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850 Intriguing Questions about Judaism

True, False, or In Between

by Ronald L. Eisenberg

<p>Both Jews and non-Jews alike have many misconceptions of Jewish teachings and practices. Some seemingly unusual statements about Jewish teachings and practices are actually true, whereas some apparently reasonable and popularly believed ...

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A Brief Introduction to Judaism

by Christopher Partridge & Tim Dowley

<p>This brief introduction to Judaism is designed to help readers understand this important religious tradition. With both nuance and balance, this text provides broad coverage of various forms of Judaism with an arresting layout with rich ...

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A Practical Guide to the Laws of Kashrut

Hukhat HaHayim

by Cohen, Pinchas

<p>This concise and useful book of Hilchot Kashrut is specially crafted for the modern Jewish home. Researched and written by Rabbi Pinchas Cohen, a faculty member at Yeshivat Har Etzion in Alon Shevut, Israel, it covers a range of frequently ...

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A Strange Death

by Halkin, Hillel

<p>During World War I, the head of a British spy ring in a Jewish colony in Ottoman-ruled Palestine, the beautiful Sarah Aaronsohn, killed herself when the ring was broken by Turks, leaving behind a letter in which she asked to be avenged. Was ...

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Alopecia Areata

Jewish Answers to a Modern Disease

by Peretz Rivkin

<p>Alopecia areata and alopecia barbae have gone biblical - discover what Judaism has to say about this devastating hair-loss.<br /> This book defines alopecia areata and alopecia barbae as the Nethek parts of the biblical tzaraath family of ...

ISBN: 1230002503424

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Beyond the Instant

Jewish Wisdom for Lasting Happiness in a Fast-Paced, Social Media World

by Mark Wildes

<p>More than ever, young people today are searching for a sense of purpose and direction. Advances in science and technology have given our generation opportunities our grandparents could only dream of, yet our need for meaning and values is ...

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By His Light

Character and Values in the Service of God

by Lichtenstein, Aharon

<p>In this volume, Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein explores the development of the religious personality. He advocates a life centered on the service of God, but recognizes multiple paths to this goal. Acknowledging that both the Jewish value system ...

ISBN: 1230001484540

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Can I Have a Cell Phone for Hanukkah?

The Essential Scoop on Raising Modern Jewish Kids

by Sharon Duke Estroff

<p>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 ...

ISBN: 9780307482655

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Change and Renewal

The Essence of the Jewish Holidays, Festivals & Days of Remembrance

by Steinsaltz, Rabbi Adin Even-Israel

<p>Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz – renowned scholar, philosopher and spiritual guide – here reveals the essence of the Jewish calendar. With a unique combination of intellectual brilliance and accessibility, Rabbi Steinsaltz probes the meaning of Rosh ...

ISBN: 1230000993548

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Coming of Age in Jewish America

Bar and Bat Mitzvah Reinterpreted

by Patricia Keer Munro

<p>The Jewish practice of bar mitzvah dates back to the twelfth century, but this ancient cultural ritual has changed radically since then, evolving with the times and adapting to local conditions. For many Jewish-American families, a child’s ...

ISBN: 9780813575957

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Connecting the Dots

SEVEN BIBLE MYSTERIES YOU MAY HAVE MISSED THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

by Gene Binder

<p>A Big Story- A Bold Rescue an Incredible Promise</p> <p>God is writing a grand story-and you have a major role to play!  Far too often we live life in a limited and small way.  Yet the King of the Universe has crafted a grand narrative and ...

ISBN: 9780999415696

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Democracy and the New Religious Pluralism

by Thomas Banchoff

<p>Religious pluralism is everywhere in today's politics. Increased immigration flows, the collapse of communism, and the globalization of communications technologies have all fostered a wider variety of religious beliefs, practices, and ...

ISBN: 9780199885688

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Devarim (Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22) and Haftarah (Isaiah 1:1-27)

The JPS B'nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary

by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

<p><em>The JPS B’nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary</em> shows teens in their own language how Torah addresses the issues in their world. The conversational tone is inviting and dignified, concise and substantial, direct and informative. Each pamphlet

ISBN: 9780827616981

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Essential Torah

A Complete Guide to the Five Books of Moses

by George Robinson

<p>Whether you are thinking about studying the Bible for the first time or you’re simply curious about its history and contents, you will find everything you need in Essential Torah. George Robinson, author of the acclaimed <em>Essential ...

ISBN: 9780307484376

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Exodus in the Jewish Experience

Echoes and Reverberations

by Pamela Barmash, Kalman P. Bland, Abigail E. Gillman & others

<p><em>Exodus in the Jewish Experience: Echoes and Reverberations</em> investigates how the Exodus has been, and continues to be, a crucial source of identity for both Jews and Judaism. It explores how the Exodus has functioned as the primary ...

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Framing Sukkot

Tradition and Transformation in Jewish Vernacular Architecture

by Gabrielle Anna Berlinger

<p>The <em>sukkah</em>, the symbolic ritual home built during the annual Jewish holiday of <em>Sukkot</em>, commemorates the temporary structures that sheltered the Israelites as they journeyed across the desert after the exodus from Egypt. ...

ISBN: 9780253031839

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From Baghdad to Boston and Beyond

Memoir of an Iraqi Jew

by Jacob B. Shammash

<p>Most people have heard of Kristallnacht, Night of the Broken Glass in Hitlers Germany. Very few have heard of the Farhud in Baghdad, Iraq. The authors memoir begins in a world that no longer exists</p> ...

ISBN: 9781532046414

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From Mourning to Morning

A Comprehensive Guide to Mourning, Grieving, and Bereavement

by Simeon Schreiber

<p>Rabbi Simeon Schreiber, Senior Staff Chaplain at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, translates his many years of experience into a greater understanding of the emotions surrounding death, grieving, mourning, and bereavement in ...

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God and the Big Bang, 2nd Ed.

Discovering Harmony between Science and Spirituality

by Daniel C. Matt

Draws on both science and theology, fact and belief, cosmology and Jewish mysticism, to discover the presence of God throughout the cosmos and in our everyday lives. This update of the award-winning first edition gives us a fresh look at the ...

ISBN: 9781580238472

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Halakhic Morality

Essays on Ethics and Masorah

by Soloveitchik, Rabbi Joseph B.

<p>In this volume’s opening essay, Rabbi Soloveitchik writes:</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Nowadays a basic investigation of morality and ethos would be of great importance. There is a crying need for clarification of many practical problems, both ...

ISBN: 1230001548778

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