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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.
Shakespeare's Premiere of The Merchant of Venice
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 43,000. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Plays » Shakespeare, Screenplays » Period piece
William Shakespeare's most problematic "problem play" solved for the first time! This adaptation answers many unsolved questions: What does the play mean? Why did Shakespeare write it as a comedy? What makes it funny? When did Shakespeare write the play? Why did he write the play? Why is the play so misunderstood? Was Shakespeare really anti-Semitic? Why is Shylock the hero?
Judaism, Law & The Free Market: An Analysis
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: 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.
Legends of the Lamed-Vav Volume 1, Number 4: Love and the Golem
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
Finally! All the threads of the first three Lamed-Vav stories are woven together into a climactic tale. As Raizel and Valery race to save Nissim from certain death at the hands of a sinister Gestapo general, there is much more at stake than their son's life. The Lamed-Vav's essence of kindness and compassion may not prove to be enough. The dark power of the Golem may be neccesary.
Israelis and Palestinians Both Like Food
Price: Free! Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2012 by Immediex Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
A look at the Israeli–Palestinian conflict.
Shouting for Justice: The Journey of a Jewish Journalist
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 37,450. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Editors, journalists, & publishers
This memoir of Herb Brin reveals a truly unique American life, the story of a courageous journalist, publisher, and poet, who was a tireless fighter, both for his people and for justice. Born in 1915 to a poor Chicago family of immigrants, Herb became a gangland reporter in 1930s Chicago, served as an army reporter during World War II, then covered top stories of the century.
Beyond All Religion
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 30,800. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Criticism & Interpretation / New Testament, Nonfiction » History » World
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How all the major religions were created upon a bedrock of lies. Christianity: Two Popes admitted that Christ was a fable. Moses was based upon the life and legends of Sargon the Great. Moses never existed, and there is no evidence in Egypt of 600,000 men, women, and children escaping Pharaoh. Mormonism: The founder, Joseph Smith, was convicted in a court of law as an impostor (con man) in 1826.
Ich Bin Ein Jude: Travels through Europe on the Edge of Savagery
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,840. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Social Science » Jewish studies
In a proud affirmation, “Ich bin ein Jude” – I am a Jew -- journalist and poet Herb Brin retraces the train routes over which boxcars transported millions of Jews to their bitter fate during the Holocaust. Boarding in Istanbul in 1978, Herb travels through Greece, Yugoslavia, and Austria, then onward to Poland, where he visits the concentration camps of Auschwitz and Majdanek.
Poems from the Rubio
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,490. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A moving collection of poems reflecting Herb Brin’s love of nature and his passion for the Jewish spirit. His verses reflect the laughter, the sorrows and the eternal triumphs of a man – and of a people. Praise for Poems from the Rubio: “How a journalist, how an editor could also be a brilliant poet is a source of astonishment – and of gratitude.” –Elie Wiesel, Nobel winner, Literature
Nobody Died Laughing: Poems of Witness to Millennia of Madness Against the Jews
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,110. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
Light, joyful poetry you will not find here, but poems infused with passion, pain, and indignation, as Herb Brin sweeps through millennia of Jewish history. He encompasses the passing of human life, conveying the innocence of childhood, the agonies of childbirth, the sorrows of aging.