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Because I am a Jew - The Truth Behind Shylock
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2017 by David Serero. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Delving into the history of The Merchant of Venice, this book addresses Shakespeare's only Jewish character: Shylock. This unique book treats several topics including the way Jews lived during Shakespeare's time, and how historical events and personal experiences effected how certain Jewish actors approached Shylock (From Jacob Adler, Anthony Sher to David Serero). Written by Alycia Oppenheim.
May the Angels Carry You: Jewish Prayers and Meditations for the Deathbed
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 16,040. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2017 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
"Once again, Dr. Simcha Paull Raphael, has mapped the worlds of mystery providing a guide for attending to others and for our own preparation for what is inevitable. May the Angels Carry You is another contribution as we bring the essential conversation out of the shadows so that we end the denial of death that keeps us from living fully." —Rabbi Anne Brener, LCSW, author of Mourning and Mitzvah
Siddur Pri Etz Ha'Dar Ha'Yom: The Storyteller's Megila for Purim
Price: $1.29 USD. Words: 4,380. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / Jewish
This lucid, idiomatic English interpretation of the Purim Megila – the Book of Esther – uncovers the storyteller's craft of Torah transmission. Megilat Estèr is especially instructive – and a challenge for traditional storytellers.The traditional themes we take for granted are not obvious to the storyteller(s) responsible for the Megila – the primary example being G!d's absence from the narrative.
Qesher Le'Qodesh Dvarim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / Old Testament, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
An idiomatic English interpretation of the weekday sedrot (Torah readings) for Dvarim (Deuteronomy), this English version of the Hebrew original intends to uncover the storyteller's craft of Torah transmission. Torah transmits in three voices: prophetic, priestly, and political. Dvarim is exclusively political. It fascinates me, and I'm certain it will also fascinate you. Read it and find out!
Inspired By Leonard Cohen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,450. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Plays » Religious & Liturgical
Leonard Cohen's strong spirituality was probably spiritually Jewish rather than Jewishly spiritual. Six Leonard Cohen songs inspired these six Jewish spiritual poems: Bird On A Wire, Dance Me To The End of Love, Everybody Knows, First We Take Manhattan, Halellujah, and Suzanne. Inspired By Leonard Cohen is poetic and musical, much like the Torah to which these six poems by Reb Arie contribute.
Siddur Qol Ha'Maqom – The G!dly Voice Prayerbook: Birkat Ha'Mazon – Grace After Meals
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The contemporary English interpretation of Siddur Qol Ha'Maqom's Birkat Ha'Mazon (Grace After Meals). Siddur Qol Ha'Maqom – The G!dly Voice Prayerbook renders interprets Hebrew into a contemporary, sensible, and sensitive English. This interpretation intends to be useful for both liberal and halachic Jews.
Once a Jew, Always a Jew?
Price: Free! Words: 18,350. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
In the U.S.A., six million people call themselves Jews, but 22% of them say they have no religion. Many are atheists. In what sense are they Jews? I say, in no sense at all.
Shekhina
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Shekhina is the first children’s book (that’s for adults too) that explores the radiance and love of the Feminine Divine, the Sabbath Bride. The Shekina is G-d’s indwelling presence. She is unconditional love, compassion and forgiveness. An awareness of her gifts can help us incorporate her energy into our daily lives. Shekhina won an Honorable Mention award in the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.
Judaism in a Nutshell - Kosher (A Brief Overview)
Series: Judaism in a Nutshell. Price: Free! Words: 2,780. Language: American English. Published: September 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Eating kosher is much simpler than most people think. This overview is intended to provide you with a flavor of what it means to eat kosher. Hopefully it will show you that the rules of kosher eating are firmly rooted in the Bible and are not so difficult to follow
Judaism in a Nutshell - The Jewish Calendar
Series: Judaism in a Nutshell. Price: Free! Words: 5,540. Language: American English. Published: September 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The Jewish calendar may appear confusing. It is much simpler than it looks. By understanding a few basic concepts, how the Jewish calendar works becomes clear.
The King's Messenger: A Parable About Judaism
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2013 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Jewish
In The King's Messenger, Michael Kagan draws us into the world of the imagination and gives us an original parable about Judaism's long journey through the centuries that might have sprung from one of Judaism's classic storytellers of old. Although the parable itself is short, its message is profound and far-reaching. It is a teaching that will be read and read again, and passed on to others.
AHAD HAAM - Lover of Zion
You set the price! Words: 19,120. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Asher Hirsch Ginzberg, better known by his pseudonym Ahad Ha'am, was born in the Ukraine in 1856, into a rich family of Hassidic merchants. He was introduced to both Jewish and secular subjects by private tutors; he then embarked on the study of philosophy, the sciences and languages.
Escape for your life! The SHOA will come back!
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Escape for your life! The SHOA will come back. Jesus announces the destruction of Jerusalem. He said, "When you see this country surrounded by the oppressors of the Sabbath, flee from your home, depart for Oregon!
Chosen for What? Jewish Values in 2012: Findings from the 2012 Jewish Values Survey
Price: Free! Words: 10,580. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
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.
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.
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.
Judaism In Plain and Simple English
Series: Plain and Simple English, Book 23. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
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.
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.
Beautiful Within
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 10,760. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
Modesty in Concept and Dress as Taught by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson

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