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Choose Life! 8 Chassidic Stories for the Jewish New Year
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,440. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2011 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Rebbe Zusha of Hanipoli was once walking down the street when he was asked by a Russian police officer, “Where are you going?” Where are you going? That question - which is especially pertinent during the days of Rosh Hashanah, the Ten Days of Repentance, and Yom Kippur - is explored through the lens of Chassidus in these eight short stories retold by Libi Astaire.
Pass Over to Freedom: 15 Jewish Tales for Passover
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,590. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
The Passover Seder is a time when Jewish families gather together to retell the story of the Exodus from Egypt. It is also a time when we share stories about our Sages, such as the 15 stories in this book. Join Rabbi Elimelech of Lyzhensk, Rabbi Shmelke of Nikolsburg, the Chofetz Chaim and others in this journey to discover why the Passover Seder night really is different from all other nights.
Matzo Ball Soup - The Balls that Bobbed in the Broth that Bubbe Brewed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,160. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Religious / Jewish
Jewish families celebrate Shabbat after sundown on Friday evenings. In this story, Bubbe prepares for the Shabbat meal by making her family's favorite soup.
Jacob's Return
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 161,650. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Jacob Goldman is on vacation with his family in Hawaii when tragedy strikes and devastates them all. Reeling, Jacob can no longer hide from who he has become and is forced to confront his worst fears. The search for answers takes Jacob from his native San Francisco to his wife's Salt Grass Reservation home and then back to Hawaii once more.
The World Is Built With Kindness: 15 Chassidic Tales for Shavuos
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,120. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 by Aster Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish
"The world is built with kindness," King David wrote in Psalm 89. And he should know. He was the great-grandson of Ruth, the Jewish convert who is known as the embodiment of kindness--and whose story we read on the holiday of Shavuos. The Chassidic masters also turned performing acts of kindness into a fine art. In these 15 tales they show us the way to build a world of kindness for ourselves.
Children's Picture Book: How to Chanukah
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Price: Free! Words: 300. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2013 by Sarah Mazor. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Hanukkah
How to Chanukah is a children's picture book that explains why we celebrate eight days of Chanukah every year. Lovely and lighthearted rhymes describe the miracle of the one little untainted can of oil found in the Holy Temple, with enough oil for one night's lighting, which lasted for the full eight days. How to Chanukah also recommends that Chanukah gifts should be of the literary kind.
The Purim Story
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 740. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2014 by Sarah Mazor. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion / Bible Stories / Old Testament
Lovely rhymes and wonderful images relate the Story of Purim to young children in a fun and enjoyable fashion. The holiday of Purim is celebrated every year in the month of Adar, four weeks before Passover. Purim is plural for the word Pur, which means "lot". It refers to the evil plot of wicked Haman who drew lots to determine the day to eliminate the Jewish people living in the Persian Empire.