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'Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) and Haftarah (Ezekiel 44:15-31)

The JPS B'nai Mitzvah Torah Commentary

by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin

<p>*'Emor (Leviticus 21:1-24:23) and Haftarah (Ezekiel 44:15-31): *<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 ...

ISBN: 9780827616349

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A Guide to the Zohar

by Arthur Green

<p>The Zohar is the great medieval compendium of Jewish esoteric and mystical teaching, and the basis of the kabbalistic faith. It is, however, a notoriously difficult text, full of hidden codes, concealed meanings, obscure symbols, and ecstatic

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A Traveling Homeland: The Babylonian Talmud as Diaspora

by Boyarin, Daniel

<p>In <i>A Traveling Homeland</i>, Daniel Boyarin makes the case that the Babylonian Talmud is a diasporist manifesto producing and defining the practices that constitute Jewish diasporic identity in the form of textual, interpretive communities

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A Year with Mordecai Kaplan

Wisdom on the Weekly Torah Portion

by Rabbi Steven Carr Reuben

<p>You are invited to spend a year with the inspirational words, ideas, and counsel of the great twentieth-century thinker Rabbi Mordecai Kaplan, through his meditations on the fifty-four weekly Torah portions and eleven Jewish ...

ISBN: 9780827617810

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A Year with the Sages

Wisdom on the Weekly Torah Portion

by Rabbi Reuven Hammer

<p><em>A Year with the Sages</em> uniquely relates the Sages’ understanding of each Torah portion to everyday life. The importance of these teachings cannot be overstated. The Sages, who lived during the period from the fifth century BCE to the ...

ISBN: 9780827617896

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Discovering Second Temple Literature

The Scriptures and Stories That Shaped Early Judaism

by Malka Z. Simkovich

<p>Exploring the world of the Second Temple period (539 BCE–70 CE), in particular the vastly diverse stories, commentaries, and other documents written by Jews during the last three centuries of this period, Malka Z. Simkovich takes us to ...

ISBN: 9780827614284

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Divine Wisdom and Warning

Decoded Messages from God

by Nicholas Gura

<p>Why are we here? Who really wrote the Bible? Was Jesus actually a messenger of God? Can science and religion be reconciled? Do we have free will? <em>Divine Wisdom and Warning: Decoded Messages from God</em> introduces a new way of using the ...

ISBN: 9780761865735

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Eight Questions of Faith

Biblical Challenges That Guide and Ground Our Lives

by Rabbi Niles Elliot Goldstein

<p><em>Eight Questions of Faith</em> is a spiritual exploration of some of life’s biggest questions—questions that have been asked by prophets and kings, mystics and sinners—that continue to be asked by every one of us today.</p> <p>Niles ...

ISBN: 9780827612426

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Entering Jewish Prayer

A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service

by Reuven Hammer

<p>This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a &quot;how-to&quot; guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial compilation ...

ISBN: 9780307772558

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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 ...

ISBN: 9781498502931

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Found in Translation

Essays on Jewish Biblical Translation in Honor of Leonard J. Greenspoon

by James W. Barker, Anthony Le Donne & Joel N. Lohr

<p><em>Found in Translation</em> is at once a themed volume on the translation of ancient Jewish texts and a <em>Festschrift</em> for Leonard J. Greenspoon, the Philip M. and Ethel Klutznick Professor in Jewish Civilization and professor of ...

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Genesis 1-11

Tales of the Earliest World

by Edwin Good

<p>This book invites readers to reconsider what they think they know about the opening chapters of the Book of Genesis, from the creation of the world, through the Garden of Eden, Cain and Abel, the Flood, and the Tower of Babel, to the ...

ISBN: 9780804779005

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Heartbeat of the Prophetic

by Marc H. Ellis

<p>Can one be grateful for exile? This isn’t the first time I’ve asked this question nor is it the first time this question has been asked. After survival, gratitude is the most difficult question that exiles wrestle with. As a Jew, I inherit a ...

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Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible

by Elizabeth W. Goldstein

<p><em>Impurity and Gender in the Hebrew Bible</em> explores the role of female blood in the Hebrew Bible and considers its theological implications for future understandings of purity and impurity in the Jewish religion. Influenced by the work ...

ISBN: 9781498500814

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In the Beginning of the Beginning

by Alter Tzvi Amdurer

<p>Alter Tzvi Amdurer's collected shiurim on the first eighty verses of Bereishit are an enlightening read for any student of Torah. In his clear, concise style, Amdurerer collects the opinions of our Sages of blessed memory on a host of ...

ISBN: 9789659000630

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Israel and the Dead Sea Scrolls

by Edmund Wilson

<p>The Dead Sea Scrolls, a collection of 972 documents discovered between 1946 and 1956, are of immeasurable religious and historical significance. They include the oldest known surviving copies of Biblical-era documents. The manuscripts shed ...

ISBN: 9781351511353

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Jewish and Christian Apocalypses

by F. Crawford Burkitt

<p>Jewish and Christian Apocalypses is an overview of the ancient writings on the Apocalypse. A table of contents is included.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781508014539

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Jewish Wisdom

The Wisdom of the Kabbalah, The Wisdom of the Talmud, and The Wisdom of the Torah

by Philosophical Library

<p><strong>From the sacred texts of Judaism: ancient and lyrical reflections on the meaning of life, faith, and humanity.</strong></p> <p><em>The Wisdom of the Kabbalah</em>: Handed down in the oral tradition for thousands of years and ...

ISBN: 9781504054850

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Rashi

by Elie Wiesel

<p><strong>Part of the Jewish Encounter series</strong></p> <p>From Elie Wiesel, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, comes a magical book that introduces us to the towering figure of Rashi—Rabbi Shlomo Yitzchaki—the great biblical and Talmudic ...

ISBN: 9780307378675

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