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The Haggadah Treasury: A seder companion with insights and interpretations for inspiration and retelling (ArtScroll mesorah series)

By: Scherman, Nosson

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Mesorah Pubns Ltd:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780899062006

ISBN: 0899062008

Condition: GOOD


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The Mystic Quest: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism

By: "Ariel, David S."

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Jason Aronson:

Seller ID: 9780876689288

ISBN: 0876689284

Condition: GOOD


The Mystic Quest explains the major ideas and concepts of Jewish mystical thought in a way that the general reader can clearly understand. Drawing upon his own extensive research as well as on the growing body of scholarly material on the subject, Dr. David Ariel, president of the Cleveland College of Jewish Studies, presents the extremely difficult and complex elements of Jewish mysticism in language that makes it accessible to the layperson. Jewish mysticism is as old ... View more info

Sedra Scenes: Skits for every Torah portion

By: "Beiner, Stan"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: "Denver, CO", 1982

Seller ID: 1NT004

ISBN: 00867050071

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faint soil and small ink mark to exterior edges, faint flare. Light rubbing to exterior edges and hinge crease. 6 folded page corners. ""a series of brief skits, one on each Torah portion. While the scripts use humor to motivate, each is based on, and emphasizes, the themes of the biblical text...Junior and senior high school... sophisticated 5th and 6th graders, ill relate to the language and perspective of these contemporary ... View more info

Antisemitism: A History Portrayed

By: "Boonstra, Jansen & Kniesmeyer (ed)"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Amsterdam, Netherlands", Anne Frank Foundation: 1989

Seller ID: 7-NY001

ISBN: 9012062020

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, right, clean and square. Light shelfwear to covers with rubbed edges and a reading crease on the spine. ""The Concept of antisemitism refers to ideas and actions directed against Jews and Judaism…This is in the first place a history in pictures: an anti-Jewish language of images as it has developed over hundreds of years...""129 indexed, illustrated pages including Bibliography. 7.75x10.75x.5""" View more info

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The Gifts of the Jews (Hinges of History)

By: "Cahill, Thomas"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Nan A. Talese:

Seller ID: 9780385482486

ISBN: 0385482485

Condition: GOOD


The author of the runaway bestseller "How the Irish Saved Civilization" has done it again. In "The Gifts of the Jews" Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history, once again recreating a time when the actions of a small band of people had repercussions that are still felt today. "The Gifts of the Jews" reveals the critical change that made western civilization possible. Within the matrix of ancient religions and philosophies, life was seen as... View more info

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"The Sacred Chain: History of the Jews, The"

By: "Cantor, Norman F."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060926526

ISBN: 006092652X

Condition: GOOD


An important, controversial account of the history of the Jewish people that is both scholarly and compulsively readable. View more info

"Jew-Hatred as History: An Analysis of the Nation of Islam's ""the Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews"""

By: "Caplan, Marc"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1993

Edition: "(3rd printing, 1994)"

Seller ID: 90Y017

Condition: FINE


"A response to the Nation of Islam's' statement about Jews in America and their participation in the slave trade. 48 pages, 10x6.75"" (25.4x17.1cm)." View more info

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God Is a Verb : Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism

By: "COOPER, DAVID A."

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley Pub Group:

Seller ID: 9781573226943

ISBN: 1573226947

Condition: GOOD


Since medieval times, the mystical tradition of Kabbalah was restricted to qualified men over forty--because it was believed that only the most mature and pious could grasp its complexity and profound, life-changing implications. More recently, Kabbalah nearly disappeared--as most of its practitioners perished in the Holocaust. In the national bestseller" God Is a Verb," this powerful spiritual tradition, after centuries of secrecy and near-extinction, is explained c... View more info

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Abraham on Trial: The Social Legacy of Biblical Myth

By: "Delaney, Carol"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", PRINCETON UNIV PR: 2000

Seller ID: 7-1H004

ISBN: 0691070504

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for 4 folded page corners and 4 pages with marks in margin. ""explores how the sacrifice rather than the protection of children becomes the focus of faith…original analysis also offers a new perspective on what unites and divides the peoples of the sibling religions derived from Abraham and, implicitly, a way to overcome the increasing violence among them.""" View more info

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Turbulent Souls: A Catholic Son's Return To His Jewish Family

By: "Dubner, Stephen J."

Price: $9.00

Publisher: William Morrow:

Seller ID: 9780688151805

ISBN: 0688151809

Condition: very good


Two years ago, Stephen J. Dubner wrote a cover story for the New York Times Magazine called "Choosing My Religion." It became one of the most widely discussed articles in the magazine's history. Turbulent Souls, the book that grew out of that article, is an intimate memoir of a man in search of a Jewish heritage he never knew he had. It is also a loving portrait of his parents.Stephen Dubner's family was as Catholic as they come. His devout parents attended mass at ev... View more info

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A Jewish Conservative Looks at Pagan America

By: "Feder, Don"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Vital Issues Pr:

Seller ID: 9781563840364

ISBN: 1563840367

Condition: GOOD


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"Safed Spirituality : Rules of Mystical Piety, the Beginning of Wisdom"

By: "FINE, LAWRENCE"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Paulist Pr:

Seller ID: 9780809126125

ISBN: 0809126125

Condition: GOOD


The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American traditions have been critically selected, translated and introduced by internationally recognized scholars and spiritual leaders.The texts are first-rate, and the introductions are informative and reliable. The books will be a w... View more info

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"What Does Being Jewish Mean?: Read-Aloud Responses to Questions Jewish Children Ask About History, Culture, and Religion"

By: "Freedman, Rabbi E.b., Greenberg, Jan, A., Karen Katz"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780743254137

ISBN: 0743254139

Condition: GOOD


Is everything in the Bible true? Why are there bad people in the world? Can't God stop them? Why do I need to learn to read, write, and speak Hebrew? Why do we fast on Yom Kippur? Where do we go after we die? This classic reference -- updated for the 21st century -- provides answers to more than 180 questions that Jewish children most frequently ask about their faith. The authors cover not only the basics of Jewish belief, custom, and practice bu... View more info

An Interrupted Life: The Diaries of Hetty Hillesum 1941 - 1943

By: "Hillesum, Etty"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, 1985

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 90P007

ISBN: 0671531204

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, faint yellowing, faint age soil to exterior, slight tilt. 2 creases and edgewear to back cover. The diary of a 29-year-old Dutch Jewish woman who died at Auschwitz…The perspective of a grown, but young, woman to compare to Anne Frank's diary - the diary of a young woman." View more info

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Jewish Book of Why

By: "KOLATCH, ALFRED J."

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Jonathan David Pub:

Seller ID: 9780824602567

ISBN: 0824602560

Condition: GOOD


Hundreds of important questions about Jewish life and practice are answered in a concise, straightforward, and unbiased manner. Orthodox, Conservative and Reform views are presented. View more info

When Children Ask About God

By: "Kushner, Harold S."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Schocken:

Seller ID: 9780805208795

ISBN: 0805208798

Condition: GOOD


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Miraculous Living: A Guided Journey in Kabbalah Through the Ten Gates of the Tree of Life

By: "Labowitz, Shoni"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Touchstone:

Seller ID: 9780684835563

ISBN: 0684835568

Condition: GOOD


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Guide for the Jewish Homemaker

By: "Levi, S. B."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Schocken Books Inc:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780805200874

ISBN: 0805200878

Condition: GOOD


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"Mystics, Mavericks, and Merrymakers: An Intimate Journey among Hasidic Girls"

By: "Levine, Stephanie, Gilligan, Carol"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: NYU Press:

Seller ID: 9780814751978

ISBN: 0814751970

Condition: GOOD


From the ardently religious young woman who longs for the life of a male scholar to the young rebel who visits a strip club, smokes pot, and agonizes over her loss of faith to the proud Lubavitcher with a desire for a high-powered career, Stephanie Wellen Levine provides a rare glimpse into the inner worlds and daily lives of these Hasidic girls.Lubavitcher Hasidim are famous for their efforts to inspire secular Jews to become more observant and for their messianic... View more info

Taking Root: Jewish Immigrants in America

By: "Meltzer, Milton"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, 1977

Seller ID: 10P006

ISBN: 0440984920

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Appears unread. As new except for age tanning of pages. In clear protective cover. ""What was it like to pull up roots in your native village and make a home in a strange new land? What kind of people did it? What was it like for the millions of Jews who came to the United States between the 1880s and the 1920s? They came to Castle Garden , later to Ellis Island..."" 256 indexed pages." View more info