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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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"Sephardic-American Voices: Two Hundred Years of a Literary Legacy (Brandeis Series in American Jewish History, Culture, and Life)"

By: Matza, Diane

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brandeis University Press:

Seller ID: 9780874518900

ISBN: 0874518903

Condition: very good


This collection of stories, poems, and plays by American Jews of Sephardic descent gives voice to a culture previously unheard in a literary canon with a predominantly Eastern European and Ashkenazic accent. Representing only five percent of US Jewish immigrants, Sephardim have necessarily existed on the margins of Jewish and American life. Yet these Jews of Spanish, Greek, and Middle Eastern origins have, as Diane Matza demonstrates, maintained their ethnic identity despite persecution, expulsion, and prolonged cultural insularity. These selections, many available for the first time, span... View more info

Sedra Scenes: Skits for every Torah portion

By: "Beiner, Stan"

Price: $26.95

Publisher: "Denver, CO", Alternatives in Religious Education (A.R.E.): 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

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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"

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

grosse manner der bibel

By: "Gvaryahu, Dr. Chaim M. S. (Elissa Allerhand, ed.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Tel Aviv, Israel", Women's International Zionist Organisation (WIZO): 1971

Seller ID: 93H019

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, light age soil and tanning to covers, clean interior, square. 50 page, staple-bound 6x8.25x.2"". (15x20.9x.4cm) ""Great Men of the Bible"" Text in German. Biblische Gestalten: Moses, Joshua, Samuel und Saul, Eliah, Nehemia. ""Der Autor ist Vorsitzender der Israelischen Gesellschaft für Bibel Forschung und Direktor der jüdischen Weltvereinigung für Bible forschung.""" 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

The Sabbath: A Home Observance

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

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Glencoe, IL", North Shore Congregation Israel: 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", Nederlands - Israelietische Hoofsynagoge: 1963

Edition: (2nd printing)

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…"" (""The Shabbat is a trademark of Judaism .... The Shabbat is now an eternal symbol of that relationship between God and Israel ..."") 48 pages. Text in Dutch. 4.5x7.25x.25 (11.2x18.2x.6cm)." View more info

Jesus for Jews

By: "Rosen, Ruth (Ed.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "San Francisco, CA", A Messianic Jewish Perspective: 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

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The Twenty-Two Gates to the Garden

By: "Rosman, Steven M."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Jason Aronson:

Seller ID: 9781568211244

ISBN: 1568211244

Condition: GOOD


Twenty-two illustrated stories of Jewish mysticism for children. View more info

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Sidrah Stories: A Torah Companion

By: "Rosman, Steven M."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Urj Pr:

Seller ID: 9780807404294

ISBN: 0807404292

Condition: GOOD


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They Thought for Themselves: Ten Amazing Jews

By: "Roth, Sid"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: DESTINY IMAGE INC:

Seller ID: 9780768428421

ISBN: 0768428424

Condition: GOOD


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The Origin and History of Hebrew Law

By: "Smith, J. M. Powis"

Price: $32.95

Publisher: Chicago. IL, University of Chicago Press: 1931

Edition: (1st Edition)

Seller ID: 88T004

Condition: NEAR FINE/ No DJ


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, square. Light age soil to exterior page edges. Slight softening of spine ends. Slight wear to corners and bottom edge of covers. Owner's bookplate. Navy cloth with gilt. 285 pages (7-7/8 x5-3/8"")" View more info

Joseph: the Prime-Minister

By: "Taylor, W.M."

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, Harper & Brothers: ©1886

Seller ID: 02T028

Condition: VERY GOOD/ No DJ


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean, square. Although end papers of interior hinges are starting to crack, the binding is solid. Dark green cloth with gilt lettering, embossed design and chocolate end papers. Initials in pencil on front endpaper. Ex library with expected markings including back pocket and card from Sabbath School Library of Temple Rodolph Scholom (NYC). The card shows no borrowings. Marking remnants on spine. 241+ pages, 7.5x5"" (19x13cm)." View more info