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- All About Judaism
Three reference books on one CD - The Encyclopedia of Judaism, The Jewish Primer, and The Dictionary of Jewish Biography.
- American Jewish Fiction, by Josh Lambert.
A guide to 125 works of fiction, both novels and short story collections, which touch upon the Jewish-American experience and which were published from 1867 to 2007.
- Between Thriving and Decline, Edited by Rami Tal.
The Jewish People Policy Planning Institute's
Annual Assessment (2004-2005) that provides an overview of the current demographics of Jewish populations around the world, and it provides a region-by region analysis of the current status of the various Jewish communities in each region.
- Birkas Hachaim: The Wonders of Our Body, by Michal Stein and Devorah Kroizer.
Take your children on a journey within--to the very core of the bodies Hashem gave them! This book gives an in-depth look at the major organs in a kid-friendly way, and explains the various special mitzvos that can be performed with each body part.
- The Book of Amazing Facts and Feats, Volume 2, by Nattan Hurvitz and Aharon Yosef Hoffman.
Imagine a book that testifies to the greatness and infinite wisdom of our Creator in a most unique, and inspiring way. Now you can hold the book you imagined in your very own hands in the form of The Book of Amazing Facts and Feats 2!
- Can I Play Chess on Shabbas?, by Joe Bobker.
The Do's and Don'ts of Shabbas, Made Simple! Written in a question and answer format, this book provides an edifying and fun-to-read overview of the law and lore of Shabbas.
- City Guide Tel Aviv, by Lisa Goldman.
A gorgeously illustrated, sophisticated guide to Tel Aviv and Jaffa.
- The Complete Dead Sea Scrolls in English, by Geza Vermes.
This fully revised edition of the classic English translation of Dead Sea Scrolls, by Geza Vermes, the world's leading scholar on the subject, offers an astonishing look into the organization, customs, and beliefs of the community at Qumran.
- The Dead Sea Scrolls, Revised Edition, by Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr. & Edward Cook.
A fully revised and updated edition, and with new texts, updated introductions, a glossary of terms, and other new additions, this will become the definitive translation of the Scrolls.
- The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered, by Robert Eisenman and Michael Wise.
Two scholars compile and interpret fifty documents that are key and previously inaccessible portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic.
An eclectic collection of more than 1,200 Jewish words and terms that you are likely to come across in your daily life. This dictionary includes words derived from a number of languages including Yiddish, Hebrew, and Aramaic. Words and definitions that cover a range of topics including Jewish holidays, life-cycle events, history, culture, and religious observances are included in this reference guide.
- A Dictionary of Yiddish Slang and Idioms, by Fred Kogos.
A concise Yiddish-English, English-Yiddish dictionary filled with numerous Yiddish terms and phrases as well as a wide selection of slang words and idioms. All Yiddish words are written in English transliteration.
- The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, edited by Spencer C. Tucker.
This four-volume encyclopedia contains more than 750 entries that explore the key personalities involved in the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well as the events, history, military actions, and places related to the conflict. Social, cultural, and political topics are also covered. In addition, this encyclopedia includes the text of more than 160 primary source documents.
- Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora, edited by M. Avrum Ehrlich.
This three-volume encyclopedia examines the origins, experiences, and culture of the Jewish Diaspora from its earliest manifestation through to the modern day. A region by region analysis of Jewish communities throughout the world, both historic and contemporary, are covered in detail.
- Frommer's Israel, by Robert Ullian.
The fifth edition of the Frommer's Israel travel guide provides essential information on what to see, where to eat, and where to stay while in Israel. This guide also provides useful information that will help you plan your trip, and have the best experience possible while in Israel.
- Hebrew Illuminations 2012 (5771/5772), by Adam Rhine.
A graphically stunning 16-Month Hebrew/Secular Wall Calendar that will enliven any home or office.
- Israel & the Palestinian Territories, by Michael Kohn, Roxane Assaf, Miriam Raphael, Amelia Thomas, Matt Beynon Rees, and Alon Tal.
A travel guide from Lonely Planet that will prove useful in planning your next trip to Israel. It includes sample itineraries and essays on Israeli history, culture, politics, and environment.
- Israel for Beginners, by Angelo Colorni.
A Field Guide for Encountering the Israelis in Their Natural Habitat.
- Jewish Literacy, Revised Edition, by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin.
The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its History. A comprehensive reference book on the essentials and essence of Judaism and Jewish history and culture.
- Lehovin Ulehaskil: A Guide to Torah Hashkofoh, by Rabbi Eliezer Gevirtz.
A project of the Jewish Education Program, this book contains thirty-six questions about the basic tenets Judaism, along with a selection of answers to each.
- Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook, by Klara Illana Wistinetzki and Justin Ben-Adam (Rudelson).
The second edition of the Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook, is a pocket-sized phrase book filled with all the basic words and phrases that you are likely to need while traveling around Israel and communicating with the average man or women on the street, in a variety of situations from general social interactions to emergency situations.
- The Miracles of Exodus, by C. J. Humphreys.
A Scientist's Discovery of the Extraordinary Natural Causes of the Biblical Stories - Colin Humphreys, a distinguished British scientist, uses physics, astronomy, biology, and other scientific resources to show that the mysteries and miracles of the Exodus have scientific explanations.
- Modern English - Hebrew Dictionary, by Avraham Zilkha.
This dictionary contains 30,000 entries that provide direct translations of American English words into Contemporary Hebrew.
- Modern English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary, by Uriel Weinreich.
With more than 20,000 entries ranging from colloquial to literary Yiddish, this dictionary is an essential reference guide for anyone who reads Yiddish or who is currently learning Yiddish.
- Purim and the Persian Empire, by Rabbi Yehuda Landy.
This book provides a unique historical, archaeological, & geographical perspective on the Megillas Esther that will help bring the story of Purim to life for you like never before.
- The Simchah Handbook, by Rabbi David Weinberger.
A handy reference guide to the major Simchos in the Jewish life-cycle such as Marriage, Bris Milah, Bar and Bas Mitzvah, Siyum, and more. Also includes the prayers, in both Hebrew and English, which are customarily associated with such events.
- The State of the Middle East: An Atlas of Conflict and Resolution, by Dan Smith.
This atlas explores not only the geography but also the history and politics of the region.
- Torah News U Can Use: I Didn't Know That!, by Joe Bobker.
Hundreds of questions and answers on all things Jewish from Torah and Talmud to Jewish history and culture. A great book for learners of all ages and levels.
- Torah Yoga, by Diane Bloomfield.
Experiencing Jewish Wisdom Through Classic Postures. A synthesis of daily Torah study combined with classic yoga exercises.
- Treasure Chest of Jewish Knowledge
Three classic programs on CD-ROM, including a CD-ROM Bible in Hebrew with English translation, and The Book of Legends. The third program in this collection is the reference guide, All About Judaism, which includes the Encyclopedia of Judaism, the Jewish Primer, and the Dictionary of Jewish Biography.
- The Way Into the Varieties of Jewishness, by Sylvia Barack Fishman.
A lively, guided tour, into the realm of Jewish diversity and the various religious movements that have developed over time.
- Why Translation Matters, by Edith Grossman.
Grossman's belief in the crucial significance of the translator's work, as well as her rare ability to explain the intellectual sphere that she inhabits as interpreter of the original text, inspires and provokes the reader to engage with translation in an entirely new way.
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