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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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My Wild Garden

My Wild Garden

A colorfully illustrated round of the season in the garden of the best-selling novelist, memoirist, and champion putterer with a wheelbarrow   On the perimeter of Israel’s...

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The Dairy Restaurant

The Dairy Restaurant

Ben Katchor retells the history of where we choose to eat—a history that starts with the first man who was allowed to enter a walled garden and encouraged by the garden's...

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Jews and Power

Jews and Power

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesTaking in everything from the Kingdom of David to the Oslo Accords, Ruth Wisse offers a radical new way to think about the...

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To the Edge of Sorrow

To the Edge of Sorrow

From "fiction's foremost chronicler of the Holocaust" (Philip Roth), here is a haunting novel about an unforgettable group of Jewish partisans fighting the Nazis during World War...

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The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

A young holocaust survivor tries to create a new life in the newly established state of Israel.Erwin doesn’t remember much about his journey across Europe when...

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Lioness

Lioness

The definitive biography of the iron-willed leader, chain-smoking political operative, and tea-and-cake-serving grandmother who became the fourth prime minister of Israel ...

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Antisemitism

Antisemitism

***2019 NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER—Jew­ish Edu­ca­tion and Iden­ti­ty Award***The award-winning author of The Eichmann Trial and Denial:...

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Thinking Without a Banister

Thinking Without a Banister

Hannah Arendt was born in Germany in 1906 and lived in America from 1941 until her death in 1975. Thus her life spanned the tumultuous years of the twentieth century, as did her thought. She did not consider herself a philosopher, though she studied and maintained close relationships...

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This Narrow Space

This Narrow Space

A memoir both bittersweet and inspiring by an American pediatric oncologist who spent seven years in Jerusalem treating children—Israeli Jews, Muslims, and Christians, and Palestinian...

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My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner

My Russian Grandmother and Her American Vacuum Cleaner

From the author of the acclaimed novel A Pigeon and a Boy comes a charming tale of family ties, over-the-top housekeeping, and the sport of storytelling in Nahalal, the village...

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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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Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus

Winner of the National Jewish Book AwardThe definitive biography of the poet whose sonnet "The New Colossus" appears on the base of the Statue of Liberty, welcoming immigrants to their new...

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Not in God's Name

Not in God's Name

In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed...

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Letters to Felice

Letters to Felice

Franz Kafka met Felice Bauer in August 1912, at the home of his friend Max Brod. Energetic, down-to-earth, and life-affirming, the twenty-five-year-old secretary was everything...

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Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors

Letters to Friends, Family, and Editors

Collected after his death by his friend and literary executor Max Brod, here are more than two decades’ worth of Franz Kafka’s letters to the men and women with...

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The Conversion

The Conversion

Our story opens in an Austrian city, two generations before the Holocaust, where almost all of the Jews have converted to Christianity. Today the church bells are...

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The Iron Tracks

The Iron Tracks

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOKHow does one live after surviving injustice? What satisfaction comes from revenge? Can the past ever be left behind? Masterfully composed and imbued...

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Laish

Laish

A caravan of Jews wanders through Eastern Europe at the end of the nineteenth century on a heartbreaking quest. Spiritual seekers and the elderly, widows and orphans, the sick and the dying, con...

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The Retreat

The Retreat

The year is 1937. On a remote hilltop some distance from Vienna stands a hotel called The Retreat. Founded by a man who is determined to cleanse himself and his guests of...

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Unto the Soul

Unto the Soul

In turn of the century Eastern Europe, a brother and sister have been chosen to guard an ancient cemetery of Jewish martyrs situated on an isolated mountain. The endless snows protect...

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Two She-Bears

Two She-Bears

One of Israel’s most celebrated novelists—the acclaimed author of A Pigeon and a Boy—gives us a story of village love and vengeance in the early days of...

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Where the Jews Aren't

Where the Jews Aren't

From the acclaimed author of The Man Without a Face, the previously untold story of the Jews in twentieth-century Russia that reveals the complex, strange, and heart-wrenching truth behind...

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Sacred Trash

Sacred Trash

NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALISTPart of the Jewish Encounter seriesOne May day in 1896, at a dining-room table in Cambridge, England, a meeting took place between...

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