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Jewish Fairy Tales
Gerald Friedlander

Dover Publications, 2001

Twenty-three authentic tales from ancient sources transport readers back to a land at the crossroads of folklore and religion. Stories include "The Magic Apples," "The Goblin and the Princess," "The Princess and the Beggar," "The Demon's Marriage," "The Magic Leaf," and many other delightful tales.


Choosing a Jewish Life: A Handbook for People Converting to Judaism and for Their Family and Friends
Anita Diamant

Schocken, 1998

Married to a convert herself, Anita Diamant provides advice and information that can transform the act of conversion into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth. Here you will learn how to choose a rabbi, a synagogue, a denomination, a Hebrew name; how to handle the difficulty of putting aside Christmas; what happens at the mikvah (ritual bath) or at a hatafat dam brit (circumcision ritual for those already ...


Jewish Theology
Kaufmann Kohler

FQ Books, 2010

Jewish Theology is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Kaufmann Kohler is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Kaufmann Kohler then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.


The Money Code: Become a Millionaire With the Ancient Jewish Code
H. W. Charles

Universal Power Publishing, 2012

Why Are So Many Jews Millionaires? Jews are estimated to make up less than 1% of the world's population, yet approximately 25% of the world's billionaires are Jewish. Jews are always found on lists of the world’s richest people. In 2009, 139 of the Forbes 400 were Jewish. Jews also comprise a very large number of history’s most important figures, people who have had a profound impact on humanity. Approximately 35% of Nobel Prizes have been ...


Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago, 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.


Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean: How a Generation of Swashbuckling Jews Carved Out an Empire in the New World ...
Edward Kritzler

Anchor, 2009

In this lively debut work of history, Edward Kritzler tells the tale of an unlikely group of swashbuckling Jews who ransacked the high seas in the aftermath of the Spanish Inquisition. At the end of the fifteenth century, many Jews had to flee Spain and Portugal. The most adventurous among them took to the seas as freewheeling outlaws. In ships bearing names such as the Prophet Samuel, Queen Esther, and Shield of Abraham, they attacked and ...


Jewish Wisdom: Ethical, Spiritual, and Historical Lessons from the Great Works and Thinkers
Joseph Telushkin

William Morrow, 1994

When, if ever, should lying be permitted? If you've damaged a person's reputation unfairly, can the damage be undone? Is a person who sells weapons responsible for how those weapons are used? if the fetus is not a life, what is it? How, as an adult, can one carry out the command to honor one's parents when they make unreasonable demands? What are the nine biblical challenges a good person must meet? What do the great Jewish writings of ...


Teaching Mitzvot: Reciting the "Shema"

Behrman House Publishers, 2014

A description of the mitzvah of reciting the shma, it’s meaning, laws and symbolism. Lists of activites to help students connect to the mitzvah are suggested for students at each age level (primary, intermediate, secondary) as well as for group teaching of mixed ages. Additional resources for more in depth study are included for both teachers and students. Features include Activities Teacher Resources Student Resources


Jewish as a Second Language: How to Worry, How to Interrupt, How to Say the Opposite of What You Mean
Molly Katz

Workman Publishing Company, 2010

Now bigger, better, and with more guilt: a completely revised, updated, and expanded second edition ( would it hurt to have a little more? ) of Jewish as a Second Language , the hilarious field guide to Jewish language and culture. Written to help her Gentile husband and others like him who fall for believing a Jewish mother-in-law when she says, "Don't bother driving me, I'll take a cab," Jewish as a Second Language shows how to be one of ...


The International Jewish Cook Book 1600 Recipes According to the Jewish Dietary Laws with the Rules for ..., 2011

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The Jewish Neighbor, 2014

A short novella When Umayma Yaghshi accepts an arranged marriage to a Syrian exile in London to escape the horrors of the civil war ravaging her country, she had no idea what she was getting herself into. Shackled to a man who treats her like a slave and only gets off sexually when he rapes her, she finds kindness from the most unexpected person, Felix, her Jewish neighbor. But her hard-coded preconceived notions of Jews as the enemy makes it ...


How to Raise a Jewish Dog
Rabbis of Boca Raton Theological Seminary

Little, Brown and Company, 2007

Questions to Ask a Breeder: 1. What kind of job is this, growing dogs? 2. Are these dogs nice? I mean of course they are. But if not, is this refundable? 3. Is this a stable business? Do you make a decent living? 4. Does the insurance kill you or is it okay? 5. Dogs are animals ? does this mean you qualify for some kind of Federal ranch subsidies? 6. What do I say to people who want to know how I can spend $1500 and up on a dog when there are so ...


Shabbat Is Coming!
Tracy Newman

Kar-Ben Publishing, 2014

Friday' s here. Jump and cheer. Shabbat is coming. A family and its pet puppy eagerly prepare for Shabbat.


Too Jewish, 2013

A PERENNIAL KINDLE BESTSELLER! Top 10 Best Jewish Fiction Books: Boomer Book Series “ A powerful and emotional story of a Jewish family here in America.” -Life in Review “Patty Friedmann may be the greatest New Orleans author of the past quarter century . If you like New Orleans, if you’re interested in its Jewish community or Southern life or simply the rhythms of America’s most unique city, you’ll love Too Jewish. And ...


The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic
John Shelby Spong

HarperOne, 2014

Rescuing John's Gospel from Its Creedal Captivity John Shelby Spong, bestselling author and popular proponent of a modern, scholarly, and authentic Christianity, argues that this last gospel to be written was misinterpreted by the framers of the fourth-century creeds to be a literal account of the life of Jesus when in fact it is a literacy, interpretive retelling of the events in Jesus' life through the medium of fictional characters, from ...


The Jewish Home: A Guide for Jewish Living
Daniel B. Syme

Urj Press, 2003

The Jewish Home explains many of the "whys" of major Jewish holidays and life-cycle events. The birth of a child, the weeding ceremony, b’nei mitzvah, and Shabbat are only a few of the topics discussed in this work. Readers are provided with Jewish rituals and practices, their symbolism, and their historical and cultural roots. Rabbi Daniel Syme has revised this edition to reflect the changes in Reform Judaism and Jewish life that have ...


Jewish Prayer Book

Acheron Press, 2012

The Jewish Prayer Book is a large collection of prayers. Included in this collection are prayers for children, the sick, holidays such as Chanukah and Purim, and more. A table of contents is included.


Jewish Literacy Revised Ed: The Most Important Things to Know About the Jewish Religion, Its People, and Its ...
Joseph Telushkin

William Morrow, 2008

What does it mean to be a Jew? How does one begin to answer so extensive a question? In this insightful and completely updated tome, esteemed rabbi and bestselling author Joseph Telushkin helps answer the question of what it means to be a Jew, in the largest sense. Widely recognized as one of the most respected and indispensable reference books on Jewish life, culture, tradition, and religion, Jewish Literacy covers every essential aspect ...


The Jewish Study Bible: Featuring The Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation

Oxford University Press, 2004

The Jewish Study Bible is a one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. Nearly forty scholars worldwide contributed to the translation and interpretation of the Jewish Study Bible , representing the best of Jewish biblical scholarship available today. A committee of highly-respected biblical scholars and rabbis from the Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform Judaism movements produced this modern ...


Jewish Fairy Tales and Legends
Gertrude Landa

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013

This anthology is a thorough introduction to classic literature for those who have not yet experienced these literary masterworks. For those who have known and loved these works in the past, this is an invitation to reunite with old friends in a fresh new format. From Shakespeare’s finesse to Oscar Wilde’s wit, this unique collection brings together works as diverse and influential as The Pilgrim’s Progress and Othello. As an anthology ...



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