entretiene de principio a fin. I’ve enjoyed Noah Gordon’s style in his Historical Fiction books. Rabnio can a Jew, and a Rabbi at that even a Reform Rabbi be so disconnected emotionally from the Holocaust?

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