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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story
by Diane Ackerman
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When Germany invaded Poland, Stuka bombers devastated Warsaw--and the city's zoo along with it. With most of their animals dead, zookeepers Jan and Antonina Zabinski began smuggling Jews into empty cages. Another dozen "guests" hid inside the Zabinskis... (read more)

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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance
by Edmund de Waal
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An Economist Book of the Year        Costa Book Award Winner for Biography     Galaxy National Book Award Winner (New Writer of the Year Award) Edmund de Waal is a world-famous ceramicist. Having spent thirty... (read more)

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Alma Rose: Vienna to Auschwitz
Alma Rose: Vienna to Auschwitz
by Richard Newman
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Alma Rose's tragic story, from her birth and youth in the exalted musical circles of Vienna (her father was leader of the Vienna Philharmonic, her uncle was Gustav Mahler) to her death at Auschwitz, first came to public attention through the 1980 film... (read more)

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Norman Podhoretz: A Biography
Norman Podhoretz: A Biography
by Thomas L Jeffers
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This is the first biography of the Jewish-American intellectual Norman Podhoretz, longtime editor of the influential magazine Commentary. As both an editor and a writer, he spearheaded the countercultural revolution of the 1960s and after he broke ranks... (read more)

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King of the Jews Arnold Rothstein
King of the Jews Arnold Rothstein
by Nick Tosches
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So begins Nick Tosches's sprawling biography of Arnold Rothstein, which, in fact, is so much more: not only an elegy to old New York but an idiosyncratic history of the world as told in Nick Tosches's inimitable style. Known by many names — A. R... (read more)

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The Kabbalah Reader: A Sourcebook of Visionary Judaism
The Kabbalah Reader: A Sourcebook of Visionary Judaism
by Edward Hoffman
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This comprehensive and accessible entrée into the world of Kabbalah covers 1,600 years of Jewish mystical thought and features a variety of thinkers—from the renowned to the obscure—unavailable in any other volume. It’s a fresh... (read more)

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Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity
Survival in Auschwitz: The Nazi Assault on Humanity
by Primo Levi
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In 1943, Primo Levi, a twenty-five-year-old chemist and Italian citizen of Jewish race, was arrested by Italian fascists and deported from his native Turin to Auschwitz. Survival in Auschwitz is Levi's classic account of his ten months in the German... (read more)

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The Reawakening: The Companion Volume to Survival in Auschwitz
The Reawakening: The Companion Volume to Survival in Auschwitz
by Primo Levi
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First published in English in 1965, The Reawakening is Primo Levi's bestselling sequel to his classic memoir of the Holocaust, Survival in Auschwitz. The inspiring story of Levi's liberation from the German death camp in January 1945 by the Red Army, it... (read more)

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Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Love Story
Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Love Story
by Trudi Kanter
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The astonishing memoir of a “vivid, tenacious, and absolutely unforgettable woman” whose courage and resourcefulness kept her and her beloved safe after the Nazis invaded Austria Vienna, 1938: Trudi Kanter, stunning and charismatic, is a... (read more)

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The Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth Century
The Family: Three Journeys Into the Heart of the Twentieth Century
by David Laskin
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The author of the The Childrenand#8217;s Blizzard delivers an epic work of twentieth century history through the riveting story of one extraordinary Jewish family With cinematic power and beauty, bestselling author David Laskin limns his own genealogy to... (read more)

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Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings
Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings
by Robert Alter
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To read the books of the Former Prophets in this riveting Robert Alter translation is to discover an entertaining amalgam of hair-raising action and high literary achievement. Samson, the vigilante superhero of Judges, slaughters thousands of Philistines... (read more)

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What Do Zionists Believe? (What Do We Believe?)
What Do Zionists Believe? (What Do We Believe?)
by Colin Shindler
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Zionism was a movement of national liberation. It sought to establish a permanent home for the Jewish people where they could attain political independence and instigate a national renaissance. Some Zionists were inspired by a vision of religious... (read more)

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Kabbalah Inspirations: Mystic Themes, Texts and Symbols (Inspirations)
Kabbalah Inspirations: Mystic Themes, Texts and Symbols (Inspirations)
by Jeremy Rosen
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Originating in the 12th century, Kabbalah is a mystical movement that arose within the Jewish faith and become one of the most beautiful and enigmatic of all the spiritual traditions. This book traces Kabbalah's most profound, thought provoking and... (read more)

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Yosl Rakover Talks to God (Vintage International)
Yosl Rakover Talks to God (Vintage International)
by Zvi Kolitz
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"A singular literary creation, worth pondering for generations to come." --The Jerusalem Report " The text is a quarrel as much as a prayer, an assertion of faith and a simultaneous refusal to accept the traditional notion that God hides... (read more)

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Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs, and Rituals
Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs, and Rituals
by George Robinson
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What happens at a synagogue service? What are the rules for keeping kosher? How do I light the Hanukah candles? What is in the Hebrew Bible? What do the Jewish holidays signify? What should I be teaching my children about being Jewish? A landmark... (read more)

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The Healthy Jew: The Symbiosis of Judaism and Modern Medicine
The Healthy Jew: The Symbiosis of Judaism and Modern Medicine
by Mitchell B Hart
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The Healthy Jew traces the culturally revealing story of how Moses, the rabbis, and other Jewish thinkers came to be understood as medical authorities in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Such a radically different interpretation, by scholars and... (read more)

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Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography
Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography
by Sid Jacobson
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Drawing on the unique historical sites, archives, expertise, and unquestioned authority of the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, New York Times bestselling authors Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón have created the first authorized and exhaustive... (read more)

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The Eichmann Trial Diary
The Eichmann Trial Diary
by Sergio Minerbi
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Fifty years ago in April, 1961, the trial of Adolf Eichmann opened in Jerusalem. At first most observers concentrated on the details of the amazing arrest of the former SS officer hiding in Argentina under an assumed name. The trial informed the world... (read more)

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Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life
Yearnings: Embracing the Sacred Messiness of Life
by Irwin Kula
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Winner of the Books for a Better Life Award Chosen as one of "The 10 Best Spiritual Books of 2006" by Spirituality and Health magazine Rabbi Irwin Kula explores desire in spiritual life. Rather than leading us astray, our longings are gateways to self... (read more)

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Holocaust: The Nazi Persecution and Murder of the Jews
Holocaust: The Nazi Persecution and Murder of the Jews
by Peter Longerich
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In 1998, Peter Longerich published Politik der Vernichtung (Politics of Destruction), a stunning re-examination of the Holocaust. The book received universal acclaim, and is now generally recognized by historians as the standard account of this horrific... (read more)

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