A Time to Every Purpose

A Time to Every Purpose

Letters to a Young Jew

By Jonathan D. Sarna

Basic Books (AZ), Hardcover, 9780465002467, 200pp.

Publication Date: September 2008


The preeminent scholar Jonathan Sarna reflects on identity, family, and faith in this accessible introduction to the American Jewish experience.

About the Author
Prof. Jonathan D. Sarna is the Joseph H. and Belle R. Braun Professor of American Jewish History at Brandeis University and director of its Hornstein Jewish Professional Leadership Program. He is author of American Judaism: A History, winner of the National Jewish Book Award, among other books.