Books tagged: yiddish

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Jacob’s Voices: Reflections of a Wandering American Jew
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 61,120. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
An acclaimed U.S. professor of history finds his roots in a personal journey through Israel--and through assimilated America, academia, baseball, and family--headlong into deep tensions about country, culture, identity and religion. Worried about the commitment of Jews to their heritage, Auerbach (renowned author of Unequal Justice) shares his story and musings with insight, irony, and intensity.
Кольца на душе. Книга первая
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,250. Language: Russian. Published: October 3, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Когда будут подведены итоги еврейской литературы на идиш в целом,произведения Э.Шехтмана -"Эрев","Кольца на душе" и "Последний закат" - будут поставлены на первые места; ибо они являются биографией души народа...
Кольца на душе. Книга вторая.
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: Russian. Published: October 7, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
И не у той ли бездны я стою, Что вечному забвению начало? Стою меж двух миров и поколений, Меж старой раною и новой болью? На безвременье?
“Alte Sachen”: From The Life Of An Arab Scrap Dealer In Israel - A Middle East Short Story
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,390. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Urban
Ahmed is an Arab scrap dealer in the Holy Land, just like his grandfather who used to cart away the unwanted belongings of foreigners with his old horse wagon, yelling "Alte Sachen", that ancient Yiddish call for clutter.
An Unspoken Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 5,100. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » War
Two experiences weave together to reveal an unspoken truth, a story never told. A teenager journeys to the site of an unfathomable atrocity, with a survivor in tow. Sixty years earlier, a small village comes together in the face of danger, to solidify an act of pure love. An Unspoken Truth reminds us of the human cost of war and its far reaching affects on future generations.
Harvey Shmidlap Seeks the Perfect Cheesecake
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 98,780. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Distilled from Polish peasant stock Harvey Shmidlap is only destined for greatness in terms of his belt size. But he has a half baked plan to achieve fame. When the Eponymous Food Association, the international body for naming foods, tastes his mother's cheesecake, the name Shmidlap will live forever on people's lips! Harvey's hilarious quest to get the recipe from his mother is a delicious tale.
The Gostynin Shul
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Price: Free! Words: 75,200. Language: English. Published: November 6, 2012. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
The Gostynin Shul - A Yiddish history mystery. A Yiddish historian finds herself fending off an enraged Hasidic group intent on preserving its reputation, and a Boston society matron desperate to preserve her family's wealth and status.
Jewish Humor on Your Desktop: The Complete Collection
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,500. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Jewish Humor on Your Desktop is a series of seven interactive eBooks that bring hundreds of funny Jewish videos and anecdotes to your favorite screen -- desktop or laptop computer, Kindle, iPad, iPhone, Android phone or tablet. Each video is introduced with a short written commentary explaining its back story. This anthology includes the complete contents of all seven books in the series.
Towers to Nowhere
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 254,330. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
Russia at the turn of the century, a country beset by revolutionary tensions and upheavals, where Jews are increasingly threatened. From a straightforward commercial venture, Feivel’s voyage on a riverboat will turn into a series of adventures, some of them absurdly funny, some hair-raising. Few foresee that much worse is still in store for Jews, in this new century – but what to do about it?
The Second Mango
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Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2013 by Torquere Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
It's hard to find a girlfriend when you don't know any other lesbians, so the young, nerdy Queen Shulamit hires the legendary warrior Rivka to take her around the kingdom on the back of her dragon in search of other girls like her. But the simple quest quickly turns into a rescue mission when they discover a temple full of women turned to stone by an evil sorcerer.