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Time of Sorrow
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Price: Free! Words: 3,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
While studing to become a rabbi at a yeshivah in Jersusalem, Peter Ostrowski witnesses a senseless act of violence that causes him to abandon the religious life. When he stumbles across the writings of Leo Pinsker, an equally disaffected seventeenth century, Polish Jew, Peter grasps what needs to be done to salvage his fractured humanity.
Two Pockets
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Price: Free! Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
According to Hasidic tradition, everyone must have two pockets, so they can reach into the one or the other, according to need. In the right pocket are to be the words: ‘For my sake was the world created,’ and in the left: ‘I am dust and ashes.’
The Origin of Sorrow
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 224,130. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011 by Combustoica. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
In the 1770s, the Jews of Frankfurt are trapped, both physically by the walls of the ghetto within which they must dwell, and in a larger sense by the rules of a society in which they are outcasts, legally debased and barely suffered to live. And yet within those confines they find life, in all its glories and tragedies. This rich novel is filled with real emotion, history, and characters.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 1: Simple Chaim
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,770. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A young girl's world is falling apart. The Czar has commanded the Cossacks to attack her little village in the Pale of Russia. Only her frail mother's faith in an ancient legend, the Lamed-Vav, stands between Raizel and the total loss of all she loves. A simple tinker has come to the village. Could he be one of the mysterious Lamed-Vav? Could his simple acts of kindness be the village's salvation?
The Whole Megillah: A Benny Cooperman Mystery
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,960. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012 by Bev Editions. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Benny Cooperman, the most endearing private eye in literature, is sprung from small-town Grantham and working in Toronto. A dealer in rare books asks him to investigate the theft of an ancient Jewish manuscript. While Benny is immersed in the strange world of antique book collectors, his client turns up dead and the robbery isn't all it seems. A short mystery starring Canada’s great detective.
The Rabbi, the Vampire, and the Mitzvot
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,030. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
(SHORT STORY) Some people have life-and-death problems. Simeon Black faces an undeath and dead-death problem. Simeon is a vampire, recently and unwilling turned. He must drink blood to live, well, to undie, but he is also an observant Jew. The mitzvot forbid ingesting blood. They also forbid suicide, so that's no way out, either. In desperation, Simeon turns to Rabbi Michael Rosenbaum for help.
¿Fiestas Judías o Fiestas de Yahweh? Libro 2: El Día de Reposo (Shabat)
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,010. Language: Spanish. Published: July 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Messianic Judaism
A. A. Candelaria nos introduce las celebraciones de Israel desde un punto de vista bíblico, identificando y echando a un lado las prácticas tradicionales que contradicen la Palabra del Altísimo. En este segundo libro de la serie, el autor discute el día de reposo (shabat).