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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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All Rivers Run to the Sea

All Rivers Run to the Sea

In this first volume of his two-volume autobiography, Wiesel takes us from his childhood memories of a traditional and loving Jewish family in the Romanian village of Sighet...

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The Particulars of Rapture

The Particulars of Rapture

In her commentary on the book of Exodus—the stories of slavery and liberation, the burning bush, the revelation at Sinai, the golden calf, the shattering of...

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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 them all, especially...

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Illuminations

Illuminations

Walter Benjamin was one of the most original cultural critics of the twentieth century. Illuminations includes his views on Kafka, with whom he felt a close personal...

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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. There is an obvious...

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The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen

The Children's Jewish Holiday Kitchen

Seventy child-friendly recipes and cooking activities from around the world will draw the entire family into the spirit and fun of preparing Jewish holiday celebrations....

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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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The Kuzari

The Kuzari

The Kuzari is one of the basic books of Jewish literature, a required text in the library of every educated Jew--and of every educated Christian who would...

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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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The Time of the Uprooted

The Time of the Uprooted

Gamaliel Friedman is only a child when his family flees Czechoslovakia in 1939 for the relative safety of Hungary. For him, it will be the beginning of a life of rootlessness, disguise, and...

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Montessori from the Start

Montessori from the Start

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the...

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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, the beloved...

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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 each other’s...

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One People, Two Worlds

One People, Two Worlds

After being introduced by a mutual friend in the winter of 2000, Reform Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch and Orthodox Rabbi Yosef Reinman embarked on an unprecedented eighteen-month e-mail correspondence...

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A Bintel Brief

A Bintel Brief

For more than eighty years the Jewish Daily Forward's legendary advice column, "A Bintel Brief" ("a bundle of letters") dispensed shrewd, practical, and fair-minded...

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A Beggar in Jerusalem

A Beggar in Jerusalem

When the Six-Day War began, Elie Wiesel rushed to Israel. "I went to Jerusalem because I had to go somewhere, I had to leave the present and bring it back to the past....

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The Book of New Israeli Food

The Book of New Israeli Food

In this stunning new work that is at once a coffee-table book to browse and a complete cookbook, Janna Gur brings us the sumptuous color, variety, and history of today’s Israeli...

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The Multiple Identities of the Middle East

The Multiple Identities of the Middle East

The Middle East is the birthplace of ancient civilizations, but most of the modern states that occupy its territory today are of recent origin, as are many key concepts of communal and...

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The Metamorphosis

The Metamorphosis

This collection brings together the stories that Kafka allowed to be published during his lifetime. To Max Brod, his literary executor, he wrote: “Of all my writings the only...

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The Forgotten

The Forgotten

Distinguished psychotherapist and survivor Elhanan Rosenbaum is losing his memory to an incurable disease. Never having spoken of the war years before, he resolves to tell...

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The Murmuring Deep

The Murmuring Deep

Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg informs her literary analysis of the biblical text with concepts drawn from Freud, Winnicott, Laplanche, and other psychoanalytic thinkers to make...

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Unterzakhn

Unterzakhn

A mesmerizing, heartbreaking graphic novel of immigrant life on New York’s Lower East Side at the turn of the twentieth century, as seen through the eyes of twin sisters whose lives...

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Witness

Witness

With her perfect memory (and plenty of zip), ninety-five-year-old Ruth Gruber–adventurer, international correspondent, photographer, maker of (and witness to) history, responsible for rescuing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II and after–tells...

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