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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I first read The Last Jew, which is amazing and intense about the Inquisition. I wonder if aspects would have been written differently if the setting was more recent. Rabbi Michael Kind is married to a woman who converted to Judaism in order to marry him. Paperbackpages. The whole book is merely the story of a rabbi from when he first decides to become a rabbi, through his life. English Choose a language for shopping. See 2 questions about The Rabbi…. The family involves 4 generation beginning with the Rabbi’s Othodox grandfather, his garment manufacturing father, the Rabbi and his son who is at the age the Rabbi’s story begins wondering about girls and not knowing his future direction.

The Rabbi by Noah Gordon

He is heavily influenced by his close relationship with his grandfather who was an immigrant from eastern Europe. More recently he has begun to focus more on themes relating to the Inquisition, and Jewish cultural history.

But his first novel, The Rabi, the story of Michael Kind, a young rabbi who falls in love with the daughter of a Protestant minister was boring.

Showing of 1 reviews. The “now” is 50 years ago when it was written. There’s the story that a biographer could observe or find out about via interviewing family or those who consider him their Rabbi. Noah Gordon’s first novel. Muy bueno, como el resto de libros de Noah Gordon. May 20, Cyndi rated rabinoo really liked it Shelves: Quotes from The Rabbi. There are no discussion topics on this rabono yet. Arab madrassas are the only authentic medical schools, and he makes his perilous way to Persia.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. The story alternates between the present and the past as Michael grew up, began ministry, met Leslie and they travelled together around the country.

Muy bonita, aunque me pilla lejos el personaje. Published August 12th by Fawcett first published I loved The Dabino. She goes to lessons, “passes the test” as if becoming a Jew is more or less the same as getting a driver’s license. I must say it tugged at my heart strings towards the end because of my mom recently passing away.

It seems that Michael was noaj from early life to become a rabbi. The story is rabiho from Rabbi Kind’s present time in the s back to his childhood, then through the years as a tordon, college-aged young man, and as a rabbi, married and with children. I picked up this book at a random gift shop in Europe mainly because it was in English, seriously cheap and I was in search of a weekend read.

Get to Know Us. The story is told from Rabbi Kind’s present time in the s back to his childhood, then through the years as a teen, college-aged young man, and as a rabbi, m The Rabbi was Gordon’s first book.

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Even though The Rabbi focuses on a way of life that is less familiar to me, that earthiness becomes ravino realistic and depressing – and even boring – in a setting that is too close to current day for my comfort. It might be that I find this book uncomfortable because it was uncomfortably close to the truth.

Aug 27, Richard Booth rated it really liked it. Npah much the same for churches of all faith. As if these two “problems” were equivalent.

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Dec 14, Joe Stack rated it really liked it. The Rabbi was written much earlier and it shows, but it’s still a solid rabijo.


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. How can a Jew, and a Rabbi at that even a Reform Rabbi be so disconnected emotionally from the Holocaust?

Some academic grodon recommended The Physician, and voila, I fell in love with with the stories of Mr Gordon. I think I read somewhere that this is Noah Gordon’s first book, written as he made a decision to pursue writing as a career. A As a person who grew up in a very religious gordonn I really could get into the book.

The Rabbi by Noah Gordon. I liked to temple building proces how to raise funds. Michael Kind was a rabbi, but he was also a man. Noah Gordon’s writing is sensitive and keeps the reader involved.

He’s a rabbi in a gentile world; he’s a Reform rabbi that always doesn’t see eye to eye with his congregations. The book is certainly readable – Gordon has a nice writing style, but I found the book rather disappointing. Hodalee Christopher Sewell indeed, somewhat dissappointing Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

What I liked about The Rabbi is that I think Gordon captures the realities faced rather well, and if his main character is shallow in his attitudes and observations, especially of women, it is not uncharacteristic of the attitudes of his generation.

A parallel conflict flows with the story of Leslie, his wife who has converted from Christianity to Judaism and endures the label of “shickseh. The same is true of his wife’s conversion.

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