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On the Trails of Tradition: Explorations of Jewish Life and Learning
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 35,800. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Academic rivalries, medical ethics, child brides, vegetarianism, aversion to pork, gift-giving—these and other familiar issues have a fascinating history among the diverse communities that have contributed to the Jewish tradition. Unfortunately this enthralling lore is often known only to scholarly specialists or readers of esoteric academic journals. Dr. Segal reveals them in pithy, fun essays.
Judaism, Markets, and Capitalism: Separating Myth from Reality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Corinne and Robert Sauer, co-founders of the Jerusalem Institute for Market Studies, contend that "it is not at all true that Judaism is a set of principles that endorses income redistribution and other progressive social programs." Instead, they say, Judaism is a system of thought that more naturally aligns itself with the basic principles of economic liberalism.
Eternal Joy — Volume II — Engagement and Marriage
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 45,300. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Weddings » Wedding customs, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Eternal Joy assembles warm and thought-provoking pearls of the Rebbe’s wisdom in one book. The Rebbe’s approach to successfully building “a faithful edifice in Israel,” a marriage of “eternal joy,” is now accessible to all.
The God of Abraham Praise - A Short Course in Christian Belief
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
A short course in the Christian faith that is orthodox in content but novel in presentation since it sets the life and ministry of Messiah Jesus within the context of Jewish belief and practice. Jesus was a practicing Jew. Both Christians and Jews tend to ignore this fact and so fail to fully understand or appreciate his life and ministry. This course is my attempt to better understand.
Healthy in Body, Mind and Spirit - Volume II
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,160. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Sichos In English. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Fertility and Conception
Specific Physical Health Issues and Reproduction Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson.
Jewish Humor on Your Desktop: The Complete Collection
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.
My Own Pesah Story
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Passover, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Moses comes alive and tells the children the story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt and the very first Passover.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 1
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,310. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Biographical Stories Based on the Essay Fathers of Chassidus. This colorful text first appeared in the classic columns of HaTamim. With the help of extensive notes and appendices, the English reader is now given the opportunity to eavesdrop on this conversation between the Rebbeim and take in the insights it provides.
A Condensed Guide to the Weekly Torah Readings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A free guide that lists a brief description of each Torah portion, in order, so you have a sense of what is going on without having to memorize the whole Megillah… I mean Chumash.
For Signs and for Seasons
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 34,410. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2011 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious history, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A diverse collection of essays on the cycle of Jewish holy days. Each explores the interplay between the Torah and its interpretations by diverse types of personalities, ideologies and historical events. Written from a non-dogmatic perspective by an expert in Judaism, the essays were originally newspaper columns; they are designed to entertain and educate a wide audience with Segal's witty style.
On The Derech
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,700. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Our minds are filled with questions. Questions that hit home and hit hard. We want clarity and we need answers. Rabbi YY Rubinstein, popular lecturer, columnist and educator is uniquely equipped to provide the wisdom, insight and inspiration that we crave. With his hallmark candor and compassion he points us towards the derech, a pathway to meaningful Jewish living.
Yeshua in Context
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 45,200. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Who is the real Yeshua (Jesus)? Did he really live, do miracles, talk about a way to God? How could we know what to think about his identity and aims. Derek Leman, popular blogger at Yeshua in Context and Messianic Jewish Musings, describes the path to knowing the historical Jesus through the stories of the gospels. Yeshua in Context is a thoughtful journey through some of the Yeshua stories that
That's Life!
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 91,920. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In his latest book, That's Life!, Rabbi Y.Y.Rubinstein offers readers his fascinating collection of real-life stories and powerful Torah lessons to enlighten, entertain and inspire. With his trademark wit and a wellspring of wisdom from our Torah giants, the author takes us to every corner of the globe and shows us how - through our belief in H-shem, our fellow Jews and ourselves.
In G-d We Trust: A Handbook of Values for Americans
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The Rebbe's vision of America which is communicated in the pages that follow focuses on our past -- the roots of our national heritage -- and our present -- the positive and negative forces operating within our culture. And it allows us to look to the horizon, showing how the end of peace and prosperity to be introduced by Mashiach is within our grasp.
Jesus, the Torah and Messianic Judaism
You set the price! Words: 100,850. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
One of the issues confronting Messianic Jews is their relationship to the Torah and to the Rabbinic Customs of the Jews. This book examines every reference to the Torah in the New Testament and explain what is taught from the context of the passage. The result is clear directions to the Jewish Believers as to their relationship to the Torah and the Mitzvot.
A Jew from Riga
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,380. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The author in 2004 visited Riga in order to learn more about her Dad’s mysterious past. How did her father, a young soldier at the start of World War II end up migrating from Eastern Europe to South Africa? And why did he leave suddenly when she was 10 and head for the States? On her travels, Greta learns a lot about Latvia, land of his youth, and Riga, the Baltics' capital city that rocks.
Eternal Joy — Volume III — Married Life and Shalom Bayis
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 44,430. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2011 by Sichos In English. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Divorce, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Eternal Joy assembles warm and thought-provoking pearls of the Rebbe’s wisdom in one book. The Rebbe’s approach to successfully building “a faithful edifice in Israel,” a marriage of “eternal joy,” is now accessible to all.
A Prince in Prison
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 46,000. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Russian, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The Previous Rebbe’s account of incarceration in Stalinist Russia in 1927.In this unparalleled historic first-person description the Previous Rebbe graphically documents the cold truth behind the cynical Stalinist facade of religious tolerance—midnight arrest, intimidation and interrogation, incarceration without trial, the humiliation of prison routine, the torture of dissidents, and so on.
A Kosher Dating Odyssey: One Former Texas Baptist’s Quest for a Naughty & Nice Jewish Girl
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2013 by Coffeetown Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dating, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A Kosher Dating Odyssey tracks one man’s jolting changes in belief as he enters the dating world pre- and post-Internet. The author was raised in a small town in Texas, educated at Princeton and has spent his adult years in NYC and Connecticut. The stories of his pursuit of romance--from Brooklyn to Brazil and beyond--provide a wry and revealing perspective on Jewish online dating.
A Jew Among the Evangelicals: A Guide for the Perplexed
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In this insightful and accessible book, religion journalist Mark Pinsky takes the curious reader on a tour of the fascinating world of Sun Belt evangelicalism. Pinsky, religion reporter for the Orlando Sentinel, uses his unique position as a Jew covering evangelical Christianity to help nonevangelicals understand the hopes, fears, and motivations of this growing subculture.