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 Cole Trilogy: The Physician, Shaman, and Matters of Choice : Noah Gordon – Roca Libros

This was his first novel and although it was not as smooth as those which followed it was an engaging story. Dec 14, Joe Stack rated it really liked it. Not bad but sort of slow in the beginning.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. At one point, he writes rabbino not only were the Germans destroying European Jewry, but they were also destroying his sex life.

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See 2 questions about The Rabbi…. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Overall, though, definitely not my favorite.

A parallel conflict flows with the story of Leslie, his wife who has converted from Christianity to Judaism and endures the label of “shickseh. Are relations between the faiths any different? An enjoyable read and interesting statement on American Judaism.

He marries a remarkable settler woman he had saved from illness. And then, despite his learning with an Orthodox Rabbi, he himself becomes a Reform Rabbi. The Rabbi was Gordon’s first book.


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I discovered Noah Gordon a few months ago. In many ways the story is about her struggles as well as Michael’s as they attempt to live an unorthodox life raibno their time. 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. This book is written in the voice of Michael Kind, a rabbi. Robert Judson Cole, nineteenth-century descendent of the rabiino Robert Cole, travels from his ravaged Scottish homeland, through the operating rooms of antebellum Boston, to the cabins of frontier Illinois.

The Cole Trilogy: The Physician, Shaman, and Matters of Choice

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 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. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Read more Read less. I wouldn’t recommend it. The characters interested me less than the journey. Please try again later. Each and every one of his congregations was completely different from the other, despite all of them technically being Reform.

Quotes from The Rabbi. Showing of 1 reviews. As with the others I have read, the characters were the finest element. In a word, boring. He faces his share of challenges and proceeds to keep on keeping on. Lots of stream of consciousness on various moral and religious topics, with Yiddish words thrown in, usually with some interpretation.


Muy bueno, como el resto de libros de Noah Gordon. May gorxon, Joseph Janus rated it liked it. The family involves 4 generation beginning with the Rabbi’s Othodox grandfather, his garment manufacturing father, the Rabbi and yordon son who is at the age the Rabbi’s story begins wondering about girls and not knowing his future direction.

Hay partes emotivas y ola lectura es agradable, pero no es lo mejor de Gordon. What are considered less desirable placements and is that really true. 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.

Noah Gordon is tordon American novelist. The difficulties The Rabbi faced as he assumed his rabbinical duties had the ring of truth, and he educated those of us who are not Jewish in the matters important to Jewish life. How can a Jew, and a Dl at that even a Reform Rabbi be so disconnected emotionally from the Holocaust?

Unfortunately, I like those qualities much less in a contemporary setting. Discover new reads with the Emotional Search Discover.