Books tagged: yom kippur

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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.
Slow Fire: Jewish Notes from Berlin
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 96,530. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Berlin--East and West, day and night--in the 80s before the Wall fell. Through the eyes of a U.S. philosophy student. And Jewish, which makes for moments awkward, poignant, crass, funny, and always lurking. A city was divided, America the occupier, and the cigarettes not named Salem because it sounds too Jewish. The debut memoirs from the author of Moral Clarity, a N.Y. Times "2008 Notable Book."
Understanding Judaism for Young People
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,100. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Religion and Spirituality
Judaism is one of the world’s main religions but to children who were not bought up in that faith it may be a mystery. We live in a multi-cultural world where it is important for everyone to have some understanding of the key religions. This guide for young people offers a simple explanation to some of Judaism’s main features.
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.
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.
Jacob's Ladder
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,130. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
What happens when man and arch-angel meet and are forced to take action without any command to do so? What decisions must they arrive at despite the eons old silence of the One who rules them? How do they react to evil and good in their own way? How do they interpret the silence of the heavens? This is the story of “Jacob's Ladder” which is a mythical, fable-like discourse between man and angel.
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.
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 83,310. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Short stories - single author
Ancient Tales, Modern Legends, a short story collection by Ted William Gross presents the reader with engaging and thought-provoking stories spanning the ages. Covering subjects of love, loss, pain, desire, need, frustration and hope these stories are meant to entertain as well leave an indelible impression upon the reader. Some of these stories can be purchased individually in E-Book format.
The Real Teachings of The Bible!
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 80,160. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
This Book will cover many areas of the human experience ... answering many questions not from a denominational perspective, but from the Bible’s perspective.
Land-Based Air Power in Third World Crises: A Look at Different Types of Crises, Mayaguez Incident, Bay of Pigs, Yom Kippur War, Sub-Saharan Africa
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,560. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Military
The basic thrust of this study is to demonstrate the utility and limitations of land-based aircraft when used to attain political objectives in crises occurring in the third world. Crises, when used in the context of this study, are viewed primarily as a series of interactions between or within states for which there exists the perception of a high probability of war.