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Freedom's Edge
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 107,260. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General
Sarah Lipinski, a German Jew widowed by the Nazis, finds herself a refugee with her only remaining family, the Roseweigs, as they make their terrifying escape to Suriname as stowaways aboard a cargo ship. Gunter Kramer is a reluctant Nazi soldier with a miserable assignment—a manhunt that’s leading him straight to the Roseweigs. Now the refugees must devise a plan to regain their freedom for good.
The New Jerusalem
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Bible Study Guides
Enjoy and in depth look at the past of the historic city of Jerusalem, the true eternal city, as well as an exciting glimpse of the promise of the New Jerusalem, the coming Heavenly city.
Israel in Perspective - Orientation Guide and Hebrew Cultural Orientation: Geography, History, Economy, Security, Religion, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Zionism, Jews and Arabs, Intifada, Gaza, Palestinians
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.
One God, Many Worlds: Teachings of a Renewed Hasidism: A Festschrift in Honor of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, z”l
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 50,950. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2015 by Albion-Andalus Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / Kabbalah & Mysticism
In 2014, a number of Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi’s students and colleagues were invited to contribute to a festschrift or commemorative volume in his honor. In this truly unique volume, each contributor updates or gives a new presentation to teachings by Reb Zalman’s own rebbes which he himself translated into English.
Life is Like a Glass of Tea: Studies of Classic Jewish Jokes (Second Edition)
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.
Chronicles and Commentaries
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 49,020. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
The controversial history of sermons, the physics and philosophy of rainbows, lions in the synagogue, hares in the Greek Bible, the gold standard, God in human disguise—these are but a few of the many topics that are introduced in this lively miscellany of glimpses into exotic frontiers of Jewish literature, history and tradition. An all-new compendium of short, witty studies by Dr. Eliezer Segal.
The United Church: A Brief Look at Romans 5:18-21
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters
Paul did not write Romans merely to pontificate on broad theological concepts, but rather to push his divided audience toward unity. Our insistence on turning this great letter into a treatise on individual salvation has obscured Paul’s larger message to the Church. In this brief look at Romans 5:18–21, the author explores the underlying Jewish-Gentile divide that prompted Paul to write Romans.
A Time for Every Purpose
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 47,360. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015 by Quid Pro Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Holidays / Jewish, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism / History
A Time for Every Purpose continues the series of collections of Eliezer Segal’s witty, insightful and informative articles on the Jewish sacred calendar that originally appeared in his “From the Sources” column in the Calgary Jewish Free Press between 2011 and 2015. As always, the author strives to maintain a balance between accurate scholarship and entertaining readability in his pithy chapters.
Golem
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller, Fiction » Historical » General
Amid the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp, a prisoner evokes the memory of Golem.
The Dimensions Of Matter And The Spirit
Price: Free! Words: 27,580. Language: Simple English. Published: December 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Spiritual Growth
The world is increasingly growing humanistic and idolatry. It is at the same time disintegrating into spiritual, moral, physical, political, economic, and social chaos. There is direct connection between the degradation of our world and humanism and idolatry. The spiritual dimension to creation and life is the foundation and lifeblood of material life. Ignoring, denying or not properly connected t