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Maimonides
Maimonides
Written by Sherwin B. Nuland
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ISBN: 9780805212273
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Maimonides

Written by Sherwin B. Nuland


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 26, 2008
Price: $11.99

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Moses Maimonides was a Renaissance man before there was a Renaissance: a great physician who served a sultan, a dazzling Torah scholar, a community leader, a daring philosopher whose greatest work—The Guide for the Perplexed—attempted to reconcile scientific knowledge with faith in God. He was a...

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Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism
Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism
Edited by Andrew G. Bostom, Foreword by Ibn Warraq
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591025542
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Legacy of Islamic Antisemitism
From Sacred Texts to Solemn History
Edited by Andrew G. Bostom
Foreword by Ibn Warraq


Format: Hardcover, 766 pages
On Sale: May 30, 2008
Price: $39.99

This comprehensive, meticulously documented collection of scholarly articles presents indisputable evidence that a readily discernible, uniquely Islamic antisemitism-a specific Muslim hatred of Jews-has been expressed continuously since the advent of Islam. Debunking the conventional wisdom, which continues to assert that Muslim animosity toward Jews is entirely a 20th-century phenomenon fueled mainly... Read more >
The Wisdom of Maimonides
The Wisdom of Maimonides
Written by Edward Hoffman
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ISBN: 9781590305171
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The Wisdom of Maimonides
The Life and Writings of the Jewish Sage
Written by Edward Hoffman


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
On Sale: May 13, 2008
Price: $15.95

Here is an accessible introduction to the life and wisdom of the famous twelfth-century philosopher-physician Moses Maimonides, whose prolific writings on medical and religious issues, commentaries on Jewish texts, and writings on Jewish ethics and law profoundly influenced Judaism.

The Wisdom of Maimonides includes a biography; a section of selected teachings... Read more >
God in the Wilderness
God in the Wilderness
Written by Jamie Korngold
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ISBN: 9780385520492
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God in the Wilderness
Rediscovering the Spirituality of the Great Outdoors with the Adventure Rabbi
Written by Jamie Korngold


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $12.99

Rabbi Jamie Korngold has always loved the outdoors, the place where humankind first met with God. Whether it’s mountaineering, running ultramarathons, or just sitting by a stream, she finds her spirituality and Judaism thrive most in the wilderness. In her work as the Adventure Rabbi, leading groups toward spiritual fulfillment in...

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God in the Wilderness
God in the Wilderness
Written by Jamie Korngold
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ISBN: 9780767929073
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God in the Wilderness
Rediscovering the Spirituality of the Great Outdoors with the Adventure Rabbi
Written by Jamie Korngold


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: April 8, 2008
Price: $11.99

Rabbi Jamie Korngold has always loved the outdoors, the place where humankind first met with God. Whether it’s mountaineering, running ultramarathons, or just sitting by a stream, she finds her spirituality and Judaism thrive most in the wilderness. In her work as the Adventure Rabbi, leading groups toward spiritual fulfillment in... Read more >
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A Mystical Haggadah
A Mystical Haggadah
Written by Eliahu Klein
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ISBN: 9781556436499
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A Mystical Haggadah
Passover Meditations, Teachings, and Tales
Written by Eliahu Klein


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2008
Price: $16.95

In a generation that has seen an explosion in popularity of books about mystical and meditative traditions, very little has been published about the rich and fascinating mystical traditions of the Jewish holy days. Passover, the first religious holiday of the Jewish people, particularly rewards a re-viewing from a mystical perspective... Read more >
Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?
Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?
Written by Ilana Kurshan
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242522
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Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?
"The Four Questions" Around the World
Written by Ilana Kurshan


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2008
Price: $16.00

This fascinating, informative, and beautifully illustrated books translates the Passover seder's Four Questions into twenty-three languages and provides capsule histories of the Jews in the countries where the languages are spoken.

The recitation of the Four Questions at the beginning of the Passover seder by the youngest participant is one of the... Read more >
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The Jewish Writings
The Jewish Writings
Written by Hannah Arendt
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ISBN: 9780805211948
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The Jewish Writings

Written by Hannah Arendt


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: February 26, 2008
Price: $22.50

Although Hannah Arendt is not primarily known as a Jewish thinker, she probably wrote more about Jewish issues than any other topic. As a young adult in Germany, she wrote about German Jewish history. After moving to France in 1933, she helped Jewish youth immigrate to Palestine. During her years in... Read more >
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Abraham's Curse
Abraham's Curse
Written by Bruce Chilton
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ISBN: 9780385525602
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Abraham's Curse
The Roots of Violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam
Written by Bruce Chilton


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: February 19, 2008
Price: $13.99

"When they arrived at the place which God had indicated to him, Abraham built an altar there, and arranged the wood. Then he bound his son and put him on the altar on top of the wood. Abraham stretched out his hand and took the knife to kill his son..." --The...

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Judaism - Simple Guides
Judaism - Simple Guides
Written by David Starr-Glass
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ISBN: 9781857334401
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Judaism - Simple Guides

Written by David Starr-Glass


Format: Trade Paperback, 144 pages
On Sale: January 15, 2008
Price: $10.95

THIS BOOK WILL HELP YOU

• to appreciate the wisdom of the world’s oldest monotheistic religion

• to understand what it means to be a Jew

• to recognize the key Jewish festivals and the different aspects of Jewish practice and belief

• to avoid faux pas in conversation, in travelling and in personal relationships


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The Beliefnet Guide to Kabbalah
The Beliefnet Guide to Kabbalah
Written by Arthur Goldwag, Introduction by Lawrence Kushner
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307423900
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The Beliefnet Guide to Kabbalah

Written by Arthur Goldwag
Introduction by Lawrence Kushner


Format: eBook, 192 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

This lively, easy-to-follow guide to Kabbalah introduces the ancient Jewish mystical tradition that has captured the interest of Hollywood stars and the general public alike.

With celebrities like Madonna, Paris Hilton, Demi Moore, and Britney Spears announcing their fascination with Kabbalah, curiosity about this ancient Jewish mystical tradition continues to grow... Read more >
Connecting to God
Connecting to God
Written by Abner Weiss
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307420497
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Connecting to God
Ancient Kabbalah and Modern Psychology
Written by Abner Weiss


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Distinguished rabbi, marriage and family therapist, kabbalist, and popular lecturer, Abner Weiss is extraordinarily qualified to write this book. In Connecting to God, he elucidates the teachings of Kabbalah, showing how the Ten Sefirot of the Tree of Life are the transformers of divine energy in our bodies and the building... Read more >
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Journey from the Land of No
Journey from the Land of No
Written by Roya Hakakian
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ISBN: 9780307421142
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Journey from the Land of No
A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran
Written by Roya Hakakian


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

“We stormed every classroom, inscribed our slogans on the blackboard . . . Never had mayhem brought more peace. All our lives we had been taught the virtues of behaving, and now we were discovering the importance of misbehaving. Too much fear had tainted our days. Too many afternoons had passed... Read more >
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The Popes Against the Jews
The Popes Against the Jews
Written by David I. Kertzer
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429216
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The Popes Against the Jews
The Vatican's Role in the Rise of Modern Anti-Semitism
Written by David I. Kertzer


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

In this meticulously researched, unflinching, and reasoned study, National Book Award finalist David I. Kertzer presents shocking revelations about the role played by the Vatican in the development of modern anti-Semitism. Working in long-sealed Vatican archives, Kertzer unearths startling evidence to undermine the Church’s argument that it played no direct role... Read more >
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The Ten Commandments of Character
The Ten Commandments of Character
Written by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
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ISBN: 9780307422392
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The Ten Commandments of Character
Essential Advice for Living an Honorable, Ethical, Honest Life
Written by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Here is a wealth of astute and warmhearted counsel on many of life’s most difficult ethical dilemmas. Joseph Telushkin outlines his ten commandments of character, explaining why each one is so vital, and then addresses perplexing issues that can and often do crop up in our lives relating to family, friends... Read more >
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Zen Judaism
Zen Judaism
Written by David M. Bader
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307422750
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Zen Judaism
For You, A Little Enlightenment
Written by David M. Bader


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $10.99

Few spiritual practices are more intriguing or elusive than those of Zen Judaism,” says David M. Bader in the foreword to Zen Judaism. “This growing movement offers a unique way to follow in the footsteps of the Buddha, ideally without gaining quite so much weight.” These nearly 100 sacred teachings are... Read more >
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Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah?
Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah?
Written by Sharon Duke Estroff
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767925440
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Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah?
The Essential Scoop on Raising Modern Jewish Kids
Written by Sharon Duke Estroff


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $13.99

How do you help your child choose between mandatory baseball practice and Hebrew school? How can you plan a birthday party (not to mention bar or bat mitzvah party!) for your child without sacrificing your values, sanity, and pocketbook? How can you keep peace on the homework homefront? And how do... Read more >
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On Three Pillars
On Three Pillars
Text by Phillip Lopate, Photographed by Thomas Roma
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874134
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On Three Pillars
Torah, Worship, and the Practice of Loving Kindness, The Synagogues of Brooklyn
Text by Phillip Lopate
Photographed by Thomas Roma


Format: Hardcover, 136 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $60.00

On Three Pillars: Torah, Worship, and Practice of Loving Kindness, The Synagogues of Brooklyn is not meant to be a complete visual inventory of Brooklyn synagogues, past or present, but an evocation of that history into the present day.

Roughly half the photographs in this book are of synagogues functioning today... Read more >
The Book of Exodus
The Book of Exodus
Illustrated by Sam Fink
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781599620350
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The Book of Exodus

Illustrated by Sam Fink


Format: Hardcover, 88 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $40.00

The Book of Exodus was originally conceived by artist Sam Fink as a gift to his family, now living in Israel, a vast ocean away from his home in New York City. The Book of Exodus details the Jews' enslavement in Egypt, their harrowing journey with Moses out of Egypt, and... Read more >
Hours of Devotion
Hours of Devotion
Written by Dinah Berland
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242454
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Hours of Devotion
Fanny Neuda's Book of Prayers for Jewish Women
Written by Dinah Berland


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $24.00

Written in the nineteenth century, rediscovered in the twenty-first, timeless in its wisdom and beauty, Hours of Devotion by Fanny Neuda, (the daughter of a Moravian rabbi), was the first full-length book of Jewish prayers written by a woman for women. In her moving introduction to this volume--the first edition of... Read more >
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Inviting God In
Inviting God In
Written by Rabbi David Aaron
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781590304587
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Inviting God In
Celebrating the Soul-Meaning of the Jewish Holy Days
Written by Rabbi David Aaron


Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $18.95

This warm, inspiring look at the Jewish holidays—by one of the most dynamic and accessible teachers of Jewish thought today—shows us how each holy day empowers us to recognize God's loving presence in our life every day.

There are many books that discuss how to celebrate the holidays; Inviting God In... Read more >
Jews and Power
Jews and Power
Written by Ruth R. Wisse
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805242249
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Jews and Power

Written by Ruth R. Wisse


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
On Sale: August 28, 2007
Price: $19.95

Part of the Jewish Encounter series

Taking in everything from the Kingdom of David to the Oslo Accords, Ruth Wisse offers a radical new way to think about the Jewish relationship to power. Traditional Jews believed that upholding the covenant with God constituted a treaty with the most powerful force in the... Read more >
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Choosing a Jewish Life
Choosing a Jewish Life
Written by Anita Diamant
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805212198
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Choosing a Jewish Life
A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends
Written by Anita Diamant


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $14.99

"As a rabbi and a convert, I appreciate this book deeply for its sensitivity to the complex feelings of those who are exploring paths to becoming Jewish, and for the deep love of Judaism it conveys. I will give it to every interfaith couple, and recommend that they give it to... Read more >
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Saying Kaddish
Saying Kaddish
Written by Anita Diamant
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780805212181
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Saying Kaddish
How to Comfort the Dying, Bury the Dead, and Mourn as a Jew
Written by Anita Diamant


Format: eBook, 288 pages
On Sale: August 7, 2007
Price: $13.99

Anita Diamant's knowledge, sensitivity, and clarity have made her one of the most respected writers of guides to Jewish life. In Saying Kaddish, she shows how to make Judaism's time-honored rituals into personal, meaningful sources of comfort. Diamant guides the reader through Jewish practices that attend the end of life, from... Read more >
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Climbing Jacob's Ladder
Climbing Jacob's Ladder
Written by Alan Morinis
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ISBN: 9781590303665
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Climbing Jacob's Ladder
One Man's Journey to Rediscover a Jewish Spiritual Tradition
Written by Alan Morinis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $17.95

Jewish by birth, though from a secular family, Alan Morinis explored Hinduism and Buddhism as a young man. But in 1997, in the face of personal crisis, he turned to his Jewish heritage for guidance. In his reading he happened upon a Jewish spiritual tradition called Mussar. Gradually he realized that... Read more >
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