Strangers and Neighbors: What I Have Learned About Christianity by Living Among Orthodox Jews : What if you found yourself living suddenly and unexpectedly in the middle of a thriving community of Orthodox Jews? What if, like Maria Johnson and her family, your new house is "two blocks from one Orthodox synagogue, four blocks from another, and three from the Hebrew Day School?" For their Christian family, what happened were a hundred negotiations of life lived together with the Orthodox next door. And, in due course, a richer understanding of another faith, and their own. Johnson brings gentle humor and a scholar's eye to her observations. Through her we blunder into Jewish laws and customs like left-footed gentiles.
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