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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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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 playlets..."" 234 pages from Genesis: Beresheet to Deuteronomy: V'zot Ha Berachah." 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

"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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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 every opportunity and named their eight children after saints. Stephen, the youngest child, became an altar boy, studied the ca... View more info

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Boychiks in the Hood: Travels in the Hasidic Underground

By: "Eisenberg, Robert"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: HarperOne:

Seller ID: 9780062512239

ISBN: 0062512234

Condition: very good

Boychiks in the Hood is your passport to the Hasidic "underworld" -- a destination far different from popular expectations. Join Robert Eisenberg as he hangs out with an ex-Deadhead in Antwerp, makes a pilgrimage to the grave of the revered Rebbie Nachman in the Ukraine, munches mini-bagels with Rollerblading kosher butchers in Minnesota, discovers the last remaining religious Jews in Poland, talks sex with a karate-champion-turned-rabbi in Israel, and more.Simultaneously respectful and hilarious, Boychiks in the Hood is a surprising and unforgettable journey through the world's flourishing... 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"


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 welcome addition to the bookshelf of every literate religious persons". -- The Christian Century 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


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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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 fervor. Strict followers of Orthodox Judaism, they maintain sharp gender-role distinctions.Levine spent a year living in ... 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

The Sabbath: A Home Observance

By: "North Shore Congregation Israel (Margerie Peters Ropaz, illus.)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Glencoe, IL", 1954

Seller ID: 4-2T012

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean. Slight rubbing to exterior edges. ""Published on the occasion of the 300th Anniversary of Jewish Settlement in America 1954-5714"". Detailed descriptions of the traditions of Sabbath eve dinner at home. The reason of the tradition, the food, the table setting and the blessings in Hebrew, phonetic Hebrew, English and, where appropriate, the melody for singing. There is also a Bibliography for Adult's and children's further reading. 44 page, illustrated, staple-bound." View more info

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Stars of David: Prominent Jews Talk About Being Jewish

By: "Pogrebin, Abigail"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Broadway Books:

Seller ID: 9780767916134

ISBN: 0767916131

Condition: GOOD

Sixty-two of the most accomplished Jews in America speak intimately--most for the first time--about how they feel about being Jewish. In unusually candid interviews conducted by former "60 Minutes" producer Abigail Pogrebin, celebrities ranging from Sarah Jessica Parker to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, from Larry King to Mike Nichols, reveal how resonant, crucial or incidental being Jewish is in their lives. The connections they have to their Jewish heritage range from hours in synagogue to bagels and lox; but every person speaks to the weight and pride of their Jewish history, th... View more info

De Sjabbat: Kenmerk van het Jodendom

By: "Poppers, M.M."

Price: $12.95

Publisher: "Amsterdam, Holland",

Seller ID: 10T020

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, faint age tanning to pages, clean interior, light soil to exterior, square. ""De Sjabbat is een ken-merk van het Jodendom….De Sjabbat nu is een eeuwig symbol van die verhouding tussen God en Israel…"" 48 pages. Text in Dutch." View more info

The Golem of Old Prague

By: "Rosen, Michael (Val Biro, illus.)"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "London, UK",

Seller ID: 5-5H014

ISBN: 0233985190

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""Times were dangerous for the Jews of old Prague…and their leader, Rabbi Loeb, needed help against the cunning of his people's greatest enemy…So he fashioned out of mud a Golem…"" 115 illustrated pages. " View more info

Jesus for Jews

By: "Rosen, Ruth (Ed.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "San Francisco, CA", 1987

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 70P028

ISBN: 096161482X

Condition: NEAR FINE

"Tight, age yellowed pages, clean, slight curl. Light bump to bottom corner has left some curled page edges. ""In this book you'll read about a doctor, a lawyer and a couple of 'business chiefs' who candidly tell the events that led them to Y'shua (Jesus)...These and other personal accounts of Jewish believers in Y'shua are not proof that he is the Messiah; they are merely evidence that all kinds of Jewish people believe Jesus is for the Jews""" View more info