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u/SabaziosZagreus · 8 pointsr/Judaism

The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet's Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India is a wonderful book. The book narrates the historic first meeting between a Jewish delegation and the Dalai Lama. The author accompanied this group of Jews from different backgrounds, and learns from them along the way. So you're presented with different rabbis (from different denominations) explaining what Judaism means to them. As a bonus, you also learn a little about Tibetan Buddhism and India as well. It's also a great adventure story as well. The overarching theme of the book is the transformation of the author from a secular Jew into a more religious Jew through his time spent with these religious leaders. This is a book about someone's faith being renewed and has a lot of spirituality, so it might be a book for you.

Also, it's a great book to read while drinking tea by a lake. Just speaking from personal experience here.