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T'Ai Chi Ch'Uan and Meditation

T'Ai Chi Ch'Uan and Meditation

An ideal introduction to T'Ai Chi Ch'Uan, providing clear descriptions of the methods of meditation and exercise, and illuminating the underlying theory, so readers...

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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 Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed author (“One of the greatest writers of the age” –The Guardian): a young Holocaust survivor takes his first steps toward...

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Future Tense

Future Tense

We are in danger, says Rabbi Sacks, of forgetting what Judaism’s place is within the global project of humankind. The Jewish people exist for a reason, and it is not...

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The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature

The Schocken Book of Modern Sephardic Literature

The expulsion of the Jews from Spain in 1492 gave rise to a series of rich, diverse diasporas that were interconnected through a common vision and joie de vivre. The exodus took these Sephardim...

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Power & Powerlessness in Jewish History

Power & Powerlessness in Jewish History

WINNER OF THE 1987 JWB NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FOR HISTORYIn this radical reinterpretation of Jewish history, David Biale tackles the myth of Jewish political...

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Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism

Major Trends in Jewish Mysticism

A collection of lectures on the features of the movement of mysticism that began in antiquity and continues in Hasidism today.

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Medea and Her Children

Medea and Her Children

Medea Georgievna Sinoply Mendez is an iconic figure in her Crimean village, the last remaining pure-blooded Greek in a family that has lived on that coast for centuries....

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Montessori in the Classroom

Montessori in the Classroom

What really happens inside a Montessori classroom? How do teachers teach? How do children learn? This fascinating day-by-day record of a year in the life of a Montessori...

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Responsibility and Judgment

Responsibility and Judgment

Each of the books that Hannah Arendt published in her lifetime was unique, and to this day each continues to provoke fresh thought and interpretations. This was never more true than for...

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Montessori Today

Montessori Today

Paula Lillard, director of a Montessori school ranging in age from 18 months to fifteen years, provides a clear and cogent introduction to the Montessori program...

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The Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War

An updated edition that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic reversals of military fortune in modern history.The easing of Israeli military censorship...

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The Story of a Life

The Story of a Life

When Aharon Appelfeld was seven years old the Nazis occupied Czernowitz, his hometown. They penned the Jews into a ghetto and eventually sent whoever had not been shot or...

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The Messianic Idea in Judaism

The Messianic Idea in Judaism

Gershom Scholem was the master builder of historical studies of the Kabbalah. When he began to work on this neglected field, the few who studied these texts were either amateurs...

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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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The Learning Child

The Learning Child

Hailed as a classic in developmental psychology, The Learning Child is as relevant today as when it was first published in 1972, if not more so. Drawing on the findings of...

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Montessori Method

Montessori Method

This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free...

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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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Montessori: A Modern Approach

Montessori: A Modern Approach

Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What...

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Yehuda Halevi

Yehuda Halevi

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesA masterly biography of Yehuda Halevi, one of the greatest of Hebrew poets and a shining example of the synthesis of religion and culture that defined...

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Modern English-Yiddish Dictionary

Modern English-Yiddish Dictionary

The standard reference guide, with more than 20,000 entries ranging from colloquial to literary Yiddish, plus: a grammar guide, a pronunciation key, and instructions for usage Dr....

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When Bad Things Happen to Good People

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

As a young theology student, Harold Kushner puzzled over the Book of Job. As a small-town rabbi he counseled other people through pain and grief. But not until he learned that his three-year-old...

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Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954

Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954

Few thinkers have addressed the political horrors and ethical complexities of the twentieth century with the insight and passionate intellectual integrity of Hannah Arendt. She...

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Jewish Meditation

Jewish Meditation

Students of mediation are usually surprised to discover that a Jewish mediation tradition exists and that it was an authentic and integral part of mainstream Judaism until the eighteenth century. Jewish...

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