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Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Against the Grain: A Historian's Journey by Jerold S. Auerbach
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,850. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
AGAINST THE GRAIN is a collection of challenging and insightful essays from a reflective American historian. Jerold Auerbach, Professor Emeritus at Wellesley (where he taught 40 years), writes in the Foreword how his academic career and his time in Israel "each in its own distinctive way converged to liberate me from my past as a non-Jewish Jew." The historian reflects back on this dilemma.
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 » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
Eden Evolution by Walter Parks
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
The Bible tells us that God created us in the Garden of Eden. Scientific evidence points to us evolving from lower animals. Eden Evolution analyzes the dichotomies between the two and suggests how both can be correct.
Ancestors and Enemies: Essays on Melungeons by Phyllis Starnes
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 55,740. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013 by Panther's Lodge. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Collection by two researchers involved in the astonishing resurgence of the Melungeons tells this Appalachian group's history and downfall in a coherent, chronological fashion for the first time. Never has genealogy been so exciting!
Chant of Ages; Cry of Cotton by Louis Schmier
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,800. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The beginnings of the contemporary Jewish community in Valdosta, Georgia, starts with the arrival of two Jewish confederate veterans, Abraham Ehrlich and Benjamin Kaul, in 1866 and ends with the formal establishment of the present-day congregation in 1908. It is a very warm, personal tale of three Jewish families who became revered as members of Valdosta's socially prominent "new moss."
Paul of Tarsus: A First Century Radical by Anne Davison
Series: In Brief, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,900. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Middle East, Nonfiction » History » Middle East(5.00 from 1 review)
This book looks at the radical Jew of the First Century who challenged the status quo. Including useful maps it should appeal to the general reader who wants to learn about the man from Tarsus from a historical perspective rather than the more usual avenue, through Scripture.
Klan Rags: A True Story of Jewish Defiance in 1920s Alabama by Lawrence David Weiss
Price: $1.25 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: American English. Published: September 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » History » American
This is the true story of a Jewish rag dealer in 1920s Huntsville Alabama who defied the local Ku Klux Klan. The Klan was determined to drive him out of town...or worse. Everyone expected blood in the streets. This is a tense but inspirational story with an unanticipated ending.
Howdy My Name Is - - by Robert Ray Moon
Price: Free! Words: 9,100. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A Short collection of Bible Heroes from Adam to Moses. Each hero tells his own story in his own words with a bit of ad lib. Each hero stays with the Biblical truth while remaining human.
Revealing Mistaken Identities by Anita Belle
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 68,020. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious Intolerance, Persecution & Conflict
Revealing Mistaken Identities presents the War on Drugs from the perspective of the black woman who was the attorney for 7 of the 8 cases that sued the CIA for its role in distributing imported illegal drugs into America's segregated black neighborhoods. This book reveals the CIA's motive for drugging black communities, that is, to cover up that certain African-Americans are biological Jews.
Athens, WI: The Place Where Time Stood Still by Ed Semon
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 36,770. Language: American English. Published: June 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
The real power of memory lies in the richness of experience a town such as Athens offered. Daily we played, fished, swam and hung out together. We were inseparable from our friends. How often in any personʼs life does someone buried deep in your memory, someone you have not spoken to in five decades call to say, “Eddie! Remember me!”
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
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 » Jewish
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.
Day Trips to Jewish History by Libi Astaire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 91,120. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Aster Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Who was the New World's first Jewish author? Why did some medieval moneychangers cover their hair? Which Jewish woman became queen of a North African people? And what's the truth about the story that claims Hebrew almost became the official language of the United States? Join journalist and historical novelist Libi Astaire for a fascinating journey down some of the less-traveled roads of the past.
How Many Guards at the Tomb? by Anthony Horvath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by apgroup. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Christian art portrays the tomb on Easter morn as being guarded by just two Roman guards, leading both Christians and non-Christians to give credence to an explanation that was roundly dismissed at the time: the guards simply fell asleep. In this series of essays, Christian apologist Anthony Horvath shows how artist's portrayals are not only inaccurate, but undermine what they seek to honor.
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 » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
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".
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 » Jewish
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.
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 » Holocaust
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.
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 » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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.
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 » 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.