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  • Judaism - An Introduction: Teach Yourselfby C.M. Hoffman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2010; US$ 10.99

    This book is a concise guide to the history, beliefs and practices of this major world faith. Covering all the key aspects of Judaism, including the impact of the Holocaust and the significance of Israel on Jewish self-understanding, gain real insight into what it means to be Jewish today. NOT GOT MUCH TIME? One, five and ten-minute introductions... more...

  • Judaism Made Simple: Flashby C. M. Hoffman

    Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 5.99

    The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Judaism Made Simple is a short and to-the-point guide to Judaism. In just 96 pages, the reader will learn all about the history, beliefs and traditions of this major world faith.... more...

  • Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarshipby Ronald L. Eisenberg

    Jason Aronson, Inc. 2014; US$ 64.99

    Essential Figures in Jewish Scholarship compiles thorough but manageable entries on the figures most vital to an understanding the scholarship of the post-Talmudic era. Despite the fact that these scholars have been of great importance to the continued interpretation of religious texts for more than a millennium, they are typically not given as... more...

  • Why We Remain Jewsby Vladimir Tsesis

    Chicago Review Press 2013; US$ 15.99

    Dr. Tsesis describes the path he traversed from religious ignorance to strong belief in the Jewish religion. Tsesis assigns a special place to the proof of his conclusion that religion and science?especially in light of recent discoveries?are not antagonists, and are, in fact, in complete harmony, supplementing and not excluding each other. In the... more...

  • From Synagogue to Church: The Traditional Designby John Wilkinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The designs of synagogues and churches are acknowledged to be very alike. But the designers' procedure was confidential, and so far standard explanations have been unsatisfactory. A synagogue should express heavenly values with earthly materials. This combination was in fact expressed in numbers, for, as Plato said, they linked heaven and earth. Scripture... more...

  • Judaism in Contemporary Thoughtby Agata Bielik-Robson; Adam Lipszyc

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The central aim of this collection is to trace the presence of Jewish tradition in contemporary philosophy. This presence is, on the one hand, undeniable, manifesting itself in manifold allusions and influences ? on the other hand, difficult to define, rarely referring to openly revealed Judaic sources. Following the recent tradition of Lévinas... more...

  • The Jewish Travel Guideby Betsy Sheldon

    Hunter Publishing 2001; US$ 15.00

    This book is for the Jewish traveler - or for anyone interested in Jewish history and culture. More than a listing of Jewish sights and resources, it is a concise, easy-to-use handbook for those who want to experience the best in Jewish sightseeing and travel. It provides a directory of resources - synagogues, community centers, kosher restaurants,... more...

  • The New Rabbiby Stephen Fried

    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...

  • Ellis Island to Ebbets Fieldby Peter Levine

    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...

  • The Rabbi of 84th Streetby Warren Kozak

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    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...