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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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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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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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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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The Jewish Writings

The Jewish Writings

Although Hannah Arendt is not primarily known as a Jewish thinker, she probably wrote more about Jewish issues than any other topic. When she was in her mid-twenties and still living...

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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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The Testament

The Testament

On August 12, 1952, Russia's greatest Jewish writers were secretly executed by Stalin. In this remarkable blend of history and imagination, Paltiel Kossover meets the same fate...

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The Beginning of Desire

The Beginning of Desire

Winner of the National Jewish Book AwardSince its publication in 1995, The Beginning of Desire has opened new pathways in the reading of the...

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Saying Kaddish

Saying Kaddish

The definitive guide to Judaism’s end-of-life rituals, revised and updated for Jews of all backgrounds and beliefs   From caring for the dying to honoring the dead, Anita Diamant explains the Jewish...

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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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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 her story in her own words and...

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Abraham

Abraham

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesOne of the world’s best-known attorneys gives us a no-holds-barred history of Jewish lawyers: from the biblical Abraham through...

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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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Hours of Devotion

Hours of Devotion

Written in the nineteenth century, rediscovered in the twenty-first, timeless in its wisdom and beauty, Hours of Devotion by Fanny Neuda, (the daughter of a Moravian rabbi), was the first...

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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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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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Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories

Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories

Of all the characters in modern Jewish fiction, the most beloved is Tevye, the compassionate, irrepressible, Bible-quoting dairyman from Anatevka, who has been immortalized...

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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 Letters of Martin Buber

The Letters of Martin Buber

Edited by Profesor Nahum N. Glatzer and Paul Mendes-Flohr“No matter how brilliant it may be, the human intellect that wishes to keep to a plane above the events of the day is not really...

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Days of Awe

Days of Awe

Compiled by S.Y. Agnon, one of the greatest Hebrew writers of the twentieth century and winner of the 1966 Nobel Prize in Literature, Days of Awe is the long-acknowledged...

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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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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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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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Katerina

Katerina

Fleeing an abusive home, Katerina, a teenage peasant in Ukraine in the 1880s, is taken in by a Jewish family and becomes their housekeeper. Feeling the warmth of...

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