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Aphorisms

Aphorisms

The aphorism eludes definition: it can appear to be a random jotting or a more polished observation. Whether arbitrary fragment or crystalline shard, an aphorism captures the inception...

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Letter to the Father/Brief an den Vater

Letter to the Father/Brief an den Vater

Franz Kafka wrote this letter to his father, Hermann Kafka, in November 1919. Max Brod, Kafka’s literary executor, relates that Kafka actually gave the letter...

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Letters to Milena

Letters to Milena

In no other work does Franz Kafka reveal himself as in Letters to Milena, which begins as a business correspondence but soon develops into a passionate but...

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Here and There

Here and There

A heartfelt and inspiring personal account of a woman raised as a Lubavitcher Hasid who leaves that world without leaving the family that remains within it.  ...

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Not in God's Name

Not in God's Name

***2015 National Jewish Book Award Winner***In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon...

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Abraham

Abraham

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesOne of the world’s best-known attorneys gives us a no-holds-barred history of Jewish lawyers: from the biblical Abraham through...

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Open Heart

Open Heart

A profoundly and unexpectedly intimate, deeply affecting summing up of life so far, from one of the most cherished moral voices of our time.   Eighty-two years old,...

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The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook

The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook

Beautifully translated for a new generation of devotees of delicious and healthy eating:  a groundbreaking, mouthwatering vegetarian cookbook originally published in Yiddish in pre–World...

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All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved is the haunting story of a Jewish family in Eastern Europe in the 1930s as seen through the eyes of an unforgettable nine-year-old boy. The...

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The Covenant Kitchen

The Covenant Kitchen

The ultimate kosher cookbook for food lovers, with more than one hundred mouthwatering recipes complete with suggested wine pairings, from the veteran cookbook authors and owners of the acclaimed Covenant Winery in California....

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Bewilderments

Bewilderments

The newest book in Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg’s award-winning series of commentaries on the hebrew bible.   The book of Numbers is the narrative of a great failure....

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The Early Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings

The Early Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings

The story of ancient Israel, from the arrival in Canaan to the destruction of the Kingdom of Judah and the Babylonian exile some six centuries later, here is the highly anticipated second volume in...

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Jewish Soul Food

Jewish Soul Food

The author of the acclaimed The Book of New Israeli Food returns with a cookbook devoted to the culinary masterpieces of Jewish grandmothers from Minsk to Marrakesh: recipes that have traveled across...

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The Great Partnership

The Great Partnership

Impassioned, erudite, thoroughly researched, and beautifully reasoned, The Great Partnership argues not only that science and religion are compatible, but that they complement each other—and...

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Suddenly, Love

Suddenly, Love

A poignant, heartbreaking new work by “one of the best novelists alive” (Irving Howe)—the story of a lonely older man and his devoted young caretaker who transform...

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Menachem Begin

Menachem Begin

Reviled as a fascist by his great rival Ben-Gurion, venerated by Israel’s underclass, the first Israeli to win the Nobel Peace Prize, a proud Jew but not a conventionally religious...

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A Child of Christian Blood

A Child of Christian Blood

A Jewish factory worker is falsely accused of ritually murdering a Christian boy in Russia in 1911, and his trial becomes an international cause célèbre. On...

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The Rise of Abraham Cahan

The Rise of Abraham Cahan

Part of the Jewish Encounters seriesThe first general-interest biography of the legendary editor of the Jewish Daily Forward, the newspaper of Yiddish-speaking immigrants that...

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The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem

The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem

Part of the Jewish Encounters seriesThe first comprehensive biography of one of the most beloved authors of all time: the creator of Tevye the Dairyman, the collection of stories that...

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But Where Is the Lamb?

But Where Is the Lamb?

“I didn’t think he’d do it. I really didn’t think he would. I thought he’d say, whoa, hold on, wait a minute. We made a deal, remember, the land, the...

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The Letters of Martin Buber

The Letters of Martin Buber

Edited by Profesor Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr“No matter how brilliant it may be, the human intellect that wishes to keep to a plane above the events of the day is not really...

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Tirant Lo Blanc

Tirant Lo Blanc

Translated by David H. Rosenthal Here is a recovered Renaissance classic, a Catalan novel of chivalry done into English for the first time by a gifted poet and translator. Cervantes...

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Letters to Felice

Letters to Felice

Franz Kafka first met Felice Bauer in August 1912, at the home of his friend Max Brod. The twenty-five-year-old career woman from Berlin—energetic, down-to-earth, life-affirming—awakened...

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Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors

Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors

"These magnificent letters, meticulously set up and annotated, show us aspects of Kafka that were only hinted at in earlier collections and help us trace his development from unhappy young law student and insurance administrator to novelist...

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