The Minyanaires Book Summary and Study Guide

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The Minyanaires is a book about the motivations and beliefs of a small group of Jews who, through their daily synagogue attendance, provide the minyan or quorum of ten, required for those who come to say Kaddish in memory of a loved one. In interview style, the author queries 19 regulars and 5 members of the clergy as to their beliefs about God, the Soul, Prayer, Miracles and Destiny. He delves into universal questions that cross over religious lines, making the book a spiritually uplifting book for all denominations.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   very sensitive (sigh) Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Ethnic/Regional/Religion    -   religious Jew Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Ethnic/regional/gender life    -   Yes Religion theme?    -   Yes

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   accountant Ethnicity/Nationality    -   Jewish


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   5 () United States    -   Yes

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   little dialog

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