The Complete Idiot's Guide to Jewish History and Culture
Paperback ISBN: 0028627113
An easy-to-follow chronicle of more than five thousand years of Jewish history features profiles of key Jewish figures and an assessment of the Jewish influence on American and world culture, from language to TV. Original. 20,000 first printing.
The Secret Doctrine of the Kabbalah
Recovering the Key to Hebraic Sacred Science
Paperback ISBN: 0892817240
The Secret Doctrine of the Kabbalah resurrects this ancient body of knowledge to reveal eternal truths that profoundly impact contemporary spirituality. Experimental methods of practicing Hebraic sacred science are explored that explain, as never before, the meaning of the cosmological diagram of the entire Western esoteric tradition--the kabbalistic Tree of Life.
The Battle for God
Hardcover ISBN: 0679435972
Focusing on the rise of fundamentalism in three major religions, the author of A HIstory of God and Jerusalem reveals how these movements in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam were born out of a dread of modernity. 40,000 first printing.
The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
Paperback ISBN: 0142002402
Documents the brutal 1941 massacre of 1,600 Jewish men, women, and children by their own neighbors in the Polish town of Jedwabne, offering additional examinations of the period's Jewish-Polish relations, the Holocaust, and human responses to occupation and totalitarianism.
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee
Using Jewish Teaching to Raise Self-Reliant Children
Paperback ISBN: 0142196002
A clinical psychologist and Jewish educator use the Torah and other Jewish texts to offer psychological and practical insights into parenting and sharing practical advice on how to develop realistic expectations for each child, teach respect for adults, deal with frustration, enhance independence, and more. Reprint.