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Angels in America: Millennium Approaches
Angels in America
Millennium Approaches
Paperback      ISBN: 1559360615
Dramatizes the effects of AIDS on the United States through the experiences of lawyer Roy Cohn, a Morman couple, and a young man called Prior Walter
The Gifts of the Jews: How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels
The Gifts of the Jews
How a Tribe of Desert Nomads Changed the Way Everyone Thinks and Feels
Paperback      ISBN: 0385482493
Presents a survey of the Jewish contributions to Western civilization, in a work exploring a pivotal period in human history
Exploring Exodus: The Origins of Biblical Israel
Exploring Exodus
The Origins of Biblical Israel
Paperback      ISBN: 0805210636
Sarna examines the distinctiveness of the Exodus narrative in light of ancient Near Eastern history and contemporaneous cultures--Egyptian, Assyrian, Canaanite, and Babylonian. In a new Foreword to the 1996 edition, Sarna takes up the debate over whether the exodus from Egypt really happened, clarifying the arguments on both sides and drawing us back to the uniqueness and enduring significance of biblical text.
To Life!: A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking
To Life!
A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking
Paperback      ISBN: 0446670022
An exhilarating guide to Judaism examines the Sabbath and Jewish holidays, how Judaism offers what people need, how love of Israel makes people better Americans, and how to feel the extension of God by taking the ordinary and making it holy. Reissue.
The Zohar: The Fundamental Work of Jewish Mysticism
The Zohar
The Fundamental Work of Jewish Mysticism
Hardcover      ISBN: 0900689390
Understanding Genesis
Understanding Genesis
Paperback      ISBN: 0805202536
"This book...is designed to make the Bible of Israel intelligible, relevant, and hopefully, inspiring to a sophisticated generation, possessed of intellectual curiosity and ethical sensitivity...It is based on the belief that the study of the Book of Books must constitute a mature intellectual challenge, an exposure to the expanding universe of scientific biblical scholarship...Far from presenting a threat to faith, a challenge to the intellect may reinforce faith and purify it."--from the Introduction
The Blessing of a Skinned Knee: Using Jewish Teaching to Raise Self-Reliant Children
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.
A History of the Jews
A History of the Jews
Paperback      ISBN: 0060915331
Spans four thousand years of Jewish history, detailing the Jews as a people, Judaism, Jewish ideas and culture, and Israel's history, providing a sweeping account of Jewish philosophy, history, ethics, and politics
The Prophets-Nevi'Im: A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures According to the Traditional Hebrew Text
The Prophets-Nevi'Im
A New Translation of the Holy Scriptures According to the Traditional Hebrew Text
Hardcover      ISBN: 0827600968
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland
Neighbors
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.