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Nonfiction » History » Jewish
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 & 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.
Megaliths of Jewish Lost Tribes by Abraham Benhur
Price: Free! Words: 25,740. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Asian
There are two unresolved mysteries in history. One is the disappearance of the ten Israelite tribes that the Assyrians had enslaved and transported to their lands and put them to slave for the empire. They eventually disappeared from history, and the Bible refers to them as the ‘Lost People’. This is an effort to discover their survivors.
Riva and Yehuda Life Story: Tancman, Mohel, Tracz and Ben Eliezer Families by Dani Tracz
Price: Free! Words: 77,790. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Family history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A detailed biography of Riva and Yehuda, a Jewish couple born in Belarus and the Ukraine, and their ancestors going back to the 19th century detailing the complicated history of Jews in Eastern Europe.
From Egypt to Babylon: Reimagining Exodus in the Creation of Biblical Israel by Ronald A. Geobey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,980. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The historicity of Exodus has long been under attack, yet this story embodies the cultural memory par excellence of the people called Israel and the Jewish identity still present in modern times. This book approaches Exodus as a story developing in tandem with specific instances of identity crisis, culminating in a retrospective on those events characterised by a singular, binding literary motif.
1ed, Un unico Dios - Analisis de La Biblia. El motivo de ser del pueblo elegido by Alberto Canen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Religion, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
EL PORQUÉ DE LA CREACIÓN DEL PUEBLO JUDÍO El pueblo elegido, ¿elegido para qué? Adán y Eva, ¿los primeros de la humanidad o simplemente los primeros del pueblo hebreo? Los judíos, ¿fueron el ejército de Dios? Si hay un sólo Dios, ¿qué pasó con los otros dioses de la antigüedad? Jesús: ¿es Dios o un profeta? ¿Para qué un Mesías? ¿Llegó el Mesías? ¿De qué libera Jesús a la humanidad?
The Holy Bible: Paragraph Edition by KJV
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810,160. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by Michael Taylor. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Bibles, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
"The Holy Bible: Paragraph Edition" is faithful to the old beloved King James Version text, yet with the removal of the verse divisions. This allows the readers a unique and interesting perspective to bring the Scriptures together contextually.
Road to Emmaus by George Crabb
Price: $3.77 USD. Words: 21,920. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & 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 Jewish Connection by Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.21 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 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.
How They Lived: The Everyday Lives of Hungarian Jews, 1867-1940 by Andras Koerner
Price: $45.00 USD. Words: 61,310. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2016 by ceupress. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
This book documents the physical aspects of the lives of Hungarian Jews in the late 19th and early 20th centuries: the way they looked, the kind of neighborhoods and apartments they lived in, and the places where they worked. Regardless of whether they lived integrated within the majority society or in separate communities, they were an important and integral part of the nation.
Israel in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Hebrew Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Zionism, Jews and Arabs, Intifada, Gaza, Palestinians by Progressive Management (compiler)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 60,110. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
These two unique guides produced by the Department of Defense provide comprehensive information about all aspects of life in Israel, with a special emphasis on geography, history, the economy, society, security and military matters, religion, traditions, urban and rural life, ethnic groups, crime, the environment, government, holidays, gender issues and much more.
КРУГОВОРОТ ЕВРЕЕВ В ПРИРОДЕ. ТОМ 5 by Maksim Lyubomirov
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 146,640. Language: Russian. Published: December 8, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Сказание о геноциде евреев во время Первой Мировой войны и Гражданской войны в России. О том, как докопались они до сокрытого от глаз строения атомного ядра, изобрели компьютер, одержали победу над голодом, научились лечить заболевания крови и изобрели витамины. О том, как была уничтожена треть народа во время Холокоста. И как внесли евреи свой посильный вклад в победу над Германией и Японией.
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.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition) by Richard Raskin
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 98,760. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2015 by Quid Pro, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor & satire
The first book on Jewish humor in which individual jokes are singled out for comprehensive study, this classic book devotes a chapter to each of 8 major jokes, tracing its history & variants—and looking closely at the ways in which the comic behavior enacted in the punchline can be interpreted. One of the unique properties of classic Jewish jokes is openness to radically different interpretations.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore by Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.21 USD. Words: 27,270. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Uriah Phillips Levy declared himself “an American, a sailor, and a Jew." On his way to achieving the Navy's highest rank of Commodore, Levy faced pirates, a mutinous crew, and six courts-martial, which led to three dismissals from service. He helped abolish flogging as a means of punishment and saved Monticello (President Jefferson’s estate) from destruction.
КРУГОВОРОТ ЕВРЕЕВ В ПРИРОДЕ. ТОМ 6 by Maksim Lyubomirov
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 143,080. Language: Russian. Published: December 13, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Сказание о том, как жили евреи в послевоенное время. Как преследовали их по всему миру от Советского Союза до Аргентины. Как внесли они свой вклад в сокровищницу человечества: предотвратили Третью Мировую войну, начали атомную эру, раскрыли структуру ДНК, изобрели мобильный телефон, участвовали в создание кибернетики, космонавтики и генетической инженерии, победили полиомиелит и холеру.
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 & 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.
The Ark of the Covenant Operations Manual by Christopher Jordan
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,930. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » History » Jewish(5.00 from 1 review)
How to build an Ark and perform the miraculous feats of the Old Testament.
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.