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A Jew from Riga
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
The Book of Emet: The TRUE Story of Jesus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,400. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Biographical
This is the English translation of the Book of Emet, found in a cave outside of Nazareth in present-day Israel. It dates from 30 to 40 years after the death of Jesus of Nazareth. The author of this book is Jesus’ best friend from childhood, Emet son of Chaim. The Book of Emet tells a significantly different story of the life and death of Jesus than is found in the gospels of the New Testament.
A Journey to Heaven and Hell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011. Category: Fiction » Christian » General
Taken to Heaven by the angel Ambriel an ordinary man is given a message of hope. Shown both the wonders of Heaven and the horrors of Hell, he comes back with a redeeming message of love from the creator. Jesus reveals many keys of wisdom for humanity to read and understand in this testimony. Get this story today to help you advance your walk with the Lord. (Based on actual events)
Days of Destiny
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Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 69,550. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The Jewish Year under a Chassidic Microscope Like a good professional guide, Days of Destiny is alert, instructive and concise. As the year's red-letter days appear in turn, this guide points out to the reader — with all the luminous depth that Chassidus uncovers — exactly what underlies his praying or his fasting or his dancing.
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.
On the Trails of Tradition: Explorations of Jewish Life and Learning
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Academic rivalries, medical ethics, child brides, vegetarianism, aversion to pork, gift-giving—these and other familiar issues have a fascinating history among the diverse communities that have contributed to the Jewish tradition. Unfortunately this enthralling lore is often known only to scholarly specialists or readers of esoteric academic journals. Dr. Segal reveals them in pithy, fun essays.
Rocamora: Man of Masks
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 149,730. Language: English. Published: September 27, 2011 by Grey Gate Media LLC. Category: Fiction » Historical » Renaissance
At the insistence of his family, the handsome and charismatic Vicente enters the Dominican Order and is soon thrust into the scheming political hierarchy that rules Spain. The young man must survive assassination attempts from a growing list of ruthless foes in both Church and court, solve a centuries-old riddle to quell rumors of his own impurity of blood, and suppress his love for the Dona Maria
For Signs and for Seasons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,430. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history
A diverse collection of essays on the cycle of Jewish holy days. Each explores the interplay between the Torah and its interpretations by diverse types of personalities, ideologies and historical events. Written from a non-dogmatic perspective by an expert in Judaism, the essays were originally newspaper columns; they are designed to entertain and educate a wide audience with Segal's witty style.
NOBODY'S PERFECT
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Short stories of human imperfection by Edgar Award winning author Burl Barer. Burglars, psychopaths, students, con men, Rabbis, and the tragically irrational are all found in this cute little collection of humorous and, in some cases, disturbing stories.
My Skin Hurts A Biblical View on Black History
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Price: $19.95 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: English. Published: October 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Bibles
A biblical view on black people's past present and future, black history decoded in the holy bible.Starting backwards from the beginning,continuing in reverse to our present era and revealing our pending future;things that are to come hereafter.