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Your Word is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer
Your Word is Fire: The Hasidic Masters on Contemplative Prayer
by Arthur Green
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These parables, prayers, and aphorisms of the Hasidic masters pierce to the heart of the modern reader's search for God, and "opens up some of the more accessible realms of the Jewish inner life" (Eugene B. Borowitz, Sh'ma).... (read more)

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Talmud : a Selection (09 Edition)
Talmud : a Selection (09 Edition)
by Norman Solomon
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The most important text in Judaism after the Old Testament- available for the first time in Penguin Classics One of the most significant religious texts in the world, The Talmud is a compilation of the teachings of major Jewish scholars from the classic... (read more)

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The Book of Jewish Belief
The Book of Jewish Belief
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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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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Torah-TK: Five Books of Moses
Torah-TK: Five Books of Moses
by Harry Jps Orlinsky
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The Torah is the essence of Jewish tradition; it inspires each successive generation. The current JPS translation, based on classical and modern sources, is acclaimed for its fidelity to the ancient Hebrew.... (read more)

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Generation J
Generation J
by Lisa Schiffman
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"I'm not alone. I am part of a generation of fragmented Jews. We're in a kind of limbo. We're suspended between young adulthood and middle age, between Judaism and atheism, between a desire to believe in religion and a personal history of skepticism... (read more)

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Passionate Torah: Sex and Judaism (09 Edition)
Passionate Torah: Sex and Judaism (09 Edition)
by Danya Ruttenberg
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What does it mean to be a Jewish woman today? To an Orthodox woman, it means living a religious way of life in which serving God totally defines her self-perception and her role as wife and mother. For the secular woman, it means having a sense of... (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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Zohar : the Book of Enlightenment (83 Edition)
Zohar : the Book of Enlightenment (83 Edition)
by Daniel Chanan (ed. Matt, Tr.)
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This is the first translation with commentary of selections from the Zohar, the major text of the Kabbalah, the Jewish mystical tradition. This work was written in 13th-century Spain by Moses de Leon, a Spanish scholar.... (read more)

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Essential Papers on Kabbalah (95 Edition)
Essential Papers on Kabbalah (95 Edition)
by Lawrence (ed.) Fine
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A flurry of best-selling works has recently urged us to rescue and protect boys. They have described how boys are failing at school, acting out, or shutting down emotionally. Lost in much of the ensuing public conversation are the boys themselves—... (read more)

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Ancient Israelite Religion (97 Edition)
Ancient Israelite Religion (97 Edition)
by Susan Niditch
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The people and culture behind the Hebrew Bible fascinate the public as never before. From Bill Moyers's PBS series on Genesis to the massive circulation of Biblical Archeological Review to such bestsellers as The Book of J and Who Wrote the Bible... (read more)

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The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism (Religious Life in History Series)
The Way of Torah: An Introduction to Judaism (Religious Life in History Series)
by Jacob Neusner
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This classic text from one of the leading Judaic scholars today, THE WAY OF THE TORAH introduces students to Judaism via a three-pronged examination of its history, its scriptures, and its practices. Neusner first defines Judaism across time, showing its... (read more)

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To Pray as a Jew: A Guide to the Prayer Book and the Synagogue Service
To Pray as a Jew: A Guide to the Prayer Book and the Synagogue Service
by Hayim Halevy Donin
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Rabbi Donin offers a detailed guide to Jewish prayer which takes the reader through the entire prescribed course of Jewish liturgy, offering historical background, religious teaching, and practical instruction for each element of the service.Why do Jews... (read more)

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Tales of the Hasidim 2 Volumes in One
Tales of the Hasidim 2 Volumes in One
by Martin Buber
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This new paperback edition brings together volumes one and two of Buber's classic work Takes of the Hasidim, with a new foreword by Chaim Potok. Martin Buber devoted forty years of his life to collecting and retelling the legends of Hasidim. "Nowhere in... (read more)

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History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages (90 Edition)
History of Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages (90 Edition)
by Colette Sirat
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This book surveys the vast body of medieval Jewish philosophy, devoting ample discussion to major figures such as Saadiah Gaon, Maimonides, Abraham Ibn Ezra, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daoud, and Gersonides, as well as presenting the ancillary texts of... (read more)

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The Mystic Quest: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
The Mystic Quest: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism
by David S Ariel
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The Mystic Quest explains the major ideas and concepts of Jewish mystical thought in a way that the general reader can clearly understand. Drawing upon his own extensive research as well as on the growing body of scholarly material on the subject, Dr... (read more)

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Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible
Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible
by Joseph Telushkin
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In the tradition of Stephen Protheros Religious Literacy and Ken Daviss Dont Know Much About the Bible, Biblical Literacy is a one-stop course on the Bible that offers readers—whether religious or not—every Bible story and passage... (read more)

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Zionist Ideology (95 Edition)
Zionist Ideology (95 Edition)
by Gideon Shimoni
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The definitive study of the origins and evolution of Jewish nationalist ideology.... (read more)

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Modern Judaism : Oxford Guide (05 Edition)
Modern Judaism : Oxford Guide (05 Edition)
by Nicolas De Lange
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A comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, multi-authored guide to contemporary Jewish life and thought, focusing on social, cultural and historical aspects of Judaism alongside theological issues. This volume includes 38 newly-commissioned essays, including... (read more)

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Banality of Good and Evil : Moral Lessons From the Shoah and Jewish Tradition (99 Edition)
Banality of Good and Evil : Moral Lessons From the Shoah and Jewish Tradition (99 Edition)
by David R. Blumenthal
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Blumenthal develops a new theory of human behavior that identifies the social and psychological factors that foster both good and evil behavior.... (read more)

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