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The December Project: An Extraordinary Rabbi and a Skeptical Seeker Take Aim at Our Greatest Mystery
The December Project: An Extraordinary Rabbi and a Skeptical Seeker Take Aim at Our Greatest Mystery
by Sara Davidson
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In 2009, New York Times bestselling author Sara Davidson was surprised by a call from Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, asking her to engage with him in what he called "The December Project." At eighty-five, Reb Zalman wanted to teach people how to... (read more)

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Jewish Worship
Jewish Worship
by Abraham Millgram
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A new and lucid presentation for both Jew and non-Jew of the development and contemporary significance of Jewish liturgy.... (read more)

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Bar Mitzvah, a History
Bar Mitzvah, a History
by Michael Hilton
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The Jewish coming-of-age ceremony of bar mitzvah was first recorded in thirteenth-century France, where it took the form of a simple statement by the father that he was no longer responsible for his thirteen-year-old son. Today, bar mitzvah for boys and... (read more)

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To Be a Jew a Guide To Jewish Observance in Contemporary Life
To Be a Jew a Guide To Jewish Observance in Contemporary Life
by Hayim H Donin
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This indispensable volume has long been acknowledged as the classic guide to the traditional Jewish laws and customs as they apply to daily life in the contemporary world. The unique treasury of practical information and daily inspiration has long been... (read more)

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Psukei Dzimrah Volume 3 My Peoples Prayer Bo
Psukei Dzimrah Volume 3 My Peoples Prayer Bo
by Lawrence A Hoffman
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This momentous, critically-acclaimed series is truly a people's prayer book, one that provides a diverse and exciting commentary to the traditional liturgy. It will help modern men and women find new wisdom and guidance in Jewish prayer, and bring the... (read more)

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The Jewish Experience: An Introduction to Jewish History and Jewish Life
The Jewish Experience: An Introduction to Jewish History and Jewish Life
by Steven Leonard Jacobs
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This is a story of the Jewish experience through history, which introduces and explains the many dimensions of Jewish life as cycles through which Jewish history, thought, writing, and practices have evolved and continue to mature. Steven Jacobs writes a... (read more)

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Jewish Humor (92 Edition)
Jewish Humor (92 Edition)
by Jospeh Telushkin
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Here are more than 100 of the best Jewish jokes you'll ever hear, interspersed with perceptive and persuasive insight into what they can tell us about how Jews see themselves, their families, and their friends, and what they think about money, sex, and... (read more)

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Inviting God in: Celebrating the Soul-Meaning of the Jewish Holy Days
Inviting God in: Celebrating the Soul-Meaning of the Jewish Holy Days
by David Aaron
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This warm, inspiring look at the Jewish holidays—by one of the most dynamic and accessible teachers of Jewish thought today—shows us how each holy day empowers us to recognize God's loving presence in our life every day. There are... (read more)

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Kaddish
Kaddish
by Leon Wieseltier
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Winner of the 1998 National Jewish Book Award "An astonishing fusion of learning and psychic intensity; its poignance and lucidity should be an authentic benefit to readers, Jewish and gentile." --The New York Times Book Review Children have... (read more)

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I'm God; You're Not: Observations on Organized Religion & Other Disguises of the Ego
I'm God; You're Not: Observations on Organized Religion & Other Disguises of the Ego
by Lawrence Kushner
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Lawrence Kushner's wisdom has illumined many topics over his forty-year career. Looking back now, in this retrospective volume of much previously unpublished thought, we discern a fabric woven with startling colors and lights. It warms us during the dark... (read more)

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Keeping Passover: Everything You Need to Know to Bring the Ancient Tradition to Life and Create Yo
Keeping Passover: Everything You Need to Know to Bring the Ancient Tradition to Life and Create Yo
by Ira Steingroot
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"Although the idea of 'keeping Passover' has too often come to mean the strict observance of an unending string of ordinances, decrees, rules, regulations, testimonies, precepts, laws, and statutes, it can as well mean the safekeeping of something... (read more)

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The Art of Cantillation, Volume 2: a Step-by-step Guide To Chanting Haftarot and Mgilot [with CD]
The Art of Cantillation, Volume 2: a Step-by-step Guide To Chanting Haftarot and Mgilot [with CD]
by Marshall Portnoy
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This unique step-by-step book, with two audio compact discs included, leads the novice through each step of learning how to chant the weekly Haftarah portions. The volume is divided into 13 lessons, with additional useful appendices and bibliography... (read more)

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The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath
The Gift of Rest: Rediscovering the Beauty of the Sabbath
by Joe Lieberman
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Rediscovering the Beauty of Sabbath Rest Our bodies and souls were created to rest—regularly—and when they do, we experience heightened productivity, improved health, and more meaningful relationships. In these pages you’ll find... (read more)

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Sabbath-with New Introduction (05 Edition)
Sabbath-with New Introduction (05 Edition)
by Abraham Joshua Heschel
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Elegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God's creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel's The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication-and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in... (read more)

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Grief in Our Seasons: A Mourner's Kaddish Companion
Grief in Our Seasons: A Mourner's Kaddish Companion
by Kerry M. Olitzky
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Strength from the Jewish tradition for the first year of mourning. This wise and inspiring book provides a carefully-ordered selection of sacred Jewish literature for mourners to read each day.... (read more)

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Jewish Literacy Revised Ed: The Most Important Things to Know about the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its History
Jewish Literacy Revised Ed: The Most Important Things to Know about the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its History
by Joseph Telushkin
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What does it mean to be a Jew? How does one begin to answer so extensive a question? In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, in the... (read more)

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How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America (98 Edition)
How Jews Became White Folks and What That Says About Race in America (98 Edition)
by Karen Brodkin
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TBrodkin (Caring by the Hour), a professor of anthropology at UCLA, synthesizes much recent scholarship to assess the shifting notions of race?and changing objects of racism?in the U.S. She points out that racial inferiority has been ascribed to waves of... (read more)

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The Shabbat Elevator and Other Sabbath Subterfuges
The Shabbat Elevator and Other Sabbath Subterfuges
by Alan Dundes
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This book focuses on the topic of circumventing custom with special emphasis on the ingenious ways Orthodox (and other) Jews have devised to avoid breaking the extensive list of activities forbidden on the Sabbath. After examining the sources of Sabbath... (read more)

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Amidah My Peoples Prayerbook Volume 2 Tradit
Amidah My Peoples Prayerbook Volume 2 Tradit
by Lawrence A Hoffman
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This momentous, critically-acclaimed series is truly a people's prayer book, one that provides a diverse and exciting commentary to the traditional liturgy. It will help modern men and women find new wisdom and guidance in Jewish prayer, and bring the... (read more)

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Holy Men and Hunger Artists: Fasting and Asceticism in Rabbinic Culture
Holy Men and Hunger Artists: Fasting and Asceticism in Rabbinic Culture
by Eliezer Diamond
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The existence of ascetic elements within rabbinic Judaism has generally been either overlooked or actually denied. This is in part because asceticism is commonly identified with celibacy, whereas the rabbis emphasized sexuality as a positive good. In... (read more)

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