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Pass Over to Freedom: 15 Jewish Tales for Passover
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012 by Aster Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
The Passover Seder is a time when Jewish families gather together to retell the story of the Exodus from Egypt. It is also a time when we share stories about our Sages, such as the 15 stories in this book. Join Rabbi Elimelech of Lyzhensk, Rabbi Shmelke of Nikolsburg, the Chofetz Chaim and others in this journey to discover why the Passover Seder night really is different from all other nights.
Crucifixion in First-Century Judaism
You set the price! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
A short, scholarly summary of crucifixion in Judaism, applied to the crucifixion of Jesus of Nazareth. 2,250 words plus end notes.
The Grief Journey and the Afterlife: Jewish Pastoral Care for Bereavement
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 17,850. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
"Simcha Paull Raphael is a skilled and compassionate guide to the terrain of grief. His elegant weaving of Jewish custom, psychological wisdom and visions of the afterlife provides an invaluable resource for anyone caring for Jewish mourners on their path from loss toward wholeness." --- Rabbi Dayle A. Friedman, author of Jewish Wisdom for Growing Older: Finding Your Grit and Grace Beyond Midlife
Living and Dying in Ancient Times: Death, Burial, and Mourning in Biblical Tradition
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 20,880. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice
"Those already familiar with Simcha Paull Raphael’s classic study Jewish Views of the Afterlife will welcome this insightful essay that almost reads as a prerequisite to his previous work. Here the author presents a dual perspective, both historical and contemporary, and guides the reader through a fascinating maze of biblical and midrashic texts rigorously scrutinized and analysed."
The Never Ending Story: A Passover Story from the Table of the Karalovitzer Magid
Price: $1.79 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Rituals & Practice, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
The Passover seder is observed even in Jewish homes that aren't especially religious. The principal ceremony at every seder and in every Passover Hagada is always the Passover story ("Magid"). The Never Ending Story uses English idioms to explain Hebrew wordpla. This makes The Never Ending Story a unique, lively edition of the Passover Hagada with a lucid, meaningful English anyone can understand.