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Arthur Kurzweil (born in 1951) is an American author, educator, editor, writer, publisher, and illusionist.

Kurzweil was born in New York City. He was raised in East Meadow, New York. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from New College at Hofstra University in 1971 and a Master of Library Science from Florida State University in 1972.

As a scholar-in-residence and guest speaker in synagogues and other Jewish organizations in the United States, as well as through the books he has written on Judaism, the Torah, Kabbalah, and Jewish genealogical research, Kurzweil’s career has been focused around helping others to discover the Jewish tradition. During his 17-year tenure at Jason Aronson Publishers, he commissioned and published over 650 volumes of Jewish interest, a substantial contribution to the contemporary English-language Jewish library. Kurzweil has also been editor-in-chief of the Jewish Book Club, president of the Jewish Book Council, and editorial consultant for Jossey-Bass.

Kurzweil's book From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History is considered to be a definitive introductory guide on the topic. Kurzweil has also authored two books in the for Dummies series: Kabbalah for Dummies and The Torah for Dummies. His other books are On the Road with Rabbi Steinsaltz, The Encyclopedia of Jewish Genealogy and My Generations: A Course in Jewish Family History, which is commonly used as a textbook at synagogue schools in the United States.

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Total Books: 14
Pebbles of Wisdom From Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Collected and with Notes by Arthur Kurzweil
The Torah for Dummies
2008 - The Torah for Dummies (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780470173459
ISBN-10: 0470173459
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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Kabbalah For Dummies
2006 - Kabbalah for Dummies [For Dummies Religion & Spirituality] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780471915904
ISBN-10: 0471915904
Genre: Religion & Spirituality
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On the Road with Rabbi Steinsaltz 25 Years of Pre-Dawn Car Trips Mind-Blowing Encounters and Inspiring Conversations with a Man of Wisdom
The Hadassah Jewish Family Book of Health and Wellness
From Generation to Generation  How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History
From Generation to Generation How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History
From Generation to Generation How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History
From Generation to Generation How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History
From Generation to Generation
1982 - From Generation to Generation (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780805207064
ISBN-10: 0805207066
Genres: History, Reference
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From Generation to Generation How to Trace Your Jewish Family History and Genealogy
From Generation to Generation How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History
My Generations A Course in Jewish Family History
My Generations a Course in Jewish Family History (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780874413847
ISBN-10: 0874413842
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