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The Funeral Party

The Funeral Party

August 1991. In a sweltering New York City apartment, a group of Russian émigrés gathers round the deathbed of an artist named Alik, a charismatic character beloved by...

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Exploring Exodus

Exploring Exodus

The book of Exodus records the pivotal events in the formation of biblical Israel—the deliverance from slavery, the leadership of Moses, the wilderness wanderings,...

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The Sunflower

The Sunflower

A Holocaust survivor's surprising and thought-provoking study of forgiveness, justice, compassion, and human responsibility, featuring contributions from the Dalai...

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Cultures of the Jews, Volume 1

Cultures of the Jews, Volume 1

Scattered over much of the world throughout most of their history, are the Jews one people or many? How do they resemble and how do they differ from Jews in other places and times? What have their relationships...

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The Jews of Silence

The Jews of Silence

In the fall of 1965 the Israeli newspaper Haaretz sent a young journalist named Elie Wiesel to the Soviet Union to report on the lives of Jews trapped behind the Iron Curtain. “I...

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Until the Dawn's Light

Until the Dawn's Light

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER (2012)***From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed writer (“One of the best novelists alive” —Irving...

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Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln

Memoirs of Gluckel of Hameln

Begun in 1690, this diary of a forty-four-year-old German Jewish widow, mother of fourteen children, tells how she guided the financial and personal destinies of...

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The Negro Church in America/The Black Church Since Frazier

The Negro Church in America/The Black Church Since Frazier

Frazier's study of the black church and an essay by Lincoln arguing that the civil rights movement saw the splintering of the traditional black church and the creation...

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After Daybreak

After Daybreak

“I find it hard even now to get into focus all these horrors, my mind is really quite incapable of taking in everything I saw because it was all so completely foreign to everything...

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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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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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All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved

The haunting story of a Jewish family in Eastern Europe in the 1930s that prefigures the fate of the Jews during World War II.At the center is nine-year-old Paul Rosenfeld,...

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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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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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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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Cultures of the Jews

Cultures of the Jews

WITH MORE THAN 100 BLACK-AND-WHITE ILLUSTRATIONS THROUGHOUT Who are “the Jews”? Scattered over much of the world throughout most of their three-thousand-year-old history, are they one people or many? How...

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The Jewish Festivals

The Jewish Festivals

Why is the Jewish New Year designated on the Jewish calendar as the first day of the seventh month, and not of the first month? Why do women cover their eyes when...

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Burning Lights

Burning Lights

This charming memoir by Bella Chagall recalls her childhood in Vitebsk, the Russian-Jewish market town where she and her husband, Marc Chagall, grew up. Her warm reminiscences of...

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Simon Wiesenthal

Simon Wiesenthal

With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrationsNow in paperback, the first fully documented biography of the legendary Polish-born Nazi hunter—a revelatory account...

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A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

In A Fine Romance, David Lehman looks at the formation of the American songbook—the timeless numbers that became jazz standards, iconic love songs, and sound tracks to famous movies—and...

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Choosing a Jewish Life, Revised and Updated

Choosing a Jewish Life, Revised and Updated

"As a rabbi and a convert, I appreciate this book deeply for its sensitivity to the complex feelings of those who are exploring paths to becoming Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. I...

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Legends of Our Time

Legends of Our Time

As a child in Sighet, as a young boy in Auschwitz, as a teenage displaced person wandering through post-World War II Europe, as a young man at the beginning of his career as a writer,...

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The Sons

The Sons

I have only one request," Kafka wrote to his publisher Kurt Wolff in 1913. "'The Stoker,' 'The Metamorphosis,' and 'The Judgment' belong together, both inwardly and outwardly....

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How to Raise a Jewish Child

How to Raise a Jewish Child

This updated edition of the classic parenting book combines insights from Jewish tradition with contemporary thinking about how children learn and grow. And it...

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