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By: "Caplan, Marc"
Publisher: NY, 1993
Edition: "(3rd printing, 1994)"
"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
Publisher: William Morrow,
"How much do you know about Judaism?"How did the Ten Lost Tribes become lost ? Are circumcisions performed on the Sabbath ? Which country first granted Jews equal rights ?When was polygamy outlawed for Jews ? Why does Jewish law compare gossiping to murder ? You'll find the answers to these questions -- and much more -- in this insightful and comprehensive guide. Written by esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin, "Jewish Literacy" has become one of... View more info
Publisher: NY, ©1963
"Tight, interior has check marks in margin, soiled exterior, slight curl. 32 page(9.5x6"") staple-bound, grey cover with blue lettering. Owner's name on front cover. Text in Hebrew. ""Will prepare the boy not only for the Bar-Mitzvah Ceremony, but also for a better understanding of the Jewish Way of Life, and for his responsibilities in the Jewish community.""" View more info
Publisher: NYU Press,
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
By: "FINE, LAWRENCE"
Publisher: Paulist Pr,
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
By: "Gottlieb, Lynn"
A high-spirited woman rabbi assesses contemporary Judaism and breathes new life into classic tradition by drawing on Jewish, feminist, ecological and Native American sources. View more info
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
By: "Delaney, Carol"
Publisher: "Princeton, NJ", PRINCETON UNIV PR, 2000
"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
By: "Hillesum, Etty"
Publisher: NY, 1985
Edition: (1st thus)
"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
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.Simultaneo... View more info
"As new - gift quality! Contents: Introduction with an historical background, timeline, map…3 subject areas: Cultural Folklore, Places of Worship, Traditional texts with overview and historical background - comparative Jewish and Muslim images - discussion questions - suggested activities...Glossary...Selected resources for further exploration... 27 pages with full color illustrations." View more info
By: "Poppers, M.M."
Publisher: "Amsterdam, Holland",
"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
Publisher: Berkley Pub Group,
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