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- Haggadah - Expanded Edition (Chapter 6), by Rabbi Joseph Elias. (Book Excerpt)
- The Haggada of the Jewish Idea, with commentary by Binyamin Zev Kahane hy"d.
A Haggada in English and Hebrew, along with commentaries by Rav Kahane that not only explain the basic foundations of Judaism and the teachings inherent in the Pesach story, but he also elucidates his father's teaching about the "Jewish Idea" and the importance of every Jew in the galut returning to Israel - immediately.
- Halichos Bas Yisrael, by Rabbi Yitzchak Yaacov Fuchs.
A Woman's Guide to Jewish Observance.
- Hannah Senesh: Her Life and Diary, by Hannah Senesh.
Israel's national heroine, Senesh returned to her native Hungary in 1943 to help rescue Jews. She was captured by the Nazi's and executed at the age of 23. This is her story...
- Happiness (Chapter 41), by Rabbi Zelig Pliskin. (Book Excerpt)
- Has There Been a 'Solution' for Every Gush Katif Resident?, by Helen Freedman.
An update on the plight of the Gush Katif residents, who, three and a half years after their expulsion from their thriving communities in Gush Katif/Gaza, are still waiting for the government to fulfill its promises of permanent housing, jobs, and the like. This article also looks at the ongoing efforts of the Gush Katif Committee to make-up for the failures of the government. (Article)
- Hasidic Tales, by Rabbi Rami Shapiro.
Rabbi Shapiro breathes new life into these classic stories of people who so marvelously combined the mystical and the ordinary. Each demonstrates the spiritual power of unabashed joy, offers lessons for leading a holy life, and reminds you that the Divine can be found in the everyday.
- Hatred's Kingdom, by Dore Gold.
How Saudi Arabia Supports the New Global Terrorism. A compelling and timely look at the history of Wahhabism and Saudi support of radical Islamic terrorist groups.
- Ha-Yesod: Fundamentals of Hebrew, by Luba Uveeler and Norman M. Bronznick.
Newly revised, this introductory modern Hebrew textbook is grammar based and teaches Hebrew using a step-by-step methodology.
- Hear O Lord, by Eliaz Cohen.
Poems from the Disturbances of 2000-2009, Hebrew - English edition. Cohen's work confronts primary theological, psychological and political issues of Jewish existence...
- Heart to Heart Talks (Chapter 24), by Rabbi Chaim Pinchas Scheinberg. (Book Excerpt)
- Hebrew: A Language Course, Edited by Ora Band
A three-part course for adults that teaches the basics of Hebrew grammar and syntax, and provides the students with a vocabulary of about 1,000 words.
- Hebrew in 10 Minutes a Day, by Kristine Kershul.
An innovative and fun Hebrew language learning program designed for tourists, which allows you to quickly learn to read and speak Hebrew and to develop a working vocabulary covering common words and phrases that you are likely to need during your trip.
- Hebrew for Dummies, by Jill Suzanne Jacobs.
An easy-to-use guidebook that teaches you how to speak Hebrew, so that you sound just like an Israeli. Includes an audio CD with sample conversations read by native speakers.
- A Hedge of Roses, by Rabbi Norman Lamm.
Jewish Insights into Marriage and Married Life.
- Hetty, by Hetty Verolme.
This is a memoir that examines the author's experiences during the Holocaust and which chronicles what life was like for the children that lived in the Children's House located within Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
- The Hidden Book in the Bible: The Discovery of the First Prose Masterpiece, by Richard Elliott Friedman.
Renowned biblical sleuth and scholar Richard Elliot Friedman reveals the first work of prose literature in the world - a 3000-year-old epic hidden within the books of the Hebrew Bible.
- The Hidden Hand: The Holocaust, by Yaakov Astor.
This book tells the history of the Holocaust from an unusual perspective, with an eye toward discerning the hand of Hashem in the events that took place.
- Hide & Seek: Jewish Women and Hair Covering, by Lynne Schreiber.
Hide and Seek discuss the topic of married women covering their hair with hats, scarves, and even wigs. It includes legal and sociological perspectives of this observance, as well as the history, tradition, and customs of Jewish communities from around the world.
- The High Ways to Perfection of Abraham Maimonides, by Samuel Rosenblatt.
"Although our treatise bears no special name in the manuscripts but is designated merely as a part [the ninth] of the 'Comprehensive guide for the servants of G-d', which, in the words of our author is supposed to be a book based on the foundations of fear, and love of G-d, yet we have entitled it 'The high ways to perfection' because that phrase best describes the nature of its contents."--p. 10.
- Hillary Clinton's Rabbi, by Moshe Phillips.
An essay on the negative influence that Michael Lerner, a radical activist and self-proclaimed Rabbi (he never completed his Rabbinical training), has had on Hillary Clinton and how his 'ideas' have helped to shape her views about Israel and Jews in general - and how her attitudes and the Obama/Clinton policy for Israel, may well threaten Israel's survival. (Article)
- Hillel: If Not Now, When?, by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin.
Hillel’s teachings, stories, and legal rulings can be found throughout the Talmud; many of them share his emphasis on ethical and moral living as an essential element in Jewish religious practice, including his citing the concept of tikkun olam (repairing the world) as a basis for modifying Jewish law...
- Hineni: The New Hebrew Through Prayer, by Terry Kaye.
A three volume, multi-grade, integrated Hebrew learning program that helps prepare students in grades 4-7 for their bar or bat mitzvah.
- A Historical Tour of the Holy Land, by Beryl Ratzer.
History comes alive in this newly revised edition! Hebrew Scriptures - Canaanites - Israelites - First and Second Temples - Greeks- Romans - Christianity - Judaism - Islam - Crusaders - Mamlukes - State of Israel You will meet them all, and more...
- A History of Israel , by Ahron Bregman.
A concise history of modern Israel, from the First Zionist Congress in 1897 through 2001.
- A History of Israel from the Rise of Zionism to Our Time, by Howard M. Sachar.
This is a monumental history of Israel, covering the period from the rise of Jewish nationalism in the early 1800's to the end of the 2006 Israel-Lebanon war.
- A History of the Jews in the Modern World, By Howard M. Sachar.
A general, comprehensive reference guide on Jewish history from the late 1700's through 2004.
- A History of the Middle East, by Peter Mansfield.
This work provides a sweeping survey of Middle Eastern history from the time of Napoleon's invasion of Egypt, in 1798, until the start of the Gulf War in the 1990's.
- Holiday Tales for the Soul (Chapter 5), by Yair Weinstock. (Book Excerpt)
- The Holocaust, by Martin Gilbert.
In this classic work of Holocaust literature, Martin Gilbert chronicles the near destruction of European Jewry at the hands of the Nazi death machine. Following a chronologically driven format, Gilbert deftly interweaves mind numbing statistics with eyewitness accounts to tell the story of what happened during the Holocaust, and how and why these events occurred.
- The Holocaust Conspiracy: An International Policy of Genocide, by William R. Perl.
A compelling look at why the United States, Britain, Switzerland, the Soviet Union and other countries, as well as the Vatican and the International Red Cross, deliberately chose a course of action that imperiled millions by keeping them 'locked' in Europe as the Nazi genocide razed European Jewry.
- The Holy Land, by Robert Zubrin.
A satirical look at the Palestinian - Israeli conflict, and the ongoing war on terrorism, in the guise of a thrilling science fiction space opera.
- The Holy Scriptures: CD-ROM Bible
The entire text of the Tanach (Old Testament), in Hebrew, and accompanied by a English translation. Rashi's commentaries, in Hebrew only, on the Chumash (the Torah, i.e., the First Five Books of the Bible) are also included in this edition of the Bible.
- Holy Woman, by Sara Yoheved Rigler.
The Road to Greatness of Rebbetzin Chaya Sara Kramer. This book is more than just a biography of this remarkable tzeddekes, it is also a guide that will you lead greater spiritual heights.
- The How & Why of Jewish Prayer, by Israel Rubin.
This essential guidebook covers the mechanics (the hows) of Jewish Prayer, and also covers the various laws and customs related to Jewish prayer.
- How to Do Good & Avoid Evil, by Hans Kung and Rabbi Walter Homolka.
Explore how the principles of a global ethic can be found in Judaism and how they can provide the ethical norms for all religions to work together toward a more peaceful humankind.
- How to Read the Bible, by James L. Kugel.
Harvard professor James Kugel leads the reader chapter by chapter through the "quiet revolution" of recent biblical scholarship, showing time and again how radically the interpretations of today's researchers differ from what people have always thought.
- How Will Netanyahu Change Israel Forever?, by Moshe Phillips.
While keen observers of Israel's political scene clearly understand that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is Israel's most Americanized prime minister in its history, little is ever discussed as to what this means for the future of Israel's political system...(Article)
- I Only Want to Get Married Once, by Chana Levitan.
Dating Secrets for Getting It Right the First Time. Filled with real-life anecdotes and insightful dating advice, this book will help you better understand yourself and what you really need to succeed in building a loving marriage.
- I Really Love Yiddish, by Emanual S. Goldsmith.
A Mini-Course in Yiddish based on 30 gems of poetry, folksong, and humor. This course consists of a booklet and an audio cassette.
- I Shall not Die, by Hart N. Hasten.
"I Shall Not Die!" These four, simple words, taken from Psalm 118, have formed the backbone of an extraordinary life, lived by a remarkable man.
- IBM and the Holocaust, by Edwin Black
A compelling look at IBM's collaboration with Nazi Germany, and the impact which it had upon the course of the war, and more importantly, on the Holocaust.
- The Illuminated Kaddish: Interpretations of the Mourner's Prayer, by Hyla Shifra Bolsta.
A modern, textual and visual interpretation of the mourner's Kaddish that is visually stunning, informative, and spiritually uplifting.
- I'm G-d - You're Not, by Lawrence Kushner.
Observations on Organized Religion & Other Disguises of the Ego.
- Immigrant Lessons, by Judith Edelman-Green.
This is the story of two women, forty years apart, crossing the sea to the shores of their promised land one fleeing Hitler, the other pursuing her spirituality and finding gain as well as loss in the transition.
- In G-d's Hands, by Lawrence Kushner and Gary Schmidt.
A delightful, timeless legend based on Jewish tradition, In G-d's Hands tells of the ordinary miracles that occur when we really, truly open our eyes to the world around us. For ages 5 and up.
- In G-d's Name, by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.
Everyone and everything in the world has a name. What is G-d s name? This modern fable about the search for G-d's name celebrates the diversity and, at the same time, the unity of all the people of the world. For ages 4 and up.
- In The Narrow Places, by Erica Brown.
For each day of the Three Weeks, Dr. Brown presents a short, inspirational essay based on biblical texts followed by a kavana, a spiritual focus that involves reflection, imagination or action to transform these somber days of remembrance into a period of introspection and spiritual growth.
- In Her Voice: An Illuminated Book of Prayers for Jewish Women, by Enya Tamar Kesher.
This special book presents magnificent, illuminated manuscripts of women's prayers by contemporary Israeli artist Enya Tamar Keshet. 28 prayers collected from around the world and recited exclusively by women are presented in reproductions of her detailed and colorful original work accompanied by text from Hebrew, Ladino, and Yiddish sources.
- In the Beginning, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The first two chapters of the book of Genesis, recounting the story of the Creation, have been excerpted and adapted for young readers in Bible story for children. The text includes the original Hebrew text and a glossary of Hebrew terms along with their English translations, and a pronunciation guide.
- In the Spirit of the Maggid, by Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn.
Inspirational Stories that Touch the Heart and Stir the Spirit - This is the seventh volume in the famed Maggid series, and it contains a wealth of uplifting and heartwarming stories and parables from around the world.
- The Indictment, by Sabina Citron.
The Arab - Israeli Conflict in Historical Perspective.
- Inspired Parenting, by Rav Moshe Weinberger.
In this series of lectures, Rav Weinberger covers how to raise and educate your children in order to bring out their best qualities, and how to infuse them with more yiddishkeit. He offers advice on how to motivate and inspire your children, and points out that even the most difficult child has unlimited potential. He also touches on controversial issues, as what happens when someone cannot have children.
- Introducing Targums Neophyti and Pseudo-Jonathan, by Israel Drazin.
An overview of Targum Neophyti and Targum Pseudo-Jonathan, along with explanations about what these Targums are and when were they composed.
- Innovation in Jewish Law, by Michael J. Broyde.
Havineinu, an abridged version of the daily prayer (Shemoneh Esreh), was once a useful, well known prayer said in pressing situations. Yet, over the last several hundred years, the recitation of Havineinu has functionally ceased. This book addresses the legal analysis used to explain that change.
- Inventing New Beginnings: On the Idea of Renaissance in Modern Judaism, by Asher D. Biemann.
Between 1890-1938, German Jewry experienced a Jewish Renaissance, that saw many Jews rebel against the assimilation practices that were prevalent in Germany during this period. This resulted in many Jews returning to Judaism, at least on a cultural level. Inventing New Beginnings is a detailed study of this phenomenon.
- Invisible Me, by Tzipi Caton.
In this unique and powerful novel, we meet Dini, a fifteen-year-old who suffers from selective mutism. Despite being physically able to speak, Dini is unable to make herself speak. Consequently she is often ridiculed or simply ignored by her peers. As the book opens, Dini is starting a new school, but she is soon expelled for a prank she did not commit. Can Dini clear her name? More important, can she regain the power of speech?
- Isaac Israeli: A Neoplatonic Philosopher of the Early Tenth Century, by A. Altmann and S. M. Stern.
Recognized as one of the earliest Jewish neo-Platonist writers, Isaac ben Solomon Israeli (ca. 855–955) influenced scholars throughout the Middle Ages.
- The Isaiah Targum, by Bruce D. Chilton.
Aramaic Bible - Introduction, Translation, Apparatus and Notes.
- Israel: A History, By Martin Gilbert.
This book primarily concentrates on the first fifty years of Israeli statehood, Gilbert also details the events and figures that contributed to the formation of the state, including the pogroms in Russia that helped to foster the growth of Zionism, and the Holocaust which made the establishment of the state so vital as a safe harbor for the survivors.
- 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: Challenges to Identity, Democracy and the State, By by Clive Jones and Emma C. Murphy.
This book offers a brief overview of the state of Israeli politics and social cohesiveness, or lack thereof.
- Israel for All, by Stuart Levenson.
Are you blind or have some other disability that makes you think that it would be difficult for you to tour Israel or to fully appreciate all that you were seeing? If so, think again, thanks Israel 4 All, an innovative tour agency, you can... (article)
- Israel for Beginners, by Angelo Colorni.
A Field Guide for Encountering the Israelis in Their Natural Habitat.
- Israel: Past and Present, By D. Bahat.
A guidebook that shows, via the use of overlays, how various ruins throughout Israel looked when they were originally constructed, and how they look today.
- Israel, Taiwan and Nixon in the Obama Era, by Moshe Phillips.
Both Israel and Taiwan have faced abuses at the hands of the United Nations, this essay details these abuses and the lessons to be learned by American foreign policy machinations from Presidents Eisenhower to Obama, in regard to Taiwan, and how they might impact Israel today. (Article)
- An Italian Renaissance: Choosing Life in Canada, by Robert Eli Rubinstein.
Having suffered horrific personal losses in the Second World War, Bela Rubinstein and Judit Schwarcz decided that there was no future in Hungary, the land of their birth. Together with a few surviving relatives, they were able to escape just before the Communists sealed the borders...
- It's Not As Tough As You Think (Chapter 2), by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. (Book Excerpt)
- Itamar Makes Friends: A Children's Story of Jewish Brotherhood, by Josh Hasten.
Eight year old Itamar lives on a yishuv in Israel. He loves to milk goats, shear sheep, and most of all, to play soccer. When he goes to visit his cousins in the big city, he meets boys who are totally different from him- or are they?
- It's a... It's a... It's a Mitzvah, by Liz Suneby and Diane Heiman.
This lively picture book for children ages 3 - 6, is filled with playful animals who, through their actions, demonstrate age-appropriate mitzvot.
- It's Not As Tough At Home As You Think (Chapter 4), by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. (Book Excerpt)
- It Wasn't How It Seemed (Chapter 17), by Yehudis Samet. (Book Excerpt)
- Ivrit Alfon, By Lois Rothblum, Bella Bergman, and Ora Band
Hebrew: A Language Course - Primer, this book offers the student a firm grounding in the Hebrew alphabet, the vowels, and, according to the book's authors, it will teach you to "...read and write Hebrew in six weeks or less." By the time you work through this book you will have also gained a working Hebrew vocabulary of about 140 words.
- Jacob's Family Dynamics, by Gad Dishi.
Why doesn't Jacob divorce Leah and demand justice upon discovering Leah in the morning? Why doesn't Esau chase Jacob to Haran? Why is Jacob silent during the Dinah crisis?Gad Dishi revives familiar terrain with a fresh perspective as Jacob's emotional odyssey...
- James Bond, Jabotinsky and the Holocaust, by Moshe Phillips.
A look at the new movie Defiance, and the opportunity it presents to remember the contributions made by the Zionist leader Ze'ev Jabotinsky, the Betar student movement, and related resistance groups. (Article)
- Jerusalem: Footsteps Through Time, by Ahron Horovitz.
A unique travel guide that provides 'Ten Torah Study Tours of the Old City' complete with directions and detailed commentary.
- Jerusalem's Traitor: Josephus, Masada, and the Fall of Judea, by Desmond Seward.
A dynamic biography of Josephus that explores not only Josephus's life, but also the events surrounding the First Jewish-Roman War, including the Siege of Masada and the Destruction of the Second Temple. It will fascinate general readers and historians alike.
- The Jester, by Rabbi Edward Feinstein.
The book, Capturing the Moon, contains a collection of thirty-six Jewish folktales. The Jester is one of the many tales found in this book, and it is a perfect 'Purim' story for the entire family. (A Short Story)
- The Jew and His Home, by Eliyahu Kitov.
A Guide to Jewish Family Life. This is a perfect guide book for those seeking an introduction to a Torah Observant family life, as well as a reference guide for students, newlyweds, and anyone seeking an overview of the Jewish life-cycle and home life.
- The Jewish Antecedents of Christian Sacraments, by F. Gavin.
This volume by a professor of ecclesiastical history, shows that Christian sacraments evolved from Jewish practices.
- The Jewish Body, by Melvin Konner.
An eclectic survey of Jewish physical and spiritual concepts related to the body, and its relationship to Jewish culture, history, and identity.
- Jewish Communities on the Ohio River: A History, by Amy Hill Shevitz.
In this study of the Jewish communities that developed in twenty-four, small, Ohio River towns, Shevitz looks at how Jews came to be in these towns, what life was like for them there, and how these minority communities interacted with the large communities in which they were part of.
- Jewish West Virginia, by Julian H. Preisler.
A pictorial history of Jewish West Virginia that highlights the role that Jews played in the settlement and history of the state.
- In the Jewish Dark Continent, by Nathaniel Deutsch.
Life and Death in the Russian Pale of Settlement.
- Jewish Fact Attack, Created by Rabbi Shlomo Schwartz
Six Great Games that Teach Basic Jewish Concepts.
- Jewish Life in Ancient Egypt: A Family Archive from the Nile Valley, by Edward Bleiberg and Kenneth N. Han.
In this book you'll find translations of eight documents belonging to a Jewish family in Egypt who lived in peace with their Egyptian neighbors during the fifth century BCE.
- Jewish Frontiers: Essays on Bodies, Histories, and Identities, by Sander L. Gilman.
This collection of essays looks at Jewish cultural identity from a non-diaspora centric viewpoint, by analyzing how Jews are portrayed in literature, film and history, by both Jews and non-Jews.
- Jewish History: The Big Picture, by Gila Gevirtz.
An excerpt from Jewish History: The Big Picture that deals with the history surrounding the events related to Hanukkah.
- The Jewish Journaling Book, by Janet Ruth Falon.
A handy and inspirational guidebook on all aspects related to the art and practice of keeping a journal.
- Jewish Life in the Middle Ages, By Israel Abrahams.
A sweeping social history of Jewish life in Europe during the Middle Ages.
- 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.
- Jewish Mysticism and the Spiritual Life, edited by Lawrence Fine, Eitan Fishbane, and Or N. Rose.
In this unique volume, leading scholars and teachers of the Jewish mystical tradition share their favorite texts - and explore why they think these materials are meaningful and relevant to contemporary life.
- The Jewish People in Classical Antiquity, By John H. Hayes and Sara R. Mandell.
This book covers the turbulent period of Jewish history from 333 B.C.E. to 135 C.E. This periods covers a time frame begining with the conquest of Jewish Palestine by Alexander the Great and ends with the termination of the Second Jewish Revolt aginst Rome.
- Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages, by Raphael Jospe.
This book introduces readers to all of the important Medieval Jewish philosophers, including Saadiah Gaon, Isaac Israeli, Solomon ibn Gabirol, Bachya ibn Paquda, Abraham ibn Ezra, Judah Ha-Levi, Abraham ibn Daud and, Moses Maimonides, and provides an overview of Jewish philosphy during the Middle Ages and the factors that influenced it.
- The Jewish Press. This weekly newspaper not only provides information about current events and news, but also offers a wealthy of columns and articles related to Jewish history, religious study, the Torah, and halachic issues.
- Jewish Sages of Today, edited by Aryeh Rubin.
Profiles of twenty-seven extraordinary people who are working, each in their own unique way, for the betterment of the Jewish people.
- Jewish Theology in our Time, edited by Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove.
A New Generation Explores the Foundations and Future of Jewish Belief.
- The Jewish Theory of Everything (Chapter 1), by Max Anteby. (Book Excerpt)
- Jewish Travellers in the Middle Ages, Edited by Elkan Nathan Adler.
19 firsthand accounts of Jewish travel during the Middle Ages that were written between 801 and 1755. The accounts touch upon Jewish life in Europe, Africa, and the Near East.
- The Jewish View of Feminism, by By Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller.
With candor, humor, and an in-depth knowledge of the subject, Mrs. Heller expounds on the Jewish view on feminism and what it means to be a Jewish woman - in this two-part audio series.
- Jewish Women in Fin de Sičle Vienna, by Alison Rose.
The history of Jewish women in Fin de Sičle Vienna, detailing the cultural, religious, and political life of Viennese Jewish women from 1890-1914.
- Jewish Women Pioneering the Frontier Trail, by Jeanne E. Abrams.
A History in the American West. This text chronicles the history of Jewish Women in the American West from the 1848 Gold Rush through the early 1900's.
- The Jewish Writings: Hannah Arendt, edited by Jerome Kohn and Ron H. Feldman.
A compendium of Arendt's Jewish related writings from the 1930-1960's, offering keen insights into her life, career, and what being Jewish meant to her.
- Jews, G-d, and History, by Max I. Dimont
This text is organized chronologically, and covers 4,000 years of Jewish history.
- Jews in a Graeco-Roman World, by Martin Goodman.
Unlike other minority groups which became intertwined with the Roman apparatus, the Jews not only maintained their own cultural identity and practices, but they also left behind written and archeological records of their existence and life under Roman rule. In Jews in a Graeco-Roman World, Martin Goodman, has brought together a series of essays on the topic of Jewish life in the Graeco-Roman world.
- The Jews in Britain, by Raphael Langham.
An annotated timeline of Jewish history in Britain from the arrival of the first Jew in Britain (date unknown) through to May 6, 2002.
- Jews in the Early Modern World, by Dean Phillip Bell.
A detailed and readable overview of Jewish history in the early modern world.
- Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora, by John M. G. Barclay.
From Alexander to Trajan (323 BCE - 117 CE). Academic study of Jewish history during the Graeco-Roman period is usually focused on Jewish life in Judea. Often overlooked are the far flung and substantial Jewish communities that were scattered around the Mediterranean. Until recently, if a reader had a desire to study this period of the Jewish diaspora, they quickly found that a basic text on this subject did not exist. This oversight has been corrected with the publication of Jews in the Mediterranean Diaspora.
- Jews of Khazaria, by Kevin Alan Brook.
This is the second edition of Brook's ground breaking survey of Khazarian history and culture.
- The Jews of Pinsk, 1506 to 1880, by Mordechai Nadav.
This is a comprehensive and compelling history of the Jewish community in Pinsk from its founding in 1506 through to 1880. It details not only communal life and organizations, but also the diverse cultural and religious life of this once vibrant and influential Jewish community.
- The Jews of the United States, 1654 to 2000, by Hasia R. Diner.
Offers a general survey of Jewish life in America, covering both historical, religious, and social milestones.
- The Jews' Secret Fleet, by Joseph M. Hochstein and Murray S. Greenfield.
The Untold Story of North American Volunteers who Smashed the British Blockade. An overview of the post-World War II actions of the Aliyah Bet movement and their use of eleven 'secret' ships to transport Holocaust survivors to Israel.
- Joan Nathan's Jewish Holiday Cookbook, by Joan Nathan.
Nathan's famous cookbooks, The Jewish Holiday Baker and The Jewish Holiday Kitchen have been combined, and completely revised and updated with a selection of new recipes to create a new, holiday cookbook.
- Jonathan and the Waves, by Shira Sheri.
Jonathan wants to go swimming in the ocean, but he is afraid of the waves. His older sister tells him to ask G-d for help, but where does one find G-d? By the end of this bilingual, Hebrew - English book for ages 2-8, Jonathan knows the answer!
- Joseph ibn Kaspi's Gevia Kesef: A Study in Medieval Jewish Philosophic Bible Commentary, by Basil Herring.
Herring makes a significant contribution to the rational understanding of the Bible by in his extensive introduction to the thoughts of Joseph ibn Kaspi and his English translation of one of his writings.
- Journey to Heaven, by Leila Leah Bronner.
What happens when we die? How did the Jewish view of the afterlife develop? What are the biblical and talmudic foundations of our understanding of the afterlife? These and more questions are answered in this compelling book.
- Journey to Jerusalem, by Rabbi Moshe Goldstein.
An eyewitness account of the historic meeting between the Minchas Eluzar of Munkacs zt"l and the Saba Kadisha zt"l, which took place in Jerusalem in 1930. This book also includes biographies of these awe-inspiring gedolei.
- Joyous Torah Treasures, by Sam Friedman, M.D..
This two volume set contains a 'Collection of Rabbinic Insights and Practical Advice for Daily Living'.
- JPS Guide: American Jewish History, by Norman H. Finkelstein.
Written for the general reader, this book provides a concise and eminently readable introduction to American Jewish history from the mid-1300s through to early 2000s.
- JPS Illustrated Children's Bible, retold by Ellen Frankel.
A collection of fifty-three classic Bible stories, based upon the 1985 JPS translation of the Hebrew Bible (NJPS). The stories have been retold for children and are enlivened by full-page, color illustrations.
- The Judge (Prologue), by Libby Lazewnik. (Book Excerpt)
- Judges for Our Time: Contemporary Lessons from the Book of Shoftim, by Rabbi Steven Pruzansky.
This book examines the Book of Shoftim (Book of Judges), both as an historical record and as a guidebook providing guidance on how Jews should live today.
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