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Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus

Winner of the National Jewish Book AwardThe definitive biography of the poet whose sonnet "The New Colossus" appears on the base of the Statue of Liberty, welcoming immigrants to their new...

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Sloan-Kettering

Sloan-Kettering

A final collection of poetic works by the famed Jewish resistance fighter is comprised of pieces written in the last weeks of his life while he succumbed to cancer...

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What Do Jews Believe?

What Do Jews Believe?

In this fresh and lucid study, Ariel presents the fundamentals of Jewish thought on the profound issues of God, human destiny, good and evil, Torah, and messianism,...

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Louis D. Brandeis

Louis D. Brandeis

The first full-scale biography in twenty-five years of one of the most important and distinguished justices to sit on the Supreme Court–a book that reveals Louis D. Brandeis...

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The Girls of Room 28

The Girls of Room 28

From 1942 to 1944, twelve thousand children passed through the Theresienstadt internment camp, near Prague, on their way to Auschwitz. Only a few hundred of them survived the war. In The Girls of Room 28, ten of these...

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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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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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Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?

Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?

This fascinating, informative, and beautifully illustrated books translates the Passover seder's Four Questions into twenty-three languages and provides capsule histories of the Jews in the countries where the languages...

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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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Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories

Tevye the Dairyman and The Railroad Stories

Of all the characters in modern Jewish fiction, the most beloved is Tevye, the compassionate, irrepressible, Bible-quoting dairyman from Anatevka, who has been immortalized...

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The Great Partnership

The Great Partnership

***National Jewish Book Awards 2012, Finalist***Dorot Foundation Award for Modern Jewish Thought and ExperienceAn impassioned, erudite, thoroughly researched, and beautifully...

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On the Book of Psalms

On the Book of Psalms

This book is the result of a lifetime of study of the Hebrew Bible by a mature scholar whose love of the Tanakh, and especially of the Psalter, shines through on...

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The Yom Kippur War

The Yom Kippur War

An updated edition that sheds new light on one of the most dramatic reversals of military fortune in modern history.The easing of Israeli military censorship...

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Montessori in the Classroom

Montessori in the Classroom

What really happens inside a Montessori classroom? How do teachers teach? How do children learn? This fascinating day-by-day record of a year in the life of a Montessori...

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The Diaries of Franz Kafka, 1910-1923

The Diaries of Franz Kafka, 1910-1923

These diaries cover the years 1910 to 1923, the year before Kafka’s death at the age of forty. They provide a penetrating look into life in Prague and into...

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The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

The Crusades Through Arab Eyes

The author has combed the works of contemporary Arab chronicles of the Crusades, eyewitnesses and often participants. He retells their story and offers insights...

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Montessori: A Modern Approach

Montessori: A Modern Approach

Montessori: A Modern Approach has been called the single best book for anyone -- educator, childcare professional, and especially parent -- seeking answers to the questions: What...

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Until the Dawn's Light

Until the Dawn's Light

***NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD WINNER (2012)***From the award-winning, internationally acclaimed writer (“One of the best novelists alive” —Irving...

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Zohar: The Book of Splendor

Zohar: The Book of Splendor

One of the great masterpieces of Western religious thought, the Zohar represents an attempt to uncover hidden meanings behind the world of appearances. It is the central...

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A Fine Romance

A Fine Romance

In A Fine Romance, David Lehman looks at the formation of the American songbook—the timeless numbers that became jazz standards, iconic love songs, and sound tracks to famous movies—and...

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One Generation After

One Generation After

Twenty years after he and his family were deported from Sighet to Auschwitz, Elie Wiesel returned to his town in search of the watch—a bar mitzvah gift—he...

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Five Cities of Refuge

Five Cities of Refuge

In the ancient Jewish practice of the kavannah (a meditation designed to focus one’s heart on its spiritual goal), Lawrence Kushner and David Mamet offer their own reactions to key verses from each week’s Torah portion,...

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The Messianic Idea in Judaism

The Messianic Idea in Judaism

Gershom Scholem was the master builder of historical studies of the Kabbalah. When he began to work on this neglected field, the few who studied these texts were either amateurs...

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Sacred Trash

Sacred Trash

NATIONAL JEWISH BOOK AWARD FINALISTPart of the Jewish Encounter seriesOne May day in 1896, at a dining-room table in Cambridge, England, a meeting took place between...

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