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Medea and Her Children

Medea and Her Children

Medea Georgievna Sinoply Mendez is an iconic figure in her Crimean village, the last remaining pure-blooded Greek in a family that has lived on that coast for centuries....

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The Multiple Identities of the Middle East

The Multiple Identities of the Middle East

The Middle East is the birthplace of ancient civilizations, but most of the modern states that occupy its territory today are of recent origin, as are many key concepts of communal and...

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The Jewish Body

The Jewish Body

Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesA history of the Jewish people from bris to burial, from “muscle Jews” to nose jobs.Melvin Konner, a renowned doctor...

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All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved

All Whom I Have Loved is the haunting story of a Jewish family in Eastern Europe in the 1930s as seen through the eyes of an unforgettable nine-year-old boy. The...

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Montessori from the Start

Montessori from the Start

What can parents do to help their youngest children in their task of self-formation? How does the Montessori method of hands-on learning and self-discovery relate to the...

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Montessori Method

Montessori Method

This book is Montessori's own exposition of the theory behind her innovative educational techniques. She shows parents, teachers and administrators how to "free...

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Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey

Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey

More than a quarter of a million Americans crossed the continental United States between 1840 and 1870, going west in one of the greatest migrations of modern times. The frontiersmen have...

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The Murmuring Deep

The Murmuring Deep

From one of the most innovative and acclaimed biblical commentators at work today, here is a revolutionary analysis of the intersection between religion and psychoanalysis in the stories of the men and women...

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The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

The Man Who Never Stopped Sleeping

From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed author (“One of the greatest writers of the age” –The Guardian): a young Holocaust survivor takes his first steps toward...

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From the Kingdom of Memory

From the Kingdom of Memory

In this "powerful" (New York Times Book review) collection of personal essays and landmark speeches by "one of the great writers of our generation" (New Republic),...

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Shopping for Identity

Shopping for Identity

In America today, you can connect to your ethnic heritage in dozens of ways, or adopt an identity just for an evening. Our society is not a melting pot but a salad bar--a bazaar in which the purveyors of goods...

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The Rebbe's Army

The Rebbe's Army

“Excuse me, are you Jewish?” With these words, the relentlessly cheerful, ideologically driven emissaries of Chabad-Lubavitch approach perfect strangers on street corners throughout the world...

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A Beggar in Jerusalem

A Beggar in Jerusalem

When the Six-Day War began, Elie Wiesel rushed to Israel. "I went to Jerusalem because I had to go somewhere, I had to leave the present and bring it back to the past....

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The Eichmann Trial

The Eichmann Trial

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALIST (2012)***Part of the Jewish Encounter seriesThe capture of SS Lieutenant Colonel Adolf Eichmann by Israeli agents in Argentina...

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The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories

The Complete Stories brings together all of Kafka’s stories, from the classic tales such as “The Metamorphosis,” “In the Penal Colony,”...

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Collected Poems, 1954-2004

Collected Poems, 1954-2004

Irving Feldman is a master chronicler of our collective experience and an overlooked treasure of American poetry. Feldman’s rich body of work exhibits his mastery of language from the biblical to the conversational, his Yiddish flair for...

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The Wilkomirski Affair

The Wilkomirski Affair

This is the definitive report on Fragments, Binjamin Wilkomirski's invented "memoir" of a childhood spent in concentration camps, which created international turmoil.In 1995 Fragments,...

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Unto the Soul

Unto the Soul

In turn of the century Eastern Europe, a brother and sister have been chosen to guard an ancient cemetery of Jewish martyrs situated on an isolated mountain. The endless snows protect...

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What Freud Really Said

What Freud Really Said

What Freud Really Said offers the most lucid overview available of Sigmund Freud, his legacy, and his place in our world. As the person responsible for...

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The Promise of Politics

The Promise of Politics

After the publication of The Origins of Totalitarianism in 1951, Hannah Arendt undertook an investigation of Marxism, a subject that she had deliberately left out of her earlier work. Her inquiry into...

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One People, Two Worlds

One People, Two Worlds

After being introduced by a mutual friend in the winter of 2000, Reform Rabbi Ammiel Hirsch and Orthodox Rabbi Yosef Reinman embarked on an unprecedented eighteen-month e-mail correspondence...

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Legends of Our Time

Legends of Our Time

As a child in Sighet, as a young boy in Auschwitz, as a teenage displaced person wandering through post-World War II Europe, as a young man at the beginning of his career as a writer,...

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The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem

The Worlds of Sholem Aleichem

Part of the Jewish Encounters seriesThe first comprehensive biography of one of the most beloved authors of all time: the creator of Tevye the Dairyman, the collection of stories that...

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Witness

Witness

With her perfect memory (and plenty of zip), ninety-five-year-old Ruth Gruber—adventurer, international correspondent, photographer, maker of (and witness to) history, responsible for rescuing hundreds of thousands of Jewish refugees during World War II and after—tells her story in her own words and...

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