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- Harrassowitz Verlag 2014; US$ 70.03
The study by Nathanael Riemer focuses on the work Beer Sheva (Seven Wells) which was written in Yiddish by Rabbi Beer Shmuel Issachar and his wife Bella Perlhefter of Prague at the turn of the seventeenth to the eighteenth century. As a book of remembrance and consolation it was dedicated to the couple's seven deceased children. Beer, who worked as... more...
- Frank & Timme 2012; US$ 37.85
Wer ist nach gängiger Auffassung Jude? Unwissenheit ist oft der Hintergrund gequälter Formulierungen wie ?ein Mitbürger jüdischen Glaubens? oder der peinlichen Frage: ?Bist du Deutscher oder Jude?? Die Autoren zeigen, daß der Begriff ?jüdische Identität? nicht leicht zu fassen ist. In ihrem aufklärenden Buch zum Thema Konversion geben sie keine Anleitung... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 16.00
From award-winning journalist Stephen Fried comes a vividly intimate portrait of American Judaism today in which faith, family, and community are explored through the dramatic life of a landmark congregation as it seeks to replace its legendary retiring rabbi--and reinvent itself for the next generation. The New Rabbi The center of this compelling... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 19.95
A general study of Jewish participation in American sports, which focuses specifically on baseball, boxing and basketball. The author refutes the assumption that Jewish tradition has not been positive about sporting activities. more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
Always wearing an easy smile, Hasidic rabbi Haskel Besser spreads joy wherever he goes, enriching the lives of his many friends and congregants with his profound understanding of both Orthodox Judaism and humannature. With warmth and admiration, journalist Warren Kozak writes about the rabbi's extraordinary life?from his family's escape to Palestine... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2007; US$ 24.00
Distinguished rabbi, marriage and family therapist, kabbalist, and popular lecturer, Abner Weiss is extraordinarily qualified to write this book. In Connecting to God , he elucidates the teachings of Kabbalah, showing how the Ten Sefirot of the Tree of Life are the transformers of divine energy in our bodies and the building blocks of creation?Weiss... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2008; US$ 13.99
How do you help your child choose between mandatory baseball practice and Hebrew school? How can you plan a birthday party (not to mention bar or bat mitzvah party!) for your child without sacrificing your values, sanity, and pocketbook? How can you keep peace on the homework homefront? And how do you deal with Santa envy?let alone the entire month... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.24
A fascinating narrative of community and faith, Charles London?s Far From Zion explores the Jewish Diaspora in some of the most unexpected places?from Burma to Tehran to Cuba and even Bentonville , Arkansas . The award-winning author of the highly acclaimed One Day the Soldiers Came, London tells the stories of the Jews who stayed behind,... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 151.00
This book originates from a series of conferences held by the Nordic Qumran Network, established 2003. The volume includes some of the best contributions presented at the four symposia held in Helsinki 2003, Oslo 2004, Jerusalem 2005, and Copenhagen 2006. more...