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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Dec 14, Joe Stack rated it really liked it. Jan 18, Marilyn rated it really liked it. This is, I believe, his first book, but I will read more from this author. And then, despite his learning with an Orthodox Rabbi, he himself becomes a Reform Rabbi.

I discovered Noah Gordon a few months ago. I’ve enjoyed Noah Eel style in his Historical Fiction books. Would the civil rights aspects of this be different for the intervening years? Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Defying parents and teachers, they dare to love one another and build a life together, in this sweeping drama of love and identity, compassion and crueltly, and a complicated world that will not accept their decisions Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I loved The Physician. 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.

Rabbi Michael Kind is married to a woman who converted to Judaism in order to marry him. Please try again later. Trivia About The Rabbi.

Each and every one of his congregations was completely different from the other, despite all of them technically being Reform. Discover new reads with the Emotional Search Discover. Hodalee Christopher Sewell indeed, somewhat dissappointing A As a person who grew up in a very religious family I really could get into the book.


The Rabbi by Noah Gordon

At one point, he writes that not only were the Germans destroying European Jewry, but they were also destroying his sex life. Muy bonita, aunque me pilla lejos el personaje. El autor tiene una forma agradable gorrdon narrar una historia, pero la historia en si misma no es muy buena. I wouldn’t recommend it. Some of the topics covered within his novels include medical history and medical ethics. There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.

In the wilderness he befriends the starving remnants of the Sauk tribe, who have fled their reservation.

Jan 24, Brenda rated it it was ok. Goddon really is about life; not perfect but with all the ups and downs. May 20, Cyndi rated it really liked it Shelves: The story alternates between the present and the past as Michael grew up, began ministry, met Leslie and they travelled together around the country.

While the troubles of the couple may be real, I don’t think the relationship or motivations were realistic.

Is there something of value wherever you find yourself if you are willing to accept a challenge? This book is written in the voice of Michael Kind, a rabbi.

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Crushed, she goes to her farmhouse in western Massachusetts, thinking to sell it, and finds an unexpected life. 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.

It was a nice story, but again, I couldn’t figure out why a fictional rabbi’s life deserved an entire book. Oct 27, Paule Bailey added it. 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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In the process, he absorbs their culture and learns native remedies that enrich his classical medical education. There’s an earthiness to his writing that makes the past feel immediate and his characters real. Having been to a youth group convention the weekend immediately following finishing th This book was very well written, but I didn’t like it nearly as much as the last Noah Gordon book Vordon read, The Last Jew.

The book has an interesting story, but everything related to “being a Rabbi”, or Judaism, is so superficial. What happens to both the Rab And the Rabbi thought What I liked about the book was there were two interwoven layers to the book.

The book keeps one reading. This was his first novel and although it was not as smooth as those which followed it was an engaging story. A man who couldn’t help that his heart led him to Leslie, a beautiful minister’s daughter. The “now” is 50 years ago when it was written.

Even though The Rabbi focuses on a way of life that is less familiar to me, that earthiness becomes too realistic and depressing – and even boring – in a setting that is too close to current day for my comfort.

Feb 01, Diane rated it really liked it. Most of all, I was surprised by the flippant attitude toward the Holocaust. I must say it tugged grdon my heart strings towards the end because of my mom recently passing away.