"The diverse, nondelineated material in this book precludes its easy use as a handbook
The chapters on each major and minor holiday are crammed with facts, anecdotes, and personal reflections;
the Hassidic and Kabbalistic tales contain moral messages that reinforce Greenberg's perspective. Indeed, Greenberg appears to use the holidays as a vehicle for expressing his own philosophy of Judaism.
There are meaningful interpretations, but they can best be appreciated by readers with a basic understanding of Jewish principles"