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001    ocm52047274 
003    OCoLC 
005    20100227010012.0 
008    030320t20032003nyua          000 0 eng   
010      2003047824 
020    0066210674 
020    9780066210674 
035    (OCoLC)52047274 
042    pcc 
043    n-us-nj 
049    WHPP 
050 00 HV6534.C39|bM34 2003 
082 00 364.15/23/092|221 
100 1  Magida, Arthur J. 
245 14 The rabbi and the hit man :|ba true tale of murder, 
       passion, and the shattered faith of a congregation /
       |cArthur J. Magida. 
250    First edition. 
264  1 New York :|bHarperCollins,|c[2003] 
264  4 |c©2003 
300    viii, 295 pages :|billustrations ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
505 2  The murder -- "There's blood over everything" -- 
       "Everything was kosher" -- "Sin is thrilling " -- The good
       years -- "Honey, you can still back out of this" -- Trying
       on his "rabbi suit" -- The price of success -- The women -
       - "Know before whom you stand" -- "When God closes a door,
       He opens a window" -- "Why didn't you run her off the 
       road?" -- The troubles -- "My heart tells me you're not 
       telling the truth" -- "Come back, Shulamit" -- "Couldn't 
       he have just gone to a cathouse in Camden?" -- "If you 
       divorce your wife, Fred, you'd lose a popularity contest 
       by a landslide" -- "Advice for one DJ under fire: cool 
       it!" -- Probe the heart -- Conspiring against God -- "I'm 
       going to nail that bastard" -- "Detective perfect" -- The 
       boy wonder -- Lies and expiation -- "A lousy day" -- "No 
       hit man goes to the house twice" -- A savior out of 
       nowhere -- In the confessional booth -- "He's gotta have 
       ice water in his veins" -- "Dismiss whatever insults your 
       soul" -- The trials -- "A piece of dung" -- "How many are 
       the days of your life?" 
520    One evening in 1994, Rabbi Fred Neulander returned home to
       find his wife face down on the living room floor, blood 
       everywhere. He called for help, but it was too late. Two 
       trials and eight years later, the founder of the largest 
       reform synagogue in southern New Jersey was sentenced to 
       life in prison, the first rabbi ever convicted of murder. 
       In an examination of the misuses of the pulpit and the 
       self-delusions of power, author Magida paints a 
       devastating portrait of a charismatic, manipulative man 
       who used his temple as a place to acquire several 
       mistresses--and to befriend a lonely recovering alcoholic,
       whom he convinced to kill his wife. The story straddles 
       the juncture between faith and trust, asking what happens 
       when religious leaders who set the standards of ethical 
       behavior fail to abide by them in their personal lives.--
       From publisher description. 
600 10 Neulander, Fred. 
600 10 Neulander, Carol. 
610 20 M'kor Shalom Congregation (Cherry Hill, N.J.) 
650  0 Murder|zNew Jersey|zCherry Hill. 
650  0 Rabbis|zNew Jersey|zCherry Hill. 
650  0 Rabbis' spouses|zNew Jersey|zCherry Hill|xDeath. 
650  0 Murder|xInvestigation|zNew Jersey|zCherry Hill. 
650  0 Rabbis|zNew Jersey|zCherry Hill|vTrials, litigations, etc.
856 42 |3Publisher description|u
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994    02|bWHP 
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