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Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Lew Feldman 1930s Jewish Boxer From Brooklyn by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 3,340. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boxing
Lew Feldman was a very active boxer in both the lightweight and featherweight divisions of boxing, from 1927-1940. He fought Kid Chocolate for the featherweight championship of the world in 1932. Lew was a native of Scotland but came to Brooklyn early in his life. He was raised on the rough streets of Brownsville. I have used contemporary newspaper accounts to chronicle many of Feldman's bouts.
Jewish Humor on Your Desktop: The Complete Collection by Al Kustanowitz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 138,500. Language: American English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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.
A Glass Half Full by Esther Pinskier
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Esther Pinskier began life in Warsaw, Poland in January 1926 - 13 years before the start of World War II. Despite the back story, Esther's positivity and descriptions of life in post-war Paris, Australia and other parts of the world make this a fascinating read and in important social history document.
The Gates of Our Exodus by James Vendeland
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,460. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Russian
The plight of Soviet Jews is a story not well known in the West. We feel privileged to write the English translation of excerpts from Felix Kandel's The Gates of Our Exodus. The persecution of Jews always existed in Russia, but in the time of Stalin discrimination and oppression of Jews became an everyday government policy supported with enthusiasm by the Russian populace.
L'Interpretazione dei Detti Segreti del Vangelo di Tommaso by Nicolò Scalzo
You set the price! Words: 16,500. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A più di sessant’anni dalla scoperta del Vangelo di Tommaso (il papiro ritrovato a Nag Hammadi nel 1945), questo libro riesce a dare un'interpretazione coerente ed efficace ai suoi detti più enigmatici restituendoci, di Gesù, il ritratto di un ateo alla ricerca del divino. Il libro è dunque una sfida avvincente per coloro che cercano il Gesù "storico".
Jerusalem: Correcting the International Discourse - How the West Gets Jerusalem Wrong by Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 50,020. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The Holy City of Jerusalem is one of the most contentious facets of the Arab-Israel conflict. In this volume, Nadav Shragai, who served as a journalist and commentator at Ha'aretz between 1983 and 2009 and has documented the dispute over Jerusalem for thirty years, offers a fresh perspective that seeks to correct the international discourse on the future of the city.
The Jewish Connection by Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,690. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Biography
Over the centuries the Jewish people have been persecuted and had their beliefs tested in a variety of ways. The more than fifty individuals profiled in The Jewish Connection are but a few who overcame challenges to make contributions to society. The reader will gain an appreciation of Jewish history and culture by reading the stories of scientists, inventors, athletes, entertainers, and others.
The Apocalypse Code by Alexei Grigoriev
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,130. Language: Russian. Published: May 13, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Предсказание о будущем - тайна откровения Иоанна Богослова. «Иди, Даниил; ибо сокрыты и запечатаны слова сии до последнего времени. Многие очистятся, убелятся и переплавлены будут в искушении; нечестивые же будут поступать нечестиво, и не уразумеет сего никто из нечестивых, а мудрые уразумеют.» Книга Пророка Даниила глава 12 ст. 9-10
Cazando hienas. Simón Wiesenthal, el Mossad y los criminales de guerra by Carlos Golberg
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 34,420. Language: Spanish. Published: December 13, 2012 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
En un texto de lectura apasionante y conmovedora, se narra la vida de Simon Wiessenthal, sobreviviente de varios campos de concrentración alemanes, quien dedicara su vida a localizar y llevar al banquillo de los acusados a algunos de los nazis responsables de tanto dolor.
The Last Goodbye by Edith Hofmann
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2012 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The Last Goodbye is a book of pictures and poems inspired by the author's experiences during World War 2 in the Lodz Ghetto in Poland, and as a prisoner at Auschwitz, in the Kristianstadt labour camp in Silesia and finally liberation at Belsen. Dedicated to each of the six million men, women and children who died.
The Flavian Jewish War: A Senecan Tragedy by Suresh Shenoy
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 66,690. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The very mention of Flavius Josephus raises the hackels of his Jewish compatriots, even after two millennia. He has been commonly known as the traitor to his nation who joined the Flavian Romans in destroying Judaea and the Herodian Temple at Jerusalem. My study shows that in fact Josephus was a loyal Jewish citizen and a secret enemy of the Flavian Romans.
Gli Arabi in Israele by Gabriele Zweilawyer
Price: Free! Words: 10,460. Language: Italian. Published: March 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
La traduzione del documento "The Arabs in Israel", redatto dal Governo Israeliano nel 1952. Anche questo secondo volume di Zhistorica è ricco di link ipertestuali e box di commento che lo rendono particolarmente adatto alla fruizione tramite device dotati di connessione ad internet.
The Jewish Background of Indian People by Abraham Benhur
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 75,460. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
Resurrection takes place from the grave. A new history is born from these graves. This is the story of a tribe which set out 2700 years ago from Israel and their arrival at the Southern most part of India through the ancient Northern and Southern Trade Routes.
Legacy of Rescue: A Daughter's Tribute by Marta Fuchs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 46,640. Language: American English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
An illustrated intergenerational memoir of the author’s father and the Commanding Officer who saved him and over 100 other Hungarian Jewish men in forced labor under his command during the Holocaust. Captured by the liberating Russian Army, Zoltán Kubinyi died a year later in a Siberian labor camp. Due to Morton Fuchs' testimony, he was posthumously honored as a Righteous Among the Nations.
The Diary of a Young Girl (ESL/EFL Version) by Qiliang Feng
Series: Million-Word Reading Projecct Collection III. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
This book is Volume III-13 of the series of readers of Million-Word Reading Project (MWRP). It is suitable for readers with a basic vocabulary of 1,500 words. This book is rewritten from “The Diary of a Young Girl” by Anne Frank. It is a diary kept by Anne Frank while she was in hiding for two years with her family during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
The Mystery of Rabbi Moishe by Laszlo Malota
Price: Free! Words: 3,970. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
For my grandfather, who will forever remain in Auschwitz. My father could forgive my grandfather only moments before his death. I heard this true story from him about a special man who was able to do something wonderful for the person who caused the most painful thing in the world to him. This is their story.
Talmudic Storytelling: Timeless Lessons from the Ancient Sages by Hershey Harry Friedman
Price: Free! Words: 69,190. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Talmud
About 2,000 years ago, the sages of the Talmud used storytelling teach lessons in ethics and morality. Appearing in their stories are God, Elijah the Prophet, Biblical figures such as Abraham and Moses, Satan, animals, nature and - even - each other.
Road to Emmaus by George Crabb
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Prophecy, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Imagine walking with Jesus as he illustrates where his story is told in the Old Testament scriptures. The Bible tells of these two men listening to him for seven miles on their way from Jerusalem to the village of Emmaus. As they walked along listening to him, their heart's burned with goodness. Perhaps as you read this book and see the pictures of Jesus your heart will burn as well.
The Auschwitz Bergen-Belsen Trials by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,440. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Juana Bormann was one of three women who were tried after the European theater of World War II concluded in May 1945. The others, her colleagues, were much younger, in their 20s. Bormann worked at one of six Nazi extermination camps for Jews in Poland, i.e. Auschwitz, during 1943-1944. She was later transferred to Bergen-Belsen, which was classified as a work camp. She wreaked havoc and death.
Ani Yosef by George Crabb
Price: $5.77 USD. Words: 38,650. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Eschatology
He had a miraculous birth. He was the father's favored and beloved son. His brothers who were the shepherds of the fathers flock hated him and conspired to murder him. He was sold for pieces of silver. Handed over to the gentiles and later falsely accused. He was punished even though he was innocent. Who was described? Joseph or Jesus? This book will show how amazingly close they are.