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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.
Samuel, Seer by Gordon C. Krantz
Price: $5.99 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Jews and the Law by Ari Mermelstein, Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, & Marc Galanter
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 182,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2014 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
Edited by Ari Mermelstein, along with Victoria Saker Woeste, Ethan Zadoff, and Marc Galanter, with chapters by leading scholars in their fields. Jews are a people of law, and law defines who the Jewish people are and what they believe. This anthology engages with the complexity of what it is to be Jewish—and, more problematically, what it means both to be Jewish and participate in legal systems.
От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка by Илья Левит
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 71,140. Language: Russian. Published: April 5, 2014 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish
"От Андалусии до Нью-Йорка" - вторая книга из серии "Сказки доктора Левита" - рассказывает об удивительной исторической судьбе сефардских евреев, евреев Испании. Книга охватывает обширный исторический материал, написана живым "разговорным" языком.
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 » History » Jewish
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.
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 » Genealogy
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 » American
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."
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 » History » Jewish
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.
Day Trips to Jewish History by Libi Astaire
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 90,970. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013 by Aster Press. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Jewish, Nonfiction » History » Essays
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.
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.
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.
1ed, Un unico Dios - Analisis de La Biblia. El motivo de ser del pueblo elegido by Alberto Canen, Sr
Price: Free! Words: 111,240. Language: Spanish. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and 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?