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Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Haym Solomon: The Jew Behind the Revolutionary Money by Allison Bruning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2016 by Marfa House. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Revolutionary, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
There are a few unspoken heroes of the American Revolutionary War that made it possible for the creation of the United States. Haym Solomon is one of these men. Haym provided the financial means for a young United States to survive when all hope seemed lost.
A Living Memory: Immortality for Sarra Copia Sulam by Kathleen Ann Gonzalez
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,470. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Venice contains many remarkable historical figures. One deserving recognition is Sarra Copia Sulam, a Jewish writer who was publicly attacked by the men who benefitted from her learning and generosity. The only Jewish woman to host a literary salon in the seventeenth century, Sarra overcame such censure to remain true to her faith and to produce writings that have ensured her "living memory."
The Holy Bible: Paragraph Edition by KJV
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 810,150. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2016 by Michael Taylor. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and 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.
The Mystery of Rabbi Moishe by Laszlo Malota
You set the price! 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.
Twist: Short Stories from Life by Ed Semon
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,220. Language: American English. Published: June 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Social history
As a Jewish freshman at the University of Wisconsin at Madison right after WWII, Ed Semon began adult life. He went on to be a businessman, a teacher, a husband and father, the kind of man who was interesting to others and interested in others. This collection is filled with vignettes featuring people who left an impression on him and his own experiences, in total: a life story, a rich tapestry.
Samuel, Seer by Gordon C. Krantz
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 52,280. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2016 by The Electric Scroll. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
From his mother’s prayers for a son, to his old age, this fictional autobiography based on First Samuel follows Samuel’s life from his childhood calling in the Temple at Shiloh to leadership of Israel and the crowning of two kings.
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.
The Cochin Jewish Book of Meat and Fish by Dr Essie Sassoon, Bala Menon, & Kenny Salem
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2016 by Tamarind Tree Books Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits » Jewish & Kosher, Nonfiction » History » Jewish(4.00 from 1 review)
For 2000 years, the Jews of Cochin from India's Malabar coast adhered to dietary laws of the Hebrew Bible. Coconut milk-laced, spiced, aromatic dishes of grain, vegetables and permitted meats and fish became quintessentially kosher and Jewish. Coriander, cumin, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper and coconut dominate their cuisine. The Cochinis in Israel still serve/enjoy the same traditional Kerala fare.
Uriah Levy: From Cabin Boy to Commodore by Phyllis Appel
Price: $4.95 $4.21 USD. (15% off!) 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.
Иерусалим. Рождение и гибель Великого города by WP IP GEB
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 125,370. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The book Vinogradov A.G. "Jerusalem. Birth and destruction of Great сity" is devoted to localization, flowering and destruction me-tropolis of world religions.
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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and 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.
Israel, A Nation of Warriors by Moshe Katz
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 104,690. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Much has been written about Jewish history, but rarely has the “fighting history” of the Jewish people been told. “Israel, A Nation of Warriors” traces the fighting heritage and history of the Hebrew warrior. It examines the modern Israeli close quarter combat system, Krav Maga, analyzes its components and attributes, and the reasons it is sought after by security forces worldwide.
Chronicles and Commentaries by Eliezer Segal
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The controversial history of sermons, the physics and philosophy of rainbows, lions in the synagogue, hares in the Greek Bible, the gold standard, God in human disguise—these are but a few of the many topics that are introduced in this lively miscellany of glimpses into exotic frontiers of Jewish literature, history and tradition. An all-new compendium of short, witty studies by Dr. Eliezer Segal.
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.