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Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service
Entering Jewish Prayer: A Guide to Personal Devotion and the Worship Service
by Reuven Hammer
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This engaging and informative book provides an introduction to the liturgy of the Siddur--the Jewish prayerbook. More than a "how-to" guide, this resource deals with basic issues for the modern worshiper, the historial compilation of the Siddur,... (read more)

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Basic Judaism (Harvest Book.)
Basic Judaism (Harvest Book.)
by Milton Steinberg
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Rabbi Steinberg identifies seven strands that weave together to make up Judaism: God, morality, rite and custom, law, sacred literature, institutions, and the people. A classic work directed to both the Jewish and the non-Jewish reader.... (read more)

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Everyman's Talmud
Everyman's Talmud
by Abraham Cohen
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"To some readers of this book, the Talmud represents little more than a famous Jewish book. But people want to know about a book that, they are told, defines Judaism. Everyman's Talmud is the right place to begin not only to learn about Judaism in... (read more)

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Zionist Idea : an Historical Analysis and Reader (97 Edition)
Zionist Idea : an Historical Analysis and Reader (97 Edition)
by Arthur Hertzberg
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A classic since its initial publication in 1959, The Zionist Idea is an anthology of writings by the leading thinkers of the Zionist movement, including Theodor Herzl, Ahad Ha-Am, Martin Buber, Louis Brandeis, Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook, Judah Magnes, Max... (read more)

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Sinai and Zion: An Entry Into the Jewish Bible
Sinai and Zion: An Entry Into the Jewish Bible
by Jon Dougla Levenson
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One I. The Sinaitic Experience or the Traditions About It? Whatever the experience of the people Israel on Mount Sinai was, it was so overwhelming that the texts about it seem to be groping for an adequate metaphor through which to convey the awesomeness... (read more)

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God is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism
God is a Verb: Kabbalah and the Practice of Mystical Judaism
by David A Cooper
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Since medieval times, the mystical tradition of Kabbalah was restricted to qualified men over forty—because it was believed that only the most mature and pious could grasp its complexity and profound, life-changing implications. More recently... (read more)

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The Essential Kabbalah: Heart of Jewish Mysticism, the
The Essential Kabbalah: Heart of Jewish Mysticism, the
by Daniel C Matt
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A translation of the Kabbalah for the layperson includes a compact presentation of each primary text and features a practical analysis and vital historical information that offer insight into the various aspects of Jewish mysticism.... (read more)

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Jerusalem: Or on Religious Power and Judaism
Jerusalem: Or on Religious Power and Judaism
by Moses Mendelssohn
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A translation of the famous 18th-century German treatise with introduction and detailed commentary.... (read more)

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Dead Sea Scrolls Today (Rev 10 Edition)
Dead Sea Scrolls Today (Rev 10 Edition)
by James C. VanderKam
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The premier Dead Sea Scrolls guidebook for general readers ever since its original publications in 1994, James VanderKam's Dead Sea Scrolls Today won the Biblical Archaeology Society's Publication Award in 1995 for the Best Popular Book on Biblical... (read more)

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The Early Kabbalah (Classics of Western Spirituality)
The Early Kabbalah (Classics of Western Spirituality)
by Joseph Dan
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The most in-depth and scholarly panorama of Western spirituality ever attempted!<P>In one series, the original writings of the universally acknowledged teachers of the Catholic, Protestant, Eastern Orthodox, Jewish, Islamic and Native American... (read more)

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Book of Jewish Belief (84 Edition)
Book of Jewish Belief (84 Edition)
by Louis Jacobs
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The sum total of what the new genreation of Jews ought to know about the Jewish faith and vaules — straight from one of the great Jewish theologians of our time.... (read more)

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Living Judaism: The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice
Living Judaism: The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice
by Wayne Dosick
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In Living Judaism, Rabbi Wayne Dosick offers an engaging and definitive overview of Jewish philosophy, theology, rituals, and customs. Combining quality scholarship and sacred spiritual instruction, Living Judaism is a thought-provoking reference and... (read more)

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Seasons of Our Joy
Seasons of Our Joy
by Arthur I Waskow
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Circling the Jewish calendar from Rosh Hashanah to Tisha B'Av, this lively, accessible guide includes rituals, recipes, songs, prayers, and suggestions for new approaches to holiday observance.... (read more)

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People of the Book : Canon, Meaning, and Authority (97 Edition)
People of the Book : Canon, Meaning, and Authority (97 Edition)
by Moshe Halbertal
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While Scripture is at the center of many religions, among them Islam and Christianity, this book inquires into the function, development, and implications of the centrality of text upon the Jewish community, and by extension on the larger question of... (read more)

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God in Search of Man : a Philosophy of Judaism (55 Edition)
God in Search of Man : a Philosophy of Judaism (55 Edition)
by Abraham J. Heschel
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Abraham Joshua Heschel was one of the most revered religious leaders of the 20th century, and God in Search of Man and its companion volume, Man Is Not Alone, two of his most important books, are classics of modern Jewish theology. God in Search of Man... (read more)

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Complete Artscroll Siddur (84 Edition)
Complete Artscroll Siddur (84 Edition)
by Scherman
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A Prayer book for our times, it speaks to today's Jew, relating the thoughts and words of our heritage to the mind and heart of modern, sophisticated Jews.... (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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Judaism Before Jesus: The Ideas and Events That Shaped the New Testament World
Judaism Before Jesus: The Ideas and Events That Shaped the New Testament World
by Anthony J. Tomasino
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Table of Contents1. Putting Together the Past2. Returning and Rebuilding3. The Persian Impact on Judaism4. The Greeks in the East5. The Fight for Freedom6. Jewish Diversity in the Hasmonean Era7. The Second Jewish Commonwealth8. The Hellenistic... (read more)

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Understanding Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism
Understanding Second Temple and Rabbinic Judaism
by Lawrence H. Schiffman
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"UNDERSTANDING SECOND TEMPLE AND RABBINIC JUDAISM examines the history of Judaism as it developed from the religion of biblical Israel to the Judaism of the talmudic rabbis. Each step in this process is discussed from historical, literary, and religious... (read more)

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The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet's Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India
The Jew in the Lotus: A Poet's Rediscovery of Jewish Identity in Buddhist India
by Rodger Kamenetz
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While accompanying eight high–spirited Jewish delegates to Dharamsala, India, for a historic Buddhist–Jewish dialogue with the Dalai Lama, poet Rodger Kamenetz comes to understand the convergence of Buddhist and Jewish thought. Along the way... (read more)

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