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Running the Books
Running the Books
Written by Avi Steinberg
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ISBN: 9780385533737
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Running the Books

Written by Avi Steinberg


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $11.99

Avi Steinberg is stumped. After defecting from yeshiva to Harvard, he has only a senior thesis essay on Bugs Bunny to show for his effort. While his friends and classmates advance in the world, he remains stuck at a crossroads, unable to meet the lofty expectations of his Orthodox Jewish upbringing...

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Running the Books
Running the Books
Written by Avi Steinberg, Read by Dustin Rubin
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ISBN: 9780307876423
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Running the Books
The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian
Written by Avi Steinberg
Read by Dustin Rubin


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $22.50

Avi Steinberg is stumped. After defecting from yeshiva to Harvard, he has only a senior thesis essay on Bugs Bunny to show for his effort. While his friends and classmates advance in the world, he remains stuck at a crossroads, unable to meet the lofty expectations of his Orthodox Jewish upbringing...

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Why Are Jews Liberals?
Why Are Jews Liberals?
Written by Norman Podhoretz
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ISBN: 9780307456250
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Why Are Jews Liberals?

Written by Norman Podhoretz


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: October 5, 2010
Price: $16.00

From the bestselling author of World War IV, a brilliant investigation of a central question in American politics and culture.

During his career as a neoconservative thinker, Norman Podhoretz has been asked no question more often than “Why are so many Jews liberals?” In this provocative book he sets out to...

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Hope Will Find You
Hope Will Find You
Written by Naomi Levy
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385531702
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Hope Will Find You
My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living
Written by Naomi Levy


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $23.00

How can I get my life off hold?  When will my life really begin? 
 
We all ask ourselves the same questions when we are struggling to move forward.  As a rabbi, Naomi Levy frequently offered spiritual guidance to people seeking the answers. But when a doctor told her that her young daughter... Read more >
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Hope Will Find You
Hope Will Find You
Written by Naomi Levy
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Hope Will Find You
My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living
Written by Naomi Levy


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $13.99

How can I get my life off hold?  When will my life really begin? 
 
We all ask ourselves the same questions when we are struggling to move forward.  As a rabbi, Naomi Levy frequently offered spiritual guidance to people seeking the answers. But when a doctor told her that her young daughter... Read more >
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The House of Secrets
The House of Secrets
Written by Varda Polak-Sahm
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ISBN: 9780807077467
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The House of Secrets
The Hidden World of the Mikveh
Written by Varda Polak-Sahm


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $20.00

For Orthodox Jews, immersion in a ritual bath—the mikveh—is the cornerstone of family life and is central to Jewish women’s practice of their faith. Yet women from across the Jewish spectrum frequent the mikveh, often for surprising personal reasons. Roused by her own immersion experience, for years Varda Polak-Sahm, a secular...

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Every Day, Holy Day
Every Day, Holy Day
Written by Alan Morinis
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ISBN: 9781590308103
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Every Day, Holy Day
365 Days of Teachings and Practices from the Jewish Tradition of Mussar
Written by Alan Morinis


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $17.95

"You shall be holy," teaches the Bible. The masters of the Jewish Mussar tradition have crafted a roadmap to help people approach that lofty goal. Mussar is a system of introspective practices that can help you identify and break through the obstacles to your inherent holiness, using methods that are easy... Read more >
The Invention of the Jewish People
The Invention of the Jewish People
Written by Shlomo Sand, Translated by Yael Lotan
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ISBN: 9781844676231
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The Invention of the Jewish People

Written by Shlomo Sand
Translated by Yael Lotan


Format: Trade Paperback, 344 pages
On Sale: June 14, 2010
Price: $19.95

A historical tour de force, The Invention of the Jewish People offers a groundbreaking account of Jewish and Israeli history. Exploding the myth that there was a forced Jewish exile in the first century at the hands of the Romans, Israeli historian Shlomo Sand argues that most modern Jews descend from... Read more >
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Practical Kabbalah
Practical Kabbalah
Written by Laibl Wolf
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ISBN: 9780307559210
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Practical Kabbalah
A Guide to Jewish Wisdom for Everyday Life
Written by Laibl Wolf


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: May 19, 2010
Price: $13.99

Kabbalah is an ancient Jewish wisdom that explains the laws of spiritual energy. Up until very recently the Kabbalah was reserved for the elite, those who only after years of scholarship and practice were allowed to enter this mystical realm. However, one doesn't need to devote one's life to intense study... Read more >
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Kosher Sex
Kosher Sex
Written by Shmuley Boteach
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ISBN: 9780307567840
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Kosher Sex
A Recipe for Passion and Intimacy
Written by Shmuley Boteach


Format: eBook
On Sale: May 12, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Kosher Sex, Rabbi Boteach pioneers a revolutionary approach to sex, marriage, and personal relationships, drawing on traditional Jewish wisdom. Using his experiences counseling individuals and couples, the author breaks down sexual taboos and openly, yet respectfully, discusses the meanings, emotions, and the hidden power of sex.

With his unique anecdotal style... Read more >
Future Tense
Future Tense
Written by Jonathan Sacks
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242690
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Future Tense
Jews, Judaism, and Israel in the Twenty-first Century
Written by Jonathan Sacks


Format: Hardcover, 304 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $26.95

One of the most admired religious thinkers of our time issues a call for world Jewry to reject the self-fulfilling image of “a people alone in the world, surrounded by enemies” and to reclaim Judaism’s original sense of purpose: as a partner with God and with those of other faiths in... Read more >
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Future Tense
Future Tense
Written by Jonathan Sacks
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ISBN: 9780805242843
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Future Tense
Jews, Judaism, and Israel in the Twenty-first Century
Written by Jonathan Sacks


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: April 20, 2010
Price: $11.99

One of the most admired religious thinkers of our time issues a call for world Jewry to reject the self-fulfilling image of “a people alone in the world, surrounded by enemies” and to reclaim Judaism’s original sense of purpose: as a partner with God and with those of other faiths in... Read more >
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The New Joys of Yiddish
The New Joys of Yiddish
Written by Leo Rosten, Revised by Lawrence Bush
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ISBN: 9780307566041
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The New Joys of Yiddish
Completely Updated
Written by Leo Rosten
Revised by Lawrence Bush


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2010
Price: $16.99

More than a quarter of a century ago, Leo Rosten published the first comprehensive and hilariously entertaining lexicon of the colorful and deeply expressive language of Yiddish. Said “to give body and soul to the Yiddish language,” The Joys of Yiddish went on to become an indispensable tool for writers, journalists... Read more >
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The Kabbalah Reader
The Kabbalah Reader
Written by Edward Hoffman, Foreword by Arthur Kurzweil
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590306567
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The Kabbalah Reader
A Sourcebook of Visionary Judaism
Written by Edward Hoffman
Foreword by Arthur Kurzweil


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $17.95

This comprehensive and accessible entrée into the world of Kabbalah covers 1,600 years of Jewish mystical thought and features a variety of thinkers—from the renowned to the obscure—unavailable in any other volume. It’s a fresh take on an ancient tradition compiled by Edward Hoffman, a psychologist and respected scholar of Judaism... Read more >
What Do You Mean, You Can't Eat in My Home?
What Do You Mean, You Can't Eat in My Home?
Written by Azriela Jaffe
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ISBN: 9780307493033
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What Do You Mean, You Can't Eat in My Home?
A Guide to How Newly Observant Jews and Their Less Observant Relatives Can Still Get Along
Written by Azriela Jaffe


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2010
Price: $12.99

Here is a book of workable, sensible solutions to the everyday problems faced by newly observant Jews as they try to explain the parameters of their new lives to the people who love them—but think they’ve gone around the bend.

For the formerly nonobservant Jew who has decided to live an observant... Read more >
Gonzo Judaism
Gonzo Judaism
Written by Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein
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ISBN: 9781590307687
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Gonzo Judaism
A Bold Path for Renewing an Ancient Faith
Written by Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 9, 2010
Price: $16.95

Here is a book that is both clarion call for a new Jewish agenda and a blueprint for an adventurous but genuine path toward spiritual growth and religious wisdom. Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein, founder and Rabbi Emeritus of The New Shul in New York City, says that most conventional Jewish institutions... Read more >
Suffering as Identity
Suffering as Identity
Written by Esther Benbassa, Translated by G. M. Goshgarian
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ISBN: 9781844674046
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Suffering as Identity
The Jewish Paradigm
Written by Esther Benbassa
Translated by G. M. Goshgarian


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: March 2, 2010
Price: $24.95

Reaching from biblical times to the present day, Esther Benbassa’s prize-winning exploration of Jewish identity is both epic and comprehensive. She shows how in the Jewish world, the representation and ritualization of suffering have shaped the history of both the people and the religion.

Benbassa argues that the nineteenth century gave rise... Read more >
Living a Year of Kaddish
Living a Year of Kaddish
Written by Ari Goldman
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ISBN: 9780307487582
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Living a Year of Kaddish
A Memoir
Written by Ari Goldman


Format: eBook, 224 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $11.99

Ari Goldman’s exploration of the emotional and spiritual aspects of spending a year in mourning for his father will resonate with anyone who has lost a loved one, as he describes how this year affected him as a son, husband, father, and member of his community. Through the daily recitation of... Read more >
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Minyan
Minyan
Written by Rabbi Rami Shapiro
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ISBN: 9780307557957
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Minyan
Ten Principles for Living a Life of Integrity
Written by Rabbi Rami Shapiro


Format: eBook, 208 pages
On Sale: February 17, 2010
Price: $13.99

A path of daily living based on ten spiritual practices that have been used by Jews for centuries. MINYAN is an invaluable source of inspiration and insight not only for those large numbers who are returning to Judaism but for people of all faiths who are looking for a way to... Read more >
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Who We Are
Who We Are
Edited by Derek Rubin
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307493118
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Who We Are
On Being (and Not Being) a Jewish American Writer
Edited by Derek Rubin


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: February 10, 2010
Price: $14.99

This unprecedented collection brings together the major Jewish American writers of the past fifty years as they examine issues of identity and how they’ve made their work respond.

E.L. Doctorow questions the very notion of the Jewish American writer, insisting that all great writing is secular and universal. Allegra Goodman embraces the... Read more >
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The God-Powered Life
The God-Powered Life
Written by Rabbi David Aaron
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ISBN: 9781590306529
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The God-Powered Life
Awakening to Your Divine Purpose
Written by Rabbi David Aaron


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: February 9, 2010
Price: $15.95

You are an individual expression of God; that’s the teaching of the ancient Jewish mystical tradition. Here Rabbi David Aaron shows that when we truly connect to our inner self, that fact becomes wonderfully obvious. Each of us has a divine mission in life, he says, and when we understand this... Read more >
A Little Too Close to God
A Little Too Close to God
Written by David Horovitz
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ISBN: 9780307575753
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A Little Too Close to God
The Thrills and Panic of a Life in Israel
Written by David Horovitz


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 30, 2009
Price: $15.99

When David Horovitz emigrated from England to Israel in 1983, it was the fulfillment of a dream. But today, a husband and a father, he is torn between hope and despair, between the desire to make a difference and fear for his family's safety, between staying and going. In this candid... Read more >
Kaddish
Kaddish
Written by Leon Wieseltier
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ISBN: 9780307557230
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Kaddish

Written by Leon Wieseltier


Format: eBook
On Sale: November 18, 2009
Price: $13.99

Winner of the 1998 National Jewish Book Award

"An astonishing fusion of learning and psychic intensity; its poignance and lucidity should be an authentic benefit to readers, Jewish and gentile." --The New York Times Book Review

Children have obligations to their parents: the Talmud says "one must honor him in life and one... Read more >
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Everything Is God
Everything Is God
Written by Jay Michaelson
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ISBN: 9781590306710
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Everything Is God
The Radical Path of Nondual Judaism
Written by Jay Michaelson


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2009
Price: $18.95

This exploration of the radical, yet ancient, idea that everything and everyone is God will transform how you understand your life and the nature of religion itself. While God is conventionally viewed as an entity separate from us, there are some Jews—Kabbalists, Hasidim, and their modern-day heirs—who assert that God is... Read more >
Moses
Moses
Written by Jonathan Kirsch
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307567925
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Moses
A Life
Written by Jonathan Kirsch


Format: eBook, 448 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2009
Price: $17.99

Lawgiver and liberator. Seer and prophet. The only human permitted to converse with God "face-to-face." Moses is the most commanding presence in the Old Testament. Yet as Jonathan Kirsch shows in this brilliant, stunningly original volume, Moses was also an enigmatic and mysterious figure--at once a good shepherd and a ruthless... Read more >
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