Books tagged: judaism

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Kapparot
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
What happens when one man is allowed to view the most intimate of discussions between another man and his God? How does one react when hearing another judge God in the same way he judges himself? How does one truly atone for deeds they wish they had not done? “Kapparot” is a story of that long lost world where humility, compassion and honesty are crucial to the discovery of oneself.
Elijah's Coins
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 8,760. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
"Elijah's Coins" is a historical fiction story in which the biblical Elijah appears in more recent times to grant those who wish the ability to change the course of their lives. A beggar sits on a street in Warsaw with his hand out for coins. Two people answer the request. Then fate intervenes and the two are offered a choice which will effect generations to come.
Wild Flowers: From a Garden of Jewish Verse
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,780. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Songs of love, songs of war, songs of faith. An unusual collection of poems reflecting the dreams and sense of wonder of a gifted Jewish poet who conveys the tenderness of man’s agonies and loves, his despairs and his hopes, his failings and dreams. Herb Brin’s poems resonate with a deep sense of history, from the battlegrounds of World War II to the tragedy of the Holocaust.
Nobody Died Laughing: Poems of Witness to Millennia of Madness Against the Jews
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Light, joyful poetry you will not find here, but poems infused with passion, pain, and indignation, as Herb Brin sweeps through millennia of Jewish history. He encompasses the passing of human life, conveying the innocence of childhood, the agonies of childbirth, the sorrows of aging.
Poems from the Rubio
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
A moving collection of poems reflecting Herb Brin’s love of nature and his passion for the Jewish spirit. His verses reflect the laughter, the sorrows and the eternal triumphs of a man – and of a people. Praise for Poems from the Rubio: “How a journalist, how an editor could also be a brilliant poet is a source of astonishment – and of gratitude.” –Elie Wiesel, Nobel winner, Literature
Ich Bin Ein Jude: Travels through Europe on the Edge of Savagery
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
In a proud affirmation, “Ich bin ein Jude” – I am a Jew -- journalist and poet Herb Brin retraces the train routes over which boxcars transported millions of Jews to their bitter fate during the Holocaust. Boarding in Istanbul in 1978, Herb travels through Greece, Yugoslavia, and Austria, then onward to Poland, where he visits the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Majdanek.
Beyond All Religion
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament
How all the major religions were created upon a bedrock of lies. Christianity: Two Popes admitted that Christ was a fable. Moses was based upon the life and legends of Sargon the Great. Moses never existed, and there is no evidence in Egypt of 600,000 men, women, and children escaping Pharaoh. Mormonism: The founder, Joseph Smith, was convicted in a court of law as an impostor (con man) in 1826.
Shouting for Justice: The Journey of a Jewish Journalist
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
This memoir of Herb Brin reveals a truly unique American life, the story of a courageous journalist, publisher, and poet, who was a tireless fighter, both for his people and for justice. Born in 1915 to a poor Chicago family of immigrants, Herb became a gangland reporter in 1930s Chicago, served as an army reporter during World War II, then covered top stories of the century.
Israelis and Palestinians Both Like Food
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Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Immediex Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
A look at the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 4: Love and the Golem
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
Finally! All the threads of the first three Lamed-Vav stories are woven together into a climactic tale. As Raizel and Valery race to save Nissim from certain death at the hands of a sinister Gestapo general, there is much more at stake than their son's life. The Lamed-Vav's essence of kindness and compassion may not prove to be enough. The dark power of the Golem may be neccesary.