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On the Book of Psalms

On the Book of Psalms

This book is the result of a lifetime of study of the Hebrew Bible by a mature scholar whose love of the Tanakh, and especially of the Psalter, shines through on...

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When General Grant Expelled the Jews

When General Grant Expelled the Jews

Finalist, 2012 National Jewish Book AwardsA riveting account of General Ulysses S. Grant’s decision, in the middle of the Civil War, to order the expulsion of all Jews from the territory under his...

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The Five Books of Moses

The Five Books of Moses

Widely acclaimed by Bible scholars and theologians of every denomination, Everett Fox's masterful translation re-creates the echoes, allusions, alliterations, and...

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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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Complete Yoga Book

Complete Yoga Book

An encyclopedia of yoga practices, practical yoga, and the philosophy and background of yoga. Included are three thorough sections on health and energy levels, postures,...

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Everyman's Talmud

Everyman's Talmud

"To some readers of this book, the Talmud represents little more than a famous Jewish book. But people want to know about a book that, they are told, defines Judaism. Everyman's...

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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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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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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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The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction

The Schocken Book of Contemporary Jewish Fiction

This landmark anthology brings together some of the best stories written in the last thirty years by and about American Jews. Saul Bellow tells a brutal coming-of-age story...

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Burnt Books

Burnt Books

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesRodger Kamenetz, acclaimed author of The Jew in the Lotus, has long been fascinated by the mystical tales of the Hasidic...

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Anti-Semite and Jew

Anti-Semite and Jew

With a new preface by Michael WalzerJean-Paul Sartre's book is a brilliant portrait of both anti-Semite and Jew, written by a non-Jew and from...

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Barney Ross

Barney Ross

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesBorn Dov-Ber Rasofsky to Eastern European immigrant parents, Barney Ross grew up in a tough Chicago neighborhood and witnessed his father’s murder,...

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The Wicked Son

The Wicked Son

David Mamet's interest in anti-Semitism is not limited to the modern face of an ancient hatred but encompasses as well the ways in which many Jews have internalized that hatred....

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A Pigeon and a Boy

A Pigeon and a Boy

From the internationally acclaimed Israeli writer Meir Shalev comes a mesmerizing novel of two love stories, separated by half a century but connected by one enchanting act of devotion.During...

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The Great Partnership

The Great Partnership

***National Jewish Book Awards 2012, Finalist***Dorot Foundation Award for Modern Jewish Thought and ExperienceAn impassioned, erudite, thoroughly researched, and beautifully...

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On Judaism

On Judaism

Edited by Nahum N. GlatzerWith a new Foreword by Rodger Kamenetz “The question I put before you, as well as before myself, is the question of...

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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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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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The Eichmann Trial

The Eichmann Trial

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST (2012)***Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesThe capture of SS Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Eichmann by Israeli agents in Argentina...

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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 Judges

The Judges

From Elie Wiesel, a gripping novel of guilt, innocence, and the perilousness of judging both.A plane en route from New York to Tel Aviv is forced down by bad weather. A nearby house provides refuge for...

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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,...

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Light on Yoga

Light on Yoga

The definitive guide to the philosophy and practice of Yoga--the ancient healing discipline for body and mind--by its greatest living teacher. Light on Yoga provides...

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