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Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Twist: Short Stories from Life by Ed Semon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Social history
As a Jewish freshman at the University of Wisconsin at Madison right after WWII, Ed Semon began adult life. He went on to be a businessman, a teacher, a husband and father, the kind of man who was interesting to others and interested in others. This collection is filled with vignettes featuring people who left an impression on him and his own experiences, in total: a life story, a rich tapestry.
Samuel, Seer by Gordon C. Krantz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
From his mother’s prayers for a son, to his old age, this fictional autobiography based on First Samuel follows Samuel’s life from his childhood calling in the Temple at Shiloh to leadership of Israel and the crowning of two kings.
How They Lived: The Everyday Lives of Hungarian Jews, 1867-1940 by Andras Koerner
Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by ceupress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
This book documents the physical aspects of the lives of Hungarian Jews in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: the way they looked, the kind of neighborhoods and apartments they lived in, and the places where they worked. Regardless of whether they lived integrated within the majority society or in separate communities, they were an important and integral part of the nation.
The Cochin Jewish Book of Meat and Fish by Dr Essie Sassoon, Bala Menon, & Kenny Salem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Tamarind Tree Books Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Jewish & Kosher, Nonfiction » History » Jewish(4.00 from 1 review)
For 2000 years, the Jews of Cochin from India's Malabar coast adhered to dietary laws of the Hebrew Bible. Coconut milk-laced, spiced, aromatic dishes of grain, vegetables and permitted meats and fish became quintessentially kosher and Jewish. Coriander, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper and coconut dominate their cuisine. The Cochinis in Israel still serve/enjoy the same traditional Kerala fare.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore by Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
Иерусалим. Рождение и гибель Великого города by WP IP GEB
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The book Vinogradov A.G. "Jerusalem. Birth and destruction of Great сity" is devoted to localization, flowering and destruction me-tropolis of world religions.
Road to Emmaus by George Crabb
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Imagine walking with Jesus as he illustrates where his story is told in the Old Testament scriptures. The Bible tells of these two men listening to him for seven miles on their way from Jerusalem to the village of Emmaus. As they walked along listening to him, their heart's burned with goodness. Perhaps as you read this book and see the pictures of Jesus your heart will burn as well.
The Diary of a Young Girl (ESL/EFL Version) by Qiliang Feng
Series: Million-Word Reading Projecct Collection III. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book is Volume III-13 of the series of readers of Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP). It is suitable for readers with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words. This book is rewritten from “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank. It is a diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
Ani Yosef by George Crabb
Price: $5.77 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Eschatology
He had a miraculous birth. He was the father's favored and beloved son. His brothers who were the shepherds of the fathers flock hated him and conspired to murder him. He was sold for pieces of silver. Handed over to the gentiles and later falsely accused. He was punished even though he was innocent. Who was described? Joseph or Jesus? This book will show how amazingly close they are.
Israel in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Hebrew Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Zionism, Jews and Arabs, Intifada, Gaza, Palestinians by Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Israel, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition) by Richard Raskin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
Israel, A Nation of Warriors by Moshe Katz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Much has been written about Jewish history, but rarely has the “fighting history” of the Jewish people been told. “Israel, A Nation of Warriors” traces the fighting heritage and history of the Hebrew warrior. It examines the modern Israeli close quarter combat system, Krav Maga, analyzes its components and attributes, and the reasons it is sought after by security forces worldwide.
Chronicles and Commentaries by Eliezer Segal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The controversial history of sermons, the physics and philosophy of rainbows, lions in the synagogue, hares in the Greek Bible, the gold standard, God in human disguise—these are but a few of the many topics that are introduced in this lively miscellany of glimpses into exotic frontiers of Jewish literature, history and tradition. An all-new compendium of short, witty studies by Dr. Eliezer Segal.
My Search For the True Jesus Christ by Dennis J. Foley
Price: $5.90 USD. Words: 25,320. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
This book is the result of my personal life long rejection of the conventional story of Christ, from as early as age 12, and my search for true history, in general. The results of my efforts, led me to discover what I believe was and is the True Christ, the basis of this book in my series of books. My sources include the extensive 'Cycles of Cuhuillone' and the lore of the 'Woman of Sorrow'...
The Flavian Jewish War: A Senecan Tragedy by Suresh Shenoy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The very mention of Flavius Josephus raises the hackels of his Jewish compatriots, even after two millennia. He has been commonly known as the traitor to his nation who joined the Flavian Romans in destroying Judaea and the Herodian Temple at Jerusalem. My study shows that in fact Josephus was a loyal Jewish citizen and a secret enemy of the Flavian Romans.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes by Abraham Benhur
Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
The Jewish Background of Indian People by Abraham Benhur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Resurrection takes place from the grave. A new history is born from these graves. This is the story of a tribe which set out 2700 years ago from Israel and their arrival at the Southern most part of India through the ancient Northern and Southern Trade Routes.
A Historical Tour of the Holy Land by ratzerholyland
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Hebrew Scriptures, First and Second Temples, Canaanites – Israelites, Assyrians – Babylonians, Greeks – Romans, Christianity – Judaism – Islam, Crusaders – Mamelukes, State of Israel. You will meet them all, and more, on the pages of A Historical Tour of the Holyland as you tour from event to event in the history of this small piece of land nestled between Egypt and the Fertile Crescent.
Jews and the Law by Ari Mermelstein, Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, & Marc Galanter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
Колбасная эмиграция by Анатолий Стеклов
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,290. Language: Russian. Published: May 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Повесть Анатолия Стеклова «Колбасная эмиграция» это свидетельский рассказ о массовом исходе евреев из Советского Союза в 1970-90 годах. Как это было и почему...