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Two She-Bears

Two She-Bears

One of Israel’s most celebrated novelists—the acclaimed author of A Pigeon and a Boy—gives us a story of village love and vengeance in the early days of...

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The Trial of God

The Trial of God

The Trial of God (as it was held on February 25, 1649, in Shamgorod)A Play by Elie WieselTranslated by Marion WieselIntroduction by Robert McAfee BrownAfterword by Matthew Fox Where...

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To Heal a Fractured World

To Heal a Fractured World

One of the most respected religious thinkers of our time makes an impassioned plea for the return of religion to its true purpose—as a partnership with God in the work of ethical and moral living.What...

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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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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 Memoirs of Glückel of Hameln

The Memoirs of Glückel 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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Five Cities of Refuge

Five Cities of Refuge

In the ancient Jewish practice of the kavannah (a meditation designed to focus one’s heart on its spiritual goal), Lawrence Kushner and David Mamet offer their own reactions to key verses from each week’s Torah portion,...

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Reading the Women of the Bible

Reading the Women of the Bible

Reading the Women of the Bible takes up two of the most significant intellectual and religious issues of our day: the experiences of women in a patriarchal...

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All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved is the haunting story of a Jewish family in Eastern Europe in the 1930s as seen through the eyes of an unforgettable nine-year-old boy. The...

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Kafka's Other Trial

Kafka's Other Trial

Felice Bauer was Kafka's first great love and the inspiration for his first great fiction. Six weeks after they met, he wrote "The Judgment" for her in one night of feverish activity....

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The Monk and the Philosopher

The Monk and the Philosopher

Jean Francois-Revel, a pillar of French intellectual life in our time, became world famous for his challenges to both Communism and Christianity. Twenty-seven years ago, his son,...

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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

This is the book that Maria Montesorri wrote in response to requests from thousands of American parents and teachers. A short, illustrated guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, it shows how to set up a “children’s...

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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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And the Sea Is Never Full

And the Sea Is Never Full

As this concluding volume of his moving and revealing memoirs begins, Elie Wiesel is forty years old, a writer of international repute. Determined to speak out more...

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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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ZALMEN OR THE MADNESS OF GOD

ZALMEN OR THE MADNESS OF GOD

On Yom Kippur eve in 1965, Elie Wiesel found himself in Russia, “in a synagogue crowded with people.  The air was stifling.  The cantor was chanting . . . Suddenly a mad...

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On Teaching

On Teaching

“This book is for people thinking about becoming teachers as well as for people in teacher training and for people who are in the classroom and think of themselves as still learning...

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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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Not in God's Name

Not in God's Name

In this powerful and timely book, one of the most admired and authoritative religious leaders of our time tackles the phenomenon of religious extremism and violence committed...

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Sacred Trash

Sacred Trash

NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALISTPart of the Jewish Encounter seriesOne May day in 1896, at a dining-room table in Cambridge, England, a meeting took place between...

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The Girls of Room 28

The Girls of Room 28

From 1942 to 1944, twelve thousand children passed through the Theresienstadt internment camp, near Prague, on their way to Auschwitz. Only a few hundred of them survived the war. In The Girls of Room 28, ten of these...

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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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The Rebbe's Army

The Rebbe's Army

“Excuse me, are you Jewish?” With these words, the relentlessly cheerful, ideologically driven emissaries of Chabad-Lubavitch approach perfect strangers on street corners throughout the world...

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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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