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Bodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced Into Prostitution in the Americas
Bodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced Into Prostitution in the Americas
by Isabel Vincent
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In the second half of the 19th century several thousand impoverished young Jewish women from Eastern Europe were forced into prostitution in the frontier colonies of Latin America, South Africa, India and parts of the United States. These unwitting... (read more)

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Insecure Prosperity: Small-Town Jews in Industrial America, 1890-1940
Insecure Prosperity: Small-Town Jews in Industrial America, 1890-1940
by Ewa Morawska
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This captivating story of the Jewish community in Johnstown, Pennsylvania reveals a pattern of adaptation to American life surprisingly different from that followed by Jewish immigrants to metropolitan areas. Although four-fifths of Jewish immigrants did... (read more)

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Flory: A Miraculous Story of Survival
Flory: A Miraculous Story of Survival
by Flory A Van Beek
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In 1939, as the Nazi occupation grew from threat to reality, the Jewish population throughout Europe faced heart-wrenching decisions—to flee and lose their homes or to go into hiding, hoping against all odds to avoid the fate of being... (read more)

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Two Jews on a Train: Stories from the Old Country and the New
Two Jews on a Train: Stories from the Old Country and the New
by Adam Biro
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"Somewhere between Isaac Bashevis Singer and Morey Amsterdam."—Kirkus Reviews Two Jews were on a train: "All Eastern European Jewish jokes start this way, or almost," says Adam Biro, who has assembled this rich volume of such stories, tales in... (read more)

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Man Is Wolf to Man
Man Is Wolf to Man
by Janusz Bardach
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The gripping tale of a man's ability to survive the hard labor camps of the Soviet gulag.... (read more)

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The Secret War Against the Jews: How Western Espionage Betrayed the Jewish People
The Secret War Against the Jews: How Western Espionage Betrayed the Jewish People
by John Loftus
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A hugely controversial work that exposes a series of scandals from Oliver North to the British royal family, The Secret War Against the Jews reveals as much about political corruption inside Western intelligence as it does about Israel. Using thousands... (read more)

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Hope, Not Fear: A Path to Jewish Renaissance
Hope, Not Fear: A Path to Jewish Renaissance
by Edgar Bronfman
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Advance Praise for Hope, Not Fear “Edgar M. Bronfmans new, provocative volume is a Jewish leaders personal quest for new answers to timeless questions; it will certainly challenge many readers concerned with Judaisms future.” —Elie... (read more)

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Hillel: If Not Now, When?
Hillel: If Not Now, When?
by Joseph Telushkin
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Part of the Jewish Encounter series “What is hateful unto you, do not do unto your neighbor. That is the whole Torah, all the rest is commentary. Now, go and study.”   This is the most famous teaching of Hillel, one of the greatest... (read more)

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Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America
Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America
by Ruth Gruber
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Basis for the CBS Mini-series Starring Natasha Richardson. "The words leaped at me from The Washington Post. 'I have decided,' President Franklin Delano Roosevelt announced, 'that approximately 1,000 refugees should be immediately brought from Italy... (read more)

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The Way of the Kabbalist: A User's Guide to Technology for the Soul
The Way of the Kabbalist: A User's Guide to Technology for the Soul
by Yehuda Berg
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Bestselling author Berg describes exactly what those who practice Kabbalah do and why they do it. What might appear to the curious but unknowing as mysterious rules and rituals are in fact the tools students use to achieve goals such as love, purity... (read more)

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Hiding in the Spotlight: A Musical Prodigy's Story of Survival, 1941-1946
Hiding in the Spotlight: A Musical Prodigy's Story of Survival, 1941-1946
by Greg Dawson
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Zhanna, a young Jewish girl from Ukraine, also happens to be a gifted piano prodigy and is giving concerts by the age of six. When disaster strikes her hometown and her family is condemned to exile and execution, Zhanna manages to escape the famed Nazi... (read more)

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The Will to Live on: Reclaiming the Jewish Heritage
The Will to Live on: Reclaiming the Jewish Heritage
by Herman Wouk
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Herman Wouk has ranged in his novels from the mighty narrative of The Caine Mutiny and the warm, intimate humor of Marjorie Morningstar to the global panorama of The Winds of War and War and Remembrance. All these powers merge in this major new work of... (read more)

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Jewish Community of Shreveport (Img)
Jewish Community of Shreveport (Img)
by Eric J Brock
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The Jewish presence in northwest Louisiana actually predates the establishment of Shreveport in 1836. From the very beginning, Jews have been part of the city's civic, social, and mercantile life. Pioneer settlers began holding services in private homes... (read more)

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An Autobiography
An Autobiography
by Salomon Maimon
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The life of the brilliant, bedraggled, picaresque Jewish philosopher -- one of the great thinkers of the eighteenth century.... (read more)

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Taking Stock: A Spiritual Guide to Rising Above Life's Financial Ups and Downs
Taking Stock: A Spiritual Guide to Rising Above Life's Financial Ups and Downs
by Benjamin Blech
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This title shows readers how to move toward a life view in which success is defined by spiritual clarity, not by money.... (read more)

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Tikkun Reader
Tikkun Reader
by Michael Lerner
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Tikkun (teokun): To heal, repair, and transform the world. The Tikkun Reader is a collection of the best of Tikkun magazine from the past 20 years, providing the most cohesive collection of writings that articulate the progressive, left leaning religious... (read more)

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God Was Not in the Fire: The Search for a Spiritual Judaism
God Was Not in the Fire: The Search for a Spiritual Judaism
by Daniel Gordis
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Contemporary Jews seeking a path toward spirituality and a renewal of faith will find it in this fresh look at the traditional rituals, prayers, celebrations, and ethical teachings of Judaism. "This book makes its case for returning to one's Jewish roots,... (read more)

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Nano: Technology of Mind Over Matter
Nano: Technology of Mind Over Matter
by Rav P S Berg
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Public interest in the connection between science and religion has recently become very high, but the subject has long been studied by Kabbalists. Years before “nano” entered the vernacular as an abbreviation for “nanotechnology&... (read more)

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A Child Al Confino: The True Story of a Jewish Boy and His Mother in Mussolini's Italy
A Child Al Confino: The True Story of a Jewish Boy and His Mother in Mussolini's Italy
by Eric Lamet
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Eric Lamet was only seven years old when the Nazis invaded Vienna--and changed his life and the lives of all European Jews forever. Five days after Hitler marches, Eric Lamet and his parents flee for their lives. His father goes back to his native Poland-... (read more)

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Over the Rooftops of Time: Jewish Stories, Essays, Poems (Suny Series, Modern Jewish Literature & Culture)
Over the Rooftops of Time: Jewish Stories, Essays, Poems (Suny Series, Modern Jewish Literature & Culture)
by Myra Sklarew
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 191-194) and index.... (read more)

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