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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. Category: 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.
Moses Maimonides on Teshuvah: The Ways of Repentance, A New Translation and Commentary
By Henry Abramson
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A classic work of medieval Jewish philosophy, Maimonides on Teshuvah is a new translation of The Laws of Repentance with a modern commentary by Dr. Henry Abramson. This work, which retains its value even eight hundred years after its original composition, covers both practical steps for personal transformation as well as many basic issues of Jewish theology such as life after death.
Chosen for What? Jewish Values in 2012: Findings from the 2012 Jewish Values Survey
By Robert P. Jones
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Where do American Jews stand on the political, ideological, and ethical issues facing the nation today? Public Religion Research Institute's 2012 Jewish Values Survey analyzes the American Jewish experience, focusing on Jewish identity in public life, Jewish views on inequality and the economy, and the Jewish vote in the 2012 election.
A Jew Among the Evangelicals: A Guide for the Perplexed
By Mark Pinsky
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,240. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
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.
Judaism, Markets, and Capitalism: Separating Myth from Reality
By Corinne Sauer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: 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.
Judaism, Law & The Free Market: An Analysis
By Joseph Lifshitz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Judaism and Jewish religious, legal, and moral principles are often regarded as translating into support for broadly social democratic economic positions. In Judaism, Law, and the Free Market, Joseph Isaac Lifshitz suggests that this claim is difficult to sustain once the traditional sources of Jewish wisdom are subject to careful analysis.
My Own Pesah Story
By Daniel Stuhlman
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Holidays & Celebrations / Passover
Moses comes alive and tells the children the story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt and the very first Passover.
Judaism In Plain and Simple English
By BookCaps
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Did you ever hear the one about the Jewish telegram that simply read: ‘Start worrying. Details to follow’? Like the one above, there are plenty of stereotypes that exist about Judaism. One thing, though, is for certain. This is a really interesting religion that has been around for thousands of years, and it has an enthralling history.
In Defense of Cain
By Matthew Jacobs
Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In this unique and clever book, first-time author Matthew Jacobs explores the story of Cain and Abel from Cain's point of view. Using textual analysis, rabbinic commentary, and a healthy dose of imagination, Jacobs shows that Cain's story is full of richness and complexity.
Jesus, the Torah and Messianic Judaism
By Stephen Hedges
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 100,860. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
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.
Is Jesus the Jews' Messiah?
By James McCune
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 116,130. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Jewish rabbis have contended for centuries that Jesus Christ's claim to be the Messiah, the Son of God, was inconsistent with Old Testament prophecies about the nature of this anticipated individual. Using the same Old Testament, the author rebuts each and every objection to Jesus' claim to be the Messiah. Indeed, had He NOT claimed to be the Son of God, in the flesh, He wouldn't have qualified!
El Porton de la confianza
By Joseph Jaim Zonana Senado
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,000. Language: Spanish. Published: November 30, 2011 by Jaime Shapiro. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
"Todo puede fallar excepto Él." Estoy seguro de que este libro conducirá a cada uno de ustedes, queridos lectores, hacia el maravilloso Portón de la Confianza, el portón que nos conduce hacia el único lugar seguro, hacia el único lugar al que nada malo puede entrar. Es el portón que nos conduce hacia la seguridad, la paz y la tranquilidad, el portón que nos protege de todo lo negativo.
In G-d We Trust: A Handbook of Values for Americans
By Sichos In English
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 2
By Sichos In English
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
Branches of the Chassidic Menorah Volume 1
By Shimon Neubort
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 55,320. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011 by Sichos In English. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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.
I Will Write It In Their Hearts, Volume 6
By Sichos In English
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 76,000. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A Treasury of Letters from the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. Selections from Igros Kodesh The letters contain profound lessons. But the larger lessons — insights into the Rebbe-chassid relationship and the different vantage points from which we can see the Rebbe — are the most exciting dimensions of this treasury.
I Will Write It In Their Hearts, Volume 5
By Sichos In English
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
A Treasury of Letters from the Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson Selections from Igros Kodesh The letters contain profound lessons. But the larger lessons — insights into the Rebbe-chassid relationship and the different vantage points from which we can see the Rebbe — are the most exciting dimensions of this treasury.
As a New Day Breaks
By Sichos In English
Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 32,640. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A Contemporary View of Mashiach and Israel’s Redemption As A New Day Breaks addresses itself to the trends affecting the transition of contemporary society, pointing to the manner in which they are creating a setting appropriate for the ultimate Redemption.
Abraham: The World's First Psychopath
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,620. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
If you consider it impossible that the True God of moral perfection would ever order a father to make a human sacrifice of his innocent son for no reason other than to demonstrate absolute, mindless obedience, then the God of Abraham cannot be God. So who is he? The ancient Gnostics had the obvious answer - he's Satan.
Resurrection: The Origin of a Religious Fallacy
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,500. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Most people who believe in resurrection have no idea what this concept entails. It's the product of Jewish Messianic theory which says that a Jewish priest-king will establish an EARTHLY paradise and the righteous Jews who died before the establishment of "the Kingdom" will be raised from the dead to enjoy the rewards of remaining faithful to Jehovah i.e. they need to undergo bodily resurrection.