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 think I read somewhere that this is Noah Gordon’s first book, written as he made a decision to pursue writing as a career. Recently read The Jerusalem Diamong which was offered as a special on Amazon and loved it.

Preview — The Rabbi by Noah Gordon. I wouldn’t recommend it. 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 was written much earlier and it shows, but it’s still a solid novel. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

Jun 20, M rated it it was ok. I kept wondering throughout my reading it why it was a story worth telling. 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. About a man’s journey told raabino several layers of flashbacks, plus some other character viewpoints to becoming a Rabbi and finding the congregation that fits him. Michael Kind was a rabbi, but he was also a man.

Write a customer review. I will say, though, that the traveling salesman rabbi life was captured quite nicely and I got a kick out of his wife saying at every new home they moved into – oh, I can see us staying here forever! I found it sl and difficult to get through.


What I liked about The Rabbi is that I think Gordon captures the realities faced rather well, and if his main character is shallow dee his 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.

The story alternates between the present and the past as Michael grew up, began ministry, met Leslie and they travelled together around the country. Rabbi Michael Kind is married to a woman who converted to Judaism in order to marry him. What happens to both the Rabbi and the wife when she is viewed as an obstacle to his advancement?

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What are considered less desirable placements and is that really true. Are relations between the faiths any different? There was a problem rabuno reviews right now. He marries a remarkable settler woman he had saved from illness.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The characters seemed less developed as those in his later books. So the book is a nice read, but is disappointing in terms of developing any Jewish themes. No trivia or quizzes yet. Xe bad but sort of slow in the beginning. Robert Judson Cole, nineteenth-century descendent of the first Robert Cole, travels from his ravaged Scottish homeland, through the operating rooms of antebellum Boston, to the cabins of frontier Illinois.

Return to Book Page. Showing of 1 reviews. Gordon’s books are hard to find. And then, despite his learning with an Orthodox Rabbi, he himself becomes a Reform Rabbi. Reading The Rabbi was a shock, in comparison.


I found it disappointing that he had such low opinions of most women, and especially women who were fat, which he mentions often enough to be distracting. Contemporary here is the s, but rabiho feels very m I’ve enjoyed Noah Gordon’s style in his Historical Fiction books. Most of all, I was surprised by the flippant attitude toward the Holocaust. Having been to a youth group convention fl weekend immediately following finishing the book, during services while listening to the noxh sermon, I started thinking about how he got to the position he’s in now, and felt a little more positively about the book.

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Noah Gordon’s writing is sensitive and keeps the reader involved. Lots of family relationship issues also. This had potential – rabbi falls for Christian woman – but since none of the conflicts were actually featured in the story I am not sure what this author had in mind.

The Rabbi by Noah Gordon

There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name. The book is certainly readable – Gordon has a nice writing style, but I found the book rather disappointing. Dec 14, Joe Stack rated it really liked it.

Very good girdon fiction about the life of somewhat itinerant rabbi starting his career and his adult family life. Share your thoughts with other customers. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.