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EN400012FOLK TALES OF ISRAELNOY, DOV, ED. JANE WEISSA SELECTION OF JEWISH FOLK TALES ON BOTH RELIGIOUS AND SECULAR THEMES. TRANSLATED BY GENE BA
EN400014SO LAUGH A LITTLEPICON, MOLLYMURIEL HELLER & ROSE MINKINAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL TRIBUTE TO THE ACTRESS MOLLY PICON'S MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER.
EN400017HAMMER ON THE ROCKA MIDRASH READERGLATZER, NAHUM N.SARENE MEYERA SELECTION OFFERING SOME 200 REPRESENTATIVE PASSAGES WHICH SERVE AS A TANTALIZING INTRODUCTION TO TALMUDIC LORE.
EN400018CAPTAIN NEWMAN, MDROSTEN, LEORUBELLE SCHAFLERA NOVEL ABOUT THE EXPERIENCES OF A JEWISH PSYCHIATRIST IN AN ARMY HOSPITAL DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN400021BEST OF RECALLGAER, JOSEPHLOUIS GOLDBERGAN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH-AMERICAN LITERATURE.
EN400022JEWISH PEOPLE, BOOK IIIPESSIN, DEBORAHSCHIER, NANCYTHIS THIRD VOLUME CONTINUES THE STORY OF THE JEWS AFTER THEIR EXILE FROM SPAIN. THEIR LIVES IN HOLLAND, TURKEY, POLAND, RUSSIA, GERMANY AND EVENTUALLY IN AMERICA ARE DEPICTED. INCLUDES THE FOUNDING OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN400030PASSIONS AND PREJUDICESROSTEN, LEOLLOYD MOSSA COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON MODERN LIFE BY THE AUTHOR OF THE 'JOYS OF YIDDISH'. HIS HUMOR SOFTENS HIS BITING COMMENTARY ON SOCIETY.
EN400039TREASURY OF YIDDISH STORIESHOWE, IRVING; GREENBERG, ELIEZER, EDIRVING W. KRAMERENGLISH TRANSLATIONS OF OVER FIFTY STORIES BY YIDDISH WRITERS REPRESENTING LITERATURE FROM THE 19TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT; THEY DEMONSTRATE THE RHYTHM OF JEWISH LIFE IN EASTERN EUROPE AND AMERICA.
EN400048MAN WHO PLAYED GODST. JOHN, ROBERTRUBELLE SCHAFLERTHE STORY OF A HUNGARIAN JEW WHO RISKED THE STIGMA OF BEING CALLED A COLLABORATOR TO PURCHASE FREEDOM FROM THE NAZIS FOR NEARLY TWO THOUSAND OF HIS OWN PEOPLE.
EN400050PROPHETSHESCHEL, ABRAHAM JOSHUA RUBELLE SCHAAN ANALYSIS OF THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE PROPHETS IN THE HISTORY OF RELIGION, WITH NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE NATURE OF PROPHETIC INSPIRATION.
EN400052DUSTDAYAN, YAELDUITCH, MRS.A POIGNANT NOVEL OF MODERN ISRAEL IN WHICH A YOUNG PIONEER GIRL TRIES TO BRING A CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVOR OUT OF HIS PAST THROUGH HER LOVE.
EN400054EINSTEINPROFILE OF THE MANMICHELMORE, PETERLEOTA KEIRA SHORT BIOGRAPHY OF THE GREAT SCIENTIST AND A DESCRIPTION OF HIS WORK IN NON-TECHNICAL TERMS. THE AUTHOR PUTS THE EMPHASIS ON EINSTEIN AS A PERSON RATHER THAN AS A SCIENTIST.
EN400055EXODUSURIS, LEONJANE WEISSAN AMERICAN NURSE AND AN ISRAELI FREEDOM FIGHTER LEAD A CAST OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS AND SABRAS IN THE GLORIOUS, HEARTBREAKING, AND TRIUMPHANT ERA LEADING TO ISRAEL'S INDEPENDENCE. PAUL NEWMAN AND EVA MARIE SAINT STARRED IN THE 1960 OTTO PREMINGER FILM. © 1958
EN400063SECRET ARMYBERCUSON, DAVID J.WEISS, JANE N.AN EXAMINATION BY A CANADIAN HISTORY PROFESSOR OF FOREIGN VOLUNTEERS, MOSTLY AMERICAN, CANADIAN AND SOUTH AFRICAN, WHO SERVED IN THE ISRAELI ARMED FORCES IN THE 1948 WAR.
EN400065MAX GORDON PRESENTSGORDON, MAXNORMAN KINGSTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PRODUCER OF BROADWAY SHOWS.
EN400066MEMOIRS OF AN AMNESIACLEVANT, OSCARTEMPLE ISRAEL HUMOROUS MEMOIR OF THE GREAT PIANIST WITH OBSERVATIONS ABOUT HIS LIFE AND LIFE IN GENERAL.
EN400087JUGGLERBLANKFORT, MICHAELROSE POSESSA NOVEL ABOUT A TROUBLED MAN WHO WAS ONCE A FAMOUS JUGGLER WHO SURVIVES THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND COMES TO ISRAEL FOR ASYLUM.
EN400092LEAHEPSTEIN, SEYMOURMERRILY Y. BALINSON37 YEAR OLD SPINSTER WITH INTELLIGENCE AND WIT EMERGES AS A FRESH, UNIQUE HUMAN BEING.
EN400095HISTORY AND JEWISH HISTORIANSESSAYS AND ADDRESSESBARON, SALO W.JUDITH HOFFMANAN ANALYSIS OF THE DISCREPANCIES AND RELEVANCIES IN THE WORK OF JEWISH HISTORIANS BY THE FORMER PROFESSOR OF JEWISH RELIGION AND HISTORY AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY.
EN400096BETWEEN GOD AND MANAN INTERPRETATION OF JUDAISMHESCHEL, ABRAHAM JOSHUAWER, BENJAMINA SELECTION OF WRITINGS ON CONTEMPORARY JUDAISM BY THE JEWISH THEOLOGIAN.
EN400098INFINITY OF MIRRORSCONDON, RICHARDSALO MINKINA DOCUMENTARY NOVEL ABOUT A FRENCH JEWESS AND A YOUNG GERMAN OFFICER WHO FALL IN LOVE, BUT ARE HINDERED BY HITLER'S RISE TO POWER.
EN400099MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFEA JEWISH VIEWSHOULSON, ABRAHAM B., ED.ROSE TATE AN ANTHOLOGY PRESENTING THE MODERN AUTHORITATIVE JEWISH POINT OF VIEW OF EVERY ASPECT OF MARRIAGE AND FAMILY LIFE AS INTERPRETED BY DISTINGUISHED SPIRITUAL LEADERS IN AMERICA.
EN400116CHARACTERISTICS OF AMERICAN JEWSBLAU, J.; NATHAN GLAZER, MARY; HANDLIN, OSCAR; HANDLIN, MARYRUBELLE SCHAFLERA STUDY BY AMERICAN-JEWISH SCHOLARS AND SOCIOLOGISTS OF THE CHARACTERISTICS, CONTRIBUTIONS, AND LIFESTYLES OF AMERICAN JEWS.
EN400125BROTHERS ASHKENAZISINGER, ISRAEL JOSHUAALYCE DOMENITHE AUTHOR PRESENTS AN INTERESTING PORTRAIT OF THE JEWS IN LODZ, POLAND. THE NOVEL FOCUSES ON TWO BROTHERS - ONE A BRILLIANT STUDENT, AND THE OTHER A VAIN PLEASURE SEEKER.
EN400131JEWS, GOD AND HISTORYDIMONT, MAX I.STANLEY, R. BRAVA HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE OVER THE AGES AND A STUDY OF THE CIVILIZATIONS IN WHICH JEWISH CULTURE PROSPERED. DESCRIBES THE CONTRIBUTIONS THE JEWISH PEOPLE MADE TO THE HISTORY OF ASIA, EUROPE, AND AMERICA.
EN400136VOICES OF A SUMMER DAYSHAW, IRWINMRS. P. KINSLERA FICTIONAL NOVEL IN WHICH THE AUTHOR SHARES WITH THE READER THE MEMORIES AND DAYDREAMS OF AN ORDINARY MAN. WRITTEN WITH INSIGHT, NOSTALGIA, GENTLENESS, AND HUMOR THE MAIN CHARACTER REMEMBERS HIS BOYHOOD AND EARLY LIFE, INCLUDING HIS WAR EXPERIENCES AND LONG MARRIAGE, THAT GUIDED AND SHAPED HIM INTO MANHOOD. HE HAS TROUBLE UNDERSTANDING HOW SOME COME TO FIND MEANING IN LIFE AND OTHERS DO NOT.
EN400143THIS PEOPLE ISRAELTHE MEANING OF JEWISH EXISTENCEBAECK, LEOSALO MINKINTHIS BOOK, WRITTEN BY THE WELL-KNOWN GERMAN RABBI AND THEOLOGIAN, WAS BEGUN WHILE THE AUTHOR WAS IN A CONCENTRATION CAMP, AND PRESENTS BAECK'S THOUGHTS ON THE ETHICAL AND SPIRITUAL BASIS OF JUDAISM.
EN400146GUIDE TO THE JEWISH HOLIDAYSHISTORY AND OBSERVANCESCHAUSS, HAYYIMAIDA WIENERTHE HISTORY, THE CEREMONIES, AND THE OBSERVANCES OF THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS. THIS IS A REVISED EDITION OF THE AUTHOR'S 'CLASSIC JEWISH FESTIVALS.'
EN400149BORSCHT BELTADAMS, JOEY WITH HENRY TOBIASJENNIE KASOFSKYA STORY OF THE CATSKILL RESORTS AND THEIR SHOW BUSINESS ENTERTAINERS.
EN400155COAT UPON A STICKFRUCHTER, NORMANHELEN DIAMONTA NOVEL ABOUT ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF AN ELDERLY MAN AND HIS FRIENDS ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE.
EN400156BEN PRESERVE USBERMANT, CHAIMEDNA SAMPLINAA NOVEL ABOUT BERNARD BARUCH WHO BECOMES A RABBI OF A SMALL JEWISH COMMUNITY IN SCOTLAND AND HIS EXPERIENCES TOLD WITH WIT AND WISDOM.
EN400166WALLHERSEY, JOHNLILLIAN SPIETHE STORY OF THOSE WHO WERE CONFINED WITHIN THE WALLS OF THE WARSAW GHETTO DURING THE HOLOCAUST. THE BOOK, BASED ON A DIARY, INCLUDES THE INTENSE BATTLES FOUGHT FOR SURVIVAL AND THE RESCUE OF THE FORTY JEWS WHO MANAGED TO ESCAPE THROUGH THE CITY'S SEWER SYSTEM.
EN400167ENJOY, ENJOY!GOLDEN, HARRYHANNAH GOLDSHUMOROUS ANECDOTES ON CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN LIFE. WRITTEN BY THE EDITOR OF 'THE CAROLINA ISRAELITE.'
EN400178BLOOD ACCUSATIONTHE STRANGE HISTORY OF THE BEILISS CASESAMUEL, MAURICERICHARD HANAUIN 1911, MENDEL BEILISS, A JEWISH WORKMAN WAS ACCUSED OF MURDERING A CHRISTIAN BOY IN KIEV IN ORDER TO USE HIS BLOOD FOR THE MAKING OF PASSOVER MATZOS. THIS BOOK PROVIDES AN ACCOUNT OF THE RESULTING TRIAL, AS WELL AS ITS POLITICAL BACKGROUND, CHARACTER PORTRAITS, AND REACTION TO THE TRIAL IN RUSSIA AND BEYOND.
EN400181FIXERMALAMUD, BERNARDSCHIER, NANCYMALAMUD BASED THIS NOVEL ON THE BEILIS BLOOD LIBEL COURT CASE IN KIEV IN 1913.
EN400182MAGIC BARRELMALAMUD, BERNARDAURELIA MINTA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES ABOUT JEWISH LIFE IN AMERICA.
EN400183MANY WORLDS OF LEO ROSTENROSTEN, LEOMARY PERLOWHUMOROUS STORIES, SATIRE, AND SOCIAL COMMENTARY ABOUT AMERICAN JEWISH LIFE.
EN400205NO ESCAPE FROM BROOKLYNAYALTI, HANAN J.TRANSLATED FROM YIDDISH. AUTHOR FROM POLAND. A POIGNANT STORY OF A LOVE AFFAIR BETWEEN A JEWISH MAN AND AN IRISH GIRL IN THE 1940'S.
EN400209BEGINNERSJACOBSON, DANFRANCES COHANA NOVEL ABOUT LITHUANIAN JEWS WHO EMIGRATED TO SOUTH AFRICA AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS THEY MADE TO THE COUNTRY'S HISTORY.
EN400212HIDDEN BOOKSBILDERSEE, ADELEDOROTHY RAPPOPORTSELECTIONS FROM THE APOCRYPHA, A GROUP OF BOOKS EXCLUDED FROM THE HEBREW CANON. © 1956
EN400213I AND THOUBUBER, MARTINKENNETH J. BROWNA PHILOSOPHICAL WORK ON MAN'S RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD BY THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY THINKER. © 1970
EN400222IN MY FATHER'S COURTSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISZELDA SOLOMONTHE AUTHOR'S FOND REMEMBRANCES OF GROWING UP IN A HOME, IN NINETEENTH CENTURY WARSAW, WHERE HIS FATHER, A RABBI, RESOLVED THE PROBLEMS OF HIS FOLLOWERS. © 1962
EN400227CARPENTER YEARSCOHEN, ARTHUR A.ASHER, MRS. M.A NOVEL ABOUT A DISCONTENTED JEW WHO TRIES TO ABANDON HIS FAMILY AND HIS JEWISH HERITAGE IN AN ATTEMPT TO FIND A NEW IDENTITY AS A CHRISTIAN. © 1967
EN400249MAKING ITPODHORETZ, NORMANELAINE KANNERTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE EDITOR OF 'COMMENTARY,' IN WHICH PODHORETZ DESCRIBES HIS JOURNEY ACROSS THE BRIDGE FROM BROOKLYN TO MANHATTAN'S LITERARY WORLD. © 1968
EN400255RIZPAHISRAEL, CHARLES E.DOROTHY RAPPAPORTA NOVEL WITH VIVID DESCRIPTIONS OF PEOPLE WHO LIVED DURING BIBLICAL TIMES. © 1961
EN400258WANDERING STARALEICHEM, SHOLOMEVE GREENA BOOK ABOUT THE MINSTRELS WHO WANDERED FROM TOWN TO TOWN SINGING OF DAYS LONG GONE. © 1952
EN400260FILL A BLANK PAGEA BIOGRAPHY OF SOLOMON SCHECHTEREISENBERG, AZRIELSIDNEY BIEGELSONA BIOGRAPHY OF THE FOUNDER OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM WRITTEN ESPECIALLY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. © 1965
EN400261INSECURITY OF FREEDOMESSAYS ON HUMAN EXISTENCEHESCHEL, ABRAHAM JOSHUARUBELLE SCHAFLERA STUDY OF MODERN MAN: HIS SOCIAL, PHILOSOPHICAL, AND RELIGIOUS PROBLEMS, AND THE SOLUTIONS WHICH MAY BE DERIVED FROM RELIGION. WRITTEN BY THE TWENTIETH CENTURY SCHOLAR AND THINKER. © 1965
EN400265ANNE FRANK:THE DIARY OF A YOUNG GIRLFRANK, ANNEELISSA BAUMTHIS IS THE FAMOUS DIARY WRITTEN BY A YOUNG JEWISH DUTCH GIRL WHICH RECOUNTS HER EXPERIENCES AND FEELINGS WHILE IN HIDING FROM THE GERMANS DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN400293STRONG HANDBLANKFORT, MICHAELROSLYN LEFFERA NOVEL ABOUT A RABBI AND A DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER WHO FALL IN LOVE BUT CANNOT MARRY BECAUSE SHE IS AN 'AGUNAH,' A WOMAN WHOSE FIRST HUSBAND HAS NOT GIVEN HER A JEWISH DIVORCE CALLED A 'GET.' © 1956
EN400294INSIDE KASRILEVKEALEICHEM, SHOLOMSYD FRIEDMANTHE STORY OF A LEGENDARY VILLAGE IN EASTERN EUROPE AND ITS JEWISH INHABITANTS, WRITTEN WITH THE USUAL HUMOR AND CHARM OF THE AUTHOR. © 1965
EN400303SANE SOCIETYFROMM, ERICHRUTH BERKELEYA PSYCHOLOGICAL STUDY BY A NOTED JEWISH PSYCHOANALYST WHICH REVEALS THE INFLUENCE OF JEWISH IDEALS AND ATTITUDES TO MAN. © 1955
EN400313ISRAEL, MIRACLE IN THE DESERTPRITTIE, TERENCEWEINSTEIN, DORIS; ELINSON, MINNIE THIS BOOK ANALYZES ASPECTS OF ISRAEL'S EVOLUTION: POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS, MILITARY, SOCIAL, AND ECONOMIC. THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES HOW ISRAEL HAS MET THE CHALLENGE OF THE DESERT, ESTABLISHING HERSELF AS THE FIRST AND ONLY PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY IN THE MIDDLE EAST. © 1967
EN400314GROWING UP IN THE KIBBUTZRABIN, A.E.BLAUNER, SPITZER, SABLOW, SPIEGELA STUDY COMPARING THE PERSONALITIES OF CHILDREN REARED ON ISRAELI KIBBUTZIM WITH THOSE BROUGHT UP IN A CONVENTIONAL FAMILY ENVIRONMENT. © 1965
EN400318ANGUISH OF THE JEWSTWENTY-THREE CENTURIES OF ANTI-SEMITISMFLANNERY, EDWARD H.ZOE BELTHA STUDY OF ANTI-SEMITISM, WRITTEN BY A CATHOLIC PRIEST, COVERING CENTURIES OF CONFLICT BETWEEN JEWS AND THE CATHOLIC CHURCH AND EXAMINING DISCRIMINATION AND GENOCIDE IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. © 1965
EN400320BEN GURION LOOKS BACKPEARLMAN, MOSHEELAINE LEE A PORTRAIT OF THE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL, BASED ON A SERIES OF INTERVIEWS. © 1965
EN400333END OF THE JEWISH PEOPLEFRIEDMAN, GEORGEDOROTHY MILLERTHE AUTHOR, A SOCIOLOGIST, CONSIDERS THE CHARACTER OF THE MODERN STATE OF ISRAEL, THE PROBLEMS CONFRONTING IT, AND THE FUTURE OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE. © 1967
EN400334CURIOSITIES OF THE SELFILLUSIONS WE HAVE ABOUT OURSELVESREIK, THEODOREBLOSSOM SCHECHTERA STUDY OF THE INNER SELF AND A METHOD FOR UNDERSTANDING ONE'S OWN PERSONALITY, MOTIVATIONS, AND EMOTIONS.
EN400335JEW IN THE LITERATURE OF ENGLANDMODDER, FRANK MONTAGUPOLITZINER, MRS. S.THIS BOOK EXPLORES THE ROLE OF THE JEW IN ENGLISH LITERATURE FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE END OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. © 1939
EN400337KIDDUSH HA-SHEMAN EPIC OF 1648ASCH, SHOLEMARLENE RICHARDSA NOVEL ABOUT ORTHODOX JEWISH LIFE AND THE PERSECUTION OF JEWS IN RUSSIA DURING THE 1648 COSSACK ATTACK LED BY CHMIELNITZKI.
EN400343GATES OF THE FORESTWIESEL, ELIEMRS. IRVING KLAUSA NOVEL ABOUT A CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVOR WHO IS BESET BY THE QUESTION OF HOW TO LIVE IN A WORLD WHICH HE BELIEVES HAS BEEN ABANDONED BY GOD.
EN400345THEY FOUGHT BACKTHE STORY OF JEWISH RESISTANCE IN NAZI EUROPESUHL, YURIBEATRICE TROKELAN ANTHOLOGY OF ACCOUNTS BY SURVIVORS AND HISTORIANS OF JEWISH RESISTANCE IN NAZI EUROPE DURING THE HOLOCAUST. © 1967
EN400349MEET THE FOLKSLEVENSON, SAMIRVING W. KRAMERAN EARLY COMPILATION OF HUMOROUS OBSERVATIONS OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH JOKE, AND A SESSION WITH ONE OF AMERICAN JEWRY'S BEST JOKESTERS. © 1946
EN400351SEVEN DAYS OF MOURNINGSIMCKES, L. S.LILA SAVADA A NOVEL OF FAMILY STRIFE DEALING PARTICULARLY WITH THE TWO CHILDREN: A MARRIED DAUGHTER WHOSE MARRIAGE THE FAMILY DISAPPROVES OF AND HER INVALID SIBLING. © 1963
EN400355ISRAEL TODAYLAND OF MANY NATIONSGRUBER, RUTHBARBARA COHENA RECORD OF THE LAUGHTER AND SPIRIT WHICH PERVADE LIFE IN THE MODERN STATE OF ISRAEL. © 1963
EN400357MOROCCAN JEWISH FOLKTALESNOY, DOVLILLIAN ZWEIBEL & RUTH EPSTEINA COLLECTION OF TALES FROM THE ONCE-THRIVING MOROCCAN JEWISH COMMUNITY. ©
EN400364EAST RIVERASCH, SHOLEMCHARLOTTE OSTENA NOVEL ABOUT TENEMENT LIFE ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE AT THE BEGINNING OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. © 1946
EN400366BENYA KRIK, THE GANGSTER AND OTHER STORIESBABEL, ISAACROSE GOLDSTEINSHORT STORIES BY BABEL ABOUT JEWISH LIFE IN RUSSIAN VILLAGES. © 1948
EN400368MISSIONHABE, HANSMARIAN BAER BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S ACTUAL REPORT OF THE EVIAN REFUGEE CONFERENCE WHICH TOOK PLACE THE SUMMER OF 1938 ON LAKE GENEVA, THIS NOVEL IS A CONDEMNATION OF WORLD APATHY WHICH RESULTED IN THE DEATHS OF THOUSANDS OF AUSTRIAN AND GERMAN JEWS. © 1966
EN400371TOWER OF BABELWEST, MORRIS L.LILA SAVADAA NOVEL WHICH FOLLOWS THE LIVES OF FIVE MAJOR CHARACTERS IN THE PERIOD JUST PRIOR TO THE SIX-DAY WAR.
EN400373JEWISH PEOPLE, BOOK IPUPIL'S ACTIVITY BOOKPESSIN, DEBORAHFLORENCE BERMANTHE ACTIVITY BOOK THAT ACCOMPANIES THE TEXT OF THE SAME NAME. © 1951
EN400375GIMPEL THE FOOLSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISBIRDIE SAFIONA COLLECTION OF STORIES BY THE NOBEL PRIZEWINNING NOVELIST. SET IN EARLY NINETEENTH-CENTURY POLAND, SINGER'S CHARACTERS DEAL WITH DEMONS AND DYBBUKS AND REFLECT THE HUMOR AND PATHOS OF GHETTO LIFE. © 1953
EN400377ERGOLIND, JAKOVELEANOR BUSMAN, BARBARA MACHTEYA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES ABOUT GERMAN SOCIETY AND ITS POST-WAR NAZI REMNANTS. © 1967
EN400383ISRAEL ZANGWILLWOHLGELERNTER, MAURICEBIRDIE SAFIONA CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY ENGLISH-JEWISH WRITER. © 1964
EN400385ROAD TO INNER FREEDOMTHE ETHICSSPINOZA, BARUCHHELEN FRANKELA SIGNIFICANT WORK BY ONE OF THE MAJOR PHILOSOPHERS OF THE 17TH CENTURY. © 1957
EN400396ADVENTURES OF AUGIE MARCHBELLOW, SAULROBERTA POLLACKTHE AWARD-WINNING NOVELIST'S PORTRAYAL OF JEWISH CHICAGO. © 1953
EN400420SOURCEMICHENER, JAMES A.IRA NEWMAN THIS HISTORICAL NOVEL EXPLORES THE HISTORY OF ISRAEL AND, MORE BROADLY, THE FOUNDATION OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION. © 1965
EN400426BRIGADEBARTOV, HANOCHZENA WINSTONA NOVEL ABOUT THE EXPERIENCES OF THE MEN IN THE JEWISH BRIGADE WHO SERVED UNDER THE BRITISH IN ITALY TOWARD THE END OF WORLD WAR II. DESCRIBES THEIR EMOTIONS AS A JEWISH ARMY OF OCCUPATION ABOUT TO ENTER NAZI GERMANY. © 1967
EN400428PAINTED BIRDKOSINSKI, JERZYNANCY SCHIERINGALTHOUGH IT EXPOSES BRUTALITY, THIS SAGA OF A HOMELESS BOY IN A NIGHTMARE WORLD GLOWS WITH HUMANITY AND COMPASSION. © 1976
EN400430GRAVEDIGGER'S FUNERALARENT, ARTHURMARCIA MARKELL, LAURA ELIGATORA NOVEL ABOUT A NON-OBSERVANT/SECULAR JEW AND HIS DEALINGS WITH THE NEO-NAZI PARTY IN WEST GERMANY. © 1967
EN400433NIGHT OF WATCHINGARNOLD, ELLIOTTMARCIA FELTHEIMERAN EPIC NOVEL OF THE HEROIC DEFIANCE BY DENMARK WHICH RESCUED THE DANISH JEWS FROM THE NAZI CREMATORIA. © 1967
EN400434CALL IT SLEEPROTH, HENRYRUTH FRANKFORTA NOVEL OF A NEW YORK CHILDHOOD IN BROWNSVILLE AND MANHATTAN'S LOWER EAST SIDE AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF A SENSITIVE JEWISH BOY WHO FEARS HIS FATHER AND ADORES HIS MOTHER. © 1964
EN400435PERSONAL LETTERS OF STEPHEN WISEWISE, JAMES W.; POLIER, JUSTINE WISEMARION FRACKMANA SELECTION OF LETTERS WRITTEN BY RABBI AND ZIONIST LEADER, STEPHEN S. WISE, AND EDITED BY FAMILY MEMBERS. © 1956
EN400441AMERICAN JUDAISM READERKRESH, PAUL, ED.GERT ZUCKERMANSELECTIONS FROM THE MAGAZINE "AMERICAN JUDAISM." © 1967
EN400446NEW RADICALSA REPORT WITH DOCUMENTSJACOBS, PAUL; LANDAU, SAULSYLVIA MOGELOFA COLLECTION OF WRITINGS BY AND ABOUT THE STUDENT LEFT. AS ALWAYS, YOUNG JEWS MAKE UP A STRONG SEGMENT OF OUR RADICAL YOUTH. © 1966
EN400448GOD IN ALL SEASONSSPERO, SHUBERT, RABBIMRS. BURTON GELLMANA COLLECTION OF SERMONS AND ESSAYS ABOUT THE JEWISH FESTIVALS BASED ON THE PERSONAL PERSPECTIVE OF A MIDWESTERN RABBI. © 1967
EN400455EIGHT LIGHTSROSENBLOOM, ROBERTCAROL LOVETTTHE STORY OF CHANUKAH AND ITS MESSAGE OF UNIVERSAL SIGNIFICANCE ABOUT THE STRUGGLE FOR LIBERTY IN EVERY AGE. © 1967
EN400459OTHER PEOPLE'S MONEYWEIDMAN, JEROMEDOROTHY RAPPOPORTDEPICTS CHARACTERS OF JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN FAMILIES DURING THE PERIOD OF WORLD WAR I AND II. © 1967
EN400460SWORD AND THE FLAMEWERNER, ALFRED, ED.EVE GREENSELECTIONS FROM THE PROSE OF HEINRICH HEINE. © 1960
EN400473MANORSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISZELDA SALOMONA STORY OF A JEWISH BUSINESSMAN AND HIS FAMILY IN POLAND DURING THE 1860S AND THE EFFECT THAT SECULAR CIVILIZATION HAD ON THEIR LIVES. © 1967
EN400476GUGGENHEIMS AND THE AMERICAN DREAMHOYT, EDWIN P.THE STORY OF THE TRIBULATIONS OF THE GUGGENHEIM FAMILY IN EUROPE AND THEIR COMING TO AMERICA, WHERE THEY ESTABLISHED A FOUNDATION FOR ART. © 1967
EN40047828TH DAY OF ELULELMAN, RICHARD M.LUCILLE KAHN
EN400481MR. THEODORE MUNSTOCKFUKS, LADISLAVMARIE RUBENFELDIN 1942 PRAGUE, AN ELDERLY MAN LIVES IN FEAR OF DEPORTATION, WHILE THOSE AROUND HIM SEEM BLIND TO THE APPROACH OF WAR AND ADVERSITY. A KAFKAESQUE LOOK AT LIFE IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA IN THAT ERA. © 1968
EN400485CHOSENPOTOK, CHAIMMRS. ALBERT J. ROSENBERGA NOVEL OF TWO ORTHODOX JEWISH YOUTHS WHOSE BOND OF FRIENDSHIP GROWS DESPITE DIFFERENCES IN THEIR BACKGROUNDS AND VIEWS. © 1967
EN400487TO AN EARLY GRAVEMARKFIELD, WALLACEMRS. IRVING KLAUSSA JEWISH-AMERICAN NOVEL WITH AN ASSORTMENT OF BOHEMIAN JEWISH CHARACTERS. © 1964
EN400501LEGENDS OF OUR TIMEWIESEL, ELIENANCY SCHIERING15 STORIES DERIVED FROM THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCES AND EMBELLISHED BY HIS IMAGINATION, TRANSPORT THE READER THROUGH WIESEL'S CHILDHOOD, THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND LIBERATION. © 1968
EN400507JOYS OF YIDDISHA RELAXED LEXICONROSTEN, LEOSTANLEY R. BRAVTHE HUMOR AND DELIGHT OF THE YIDDISH LANGUAGE, INCLUDING MANY WORDS THAT HAVE BECOME COMMONPLACE IN THE ENGLISH VERNACULAR. © 1968
EN400508LOST LEGENDS OF ISRAELRUNES, DAGOBERT D.MRS. STEPHEN CARBA COLLECTION OF TALES FROM MANY SOURCES DEALING WITH THE JEW'S STRIVING FOR THE SUPERNATURAL, THE MYSTICAL, THE ETHICAL, AND THE DIVINE. © 1969
EN400521LAUGHING OUT LOUDCOHEN, MYRONZENA WINSTONA COMPREHENSIVE COMPENDIUM OF THIS MASTER RACONTEUR'S BEST KNOWN AND LOVED ANECDOTES, JOKES AND STORIES IN A JEWISH VEIN. © 1958
EN400522FORTUNES OF A FOOLMEGGED, AHARONNORMA ARBIYISRAELI AUTHOR MEGGED WRITES METAPHORICALLY ABOUT A LONELY OUTSIDER, WHILE PROTESTING AGAINST A SOCIETY WHICH IS LOSING ITS FAITH. © 1962
EN400553GENTLEMAN'S AGREEMENTHOBSON, LAURA Z.ESTHER GERSTEINA NOVEL ABOUT A NON-JEWISH JOURNALIST WHO POSES AS A JEW FOR A FEW WEEKS IN ORDER TO LEARN THE TRUTH ABOUT ANTI-SEMITISM. © 1947
EN400555TWENTY-NINTH SUMMERRUBIN, THEODORE I.MARCIA MARKELL, LAURA ELIGATORA NOVEL IN THE FORM OF AN INTERIOR MONOLOGUE OF A HIGH SCHOOL LIBRARIAN, 29 GOING ON 30, LONGING FOR A LOST LOVE. © 1966
EN400562PENNY FOR CHARITYEPSTEIN, SEYMOURMERRILY WALLACHA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES DEALING WITH THE PROBLEMS OF AGING PARENTS, CHILDREN AND DIVORCE, AND THE SEARCH FOR MEANING IN DAILY LIFE. © 1965
EN400563LAST ANGRY MANGREEN, GERALDHERMAN KINGSLEYTHE STORY OF A NEW YORK CITY DOCTOR IN THE EARLY PART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY WHO IS TOTALLY DEDICATED TO HIS PROFESSION, BUT IS ANGRY AT THE IGNORANCE AND PREJUDICE HE ENCOUNTERS. REMAKE OF ELLEN KANNER'S 1969 RECORDING. © 1956
EN400566NON-JEWISH JEW AND OTHER ESSAYSDEUTSCHER, ISAACADELINE TOPKISA STUDY EXPLORING THE LIFE OF THE MODERN JEW. THE BOOK ALSO DISCUSSES THE HERITAGE OF EUROPEAN JEWRY, RUSSIAN AND POLISH JEWS, AND WELL-KNOWN SECULAR JEWS SUCH AS SPINOZA, MARX, AND FREUD. © 1968
EN400567MAN IS NOT ALONEA PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGIONHESCHEL, ABRAHAM JOSHUAAMY STIVELMANAN ANALYSIS OF THE PRINCIPLES OF FAITH BY THE TWENTIETH CENTURY PHILOSOPHER AND WRITER. INCLUDES A DISCUSSION ON THE EXISTENCE OF GOD, THE EFFICACY OF PRAYER, AND MAN'S PLACE IN THE WORLD. © 1951
EN400577DAWNWIESEL, ELIEHELEN M. ASCHERTWO MEN WAIT THROUGH THE NIGHT IN BRITISH-CONTROLLED PALESTINE FOR DAWN--AND FOR DEATH. ONE IS A CAPTURED ENGLISH OFFICER. THE OTHER IS ELISHA, A YOUNG ISRAELI FREEDOM FIGHTER WHOSE ASSIGNMENT IS TO KILL THE OFFICER IN REPRISAL FOR BRITAIN'S EXECUTION OF A JEWISH PRISONER. ELISHA'S PAST IS THE NIGHTMARE MEMORY OF NAZI DEATH CAMPS. HE IS THE ONLY SURVIVING MEMBER OF HIS FAMILY. HIS FUTURE IS A CHERISHED DREAM OF LIFE IN THE PROMISED HOMELAND. BUT AT DAYBREAK HIS PRESENT WILL BECOME THE TORTURED REALITY OF A PRINCIPLED MAN ORDERED TO COMMIT COLD-BLOODED MURDER. RESONANT WITH FEELING, DAWN IS AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY INTO THE HUMAN HEART--AND AN ELOQUENT STATEMENT ABOUT THE MORAL BASIS OF THE NEW ISRAEL."
EN400579CHANGELINGSSINCLAIR, JOEVE HABERMANMISS SINCLAIR'S EXPLORES RACIAL PREJUDICE BY TELLING THE STORY OF A SINGLE STREET IN HER BIG OHIO CITY AND THE FOMENT THAT ENSUES WHEN THREE EMPTY APARTMENTS ARE LEASED TO BLACK TENANTS. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1955
EN400584CAPTAINHARTOG, JAN DELYNN WEINERA SEA ADVENTURE ABOUT THE MAKING OF A CAPTAIN, SET AGAINST THE CRUEL AND GRUELING BACKGROUND OF THE WORLD WAR II MURMANSK "DEATH" RUN. © 1967
EN400586FAITH AND REASONINTRODUCTION TO MODERN JEWISH FAITHBERGMAN, SAMUEL HUGOHELEN M. LOWENTHALTHE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE WAYS TO RESOLVE THE TENSION BETWEEN FAITH AND REASON AND ENDEAVORS TO FIND A NEW JEWISH APPROACH TO GOD. © 1961
EN400602CHERRY IN THE MARTINIJAFFE, RONARUTH COFFMANWRITTEN IN THE FORM OF A MEMOIR, THIS BOOK FOLLOWS A BROOKLYN GIRL'S EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT FROM CHILDHOOD TO EARLY MIDDLE AGE. © 1966
EN400616CHOSENRIBALOW, HAROLD U., ED.ELAINE LEE AN ANTHOLOGY OF 23 SHORT STORIES, DEPICTING VARIOUS ASPECTS OF AMERICAN-JEWISH LIFE. AMONG THE CONTRIBUTING WRITERS ARE MALAMUD, ANGOFF, AND GOLD. © 1959
EN400628LILO'S DIARYELMAN, RICHARD M.INA MARCUSA NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG JEWISH GIRL IN HUNGARY DURING THE SUMMER OF 1944, BEFORE THE NAZI DEPORTATIONS. WRITTEN IN DIARY FORM. © 1968
EN400638BASIC JUDAISMSTEINBERG, MILTON, RABBIDONALD EISENBERGTHE CLASSIC TEXT EXPLAINING THE BELIEFS, IDEALS, AND PRACTICES OF THE JEWISH RELIGION. THE AUTHOR TAKES INTO CONSIDERATION ALL THREE BRANCHES OF JUDAISM. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1947
EN400645CASTLEKAFKA, FRANZMARIE RUBENFELDA PSYCHOLOGICAL AND RELIGIOUS ALLEGORY, THIS IS THE STORY OF K., WHO SEEKS TO FIND GOD SO THAT HE CAN FULFILL HIS LIFE. © 1930
EN400646SOME LAUGHTER, SOME TEARSALEICHEM, SHOLOMELINOR STECKERTALES FROM BOTH THE OLD WORLD AND THE NEW, WRITTEN BY THE JEWISH MARK TWAIN. SELECTED AND TRANSLATED WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY CURT LEVIANT. © 1968
EN400649ONCE UPON A DROSHKYCHARYN, JEROMEEDNA GREENSPANA NOSTALGIC AND HUMOROUS NOVEL OF THE LOWER EAST SIDE. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1964
EN400656OUR MAN IN DAMASCUSTHE STORY OF ELI COHEN, ISRAEL'S GREATEST SPYBEN-HANAN, ELIBARBARA T. MATCHEYTHE TRUE STORY OF A HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL ISRAELI SPY IN SYRIA IN THE 1960S. THE BOOK DESCRIBES HIS PENETRATION INTO THE SYRIAN GOVERNMENT AND HIS CAPTURE, TRIAL, AND ULTIMATE EXECUTION. © 1969
EN400660GOODBYE COLUMBUS AND FIVE SHORT STORIESROTH, PHILIPBERNICE LASBERG, JACQUELINE WOODLANDA COLLECTION OF WORKS BY PHILIP ROTH DEALING WITH AMERICAN JEWISH LIFE IN THE NEW YORK-NEW JERSEY AREA. © 1959
EN400661ORCHARD STREETSCHWARTZ, J.R.GERTRUDE (MRS. IRVING) KLAUSA NOSTALGIC PORTRAIT OF LIFE ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE. © 1960
EN400662TWENTY-EIGHTH OF IYARFELDMAN, EMANUELADELINE TOPKISTHE DRAMATIC, EMOTIONAL DAY-TO-DAY JOURNAL OF AN AMERICAN FAMILY IN ISRAEL DURING THE 1967 SIX-DAY WAR. CAPTURES THEIR FEAR, AGONY, AND DESPAIR, AS WELL AS THEIR JOY, TRIUMPH, AND LAUGHTER. © 1968
EN400675MAKING OF THE MODERN JEWSTEINBERG, MILTONMIRIAM BENDER, ROSE KAYEAN ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS, BEGINNING WITH MEDIEVAL TIMES, AND PRESENTING AN ANALYSIS OF THEIR POSITION IN THE MODERN WORLD. © 1955
EN400680LIFE IS WITH PEOPLETHE CULTURE OF THE SHTETLZBOROWSKE, MARK; HERZOG, ELIZABETHDORIS WEINBERGTHROUGH HUNDREDS OF YEARS THE SHTETL, THE SMALL TOWN JEWISH COMMUNITY OF EASTERN EUROPE, DEVELOPED A WAY OF LIFE UNIQUELY ITS OWN. IN THIS STUDY, A TEAM OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY SOCIOLOGISTS AND ANTHROPOLOGISTS EXAMINE THIS CULTURE. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1952
EN400685MY PEOPLEEBAN, ABBAESTELLE ADENEBAN PRESENTS A BROAD HISTORY, INTENDED TO EXPLAIN THE JEWISH PEOPLE TO A CONFUSED AND OFTEN UNCOMPREHENDING WORLD, BUT ALSO SUITABLE FOR KNOWLEDGEABLE JEWS. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1968
EN400688WHILE SIX MILLION DIEDA CHRONICLE OF AMERICAN APATHYMORSE, ARTHUR D.PAULA BRAVERMAN, ALYCE POLLACKBASED ON HIS RESEARCH, MORSE ASSERTS THAT THE ROOSEVELT ADMINISTRATION THWARTED THE RESCUE OF JEWS FROM NAZIS. © 1968
EN400689MARJORIE MORNINGSTARWOUK, HERMANEVE GREEN A ROMANTIC NOVEL ABOUT A JEWISH GIRL GROWING UP ON NEW YORK CITY'S UPPER WEST SIDE AS AN ASPIRING ACTRESS WHO LATER BECOMES A TRADITIONAL JEWISH WIFE AND MOTHER WITH A HOME IN THE SUBURBS. © 1955
EN400718MORNING STARSHAZAR, ZALMANLIVIA SCHACTER, HARRIET KOSHARTHE FORMER PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL REMINISCES ABOUT HIS YOUTH AND THE PEOPLE WHO HELPED SHAPE HIS LIFE. © 1967
EN400720JEWS IN MUSICHOLDE, ARTHURJOHN ETTELSOHNJEWISH CONTRIBUTIONS TO MUSIC SINCE THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY ARE EVALUATED IN A CHRONOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL STUDY. MANY MUSICAL PERSONALITIES ARE DISCUSSED. © 1959
EN400729TREASURY OF JEWISH HUMORAUSUBEL, NATHAN, ED.VERA LEHRMANAN ANTHOLOGY OF HUMOROUS STORIES, POEMS, EPIGRAMS, AND SAYINGS CULLED FROM VARIOUS SOURCES WITHIN JEWISH LITERATURE. © 1951
EN400731BRIDAL CANOPYAGNON, S.Y.BERNICE STRAUSSA POOR AND PIOUS CHASSID TRAVELS TO NEIGHBORING VILLAGES, SEEKING DOWRIES FOR HIS THREE DAUGHTERS IN ORDER TO FULFILL THE OBLIGATION OF BRINGING THEM TO THE MARRIAGE CANOPY. RERECORDED. © 1937
EN400736OPPERMANSFEUCHTWANGER, LIONJOELYN ROHMANA HISTORICAL NOVEL THAT FOCUSES ON THE SCIENTIST'S FAMILY IN GERMANY BEFORE WORLD WAR II. © 1934
EN400741GOLDA MEIRPORTRAIT OF A PRIME MINISTERAGRESS, ELIAYHUARLENE RICHARDSA BIOGRAPHY OF GOLDA MEIR FROM HER CHILDHOOD IN RUSSIA THROUGH HER ELECTION AS PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL IN OCTOBER, 1969. © 1970
EN400755BY THE WATERS OF WHITECHAPELKOPS, BERNARDBLANCHE HALPERNA STORY ABOUT A JEWISH BOY WHOSE MOTHER OWNS A SMALL 'SWEET SHOPPE' IN WHITECHAPEL. © 1969
EN400761GUEST FOR THE NIGHTAGNON, S.Y.TRUDY CUTLERA NOVEL BY THE NOBEL PRIZE WINNER IN WHICH A MAN RETURNS FOR A VISIT TO HIS NATIVE VILLAGE IN POLAND AFTER WORLD WAR I. HE FINDS THAT THE JEWISH COMMUNITY HAS CHANGED WHILE HE WAS GONE. REMAKE OF MRS. MILTON GARSON'S 1/20/71 RECORDING. © 1968
EN400767PROMISEPOTOK, CHAIMIRVING W. KRAMERTHIS SEQUEL TO 'THE CHOSEN' FOLLOWS REUVEN AND DANNY AS THEY GROW UP, ESTABLISH CAREERS AND CONTINUE TO STRUGGLE TO DEFINE WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AN ORTHODOX JEW. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1969
EN400784ISLAND WITHINLEWISOHN, LUDWIGLILLIAN SCHAFFERA SAGA OF RACIAL HISTORY, PHILOSOPHY, AND MANNERS, WITH INTERMARRIAGE AS THE THEME. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1928
EN400790ZOHAR: THE BOOK OF SPLENDORBASIC READINGS FROM THE KABBLAHSCHOLEM, GERSHOM G.MRS. SYLVAN BONDYTHIS IS AN EDITION OF THE BASIC WORK OF JEWISH MYSTICISM, THE PROFOUNDEST ACHIEVEMENT OF THE KABBALAH. © 1949
EN400791SEQUIN SYNDICATEHESKY, OLGARAE SHARONA SUSPENSEFUL AND THRILLING WHODUNIT SET IN MODERN ISRAEL. THE CHARACTERS ARE AN ATTRACTIVE AMERICAN GIRL REPORTER AND AN ISRAELI COUNTER-ESPIONAGE AGENT. THE STORY REVOLVES AROUND AN ARAB SABOTAGE PLOT. © 1969
EN400804CHOCOLATE DEALRUTH LIEB HABER, AUGUSTA ISAACSONTWO SURVIVORS OF THE NAZI EXTERMINATION CAMPAIGN, ADRIFT IN A POST-WAR GERMAN CITY, TAKE SHELTER IN THE CELLAR OF A CONVENT AND ARE SUSTAINED BY THEIR COMMON GRIM HISTORY. © 1968
EN400807IF I FORGET THEE O JERUSALEMAMERICAN JEWS AND THE STATE OF ISRAELSILVERBERG, ROBERTROSALIND GALLARDAN ACCOUNT OF AMERICA'S INVOLVEMENT AND SUPPORT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL, WITH EMPHASIS ON THE ROLE PLAYED BY AMERICAN JEWRY. © 1970
EN400818SELECTED STORIES OF SHOLOM ALEICHEMALEICHEM, SHOLOMBEA AHRENS, FRANCES HOROWITZ, & JEANNE PEARSONAN ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT STORIES, WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ALFRED KAZIN.
EN400820LETTERS TO FRIEND AND FOESPINOZA, BARUCHLILLIAN SPIEGLER, ROSE KAPLOWITZA COLLECTION OF THE PHILOSOPHER'S LETTERS REVEALING HIS FEELINGS AND THOUGHTS. © 1966
EN400821HEBREW MYTHSTHE BOOK OF GENESISGRAVES, ROBERT; PATAI, RAPHAELRUTH ZAIMAN A COLLECTION OF 61 STORIES FROM THE BOOK OF GENESIS WITH COMMENTARIES, RABBINIC EMBELLISHMENTS, AND PARALLELS FROM ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN OR CLASSICAL SOURCES. © 1963
EN400822BELLA BELLA KISSED A FELLAKOBER, ARTHURHELEN BELINKTHE HUMOROUS MISADVENTURES OF BELLA GROSS AND HER SEARCH FOR THE RIGHT MAN. © 1951
EN400823OUT OF THE WHIRLWINDA READER OF HOLOCAUST LITERATUREFRIEDLANDER, ALBERT H.BLANCHE HALPERN© 1968
EN400826REVOLTSTORY OF THE IRGUNBEGIN, MENACHEMLEE SEEMANPOWERFUL INSIDE STORY OF THE UNDERGROUND ARMY THAT DROVE BRITISH FORCES OUR OF PALESTINE IN THE 1940'S. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING. © 1972
EN400846DAY OF PLEASURESTORIES OF A BOY GROWING UP IN WARSAWSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISADELINE MAREMONTREMINISCENCES ABOUT THE AUTHOR'S LIFE IN WARSAW BEFORE WORLD WAR I. © 1969
EN400850PASSAGE IN THE NIGHTASCH, SHOLEMHELEN LEVINETHE STORY OF A MAN'S SEARCH FOR SPIRITUAL PEACE AND UNDERSTANDING. © 1953
EN400863ONE GENERATION AFTERWIESEL, ELIEMURIEL HELLER, ROSE MINKINTHE SEARCH FOR MEANING FOR THE GENERATION BORN AFTER THE HOLOCAUST. © 1970
EN400871RETURN OF HYMAN KAPLANROSTEN, LEOEVELYN THORNERA HUMOROUS ACCOUNT OF KAPLAN, HIS IMMIGRANT FRIENDS, AND THEIR ATTEMPTS TO LEARN ENGLISH AT NIGHT SCHOOL. A SEQUEL TO 'THE EDUCATION OF HYMAN KAPLAN.'
EN400874TWO OF USBERRI, CLAUDECORRINE M. GANZA FRENCH JEWISH BOY IS SENT TO THE COUNTRY TO LIVE WITH AN OLD MAN, WHO HAS ANTI-SEMITIC FEELINGS, DURING WORLD WAR II. © 1968
EN400897STEEL AND IRONSINGER, ISRAEL JOSHUARENEE HEILBRONNERTHE STORY OF A YOUNG POLISH JEW WHO DESERTS THE CZAR'S ARMY DURING WORLD WAR I. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING © 196
EN400900CHAGALLCRESPELLE, JEAN PAULRUBELLE SCHAFLERA BIOGRAPHY OF MARC CHAGALL, INCLUDING INTERVIEWS WITH THE ARTIST, MANY OF HIS FRIENDS, AND OTHER PERSONALITIES INFLUENTIAL IN HIS LIFE. © 1969
EN400903BOOK OF FIREPERETZ, ISAAC LEIBMRS. IRVING KLAUSSA COLLECTION OF STORIES BY THE WELL-KNOWN YIDDISH WRITER. SET IN EASTERN EUROPE, THE TALES COMBINE ELEMENTS OF FOLKLORE AND THE REAL STRUGGLES OF PEOPLE TO ATTAIN THEIR GOALS, MATERIAL OR SPIRITUAL. © 1960
EN400904ANGRY HILLSURIS, LEON M.ADELINE MAREMONTAN ADVENTURE WHICH TAKES PLACE DURING THE GERMAN INVASION AND OCCUPATION OF GREECE DURING WWII. © 1971
EN400909MEMOIRS OF DAVID BEN-GURIONBEN-GURION, DAVIDESTHER COHENTHIS VOLUME OF THE ISRAELI LEADER'S MEMOIRS IS COMPILED FROM A SERIES OF INTERVIEWS, AND SERVE AS A PRELUDE TO A LATER BOOK. © 1970
EN400912HOMEWARD BOUNDGLATSTEIN, JACOBROSE WEIL A NOVEL ABOUT THE LIFE OF POLISH JEWS IN THE YEARS PRECEDING WORLD WAR II. © 1969
EN400923AMERICA'S TRIUMPHALOFSIN, DOROTHYSARENE MEYERSSTORIES ABOUT THE LIVES OF AMERICAN JEWISH LEADERS. WRITTEN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.
EN400929JEWISH WAY IN DEATH AND MOURNINGLAMM, MAURICEMRS. MARTIN DANIELA COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO THE JEWISH RITUALS SURROUNDING DEATH, INCLUDING PREPARATION OF THE BODY, THE FUNERAL AND BURIAL, AS WELL AS THE OBSERVANCES AND OBLIGATIONS OF THE MOURNERS.
EN400933SABRABERKMAN, TEDDELL OSTROW & LILA ROTHMANA STORY ABOUT A DOZEN ISRAELIS, MOSTLY YOUNG AND NATIVE BORN, WHO FOUGHT IN AND SURVIVED IN THE 1967 CAMPAIGN.
EN400934SPINOZA OF MARKET STREETSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISAMY STIVELMANPORTRAITS OF JEWISH LIFE IN THE SHTETLS AND CITIES OF EASTERN EUROPE IN THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES, AS TOLD BY A MASTER STORYTELLER.
EN400935CONVERSIONPERERA, VICTORLYNN HIMELFARBTHE QUIXOTIC ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG AMERICAN STUDENT OF SEPHARDIC JEWISH BACKGROUND WHO GOES TO SPAIN TO STUDY CERVANTES.
EN400936BEGGAR IN JERUSALEMWIESEL, ELIECORRINE M. GANZAN ANCIENT LEGEND IS INVOKED IN AN ATTEMPT TO COMPREHEND EVENTS IN RECENT JEWISH HISTORY, FROM THE HOLOCAUST TO THE RECLAIMING OF THE WESTERN WALL IN JERUSALEM IN 1967.
EN400938TORQUEMADAFAST, HOWARDMARY PERLOW A HISTORICAL NOVEL ABOUT THE FIRST LEADER OF THE SPANISH INQUISITION WHO WAS GIVEN THE TITLE 'INQUISITOR GENERAL' AND WHO CAME TO SYMBOLIZE CRUELTY AND PERSECUTION.
EN400943HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN CHRISTIAN SPAIN, VOL.1.BAER, YITZHAKSUZANNE OTTENSTEINTHE FIRST VOLUME OF A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE JEWS LIVING IN CHRISTIAN SPAIN. BASED ON ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS. REMAKE OF EARLIER RECORDING.
EN400948BECHA BOOKUPDIKE, JOHNC. GUTFLEISCH & R. BOUGHTONSEVEN TALES ABOUT THE FICTITIOUS HENRY BECH, "A MODERATELY WELL-KNOWN JEWISH WRITER," WHOSE EXPERIENCES ILLUSTRATE THE PLIGHT OF THE AMERICAN ARTIST.
EN400950WORLD OF EMMA LAZARUSJACOB, H.E.RAY BRODYA BIOGRAPHY OF THE NOTED AMERICAN-JEWISH POET, WHO CAME FROM A NOTED SEPHARDIC FAMILY AND WHOSE INTERESTS IN THE POOR OF EASTERN EUROPE, PROMPTED HER TO WRITE POETRY WHICH INCLUDED THE WORK INSCRIBED ON THE BASE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY.
EN400952JEWS AND BLACKSTHE CLASSIC AMERICAN MINORITIESHALPERN, BENALYCE POLLACK & PAULA BRAVERMANAN ANALYSIS OF THE NATURE AND HISTORY OF JEWISH LIBERALISM IN THE UNITED STATES, INCLUDING THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JEWS AND BLACKS.
EN400955TRIAL AND ERRORWEIZMANN, CHAIMELAINE LEE THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL, ENCOMPASSING THE STORY OF THE WORLD ZIONIST MOVEMENT AND THE BIRTH OF THE JEWISH STATE.
EN400958TONGUE OF THE PROPHETSTHE LIFE HISTORY OF ELIEZER BEN YEHUDAST. JOHN, ROBERTMARY GILSON & LAURA GOLDENBERGA NOVEL (FICTIONALIZED BIOGRAPHY) ABOUT THE LIFE AND WORK OF ELIEZER BEN YEHUDA, WHO IS CONSIDERED TO HAVE BEEN THE FATHER OF MODERN HEBREW. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING.
EN400967FOR DYING YOU ALWAYS HAVE TIMESINGER, SALLY M.HELEN KLEINERAN AMERICAN-JEWISH WOMAN VISITING ISRAEL BECOMES INVOLVED IN A SPY AND COUNTERSPY INTRIGUE DURING HER TRAVELS IN THE COUNTRY.
EN400970ISAIAH AND WISDOMWHEDBEE, WILLIAM J.ADELINE MAREMOUNTAN EXAMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP OF BIBLICAL PROPHETS TO THE WISDOM TRADITIONS OF EIGHTH-CENTURY ISRAEL.
EN400973JOSEPH AND KOZATHE SACRIFICE TO THE VISTULASINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISADELINE MAREMONTA STORY SET IN POLAND, BASED ON A LEGEND THAT EVERY YEAR A YOUNG GIRL WAS TO BE SACRIFICED TO THE GODS. A WANDERING JEWISH GOLDSMITH PITS THE STRENGTH OF HIS ONE GOD AGAINST THE EVIL PAGAN SPIRITS IN ORDER TO SAVE THE LIFE OF THE GIRL.
EN400987STERNFRIEDMAN, BRUCE JAYBARBARA RUBINTHIS NOVEL IS A CHARACTER STUDY OF STERN, A JEWISH MAN DENIED OF ANY SIGNIFICANT CONTACT WITH HIS HERITAGE.
EN400988JUDAISM AND ISLAMROSENTHAL, ERWIN I. J.MR. THEODORE T. JONASIN PART I, ROSENTHAL COMPARES THE BELIEFS, PRACTICES, AND CUSTOMS OF BOTH RELIGIONS, EXAMINING SUCH PHENOMENA AS BIBLICAL MATERIAL IN THE KORAN. IN PART II, HE EXPLORES INTERRELIGIOUS INFLUENCES, FROM GEONIC RESPONSA AND MAIMONIDES' CODE OF JEWISH LAW TO PLATONISM IN ISLAM. HE CONCLUDES WITH A LOOK TOWARD THE FUTURE.
EN400989BEN-GURIONARMED PROPHETBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAELHELEN ROSENFELDA BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL, WHO LIVED FROM 1886-1973. BEN GURION WAS FOUNDER OF THE HISTADRUT LABOR ORGANIZATION, HEAD OF THE MAPAI LABOR PARTY, AND THE ZIONIST LEADER WHO PROCLAIMED ISRAEL'S INDEPENDENCE IN MAY 1948. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING.
EN400995SHORT WAR, SHORT LIVESFRANKEL, ZYGMUNTMARJORIE ASCHEIN THIS NOVEL, THE HERO DESCRIBES THE DEFENSE OF ISRAEL DURING THE SIX DAY WAR.
EN400998STAR ETERNALKA-TZETNIK 135633RUTH BERKELYUSING HIS CONCENTRATION CAMP NUMBER AS A PSEUDONYM, THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES THE INDIGNITIES OF GHETTOIZATION AND THE HORRORS OF AUSCHWITZ.
EN400999HOMECOMING AT TWILIGHTGLATSTEIN, JACOBADELE STEIN A TALE OF POLISH JEWRY AND OF A BY-GONE ERA.
EN401000SPINOZA AND THE RISE OF LIBERALISMFEUER, LEWIS SAMUEL SALO MINKINESSAYS ON THE JEWISH PHILOSOPHER AND HIS LASTING INFLUENCE.
EN401003TENANTSMALAMUD, BERNARDHELEN B. LEVINEA POWERFUL NOVEL ABOUT TWO WRITERS, ONE BLACK AND THE OTHER JEWISH, AND THE INTERACTION BETWEEN THEM AS THEY PURSUE SIMILAR PROFESSIONAL GOALS.
EN401012RECKONINGELMAN, RICHARD M.ELLEN JAKOBSONTHE THIRD AND FINAL NOVEL IN A SERIES ABOUT AN EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWISH FAMILY IN THE DAYS PRECEDING THE NAZI HOLOCAUST.
EN401014BROKEN LIGHTSAARONSOHN, MICHAELELAINE LEE THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A RABBI WHO BECAME BLIND DURING WORLD WAR I.
EN401020GOLEMA HERO FOR OUR TIMELUDWIG, MYLES ERICJEAN BEST A STORY ABOUT THE EXPERIENCES OF A FICTITIOUS CHARACTER NAMED GOLEM.
EN401021PHOENIX OVER THE GALILEEKA-TZETNIK 135633SALO MINKIN AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL WHICH DESCRIBES THE ANGUISH SUFFERED BY THE AUTHOR IN AUSCHWITZ AND THE INSPIRATION HE DERIVED FROM ISRAEL. THE PROTAGONIST, A REFUGEE FROM THE CAMPS, FINDS PERSONAL SALVATION THROUGH HIS BRIDE, GALILEA, WHO REPRESENTS THE HOPES AND THE PROMISE OF THE HOLY LAND.
EN401034TEN RUNGSHASIDIC SAYINGSBUBER, MARTIN, ED.BETTY STONETHE RENOWNED PHILOSOPHER HAS COLLECTED TALES, LEGENDS, APHORISMS, SAYINGS, AND OTHER TIDBITS THAT CONVEY MUCH OF HASIDIC BELIEF.
EN401035BETWEEN MAN AND MANBUBER, MARTINCLARA LINN THE WELL-KNOWN PHILOSOPHER EXPANDS ON HIS PHILOSOPHY OF "I AND THOU" AND APPLIES IT TO CONTEMPORARY PROBLEMS
EN401037PAGAN RABBI AND OTHER STORIESOZICK, CYNTHIAGLORIA GLICKENHAUS & PHYLLIS GOODFRIENDA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES ABOUT THE AMERICAN-JEWISH SCENE.
EN401040STORY OF JUDAISMBAMBERGER, BERNARD J.JUDITH HOFFMAN & EVE GREENA COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE JUDAISM ALONG WITH AN EXPLANATION OF JEWISH LIFE, OBSERVANCES, CONCEPTS, AND INSTITUTIONS.
EN401044AMERICAN PARADOXZAHLER, HELENE S.SYLVIA SCHMUKLERA BIOGRAPHY OF LEONARD BERNSTEIN WHO BEGAN HIS MUSICAL CAREER AS A YOUNG CHILD AND ROSE TO PROMINENCE AS A COMPOSER AND AS CONDUCTOR OF THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA.
EN401046TWENTY-FIFTH HOURGHEORGHIU, C. VIRGILCEIL ROSEN A NOVEL ABOUT A ROMANIAN JEW TORTURED DURING THE NAZI REGIME BECAUSE A POLICE CAPTAIN DESIRED HIS WIFE.
EN401049MOTHER'S KISSESFRIEDMAN, BRUCE JAYNANCY SCHIERINGA NOVEL ABOUT THE FUNNY, EMOTIONAL, AND PICTURESQUE ADVENTURES OF A MOTHER AND SON. REMAKE OF BESS CHALSKE'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401052STRIKE TERRORTHE STORY OF FATAHYAARI, EHUDARLENE RICHARDS & SYLVIA ESTESAN ACCOUNT OF THE PALESTINIAN TERRORIST MOVEMENT, AL FATAH, AND OTHER TERRORIST GROUPS WHICH VIE WITH IT. THE AUTHOR ANALYZES THE USE OF TERRORISM AS A POLITICAL INSTRUMENT.
EN401053JEWISH WRITER IN AMERICAASSIMILATION AND THE CRISIS OF IDENTITYGUTTMANN, ALLENTHE AUTHOR ADDRESSES THE POST-WAR FLOWERING OF JEWISH WRITERS. EXAMINES THE THEMES OF ASSIMILATION AND IDENTITY CRISIS. REMAKE OF DOROTHY HALL'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401057ON JEWISH LEARNINGROSENZWEIG, FRANZFAY COHENTHREE EPISTLES WITH AN EXCHANGE OF LETTERS BETWEEN MARTIN BUBER AND THE AUTHOR, A LEADER IN THE FIELD OF JEWISH THOUGHT IN NORTH AMERICA.
EN401068MILA 18URIS, LEONHILDY BERLINNOVEL ABOUT THE POLISH JEWS WHO FOUGHT DESPERATELY TO DIVEST THEMSELVES OF THE NAZIS. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING.
EN401076AGRIPPA'S DAUGHTERFAST, HOWARDEVE HABERMANA STORY ABOUT HEROD'S DAUGHTER, BERENICE, DURING THE ROMAN CONQUEST OF JUDEA. CAUGHT BETWEEN OPPOSING FACTIONS, SHE BEARS WITNESS TO THE DESTRUCTION OF JERUSALEM AND INTERACTS WITH THE NOTED PERSONALITIES OF THE ERA. REMAKE OF HAZEL GREENE'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401081NOT OF THIS TIME, NOT OF THIS PLACEAMICHAI, YEHUDATHERESA TAX VOLKELLA POETIC NOVEL ABOUT A SUCCESSFUL JERUSALEM ARCHAEOLOGIST WHO IS OBSESSED BY THE NEED TO RETURN TO GERMANY AND AVENGE THE MURDER OF A YOUNG GIRL BY THE NAZIS. REMAKE OF MARY PERLOW'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401082WORLD OF SHOLOM ALEICHEMSAMUELS, MAURICEFANCILLE H. HLAVATYIN THIS DEPICTION OF DIASPORA JEWRY, THE AUTHOR RECREATES THE TOWNS AND VILLAGES WHICH WERE THE LIVING MATERIAL FOR SHOLOM ALEICHEM'S STORIES. REMAKE OF THE SAME NARRATOR'S 1984 RECORDING.
EN401095UNFAIR TO GOLIATHKISHON, EPHRAIMEDNA SAMPLINERA COLLECTION OF HUMOROUS ESSAYS ON THE DAY-TO-DAY ABSURDITIES OF COMMON- PLACE PRETENTIOUSNESS AND THE HILARITY OF LIVING IN A COUNTRY (ISRAEL), WITH HIGH IDEALS BUT ONLY AVERAGE HUMAN INSTINCTS.
EN401096GOLDEN BOOK OF JEWISH HUMORGOLDEN, HARRYDOROTHY HALLAN ANTHOLOGY OF HUMOROUS STORIES AND ESSAYS IN WHICH THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES MOTHERHOOD, SHOW BUSINESS, ASSIMILATION, AND OTHER TOPICS OF INTEREST.
EN401099TREBLINKASTEINER, JEAN-FRANCOISMELVIN COHENTHE STORY OF THE LAST 600 VALIANT JEWS IN TREBLINKA WHO REVOLTED AGAINST THEIR CAPTORS AND WERE EVENTUALLY EXECUTED IN THE NAZI DEATH CAMP.
EN401102MAN'S SEARCH FOR MEANINGFRANKL, VICTOR E.CLARICE CUTTSA PROFOUND REVELATION OF A PSYCHIATRIST'S SEARCH FOR THE MEANING OF LIFE IN THE MIDST OF THE HORRORS OF NAZI DEATH CAMPS -- A SEARCH THAT HAD A TREMENDOUS IMPACT ON THE WHOLE FIELD OF PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY. REMAKE OF SYLVIA SORIN'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401108CROWDS AND POWERCANETTI, ELIASSALO MINKINAN ANALYSIS OF POWER, ESPECIALLY AS IT MANIFESTS ITSELF IN OR OPERATES THROUGH CROWDS. ILLUMINATED BY EXAMPLES FROM HISTORY.
EN401111BENJAMIN DISRAELIEARL OF BEACONSFIELDROTH, CECILCORINNE SHAFTELA BIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN DISRAELI, THE NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH PRIME MINISTER AND AUTHOR (1837-1880). THE BOOK EXAMINES THE NATURE OF HIS JEWISH HERITAGE.
EN401112BROTHERS SHUBERTSTAGG, JERRYHELEN M. ASCHERTHE STORY OF SAM, LEE, AND JACOB SHUBERT, THE BROTHERS WHO OWNED THE LARGEST THEATER EMPIRE IN THE UNITED STATES.
EN401117ANTI-SEMITE AND JEWAN EXPLORATION OF THE ETIOLOGY OF HATESARTRE, JEAN-PAULCLARA LYNN SPECTORTHE FRENCH AUTHOR AND PHILOSOPHER, WHO DEVELOPED THE THEORY OF EXISTENTIALISM, PRESENTS AN ANALYSIS OF ANTI-SEMITISM AND PROVIDES ADVICE TO ITS VICTIMS.
EN401130ADVENTURES OF MOTTELTHE CANTOR'S SONALEICHEM, SHOLOMISABELLE RUBINAN EPISODIC NARRATIVE OF THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF A YOUNG JEWISH BOY, FIRST IN HIS NATIVE RUSSIAN VILLAGE, THEN ON THE LONG TRIP TO AMERICA. UNFINISHED WHEN THE AUTHOR DIED, THE STORY ENDS WITH AN ACCOUNT OF THE FAMILY'S FIRST MOVE IN NEW YORK AND A PROMISE OF BETTER THINGS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING.
EN401131JUDAIC HERITAGEITS TEACHINGS, PHILOSOPHY AND SYMBOLSBRASCH, R.RUTH KRISTALTHIS BOOK DESCRIBES AND EXPLAINS JUDAISM IN SIMPLE TERMS FOR MODERN READERS. COVERS THE VARIOUS ASPECTS OF TRADITIONS, CUSTOMS, AND OBSERVANCES, THEIR REASONS, AND THEIR HISTORY.
EN401133ACCIDENTWIESEL, ELIEEDITH DREZNERA SURVIVOR OF AUSCHWITZ, NOW A CORRESPONDENT FOR AN ISRAELI NEWSPAPER, IS RUN OVER BY A TAXICAB IN NEW YORK CITY. THIS IS THE STORY OF HIS TORMENTED CONFLICT WITH LIFE AND DEATH.
EN401134FOUR ESSAYS ON LIBERTYBERLIN, ISAIAH, SIRTEMPLE SINAI OF ROSLYN HEIGHTS, NYA COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ABOUT CONFORMITY, COERCION, AND THE LIMITS AND GLORIES OF FREEDOM.
EN401140DEATH HAD TWO SONSDAYAN, YAELGERTRUDE FLEISCHMAN
EN401143MOSESLEADER, PROPHET, MANROSHWALD, MORDECAI & MIRIAM ROSHWALDNANCY SCHIERINGTHE LIFE AND PERSONALITY OF THE BIBLICAL MOSES. REMAKE OF NANCY SCHIERING'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401145GOD MUST BE SADHURST, FANNIEEDITH DREZNERA NOVEL ABOUT AN IRISH NURSE IN THE WORLD OF A WEALTHY ORTHODOX JEWISH FAMILY IN NEW YORK.
EN401146MONDAY THE RABBI TOOK OFFKEMELMAN, HARRYDOROTHY HALLFIFTH IN A SERIES OF BOOKS ABOUT RABBI DAVID SMALL, A RABBI IN NEW ENGLAND WHO UTILIZES HIS KNOWLEDGE OF THE TALMUDIC METHODOLOGY KNOWN AS 'PILPUL' IN ORDER TO SOLVE MYSTERIES. THIS BOOK IS ABOUT A MYSTERY WHICH TAKES PLACE DURING A FAMILY TRIP TO JERUSALEM.
EN401158FORESTS OF THE NIGHTARNOLD, ELLIOTTMARION BAERA NOVEL ABOUT A JEW, SUFFERING FROM THE GUILT OVER HAVING PARTICIPATED IN AN RAF RAID ON A GERMAN CITY, WHO RETURNS TO GERMANY TO DISCOVER HOW HIS MOTHER DIED.
EN401161CLOWNBOLL, HEINRICHIRVING W. KRAMERUSING THE STORY OF A CLOWN FALLEN ON EVIL DAYS, A GERMAN WRITER EXPOSES THE HYPOCRISY OF THE UPPER-MIDDLE AND UPPER CLASSES WHO HELPED BRING HITLER TO POWER. REMAKE OF CEIL ROSEN'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401166GOLDEN GHETTOGERSON, NOEL B.CORRINE M. GANZA FAST-PACED NOVEL ABOUT THE EXPERIENCES OF CONTEMPORARY FILM MAKERS WHO ARE PRODUCING UNDERGROUND FILMS.
EN401168LAST RESPECTSWEIDMAN, JEROMEMRS. IRA SAFRONTHE AUTHOR RETURNS TO THE SCENE OF SOME OF HIS EARLIER WORK, TO TELL ANOTHER STORY OF BENNY KRAMER AND HIS MOTHER, THE BOOTLEGGER.
EN401170QB VIIURIS, LEONFLORENCE KRAMONA HOLOCAUST NOVEL INVOLVING A SURGEON CHARGED WITH PERFORMING EXPERIMENTAL SURGERY ON JEWISH INMATES IN THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS.
EN401172JEWISH ETHICS, PHILOSOPHY AND MYSTICISMVOLUME II: THE CHAIN OF TRADITION SERIESJACOBS, LOUISEVE GREENTHE SECOND VOLUME IN A SERIES THAT INCLUDES A TRANSLATION AND COMMENTARY ON WORKS TAKEN FROM TRADITIONAL JEWISH SOURCES.
EN401173MY NAME IS ASHER LEVPOTOK, CHAIMSALO MINKINCONSIDERED AN UNUSUAL CHILD BY HIS TRADITIONAL HASIDIC FAMILY, ASHER LEV GROWS UP TO BECOME A TALENTED AND SUCCESSFUL ARTIST. THE BOOK DESCRIBES HIS PERSONAL AGONY AND THE CONFLICT BETWEEN HIS ART AND HIS RELIGION.
EN401175EDUCATION OF ABRAHAM CAHANCAHAN, ABRAHAM MARY PERLOWTHE FIRST SECTION OF THE MEMOIRS OF THE YIDDISH WRITER, EDITOR, AND SOCIALIST LEADER. CAHAN HELPED FOUND THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD IN 1897 AND SERVED AS ITS EDITOR FOR NEARLY 50 YEARS. TRANSLATED BY ABRAHAM P. CONAN AND LYNN DAVISON
EN401177SHOP ON MAIN STREETGROSMAN, LADISLAVBIRDIE SAFIONTHE POIGNANT, MOVING STORY OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF A SMALL TOWN IN CZECHOSLOVAKIA IN THE DAYS OF NAZI TAKEOVER.
EN401180PECULIAR TREASUREFERBER, EDNARAY BRODYTHE 1939 AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE PULITZER-PRIZE WINNING AUTHOR (1885-1968) OF CIMMARON, SHOW BOAT, AND STAGE DOOR, AMONG OTHER WORKS.
EN401182GHETTO COMEDIESZANGWILL, ISRAELMRS. HERSH FRANKSONE OF THE CLASSICS BY THE NINETEENTH CENTURY BRITISH AUTHOR ON JEWISH THEMES, INCLUDING 'THE YIDDISH HAMLET,' 'ELIJAH'S GOBLET,' AND 'THE RED MARK.'
EN401189IN THE HEART OF THE SEASA STORY OF A JOURNEY TO THE LAND OF ISRAELAGNON, S.Y.ROBERTA POLLACKA POETIC NOVEL ABOUT A GROUP OF PIOUS EUROPEAN JEWS ON THEIR WAY TO THE HOLY CITY, JERUSALEM.
EN401197ESSENCE OF JUDAISMBAECK, LEOROBERTA POLLACKAN ANALYSIS OF JEWISH THOUGHT AND RELIGIOUS INSIGHT BY THE GERMAN-JEWISH SCHOLAR AND RABBI. REMAKE OF ESTHER M. COHEN'S 1972 RECORDING
EN401200BEHIND BARSWHAT A CHAPLAIN SAW IN ALCATRAZ, FOLSOM, AND SAN QUENTINLIEBERT, JULIUS A.TESS GOLDMANTHE MEMOIRS OF AN AMERICAN RABBI WHO SERVED AS A PRISON CHAPLAIN, AND HIS ATTITUDES TOWARDS CRIMINALITY. WRITTEN WITH EMILY KINGSBERY.
EN401210TALES OF THE HASIDIMLATER MASTERSBUBER, MARTINNATALIE STRAUSSSTORIES ABOUT EARLY CHASSIDIC LEADERS, DEPICTING LIVES OF FERVOR AND EXALTED JOY.
EN401218CLASS STRUGGLE IN THE PALETHE FORMATIVE YRS OF THE JEWISH WORKER'S MVMT IN CZARIST RUSSIAMENDELSOHN, EZRASYLVIA KIMMEL & CAROL SCHREIBERA STUDY OF THE JEWISH LABOR MOVEMENT IN RUSSIA FROM ITS ORIGINS TO THE 1905 REVOLUTION.
EN401224DAVID THE KINGSCHMITT, GLADYSRUTH ZAIMANA NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF KING DAVID, DEPICTING THE TIMES HE LIVED IN AND THE CONTRIBUTIONS HE MADE. REMAKE OF MARION BAER'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401232TEITELBAUM'S WIDOWMARKFIELD, WALLACECAROL SLOTE & JOY GERSTENA HUMOROUS, WARM ACCOUNT IN FICTION FORM OF THE GROWING-UP YEARS OF A JEWISH BOY IN BROOKLYN IN THE 1930S.
EN401235IDEAS AND IDEALS OF THE HASSIDIMARON, MILTON, DR.ELLEN PROPPA STUDY OF SOME OF THE PROMINENT FIGURES IN THE HASIDIC MOVEMENT AND THEIR TEACHINGS.
EN401242GORE AND IGORLEVIN, MEYERCEIL ROSENTHE STORY OF TWO BOYS, ONE AMERICAN AND ONE RUSSIAN, EACH OF WHOM FLEES FROM INJUSTICE IN HIS HOMELAND AND FINDS REFUGE AND ADVENTURE IN ISRAEL.
EN401244STRONGHOLDLEVIN, MEYERROSE COHENTHIS NOVEL, SET IN A BARONIAL CASTLE DEEP WITHIN A NAZI-OCCUPIED COUNTRY, EXPLORES THE QUESTIONS OF WAR AND THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE.
EN401247REMEMBER ME TO GODKAUFMAN, MYRON S.ADELINE MAREMONTA YOUNG BOSTONIAN'S ANGUISH IN COMING TO TERMS WITH HIS JEWISH HERITAGE. RICHARD AMSTERDAM, HARVARD UNDERGRADUATE AND SON OF A BOSTON JUDGE WANTS TO JOIN THE PROTESTANT CHURCH. HIS STRUGGLE IS HAMPERED BY HIS FATHER'S INTEGRITY. REMAKE OF ADELINE MAREMONT'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401248WICKED CITYSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISBONNIE BANASA RETELLING OF THE BIBLICAL STORY OF LOT, ABRAHAM'S NEPHEW, AND THE DESTRUCTION OF THE IMMORAL CITY OF SODOM.
EN401249NOTES FROM THE WARSAW GHETTORINGELBLUM, EMMANUELIRVING W. KRAMER, M.D.SPANNING THE PERIOD FROM OCTOBER, 1939 TO THE END OF 1942, A YOUNG PROFESSIONAL HISTORIAN RECORDED THE COURAGEOUS BUT FUTILE EFFORTS OF THE JEWS OF WARSAW IN THEIR FIGHT AGAINST THE NAZIS. REMAKE OF SALO W. MINKIN'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401256NAZARENEASCH, SHOLEMBEATRICE LEVYA NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF JESUS, DESCRIBING THE CUSTOMS AND THE RELIGIOUS IDEAS OF THE TIME.
EN401259PORTNOY'S COMPLAINTROTH, PHILIPNANCY SCHIERINGA NOVEL ABOUT THE SOCIAL AND SEXUAL DEVELOPMENT OF A YOUNG AMERICAN JEW WHO COMPLAINS THAT HE IS "LIVING IN THE MIDDLE OF A JEWISH JOKE." REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING.
EN401261BADERS OF JACOB STREETKARMEL-WOLFE, HENIAMARY PERLOWA NOVEL ABOUT A JEWISH FAMILY IN WARTIME POLAND.
EN401268GREAT JEWISH SHORT STORIESBELLOW, SAUL, ED.ESTHER COHENTHIS ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT STORIES REPRESENTS A DIVERSITY OF JEWISH WRITERS. REMAKE OF BESS CHALSKE'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401274BINTEL BRIEF (COMPLETE BOOK)LETTERS FROM THE LOWER EAST SIDE TO THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARDMETZKER, ISAAC, ED.HELEN BELINKA COMPILATION OF 60 YEARS OF LETTERS WRITTEN TO THE EDITOR OF THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD, DEALING WITH THE LIVES AND PROBLEMS OF NEW IMMIGRANTS LIVING ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE FROM 1906 TO 1967
EN401289TO BROOKLYN WITH LOVEGREEN, GERALDROBYN SILVERBERGA DAY IN THE LIFE OF A 12-YEAR-OLD BROOKLYNITE, SUMMER 1933. ALBERT "FOUR EYES" ABRAMS HAS THE HIGHEST I.Q. IN P.S. 133, BUT HE IS ALSO NEARSIGHTED AND UNATHLETIC. WHAT GOOD ARE BRAINS, HE WONDERS, IF YOU'RE GOING TO DEVELOP A PAUNCH BEFORE YOUR BAR-MITZVAH, IF YOU'RE ALWAYS PICKED LAST, AND IF YOU'RE TOO CHICKEN TO FIGHT BACK?
EN401291FIVE STORIES OF FERRARABASSANI, GIORGIOADELINE MAREMONTFIVE STORIES WHICH RECREATE THE SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE ITALIAN CITY OF FERRARA WHERE MASS DEPORTATION OF JEWS TOOK PLACE DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN401296HISTORY OF THE JEWSSACHAR, ABRAM LEONSCHIERING, NANCYA COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY THE SCHOLAR AND HISTORIAN, FOCUSING ON ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS AS WELL AS TO PURELY RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL DEVELOPMENT. REMAKE OF NANCY SCHIERING'S 1972 RECORDING.
EN401299THY DAUGHTER'S NAKEDNESSKAUFMAN, MYRON S.EVE GREENA NOVEL ABOUT A RABBI'S DAUGHTER WHO IS TROUBLED BY THE CONFLICT BETWEEN MODERN AMERICAN LIFE AND THE TRADITIONAL VALUES OF HER JEWISH HERITAGE.
EN401316EXILED AND THE REDEEMEDBEN-ZVI, ITZHAKRUTH BUDISHA STUDY BY A FORMER PRESIDENT OF ISRAEL ABOUT THE FATE OF JEWISH COMMUNITIES WHO FOR CENTURIES HAVE BEEN ON THE PERIPHERY OF JEWISH LIFE.
EN401318BALFOUR DECLARATIONSTEIN, LEONARDSELMA BROWNTHE BACKGROUND AND ORIGINS OF THE 1917 BALFOUR DECLARATION ESTABLISHING A JEWISH HOMELAND IN PALESTINE.
EN401327DESPERATE MISSION JOEL BRAND'S STORYWEISSBERG, ALEXEDNA L. SAMPLINERA HISTORICAL NOVEL BASED ON THE DEALS MADE BY THE NAZIS TO EXCHANGE JEWS FOR EQUIPMENT AND WAR MATERIEL DURING WORLD WAR II. BRAND, A MEMBER OF THE BUDAPEST JEWISH RELIEF COMMITTEE, CONFERRED WITH ADOLF EICHMANN ON IMPLEMENTING SUCH A PLAN.
EN401338OF A WORLD THAT IS NO MORESINGER, ISRAEL JOSHUAMRS. STANLEY ROSE & MRS. LESTER ROSENBAUMTHE STORY OF THE HOUSEHOLD OF A RABBI IN A POLISH-JEWISH SHTETL NEAR THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY.
EN401341STAR OF REDEMPTIONROSENZWEIG, FRANZNANCY SCHIERINGWRITTEN BY THE PROMINENT GERMAN JEWISH PHILOSOPHER, THIS BOOK PRESENTS AN ORIGINAL APPROACH TO RELIGIOUS THINKING. REMAKE OF AN EARLIER RECORDING.
EN401348ABDUCTIONKUMIN, MAXINERUTH BUDISHLUCY STARR IS 42 AND INVOLVED IN AN INNER-CITY EDUCATIONAL PROJECT. AS A PROTEST AGAINST HER LOSING BATTLE WITH LIFE, SHE ABDUCTS A TEN-YEAR-OLD BLACK BOY.
EN401354TEMPLELEOKUM, ARKADYFRIEDA K. STERNBERGA NOVEL ABOUT THE BUILDING OF A REFORM TEMPLE WHICH DEALS WITH THE DILEMMA OF JEWISH IDENTITY AND AREAS OF CONFLICT WITHIN THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY.
EN401355BEN-GURIONTHE BIOGRAPHY OF AN EXTRAORDINARY MANST. JOHN, ROBERTDORA VOLINSKYA BIOGRAPHY OF THE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL, HIGHLIGHTING HIS CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE STATE FROM ITS PIONEER DAYS THROUGH THE 1950S.
EN401358COURSE OF MODERN JEWISH HISTORYSACHAR, HOWARD M.MARCIA KLAUSSAN UPDATED (1977) EDITION OF A THOROUGH EXAMINATION OF MODERN JEWISH HISTORY, FROM THE FRENCH REVOLUTION THROUGH THE MODERN STATE OF ISRAEL THROUGH THE "COMING OF AGE" OF AMERICAN JEWRY. THIS RECORDING REPLACES THE ONE THAT WAS BASED ON THE EARLIER EDITION OF THE BOOK.
EN401365FOCUSMILLER, ARTHURMRS. EUGENE KRAMONA ALLEGORICAL STORY ABOUT ANTI-SEMITISM. LAWRENCE NEWMAN, OFFICE WORKER AND ORDINARY ANTI-SEMITE, STARTS WEARING GLASSES AND IS SUDDENLY MISTAKEN FOR A JEW. HE BEGINS EXPERIENCING THE BIGOTRY OF THE NEIGHBORS HE'D BEEN FRIENDLY WITH BEFORE, AND IN DUE COURSE HE FINDS SUPPORT AND UNDERSTANDING FROM ONE OF THE VERY JEWISH IMMIGRANTS HE HAD PREVIOUSLY SO DESPISED.
EN401369IMPOSSIBLE TAKES LONGERMEMOIRS OF VERA WEIZMANNWEIZMANN, VERA, WITH DAVID TUTAEVTRUDY CUTLERTHE MEMOIRS OF THE WIFE OF CHAIM WEIZMANN, THE FIRST PRESIDENT OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN401370EINSTEINTHE LIFE AND TIMESCLARK, RONALD W.PATRICIA B. DAVIDSONA BIOGRAPHY OF THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN PHYSICIST, DESCRIBING HIS LIFE AS A SCIENTIST AND HIS COMPASSIONATE NATURE.
EN401371ENEMIES, A LOVE STORYSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISJOYCE KARPA NOVEL CENTERING AROUND HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS LIVING IN NEW YORK, WHOSE MAIN CHARACTER IS TORN BY LOVE, LUST, AND HIS LOSS OF GOD AND JEWISHNESS.
EN401373BOOK OF DANIELDOCTOROW, E.L.ELEANOR TANNENBAUM & EVELYN THORNERA NOVEL BASED ON THE ROSENBERG TRIAL WHICH PORTRAYS THE FATE OF THE ROSENBERG CHILDREN FOLLOWING THE EXECUTION OF THEIR PARENTS FOR ESPIONAGE. REMAKE OF A 1973 RECORDING.
EN401374LEO BAECKTEACHER OF THERESIENSTADTFRIEDLANDER, ALBERT H.MRS. LEONARD VOGELA CRITICAL, BIOGRAPHICAL STUDY OF THE LEADER OF GERMAN JEWRY DURING THE HOLOCAUST. FRIEDLANDER, A LONDON RABBI AND LEADER IN THE REFORM MOVEMENT, PRESENTS BAECK'S PHILOSOPHY OF JUDAISM AND THE CONTROVERSIES THAT AROSE FROM HIS UNORTHODOX VIEWS.
EN401376FACE ON THE CUTTING ROOM FLOORSCHUMACH, MURRAYJOAN KUPFERBERGA DESCRIPTION OF THE RISE OF CENSORSHIP IN MOVIES AND TELEVISION AND THE COURT CASES ON THE ISSUE.
EN401382SOULS ON FIREPORTRAITS AND LEGENDS OF HASIDIC MASTERSWIESEL, ELIENANCY SCHIERINGDEPICTED THROUGH LEGENDARY TALES ARE EIGHT MAJOR FIGURES OF HASIDISM, FROM ISRAEL BAAL SHEM TO RABBI NAHMAN OF BRATZLAV. WIESEL RECORDS THEIR ADVENTURES, SECRETS, STRUGGLES, AND THEIR MYSTERIOUS POWERS AND CHARISMA. REMAKE OF A 1973 RECORDING.
EN401389MENDELSSOHNSTHREE GENERATIONS OF GENIUSKUPFERBERG, HERBERTDORA VOLINSKYA BIOGRAPHY OF THE WRITER AND PHILOSOPHER MOSES MENDELSSOHN; HIS SON, ABRAHAM, WHO WAS IN CHARGE OF THE FAMILY'S BANKING CONCERN; AND HIS GRANDSON, THE MUSICIAN AND COMPOSER, FELIX MENDELSSOHN.
EN401392SPIES IN THE PROMISED LANDISER HAREL AND THE ISRAELI SECRETBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAELKAREN SOLLTHE STORY OF THE ISRAELI SECRET SERVICE AND ITS ESPIONAGE ACTIVITIES.
EN401395HILLEL'S HAPPY HOLIDAYSGAMORAN, MAMIELENORE SANDELA RELIGIOUS TEXT FOR CHILDREN CONCERNING THE CELEBRATION OF THE JEWISH FESTIVALS.
EN401403YISROELTHE FIRST JEWISH OMNIBUSLEFTWICH, JOSEPH, ED.BEA. AHRENS, FRAN. KLIPSTEIN, JEANNE PEARSONAN ANTHOLOGY OF STORIES BY JEWISH WRITERS ON THEMES OF JEWISH INTEREST. COMPILED BY A BRITISH-JEWISH JOURNALIST AND LITERARY CRITIC.
EN401407COAT OF MANY COLORSEDWIN, SAMUELCHARLES WARSHAUERA COLLECTION OF ANECDOTAL STORIES, MOSTLY ABOUT JEWS. THE FIRST HALF IS MADE UP OF STORIES SET IN ISRAEL, THE SECOND HALF IS OF STORIES ABOUT JEWS IN FRANCE, ENGLAND, AMERICA, DENMARK, AND SOUTH AFRICA.
EN401409UP THE DOWN STAIRCASEKAUFMAN, BELBONNIE BANASTHIS NOVEL IS A SATIRIC "ANTHOLOGY" OF LIFE IN A LARGE CITY HIGH SCHOOL, INCLUDING HUMOROUS MEMOS, LETTERS, AND STUDENT COMPOSITIONS. WRITTEN BY THE GRANDDAUGHTER OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM.
EN401412GREAT JEWISH PERSONALITIES IN MODERN TIMESNOVECK, SIMON, ED.EDITH SCHMIDTAN ANTHOLOGY OF BIOGRAPHICAL WORKS ON LEADING JEWISH THINKERS ON THE CONTEMPORARY SCENE, THEIR PHILOSOPHIES, AND THEIR CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE CHANGING IDEAS IN A FAST-CHANGING WORLD AND VALUE-SCHEME.
EN401414GEORGE S. KAUFMANAN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHYTEICHMANN, HOWARDLOIS MESKIN & ELINORE TANNENBAUMA BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR AND PLAYWRIGHT, WRITTEN BY THE CO-AUTHOR OF ONE OF HIS GREAT STAGE SUCCESSES.
EN401417JEWISH VALUESJACOBS, LOUIS ROSLYN LEFFEREXAMINES THE GAP BETWEEN TRADITIONAL VIEWS AS PRESENTED IN THE CLASSIC SOURCES OF JUDAISM AND THEIR APPLICATION TO THE DILEMMAS OF THE PRESENT TIME. SUGGESTS AN APPROACH TO BRIDGING THIS GAP.
EN401418JEWISH WOMANAN ANTHOLOGYHALTIN, LIZSYLVIA ESTESA COLLECTION OF STORIES ON THE JEWISH WOMAN.
EN401421BLUE HILL AVENUEMIRSKY, MARKHELEN BECKERA SATIRICAL NOVEL ABOUT A MEEK, COMPLACENT RABBI WHO IS GOADED INTO PUBLICLY INDICTING MEMBERS OF HIS CONGREGATION FOR VARIOUS DECEPTIONS.
EN401422APOSTLEASCH, SHOLEMAL REITWITCHA HISTORICAL NOVEL ABOUT THE EARLY DAYS OF CHRISTIANITY AND ITS TIES TO JUDAISM, THE FIRST MONOTHEISTIC RELIGION.
EN401443HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLEMARGOLIS, MAX L., & ALEXANDER MARXRUBELLE SCHAFLERA COMPREHENSIVE ONE-VOLUME HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN401450MODERN NATIONALISM AND RELIGIONBARON, SALO W.SALO W. MINKINA HISTORY OF THE EMERGENCE OF NATIONALISM AND AN INTERPRETATION OF THE DEVASTATING IMPACT IT HAS HAD ON MODERN RELIGION -- PARTICULARLY IN TERMS OF THE VIEWPOINT THAT NATIONALISM HAS BEEN MANIPULATED IN OUR TIMES AS A DEVICE FOR JUSTIFYING POLITICAL ANTI- SEMITISM.
EN401451GOLDA MEIRWOMAN WITH A CAUSESYRKIN, MARIESYLVIA LANDOWA BIOGRAPHY OF THE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL DESCRIBING HER EARLY YEARS, HER STATESMANSHIP, AND HER CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE COUNTRY.
EN401454WINDS OF WARWOUK, HERMANEVELYN THORNER & DOROTHY MILLERA HISTORICAL NOVEL DEALING WITH THE MILITARY AND POLITICAL EVENTS THAT PUSHED THE UNITED STATES INTO WORLD WAR II.
EN401458TO HALLOW THIS LIFEBUBER, MARTINJOYCE KARPAN ANTHOLOGY OF WRITINGS BY THE TWENTIETH CENTURY PHILOSOPHER AND THEOLOGIAN.
EN401459GUIDE OF THE PERPLEXEDMAIMONIDES, MOSESELAINE SUSSMAN & ROSALIND GALLARDTHE CLASSIC PHILOSOPHICAL WORK BY THE "RAMBAM," THE TWELFTH CENTURY JEWISH RABBI-PHYSICIAN. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY SHLOMO PINES.
EN401465BREAKDOWN AND BEREAVEMENTBRENNER, YOSEF HAIMWILMA BASS & BARBARA TALLERINGA NOVEL ABOUT UNFULFILLED DESIRE AND THE TOLL THAT THE STRUGGLE FOR FULFILLMENT TAKES ON THE HUMAN SPIRIT. WRITTEN BY THE ISRAELI NOVELIST, EDITOR, CRITIC, AND PHILOSOPHER WHO TOOK A PSYCHOLOGICAL APPROACH TO LITERATURE. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW.
EN401469BEHIND THE DOORBASSANI, GIORGIOBETTY BUSMAN & SHIRLEY RAUCHERA NOVEL ABOUT TWO ADOLESCENT BOYS AND THEIR FRIENDSHIP IN ITALY OF THE 1930S BY THE AUTHOR OF "THE GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINIS."
EN401474THEREFORE CHOOSE LIFESILVER, ABBA HILLELEDITH GIFFORDSSERMONS AND WRITINGS OF THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY REFORM RABBI AND ZIONIST LEADER WHO LIVED FROM 1893-1963.
EN401476FAITH AND DOUBTSTUDIES IN TRADITIONAL JEWISH THOUGHTLAMM, NORMAN ELLEN PROPPA RENOWNED MODERN ORTHODOX RABBI OFFERS ELEVEN ESSAYS ON JEWISH LAW IN RELATION TO SCIENCE, ECOLOGY, MORALITY, AND SOCIOLOGY.
EN401485MY COUNTRYTHE STORY OF MODERN ISRAELEBAN, ABBAJANE N. WEISSA HISTORY OF THE FIRST 25 YEARS OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL, WRITTEN BY THE NOTED STATESMAN AND FORMER CABINET MINISTER. A FOLLOW-UP TO HIS EARLIER WORK, "MY PEOPLE." REMAKE OF A LOST 1973 RECORDING BY SALO W. MINKIN.
EN401490TO THE PRECIPICEROSSNER, JUDITHELAINE LEEA NOVEL ABOUT THE LIFE, STRUGGLES, AND TRIUMPHS OF A JEWISH FAMILY LIVING ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE.
EN401491EINSTEINBERNSTEIN, JEREMYJANE WEISSA BIOGRAPHY OF PHYSICIST ALBERT EINSTEIN AND HIS IMPACT ON SCIENTIFIC THOUGHT IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN401493STUDIES IN THE COMMUNAL LIFE OF THE JEWS OF SPAINAS REFLECTED IN THE RESPONSA OF RABBI...EPSTEIN, ISADORECAROLE PESNERA STUDY ABOUT THE COMMUNAL LIFE OF SPANISH JEWS DURING THE LATTER YEARS OF THE 'GOLDEN AGE OF SPAIN' AND DURING THE PERIOD OF THE RESETTLEMENT OF THE JEWS IN THE BARBARY STATES. BASED ON THE RESPONSA OF RABBI SOLOMON BEN ADRETH, THE 'RASHBA,' WHO LIVED FROM 1235-1310, AND RABBI SIMON BEN ZEMAH DURAN.
EN401494FOR THOSE I LOVEDGRAY, MARTINBEATRICE SUDNOWTHE STORY OF A MAN WHO LOST EVERYTHING BUT HIS WILL TO SURVIVE. INCLUDES HIS LIFE IN THE WARSAW GHETTO, THE SLAUGHTER OF HIS FAMILY, HIS IMPRISONMENT AT TREBLINKA, AND HIS HUNT FOR NAZI WAR CRIMINALS.
EN401496BIBLEA MODERN JEWISH APPROACHBAMBERGER, BERNARD J.ESTELLE I. SILVERMANA GUIDE TO MODERN JEWISH BIBLE STUDY, WHICH INCLUDES BIBLICAL INFLUENCE ON WESTERN CIVILIZATION, ARCHEOLOGICAL FINDINGS, BIBLICAL CRITICISM, AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS GOD AND MESSIAH. ORIGINALLY WRITTEN FOR THE B'NAI BRITH HILLEL FOUNDATION FOR USE ON COLLEGE CAMPUSES.
EN401499BOOK OF JEWISH CONCEPTSBIRNBAUM, PHILIPADELE STEINA STUDY OF THE BASIC PRINCIPLES, THEMES, AND PRACTICES OF JUDAISM WRITTEN BY AN ORTHODOX SCHOLAR.
EN401501ALBERT EINSTEINCREATOR AND REBELHOFFMAN, BANESHMILDRED B. LITTMANA BIOGRAPHY OF THE NOTED SCIENTIST COMPILED BY HIS COLLEAGUES AT THE INSTITUTE FOR ADVANCED STUDIES.
EN401503WHAT'S THE BIG HURRY?YAFFE, JAMESCORRINE M. GANZA NOVEL ABOUT A LOVEABLE BUT QUICK-TEMPERED MAN WHO MADE HIS FORTUNE IN CHICAGO AND LOST HIS FRIENDS IN THE PROCESS. SET BETWEEN THE EARLY 1900S AND 1946.
EN401505HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISMFROM THE TIME OF CHRIST TO THE COURT JEWSPOLIAKOV, LEONROBERTA POLLACKA HISTORY AND ANALYSIS OF ANTI-SEMITISM, ITS DEVELOPMENT AND HISTORICAL EVOLUTION. (3 VOL.'S COMBINED...EC-1505, 1882 & 5352)
EN401514RABBI KOOK'S PHILOSOPHY OF REPENTANCEA TRANSLATION OF OROT HA-TESHUVAHMETZGER, ALTER B. Z.TRUDY CUTLEROROT HA-TESHUVA BY RABBI AVRAHAM ISAAC KOOK (1868-1935), THE FIRST CHIEF RABBI OF ISRAEL, IS ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT BOOKS ON RELIGIOUS THOUGHT. ITS DOCTRINE OF PENITENCE UNDERSCORES THE UNDERLYING MOTIF OF RAV KOOK'S ETHICAL SYSTEM.
EN40152099 DAYS IN DAMASCUSOREN, URIETHEL MANDUROTHE STORY OF THE HIGHJACKING OF TWA FLIGHT 840.
EN401524AND THE HILLS SHOUTED FOR JOYTHE DAY ISRAEL WAS BORNPOSTAL, BERNARD, & HENRY W. LEVYFLORENCE S. LAZERSONAN ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORIC EVENTS THAT TOOK PLACE ON MAY 15, 1948, THE DAY THAT ISRAEL WAS PROCLAIMED A SOVEREIGN STATE. INCLUDES A BRIEF HISTORY OF ZIONISM AND PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OF SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT FOR ISRAEL'S INDEPENDENCE.
EN401525MARTIN BUBERTHE LIFE OF DIALOGUEFRIEDMAN, MAURICE S.RUBELLE SCHAFLERA COMMENTARY ON BUBER'S WRITINGS, WITH A SYSTEMATIC INTERPRETATION OF THE MAJOR ASPECTS OF HIS THOUGHT. AN INTRODUCTION TO UNDERSTANDING BUBER'S UNIQUE PHILOSOPHY.
EN401526MAIMONIDESHIS LIFE AND WORKSYELLIN, DAVID, & ISRAEL ABRAHAMSSALO W. MINKINA BIOGRAPHY OF THE MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHER, SCHOLAR, AND PHYSICIAN WHO LIVED FROM 1135-1204.
EN401528ETHICS FROM SINAI, VOLS. I, II, IIIBUNIM, IRVING M.BRAV, STANLEY R., RABBIAN ECLECTIC, WIDE-RANGING COMMENTARY ON PIRKEI AVOT (TRACTATE AVOT OF THE MISHNAH).
EN401534PERSON SHOULDN'T DIE LIKE THATGOLDSTEIN, ARTHURSUSANNA E. CLARKAN UNUSUAL MYSTERY IN WHICH A 72 YEAR-OLD MAN, LIVING ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE, DISCOVERS A BODY AND ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE A FRIEND'S DEATH.
EN401535HEBREWTHE ETERNAL LANGUAGECHOMSKY, WILLIAMRUTH ZAIMANTHE HISTORY OF THE HEBREW LANGUAGE AS IT PARALLELS THE HISTORY AND EXPERIENCES OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN401543RASHILIBER, MAURICEREEVA DORMANA COMPLETE BIOGRAPHY OF RASHI, ONE OF THE GREATEST COMMENTATORS ON THE BIBLE, IS SET IN THE CONTEXT OF HIS ELEVENTH CENTURY FRENCH BACKGROUND AND OFFERS A FULL ACCOUNT OF HIS WORK, INCLUDING RESPONSA AND POETRY. HIS INFLUENCE ON BIBLICAL, RABBINIC, AND EVEN CHRISTIAN SCHOLARSHIP IS TRACED. PUBLISHED 1970.
EN401545JEWISH DIETARY LAWSDRESNER, SAMUEL H., & SEYMOUR SIEGELADELE STEINA GUIDE TO THE UNDERSTANDING AND OBSERVANCE OF JEWISH DIETARY LAWS. PUBLISHED 1959.
EN401552I.L. PERETZPSYCHOLOGIST OF LITERATUREROBACK, A.A.MURIEL DORISAN ANALYSIS OF HOW PERETZ USES HIS CHARACTERS TO EXPLORE JEWISH HISTORY AND CULTURE.
EN401555BOOK OF BELIEFS AND OPINIONSGAON, SAADIABENJAMIN WERNEAN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE COMPLETE TEXT OF SAADIA GAON'S JEWISH PHILOSOPHICAL CLASSIC, WHICH IS THE FIRST SYSTEMATIC ATTEMPT TO PRESENT JUDAISM AS A RATIONAL BODY OF BELIEFS.
EN401556IMPLOSION CONSPIRACYNIZER, LOUISADELINE MARAMOUNTA BOOK DEALING WITH THE ROSENBERG TRIAL AND ITS AFTERMATH. WRITTEN BY THE WELL-KNOWN TRIAL LAWYER.
EN401561ISRAEL AND THE WORLDBUBER, MARTINESTHER M. COHENPHILOSOPHICAL ESSAYS ON THE EXPERIENCE OF ISRAEL AMIDST THE NATIONS OF THE WORLD.
EN401562TARGUMS AND RABBINIC LITERATUREAN INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH INTERPRETATIONS OF SCRIPTUREBOWKER, JOHNSTANLEY R. BRAVTHIS BOOK SERVES WELL AS AN INTRODUCTION TO RABBINIC THOUGHTS AND LITERATURE. IT PROVIDES AN INTRODUCTION TO THE ARAMAIC TARGUMS AND SHOWS HOW THE TARGUMS FORM A PART OF JEWISH EXEGESIS IN GENERAL.
EN401563MR. JACK AND THE GREENSTALKSHOROWITZ, GENEGERT ZUCKERMANA NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG DESIGNER AND THE GARMENT INDUSTRY IN NEW YORK CITY.
EN401565GREAT JEWISH PERSONALITIES IN ANCIENT AND MEDIEVAL TIMESNOVECK, SIMON, ED.DALE NADEL & SYLVIA STILLMANA HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY OF 12 JEWISH SAGES, PROPHETS, AND PHILOSOPHERS, AMONG THEM MOSES, JEREMIAH, DAVID, AKIVA, AND MAIMONIDES
EN401566SOLOMON GOLDMANA RABBI'S RABBIWEINSTEIN, JACOB J.RABBI STANLEY R. BRAVTHE LIFE STORY OF AN AMERICAN RABBI WHO WAS DEDICATED TO THE CONTINUITY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE, THE RENEWAL OF HEBREW EDUCATION, AND THE REBUILDING OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN401572YIDDISH LITERATUREMADISON, CHARLES A.A SURVEY OF YIDDISH WRITING FROM ITS JUDEO-GERMAN BEGINNINGS, WITH AN ANALYSIS OF THE WORKS OF MENDELE MOKHER SFORIM, SHOLOM ALEICHEM, DAVID PINSKI, THE SINGER BROTHERS, AND OTHERS.
EN401573KIKEA DOCUMENTARY OF ANTI-SEMITISM SELZER, MICHAEL, ED.MRS. EDWARD L. BASSA HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISM IN AMERICA, DATING FROM THE ANTI-JEWISH LAWS OF THE DUTCH COLONIALS TO THE ACTIVITIES OF THE KU KLUX KLAN. TOLD THROUGH THE WORDS AND PICTURES OF ITS PROPONENTS.
EN401575DARKNESS AT NOONKOESTLER, ARTHURA NOVEL, BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S OWN EXPERIENCES, ABOUT THE IMPRISONMENT, TORTURE, CONFESSION, AND DEATH OF AN OLD BOLSHEVIK.
EN401580TAKE MY WIFE ... PLEASEYOUNGMAN, HENNYDONNA ROGOVINA HUMOROUS AUTOBIOGRAPHY BY THE WELL-KNOWN COMEDIAN.
EN401582JUDAISMA PORTRAITROTH, LEONELAYNE BERNSTEINA SCHOLARLY APPROACH TO THE UNDERSTANDING OF JUDAISM. THE BOOK DISCUSSES THE PRINCIPLES FOR WHICH JUDAISM STANDS AND THEIR APPLICATION TO CONTEMPORARY LIFE.
EN401583FEAST OF LEVIATHANSCHWARZ, LEO, EDROBERTA POLLACKAN ANTHOLOGY OF 50 STORIES OF ADVENTURE, FAITH, AND LOVE, TAKEN FROM JEWISH LITERATURE OVER THE AGES.
EN401586GREATEST JEWISH CITY IN WORLDGOLDEN, HARRYROBYN SILVERBERGTHE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS, AS WELL AS THE JOYS, OF BEING JEWISH IN NEW YORK CITY. WRITTEN BY THE WELL-KNOWN AUTHOR AND HUMORIST
EN401591SETTLERSLEVIN, MEYERROSEMARY MARKSFLEEING THE POGROMS IN CZARIST RUSSIA, THE CHAIMOVITCH FAMILY COMES TO ERETZ YISRAEL. THIS IS THE SAGA OF THE FAMILY'S RETURN TO THE JEWISH HOMELAND IN THE EARLY 1900S AND THEIR SETTLEMENT OF THE LAND IN THE YEARS LEADING UP TO (AND INCLUDING) WORLD WAR I. © 1972
EN401593GRANDEESBIRMINGHAM, STEPHENBETTY STONETHE STORY OF SPANISH-PORTUGUESE JEWISH FAMILIES WHO SETTLED IN NEW YORK AND THEIR DESCENDANTS.
EN401598AS FOR ME - MY PRAYERMINDEL, NISSANSTANLEY BRAVA COMMENTARY ON THE DAILY PRAYERS.
EN401600FOOLS OF CHELMSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISBETTY BUSMANA HUMOROUS STORY ABOUT THE PEOPLE OF CHELM WHO ARE POOR BUT CONTENT UNTIL ONE OF THEIR SAGES POINTS OUT WHAT THEY ARE MISSING.
EN401606CANTORAN HISTORIC PERSPECTIVELANDMAN, LEOTHE STATUS AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CANTOR IN JEWISH COMMUNAL WORSHIP. PRESENTS THE HISTORIC, SOCIAL, AND RELIGIOUS ELEMENTS THAT INFLUENCE COMMUNITY VIEWS TOWARD THE CANTOR.
EN401607ISRAEL'S SACRED SONGSGUTHRIE, HARVEY H.SYLVIA SCHMUKLERA STUDY OF THE DOMINANT THEMES IN THE BOOK OF PSALMS.
EN401613ANNE FRANKA PORTRAIT IN COURAGESCHNABEL, ARNSTA BIOGRAPHY OF THE YOUNG GIRL WHOSE DIARY DESCRIBED HER LIFE WHILE HIDING IN AN ATTIC DURING THE NAZI ERA. BASED ON ANNE FRANK'S OWN WORDS AS WELL AS GERMAN DOCUMENTS AND EYE-WITNESS ACCOUNTS.
EN401615BAGHDAD DEFECTIONSKELLER, BEVERLYISABELLE WEILLA TALE OF SUSPENSE AND ESPIONAGE SET IN THE MIDDLE EAST.
EN401620ANSWER TO JOBJUNG, C. G.ESTHER COHENSTUDY OF THE BOOK OF JOB IN LIGHT OF JEWISH, EARLY CHRISTIAN AND AGNOSTIC THOUGHT. © 1969
EN401627POINTING THE WAYBUBER, MARTINDOROTHEA BERNSTEINSELECTIONS FROM BUBER'S ESSAYS, WRITTEN BETWEEN 1909 AND 1954. INCLUDES "THE TEACHING OF THE TAO," "GOETHE'S CONCEPT OF HUMANITY," AND "A LETTER TO GANDHI," ALONG WITH MUSINGS ON MUSSOLINI AND HITLER. TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY MAURICE FRIEDMAN. © 1957
EN401628JOLSONFREEDLAND, MICHAELTHELMA HULNICKA BIOGRAPHY OF AL JOLSON, FROM HIS BIRTH IN RUSSIA THROUGH HIS CHILDHOOD IN NEW YORK AS THE SON OF A CANTOR, AND HIS CAREER IN VAUDEVILLE AND SHOW BUSINESS. © 1972
EN401633MEDITATION OF THE SAD SOULTRANSLATED AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY GEOFFREY WIGODERBAR HAYYA, ABRAHAMADELINE MAREMONTTHIS PHILOSOPHICAL AND ETHICAL MANUSCRIPT COMBINES ARISTOTELIAN AND NEO-PLATONIST TRADITIONS AND IS A KEY WORK IN THE DEVELOPMENT OF MEDIEVAL JEWISH THOUGHT. IT IS THE FIRST OF ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE WRITINGS OF BAR HAYYA, A 12TH CENTURY SPANISH-JEWISH SCHOLAR. © 1968
EN401638RELIGION OF ETHICAL NATIONHOODJUDAISM'S CONTRIBUTION TO WORLD PEACEKAPLAN, MORDECAI M.RABBI STANLEY R. BRAVTHE FOUNDER OF THE RECONSTRUCTIONIST MOVEMENT PROPOSES A NATURALISTIC, HUMANISTIC JUDAISM WHICH HE VIEWS AS THE EVOLVING DESTINY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE. © 1970
EN401640LIFE AND WORK OF SIGMUND FREUD (3 VOLUMES)EDITED AND ABRIDGED BY LIONEL TRILLING & STEVEN MARCUSJONES, ERNESTMARCIA SPRINGER, SHIRLEY CUTLER, & JOYCE KARPA THREE-VOLUME BIOGRAPHY OF THE FATHER OF PSYCHOANALYSIS, COVERING HIS FORMATIVE YEARS. ABRIDGED FROM THE ORIGINAL WORK, THIS BOOK WAS WRITTEN BY A FRIEND AND COLLEAGUE OF FREUD. © 1961
EN401641REMBRANDT'S HATMALAMUD, BERNARDJANE SCHWARTZA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES DEALING WITH SELF-ESTEEM. © 1973
EN401643CUSTOM AND SURVIVALA STUDY OF THE LIFE AND WORK OF RABBI JACOB MOLINSTEIMAN, SIDNEYLILLIAN SCHAFFERA STUDY OF THE LIFE AND WORK OF RABBI JACOB MOLIN, KNOWN AS THE 'MAHARIL,' WHO AUTHORED A BOOK ON JEWISH LAWS AND CUSTOMS AND HELPED INSURE THE SURVIVAL OF HIS PEOPLE DURING THE PERSECUTIONS OF THE 14TH AND 15TH CENTURIES. © 1973
EN401644GOLDEN TRADITIONDAVIDOWICZ, LUCYRUBELLE SCHAFLERAN ANTHOLOGY OF MEMOIRS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF EAST EUROPEAN JEWISH LEADERS. © 1967
EN401653ANATOMY OF FAITHSTEINBERG, MILTONTRUDY CUTLERA COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ANALYZING THE PHILOSOPHIES OF KIERKEGAARD, SARTRE, NIEBUHR, DEWEY, JAMES, AND OTHERS. EXAMINES THE CONFLICT BETWEEN FAITH AND REASON IN CHRISTIANITY AND JUDAISM. © 1960
EN401660NOT SO RANDOM THOUGHTSKAPLAN, MORDECAI M.MRS. HARVEY MEYERSA COLLECTION OF APHORISMS AND THOUGHTS FROM THE WRITINGS OF THE FOUNDER OF THE RECONSTRUCTIONIST MOVEMENT. ©1966
EN401663ISRAELA COLONIAL SETTLER STATE?RODINSON, MAXIMECELIA BORACKTHE AUTHOR, A FRENCH JEW, CONTENDS THAT ZIONISM SUCCEEDED IN ISRAEL BECAUSE IT COINCIDED WITH THE ERA OF COLONIAL EXPANSION BY MANY EUROPEAN COUNTRIES. ©1974
EN401666WHERE JUDAISM DIFFEREDSILVER, ABBA HILLELEDNA BENDER & MIRIAM FREDMANRABBI SILVER PRESENTS IN THIS WORK A CLEAR, SUCCINCT DISCUSSION OF THE INDIVIDUALITY OF THE JEWISH RELIGION. WHILE NOT DENYING THE INDEBTEDNESS OF JUDAISM TO OUTSIDE INFLUENCES, HE ARGUES THAT ITS BELIEFS ARE FUNDAMENTALLY DISTINCTIVE AND IN MANY CASES RADICALLY DIFFERENT FROM THOSE OF OTHER ANCIENT AND CONTEMPORARY RELIGIONS. ©1956
EN401667WORDS IN GENESISASIMOV, ISAACLILLIAN SPIEGLERASIMOV RETELLS THE STORY OF GENESIS WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE DERIVATION AND HISTORY OF THE WORDS ASSOCIATED WITH IT, AND ON EXPRESSIONS THAT HAVE BECOME PART OF EVERY DAY LANGUAGE. ©1962
EN401668AFTERGROWTH AND OTHER STORIESBIALIK, HAYYIM NACHMAN. EVELYN SIMONA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES BY THE WELL-KNOWN HEBREW POET. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW BY I. M. LASK. ©1939
EN401671CAPPELLAHOROVITZ, ISRAELDICKIE MILLERA NOVEL DEALING WITH HUMAN SUFFERING. CENTERS AROUND AN ELDERLY JEW IN A HOSPITAL WARD. ©1973
EN401672STORY OF THE JEWISH WAY OF LIFELEVIN, MEYER & TOBY KURZBANDROSE COHENA DESCRIPTION OF THE BASIC COMPONENTS, RITUALS, AND CEREMONIES WHICH ARE PART OF THE JEWISH LIVING, AND THEIR MEANINGS. ©1959
EN401674GOD, MAN AND HISTORYA JEWISH INTERPRETATIONBERKOVITZ, ELIEZERFANCILLE H. HLAVATYA JEWISH VIEWPOINT ON GOD, MAN, AND HISTORY AND HOW THEY ARE CONNECTED. ©1959
EN401686WISE GUY, SOLOMONKISHON, EPHRAIMKISHON, EPHRAIMBESS CHALSKEA COLLECTION OF NEWSPAPER ARTICLES DEALING WITH THE HUMOROUS ASPECTS OF DAILY LIFE IN ISRAEL. COLUMNIST EPHRAIM KISHON HAS BEEN DESCRIBED AS THE ISRAELI EQUIVALENT OF ART BUCHWALD. ©1973
EN401692CENTURY OF JEWISH LIFEELBOGEN, ISMARMARION BAERA HISTORY OF THE JEWS FROM 1840-1940. INTENDED TO CONTINUE FROM WHERE GRAETZ'S ACCOUNT LEAVES OFF. ©1944
EN401693PENTIMENTOA BOOK OF PORTRAITSHELLMAN, LILLIANEVELYN THORNERTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHT; HER SECOND MEMOIR. ©1973
EN401694THREE CITIESA TRILOGYASCH, SHOLEMRUTH LEVINSTEINA NOVEL OF THREE CRITICAL PERIODS IN RUSSIAN HISTORY, AND HOW THE JEWS WERE AFFECTED BY THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION. TRANSLATED FROM THE YIDDISH NOVEL, 'FAREN MABUL' ('BEFORE THE FLOOD'). ©1933
EN401696PIRKE AVOTHETHICS OF THE TALMUD (SAYINGS OF THE FATHERS)HERFORD, R. TRAVERSSTANLEY R. BRAV, RABBITHE ORIGINAL HEBREW TEXT OF THE TRACTATE AVOT, INCLUDING A TRANSLATION AND SOCIO-HISTORIC COMMENTARY BY A CHRISTIAN SCHOLAR AND AUTHORITY ON THE PHARISAIC AND EARLY TALMUDIC PERIOD. ©1962
EN401699OATHWIESEL, ELIEROBERTA POLLACKON THE EVE OF A POGROM, MOSHE, A MYSTIC, PUTS HIS PEOPLE UNDER AN OATH OF SILENCE IN THE BELIEF THAT THIS MAY AVERT FUTURE SUFFERING. ©1973
EN401701THIS LAUGH IS ON METHE PHIL SILVERS STORYSILVERS, PHIL, WITH ROBERT SAFFRONRUBELLE SCHAFLERTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE ACTOR AND COMEDIAN. © 1973
EN401702THREE CASES OF SHOMRI SHOMARA TRIO OF FULL-LENGTH NOVELSKLINGER, HENRYETTA EPSTEINTHREE MYSTERY STORIES INVOLVING AN ISRAELI DETECTIVE ARE INTERWOVEN WITH BIBLICAL REFERENCES. © 1961
EN401705CROWN OF FEATHERSSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISJANET FREUNDA COLLECTION OF TWENTY-FIVE STORIES WHICH DEAL WITH THE SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH. © 1973
EN401708KING DAVID REPORTHEYM, STEFANVIVIAN EMMETIN THIS HISTORICAL NOVEL, KING SOLOMON COMMISSIONS A POET-HISTORIAN TO WRITE THE OFFICIAL ACCOUNT OF DAVID'S RISE TO THE THRONE AND SOLOMON'S SUCCESSION.
EN401709JUDAISMTHE UNITY OF TEH JEWISH SPIRIT THROUGHOUT THE AGESHERTZBERG, ARTHURJANE N. WEISSTHERE IS AN ESSENTIAL UNITY WHICH UNDERLIES JEWISH FAITH THROUGH ALL OF ITS CHANGING EXPRESSIONS. ITS BASIC VALUES AND AFFIRMATIONS AS A RELIGIOUS WAY OF LIFE ARE EXPRESSED IN THE WORKS OF ITS CLASSIC AUTHORITIES.
EN401712BOOK OF GODSPINOZA, BARUCHADELE STEINA PHILOSOPHIC WORK BY THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY DUTCH PHILOSOPHER. PART OF A COLLECTION PUBLISHED BY THE PHILOSOPHICAL LIBRARY WHICH INCLUDED WORKS FROM THE 6TH CENTURY B.C.E. TO THE MODERN AGE.
EN401713LAST SUPPERBERMANT, CHAIMISABELLE F. WEILLTHE ENFORCED TOGETHERNESS OF A FAMILY SITTING SHIVA IN AN ELEGANT LONDON HOMESTEAD SERVES AS THE CATALYST FOR A SEQUENCE OF UNSETTLING EVENTS
EN401721ACCIDENT OF LOVEBARRETT, MARY ELLINA NOVEL ABOUT A LOWER MIDDLE-CLASS JEWESS WHO ACHIEVES HER GOAL OF UPWARD MOBILITY THROUGH INTERMARRIAGE BUT EVENTUALLY SUFFERS TRAGEDY.
EN401722GERSHWINSKIMBALL, ROBERT; SIMON, ALFREDHELEN BELINKA BOOK ABOUT THE AMERICAN MUSICAL THEATER COMPOSERS AND SONGWRITERS, GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN.
EN401723JOSEPHUSTHE MAN AND THE HISTORIANTHACKERY, H. ST. JOHNAN EVALUATION OF THE LIFE AND CHARACTER OF JOSEPHUS, HIS WRITINGS AND HIS RELATIONSHIP TO JUDAISM, HELLENISM AND CHRISTIANITY.
EN401725COMMENTARY TO MISHNAH AVOTMAIMONIDES, MOSESSTANLEY R. BRAVTHE ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF MAIMONIDES' COMMENTARY TO THE 'ETHICS OF THE FATHERS.'
EN401728IN ONE ERA AND OUT THE OTHERLEVENSON, SAMA HUMOROUS LOOK AT AMERICAN JEWISH LIFE BOTH PAST AND PRESENT.
EN401740NEVER AGAINKAHANE, MEIRBILLIE FLAMM & ESTHER WERNERTHE LEADER OF THE ACTIVIST GROUP, THE JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUE, DISCUSSES HIS PHILOSOPHY OF JEWISH DEFENSE IN LIGHT OF THE MASS DESTRUCTION OF EUROPEAN JEWS.
EN401745CHAMPAGNE SPYLUTZ, WOLFGANGN/ATHE AUTHOR, BORN OF A GERMAN FATHER AND A JEWISH MOTHER, WAS RECRUITED BY ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE TO INFILTRATE A GROUP OF GERMAN MILITARY SPECIALISTS WORKING IN EGYPT.
EN401747JEWISH PHILOSOPHY IN MODERN TIMESROTENSTREICH, NATHANRUTH HIRCHA HISTORY OF JEWISH PHILOSOPHY. INCLUDES THE IDEAS OF MOSES MENDELSSOHN, MOSES LUZZATTO, MORITZ LAZARUS, HERMANN COHEN, RABBI ABRAHAM KOOK, A. D.GORDON, AND FRANZ ROSENZWEIG.
EN401748JUDHA HALEVI'S KITAB AL KHAZARIHALEVI, JUDAHFRANCES GOLDINA PHILOSOPHICAL WORK BASED ON THE CONVERSION TO JUDAISM OF THE KHAZARS.
EN401764HEARTLANDMALOFF, SAULA NOVEL, SET IN A GIRLS' COLLEGE IN THE HEARTLAND OF AMERICA, WHICH EXPLORES THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN LIFE IN THE EAST AND IN THE WEST, BETWEEN JEW AND NON-JEW, AND BETWEEN MEN AND WOMEN.
EN401769MY YOUNG YEARSRUBINSTEIN, ARTHURGEN PHILLIPSTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE PROMINENT MUSICIAN. COVERS HIS YOUTH, HIS FORMATIVE YEARS, AND THE MUSIC OF PRE-WORLD WAR I EUROPE.
EN401770ISRAELA PERSONAL HISTORYBEN GURION, DAVIDSONYA ROTH & RENEE GOODSTEINTHE FIRST PRIME MINISTER OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL TELLS THE STORY OF HIS HOMELAND FROM THE DAYS OF ABRAHAM TO MODERN TIMES.© 1971
EN401774SECRET JEWSPRINZ, JOACHIMPHYLLIS SCHWARTZTHE HISTORY AND CUSTOMS OF THE MARRANOS, THE JEWS WHO OBSERVED JUDAISM IN SECRET, IN BOTH CHRISTIAN AND NON-CHRISTIAN LANDS.
EN401783JUDAISM UNDER FREEDOMEISENSTEIN, IRADALE ALLENPATTERNS OF LIVING OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE ON THE AMERICAN SCENE.
EN401785PICTURES FROM A BREWERYBARASH, ASHERMARTHA FORMANTHE LIFE OF A TRADITIONAL PATRIARCHAL JEWISH FAMILY LIVING IN AN EAST GALICIAN VILLAGE IN POLAND. THE NOVEL DEPICTS THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN THIS TOWN.
EN401788ART OF JEWISH COOKINGGROSSINGER, JENNIES. KLEINA COOKBOOK BY THE FAMOUS RESORT OWNER, WITH PARTICULAR EMPHASIS ON THE IMPORTANT BASIC RECIPES OF THE KOSHER KITCHEN, HOLIDAY OBSERVANCES AND MENU PLANNING.
EN401794TEHILLA AND OTHER ISRAELI TALESAGNON, S.Y. AND OTHERSSCHWARTZENBERG, M. & BERRY, E.NINE STORIES WRITTEN BY DIFFERENT ISRAELI AUTHORS ON JEWISH THEMES AND LIFE IN ISRAEL. INCLUDES SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THE AUTHORS.
EN401812FAMOUS MUSICIANS OF JEWISH ORIGINSSALESKI, GDALRUBELLE SCHAFFLERAN ANTHOLOGY OF BIOGRAPHIES OF FAMOUS JEWISH MUSICIANS, INCLUDING ISAAC STERN AND OTHERS WHO MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO WESTERN MUSIC.
EN401820SHATTERED SILENCE(THE ELI COHEN AFFAIR)ALDOUBY, ZVI & BALLINGER JERROLDK. BROWNA COMPELLING STORY OF THE MASTER SPY, ELI COHEN, WHO NEARLY BECAME SYRIAN MINISTER OF DEFENSE.
EN401822JUDAISM WITHOUT SUPERNATURALISMTHE ONLY ALTERNATIVE TO ORTHODOXYKAPLAN, MORDECAI M.ROBERTA POLLACKTHE FOUNDER OF THE RECONSTRUCTIONIST MOVEMENT CONTENDS THAT JUDAISM CAN BE ENHANCED BY BEING FREED FROM SUPERNATURALISM.
EN401826TIME TO PRAYA PERSONAL APPROACH TO THE JEWISH PRAYER BOOKGOLDSTEIN, ROSEAMITA LIEF LEVINECOMBINING HISTORICAL FACTS, PERSONAL ANECDOTES, SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE AND PHILOSOPHICAL WISDOM, MRS. GOLDSTEIN EXPLAINS AND GIVES MEANING TO THE DAILY PRAYERS, MAKING THEM COME ALIVE.
EN401831LAW AND TRADITION IN JUDAISMCOHEN, BOAZLILLIAN SCHAFFERADDRESSES, ESSAYS AND LECTURES ON JEWISH LAW, PHILOSOPHY, INTERPRETATION AND CONSTRUCTION FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM.
EN401835RELIGION OF ISRAEL"FROM ITS BEGINNINGS TO THE BABYLONIAN EXILE (BOOK ONE) "KAUFMANN, YEHEZKELS. BRAV
EN401836RELIGION OF ISRAELTHE BABYLONIAN CAPTIVITY AND DEUTERO-ISAIAH (BOOK TWO)KAUFMANN, YEHEZKELS. BRAV
EN401841FROM THE LAND OF SHEBATALES OF THE JEWS OF YEMENGOITEN, S.D., ED.A COLLECTION OF FOLK TALES, LEGENDS, AND SONGS OF THE YEMENITE JEWS.
EN401847BAD MANELKIN, STANLEYLEE KEILA NOVEL ABOUT A JEWISH DEPARTMENT STORE OWNER AND CONVICT, WHICH BLENDS SATIRE AND MORALISM.
EN401848MODERN MEDICINE AND JEWISH LAWROSNER, FRED, M.D.L. GRANTRECENT ADVANCES IN MEDICAL KNOWLEDGE AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES HAVE CREATED A CRISIS IN MODERN MEDICINE. THE MORAL AND JEWISH LEGAL ASPECTS OF SUCH ISSUES AS ABORTION, BIRTH CONTROL, TRANSPLANTS AND AUTOPSY ARE EXAMINED HERE IN AN ATTEMPT TO RECONCILE HALAKHA AND MODERN MEDICINE.
EN401855JEWS SETTLE IN NEW AMSTERDAM 1654GRAND, SAMUELESTELLE WEISBERGTHE STORY OF THE SETTLEMENT OF JEWS IN THE NEW WORLD. WRITTEN FOR YOUNG PEOPLE.
EN401857BEN-GURION LOOKS AT THE BIBLEBEN-GURION, DAVIDNOT LISTEDA SERIES OF ESSAYS IN WHICH ISRAEL'S FIRST PRIME MINISTER EXPLORES BIBLICAL PROBLEMS AND LINKS THEM TO MODERN HISTORY.
EN401863JEWISH MAGIC AND SUPERSTITIONA STUDY IN FOLK RELIGIONTRACHTENBERG, JOSHUAR. POLLACKA CONTRIBUTION TO AN UNDERSTANDING OF FOLK JUDAISM, THE BELIEFS AND PRACTICES, THAT EXPRESSED THE FOLK PSYCHE AND WHICH, TOGETHER WITH THE HISTORIC PROGRAM OF THE JEWISH FAITH, MADE UP THE EVERYDAY RELIGION OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN401866ISRAEL IN THE WORLDEBAN, ABBAISRAEL AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE ARE HAUNTED BY THE PAST; AND YET, ALTHOUGH THE PAST AFFECTS THE PRESENT, IT IS THE HOPE OF ISRAEL THAT IT WILL NOT MONOPOLIZE IT. THIS WAS THE VIEW OF MR. EBAN.
EN401868DIARIES OF THEODOR HERZLLOWENTHAL, MARVIN, TRANS. AND ED.THE DIARY OF THE MAN WHO WAS CALLED 'THE FATHER OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.' THE JOURNAL COMBINES HISTORICAL DATA ALONG WITH HERZL'S OWN ADVENTURES AND HIS PERSONAL HOPES AND ASPIRATIONS.
EN401869THIRD AND FOURTH BOOKS OF MACCABEESEMMET, C.W.J. KASOFSKYTRANSLATIONS OF EARLY DOCUMENTS WITH NOTES ON THE TEXTS.
EN401876MASKS JEWS WEARBOROWITZ, EUGENE B.MARCIA FELTHEIMERA DISCUSSION OF THE SELF-DECEPTIONS OF AMERICAN JEWRY, MODERN 'MARRANOS' WHO SEEK TO CONCEAL A ETHNICITY THAT IS BASIC TO THEM. THE REFORM SCHOLAR AND THEOLOGIAN ARGUES THAT AMERICAN JEWS SHOULD TAKE OFF THEIR 'MASKS' AND RETURN TO THEIR JEWISHNESS AND THE JEWISH VALUE SYSTEM.
EN401879POETS, PROPHETS AND SAGES:ESSAYS IN BIBLICAL INTERPRETATIONGORDIS, ROBERTLILLIAN SCHAFFERA COLLECTION OF FIFTEEN ESSAYS VARYING FROM THE GENERAL NATURE OF THE ORIGIN AND GROWTH OF THE BIBLE TO THE CHARACTER OF SPECIFIC BIBLICAL BOOKS.
EN401884IN THIS WORLD AND THE NEXTPERETZ, ISAAC LEIBELAINE LEEA COLLECTION OF HASIDIC STORIES AND FOLK TALES OF EAST EUROPEAN JEWRY DRAWING ON THE TRADITIONAL HERITAGE OF JUDAISM.
EN401885TO BE A JEWA GUIDE TO JEWISH OBSERVANCE IN CONTEMPORARY LIFEDONIN, RABBI HAYIM HALEVYS. KALBCLEARLY ORGANIZED IN FOUR PARTS, THIS GUIDE, WRITTEN BY A PRACTICING RABBI, IS BASED ON THE SHULKHAN ARUCH AND RESPONSA LITERATURE OF THE TRADITIONAL JEWISH CODE. IN DIRECT, LUCID LANGUAGE, THE ESSENTIALS OF JUDAISM PERTAINING TO VARIOUS RITES AND OBSERVANCES ARE PRESENTED AND ACCURATELY DESCRIBED.
EN401887POPE'S JEWSWAAGENAAR, SAMRUTH HULBERTA CONTROVERSIAL STUDY OF ROMAN JEWRY, INCLUDING THEIR ATTITUDE TOWARD THE CHURCH. INCLUDES CASES OF VATICAN ANTI-SEMITISM.
EN401888HOLY KABBALAHWAITE, A.E.REBECCA CADITZAN EXAMINATION OF THE KABBALAH AND OTHER JEWISH MYSTICAL WRITINGS.
EN401891SOMEWHERE ELSEKOTLOWITZ, ROBERTFLORENCE PRITZUPON THE DEATH OF HIS FARTHER, A RABBI IN A PROVINCIAL TOWN NEAR WARSAW LEAVES HIS HOME TOWN AND EVENTUALLY LANDS IN THE SWIRLING EXCITEMENT OF PRE- WORLD WAR I LONDON.
EN401894LEGEND OF THE WANDERING JEWANDERSON, GEORGE KS. BRAVWITH EXTRAORDINARY GRASP ON THIS SUBJECT, THE AUTHOR HAS DESCRIBED THE FULL COURSE OF THE LEGEND, IN BOTH ITS POPULAR AND ITS ART FORMS, FROM ITS ORIGINS IN THE LEGENDS OF MALCHUS AND ST. JOHN TO THE PRESENT.
EN401909ANI MAAMINWIESEL, ELIEANNE MARANTZ A POETIC RECONSTRUCTION OF A TALMUDIC TALE ABOUT FAITH IN THE MESSIAH.
EN401924NIGHTWIESEL, ELIEAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL IN WHICH THE AUTHOR RECOUNTS HIS CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE IN NAZI DEATH CAMPS AND HIS LOSS OF FAITH IN GOD.
EN401939ELSEWHERE PERHAPSOZ, AMOSETHEL E. MADUROA COMPLEX STORY OF LIFE AND LOVE ON AN ISRAELI KIBBUTZ.
EN401943OUT OF THE GHETTOSTHE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF JEWISH EMANCIPATION, 1770-1870KATZ, JACOBS. BRAV & RABBI EMERITUSAN ACCOUNT OF THE TRANSFORMATION OF JEWISH LIFE FROM THE GHETTO TO BEING FIRST-CLASS CITIZENS IN THE GENTILE SOCIETIES. THE AUTHOR PRESENTS THE STORY OF JEWISH EMANCIPATION AS A WHOLE FROM BOTH JEWISH AND NON-JEWISH VIEWS.
EN401949HISTORY OF MEDIEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYHUSIK, ISAACRUBELLE SCHAFLERAN ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF JEWISH THOUGHT AND THINKERS FROM THE NINTH TO THE FIFTEENTH CENTURIES.
EN401959WORLD OF THE TALMUDADLER, MORRISA study of the world of the Talmud and the lives and thoughts of its sages.
EN401966THREE JEWISH PHILOSOPHERSPHILO, SAADYA GAON, JEHUDA HALEVILEWY, HANS & ALEXANDER ALTMANN & ISARHODA GOLDBERGEREXCERPTS FROM THE WORKS OF THREE JEWISH PHILOSOPHERS: PHILO, 'SELECTIONS;' SAADYA GAON, 'BOOK OF DOCTRINES AND BELIEFS,' AND JEHUDA HALEVI, 'KUZARI.'
EN401968CONVERSATIONS WITH EINSTEINMOSZKOWSKI, ALEXANDERFRIEDA WILKOFFDISCUSSIONS ON EDUCATION, LITERATURE, PHYSICS, PHILOSOPHY, AND RELATIVITY WITH THE NOTED PHYSICIST.
EN401976MOST OF S.J. PERELMAN, THE. PART 2 AND PART 3.PERELMAN, S.J.HELEN H. ASCHERA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES WRITTEN BY THE HUMORIST.
EN401977TRADITION AND REALITYROTENSTREICH, NATHANFAITH GARFIELDA STUDY OF SIX MEN AND THEIR DIFFERENT CONCEPTIONS ABOUT JUDAISM: LEOPOLD ZUNZ, NAHMAN KROCHMAL, HEINRICH GRAETZ, SIMON DUBNOW, AHAD HA-AM (ASHER GINSBERG), AND HAYYIM NAHMAN BIALIK.
EN401978TWO IS LONELYBANKS, LYNN REIDCORINNE M. GANZA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN'S STRUGGLE TO FIND HERSELF AND TO FIND CONTENTMENT IN HER LIFE.
EN401981IN SEARCH OF ALI MAHMOUDAN AMERICAN WOMAN IN EGYPTGORNICK, VIVIANBETH SALISMANAN AMERICAN JOURNALIST, WHO WAS LIVING IN CAIRO IN 1971, DESCRIBES LIFE IN THAT CITY, THE EGYPTIANS' AMBIVALENCE TOWARDS THEIR REVOLUTION, AND THE IMPACT OF THE 1967 WAR WITH ISRAEL.
EN401982STANLEYTHE DON JUAN OF SECOND AVENUEALLMEN, RICKCORRINE SCHAFTELA NOVEL ABOUT GROWING UP IN NEW YORK DURING THE LATE 1930S.
EN401983LAUGHTER IN DARKNESSBRISTOW, ROBERTMARION BAERA NOVEL ABOUT A BLIND INSTRUCTOR AT A GIRLS' COLLEGE AND HIS GUIDE DOG. WRITTEN WITH HUMOR AND COMPASSION.
EN401984ALL OF THE WOMEN OF THE BIBLEDEEN, EDITHELAINE LEEA STUDY OF ALL THE WOMEN IN BIBLE. INCLUDES 52 STUDIES OF WOMEN WHO PLAYED PROMINENT ROLES IN BIBLICAL ACCOUNTS, 125 SHORTER SKETCHES OF WOMEN WHOSE NAMES ARE MENTIONED, AND 125 NOTES ON WOMEN WHO LIVED IN THOSE TIMES BUT WHOSE NAMES WERE NOT MENTIONED.
EN401988ANTHOLOGY OF HOLOCAUST LITERATUREGLATSTEIN, JACOB & KNOX, ISRAEL & SAMSONNIE WATERSA COLLECTION OF STORIES WRITTEN BY THE VICTIMS AND WITNESSES TO THE HOLOCAUST ON THE SUBJECTS OF LIFE IN GHETTOS, THE CAMPS, THE CHILDREN, AND THE JEWISH RESISTANCE.
EN401991FOUNDATIONS OF A FAITHGREENBERG, SIMONA COMPENDIUM OF JEWISH HISTORY, LAW, CUSTOMS, AND PRINCIPLES OF FAITH.
EN401992TUESDAY THE RABBI SAW REDKEMELMAN, HARRYSONNIE WATERSRABBI DAVID SMALL, A CONGREGATIONAL RABBI WHO USES TALMUDIC PILPUL TO SOLVE MYSTERIES, TEACHES A COURSE AT WINDEMERE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, AND BECOMES INVOLVED IN A MURDER CASE ON CAMPUS.
EN401993AFTERMATHTHE STORY OF THE FOURTH REICHFARAGO, LADISLASL. ABBOTT & R. FEILTHE STORY OF THE FLIGHT OF NAZI FUGITIVES TO SOUTH AMERICA AT THE END OF WORLD WAR II AND THE DETAILS OF THEIR LIVES IN HIDING.
EN401998THIS MAN MOSESWEISFELD, ISRAEL H.HERMAN KINGSLEYA BOOK ABOUT MOSES BASED ON HIS PORTRAYAL IN THE BIBLE AND IN RABBINIC, HASIDIC, AND MODERN LITERATURE, AS WELL AS IN ART AND POETRY.
EN402008GUILTLESSBROCH, HERMAN. RALPH MANHEIM, TRANSRICA FEIL, LA NUMBER OF STORIES DEPICTING THE TYPES OF PEOPLE WHOSE INDIFFERENCE AND FEELINGS OF GUILTLESSNESS PAVED THE WAY FOR NAZISM.
EN402011OLD-NEW LANDHERZL, THEODORLILLIAN SCHATHE NOVEL IN WHICH HERZL ENVISIONED THE ESTABLISHMENT AND GROWTH OF A JEWISH COMMONWEALTH IN WHAT WAS THEN PALESTINE.
EN402013VOYAGE OF FRANZ JOSEPHYAFFE, JAMESMARCIA MARKEA NOVEL ABOUT A GROUP OF JEWISH REFUGEES WHO, WHILE TRYING TO ESCAPE NAZI GERMANY, FIND THEY ARE IN DANGER OF BEING SENT BACK. BASED ON AN ACTUAL INCIDENT IN THE 1930S.
EN402022IDEAS AND OPINIONSEINSTEIN, ALBERTJULIUS HLAVAAN ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS BY THE NOBEL PRIZEWINNING PHYSICIST.
EN402024BARBARIANS AT THE GATEBANKOWSKY, RICHARDFLORENCE PRIA NOVEL ABOUT A GROUP OF JEWS, ON THEIR WAY TO A CONCENTRATION CAMP, WHO STOP AT A NAZI-OCCUPIED POLISH VILLAGE.
EN402026ZULU AND THE ZEIDEJACOBSON, DANBETTY WILKFIFTEEN SHORT STORIES PORTRAYING THE TENSION AND GENERAL UNEASINESS OF LIFE IN SOUTH AFRICA. INCLUDES TALES OF MORAL CONFLICT BETWEEN THE RACES: BLACKS, AFRIKAANERS, AND JEWS.
EN402027APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZRICHLER, MORDECAIBEATRICE TROA HUMOROUS NOVEL ABOUT A JEWISH BOY GROWING UP IN MONTREAL WHO IS DETERMINED TO MAKE A NAME FOR HIMSELF.
EN402034HISTORY OF THE JEWS. VOL. 2.GRAETZ, HEINRICHROSE WEILTHE SECOND VOLUME OF A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY THE GERMAN-JEWISH HISTORIAN. COVERS THE PERIOD FROM THE REIGN OF JOHN HERCANUS IN 135 B.C.E. TO THE COMPLETION OF THE BABYLONIAN TALMUD IN 500 C.E.
EN402039GANGSTERSCHANDLER, DAVIDMARION BAERA NOVEL ABOUT THE SON OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS WHO WINS THE TRUST OF A POWERFUL DON.
EN402040EMERGENCE OF THE MIDDLE EAST, 1914-1924SACHAR, HOWARD M.ESTHER COHENA HISTORY OF THE MIDDLE EAST IN THE EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY AND THE WARS, REVOLUTIONS, AND CHANGES WHICH TRANSFORMED THE EARLIER OTTOMAN EMPIRE. COVERS THE PERIOD FROM THE OUTBREAK OF WORLD WAR I TO 1923.
EN402041WHEN I WAS A BOY IN BOSTONANGOFF, CHARLESLEE SEAMANA BOOK OF SHORT STORIES WHICH COMBINE THE FLAVOR OF JEWISH BOSTON AND A YOUNG BOY'S COMING OF AGE.
EN402046VINEGAR PUSSPERELMAN, S.J.ELLEN KANNERA COLLECTION OF TWENTY-TWO HUMOROUS STORIES, INCLUDING 'READY, AIM, FLEE' AND 'AROUND THE BEND IN EIGHTY DAYS.'
EN402047WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A JEWSHULMAN, CHARLES E.MURIEL M. GOLOVENSKYA BOOK DEALING WITH THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY: THE BELIEFS, THE FRUSTRATIONS AND THE RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER JEWISH COMMUNITIES OF THE PAST AND PRESENT.
EN402050WISE MEN OF HELM AND THEIR MERRY TALESSIMON, SOLOMONRICA FEIL & LILLIAN ABBOTTA COLLECTION OF FOLK TALES ABOUT A MYTHICAL VILLAGE OF WELL-INTENTIONED SIMPLETONS WHO INVARIABLY MEET WITH MISHAP AND CALAMITY.
EN402059IRVING BERLINFREELAND, MICHAELBETTY BUSMANA BIOGRAPHY OF THE AMERICAN COMPOSER WHO LIVED FROM 1888 TO 1989. BERLIN WROTE SONGS SUCH AS 'GOD BLESS AMERICA,' 'ALWAYS,' AND 'ON THE AVENUE,' AND THE MUSIC FOR THE BROADWAY SHOWS 'CALL ME MADAM' AND 'ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.'
EN402067NOAH'S ARKFOURCADE, MARIE-MADELEINELILLIAN SPIEGLERTHE STORY OF THE ALLIANCE NETWORK OF THE FRENCH RESISTANCE WHICH WAS NICKNAMED 'NOAH'S ARK' BY THE GESTAPO BECAUSE ITS MEMBERS USED THE NAMES OF BIRDS AND ANIMALS AS PSEUDONYMS. THE AUTHOR, WHO WAS 29 YEARS OLD IN 1941, DESCRIBES HOW SHE LED THE RESISTANCE MOVEMENT, EVADED THE POLICE, AND SUPERVISED THE GROUP'S ACTIVITIES.
EN402071FRANZ KAFKAA BIOGRAPHYBROD, MAXTRUDY CUTLERA BIOGRAPHY OF FRANZ KAFKA INCLUDING THE INNER STRUGGLES OF THE WRITER, HIS ILLNESS, AND HIS LAST DAYS.
EN402077JUSTUSLAPHAM, ARTHUR L.RUTH COHENA NOVEL ABOUT JUSTUS, BODYGUARD OF KING HEROD. HALF-ROMAN AND HALF-JEWISH, JUSTUS IS INSTRUCTED BY THE KING TO SLAUGHTER ALL JEWISH NEWBORN MALES.
EN402079ALL MY YESTERDAYSROBINSON, EDWARD G. WITH L. SPIGELGAHELENA KLEINTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE ACTOR WHO OFTEN PORTRAYED THE 'TOUGH GUY' IN HIS MOVIES.
EN402082TREASURY OF JEWISH QUOTATIONSBARON, JOSEPH L., ED.SALO MINKINA BOOK CONTAINING 18,000 QUOTATIONS CULLED FROM JEWISH SOURCES.
EN402088REVERED BY ALLTHE LIFE AND WORKS OF RABBI ISRAELECKMAN, LESTER SAMUELMINNIE ELINSTHE LIFE AND WORKS OF RABBI ISRAEL MEIR KAGAN, KNOWN AS THE HAFEZ HAYYIM, A TWENTIETH-CENTURY TALMUDIC SCHOLAR AND SPIRITUAL LEADER OF POLISH AND LITHUANIAN JEWRY.
EN402091AFTER THE TRADITIONESSAYS ON MODERN JEWISH WRITINGALTER, ROBERTRUTH EPSTEINLITERARY CRITICISM OF BOOKS AND ARTICLES WRITTEN IN THE EARLY 1970S ABOUT AMERICA, ISRAEL, AND THE HOLOCAUST.
EN402113ULLMAN CODEBERNHARD, ROBERTCORRINE M. GANZA SUSPENSE NOVEL ABOUT A FORMER AMERICAN SPY WHO IS ON A MISSION TO FIND A DIARY WRITTEN IN SECRET CODE BY A JEWISH VICTIM OF THE NAZIS.
EN402121HOUSE OF DAVIDLANDAY, JERRY M.RIVY DOLINA HISTORICAL NOVEL BASED ON THE BIBLICAL EVENTS WHICH OCCURRED DURING THE TIMES OF KING SAUL, KING DAVID, AND KING SOLOMON.
EN402130SUMMER OF MY GERMAN SOLDIERGREENE, BETTYC. BORACKAN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN A JEWISH GIRL AND A GERMAN SOLDIER LEADS TO TRAGEDY IN A POWERFUL NOVEL SET IN A SMALL ARKANSAS TOWN DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN402133SARAH SOMEBODYSLOBODKIN, FLORENCEA STORY ABOUT A YOUNG JEWISH GIRL GROWING UP IN A SHTETL AT THE END OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND HER DESIRE TO GO TO SCHOOL AGAINST ALL OBSTACLES.
EN402134UNDERSTANDING GENESIS - BOOK ONETHE HERITAGE OF BIBLICAL ISRAELSARNA, NAHUM M.SARENE MEYERSA PHILOSOPHICAL COMMENTARY ON THE EVENTS OF CREATION AS RECOUNTED IN THE BIBLE.
EN402135NO HAVEN FOR THE OPPRESSEDU.S. POLICY TOWARD JEWISH REFUGEES 1938-1945FRIEDMAN, SAULLUCILLE KAHNU.S. POLICY TOWARD JEWISH REFUGEES FRO 1938-1945.
EN402138FISHKE THE LAMESEFORIM, MENDELE MOCHERB. WILKTHIS NOVEL WITHIN A NOVEL TELLS OF THE LOVE OF TWO CRIPPLED BEGGARS.
EN402140AGUNAHGRADE, CHAIMTHE STORY OF A RABBI AND HIS DECISION TO AID AN 'AGUNAH,' A WOMAN WHO CANNOT REMARRY, IN THIS CASE, BECAUSE THERE WERE NO WITNESSES TO HER HUSBAND'S DEATH.
EN402146CRITICAL POINTON LITERATURE AND CULTUREHOWE, IRVINGCLAIRE JACOBSA COLLECTION OF ESSAYS ON LITERARY CRITICISM AND A STUDY OF WELL-KNOWN NOVELISTS FROM THE 19TH CENTURY TO MODERN TIMES INCLUDING FEODOR DOSTOEVSKY, ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN, GEORG LUKACS, EMILE ZOLA, SAUL BELLOW, AND PHILIP ROTH. ALSO INCLUDES AN ANALYSIS OF THE ROLE OF THE CITY IN LITERATURE.
EN402150JEWISH CATALOGSIEGEL, RICHARD & MICHAEL AND SUSANELLEN PROPPA CATALOG WHICH COMBINES THEORETICAL DISCUSSIONS OF JEWISH CUSTOMS AND PRECEPTS AND ADVICE ON PUTTING THEM INTO PRACTICE.
EN402155OUR SOUTHERN LANDSMANGOLDEN, HARRYALVIN REIWITCHTHE STORY OF JEWISH FAMILIES AND LIFE IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES FROM COLONIAL TIMES TO THE 1970S. AMONG THOSE DISCUSSED ARE THE FAMILIES OF JUDAH BENJAMIN AND SIMON BARUCH, AND THE STRAUSS FAMILY WHO LATER FOUNDED THE WELL-KNOWN DEPARTMENT STORES, R.H. MACY AND ABRAHAM AND STRAUS.
EN402157SIMPLE JEWISH COOKERYBEILENSON, EDNA, EDITORR. FUCHSA DELIGHTFUL LITTLE COOKBOOK COVERING THE BASICS OF JEWISH COOKING FROM GEFILTE FISH TO CHEESE CAKE IN A VERY SIMPLE STYLE.
EN402165JERUSALEM AND OTHER WRITINGSMENDELSSOHN, MOSESFRIEDA STERNBERGAN INTRODUCTION TO THE THINKING OF MOSES MENDELSSOHN, THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY GERMAN-JEWISH PHILOSOPHER OF THE HASKALAH, THE 'ENLIGHTENMENT.'
EN402167SHELOMO MOLHOKABAK, AHARON A.AHARON A. KABAKA HISTORICAL NOVEL BASED ON THE LIFE OF DIOGO PIRES, A SECRET JEW WHO WAS A GRANDEE AT THE PORTUGUESE COURT, AND WHO WAS INVOLVED IN THE MESSIANIC TURMOIL OF HIS TIME.
EN402170EICHMANN IN JERUSALEMARENDT, HANNAHA REPORT ON THE TRIAL OF ADOLF EICHMANN WHICH TOOK PLACE IN JERUSALEM IN 1961. EICHMANN WAS EXECUTED IN MAY 1962.
EN402186MEETINGSBUBER, MARTINVIOLET BLUMENTHALA SMALL PHILOSOPHIC WORK CONTAINING AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FRAGMENTS FROM BUBER'S LIFE.
EN402191SABBATHGRUNFELD, DR.,I.DR. I. GRUNFELDA GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE MEANING OF THE LAWS OF THE SABBATH.
EN402192MOSESBUBER, MARTINFLORENCE S. LAZERSONA STUDY ABOUT MOSES BY THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY WRITER AND PHILOSOPHER
EN402193SELECTED POEMSMANDELSTAM, OSSIPJUDY HELDERMANA SELECTION OF POETRY TRANSLATED FROM RUSSIAN BY A POET WHO WAS A VICTIM OF STALIN'S TERROR.
EN402194TALMUDIC ANTHOLOGYTALES AND TEACHINGS OF THE RABBISEDITED BY: LOUIS NEWMANJ. WEISSSELECTED AND TRANSLATED FOR THE MODERN READER FROM THE MONUMENTAL WRITINGS WHICH STAND SECOND ONLY TO THE BIBLE.
EN402195FIRST-CENTURY JUDAISM IN CRISISNEUSNER, JACOBFRAN KLIPSTEIN, HARRIET ALKOFFBASED ON THE AUTHOR'S PRIZEWINNING BIOGRAPHY OF YOCHANAN BEN ZAKKAI AND HIS TIMES, THIS BOOK DESCRIBES THE CONFLICT BETWEEN THE ROMANS WHO WANTED TO EXPAND THEIR EMPIRE AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE WHO WISHED TO CONTINUE TO OBSERVE THE LAWS OF THEIR RELIGION AND LIVE IN THEIR HOLY LAND.
EN402200UPROOTEDHANDLIN, OSCARSTANLEY KIRSCHA STUDY OF THE GREAT MIGRATIONS TO AMERICA FROM 1750-1900. DETAILED DESCRIPTIONS OF STEERAGE, QUARANTINE, GHETTOS, UNIONS, DENOMINATIONS, LANGUAGES, AND TRADITIONS.
EN402205THIRTY-FOUR EASTCOPPEL, ALFREDROSELYN WALDA NOVEL OF ADVENTURE AND SUSPENSE INVOLVING THE UNITED STATES AND RUSSIA, POLITICS AND TERRORISM, AND THE POSSIBILITY OF A NUCLEAR APOCALYPSE.
EN402206ART OF BEING A JEWKERTZER, RABBI MORRIS N.R. ROSALERTHE JEWISH VIEW OF SUCH IMPORTANT CONTEMPORARY RELIGIOUS QUESTIONS AS INTERFAITH MARRIAGE, SOCIAL JUSTICE, ETC.
EN402213BLACK EXPERIENCE IN RELIGIONLINCOLN, C. ERICAN INTRODUCTION TO RELIGIOUS THOUGHT IN THE AFRICAN- AMERICAN COMMUNITY. INCLUDES DISCUSSIONS OF BLACK JEWS, NINETEENTH-CENTURY BLACK CHURCHES IN THE UNITED STATES, AND THE RASTAFARIANS OF JAMAICA.
EN402214LAST ESCAPEKLUGER, RUTH; MANN, PEGGYA FIRST-PERSON ACCOUNT OF HOW 200,000 JEWS WERE SMUGGLED INTO PALESTINE, DESPITE THE BRITISH BLOCKADE, BY UNDERGROUND WORKERS DURING THE YEARS 1938-1948.
EN402218NINETY MINUTES AT ENTEBBESTEVENSON, WILLIAMBETTY BERNBACHTHE STORY OF THE RAID ON THE AIRPORT IN UGANDA BY ISRAELI COMMANDOS ON JULY 4, 1976, IN ORDER TO RESCUE THE 103 HOSTAGES HELD BY ARAB TERRORISTS.
EN402219SABBATAI ZEVISCHOLEM, GERSHOMMARIAN BAERA DETAILED STUDY OF SABBATAI ZEVI, A SELF-PROCLAIMED MESSIAH, AND A HISTORY OF THE SABBATEAN MOVEMENT WHICH CAPTIVATED THE ENTIRE JEWISH WORLD. FINALLY REVEALED AS A 'FALSE MESSIAH,' SABBATAI ZEVI DIED IN 1676.
EN402222COMMANDED TO LIVEKUSHNER, HAROLD, RABBIBESS SALIMANTHE CHALLENGES AND JOYS OF CONTEMPORARY JEWISH LIFE ARE TREATED IN THIS COMMENTARY ON HOLY DAYS AND FESTIVALS.
EN402229SCHLEMIEL AS MODERN HEROWISSE, RUTH R.ANNE MESTELTHE AUTHOR HAS TAKEN THE SCHLEMIEL, THE FOOL IN JEWISH FOLKLORE, AS HER THEME IN ANALYZING THE EVOLUTION OF THE CHARACTER AND THE CULTURE FROM WHICH HE SPRINGS. IN THE PROCESS, SHE EXAMINES THE WORKS OF JEWISH AUTHORS, SUCH AS SHOLOM ALEICHEM, MENDELE MOCHER SFORIM, ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER, SAUL BELLOW, AND BERNARD MALAMUD.
EN402230SEX AND THE FAMILY IN THE JEWISH TRADITIONGORDIS, ROBERTSALLY ROSENBAUMA PAMPHLET ON THE ROLE OF RELIGION AND TRADITION IN THE SEX LIFE OF THE JEWISH FAMILY ONE OF A SERIES ON CONTEMPORARY LIFE PUBLISHED BY THE CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT.
EN402231MY BROTHER'S KEEPERA HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH JOINTBAUER, YEHUDARUBELLE SCHAFFERA HISTORY OF THE JOINT AND OF AMERICAN JEWRY FROM 1929 AND THE EVENTS LEADING UP TO THE HOLOCAUST.
EN402234WIT AND WISDOM OF THE TALMUDBULKA, RABBI DR. REUVEN P.MAE FIELDSTHIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO GIVE THE READER A SAMPLING OF THE WIT, WISDOM, AND BROAD CONCERNS OF THE TALMUD.
EN402237AFFAIR OF STRANGERSCROSBY, JOHNA SPY THRILLER TAKES A TURN FOR THE ROMANTIC WHEN AN ISRAELI AGENT FALLS IN LOVE WITH A SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD ARAB TERRORIST. THE SECURITY OF FRANCE, THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST, AND THEIR FATE AS LOVERS IS AT STAKE.
EN402245HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN CHRISTIAN SPAIN, A. VOL.IIBAER, YITZHAKGERTRUDE FLEISCHMANTHE SECOND VOLUME OF A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE JEWS LIVING IN CHRISTIAN SPAIN. BASED ON ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS.
EN402246UNTO DEATH:CRUSADE AND LATE LOVEOZ, AMOSR. CUFFMANIN THESE TWO NOVELLAS, AMOS OZ EXPLORES THE WORLD'S HATRED FOR JEWS, PAST AND PRESENT.
EN402254BEAUTY MILLIONAIRELIFE OF HELENA RUBENSTEINFABE, MAXENEMYRA LEIBA BIOGRAPHY THE YOUNG WOMAN WHO LEFT HER HOME IN POLAND WITH ONLY 12 JARS OF COLD CREAM AND TURNED IT INTO A MULTIMILLION DOLLAR COSMETICS INDUSTRY.
EN402257BURNING LIGHTSCHAGALL, BELLATHE WIFE OF ARTIST MARC CHAGALL RECALLS HER CHILDHOOD AND THE JEWISH IDEALS WHICH SHE INHERITED FROM HER PARENTS.
EN402262MITZVOTCHILL, ABRAHAMSARENE MEYERSA STUDY OF THE TRADITIONAL EXPLANATION OF THE 613 COMMANDMENTS IN THE TORAH.
EN402265HISTORY OF JEWISH LITERATURE. VOL. 2.ZINBERG, ISRAELPAT DAVIDSONTHE SECOND VOLUME OF A HISTORY OF FRENCH AND GERMAN JEWRY AND THE DEVELOPMENT OF PROVENCAL LITERATURE IN THE 11TH-13TH CENTURIES. ALSO INCLUDES THE LITERATURE OF THE ITALIAN-JEWISH COMMUNITY IN THE 9TH-13TH CENTURY.
EN402269BALCONY OF EUROPEHIGGINS, AIDANCLARA S. LINNA NOVEL ABOUT AN IRISH PAINTER AND HIS LOVE FOR A MARRIED JEWISH WOMAN FROM AMERICA.
EN402276MILTON BERLEAN AUTOBIOGRAPHYBERLE, MILTONTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE JEWISH COMEDIAN WHO WAS KNOWN AS 'MR. TELEVISION."
EN402282DON'T ASK ME IF I LOVEKOLLEK, AMOSA NOVEL ABOUT CONTEMPORARY ISRAEL WRITTEN BY THE SON OF TEDDY KOLLEK, THE FORMER MAYOR OF JERUSALEM. THE MAIN CHARACTER IS A YOUNG MAN IN SEARCH OF MEANING TO HIS LIFE.
EN402285WORLD OF OUR FATHERSHOWE, IRVINGROBERTA POLLACKSTORIES AND ESSAYS FROM THE WORLD OF THE JEWS WHO IMMIGRATED TO AMERICA FROM EASTERN EUROPE IN THE 1880S AND MADE THEIR HOME ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE. WHILE STRUGGLING TO MAINTAIN THEIR YIDDISH CULTURE, THEY MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO AMERICAN SOCIETY IN THE FIELDS OF ART, SCIENCE, AND SOCIAL REFORMS.
EN402289AMERICAN ZIONISMFROM HERZL TO THE HOLOCAUSTUROFSKY, MELVIN I.RIVY DOLINA HISTORY OF ZIONISM IN AMERICA FROM THE TIME OF HERZL, WHO ADVOCATED A ZIONIST STATE IN 1896, UNTIL THE HOLOCAUST WHEN AMERICAN JEWS BECAME COMMITTED TO THE GOAL OF A JEWISH STATE.
EN402296WITH HIS OWN HANDSSHAMIR, MOSHE. JOSEPH SHACHTER, TRANSLATED BYRUTH HULBERTA FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR'S BROTHER'S SHORT, EVENTFUL LIFE, FROM HIS CHILDHOOD IN ISRAEL UNTIL HIS DEATH AT THE HANDS OF ARAB MARAUDERS. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW.
EN402299ROTHSCHILDSA FAMILY OF FORTUNECOWLES, VIRGINIAFRITZI BAER & AUDREY LAMBERTA BIOGRAPHY OF THE ROTHSCHILD FAMILY FROM THE GHETTO OF FRANKFURT, WHERE THEIR BUSINESS BEGAN, THROUGH THE NEXT GENERATION OF FIVE SONS WHO BECAME PROMINENT BANKERS AND PHILANTHROPISTS.
EN402300EINSTEIN AND THE GENERATIONS OF SCIENCEFEUER, LEWIS S.HELEN MOGULA DESCRIPTION OF THE LIVES OF EINSTEIN, BOHR, HEISENBERG, AND DE BROGLIE, MEN WHOSE INTELLIGENCE AND CREATIVITY INFLUENCED, AND WERE INFLUENCED BY, THE WORLD IN WHICH THEY LIVED.
EN402301MAN'S QUEST FOR GODHESCHEL, ABRAHAM JOSHUAELAINE LEETHE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE NATURE AND PURPOSE OF PRAYER, RELIGION AND WORSHIP, AND THE RELATIONSHIP OF GOD AND MAN.
EN402305STUDIES IN SPINOZACRITICAL AND INTERPRETATIVE ESSAYSKASHAP, PAUL S.ROSE WEILAN ANTHOLOGY OF ARTICLES AND CRITIQUES ON THE PHILOSOPHER AND HIS WORK.
EN402308WORLD FULL OF STRANGERSFREEMAN, CYNTHIACORRINE GANZA NOVEL FEATURING AN IMMIGRANT JEWISH GIRL AND HER AMBITIOUS HUSBAND, WHO IS A JEWISH ANTI-SEMITE. HE CHANGES THEIR NAME, HAS AN AFFAIR AND DOES NOT ALLOW THEIR SON TO ASSOCIATE WITH JEWS.
EN402310TRIAL AND DEATH OF JESUSCOHN, HAIMKATHY BECKIN THIS STUDY, THE TRIAL AND DEATH OF JESUS ARE INVESTIGATED FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A DISTINGUISHED JURIST, A MEMBER OF THE SUPREME COURT OF ISRAEL.
EN402321RHINEMANN EXCHANGELUDLUM, ROBERTRUTH S. DIAMONDA NOVEL OF ESPIONAGE WHICH TAKES PLACE DURING WORLD WAR II, INVOLVING AN UNDERCOVER TRADE OF INDUSTRIAL DIAMONDS BETWEEN AMERICAN AND NAZI LEADERS. WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR OF 'THE MADLOCK PAPER.'
EN402322DISRAELI RISINGA NOVELEDELMAN, MAURICELILLIAN ZEUGHAUSERTHE SECOND PART OF A HISTORICAL TRILOGY ABOUT DISRAELI'S LEADERSHIP OF THE TORY PARTY IN ENGLAND. A SEQUEL TO THE FIRST VOLUME, 'DISRAELI IN LOVE.' IN THIS VOLUME, PERSONAL AND POLITICAL ASPIRATIONS BECOME INTERWOVEN.
EN402325SAM'S LEGACYNEUGEBOREN, JAYBETTY FLEISCHERA NOVEL ABOUT A NEW YORK GAMBLER AND HIS FATHER, A DEVOUT JEW.
EN402329HOME FOR THE HEARTBETTELHEIM, BRUNOELIZABETH MATTESBETTELHEIM'S REPORT ON HIS PIONEERING WORK WITH MENTALLY ILL CHILDREN IN A 'THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY' INCLUDING PSYCHOLOGICAL CONCEPTS AND THEIR PRACTICAL APPLICATION.
EN402332THUNDER OVER THE MEDITERRANEANGERVASI, FRANKRUBELLE SCHLAFLERTHE AUTHOR ASSESSES THE FUTURE OF THE MIDDLE EAST BY ANALYZING ITS COMPLEXITIES AND STUDYING ITS PAST HISTORY. THE BOOK ALSO CONTAINS AN ACCOUNT OF THE 1973 YOM KIPPUR WAR.
EN402334HISTORY OF THE JEWS, VOL.1.GRAETZ, HEINRICHANNE MARANTZTHE FIRST VOLUME OF A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY THE GERMAN-JEWISH HISTORIAN. COVERS THE PERIOD FROM THE EARLIEST SETTLEMENT OF CANAAN BY THE PATRIARCHS UNTIL 135 B.C.E.
EN402338DOVE OF THE EAST & OTHER STORIESHELPRIN, MARKEVELYN GODMANAN ANTHOLOGY OF TWENTY STORIES INVOLVING FEAR AND DANGER, IN WHICH THE LONELY, PRIVATE PERSON OBSERVES THE WORLD AROUND HIMSELF.
EN402351OUR CHALLENGETHE CHOSEN LANDKAHANE, RABBI MEIRM. SCHWARTZENBERGER & E. BERRYTHE FOUNDER AND FORMER LEADER OF THE JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUE PRESENTS HIS CONCEPT OF ISRAEL AS A 'BIBLICALLY-ORDAINED' NATION AND HIS VISION OF THE COUNTRY AS A 'RELIGIO-NATIONAL' STATE.
EN402352URBAN CIVILIZATION IN PRE-CRUSADE EUROPE, VOLUME IIRVING A. AGUSSYLVIA SCHMUKLERA VALUABLE AND DEFINITIVE STUDY OF ORGANIZED TOWN-LIFE IN NORTHWESTERN EURIPE DURING THE TENTH AND ELEVENTH CENTURIES, BASED ON THE RESPONSA LITERATURE.
EN402365OBSESSIONLEVIN, MEYEREDITH PERMANAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL DESCRIBING THE SUPPRESSION OF LEVIN'S DRAMATIZATION OF THE ANNE FRANK TRAGEDY BY FAMOUS THEATRICAL FIGURES.
EN402367STORY OF JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUEKAHANE, RABBI MEIRNANCY SCHIERINGTHE INSIDE STORY OF THE JDL, THE MILITANT ORGANIZATION WHOSE GOAL IT WAS TO DEFEND JEWS IN WHATEVER MANNER NECESSARY. WRITTEN BY THE FOUNDER AND LEADER OF THE GROUP.
EN402369CODE OF JEWISH LAW(KITZUR SHULCHAN ARUCH)RABBI GANZFRIED, SOLOMONJ. HLAVATYA COMPILATION OF JEWISH LAWS AND CUSTOMS IN A REVISED NEW ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE ORIGINAL FOUR-VOLUME HEBREW-ENGLISH WORK.
EN402376SOLOMON MAIMONMAIMON, SOLOMONA SELF-PORTRAIT BY AN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY JEWISH PHILOSOPHER-BOHEMIAN-HERETIC WHO DESCRIBES HIS WANDERINGS FROM THE POLISH GHETTO TO THE CITIES OF WESTERN EUROPE.
EN402381IF YOU COULD SEE WHAT I HEARTOM SULLIVAN & DEREK GILLFREDA MELTZERTOM SULLIVAN, BLIND SINCE BIRTH, TELLS HIS OWN INSPIRING STORY.
EN402384JEWISH PIONEERS IN AMERICALEBESON, ANITA LIBMANJANE N. WEISSTHE ROLE OF THE JEWS IN SETTLING THE NEW WORLD IN THE YEARS PRIOR TO THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION.
EN402387WAR AGAINST THE JEWSDAWIDOWICZ, LUCY S.ROBERTA POLLACKA SCHOLARLY HISTORY AND BACKGROUND OF THE HOLOCAUST AND A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE WAR AGAINST THE JEWS OF EASTERN EUROPE.
EN402390ISAAC MAYER WISEPIONEER OF AMERICAN JUDAISMGUMBINER, J.H.AMY STIVELMANA BIOGRAPHY OF THE NINETEENTH-CENTURY RABBI WHO INFLUENCED THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF AMERICAN JEWS. ONE OF THE PIONEERS OF REFORM JUDAISM, WISE ADVOCATED THE USE OF A COMMON PRAYER BOOK, A UNION OF CONGREGATIONS, AND A COLLEGE TO TRAIN AMERICAN RABBIS.
EN402393IN DARKNESSBOURGEON, ROGERROGER BOURGEONKATE KASSWHEN THE MISFORTUNE OF BLINDNESS STRIKES A VITAL YOUNG MAN, IT IS THE OLD- FASHIONED VIRTUES OF FAITH, COURAGE AND FAMILY THAT WORK OUT HIS SALVATION.
EN402395S.Y. AGNONHAROLD FISCHESTHER COHENTHE AUTHOR MAKES A PERSUASIVE CASE THAT AGNON DESERVES TO BE MUCH BETTER KNOWN.
EN402397IN THE BEGINNINGPOTOK, CHAIMHELEN BELINKA NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG YESHIVA STUDENT GROWING UP IN AN ORTHODOX FAMILY DURING THE 1930S AND 1940S AND HIS AWAKENING TO A DIFFERENT TYPE OF JEWISH LEARNING AND SCHOLARSHIP.
EN402398SOCIALIST, ANTI-SEMITE AND JEWDONALD L. NIEWYKS. BRAVTHIS BOOK EXPLAINS THE ATTITUDES AND ACTIONS OF THE GERMAN SOCIAL DEMOCRATIC PARTY TOWARD JEWS AND ANTI-SEMITISM FROM THE END OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR TO HITLER'S REGIME.
EN402401INTRODUCTION TO THE TALMUD AND MIDRASHSTRACK, HERMANLILLIAN SCHAFFERAN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF THE TALMUD, USING OBJECTIVE AND SCIENTIFIC METHODS.
EN402403BOYS FROM BRAZILLEVIN, IRANAOMI HOFFMANA NOVEL ABOUT A GROUP OF EX-NAZIS WHO FIND REFUGE IN SOUTH AMERICA AND ATTEMPT TO CREATE A NEW BREED OF NAZI OFFSPRING, ALL CLONES OF HITLER, READY TO BE TURNED LOOSE ON THE WORLD.
EN402406GREAT AGES AND IDEAS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLESCHWARZ, LEO W., ED.STANLEY R. BRAVAN ANTHOLOGY OF THE MAJOR IDEAS AND VALUES OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE WHICH HAVE EVOLVED THROUGHOUT THEIR HISTORY.
EN402407BRANDEISA FREE MAN'S LIFEMASON, ALPHEUS T.VIOLET HECHTA BIOGRAPHY OF LOUIS BRANDEIS, SUPREME COURT JUSTICE.
EN402408CHRISTIAN BEGINNINGS. PART IIIENSLIN, MORTON SCOTTSTANLEY R. BRAVA STUDY OF EARLY CHRISTIAN LITERATURE. THIS VOLUME DEALS WITH THE FORMULATION OF THE CHRISTIAN CANON AND THE HISTORY OF ITS MANUSCRIPTS, TRANSLATIONS, AND VERSIONS.
EN402416LETTING GOPHILIP ROTHC. SHAFTELTHIS NOVEL FOCUSES ON THREE MAIN CHARACTERS: A YOUNG INSTRUCTOR IN THE HUMANITIES WHO HAS AN INDEPENDENT INCOME AND LIBBY AND PAUL HERZ WHO ARE FOREVER PLAGUED BY MONEY AND DOMESTIC CRISES.
EN402417HISTORY OF THE JEWS. VOL. III.GRAETZ, HEINRICHTHE THIRD VOLUME OF A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY THE GERMAN-JEWISH HISTORIAN. COVERS THE PERIOD FROM THE REVOLT AGAINST THE ZENDIK IN 511 C.E. THROUGH 1306, THE PERIOD IN WHICH RABBI SOLOMON BEN ADRET (KNOWN AS THE 'RASHBA') LIVED.
EN402418MOTHERASCH, SHOLEMNANCY SCHEIRINGA POLISH FAMILY COMES TO NEW YORK, CHANGES THEIR SURFACE HABITS BUT KEEPS TO ANCIENT TRADITION.
EN402433AMOS AND ISAIAHWARD, JAMES M.SALO W. MINKINA STUDY OF THE BIBLICAL PROPHETS AMOS AND ISAIAH.
EN402439WALLSRESISTING THE THIRD REICH ZASSENHAUS, HILTGUNTSHEILA RUSHKOFFTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A GERMAN CITIZEN WHO OPPOSED THE NAZI REGIME. DR. ZASSENHAUS WAS AWARDED A KNIGHTHOOD IN DENMARK AND NORWAY FOR HER HUMANE AND HEROIC EFFORTS TO HELP SCANDINAVIAN PRISONERS.
EN402451LAYING ON OF HANDSARENT, ARTHURMRS. ROBERT WHITEA NOVEL OF SUSPENSE AND INTRIGUE INVOLVING AN INTERNATIONAL ARMS SMUGGLING RING, TWO LOVE AFFAIRS, AND A DEADLY GAME PLAYED OUT BETWEEN ISRAELIS AND EX-NAZIS.
EN402453DACHAUTHE HARROWING OF HELLSMITH, MARCUS J.RUTH LEVINEA UNITED STATES ARMY DOCTOR DESCRIBES THE EFFORTS TO SAVE 32,000 SURVIVORS OF THE INFAMOUS CONCENTRATION CAMP.
EN402456FALLEN ANGELSBAMBERGER, BERNARD J.JANICE HOROWITZA COLLECTION OF STORIES DEALING WITH BASIC THEOLOGICAL PROBLEMS.
EN402465SUNFLOWERWIESENTHAL, SIMONMARCIA FELTHEIMERA YOUNG JEW, AN INMATE OF A CONCENTRATION CAMP, IS TAKEN TO THE BEDSIDE OF A DYING, GUILT-RIDDEN NAZI SOLDIER WHO BEGS ABSOLUTION. AFTER HEARING THE SOLDIER'S STORY, THE JEW LEAVES WITHOUT SPEAKING. WIESENTHAL'S STORY FORMED THE BASIS FOR A SYMPOSIUM DEALING WITH THE MORAL QUESTIONS INVOLVED.
EN402470WOMEN IN JUDAISM:THE STATUS FO WOMEN IN FORMATIVE JUDAISMLEONARD SWIDLERR. CADITZTHE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE STATUS OF JEWISH WOMEN IN SOCIETY, LAW, AND RELIGIOUS PRACTICE BETWEEN 200 B.C. AND 400 A.D., THE DEVELOPMENT OF FORMATIVE JUDAISM, BASING HIS STUDY ON PRIMARY SOURCES FROM THE BIBLE TO JOSEPHUS TO THE TALMUD.
EN402472K'TONTON ON AN ISLANDWEILERSTEIN, SADIE ROSETHE CONTINUED ADVENTURES OF K'TONTON, A TOM THUMB FOR JEWISH CHILDREN.
EN402479M. WEILEDITED BY: EHUD BEN EZERM. WEILIN A SERIES OF INTERVIEWS WITH PROMINENT ISRAELI INTELLECTUALS, THINKERS AND WRITERS WHO REPRESENT A WIDE VARIETY OF VIEWS, THIS YOUNG ISRAELI WRITER TRIES TO DISCOVER THE SOURCE OF UNEASE WHICH IS FELT IN ISRAEL AND RAISES THE QUESTION OF THE PRICE OF ZIONISM IN THE EYES OF THE ISRAELIS TODAY AND THEIR APPRAISAL OF JUDAISM.
EN402485RAMBAN (NACHMONIDES)COMMENTARY ON GENESISTRANSLATED BY: CHAVEL,CHARLES S. BRAVRABBI MOSHE BEN NACHMAN, THE 13TH CENTURY JEWISH LEADER AND SCHOLAR KNOWN AS RAMBAN.HIS COMMENTARY, WHICH ENCOMPASSES A PANORAMA OF JEWISH LEARNING, LANGUAGE, HALACHAH, AGGADAH, PHILOSOPHY, KABBALAH, AND HISTORY OFFERS A PENETRATING ANALYSIS OF THE TORAH THAT WILL BOTH ENLIGHTEN AND INSPIRE.
EN402494INTO THAT DARKNESSFROM MERCY KILLING TO MASS MURDERSERENY, GITTABARBARA FELDMANA STUDY OF NAZI GENOCIDE, BASED ON INTERVIEWS WITH SS MEN AND THEIR FAMILIES, HISTORIANS, DIPLOMATS, AND PRIESTS, AS WELL AS SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUST. THE BOOK ATTEMPTS TO ANALYZE THE REACTIONS AND THE BEHAVIOR OF THOSE INVOLVED IN THE THIRD REICH.
EN402504MODERN HEBREW LITERATUREALTER, ROBERT, EDITORS. BRAVA PANORAMA OF HEBREW FICTION AND NON-FICTION PROSE OF THE 19TH AND 20TH CENTURIES.
EN402505TO JERUSALEM AND BACK:A PERSONAL ACCOUNTBELLOW, SAULLEE SEAMANBELLOW TELLS OF HIS EXPERIENCE IN 1975 OF THE TIME HE SPENT IN JERUSALEM. HE TALKS WITH PRIME MINISTER RABIN, ABBA EBAN, MAYOR TEDDY KOLLEK, OTHER POLITICIANS, WRITERS, PROFESSORS, AND EVEN ORDINARY PEOPLE LIKE A BARBER.
EN402510ANYAA NOVELSCHAEFFER, SUSAN FROMBERGJOYCE KARPA NOVEL OF HUMAN STRENGTH, TENACITY, AND LOVE IN A WORLD UNDER THE SPECTRE OF NAZI GERMANY.
EN402511IN SEARCH OF NOAH'S ARKBALSIGER, DAVID & SELLIER, CHARLESBATTY BERCBACHAN EXAMINATION OF THE EVIDENCE THAT THE ARK OF NOAH MAY BE LODGED ON TOP OF MT. ARARAT IN EASTERN TURKEY.
EN402525SUKKOTDONIN, HAYIM, RABBIA BOOK ABOUT THE LAWS AND CEREMONIES CONNECTED WITH THE FESTIVAL OF SUKKOT. WRITTEN BY THE AUTHOR OF 'TO BE A JEW.'
EN402526STREET OF CROCODILESSCHULZ, BRUNOA NOVEL, BASED ON THE AUTHOR'S LIFE, DESCRIBES SCHULZ'S CHILDHOOD YEARS IN A TOWN ON THE PLAINS OF SOUTHWEST POLAND.
EN402531SHTETL AND OTHER YIDDISH NOVELLAWISSE, RUTH R., ED.ADELINE MAREMONTLIFE IN THE EUROPEAN SHTETL SERVES AS THE BACKGROUND IN THESE FIVE SHORT NOVELS.
EN402532GROWING UP RICHBERNAYS, ANNEA NOVEL ABOUT A GIRL COMING OF AGE IN THE 1940S AND 1950S.
EN402538LEGACYBERN, RONALD L. ROSE C. NICHTHAUSERDAVID HARRIS, A YOUNG JEW IN ANDERSON, SOUTH CAROLINA, THE SON OF A SOUTHERN GENTLEMAN, STRUGGLES TO UNDERSTAND HIS RICH YET ALIEN HERITAGE.
EN402545WEDNESDAY THE RABBI GOT WETKEMELMAN, HARRYTHE SIXTH NOVEL IN THE SERIES ABOUT RABBI SMALL, SPIRITUAL LEADER OF A SYNAGOGUE IN BARNARD'S CROSSING, WHO USES TALMUDIC REASONING AND INSIGHT TO SOLVE MYSTERIES WHILE DEALING WITH DAY-TO-DAY 'SHUL POLITICS.'
EN402547HIT TEAMTINNIN, DAVID B.NANCY SCHIERINGAN ACCOUNT OF THE ASSASSINATIONS CARRIED OUT BY ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE AGENTS AGAINST THE LEADERS OF BLACK SEPTEMBER IN THE WAKE OF THE 1972 MUNICH MURDERS.
EN402549MY OWN GROUNDNISSENSON, HUGHBARBARA FRIEDMANA NOVEL ABOUT IMMIGRANT LIFE ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE IN THE EARLY 1900S.
EN402551WINCHELL:HIS LIFE AND TIMESKLURFELD, HERMAN KENNETH BROWNTHE AUTHOR HAS CAPTURED ALL OF THE DRAMA OF WINCHELL'S CARERRE WITHOUT SACRIFICING HIS OBJECTIVITY ABOUT THE MAN HIMSELF.
EN402553WAY OF RESPONSEBUBER, MARTINTHELMA ZELLERSELECTIONS FROM THE WRITINGS OF THE JEWISH PHILOSOPHER.
EN402564BLOODSHED AND THREE NOVELLASOZICK, CYNTHIAELEANOR SCHICKIN THE TITLE STORY, NOVELIST OZICK DESCRIBES CONSTRUCTION WORK IN A HASIDIC COMMUNITY OUTSIDE NEW YORK CITY WHERE TORAH STUDY GOES ALONG WITH CARPENTRY AND BRICKLAYING. ANOTHER NOVELLA FEATURES A CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVOR WHO REPRESENTS AN AFRICAN NATION IN THE UNITED NATIONS.
EN402568HEART IS HALF A PROPHETGOLDSTEIN, RUTH TESSLERA NOVEL ABOUT THE PROBLEMS AND THE HEARTACHES IN A HASIDIC FAMILY IN WILLIAMSBURG, BROOKLYN, DURING THE 1930S, AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF THE YOUNG DAUGHTER.
EN402569KISSINGERPORTRAIT OF A MINDGRAUBARD, STEPHEN R.ELMA KAHNAN ANALYSIS OF THE INFLUENCE OF THE EDUCATION AND THE ENVIRONMENT THAT MADE KISSINGER'S CAREER POSSIBLE AND A STUDY OF THE CONCEPTS HE DEVELOPED AND APPLIED TO AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY.
EN402572JEWISH JESUSARON, ROBERTA DESCRIPTION OF JESUS' JEWISH BACKGROUND AND BELIEFS.
EN402574JUDAISM IN AMERICAFROM CURIOSITY TO THIRD FAITHBLAU, JOSEPH L.JOAN LEHNBLAU ASSERTS THAT JUDAISM'S ADAPTATION TO THE CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF AMERICA SIGNIFIES THE VITALITY OF THE RELIGION AND THE CREATIVITY OF ITS ADHERENTS.
EN402585HUMBOLDT'S GIFTBELLOW, SAULNANCY SCHIERINGA NOVEL IN WHICH A MODERN, INTELLECTUAL, AND TALENTED JEW IS PITTED AGAINST THE FORCES OF CONTEMPORARY CULTUR
EN402589MY LIFEMEIR, GOLDATHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF GOLDA MEIR, ISRAEL'S FOURTH PRIME MINISTER. MEIR, WHO WAS BORN IN KIEV IN 1898, DESCRIBES HER EARLY LIFE IN RUSSIA, HER FAMILY'S EMIGRATION TO MILWAUKEE, HER ALIYAH TO A KIBBUTZ IN PALESTINE, AND HER CAREER AS STATESWOMAN, FOREIGN MINISTER, AND LABOR LEADER OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN402594JUDAISM IN AMERICAFROM CURIOSITY TO THIRD FAITHBLAU, JOSEPH L.JOAN LEHNBLAU ASSERTS THAT JUDAISM'S ADAPTATION TO THE CULTURAL DIVERSITY OF AMERICA SIGNIFIES THE VITALITY OF THE RELIGION AND THE CREATIVITY OF ITS ADHERENTS.
EN402596JOURNEY BACKREISS, JOHANNAPHYLLIS COHNTHE STORY OF A JEWISH FAMILY WHO WENT UNDERGROUND IN HOLLAND DURING THE HOLOCAUST BUT WERE SAVED AND REUNITED IN 1944.
EN402607JEWISH REFLECTIONS ON DEATHRIEMER, JACK (EDITOR)DICKIE MILLERA VARIETY OF ESSAYS THAT PORTRAY THE HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT AND CURRENT STATUS OF THE JEWISH WAY OF DEATH.
EN402618KAFKA AND THE YIDDISH THEATREITS IMPACT ON HIS WORKTORTON BECK, EVELYNFRANCES KLIPSTEIN & IRMA KITTAYWITHOUT HIS EXPOSURE TO THE YIDDISH PLAYS HE SAW IN PRAGUE IN 1911 AND 1912, KAFKA MIGHT NEVER HAVE DEVELOPED THE UNIQUE AND UNIVERSAL VOICE THAT SO WELL ENCAPSULATED THE EXISTENTIAL STATE OF THE 20TH CENTURY MAN.
EN402624RODGERS AND HARTBEWITCHED, BOTHERED, AND BEDEVILEDSAMUEL MARX & JAN CLAYTONESTHER COHENTHE STORY OF HART AND RODGERS,"THE BOYS FROM HARLEM" AS THEY WERE OFTEN CALLED, AND HOW THEY BECAME WORLD-RENOWNED SONGWRITERS.
EN402626RAMBAN'S COMMENTARY ON NUMBERSTRANSLATED BY: CHAVEL,CHARLES S. BRAVRABBI MOSHE BEN NACHMAN, THE 13TH CENTURY JEWISH LEADER AND SCHOLAR KNOWN AS RAMBAN, EARNED HIMSELF A PLACE ALONGSIDE RASHI AS ONE OF JUDAISM'S PRIMARY TORAH COMMENTATORS.
EN402633RAMBAN'S COMMENTARY ON THE TORAHSEFER DEVARIM - DEUTERONOMYTRANSLATED BY: RABBI CHARLES CHAVELS. BRAVCOMMENTARY.
EN402637CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM AND JEWISH LAWSIEGEL, SEYMOUR, ED.P.M. APFELBAUMAN EXAMINATION OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM WHICH COMBINES A COMMITMENT TO HALAKHA, JEWISH LAW, WITH A RECOGNITION OF A NEED FOR CHANGE. ARTICLES ARE WRITTEN BY PROMINENT LEADERS IN THE MOVEMENT.
EN402640KISSINGERTHE EUROPEAN MIND IN AMERICAN POLICYBRUCE MAZLISHSILVIA HORENSTEINTHIS BIOGRAPHICAL NARRATIVE PROBES THE GROWTH OF KISSINGER THROUGH HIS EXPERIENCES IN THE ARMY, AT HARVARD AND IN WASHINGTON, SHOWING THAT WHILE HE WAS UNDERGOING A PROCESS OF AMERICANIZATION, HE WAS INCREASINGLY ADDING A EUROPEAN CAST TO AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY.
EN402646ESSENTIAL TALMUDSTEINSALTZ, ADINELEANOR SCHICKTHE HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF THE ORAL LAW AND AN EXPLANATION OF ITS IMPORTANCE IN JEWISH TRADITION. ALSO INCLUDES SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF THE RABBIS AND SCHOLARS OF THE TALMUDIC PERIOD. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW BY CHAYA GALAI.
EN402652HARRY JAMES CARGAS IN CONVERSATION WITH ELIE WIESELCARGAS, HARRY JAMESBARBARA FRIEDMANA SERIES OF INTERVIEWS WITH ELIE WIESEL, NOBEL PRIZE WINNER AND AUTHOR OF SEVERAL BOOKS ON THE HOLOCAUST.
EN402655RAMBAN'S COMMENTARY ON EXODUSTRANSLATED BY: CHARLES B. CHAVELSTANLEY BRAVA COMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF EXODUS.
EN402661MEMOIRS OF GLUCKEL OF HAMELNGLUCKEL OF HAMELN. MARVIN LOWENTHAL,ROBERTA POLLACKTHE MEMOIRS OF A JEWISH WOMAN WHO LIVED DURING THE 17TH CENTURY AND WHOSE JOURNAL PROVIDED A DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PERIOD IN WHICH SHE LIVED.
EN402666DEATH AND THE FAMILYTHE IMPORTANCE OF MOURNINGPINCUS, LILYHAZEL GREENEA STUDY OF THE EMOTIONAL IMPACT OF BEREAVEMENT.
EN402667IN POLISH WOODSOPATOSHU, JOSEPHJANE R. WEISSA HISTORICAL NOVEL DEPICTING THE LIFE OF THE JEWS IN EUROPE DURING THE 1860S AND INCORPORATING THE FOLKLORE OF THE POLISH WOODS AND STREAMS. ALSO DESCRIBES THE EFFECT OF THE HASIDIC MOVEMENT, THE HASKALAH, AND POLISH INDEPENDENCE ON THEIR LIVES.
EN402668ADOLPH HITLERTOLAND, JOHNHELEN DITTUSA BIOGRAPHY OF HITLER FOCUSING ON HIS ANTI-SEMITISM.
EN402671ENTEBBE RESCUEBEN-PORAT, Y. & HABER, E. & SCHIFF, Z.ANITA ROSENGARTENAN ACCOUNT OF THE JULY 1976 HIJACKING OF A PLANE TO ENTEBBE AND THE DRAMATIC RESCUE. TOLD BY THREE ISRAELI MILITARY AND POLITICAL COMMENTATORS.
EN402679DAYS OF AWEAGNON, S.Y.LILLIAN SCHAFFERAN ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH WISDOM AND CUSTOMS ON THE HIGH HOLY DAY SEASON. DRAWN FROM MIDRASHIC AND RABBINIC SOURCES.
EN402680HISTORY OF THE JEWS. VOL.IV .GRAETZ, HEINRICHTHE FOURTH VOLUME OF A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY THE GERMAN-JEWISH HISTORIAN. COVERS THE PERIOD FROM THE RISE OF THE KABBALA MOVEMENT IN 1270 C.E. TO THE PERMANENT SETTLEMENT OF THE MARRANOS IN HOLLAND IN 1618 C.E.
EN402683NEW WORLD FOR SIMON ASHKENAZYMARKISH, DAVIDELAINE ROTHENBERGA NOVEL ABOUT A FIFTEEN-YEAR OLD BOY WHO IS EXILED TO SIBERIA.
EN402686POWER BROKERROBERT MOSES AND THE FALL OF NEW YORKCARO, ROBERT A.RUBELLE. SCHAFLERA BIOGRAPHICAL CRITIQUE OF THE MAN WHO IN FOUR DECADES AS A PUBLIC OFFICIAL BUILT MOST OF THE PARKS, BRIDGES AND HIGHWAYS IN AND AROUND NEW YORK CITY.
EN402689MAIMONIDES' INTRODUCTION TO TALMUDTRANSLATED BY: ZVI LAMPELH. MEYERSMAIMONIDES PRESENTS A CLEAR EXPOSITION OF THE ORIGIN, AIMS, METHODOLOGY AND SPIRIT OF THE TALMUD.
EN402695IN THE ALMOST PROMISED LANDAMERICAN JEWS AND BLACKS, 1915-193DINER, HASIA R.EDITH DREZNERTHE AUTHOR CONTENDS THAT CHAMPIONING BLACK CAUSES GAVE JEWS A MEANS TO REMOVE OBSTACLES TO THEIR OWN ACCULTURATION.
EN402700FROM OEDIPUS TO MOSESFREUD'S JEWISH IDENTITYROBERT, MARTHE. RALPH MANHEIM, TRANJANE N. WEISSTHE AUTHOR CONTENDS THAT FREUD'S ADVANCEMENT OF HIS THEORY OF SEXUALITY WAS BASED LARGELY ON FRUSTRATED AMBITIONS TO ACHIEVE RECOGNITION IN A GENTILE SOCIETY.
EN402702GREAT GAMEMEMOIRS OF THE SPY HITLER COULDN'TTREPPER, LEOPOLDJUDITH HOFFMANTHE PERSONAL STORY OF THE HEAD OF A SPY NETWORK WHICH OPERATED IN EUROPE AGAINST THE NAZIS DURING WORLD WAR II. THE NETWORK, DUBBED THE RED ORCHESTRA BY THE GESTAPO, INFILTRATED GERMAN ORGANIZATIONS IN OCCUPIED FRANCE, BELGIUM, AND GERMANY.
EN402707LEGENDS OF JERUSALEMTHE SACRED LAND. VOL. 1.VILNAY, ZEVRUBELLE SCHAFLERAN ANTHOLOGY OF STORIES AND FOLKTALES FROM MIDRASHIC AND RABBINIC LITERATURE CONTAINING OVER 300 LEGENDS ABOUT JERUSALEM.
EN402721MOSESTHE MAN AND HIS VISIONDAICHES, DAVIDIRVING W. KRAMERSTARTING FROM THE CONVICTION THAT MOSES, THE EXODUS, THE SINAI EXPERIENCE AND THE PROMISED LAND JOURNEY DID EXIST, THE AUTHOR ANALYZES THE BIBLE'S ACCOUNT OF MOSES AS A LAWGIVER, DIVINE MEDIATOR AND WELDER OF SEVERAL NOMADIC TRIBES INTO A UNIFIED PEOPLE AND NATION.
EN402726TORCH SONGROIPHE, ANNHERBERT L MORGENROTHA ROMANTIC NOVEL ABOUT AN UPPER-CLASS JEWISH WOMAN WHO FALLS IN LOVE WITH A TEENAGE ALCOHOLIC.
EN402734PIED PIPER OF HELFENSTEINEDWARD V. MCCARTHY, JR.E. HALLEAN ADVENTURE TALE THAT INVOLVES THE SEARCH BY A BOSTON LAWYER FOR THE BENEFICIARY OF A WILL, A SORT OF JEWISH SCARLET PIMPERNEL, WHO SAVED HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN FROM GERMAN CONCENTRATION CAMPS DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN402737ORIGINS OF ZIONISMVITAL, DAVIDR. WEILSTORY OF THE ORIGINS OF MODERN JEWISH NATIONALISM USING PRIMARY SOURCES IN HEBREW, YIDDISH, GERMAN, RUSSIAN, FRENCH, AND ENGLISH.
EN402783KABBALAH FOR THE MODERN WORLDGONZALEZ-WIPPLER, MIGENEROBERTA POLLACKNEW KEY TO THE ANCIENT MYSTICAL BOOK THAT UNLOCKS THE SECRETS OF THE UNIVERSE.
EN402787HERZOG LEGACYSCHWEITZER, GERTRUDEELISSA BAUMTHE BIOGRAPHY OF A GERMAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANT WHO FOUNDED A NEWSPAPER DYNASTY IN 1875 AND THE THREE GENERATIONS OF HERZOG WOMEN WHO CARRIED ON THE FAMILY TRADITION.
EN402789DAMASCUS COVERKAPLAN, HOWARDRUBELLE SCHAFLERA SUSPENSE NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG ISRAELI SPY SENT TO SYRIA TO HELP THE REMNANTS OF THE JEWISH POPULATION THERE. AFTER COMMITTING A NUMBER OF BLUNDERS, HE IS CAPTURED BUT REFUSES TO REVEAL WHAT HE KNOWS.
EN402799YEMENITE GIRLLEVIANT, CURTLEE SEAMANA NOVEL ABOUT THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN EZRA SHULTISH AND AN ELDERLY ISRAELI NOBEL LAUREATE.
EN402800RABBITHE AMERICAN EXPERIENCEMURRAY POLNERS. KALBHEARTWARMING ACCOUNT OF RABBIS AS PASTORS, SCHOLARS, FUND-RAISERS, AND COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS.
EN402807COUSINHOODBERMANT, CHAIMSYLVIA ESTES & ARLENE RICHARDSA BIOGRAPHY OF PROMINENT JEWISH FAMILIES INCLUDING THE ROTHSCHILDS, THE WARBURGS, THE SAMUELS, AND THE SASSOONS.
EN402808WANTED!THE SEARCH FOR NAZIS IN AMERICAHOWARD BLUMC. MINTZERDETAILED ACCOUNT OF FOUR NAZIS WHO LIVE FREELY IN AMERICA, THE MEN WHO TRACKED THEM DOWN, AND HOW THEY CONTINUE TO CIRCUMVENT JUSTICE.
EN402819WELLSPRINGS OF TORAHVOLUMES I & IIFRIEDMAN, ALEXANDER ZUSIA S. BRAVCOMPREHENSIVE SURVEY OF RABBINIC CREATIVITY EXPRESSED IN WRITINGS FO TALUMDIC SCHOLARS
EN402829BROTHERSZELDIS, CHAIMESTHER COHENA NOVEL ABOUT THE LIFE OF A FAMILY IN A SMALL TOWN.
EN402843BOOK OF PARADISETHE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES OF SHMUEL-ABA BERVOMANGER, ITZIKJOYCE KARPTHIS IS A STORY BASED ON THE OLD TRADITION IN JEWISH FOLKLORE THAT CHILDREN BEFORE BIRTH LIVE IN PARADISE AND JUST BEFORE THEY ARE BORN ARE TAPPED BY AN ANGEL TO FORGET THEIR STAY. THIS IS A STORY OF A YOUNG BOY WHO OUTWITS HIS ANGEL AND IS BORN WITH COMPLETE MEMORY OF PARADISE AND THE LIFE HE LIVES WITH THIS MEMORY.
EN402846UNDERSTANDING THE TALMUDTRATTNER, ERNST R.BIRDIE SAFIANSTUDY OF CONTENTS AND MEANING OF TALMUD AND ITS RELATIONSHIP TO OTHER ASPECTS OF JEWISH LIFE AND LAWS.
EN402848PROFESSOR OF DESIREROTH, PHILIPP.M. APFELBAUMDAVID KEPESH, THE HERO IN PHILIP ROTH'S TENTH NOVEL, IS JEWISH AND UNHAPPY, ECHOING A THEME DEALT WITH BY ROTH IN PREVIOUS NOVELS.
EN402863JEWISH MYSTICAL TESTIMONIESJACOBS, LOUIS ROBERTA POLLACKMYSTICAL TEXTS FROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO 20TH CENTURY - FULL RANGE OF ORIGINAL MATERIAL.
EN402866ORCHIDS FOR MOTHERLATHAM, AARONR. DOLINISRAELI INTELLIGENCE GAME INCLUDES MURDER AND SUICIDE AND INVOLVES HIGH POLITICAL FIGURES.
EN402872SARNOFF, AN AMERICAN SUCCESSDREHER, CARLELLEN KANNERSARNOFF DESCRIBES HIS VISION OF POPULAR ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION WHICH RESULTED IN THE FORMATION OF NBC, RKO, AND RCA OF WHICH HE BECAME PRESIDENT IN 1929.
EN402873MY FATHER'S HOUSEALON, YIGALF. WICKOFFLIFE OF ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER IN PALESTINE FARMING VILLAGE DURING 1920'S AND 30'S.
EN402884ABBA EBANAN AUTOBIOGRAPHYEBAN, ABBAMINA MOSKOWITZTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE FORMER ISRAELI FOREIGN MINISTER, STATESMAN, POLITICIAN, AND AMBASSADOR. KNOWN FOR HIS ELOQUENCE AND EXCELLENT COMMAND OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE, EBAN SERVED FOR MANY YEARS AS ISRAEL'S REPRESENTATIVE IN FOREIGN AFFAIRS.
EN402889DEAD RUNNERROSS, FRANKRUTH FRANKFORTA SUSPENSE NOVEL INVOLVING AN ARAB ASSASSIN WHO MURDERS A JEWISH MILITARY HERO IN LONDON.
EN402890LOAVES AND FISHESFOODS FROM BIBLE TIMESKINARD,MALVINA & CRISLER,JANET LAURA WEINSTEINBIBLE FOODS BROUGHT INTO THE 20TH CENTURY
EN402892MARAREICH, TOVALUCILLE JACOBSTHE ENTERTAINING AND REVEALING STORY OF A MARRIAGE BETWEEN AN ORTHODOX RABBI'S DAUGHTER AND AN ISRAELI HIPPIE.
EN402893EVER SINCE SINAIBUNIM, IRVING M.RABBI STANLEY R. BRAVTEACHINGS OF THE TALMUDIC SAGES AND THEIR APPLICATION TO MODERN TIMES.
EN402897CATASTROPHE OF EUROPEAN JEWRYGUTMAN, YISRAEL & LIVIA ROTHKIRCHENLILLIAN SCHAFFERA STUDY ABOUT THE LIFE OF JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST AND AN ANALYSIS OF MODERN RACIAL ANTI-SEMITISM. COMPILED FROM STUDIES MADE BY JEWISH SCHOLARS FROM THE YAD VASHEM HOLOCAUST CENTER IN JERUSALEM.
EN402899LOVERS AND HERETICSHALE, JOHNALVIN REIWITCHA FORMER BRITISH SOLDIER, UPON HEARING OF THE DEATH OF A FRIEND WHOM HE MET IN BERLIN, IS PROMPTED TO CONDUCT AN INVESTIGATION.
EN402909LUCK OF THE VAN MEERS:A TRADITIONMCHUGH, ARONACORINNE SHAFTEL18TH CENTURY STORY OF MAN WHO SEARCHES OUT HIS SCATTERED JEWISH FAMILY AND CLASSIFIES THEIR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL TRAITS.
EN402910YESHIVA, VOLUME I AND 2CHAIM GRADESISTERHOODTHE MOVING STORY OF TSEMAKH ATLAS, HEAD OF THE YESHIVA, THE AUTHOR RECREATES THE RICH WORLD OF HIS NATIVE CITY OF VILNA IN PRE-WORLD WAR II LITHUANIA.
EN402919DICTIONARY OF JEWISH NAMES AND THEIR HISTORYKAGANOFF, BENZIONLAURA WEINSTEINTHE AUTHOR STUDIES JEWISH FAMILY NAMES AND DISCUSSES THE HISTORY OF JEWISH NAMING PRACTICES FROM BIBLICAL TIMES THROUGH THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN402920JEWISH PHILOSOPHERSKATZ, STEVENSURVEY OF PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITION, INCLUDING BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX, AND GLOSSARY OF RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL TERMS.SURVEY OF PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITION, INCLUDING BIBLIOGRAPHY, BIOGRAPHICAL INDEX, AND GLOSSARY OF RELIGIOUS AND PHILOSOPHICAL TERMS.
EN402932PEONYBUCK, PEARLADELE STEINA HISTORICALLY TRUE NOVEL ABOUT THE JEWS IN THE HONAN PROVINCE OF CHINA ABOUT A CENTURY AGO, WHEN THE CHINESE HAD ACCEPTED THE JEWS. TODAY EVEN THE MEMORY OF THEIR ORIGIN IS GONE. THEY ARE CHINESE.
EN402939TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 1, 2CULI, YAAKOV, RABBISIMON & ROBERTA POLLACKENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE FIRST VOLUME OF A CLASSIC COMMENTARY ON THE TORAH WRITTEN BY THE SEPHARDIC SCHOLAR IN 1730. RICH USE OF MIDRASH.
EN402947SPICE AND SPIRIT OF KOSHER JEWISH COOKINGANDRUISIER, F., EDITORE. ROTHENBERGTHIS IS THE "FIRST MAJOR HASIDIC COOKBOOK" CONTAINING 500 RECIPES, WITH MANY VARIATIONS; LAW AND RITUALS OF A KOSHER KITCHEN; AND SECTIONS ON THE SABBATH, HOLY DAYS AND CULINARY TRADITIONS.
EN402948ANCIENT GODSJAMES, E.O.JEANNE BLUMENGARTENA STUDY OF THE DIVERSE RELIGIONS OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST, FROM RITUALS OF PALEOLITHIC MAN TO CHRISTIANITY.
EN402950GOLDWYNMARX, ARTHURJOAN RAPHAELTHE SAGA OF SAMUEL GOLDWYN FROM HIS DAYS AS A BOY IN THE WARSAW GHETTO THROUGH HIS STRUGGLES TO REACH THE TOP OF THE MOVIE INDUSTRY.
EN402951GREAT MADNESSHAMEIRI, AVIGDORSHIRLEY KALBA NOVEL BY AN ISRAELI WRITER ABOUT JEWISH LIFE AND PRIVATION ON THE EUROPEAN EASTERN FRONT DURING WORLD WAR I.
EN402952IN MY FATHER'S PASTURESMORGENSTERN, SOMAROY C. BENNETTA YOUNG AUSTRIAN JEW DISCOVERS HIS CULTURAL HERITAGE WHILE VISITING AN UNCLE IN POLISH GALICIA.
EN402968SECRET SHIPKLUGER, RUTH & PEGGY MANNSARA S. STERJUVENILE VERSION OF RUTH KLUGER'S SUSPENSEFUL ACCOUNT OF HER OWN INVOLVEMENT IN THE SECRET RESCUE OF EUROPEAN JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST AND THEIR TRANSPORTATION BY BOAT TO PALESTINE. FOR CHILDREN AGED 9-14.
EN402969GOING TO JERUSALEMDIXON, ROGERBERNICE FOERA NOVEL ABOUT FORMER NAZI WAR CRIMINAL, DR. ADOLPH GREER, WHO GIVES HIMSELF UP TO STAND TRIAL IN ISRAEL. WHEN A YOUNG ISRAELI ARAB CHOOSES GREER AS THE FIRST TARGET OF HIS WAR OF TERROR, A WAVE OF VIOLENCE IS SET OFF.
EN402986HOUSE OF DOLLSGETYNSKI, KAROLALVIN REIWITCHFACT-BASED NOVEL ABOUT THE DEBASEMENT OF JEWISH GIRLS BY THE NAZIS.
EN402995TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 2CULI, YAAKOVKRAMER, IRVING W. RABBITHE AUTHOR TELLS ABOUT THE LIVES OF THE PATRIARCHS, VIVIDLY DESCRIBING THEIR ROLES IN THE BIRTH OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN403000THURSDAY THE RABBI WALKED OUTKEMELMAN, HARRYBARBARA WOLLINSTHE SEVENTH NOVEL IN THE SERIES ABOUT RABBI SMALL, THE SLEUTH WHO EMPLOYS TALMUDIC REASONING TO SOLVE THE HIGH CRIME OF MURDER.
EN403004PERILOUS SPRING OF MORRIS SEIDMANMOLL, ELICKNAOMI HOFFMANTHE ADVENTURES OF THE 55 YEAR OLD PROTAGONIST--RETIRED, BORED AND UNHAPPY--TOLD WITH GENTLE HUMOR AND UNDERSTANDING.
EN403009MOSHE DAYANDAYAN, MOSHERENEE RATNERFILLED WITH PERSONAL ANECDOTES REVEALING THE MAN HIMSELF, HIS CANDID OPINIONS OF OTHER STATESMEN AND HIS ROLE AS ISRAEL'S LEADER.
EN403019KABBALAHFRANCK, ADOLPHRUBELLE SCHAFLEREXPLANATION OF THE KABBALAH'S PHILOSOPHY--THE ORIGIN OF MAN, HIS DESTINY, RELATIONS WITH THE DIVINE BEING, NATURE OF EVIL, ETC.
EN403023JEWISH MINDPATAI, RAPHAELSTUDY OF 6 HISTORIC ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN THE JEWS AND OTHER CULTURES OVER 2000 YEARS. EMPHASIZES MODERN JEWISH THOUGHT AND ATTITUDES.
EN403026JEWISH AMERICAN LITERATUREAN ANTHOLOGYEDITED BY: ABRAHAM CHAPMANJOYCE KARPTHE COLLECTION CONTAINS FICTION, POETRY, CRITICISM AND AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
EN403027EVERYMAN'S TALMUDCOHEN, A.AN EXAMINATION OF THE LITERARY LABOR OF NUMEROUS TALMUDIC SCHOLARS FOR A PERIOD OF SOME 700 YEARS.
EN403029JEWISH BUND IN RUSSIAFROM ITS ORIGINS TO 1905TOBIAS, HENRY J.J. WEISSTHE WELCOME APPEARANCE OF THIS BOOK CORRECTS THE GLARING ABSENSE OF A FULL- LENGTH SCHOLARLY TREATMENT OF THE EARLY HISTORY OF THE BUND.
EN403039CRISIS AND FAITHBERKOVITZ, ELIEZERSARENE MEYERSSTATEMENT ON CONTEMPORARY ISSUES FACING JUDAISM AND OUR APPROPRIATE RESPONSE. DEALS WITH DIVORCE, SEXUAL ETHICS, CONVERSION, AND ISRAEL'S SPIRITUAL SURVIVAL.
EN403054ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGERMALIN, IRVINGTHERESA TAX VOLKELLAN APPRECIATION OF THE STORIES OF THE RENOWNED YIDDISH AMERICAN WRITER.
EN403056ONE MORE RIVERAN ANTHOLOGY OF SHORT STORIESGOLDBERG, LESTERRITA CHASETHESE STORIES ARE ALL PART OF WHAT THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES AS A SEARCH FOR HIS JEWISH PAST.
EN403060OPERATION SUSANNAHGOLAN, AVIEZERBARBARA FRIEDMANA GROUP OF YOUNG EGYPTIAN JEWS WHO WERE RECRUITED INTO TWO SPY RINGS IN CAIRO AND ALEXANDRIA IN THE EARLY 1950S, PLANTED A FEW FIRE BOMBS AND WERE EVENTUALLY BETRAYED TO THE EGYPTIAN GOVERNMENT. TWO WERE EXECUTED, TWO RECEIVED SHORT SENTENCES AND FOUR DREW LONG TERMS.
EN403065MIMEKOR YISRAELCLASSICAL JEWISH FOLKTALES. VOL. IBIN GORION, EMANUEL, ED.ELAYNE BERNSTEINA COLLECTION OF OVER 1000 FOLK TALES BASED ON THE POPULAR LITERATURE THAT EVOLVED IN JEWISH SOCIETIES THROUGH THE CENTURIES.
EN403066JUDAISM AND CHRISTIAN BEGINNINGSSANDMEL,SAMUELR. SCHAFFLERA GIFTED AND ENGAGING AUTHOR TRACES THE HISTORY, INSTITUTIONS AND RELIGIOUS IDEAS OF JUDAISM FROM 200 B.C. TO 175 A.D. TO REVEAL THE ORIGINS OF SYNAGOGUE JUDAISM AND THE SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT OF CHRISTIANITY WHICH ULTIMATELY BECAME THE RELIGION OF EUROPE.
EN403073JEWS OF RHODESTHE HISTORY OF A SEPHARDIC COMMUNITYANGEL, MARC D.FREDA MELTZERDR. ANGEL, RABBI OF THE SPANISH AND PORTUGUESE SYNAGOGUE IN NEW YORK HAS CAREFULLY DESCRIBED AND DOCUMENTED THE GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE RHODIAN JEWISH COMMUNITY. HE DISCUSSES THE ECONOMIC AFFAIRS OF THIS COMMUNITY, THE ROLE OF WOMEN, THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JEWS AND NON-JEWS, THE GREAT RABBINIC RHODIAN LUMINARIES WHOSE HALACHIC DISCOURSES SHED ADDITIONAL LIGHT ON JEWISH LIFE AND LITERATURE.
EN403074TULIPS ARE REDLEESHA ROSEBARBARA WOLLINSTHIS BOOK IS ABOUT A GIRL NAMED HAVA BORNSTEIN AND HER TESTIMONY AND TRIBUTE TO THE DUTCH CHRISTIAN HISTORY OF RESISTING INVADERS AND OF HELPING JEWS.
EN403075ESTATESINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISA RECREATION OF THE RICH WORLD OF JEWISH POLAND IN THE LATE 19TH CENTURY WITH ITS EARLY ZIONISTS, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND EMIGRATIONS.
EN403080FIVE CHIMNEYSLENGYEL, OLGAMARIAN BAERA MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCES IN AUSCHWITZ. LENGYEL LATER BECAME A MEMBER OF THE MEDICAL PROFESSION.
EN403085BY THE RIVERS OF BABYLONDE MILLE, NELSONDOMENITZ, ALYCETHE STORY OF A SMALL BAND OF ISRAELI MEN AND WOMEN, AND HOW THEIR COURAGE AND LOVE HELPED THEM SURVIVE UNDER CONDITIONS OF TERROR.
EN403086HILL OF EVIL COUNSELOZ, AMOSELLEN KANNERTHREE INTERWOVEN STORIES BY A FOREMOST ISRAELI WRITER PORTRAYING JERUSALEM IN THE TWILIGHT OF THE BRITISH MANDATE PERIOD. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW
EN403090MENACHEM BEGINTHE LEGEND AND THE MANHABER,EITAN JOAN LEHNHABER EXAMINES BEGIN'S LIFE AND CAREER "FROM HIS ZIONIST BETAR DAYS IN POLAND TO HIS EXPERIENCE AS A PRISONER OF STALIN'S GULAG... TO HIS LEADERSHIP OF THE UNDERGROUND IRGUN ZVAI LEUMI TO HIS ELECTION AS PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL."
EN403098WEAVE OF WOMENBRONER, E. M.LEE KEILSET IN CONTEMPORARY, THIS NOVEL EXPLORES THE VERY ESSENCE OF THE FEMALE EXPERIENCE. IT SPEAKS OF PAIN AND COMPASSION, OF LOSS AND REDEMPTION, AND OF THE CURATIVE POWERS OF BOTH LOVE AND REVENGE.
EN403107HONEY FROM THE ROCKKUSHNER, LAWRENCERABBI VERNON KURTZFILLED WITH TALES OF 'THE SPIRITUAL ENCOUNTERS THAT FILL OUR LIVES,' THIS IS A WORK OF WISDOM AND INSPIRATION.
EN403116TOUCH THE WATER, TOUCH THE WINDOZ, AMOSSUZANNE M. SETONA NOVEL ABOUT PEOPLE SEEKING ESCAPE FROM A HOSTILE WORLD. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW.
EN403120SOL MYERSSTAMPFER, JUDAHEDNA GREENSPANA NOVEL ABOUT TWO FRIENDS FROM A FIRST-GENERATION IMMIGRANT JEWISH NEIGHBORHOOD IN NEW YORK.
EN403126LIFE AND TIMES OF MENACHEM BEGINGERVASI, FRANKGERTRUDE LIEBERMAN, FLORENCE KADISA BIOGRAPHY OF BEGIN, SPANNING THE HISTORY OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL. COVERS BEGIN'S EXPLOITS AS A MEMBER OF THE IRGUN AND ENDS WITH HIS ATTEMPTS TO MAKE PEACE WITH EGYPT WHILE SERVING AS ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER.
EN403132RAQUELA A WOMAN OF ISRAELGRUBER, RUTHHELEN MOGULTHE FASCINATING BIOGRAPHY OF A 9TH GENERATION JERUSALEMITE, WHOSE LIFE AS A WIFE, MOTHER, NURSE, AND MIDWIFE SERVES AS A VIVID EXAMPLE OF WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A WOMAN OF ISRAEL, FROM HER 1920S CHILDHOOD THROUGH THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE UP UNTIL THE 1970S. © 1978
EN403142TWO ROTHSCHILDS AND THE LAND OF ISRAELSCHAMA, SIMONGOLDIE M. CURTAINTHE STORY OF BARON EDMOND DE ROTHSCHILD, WHO IN THE 19TH CENTURY BEGAN AGRICULTURAL COLONIES FOR DISPLACED JEWS IN TURKISH PALESTINE. OVER A CENTURY LATER, THESE CULTIVATED ACRES WERE TURNED OVER TO ISRAEL.
EN403149EXILE AND RETURNGILBERT, MARTINHILDRED E. GRASSTRACING TURNING POINTS IN THE REALIZATION OF THE DREAM OF JEWISH STATEHOOD, THE AUTHOR USES NEWLY AVAILABLE ARCHIVES, DIARIES AND MEMOIRS.
EN403154TWO TALESAGNON, S.Y. WALTER LENS, TRANS.MILDRED RABINOWITZTWO SHORT NOVELS STRESSING THE UNIVERSAL FAILURE OF COMMUNICATION BETWEEN GOD AND MAN, AND MAN AND MAN. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW.
EN403155SHTETL BOOKRESKIES, DAVID & DIANE RESKIESSYLVIA LUBLINERA FICTITIOUS BOOK ABOUT REAL PLACES AND EVENTS IN THE LIVES OF YIDDISH-SPEAKING SHTETL JEWS SUBJECT TO CHANGING TIMES
EN403168LITTLE DISTURBANCES OF MANSTORIES OF MEN AND WOMEN AT LOVEPALEY, GRACEPALEY, GRACESTORIES ABOUT WOMEN AND MEN IN THE THICK OF LIFE, AND THE LOVE-HATE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THEM.
EN403176EVANGELIZING THE AMERICAN JEWEICHHORN, DAVID MAXTHE AUTHOR GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF CHRISTIAN ATTEMPTS TO CONVERT THE JEWS OF NORTH AMERICA FROM THE COLONIAL PERIOD TO THE PRESENT.
EN403177DOWNTOWN JEWSPORTRAITS OF AN IMMIGRANT GENERATIONSANDERS, RONALDSARENE MEYERSA NARRATIVE ABOUT THE COMMUNITY OF 'DOWNTOWN JEWS' WHO POURED INTO NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE FROM EASTERN EUROPE BETWEEN 1880 AND 1910.
EN403193MUSSOLINI AND THE JEWSMICHAELIS, MEIRREBECCA KADITZA STUDY OF GERMAN-ITALIAN RELATIONS DURING THE FASCIST PERIOD, AND ITALIAN FASCIST POLICY TOWARD THE JEWS.
EN403196RIBALOW, HAROLD U., ED.AN ANTHOLOGY ABOUT JEWISH LIFE IN AMERICA. IT IS MADE UP OF SHORT STORIES, WRITTEN BY JEWISH AUTHORS.
EN403198HOLOCAUSTGREEN, GERALDJEAN SCHULMANA NOVEL OF TWO FAMILIES - ONE JEWISH, ONE NAZI - FROM 1935 TO 1945.
EN403201CHILDREN OF THE HOLOCAUSTEPSTEIN, HELENSUZY NEUBURGERTHE DAUGHTER OF CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVORS RECOUNTS HER OWN PRIVATE QUEST TO COME TO TERMS WITH HER PARENTS' PAST.
EN403211EIGHTH SINKANFER, STEFANLUCILLE JACOBSAN ARTIST AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR BEARS AN OBSESSIVE HATRED FOR A NAZI EXECUTIONER, ALTHOUGH THIS HATRED DOES NOT ROB HIM OF HIS LOVE OF BEAUTY.
EN403224HISTORY OF JEWISH LITERATURE, VOL VIZINBERG, ISRAELTHE DEVELOPMENT AND DECLINE OF GERMAN-POLISH JEWRY FROM THE MIDDLE AGES TO THE END OF THE 18TH CENTURY WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE MASSACRES OF 1648.
EN403226SYNAGOGUEDEBREFFNEY, BRIANILLUSTRATED WORLD HISTORY OF THE SYNAGOGUE FROM THE 1ST CENTURY THE 1970S. TRACES THE CORRELATION BETWEEN SOCIAL CONDITIONS AND SYNAGOGUE ARCHITECTURE.
EN403227DOCTOR FROM CORDOVALE PORRIER, HERBERTBARBARA WOLLINSA FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF MOSES MAIMONIDES, WRITTEN IN THE FORM OF LETTERS TO A FRIEND.
EN403229PHILO OF ALEXANDRIAAN INTRODUCTIONSANDMEL, SAMUELA JEWISH SCHOLAR WHO WROTE IN THE CENTURY OF HILLEL, GAMLIEL, JESUS AND PAUL, WHOSE WRITINGS REFLECT A BLEND OF CULTURES AND RELIGIOUS IDEAS.
EN403230YESTERDAYA MEMOIR OF A RUSSIAN-JEWISH FAMILYLUNSER, MIRIAM S.FLORENCE PRITZTHREE GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY FROM THE TIME OF CZAR NICHOLAS I, THROUGH THE FIRST QUARTER OF THE 20TH CENTURY.
EN403238ARTHUR KOESTLERPEARSON, SIDNEY A., JR.FIRST FULL-LENGTH STUDY OF KOESTLER'S COMPLETE WRITINGS IN ENGLISH AND A CRITICAL STUDY OF THE AUTHOR'S CONTROVERSIAL SUBJECT MATTER.
EN403247JEWS WITHOUT MONEYGOLD, MICHAELELISSA BAUMTHE CLASSIC AMERICAN NOVEL OF URBAN SOCIAL PROTEST, WHICH TAKES FOR ITS THEME THE LIVES OF THE TENEMENT POOR DURING THE TRYING TIMES OF THE DEPRESSION.
EN403255EVERGREENPLAIN, BELVAEDITH GIFFORDSTHE STORY OF ANNA FRIEDMAN, A POLISH JEWISH IMMIGRANT IN NEW YORK; HER FAITHFUL, HARDWORKING HUSBAND; AND HER ADVENTURES WITH A WEALTHY LOVER.
EN403257YENNE VELT (THE OTHER WORLD)THE GREAT WORKS OF JEWISH FANTASYNEUGROSCHEL, JOACHIM, ED.A COLLECTION OF GREAT LITERARY WORKS OF JEWISH FANTASY AND OCCULT.
EN4032581001 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT JUDAISMGROSS, DAVID C.EVELYN GODMANTHIS BOOK ASKS AND ANSWERS QUESTIONS ABOUT BASIC RELIGIOUS CONCEPTS SUCH AS LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, FESTIVALS, AND SOCIAL ETHICS.
EN403270LIFT UP YOUR LIFEGOLDSTEIN, MORRISCUTLER TRUDYTHIS BOOK HELPS TO GIVE A FORMULA FOR EVERYDAY LIVING AND GUIDES IN FINDING INCENTIVES, VALUES, MEANINGS AND PURPOSE.
EN403271ENIGMABARAK, MICHAELCORINNE SHAFTELA NOVEL SET IN THE UNDERWORLD OF OCCUPIED PARIS IN WORLD WAR II. THE PLOT CONCERNS THE ALLIED ATTEMPTS TO STEAL THE NAZI'S 'ENIGMA CODE MACHINE'.
EN403272MIMEKOR YISRAEL (CLASSICAL JEWISH FOLKTALES), VOL. IIBIN GORION, MICHA, ED.A COLLECTION OF OVER 1,000 FOLK TALES BASED ON THE POPULAR LITERATURE THAT EVOLVED IN JEWISH SOCIETIES THROUGH THE CENTURIES.
EN403288ESTABLISHMENTFAST, HOWARDJACOB & LILLIAN VENGERSUCCESSFUL WRITER BARBARA LAVETTE HAS BARELY COPED WITH THE DEATH OF HER HUSBAND WHEN SHE IS CAUGHT UP IN A WITCH HUNT OF THE MCCARTHY ERA AND JAILED
EN403292LYUBKA, THE COSSAK AND OTHER STORIESBABEL, ISAACTHE AUTHOR'S LIFE STORY IS REFLECTED HERE FROM THE POGROMS DURING CHILDHOOD, TO COSSACK IN THE RUSSIAN ARMY, AS GOVERNMENT AGENT.
EN403294THREE WEEKS IN OCTOBERDAYAN, YAELSET IN ISRAEL DURING THE YOM KIPPUR WAR, THIS IS THE STORY OF AMILIA AND DANIEL WHOSE MARRIAGE IS STRAINED BY INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FORCES.
EN403295CHOPIN EXPRESSKAPLAN, HOWARDMARION T. COHENSTEVE BARTH, AN AMERICAN STUDENT IN JERUSALEM BECOMES A PAWN IN A COMPLEX PLOT DEVELOPED BY FOUR INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES.
EN403297BREAK-UP OF OUR CAMP- VOL. ONEGOODMAN, PAULRUBELLE SCHAFLERTHE FIRST OF A PROJECTED 4-VOLUME EDITION OF GOODMAN'S SHORT FICTION SET IN A SUMMER CAMP FOR JEWISH BOYS, DISPLAYING KEEN POWERS OF OBSERVATION AND DESCRIPTION.
EN403298WHEN GOD WAS A WOMANSTONE, MERLINTHERESA TAX VOLKELLARCHAEOLOGICAL STUDY OF ANCIENT RELIGION'S FOCUS ON THE GODDESS AS AN OBJECT OF WORSHIP. THE AUTHOR VIEWS THESE BELIEFS AS A FOUNDATION OF JUDEO-CHRISTIAN ATTITUDES ON WOMEN.
EN403307TALE OF THREE WISHESSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISPHYLLIS COHNA CHILDREN'S BOOK BY THE AMERICAN YIDDISH NOVELIST.
EN403309SHOLOM ALEICHEMYIDDISH LITERATUREBUTWIN, JOSEPH & BUTWIN, FRANCESDR. IRVING W. KRAMERSHOLOM ALEICHEM IS PORTRAYED AS A RECORDER OF FOLKLORE WHOSE COMIC AND SYMPATHETIC NARRATION CREATES ENDEARING CHARACTERS.
EN403315OF THIS TIME, OF THAT PLACE AND OTHER STORIESTRILLING, LIONELSERENE MEYERSFIVE STORIES DEALING WITH INTELLECTUAL CONFRONTATION, THE STRUGGLE TO ESTABLISH MORAL ORDER, AND A JEW'S FEELINGS OF ISOLATION.
EN403318PURSUITFISH, ROBERT L.GOLDIE M. KURTIN A NOVEL ABOUT A GERMAN WAR CRIMINAL WHO POSES AS A JEW AT THE END OF THE WAR.
EN403320WAR PATHHITLER'S GERMANY, 1933-1939IRVING, DAVIDKATHY BECKA RECREATION OF HITLER'S RISE TO POWER. EACH STEP ON THE ROAD TO NAZI CONQUEST IS VIEWED FROM HITLER'S PERSPECTIVE.
EN403327TRIBES OF AMERICACOWAN, PAULADELINE MAREMONTTHE AUTHOR DISCOVERS HIS COMMITMENT TO HIS JEWISH FAITH AS HE RESEARCHES WHAT HE CALLS THE MAJOR 'TRIBES', I.E., ETHNIC SUBGROUPS, OF AMERICAN SOCIETY.
EN403337NEIGHBORS IN CONFLICTTHE IRISH, GERMANS, JEWS AND ITALIANSBAYOR, RONALDZELDA PANZIRERTHE TENSE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE IRISH, GERMANS, JEWS AND ITALIANS IN NEW YORK CITY DURING THE DEPRESSION ARE ANALYZED IN TERMS OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CAUSES.
EN403341FUGU PLANTHE UNTOLD STORY OF THE JAPANESE AND JEWS IN WWIITOKAYER, M. AND MARY SWARTZELLEN PROPPTHE SAGA OF A GROUP OF FLEEING EUROPEAN JEWS IN WORLD WAR II AND THEIR EVENTUAL SURVIVAL IN AN ASIAN GHETTO SET UP BY HITLER'S OWN ALLY, JAPAN.
EN403362CODE ZSWERDLOW, JOELEDITH DREZNERA SPY THRILLER WHICH GOES FROM HIGH ALTITUDES TO THE INNER SANCTUM OF THE WHITE HOUSE.
EN403363MAN WHO PLAYED GODST. JOHN, ROBERTRUBELLE SCHAFLERTHE STORY OF A HUNGARIAN JEW WHO RISKED THE STIGMA OF BEING CALLED A COLLABORATOR TO PURCHASE FREEDOM FROM THE NAZIS FOR NEARLY TWO THOUSAND OF HIS OWN PEOPLE.
EN403370PLUMBAT AFFAIRDAVENPORT, ELAINE, EDDY, PAULPHYLLIS HOPMANTHIS BOOK RECONSTRUCTS THE STORY OF THE AMAZING COUP BY THE ISRAELI SECRET SERVICE DIVERTING TO ISRAEL URANIUM FOR 20 NUCLEAR BOMBS.
EN403375JERUSALEM POKEREDWARD WHITTMOREETHEL E. MADUROA NOVEL ABOUT A POKER GAME THAT LASTS 12 YEARS, AND THE WINNER GETS TO CONTROL JERUSALEM.
EN403377ZIONIST REVOLUTIONA NEW PERSPECTIVEFISCH, HAROLDVIOLET BLUMENTHALAN ANALYSIS OF THE CRISIS OF FAITH AND IDENTITY THAT THE JEW IN MODERN ISRAEL FACES, AND A DISCUSSION OF WHAT ZIONISM MEANS TODAY.
EN403384CHILD OF THE HOLOCAUSTAN AUTOBIOGRAPHYKUPER, JACKREBECCA CADITZTHE TRUE STORY OF A NINE-YEAR-OLD POLISH JEW, ORPHANED BY A NAZI RAID ON HIS VILLAGE, AND HIS THREE YEAR STRUGGLE FOR SURVIVAL.
EN403394SOPHIE'S CHOICESTYRON, WILLIAMBARBARA FRIEDMANTHE STORY OF A LONELY BROOKLYNITE WHO BEFRIENDS A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR AND HER PSYCHOPATHIC LOVER.
EN403396"JEWISH WAY IN LOVE & MARRIAGE "LAMM, RABBI MAURICESHIRLEY KALBA COMPENDIUM OF INFORMATION AND ADVICE RELEVANT TO LOVE AND MARRIAGE WITHIN THE JEWISH TRADITION.
EN403397WAR AND REMEMBRANCEWOUK, HERMANROY C. BENNETTTHE SEQUEL TO 'THE WINDS OF WAR' BRINGS TOGETHER HISTORY AND ROMANCE TO REVEAL THE EFFECTS OF PEARL HARBOR'S BOMBING AND WORLD WAR II ON ONE AMERICAN FAMILY.
EN403399LIGHTNING IN THE NIGHTTHE NAZI INVASION OF AMERICAALLHOFF, FREDTHIS 1940 NOVEL ANSWERS THE QUESTION OF WHAT COULD HAPPEN IF HITLER INVADED AMERICA.
EN403407KING OF THE JEWSEPSTEIN, LESLIERENEE HEILBRONNERA STORY OF THE DREADED JUDENRAT, COUNCILS OF JEWS SET UP BY THE NAZIS TO RULE OVER THEIR FELLOW-JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403412WANDERINGSCHAIM POTOK'S HISTORY OF THE JEWSPOTOK, CHAIMFLORENCE JABLONA SURVEY OF 6000 YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORY UTILIZING CLASSICAL HEBREW WORKS, HISTORY WRITTEN IN DIFFERENT PERIODS AND 20TH-CENTURY ARCHEOLOGICAL FINDS.
EN403415LATE BLOOMERKAUFELT, DAVID A.BELLE EISENMANTHE STORY OF A ELDERLY JEWISH WIDOW WHO TRIES TO START A NEW LIFE IN MIAMI, BUT FINDS THAT SHE CANNOT SWITCH FROM HER OLD WAYS TO BECOME AN INSTANT 'SWINGER'.
EN403416NINTH CARROOTH, ANNE REED & JAMES P. WHITEBLANCHE SANTOSTEPHEN ROWE, WHO INHERITS GOLD FROM HIS GERMAN FATHER AND GOES TO ZURICH TO COLLECT, IS THREATENED BY AGENTS OF ODESSA, THE NAZI UNDERGROUND. HE TURNS TO ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE FOR HELP.
EN403423HUNGARIAN-JEWISH STUDIES, VOL. III.BRAHAM, RANDOLPH L., ED.FANCILLE HLAVATYDEALS WITH THE HOLOCAUST AND A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE CATASTROPHE THAT BEFELL HUNGARIAN JEWS. ALSO SHEDS LIGHT ON RESCUE AND RESISTANCE OPERATIONS.
EN403426ORDINARY DAYLIGHTPORTRAIT OF AN ARTIST GOING BLINDPOTOK, ANDREWMARION COHENPOTOK, SCION OF THE MAZIMILIAN COUTURE FURS FAMILY, AS WELL AS A PAINTER OF NOTE, DESCRIBES WITH AN ANTIC HUMOR HIS ATTEMPTS TO DELAY THE INEXORERABLE DEBACLE OF RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA, AN INHERITED, PROGRESSIVE EYE DISEASE.
EN403434GHOST WRITERROTH, PHILIPA YOUNG WRITER'S SEARCH FOR A SPIRITUAL FATHER WHOSE SUPPORT WILL JUSTIFY HIS FLIGHT FROM A JEWISH MIDDLE-CLASS HOME.
EN403437OLD LOVESINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISRUTH FRANKFORTEIGHTEEN STORIES SET IN VARIOUS PARTS OF THE GLOBE FROM THE SHTETL TO CONTEMPORARY MIAMI BEACH AND ISRAEL.
EN403440ELLIS ISLANDAND OTHER STORIESHELPRIN, MARKTEN SHORT STORIES AND A NOVELLA RANGING IN SETTING FROM THE INDIAN OCEAN TO A LONG ISLAND BEACH.
EN403443UNCLEMARKUS, JULIAJESSE BRONITSKY, JOE BIENERIRVING BENDER IS THE FULCRUM OF A STEREOTYPICAL JEWISH FAMILY, AND, DEPRESSION POOR, HE PROSPERS WITH HIS CAMP FOR JEWISH YOUTHS.
EN403446FAMILY FORTUNEWEIDMAN, JEROMEBEVERLY COHEN & MON. JOSEPH BEINERFLASHBACKS OF A TYCOON WHOSE PAST INVOLVES MURDER, ILLEGAL BOOTLEGGING AND FINALLY ESTABLISHING LEGITIMATE OPERATIONS WITH THE AID OF A PROTÉGÉ.
EN403453VIENNA I KNEWWECHSBERG, JOSEPHH. DITTUS, J. HOFFMAN, R. DORSAYTHE AUTHOR RECREATES HIS JEWISH MIDDLE-CLASS CHILDHOOD DURING THE PERIOD 1910-1925. HE RELATES THE GLITTERING DECADENCE OF A DYING WORLD.
EN403454PHOENIXARICHA, AMOSEGYPT AND ISRAEL ARE ABOUT TO NEGOTIATE A PEACE TREATY. LIBYA'S RULER DECIDES THAT ISRAELI'S FOREIGN MINISTER MUST BE ASSASSINATED.
EN403455SEVEN LAWS OF NOAHLICHTENSTEIN, AARONROBERTA POLLACKIN-DEPTH STUDY OF THE NOAHIDE LAWS, INCLUDING MANY TALMUDIC REFERENCES.
EN403466JOSHUA THEN AND NOWRICHTER, MORDECHAITHE AUTHOR OF THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ RETURNS TO JEWISH MONTREAL, WHERE JOSHUA SHAPIRO, DESPITE HAVING A AD WHO IS A BOXER-TURNED-HONEST-CROOK AND AN EXOTIC DANCER MOM WHO PERFORMS AT HIS BAR-MITZVAH, GROWS UP TO FIND SUCCESS AS A TV WRITER AND JOURNALIST. BUT IN MIDDLE AGE, HE IS BESIEGED BY THE PRESS AND TORMENTED BY THE GHOSTS OF HIS YOUTH WHEN HE IS INJURED IN A FREAK ACCIDENT, HIS WASP WIFE DISAPPEARS, AND HE IS ENTANGLED IN A SEX SCANDAL. © 1980
EN403471RACHEL, THE RABBI'S WIFETENNENBAUM, SILVIARUTH S. DIAMONDA NOVEL ABOUT A WOMAN WHOSE NEEDS AND ASPIRATIONS TO BE MORE THAN 'MERELY' THE RABBI'S WIFE ARE UNFULFILLED.
EN403475KING OF KINGSA NOVEL OF THE LIFE OF DAVIDMARTIN, MALACHIFREDA MELTZERA NOVEL, RECREATING THE LIFE OF DAVID, THE SHEPHERD BOY WHO SLEW GOLIATH AND BECAME THE FIRST GREAT CAPTAIN-KING.
EN403482IN SEARCH OF HISTORYA PERSONAL EXPEDITIONWHITE, THEODOREMARTIN WEISSA JEWISH/AMERICAN CORRESPONDENT'S ATTEMPT TO LINK HIS OWN JOURNALISTIC CAREER WITH A BROADER HISTORICAL CONTEXT.
EN403483CONCISE JEWISH BIBLEBIRNBAUM, PHILIP, ED., TRANS..AN ABRIDGED, EASY TO FOLLOW, VERSION OF THE HEBREW BIBLE.
EN403490PASSOVER SEDERAFIKOMAN IN EXILEFREDMAN, RUTH GRUBERJACOB & LILLIAN VENGERA SCHOLARLY DISSERTATION OF THE SYMBOLS, RITUALS AND SEQUENCES USED IN THIS JEWISH HOLIDAY MEAL, CELEBRATING THE ISRAELITE EXODUS FROM ANCIENT EGYPT.
EN403492PREPARING FOR SABBATHRAPOPORT, NESSAJANE N. WEISSA YOUNG WOMAN'S STRUGGLE TO FIND BOTH GOD AND LOVE. A FIRST NOVEL WITH SPIRITUAL DEPTH AND BEAUTY.
EN403496TRENDS AND ISSUES IN JEWISH SOCIAL WELFARE1899-1958MORRIS, ROBERTMRS. MILTON GARSONA DETAILED ACCOUNT OF AMERICA'S SOCIAL PROGRAMS IN RELATION TO JEWS.
EN403499JEWISH BANKERS AND THE HOLY SEEFROM THE 15TH CENTURY TO THE 17TH CENTURYPOLIAKOV, LEONRUBELLE SCHAFLERA STUDY OF THE JEWISH BANKING COMMUNITY IN ITALY FROM THE 15TH TO THE 17TH CENTURY.
EN403502WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD PEOPLEKUSHNER, HAROLD S.,RABBI FLORA SHERBERBASED ON HIS OWN SPIRITUAL CRISIS UPON THE DEATH OF HIS YOUNG SON, RABBI KUSHNER OFFERS COMFORT AND UNDERSTANDING TO THOSE EXPERIENCING LIFE'S TRAGEDIES.
EN403504PROPHETS WITHOUT HONORA BACKGROUND TO FREUD, KAFKA, EINSGRUNFELD, FREDERIC V.KATHY BECKVIGNETTES OF 16 GERMAN AND AUSTRIAN JEWS WHO FIGURED IN THE WEIMAR RENAISSANCE.
EN403513WHERE THE JACKALS HOWLOZ, AMOSJOAN ADELLOSTORIES OF ISRAEL AND ITS PEOPLE, WHICH FOCUS ON POLITICAL TENSIONS, DIFFICULTIES OF SURVIVAL, AND COLLECTIVE AND INDIVIDUAL BEHAVIOR.
EN403526JERUSALEM DIAMONDGORDON, NOAHJUDY BOMBACKTHE STORY OF A 211-CARAT DIAMOND FROM THE TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM, LOST OVER CENTURIES, WHICH FALLS INTO THE HANDS OF MOSLEMS, THE VATICAN AND OTHERS. DIAMOND MERCHANT HARRY HOPEMAN, WHO IS COMMISSIONED TO RETRIEVE THE DIAMOND, IS FOLLOWED THROUGH VARIOUS, OFTEN ROMANTIC, ADVENTURES.
EN403530ECHO OF THE NAZI HOLOCAUST IN RABBINIC LITERATUREZIMMELS, RABBI H. J.SYLVIA SCHMUKLERBASED ON RESPONSE WRITTEN BY RABBIS WHO WERE CONCENTRATION CAMP INMATES. THIS BOOK EXPLORES THE PECULIAR AND VERY REAL PROBLEMS WHICH CONFRONTED ORTHODOX RABBIS DURING AND AFTER THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403534WHO FINANCED HITLER? POOL, JAMES; POOL, SUZANNE HELEN MOGULTHIS BOOK CLAIMS THAT THE THIRD REICH WAS MADE POSSIBLE, IN PART, BY A RUSSIAN GRAND DUCHESS, A KNIGHT OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE, AND AN AMERICAN LEGEND, HENRY FORD.
EN403535FIRING OF RABBI LEVIAGRESS, HYMAN; AGRESS, FRANCESEDNA BENDER & MIRIAM FREDMANTHE STORY OF YOUNG RABBI LEVI WHOSE ATTEMPTS TO SATISFY BOTH HIS RADICAL AND CONSERVATIVE CONGREGANTS TAKE AN OMINOUS TURN WHEN HE RECEIVES POISON PEN LETTERS AND CALLS THREATENING MURDER.
EN403536JEWISH PEOPLE, JEWISH THOUGHTTHE JEWISH EXPERIENCE IN HISTORYSELTZER, ROBERT M.STANLEY R. BRAVTHIS VOLUME INTEGRATES AN OVERVIEW OF JEWISH SOCIAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY WITH AN INSIGHT INTO CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS-INTELLECTUAL CURRENTS.
EN403540ACTS OF THEFTCOHEN, ARTHUR A.HILDRED E. GROSSA METAPHYSICAL MYSTERY CONCERNED WITH THE PROBLEMS OF BEAUTY AND MORALITY, MYTH AND CREATION, IN THE AFTERMATH OF AUSCHWITZ AND BUCHENWALD.
EN403541COME POUR THE WINEA NOVELFREEMAN, CYNTHIAHELEN DITTUSA JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY. A WOMAN FROM KANSAS COMING TO NEW YORK FINALLY FINDS HAPPINESS WITH A MAN WHO RENEWS HER AWARENESS OF HER JEWISH HERITAGE AND OFFERS HER THE CHANCE FOR TOTAL FULFILLMENT AS A WOMAN.
EN403543BADENHEIM 1939APPELFELD, AHARONIN THIS NOVEL, A SERIES OF TRIVIAL BUT OMINOUS EVENTS IN A JEWISH RESORT TOWN NEAR VIENNA PRESAGE THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403545YIDDISH WORD BOOK FOR ENGLISH-SPEAKING PEOPLEROSENBAUM, SAMUELAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANA HISTORY OF THE YIDDISH LANGUAGE AND CHANGES IN TRANSLATION THROUGH THE YEARS.
EN403546JEWISH HOLIDAY KITCHENNATHAN, JOANRUTH FRANKFORTA MINI-HISTORY OF JEWISH CUISINE FROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT, INCLUDING RECIPES REFLECTING THE DIVERSITY OF JEWISH CULTURE.
EN403553GIZELLE, SAVE THE CHILDRENHERSH, GIZELLE & PEGGY MANNZELDA PANZIRERTHE STORY OF FOUR HUNGARIAN-ROMANIAN SISTERS WHO SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403554DEBUTBROOKNER, ANITAJANE LESSERTHE STORY OF DR. RUTH WEISS, A PROFESSOR OF LITERATURE, WHO FINDS ROLE MODELS IN THE WOMEN OF THE CLASSICS. AN INTEREST IN BALZAC LEADS TO AN AFFAIR WITH A SORBONNE PROFESSOR AND A DIFFERENT OUTLOOK ON LIFE.
EN403559HOUSEHOLD WORDSSILBER, JOANARLENE RICHARDSA NOVEL THAT PORTRAYS THE UNDERLYING DEPTHS OF ORDINARY LIVES. A NICE JEWISH GIRL WHO IS A HIGH SCHOOL FRENCH TEACHER MARRIES A PHARMACIST, HAS TWO DAUGHTERS AND LIVES IN A COMFORTABLE SUBURBAN HOME.
EN403564BEST LAID PLANSPARENT, GAILJ. WEISSARENT'S LATEST NOVEL COVERS FAMILIAR TERRITORY: THE SINGLE JEWISH CAREER WOMAN IN NEW YORK. BUT ROBERTA IS DIFFERENT -- SHE'S DETERMINED TO HAVE A BABY. SHE PLANS TO USE HER FAVORITE MEN AS FATHER MATERIAL, DESPITE THEIR PROTEST, AND MUCH OF THE BOOK IS DEVOTED TO HER
EN403567LAST MISSIONMAZER, HARRYJANE N. WEISA 15-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN JEWISH BOY WHO PRETENDED TO BE OLDER SO THAT HE COULD GET INTO THE AIR FORCE IN 1944, IS SHOT DOWN BEHIND GERMAN LINES. FORCED TO ENDURE TERRIFYING EXPERIENCES IN A P.O.W. CAMP, HE DISCOVERS WHAT WAR IS REALLY LIKE
EN403568X P DDEIGHTON, LENMARION T.COHNTHIS THRILLER HARKS BACK TO THE LAST DAYS OF WORLD WAR II, WHEN A GROUP OF AMERICAN SOLDIERS 'LIBERATE' A CACHE OF NAZI GOLD. NOW IN 1979, ENRICHED THROUGH A SECRET BANK ACCOUNT THEY HAVE SET UP IN GENEVA, THE SURVIVORS ARE HOUNDED BY BRITISH, AMERICAN, RUSSIAN AND GERMAN AGENTS. THEIR WORLD CRUMBLES BEFORE THEIR EYES.
EN403569GOLEM OF PRAGUEWINKLER, GERSHONDR. IRVING W KRAMERTALES OF THE GOLEM, THE 16TH CENTURY CLAY 'MAN' CREATED BY RABBI YEHUDA LOEW, THE THEN CHIEF RABBI OF PRAGUE, TO PROTECT THE JEWISH COMMUNITY FROM BLOOD LIBELS AND OTHER ANTI-SEMITIC THREATS.
EN403573BEGGARS AND PRAYERSSTEINSALTZ, ADINMARILYN ROSEMOST FAMOUS FOR HIS POPULARIZED 'TEACH-YOURSELF' EDITION OF THE TALMUD, RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ, A RABBI AND TEACHER LIVING IN ISRAEL, RETELLS THE HASIDIC FOLK TALES OF RABBI NACHMAN OF BRATSLAV TO WHICH HE ADDS HIS OWN THEOLOGICAL INTERPRETATIONS.
EN403576YONIHERO OF ENTEBBEHASTINGS, MAXEDITH FRIEDMANWHEN HE HAD ALL BUT COMPLETED LEADING THE RESCUE OF 109 HOSTAGES AT ENTEBBE, COL. YONATHAN NETHANYAHU WAS SHOT AND DIED IN THE AIR. THIS IS THE TRAGIC STORY OF A LIFE OF GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT AND A PORTRAIT OF HOW ISRAEL'S DEFENSE FORCES WORK FROM THE BOTTOM UP.
EN403577TEHERAN CONTRACTRIVERS, GAYLE & JAMES HUDSONFRIEDA GOLDMANA NOVEL OF INTRIGUE IN THE EARLY DAYS OF KHOMEINI'S RETURN TO IRAN. THE ACTION CENTERS ON THE RESCUE OF AN INTERNATIONALLY PROMINENT JEWISH FAMILY ON THE DEATH LIST OF BOTH THE NEW REGIME AND THE PLO. IT ALSO IS THE STORY OF THE MERCENARIES WHO TRADE THEIR LIVES FOR MONEY AND HIGH ADVENTURE.
EN403580BOARDWALKKOTLOWITZ, ROBERTBLANCHE SANTA NOSTALGIC STORY ABOUT TWO WEEKS AT A JEWISH FAMILY HOTEL IN ATLANTIC CITY, IN THE SUMMER OF 1939.
EN403592MASADAGANN, ERNEST K.DAN GORDON, ROSE DORSAY & NAOMI ROSENBERGA NOVEL OF LOVE, COURAGE AND THE TRIUMPH OF THE HUMAN SPIRIT.
EN403594LIVING JUDAISMJUNG, RABBI LEOFLORENCE JABLONARTICLES ABOUT JUDAISM ON SUCH TOPICS AS 'THE FAMILY,' 'JEWISH AMERICANS,' 'THE JEW AND THE WORLD' AND 'THE JEWISH YEAR.' THE AUTHOR, LEO JUNG, ONE OF THE LEADING ORTHODOX RABBIS IN AMERICA, SAYS OF THIS COLLECTION OF HIS WORK THAT THEY REPRESENT 'RADIATIONS OF JUDAISM, RAYS OF ITS SUN'.
EN403596TO PRAY AS A JEWDONIN, RABBI HAYIM HALEVYRUBELLE SCHAFLERA LUCID GUIDE FOR THOSE WHO WOULD LIKE TO PRAY IN THE JEWISH WAY BUT DON'T KNOW HOW. THE BOOK IS ALSO INTENDED FOR PEOPLE WHO PRAY BY ROTE EVERY DAY BUT WOULD LIKE A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF WHAT THEY ARE SAYING. BLENDING HALAKHA AND HISTORY, MIDRASH AND PHILOSOPHY, DONIN CLARIFIES THE CONTENT AND STRUCTURE OF THE PRAYERS.
EN403606O MY AMERICA!KAPLAN, JOHANNAFRANCILLE H. HLAVATYHE STORY OF A MAN WHO IS ABSORBED WITH THE VAST HUMAN FAMILY BUT HAS NO TIME FOR HIS OWN PEOPLE. SEARCHING FOR THE SOLUTION TO COMPLEX SOCIAL PROBLEMS ON A WORLD SCALE, A UNIVERSALIST WHO WEEPS FOR THE POOR OF APPALACHIA AND THE STARVING INFANTS OF BANGLADESH, HE IS UNABLE TO BE A PROTAGONIST OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN403613LEAH'S JOURNEYGOLDREICH, GLORIAFAY COHENSAGA OF THE LOVE AND STRUGGLES OF A JEWISH COUPLE WHO FLEE POGROMS IN RUSSIA TO FIND A NEW LIFE, FIRST IN THE SQUALOR OF NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE AND THEN IN THE LUXURIOUS SUBURBS.
EN403614SIDE EFFECTSALLEN, WOODYBERNICE STRAUSSHUMOROUS ARTICLES AND APHORISMS ON SUCH TOPICS AS THE PREDICAMENT OF MODERN MAN AND ALLEN'S FAVORITE SUBJECTS: SEX, DEATH AND RELIGION.
EN403622CIRCLE OF LOVELEAHY, SYRELL ROGOVINADELE HOCHBASET IN POSTWAR FRANCE, THIS IS AN UNUSUAL LOVE STORY BETWEEN A 16-YEAR-OLD GERMAN-JEWISH GIRL DRIVEN TO RETURN TO GERMANY TO LOOK FOR HER PARENTS AND A POLISH RESISTANCE FIGHTER NEWLY RELEASED FROM A GERMAN PRISON CAMP. DESPITE THE AGE DIFFERENCE, THEY SHARE A SHORT IDYLLIC LOVE AFFAIR.
EN403624GUIDE FOR THE JEWISH HOMEMAKERLEVI, SHONIE B. &. KAPLAN, SYLVIA RJANE N. WEISSDETAILED, PRACTICAL COUNSEL IN SUCH MATTERS AS DEVELOPING MENUS, PLANNING A WEDDING, FINDING BOOKS AND RECORDS FOR CULTURAL ENRICHMENT.
EN403625HIGH CRIMES AND MISDEMEANORSGREENBERG, JOANNE ELLEN PROPPGREENBERG'S PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHT AND KEEN ANALYSIS OF ORDINARY EVENTS, COMBINED WITH A FREEWHEELING COMIC IMAGINATION, MAKE FOR PROFOUND AND HUMOROUS READING IN THESE 10 STORIES. EACH DEPICTS A CRIME, A DEVIATION OF SOME SORT FROM THE NORM - WHETHER SOCIAL, THEOLOGICAL OR PERSONAL.
EN403626STATE OF THE JEWSSYRKIN, MARIEROBERTA POLLACKA BOOK ABOUT JEWISH RESISTANCE TO NAZI MASS MURDER DURING THE WAR, GATHERED FROM DOCUMENTS AND SURVIVORS. SYRKIN HAS GIVEN VOICE TO THOSE WHOSE VOICES WERE STILLED AND FASHIONED A MEMORIAL FOR GHETTO STRUGGLE. HER ACCOUNT REPRESENTS A MULTI-FACETED STATEMENT OF THE ZIONIST CAUSE.
EN403627SANITARIUM UNDER THE SIGN OF THE HOURGLASSSCHULZ, BRUNOJOYCE KARPA COLLECTION OF 13 AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL STORIES OF SMALL TOWN FAMILY LIFE IN PREWAR POLAND. SCHULZ EVOKES MEMORIES OF THE SEASONS, OF NATURE AND PEOPLE AND DRAWS MEANING FROM THE SMALLEST EVERYDAY ARTIFACTS. HIS IMAGINATION IS BOTH WILD AND CONTROLLED AND COMPLETELY ORIGINAL. TRANSLATED FROM THE POLISH.
EN403629MIGHTY ATOMTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF JOSEPH L. GREENSTEINSPIELMAN, EDHERBERT L. MORGANSTERNTHE NEAR-MYTHICAL LIFE OF A MAN WHOSE SELF-RELIANCE AND ETHNIC PRIDE EPITOMIZE WHAT IMMIGRATION TO AMERICA IS SUPPOSED TO BE ABOUT. JOSEPH L. GREENSTEIN BEGAN LIFE IN POLAND, EMIGRATING TO TEXAS IN 1911 AND FINDING HIS WAY INTO VAUDEVILLE AS A STRONGMAN. BY SHEER FORCE OF WILL, HE CONQUERED POVERTY AND PREJUDICE.
EN403630ZIPA NOVEL OF THE LEFT AND THE RIGHTAPPLE, MAXJUDITH HOFFMANZIP, OR MOTIVATION, IS WHAT IRA GOLDSTEIN NEEDS TO GO OUT AND FIND A NICE JEWISH GIRL TO MARRY. WHAT HE GETS INSTEAD ARE A PUERTO RICAN BOXER, A RADICAL STUDENT AND A DETROIT JUNK KING. THE GRAND FINALE TAKES PLACE AMID A BLEND OF SPORT AND IDEOLOGY IN THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY IN CUBA.
EN403631STORY OF AUNT SHLOMZION THE GREATKANIUK, YORAMHERBERT WEISBERGTHE HEROINE OF THIS NOVEL, LIKE THE IMPERIOUS QUEEN OF THE TITLE WHO ONCE RULED JUDEA, TREATS EVERYONE WITH SCORN AND DERISION, EXCEPT HER FATHER AND HER HUSBAND, FOR FAILING TO LIVE UP TO THE STANDARD OF HER MAJESTIC BACKGROUND.
EN403632ROUGH STRIFEA NOVELSCHWARTZ, LYNN SHARONTHE STORY OF A MARRIAGE BETWEEN A JEW AND A GENTILE WHO MEET IN ROME AND SLOWLY BEGIN AN AFFAIR. BACK IN THE U.S., THEY EMBARK ON CAREERS AND SET UP LIFE TOGETHER FIRM IN THEIR CONVICTION THAT THEY BELONG TOGETHER AS A FAMILY.
EN403633DEVIL IN VIENNAORGEL, DORISALICE ARLOWINGE DORNENWALD AND LIESELOTTE VESSELY PROMISE EACH OTHER THAT THEY WILL BE FRIENDS FOREVER. IT IS NOW 1938 VIENNA AND THEY ARE 13 YEARS OLD. AGAINST INCREASING TERROR, THE TWO MANAGE TO MAINTAIN THEIR FRIENDSHIP.
EN403654OPEN CAGEAN ANZIA YEZIERSKA COLLECTIONYEZIERSKA, ANZIA.;ALICE KESSLER-HARRRUBELLE SCHAFLERA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES AND VIGNETTES. INCLUDED ARE YEZIERSKA'S EARLY TALES, CHRONICLING THE JEWISH IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE IN NEW YORK'S EAST SIDE GHETTO AND HER LATER SELECTIONS, AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL 'FANTASY FICTION.' THIS VOLUME PROVIDES AN OVERVIEW OF YEZIERSKA'S WORK AND THE PERIOD IN WHICH SHE LIVED.
EN403660HOLOCAUST AND THE HISTORIANSDAVIDOWICZ, LUCY S.FLORA SHERBERTHE AUTHOR OF 'THE WAR AGAINST THE JEWS' CITES VARIOUS REASONS FOR HISTORIANS' NEGLECT OF THE HOLOCAUST: ATTRACTION TO GERMAN CULTURE; AVERSION TO THE IRRATIONAL; A HISTORICAL METHODOLOGY THAT VALUES ACTIONS ABOVE IDEAS AND SO IGNORES THE FACT THAT THE HOLOCAUST WAS A DIRECT OUTCOME OF ANTI-SEMITIC IDEOLOGY.
EN403665BEN-GURIONA BIOGRAPHYBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAELJOSEPH REUTLINGERANOTHER WORK BY THE WRITER ON THE SAME SUBJECT, THIS ONE WITH EVIDENCE FROM DIARIES, ARCHIVES, LETTERS, PERSONAL INTERVIEWS, AND DETAILS ON BEN-GURION'S PERSONAL LIFE.
EN403675OLD NEIGHBORHOODCORMAN, AVERYISABELLE RUBINA KID ESCAPES THE STIGMA OF BEING BORN JEWISH AND POOR IN THE BRONX TO MAKE IT BIG IN THE WORLD OF ADVERTISING. WITH GENTLE HUMOR THE AUTHOR CAPTURES THE FLAVOR OF ROBIN'S HALF-JEWISH, HALF-IRISH CATHOLIC NEIGHBORHOOD IN THE WARTIME 1940S.
EN403679KUZARIHALEVI, YEHUDAHA PHILOSOPHIC WORK, WRITTEN IN 1167, DESIGNED AS A DIALOGUE IN DEFENSE OF JUDAISM, BASED ON THE STORY OF THE CONVERSION TO JUDAISM OF THE KHAZARS AND THEIR KING IN 740 C.E. HALEVI IS FAMOUS AS THE FOREMOST HEBREW POET OF THE SPANISH PERIOD OF JEWISH LITERATURE.
EN403688MOSSADEISENBERG, DAN, & LANDAU, E.JUDY ELLISTOLD IN FULL FOR THE FIRST TIME ARE ALL THE FEATS, TRIUMPHS AND FAILURES OF MOSSAD AGENTS, MEN AND WOMEN WITH RUTHLESS DEDICATION, AND GREAT INGENUITY. A SPY STORY THAT COMES FROM REAL LIFE.
EN403692RINGSTEEL, DANIELLEJANE LESSERA LOVE STORY PLAYED OUT OVER THREE GENERATIONS BEGINNING IN HITLER'S GERMANY WITH THE EXTRAMARITAL AFFAIR OF A GERMAN WOMAN WITH A JEWISH NOVELIST. IT CONTINUES WHEN THE WOMAN'S DAUGHTER, ARIANA, IS RESCUED FROM THE NAZI TERROR BY A GERMAN OFFICER AND ENDS IN PRESENT-DAY AMERICA, WHEN ARIANA'S SON LEARNS HIS MOTHER'S SECRET.
EN403702SADIE SHAPIRO, MATCHMAKERSMITH, ROBERT K.SYLVIA JACOBSWITH HER DOWN-TO-EARTH WIT AND WISDOM SADIE SHAPIRO, JOGGER, KNITTER AND GRANDMOTHER, NOW ALSO COMES INTO HER OWN AS A MATCHMAKER. SHE KNOWS THAT DR. MICHAEL NEWMAN AND HER FRIEND AND TV PRODUCER, MAXINE MORRIS, ARE MEANT FOR EACH OTHER. BUT WHEN A PROFESSIONAL MATCHMAKER BEQUEATHS SADIE HER FILES, SADIE FACES NO EASY TASK.
EN403704BEST OF SHOLOM ALEICHEMHOWE, IRVING, ED.TRUDY CUTLERTWENTY-TWO STORIES BY THE GREAT YIDDISH WRITER WHICH HAVE BEEN TRANSLATED BY WELL-KNOWN AMERICAN JEWISH AUTHORS.
EN403715PATRIARCHBERMANT, CHAIMHILDY BERLINA JEWISH FAMILY SAGA CENTERING ON NAHUM RAEBURN (NE RABINOVITZ), WHO ARRIVES IN GLASGOW IN THE LATE 1800S FROM VOLKOVYSK, RUSSIA. THE NARRATIVE FOLLOWS NAHUM'S RISE AS A SHIPPING MAGNATE, THE LOSS OF HIS FORTUNE, AND HIS SLOW ROAD BACK TO SUCCESS IN ANOTHER FIELD.
EN403717SUICIDE ACADEMYSTERN, DANIELMARION BAERTHE ACADEMY IS THE ULTIMATE PRODUCT OF A PERMISSIVE SOCIETY. PART ASSEMBLY LINE, PART UNIVERSITY, PART HOSPITAL, AND PART BROTHEL, IT IS THERE POTENTIAL SUICIDES GO FOR A DAY OF SELF-EXAMINATION AND MEDITATION BEFORE DECIDING WHETHER TO KILL THEMSELVES.
EN403718QUESTION OF PALESTINESAID, EDWARDEDITH DREZNERA PROFESSOR OF LITERATURE AND PALESTINIAN ACTIVIST, SAID ANALYZES THE NATURE AND UNITY OF THE PALESTINIAN COMMUNITY; ZIONISM; AND THE AMERICAN POLICY OF SUPPORT FOR ISRAEL. DENYING IDENTIFICATION BETWEEN PALESTINIANS AND TERROR, SAID PLEADS FOR A POSITIVE AMERICAN RESPONSE TO THE ARAB MODERATION THAT HAS BEGUN TO EMERGE SINCE 1967.
EN403719POWER OF LIGHTEIGHT STORIES FOR HANUKAHSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISSIDNEY BIEGELSONTHESE EIGHT STORIES WHICH AGAIN ARE SET IN POLAND DEMONSTRATE THE MIRACULOUS POWER OF LIGHT OVER DARKNESS. WHETHER THEY ARE SUSPENSEFUL OR LIGHTHEARTED, THESE INSPIRATIONAL TALES BRING OUT THE HUMAN QUALITIES OF FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE.
EN403723CONVERSATIONS WITH RABBI SMALLKEMELMAN, HARRYSIDNEY BIEGELSONTALMUDIC DETECTIVE RABBI DAVID SMALL RESUMES HIS ORIGINAL ROLE AS CLERGYMAN. THIS TIME IT IS TO COUNSEL A NON-JEWISH GIRL WHO IS ABOUT TO MARRY A JEW. THROUGH HIS CONVERSATIONS WITH HER, HE GAINS INSIGHT INTO THE RELATIONS BETWEEN JEW AND NON-JEW, AND ALSO INTO HIS OWN PREJUDICES.
EN403726FOUR DAYSGOLDREICH, GLORIAELEANOR SEIDMANINA FELDMAN, LOVING WIFE AND MOTHER AS WELL AS SUCCESSFUL BUSINESSWOMAN, HAS TO FACE THE MOST IMPORTANT DECISION OF HER LIFE. IN LIGHT OF HER HOLOCAUST EXPERIENCE, SHOULD SHE ABORT THE UNWANTED CHILD SHE IS CARRYING? PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE COME TOGETHER IN A SINGLE UNPREDICTABLE MOMENT.
EN403730HOUSE ON PRAGUE STREETDEMETZ, HANAMARION T. COHENTHE HALF-JEWISH HELENE RICHTER'S CHILDHOOD IS AN IDYLL UNTIL WORLD WAR II. WITH ADOLESCENCE, HER ONCE SERENE LIFE STARTS TO DISINTEGRATE. THIS NOVEL IS ABOUT A YOUNG GIRL WHO ATTEMPTS TO SALVAGE SOME HAPPINESS OUT OF THE HORROR AROUND HER.
EN403733QUEEN OF EGYPTSCHAEFFER, SUSAN FROMBERGA COLLECTION OF EIGHT SHORT STORIES AND TWO NOVELLAS THAT INCLUDE 'HIS DAUGHTER'S HOUSE', A STORY ABOUT BROOKLYN JEWS; THE NOVELLA 'DESTINIES', CONTAINING SOME SCENES OF FAMILY FIGHTS; AND 'THE EXACT NATURE OF THE PLOT', WINNER OF THE 1977 O. HENRY AWARD, THAT EXPLORES THE TROUBLES IN STORE FOR A WOMAN WRITER.
EN403735LAND OF THE BIBLEAHARONI, YOHANANMARJORIE BEARAHARONI, A SENIOR LECTURER IN ARCHAEOLOGY AT THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM AND THE DISCOVERER OF THE BAR KOCHBA CAVES, TRACES THE PART PLAYED BY GEOGRAPHY IN THE HISTORY OF THE CANAANITE PERIOD, THE ISRAELITE CONQUEST AND THE PERIOD OF THE KINGS BEFORE AND AFTER THE DIVISION OF THE KINGDOM LEADING UP TO THE EXILE.
EN403754JAVITSTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A PUBLIC MANSENATOR JACOB K. JAVITSFREDA MELTZERTHE U.S. SENATOR'S AUTOBIOGRAPHY, COVERING HIS MANY YEARS IN PUBLIC LIFE REPRESENTING THE PEOPLE OF NEW YORK STATE.
EN403757KABBALAHLAW AND MYSTICISM SAFRAN, ALEXANDERGOING BEYOND HISTORIC DESCRIPTION OR A DRY ACADEMIC PRESENTATION OF KABBALAH, THE AUTHOR AFFORDS US A COMPLETE AND HARMONIOUS VISION OF JEWISH TRADITION AS A LIVING WORLD OF RELIGIOUS THOUGHT AND EXPERIENCE, WHERE EVERY DISPARITY, BETWEEN INTELLECT AND EMOTION, IS DISSOLVED IN THE ORGANIC COHERENCE OF AUTHENTIC JUDAISM.
EN403760SHAVUOT ANTHOLOGYGOODMAN, PHILIPJEANE BLUMENGARTENTHE BOOK AIMS TO CONVEY THE SPIRIT OF THE FESTIVAL OF SHAVUOT IN ITS MANY ASPECTS, PRESENTING THE DIVERSE WAYS IN WHICH THE FEAST OF WEEKS HAS BEEN OBSERVED IN DIFFERENT PERIODS AND LANDS. © 1974
EN403765LOVERYEHOSHUA, A. B.M. FRIDUSS, A. GROSS & R ZWEIBELTHIS COMPLEX PSYCHOLOGICAL WORK CONTAINS AN INTERWEAVE OF VERY DISTINCT VOICES. ADAM AND ASYA ARE AN 'OLD' MARRIED COUPLE WITH A TEENAGE DAUGHTER, DAFI. BOTH ASYA AND ADAM GIVE MONEY TO DOWN-AND-OUT GABRIEL, NEWLY RETURNED TO ISRAEL FROM PARIS, WHO BECOMES ASYA'S LOVER. AFTER THE YOM KIPPUR WAR, GABRIEL HAS DISAPPEARED ...
EN403767SINAITHE GREAT AND TERRIBLE WILDERNESSBERNSTEIN, BURTONSARENE MEYERSIN 1978, THE AUTHOR, JAMES THURBER'S BIOGRAPHER, VISITED THE SINAI DESERT ON A NEW YORKER ASSIGNMENT TO OBSERVE WHAT ORDINARY THINGS LOOK LIKE TO AN OUTSIDER. HE DISCUSSES THE BEDOUINS WHO GAVE HIM A WARM WELCOME, UNITED NATIONS PEACE KEEPERS, TOURISTS, HIPPIES, PALESTINIANS AND LOOKS AT SINAI FROM THE EGYPTIAN SIDE.
EN403768FROM THE BITTER LANDMOSCO, MAISIEZOE BLETHSARAH SANDBERG WAS A MOTHER, LOVER, VITAL FORCE WHO LAUNCHED HER FAMILY ON A NEW LIFE IN A STRANGE NEW WORLD, ANCHORED IN TRADITION, AMBITION & DESIRE.
EN403772NINE QUESTIONS PEOPLE ASK ABOUT JUDAISMPRAGER, DENNIS & JOSEPH TELUSHKINTHIS BOOK DEALS WITH THE BASIC QUESTIONS THAT PERPLEX JEWS ALL OVER THE WORLD AND ALSO EXPLAINS THE FUNDAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE JEWISH HERITAGE. JUDAISM EMERGES AS A RATIONAL MORAL ALTERNATIVE FOR CONTEMPORARY MAN.
EN403778SHTETLNEUGROSCHEL, JOACHIMBERNICE STRAUSSAN ANTHOLOGY OF YIDDISH STORIES CONVEYING THE QUALITY OF JEWISH LIFE IN THE SHTETLS OF EASTERN EUROPE FROM THE LATE MIDDLE AGES TO WORLD WAR II. SINCE THE STORIES ARE ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, READERS CAN FOLLOW THE GRADUAL INTRUSION OF SECULAR INFLUENCES UNTIL AN ENTIRE WAY OF LIFE WAS DESTROYED BY THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403786WORLD OF PRAYER, VOL. 1.MUNK, ELIELEAH PORATH-GOORAN ENGLISH EDITION OF THE CLASSIC GUIDE TO THE DAILY PRAYERS BY A CHIEF RABBI OF FRANCE. THE BOOK CONTAINS DETAILED EXPLANATIONS THAT INSTRUCT AND ILLUMINATE.
EN403790HEBREW BOOKPOSNER, RAPHAEL & ISRAEL TA-SHEMATHE JEWS ARE THE PEOPLE OF THE BOOK. THE JEWISH CONTRIBUTION TO CULTURE HAS BEEN EXPRESSED, NOT SO MUCH IN STATUES OR PICTURES, BUT IN BOOK FORM, THE TORAH OR THE BIBLE.
EN403808TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), GENESIS. VOL. 3ACULI, YAAKOV RABBISTANLEY R. BRAVTHE STORY OF JACOB'S MARRIAGE TO RACHEL AND LEAH AND THE BIRTH OF HIS SONS, WHO EVENTUALLY BECAME THE TWELVE TRIBES OF ISRAEL. INCLUDES HUNDREDS OF COMMENTARIES.
EN403812BIG BOOK OF JEWISH HUMORNOVAK, WILLIAM & MOSHE WALDOKSBELINK, HELENA COLLECTION OF JEWISH JOKES, ANECDOTES AND EXCERPTS FROM LITERARY WORKS DISTILLING THE ESSENCE OF JEWISH HUMOR FROM THE NINETEENTH CENTURY YIDDISH WITS TO THE COMEDY OF PHILIP ROTH AND LENNY BRUCE. THIS ANTHOLOGY SHOWS HOW HUMOR HAS BEEN A NATURAL RESOURCE OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN403813JEWISH BOOK OF WHY AND THE SECOND JEWISH BOOK OF WHYKOLATCH, ALFRED J. RABBIJOAN ADELLTHE 'HOW' AND 'WHY' OF NEARLY EVERY SYMBOL AND CUSTOM IN JUDAISM EXPLAINED CLEARLY AND CONCISELY BY RABBI KOLATCH.
EN403814TORAH (GENESIS)A MODERN COMMENTARYPLAUT, W. GUNTHER & DR. BERNARD BAMBSTANLEY R. BRAVA NEW COMMENTARY ON THE FIVE BOOKS OF MOSES, WITH TRANSLATION AND NOTES, BY TWO DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF REFORM JUDAISM.
EN403815RAOUL WALLENBERGANGEL OF RESCUEROSENFELD, HARVEYMARCIA FELTHEIMERTHE BIOGRAPHY OF THE LEGENDARY SWEDISH DIPLOMAT WHO IS CREDITED WITH HAVING SAVED, SINGLE-HANDEDLY, AS MANY AS 100,000 HUNGARIAN JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403819BOOK OF LIGHTSPOTOK, CHAIMSIDNEY BIGGELSONA NOVEL ABOUT THE SPIRITUAL CRISIS OF AN AMERICAN RABBI WHO WAS A CHAPLAIN IN KOREA, AND THE IMPLICATIONS OF HIS INNER TURMOIL IN KABALISTIC TERMS.
EN403823TANYA (LIQQUTEI AMARIM)ZALMAN, RABBI SCHNEUREDITH PERMAN'TANYA,' THE CLASSIC SACRED TEXT OF THE LUBAVITCH MOVEMENT, WAS DESIGNED TO MEET THE INTELLECTUAL NEEDS OF THE ANALYTICAL AND QUESTING MIND AMONG THE WIDEST POSSIBLE AUDIENCE.
EN403824LIVING MY LIFE. VOL. 2GOLDMAN, EMMANANCY SCHIERINGTHE SECOND PART OF THE LIFE OF THE ANARCHIST EMMA GOLDMAN, WHO DOMINATED RADICAL CIRCLES IN THE UNITED STATES UNTIL SHE WAS DEPORTED TO RUSSIA AFTER WORLD WAR 1. THERE SHE SOON DISCOVERED WHAT UNDERLAY THE PROPAGANDA SHE HAD SO TRUSTINGLY IMBIBED. GOLDMAN ESCAPED WITH HER LIFE, BUT WAS NOT PERMITTED TO RETURN TO THE UNITED STATES.
EN403825TORAH ANTHOLOGY, (ME'AM LO'EZ). VOL. 5CULI, RABBI YAACOVTHE AUTHOR COMPLETES THE ACCOUNT OF THE EXODUS, THE DRAMATIC STORY OF THE BIRTH OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE. HERE WE WITNESS THE FIRST PASSOVER, THE MASS MIGRATION FROM EGYPT, THE SPLITTING OF THE RED SEA, AND THE MIRACLE OF THE MANNA.
EN403829THIRTEEN PETALLED ROSE, THESTEINSALTZ, ADINAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHE AUTHOR PRESENTS HIS OWN THEOLOGICAL SYNTHESIS, SHOWING HOW, IN JEWISH THINKING, BELIEF AND ACTION, FAR FROM BEING SEPARATE OR IN OPPOSITION, ARE BOTH EARTHLY MANIFESTATIONS OF THE SAME DIVINE PRINCIPLE.
EN403831MIDWIFECOURTER, GAYHANNAH BLAU, THE ONLY JEWISH MIDWIFE TRAINEE IN THE RUSSIAN IMPERIAL COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, ARRIVES IN AMERICA IN 1903, FLEEING FROM POGROMS AND PERSONAL PROBLEMS. THIS IS THE STORY OF HOW SHE SUCCEEDS IN GAINING HER HEROIC STRUGGLE TO PRACTICE HER PROFESSION ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE.
EN403833BIBLICAL AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE JEWISH HOLY DAYSBLOCH, ABRAHAM P. MINNIE ELISONAN EXHAUSTIVE SURVEY OF THE ORIGINS OF TRADITIONS CONNECTED WITH THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS. THE EVOLUTION OF THE BIBLICAL FESTIVALS ARE DOCUMENTED WITH QUOTATIONS FROM THE TALMUD, MIDRASHIC LITERATURE, PHILO, JOSEPHUS, AND THE MEDIEVAL COMMENTATORS, AND THE CURRENT TREND TOWARDS OBSERVANCE OF HOLOCAUST DAY IS ALSO PINPOINTED.
EN403834JEWISH RESISTANCE IN FRANCE (1940-44)LATOUR, ANNYBARBARA JUSTERA CERTAIN FRENCH JEWISH ELITE, WHEN SUBJECTED TO HUMILIATION AND TORTURE DURING WORLD WAR TWO, AWAKENED TO PRIDE IN THEIR OWN IDENTITY AND ROSE UP AS JEWS AGAINST THE NAZIS. THE IMAGE OF A PASSIVE, MARTYRED PEOPLE WHO OFFERED NO RESISTANCE IS ALTERED BY THIS HISTORY.
EN403836TORAH (DEUTERONOMY)A MODERN COMMENTARYPLAUT, W. GUNTHER & DR. BERNARD BAMBRABBI STANLEY R. BRAVA NEW COMMENTARY ON THE FIVE BOOKS OF MOSES, WITH TRANSLATION AND NOTES, BY TWO DISTINGUISHED SCHOLARS OF REFORM JUDAISM.
EN403849WISDOM OF THE TALMUDBOKSER, BEN ZION, RABBI SARA WEINBERGERA POPULAR INTRODUCTION TO THE TALMUD, MEANT FOR THE GENERAL READER.
EN403852PROPHET UNARMED, THE TROTSKY 1921-1929DEUTSCHER, ISAACFRANCES ZASLOWTHIS SECOND WORK IN THE TROTSKY TRILOGY TRACES THE YEARS FROM THE UNEASY TRUCE TO THE REVOLUTIONARY'S EXPULSION BY STALIN.
EN403854ON BOTH SIDES OF THE WALLMEED, VLADKAHERMINE KATZA HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR TELLS OF HER EXPERIENCES IN THE TWO AND A HALF YEAR PERIOD FROM 1942 UNTIL LIBERATION IN 1945.
EN403855SAVTA SIMCHA AND THE INCREDIBLE SHABBOS BAGGANZ, YAFFAJACOB & LILLIAN ZENGERAN ISRAELI WOMAN VISITING WINTERGREEN CITY BRINGS HAPPINESS TO ITS RESIDENTS WITH HER 'SHABBOS BAG' OF HOLIDAY TREATS. A HEBREW AND YIDDISH GLOSSARY ROUNDS OUT AN UNUSUALLY APPEALING BOOK.
EN403864TOWN BEYOND THE WALLWIESEL, ELIEHENRIETTA NATENBERGA STUDY OF A YOUNG JEW WHO HAS SURVIVED NAZI ATROCITIES AND RETURNS TO HIS NATIVE TOWN BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN.
EN403866PLAY IT AGAIN, SAMALLEN, WOODYBERNICE STRAUSSTHE HILARIOUS STAGE HIT ABOUT A SHY WOULD-BE LOVER WHO RECEIVES ADVICE FROM THE GHOST OF HUMPHREY BOGART.
EN403867HOME AGAIN, HOME AGAINMARKSON, ELAINEVIVIAN KLEINON THE EVE OF HER WEDDING A HIP MIAMI WIDOW IS DESCENDED UPON BY HER TWO NEUROTIC AND IMMATURE CHILDREN.
EN403874THIS PROMISED LANDGOLDREICH, GLORIAIRVING W. KRAMERTHIS IS A NOVEL OF THE BIRTH OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND THE JOYS AND STRUGGLES OF THE EARLY SETTLERS (CIRCA 1888-1922).
EN403878FIVE BIBLICAL PORTRAITSSAUL-JONAH-JEREMIAH-ELIJAH-JOSHUAWIESEL, ELIESATAH BAKERA STUDY OF THE PROPHETS JOSHUA, SAUL, JEREMIAH, ELIJAH AND JONAH.
EN403881MAN ON THE CAMELSACHAR, HOWARDEDNA GREENSPANISRAELI INTELLIGENCE HAS UNCOVERED AN ESPIONAGE PLOT WHICH IMPLICATES A WAR HERO. WHAT THEY DO NOT SUSPECT IS A TRAITOR IN THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT.
EN403882TORAHA MODERN COMMENTARYPLAUT, W. GUNTHERSTANLEY R. BRAVTHE SECOND VOLUME OF A NEW COMMENTARY ON THE FIVE BOOKS OF MOSES, WITH TRANSLATION AND NOTES, BY THE DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR OF REFORM JUDAISM.
EN403889TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 4CULI, YAACOVAN ANALYSIS OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS AND THE CODE OF LAW WHICH ACCOMPANIED THEM.
EN403890ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGERTHE MAGICIAN OF WEST 86TH STREETKRESH, PAULESTELLE ADENA COLLAGE OF THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING STORYTELLER'S LIFE AND WORK, RATHER THAN A STRAIGHTFORWARD BIOGRAPHY.
EN403894TORAH (LEVITICUS)A MODERN COMMENTARYBAMBERGER, BERNARDRABBI STANLEY R. BRAVESSAYS ON LEVITICUS IN THE CONTEXT OF ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN LITERATURE. INCLUDES ENGLISH TRANSLATION AND NOTES.
EN403900ESTHER THE STAR AND THE SEPTREANDREWS, GINIMARIAN BAERTHE TRUE STORY OF THE HOLIDAY OF PURIM TELLS OF ESTHER, A PERSIAN JEW TORN BETWEEN HER LOVE FOR XERXES AND HER DUTY TO HER PEOPLE.
EN403905BECOMING A HEROINEREADING NOVELS ABOUT WOMENBROWNSTEIN, RACHEL M.ELIZABETH P. KAUFMANTHE DETAILED ANALYSES OF EMMA AND THE EGOIST AND AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MATERIAL ON HOW A JEWISH GIRL FROM QUEENS FOUND ESCAPE IN NOVELS ABOUT PEOPLE.
EN403907FRIARS AND THE JEWSTHE EVALUATION OF MEDIEVAL ANTI-SEMITISMCOHEN, JEREMYDR. IRVING KRAMERHOW THE DOMINICANS AND THE FRANCISCANS, FROM THE TIME OF THEIR FOUNDING, OVERSAW ALL ANTI-SEMITIC ACTIVITIES OF THE CHURCH.
EN403908MEDICAL HALACHAH FOR EVERYONEABRAHAM S. ABRAHAMSYLVIA LANDOWA COMPREHENSIVE SENSITIVE GUIDE TO JEWISH MEDICAL LAW IN SICKNESS AND HEALTH FOR ALL THE PROBLEMS AND QUESTIONS THAT FACE THE ILL AND THOSE WHO ATTEND THEM.
EN403926JEWSSTEEBER, SHARONJANE N. WEISSFROM RUSSIA TO AMERICA, THIS IS THE SAGA OF THE LUMINOVS. AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF POWERFUL FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS, WE BEAR WITNESS TO A CULTURE AND A SOCIETY ON THE MOVE AS DANIEL AND ALMA'S HOPES ARE SHATTERED BY THE BITTER HATRED OF THEIR PARENTS.
EN403927PORTAGE TO SAN CRISTOBAL OF A. H.STEINER, GEORGECHARLOTTE OSTENA GROUP OF TOUGH YOUNG ISRAELI NAZI HUNTERS FINDS DEEP IN THE AMAZONIAN MOUNTAINS A SILENT, WIZENED OLD MAN WHO IS NONE OTHER THAN ADOLF HITLER HIMSELF.
EN403928EARWITNESSFIFTY CHARACTERSCANETTI, ELIASLEE SAMUELSONINDIVIDUAL SKETCHES WHICH READ LIKE THE PROLOGUE TO A SURREAL, 20TH-CENTURY CANTERBURY TALES.
EN403936TREASURY OF JEWISH LITERATUREFROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO TODAYEDITED BY: GLORIA GOLDREICHSARENE MEYERSSELECTIONS FROM TORAH, TALMUD, SIDDUR, KABBALAH, HASIDIC, YIDDISH AND ZIONIST WRITINGS. EACH SECTION HAS A BRIEF INTRODUCTION OF A HISTORICAL AND/OR LITERARY BACKGROUND,
EN403937ORPHAN IN HISTORYCOWAN, PAULFLORA SHERBERAN ASSIMILATED JEW RETURNS TO HIS LEGACY, 5000 YEARS OF CULTURE AND HISTORY.
EN403940STOLEN JEWNEUGEBOREN, JAYEVELYN GODMANNATHAN MALKIN RETURNS FROM A SELF-IMPOSED EXILE IN ISRAEL TO NEW YORK TO MOURN THE DEATH OF HIS BROTHER.
EN403953OLD WORLD, NEW WORLDEIGHT DECADES OF A JEWISH FAMILY DITENFASS, MARKRITA KINGTHE STORY OF THE HOPES AND FEARS, THE ASPIRATIONS AND LIMITS WHICH DEFINE THE LIEBERS AS A JEWISH FAMILY.
EN403954WITNESS TO THE HOLOCAUSTEISENBERG, AZRIELHELEN DITTUSA COLLECTION OF MEMOIRS AND DOCUMENTS BY SURVIVORS, WITNESSES AND HISTORIANS.
EN403958LAST WALTZ IN VIENNAGEORGE, CLAIREEDNA GREENSPANA SENSITIVE, BEAUTIFUL.MEMOIR OF GROWING UP IN AN AFFLUENT, ASSIMILATED JEWISH FAMILY WHO THEN BECAME THE NAZI'S VICTIMS. A LOVE LETTER TO VIENNA AND A THOUGHTFUL REFLECTION ON WHY IT WAS SO HARD TO ACCEPT THE REALITY OF THE NAZI MESSAGE AND ACTIONS.
EN403960SHOFAR THAT LOST ITS VOICEFASS, DAVID E.GERTRUDE SHAPIROON THE AFTERNOON BEFORE ROSH HASHANAH YOUNG AVI RACES HOME TO PRACTICE BLOWING ON THE RAM'S HORN FOR THE SERVICE, BUT NO SOUND COMES OUT.
EN403964ZUCKERMAN UNBOUNDROTH, PHILIPCELIA C. BELFROMA WOULD-BE RECLUSE IS THRUST INTO THE LIMELIGHT DURING THE SIXTIES WITH THE SUCCESS OF HIS EROTICALLY COMIC NOVEL.
EN403967PILGRIMAGEADVENTURES OF A WANDERING JEWEPSTEIN, PERLERUBELLE SCHAFLERAN ACCOUNT OF THE DISCOVERY OF SPIRITUAL HAPPINESS THROUGH A REDISCOVERING OF HER JEWISH HERITAGE.
EN403968REFORM JUDAISMA HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVEBLAU, JOSEPH L., EDITORAN OVERVIEW OF THE REFORM MOVEMENT IN AMERICA.
EN403971RIVER BREAKS UPSINGER, I. J.BETTY WEINERTHE IMPRESSION OF SHEER, RELENTLESS POWER IS MAINTAINED IN THESE THIRTEEN SHORT STORIES.
EN403977AWAKE MY GLORYMILLER, AVIGDORDR. IRVING KRAMERA HANDBOOK OF FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF HASIDISM EXPLAINED IN NUMBERED PARAGRAPH FORM.
EN403979AT THE MIND'S LIMITSAMERY, JEANTHESE 5 SOUL-SEARCHING AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS TELL OF SURVIVAL-MENTAL, MORAL AND PHYSICAL-THROUGH THE ENORMITY OF THE HOLOCAUST.
EN403981WALTER BENJAMINTHE STORY OF A FRIENDSHIPSCHOLEM, GERSHOMROSALIND GALLARDA RARE TESTIMONY BY A CLOSE FRIEND OF ONE OF THE MOST SUPPLE, INNOVATIVE AND CREATIVE CRITICS OF THE TIME.
EN403982HOLY LANDAVI-YONAH, MICHAELNANCY SCHIERINGTHE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF THE COUNTRY IS EXAMINED, INCLUDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SUCH PLACES AS JERUSALEM, NAZARETH, BETHLEHEM, MASADA AND THE QUMRAN CAVES.
EN404000PARACHUTISTSKLEIN, EDMARGARET ALLEN, NAOMI ROSENBERG & RUTH SCHMITTA WORLD WAR II THRILLER INVOLVING AN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT AGAINST EICHMANN AND THE RESCUING OF HUNGARIAN JEWS.
EN404003SOMEWHERE A MASTERWIESEL, ELIEMARIANNE HAYDUIN THE WORLD OF 18TH AND 19TH CENTURY EUROPE, AN AGE OF BLOODSHED, WE LEARN HOW A HANDFUL OF HASIDIC RABBIS HELPED THEIR PEOPLE OVERCOME DESPAIR.
EN404005REGINAEPSTEIN, LESLIEMILDRED E. GRASSA NOVEL SET IN MANHATTAN ABOUT AN ACTRESS TURNED JOURNALIST, WHO IN HER FORTIES IS RETURNING TO ACTING AND CONFRONTING THE STRESSES IN HER LIFE.
EN404024DEAN'S DECEMBERBELLOW, SAULFORA SHERBERCHICAGO, ILLINOIS COMPARES WITH BUCHAREST, ROMANIA; PUBLIC SCANDAL WITH PRIVATE GRIEF, YOUTHFUL EXUBERANCE WITH THE SYNTHESIZING OF LIFE SEEN THROUGH HINDSIGHT. THIS EXPLORATION OF THE SITUATIONS AND TIMES OF ALBERT CORDE AS BOTH PROTAGONIST AND VICTIM OFFERS A FRESH VIEW OF SOCIETY AND THE "WHIRLING SOULS" IT CONTAINS.
EN404027PASSION IN THE DESERTLEVIANT, CURTISABELLE RUBINROMANCE DEVELOPS BETWEEN AN AMERICAN JOURNALIST TOURING THE SINAI AND AN ISRAELI ARMY OFFICER WHOSE HUSBAND IS A PARAPLEGIC.
EN404031ARARATA COLLECTION OF HUNGARIAN-JEWISH STORIESHANDLER, ANDREWTWENTY WORKS ILLUMINATE JEWISH LIFE IN THAT COUNTRY BETWEEN 1920 AND 1945.
EN404032MEMOIRS OF AN ANTI-SEMITEA NOVEL IN FIVE STORIESVON REZZORI, GREGORBARBARA FRIEDMANFIVE INTERRELATED WORKS WHICH TRACE THE LIFE OF A YOUNG RUMANIAN BOY BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS.
EN404036ASAHELMEGED, AHARONMILDRED GRASSAN INTROSPECTIVE, CONFUSED MAN IN HIS LATE THIRTIES IS TORN BETWEEN HIS MOTHER'S GENERATION OF ISRAELI PIONEERS AND THE YOUNGER SABRAS WHO LEAD GENTRIFIED LIVES IN THE CITIES. A PORTRAYAL OF THE STRUGGLE OF INDIVIDUAL ISRAELIS TO FIND A PLACE WITHIN COMMUNAL SOCIETY.
EN404038WALLENBERG:THE MAN IN THE IRON WEBLESTER, ELENOREROY C. BENNETTSWEDISH DIPLOMAT RAOUL WALLENBERG SAVED THOUSANDS OF HUNGARIAN JEWS FROM DEATH AND CONCENTRATION CAMPS DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR. HE DISAPPEARED IN BUDAPEST IN FEBRUARY 1945, WHEN THE RUSSIANS OCCUPIED HUNGARY. AN EXCITING PORTRAIT PROVIDES AN UNUSUAL INSIGHT INTO WALLENBERG'S REMARKABLE PERSONALITY.
EN404040SIMPLE TRUTHSLEVIN, SHEILAMARION T. COHENTHE DAUGHTER OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS, CAUGHT BETWEEN A LIFE-NEGATING MARRIAGE TO ONE MAN AND SEXUALLY OBSESSED WITH ANOTHER, IS CLOSE TO GIVING UP.
EN404041PROMISE OF A NEW SPRINGTHE HOLOCAUST AND RENEWALKLEIN, GERDA WEISSMANMARION T. COHENHOW THE JEWISH COMMUNITIES OF EUROPE WERE DESTROYED, AND HOW THEIR SURVIVORS MANAGED TO BUILD UP THEIR LIVES AGAIN.
EN404043CITY WITHIN THE HEARTZAEHNER, R. C.ROBERTA POLLACKA STUDY OF THE DANGERS AND ADVANTAGES OF MYSTICAL, PROPHETIC AND PHILOSOPHICAL RELIGION.
EN404047GROUCHOTHE BIOGRAPHY OF GROUCHO MARXARCE, HECTORETHEL E. MADUROA SYMPATHETIC BUT OBJECTIVE PORTRAIT OF THE AMERICAN COMEDIAN.
EN404048FAMILYA NOVEL IN THE FORM OF A MEMOIRHERBERT GOLDH. BERLIN & OTHERSTHROUGH THE PRISM OF FIVE GENERATIONS OF ITS' WOMEN, THE STRENGTH AND PRIDE OF AN IMMIGRANT JEWISH FAMILY BALANCES OLD TRUTHS AGAINST NEW IN THE EXCITING, TEMPTING, TURBULENCES OF AMERICA.
EN404051OPPENHEIMERGOODCHILD, PETERJEANNE BLUMENGARTENA HISTORY OF THE SCIENTIST WHO DEVELOPED THE FIRST NUCLEAR WEAPON AND THE DECADE OF PAINFUL ACCUSATION WHICH FOLLOWED IT.
EN404056WITH RAOUL WALLENBERG IN BUDAPESTANGER, PERZOE BLETHTHIS IS AN ACCOUNT OF RAOUL WALLENBERG'S EFFORTS DURING WORLD WAR II WHICH RESULTED IN THE RESCUE OF 25,000 JEWS.
EN404057SILVER MATZOTH AND OTHER STORIESKRANZLER, GERSHONELISSA BAVOYTEN PIECES ABOUT JEWS WHO KEPT THEIR FAITH DESPITE THE HOSTILE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH THEY LIVED.
EN404059TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 6CULI, YAACOVROBERTA & SIMON POLLACKTHE ORIGIN OF THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, INCLUDING THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE MIRACLES AROUND THEM.
EN404065JOBTHE STORY OF A SIMPLE MANROTH, JOSEPHADELINE MAREMONTA PORTRAYAL OF THE CONFLICTS AND PRESSURES OF EMIGRATION TO AMERICA. MENDEL SINGER, THE PROTAGONIST, LEAVES RUSSIA WITH HIS THREE SONS, SLOWLY LOSES HIS FAITH IN GOD, AND ENDS BY RETURNING TO HIS JEWISH HERITAGE.
EN404066DAY IS SHORTABRAMS, MORRIS B.ABRAMS WAS A LAWYER WHO SERVED AS PRESIDENT OF BRANDEIS UNIVERSITY, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMITTEE AND CHAIRMAN OF THE UNITED NEGRO COLLEGE FUND.
EN404069BEWARE OF PITYZWEIG, STEFANAMY GOLDBERGERA STORY OF HUMAN EMOTIONS CONSTRAINED BY AN AGE OF MANNERS AND MORALS.
EN404075CITY COLLEGE AND THE JEWISH POORSHERRY GORELICKAARON ADDELSTONTHE AUTHOR DISCUSSES EDUCATION IN NEW YORK, 1880-1924 THROUGH HER ACCOUNT OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CITY COLLEGE AND ITS JEWISH CLIENTELE. CONTRARY TO POPULAR BELIEF, IN 1881 EDUCATION DID NOT LEAD TO JOBS FOR THE MASSES OF POOR JEWISH IMMIGRANTS, BUT WAS DESIGNED TO GIVE CULTURAL POLISH TO MEN OF INDEPENDENT MEANS.
EN404085MIRACLE OF ISRAELGAMZEY, ROBERTBARBARA JUSTERSTUDY OF THE PROBLEM OF INTEGRATING ORIENTAL JEWS INTO ISRAELI SOCIETY.
EN404087SADATTHE MAN WHO CHANGED MIDEAST HISTORYSULLIVAN, GEORGENAOMI RABERTHE LIFE OF THE EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT IS COUPLED WITH A HISTORY OF EGYPT AND DETAILS ON HIS WIDOW'S WORK FOR WOMEN'S' RIGHTS.
EN404090HUNGRY HEARTSPROSE, FRANCINEMINNIE BLUMENKRANTSA YIDDISH THEATER GROUP IN THE 20'S ABOUT TO PLAY THE DYBBUK IS FACED WITH A REAL-LIFE DYBBUK OF ITS OWN.
EN404095CONFIDENTIAL MATTERTHE LETTERS OF RICHARD STRAUSS AND STEFAN ZWEIGKNIGHT, MAX, TRANSLATORBEATRICE TROKELTHE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE 20TH CENTURY COMPOSER AND HIS FRIEND, COMPLETE WITH NOTES.
EN404096HOORAY FOR YIDDISHROSTEN, LEOLEE SAMELSONA COLORFUL LEXICON OF THE YIDDISH LANGUAGE, ITS HISTORY, AND ITS LORE. PRESENTED ARE ALSO YIDDISH WORDS INCORPORATED INTO THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE.
EN404097MENUCHA V'SIMCHAGUIDE TO BASIC LAWS & THEMES OF SHABBOS & YOM TOV & APPLICATIONSKATZ, MORDECHAI RABBI STANLEY R. BRAVTHIS WORK IS DEVOTED TO LAWS OF SHABBOS AND YOM TOV. IT INCLUDES SECTIONS ON ALL OF THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS OF THE YEAR, AND THE SUMMARIES OF THE VARIOUS LAWS ARE FOLLOWED BY STORIES AND PARABLES PERTAINING TO THEM.
EN404098HASTINGS CONSPIRACYCOPPEL, ALFREDA SPY NOVEL INVOLVING DISASTROUS ANGLO-AMERICAN RELATIONS, RUSSIAN SPIES AND A DEFECTING CIA AGENT.
EN404101PILGERMANNHOBAN, RUSSELLELIZABETH KAUFMANDURING THE TIME OF THE FIRST CRUSADE, A NEWLY CASTRATED JEW MAKES A PILGRIMAGE TO JERUSALEM TO WITNESS THE FALL OF ANTIOCH.
EN404104EAST WINDELLIS, JULIEDR. IRVING W. KRAMERA JEWISH ORPHAN LIVING IN HONG KONG MEETS A BRILLIANT YOUNG MAN WHO HELPS HER TO CONFRONT HER FAITH.
EN404110LA AMERICATHE SEPHARDIC EXPERIENCES IN NEW YORK CITYANGEL, MARC D.R. SCHAFLERTHE VAST MAJORITY OF IMMIGRANTS SETTLED IN NEW YORK CITY. IN THE MIDST OF THE DIVERGENT AND ISOLATED POPULATION THERE EMERGED THE JUDEO-SPANISH LANGUAGE NEWSPAPER, LA AMERICA, FROM THIS STUDY TAKES ITS TITLE AND WHOSE ARCHIVES YIELDED MATERIAL FOR THE PRESENT INVESTIGATION.
EN404111COLLECTED STORIESSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISSHIRLEY AXELRODHERE ARE 47 STORIES BY A MASTER YIDDISH WRITER. HIS THEMES ARE LUST, GREED, PRIDE, OBSESSION, MISFORTUNE, UNREASON, THE OCEANIC SURPRISES OF THE MIND'S UNDERSIDE.
EN404116ON EQUAL TERMSJEWS IN AMERICA 1881-1981DAVIDOWICZ, LUCY S.RUTH DIAMONDTHIS FAMOUS HOLOCAUST WRITER TELLS OF THE ACHIEVEMENTS AND HARDSHIPS OF THE PAST CENTURY.
EN404119MA'ASEH BOOKBOOK OF JEWISH TALES AND LEGENDSGASTER, MOSESLILLIAN & JACOB VENGERA COLLECTION OF ANONYMOUS MEDIEVAL STORIES ON GERMAN MYSTICS, RASHI AND MAIMONIDES AND THE JEWISH POPE.
EN404120SCHINDLER'S LISTKENEALLY, THOMASDR. IRVING W. KRAMERSTORY OF THE GERMAN INDUSTRIALIST WHO BUILT A CONCENTRATION CAMP DURING WORLD WAR II IN ORDER TO SHELTER 1,300 JEWS.
EN404121AMENAMACHAI, YEHUDAJEANNE BLUMENGARTENTHE POET'S FIRST COLLECTION OF WORKS TO BE PUBLISHED IN THIS COUNTRY IS BRILLIANTLY TRANSLATED AND WILL HAUNT THE READER LONG AFTER HE CLOSES THE BOOK.
EN404122TZILITHE STORY OF A LIFEAPPELFELD, AHARONSEMI-AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL TALE OF A GIRL WHO, LIKE THE AUTHOR, ESCAPES FROM A LABOR CAMP AT AGE 8 IN THE EARLY 1940S AND WANDERS THE FORESTS OF CENTRAL EUROPE. THE STORY UNFOLDS LIKE A PARABLE IN WHICH LANDSCAPES, WEATHER AND THE PASSAGE OF THE SEASONS ARE FREQUENTLY PRESENTED WITH AS MUCH DRAMA AS TZILI'S PROGRESS TO MATURITY.
EN404126ON THE BANKS OF THE SUEZADAN, AVRAHAM (BREN)LUCILLE JACOBS, SELDA WAGNERSTORY OF HOW THE ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCES REGAINED THEIR LOST MORALE DURING THE OCTOBER WAR OF 1973.
EN404127GATES TO THE OLD CITYA BOOK OF JEWISH LEGENDPATAI, RAPHAELJOYCE KARPA GUIDE TO THE EVOLUTION OF THIS LITERARY GENRE, AS WELL AS SELECTIONS FROM THE BIBLE, FOLKLORE AND HASIDIC TALES.
EN404129LISA'S BOYMACHLIS, JOSEPHMILDRED FRIDUSS, ADA GROSS, RICA ZWEIBELCARRIES US FROM JEWISH IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE IN BROOKLYN TO WORLD OF CLASSICAL MUSIC IN NEW YORK TO GREATER UNDERSTANDING OF MEANING OF LOVE.
EN404130GATEWAY TO HAPPINESSGUIDE TO HAPPINESS AND PEACE OF MINDPLISKIN, ZELIG, RABBIRABBI STANLEY R. BRAVTORAH WRITINGS REVEAL HOW ONE CAN FIND HAPPINESS IN EVERYDAY SITUATIONS.
EN404132PENITENTSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISPERMAN, EDITHA WEALTHY BUSINESSMAN ABANDONS WIFE, MISTRESS AND CAREER TO ASSUME THE ROLE OF A PENITENT (BAAL-TSUVAH) IN ISRAEL.
EN404136AUGUSTROSSNER, JUDITHELIZABETH KAUFMANLIKE PARISIANS, SHRINKS LEAVE TOWN IN AUGUST. ENDURING IT OR DELIGHTING IN IT, PATIENT AND ANALYST MUST SOMEHOW COME TO TERMS WITH AUGUST. FAMOUS AS A CLINICIAN OF DISORDERED MINDS, THE AUTHOR NOW TURNS HER ATTENTION TO THE SCENE WHERE DISORDERS ARE SUPPOSED TO BE RECTIFIED. IN METICULOUS DETAIL, SHE NARRATES THE FIVE-YEAR ANALYSIS OF DAWN HENLEY BY DR. LULU SHINEFELD, THE ONE A BLOND NEW ENGLAND TEENAGER, THE OTHER A FORTYISH JEWISH MANHATTANITE.
EN404138MIND-BODY PROBLEMGOLDSTEIN, REBECCAELIZABETH P. KAUFMANTHE HEROINE RENEE FACES A CLASSIC DILEMMA OF THE HIGHLY EDUCATED FEMALE: SEX VERSUS CEREBRATION.
EN404151WORLDLY GOODSKORDA, MICHAELCECLIA C. BELFROMTHE SON OF A HOLOCAUST VICTIM VOWS TO AVENGE HIS FATHER'S DEATH ON HIS UNCLE, THE HEAD OF AN INTERNATIONAL EMPIRE.
EN404152IN LIGHT OF GENESISHADA, PAMELA WHITEFOUR WOMEN FROM THE BIBLE ARE EXAMINED FROM A JEWISH MYTHOLOGICAL, BIBLICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE.
EN404156LOVE OF ELSPETH BAKERKAUFMAN, MYRON S.JUNE N. WEISSTHE STORY OF A STRONG WILLED YOUNG HEROINE WITH A PASSIONATE BELIEF IN A WOMAN'S RIGHT TO BE THE MISTRESS OF HER FATE.
EN404157UNDERSTANDING THE PROPHETSBLANK, SHELDON H.MILDRED H PLATTAN ANALYSIS OF THEIR TEACHINGS AND THE MANNER IN WHICH THEY CONVEYED THEIR PROPHECIES TO A SKEPTICAL PEOPLE.
EN404158SUMMER BEGINSASHER, SANDYPHYLLIS COHNIT ALL STARTS WHEN THE EIGHT GRADE REPORTER IS BORN. SUMMER SMITH HAS TO CONTRIBUTE SOMETHING TO HER CLASS NEWSPAPER. SHE RACKS HER BRAIN, BUT NOTHING OCCURS TO HER UNTIL SHE HEARS A COMPLAINT ABOUT THE COMPULSORY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM.
EN404164NONE IS TOO MANYABELLA, IRVING; TROPER, HAROLDTHE STORY OF CANADA AND JEWISH IMMIGRATION DURING THE HOLOCAUST. USUALLY CONSIDERED TOLERANT AND UNBIGOTED, CANADA, THEN UNDER POPULATED, ADMITTED LESS THAN 5,000 JEWS BETWEEN 1933-1945, THE LEAST OF ANY WESTERN NATION.
EN404167TORAH ANTHOLOGY, (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 8CULI, YAACOV, RABBIROBERTA & SIMON POLLACKA COMMENTARY ON THE LAWS OF KASHRUTH, THE COMPLEX DIETARY LAWS DISCUSSED IN THE TORAH.
EN404174TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 7CULI, YAACOV, RABBIROBERTA & SIMON POLLACKAN EXPLANATION OF MISHPAT, THE LAWS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE, PRESENTED IN THIS TORAH PORTION.
EN404179JUDAISM AND HEALINGHALAKHIC PERSPECTIVESBLEICH, J. DAVID, RABBIIRVING W. KRAMERMODERN MEDICINE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE JEWISH LEGAL SYSTEM, RANGING FROM TEST-TUBE BABIES AND EUTHANASIA TO SEXUAL MATTERS AND ABORTION.
EN404184FREUDON FEMININITY AND FAITHVAN HERIK, JUDITHRUBELLE SCHAFLERAN EXPLORATION OF THE PSYCHIATRIST'S WRITINGS ON CULTURE AND, IN PARTICULAR HIS THEORIES ON GENDER AND RELIGION.
EN404202JEWS ON TIN PAN ALLEYTHE JEWISH CONTRIBUTION TO AMERICAKANTER, KENNETH AARONRUTH FRANKFORT, RITA LEVINE & JESSE BRONITSKYDISCUSSES THE CONTRIBUTIONS OF JEWISH PERFORMERS, PUBLISHERS AND SONGWRITERS TO BROADWAY AND VAUDEVILLE. EXAMINES THE COMPOSITIONS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN, IRVING BERLIN, GEORGE AND IRA GERSHWIN AND OTHERS.
EN404207CANNIBAL GALAXYOZICK, CYNTHIAFRANCILLE H. HLAVATYFRENCH HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR JOSEPH BRILL IDOLIZES HIS SCHOOL, HIS LOVE AND HIMSELF, AND IDOLATRY CANNOT GO UNPUNISHED.
EN404208ELIE WIESELMESSENGER TO ALL HUMANITYBROWN, ROBERTN/AA COMPELLING PERSPECTIVE OF THE WORK OF THE GREAT HOLOCAUST WRITER.
EN404210FAMILY BUSINESSBLONDE, ANTHONYROBERTA SHAVELA NOVEL ABOUT THE FORTUNES OF A COLORFUL AND IMMENSELY WEALTHY ANGLO-JEWISH FAMILY.
EN404216RABBI NACHMAN'S STORIESTRANSLATED WITH NOTES AND BASED ON BRESLOVER WORKSKAPLAN, ARYEHRABBI S. BRAVWITH THE ENGLISH TRANSLATION ARE THE THIRTEEN TALES, ADDITIONAL STORIES, RABBI NACHMAN'S PARABLES, AND BIBLIOGRAPHY, INDEX AND GENERAL INFORMATION. THERE HAVE BEEN A NUMBER OF TRANSLATIONS OF RABBI NACHMAN'S STORIES. THE PRESENT WORK, HOWEVER, INCLUDES A RUNNING COMMENTARY DRAWN FROM THE TRADITIONAL COMMENTARIES OF RABBI NACHMAN'S STUDENTS AND FOLLOWERS.
EN404218FALSE MESSIAHWOLF, LEONARDMARGARET ALLEN, RICA ZWEIBEL & RUTH SCHMIDTA SENSUAL, EROTIC NOVEL ABOUT SHABBATI ZEVI, THE FALSE MESSIAH OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY.
EN404226BROTHERS SINGERSINCLAIR, CLIVESYLVIA MORGENSTEINA DOUBLE BIOGRAPHY OF ISAAC BASHEVIS AND HIS OLDER SIBLING ISRAEL JOSHUA, AS THEY BEGAN IN POLAND AND CAME TO AMERICA.
EN404229MAILERA BIOGRAPHYMILLS, HILLARYMARCIA FELTHEIMERA FIRST COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL FIGURES IN AMERICAN LITERATURE AND CONSCIOUSNESS.
EN404231PENTATEUCHVOLUME 1 GENESISLEVY, ISAACRABBI STANLEY R.. BRAVCOMMENTARIES ON THE FIRST BOOK OF THE TORAH BY SAMSON RAPHAEL HIRSCH ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF MODERN ORTHODOX JUDAISM AND A WORLD RENOWN SCHOLAR.
EN404238PIECES AND POTIFICATIONSMAILER, NORMANVICTOR LOWENSTEINSTORIES ABOUT LIBIDO AND GLUTTONY, CHARACTER OF STYLE AND THE MYSTERY OF THE ELECTRICITY OF PERSONALITY.
EN404243LEVITATIONFIVE FICTIONSOZICK, CYNTHIAJANE N. WEISSTHESE FIVE STORIES DEAL WITH LEVITATION, HALLUCINATION, TRANSFORMATION AND EVEN THE 'THWACK OF INFATUATION.'
EN404246KING SOLOMONROMAIN, GARY NAOMI RABERWEALTHY, A FORMER CLOTHING MERCHANT, BECOMES OBSESSED WITH THE PARISIAN TELEPHONE COUNSELING SERVICE HE RUNS.
EN404247HAVEN:THE DRAMATIC STORY OF 1,000 WORLD WAR II REFUGEES AND HOW THEY CAME TO AMERICAGRUBER, RUTHTHE AUTHOR WAS SENT TO EUROPE IN 1944 TO BRING 1,000 REFUGEES (MOSTLY JEWISH, BUT ALSO PROTESTANT, CATHOLIC AND GREEK ORTHODOX) TO THE UNITED STATES AS 'GUESTS' OF THE GOVERNMENT, BY THE SPECIAL ORDER OF PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT. GRUBER RECOUNTS THE HARROWING EXPERIENCES OF THESE REFUGEES AND THEIR STRUGGLE TO FIGHT DEPORTATION.
EN404253SUMMER IN WILLIAMSBURGFUCHS, DANIELTHE HUMOROUS STORY OF A BROOKLYN APARTMENT BUILDING AND ITS INHABITANTS DURING THE 1930S.
EN404254ENTRANCE TO THE ZOHARTHE KEY TO THE PORTALS OF JEWISH MYSTICISMASHLAG, YEHUDA, RABBIEDITH PERMANTHIS GIFTED TEACHER UNLOCKS THE DOORS TO THE KABBALAH FOR THE BEGINNER.
EN404255LETTERS OF KARL MARXPADOVER, SAUL K.ALYCE DOMENITZTHE 46-YEAR CORRESPONDENCE OF THE FATHER OF MODERN COMMUNISM, SHOWING HIS EVER-BELLIGERENT SPIRIT.
EN404258GUARD YOUR TONGUEA PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE LAWS OF GOSSIPPLISKIN, ZELIGIRVING W KRAMERA PRACTICAL GUIDE TO THE LAWS OF GOSSIP AND SLANDER BASED ON THE WORKS OF RABBI YISROEL MEIR HAKOHEN ALSO KNOWN AS THE CHOFETZ CHAYIM.
EN404259TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 9CULI, YAAKOV, RABBIDEALS WITH THE BUILDING OF THE SANCTUARY IN THE PORTIONS OF TERUMAH, TETZAVEH, AND KI-THISA (EXODUS 25:1-31:37).
EN404272LITTLE DRUMMER GIRLLE CARRE, JOHNEVELYN GODMANAN ACTION-PACKED SPY THRILLER SET IN THE MIDDLE EAST.
EN404273ZHENIA'S CHILDHOODPAASTERNAK, BORISE. BAUMTHIS IS A BOOK OF FOUR STORIES. THE TITLE STORY IS A SENSITIVE PORTRAIT OF A YOUNG GIRL. ILTRATTO DI APELLE IS RIBALD AND CYNICAL. LETTERS FROM TULA AND AERIEL ROUTES ARE SET IN RUSSIA, EXPLORING THE NEW REVOLUTIONARY ORDER, THE NEED FOR INTEGRITY AND CONFLICTS OF PERSONAL LOYALTIES AND SOCIAL DEMANDS.
EN404275TEMPLEGREENFIELD, ROBERTBETTY WIENERA FICTIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF PAULIE BINDEL, A HARVARD GRADUATE SCHOOL DROPOUT, WHO MAY REJECT THE RITUALS, BUT DOES NOT BETRAY THE SOUL OF HIS JEWISH HERITAGE.
EN404276FREUD AND MAN'S SOULBETTELHEIM, BRUNOT. SHERBERITS MOST POTENT, THOUGH TAUT THEME IS THE NOSTALGIA FOR THE VIENNA OF HIS EARLY LIFE. BETTELHEIM WAS BORN THERE IN 1903 INTO A MIDDLE-CLASS, ASSIMILATED JEWISH FAMILY, ABOUT HALF A CENTURY AFTER FREUD, WHOSE ORIGINS WERE VERY SIMILAR, AND HE SAYS THAT THE CULTURE IN WHICH HE WAS REARED HAD NOT CHANGED VERY MUCH.
EN404281GOLEMSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISSINGER RETELLS THE LEGEND OF THE GOLEM, THE CLAY GIANT WHO AIDED THE JEWS IN THEIR TIME OF NEED. THE STORY IS SET IN THE OLD PICTURESQUE CITY OF PRAGUE, IN THE TIME WHEN THE GREAT KABBALIST RABBI LOEW (THE MAHARAL) WAS CHIEF RABBI.
EN404286AGE OF WONDERAPPELFELD, AHARONPENNY WOLFETHIS NOVEL DEALS WITH THE HOLOCAUST OBLIQUELY THROUGH ITS EFFECT ON POTENTIAL VICTIMS.
EN404287ADMIRABLE WOMANCOHEN, ARTHUR A.HERBERT L. MORGENROTHA NOVEL ABOUT ERIKA HERTZ, BASED ON THE CHARACTER OF HANNAH ARENDT, ABOUT AN INTELLECTUAL WOMAN WHO IS A WRITER, PHILOSOPHER, AND HISTORIAN. ALTHOUGH ERIKA CLAIMS THAT HER INTELLECT IS CENTRAL, SHE ADMITS ON HER DEATHBED THAT HER LIFE WAS SHAPED BY PASSION.
EN404289GRAUELGRAUEL, JOHN S., REVERENDB. JUSTERTHIS METHODIST MINISTER WHO WAS A MEMBER OF THE EXODUS OF '47 CREW, THE ONLY NON-JEW AND NON-REFUGEE AMONG 4,500 PASSENGERS ON A SHIP BUILT TO HOLD 600. A MEMBER OF THE HAGGANAH, JOHN THE PRIEST, AS HE IS KNOWN IN JERUSALEM, DEEPLY BELIEVES THAT THE DEMISE OF ISRAEL WOULD BE THE DEATH KNELL OF CIVILIZATION.
EN404290SEASON OF DELIGHTGREENBERG, JOANNEE. ADENTHIS ONE IS ABOUT A MIDDLE-AGED JEWISH MOTHER WHOSE SON HAS JOINED THE HARE KRISHNAS AND WHOSE DAUGHTER IS OBSESSIVELY INVOLVED IN THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT IN CALIFORNIA. SHE HAS FOUND MEANING FOR HER OWN LIFE AS A VOLUNTEER IN THE LOCAL FIRE-AND-RESCUE SQUAD, AND IN HER FAITH AND HER COMMUNITY.
EN404292BEN-GURIONPROPHET OF FIREKURZMAN, DANTEN YEARS AFTER HIS DEATH, THIS IS THE FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF THE POLISH JEW WHO MIDWIFED ISRAEL'S REBIRTH AND BECAME ITS FIRST PRIME MINISTER. MIXING THE INTIMATE WITH THE POLITICAL, THE AUTHOR DOCUMENTS HOW FAMILY AND FRIENDS WERE SACRIFICED TO MAINTAIN THE STATE AND PERSONAL POWER. A REPELLENT PORTRAIT OF ONE OF ISRAEL'S HEROES.
EN404300INTERRUPTED LIFETHE DIARIES OF ETTY HILLESUM, 1941-1943HILLESUM, ETTYSHIRLEY KALBAN INTENSE AND INSPIRING JOURNAL CHRONICLING TWO YEARS IN THE LIFE OF A 27 YEAR-OLD JEWISH WOMAN UNDER NAZI OCCUPATION IN HOLLAND. THE AUTHOR DIED IN AUSCHWITZ IN 1943.
EN404302SAMSON RAPHAEL HIRSCH ON EXODUSHIRSCH, SAMSON RAPHAELRABBI STANLEY R BRAVCOMMENTARIES ON THE SECOND BOOK OF THE TORAH BY THE LATE-NINETEENTH CENTURY GERMAN RABBI AND SCHOLAR WHO WAS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF MODERN ORTHODOX JUDAISM.
EN404311ELLIS ISLANDSTEWART, FRED MUSTARDKAREN LANDSMANFIVE YOUNG IMMIGRANTS ARRIVE AT ELLIS ISLAND IN 1907 AND FIND THEIR LIVES DRAMATICALLY INTERTWINED IN THE COUNTRY TO THE FUTURE OF WHICH THEY WILL CONTRIBUTE.
EN404312HIM WITH HIS FOOT IN HIS MOUTHBELLOW, SAULFLORA SHERBERFIVE STORIES BY THE NOTED AMERICAN-JEWISH WRITER. MOST FEATURE THE SAME TYPE OF PROTAGONIST, A JEWISH INTELLECTUAL AND LOVER OF THE ARTS FROM A TOUGH IMMIGRANT BACKGROUND. THE NARRATIVE DEALS WITH UNIVERSALS, AND SHEDS LIGHT ON SUCH QUESTIONS AS THE 'PROFOUND PHILOSOPHICAL DISSONANCE OF MODERN LIFE.'
EN404326TORAH ANTHOLOGY (ME'AM LO'EZ). VOL. 10MAGRISO, YITZCHOK, RABBITHIS VOLUME OF COMMENTARY COVERS THE TORAH PORTIONS KI-THISA, VAYAK'HEL AND PEKUDEI (EXODUS 31:18-40:38) BEGINNING WITH MOSES' DESCENT FROM MT. SINAI WITH THE TEN COMMANDMENTS.
EN404328LIGHT BEYONDADVENTURES IN HASIDIC THOUGHTKAPLAN, ARYEH, RABBIIRVING W. KRAMER M.D.KAPLAN EXPLORES MAJOR QUESTIONS OF JEWISH PHILOSOPHY THROUGH THE LENS OF HASIDIC AND KABALISTIC TRADITIONS.
EN404333PROPHET OUTCASTTROTSKY, 1929-1940DEUTSCHER, ISAACFAITH GARFIELD, RICA ZWEIBEL & FLO COGANTHIS VOLUME OF DEUTSCHER'S BIOGRAPHY OF LEON TROTSKY COVERS THE PERIOD FROM TROTSKY'S BANISHMENT FROM THE SOVIET UNION IN 1929 TO HIS MURDER IN MEXICO IN 1940. IT DETAILS HIS FAMILY LIFE AND HIS STRUGGLES WITH STALIN.
EN404335GYM SHOES AND IRISESSIEGEL, DANNYESTELLE I. SILVERMANSIEGEL USES EXAMPLES TO ILLUSTRATE THE CONCEPT OF CHARITY.
EN404344FATHERS AND CHILDRENSTAMPFER, JUDAHROCHELLE BORDWINTHIS NOVEL, SPANNING RUSSIA, POLAND AND AMERICA, CHRONICLES THREE GENERATIONS OF A JEWISH FAMILY.
EN404355ZAKHORJEWISH HISTORY AND JEWISH MEMORYYERUSHALMI, YOSEF HAYIMIN THIS WORK OF HISTORIOGRAPHY YERUSHALMI EXPLORES THE MEANING AND USES OF 'HISTORY' IN JEWISH IDENTITY AND COMMUNITY.
EN404356HALAKHIC MANSOLOVEITCHIK, JOSEPH B., RABBIEVE HABERMANTHIS WORK PRESENTS RABBI SOLOVEITCHIK'S UNDERSTANDING OF THE CENTRALITY OF HALACHA (JEWISH LAW) IN JEWISH LIFE.
EN404357AMONG LIONSTHE DEFINITIVE ACCOUNT OF THE 1967 BATTLE FOR JERUSALEMMOSKIN, J. ROBERTMARILYN GOLDBERGAN ACCOUNT BY A JOURNALIST OF THE BATTLE FOR JERUSALEM DURING THE SIX-DAY WAR OF 1967.
EN404361HERITAGECIVILIZATION AND THE JEWSEBAN, ABBAADELINE MAREMONTTHIS COMPANION VOLUME TO THE PUBLIC TELEVISION SERIES OF THE SAME NAME, TRACES OVER 4,000 YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORY.
EN404362TRANSFER AGREEMENTBLACK, EDWINFREDA MELTZERBLACK CHRONICLES THE SECRET PACT OF 1933 BETWEEN THE THIRD REICH AND JEWISH PALESTINE. THIS PACT ALLOWED 60,000 JEWS TO EMIGRATE WITH THEIR ASSETS INTACT IN EXCHANGE FOR AN END TO JEWISH LED ANTI-NAZI BOYCOTTS.
EN404363THIS BURNING HARVESTGOLDREICH, GLORIARITA KINGTHIS NOVEL CONTINUES THE STORY, BEGUN IN 'THIS PROMISED LAND,' OF A FAMILY'S MIGRATION TO AND STRUGGLE IN PALESTINE.
EN404365LEAD PENCILSTORIES AND SKTECHESBOTWINIK, BERLTHESE 20 SHORT STORIES AND SKETCHES DEPICT THE JEWISH IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE OF THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY. BOTWINIK WAS A WRITER FOR 'THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD.'
EN404368POLITICS OF RESCUETHE ROOSEVELT ADMINSTRATION AND THE HOLOCAUSTFEINGOLD, HENRY L.JEANNE BLUMENGARTENFEINGOLD CHRONICLES THE ROOSEVELT ADMINISTRATION'S RESPONSE TO THE HOLOCAUST FROM 1938 TO 1945.
EN404386JEWS OF WARSAW, 1939-1943GHETTO, UNDERGROUND, REVOLTGUTMAN, YISRAELFAY COHENA PARTICIPANT AND HISTORIAN CHRONICLES THE JEWS OF THE WARSAW GHETTO FROM THE START OF WORLD WAR II UNTIL THEIR UPRISING AND REVOLT IN APRIL AND MAY 1943.
EN404393RABIIS AND WIVESGRADE, CHAIMSUSAN WOLMANSTORIES ABOUT PEOPLE WITH PASSIONS, TENSIONS AND CONSCIENCES LIKE OURS, PEOPLE STRUGGLING TO RECONCILE PIETY AND MODERNITY.
EN404394WIDOWSDORFMAN, ARIELCORINNE SHAFTELTHIS IS A NOVEL ABOUT THE CITIZENS 'DISAPPEARED' BY THEIR OWN GOVERNMENTS IN CHILE AND OTHER SOUTH AMERICAN COUNTRIES.
EN404396PERSONAL IMPRESSIONSBERLIN, ISAIAH;HARD, HENRY, ED.SANDERS, ROSE DORSAY & JACK SANDERSTHIS COLLECTION OF ESSAYS BY BERLIN EXAMINES 13 IMPORTANT TWENTIETH CENTURY FIGURES, INCLUDING FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT, WINSTON CHURCHILL, CHAIM WEIZMANN AND FELIX FRANKFURTER. WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY NOEL ANNAN.
EN404400SUICIDE MURDERSENGEL, HOWARDSARAH G. BAKERTHIS MYSTERY FOLLOWS A JEWISH PRIVATE DETECTIVE AS HE TRIES TO PROVE THAT A SUPPOSED SUICIDE WAS ACTUALLY A MURDER.
EN404402SEVEN GOOD YEARS AND OTHER STORIESPERETZ, I. L.MARION HARRISFOR AGES EIGHT TO TWELVE, THIS BOOK CONTAINS TEN SHORT STORIES SET IN EASTERN EUROPE. ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY I. L. PERETZ, THE STORIES ARE HERE RETOLD BY ESTHER HAUTZIG.
EN404406REST OF USBIRMINGHAM, STEPHENTHIS IS A HISTORY, WRITTEN IN NARRATIVE STYLE, OF THE IMMIGRATION OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS TO THE UNITED STATES BETWEEN 1882 AND 1915.
EN404408CRESCENT CITYPLAIN, BELVAEVE HABERMANTHIS NOVEL DEPICTS 19TH-CENTURY NEW ORLEANS THROUGH THE EYES OF A YOUNG JEWISH WOMAN UPROOTED FROM HER NATIVE GERMANY.
EN404409BECH IS BACKUPDIKE, JOHNDR. IRVING KRAMERTHIS NOVEL CONTINUES UPDIKE'S CHRONICLING OF THE LIFE OF HIS CHARACTER HARRY BECH, A JEWISH AMERICAN WRITER.
EN404413FROM DREYFUS TO VICHYTHE TRANSFORMATION OF FRENCH JEWRYHYMAN, PAULABILLIE BERNSTEINAN ANALYSIS OF THE POLITICAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL FORCES AFFECTING THE STATUS OF JEWS IN FRANCE FROM THE END OF THE DREYFUS AFFAIR IN 1906 TO 1939. WITH THE INFLUX OF JEWS FROM EASTERN EUROPE AFTER 1906, GENERAL FRENCH ACCEPTANCE OF JEWS RADICALLY DECLINED.
EN404415ESCAPE FROM SOBIBORRASHKE, RICHARDKAREN LANDSMANRASHKE PRESENTS THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLT AND ESCAPE OF 600 JEWS FROM SOBIBOR, A NAZI DEATH-CAMP.
EN404422OUR GANGJOSELIT, JENNA WEISSMANARLENE RICHARDSA SOCIOLOGICAL STUDY OF JEWISH CRIMINALS IN THE UNITED STATES IN THE EARLY PART OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN404423IN THE STORMALEICHEM, SHOLOMTHIS NOVEL, SET IN A SMALL RUSSIAN TOWN UNDER CZARIST RULE, FOLLOWS SEVERAL FAMILIES THROUGH SITUATIONS OF TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPH.
EN404430LATE DIVORCEYEHOSHUA, A. B.ADELE STEINTHIS NOVEL OF NINE DAYS IN THE LIFE OF THE TURBULENT KAMINKA FAMILY ALSO SERVES AS AN ALLEGORY FOR THE MODERN ISRAELI CONDITION AS UNDERSTOOD BY THE AUTHOR.
EN404431MY PEOPLE - VOL IABBA EBAN'S HISTORY OF THE JEWS.BAMBERGER, DAVIDABBA EBAN'S HISTORY OF THE JEWS AS ADAPTED FOR A YOUNG AUDIENCE BY DAVID BRAMBERGER.
EN404432BAMBERGER, DAVIDDR. IRVING W. KRAMERTHIS IS ABBA EBAN'S HISTORY OF THE JEWS AS ADAPTED FOR A YOUNG AUDIENCE BY DAVID BAMBERGER.
EN404434WAR AND PEACE IN THE WORLD'S RELIGIONSFERGUSON, JOHNELAYNE BERNSTEINTHIS STUDY EXAMINES THE DIFFERENT ATTITUDES TOWARDS WAR AND PEACE AMONG THE FOLLOWING MAJOR RELIGIONS: CHRISTIANITY, JUDAISM, ZOROASTRIANISM, HINDUISM JAINISM, SIKHISM, BUDDHISM, CONFUCIANISM, TAOISM, SHINTO AND ISLAM.
EN404438ALMOST PARADISEISAACS, SUSANTHIS NOVEL FOLLOWS THE LIVES AND MARRIAGE OF TWO PEOPLE FROM VERY DIFFERENT BACKGROUNDS.
EN404439EVETHE HISTORY OF AN IDEAPHILLIPS, J. A.CAROL LOWENSTEINPHILLIPS HAS COMPILED VISIONS OF EVE FROM RABBIS, CHURCH FATHERS, PROTESTANT REFORMERS, POETS AND PAINTERS.
EN404441ALMOST FAMILYHOFFMAN, ROYLUCILLE JACOBSPORTRAIT OF THE LONG RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A JEWISH ALABAMA WOMAN AND THE BLACK WOMAN SHE EMPLOYS.
EN404442NIGHTMARE YEARS 1930-194020TH CENTURY JOURNEY, VOL. IISHIRER, WILLIAM L.SHEILA CHAETSA JOURNALIST, WHO BEGAN HIS CAREER AS AN AMERICAN OVERSEAS RADIO CORRESPONDENT, GIVES A FIRST-HAND ACCOUNT OF THE EARLY DAYS OF THE NAZI RISE TO POWER AND THE EVENTS THAT LED TO THE HOLOCAUST.
EN404444LEGACYFAST, HOWARDLUCILLE KAHNTHIS IS THE FOURTH INSTALLMENT IN FAST'S SAGA OF THE LAVETTE FAMILY OF SAN FRANCISCO, CHRONICLING THEIR PARTICIPATION IN THE TURMOIL OF THE 1960S. THE FIRST THREE BOOKS ARE 'THE IMMIGRANTS', 'SECOND GENERATION' AND 'THE ESTABLISHMENT'.
EN404448HOW TO RUN A TRADITIONAL JEWISH HOUSEHOLDGREENBERG, BLUM. FRIEDMAN & P. KRAVITZGREENBERG, A MODERN ORTHODOX FEMINIST THINKER, GIVES A DETAILED GUIDE TO ORTHODOX OBSERVANCE.
EN404449MARGIN OF HOPEHOWE, IRVINGMIRIAM BLOSVERNHOWE'S MEMOIR EXPLORES A RANGE OF TOPICS, INCLUDING LITERARY INFLUENCES AND RADICALISM FROM THE 1930S TO THE TIME OF THE PUBLICATION OF THIS BOOK IN 1982.
EN404451JEWISH ETHICS FOR THE 21ST CENTURYRITTNER, STEVENSCHEIRING, NANCYA HIGH SCHOOL TEXTBOOK ON ETHICS FOR JEWISH RELIGIOUS SCHOOL STUDENTS. INCLUDES DISCUSSIONS OF GOD, PRAYER AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS.
EN404456SOMEDAY THE RABBI WILL LEAVEKEMELMAN, HARRYCELIIA C BELFROMRABBI DAVID SMALL IS CONFRONTED WITH A CRIME WHICH HE SOLVES WITH HIS EXPERTISE IN JEWISH LAW. PART OF KEMELMAN'S SERIES OF 'RABBI' MYSTERIES.
EN404458WORLD IS A ROOMAMICHAI, YEHUDATHESE TEN SHORT STORIES BY THE ISRAELI POET FOCUS ON RELATIONSHIPS AND MEANING.
EN404459JEWISH WRITINGS FROM DOWN UNDERKALECHOFSKY, R.;KALECHOFSKY, R.RUBELLE SCHAFFERAN ANTHOLOGY OF WORKS BY JEWISH WRITERS FROM AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND.
EN404461UNNATURAL ALLIANCEISRAEL AND SOUTH AFRICAADAMS, JAMESSILVIA MORENSTEINPUBLISHED IN 1984, THIS BOOK CRITICALLY ANALYZES THE STRENGTHENING OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE APARTHEID SOUTH AFRICA OF THAT TIME.
EN404463RAV SPEAKSSOLOVEITCHIK, JOSEPH B., RABBIANITA LIEF LEVINETRANSCRIPTS OF FIVE SPEECHES DELIVERED BY RABBI SOLOVEITCHIK AT MIZRACHI CONVENTIONS IN ISRAEL BETWEEN 1962 AND 1967.
EN404465HITLER'S WAR AGAINST THE JEWSALTSCHULER, DAVIDA YOUNG READER'S VERSION OF 'THE WAR AGAINST THE JEWS: 1933-1945'. BY LUCY S. DAWIDOWICZ
EN404477VENGEANCETHE TRUE STORY OF AN ISRAELI COUNTJONAS, GEORGERICHARD HANAUTHE INSIDE STORY OF A SERIES OF MURDERS COMMITTED BY AGENTS OF THE ISRAELI SECRET SERVICE IN REVENGE FOR THE SLAUGHTER OF 11 ISRAELI ATHLETES AT THE MUNICH OLYMPICS IN 1972.
EN404490ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH MYSTICISMBEN ZION, RAPHAELDR. IRVING W. KRAMERA KABALISTIC TEXT WHICH ENABLES THE VIEWER TO EXAMINE THAT WHICH IS NEAR BUT NONETHELESS CONCEALED.
EN404499NUREMBURG TRIALTUSA, ANN;TULSA, JOHNA NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE NAZI WAR CRIMINALS' TRIAL.
EN404506NIGHT SKYFRANCIS, CLAREMILDRED FRIDUSS, ADA GROSS, RICA ZWEIBELTHIS NOVEL FOLLOWS THREE PEOPLE, ONE CARRYING SECRETS TO ENGLAND, TRYING TO ESCAPE FROM FRANCE DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN404507ANATOMY LESSONROTH, PHILIPROTH'S MAIN CHARACTER, ZUCKERMAN, STRUGGLES WITH PHYSICAL DETERIORATION, MIDDLE AGE AND WRITER'S BLOCK.
EN404510THIEVES IN THE NIGHTCHRONICLE OF AN EXPERIMENTKOESTLER, ARTHURSTANLEY KIRSCHTHIS NOVEL DEPICTS LIFE IN PALESTINE BETWEEN 1937 AND 1939. THE CENTRAL CHARACTER STRUGGLES WITH HIS DUAL IDENTITY AS AN ENGLISHMAN AND A JEW.
EN404511TRIANGLESGELLER, RUTHRITA KINGTHIS NOVEL FOCUSES ON A WOMAN COMING TO TERMS WITH HER JEWISH HERITAGE AND HIGHLIGHTS CONCERNS WITH SUCH ISSUES AS NONVIOLENCE, MOTHERING AND INDIVIDUAL FREEDOM.
EN404512BEN GURION AND THE PALESTINIAN ARABSTEVETH, SHABTAITEVETH FOLLOWS THE HISTORICAL TRAJECTORY FROM BEN-GURION'S 1906 PLAN FOR PEACEFUL CO-EXISTENCE BETWEEN JEWS AND PALESTINIANS TO JEWISH-PALESTINIAN WAR.
EN404517LET'S HEAR IT FOR A BEAUTIFUL GUYFRIEDMAN, BRUCE JAYCORINNE K. KLAFTERTHIS COLLECTION OF FRIEDMAN SHORT STORIES FOCUSES ON LIFE IN URBAN AMERICA.
EN404518LEGENDS OF THE BIBLEGINZBERG, LOUISDR. IRVING W. KRAMERLEGENDARY BACKGROUND OF THE SIGNIFICANT PERSONS AND EVENTS IN THE BIBLE.
EN404521LESSONS IN ETHICAL AND MORAL LIVINGCOLODNER, SOLOMON, DR.DR. SOLOMON COLODNERCOLODNER ADDRESSES ISSUES OF ETHICS AND MORALS INCLUDING FRIENDSHIP, PEACE, LIFESTYLE AND HEALTH.
EN404526KABBALAH CONNECTIONAN OPENING TO THE GATES OF JEWISH MYSTICISMBERG, PHILIP S., DR.DR. IRVING W KRAMERTHE HISTORY OF THE SECRECY OF KABBALAH AND ITS EVENTUAL ACCESSIBILITY TO THE NON-JEW.
EN404529PERIODIC TABLELEVI, PRIMOCORINNE SHAFTELLEVI'S MEMOIR IS ARRANGED IN 21 CHAPTERS NAMED AFTER THE ELEMENTS OF THE PERIODIC TABLE. HE DISCUSSES A WIDE RANGE OF LIFE EVENTS, INCLUDING HIS SEARCH FOR IDENTITY IN ADOLESCENCE AND WAITING FOR DEPORTATION TO AUSCHWITZ.
EN404530JEW SUSSFEUCHTWANGER, LIONBETTY WEINERA NOVEL OF THE RISE OF A JEW, JOSEPH SUSS, A FINANCIAL AND POLITICAL GENIUS WHO FORSAKES HIS HERITAGE BUT CANNOT ESCAPE HIS JEWISH TIES.
EN404534TO THE TENTH GENERATIONKASHNER, RITAGOLDBERGER, AMYAN OUTCAST ACCORDING TO ANCIENT JEWISH LAW, DANI ON REACHING MANHOOD MUST FACE THE CHALLENGE OF PERILOUS MILITARY SERVICE AND LOVE FOR A WOMAN WHO IS FORBIDDEN TO HIM.
EN404536HAJURIS, LEONEVELYN GODMANAN HISTORICAL NOVEL SET IN PRE-JEWISH STATEHOOD PALESTINE, FOCUSING ON FAMILIES STRUGGLING WITH THE CONFLICTS BETWEEN JEWS AND PALESTINIANS. © 1984
EN404538EXODUS AND REVOLUTIONWALZER, MICHAELSHIRLEY KALBA POLITICAL SCIENTIST EXAMINES THE BOOK OF EXODUS AND COMPARES IT TO OTHER REVOLUTIONS.
EN404539GERMAN JEWA SYNTHESIS OF JUDAISM AND WESTERNBACH, H. I.CLARA LINN SPECTORA HISTORY OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF JEWISH THOUGHT WITHIN GERMAN SOCIETY. THIS WORK WAS LEFT UNFINISHED AT THE TIME OF BACH'S DEATH IN 1977, AND WAS COMPLETED BY DAVID GOLDSHEIN, LOUIS JACOBS AND VIVIAN KIPMAN.
EN404540MY MOTHER GOLDA MEIRA SON'S EVOCATION OF LIFE WITH GOLA MEIRMEIR, MENAHEMVARIOUSA BIOGRAPHY OF GOLDA MEIR, PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL FROM 1969 TO 1974, BY HER SON.
EN404541ZOHAR, THE. VOL. IISIMON, HARRY;SPERLING, MAURICEDR. IRVING KRAMERTHIS IS AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE PRIMARY TEXT FOR THE STUDY OF KABBALAH. IT IS ARRANGED IN THE FORM OF A BIBLICAL COMMENTARY.
EN404546WHY CHOOSE JUDAISM?NEW DIMENSIONS OF JEWISH OUTREACHBELIN, DAVIDHERBERT M. WEISBERGAN EXPLORATION OF THE UNIQUENESS OF JUDAISM.
EN404553FINAL ENTRIES 1945THE DIARIES OF JOSEPH GOEBBELSTREVOR-ROPER, HUGH, ED.DORIS WEINBERGTHE DIARY ENTRIES OF JOSEPH GOEBBELS, NAZI PROPAGANDA MINISTER, IN HIS FINAL YEAR.
EN404555DIASPORAAN INQUIRY INTO THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISH WORLDSACHAR, HOWARD M.FREDA MELTZERTHE AUTHOR, A HISTORIAN OF THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISH AND MIDDLE EASTERN SCENE, BRINGS TOGETHER HIS MANY YEARS OF RESEARCH.
EN404559BEST OF OLOMEINUSHABBOS AND OTHER STORIES. BOOK 2FRUCHTER, YAAKOV, RABBILILLIAN VENGERTWENTY STORIES FROM THE CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE, 'OLOMEINU', INCLUDING 'SHABBOS IN THE DEATH CAMPS,' 'INCIDENTS IN THE LIFE OF RASHI' AND ' A TRUE STORY ABOUT THE MASHIACH.'
EN404561LIBERAL JUDAISMBOROWITZ, EUGENE B.HERMINE KATZPUBLISHED IN 1984, BOROWITZ' BOOK PRESENTS THE REFORM MOVEMENT'S UNDERSTANDING OF A WIDE RANGE OF ISSUES.
EN404562YOU DON'T HAVE TO BE IN WHO'S WHO TO KNOW WHAT'S WHATLEVENSON, SAMTHIS COLLECTION GATHERS TOGETHER AMERICAN JEWISH FOLK HUMOR.
EN404567LIVES OF RACHELGROSS, JOELRITA LEVINECOVERING A THOUSAND YEARS, THIS BOOK CHRONICLES THE STORIES OF FIVE WOMEN, EACH NAMED RACHEL.
EN404568LIGHT ANOTHER CANDLETHE STORY AND MEANING OF HANUKKAHCHAIKEN, MIRIAMADELE HOCHBAUMIN THE FIRST HALF OF THIS CHILDREN'S BOOK, CHAIKEN EXPLAINS THE HANUKKAH STORY. IN THE SECOND PART SHE DESCRIBES A VARIETY OF MODERN WAYS THAT JEWS OBSERVE THE HOLIDAY.
EN404572I LOVE PASSOVERHIRSH, MARILYNLAURA SPERBERA LITTLE GIRL TELLS THE STORY OF PASSOVER WHILE HELPING HER MOTHER TO PREPARE THE FEAST FOR THE FIRST SEDER.
EN404591SPECIAL COUNSELCHARNEY, LEON H.EDITH GIFFORDSTHE AUTHOR SHARES HIS EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS AS 'UNOFFICIAL LIAISON' BETWEEN ISRAEL AND THE UNITED STATES, PARTICULARLY DURING THE NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE 1979 EGYPTIAN-ISRAELI PEACE TREATY.
EN404592FIFTH HEAVENEYTAN, RACHELTHIS NOVEL IS SET IN A HOME FOR REFUGEE AND UNWANTED CHILDREN IN PRE-STATEHOOD PALESTINE. IT WON THE BRENNER PRIZE FOR LITERATURE.
EN404593OUTSIDERFAST, HOWARDB. FOERDER, R. WEINBERG, M. LOEBTHIS NOVEL FOLLOWS THE LIFE OF RABBI DAVID HARTMAN, FROM HIS PRESENCE AT THE LIBERATION OF DACHAU, THROUGH 30 YEARS OF CONGREGATIONAL WORK IN THE UNITED STATES
EN404594ZOHAR, THE. VOL. 5SPERLING, HARRY;SIMON, MAURICEDR. IVING W. KRAMERARRANGED IN THE FORM OF A COMMENTARY ON THE BIBLE, IT IS THE ONLY COMPLETE ENGLISH RENDERING OF THE ZOHAR.
EN404598EAGLE IN THE SKYSMITH, WILBURDR. IRVING W. KRAMERTHIS NOVEL FOLLOWS PLAYBOY DAVID IN HIS PURSUIT OF DEBRA.
EN404603INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM AND THE JEWISH HOMESYME, DANIEL B., RABBIAN OUTLINE ON WHAT IT MEANS TO 'DO JEWISHLY' ALSO PROVIDING THE STUDENT WITH HISTORICAL BACKGROUNDS ON THE VARIOUS LAWS AND OBSERVANCES IN THE JEWISH RELIGION.
EN404605INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISMA COURSE OUTLINEEINSTEIN, STEPHEN J.;KUKOFF, LYDIADR. IRVING W. KRAMERA VOLUME DESIGNED TO ACQUAINT THE READER WITH A WIDE VARIETY OF JEWISH PRACTICES. IT COVERS RITUALS, LIFE-CYCLE OBSERVANCES, HOME CELEBRATIONS, MUSIC AND COOKING.
EN404606PIONEER JEWSA NEW LIFE IN THE FAR WESTROCHLIN, HARRIET;ROCHLIN, FREDEDITH FRIEDMANTHE AUTHORS EXPLORE THE INFLUENCE OF JEWS IN THE AMERICAN FAR WEST FROM THE 16TH CENTURY ON.
EN404607SPANISH DOCTORCOHEN, MATTCORINNE KLAFTERA HISTORICAL NOVEL SET IN THE MIDDLE AGES. THROUGH A LIFETIME OF PERSECUTION AND SUFFERING, AVRAM HALEVI, A MARRANO, LEARNS ABOUT REAL LOVE AND THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF DENYING HIS FAITH.
EN404613WHY THE JEWS? THE REASON FOR THE WORLD'S GREATEST HATREDPRAGER, DENNIS;TELUSHKIN, JOSEPHTHE AUTHORS STATE THAT IT IS THE JEWISH RELIGION, BASED ON VALUES AND ALLEGIANCES THAT CHALLENGE THOSE OF NON-JEWS, THAT IS THE REASON FOR CENTURIES OF UNIVERSAL HATRED.
EN404617BROTHERSA HEBREW LEGENDFREEDMAN, FLORENCELAURA SPERBERTHE AUTHOR RETELLS FOR CHILDREN THE STORY OF JOEL AND DAN, THE SONS OF SETH.
EN404619GOLDKORN TALESEPSTEIN, LESLIEEVELYN LESLIETHIS IS A SERIES OF VARIATIONS ON THE THEMES BEGUN IN 'STEINWAY QUARTET'. THE MAIN CHARACTER HAS BEEN EXPANDED AND THE BOOK COMBINES MELODRAMA WITH MEDITATIONS ON SURVIVAL AND ITS RELATION TO MUSIC.
EN404621MESSIANISM AND MISHNAHTIME AND PLACE IN THE EARLY HALAKHWACHOLDER, BEN ZIONDR. IRVING KRAMERTHIS IS A LECTURE WHICH EXAMINES THE THEMES, BELIEFS, AND VALUES OF THE MISHNAH REGARDING THE MESSIAH.
EN404623NOT WANTED ON THE VOYAGEFINDLAY, TIMOTHYJOYCE KARPTHIS NOVEL IS A RADICAL REVISION OF THE BIBLICAL STORY OF NOAH.
EN404624GOD AND HARVEY GROSBECKMILLSTEIN, GILBERTISABELLE RUBININ THIS NOVEL GOD, PORTRAYED AS A PUERTO RICAN WOMAN, APPEARS TO HARVEY GROSBECK AS HE LIES IN AN INTENSIVE CARE WARD. SHE TAKES HIM ON A TOUR OF HEAVEN, WHICH IS MODELED ON THE TIMES SQUARE SUBWAY STATION.
EN404626INVISIBLE WALLSA GERMAN FAMILY UNDER THE NUREMBURG LAWSHECHT, INGEBORGMILDRED FRIDUSS, ADA GROSS, RICA ZWEIBELHECHT'S MEMOIR EXPLORES THE SITUATION OF A GERMAN-JEWISH INTERMARRIED FAMILY UNDER THE NUREMBURG LAWS.
EN404627BROTHERHOOD OF MEMORYJEWISH LANDSMANSHAFTN IN THE NEW WORLDWEISSER, MICHAEL R.HELEN DITTUS & RICA ZWEIBELA STUDY OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS TO NEW YORK WHO REMAINED LARGELY UNASSIMILATED, TRYING TO MAINTAIN LIFE AS THEY HAD KNOWN IT IN EASTERN EUROPEAN SHTETLS.
EN404634NEW DIPLOMACYEBAN, ABBAELIZABETH KAUFMANEBAN AGAIN BRINGS HIS WEALTH OF PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE TO THE SUBJECT OF DIPLOMACY AND INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS IN A MODERN AGE.
EN404640RETREATAPPELFELD, AHARONEVELYN GODMANTHE ISRAELI AUTHOR TAKES HIS READERS TO A REMOTE HOTEL IN AUSTRIA ON THE BRINK OF THE HOLOCAUST. ITS PATRONS ARE ALL JEWS TAKING LESSONS IN ASSIMILATION: HOW TO LOOK, TALK, AND THINK LIKE A GENTILE.
EN404643ANGEL OF ZINIRVING, CLIFFORDH. DITTUS. MON. R. DORSAY & J. SANDERSTHE NOVEL TAKES PLACE IN A NAZI DEATH CAMP AND ATTEMPTS TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: CAN AN INDIVIDUAL RETAIN HIS HUMANITY IN THE FACE OF MONSTROUS, UNTHINKABLE AND PARALYZING EVIL?
EN404648SPECIAL LEGACYAN ORAL HISTORY OF SOVIET JEWISH EMIGREES TO THE U.S.ROTHCHILD, SYLVIASTANLEY KIRSCHTHE ORAL HISTORIES OF 178 SOVIET JEWS WHO EMIGRATED TO THE U.S. IN THE 1980'S.
EN404651BLACK BOOKEHRENBURG, ILYA;GROSSMAN, VASILYP.M. APFELBAUMBASED ON DOCUMENTS ASSEMBLED BY RUSSIAN JEWS DURING THE WAR AND SUPPRESSED IN THE SOVIET UNION FOR DECADES, THIS IS A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE NAZI DESTRUCTION OF 1.5 MILLION SOVIET JEWS.
EN404654SECRET GROVECOHEN, BARBARACORINNE SHAFTELA TALE OF TWO YOUNG BOYS, ONE ISRAELI AND ONE JORDANIAN, WHO MAKE A SECRET PACT. TEACHES YOUNG READERS HOW HATRED CAN BE OVERCOME WHEN CHILDREN REFUSE TO ACCEPT PREJUDICE.
EN404655JEWISH MEDITATIONA PRACTICAL GUIDEKAPLAN, ARYEHS. BRAV & RABBI EMERITUSTHIS IS A STEP-BY-STEP INTRODUCTION TO THE JEWISH TRADITIONAL METHODS OF MEDITATION THAT WERE PART OF MAINSTREAM JUDAISM UNTIL THE 18TH CENTURY.
EN404657CONCISE CODE OF JEWISH LAWAPPEL, GERSION, RABBIDR. IRVING KRAMERTHE LAWS FOR THIS FIRST VOLUME INCLUDE A 'GUIDE TO PRAYER' AND 'RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE IN THE DAILY LIFE OF THE JEW.' THE AUTHOR COMPILED THEM FROM THE 'KITZUR SHULHAN ARUCH' AND OTHER TRADITIONAL CODES.
EN404658INFINITE RICHESROSTEN, LEOSUSAN WINOGRADTHIS SELECTION OF QUOTATIONS RANGE FROM ONE-LINERS TO SOLID PARAGRAPHS. THEY ARE ARRANGED ALPHABETICALLY BY TOPIC AND OFTEN INCLUDE SOURCES.
EN404659INSIDE, OUTSIDEWOUK, HERMANKAREN LANDSMANFOR A JEWISH, MIDDLE-AGED ASSISTANT TO PRESIDENT NIXON DURING WATERGATE, LIFE CONSISTS OF THE 'INSIDE' WORLD OF PIETY, CLANNISH JEWS AND OBSERVED TRADITIONS, AND THE 'OUTSIDE' WORLD RIFE WITH ANTI-SEMITISM.
EN404660TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 12MAGRISO, YITZCHOK, RABBICOMMENTARY ON THE CONCLUDING PORTION OF LEVITICUS, WHICH DEALS WITH MORALITY AND ETHICS: FROM BASIC LAWS TO THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF 'LOVING YOUR NEIGHBOR LIKE YOURSELF.' INCLUDES DISCUSSIONS OF JEWISH HOLIDAYS.
EN404661JESUS AND THE PHARISEESBOWKER, JOHNRABBI STANLEY R. BRAVTHIS IS A COMPANION TO STUDIES OF THE PHARISEES, IN PARTICULAR TO DISCUSSIONS OF THE PHARISEES AS THEY OCCUR IN THE NEW TESTAMENT. INCLUDED IS A TRANSLATION OF ORIGINAL SOURCE MATERIAL.
EN404669MOSES AND MONOTHEISMFREUD, SIGMUNDNANCY SCHIERINGA PSYCHOANALYTICAL STUDY OF THE BIBLICAL STORY OF MOSES AS IT IS FOUND IN EXODUS.
EN404671BEING TORAHGRISHAVER, JOEL L.;GOLUB, JANE E.A FIRST BOOK OF TORAH TEXTS FOR SECOND THROUGH FOURTH GRADE STUDENTS TO HELP UNLOCK THEIR OWN DISCOVERED MEANINGS IN THE TORAH.
EN404676BAR MITZVAH, BAT MITZVAHHOW JEWISH BOYS AND GIRLS COME OF AGEMETTER, BERTHERBERT WEISBERGTHIS BOOK BOTH EXPLORES THE HISTORY BEHIND THE TRADITION AND HELPS PREPARE THE CHILD AND HIS OR HER FAMILY FOR THIS MOMENTOUS OCCASION.
EN404681NIGHTINGALEALEICHEM, SHOLOMYOSELE THE CANTOR IS ENTICED INTO MARRYING THE SOPHISTICATED PERELE AND LEAVES HIS FIRST LOVE ESTHER. TOO LATE, HE REGRETS HIS CHOICE AND, HEARTBROKEN, HE LOSES HIS 'GOLDEN' VOICE.
EN404685ARROWS OF THE ALMIGHTYBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAELRICHARD HANAUTHE TRUE STORY OF PAUL FACKENHEIMER, A GERMAN JEW IMPRISONED IN DACHAU, WHO WAS TAKEN BY THE ABWEHR AND TRAINED AS A SPY TO GET MILITARY INTELLIGENCE FROM THE BRITISH IN PALESTINE.
EN404690ON THE THIRD DAYDELAHAYE, MICHAELHARRIETTE ROSENBERGA THRILLER ABOUT AN AMERICAN JOURNALIST WHO DISCOVERS THAT THE ISRAELIS HAVE UNEARTHED A CRUCIFIED SKELETON WHICH MAY BE THAT OF JESUS.
EN404694FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEESFISCHEL, H.A.SHIRLEY KALBA COMMENTARY ON THE FIRST BOOK OF MACCABEES, WHICH DEALS WITH A CRUCIAL PERIOD IN JEWISH HISTORY: THE UPRISING OF A TINY BAND OF VALIANT MACCABEES AGAINST THE TYRANNY OF THE SYRIAN KINGS.
EN404699BETWEEN WASHINGTON AND JERUSALEMBLITZER, WOLFCLARA LINN SPECTORTHE WASHINGTON BUREAU CHIEF FOR THE 'JERUSALEM POST' PROVIDES INSIGHTS ON FOREIGN POLICY IN THE MIDDLE EAST IN AN ANECDOTAL BUT INFORMATIVE TEXT.
EN404701PEACE AND JUDAISMVARIOUS AUTHORSSTANLEY R. BRAVVARIOUS ARTICLES ON JEWS AND NONVIOLENCE INCLUDING THE ROOTS OF JEWISH NONVIOLENCE, JUDAISM AND PEACEMAKING AND JEWISH VIEWS ON CONSCIENTIOUS OBJECTORS. INCLUDES AN EXPLICATION OF MARTIN BUBER'S 'COVENANT OF PEACE'.
EN404707GATEWAY TO SELF-KNOWLEDGEPLISKIN, ZELIG, RABBINANCY SCHIERINGA PRACTICAL GUIDE THAT WILL SUPPLY THE READER WITH TOOLS FOR GREATER SELF-AWARENESS. THE AUTHOR EMPHASIZES THAT A PERSON'S CHOICE OF THOUGHTS, WORDS AND BEHAVIORS IS THE KEY TO WHAT HE OR SHE CAN BECOME.
EN404713MODEL CHILDHOODWOLF, CHRISTAESTELLE ADENAS A REMEMBRANCE OF A GERMAN CHILDHOOD IN THE 30'S AND 40'S THIS NOVEL ADDRESSES PAINFUL TIMES AND PROBES FOR THE ANSWER TO DIFFICULT QUESTIONS SUCH AS HOW THE PROTAGONIST COULD KNOW BUT NOT ADMIT WHAT WAS HAPPENING.
EN404715SHARONAN ISRAELI CAESARBENZIMAN, URITHE AUTHOR EXAMINES SHARON'S MILITARY AND POLITICAL CAREER AND HIS INFLUENCE ON ISRAEL'S HISTORY.
EN404720EXPLORING THE TORAHSTERN, SHIRLEYSHIRLEY KALB
EN404722ZOHAR, VOL. 1SPERLING, H.;SIMON, MAURICESTANLEY R. BRAVARRANGED IN THE FORM OF A COMMENTARY ON THE BIBLE, THIS IS THE ONLY COMPLETE ENGLISH RENDERING OF THE ZOHAR, THE FUNDAMENTAL RABBINIC WORK ON JEWISH MYSTICISM.
EN404723ZOHAR, VOL. 3SPERLING;SIMON;LEVERTOFFSTANLEY R, BRAVARRANGED IN THE FORM OF A COMMENTARY ON THE BIBLE, THIS IS THE THIRD VOLUME OF THE ONLY COMPLETE ENGLISH RENDERING OF THE ZOHAR, THE FUNDAMENTAL RABBINIC WORK ON JEWISH MYSTICISM.
EN404724BARBRA STREISANDTHE WOMAN, THE MYTH, THE MUSICCONSIDINE, SHAUNMARGARET ALLENA CANDID BIOGRAPHY, BASED ON INTERVIEWS WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND COLLEAGUES, TELLS THE UNCENSORED STORY OF THE SINGER AND SHOW BUSINESS PERSONALITY.
EN404727DRY TEARSTEC, NECHAMABESS POBINERTHE AUTHOR RECOUNTS HER JEWISH FAMILY'S EXPERIENCES OF POSING AS CHRISTIANS IN POLAND DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN404729HER FIRST AMERICANSEGAL, LOREMULTIPLETHE TENUOUS RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A YOUNG JEWISH IMMIGRANT AND 'HER FIRST AMERICAN', A MIDDLE-AGED AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITER ON THE DECLINE.
EN404730LORIGOLDREICH, GLORIAFRANCES EDELSTEINTHE STORY OF A 16-YEAR-OLD AMERICAN GIRL SUSPENDED FROM SCHOOL AND SENT TO LIVE IN AN AGRICULTURAL COMMUNITY IN ISRAEL.
EN404736FINDING GODTEN JEWISH RESPONSESSONSINO, RIFAT;SYME, DANIEL B.ELEANOR SCHICKA COMPILATION OF TEN DISTINCT JEWISH THEOLOGICAL PERSPECTIVES AND THE DIFFERENT WAYS JEWS HAVE SPOKEN OF GOD THROUGHOUT HISTORY.
EN404737JEWISH HOLIDAYSA GUIDE AND COMMENTARYSTRASSFELD, MICHAELADELE STEINBLENDING TRADITION AND INNOVATION, THIS GUIDE GIVES EACH HOLIDAY ITS OWN CHAPTER, WITH AN OVERVIEW, A DESCRIPTION OF ITS LAWS AND CUSTOMS AND NEW APPROACHES AND INTERPRETATION.
EN404738JEWISH ETHICSA STUDY GUIDELOWEN, JOSEPH, ED.SCHIERING, NANCYPART OF THE HADASSAH STUDY SERIES, THIS BOOK CONTAINS ESSAYS ON INTERPERSONAL, MEDICAL, AND POLITICAL ETHICS WRITTEN BY EXPERTS IN EACH FIELD. A SERIES OF QUESTIONS FOLLOWS EACH ESSAY.
EN404746CHAMPAGNE BARNLEVINE, NORMANEDITH FRIEDMANWRITTEN BETWEEN 1958 AND 1978, THIS COLLECTION OF STORIES CENTERS ON THE SON OF POLISH JEWISH EMIGRANTS TO CANADA. NOW A WRITER LIVING IN ENGLAND, THE PROTAGONIST RELIVES HIS YOUTH THROUGH VISITS TO CANADA.
EN404748PIERRE LAVALTRAITOR OR PATRIOT?DE CHAMBRUN, RENEALTHOUGH LAVAL HAS BEEN THE PRIMARY SYMBOL OF VICHY COLLABORATION DURING WORLD WAR II, THE AUTHOR ARGUES THAT LAVAL CONSISTENTLY DELAYED IMPLEMENTATION OF NAZI POLICIES INCLUDING THOSE REGARDING THE JEWS.
EN404749PERFECT PEACEOZ, AMOSROSALIE ROTTENBACHWHEN A SON WANTS TO LEAVE THE KIBBUTZ WHERE HE HAS BEEN RAISED, A FAMILY IS THROWN INTO AN UPROAR. THE NOVEL EXPLORES THE CONFLICT BETWEEN THOSE WHO DREAMED ABOUT AN IDEAL SOCIETY IN ISRAEL AND THOSE WHO MUST INHERIT WHAT THEY BUILT.
EN404751BEST DEFENSEDERSHOWITZ, ALAN M.JUDITH TESSERTHE NOTED DEFENSE ATTORNEY, APPEALS LAWYER AND HARVARD LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR REVIEWS SOME OF HIS MOST PROVOCATIVE CASES AND SEEKS TO EXPOSE CORRUPTION OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND ITS PARTICIPANTS.
EN404753ON REPENTANCESOLOVEITCHIK, JOSEPH B., RABBIANITA LIEF LEVINEUSING CLASSICAL JEWISH SOURCES, THE TALMUDIC SCHOLAR AND ORTHODOX PHILOSOPHER DISCUSSES THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE INDIVIDUAL, THE COMMUNITY AND GOD.
EN404764CHOICES IN MODERN JEWISH THOUGHTBOROWITZ, EUGENE BSTANLEY R, BRAVA CONTEMPORARY JEWISH PHILOSOPHER EXAMINES THE RESPONSES OF JEWISH THOUGHT TO THE CHALLENGES OF THE MODERN WORLD. INCLUDED IS A STUDY AND DISCUSSION GUIDE.
EN404766WABASH FACTORCUNNINGHAM, E. V.A NEW YORK CITY DETECTIVE DISCOVERS THAT AN ISRAELI DIPLOMAT'S MURDER WAS ENGINEERED BY A MYSTERIOUS DETECTIVE AGENCY.
EN404772HERZOGBELLOW, SAULELEANOR ELDINAS A CHARACTER WHO REFLECTS THE WORLD IN WHICH HE LIVES, HERZOG IS A JEWISH COLLEGE TEACHER FROM MONTREAL, NEW YORK AND CHICAGO WHO CAME OF AGE IN THE SHADOW OF THE HOLOCAUST. NEARING THE END OF HIS LIFE HE CONTEMPLATES HIS FAILURE IN RELATIONSHIPS AND IN HIS CAREER.
EN404773RICHARD TUCKERDRAKE, JAMES A.ROSALIND SCHEERA RECREATION OF TUCKER'S BOYHOOD IN BROOKLYN TO HIS SUCCESSES AT NEW YORK'S METROPOLITAN OPERA AND OTHER OPERA HOUSES TO HIS UNTIMELY DEATH. DESCRIPTIONS OF TUCKER'S BACKGROUND, CAREER, FAMILY LIFE, AND JEWISH FAITH PRODUCE A MULTIDIMENSIONAL PORTRAIT.
EN404775TORAH ANTHOLOGY, THE (ME'AM LO'EZ), VOL. 3BCULI, YAAKOV, RABBITHIS FOURTH VOLUME, WHICH COMPLETES THE BOOK OF GENESIS, PRESENTS JACOB'S MARRIAGE TO RACHEL AND LEAH, THE BIRTH OF HIS TWELVE SONS, AND JOSEPH'S EXPERIENCES IN EGYPT.
EN404776UNTOLD MILLIONSHOBSON, LAURA Z.ROSE GOLDSTEINA NOVEL OF YOUNG LOVE AND FINANCIAL STRUGGLE, IN WHICH AN INNOCENT, IDEALISTIC GIRL MATURES INTO A CONFIDENT WOMAN.
EN404783IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLFZAR, ROSESILVIA HORENSTEINTHE AUTHOR SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST BY ESCAPING FROM HER POLISH GHETTO AND USING FALSE PAPERS TO WORK AS EVERYTHING FROM A LAUNDRESS TO A HOUSEKEEPER FOR A NAZI OFFICER. THE THREAT OF EXPOSURE AS A JEW WAS CONSTANT BUT ZAR DESCRIBES HOW SHE MANAGED TO ELUDE CAPTURE AGAIN AND AGAIN AND LIVE TO TELL HER STORY.
EN404785STORIES OF BERNARD MALAMUDMALAMUD, BERNARDSYLVIA FEUERSTEINA VOLUME OF 25 STORIES FROM 1950 TO THE 1980S, WHICH DEPICTS, USUALLY THROUGH A YIDDISH-SPEAKING IMMIGRANT, THE INDIGNITIES AND ANGUISH OF ORDINARY PEOPLE.
EN404786LOVE AND TRADITIONMARRIAGE BETWEEN JEWS AND CHRISTIANSMAYER, EGONHELEN STEWARTDRAWING ON HISTORICAL AND LITERARY SOURCES AS WELL AS PERSONAL ACCOUNTS, THE AUTHOR TACKLES THE MANY LARGE AND SMALL ISSUES OF INTERMARRIAGE BETWEEN JEWS AND CHRISTIANS FROM CHILD REARING, HOLIDAYS, AND RITUALS TO CHOICE OF CUISINE.
EN404788HEROINE OF RESCUETHE INCREDIBLE STORY OF RECHA STERNBUCHFRIEDENSON, JOSEPH; KRANZLER, DAVIDLOIS CHUDACUFFTHE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF A SWISS COUPLE WHO RESCUED HUNDREDS OF JEWS FROM THE HOLOCAUST, SUCCEEDING WHERE LARGE ORGANIZATIONS FAILED.
EN404790RITUAL BATHKELLERMAN, FAYETHE WORLD OF ORTHODOX JUDAISM IS THE SETTING FOR THIS MYSTERY WHICH INVOLVES THE RAPE OF A WOMAN AT A RITUAL BATH.
EN404793LOADED QUESTIONSLORAINE, PHILIPDAN GORDONAN EX-CIA MAN, UPSET AFTER HIS FAILURE TO PREVENT THE ASSASSINATION OF AN ISRAELI 'DOVE', IS DRAWN INTO INVESTIGATIVE WORK TO DISCOVER WHO MURDERED HIM.
EN404804FAMILY TIESLEAHY, SYRELL ROGOVINBERNICE STRAUSSIN PRE-NAZI GERMANY, REGINA MUST COME TO TERMS WITH HER FAMILY'S DESTINY IN ORDER TO MAKE A FUTURE FOR HERSELF.
EN404805TRIAL OF GODA PLAY IN THREE ACTSWIESEL, ELIEJACK TUREENA DRAMA WHICH UNFOLDS ON PURIM EVE IN 1649, AS THREE PURIM PLAYERS WANDER INTO A VILLAGE WHOSE ONLY JEWISH INHABITANTS ARE TWO SURVIVORS OF A DEVASTATING POGROM. THE PLAYERS AGREE TO STAGE A MOCK TRIAL WITH GOD AS DEFENDANT, HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ATROCITIES INFLICTED ON THE JEWS.
EN404808THREE MERCHANTS AND OTHER STORIESWEINBACH, SHAINDELCORRINE SHAFTELA COLLECTION OF STORIES ON THE LIVES OF SEPHARDIC JEWS, THE HASIDIC COURTS OF EASTERN EUROPE, AND OF MODERN JEWRY. FOR CHILDREN 8 AND UP.
EN404809ZOHAR; VOL. 4SIMON, MAURICE; LAVERTOFF, PAULVOLUME 4 OF THE ONLY COMPLETE ENGLISH RENDERING OF THE ZOHAR, THE FUNDAMENTAL RABBINIC WORK ON JEWISH MYSTICISM THAT HAS FASCINATED READERS FOR MORE THAN SEVEN CENTURIES. ARRANGED IN THE FORM OF A COMMENTARY ON THE BIBLE, THIS WORK OFFERS MORE COMPLEX MEANINGS TO THE BIBLICAL NARRATIVE.
EN404810FROM THE FAIRALEICHEM, SHOLOMTRUDY CUTLERIN THIS AUTOBIOGRAPHY, THE WELL-KNOWN YIDDISH WRITER DEPICTS THE LOST WORLD IN WHICH HE LIVED.
EN404814REMEMBER THE DAYSA SHORT HISTORY OF THE JEWISH AMERICANMELTZER, MILTONHARRIET MARCUSA HISTORY OF AMERICAN JEWS FROM THE EARLY 1900S TO THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN404823CIRCLE OF MONTPARNASSEJEWISH ARTISTS IN PARIS, 1905-1945SILVER, KENNETH; GOLAN, R.ESTELLE SILVERMANPRODUCED IN CONJUNCTION WITH AN EXHIBIT AT THE JEWISH MUSEUM IN NEW YORK CITY, THIS BOOK PORTRAYS THE LARGE GROUP OF JEWISH ARTISTS WHO CAME TO PARIS FROM 1905 TO 1945.
EN404824LETTERS FROM WESTERBORKHILLESUM, ETTYFREDA MELTZERHILLESUM WAS IMPRISONED AT WESTERBOOK, THE LAST STOP FOR MANY DUTCH JEWS BEFORE THEY WENT TO AUSCHWITZ. HER LETTERS, WHICH SHE WROTE BEFORE SHE WAS EXECUTED BY THE NAZIS, PAINT A PORTRAIT OF LIFE INSIDE A NAZI CAMP.
EN404829YIDDISH THEATRE IN AMERICALIFSON, DAVIDPENNINAH SCHRAMTHE HISTORY OF THE YIDDISH THEATER FROM ITS ORIGINS IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY THROUGH ITS DECLINE IN THE 1940S. THE INFLUENCE THE THEATER HAD IN BRINGING MODERN TRENDS TO AMERICA IS ALSO DOCUMENTED.
EN404835TORAH TODAYA RENEWED ENCOUNTER WITH SCRIPTURESPELI, PINCHAS H.RABBI STANLEY R BRAVA COLLECTION OF FIFTY-FOUR ESSAYS THAT COMMENT ON EACH OF THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTIONS.
EN404837WERE WE OUR BROTHERS' KEEPERS?PUBLIC RESPONSE OF AMERICAN JEWS TO THE HOLOCAUSTLOOKSTEIN, HASKELEVE HABERMANTHE AUTHOR FOCUSES ON THE RESPONSE OF THE AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY TO THE HOLOCAUST AND CONCLUDES THAT WHILE THEY COULD HAVE DONE MORE THEIR SMALL SIZE PRECLUDED ANY MAJOR IMPACT.
EN404841MORNING MOONREIBEL, PAULAHELEN DITTUSMINDEL ROSSNER DARED TO REBEL AGAINST THE JEWISH TRADITION OF ARRANGED MARRIAGES, AND SHE IS LED TO MARRIAGE BY FORCE. NO SOONER DOES SHE FALL IN LOVE WITH HER HUSBAND WHEN A TERRIBLE RUMOR THREATENS HER HOPES FOR HAPPINESS.
EN404843FINDING HOSEYNMACKINNON, COLINFRANCES WALDMANIN 1977 TEHERAN, AN ISRAELI SPY IS KILLED AND THE SEARCH IS ON TO DISCOVER WHO KILLED HIM AND WHY. THE SEARCH TAKES READERS THROUGH THE VARIOUS RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL STRATA OF MIDDLE EAST POLITICS.
EN404844PROBLEM CALLED CHAVIEEVA VOGIELEVA VOGIELIN A QUIET ENGLISH SUBURB, SHIFRA AND HER FRIENDS TRY TO DO ALL THEY CAN FOR CHAVI MENDEL, BUT IT ALWAYS SEEMS TO BACKFIRE. AND THEN AN ACCIDENT CHANGES EVERYTHING IN THIS NOVEL FOR YOUNG TEENAGERS.
EN404845TO THE LAND OF THE CATTAILSAPPELFELD, AHARONFLORENCE ELSTERA WOMAN'S JOURNEY WITH HER ADOLESCENT SON ACROSS EASTERN EUROPE MAKES TANGIBLE THE AWFUL HELPLESSNESS OF A EUROPEAN JEWRY TRAPPED AMONG ENEMIES
EN404847TALE OF THE RINGA KADDISHSTIFFEL, FRANKSUSAN WINOGRADFROM THE WARSAW GHETTO TO TREBLINKA TO AUSCHWITZ, STIFFEL BEARS WITNESS TO THE HUMAN CAPACITY TO SURVIVE THE MOST ADVERSE SITUATIONS.
EN404854FAMILY SAYINGSGINZBURG, NATALIANANCY SCHIERINGSPANNING THE PERIOD FROM THE RISE OF FASCISM THROUGH WORLD WAR II AND ITS IMMEDIATE AFTERMATH, THIS BOOK ADDRESSES THE SUBJECT OF FAMILY AND, THROUGH ITS CHARACTERS, PROVIDES A HISTORY OF ITALY IN THE 1930S AND '40S.
EN404855BOOK OF ABRAHAMHALTER, MAREKIN A MIX OF SPECULATION AND HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, THE AUTHOR TRACES THE HISTORY OF HIS FAMILY FROM THE FIRST ABRAHAM, WHO WITNESSED THE FALL OF JERUSALEM IN 70 A.D., TO HIS GRANDFATHER, ABRAHAM, WHO DIED IN THE WARSAW GHETTO IN 1943.
EN404860MATTER OF CONSCIENCEHARCOURT, PALMASILVIA HORENSTEINCOURIERS, ASSASSINS, POLITICOS, INTELLIGENCE OPERATIVES, AND GRIEVING WOMEN POPULATE THIS DENSELY PLOTTED THRILLER.
EN404865LITTLE VIRTUESGINZBURG, NATALIANANCY SCHIERINGTHE AUTHOR REFLECTS ON HUMAN RELATIONSHIPS AND THE SORROWS AND JOYS OF LIFE IN THIS COLLECTION OF ELEVEN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS.
EN404869HANDBOOK OF JEWISH THOUGHTKAPLAN, ARYEH, RABBIAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANKAPLAN BEGINS WITH THE IDEA OF GOD AND HIS PURPOSE IN CREATION, AND GOES ON TO SHOW HOW THIS RELATES TO THE CONCEPTS OF MAN, ISRAEL, REVELATION, THE TORAH AND THE COMMANDMENTS. HOW THE TORAH WAS REVEALED, WRITTEN AND THE ORAL TORAH TRANSMITTED ARE ALSO DISCUSSED AS WELL AS HALACHAH, CUSTOM AND OTHER TOPICS.
EN404870WHY DO THE JEWS NEED A LAND OF THEIR OWN?ALEICHEM, SHOLOMRHODA KATZENSTEINALEICHEM'S AMUSING DEPICTION OF THE CONTROVERSIES AND HOPES INHERENT IN ZIONISM'S EARLY BEGINNINGS.
EN404877UNORTHODOX MURDER OF RABBI WAHLTELUSHKIN, JOSEPHFRANCES EDELSTEINTHE MURDER OF A FEMALE RABBI AFTER HER APPEARANCE ON A RADIO TALK SHOW HAS THE HOST, RABBI WINTER, DISCOVERING A SECULAR TALENT FOR DETECTION.
EN404879NIGHT OF THE FOXHIGGINS, JACKDAN GORDON & GERTRUDE ROSENBERGTHE PROTAGONIST, HARRY MARTINEAU, IS A BRILLIANT AMERICAN PHILOSOPHER TURNED KILLER FOR HIS COUNTRY DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN404883IMAGES OF MOSESSILVER, DANIEL JEREMYDR. IRVING KRAMERA SCHOLAR OF JEWISH HISTORY EXAMINES THE FACTORS THAT, OVER THE COURSE OF 2,500 YEARS, HAVE SHAPED INTERPRETATIONS OF THIS CENTRAL FIGURE IN JUDEO-CHRISTIAN TRADITIONS.
EN404885DEBORAHKREITMAN, ESTHER SINGERLUCILLE KAHNAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL BY THE SISTER OF ISSAC BASHEVIS SINGER ABOUT THE FRUSTRATIONS OF A YOUNG, INTELLIGENT, AND SENSITIVE GIRL STRUGGLING WITHIN THE CONFINES OF TRADITIONAL POLISH-JEWISH CULTURE.
EN404890I AM A STAR-CHILD OF THE HOLOCAUSTAUERBACHER, INGECORINNE SHAFTELTHROUGH WORDS AND POETRY, THE AUTHOR, A SURVIVOR OF NAZI GERMANY, DESCRIBES FOR YOUNG READERS THE STORY OF HER CHILDHOOD YEARS IN THE CONCENTRATION CAMP TEREZIN.
EN404891BIBLICAL IMAGESMEN AND WOMEN OF THE BOOKSTEINSALTZ, ADINA STUDY OF TWENTY-FIVE BIBLICAL PERSONALITIES, PRESENTED AS ARCHETYPAL FIGURES WHO CAN ILLUMINATE OUR PRESENT-DAY WORLD.
EN404893YEARS OF UPHEAVALKISSINGER, HENRYMARION HARRISTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE FORMER SECRETARY OF STATE WHO SERVED UNDER THE NIXON AND FORD ADMINISTRATIONS. KISSINGER INVENTED 'SHUTTLE DIPLOMACY' WITH HIS STYLE AND ANALYSIS OF WORLD POWERS AND STRATEGIES.
EN404894IN THE BEGINNINGA NEW ENGLISH RENDITION OF THE BOOK OF GENESISFOX, EVERETTROBERTA POLLACKA TRANSLATION OF THE BOOK OF GENESIS, AIMING TO RESTORE THE SPOKEN CHARACTER OF THE HEBREW BIBLE. A RUNNING COMMENTARY PROVIDES A BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF THE BIBLICAL TEXT.
EN404896PALESTINE AND THE PALESTINIANS 1876-1983SMITH, PAMELA ANNMILDRED E. GRASSAN ANALYSIS OF THE EMERGENCE OF PALESTINIAN NATIONALISM TRACING ITS DEVELOPMENT FROM A RURAL PEASANT SOCIETY TO A LANDLESS PROLETARIAT. THE AUTHOR ASSERTS THAT THE DRIVE TO ACHIEVE A PALESTINIAN STATE WILL CONTINUE.
EN404897LOVING KINDNESSROIPHE, ANNENANCY SCHIERINGA NOVEL ABOUT ANNIE JOHNSON, AN ASSIMILATED JEWISH WOMAN AND A SINGLE PARENT. DEALS WITH ISSUES OF RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISM, PARENT-CHILD RELATIONSHIPS, AND FEMINISM.
EN404898IMAGE AND OTHER STORIESSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISCYNTHIA MINTZERTHE SETTINGS FOR THESE 22 STORIES RANGE FROM WARSAW IN THE 1900S TO MANHATTAN IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY. THE NOBEL LAUREATE DRAWS A SENSITIVE AND HUMOROUS PORTRAIT OF PEOPLE WHOSE LIVES ARE PERMEATED BY THEIR JEWISHNESS.
EN404899MUSIC OF THE JEWISH PEOPLEEISENSTEIN, JUDITH K., DR.DR. JUDITH EISENSTEINTHIRTEEN LECTURES WHICH TRACE JEWISH MUSICAL CREATIVITY FROM THE BIBLE TO THE PRESENT, REFLECTING THE JEWISH LIFE-CYCLE.
EN404900BIG SUKKAHSCHRAM, PENINNAHBERL, WHOSE HOUSE IS TOO SMALL TO INVITE RELATIVES FOR THE HOLIDAYS, HAS A YARD BIG ENOUGH FOR A SUKKAH THAT IS THE ENVY OF THE TOWN.
EN404901ABYSS OF DESPAIRHANOVER, NATHAN, RABBIIN HIS ACCOUNT OF THE CHMIELNICKI MASSACRES OF 1648-58, IN WHICH TENS OF THOUSANDS OF POLISH AND UKRAINIAN JEWS WERE KILLED, THE AUTHOR ASSERTS THAT A PRECEDENT FOR HITLER'S HOLOCAUST WAS SET. HANOVER ALSO DEPICTS HOW THE JEWS REBUILT THEIR LIVES AND DEVELOPED NEW WAYS TO EXPRESS THEIR HERITAGE AND CULTURE.
EN404902JUSTICE AT NUREMBERGCONOT, ROBERT E.MILDRED WEISBLATTAN ACCOUNT OF THE NUREMBERG TRIALS, BASED ON OFFICIAL COURT TRANSCRIPTS. INCLUDED ARE DESCRIPTIONS OF THE 21 NAZI WAR CRIMINALS GATHERED FROM INTERVIEWS, MEMOIRS, LETTERS, AND THEIR OWN DEPOSITIONS BEFORE THE COURT.
EN404903MUSICAL VARIATIONS ON JEWISH THOUGHTD'ALLONES, OLIVIER REVAULTROBERTA POLLACKA PROFESSOR OF AESTHETICS ANALYZES ELOHIM AND YAHWEH AS 'NOMADIC AND SEDENTARY' GODS, AND LOOKS AT JEWISH TRAITS IN MUSICAL, RATHER THAN HISTORICAL, TERMS.
EN404904HISTORY OF THE ISRAELI ARMYSCHIFF, ZE'EVESTHER COHENTHE AUTHOR'S REVISED VERSION OF HIS 1974 HISTORY INCLUDES ADDITIONAL CHAPTERS ON ISRAEL'S MILITARY INTELLIGENCE SERVICES, THE WAR AGAINST TERRORISM, AND THE 1982 LEBANON CAMPAIGN.
EN404909BACK TO THE SOURCESREADING THE CLASSIC JEWISH TEXTSHOLTZ, BARRY W.SARA WEINBERGERA NON-ACADEMIC GUIDE TO THE CLASSIC JEWISH TEXTS WHICH INCLUDES HIGHLY SPECIALIZED ESSAYS.
EN404910MEDITATION AND KABBALAHKAPLAN, ARYEHRABBI STANLEY R. BRAVKAPLAN REVEALS THE METHODOLOGY OF THE ANCIENT CABBALISTS AND STRESSES THE MEDITATIVE TECHNIQUES ESSENTIAL TO THEIR DISCIPLINE. THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THESE TECHNIQUES IS ALSO EXAMINED IN LIGHT OF CONTEMPORARY RESEARCH.
EN404911PORTRAIT OF DELMOREJOURNALS AND NOTES OF DELMORE SCHWARTZPOLLET, ELIZABETH, ED.JEANNE BLUMENGARTENJOURNALS AND NOTES OF DELMORE SCHWARTZ
EN404915PLAY OF THE EYESCANETTI, ELIASROSALIND SCHEERTHE THIRD VOLUME OF CANETTI'S MEMOIRS SET IN VIENNA 1931 TO 1937 IS BOTH A PORTRAIT OF THE TIME AND AN INTELLECTUAL AND SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
EN404918BEST OF OLOMEINU, THE. BOOK 1STORIES FOR ALL YEAR 'ROUNDFRUCHTER, YAAKOV, RABBIHARRIET MARCUSTWENTY-FOUR STORIES TAKEN FROM 'OLOMEINU', (OUR WORLD) THE CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE, OVER A 36-YEAR PERIOD.
EN404924MODERN MEANING OF JUDAISMGITTELSOHN, ROLAND B.HERMINE KATZA PRESENTATION OF THEMES ON WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A JEW TODAY. INCLUDES ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS SUCH AS: 'WHO IS A JEW?'; 'WHAT DOES A JEW BELIEVE?'; AND 'WHAT DOES A JEW DO?'.
EN404927ALL OUR YESTERDAYSGINZBURG, NATALIASET IN ITALY BETWEEN 1939 AND 1944, THE NOVEL FOCUSES ON THE LIVES OF TWO FAMILIES AND HOW THEY WERE TOUCHED BY WAR.
EN404933FROM THE WISDOM OF MISHLEHIRSCH, SAMSON RAPHAELSTANLEY R BRAVTWENTY-TWO ESSAYS, BASED ON THEMES FROM THE 'BOOK OF PROVERBS', OFFER INSIGHT AND GUIDANCE ON THE HUMAN SITUATION AND ITS DILEMMAS.
EN404934SEMITES AND ANTI-SEMITESAN INQUIRY INTO CONFLICTS AND PREJLEWIS, BERNARDSTANLEY KIRSCHAN ANALYSIS OF ANTI-SEMITISM WHICH INCLUDES A LOOK AT ITS HISTORY AND PRESENCE IN THE ARAB WORLD, A DEBUNKING OF THE NOTION THAT JEWS AND ARABS ARE SEMITES, AND A COMPARATIVE HISTORY OF JEWISH EXISTENCE UNDER CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM RULE.
EN404935DYNAMIC JUDAISMTHE ESSENTIAL WRITINGS OF MOREDECHGOLDSMITH, EMANUEL; SCULT, MELNANCY SCHIERINGA COMPILATION OF EXCERPTS FROM THE MAJOR WORKS OF KAPLAN, THE TWENTIETH-CENTURY JEWISH PHILOSOPHER.
EN404940CARDINAL'S SNUFFBOXROSEMAN, KENNETHCORINNE SHAFTERAN ADVENTURE STORY SET DURING THE SPANISH INQUISITION, THIS BOOK IS ALSO AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL THAT INTRODUCES JEWISH CONCEPTS, PLACES, AND FIGURES THROUGH DIFFERENT EPISODES IN WHICH THE PRE-TEEN READER MAKES DECISIONS THAT DETERMINES HIS OR HER OWN FATE.
EN404943OUR MAN IN RUSSIABENDET, MAYERDR. IRVING KRAMERAFTER INTERVIEWING MANY RUSSIAN JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES AND ISRAEL, THE AUTHOR FORMULATED A STORY THAT DEPICTS BOTH THE SUFFERING AND THE HOPE OF SOVIET JEWRY
EN404947LEST INNOCENT BLOOD BE SHEDHALLIE, PHILIPTHELMA LEVENBERGTHIS TRUE STORY DEPICTS THE TRUE FEELINGS OF CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS TOWARDS THE FUGITIVES FLEEING NAZI OCCUPATION.
EN404949PAPER WALLSAMERICA AND THE REFUGEE CRISISWYMAN, DAVID S.PAULA BARNETT SENNETAN EXAMINATION OF AMERICA'S REFUGEE POLICY IN THE YEARS PRIOR TO WORLD WAR II. THE AUTHOR CONTENDS THAT UNEMPLOYMENT, NATIONALISM, ANTI-SEMITISM, AS WELL AS FEAR OF FIFTH COLUMNISTS DISGUISED AS REFUGEES LED TO RESTRICTIONS THAT PREVENTED MILLIONS OF PEOPLE FROM ESCAPING CERTAIN DEATH.
EN404953FREUD AND HIS FATHERKRULL, MARIANNEJEANNE BLUMENGARTENTHE AUTHOR REVEALS HOW FREUD'S COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS FATHER DICTATED MANY OF HIS THEORIES AND CHANGED SOME OF HIS EARLY IDEAS.
EN404954WHERE HEAVEN AND EARTH TOUCHAN ANTHOLOGY OF MIDRASH AND HALACHSIEGEL, DANNYTHIS ANTHOLOGY OF MIDRASHIC AND HALACHIC STORIES EMPHASIZES THE HUMANISM FOUND IN JUDAISM. CAN BE USED AS TEACHING MATERIAL FOR ALL AGES.
EN404956HALACHA, MEDICAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGYPERSPECTIVES ON CONTEMPORARY HALACLEVIN, FEITELSTANLEY R. BRAVINCLUDES SECTIONS ON MEDICINE, ELECTRICITY, THE HANDICAPPED, PASSOVER KASHRUT, AND A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF HALACHA IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN404961OUT AT HOMEPOMERANZ, GARYMARION T.COHENTHE LEGENDARY MANIA OF CHICAGO CUBS FANS FOR THEIR TEAM SETS THE TONE FOR THIS STORY ABOUT A YOUNG JEWISH CUBS FAN.
EN404962NAZI LEGACYKLAUS BARBIE AND THE INTERNATIONALASCHERSON, NEAL, I. HILTON & M. LINKMEL DAVISWRITTEN BY A TEAM OF BRITISH JOURNALISTS THE BOOK TRACES THE LIFE AND CAREER OF KLAUS BARBIE AND DISCUSSES HIS EFFORTS TO TRANSPLANT FASCISM TO SOUTH AMERICA.
EN404963HISTORY OF THE JEWSJOHNSON, PAULCLARA SPECTORA CATHOLIC JOURNALIST DESCRIBES HIS SELF-EDUCATION IN JEWISH HISTORY AS HE TRACES THE EARLIEST ENCOUNTERS BETWEEN JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY THROUGH THE MEDIEVAL JEWISH EXPERIENCE TO THE ERA OF EMANCIPATION. RATHER THAN DEFINING JEWISH EXPERIENCE AS A FUNCTION OF CHRISTIANITY JOHNSON TRIES TO UNDERSTAND JEWS ON THEIR OWN TERMS
EN404965PAST CONTINUOUSSHABTAI, YAAKOVNORMA FLASTERTRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL HEBREW, THIS WORK RECOUNTS THE EMOTIONAL DECAY OF A FAMILY IN MODERN ISRAEL.
EN404967Oct-73THE ARAB-ISRAELI WARAKER, FRANKB.J. EISENSTATA DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS OF THE 1973 YOM KIPPUR WAR FROM A MILITARY PERSPECTIVE.
EN404970POWER AND POWERLESSNESS IN JEWISH HISTORYBIALE, DAVIDJOYCE KARPTHIS WORK TACKLES THE MYTH OF JEWISH POLITICAL PASSIVITY BETWEEN THE FALL OF AN INDEPENDENT JEWISH COMMONWEALTH IN 70 A.D. AND THE REBIRTH OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL IN 1948.
EN404978FAMILY Y AGUILARLEHMANN, MARCUSNANCY SCHIERINGA STORY OF JEWISH HEROISM WHICH TAKES PLACE DURING THE SPANISH INQUISITION.
EN404983HOME GROUNDFREED, LYNNHERMINE KATZA YOUNG GIRL SEARCHES FOR HER OWN 'HOME GROUND' AMIDST THE CONFUSION OF HER ECCENTRIC THEATRICAL JEWISH FAMILY IN SOUTH AFRICA.
EN404984SACRED AND PROFANEKELLERMAN, FAYESILVIA HORENSTEINSOME ORTHODOX JEWISH BOYS FIND TWO CHARRED BODIES WHILE ON A CAMPING TRIP AND IT IS UP TO LOS ANGELES DETECTIVE PETER DECKER TO SOLVE THE MURDER. DECKER'S OUTWARD JOURNEY AS HE HUNTS DOWN THE KILLER IS PARALLELED BY HIS SPIRITUAL JOURNEY THROUGH JUDAISM AND HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH A JEWISH WIDOW.
EN404986BLOOD LIBELDAN, URIEVE HAVERMANTHE STORY OF GENERAL ARIEL SHARON'S HISTORY-MAKING SUIT AGAINST 'TIME' MAGAZINE.
EN404987PATH OF THE KABBALAHAN INTRODUCTION TO THE LIVING JEWISH SPIRITUAL TRADITIONSHEINKIN, DAVID, M.D.GERALDINE SHENKINTHIS WORK INTRODUCES JEWS AND NON-JEWS TO THE ORIGINS, HISTORY, PRINCIPLES, SYMBOLISM, LANGUAGE, AND DISCIPLINES OF JEWISH SPIRITUALITY AND MYSTICISM.
EN405001REB MOSHETHE LIFE AND IDEALS OF HAGAON RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEINFINKELMAN, SHIMON, RABBIBRAV, STANLEY R.THE AUTHOR HAS BASED HIS BOOK ON INTERVIEWS, FIRST-PERSON ARTICLES, AND EULOGIES DELIVERED BY THOSE WHO HAD A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH RABBI MOSHE FEINSTEIN. © 1986
EN405005PASSOVER GOURMETROUSSO, NIRADON EISENBERGOVER 200 PASSOVER RECIPES FOR THE GOURMET COOK. © 1987
EN405012ORIGINS OF THE SEDERTHE PASSOVER RITE AND EARLY RABBINIC JUDAISMBOKSER, BARUCH M.GOLDIE M. KURTINAN EXPLANATION OF HOW A BIBLICAL, SACRIFICIAL MEAL WAS TRANSFORMED INTO THE PASSOVER SEDER, ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR JEWISH RITUALS. © 1984
EN405015ENCHANTMENTMERKIN, DAPHNELYNN HIMELFARBA NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG NEW YORK WOMAN OF ORTHODOX GERMAN-JEWISH HERITAGE, HER FIVE SISTERS AND BROTHERS, THE COMPLICATED POWER OF FAMILIES, AND THE OBSESSIVE WORKINGS OF MEMORY.
EN405017DOUBLE VISIONHOW AMERICA'S PRESS DISTORTS OUR VIEW OF THE MIDDLE EASTCHAFETS, ZE'EVBELLE EISENMANTHE FORMER HEAD OF ISRAEL'S GOVERNMENT PRESS OFFICE GIVES AN ANALYSIS OF U.S. PRESS COVERAGE OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND RAISES SERIOUS QUESTIONS ABOUT ITS ACCURACY, ESPECIALLY IN REPORTS ABOUT ISRAEL. © 1985
EN405024HOLOCAUSTA HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF EUROPE DURING WORLD WAR IIGILBERT, MARTINNANCY SCHIERINGBASED ON DOCUMENTS AND INTERVIEWS, GILBERT PROVIDES READERS WITH A HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF EUROPE DURING WORLD WAR II, AN INSTRUCTIVE ANALYSIS OF ANTI-SEMITISM IN EUROPE, AND A DISCUSSION OF JEWISH RESISTANCE AND GENTILE PROTECTORS. © 1985
EN405026REFLECTIONS OF NAZISMAN ESSAY ON KITSCH AND DEATHFRIEDLANDER, SAULBEATRICE DAVISTHE AUTHOR, A HISTORIAN, DISCUSSES HIS UNEASE AT THE CHANGING IMAGE OF NAZI GERMANY SINCE THE EARLY 1970S. HE DEMONSTRATES HOW FILMS AND BOOKS THAT EMPHASIZE THE EMOTIONS AND IMAGES ASSOCIATED WITH NAZISM HAVE INADVERTENTLY REKINDLED A FASCINATION WITH THE MOVEMENT. © 1984
EN405038JEWISH COOKING FROM AROUND THE WORLDBACON, JOSEPHINE LEVYBEATRICE DAVISTHIS COLLECTION OF RECIPES INCLUDES ASHKENAZIC, SEPHARDIC, ITALIAN, MIDDLE EASTERN, AND NORTH AFRICAN DISHES. © 1986
EN405040WALKER IN JERUSALEMHEILMAN, SAMUELVIRGINIA SADOKTHE AUTHOR EXPERIENCES JERUSALEM THROUGH THE VANTAGES OF JEWISH, MUSLIM, AND CHRISTIAN OBSERVERS. WOVEN THROUGH THE TEXT IS BIBLICAL IMAGERY AS WELL AS INFORMATION ON ARCHAEOLOGY, RELIGION, AND HISTORY. © 1986
EN405041TRAVELS WITH DUBINSKY AND CLIVEGUREWICH, DAVIDA SERIES OF BIZARRE EVENTS LEADS OLEG DUBINSKY, AN ACADEMIC BUREAUCRAT IN A SMALL TOWN IN RUSSIA, TO APPLY FOR AN EXIT VISA. THE NOVEL HUMOROUSLY DEPICTS THE TRAVAILS OF DUBINSKY AS HE BURROWS HIS WAY THROUGH SOVIET RED TAPE AND WALLOWS IN RUSSIAN DEBAUCHERY. © 1987
EN405052SIFREA TANNAITIC COMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF DEUTERONOMYHAMMER, REUVEN, TRANS.STANLEY R. BRAVA COLLECTION OF MIDRASHIC COMMENTARIES DATING FROM THE THIRD CENTURY, NOW AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH. © 1986
EN405055KABBALAH AND JEWISH MYSTICISMGUTWIRTH, ISRAELALICE ARLOWLOOKING BACK AT THE OUTSTANDING FIGURES OF THE SPANISH JEWISH GOLDEN AGE, THE AUTHOR SEEKS TO DEMONSTRATE THE BEAUTY AND SANCTITY OF JEWISH MYSTICAL DOCTRINE. © 1987
EN405056BREAD OF EXILEGERSHON, KARENBETTY S. JACOBSTHE STORY OF A TEENAGER EXILED TO ENGLAND FROM NAZI GERMANY IN 1938. THE BOOK EXAMINES THE GIRL'S LONELINESS, HER ADAPTATION TO A NEW LIFE, AND HER COPING WITH ANTI-SEMITISM. © 1985
EN405059COMMENTARIES ON THE PENTATEUCHRASHIPEARL, CHAIM, TRANS.VICTOR LOWENSTEINAN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF SELECTED COMMENTARY ON THE TORAH FROM THE MEDIEVAL FRENCH RABBI . © 1970
EN405060LIVES OF THE POETSDOCTOROW, E.L.ANN GROSSMANEACH OF THESE SIX SHORT STORIES AND A NOVELLA DEALS WITH A DIFFERENT ASPECT OF HUMAN BEHAVIOR. © 1984
EN405072CODE EZRACOURTER, GAYSARA LEE KASEA NOVEL BASED ON THE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURES OF ISRAELI SPYMASTER ELI KATZAR AND THE THREE WOMEN HE RECRUITED TO FORM HIS "EZRA" TEAM: AN AMERICAN PRINCESS, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, AND A SABRA. © 1986
EN405077ORDINARY HEROESCHANA SZENES AND THE DREAM OF ZIONHAY, PETERNAOMI MUNTERDRAWING ON EXTENSIVE INTERVIEWS, AS WELL AS UNPUBLISHED DIARIES AND LETTERS, THE AUTHOR DRAMATIZES THE HOLOCAUST AND JEWISH RESISTANCE THROUGH THE EXPERIENCES OF CHANA SZENES AND HER FAMILY. © 1986
EN405081HENRIETTA SZOLDRECORD OF A LIFEZEITLIN, ROSENANCY SCHIERINGBASED ON PUBLISHED MATERIAL, PERSONAL LETTERS, AND INTERVIEWS WITH FRIENDS AND ASSOCIATES, THIS BOOK PROFILES HENRIETTA SZOLD, THE FOUNDER OF HADASSAH. DESCRIBES THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE ORGANIZATION AND ITS ESTABLISHMENT OF WELFARE CENTERS, HOSPITALS, AND CLINICS, AMONG OTHER INSTITUTIONS AND PROGRAMS IN ISRAEL. © 1952
EN405082LEAH'S CHILDRENGOLDREICH, GLORIASYLVIA ESTESTHIS NOVEL FOLLOWS LEAH GOLDFEDER'S THREE CHILDREN ON THEIR JOURNEYS THROUGH LIFE. © 1985
EN405088ONE FINE DAY THE RABBI BOUGHT A CROSSKEMELMAN, HARRYJACK LACKSWHILE VACATIONING IN JERUSALEM, RABBI SMALL MUST OUTWIT ARMS SMUGGLERS AND A MURDERER IN ORDER TO PREVENT THE ARREST OF AN INNOCENT MAN. PART OF THE SERIES OF RABBI SMALL MYSTERIES. © 1987
EN405092SUNSETSTORIES OF OUR CONTEMP. TORAH LUMINARIES & THEIR SPIR. HEROISMTELLER, HANOCHSTANLEY R. BRAVSTORIES OF CONTEMPORARY TORAH SCHOLARS AND THEIR SPIRITUAL HEROISM. © 1987
EN405093PHILOSOPHY OF SPINOZAUNFOLDING THE LATENT PROCESSES OF HIS REASONINGWOLFSON, HARRY AUSTRYNIRVING W. KRAMER, DR.THIS SYSTEMATIC PRESENTATION OF SPINOZA'S PHILOSOPHY IS A COMMENTARY ON EVERY DEFINITION, AXIOM, AND PROPOSITION OF "THE ETHICS" AND AN EXAMINATION OF THE INTELLECTUAL CLIMATE IN WHICH SPINOZA FUNCTIONED. © 1934
EN405102I AM A WOMAN AND A JEWMORTON, LEAHFLORENCE JABLONTHE PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN WHO OVERCAME GENDER AND CLASS BARRIERS BETWEEN 1900 AND 1927.
EN405105HISTORY AND HATETHE DIMENSIONS OF ANTI-SEMITISMBERGER, DAVID, EDNANCY SCHIERINGTHIS COLLECTION OF EIGHT ESSAYS PROBES THE DYNAMICS OF ANTI-SEMITISM, AS IT HAS APPEARED IN ALL PERIODS OF HISTORY, FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD TO TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICA.
EN405106PROMISED CHILDGOLD, AVNERPART OF THE RUACH AMI SERIES, THE BOOK INTRODUCES THE SAGA OF THE PULICHEVERS, A RABBINIC FAMILY WHO, FOR GENERATIONS, HAD SERVED AS RABBIS IN PULICHEV, A SMALL CITY IN SOUTHERN POLAND.
EN405107LIFE AND WORKS OF FLAVIUS JOSEPHUSJOSEPHUS, FLAVIUSZOEY LANTHAM BELLTHE CHRONICLES OF JOSEPH BEN MATTHIAS, A PRIEST FROM JERUSALEM WHO WRITES UNDER THE NAME FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS. A HISTORY OF JEWISH LIFE UNDER ROMAN RULE BETWEEN THE SECOND CENTURY B.C.E. AND C.E. 73.
EN405108DANGEROUS DREIDLE RIDETHE HAMENTASH THAT RAN AWAYHALPERN, CHAIKYSIDNEY BIEGELSONKING RIMPU'S CHANUKAH SURPRISE IS ALMOST SPOILED UNTIL LITTLE DANNY THE DINK UNEXPECTEDLY SAVES THE DAY. AN EXCITING ADVENTURE IN THE WONDERFUL LAND OF MIROOP.
EN405114PASSOVER HAGGADAHTORAH ANTHOLOGYCULI, YAAKOV, RABBISTANLEY R. BRAVCLASSICAL IN-DEPTH COMMENTARY ON THE HAGGADAH BY THE GREAT EIGHTEENTH CENTURY SEPHARDIC SCHOLAR. THIS VOLUME DEALS WITH PASSOVER PREPARATIONS, THE PASSOVER STORY, THE ORDER OF THE RITUALS FOR THE SEDER NIGHT, THE FOUR CUPS, THE HAGGADAH, THE FOUR QUESTIONS AND THE ANSWERS, AND THE REASONS FOR THE SYMBOLIC FOODS. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW.
EN405122EIGHT GREAT HEBREW SHORT NOVELSLELCHUK, ALAN; SHAKED, GERSHONDR. IVING W.KRAMERAN ANTHOLOGY OF NOVELLAS WRITTEN OVER THE PAST EIGHTY YEARS PROVIDING READERS WITH A PICTURE OF THE VARIETY OF HEBREW FICTION SINCE THE TURN OF THE CENTURY.
EN405124UNCOMMON SENSETELUSHKIN, JOSEPHRUTH DIAMONDA BOOK ON THE WIT AND WISDOM OF EVERYONE FROM ARISTOTLE TO GEORGE BERNARD SHAW TO DE GAULLE TO ANNE FRANK TO MAE WEST. INCLUDED ARE QUOTES ON LOVE AND MARRIAGE, MORALITY AND SIN, HAPPINESS AND SUFFERING, AND WAR AND PEACE.
EN405127HOLOCAUST IN HISTORYMARRUS, MICHAELRUBELLE SCHAFFLERDID THE NAZIS HAVE A MURDEROUS MASTER PLAN FROM THE VERY START? COULD NEUTRAL POWERS, ALLIED GOVERNMENTS OR THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HAVE DONE MORE TO SAVE JEWISH LIVES? - AND COULD THE JEWS THEMSELVES HAVE DONE MORE TO RESIST THE NAZI`S FINAL SOLUTION? HISTORIANS HAVE PROVIDED MANY CRUCIAL,INSIGHTS INTO THESECOMPLEX QUESTIONS. IN THIS BOOK, MICHAEL R. MARRUS PRESENTS A JUDICIOUS AND LUCID SURVEY OF THEIR VIEWS, TOGETHER WITH HIS OWN CONCLUSIONS.
EN405130ENCOUNTER WITH EMANCIPATIONTHE GERMAN JEWS IN THE UNITED STATESCOHEN, NAOMIFRANCES WALDMANTHIS IN-DEPTH STUDY OF THE FIRST GERMAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANTS IN THE UNITED STATES EXPLORES THE INSTITUTIONS THEY ESTABLISHED WHICH LED TO THE LARGE-SCALE IMMIGRATION OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY.
EN405131GUIDE TO EVERYTHING JEWISH IN NEW YORKDAVIS, NANCY; LEVITT, JOYA GUIDE TO MANHATTAN'S WEALTH OF JEWISH RESOURCES FROM PROGRAMS TO CULTURAL RESOURCES TO NOUVELLE KOSHER CUISINE. INCLUDED ARE LISTINGS OF SYNAGOGUES, RESTAURANTS, MUSEUMS, AND SCHOOLS.
EN405132SHCHARANSKYHERO OF OUR TIMEGILBERT, MARTINCORINNE KLAFTERA BOOK ABOUT SHCHARANSKY'S NINE-YEARS IN A SOVIET PRISON AND HIS RELEASE AND REUNION WITH HIS WIFE IN ISRAEL. THE STRUGGLES OF THE REFUSENIKS IN THE FORMER U.S.S.R. AND THEIR CAMPAIGNS IN THE WEST PROVIDE THE BACKDROP TO SHCHARANSKY'S STORY.
EN405133S. J. PERELMANA LIFEHERRMANN, DOROTHYA BIOGRAPHY OF THE BROOKLYN-BORN AUTHOR WHO LIVED FROM 1904 TO 1979. DESCRIBES HIS EARLY BOYHOOD IN RHODE ISLAND, HIS BUDDING CAREER, AND HIS RELATIONSHIPS.
EN405137IMMIGRANT GIRLBECKY OF ELDRIDGE STREETHARVEY, BRETTSIDNEY BIEGELSONBECKY, WHOSE FAMILY HAS EMIGRATED FROM RUSSIA TO AVOID BEING PERSECUTED AS JEWS, DESCRIBES GROWING UP IN NEW YORK CITY IN 1910.
EN405138MUSIC IN MY HEART AND BORSCHT IN MY BLOODTOBIAS, HENRYA MEMOIR BY A 'GRADUATE' OF THE BORSCHT BELT, FOCUSING ON THE AUTHOR'S YEARS AS A SOCIAL DIRECTOR AT VARIOUS CATSKILL HOTELS. INCLUDED ARE ANECDOTES ABOUT WELL-KNOWN PEOPLE WHO TRAINED ON THE 'BORSCHT' CIRCUIT.
EN405142FRIDAY THE RABBI SLEPT LATEKEMELMAN, HARRYNANCY SCHIERINGTHE RABBI IS THE PRIME SUSPECT WHEN A YOUNG NANNY IS FOUND MURDERED NEAR HIS TEMPLE. WITH AN ANGRY CONGREGATION AT HIS BACK, THE RABBI MUST EXONERATE HIMSELF BY SOLVING THE MYSTERY.
EN405145LIKKUTEI SICHOT. VOL. 1BERESHITSCHNEERSON, MENACHM M., RABBIVOLUME ONE OF AN ANTHOLOGY OF LECTURES ON THE WEEKLY PORTIONS OF THE TORAH AND ON SPECIAL OCCASIONS IN THE JEWISH CALENDAR. WRITTEN BY THE LATE REBBE OF LUBAVITCH.
EN405147JUDAIC ETHICS FOR A LAWLESS WORLDGORDIS, ROBERTMARTIN FELDINGERTHE AUTHOR LAMENTS WHAT HE SEES IS A LACK OF A MORAL ORDER IN TODAY'S SOCIETY. HE SUGGESTS THAT A RETURN TO THE PRINCIPLES OF 'NATURAL LAW,' REVITALIZED BY A JUDAIC VIEW, WOULD RESTORE THAT ORDER.
EN405149PAST PERFECTSHABTAI, YAAKOVLYNN HIMMELFARBMEIR, AN ENGINEER LIVING IN TEL AVIV, DISCOVERS HE HAS HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE AND IS CONVINCED OF HIS IMPENDING DEATH. THE NOVEL ILLUSTRATES THE INEVITABLE AND CORROSIVE EFFECTS OF TIME.
EN405151DAVITA'S HARPPOTOK, CHAIMTHE PROTAGONISTS OF POTOK'S NOVEL REJECT ORTHODOX JUDAISM FOR COMMUNISM. BUT IT IS THEIR AGNOSTICISM THAT ULTIMATELY DRIVES THEIR CHILDREN BACK TO ORTHODOXY.
EN405155BEVERLYSILLS, BEVERLY; LINDERMAN, LAWRENCERUTH FRANKFORT, RITA LEVINETHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE AMERICAN OPERA SINGER IN WHICH SHE DISCUSSES HER PRIVATE AS WELL AS HER PROFESSIONAL LIFE.
EN405158GOLDA MEIRMCCAULEY, KARENBERNICE MANDELLPART OF THE SERIES, 'WORLD LEADERS: PAST AND PRESENT,' THIS BOOK PLACES MEIR'S STORY IN THE CONTEXT OF CONTEMPORARY JEWISH HISTORY WITH EMPHASIS ON THE HOLOCAUST AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN405159MARYASCH, SHOLEMNANCY SCHIERINGTHIS NOVEL DEALS WITH THE LIFE OF MARY OF NAZARETH.
EN405161FIFTH SONWIESEL, ELIEJUDITH TESSERA NOVEL ABOUT REUVEN TAMIROFF, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR WHO WAS FORMERLY THE LEADER OF THE JEWISH COUNCIL IN A CONDEMNED CENTRAL EUROPEAN GHETTO. HIS AMERICAN-BORN SON GRADUALLY LEARNS OF THE BURIED EVENTS OF HIS FATHER'S LIFE.
EN405163JEWS OF ISLAMLEWIS, BERNARDDON EISENBERGTHE AUTHOR TRACES THE ORIGINS OF THE JUDEO-ISLAMIC TRADITION FROM THE EARLY MIDDLE AGES TO THE MID-TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN405165SEA CHANGESKOTLOWITZ, ROBERTRUTH SHERMANTHIS NOVEL TRACES THE DISPLACEMENT OF THE TEENAGE SON OF A GERMAN-JEWISH FAMILY LIVING IN FRANKFURT IN THE LATE 1930S. ADOPTED BY AN AMERICAN FAMILY, HE IS GIVEN A CHANCE AT A NEW LIFE.
EN405179IMMORTAL BARTFUSSAPPELFELD, AHARONCONSTANCE WARSHAWSKYIN A BLEND OF ALLEGORY AND REALISM, APPELFELD PRESENTS AN EMBITTERED HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR WHO COPES WITH EVERYDAY LIFE IN MODERN ISRAEL.
EN405181SEPHARDIM IN 20TH CENTURY AMERICAIN SEARCH OF UNITYPAPO, JOSEPH M.NANCY SCHIERINGA DETAILED STUDY OF THE EFFORTS OF SEPHARDIC JEWS TO INTEGRATE THEMSELVES INTO AMERICAN SOCIETY WHILE MAINTAINING THEIR DISTINCTIVE CULTURES. THE AUTHOR FOCUSES ON THOSE WHO WORKED TO BENEFIT THE SEPHARDIC COMMUNITY, WHICH WAS SEPARATED FROM THE ASHKENAZIM BY LANGUAGE AND CUSTOMS.
EN405184JEWISH WRYESSAYS ON JEWISH HUMORCOHEN, SARAH BLACHER, ED.RICHARD HANAUAN ANALYSIS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF JEWISH HUMOR FROM ITS ROOTS IN EASTERN EUROPE THROUGH THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY. CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE IRVING HOWE, ROBERT ALTER, SANFORD PINSKER, AND ESTHER FUCHS.
EN405185ONE STAR JEWEVANIER, DAVIDIN THESE 14 STORIES, A STRUGGLING NEW YORK CITY WRITER LOOKS BACK AT HIS PAIN-RIDDLED CHILDHOOD, COMES TO TERMS WITH HIS PARENTS, REACHES OUT TO HIS STEPSON, AND CREATES PORTRAITS OF FRIENDS AND CO-WORKERS.
EN405187JERZY KOSINSKILITERARY ALARM CLOCKSHERWIN, BYRON L.A STUDY OF THE LIFE AND WORKS OF THE POLISH-AMERICAN AUTHOR PROVIDING THOSE UNFAMILIAR WITH KOSINSKI'S WRITINGS WITH A SURVEY OF HIS LITERARY OUTPUT.
EN405188GONE TO SOLDIERSPIERCY, MARGEMEL DAVISA PORTRAIT OF WORLD WAR II WHICH INTERWEAVES THE STORIES OF TEN CHARACTERS WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF CATACLYSMIC EVENTS.
EN405190SURVIVAL IN AUSCHWITZ AND THE REAWAKENINGLEVI, PRIMOIN THESE ACCOUNTS OF HIS CONCENTRATION CAMP EXPERIENCES, LEVI FOCUSES ON HIS CAPTORS AND HIS COMPANIONS AND HOW HE RE-ENTERED THE WORLD WHEN THE WAR WAS OVER. INCLUDES AN AFTERWARD IN WHICH LEVI EXPLAINS WHY HE HAS EXPRESSED NO HATRED FOR THE GERMANS AND NO DESIRE FOR REVENGE.
EN405191SEE YOU AT THE MOVIESTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MELVYN DOUGLADOUGLAS, MELVYN; ARTHUR, TOMHELEN DITTUSTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE ACCLAIMED ACTOR, THE SON OF A RUSSIAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANT AND A PROTESTANT FROM KENTUCKY, WHOSE LOOKS, CHARM AND TALENT MADE HIM A STAR.
EN405201BLOOD CRIESWEISMAN, JOHNVIRGINIA SADOCKIN THIS STORY OF TERRORISM AND POLITICAL BETRAYAL, THE AUTHOR POSES QUESTIONS ABOUT DIFFERENT KINDS OF SUPPORT FOR AND BELIEF IN ISRAEL.
EN405203MICKEY AND THE GOLEMA CHILD'S HANUKKAHSTERN, STEVEENID SEIDENMICKEY TAKES A LIVING CLAY GIANT OUT OF THE ATTIC OF AN ABANDONED SYNAGOGUE IN AN OLD JEWISH SECTION OF MEMPHIS AND BRINGS HIM TO CHEER HIS DYING GRANDFATHER.
EN405204FRAGMENTED LIFE OF DON JACOBO LERNERGOLDEMBERG, ISAACNORMA FLASTERTHE STORY OF A RUSSIAN IMMIGRANT FAMILY ATTEMPTING TO RECONSTRUCT THEIR TRADITIONS AND LIFESTYLE IN PERU IN THE 1930S.
EN405209JEWISH VALUES IN BIOETHICSMEIER, LEVI, RABBI, ED.DR. I. W. KRAMERA SERIES OF LECTURES BY NINE EXPERTS IN THE FIELD OF JEWISH MEDICAL ETHICS, INCLUDING LEGAL, MORAL, AND ETHICAL DILEMMAS THAT ARE FACED BY BOTH PHYSICIANS AND PATIENTS.
EN405212ABANDONMENT OF THE JEWSAMERICA AND THE HOLOCAUST, 1941-1945WYMAN, DAVIDJOYCE KARPA DOCUMENTED STUDY OF AMERICA'S RESPONSE TO THE NAZI ASSAULT ON EUROPEAN JEWRY.
EN405213TESHUVAHSTEINSALTZ, ADINA GUIDE FOR NEWLY OBSERVANT JEWS (BA'ALEI TESHUVAH), THE BOOK EXPLORES THE PSYCHOLOGICAL, SOCIAL, AND INTELLECTUAL CHALLENGES ENCOUNTERED IN THE ONGOING PROCESS OF SPIRITUAL AWAKENING.
EN405217MAGGID SPEAKSKROHN, PAYSACH, RABBIA SELECTION OF STORIES AND PARABLES BY RABBI SHOLOM SCHWARDON, A MASTER PREACHER LIVING IN JERUSALEM.
EN405218GERSHWINJABLONSKI, EDWARDJOSEPH REUTLINGERA BIOGRAPHY OF THE COMPOSER AND SONGWRITER WITH AN EMPHASIS ON PLACING GERSHWIN'S WORK IN HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE.
EN405221PHILOSOPHY AND LAWSTRAUSS, LEOELEANOR SCHICKWRITTEN IN THE 1930S, THE AUTHOR ATTEMPTS TO RECONCILE THE DIFFICULTY OF BEING AN OBSERVANT JEW IN THE FACE OF SCIENCE AND REASON.
EN405222LOVESONGBECOMING A JEWLESTER, JULIUSB.J. EISENSTATTHE ODYSSEY OF THE FORMER CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST, AUTHOR, AND ACADEMIC WHICH CULMINATED IN HIS CONVERSION TO JUDAISM.
EN405223BLACK BOXOZ, AMOSBARBARA JUSTERTHIS NOVEL TRACES THE LIFE OF A HAPPILY MARRIED WOMAN WHO REMAINS OBSESSIVELY ATTACHED TO HER EX-HUSBAND.
EN405224NOT STRICTLY KOSHERPIONEER JEWS IN NEW ZEALANDROSENTHAL, ODEDACONSTANCE WARSHOWSKYA HISTORY OF JEWS IN EARLY NEW ZEALAND, INCLUDING PROFILES OF SUCH PROMINENT JEWS SUCH AS JULIUS VOGEL, NEW ZEALAND'S FIRST JEWISH PRIME MINISTER, AND ASHER ASHER, THE FOUNDER OF ITS FIRST VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT.
EN405226TAPESTRYPLAIN, BELVALYNN HIMELFARBTHE CHARACTERS OF 'THE GOLDEN CUP' ENTER ADULTHOOD IN THIS NOVEL.
EN405227NOW THESE ARE THE NAMESA NEW ENGLISH RENDITION OF THE BOOKFOX, EVERETT, TRANS.DOROTHY AXELROTHAN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE BOOK OF EXODUS WHICH ATTEMPTS TO ECHO THE ORIGINAL HEBREW IN THE USE OF SUCH LITERARY ELEMENTS AS REPETITION, ALLUSION, WORD PLAY, AND ALLITERATION. INCLUDES EXPLANATORY NOTES.
EN405229AVAILABLE LIGHTPIERCY, MARGEA COLLECTION OF POEMS IN WHICH THE AUTHOR EXPLORES COMING TO TERMS WITH HERSELF AND HER PARENTS, FALLING IN LOVE, AND REDISCOVERING HER JEWISH IDENTITY.
EN405230BAMBOO CRADLEA JEWISH FATHER'S STORYSCHWARTZBAUM, AVRAHAMTHE TRUE STORY OF HOW AN AMERICAN COUPLE ADOPTED A CHINESE INFANT FOUND ABANDONED IN A TAIWAN RAILROAD STATION. THE SUBTEXT OF THE BOOK IS THE DISCOVERY OF THEIR JEWISH HERITAGE.
EN405233PHYSICIANGORDON, NOAHHELEN DITTUS, RITA LEVINE, JACK SANDERSTHE ADVENTURES OF A CHRISTIAN ORPHAN BOY WHO IS APPRENTICED TO A BARBER-SURGEON AND HIS TREATMENT AS AN OUTSIDER LIVING AMONG JEWS AND MOSLEMS.
EN405240SABBATHITS MEANING FOR MODERN MANHESCHEL, ABRAHAM JOSHUANANCY SCHIERAN EXPOSITION OF THE SABBATH AND ITS EMBODIMENT OF THE SPIRITUAL REALITIES OF JUDAISM.
EN405241LET US MAKE MANSELF-ESTEEM THROUGH JEWISHNESSTWERSKI, A PSYCHIATRIST AND TORAH SCHOLAR, SUGGESTS A WAY IN WHICH PEOPLE CAN COME TO KNOW AND VALUE THEMSELVES.
EN405244LAZAR MALKIN ENTERS HEAVENSTERN, STEVESARAJEAN SHERKNINE STORIES ABOUT JEWISH LIFE ON MYTHICAL NORTH MAIN STREET IN MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE.
EN405245TRAVELSAMICHAI, YEHUDAZOE LANTEIME BELTHTHIS BOOK-LENGTH AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL POEM IS A SERIES OF LINKED MEDITATIONS ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE LIFE OF THE POET AND THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN405246NEW JEWISH CUISINEBERKOWITZ, GILACYNTHIA BLASENSTEIN & BEVERLY FRIEDLERRECIPES FOR JEWISH DISHES THAT EMPHASIZE HEALTHFUL INGREDIENTS. INCLUDES SECTIONS ON VEGETARIAN, HOLIDAY, AND ISRAELI FOODS.
EN405251DEATH OF METHUSELAH AND OTHER STORIESSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISSYLVIA LEVINSONTHESE STORIES, SET IN BIBLICAL TIMES, PRE-WORLD WAR II POLAND, AND THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY, ALLUDE TO THE HOLOCAUST, TO THE ROOTLESSNESS OF EXILE, AND TO BETRAYAL.
EN405252HOTEL SAVOYROTH, JOSEPHELEANOR SCHICKSET IN A GREY INDUSTRIAL TOWN IN EASTERN EUROPE, THE NARRATOR HAS BEEN A PRISONER OF WAR IN SIBERIA. THIS IS A COMPELLING EVOCATION AND PARABLE OF EUROPE BETWEEN THE WARS.
EN405254SOCIAL AND RELIGIOUS HISTORY OF THE JEWS, LATE MIDDLE AGES AND ERA OF EUROPEAN EXPANSION,1200-1650BARON, SALO WITTMAYERDR. IRVING W. KRAMERTHIS VOLUME LOOKS AT THE ROLE OF THE JEWS IN THE COLLAPSING BYZANTINE EMPIRE AND THE REMNANTS OF THAT CIVILIZATION.
EN405255BUTCHER'S THEATERKELLERMAN, JONATHANBEA DAVISWHEN THE MUTILATED BODY OF AN ARAB GIRL IS FOUND, INSPECTOR SHARAVI OF THE JERUSALEM POLICE MUST USE HIS WITS AND THE ETHNIC INFORMATION PROVIDED BY HIS ASSISTANTS TO FIND THE KILLER WHO IS STALKING INHABITANTS OF THE CITY.
EN405256MURDER IN YIDDISHHAIBLUM, ISIDOREMELVIN DAVISJIM SHAW'S INVESTIGATION OF AN EX-POLICE OFFICER TAKES ON A NEW TWIST WHEN HIS ELDERLY JEWISH NEIGHBOR IS BEATEN TO DEATH. IN ORDER TO SOLVE HIS CASE AND PREVENT ANOTHER CRIME, SHAW MUST UNCOVER THE CONNECTION BETWEEN THESE TWO PEOPLE.
EN405258MISS AMERICA, 1945BESS MYERSON'S OWN STORYDWORKIN, SUSANR. FRANKFORT/ R. LEVINE/J. BRONITSKYTHIS BIOGRAPHY FOCUSES ON THE PERIOD WHEN MYERSON WON THE MISS AMERICA TITLE AND PAINTS A PORTRAIT OF THE IMMEDIATE POSTWAR ERA.
EN405262JOKES OF OPPRESSIONTHE HUMOR OF SOVIET JEWSHARRIS, DAVID A.; RABINOVICH, IZRAILADELINE MAREMONTA COLLECTION OF JOKES THAT FINDS HUMOR IN THE OFTEN DIFFICULT CIRCUMSTANCES OF BEING A JEW IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION.
EN405264JACKIE OY!JACKIE MASON FROM BIRTH TO REBIRTHMASON, JACKIE; GROSS, KENJACK LACKS, MON. CELE SAFER & GERTRUDE ROSENBERGPEPPERED WITH IRREVERENT COMMENTARY, MASON CHRONICLES HIS PROFESSIONAL FALL AND RISE AND DESCRIBES HIS STRUGGLES AS AN IMMIGRANT'S SON AND A TENTH GENERATION RABBI WHO DREAMED OF A LIFE IN SHOW BUSINESS.
EN405265CAN'T HELP SINGIN'THE AMERICAN MUSICAL ON STAGE MAST, GERALDRUBELLE SCHAFFLERAN EXAMINATION OF THE LAST 100 YEARS OF THE AMERICAN MUSICAL. THE AUTHOR ALSO EXPLORES WHY MANY OF THE LEADING COMPOSERS WERE JEWISH.
EN405267RHYTHMS OF JEWISH LIVINGA SEPHARDIC APPROACHANGEL, MARC D.SARENE MYERSA DISCUSSION OF THE DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SEPHARDIC APPROACH TO THE OBSERVANCES AND CONCEPTS OF JUDAISM. THE AUTHOR LOOKS AT ISSUES SUCH AS THE FAMILY, THE APPLICATION OF HALACHA TO MODERN LIFE, ISRAEL AND THE NATIONS, AND CONVERSION.
EN405268SEASON OF THE JEWSHADBOLT, MAURICEFAITH GARFIELD, CELE SAFER & JACK SANDERSTHIS NOVEL IS BASED ON AN ACTUAL MAORI REVOLT AGAINST THE BRITISH IN NEW ZEALAND FROM 1868 THROUGH 1869.
EN405271FACTSA NOVELIST'S AUTOBIOGRAPHYROTH, PHILIPSYLVIA LEVINSONIN THIS MEMOIR, AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL SEQUEL TO 'THE COUNTERLIFE,' ROTH RELATES THE FIRST 35 YEARS OF HIS LIFE, BEGINNING WITH HIS LOWER MIDDLE-CLASS JEWISH CHILDHOOD IN NEWARK, NEW JERSEY AND ENDING WITH THE CULTURAL TURBULENCE THAT LED HIM TO WRITE 'PORTNOY'S COMPLAINT' IN 1969.
EN405281STRIVE FOR TRUTH (PARTS I & II) (MICHTAV ME'ELIYAHU)DESSLER, ELIYAHU E., RABBIBERNICE G. DAVISADAPTED FROM THE ORIGINAL HEBREW, THIS BOOK PRESENTS THE IDEAS OF A TWENTIETH-CENTURY PROPONENT OF THE MUSSAR (ETHICS) MOVEMENT. (PART 1 & 2)
EN405283GREAT JEWS IN SPORTSSLATER, ROBERTHARRY M. GARTENAN INTERNATIONAL GALAXY OF NOTED JEWS IN SPORTS, INCLUDING MANY ELECTED TO THE JEWISH HALL OF FAME IN ISRAEL. SKETCHES OF 'NEAR GREATS' AND ISRAELI SPORTS FIGURES ARE ALSO INCLUDED.
EN405287BOOK OF ADAM TO MOSESSEGAL, LORECORRINNE SHAFTELTHE AUTHOR RETELLS BIBLE STORIES FOR CHILDREN.
EN405288SHINING THROUGHISAACS, SUSANEVE HABERMANSET IN NEW YORK, WASHINGTON AND BERLIN DURING WORLD WAR II, THIS IS THE STORY OF HOW A SERIES OF EVENTS TRANSFORM AN ORDINARY SECRETARY INTO A HEROIC SPY WHO UNDERTAKES A DANGEROUS MISSION TO HELP SAVE HER COUNTRY.
EN405289KING OF THE FIELDSSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISRUTH SHERMANSINGER'S INTERPRETATION OF PRIMITIVE HISTORY DEPICTS THE TRANSITION OF POLAND FROM A HUNTER-GATHERER SOCIETY TO A SOCIETY BASED ON AGRICULTURE.
EN405290GOLDAGOLDA MEIR:THE ROMANTIC YEARSMARTIN, RALPH G.DOROTHY MASKINTHIS INFORMAL NARRATIVE FOLLOWS THE FORMER PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL FROM HER FIRST EIGHT YEARS IN KIEV, WHERE SHE WAS BORN IN 1893, TO AMERICA AND ENDS IN 1948 WITH THE CREATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.
EN405292BLESSING AND THE CURSEBAYER, LINDAHARRY BERENHOLTZ & SELMA BAUMGOLDIN A NOVEL THAT EXPLORES THE DIFFICULTIES OF PARENTING WITHOUT MARRIAGE, A SINGLE MOTHER, WHO WORKS AS A PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, FINDS FULFILLMENT IN ISRAEL.
EN405300MIRACLE HATERHAREVEN, SHULAMITHCORINNE SHAFTELSET IN BIBLICAL TIMES, ESHKAR IS A HEBREW BORN INTO SLAVERY IN EGYPT. HE TAKES PART IN THE EXODUS BUT SEPARATES HIMSELF FROM THE OTHER TRIBES WHEN HE SEES THAT MOSES' MIRACLES CAUSE ONLY PAIN. HE REMAINS IN THE DESERT, CYNICAL AND ALONE.
EN405301JEW IN AMERICAN CINEMAERENS, PATRICKSTANLEY KIRSCHA CHRONOLOGICAL EXAMINATION OF THE SHIFTING TYPOLOGY OF JEWISH CHARACTER TYPES IN MOVIES. THE AUTHOR CHARTS THE JEW'S CHANGING POSITION AS OUTSIDER OR INSIDER AND EXAMINES HOW JEWISH PRESSURE GROUPS AND EXECUTIVES SOUGHT TO LIMIT HIGHLY NEGATIVE STEREOTYPES.
EN405305JACOB THE BAKERBEN SHEA, NOAHJUDITH PAKIERAN ENTIRE TOWN SEEKS THE ADVICE OF A PIOUS BAKER AFTER HE ACCIDENTALLY BAKES A NOTE OF PERSONAL REFLECTION INTO ONE OF HIS LOAVES.
EN405306BASIC JUDAISM FOR YOUNG PEOPLEVOLUME ONE - ISRAELPASACHOFF, NAOMIEDITH PERMANTHE MOST COMMON WORDS IN THE JEWISH VOCABULARY-THE ONES THAT HAVE TRANSMITTED THE ESSENCE OF JEWISH IDENTITY DOWN THROUGH THE AGES-ARE STEEPED IN HISTORY AND TRADITION AND LAYERS OF MEANING. HOW CAN WE EXPLAIN THEM IN TERMS THE YOUNG STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND TODAY? THIS VOLUME USES CONCEPTS TO TEACH HISTORY, TELLS STORIES TO TEACH MORALITY, AND INTRODUCES HEROES TO TEACH VALUES.
EN405310LEGENDS OF ZIONSKAHANA, S. Z., DR.SHIRLEY KALBWHEN MYSTICS VISIT SACRED, HEAVENLY SITES, THEY MAKE THEIR ENTRY AND EXIT THROUGH SEVEN GATE, USING EACH ACCORDING TO THE OCCASION AND THE SEASON OF THE YEAR. THESE SEVEN GATES ARE CONNECTED WITH THE SEVEN STARRY FIRMAMENTS, WITH THE SEVEN DAYS OF THE WEEK AND THE 12 MONTHS OF THE YEAR. THE STORIES IN THIS BOOK BELONG TO THOSE LEGENDARY TALES WHICH CLING TO THE ZODIAC.
EN405311DEAR ANN, DEAR ABBYTHE UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF ANNPOTTKER, JAN; SPECIALE, BOBCHARLOTTE MEYERTHE STORY OF TWINS, 'EPPIE' AND 'POPO' FRIEDMAN, WHO WENT ON TO BECOME THE WELL-KNOWN ADVICE COLUMNISTS, 'DEAR ANN' AND 'DEAR ABBY.'
EN405318GREAT JEWISH DEBATES AND DILEMMASJEWISH PERSPECTIVES ON MORAL ISSUEVORSPAN, ALBERTTHE AUTHOR EXAMINES JEWISH LIBERALISM FROM ALL SIDES OF THE DEBATE AND WONDERS WHETHER IT IS TIME TO RECONSIDER 'TRADITIONAL' JEWISH LIBERALISM.
EN405320ROAD TO EIN HARODKENAN, AMOSSYLVIA ESTESTHIS NOVEL DEPICTS AN ISRAEL HEADING TOWARD FASCISM AFTER A MILITARY COUP. EIN HAROD, A LEGENDARY KIBBUTZ FOUNDED BY SOCIALIST ZIONISTS, IS THE LAST CENTER OF ISRAELI RESISTANCE.
EN405326VOLUNTEERSSCLIAR, MOACYRSYLVIA JACOBSSET IN 1970, THIS NOVEL BLENDS THE MYSTICAL AND THE REAL AS IT TELLS THE STORY OF THE VOYAGE OF THE 'VOLUNTARIOS,' A TUGBOAT SAILING FROM PORTUGAL TO ISRAEL WITH AN ECLECTIC GROUP OF PASSENGERS. ITS MISSION IS TO BRING A DYING MAN TO JERUSALEM.
EN405327LEAVING BARNEYMOSKOWITZ, BETTE ANNSARAH LEE CASEWHEN BARNEY GOODMAN ACCIDENTALLY DIES, HE LEAVES HIS WIDOW WITH A BOOKSTORE IN A DECLINING NEIGHBORHOOD AND A NUMBER OF MYSTERIES TO BE UNRAVELED.
EN405329OPERATION BABYLONHILLEL, SHLOMOJUDITH TESSERTHE STORY OF THE 1955 AIRLIFT OF 125,000 JEWS TO ISRAEL AND THE ROLE PLAYED BY THE AUTHOR, AN ISRAELI POLITICIAN WHO WAS AN UNDERCOVER AGENT AT THE TIME.
EN405330WHITE LIESSALAMON, JULIEMILDRED WEISBLATTTHIS IS A STORY OF LIES, THE ONES CREATED TO PROTECT JAMAICA AND HER SISTER, AND THE LIES THAT ARE PART OF JAMAICA'S CAREER AS A JOURNALIST. EVENTUALLY THE LIES ARE EXPOSED WHEN JAMAICA'S JOB LEADS HER INTO A CONFRONTATION WITH HER PARENT'S HIDDEN PAST.
EN405332MACCABEAN REVOLTANATOMY OF A BIBLICAL REVOLUTIONHARRINGTON, DANIEL J.DOROTHY AXELROTHA STUDY OF THE BOOKS OF DANIEL AND MACCABEES, INTENDED AS AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STORY OF THE MACCABEAN REVOLT.
EN405335BAUMGARTNER'S BOMBAYDESAI, ANITARITA LEVINEAS A YOUNG JEWISH BOY, HUGO BAUMGARTNER WAS FORCED TO LEAVE HIS FAMILY AND HIS COUNTRY WHEN HITLER CAME TO POWER. ENDING UP IN BOMBAY, WHERE HE SPENDS THE REST OF HIS LIFE ALONE, BAUMGARTNER EMBODIES THE WANDERER'S SENSE OF DISPLACEMENT AND EMOTIONAL DETACHMENT.
EN405336ARABESQUESSHAMMAS, ANTONE. WORTHEIMERTHE AUTHOR, A PALESTINIAN CHRISTIAN, WRITES A HISTORY OF HIS YOUTH IN AN ARAB VILLAGE IN THE GALILEE. FANATICISM AND SUPERSTITION ARE COUPLED WITH THE PLEASURES AND PAINS OF PEASANT LIFE. A FRACTURED NARRATIVE AND SHIFTING CHRONOLOGY GIVE THE BOOK ITS DESCRIPTION AS A WORK OF FICTION.
EN405337SEE UNDER LOVEGROSSMAN, DAVIDRUBELLE SCHOFLERSET IN ISRAEL IN 1959, THE NOVEL FOCUSES ON MOMIK, A NINE-YEAR-OLD CHILD OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS WHO HAS LEARNED TO HIDE HIS FEELINGS AND SHIELD HIMSELF FROM ALL ATTACHMENTS. BUT WHEN HUMANITY TOUCHES HIM, MOMIK REALIZES THAT GOODNESS CAN EXIST ALONGSIDE THE HORRORS OF HISTORY.
EN405338FROM THE MACCABEES TO THE MISHNAHCOHEN, SHAYE J.D.ELEANOR SCHICKA BRIEF ACCOUNT OF JEWS AND JUDAISM FROM 160 THROUGH 63 B.C.E.
EN405340GOLDEN CUPPLAIN, BELVANORMA FLASTERSET IN THE WORLD OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS AT THE BEGINNING OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, THIS IS THE STORY OF HENNIE ROTH, A SUFFRAGETTE AND FIGHTER FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE. SHE STRUGGLES TO RECONCILE THE DEMANDS OF FAMILY AND OF HER CONSCIENCE WITH THE DEMANDS OF HER HEART.
EN405343SHAWLA STORY AND A NOVELLAOZICK, CYNTHIAAMY GOLDBERGOZICK STEERS THE READER THROUGH THE MIND OF ROSA, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, WHO RELIVES THE PAST BY WRITING LETTERS IN HER HEAD TO HER DEAD DAUGHTER, MAGDA. THE SHAWL OF THE TITLE IS MAGDA'S WHICH ROSA HAS PRESERVED AS BOTH TALISMAN AND SECURITY BLANKET.
EN405346MAVERICK RABBIREICHEL, AARON I.BERNICE PERLMAN & MIRIAM BENDERTHE BIOGRAPHY OF RABBI HERBERT GOLDSTEIN, FOUNDER OF THE INSTITUTIONAL SYNAGOGUE IN HARLEM, A FORERUNNER OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER, AND THE FIRST AMERICAN-BORN, IVY LEAGUE-EDUCATED ORTHODOX RABBI.
EN405350DEVIL'S SPYHASTINGS, MICHAELBARBARA JUSTERRUTH MENDELSON, A SPY FOR THE BRITISH, IS ABOUT TO BE EXECUTED BY THE TURKISH COMMAND WHEN THEY COMPEL HER TO SPY ON THE BRITISH OR HER FATHER WILL BE KILLED.
EN405353LAST PRINCESSFREEMAN, CYNTHIARUTH FRANKFURT, RITA LEVINE & JACK SAUNDERSSET IN NEW YORK CITY'S UPPER EAST SIDE, HOLLYWOOD, AND THE ISRAELI DESERT THIS NOVEL FOLLOWS THE LIVES OF LILY GOODHUE AND HARRY KOHLE, AN INTERMARRIED COUPLE.
EN405361FIVE SEASONSYEHOSHUA, A.B.LYNN HIMELFARBYEHOSHUA WRITES OF THE PAINFUL AND AWKWARD READJUSTMENT TO LIFE OF A PASSIVE CIVIL SERVANT WHO HAD NURSED HIS WIFE THROUGH A LONG AND FATAL ILLNESS.
EN405363MASTER OF THE RETURNREICH, TOVASYLVIA ESTESA SOCIAL PARODY ABOUT ISRAELI PENITENTS, TRANSFORMED INTO ZEALOTS, WHO BECOME INTOXICATED BY THE HASIDISM OF RABBI NACHMAN OF BRATSLAV.
EN405364IF NOT NOW, WHEN?LEVI, PRIMOCONSTANCE WARSHOWSKYTHE AUTHOR PORTRAYS THE JEW NOT AS A VICTIM OF NAZISM, BUT AS A FIGHTER, AFFIRMING HIS HUMANITY AGAINST IMPOSSIBLE ODDS.
EN405365TEVYE THE DAIRYMAN AND THE RAILROAD STORIESALEICHEM, SHOLOMSUSAN WINOGRADTHIS COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES IS A SERIES OF VIGNETTES OF SHTETL LIFE IN THE JEWISH PALE IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO WORLD WAR I
EN405366RAGMAN'S SONDOUGLAS, KIRKEDITH FRIEDMANTHE CHILD OF JEWISH-RUSSIAN IMMIGRANTS, RAISED IN POVERTY, DOUGLAS BECAME A MOVIE STAR AND A MILLIONAIRE. HE RECOUNTS HIS EARLY YEARS, HIS RISE TO FAME, AND HIS PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS.
EN405368WHO NEEDS GODKUSHNER, HAROLD, RABBSTANLEY R. BRAVTHE AUTHOR ASSERTS THAT EVERYONE NEEDS GOD AND INSISTS THAT GOD HEARS PEOPLE EVEN WHEN THEY PROTEST DIVINE 'MISHANDLING' OF THEIR AFFAIRS.
EN405369CENTAUR IN THE GARDENSCLIAR, MOACYRFLORENCE JABLONA FANTASY ABOUT A CENTAUR WHO IS BORN INTO A JEWISH FAMILY. HE JOINS A CIRCUS WHERE HE MARRIES A FEMALE CENTAUR WHO ALSO DREAMS OF BEING 'NORMAL.'
EN405372ADVENTURES OF MENACHEM MENDLALEICHEM, SHOLOMSARENE MEYERSAN EXCHANGE OF LETTERS BETWEEN THE HERO AND HIS WIFE WHO IS LEFT BEHIND IN THE VILLAGE OF KASRILEVKE WHILE HER HUSBAND SEEKS HIS FORTUNE IN THE BIG CITIES OF ODESSA AND KIEV.
EN405375BERNSTEINA BIOGRAPHYPEYSER, JOANESTELLE ADENTHE AUTHOR TRACES BERNSTEIN'S LIFE, FROM HIS BOSTON CHILDHOOD AND TIN PAN ALLEY APPRENTICESHIP TO HIS CAREER AS A CONDUCTOR AND COMPOSER.
EN405377FESTIVAL OF ESTHERTHE STORY OF PURIMSILVERMAN, MAIDAA SIMPLE RETELLING OF THE PURIM STORY INCLUDING A RECIPE FOR 'HAMENTASCHEN.'
EN405378FOR EVERY SINAPPELFELD, AHARONTHIS NOVEL PORTRAYS A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, WHO SPENT FOUR YEARS IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS, TENTATIVELY JOINING THE COMPANY OF SURVIVORS.
EN405379WASTELANDSINCLAIR, JOALICE ARLOWTHE STORY OF JACOB BRAUNOWITZ, WHO, IN HIS ZEAL TO ASSIMILATE INTO AMERICAN CULTURE, DENIES HIS JEWISH HERITAGE. PSYCHOANALYSIS HELPS HIM REDISCOVER HIS ROOTS. THE BOOK ALSO EXPLORES THE STRONGER JEWISH IDENTITY OF JACOB'S SISTER WHO IS A LESBIAN AND A CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVIST.
EN405381HISTORY OF THE JEWS. VOL. 5GRAETZ, HEINRICHLILLIAN GLIXONTHE FIFTH VOLUME OF A HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE BY THE GERMAN-JEWISH HISTORIAN. COVERS THE PERIOD FROM THE CHMIELNICKI PERSECUTION OF JEWS IN POLAND IN 1648 UNTIL 1870.
EN405383FINAL ANALYSIS OF DR. STARKTELUSHKIN, JOSEPHELISSA BAUMWHILE SOLVING THE MYSTERY OF HIS FRIEND'S MURDER, RABBI WINTER, AN ORTHODOX RABBI, ALSO LEARNS A LESSON IN THE EVILS OF TALE-BEARING AND RUMOR-MONGERING.
EN405384WHAT YOU THOUGHT YOU KNEW ABOUT JUDAISM341 COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT JEWSBULKA, REUVEN P., RABBIADELINE MARAMOUNTRABBI BULKA CLARIFIES COMMON MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT JEWISH LIFE ON SUCH TOPICS AS THE HOLIDAYS, RITUALS, LIFE-CYCLE EVENTS, AND TRADITIONS. SOURCES ARE ALSO PROVIDED.
EN405391JESTERSMARKISH, DAVIDMURRAY GLANZCOMIC AND TRAGIC ELEMENTS ARE USED IN THIS HISTORICAL NOVEL ABOUT PETER THE GREAT AND HIS THREE JEWISH ADVISERS IN EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY RUSSIA. THE AUTHOR EMPHASIZES THE FINE LINE ONCE WALKED BY AMBITIOUS EUROPEAN JEWS AS THEY HAD TO BE BOTH CLEVER AND NON-THREATENING TO THOSE IN POWER.
EN405392BELLAROSA CONNECTIONBELLOW, SAULSYLVIA LEVINSONTHE AGING NARRATOR REMEMBERS AN ACQUAINTANCE WHO WAS SAVED FROM THE NAZIS AND, FOR YEARS, IS THWARTED IN HIS ATTEMPTS TO THANK HIS RESCUER.
EN405394SUSTAINING UTTERANCEDISCOURSES ON CHASIDIC THOUGHTSTEINSALTZ, ADINHELEN STEWARTA COMPANION VOLUME TO 'THE LONG SHORTER WAY,' IN WHICH STEINSALTZ CONTINUES HIS COMMENTARY ON THE 'TANYA,' THE CLASSIC CHASIDIC TEXT. THE BOOK DEALS WITH SEVERAL FUNDAMENTAL THEOLOGICAL CONCEPTS OF JEWISH THOUGHT.
EN405395LATECOMERSBROOKNER, ANITAMULTIPLETHE STORY OF A FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN TWO MEN, FROM THEIR TRAGIC BEGINNINGS AS REFUGEES FROM GERMANY TO THEIR SUCCESS AS PARTNERS IN BUSINESS.
EN405396MYSTIC QUESTAN INTRODUCTION TO JEWISH MYSTICISMARIEL, DAVID S.DR. IRVING KRAMERA COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF JEWISH MYSTICISM GEARED TO THE LAY READER.
EN405398TERRITORY OF LIESTHE EXCLUSIVE STORY OF JONATHAN J. POLLARDBLITZER, WOLFKAREN LANDSMANBLITZER, A JOURNALIST, RECOUNTS THE STORY OF JONATHAN J. POLLARD, THE AMERICAN JEW WHO SPIED ON THE UNITED STATES FOR ISRAEL, AND ANSWERS SOME DISTURBING QUESTIONS
EN405399JACOB'S LADDERCOLLINS, ALANBERNICE PERLMANIN AN ORPHANAGE SURROUNDED BY YOUNG REFUGEES FROM HITLER'S GERMANY, JACOB IS TAUGHT THE SIGNIFICANCE OF HIS HERITAGE. BUT IT TAKES A SERIES OF TRAGEDIES FOR JACOB TO BEGIN TO LIVE HIS LIFE FULLY.
EN405401OUT OF MANY WATERSGREENE, JACQUELINE DEMBARLYNN HIMELFARBIN 1654, A YOUNG PORTUGUESE GIRL STOWS AWAY ABOARD A DUTCH SHIP HEADED FOR NEW AMSTERDAM. THROUGH THE HEROINE'S ADVENTURES, THE YOUNG READER IS INTRODUCED TO AMERICAN AND JEWISH HISTORY.
EN405402AGENTS OF INNOCENCEIGNATIUS, DAVIDJACK LACKSA SPY NOVEL SET IN THE TURBULENCE OF THE CONTEMPORARY MIDDLE EAST. INCLUDES A WIDE RANGE OF CHARACTERS EACH CONVINCED OF THE RIGHTEOUSNESS OF HIS OR HER OWN GOAL.
EN405404BLESSINGSPLAIN, BELVAJENNIE RAKOWSKY, A LAWYER WHO SPECIALIZES IN DEFENDING THE RIGHTS OF IMPOVERISHED WOMEN, IS ABOUT TO MARRY A FELLOW ATTORNEY. BUT HER WELL-ORDERED LIFE IS SHATTERED WHEN THE CHILD SHE GAVE UP FOR ADOPTION APPEARS ON HER DOORSTEP.
EN405405IMMIGRANT'S DAUGHTERFAST, HOWARDSARAJEAN SHERKTHIS FIFTH AND FINAL VOLUME OF THE LAVETTE FAMILY SAGA IS SET AGAINST THE TURBULENT BACKDROP OF THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND CENTERS ON THE POLITICAL AND PERSONAL LIFE OF BARBARA LAVETTE.
EN405406JEWISH SPIRITUALITY IFROM THE BIBLE TO THE MIDDLE AGESGREEN, ARTHUR, ED.RUBELLE SCHAFLERFIFTEEN U.S. AND ISRAELI SCHOLARS EXPLORE JUDAISM'S SPIRITUALITY FROM ITS FOUNDATION IN THE BIBLICAL AGE AND ITS EMERGENCE IN THE RABBINIC AGE TO THE PERIOD OF REFLECTION IN THE MEDIEVAL AGE.
EN405408WALKER IN THE CITYKAZIN, ALFREDMEL DAVISTHE AUTHOR TELLS OF HIS NEW YORK CHILDHOOD IN BROWNSVILLE, AT THAT TIME A NEIGHBORHOOD OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWISH IMMIGRANTS. THE BOOK EXPLORES HIS SEARCH FOR POLITICAL AND SPIRITUAL VALUES.
EN405409HEROES OF ISRAELPROFILES IN JEWISH COURAGEHERZOG, CHAIMTHE PHYSICAL AND MORAL COURAGE OF EACH JEWISH HERO FROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO THE 1976 ENTEBBE RESCUE IS DEPICTED ALONG WITH THE CONDITIONS AND ENEMIES AGAINST WHICH THEY BATTLED.
EN405410WAY OF TORAHAN INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISM. 4TH EDNEUSNER, JACOBJEROME BROOKMANTHIS TEXT SURVEYS THE VARIETIES OF JEWISH BELIEF AND BEHAVIOR, MODERN JEWISH CULTURE, AND THE PERSISTENCE OF RABBINIC TRADITION.
EN405411WHO WROTE THE BIBLE?FRIEDMAN, RICHARD ELLIOTAN EXAMINATION OF THE COMPLEX HISTORY OF THE FIVE BOOKS OF THE BIBLE AND THEIR AUTHORSHIP.
EN405412FOURTH STREET EASTWEIDMAN, JEROMEMIRIAM BLOSVERNTHIS NOVEL TELLS THE STORY OF BENNY KRAMER GROWING UP ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE OF MANHATTAN IN THE 1920S.
EN405413IT WASN'T ALL VELVETTORME, MELMARION HARRISIN HIS MEMOIR, TORME, THE CHICAGO-BORN SON OF RUSSIAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANTS, LOOKS BACK AT HIS YEARS IN SHOW BUSINESS.
EN405419CONFESSIONS OF A GOOD ARABKANIUK, YORAMHARRY M. GARTENAS THE SON OF AN ISRAELI MOTHER AND AN ARAB FATHER, YOSEF IS CONSUMED BY ANGER OVER HIS REJECTION BY BOTH THE ISRAELI AND ARAB WORLDS. THROUGH HIS PROTAGONIST, THE AUTHOR PRESENTS AN INDICTMENT OF THE ZIONIST DREAM AND EXPLORES THE THEMES OF ALIENATION AND LONGING.
EN405421GALUTMODERN JEWISH REFLECTIONS ON HOMELEISEN, ARNOLD M.IRVING W. KRAMER, DRBY ANALYZING CLASSICAL SOURCES, THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE POSSIBLE MEANINGS OF EXILE AND HOMECOMING. HE ASSERTS THAT CONTEMPORARY NOTIONS OF HOMELESSNESS ARE SHAPED BY THE WAY IT IS DEPICTED IN THE BIBLE AND RABBINIC LITERATURE.
EN405422HAVA NAGILAABOUT THE SONG AND THE COMPOSERFEINBERG, SHELDONSHELDON FEINBERGTHE STORY OF MOSHE NATHANSON WHO AT AGE 12 WROTE THE WORDS TO THE FAMOUS SONG, HAVA NAGILA, IN JERUSALEM. HE LATER CAME TO THE U.S. WHERE HE BECAME A CANTOR, COMPOSER, MUSIC TEACHER, AND CONCERT ARTIST.
EN405425KEEPING SECRETSSHANKMAN, SARAHSARAH LEE KASEEMMA FINE, AN INDEPENDENT JEWISH GIRL, SETS OUT FROM LOS ANGELES FOR ATLANTA AND NEW YORK TO FIND HER TRUE IDENTITY. WHEN SHE RETURNS HOME, SHE HAS A SURPRISING REVELATION ABOUT HER NATURAL PARENTS.
EN405426JEWISH LEGENDSZWEIG, STEFANROBERT UCHITELLEORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN SWEDEN, THESE JEWISH STORIES WERE WRITTEN DURING THE HOLOCAUST.
EN405438WHAT DINAH THOUGHTMETZGER, DEENACAROL LOWENSTEINA MULTIDIMENSIONAL NOVEL IN WHICH THREE DINAHS ARE INTERWOVEN: THE BIBLICAL DINAH, THE AUTHOR DEENA, AND DINAH Z., A JEWISH-AMERICAN FILMMAKER ON LOCATION IN ISRAEL. THE STORIES OF THESE THREE WOMEN PORTRAY THE ISSUES OF BIBLICAL AND MODERN WOMEN.
EN405440MITLA PASSURIS, LEONBILL ARONSONWITH HIS MARRIAGE IN TURMOIL AND HIS WRITING CAREER AT A STANDSTILL, GIDEON ZADOK GOES TO ISRAEL DURING THE 1956 SINAI WAR TO TRY TO REDEEM HIMSELF AS A WRITER AND A JEW.
EN405444OTHER JEWSTHE SEPHARDIM TODAYELAZAR, DANIEL J.SYLVIA HORENSTEINELAZAR OVERTURNS STEREOTYPES AND CHALLENGES WIDELY-HELD ASSUMPTIONS ABOUT SEPHARDIM IN ISRAEL AND PROVIDES READERS WITH A TOUR OF SEPHARDI COMMUNITIES AROUND THE WORLD.
EN405446HANK GREENBERGTHE STORY OF MY LIFEGREENBERG, HANKRICHARD HANAUGREENBERG RECOUNTS HIS YEARS AS THE FIRST JEWISH BASEBALL PLAYER, A SUCCESSFUL BASEBALL MANAGER, AND AN INVESTMENT BROKER.
EN405451BORROWED TIMEJACKONT, AMNONTRUDY CUTLERTHE NOVEL SHIFTS BETWEEN SEVERAL OF ITS MAIN ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN CHARACTERS AS IT STRUGGLES TO ANSWER THE QUESTION: IS ISRAEL WORTH THE PAIN, FOR JEWS, THAT IS NECESSARY TO KEEP IT ALIVE AS A NATION?
EN405454DEVIL AND THE JEWSTHE MEDIEVAL CONCEPTION OF THE JEWTRACHTENBERG, JOSHUAAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHIS WORK ADDRESSES BOTH THE LITERAL AND FIGURATIVE MEDIEVAL CONCEPTION OF THE JEW AS DEVIL. USING DOCUMENTS, ANALYSIS, AND ILLUSTRATION, THE AUTHOR PRESENTS THE VARIOUS DEMONIC GUISES ATTRIBUTED TO THE JEW SUCH AS SORCERER, RITUAL MURDERER, HERETIC, USERER, AND INFIDEL.
EN405457BREAKING FROM THE KGBSHAINBERG, MAURICEN/AFORCED TO ASSUME A NON-JEWISH IDENTITY DURING THE NAZI OCCUPATION OF POLAND, THE AUTHOR TELLS OF HIS YEARS AS AN AGENT IN THE SOVIET-DOMINATED POLISH KGB AND THE EVENTS LEADING TO HIS DEFECTION TO THE WEST.
EN405461CYNTHIA OZICKLOWIN, JOSEPHELEANOR SCHICKA COMPREHENSIVE AND CRITICAL TREATMENT OF THE NOVELIST AND ESSAYIST. THE AUTHOR PROVIDES BIOGRAPHICAL DETAIL ON OZICK'S LIFE AND OFFERS KEYS TO UNRAVELING THE MEANING BEHIND HER POEMS AND STORIES.
EN405467JERUSALEMCITY OF MIRRORSELON, AMOSBARBARA JUSTER & JEANNE KAISERTHE AUTHOR EXAMINES JERUSALEM'S BIBLICAL LANDSCAPE AGAINST A PAST AND PRESENT CHOKED WITH RELIGIOUS AND POLITICAL STRIFE.
EN405472BROOKLYN BOYLELCHUK, ALANMEL DAVISTHE STORY OF ALAN SCHLOSSBERG, WHO IS COMING OF AGE IN POST-DEPRESSION BROOKLYN. ALAN STRUGGLES WITH HIS FATHER'S BITTERNESS AND COMMITMENT TO STALINISM AND HIS OWN ENTHRALLMENT WITH ALL THINGS AMERICAN.
EN405474NEW FACE IN THE MIRRORDAYAN, YAELADELINE MAIRMONTTHE STORY OF AN ISRAELI COLONEL'S DAUGHTER WHO REBELS AGAINST HER MILITARY TRAINING BUT MATURES BECAUSE OF THE EXPERIENCE.
EN405476TRIBE OF DINAA JEWISH WOMAN'S ANTHOLOGYKAYE-KANTROWITZ, M; KLEPFISZ IRENASARENE MEYERSA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES, POETRY, ESSAYS AND INTERVIEWS THAT CELEBRATE THE EXPERIENCE OF BEING A JEWISH WOMAN.
EN405481ESSAYS IN JEWISH THEOLOGYCOHON, SAMUEL S.ESSAYS THAT EXPLORE CONCEPTS SUCH AS AUTHORITY IN JUDAISM, ORIGINAL SIN, PROSELYTISM, AND THE PLACE OF JERUSALEM IN JEWISH TRADITION.
EN405484AFTER THE HOLIDAYSKENAZ, YEHOSHUAHELEN STEWARTSET IN PALESTINE IN THE EARLY 1900S, THIS IS THE STORY OF AN IMMIGRANT FAMILY LIVING IN A SMALL FARMING VILLAGE. THEIR ORDERED LIFE SLOWLY BEGINS TO UNRAVEL AS THE FAMILY'S BIZARRE IMPULSES START TO SURFACE.
EN405485SEARCH MY HEARTBIRNHACK, SARAHMARILYN PERELMANTHE STORY OF A SHELTERED ONLY CHILD FROM LONG ISLAND, NEW YORK, WHOSE SEARCH FOR INDEPENDENCE FORCES HER TO CONFRONT IDENTITY ISSUES. DEPICTIONS OF THE SETTING REVEAL THE DEEP DIVISIONS AND HIDDEN CONTROVERSIES WITHIN THE JEWISH WORLD.
EN405486SUMMER WORLDTHE ATTEMPT TO BUILD A JEWISH EDENKANFER, STEFANSYLVIA LEVINSONTHE JEWISH EXPERIENCE IN THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS FROM 1753 THROUGH THE 1970S.
EN405488GODS OF RAQUELSCLIAR, MOACYRCLAIRE LAWRENCEIN SEARCH OF HER JEWISH IDENTITY IN CATHOLIC BRAZIL, RAQUEL BELIEVES SHE MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY. SHE DENIES HERSELF PARTICIPATION IN EITHER RELIGION BUT CANNOT BE SATISFIED UNTIL HER DILEMMA IS ULTIMATELY RESOLVED.
EN405494PEOPLEAND UNCOLLECTED STORIESMALAMUD, BERNARDLYNN HIMMELFARBTHE NOVEL, 'THE PEOPLE,' UNFINISHED AT THE TIME OF MALAMUD'S DEATH, IS PRESENTED IN THE ORIGINAL VERSION, BUT INCLUDES THE AUTHOR'S NOTES FOR ITS CONCLUSION. IT TELLS THE STORY OF YOZIP BLOOM, AN IMMIGRANT PEDDLER, WHO BECOMES CHIEF OF AN INDIAN TRIBE. ALSO INCLUDED ARE 14 SHORT STORIES.
EN405497JUDAISM AND THE WORLD'S RELIGIONSBAMBERGER, DAVIDSARENE MYERSA COURSE ON COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS WHICH DISCUSSES WHAT HINDUISM, BUDDHISM, ISLAM, AND CHRISTIANITY SHARE WITH JUDAISM AND HOW THEY DIFFER. THE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE HISTORY, BELIEFS, PRACTICES, AND TEACHINGS OF EACH, AS SEEN THROUGH JEWISH EYES
EN405499ALTRUISTIC PERSONALITYRESCUERS OF JEWS IN NAZI EUROPEOLINER, SAMUEL P.; OLINER, PEARLBASED ON INTERVIEWS WITH 700 RESCUERS OF JEWS DURING THE NAZI OCCUPATION, THE AUTHORS EXPLORE THE MOTIVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES OF THOSE WHO AIDED JEWS WHILE AWARE OF THE POTENTIAL DANGER.
EN405502TOTAL IMMERSIONGOODMAN, ALLEGRAIN THESE 11 SHORT STORIES, THE AUTHOR GENTLY SATIRIZES THE LIVES OF OBSERVANT JEWS LIVING IN ENGLAND AND HAWAII WHO, WHILE COMMITTED TO THEIR PRINCIPLES, MUST ADAPT TO AN ALIEN AND SEDUCTIVE WORLD.
EN405504PILLARS OF FIRESHAGAN, STEVESPANIER, ROSEIT IS 1992 AND JERUSALEM AND TEL AVIV ARE TARGETED FOR DESTRUCTION BY LIBYA WITH NUCLEAR WEAPONS SUPPLIED BY PAKISTAN. CAN ISRAEL, WITH THE HELP OF A CIA AGENT WHO IS UNDERGOING HIS OWN CRISIS, STOP THEM?
EN405506JERICHO MOSAICWHITTEMORE, EDWARDWHAT SEEMS APPARENT IS NOT ALWAYS THE TRUTH IN THIS NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG SYRIAN WHO GIVES UP HIS SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS TO HELP THE ARAB CAUSE. IN REALITY, HE IS AN IRAQI JEW WORKING FOR ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE.
EN405512SACRED FRAGMENTSRECOVERING THEOLOGY FOR THE MODERN JEWGILLMAN, NEILEMPLOYING A WIDE RANGE OF JEWISH PERSPECTIVES AND THE IDEAS OF INFLUENTIAL TWENTIETH-CENTURY JEWISH THINKERS, THE AUTHOR ADDRESSES MANY COMPLEX PROBLEMS IN JEWISH THEOLOGY.
EN405514HEALER OF SHATTERED HEARTSA JEWISH VIEW OF GODWOLPE, DAVID J.JEAN MARKSDRAWING INSPIRATION FROM THE BIBLE, THE TORAH AND THE MIDRASH, THE AUTHOR, A CONSERVATIVE RABBI, PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO THOSE SEEKING A PERSONAL RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD.
EN405518YEARS FROM NOWGLICKMAN, GARYALFRED KNOPFTHE NOVEL DEPICTS THE STRUGGLES OF ZELLIE'S FAMILY AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY AND THE DISAPPOINTMENTS THAT ZELLIE EXPERIENCED IN HER LIFE. MOST SIGNIFICANTLY, ZELLIE MUST COPE WITH HER GAY SON AND HIS INSISTENCE ON AFFIRMING HIS JEWISH IDENTITY.
EN405519GROWING WITH MY CHILDRENA JEWISH MOTHER'S STORYSHAPIRO, SARAHAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANBASED ON HER DIARY, THE AUTHOR CHRONICLES THREE YEARS IN HER LIFE AS A HOMEMAKER AND MOTHER TO SIX YOUNG CHILDREN. SHAPIRO SHARES THE DAY-TO-DAY STRUGGLES AND JOYS OF MOTHERHOOD AND TELLS OF HER OWN SEARCH FOR SPIRITUAL GROWTH.
EN405520OCTOBER IN CAIROCRUZ, M.LYNNE KUSHNERWHILE IN CAIRO TO COVER THE EIGHTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1973 OCTOBER WAR, JOURNALIST LUZ GRACIDA BECOMES INVOLVED IN ASSASSINATION ATTEMPTS, PLOTS TO OVERTHROW THE GOVERNMENT, AND A NEW RELATIONSHIP.
EN405522MY MICHAELOZ, AMOSALYCE DOMENITZHANNAH, AN ISRAELI HOUSEWIFE TRAPPED IN A MONOTONOUS LIFE, SPINS A FANTASY WORLD OF VIOLENCE INVOLVING ARAB TWINS SHE HAD BEEN FRIENDLY WITH AS A YOUNG GIRL. ALONG WITH HER HUSBAND, HIS AUNTS, AND HER SON, HANNAH SYMBOLIZES THE CHANGING CONSCIENCES OF THREE GENERATIONS OF ISRAELIS.
EN405528EICHMANN IN MY HANDSMALKIN, PETER Z.; STEIN, HARRYJEANNE BAUMGARTENTHE AUTHOR, A MEMBER OF THE ISRAELI SECRET POLICE, WAS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CAPTURE OF ADOLF EICHMANN. HERE HE REVEALS THE DETAILS BEHIND THE OPERATION AS WELL AS CONVERSATIONS HE HAD WITH THE NOTORIOUS NAZI OFFICER.
EN405536SEVENTH CROSSSEGHERS, ANNASUSAN WINOGRAD & NAOMI MUNTERA NOVEL THAT LOOKS AT REPRESSION IN RURAL GERMANY BEFORE FASCISM RAGED ACROSS EUROPE.
EN405537MORTAL SINSPORTER, ANNASARENE MEYERSWHEN RECLUSIVE FINANCIER PAUL ZIMMERMAN DIES SUDDENLY OF A HEART ATTACK, TORONTO-BASED JOURNALIST, JUDITH HAYES, IS SURPRISED TO LEARN THAT HE IS CONNECTED TO THE DEATH OF HARVEY SINGER, A RETIRED CLOTHING MANUFACTURER. THE CONNECTION REMAINS INEXPLICABLE UNTIL HAYES TRAVELS TO HUNGARY TO UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY.
EN405539PLANETHOODTHE KEY TO YOUR SURVIVAL AND PROSPERITYFERENCZ, BENJAMIN B.; KEYES, KEN, JRSERENE MEYERSTHE AUTHORS PROVIDE AN OVERVIEW OF WHAT THEY BELIEVE PEOPLE CAN DO TO CREATE PEACE AND PROSPERITY IN THE WORLD.
EN405540CAVALIER OF MALAGARAPHAEL, DAVIDBARBARA JUSTERALBERTO GALANTE, FLEEING THE SPANISH INQUISITION, BECOMES AN EXILE IN HIS OWN COUNTRY AS HE ATTEMPTS TO SLIP THROUGH THE TRAPS AND SNARES OF THE HOLY TRIBUNAL. A COMPANION NOVEL TO 'THE ALHAMBRA DECREE,' THIS STORY DRAWS READERS INTO THE WORLD OF THE SECRET JEWS WHO PRETEND TO BE CHRISTIANS IN FIFTEENTH-CENTURY SPAIN.
EN405542TREASURY OF JEWISH ANECDOTESEPSTEIN, LAWRENCE J.SARAJEAN SHERKTHE ANECDOTES INCLUDED ARE ABOUT A VARIETY OF JEWISH PERSONALITIES FROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT AND WERE CHOSEN FOR THEIR ABILITY TO PROVOKE LAUGHTER OR TEARS, ILLUMINATE A CHARACTER, OR TEACH A MORAL LESSON.
EN405544EXTRASKARLIN, WAYNEESTELLE I. SILVERMANEZRA BRENNER, AN ALCOHOLIC, REPORTS TO THE ISRAELI SECRET POLICE WHILE MARYAM HALIM, AN EMBITTERED ARAB WHO GREW UP WITH EZRA, REPORTS TO THE PLO. WHEN THE TWO ARE REUNITED AND A RELATIONSHIP EVOLVES, COMPLICATIONS ENSUE AS THEY ARE TRAPPED IN A MAELSTROM OF POLITICS AND HISTORY.
EN405545RALPH LAURENTRACHTENBERG, JEFFREY A.EDITH GIFFORDSTHE RAGS-TO-RICHES STORY ABOUT THE CREATOR OF ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST SUCCESSFUL APPAREL COMPANIES.
EN405549WHY I AM A REFORM JEWSYME, DANIEL B., RABBIAMY GOLDBERGERA VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNION OF AMERICAN HEBREW CONGREGATIONS WRITES ABOUT HIS ROOTS IN CANADA, HIS DECISION TO BECOME A RABBI, THE HISTORY OF REFORM JUDAISM AND HOW HE WAS INFLUENCED BY THE MOVEMENT.
EN405550JEPTHE'S DAUGHTERRAGEN, NAOMIEVE HABERMANTHE STORY OF BATSHEVA HA-LEVI WHO FLEES AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE AND HER CLOISTERED HASIDIC COMMUNITY IN JERUSALEM FOR LONDON. DESPITE THE MANY APPEALING ASPECTS OF HER NEW LIFE, HA-LEVI DECIDES TO RETURN TO JERUSALEM TO CONFRONT HER HUSBAND AND HER OLD LIFE.
EN405552ANTI-SEMITISMA DISEASE OF THE MINDRUBIN, THEODORE ISAAC, M.D.CLARA LYNN SPECTORRUBIN, A PSYCHIATRIST, EXPLORES THE MIND OF THE ANTI-SEMITE, PINPOINTING THE DYNAMICS OF THE BIGOTRY FROM ITS MILDER TO ITS MORE VIRULENT FORMS. ACCORDING TO THE AUTHOR, ANTI-SEMITISM IS A 'SYMBOL SICKNESS' IN WHICH THE JEW IS TURNED INTO AN OBJECT OF THE BIGOT'S PROJECTED GUILT AND SELF-HATE.
EN405561PROPHETHAREVEN, SHULAMITHADELINE MAREMONTA NOVEL DEPICTING THE BIRTH THROES OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF A CANAANITE SOOTHSAYER, HIVAI, WHO SPENDS SEVEN YEARS IN A HEBREW CAMP AFTER HIS NATIVE CITY IS BESIEGED.
EN405562AFTER THE REVOLUTIONSTUDIES IN THE CONTEMPORARY JEWISHSHECHNER, MARKVIRGINIA SADOCKTHE AUTHOR TRACES THE LIVES OF POST-WORLD WAR II JEWISH WRITERS WHOSE LITERARY WORKS EVOLVED FROM THEIR POLITICS. INCLUDED ARE NORMAN MAILER, CALVIN TRILLING, AND SAUL BELLOW.
EN405568HEALERAPPELFELD, AHARONRUBELLA SCHAFLERSET IN PRE-WORLD WAR II VIENNA, THIS IS THE STORY OF A WEALTHY FAMILY, WHO, WHILE NO LONGER PRACTICING JEWS, JOURNEY TO A REMOTE JEWISH HAMLET TO CONSULT A HEALER WHO TELLS THEM TO PRAY AND STUDY THE SCRIPTURES. THE FAMILY'S EFFORTS TO RETURN TO VIENNA DEMONSTRATE THE ANTI-SEMITISM THAT WILL SOON ENGULF THE CITY.
EN405579BLOOD LIBELSSINCLAIR, CLIVEJUDY BOMBECKTHE STORY OF JACOB SILKSTONE, A WRITER AND ADULTERER, WHOSE MOST INNOCENT ACTS SEEM TO PROVOKE CHAOS AS HE SEEKS TO FIND A MORAL ROUTE IN WHICH TO NAVIGATE HIS LIFE.
EN405580GREAT LETTER ESCHOR, SANDRAROSALIE ROTTENBACHBARRY GLASSMAN IS AN OPTOMETRIST WHOSE MARRIAGE AND BUSINESS IS FALLING APART. HE BURIES HIMSELF IN PHILOSOPHY AND JEWISH THEOLOGY AND DEVELOPS A FASCINATION WITH ALL THINGS THAT BEGIN WITH THE LETTER 'E,' INCLUDING HIS SEXY COUSIN ENID.
EN405582FIRST PAPERSHOBSON, LAURA Z.DONALD GISENBERGIN THIS NOVEL OF THE HARASSMENT OF LIBERALS AND RADICALS IN THE UNITED STATES DURING THE YEARS PRECEDING WORLD WAR I, A RUSSIAN-JEWISH INTELLECTUAL AND HIS FRIEND BECOME INVOLVED IN VARIOUS RADICAL GROUPS THAT AFFECT THEIR FAMILIES IN MANY WAYS.
EN405584THIS IS THE TORAHKOLATCH, ALFRED J.MILDRED WEISBLATTTHIS BOOK USES A QUESTION-AND-ANSWER FORMAT TO ADDRESS OVER 500 QUESTIONS FREQUENTLY ASKED ABOUT THE TORAH. INCLUDED ARE QUERIES REGARDING THE TORAH'S ORIGINS, ITS HANDLING IN THE SYNAGOGUE, AND ITS USE IN THE LITURGY AND SERVICE.
EN405585COLLABORATORSHILL, REGINALDHARRY M. GARTENSET IN PARIS DURING WORLD WAR II, THE NOVEL CENTERS ON JEAN-PAUL SIMONIAN, A JEW, HIS WIFE, JANINE, AND GUNTHER MAI, A GERMAN OFFICER WHO BEFRIENDS JANINE TO KEEP TRACK OF HER HUSBAND'S ACTIVITIES IN THE FRENCH RESISTANCE. THE CONFLICT BETWEEN SOCIAL AND PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY IS DEMONSTRATED AS GUNTHER REALIZES HE LOVES JANINE.
EN405586BEYOND THE TEXTA HOLISTIC APPROACH TO LITURGYHOFFMAN, LAWRENCE A.MARK YAHOLEMA STUDY OF JEWISH LITURGY THAT DRAWS ON THE SOCIOLOGY, HISTORY, AND PSYCHOLOGY OF RELIGION, SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGY, PHENOMENOLOGY, AND SEMIOTICS. THE AUTHOR ANALYZES THE SOCIOCULTURAL CONTEXT OF THE PEOPLE IN THE WORSHIPPING COMMUNITY, EXAMINING THE MEANING OF THEIR PRAYERS, THEIR RITUALIZED PATTERNS, AND THEIR CONSTRUCTS.
EN405589FREUD'S VIENNA AND OTHER ESSAYSBETTELHEIM, BRUNOJUDITH TESSERESSAYS BY THE AUTHOR, A PSYCHOANALYST, WHICH REFLECT HIS CONCERNS AS BOTH CHILD THERAPIST AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR. INCLUDED ARE PIECES ON THE AUTHOR'S RETURN TO DACHAU WHERE HE HAD BEEN A PRISONER, MIEP GIES, WHO HAD SHELTERED ANNE FRANK FROM THE NAZIS, AND A DISCUSSION ON SEX AND DEATH IN BETTELHEIM'S NATIVE VIENNA.
EN405591MAIMONIDESTORAH AND PHILOSOPHIC QUESTHARTMAN, DAVIDDOROTHY AXELTHE AUTHOR COMPARES THE HALACHIC WRITINGS OF MAIMONIDES, THE TWELFTH-CENTURY JEWISH PHILOSOPHER, WITH HIS MAJOR PHILOSOPHICAL WORK, 'GUIDE TO THE PERPLEXED.' HARTMAN ASSERTS THAT MAIMONIDES GOAL WAS TO DEMONSTRATE THAT JUDAISM CAN EXIST HARMONIOUSLY WITH THE SEARCH FOR TRUTH.
EN405596MIRIAM'S WELLRITUALS FOR JEWISH WOMEN AROUND THE YEARADELMAN, PENINA V.ESTHER GERSTEINA COMPILATION OF WOMAN-CENTERED JEWISH RITUALS DESIGNED FOR WOMEN'S GROUPS, BASED ON ROSH HODESH GATHERINGS CONCEIVED TO HONOR EACH MONTH ON THE JEWISH CALENDAR.
EN405598MAX AND THE CATSSCLIAR, MOACYRBEVERLY STERNA STORY THAT SEEKS TO DEMONSTRATE THAT THE CONSCIENCES OF GERMANS WILL COMPEL THEM TO CONFRONT THE NAZIS IN THEIR MIDST. MAX SCHMIDT IS A TEENAGER WITH AN OVERBEARING FATHER AND A HOST OF IRRATIONAL FEARS. A MISHAP AT HIS FAMILY STORE FORCES HIM TO FLEE TO BRAZIL WHERE HE LEARNS THAT HE MUST FACE REALITY AND HIS DEMONS.
EN405600FROM THE KINGDOM OF MEMORYREMINISCENCESWIESEL, ELIEJEAN MARKSIN THESE ESSAYS AND SPEECHES, WIESEL, THE NOBEL PEACE-WINNING AUTHOR, RECOUNTS BOTH THE HISTORICAL AND PERSONAL MOMENTS IN HIS LIFE. INCLUDED ARE HIS RETURN TRIP TO AUSCHWITZ, TREBLINKA, AND BIRKENAU, HIS CASTIGATION OF HOLOCAUST REVISIONISTS, HIS 1986 NOBEL LECTURE, AND HIS CHILDHOOD.
EN405601BARBARA WALTERSAN UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHYOPPENHEIMER, JERRYHAROLD SIEGELLTHE AUTHOR INTERVIEWED OVER 400 PEOPLE TO TELL THE STORY OF THE WELL-KNOWN TELEVISION PERSONALITY. WHILE SOME OF THE RESPONDENTS ADMIRE WALTERS, OTHERS REGARD HER AS SELF-CENTERED AND RUTHLESS.
EN405603JOURNEY FROM PRAGUE STREETDEMETZ, HANATHE STORY OF HELENE, AN ORPHAN OF THE HOLOCAUST, WHO MEETS PAUL IN POST-WORLD WAR II PRAGUE AND AGREES TO MARRY HIM DESPITE HIS PHILANDERING. THE NOVEL FOLLOWS THE COUPLE TO AMERICA IN THE 1950S WHERE HELENE FINDS HER SKILLS AS A SURVIVOR TESTED AGAIN.
EN405607JEWS IN AMERICAFOUR CENTURIES OF AN UNEASY ENCOUNTERHERTZBERG, ARTHURCHARLOTTE MEYERTHIS HISTORY FOCUSES ON CONTROVERSIAL OR SELDOM-DISCUSSED ISSUES SUCH AS THE ROLE OF JEWS IN SMUGGLING DURING THE CIVIL WAR; JEWS' ADULATION OF FORMER-PRESIDENT ROOSEVELT; AND THE BIRTH OF THE 'JEWISH MOTHER' FIGURE. THROUGH THESE EVENTS, THE AUTHOR ATTEMPTS TO CLARIFY THE RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL DILEMMAS FACED BY JEWS IN AMERICA.
EN405608I'LL TAKE ITRUDNICK, PAULBETTY ZOLATTHE THREE ELDERLY ESKER SISTERS, IDA, POLA AND HEDY, AND HEDY'S SON JOE, GO ON A SHOPPING SPREE THROUGH A SERIES OF NEW ENGLAND OUTLETS. THEY INTEND TO SHOP UNTIL THEY DROP AND, TO JOE'S SURPRISE, TO STEAL MUCH OF WHAT THEY PICK OUT.
EN405610WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT GUILTLEARNING TO LIVE WITH IT SINCE WE CAN'T LIVE WITHOUT ITWECHSLER, HARLAN J.MARIAN FELDINGERTHE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE CAUSES OF GUILT AND OFFERS GUIDELINES ON HOW TO RESPOND TO IT APPROPRIATELY.
EN405613COUNTERLIFEROTH, PHILIPALYCE DOMENITZTHROUGH A SERIES OF NARRATIVES BY THE PROTAGONIST, NATHAN ZUCKERMAN, THIS NOVEL EXAMINES WHAT HAPPENS TO SOMEONE WHO IS TAKING STOCK OF HIS LIFE AND HIS JEWISH IDENTITY.
EN405616ONLY YESTERDAYLEAHY, SYRELL ROGOVINLEE STEIN BRAVES HER FAMILY'S OPPOSITION TO STUDY IN GERMANY WHERE SHE MEETS HER FUTURE HUSBAND. TWENTY YEARS LATER, DIVORCED AND SEEKING A CAREER CHANGE, LEE RETURNS TO GERMANY TO THE SECRET SHE NEVER SHARED.
EN405624FUNNIEST MAN IN THE WORLDTHE WILD AND CRAZY HUMOR OF EPHRAIM KISHONKISHON, EPHRAIMMEL DAVISKISHON'S STORIES FIND HUMOR IN THE DETAILS THAT MAKE UP EVERYDAY LIFE. THROUGH HIS CAST OF ECCENTRIC CHARACTERS, THE AUTHOR MANAGES TO SKEWER EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING FROM THE TAX AUTHORITIES TO THE NEIGHBORS TO DOMESTIC APPLIANCES AND FAMILY PETS.
EN405631CITIZEN COHNTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF ROY COHNVON HOFFMAN, NICHOLASHELEN DITTUSBOTH FRIENDS AND ENEMIES WERE INTERVIEWED FOR THIS BIOGRAPHY OF THE PROMINENT LAWYER WHO TOOK ON SOME OF THE ERA'S MOST HIGH-PROFILE CASES. VON HOFFMAN DISCUSSES COHN'S CAREER AS WELL AS HIS TROUBLED PERSONAL LIFE.
EN405633SFORNOCOMMENTARY ON THE TORAH. VOL IISFORNO, OVADIAH, RABBIDR. WILLIAM EISENBERGA BOOK OF COMMENTARIES BY THE SIXTEENTH-CENTURY ITALIAN SCHOLAR. AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION FROM THE ORIGINAL HEBREW OF SFORNO'S WORK ON THE LAST OF THE THREE BOOKS OF THE TORAH.
EN405634MAIMONIDES' COMMENTARY ON PIRKEI AVOTHLIVING JUDAISMFORCHHEIMER, PAULA COMMENTARY ON PIRKEI AVOT BY THE TWELFTH-CENTURY JEWISH PHILOSOPHER. INCLUDES A SELECTION OF ADDITIONAL WRITINGS BY MAIMONIDES AND COMMENTS BY THE AUTHOR.
EN405637FACING A CRUEL MIRRORISRAEL'S MOMENT OF TRUTHBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAELSYLVIA ESTESTHE AUTHOR PRESENTS CLOSE-UPS OF SEVERAL WELL-KNOWN ISRAELI FIGURES INCLUDING SHIMON PERES AND MENACHEM BEGIN. HE ALSO PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE PORTRAYAL OF ISRAELI POLITICS AND SOCIETY FROM THE SIX DAY WAR IN 1967 TO THE PALESTINIAN UPRISING IN THE LATE 1980S.
EN405638MISHNAHAN INTRODUCTIONNEUSNER, JACOBSARAJEAN SHERKTHE AUTHOR INTRODUCES READERS TO THE MISHNAH, THE CODIFICATION OF JEWISH ORAL LAW WHICH FORMS THE BASIS OF BOTH THE BABYLONIAN AND PALESTINIAN TALMUDS. NEUSNER DESCRIBES HOW THE MISHNAH SHOULD BE READ AND EXPLAINS HOW ITS WISDOM APPLIES TO THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN405641JEWISH COMEDY CATALOGUELYMAN, DARRYLRENEE GOODSTEINBIOGRAPHIES OF NEARLY 100 JEWISH AMERICAN COMEDIANS. THE ENTRIES ARE PEPPERED WITH SAMPLES OF THE COMEDIANS' HUMOR AND ANECDOTES ABOUT THEIR LIFESTYLES.
EN405647VIENNA AND ITS JEWSTHE TRAGEDY OF SUCCESS 1880S-1980SBERKLEY, GEORGE E.AIDA L. WIENERA HISTORY OF AUSTRIAN JEWRY FROM THE TIME OF EMPEROR FRANZ JOSEF TO THE ELECTION OF KURT WALDHEIM AS PRESIDENT. THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE INTERNAL CONTRADICTIONS OF JEWISH LIFE IN VIENNA AND DESCRIBES THE RAPID RISE AND ULTIMATE DECLINE OF THIS COMMUNITY.
EN405648EIGHT TALES FOR EIGHT NIGHTSSTORIES FOR CHANUKAHSCHRAM, PENINNAH; ROSMAN, STEVEN M.THE ORIGINAL STORY OF THE MACCABEES IS RETOLD ALONG WITH OTHER STORIES FROM DIFFERENT CULTURES AND AGES. EACH OF THE STORIES EMPHASIZES CHANUKAH 'THEMES' SUCH AS THE MIRACLE OF LIGHTS, JEWISH PRIDE, FREEDOM, AND THANKSGIVING.
EN405651FROM THAT PLACE AND TIMEA MEMOIR 1938-1947DAWIDOWICZ, LUCY S.RITA LEVINETHE AUTHOR, AN AMERICAN HISTORIAN, RECOUNTS THE YEAR SHE SPENT IN 1938 WORKING AT THE YIVO ARCHIVES IN VILNA SHORTLY BEFORE THE NAZIS SWEPT IN AND MURDERED NEARLY ALL THAT CITY'S JEWS.
EN405653FLOODASCHER, CAROLNINA MELTZERAS TOLD BY NINE-YEAR-OLD EVA, THIS IS THE STORY OF THE HOFFMANS, REFUGEES FROM WORLD WAR II VIENNA, WHO ATTEMPT TO ESTABLISH THEMSELVES IN 1950S TOPEKA, KANSAS IN THE MIDST OF SERIOUS RACIAL TENSIONS.
EN405657TRACTATE KIDDUSHINACCORDING TO THE MEIRIFOLGER, YECHESKEL D.JOSEPH REUTLINGERAN ENGLISH ADAPTATION OF THE MEIRI'S 'BEIT HA-BEHIRAH' ON TRACTATE KIDDUSHIN FROM THE BABYLONIAN TALMUD. A CONTEMPORARY ADAPTATION OF THE COMMENTARY BY THE THIRTEENTH-CENTURY SCHOLAR.
EN405658DANIEL DERONDAELIOT, GEORGECONSTANCE WARSHAWSKYWRITTEN IN THE LATE 1800S BEFORE THE RISE OF POLITICAL ZIONISM, THIS BOOK IS ONE OF THE EARLIEST NOVELS TO ESPOUSE JEWISH NATIONALISM. IN HER STUDY OF A GIFTED JEW TORN BETWEEN HIS LOYALTIES TO ENGLAND AND HIS DEFENSE OF JEWISH NATIONALISM, ELIOT SET OUT TO PORTRAY THE CONFLICTED DUAL EXISTENCE OF MANY ENGLISH JEWS.
EN405660SADDAM HUSSEIN AND THE CRISIS IN THE GULFMILLER, JUDITH; MYLROIE, LAURIEELLEN MICHAELSBY COMBINING HISTORICAL ANALYSIS WITH TIMELY JOURNALISTIC REPORTING, THIS BOOK ATTEMPTS TO PROVIDE AN INFORMED ANALYSIS OF THE 1991 PERSIAN GULF CRISIS.
EN405662SAGESTHEIR CONCEPTS AND BELIEFSURBACH, EPHRAIM E.DOROTHY AXELA LOOK AT THE RELIGIOUS AND SOCIAL THOUGHT OF THE TANNA'IM (EARLY TALMUDISTS) AND AMORA'IM (LAST OF THE TALMUDISTS), WHOSE INTELLECTUAL PURSUITS CRYSTALLIZED THE PRINCIPLES BY WHICH THE JEWISH PEOPLE LIVE. URBACH DEPICTS THEIR METHODS OF LEARNING, THEIR SPIRITUAL STRUGGLES, AND THE GOALS THEY SOUGHT TO ACHIEVE.
EN405663BY NIGHT UNDER THE STONE BRIDGEPERUTZ, LEOBRIANNA CAPLANFOURTEEN INTERWOVEN STORIES ABOUT EMPEROR RUDOLF II OF PRAGUE AND MORDECHAI MEISL WHICH DEPICT HOW RUDOLF'S INTERESTS IN BEAUTY AND MONEY WOULD LINK THE TWO MEN FOREVER. EVENTUALLY MEISL'S WIFE, THE SERVANTS OF THE COURT, AND THE JEWS OF THE GHETTO ALL BECOME INVOLVED. THE STORIES ARE NARRATED CENTURIES LATER BY MEISL'S DESCENDENTS.
EN405665ALL-OF-A-KIND-FAMILYTAYLOR, SIDNEYRENEE GOODSTEINTHE STORY OF A JEWISH FAMILY LIVING IN TURN-OF-THE-CENTURY NEW YORK.
EN405672SECRET OF JEWISH FEMININITYINSIGHTS INTO THE PRACTICE OF TAHARAT HAMISHPACHAABRAMOV, TEHILLA; TOUGER, MALKAERICA SIMON GOLDMANA BOOK ABOUT JEWISH LAWS OF FAMILY PURITY, INCLUDING PHILOSOPHIC INSIGHTS.
EN405675WHEN THE WORLD WAS WHOLETHREE CENTURIES OF MEMORIESFENYVESI, CHARLESJEAN MARKSTHE AUTHOR, A JOURNALIST, RECREATES THE VILLAGES OF HUNGARY WHERE HIS JEWISH ANCESTORS PROSPERED AND WERE WELL-RESPECTED BY BOTH GENTILES AND JEWS. FENYVESI DEPICTS HOW WORLD WAR I REDUCED THE FAMILY'S WEALTH AND FORCED THEM TO MOVE TO ANOTHER CITY. A LARGE PART OF HIS FAMILY WAS KILLED IN AUSCHWITZ DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN405676STORYTELLERLLOSA, MARIO VARGASSHIRELY KALBTHE STORY OF SAUL ZURATAS, A JEW WITH A DISFIGURING FACIAL BIRTHMARK, WHO IS OBSESSED WITH PRESERVING THE CULTURE OF A TINY ISOLATED INDIAN TRIBE.
EN405677GIFT OF ASHER LEVPOTOK, CHAIMEMILY ROSENAFTER TWENTY YEARS IN EXILE, ASHER LEV, AN ARTIST, RETURNS TO THE HASIDIC COMMUNITY OF HIS CHILDHOOD FOR THE FUNERAL OF HIS FAVORITE UNCLE. THE CONFLICT THAT EMERGES BETWEEN THE CULTURE THAT LEV WAS BORN INTO AND THE CULTURE THAT HE HAS CHOSEN FORCES HIM TO CONFRONT BOTH WORLDS.
EN405682TORAH COMMENTARY FOR OUR TIMES, VOL. 1. GENESISFIELDS, HARVEY JA STUDY OF THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTIONS, INCLUDING BRIEF OVERVIEWS, A DETAILED TRANSLATION INTO MODERN ENGLISH, AND COMMENTARY BY THE AUTHOR.
EN405686PLAYING WITH FIRESHAPIRO, DANIHYLA MELNICKUCY GREENBURG LEAVES HER ORTHODOX JEWISH FAMILY TO ATTEND COLLEGE AND BEGINS AN AFFAIR WITH HER ROOMMATE'S STEPFATHER. HIS INFLUENCE ENABLES HER TO BEGIN A CAREER IN TELEVISION BUT A FAMILY TRAGEDY AND THE END OF THE ROMANCE LEAVES THE 22-YEAR-OLD A SADDER BUT WISER WOMAN.
EN405696KIDDUSH HASHEMJEWISH RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL LIFEHUBERBAND, SHIMON, RABBISHELLY GOLDBERGA TRANSLATION FROM YIDDISH OF THE HOLOCAUST ARCHIVAL MATERIALS COLLECTED AND WRITTEN BY HUBERBAND, A RABBI AND HISTORIAN WHO WAS MURDERED IN TREBLINKA IN 1942. THE MAJORITY OF THE WORK DEPICTS RELIGIOUS LIFE FOR THE JEWS UNDER THE NAZI RULE.
EN405698JEWISH IDENTITY IN AMERICAGORDIS, DAVID M.; BEN-HORIN, YOAVRABBI STANLEY BRAVTHE CONTRIBUTORS REFLECT ON THE NATURE OF JEWISH IDENTITY, METHODS OF ASSESSING AND MEASURING IT, AND THE POSSIBILITY OF NURTURING IT IN THE AMERICAN ENVIRONMENT.
EN405704BROTHERSRUBENS, BERNICEBARBARA JUSTERRUBENS EXAMINES JEWISH HISTORY AND SURVIVAL SINCE THE 1880S BY TRACING SIX GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY. IN EACH GENERATION, SHE FOLLOWS THE LIVES OF TWO BROTHERS.
EN405705SOLOMON GURSKY WAS HERERICHLER, MORDECAIJOYCE KARPFOR THE PAST 30 YEARS, MOSES BERGER, A RHODES SCHOLAR 'GONE BAD,' HAS BEEN DOING RESEARCH ON THE DISDAINED, DISGRACED AND DEAD SOLOMON GURSKY. WHAT HE DISCOVERS HAS AN UNEXPECTED IMPACT ON HIS LIFE.
EN405706SAUL BELLOWA BIOGRAPHY OF THE IMAGINATIONMILLER, RUTHDRAWING ON THE AUTHOR'S CORRESPONDENCE WITH BELLOW, UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS IN THE BELLOW ARCHIVES, AND MILLER'S OWN INTERPRETATIONS OF HIS WRITING, THE BOOK OFFERS A LITERARY HISTORY OF BELLOW'S LIFE AND WORK.
EN405714CLOWN PRINCE OF HOLLYWOODTHE ANTIC LIFE AND TIMES OF JACK WARNERTHOMAS, BOBA BIOGRAPHY OF THE LATE STUDIO HEAD WHO ESTABLISHED WARNER BROTHERS IN THE LATE 1920S. THOMAS DISCUSSES WARNER'S RISE FROM POVERTY, HIS PARENTS, IN-LAWS, AND CHILDREN AND DETAILS HIS PROFESSIONAL ACCOMPLISHMENTS AS WELL AS HIS PERSONAL FAULTS.
EN405716HARVESTPLAIN, BELVATHE CONTINUING SAGA OF THE WERNERS AND THEIR EXTENDED CLAN AS THE FAMILY REAFFIRMS ITS JEWISH HERITAGE DURING THE STORMY 1960S.
EN405718MEN AND WOMEN OF YESHIVAHIGHER EDUCATION, ORTHODOXY AND AMERICAN JUDAISMGUROCK, JEFFREY S.LORIAN D. JACKSTHE AUTHOR TRACES THE HISTORY OF YESHIVA UNIVERSITY FROM ITS BEGINNINGS ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE TO ITS ESTABLISHMENT AS A MAJOR UNIVERSITY. GUROCK DEMONSTRATES HOW YESHIVA HAS REMAINED TRUE TO ORTHODOX JUDAISM WHILE OFFERING A SECULAR COURSE OF STUDY.
EN405727ALL THINGS CONSIDERED...FROM A WOMAN'S POINT OF VIEWGANZ, YAFFAHARRIET MARCUSA HUMOROUS LOOK, LACED WITH TRADITIONAL TORAH SOURCES AND ATTITUDES, OF LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY LIFE.
EN405728CARDOZOA STUDY IN REPUTATIONPOSNER, RICHARD A.RICHARD HANAUA LOOK AT BENJAMIN CARDOZO'S RISE FROM NEW YORK'S SEPHARDIC JEWISH ELITE AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY TO HIS APPOINTMENT BY HERBERT HOOVER TO THE SUPREME COURT. POSNER ANALYZES CARDOZO'S IDEAS ABOUT LAW IN SOCIETY AND HIS INFLUENCE ON AMERICAN COMMON LAW.
EN405729ON BEING A JEWWHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A JEW?KUGEL, JAMESEMILY ROSENMODELED ON 'THE KUZARI,' THIS NOVEL IS AN EXTENDED CONVERSATION BETWEEN JUDD LEWIS, WHO WANTS TO LEARN THE BASICS OF JUDAISM, AND ALBERT ABBADI, A JEWISH-SYRIAN IMMIGRANT. THEIR DISCUSSION TAKES LEWIS FROM THE BRINK OF INTERMARRIAGE TO A DECISION TO LEAD AN OBSERVANT JEWISH LIFE.
EN405731GATE OF HOPESALMON, ELONMILDRED WESIBLATTTHE STORY OF FOUR GENERATIONS IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY PALESTINE. AFTER BERL LEFF'S SUICIDE IN LITHUANIA, SOLOMON LEFF MOVES TO PALESTINE WITH HIS FAMILY AND ESTABLISHES A DYNASTY.
EN405742REMEMBER WHO YOU ARESTORIES ABOUT BEING JEWISHHAUTZIG, ESTHERHELAINE NEWHOUSEHAUTZIG, WHO WAS EXILED TO SIBERIA WITH HER FAMILY IN WORLD WAR II, AND THEN MOVED TO NEW YORK, WRITES OF JEWS WHO FLEE TO JAPAN, OF LONG LOST FRIENDS WHO REAPPEAR, AND OF JEWS WHO MOVE TO ISRAEL. THROUGH THESE STORIES, THE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE CHALLENGE AND SOLACE OF JUDAISM AND PAINTS A PORTRAIT OF A MULTIFACETED LIFE.
EN405744COUNTDOWNHAGBERG, DAVIDGENE HELLERKIRK MCGARVEY, A CIA ASSASSIN, MUST UNRAVEL A COMPLEX PUZZLE WHEN SOVIET AGENTS INFILTRATE A NUCLEAR CENTER IN ISRAEL AND HIJACK A PERSHING MISSILE IN GERMANY. HE DISCOVERS THAT THEY INTEND TO REACTIVATE THE COLD WAR AND IT IS UP TO MCGARVEY TO FOIL THEIR PLAN.
EN405747EVERY SPY A PRINCETHE COMPLETE HISTORY OF ISRAEL'S INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITYRAVIV, DAN; MELMAN, YOSSISUSAN WINOGRADTHE AUTHORS PROVIDE AN INFORMATIVE HISTORY OF ISRAEL'S INTELLIGENCE ORGANIZATION INCLUDING ASSESSMENTS OF ITS TRIUMPHS AND FAILURES.
EN405750RAISING YOUR CHILD TO BE A MENSCHKURSHAN, NEIL, RABBIHARRIET MARCUSRABBI KURSHAN OFFERS GUIDANCE AND ENCOURAGEMENT TO PARENTS WHO ARE CONCERNED NOT ONLY WITH WHAT THEIR CHILDREN WILL ACHIEVE, BUT ALSO WITH THE KIND OF PEOPLE THEY WILL BECOME.
EN405757WARTIME LIESBEGLEY, LOUISMACIEK'S RECOLLECTION OF HIS LIFE AS A JEWISH CHILD IN NAZI-OCCUPIED POLAND IS NARRATED IN A CHILD'S VOICE BUT FRAMED WITHIN THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE MAN THAT HE HAS BECOME. AFTER YEARS OF DISCLAIMING HIS HISTORY, MACIEK NOW CONFRONTS THE INNER WOUNDS THAT HAVE NEVER HEALED.
EN405760BEREL WEIN'S STORY OF THE JEWSTHE STORY OF THE JEWS FROM THE SECOND COMMONWEALTH TO 1990WEIN, BERELVARIOUSTHIS 3 BOOK COMPILATION "ECHOES OF GLORY", "HERALD OF DESTINY" & "TRIUMPH OF SURVIVAL" TELLS THE STORY OF THE JEWS FROM THE SECOND COMMONWEALTH THROUGH 1990. THE AUTHOR DEMONSTRATES HOW DIVINE GUIDANCE, THE TORAH, AND JEWISH COMMITMENT ARE CENTRAL TO JEWISH HISTORY.
EN405761SCUMSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISMAX BARABANDER, A TRANSPLANTED POLISH JEW, RETURNS TO POLAND IN THE EARLY 1900S WHERE HE FINDS COMPANIONSHIP IN THE UNDERWORLD AND WITH WOMEN. BUT THOSE WHO BEFRIEND BARABANDER ARE ULTIMATELY DECEIVED BY HIM AND VIOLENCE ENSUES.
EN405770CELEBRATIONSOUR JEWISH HOLIDAYSGREENBERG, MELANIE HOPEKAREN LANDSMANA COLLECTION OF CHILDREN'S POETRY WHICH CHRONICLES THE SABBATH AND THE FESTIVALS OF THE JEWISH YEAR. THE AUTHOR FOCUSES ON A CENTRAL THEME FOR EACH POEM.
EN405772AMERICA AND ISHORT STORIES BY AMERICAN JEWISH WOMEN WRITERSANTLER, JOYCE, ED.JUDITH B. GELLERFOUR GENERATIONS OF AMERICAN JEWISH WOMEN ARE REPRESENTED IN THESE STORIES THAT SPAN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. THE AUTHORS ADDRESS WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A WOMEN AND A JEW, GENERATIONAL CONFLICT, THE HOLOCAUST, AND THE SEXUAL AND EMOTIONAL EXPLOITATION OF WOMEN. CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE HORTENSE CALISHER, LYNN SHARON SCHWARTZ, AND CYNTHIA OZICK.
EN405775PATRIMONYA TRUE STORYROTH, PHILIPTHIS MEMOIR TAKES THE FORM OF A KADDISH TO THE AUTHOR'S DECEASED FATHER. ROTH DETAILS HIS FATHER'S LIFE AND DESCRIBES HIS SLOW DEATH FROM A BRAIN TUMOR AS ROTH IS FORCED TO STAND HELPLESSLY AT HIS SIDE.
EN405778SMILE OF THE LAMBGROSSMAN, DAVIDRENEE WENGERSET IN THE EARLY 1980S BEFORE THE PALESTINIAN UPRISING IN ISRAEL, THE BOOK CONSISTS OF NARRATIVES BY ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS RELATING THE EVENTS OF ONE FATEFUL DAY. THEIR STORIES REVEAL THE MORAL AND ETHICAL IMPACT OF THE ISRAELI OCCUPATION OF THE WEST BANK.
EN405780GATES OF WONDERA PRAYERBOOK FOR VERY YOUNG CHILDRENORKAND, ROBERT; ORKAND, JOYCEA BOOK OF JEWISH PRAYERS FOR PRE-SCHOOL CHILDREN COMPILED BY THE REFORM MOVEMENT.
EN405783RISE OF DAVID LEVINSKYCAHAN, ABRAHAMGOODSTEIN, RENEETHE STORY OF A JEWISH IMMIGRANT'S RISE TO PROMINENCE IN THE BUSINESS WORLD OF NEW YORK AND HIS QUEST FOR SPIRITUAL VALUES. THE AUTHOR WAS THE EDITOR OF THE YIDDISH DAILY NEWSPAPER, 'DER FORVERTS,' FOR OVER SIXTY YEARS.
EN405784WOMEN IN HIS LIFEBRADFORD, BARBARA TAYLORFRANCES KLIPSTEINSET IN NEW YORK, LONDON, AND GERMANY AND SPANNING THE 1930S TO THE 1980S, THIS IS THE STORY OF MAXMILIAM WEST, A WEALTHY BUSINESSMAN, AND THE WOMEN WITH WHOM HE BECOMES INVOLVED. THE NOVEL ALSO LOOKS AT THE ENDURING IMPACT OF THE HOLOCAUST.
EN405785RED LOVEEVANIER, DAVIDSHEILA PENNA FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF THE ROSENBERGS, WHO WERE EXECUTED FOR SELLING ATOMIC SECRETS TO THE RUSSIANS. INTERSPERSED WITHIN THEIR STORY ARE THE HISTORIES OF VARIOUS MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNIST CIRCLE.
EN405787MOLLY PICONA GIFT OF LAUGHTERPERL, LILAHARRIET MARCUSAS PART OF THE JPS YOUNG BIOGRAPHY SERIES, THIS BOOK LOOKS AT THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE WELL-KNOWN TWENTIETH-CENTURY YIDDISH ACTRESS. THE AUTHOR EMPHASIZES PICON'S FUNDRAISING ACTIVITIES FOR ISRAEL AND HER VISITS WITH CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVORS AFTER WORLD WAR II.
EN405790CONVENT AT AUSCHWITZBARTOSZEWSKI, WLADYSLAW T.DOROTHY AXELROTHTHE OPENING OF A ROMAN CATHOLIC CONVENT AT AUSCHWITZ IN 1989 TRIGGERED WORLDWIDE PROTESTS, AN ATTEMPT AT FORCED ENTRY BY AMERICAN JEWS, AND AN AGREEMENT BY THE POPE TO RELOCATE THE CONVENT. THE AUTHOR PROVIDES A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THE EVENT AND SETS THE DISPUTE IN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT.
EN405791DADDYDURAND, LOUPHELENE LEWISELEVEN-YEAR-OLD THOMAS IS THE ONLY PERSON WHO KNOWS THE COMPLEX CODES TO THE FORTUNES HIDDEN BY HIS GREAT GRANDFATHER. AFTER THE OLD MAN COMMITS SUICIDE UNDER NAZI TORTURE, THOMAS MUST MATCH WITS WITH HIS NAZI PURSUERS TO EVADE CAPTURE AND PROTECT THE FUNDS FROM CONFISCATION.
EN405795AFTER TRAGEDY AND TRIUMPHMODERN JEWISH THOUGHT AND THE AMERICAN EXPERIENCEBERENBAUM, MICHAELHYLA MELNICKESSAYS WHICH EXAMINE THE ROLE OF THE HOLOCAUST IN LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY AMERICAN CULTURE, AND ITS EFFECTS ON JEWISH THINKING. THE AUTHOR ALSO DISCUSSES ORTHODOX JUDAISM, ITS RELATIONSHIP TO AMERICAN JEWISH LIFE, AND ITS PLACE IN ISRAEL.
EN405797EYE FOR AN EYETELUSHKIN, JOSEPHAMY GOLDBERGERTHE MURDER OF A YOUNG WOMAN SETS OFF A CHAIN OF EVENTS THAT THREATENS RABBI DAVID WINTER'S POSITION IN HIS TEMPLE AND DISRUPTS THE HARMONY BETWEEN HIM AND HIS WIFE. A SECOND MURDER AND THE DILEMMA OF A WOMAN WHOSE HUSBAND WON'T GIVE HER A JEWISH DIVORCE MAKES THIS A CASE THAT WINTER MUST SOLVE.
EN405800WHAT IS A JEWISH JOKE?AN EXCURSION INTO JEWISH HUMOREILBIRT, HENRYRITA FEDERTHE AUTHOR OFFERS A SAMPLING OF JEWISH JOKES WHILE PROVIDING AN ANALYSIS OF THE PHENOMENON OF JEWISH HUMOR.
EN405801DECEPTIONROTH, PHILIPCATHY ABRAMSTHE STORY OF PHILIP, A SUCCESSFUL, MIDDLE-AGED AND OPINIONATED JEWISH AMERICAN NOVELIST WHO MOVES TO LONDON TO WRITE. HE BECOMES INVOLVED WITH A MARRIED WOMAN AND PROCEEDS TO PUBLISH THEIR INTIMATE CONVERSATIONS AS FICTION. © 1990
EN405808BOOK OF JEWISH PRACTICEJACOBS, LOUISDR. IRVING W. KRAMERA CODE OF JEWISH LAW FOR THE LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY. JACOBS EXPLAINS THE JEWISH WAY TO DO EVERYTHING, FROM CELEBRATING THE SABBATH AND HOLIDAYS TO KEEPING THE FASTS OF THE JEWISH YEAR. © 1987
EN405809JEWISH PRIMERQUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON JEWISH FAITH AND CULTUREHIMELSTEIN, SHMUEL, DR., RABBIIRMA GREENAN INTRODUCTION FOR JEWS AND NON-JEWS TO THE ORTHODOX JEWISH FAITH AND ITS PRACTICES. WRITTEN IN A QUESTION AND ANSWER FORMAT, THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THEOLOGY, THE DIETARY LAWS, THE SABBATH, THE HOLY DAYS, MARRIAGE AND DIVORCE, JEWISH MEDICAL VIEWS, AND THE JEWISH LIFE CYCLE. INCLUDES A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF OTHER JEWISH MOVEMENTS.
EN405810DISSENTER IN THE HOUSE OF GODROSENFELD, ALVINMIRIAM BLOSVERNSET IN THE 1950S, THIS IS THE STORY OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR HYMAN SCHWARTZ, AN ACCOUNTANT IN NEW YORK CITY. SCHWARTZ COMPULSIVELY USES NUMBERS TO BLOT OUT MEMORIES OF HIS FAMILY, ALL OF WHOM WERE KILLED IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS, BUT HIS DEFENSES ARE LOWERED WHEN HE BEFRIENDS A YOUNG JEWISH REFUGEE AND BEGINS TO THINK OF HIM AS A SON. © 1990
EN405811CHUTZPAHDERSHOWITZ, ALAN M.THE AUTHOR, A LAWYER AND HARVARD LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR, CLAIMS THAT AMERICAN JEWS STILL ACT LIKE GUESTS IN THEIR OWN COUNTRY AND ARE FEARFUL THAT THEY WILL BE KICKED OUT IF THEY MAKE ANY WAVES. TO EFFECT A CHANGE IN THAT ATTITUDE, DERSHOWITZ MAINTAINS THAT JEWS IN AMERICA HAVE TO BE MORE INSISTENT AND MORE ASSERTIVE. © 1991
EN405817WHERE DOES GOD LIVE?QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS FOR PARENTS AND CHILDRENGELLMAN, MARC; HARTMAN, THOMASHYLA MELNICKTWO CLERGYMEN RESPOND TO THEOLOGICAL QUESTIONS IN AN ECUMENICAL WAY. © 1991
EN405818DANCING ON TISHA B'AVRAPHAEL, LEVALYCE DOMENITZTHE CHARACTERS IN THIS COLLECTION OF STORIES ARE STRUGGLING WITH THEIR IDENTITIES AS JEWS, AS HOMOSEXUALS, OR AS CHILDREN OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS. IN THE TITLE STORY, A GAY STUDENT IS PUBLICLY HUMILIATED IN A SYNAGOGUE AND VENTS HIS FRUSTRATION BY DANCING ON TISHA B'AV, A DAY OF FASTING AND PUBLIC MOURNING. © 1990
EN405819VICTIM MUST BE FOUNDENGEL, HOWARDLEE KIELCANADIAN PRIVATE EYE BENNY COOPERMAN MUST DISCOVER WHY PAMBOS KIRIAKIS WAS MURDERED AFTER HE ASKED COOPERMAN TO FIND A LIST OF PROMINENT CITIZENS WHO BORROWED PAINTINGS FROM AN ART DEALER WHO DIED. © 1988
EN405826BASIC JUDAISM FOR YOUNG PEOPLE. VOL. 2TORAHPASACHOFF, NAOMIAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANPART OF A SERIES THAT INTRODUCES AND EXPLAINS THE FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS OF JUDAISM. THE BASICS OF HISTORY, HALACHA AND TRADITION ARE TAUGHT USING STORIES FROM THE AGGADAH.
EN405831HEROESTALES FROM THE ISRAELI WARSHELLMAN, PETERNOAH WATERMANA COLLECTION OF STORIES ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF WAR ON ISRAELI SOLDIERS AND CIVILIANS. TOPICS RANGE FROM REPORTS ON THE COMBAT EXPERIENCES OF MILITARY RECRUITS TO A LOOK AT UNUSUAL ISRAELI HEROINES.
EN405832STORYTELLER, VOL. I, 2 AND 3SELECTED SHORT STORIESMINDEL, NISSANHARRIET MARCUSA COLLECTION OF SELECTED SHORT STORIES FROM THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE, 'TALKS AND TALES.' SUBJECTS RANGE FROM JEWISH LIFE IN EASTERN EUROPE IN MEDIEVAL TIMES TO THE HOLOCAUST TO KEEPING JUDAISM ALIVE IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION.
EN405839JUDAISMHERTZBERG, ARTHUR, ED.DR. IRVING W. KRAMERAN EXAMINATION OF JUDAISM'S MORAL AND ETHICAL VALUES AS THEY RELATE TO THE MAJOR ISSUES OF THE LATE TWENTIETH-CENTURY. TOPICS INCLUDE JEWISH IDENTITY, EQUALITY OF THE SEXES, RITES OF PASSAGE, HOMOSEXUALITY, MEDICAL PROCEDURES, VEGETARIANISM, AND POLITICS.
EN405840HEART OF WISDOMA THOUGHT FOR EACH DAY OF THE JEWISH CALENDARRASKIS, BERNARD S.CORINNE SHAFTELA BOOK OF INSPIRATIONAL THOUGHTS FOR EACH DAY OF THE JEWISH YEAR INCLUDING HOLIDAYS, GLEANED FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.
EN405842SEVEN DEADLY SINSJEWISH, CHRISTIAN, AND CLASSICAL REFLECTIONS ON HUMAN PSYCHOLOGYSCHIMMEL, SOLOMONDR. IRVING W. KRAMERTHE AUTHOR, A PSYCHOTHERAPIST, DRAWS ON THE MORAL TEACHINGS OF JUDAISM, CLASSICAL PHILOSOPHY, AND CHRISTIANITY, AS WELL AS INSIGHTS GLEANED FROM HIS CLINICAL PRACTICE TO UNDERSTAND THE SIGNIFICANCE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN MODERN SOCIETY.
EN405851DAY OF ATONEMENTKELLERMAN, FAYEPETER DECKER A DETECTIVE WITH THE LAPD IS NEWLY MARRIED TO ORTHODOX JEWISH RINA LAZARUS AND IS IN BORO PARK, BROOKLYN FOR THE HIGH HOLY DAYS. AS HE STRUGGLES WITH A TROUBLING DISCOVERY ABOUT HIS FAMILY AND THE DEMANDS OF HIS NEW RELIGION, HE MUST SOLVE A CRIME THAT INVOLVES A LOST BOY.
EN405853YIDDISH STORIES, OLD AND NEWHOWE, IRVING; GREENBERG, ELIEZERSET IN EASTERN EUROPE DURING THE LATE NINETEENTH CENTURY AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY, THESE YIDDISH STORIES EVOKE THE DIFFICULT BUT CULTURALLY RICH LIVES OF THE JEWS THERE. LACED WITH HUMOR, THE STORIES REFLECT THE EASTERN EUROPEAN JEW'S PLACE IN SOCIETY AND HIS CONCEPT OF GOD.
EN405854WHY NOAH CHOSE THE DOVESINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISROSE SPANGIERA NEW TWIST ON THE STORY OF NOAH'S ARK IN WHICH THE ANIMALS DEBATE EACH OTHER ON WHO SHOULD BE TAKEN INTO THE ARK. THEY ALL BELITTLE EACH OTHER AND SING THEIR OWN PRAISES: ONLY THE DOVE REMAINS SILENT. THEREFORE NOAH SELECTS THE DOVE TO BE HIS MESSENGER AND IT EARNS THE TITLE 'BIRD OF PEACE.'
EN405855TALMUD FOR BEGINNERS VOL. 1PRAYERABRAMS, JUDITH Z., RABBIJOSEPH REUTLINGERIN THIS INTRODUCTORY GUIDE TO THE TALMUD, THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE ANSWERS TO FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS OF FAITH, PIETY, AND MAN'S RELATIONSHIP TO GOD.
EN405858TASTE FOR TREASONMENDELS, ORAROBERT KAMLOTTHE IDENTITY OF A TOP ISRAELI AGENT, WHO HAS BEEN POSING AS A PALESTINIAN LEADER, IS IN DANGER OF BEING EXPOSED. DAN SHEMTOV, CHIEF OF ISRAELI SECURITY, MUST DEVISE A PLAN TO PROTECT HIM, EVEN IF THAT MEANS BETRAYING OTHERS.
EN405859DEAD SEA SCROLLS DECEPTIONBAIGENT, MICHAEL; LEIGH, RICHARDROBERT KAMLOTA DOCUMENTED WORK THAT OFFERS SUBSTANTIVE EVIDENCE THAT A GROUP OF CATHOLIC SCHOLARS HAVE MANAGED TO PREVENT OTHERS FROM HAVING ACCESS TO THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS. THE AUTHORS DEMONSTRATE THE PROBLEMS THAT CAN OCCUR WHEN SCHOLARS ARE NOT ACCOUNTABLE TO THE PUBLIC AND THE MEDIA.
EN405866NIGHT OF THE BROKEN GLASSBRONER, PETERMELVIN DAVISA NOVEL THAT CONTRASTS THE INTERTWINED DESTINIES OF THREE GERMANS WHO GRAPPLE WITH THE NAZI MENACE IN RADICALLY DIFFERENT WAYS.
EN405867ANCIENT JUDAISMBIBLICAL CRITICISM FROM MAX WEBER TO THE PRESENTZEITLIN, IRVING M.DOROTHY AXELROTHTHE AUTHOR ANALYZES THE ORIGINS OF JUDAISM IN THE LIGHT OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY SCHOLARSHIP. © 1986
EN405870DEEP IN THE RUSSIAN NIGHTCHAZAN, AARONKAREN LANDSMANTHE AUTHOR DESCRIBES THE RELENTLESS PERSECUTION HE ENDURED AS A JEW IN RUSSIA. HE ALSO DEPICTS JEWISH LIFE THERE FROM THE TIME OF THE REVOLUTION UNTIL CHAZAN AND HIS FAMILY WERE GRANTED PERMISSION TO EMIGRATE FIFTY YEARS LATER.
EN405873MILK AND HONEYKELLERMAN, FAYERUTH S. DIAMONDWHEN NEARLY AN ENTIRE FAMILY IS FOUND MURDERED, DETECTIVE PETER DECKER AND RINA LAZARUS, AN ORTHODOX JEWISH WIDOW, BECOME INVOLVED IN THE CASE. THE UNWANTED PRESENCE OF DECKER'S ARMY BUDDY COMPLICATES MATTERS AND ENDANGERS THE COUPLE'S RELATIONSHIP AS WELL AS LAZARUS'S LIFE.
EN405876INHERIT THE MOBCHAFETS, ZEVWHEN MAX GROSSMAN, THE LAST OF THE BIGTIME JEWISH GANGSTERS DIES, HIS NEPHEW, WILLIAM GORDON, UNHAPPILY DISCOVERS THAT HE HAS INHERITED HIS UNCLE'S NEFARIOUS INTERESTS. BUT GORDON'S BEST FRIEND, A LIFELONG GANGSTER BUFF, IS DETERMINED TO MAKE GORDON'S MID-LIFE CAREER CHANGE A SUCCESS.
EN405877RABBI'S WIFEBENEDICTUS, DAVIDBRIANNA CAPLANWHEN ARAB TERRORISTS TAKE OVER RABBI JAMIE'S SYNAGOGUE, HIS WIFE IS TRAPPED INSIDE. THE STORY MOVES FROM LONDON TO BEIRUT AND BACK TO LONDON WHERE IT ENDS WITH A STARTLING DENOUEMENT.
EN405883ALWAYS AND FOREVERFREEMAN, CYNTHIAMARION HARRISKATHY ROSS TRAVELS FROM AMERICA TO WAR-RAVAGED HAMBURG IN 1945 TO AID IN RESETTLING REFUGEES. THERE SHE BECOMES INVOLVED WITH DAVID KOHN, AN IDEALISTIC DOCTOR WHOSE PARENTS WERE KILLED IN THE HOLOCAUST, AND HIS COUSIN PHIL KOHN, WHO IS IN GERMANY TO SMUGGLE STOLEN ART BACK TO AMERICA.
EN405884WALL GAMESDOBBS, MICHAELSYLVIA HORENSTEINANGERED BY U.S. AND SOVIET UNION FAILURE TO AGREE ON THE REUNIFICATION OF GERMANY, WEST BERLINERS ERUPT INTO VIOLENCE. IN HIS ATTEMPT TO QUELL THE RIOTS, HARRY BENJAMIN, A CIA AGENT STATIONED IN WEST BERLIN, STUMBLES ONTO VOLATILE INFORMATION.
EN405886DIALOGUES IN JUDAISMJEWISH DILEMMAS DEFINED, DEBATED AND EXPLOREDBERKOWITZ, WILLIAM, ED.RENEE GOODSTEINA COLLECTION OF 24 DIALOGUES WITH WELL-KNOWN THINKERS AND WRITERS SUCH AS ADIN STEINSALTZ, ELIE WIESEL AND ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGER. THE DISCUSSIONS COVER CULTURAL AND RELIGIOUS TRENDS, HISTORY, AND POLITICAL ANALYSES.
EN405890WOODY ALLENLAX, ERICBERNICE FOERDER & JACK SANDERSA BIOGRAPHY OF ALLEN IN WHICH LAX DETAILS THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL LIFE OF THE ACCLAIMED ACTOR AND FILMMAKER. LAX DESCRIBES ALLEN'S BEGINNINGS AS A WRITER AND STAND-UP COMEDIAN AND HIS DEVELOPMENT OF HIS OTHER CAREERS AS A LITERARY HUMORIST, JAZZ CLARINETIST, AND PLAYWRIGHT.
EN405897CHOOSING JUDAISMKUKOFF, LYDIASUSAN WINOGRAD & BERNARD MANNTHE AUTHOR, A CONVERT TO JUDAISM, RECOUNTS GROWING UP AS A CHRISTIAN AND LIVING HER ADULT LIFE AS A JEW.
EN405898CHALLENGING YEARSTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF STEPHEN WISEWISE, STEPHENLILLIAN GLIXONWISE, A REFORM RABBI WHO DIED IN 1949, CO-FOUNDED THE WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS AND FOUNDED THE ZIONIST ORGANIZATION OF AMERICA AND THE FREE SYNAGOGUE IN NEW YORK CITY. IN HIS BOOK, HE RECOUNTS THE EVENTS THROUGH WHICH HE LIVED, THE CAUSES IN WHICH HE LABORED, AND THE BELIEFS WHICH IMPELLED HIM TO ACT.
EN405900JEWISH WOMEN IN TIME AND TORAHBERKOVITS, ELIEZERSERENE MYERSTHE AUTHOR PROVIDES A CRITICAL EXAMINATION OF THE STATUS OF WOMEN IN HALAKHAH. BERKOVITS ALSO OFFERS A NUMBER OF SUGGESTIONS TO IMPROVE THAT STATUS WITHOUT CIRCUMVENTING JEWISH LAW.
EN405902JEWISH LITERACYTHE MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOWTELUSHKIN, JOSEPHRUBELLE SCHAFLERIN THIS BOOK, RABBI TELUSHKIN PROVIDES BRIEF EXPLANATIONS OF CONCEPTS AND TOPICS CONCERNING JUDAISM AND THE JEWISH PEOPLE. AMONG THE SUBJECTS COVERED ARE HISTORY, CULTURE, ETHICS, RELIGIOUS TEXTS, AND JEWISH PERSONALITIES.
EN405903JEW OF ROMEFEUCHTWANGER, LIONESTELLE ADENA HISTORICAL NOVEL, PART OF A TRILOGY ABOUT JOSEPHUS, THE JEWISH HISTORIAN, IN WHICH HE BEFRIENDS THE ROMAN EMPEROR. THE BOOK EXPLORES HOW JOSEPHUS STRUGGLES TO CONSOLIDATE HIS POSITION IN THE ROMAN WORLD YET REMAIN LOYAL TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE.
EN405905MASTERPLANJUDAISMCARMELL, ARYEH, RABBIDOROTHY AXEROTHTHIS WORK EXPLORES THE GOALS OF TORAH AND MITZVOT, AND DEMONSTRATES THEIR RELEVANCE TO MODERN DAY CONCERNS SUCH AS THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY, HUMAN RIGHTS, AND THE ENVIRONMENT.
EN405906LOVE AND EXILESINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISLYNNE KUSHNERSINGER, THE NOBEL-PRIZE WINNING YIDDISH WRITER, RECOUNTS HIS YOUTH IN POLAND, HIS EXILE TO AMERICA, AND HIS MANY COMPANIONS AND LOVERS.
EN405907GOLDIN BOYSEPSTEIN, JOSEPHSYLVIA FEUERSTEININ THIS COLLECTION OF STORIES, THE AUTHOR PROBES THE LIVES OF SECOND-AND THIRD-GENERATION JEWISH AMERICANS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE.
EN405911IN DAYS OF AWEGOODMAN, ERICSYLVIA ESTESAFTER JOE SINGER, A BASEBALL PITCHER, IS ACCUSED OF THROWING A GAME, HE ATTEMPTS TO ATONE FOR THE BETRAYALS HE HAS WROUGHT ON HIS FATHER, HIS GIRLFRIENDS, HIS FELLOW JEWS AND ON BASEBALL. HE COUNSELS RUNAWAYS, CAMPAIGNS FOR GUN CONTROL, AND TRIES TO OBTAIN THE BASEBALL COMMISSIONER'S FORGIVENESS.
EN405912HEY TAXI!TELLER, HANOCHRITA FEDERIN THIS COLLECTION, TELLER WRITES OF THE SPIRITUAL STORIES WHICH HE HEARD IN TAXIS, TOLD BY CABDRIVERS AND PASSENGERS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.
EN405916DAY THE RABBI RESIGNEDKEMELMAN, HARRY
EN405917TO KNOW A WOMANOZ, AMOSARLINE WETREICHAFTER THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE, ISRAELI ESPIONAGE AGENT, YOEL RAVID, RETIRES. IN THE MIDST OF AN AFFAIR WITH HIS NEIGHBOR AND HIS ATTEMPTS TO HELP HIS TEENAGE DAUGHTER, RAVID SUFFERS FROM HALLUCINATIONS AND FLASHBACKS WHICH FORCE HIM TO CONFRONT UNRESOLVED ISSUES IN HIS MARRIAGE AND IN HIS LIFE.
EN405918EVE'S TATTOOPRAGER, EMILYMARILYN PERELMANA 40-YEAR-OLD WOMAN GETS TATTOOED WITH THE ID NUMBER OF A CONCENTRATION CAMP VICTIM AND FINDS HERSELF BECOMING OBSESSED WITH WOMEN IN NAZI GERMANY.
EN405922EDWARD TELLERGIANT OF THE GOLDEN AGE OF PHYSICSBLUMBERG, STANLEY; PANOS, LOUIS G.ELISSA BAUMTHE LIFE OF TELLER, A HUNGARIAN JEWISH PHYSICIST WHO FLED NAZISM FOR THE UNITED STATES. HE BECAME A MEMBER OF THE MANHATTAN PROJECT TEAM WHICH DEVELOPED THE WORLD'S FIRST ATOMIC BOMB AND PLAYED AN IMPORTANT ROLE IN U.S. NUCLEAR WEAPONS POLICY.
EN405923FROM THE OLD MARKETPLACEA MEMOIR OF LAUGHTER, SURVIVAL ANDBULOFF, JOSEPHJEAN MARKSTHROUGH HIS PROTAGONIST, YOSIK, AN UNDERSIZED PRECOCIOUS JEWISH BOY, THE AUTHOR DESCRIBES THE CHAOTIC EVENTS IN VILNIUS, THE FORMER CAPITOL OF LITHUANIA, DURING THE FIRST TWO DECADES OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. AMONG THOSE EVENTS ARE POGROMS, A WAR, PESTILENCE, A REVOLUTION, AND ANTI-SEMITISM.
EN405926HARRY KAPLAN'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUNDSTERN, STEVESET IN WATERLOGGED MEMPHIS DURING THE GREAT FLOOD OF 1939, THIS IS THE STORY OF A 15-YEAR-OLD JEWISH BOY WHO ABANDONS WORK IN HIS FATHER'S PAWNSHOP TO LINK UP WITH SOME LOCAL CHARACTERS AND EXPLORE THE SEAMIER SIDE OF THE CITY.
EN405928HIS MASTER'S VOICEKOTLOWITZ, ROBERTEMILY ROSENIN A STORY THAT PITS LIFE'S UNEXPECTED TRICKS AGAINST FAITH, A SYNAGOGUE CANTOR IS A SECRET AGNOSTIC WHO IS BOTHERED BY HIS LUSTFUL IMPULSES, HIS BOYHOOD MEMORIES OF POLAND, AND HIS DAUGHTER, WHO IS DATING A GENTILE.
EN405934GOD WAS IN THIS PLACE AND I I DID NOT KNOWFINDING SELF, SPIRITUALITY AND ULTIMATE MEANINGKUSHNER, LAWRENCEDOROTHY AXELROTHTHE AUTHOR PRESENTS INTERPRETATIONS BY SEVEN RABBIS THROUGHOUT HISTORY OF JACOB'S DREAM IN THE BOOK OF GENESIS. © 1991
EN405935FROM TEXT TO TRADITIONA HISTORY OF SECOND TEMPLE AND RABBINIC TIMESSCHIFFMAN, LAWRENCE H.SARAJEAN SHERKA HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF JUDAISM DURING THE SECOND TEMPLE PERIOD WHICH DEMONSTRATES HOW JEWISH PRACTICE EVOLVED FROM BIBLICAL TO TALMUDIC TIMES.
EN405936PURSUIT OF HAPPINESSROIPHE, ANNEADELE BORDENTHIS IS THE STORY OF THE GRUENBAUM FAMILY, WHICH IMMIGRATED TO AMERICA IN 1892, BUILT AND LOST AN EMPIRE, AND EVENTUALLY SETTLED IN ISRAEL.
EN405937CITY CALLED JULYENGEL, HOWARDELAINE MERIANSCANADIAN PRIVATE EYE BENNY COOPERMAN CANNOT SAY NO WHEN THE RABBI AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE GRANTHAM SYNAGOGUE APPROACH HIM WITH A SMALL FAVOR. BUT COOPERMAN SOON FINDS HIMSELF INVOLVED IN A COMPLICATED CASE OF FRAUD.
EN4059381492THE LIFE AND TIMES OF JUAN CABEZONARIDJIS, HOMERORICHARD HANAUA NOVEL ABOUT JUAN AND ISABEL, CONVERTED JEWS WHO FALL IN LOVE DURING THE SPANISH INQUISITION. AFTER DISCOVERING THAT SHE IS PREGNANT, ISABEL RUNS AWAY, FEARING FURTHER PERSECUTION. JUAN FINDS HIS LOVER, BUT LEAVES AFTER A BRIEF REUNION, BELIEVING THAT HIS DESTINY LIES ELSEWHERE.
EN405940CONTINUING SILENCE OF A POETCOLLECTED STORIESYEHOSHUA, A.BCONSTANCE WARSHOWSKYYEHOSHUA EXPLORES THE REALITIES AND CONTRADICTIONS OF ISRAELI LIFE.
EN405949CAFE BERLINNEBENZAL, HAROLDGENE HELLERFROM HIS HIDING PLACE IN A BERLIN ATTIC IN 1943, DANIEL SAPORTA, A SYRIAN JEW MASQUERADING AS A CHRISTIAN SPANIARD, REFLECTS ON HIS LIFE AS A CAFE OWNER, THE DECADENT NIGHT LIFE OF BERLIN BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS, AND THE POLITICAL INTRIGUE IN WHICH HE AND HIS GIRLFRIEND BECAME INVOLVED.
EN405951FIREBREAKHERMAN, RICHARD JR.RENEE GOODSTEINSET IN THE NEAR FUTURE, IRAQ HAS BEEN ALLOWED TO RECOVER FULLY FROM THE SECOND GULF WAR AND IS ABLE TO JOIN EGYPT AND SYRIA IN ATTACKING ISRAEL. ISRAEL'S PRIME MINISTER IS PREPARED TO USE NUCLEAR WEAPONS IF IRAQ EMPLOYS ITS DEADLIEST NERVE GAS, FORCING U.S. FIGHTER PILOTS TO EMBARK ON A DESPERATE MISSION AGAINST IRAQ'S CHEMICAL PLANTS.
EN405955FINDING OUR WAYJEWISH TEXTS AND THE LIVES WE LIVEHOLTZ, BARRY W.ELAINE RACOUNIN THIS SEQUEL TO 'BACK TO THE SOURCES,' HOLTZ ADDRESSES THOSE READERS WHO LIVE IN A PREDOMINANTLY SECULAR WORLD BUT WANT TO EXPLORE THE RELEVANCE OF JEWISH TEACHINGS TO THEIR LIVES.
EN405959CHILDREN OF ABRAHAMHALTER, MAREKKAREN S.W. FRIEDMANBASED ON THE RECORDS OF THE HALTERS, THE AUTHOR CONTINUES THE EPIC FAMILY SAGA HE STARTED IN 'THE BOOKS OF ABRAHAM.' IN THIS BOOK, THE FAMILY SETTLES IN POST-WORLD WAR II ISRAEL.
EN405961WHEN YOUR CHILD ASKSA HANDBOOK FOR JEWISH PARENTSGLUSTROM, SIMONSYLVIA MORGANSTEINA BASIC STUDY OF JEWISH IDEAS TO HELP JEWISH PARENTS ANSWER THEIR CHILDREN'S QUESTIONS. AMONG THE SUBJECTS COVERED ARE THE JEWISH VIEW OF GOD, THE BIBLE, CUSTOMS AND CEREMONIES, HOLIDAYS, JUDAISM AND CHRISTIANITY, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND THE JEWISH VIEW OF DEATH.
EN405962EXPLORING JUDAISMA RECONSTRUCTIONIST APPROACHALPERT, REBECCA T.; STAUB, JACOB J.NOAH WATERMANTHE AUTHORS PRESENT THE HISTORY AND FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF RECONSTRUCTIONIST JUDAISM.
EN405963BAKER'S DOZEN #7IMA COME HOMESTEIN, AIDELSANDI SKODNIKMRS. BAKER'S NEW JOB IS A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY FOR HER, BUT IT CREATES PROBLEMS FOR THE REST OF THE FAMILY. AS THEY ALL WAIT FOR THEIR MOTHER TO COME HOME, THE BAKER CHILDREN HAVE TO DEAL WITH A HYSTERICAL HOUSEKEEPER, A SCIENCE PROJECT RUN AMOK, AND A HOUSE THAT'S GONE CRAZY.
EN405964KIDDUSH CUP WHO HATED WINESALOP, BYRDLYMAN SMITH-EISEMANA STORY ABOUT A KIDDUSH CUP WHO HATED THE STICKY, WET FEELING OF WINE. IT MANAGES TO OVERCOME THIS WITH THE HELP OF ITS SABBATH AND HOLIDAY FRIENDS.
EN405965SOLDIER SPIESISRAELI MILITARY INTELLIGENCEKATZ, SAMUEL M.NOAH WATERMANKATZ LOOKS AT A'MAN, ISRAEL'S OLDEST INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, AND THE VITAL ROLE IT PLAYED IN MANY OF THE COUNTRY'S WARS AND CAMPAIGNS. IN 1990, THE AGENCY OFFICIALLY BECAME THE ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCE'S FOURTH BRANCH OF SERVICE.
EN405966PUTTING GOD ON THE GUEST LISTSALKIN, JEFFREY E., RABBIKAREN LANDSMANTHIS BOOK EXAMINES THE MEANING OF THE BAR MITZVAH RITUAL FROM A HISTORICAL, SOCIOLOGICAL, AND RELIGIOUS PERSPECTIVE.
EN405968FORGOTTENWIESEL, ELIEHORRIFIED THAT HE IS LOSING HIS MEMORY DUE TO ILLNESS, A ROMANIAN JEWISH HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR ENTRUSTS HIS AND OTHERS' ACCOUNTS OF SURVIVAL TO HIS SON, MALKIEL, A JOURNALIST. AT HIS FATHER'S REQUEST, MALKIEL JOURNEYS TO THE CARPATHIAN MOUNTAINS TO EXPLORE THE MYSTERIES THAT STILL CONFOUND HIS FATHER.
EN405969BEST OF STORYLINESSTORIES FOR THE WHOLE FAMILYTELLER, HANOCHELISSA BAUMIN THIS COLLECTION, RABBI TELLER USES HIS OLD AND NEW STORIES TO PROVIDE READERS WITH A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE ON ANSWERS TO THE FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS OF LIFE. EACH STORY DEMONSTRATES HOW A PERSON CAN TRIUMPH OVER ADVERSITY, HELP OTHERS, AND LEARN WHAT IS IMPORTANT IN THIS WORLD.
EN405970NO MARGIN FOR ERRORTHE MAKING OF THE ISRAELI AIR FORCEYONAY, EHUDNOAH WATERMANTHROUGH A SERIES OF ANECDOTES, YONAY TELLS THE STORY OF THE ISRAELI AIR FORCE FROM ITS BIRTH IN 1948 TO ITS DRAMATIC RAID ON IRAQ'S OSIRAK NUCLEAR REACTOR IN 1981.
EN405971STORYTELLER, VOL. 3MINDEL, NISSANHARRIET MARCUSA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES SELECTED FROM THE MONTHLY MAGAZINE, 'TALKS AND TALES.' SUBJECTS INCLUDE RIGHTEOUS SCHOLARS, JEWISH LIFE IN EASTERN EUROPE IN MEDIEVAL AND PRE-HOLOCAUST TIMES, THE HOLOCAUST, AND THE STRUGGLE TO KEEP JUDAISM ALIVE BEHIND THE IRON CURTAIN.
EN405972BAKER'S DOZEN #2GHOSTBUSTERSSIEGEL, MALKYCANTOR LYNN KARPOMOVING TO THE NEW MANSION SEEMS LIKE A DREAM COME TRUE FOR THE BAKER FAMILY, BUT STRANGE NOISES AND AN INTRUDER THREATEN TO TURN THE DREAM INTO A NIGHTMARE.
EN405973BAKER'S DOZEN #3AND THE WINNER IS...STEIN, AIDELSUE FISHKOFFTHERE IS A LOT OF EXCITEMENT IN THE BAKER HOUSEHOLD WHEN MR. BAKER RUNS FOR TOWN COUNCILMAN, BRACHA GETS A LEAD IN THE SCHOOL PLAY, AND MOISHY THINKS HE WILL RECEIVE THE BEST STUDENT AWARD. BUT AS EACH OF THEIR FORTUNES TURN, THE FAMILY LEARNS A VALUABLE LESSON.
EN405974BAKER'S DOZEN #4STARS IN THEIR EYESSTEIN, AIDELSUE FISHKOFFSINGING STAR AVI SHOHAM'S PRE-PURIM CONCERT HAS BEEN SOLD OUT FOR MONTHS, BUT THE BAKER QUINTUPLETS ARE ANXIOUS TO ATTEND. THEY WILL DO ANYTHING TO GET TICKETS, EVEN IF IT MEANS PRETENDING TO BE FRIENDS WITH AVI'S QUIET COUSIN, IDY.
EN405975BAKER'S DOZEN #5THE INSIDE STORYLAZEWNIK, LIBBYSANDI SKODNIKA MAGAZINE IS DOING A FEATURE STORY ON THE BAKER QUINTUPLETS BUT THREE OF THE BROTHERS ARE ANGRY THAT THEY WERE NOT CONSULTED. AS THEIR SISTERS PREPARE, THE BOYS MAKE PLANS TO RUIN THE INTERVIEW. IT TAKES A SERIES OF MISHAPS TO BRING ALL THE SIBLINGS TO THEIR SENSES.
EN405976BAKER'S DOZEN #8HEY WAITER!ZITTER, EMMYROBIN DIAMONDTHE BAKERS DECIDE TO GO TO THE RILEY LAKE RESORT HOTEL FOR PASSOVER. WHILE MR. AND MRS. BAKER PLAN ON A RESTFUL VACATION, OF THEIR CHILDREN HAVE PLANS OF THEIR OWN THAT INEVITABLY LEAD TO A CHAOTIC BUT ENJOYABLE EXPERIENCE.
EN405979BY BLOOD DIVIDEDORDE, LEWISFRANCES WALDMANAFTER ESCAPING A RUSSIAN POGROM IN 1903, SIBLINGS ZALMAN AND RACHEL ARE SEPARATED. EACH BELIEVES THE OTHER DEAD, AND THEIR LIVES UNFOLD IN ALTERNATING CHAPTERS UNTIL THEY MEET 60 YEARS LATER.
EN405980BAKER'S DOZEN #1ON OUR OWNLAZEWNIK, LIBBYBETTY SCHWARTZDURING A SPRING CLEANING PROJECT, MRS. BAKER IS HURT AND WINDS UP IN THE HOSPITAL. HER CHILDREN, THE BAKER'S 'DOZEN,' ASSURE HER THEY CAN MANAGE UNTIL SHE RETURNS HOME. CHAOS ENSUES AS SOME CHILDREN ARE LOST, SOME MONEY DISAPPEARS, AND FOOD GOES FLYING AROUND THE HOUSE.
EN405982LIVING A JEWISH LIFEJEWISH TRADITIONS, CUSTOMS AND VALUES FOR TODAY'S FAMILIESDIAMANT, ANITA; COOPER, HOWARDELLEN MICHAELSTHE AUTHORS DEMONSTRATE HOW JEWISH TRADITION, HISTORY, MORALS, AND ETHICS CAN BE INCORPORATED INTO A CONTEMPORARY LIFESTYLE.
EN405986ACTS OF FAITHSEGAL, ERICHSYLVIA LEVINSONA STORY THAT CENTERS ON THE CHILDREN OF RABBI LURIA, HEAD OF THE BROOKLYN-BASED SILCZER DYNASTY. LURIA'S DAUGHTER HAS AN AFFAIR WITH A STUDENT-PRIEST WHILE HIS SON LEAVES RABBINICAL SCHOOL WHEN HE BECOMES A MILLIONAIRE THROUGH THE STOCK MARKET. ULTIMATELY, THE FATHER AND HIS CHILDREN RECOGNIZE THE NEED FOR COMPROMISE AND ACCEPTANCE.
EN405987TAR BEACHELMAN, RICHARDBILL BUSCHELTHE AUTHOR DEPICTS A 1947 BROOKLYN SUMMER AND THE PEOPLE WHO SPEND THEIR DAYS SUNBATHING ON A SYNAGOGUE ROOF. THE STORY IS TOLD THROUGH THE EYES OF EIGHT-YEAR-OLD PETER WHO COMMENTS ON THE ACTIONS OF HIS PARENTS AND THEIR FRIENDS.
EN405990BLACKBIRDMEREK, JACKJOYCE KARPGENERAL SCOTT CARTWRIGHT, A RETIRED ASTRONAUT, MUST FLY ONE MORE MISSION AFTER AN ESSENTIAL SPY SATELLITE IS DISABLED IN THE MIDDLE EAST. COMPLICATIONS ENSUE AND CARTWRIGHT FINDS HIMSELF INVOLVED WITH A JEWISH PILOT, HIS ISRAELI GIRL FRIEND, AN EVIL CIA DIRECTOR, SPIES AND DOUBLE AGENTS, CHEMICAL WARFARE, AND NUCLEAR BLACKMAIL.
EN405991UNINVITED GUESTAND OTHER JEWISH HOLIDAY TALESJAFFE, NINAELEANOR SCHWARTZA COLLECTION OF STORIES THAT SPAN THE JEWISH HOLIDAY CALENDAR FROM ROSH HASHANAH TO PASSOVER. BASED ON TRADITIONAL SOURCES, THE STORIES DEMONSTRATE FAITH AND RITUAL THROUGHOUT THE CENTURIES. INCLUDES A BRIEF HISTORICAL INTRODUCTION TO EACH STORY AND A GLOSSARY OF HEBREW AND YIDDISH TERMS.
EN405993STRANGERS ALWAYSA JEWISH FAMILY IN WARTIME SHANGHAIKRASNO, RENAMARILYN BECKAN ACCOUNT OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY OF SHANGHAI DURING WORLD WAR II, THAT WAS LARGELY COMPRISED OF REFUGEES FROM NAZI EUROPE AND RUSSIA. KRASNO ALSO DETAILS THE HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN SHANGHAI AS WELL AS THE HISTORY OF JEWISH LIFE UNDER FOREIGN OCCUPATION AND THE JEWISH COMMUNITY'S ENCOUNTERS WITH OTHER CULTURES.
EN405995OPERATION SHYLOCKROTH, PHILIPSIMON SCHUSTERIN THIS NOVEL SET IN JERUSALEM, ROTH PRESENTS TWO CHARACTERS THAT BEAR HIS NAME: ONE A FAMOUS AUTHOR, THE OTHER AN IMPOSTER WHO IMPERSONATES THE 'REAL' PHILIP ROTH SO HE CAN PUBLICIZE HIS SCHEME TO LEAD JEWS OUT OF A DOOMED ISRAEL TO A NEW DIASPORA. THE BOOK EXPLORES THE ETERNAL ISSUE OF THE JEW IN A LARGELY CHRISTIAN CULTURE.
EN405997SOTAHRAGEN, NAOMILYNNE KUSHNERSET IN THE WORLD OF ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWS, THE STORY FOCUSES ON THE REICH FAMILY'S THREE DAUGHTERS AND HOW THEY FARE IN THE COMMUNITY'S CRUCIAL RITE OF PASSAGE: MARRIAGE. THE DRAMA CENTERS ON THE DEVOUT MIDDLE DAUGHTER, DINA, AND HOW SHE BECOMES A 'SOTAH,' OR A WOMAN SUSPECTED OF ADULTERY.
EN405998OUT OF THE DEPTHSBRENNER, JOSEPH CHAIMBERNARD MANNA NOVEL ABOUT RUSSIAN JEWISH EMIGRES WHO TOIL AT A YIDDISH DAILY NEWSPAPER IN LONDON. THEIR PLIGHT IS TEMPERED BY ABRAHAM MENUHIN, AN IMMIGRANT JEW WHO COMES TO THE AID OF A PREGNANT YOUNG WOMAN ABANDONED BY THE BABY'S RUSSIAN GENTILE FATHER.
EN405999AMERICAN RHAPSODYTHE STORY OF GEORGE GERSHWINKRESH, PAULJUDY BOMBECKA BIOGRAPHY ABOUT THE LIFE AND WORK OF THE AMERICAN COMPOSER. DISCUSSES HIS MUSICAL COMEDIES, POPULAR SONGS, SYMPHONIC WORKS, AND THE OPERA 'PORGY AND BESS.'
EN406002DARK STARFURST, ALANAMY GOLDBERGERIN THIS DEPICTION OF THE ERA OF THE STALINIST PURGES, RUSSIAN JOURNALIST ANDRE SZARA IS FORCED TO BECOME A SOVIET INTELLIGENCE AGENT IN PRE-WORLD WAR II EUROPE. AFTER OBTAINING VITAL INFORMATION, SZARA IS ASKED TO TRADE IT TO THE BRITISH FOR MUCH-NEEDED IMMIGRATION CERTIFICATES TO THEN-MANDATED PALESTINE.
EN406003NEW BEGINNINGSMOSCO, MAISIENINA MENDEABRAHAM PATRICK, GRANDSON OF THE JEWISH FAMILY MATRIARCH, MARIANNE, AND THE SON OF A CATHOLIC WOMAN, HAS BEGUN TO QUESTION HIS PRIVILEGED LIFE AND TO SEARCH FOR HIS OWN HERITAGE. MEANWHILE, HIS THREE COUSINS WRESTLE WITH THEIR DESTINIES AS THEY SEARCH FOR THEIR PARENTS' KILLERS.
EN406005FOR LOVE AND DUTYMOSCO, MAISIEDANIELLE STANLEYWHEN HER MOTHER DIES, BELLA MINSKY IS ENTRUSTED WITH THE CARE OF HER YOUNGER SIBLINGS. FORCED TO GIVE UP HER DREAM OF ATTENDING OXFORD UNIVERSITY, SHE TURNS THE FAMILY CLOTHING BUSINESS INTO AN INTERNATIONAL SUCCESS.
EN406006BROTHERSBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAELNOAH WATERMANWHEN HIS MOTHER AND STEPFATHER ARE KILLED DURING THE STALINIST PURGES, ALEX GORDON IS SMUGGLED TO AN AUNT IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK AND HIS HALF-BROTHER DIMITRI IS PLACED IN A MILITARY ORPHANAGE IN RUSSIA. DIMITRI BECOMES A KGB KILLER AND ALEX JOINS THE CIA IN ORDER TO WAGE A LIFELONG WAR AGAINST DIMITRI AND HIS EVIL SCHEMES.
EN406008BAKER'S DOZEN #6TRAPPED!LAZEWNIK, L.; ZAKON, M.; ZITTER, E.ELEANOR SCHWARTZTHE BAKER GIRLS ARE ALL SET TO SPEND THEIR FIRST SHABBOS ALONE WHILE, ACROSS TOWN, THE STAFF OF THE B.Y. TIMES IS HOLDING ITS USUAL PRE-SHABBOS MEETING. MEANWHILE, WEATHER CONDITIONS ARE DETERIORATING AND SOON ALL THE GIRLS FIND THEMSELVES STRANDED IN THE MANSION, TRAPPED BY A RAGING TORNADO.
EN406010TALES OF THE MASTER RACEHERSHMAN, MARCIERITA LEVINESET IN THE FICTIONAL TOWN OF KREISWALD, THESE NARRATIVES TAKE THE READER INSIDE THE LIVES OF 'ORDINARY' GERMAN CITIZENS WHO CATCH ONLY GLIMPSES OF THE CHANGING AND TURBULENT WORLD AROUND THEM. HERSHMAN DEMONSTRATES HOW THE CORRUPTIONS OF THE THIRD REICH MANAGED TO FILTER INTO EVERYDAY EXISTENCE.
EN406015JEWS OF SPAINA HISTORY OF THE SEPHARDIC EXPERIENCEGERBER, JANE S.CONSTANCE WARSHAWSKYAN EXAMINATION OF THE GOLDEN AGE OF SPANISH JEWRY, THE TENSIONS BETWEEN SEVENTEENTH- AND EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY ASHKENAZIM AND SEPHARDIM, AND A LOOK AT SEPHARDIC COMMUNITIES IN ISRAEL, FRANCE, THE UNITED STATES AND SPAIN IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN406017BETWEEN MEMORY AND HOPEELIE WIESELJUDITH TESSERESSAYS THAT EXPLORE THEMES FROM THE WORKS OF THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR BY VARIOUS JEWISH AND CHRISTIAN SCHOLARS. TOPICS INCLUDE THE NATURE OF GOD, SADNESS, SILENCE, HORROR, AND HOPE.
EN406018IF I AM NOT FOR MYSELF...THE LIBERAL BETRAYAL OF THE JEWSWISSE, RUTHRITA FEDERDESPITE ITS RETRACTION, THE AUTHOR VIEWS THE 'ZIONISM EQUALS RACISM' EQUATION AS PART OF AN ARAB PROPAGANDA CAMPAIGN AGAINST ISRAEL. WISSE ASSERTS THAT THE ONGOING CAMPAIGN HAS CAUSED AMERICANS OF ALL POLITICAL STRIPES TO REFLEXIVELY BLAME ISRAEL FOR PROBLEMS IN THE MIDDLE EAST.
EN406019KINDERTRANSPORTDRUCKER, OLGA LEVYBETTY SMITHA MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR'S EXPERIENCES DURING THE HOLOCAUST. TAKEN TO ENGLAND AS PART OF A PROGRAM TO SAVE GERMAN JEWISH CHILDREN IN 1939, DRUCKER DID NOT SEE HER FAMILY AGAIN FOR SIX YEARS. SHE RECALLS HER BEWILDERMENT AND HER STRUGGLES TO ADJUST AND PROVIDES A HISTORICAL CONTEXT FOR HER STORY.
EN406024LIVING WITH DIFFICULT PEOPLE (INCLUDING YOURSELF)ADAHAN, MIRIAMSTANLEY KIRSCHTHE AUTHOR'S APPROACH TO IMPROVING INTER-PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS BOTH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE FAMILY.
EN406025LION OF JUDAHOSTROVSKY, VICTORMARK KAPLANIN AN EFFORT TO PROTECT THEIR MOSSAD MOLE, SYRIAN POLICE PLOT TO FRAME MOSSAD OFFICER NATAN STONE. STONE MUST UNCOVER THE TRAITOR TO CLEAR HIMSELF AND TO STOP THE TERRORIST ACTIVITY THAT THREATENS TO UNDERMINE MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALKS.
EN406027FIMAOZ, AMOSTAMIRA NOVEL IN WHICH EFRAIM 'FIMA' NISAN'S EMOTIONAL DISINTEGRATION MIRRORS THE BREAKDOWN OF ETHICS IN ISRAEL. NISAN HAS MADE A MESS OF HIS ONCE-PROMISING LIFE AND HE NEARLY GOES CRAZY WITH MORAL OUTRAGE AS HE TAKES ON THE CONSCIENCE OF THE ISRAELI NATION.
EN406029ZADDIKROSENBAUM, DAVIDHARRY SMALLA 72-KARAT DIAMOND IS STOLEN FROM THE DOWRY OF THE SATMAR REBBE'S DAUGHTER AND IT IS UP TO EX-NEW YORK DETECTIVE DOV TAYLOR TO FIND IT. TAYLOR FINDS HIMSELF DELVING INTO MANHATTAN'S JEWELRY DISTRICT AND INTO A HASIDIC NEIGHBORHOOD IN BROOKLYN AS WELL AS REACHING BACK TO HIS NINETEENTH-CENTURY ANCESTOR FOR CLUES TO SOLVE THE CASE.
EN406030GOERING'S LISTPOLLOCK, J. C.BOB HEITMANWHEN THE SON OF A FORMER NAZI USES TREASURES, MISSING FOR NEARLY FIFTY YEARS, TO FUND HIS SECRET TERRORIST ORGANIZATION, THE CIA, THE MOSSAD, AND THE RUSSIANS TEAM UP IN AN ATTEMPT TO STOP HIM.
EN406034SCHOOL TIESCHIEL, DEBORAHSHIRLEY RICHTHE STORY OF DAVID GREENE, A JEWISH STUDENT AT AN ELITE NEW ENGLAND PREP SCHOOL, WHO IS TORN BETWEEN HIS BELIEFS AND HIS DESIRE TO FIT IN.
EN406039MR. MANIYEHOSHUA, A. B.RITA CROSBYIN THIS NOVEL ABOUT SIX GENERATIONS OF THE MANI FAMILY, THE AUTHOR EMPLOYS MYSTERY, COINCIDENCE AND FATE, AS HE GRADUALLY DISCLOSES THE TRAGEDY THAT HAUNTS EVERY GENERATION OF THE FAMILY. ARRANGED IN THE FORM OF FIVE CONVERSATIONS, THE NARRATIVE MOVES FROM 1982 TO 1848 AS IT PLACES ITS DOMESTIC EVENTS WITHIN A HISTORICAL CONTEXT.
EN406041DENYING THE HOLOCAUSTTHE GROWING ASSAULT ON TRUTH AND MEMORYLIPSTADT, DEBORAH E.ARLINE KEMPNERAN EXPOSE THAT REVEALS THE WORLDWIDE MOVEMENT OF HOLOCAUST DENIAL AND ITS JOURNALS, INSTITUTES AND PAMPHLETS. ALSO UNMASKED ARE THE DENIERS' STRATEGY OF DISTORTION, WHICH THEY USE TO CAMOUFLAGE THEIR IDEOLOGY.
EN406043IN GOD'S MIRRORREFLECTIONS AND ESSAYSSCHULWEIS, HAROLD M.A COMPILATION OF RABBI SCHULWEIS'S WRITINGS ON TOPICS WHICH RANGE FROM THE POLARITIES OF JEWISH IDEAS TO A CRITIQUE OF THE EXCESSIVE FOCUS ON ANTI-SEMITISM IN MODERN JEWISH IDENTITY. THE AUTHOR ALSO DISCUSSES JEWISH HOLIDAYS AND FAMILY AND INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS.
EN406049TAKE MY LIFE, PLEASE!YOUNGMAN, HENNY; KARLEN, NEALLYNN HIMELFARBAN ACCOUNT OF THE COMEDIAN'S LIFE FROM HIS BIRTH IN LONDON AND HIS CHILDHOOD IN BROOKLYN TO HIS EARLY CAREER ON THE BORSCHT BELT CIRCUIT. THE BOOK PROVIDES DETAILS ABOUT YOUNGMAN'S LONG CAREER WHICH CONTINUED TO FLOURISH EVEN WHEN THE COMEDIAN WAS IN HIS 80S.
EN406050TERROR IN THE NIGHTTHE KLAN'S CAMPAIGN AGAINST THE JEWSNELSON, JACKAMY GOLDBERGERCOMMUNITIES WERE DRAWN INTO THE STRUGGLE AGAINST THE KLAN WHEN THEY BECAME TARGETS AND HOW THEY HELPED THE FBI APPREHEND KLAN MEMBERS. IN THE LAST SECTION, THE AUTHOR DISCUSSES THE PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL RISKS HE TOOK TO UNCOVER THIS STORY.
EN406053ONE EYED KINGSCOHEN, WILLIAM S.JAMES SPECTORIN A POST-GORBACHEV POST-DESERT STORM ERA THE RUSSIANS ARE PLOTTING TO REVIVE THEIR DECLINING POWER IN THE MIDDLE EAST. WHEN PRO-ISRAEL SENATOR JOSHUA STOCK IS MURDERED IT IS UP TO HIS FRIEND AND FELLOW SENATOR, SEAN FALCONE, TO FIND HIS KILLER.
EN406055HONOR AMONG THIEVESARCHER, JEFFREYSANDI SKODNIKA MAFIA/IRAQI CONSPIRACY STEALS THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE AND SENDS IT TO IRAQ WHERE SADDAM HUSSEIN PLANS TO BARBECUE IT ON JULY FOURTH IN FRONT OF TELEVISION CAMERAS. THE CIA AND THE MOSSAD RACE THE CLOCK IN AN ATTEMPT TO RETRIEVE THE DOCUMENT AND UNDO THE DAMAGE THAT WAS DONE.
EN406056PLAGUE OF DREAMERSSTERN, STEVESTERN BLENDS FANTASY WITH REALISM IN THESE STORIES: A JEWISH COMMUNITY IN MEMPHIS IN WHICH A GROCER'S ASSISTANT CAN TUNE INTO PEOPLE'S DREAMS; A MUSICIAN IS OBSESSED WITH DUPLICATING HOUDINI'S TRICKS DESPITE NUMEROUS ACCIDENTS; AND A YOUNG THIEF REBELS AGAINST HIS HARDWORKING FATHER BY JOINING A TRAVELING CARNIVAL.
EN406061GRIEVOUS SINA PETER DECKER/RINA LAZARUS MYSTERYKELLERMAN, FAYEMARCIA FELDMANWHILE IN THE HOSPITAL ENJOYING THE BIRTH OF HIS FIRST CHILD, DETECTIVE PETER DECKER IS DRAWN INTO A MYSTERY WHEN AN INFANT VANISHES FROM THE HOSPITAL NURSERY. WHEN THE NURSE WHO WAS IN CHARGE OF THE UNIT DISAPPEARS AS WELL, DECKER MUST DETERMINE WHETHER SHE IS A CRIMINAL OR A VICTIM HERSELF.
EN406063OLIVE TREESTEIN, ARLENESHIRLEY RADCLIFFEIN THIS EPISTOLARY NARRATIVE SET IN UTICA, NEW YORK, THE AUTHOR TELLS THE STORY OF A FIRST-GENERATION AMERICAN JEWISH WOMAN BORN TO IMMIGRANT PARENTS.
EN406066JEWISH TRAVELERS IN THE MIDDLE AGES19 FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTSADLER, ELKAN NATHAN, ED.DOROTHY AXELROTHIN THESE FIRSTHAND ACCOUNTS, TRAVELING JEWISH SCHOLARS, MERCHANTS, PILGRIMS, AMBASSADORS AND OTHERS OFFER RARE PERSPECTIVES ON LIFE IN EUROPE, THE NEAR EAST, AND NORTH AFRICA IN THE MIDDLE AGES.
EN406069TONY CURTISTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHYCURTIS, TONY; PARIS, BARRYHARRY SMALLCURTIS TELLS THE STORY OF HIS TRANSFORMATION FROM A TOUGH STREET KID NAMED BERNIE SCHWARTZ WHO BATTLED ANTI-SEMITIC GANGS TO A FAMOUS SCREEN PERSONALITY.
EN406070ALL BUT MY LIFEKLEIN, GERDA W.MULTIPLEA MOVING, EVOCATIVE ACCOUNT OF KLEIN'S HOLOCAUST EXPERIENCES. DESPITE THE DESTRUCTION OF HER WORLD, KLEIN DESCRIBES HOW SHE WAS ABLE TO BUILD A NEW LIFE.
EN406071BAKER'S DOZEN #9THROUGH THICK AND THINGARFUNKEL, DEBBYSARA BRICKMANTHE BAKER KIDS THINK THEIR FATHER IS GOING BANKRUPT AND EACH CHILD MAKES PLANS TO EARN LOTS OF MONEY AND SAVE THE DAY. MEANWHILE, THE EYE PROBLEMS OF THEIR SISTER TIKVA ARE MAKING HER FEEL LONELY AND LEFT OUT. EVENTUALLY, TIKVA DISCOVERS SOMETHING SURPRISING ABOUT HERSELF WHILE THE CHILDREN FIND OUT A SECRET ABOUT THEIR FATHER.
EN406073EAT AND BE SATISFIEDA SOCIAL HISTORY OF JEWISH FOODCOOPER, JOHNNINA MENDEA COMPREHENSIVE AND CRITICAL HISTORY OF JEWISH FOOD FROM BIBLICAL TIMES UNTIL THE PRESENT. COOPER ALSO EXPLORES THE CUISINES OF BOTH THE ASHKENAZIC AND SEPHARDIC CULTURES, DISCUSSES WHAT MAKES CERTAIN FOODS 'JEWISH,' AND DETAILS THE EVOLUTION OF MANY TRADITIONAL DISHES.
EN406074BUT HE WAS GOOD TO HIS MOTHERTHE LIVES AND CRIMES OF JEWISH GANGSTERSROCKAWAY, ROBERT A.SHIRLEY RADCLIFFEA SANGUINE LOOK AT THE MURDEROUS WORLD OF JEWISH GANGS AND GANGSTERS IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. THIS FACT-FILLED BOOK ANSWERS MANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THE ERA AND ABOUT THE HISTORY OF ORGANIZED CRIME.
EN406078MESHUGAHSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISSANDI SKODNIKA NOVEL BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING WRITER THAT DEALS WITH A ROMANTIC TRIANGLE OF MIRIAM, A YOUNG POLISH IMMIGRANT AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR; MAX, A 67-YEAR-OLD WOMANIZING INVESTOR; AND, AARON, A MIDDLE-AGED YIDDISH NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST. THE TRIO ARE UNABLE TO RESOLVE THEIR MORAL DILEMMAS UNTIL THEY MEET AFTER A LONG SEPARATION IN ISRAEL.
EN406083THEY CALLED HER REBBETHE MAIDEN OF LUDOMIRWINKLER, GERSHONAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHE STORY OF CHANA ROCHEL WERBERMACHER, A WOMAN WHO BECAME A TORAH SCHOLAR AND WAS CALLED 'REBBE' BY MANY WHO SOUGHT HER ADVICE. HER POSITION BECAME THE FOCUS OF GREAT CONTROVERSY IN HER SHTETL AND IN THE JEWISH WORLD AT LARGE.
EN406091WEINSTOCK AMONG THE DYINGBLUMENTHAL, MICHAELMARK YOHALEMMARTIN WEINSTOCK, A DISGRUNTLED LECTURER AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, FLITS FROM ONE RELATIONSHIP TO THE NEXT AS HE SEETHES WITH ANGER AND SELF PITY AT THE SUPPOSED INJUSTICES HE HAS SUFFERED. THROUGH PSYCHOANALYSIS, HE COMES TO TERMS WITH HIS ADOPTION, HIS JEWISH HERITAGE, AND HIS OWN SELF-IMAGE.
EN406096ISRAEL'S SECRET WARSA HISTORY OF ISRAEL'S INTELLIGENCE SERVICESBLACK, IAN; MORRIS, BENNYRICHARD HANAUA HISTORY OF ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE IN WHICH THE AUTHORS CATALOGUE HALF A CENTURY OF THE AGENCY'S TRIUMPHS, DEBACLES, AND INFIGHTING.
EN406100DO THEY KEEP KOSHER ON MARS?AND OTHER PRESSING QUESTIONS OF JEWISH LIFEBESSER, JAMES DAVIDCAROL LOWENSTEINA COLLECTION FROM THE AUTHOR'S SYNDICATED NEWSPAPER COLUMN WHICH STRIVES TO PROVIDE ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS OF GENERAL, TRIVIAL, AND OFFBEAT JEWISH INTEREST.
EN406103CUTTING ROOMROSENBERG, ROBERTMARILYN PERELMANABRAHAM COHEN, FORMER COMMANDER OF THE JERUSALEM POLICE, USES HIS DETECTING SKILLS IN LOS ANGELES TO DETERMINE WHO MURDERED MAX BRODER, A SUCCESSFUL HOLLYWOOD PRODUCER AND A FELLOW HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR.
EN406112IN THE SHADOW OF MOLOCHTHE SACRIFICE OF CHILDRENBERGMANN, MARTIN S.BREGMANN ANALYZES THE PSYCHOLOGICAL MEANING OF SACRIFICE AND USES THE EVOLUTION OF SACRIFICE IN GREEK TRAGEDY TO EXPLORE THE FUNCTION OF RELIGION IN TODAY'S CULTURE.
EN406113IT ALL ADDS UPFROM THE DIM PAST TO THE UNCERTAIN FUTUREBELLOW, SAULNITZA WILONIN THIS COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, BELLOW STRIVES TO DEMONSTRATE HIS CONTINUING VIGILANCE AND LOYALTY TO AMERICA. THE TOPICS OF THESE PIECES RANGE FROM HIS WAR REPORT FROM SPAIN IN 1948 TO HIS NOBEL PRIZE LECTURE TO HIS FORBES ARTICLE TITLED, 'THERE IS SIMPLY TOO MUCH TO THINK ABOUT.'
EN406115GOLDREICH, GLORIAA CHRONICLE OF THE LAST YEAR OF WORLD WAR II IN THE LIVES OF A LARGE, EXTENDED JEWISH FAMILY. THE NOVEL FOCUSES ON 15-YEAR-OLD SHARON AS SHE STRUGGLES TO COPE WITH HER MOTHER'S DEATH, HER ANXIETY OVER HER FATHER'S SAFETY, AND HER OWN ADOLESCENCE.
EN406116TWILIGHT AND OTHER STORIESHAREVEN, SHULAMITHTAMIRIN THIS COLLECTION OF STORIES, THE AUTHOR EXPLORES WHAT SEPARATES THE REAL FROM THE IMAGINED IN HER DEPICTIONS OF JERUSALEM AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF ITS INHABITANTS.
EN406117MIDRASH SAYSTHE BOOK OF BERAISHISWEISS, MOSHE, RABBISHLOMO ENGELBERGA NARRATIVE OF THE FIRST BOOK OF THE TORAH THAT IS COMPILED AND ADAPTED FROM MATERIAL FOUND IN THE AGGADOT OF THE TALMUD AND THE MIDRASHIM. THE AUTHOR SEEKS TO PRESENT THE IDEAS EXPLAINED BY THE CLASSICAL COMMENTATORS OF THE TORAH AND THE MIDRASH.
EN406119INTERNATIONAL JEWISH SPORTS HALL OF FAMESEIGMAN, JOSEPH M.JOSEPH M. SIEGMANTHIS BOOK DETAILS THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF THE MEMBERS OF THE INTERNATIONAL JEWISH SPORTS HALL OF FAME, WHICH WAS FOUNDED IN 1980 TO HONOR JEWISH SPORTS FIGURES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD.
EN406120MIDWIFE'S ADVICECOURTER, GAYROSE SPANIERIN THIS SEQUEL TO 'THE MIDWIFE,' HANNAH SOKOLOW IS NOW HEAD MIDWIFE AT BELLEVUE HOSPITAL. SHE FINDS HERSELF DISPENSING SEXUAL ADVICE TO HER IMPOVERISHED PATIENTS AS WELL AS FORMING AN UNEASY ALLIANCE WITH FEMINISTS AND REVOLUTIONARIES SUCH AS WALTER LIPPMANN AND EMMA GOLDMAN.
EN406121BLOODY HOAXALEICHEM, SHOLOMTHIS IS THE STORY OF TWO SCHOOL FRIENDS, RICH GENTILE GRISHA AND JEWISH HERSHKE, WHO ARE LIVING IN A LARGE CITY IN CZARIST RUSSIA. THE BOYS INNOCENTLY TRADE IDENTITIES SO GRISHA CAN UNDERSTAND THE SUFFERING OF A JEW BUT THE SITUATION TAKES A DARK TURN WHEN GRISHA IS ACCUSED OF A RITUAL MURDER.
EN406122MAN WHO THOUGHT HE WAS MESSIAHLEVIANT, CURTRABBI NACHMAN OF BRATZLAV, THE EIGHTEENTH-CENTURY LEADER OF A HASIDIC SECT, IS AT THE CENTER OF A VARIETY OF EVENTS IN THIS NOVEL. AMONG HIS ADVENTURES, HE TRAVELS TO VIENNA, TO ISRAEL, TO TURKEY; HE IS ALMOST PERSUADED THAT HE IS THE MESSIAH; HE LOSES HIS ABILITY TO READ BECAUSE OF GUILT; AND, HE BECOMES THE CONFIDANT OF BEETHOVEN.
EN406131ARTHUR MILLER AND COMPANYARTHUR MILLER TALKS ABOUT HIS WORKBIGSBY, CHRISTOPHER, ED.SARENE MEYERSOVER THE COURSE OF TEN YEARS, THE AUTHOR CONDUCTED AN EXTENDED INTERVIEW WITH THE PLAYWRIGHT WHICH HE ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY FOR THIS BOOK.
EN406132FUNNY WOMANTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF FANNY BRICEGROSSMAN, BARBARA W.HELEN DITTUSTHE AUTHOR RECONSTRUCTS THE COMEDY STYLES OF FANNY BRICE, A VAUDEVILLE AND RADIO STAR WHOSE CAREER SPANNED 40 YEARS. BRICE IS BEST REMEMBERED AS A SINGER AND COMIC IN THE ZIEGFIELD FOLLIES AND BY BARBRA STREISAND'S PORTRAYAL OF HER IN THE MUSICAL, 'FUNNY GIRL.'
EN406133JEWISH HOMEA GUIDE FOR JEWISH LIVINGSYME, DANIEL B.MULTIPLERABBI SYME EXPLAINS THE HOW AND WHYS OF LIVING IN A JEWISH HOME. HE INCLUDES DETAILS AND INFORMATION ABOUT THE CUSTOMS, RITUALS, LEGENDS, AND SUPERSTITIONS THAT HAVE BEEN PASSED DOWN THROUGH THE GENERATIONS.
EN406135DAYBREAKPLAIN, BELVAMARILYN BECKAFTER MARGARET AND ARTHUR CRAWFIELD BURY THEIR SON PETER, IT IS REVEALED THAT HE WAS NOT THEIR BIOLOGICAL SON. THE PARENTS OF THE DEAD BOY, BUD AND LAURA RICE, ARE TRACED AND TESTING INDICATES THAT THEIR SON, TOM, IS THE CRAWFIELD'S. BUT COMPLICATIONS ENSUE WHEN THE CRAWFIELDS, WHO ARE JEWISH, DISCOVER THAT TOM AND BUD ARE RACISTS.
EN406137BOOK OF MERCYCOHEN, LEONARDMARTIN GERBERA BOOK OF CONTEMPORARY PSALMS WHOSE TONE ECHOES THE TRADITIONAL FORM. THE AUTHOR WRITES AS A MAN TALKING TO HIS MAKER AND THE PSALMS ALTERNATELY REFLECT THE MAN'S PRAISE OF GOD AS WELL AS HIS DESPAIR, ANGER, DOUBT, AND TRUST.
EN406139WEED AMONG THE ROSESVOGIEL, EVAAMY GOLDBERGERET IN 1947 IN THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE, THE BOOK FOCUSES ON A NEW JEWISH GIRLS' HIGH SCHOOL WHOSE STUDENT BODY CONSISTS MAINLY OF REFUGEES FROM EUROPE AND ENGLISH GIRLS WHOSE OWN SCHOOL WAS DESTROYED IN THE BLITZ. WHEN TWO STUDENTS DISAPPEAR UNDER MYSTERIOUS CIRCUMSTANCES THE STUDENTS, FACULTY, AND LOCAL POLICE UNITE TO FIND THEM.
EN406140HOPEWOUK, HERMANALEX SAMUELSBATTLE SCENES AND POLITICAL SKIRMISHES IN ISRAEL AND ACCOUNTS OF DIPLOMATIC STRATEGY IN WASHINGTON, D.C. PROVIDE THE BACKDROP FOR THIS STORY OF TWO PEOPLE AND THEIR FORTUNES IN LOVE AND WAR.
EN406142GREEN FIRES: ASSAULT ON EDENA NOVEL OF THE ECUADORIAN RAINFORESTMUELLER, MARNIEDORIA KALTANNIE, A FORMER PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER IN ECUADOR, IS JEWISH. HER NEW HUSBAND KAI IS GERMAN AND THE SON OF A FORMER NAZI. THEY RETURN TO ECUADOR, AND, AS THEY BECOME INVOLVED IN THE PLIGHT OF THE RAINFOREST, THEY FIND THEMSELVES WORKING THROUGH THEIR OWN CONFLICTS.
EN406144NO GREATER LOVEELLIS, JULIEMARION HARRISKATIE FREEMAN IS DETERMINED TO FULFILL HER DREAMS OF A BETTER LIFE WITH HER CHILDHOOD SWEETHEART HARRY NEWHOUSE. THEY MOVE TO TEXAS DESPITE THE EVER-PRESENT THREAT OF ANTI-SEMITISM AND SUCCEED UNTIL AN UNEXPECTED TRAGEDY THREATENS TO DESTROY THEIR MARRIAGE.
EN406145ALL MY BEST FRIENDSBURNS, GEORGE; FISHER, DAVIDMURRAY GLANZTHE COMEDIAN DESCRIBES HIS LIFE IN SHOW BUSINESS WHICH STARTED IN THE 1900S. HIS STORY IS FULL OF ANECDOTES ABOUT OTHER SHOW BUSINESS PERSONALITIES SUCH AS EDDIE CANTOR, SOPHIE TUCKER, AL JOLSON, JACK BENNY, AND THE MARX BROTHERS.
EN406147JEWISH BOOK OF COMFORTKAY, ALAN A.RABBI BRUCE GOLDWASSERA BOOK WRITTEN FOR THOSE SEEKING COMFORT AFTER THE LOSS OF A LOVED ONE. KAY COMBINES INSPIRATIONAL READINGS WITH PERSONAL REFLECTIONS TO HELP A MOURNER GRIEVE.
EN406151UNTO THE SOULAPPELFELD, AHARONBETTY SMITHAMALIA AND HER OLDER BROTHER GAD LEAD A SPARTAN EXISTENCE AS CARETAKERS OF A MOUNTAINTOP CEMETERY CONSECRATED TO JEWISH MARTYRS. AFTER GAD SEDUCES AMALIA, SHE DISCOVERS SHE IS PREGNANT. HE BEGS FORGIVENESS BUT HIS BELATED ATONEMENT CANNOT PREVENT THE TRAGEDY THAT FOLLOWS.© 1994
EN406154SLEEPING ON A WIRECONVERSATIONS WITH PALESTINIANS IN ISRAELGROSSMAN, DAVIDGROSSMAN REPRODUCES HIS CONVERSATIONS WITH ISRAELI ARABS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE IN WHICH THEY COMMENTED ON THEIR OWN SOCIETY. THE AUTHOR WARNS OF THE DANGERS TO ISRAEL IN MISTREATING THIS POPULATION.© 1993
EN406157I. L. PERETZ READERWISSE, RUTH R., ED.ISABELLE RUBINA COLLECTION OF STORIES BY THE YIDDISH WRITER WHO LIVED FROM 1852 TO 1915. PERETZ DESCRIBES GROWING UP ORTHODOX IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY POLAND AND DEPICTS GRINDING POVERTY SIDE BY SIDE WITH A BELIEF IN MIRACLES AND A STOIC ACCEPTANCE OF LIFE'S REALITIES.© 1991
EN406159LIVES OF VALUECOHEN, SHARLENE COOPERNANCY MARKOWSET IN LOS ANGELES IN 1976, THIS NOVEL FOCUSES ON THE BLACKER DAUGHTERS AND THEIR CLOSE RELATIONSHIP IN THE FACE OF CHRONIC ILLNESS, ACCUSATIONS OF PLAGIARISM, AND FALSE MURDER CHARGES.
EN406160CEREMONIES SAMPLERNEW RITES, CELEBRATIONS AND OBSERVANCES OF JEWISH WOMENLEVINE, ELIZABETH RESNICK, ED.EVA YARETTTHE AUTHOR PROVIDES JEWISH WOMEN WHO WANT TO BECOME MORE INVOLVED IN JEWISH RITUAL WITH RITES THAT ARE EITHER DESIGNED FOR WOMEN ONLY OR FOR WOMEN AND THEIR FAMILY AND FRIENDS.© 1991
EN406161CITIZEN KOCHKOCH, EDWARD I.; PAISNER, DANIELISABELLE RUBINTHE FORMER NEW YORK CITY MAYOR RECOUNTS HIS CHILDHOOD AS WELL AS HIS LIFE AFTER THE MAYORALTY, AS AN ATTORNEY, RADIO AND TV HOST, MOVIE REVIEWER, AND LECTURER.© 1992
EN406162WRITING OUR WAY HOMECONTEMPORARY STORIES BY AMERICAN JEWISH WRITERSSOLOTAROFF, TED; RAPOPORT, NESSA, EDSHIRLEY SOMMERA COLLECTION OF STORIES ALL WRITTEN AFTER 1967 BY AMERICAN JEWISH WRITERS SUCH AS MAX APPLE, SAUL BELLOW, LORE SEGAL, MARK HELPRIN, BERNARD MALAMUD, AND CYNTHIA OZICK.© 1992
EN406163KATERINAAPPELFELD, AHARONFLORENCE ELSTERAT AGE 79 AND LIVING ALONE ON HER PARENTS DESERTED FARM KATERINA, A POLISH HOUSEKEEPER, NARRATES HER LIFE STORY IN WHICH SHE WORKED FOR JEWISH FAMILIES, RAISED HER SON AS A JEW, AND SPENT 40 YEARS IN PRISON FOR KILLING HIS MURDERER.© 1992
EN406166SOLDIER'S STORYTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF AN ISRAELIRAFUL, EITAN, M. K., GENERALJEROME BROOKMANTHE TRUE STORY OF ONE OF ISRAEL'S MILITARY LEADERS AND A MEMBER OF THE KNESSET. EITAN PRESENTS A FIRST-HAND VIEW OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE NATION'S SURVIVAL STRATEGIES AND PROVIDES DESCRIPTIONS OF ISRAEL'S MOST FAMOUS BATTLES.© 1992
EN406168JEWISH HEROES OF AMERICAAMERICAN JEWRY'S HALL OF FAMEBRODY, SEYMOURRICHARD HANAUBRIEF BIOGRAPHICAL ESSAYS ABOUT 101 AMERICAN JEWISH MEN AND WOMEN, FOCUSING ON PATRIOTS AND MILITARY HEROES, THE FIRST JEWISH ARMY CHAPLAIN, AND SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT FIGURES.© 1991
EN406172HOW I FOUND AMERICACOLLECTED STORIESYEZIERSKA, ANZIALILLIAN GLIXONTHESE STORIES DEPICT THE LIVES OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS ON NEW YORK CITY'S LOWER EAST SIDE. CRUSHED BY HUNGER, POVERTY, HARD WORK, CRUEL BOSSES, EVICTIONS, LONELINESS, AND DISILLUSIONMENT, THESE PEOPLE RESOLVE TO REMAKE THEIR LIVES.© 1991
EN406173FALSE PROPHETKELLERMAN, FAYEHORENSTEIN, SILVIALAPD DETECTIVE PETER DECKER AND HIS WIFE RINA LAZARUS ARE INVOLVED IN A TALE OF DECEPTION, GREED AND MURDER WHEN DECKER INVESTIGATES THE RAPE AND ROBBERY OF LILAH BRECHT, DAUGHTER OF FILM GREAT, DAVIDS EVENSONG. AS THE CASE EXPANDS TO COVER TWO HOMICIDES, DECKER DISCOVERS THE FAMILY'S SECRETS.© 1992
EN406175BEAUTIFUL MRS. SEIDENMANSZCZPIORSKI, ANDRZEJZOE LANTELME BELTHIN THIS NOVEL, A JEWISH WOMAN ATTEMPTS TO ESCAPE THE GHETTO IN NAZI-OCCUPIED WARSAW BY POSING AS THE WIFE OF A GERMAN OFFICER. AFTER AN INFORMER BETRAYS HER TO THE GESTAPO, A GROUP OF PEOPLE CONSPIRE TO FREE HER DURING THE GHETTO UPRISING.© 1989
EN406178MUSICAL CHAIRSFRIEDMAN, KINKYHYLA MELNICKAFTER THREE EX-BAND MEMBERS DIE MYSTERIOUSLY, FRIEDMAN, A RETIRED MUSICIAN TURNED PRIVATE EYE, SOLVES THE CRIME WITH THE HELP OF THE SURVIVING MEMBERS OF THE BAND AND LOTS OF LIQUOR, ESPRESSO, AND CIGARS.© 1991
EN406180IT HAPPENED IN BROOKLYNFROMMER, MYRNA KATZ; FROMMER, HARVEYSYLVIA JACOBSTHE AUTHORS HAVE INTERVIEWED AN ARRAY OF THEIR FELLOW BROOKLYN BORN-AND-BRED WHO GREW UP BETWEEN THE ERAS OF PEARL HARBOR AND CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIVISM 25 YEARS LATER. MANY ARE NOTABLE PEOPLE AND MOST OF THEM ARE JEWISH BUT NO LONGER LIVE THERE.© 1993
EN406181MARC CHAGALLAN INTIMATE BIOGRAPHYALEXANDER, SIDNEYBERNICE FOERDERA BIOGRAPHY OF THE JEWISH PAINTER. ALEXANDER TRACES CHAGALL'S LIFE FROM HIS CHILDHOOD IN VITEBSK TO THE EXOTIC ART WORLD OF ST. PETERSBURG TO HIS EXILE TO THE UNITED STATES DURING THE HOLOCAUST.© 1978
EN406182JEWISH WAYLIVING THE HOLIDAYSGREENBERG, IRVING, RABBIHELEN STEWARTWITH DEEP RESPECT FOR THE PLURALISM IN CONTEMPORARY JEWISH LIFE, RABBI GREENBERG EXPLAINS AND INTERPRETS THE ORIGIN AND BACKGROUND, CEREMONIAL RITUALS, AND RELIGIOUS SIGNIFICANCE OF EACH OF THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS. HE SHOWS HOW THEY RELATE TO ONE ANOTHER AND TO JUDAISM AS A WHOLE - PRESENTING THEM WITHIN THE LARGER CONTEXT OF LIVING A JEWISH LIFE ALL YEAR ROUND. THE BOOK ALSO INCLUDES EXTENSIVE SECTIONS ON THE TWO NEW HOLY DAYS - HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE DAY (YOM HASHOAH) AND ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY (YOM HAATZMAUT) © 1988
EN406189JOURNEYFINK, IDAIDA FINKAN EXPLORATION OF SURVIVAL DURING THE HOLOCAUST IN WHICH TWO JEWISH SISTERS, ARMED ONLY WITH POORLY FORGED PAPERS, ESCAPE FROM A POLISH GHETTO. POSING AS CHRISTIANS, THEY GO THROUGH A SERIES OF ESCAPES AND IDENTITIES AND ENCOUNTER THE BRUTALITY OF THE NAZI REGIME.© 1992
EN406190WAR AND PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EASTA CRITIQUE OF AMERICAN POLICYSHLAIN, AVITHE AUTHOR DISCUSSES AMERICAN POLICY TOWARD ISRAEL AND THE DAMAGE IT HAS DONE TO RELATIONS BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES.© 1994
EN406192BECOMING A JEWLAMM, MAURICEA BOOK DESIGNED FOR NON-JEWS WHO ARE CONTEMPLATING CONVERSION, FOR THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY CONVERTED, AND FOR JEWS BY BIRTH WHO WISH TO GAIN A DEEPER INSIGHT INTO THEIR HERITAGE. INCLUDES ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING THE PROCEDURE OF CONVERSION AND AN OVERVIEW OF JEWISH HISTORY, LAW, AND CUSTOMS.© 1991
EN406195LITERARY MURDERA CRITICAL CASEGUR, BATYAARLENE KEMPERTWO PROFESSORS OF HEBREW LITERATURE FROM THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY IN JERUSALEM ARE KILLED IN ONE WEEKEND. IN ORDER TO SOLVE THE CASE, SUPERINTENDENT MICHAEL OHAYON MUST UNRAVEL THE TANGLED PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIPS THAT BINDED THE VICTIMS AND THE SUSPECTS TO EACH OTHER.© 1993
EN406196RED HORSEMANCOONTS, STEPHENJAKE GRAFTON, DIRECTOR OF THE DEFENSE INTELLIGENCE AGENCY, LEARNS THAT HE COULD BE TARGETED FOR MURDER BY THE CIA. THEN HE DISCOVERS THAT HE IS, IN FACT, BEING SPIED ON, AND THIS COMPLEX ADVENTURE STORY THAT TAKES PLACE IN THE U.S., EUROPE, AND THE MIDDLE EAST IS SET IN MOTION.© 1993
EN406201DARKNESS AND A LITTLE LIGHTBOBROWSKI, JOHANNESMIRIAM BENDERTHESE STORIES BY THE EAST GERMAN POET WHO DIED IN 1965 REFLECT HIS JEWISH, GERMAN, AND EASTERN EUROPEAN ANCESTRY, HIS SENSE OF DISPLACEMENT, AND HIS YEARNING FOR A VANISHED WAY OF LIFE MORE ROOTED IN NATURE AND TRADITION. TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN.© 1994
EN406205LAST IMPRESARIOTHE LIFE, TIMES, AND LEGACY OF SOL HUROKROBINSON, HARLOWSTAN STONEA BIOGRAPHY OF HUROK, WHO ROSE FROM A HUMBLE BEGINNING IN THE UKRAINE TO BECOME A DOMINANT FORCE IN THE ENTERTAINMENT BUSINESS. ROBINSON CHRONICLES THE FACTS OF HIS LIFE AND CAREER AND DEMONSTRATES HOW HUROK PLAYED A PIONEERING ROLE IN BRINGING MANY SOVIET UNION PERFORMERS TO U.S. AUDIENCES.© 1994
EN406210PLACE AMONG THE NATIONSISRAEL AND THE WORLDNETANYAHU, BENJAMINRITA LEVINETHE AUTHOR, PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL, ANALYZES ISRAEL'S SITUATION IN RELATION TO THE ARAB WORLD AND TO THE WEST. HE CONTENDS THAT THE PALESTINIAN LEADERSHIP IS HOSTILE TO ISRAEL'S EXISTENCE.© 1993
EN406213MEMORY OF ALL THATTHE LIFE OF GEORGE GERSHWINPEYSER, JOANSY HOROWITZA BIOGRAPHY OF THE COMPOSER AND SONGWRITER IN WHICH THE AUTHOR OFFERS INSIGHTS INTO THE MAN, HIS MUSIC, AND THE PEOPLE AROUND HIM.© 1993
EN406214DOUBLE LIFETHE SHATTERING AFFAIR BETWEEN CHIEF JUDGE SOL WACHTLER AND SOCIAWOLFE, LINDAMICHELLE ARAGONWOLFE CHRONICLES THE FORMER CHIEF JUDGE OF NEW YORK'S LIFE AND THE GRADUAL ENTWINING OF THE LIVES OF HIS WIFE, HIS LOVER, AND THEIR FAMILIES. EVENTUALLY, WACHTLER, WHO HAD A REPUTATION FOR BEING DIGNIFIED AND AMIABLE, WAS ARRESTED FOR EXTORTION AND THREATENING THE LIVES OF HIS LOVER AND HER DAUGHTER, SHOCKING THOSE WHO KNEW HIM.© 1994
EN406216RISE AND FALL OF THE JEWISH GANGSTER IN AMERICAFRIED, ALBERTSHIRLEY RADCLIFFETHE AUTHOR TRACES THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE JEWISH UNDERWORLD FROM ITS ORIGINS TO ITS GRADUAL DISAPPEARANCE AFTER PROHIBITION. THIS REVISED EDITION CONTAINS UPDATED INFORMATION ON SUCH FIGURES AS MEYER LANSKY, BUGSY SIEGEL AND DUTCH SCHULTZ.© 1994
EN406217DEATH IN JERUSALEMBOLAND, JOHNSUZANNE WOLFSONSTOCKBROKER DONALD MCCARRY ARRIVES IN ISRAEL TO INSPECT THE COMPANY HE HAS BEEN ASKED TO INVEST IN. HIS HOST, HARRY BRICKMAN, IS IMMEDIATELY KIDNAPPED, AND MCCARRY DISCOVERS THAT THE COMPANY IS PART OF A FINANCIAL SCAM. AS HE WAITS FOR NEWS OF BRICKMAN, MCCARRY SETS OUT TO FIND OUT WHETHER HE KNEW ABOUT THE SCAM.© 1994
EN406220CLOSE QUARTERSA NINA FISCHMAN MYSTERYPIESMAN, MARISSARITA CROSBYWHILE SPENDING A WEEKEND AT FIRE ISLAND, NINA IS CONFRONTED WITH MURDER WHEN A HOUSE GUEST IS POISONED. THE CHIEF SUSPECT IS NINA'S NEW LOVE INTEREST. BECAUSE SHE BELIEVES HIM TO BE A 'GOOD CATCH,' SHE SETS OUT TO FIND THE REAL KILLER.© 1994
EN406225SMART HEARTS IN THE CITYSOLOMON, BARBARA PROBSTANDREA BURROWSFEISTY KATY BECKER IS INVOLVED IN A LAWSUIT WITH HER BROTHER-IN-LAW WHOM SHE BELIEVES IS CHEATING HER OUT OF A SHARE OF THE FAMILY ESTATE. BECKER PROVIDES THE VOICE FOR THE NARRATIVE AND THE PRESENT EVENTS ARE INTERWOVEN WITH HER MANY REMINISCENCES OF THE PAST.© 1992
EN406229RABBI'S MANUALHARLOW, JULES, RABBI, EDL. KARPO; K. KAPLANTHIS IS A REVISED EDITION OF THE 1952 RABBINICAL ASSEMBLY MANUAL. A 'HOW-TO' BOOK FOR RABBIS, IT DESCRIBES THE VARIOUS RABBINIC DUTIES ON SUCH OCCASIONS AS WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS.© 1965
EN406232JOE PAPPAN AMERICAN LIFEEPSTEIN, HELENSANDY SKODNIKA BIOGRAPHY OF THE THEATRE DIRECTOR IN WHICH EPSTEIN DEPICTS HIM AS A MAN WHO FOUGHT FOR HIS PRINCIPLES AND INSPIRED INTENSE EMOTIONS IN OTHERS: ANGER AND CONTEMPT AS WELL AS LOVE AND ADMIRATION.© 1994
EN406233NOBODY'S FOOLTHE LIVES OF DANNY KAYEGOTTFRIED, MARTINSMALL, HARRY THE LIFE OF THE COMEDIAN WHO WAS BORN DAVID DANIEL KAMINSKI IN BROOKLYN IN 1913. KAYE DESCRIBES HOW HE GOT HIS START IN SUMMER VAUDEVILLE AND ULTIMATELY MADE IT TO HOLLYWOOD AND BROADWAY. HE GIVES CREDIT TO HIS WIFE, SYLVIA, WHO WROTE HIS SONGS AND DEVISED THE COMIC BUSINESS THAT LAUNCHED HIS CAREER. KAYE DIED IN 1987.© 1994
EN406237SCIMITARCROWDER, HERBERTNITZA WILONWHEN PALESTINIANS HIJACK A CHINESE IRBM ENROUTE TO SAUDI ARABIA AND THEN STEAL CHEMICAL/BIOLOGICAL WARHEADS FROM IRAQ, TEL AVIV BECOMES A MISSILE ZONE. DANIELLA LLEWELLYN, A MOSSAD AGENT, AND HER HUSBAND TRACK THEIR TERRORIST QUARRY FROM THE ALLEYS OF JERUSALEM TO THE DESERT OF BALUCHISTAN TO THE SKIES OVER TEL AVIV.© 1991
EN406238SPY IN CANAANMY LIFE AS A JEWISH-AMERICAN BUSINESSMAN SPYING FOR ISRAEL SCHACK, HOWARD H.; JEFFERS, H. PAULNOAH WATERMANDISMAYED BY ISRAEL'S VULNERABILITY DURING THE 1973 YOM KIPPUR WAR, SCHACK VOLUNTEERED HIS SERVICES TO THE MOSSAD. SOON, HE WAS POSING AS A NON-JEW, GATHERING INTELLIGENCE IN ARAB COUNTRIES FROM THE MID-1970S TO THE LATE 1980S. SCHACK LACES HIS ACCOUNT WITH HUMOR AND OBSERVATIONS OF ARAB CULTURE AND CUSTOMS.© 1993
EN406239SANCTUARYKELLERMAN, FAYESTANLEY STONEWHILE LAPD DETECTIVE PETER DECKER IS INVESTIGATING THE DISAPPEARANCE OF DIAMOND DEALER ARIK YALOM AND HIS FAMILY, HIS WIFE RINA IS PLAYING HOSTESS TO A FRIEND FROM BROOKLYN. BUT WHEN YALOM AND HIS FAMILY ARE FOUND MURDERED AND RINA'S FRIEND DISAPPEARS AFTER HER HUSBAND IS FOUND DEAD, CLUES LEAD DECKER AND HIS WIFE TO ISRAEL.© 1994
EN406241THEOTHE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THEODORE BIKELBIKEL, THEODOREDASHOW, KEN THE FILM ACTOR, BROADWAY STAR, AND FOLKSINGER RECOUNTS HIS LIFE FROM AGE 13, WHEN HE AND HIS FAMILY ESCAPED FROM AUSTRIA TO ISRAEL. HE DESCRIBES HIS TRAINING IN THE HEBREW THEATER, IN THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF DRAMATIC ART IN LONDON, AND HIS MOVE TO THE U.S. HE ALSO DISCUSSES HIS ACTIVE POLITICAL LIFE INCLUDING HIS WORK FOR JEWISH CAUSES.© 1994
EN406246MATZAH BALLA PASSOVER STORYPORTNOY, MINDY AVRACORRINE SHAFBECAUSE OF PASSOVER, AARON CAN'T EAT HIS USUAL FARE AT THE BALLPARK. BUT HIS FRIENDS PREFER HIS PASSOVER FOOD AND HE SOON FINDS HIMSELF WITHOUT LUNCH. A KIND STRANGER PROVIDES SOME NOURISHMENT ALONG WITH A SURPRISE ENDING.© 1994
EN406250ADAM'S SOULTHE COLLECTED TALES OF HOWARD SCHWARTZSCHWARTZ, HOWARDCHARLES KORNA COLLECTION OF THE AUTHOR'S WRITINGS IN WHICH SCHWARTZ PROVIDES READERS WITH STORIES IN A VARIETY OF STYLES INCLUDING MIDRASHIC STORIES, JEWISH FOLKTALES, AND HASIDIC TALES.© 1992
EN406256LEONARD BERNSTEINBURTON, HUMPHREYDANIELLE STAA BIOGRAPHY OF THE COMPOSER WHICH THE AUTHOR WROTE WITH THE AID OF FAMILY ARCHIVES, INTERVIEWS, AND A LAYPERSON'S MUSICAL KNOWLEDGE. BURTON EMPHASIZES BERNSTEIN'S JEWISH HERITAGE AND NOTES HOW MUCH OF HIS SERIOUS MUSIC HAD JEWISH ROOTS.© 1994
EN406257HILDA AND PEARLMATTISON, ALICEMARILYN BECKWHEN 11-YEAR-OLD FRANCES LEVENSON FINDS A PAIR OF BABY SHOES HIDDEN IN A BUREAU DRAWER, SHE BEGINS TO UNRAVEL A SECRET INVOLVING HER PARENTS AND AN AUNT AND UNCLE. TOLD PARTLY THROUGH FRANCES'S VOICE AND PARTLY THROUGH FLASHBACKS, THE DETAILS EMERGE, AND A SEDUCTION, A BABY OF DISPUTED PARENTAGE AND A TRAGIC DEATH ARE REVEALED.© 1995
EN406265ADDRESS UNKNOWNTAYLOR, KRESSMANNGAIL PECK JIN 1932, A JEWISH ART-GALLERY OWNER, MAX EISENSTEIN, BIDS FAREWELL TO HIS FRIEND AND PARTNER MARTIN SCHULSE, WHO IS RETURNING WITH HIS FAMILY TO GERMANY. MARTIN'S LETTERS TO MAX BECOME INCREASINGLY ANTI-SEMITIC AND WHEN HE REFUSES REFUGE TO MAX'S SISTER, SHE IS MURDERED BY THE NAZIS. MAX TAKES HIS REVENGE THROUGH A CLEVER EPISTOLARY PLOY.© 1995
EN406266ADVOCATE'S DEVILDERSHOWITZ, ALAN M.ARLENE FRIEDJOE CAMPBELL, KNICKS BASKETBALL STAR, IS ACCUSED OF RAPING A WOMAN IN CAMBRIDGE. HE ENGAGES LOCAL ATTORNEY ABE RINGEL TO DEFEND HIM AND ABE BELIEVES HE HAS AN EASY CASE UNTIL THE CONCERN ARISES THAT CAMPBELL IS CONCEALING INFORMATION. ABE ENLISTS THE AID OF HIS MENTOR, A LAWYER AND TALMUDIC SCHOLAR, TO RESOLVE THE CASE.© 1994
EN406268BAKER'S DOZEN #11THE DO-GOODERSSTEIN, AIDELGAIL J. PECK WHILE SEVEN OF THE BAKER CHILDREN ARE ENGAGED IN A CONTEST OF SORTS IN WHICH THEY ARE EACH DETERMINED TO DO MORE GOOD DEEDS THAN THE OTHERS, THEIR OLDER SISTER IS BROODING OVER A MYSTERIOUS PROBLEM AT SCHOOL. THEIR LITTLE BROTHER IS SUFFERING FROM NIGHTMARES AND THEIR LITTLE SISTER HAS A NEW TENDENCY TO WANDER AWAY.© 1994
EN406270HOW TO TALK JEWISHMASON, JACKIE; BERKOW, IRASANDI SKODNICKMASON, A COMEDIAN, AND BERKOW PROVIDE READERS WITH A GUIDE TO 100 YIDDISH WORDS, PHRASES, AND EXPRESSIONS. THE BOOK INCLUDES PRONUNCIATIONS, DEFINITIONS, AND EXAMPLES OF USAGE, ALONG WITH MASON'S HUMOROUS ASIDES.© 1995
EN406273CONSERVATIVE JUDAISMTHE NEW CENTURYGILLMAN, NEILRITA FEDER AN OVERVIEW OF THE KEY ISSUES, CONFLICTS, AND DILEMMAS THAT HAVE FORCED THE CONSERVATIVE MOVEMENT TO COME TO TERMS WITH ITS IDENTITY, INCLUDING THE DEMAND TO ORDAIN WOMEN, THE PRESSURE TO ACCEPT GAY AND LESBIAN RABBIS, AND THE IMPACT OF THE REFORM AND ORTHODOX WORLD ON CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM.© 1993
EN406277BLOOD RULESTRENHAILE, JOHNELAINE RIKOOOXFORD PROFESSOR COLIN RALEIGH AND HIS SON, ROBBIE, ARE ENROUTE TO AUSTRALIA WHEN THEIR PLANE IS HIJACKED. RALEIGH SUSPECTS THAT HIS ESTRANGED WIFE, A LEBANESE WOMAN WHOSE FAMILY IS CLOSELY CONNECTED WITH TERRORISTS, IS INVOLVED. ROBBIE DISCOVERS THAT HIS MOTHER IS ON BOARD, BUT SO IS THE MOSSAD AND A CONFRONTATION ENSUES.© 1992
EN406278BAKER'S DOZEN #12THE BAKER FAMILY CIRCUSROSE, MIRIAMDANIELLE STANLEYA BAS MITZVAH SHOULD BE A JOYOUS EVENT BUT THE BAKER QUINTUPLETS ARE MISERABLE BECAUSE THEY CANNOT AGREE ON WHAT KIND OF PARTY TO HAVE. ALSO, ASHI IS IN TROUBLE AT SCHOOL AND TIKVAH FEELS LIKE SHE IS LOSING THE MOST PRECIOUS THING OF ALL. THE BAKERS MUST WORK THROUGH THESE PROBLEMS TOGETHER.© 1994
EN406280SLEEPLESS NIGHTSBERGMAN, ANDREWALAN BENJAMITHE STORY OF BOBBY WEISGLASS'S EMERGENCE INTO MANHOOD AND HIS DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY. HIS SISTER CAROL IS GORGEOUS AND SEXUALLY OVERCHARGED; HIS OVERPROTECTIVE MOTHER MAKES HER HOLOCAUST EXPERIENCES AN EXCUSE FOR HER BEHAVIOR; AND, HIS FATHER IS A SILENT OBSERVER THROUGH IT ALL.© 1994
EN406284MOON PEOPLESHULMAN, SONDRARITA FEDER BETWEEN THE JEWISH HIGH HOLY DAYS OF ROSH HASHANAH AND YOM KIPPUR, REENIE RICHTER, A COMPULSIVE GAMBLER WHO HAS SQUANDERED HER FAMILY'S FORTUNE, OBTAINS $97,000 FROM A FELLOW RESIDENT OF HER MOTHER'S MIAMI BEACH CONDOMINIUM. ARIEL ZAUBERMAN GRANTS HER MORE CASH, BUT EXTRACTS A HEAVY PRICE FOR IT.© 1994
EN406287SLOW THROUGH EDENGLASCO, GORDONHYLA MELNICKIN 1920, DAVID LINZ, A JEWISH AMERICAN PHYSICIST STUDYING IN GERMANY MARRIES A GERMAN PHYSICIST, AND, TOGETHER, THEY BEGIN TO UNLOCK THE SECRETS OF THE ATOM. DAVID IS SOON FORCED TO FLEE GERMANY WITH THEIR SON AND HIS JOURNEY UNFOLDS AS THE ALLIES AND GERMANY RACE TO PRODUCE THE FIRST BOMB.© 1992
EN406290HIDDEN SCROLLSCHRISTIANITY, JUDAISM AND THE WAR OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLSSILBERMAN, NEIL ASHERARLENE KEMPNERIN THIS BOOK, THE AUTHOR NARRATES THE STORY OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE SCROLLS AND DESCRIBES THE BATTLE TO FREE THEM FROM THE CONTROL OF A SMALL CIRCLE OF EXPERTS. BASED ON HIS INTERVIEWS WITH SCROLL SCHOLARS, SILBERMAN ALSO CHALLENGES THE ORTHODOX INTERPRETATION OF THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS.© 1994
EN406291STONE DANCERSMITH, MURRAYGORDON ROTHMA BRITISH SPYMASTER GETS WIND OF A SERIES OF COUNTERFEITS AND FRAUDS CARRIED OUT AGAINST BANKS, CORPORATIONS, AND GOVERNMENTS. FOLLOWING THE SUBTLE CLUES, HE FINDS HIMSELF INVOLVED WITH AGENTS OF ISRAEL, BEIRUT, THE U.S. AND THE SICILIAN MAFIA. HE EVENTUALLY PREDICTS A COUP WHOSE TARGET IS THE U.S. TREASURY.© 1994
EN406292TO THE GOLDEN CITIESPURSUING THE AMERICAN JEWISH DREAM IN MIAMI AND LOS ANGELESMOORE, DEBORAH DASHROSE SPANIERMOORE DEPICTS THE SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND RELIGIOUS EXPERIENCE OF THE POSTWAR MIGRATIONS OF JEWS WHO SETTLED IN MIAMI AND LOS ANGELES. SHE DETAILS LIFE IN THESE REGIONS AND DESCRIBES THE LOSS OF A TRADITIONAL JEWISH SENSE OF IDENTITY AND THE CONSTANT PRESENCE OF ANTI-SEMITISM. © 1994
EN406294SATURDAY MORNING MURDERA PSYCHOANALYTICAL CASEGUR, BATYANITZA WILON CHIEF INSPECTOR MICHAEL OHAYON IS CALLED IN TO INVESTIGATE THE MURDER OF DR. EVA NEIDORF, A SENIOR ANALYST AT THE JERUSALEM PSYCHOANALYTIC INSTITUTE. CLUES LEAD OHAYON THROUGH JERUSALEM'S COMMERCIAL DISTRICT AND INTO THE RANKS OF THE MILITARY BUT IT IS POLICE DETECTION AND PSYCHOANALYSIS THAT REVEAL THE MYSTERY.© 1992
EN406305PROMISES TO KEEPONE MAN'S JOURNEY AGAINST INCREDIBLE ODDSMICHEL, ERNEST W.ESTELLE ADENTHE AUTHOR, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, RECALLS HIS TWO YEARS IN AUSCHWITZ WHERE, AS AN ORDERLY, HE DEALT WITH VICTIMS OF DR. MENGELE'S EXPERIMENTS. ESCAPING DURING AN EVACUATION IN 1945, MICHEL BEFRIENDED AN AMERICAN SOLDIER WHO LATER HELPED HIM GET A NEW START IN THE U.S. WHERE HE SERVED FOR 42 YEARS AS A LEADER OF THE UJA-FEDERATION.© 1993
EN406310COMRADE VALENTINERUBENSTEIN, RICHARD E.DAVID THOMPSONTHE STORY OF YEVNO AZEF, A RUSSIAN JEW WHO WAS A SPY FOR THE CZARIST SECRET POLICE AND AT THE SAME TIME WAS A LEADER OF AN ANTI-GOVERNMENT TERRORIST GROUP. ULTIMATELY EXPOSED IN 1909, HE FLED TO BERLIN WHERE HE DIED A FREE MAN IN 1918.© 1994
EN406316O, THE GOD I BELIEVE INHABERMAN, JOSHUASARENE MEYERTHE AUTHOR INTERVIEWED 14 DISTINGUISHED JEWS ON THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS. INCLUDED ARE CYNTHIA OZICK, NORMAN PODHORETZ, ADIN STEINSALTZ, YESAYAHU LEIBOWITZ, ARNO PENZIAS, AND RACHEL COWAN.© 1994
EN406318CATCHER WAS A SPYTHE MYSTERIOUS LIFE OF MOE BERGDAWIDOFF, NICHOLASKARL WEBER THE STORY OF MOE BERG WHO WAS BOTH A SUCCESSFUL BASEBALL PLAYER AND A SPY. THE EXTENT OF HIS WORK FOR THE OSS IN DETERMINING GERMANY'S ATOMIC BOMB CAPABILITY IS DEMONSTRATED HERE.© 1995
EN406320BAR MITZVAHA JEWISH BOY'S COMING OF AGEKIMMEL, ERIC A.KAREN KAPLAN, RABBI A GUIDE TO THE CONCEPTS AND RITUALS OF THE BAR MITZVAH IN WHICH KIMMEL UNITES STORYTELLING WITH AN UNDERSTANDING OF ITS RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL ASPECTS. HE ACCOMMODATES JEWISH READERS FROM VARIOUS BACKGROUNDS AND INCLUDES FIRST-PERSON ACCOUNTS OF THE CEREMONY.© 1995
EN406321SACRIFICE OF TAMARRAGEN, NAOMIBETH SHERRY TAMAR FEINGOLD IS A HAPPY, CHASTE YOUNG BRIDE IN ONE OF BROOKLYN'S ULTRA-ORTHODOX ENCLAVES. THIS ALL CHANGES WHEN SHE IS RAPED ONE NIGHT BY A BLACK MAN WHILE SHE IS CARING FOR HER SISTER'S BABY. DISCOVERING SHE IS PREGNANT, TAMAR HIDES WHAT HAPPENED, BUT A SHOCKING TURN OF EVENTS ULTIMATELY FORCES TAMAR TO FACE THE TRUTH.© 1994
EN406322ESAUSHALEV, MEIRTAMIR THE BIBLICAL RIVALRY BETWEEN ESAU AND HIS YOUNGER TWIN JACOB SERVES AS THE PROTOTYPE FOR THIS FAMILY SAGA. THE STORY IS NARRATED BY ESAU, WHO LEAVES PALESTINE WHERE HE GREW UP AFTER HIS BROTHER JACOB MARRIES THE GIRL HE LOVES AND INHERITS THEIR FATHER'S BAKERY. THE NOVEL SHUTTLES BETWEEN THE U.S. AND ISRAEL FROM THE 1920S TILL THE 1970S.© 1994
EN406324WHILE THE MESSIAH TARRIESBUKIET, MELVIN JULESMARK TAFOYA IN THIS COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES, BUKIET EXPLORES THE FOIBLES AND PREDICAMENTS OF JEWS IN AMERICA.© 1995
EN406327HIDDEN CHILDRENTHE SECRET SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUSTMARKS, JANERITA LEVINE TWENTY-THREE SURVIVORS OF THE HOLOCAUST RECOUNT THEIR EXPERIENCES AS CHILDREN DURING THE WAR WHEN MANY WERE SEPARATED FROM THEIR FAMILIES AND FORCED TO HIDE THEMSELVES OR THEIR JEWISHNESS.© 1993
EN406328ISRAEL'S BEST DEFENSETHE FIRST FULL STORY OF THE ISRAELCOHEN, ELIEZER 'CHEETAH'JEFF CAPLANCOHEN, A VETERAN OF AIR COMBAT IN SEVERAL ISRAELI WARS, CHRONICLES THE ISRAELI AIR FORCE'S SUCCESSES AND MISFIRES SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN THE WAR OF INDEPENDENCE. HE INTRODUCES LEADERS AND HEROES, EXPLAINS IAF ORGANIZATION AND TRAINING AND DISCUSSES THE IAF SHIFT TOWARD THE WAR ON TERRORISM.© 1994
EN406332SECRET WAR AGAINST THE JEWSLOFTUS, JOHN; AARONS, MARKMICHAEL FLORTHE AUTHORS ARGUE THAT THE UNITED STATES AND OTHER WESTERN DEMOCRACIES HAVE HAD A COVERT AGENDA TO SUBVERT JEWISH NATIONALISTIC CLAIMS THROUGHOUT THE CENTURY. THEY FURTHER THEIR CLAIMS BY RELYING ON FORMERLY CLASSIFIED AMERICAN DOCUMENTS AND THE RECOLLECTIONS OF MANY FORMER OPERATIVES.
EN406333ELLIS ISLAND TO EBBETS FIELDSPORT AND THE AMERICAN JEWISH EXPERIENCELEVINE, PETERMILDRED WEISIN THIS BOOK, LEVINE NOTES THAT EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS TRADITIONALLY HONORED SCHOLARSHIP AND LEARNING OVER ATHLETIC PROWESS, BUT NEWLY-ARRIVED IMMIGRANTS IN AMERICA FOUND THEIR SONS ENCHANTED BY SPORTS. BY THE 1920S, JEWS TOOK
EN406334CARTONS IN THE AIR AND OTHER STORIESWEINBACH, SHAINDELAUDREY FLAMBERGTRUE STORIES OF SCHOLARS, SCOUNDRELS, SHNORRERS, SHEITEL MACHERS, ROSH YESHIVOS AND RUSSIAN IMMIGRANTS, SET IN OLD AND NEW JERUSALEM, EASTERN EUROPE, THE COURTYARDS OF EGYPT, PRAGUE, A SHTETL IN GALICIA, A STALINIST PRISON CAMP AND THE MIRRER YESHIVAH.© 1992
EN406335TRIAL OF IVAN THE TERRIBLESTATE OF ISRAEL VS JOHN DEMJAMJUKTEICHOLZ, TOMMERYL ROSENTA UKRAINIAN-BORN CLEVELAND FACTORY WORKER, DEMJAMJUK WAS STRIPPED OF HIS U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND DEPORTED TO ISRAEL WHERE HE STOOD TRIAL AS 'IVAN THE TERRIBLE,' SADISTIC NAZI BUTCHER OF THE TREBLINKA DEATH CAMP. DEMJAMJUK CLAIMED IT WAS A CASE OF MISTAKEN IDENTITY, BUT THE EVIDENCE AS PRESENTED IN THIS STUDY ATTESTS TO HIS GUILT.© 1990
EN406337SONGS OF THE HEARTAN INTRODUCTION TO THE BOOK OF PSALMSSARNA, NAHUM M.JACK LACKS THROUGH A LINGUISTIC-HISTORICAL ANALYSIS OF 10 SELECTED PSALMS, SARNA SEEKS TO TRANSPORT THE READER BACK TO THE WORLD FROM WHICH THE PSALMS EMERGED. HIS ANALYSIS INCORPORATES THE LANGUAGE AND THOUGHT OF THE HEBREW BIBLE AND OF OTHER ANCIENT NEAR EASTERN LANGUAGES AND HISTORY.
EN406342CINNAMON AND MYRRHGANZ, YAFFARITA FEDER THE AUTHOR WAS INSPIRED TO RECORD HER PERSONAL STRATEGIES FOR DEALING WITH LIFE AFTER SEEING THE SHELVES OF BOOKSTORES FILLED WITH TITLES ABOUT HOW TO ACHIEVE PERSONAL HAPPINESS, SELF-HELP AND RESOLVE LIFE CRISES. GANZ SHOWS HOW JEWISH WISDOM PLAYS A PART IN HER PERSONAL OUTLOOK AND CONFLICT RESOLUTIONS.© 1994
EN406344SFORNOCOMMENTARY ON THE TORAHSFORNO, OVADIAH, RABBICANTOR ORNA A COMMENTARY ON THE TORAH BY THE SIXTEENTH-CENTURY ITALIAN SCHOLAR, RABBI OVADIAH SFORNO. TRANSLATED FROM THE HEBREW.© 1989
EN406349WAY TO THE CATSKENAZ, YEHOSHUANANCY BARRONALONE SINCE THE DEATH OF HER ALCOHOLIC HUSBAND AND CRIPPLED BY A FALL, 76-YEAR-OLD YOLANDA MOSCOWITZ SEEKS SOLACE IN FELLOW GERIATRIC HOSPITAL PATIENT LAZAR KAGAN. AFTER YOLANDA RETURNS HOME, THOUGHTS OF APPROACHING DEATH ARE EVER PRESENT, SPURRED BY HER MANIC-DEPRESSIVE NEIGHBOR AND AN ANONYMOUS CALLER.© 1994
EN406350SOUMCHIA TALE OF LOVE AND ADVENTUREOZ, AMOSTAMIR JBI SELEVEN-YEAR-OLD SOUMCHI RECEIVES A GIRL'S BICYCLE FROM HIS UNCLE. IGNORING THE TAUNTS OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD BOYS, HE DREAMS OF RIDING FAR AWAY. IT IS WHEN HE AGREES TO SWAP THE NEW BICYCLE FOR HIS FRIEND ALDO'S NEW TRAIN SET THAT SOUMCHI'S MISADVENTURES BEGIN.© 1978
EN406352OUT OF EGYPTA MEMOIRACIMAN, ANDRESYLVIA JACOBA MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE GROWING UP IN ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT. AS A BOY, ACIMAN CONSIDERED HIMSELF FRENCH BECAUSE HIS FAMILY WERE SEPHARDIC JEWS WHO HAD SETTLED IN EGYPT AND DISCLAIMED THE COMMON LANGUAGE. THEY CONCEALED THEIR JEWISHNESS WHEN NASSER WAS IN POWER AND EVENTUALLY THEY FLED TO PARIS.© 1995
EN406360ROOMMATESMY GRANDFATHER'S STORYAPPLE, MAXLEE EHMAN JTHE AUTHOR DEPICTS HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS GRANDFATHER - IRASCIBLE, SCRAPPY HERMAN 'ROCKY' GOODSTEIN - WHO LIVES WITH APPLE AS HE IS GROWING UP AND TAKES OVER HIS TROUBLED FAMILY AT THE AGE OF 105, SHOWING THEM ALL HOW TO SURVIVE, HOW TO HEAL, AND HOW TO LOVE.© 1993
EN406367DEFIANCETHE BIELSKI PARTISANSTEC, NECHAMARENEE WENGERTHIS IS A HISTORY OF THE BIELSKI PARTISANS, A FOREST COMMUNITY ESTABLISHED IN WESTERN BELORUSSIA IN 1942 WHICH NUMBERED OVER 1,200 JEWS BY 1944. TEC DISCUSSES THE DETAILS OF THEIR DAILY LIVES, EXPLORES THE CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP OF TUVIA BIELSKI, AND OUTLINES THE INTERNAL PROCESSES AND STRUCTURES OF THE COMMUNITY.© 1993
EN406368MRS. TED BLISSELKIN, STANLEYSANDI SKODNIKTED BLISS HAS DIED SOON AFTER THE BLISS'S RETIREMENT TO MIAMI, AND THUS BEGINS THE LAST STAGES OF MRS. TED BLISS'S LIFE ON EARTH. IT IS A LONELY BUT SPIRITED, COMIC EXISTENCE IN A CONDOMINIUM OVERLOOKING BISCAYNE BAY. COUNTLESS RETIREES WILL RECOGNIZE THEMSELVES IN DOROTHY BLISS, BUT FINDING HER IN A NOVEL, WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT.© 1995
EN406371PLACE WHERE YOU ARE STANDING IS HOLYA JEWISH THEOLOGY ON HUMAN RELATIONSWINKLER, GERSHON; ELIOR, LAMKE BATYABETTY SMITH WINKLER, A RABBI, AND HIS WIFE, ELIOR, A JUDAICA SCHOLAR EXAMINE WHAT JUDAISM HAS TO SAY ABOUT OUR RELATIONSHIPS, WITH GOD, WITH OURSELVES AND WITH OTHERS.© 1994
EN406380MAHATMA GANDHI IN A CADILLACROSEN, GERALDAUDREY FLAMBERGOFFERED A SUMMER JOB IN SEATTLE, DANNY SCHWARTZ, A JEWISH BOY FROM THE BRONX, SETS OFF ON THE ROAD TO AMERICA. ON THE FIRST DAY HE MEETS LESLIE SCHMIDT, A FARMER'S DAUGHTER AND MUSICIAN AND SOON FALLS IN LOVE.© 1995
EN406382RABBI, RABBIKANE, ANDREWROSE SPANIERYAKOV IS A YOUNG MAN FULFILLING HIS FAMILY'S EXPECTATIONS IN BECOMING AN ORTHODOX RABBI. REBECCA IS A YOUNG WOMAN DEFYING HER FAMILY'S EXPECTATIONS IN BECOMING A REFORM RABBI. AS THEY STRUGGLE WITH THEIR CHOICES, THEIR STORY OF LOVE, FAITH AND COURAGE IS SET IN A WORLD ALTERED BY THE HOLOCAUST AND THE FORMATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL.© 1995
EN406384BOOK THAT WAS LOSTS.Y. AGNONMINTZ, A., ED.; HOFFMAN, A. G., ED.HARRY SMALL A COLLECTION OF STORIES BY THE NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING ISRAELI NOVELIST. AGNON TRANSFORMS TRADITIONAL THEMES AND SOURCES AND WRITES OF COMMUNITY AND DISLOCATION, LONGING AND LOSS.© 1995
EN406386BAKER'S DOZEN #13SOMETHING'S FISHYSTEIN, AIDELNITZA WILON THE BAKER BOYS AND GIRLS HAVE DIFFERENT IDEAS ABOUT SUMMERS, SO FOR TWO DAYS THEY DECIDE TO TAKE SEPARATE VACATIONS. MR. BAKER AND HIS SONS GO FISHING IN THE MOUNTAINS WHILE THE GIRLS AND THEIR MOTHER HEAD FOR NEW YORK AND A SHOPPING SPREE. ADVENTURES AND MISADVENTURES SOON FOLLOW.© 1994
EN406388COUSINSJAFFE, RONARITA FEDER THE STORY OF A WEALTHY DEPARTMENT-STORE CLAN ONCE HELD TOGETHER BY THEIR SUMMER MANSE BUT NOW SCATTERED ACROSS THE COUNTRY.© 1995
EN406391'SOULED!' BOOKS I AND IISTORIES OF STRIVING AND YEARNINGTELLER, HANOCH; TABAK, MARSIAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANIN THESE COLLECTIONS OF STORIES, THE FIRST BOOK IS BASED ON ACTUAL EVENTS AND REAL-LIFE EXPERIENCES WHILE THE SECOND BOOK IS FILLED WITH JEWISH LEGENDS AND FOLKLORE.© 1986
EN406392BRIDGE BUILDER'S STORYFAST, HOWARDAUDREY FLAMBERGMARRIED ONLY ELEVEN DAYS, AMERICAN ENGINEERING STUDENT SCOTT WARING AND HIS WIFE MARTHA ARE ARRESTED BY THE GESTAPO AT A NAZI RALLY. SCOTT'S WIFE IS MURDERED BUT HE MANAGES TO ESCAPE AND HE RETURNS TO THE U. S., DEVASTATED. EVENTUALLY HE FINDS THAT HE CAN LOVE AGAIN.© 1995
EN406393MAZEL AND SHLIMAZELOR THE MILK OF A LIONESSSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISTWINKLE BURKWHEN MAZEL, THE SPIRIT OF GOOD LUCK, MEETS SHLIMAZEL, THE SPIRIT OF BAD LUCK, THE FATE OF A PEASANT BOY HANGS IN THE BALANCE.© 1995
EN406396HER FACE IN THE MIRRORJEWISH WOMEN ON MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERSMOSKOWITZ, FAYE, ED.JEAN BASSA COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES, POEMS, ESSAYS, AND NOVEL EXCERPTS BY A VARIETY OF JEWISH MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS. AMONG THE CONTRIBUTORS ARE GRACE PALEY, TILLIE OLSEN, JUDITH VIORST AND LETTY COTTIN POGREBIN.© 1994
EN406397CONVERSATIONS ABOUT BERNSTEINBURTON, WILLIAM WESTBROOKRITA FEDER BURTON INTERVIEWED FELLOW COMPOSERS, RECORDING ENGINEERS, ORCHESTRA MEMBERS, SINGERS AND OTHER JOURNALISTS WHO KNEW LEONARD BERNSTEIN. HE DEPICTS BERNATEIN'S EARLY PROMISE, HIS PROFLIGATE LIFE, HIS AGONIES ABOUT INSUFFICIENT RECOGNITION AS A COMPOSER, AND THE SELF-DEFEATING BEHAVIOR OF HIS LATER YEARS.© 1995
EN406399DISTURBANCE IN ONE PLACEKIRSHENBAUM, BINNIEADELE BORDENIN A SERIES OF GRAPHIC SKETCHES, THE AUTHOR DEPICTS A YOUNG JEWISH WOMAN WHO PASSES HER DAYS AND NIGHTS IN DETERMINED PROMISCUITY AS SHE AND HER RANDOM LOVERS CASUALLY CONFRONT THEIR INSECURITIES.© 1994
EN406404BAKER'S DOZEN #15SORRY ABOUT THATSTEINBERG, RUTHARLENE KEMPNIT'S BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME FOR THE BAKERS AND DESPITE THE EXCITEMENT IN THE HOUSE, SOME OF THE CHILDREN ARE NOT HAPPY. DONNY IS NERVOUS ABOUT FIRST GRADE, CHEZKY IS SCARED OF ONE OF HIS CLASSMATES, AND YOCHIE FEELS LEFT OUT OF A PROJECT. TOGETHER, THE FAMILY HELPS EVERYONE WORK OUT THEIR PROBLEMS.© 1995
EN406405SCHOOMWILSON, JONATHANMARTY GERBERA COLLECTION OF STORIES SET LARGELY IN ISRAEL AND IN ENGLAND AND THE UNITED STATES. WILSON'S PROTAGONISTS ARE PORTRAYED AT VARIOUS TURNING POINTS IN THEIR LIVES ACTING OUT COUNTLESS HUMAN FOIBLES IN OFTEN HUMOROUS AND SOMETIMES SAD ENCOUNTERS.© 1995
EN406406JUSTICEA PETER DECKER/RINA LAZARUS NOVELKELLERMAN, FAYEJERRY O'NEILCALLED TO INVESTIGATE THE SHOCKING MURDER OF A HIGH SCHOOL'S PROM QUEEN, DETECTIVE PETER DECKER CONFRONTS THE ROOTLESS, AFFLUENT, SOMETIMES VIOLENT TEENAGERS OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. WHEN A DISTURBED YOUNG MAN IS IDENTIFIED AS THE PRIME SUSPECT, EVERYONE IS RELIEVED EXCEPT FOR DECKER, WHO COMES TO A DIFFERENT CONCLUSION.© 1995
EN406408GREAT JEWISH WOMENSLATER, ELINOR;SLATER, ROBERTSHIRLEY RADCLIFFEPROFILES OF MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED JEWISH WOMEN INCLUDING GOLDA MEIR, RUTH BADER GINSBURG, NELLY SACHS, BARBRA STREISAND, WENDY WASSERSTEIN, AND DIANNE FEINSTEIN. EACH WOMAN'S ACHIEVEMENTS ARE NOTED AND HER RELATIONSHIP TO JUDAISM IS HIGHLIGHTED.© 1994
EN406413LEONARD BERNSTEINNOTES FROM A FRIENDCHAPIN, SCHUYLERMARION FELDINGERA MEMOIR OF THE COMPOSER REPLETE WITH ANECDOTES AND A SENSE OF THE HARD WORK AND DEDICATION THAT WENT INTO CREATING THE MUSIC, AND THE EDUCATIONAL VENTURES WITH WHICH HE WAS INVOLVED.© 1992
EN406415FORGOTTEN VICTIMSTHE ABANDONMENT OF AMERICANS IN HITLER'S CAMPSBARD, MITCHELL G.RICHARD HANABASED ON ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS AND INTERVIEWS WITH SURVIVORS, THE AUTHOR REVEALS THAT WASHINGTON OFFICIALS KNEW U.S. CITIZENS WERE BEING BRUTALIZED AND KILLED IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS YET DID NOTHING TO SAVE THEM. BARD DESCRIBES THE FATE OF AMERICANS CAUGHT IN EUROPE AND THE MISTREATMENT OF AMERICAN MILITARY POWS, ESPECIALLY JEWS.© 1994
EN406420MAN WHO WAS LATEBEGLEY, LOUISJULIET RATNERJACK, A WRITER AND A HARVARD WASP, NARRATES THE STORY OF HIS FRIEND BEN, A HARVARD-EDUCATED JEWISH BANKER WHO IS UNABLE TO CONFRONT WHO HE IS. AN AFFAIR WITH JACK'S COUSIN BRINGS OUT BEN'S FATAL FLAW AND LEADS TO TRAGEDY.© 1993
EN406423GEMARAKUP SUPER SLEUTH SERIES: LOST ON SKULL MOUNTAIN AND OTHER STORIESZAKON, MIRIAM STARKCHRISTINE WALTERSGEMARAKUP, OR YISRAEL DAVID FINKEL, THE GREATEST BOY-DETECTIVE, IS DANGEROUSLY LOST ON SKULL MOUNTAIN. READERS MUST SEE IF THEY CAN SOLVE THE MYSTERY AND FIGURE OUT HOW TO SAVE HIM IN THIS AND IN OTHER CASES BEFORE TURNING TO THE END OF THE BOOK FOR GEMARAKUP'S SOLUTIONS.© 1994
EN406424ENTERING JEWISH PRAYERA GUIDE TO PERSONAL DEVOTION AND THE WORSHIP SERVICEHAMMER, REUVENRABBI BRUCE GOLDWASSERRABBI HAMMER DISCUSSES VARIOUS ASPECTS OF JEWISH PRAYER SUCH AS ITS FORMS, HISTORY, PRAYERBOOKS, AND DAILY ORDER. HE COVERS BOTH SABBATH AND HOLIDAY PRAYERS, AS WELL AS PRAYERS OF MOURNING. PRESENTING ORTHODOX, CONSERVATIVE, AND REFORM OPTIONS, HE OFFERS PRACTICAL ADVICE ABOUT PRIVATE PRAYER AND ABOUT CHOOSING A SYNAGOGUE.© 1994
EN406425MIRIAM'S WELLRUBY, LOISMARTY GERBERMIRIAM, A FUNDAMENTAL CHRISTIAN, AND ADAM, A RELIGIOUS JEW, HARDLY KNOW EACH OTHER UNTIL A HIGH SCHOOL ASSIGNMENT PAIRS THEM UP. WHEN MIRIAM IS FORCED TO ENTER A HOSPITAL FOR TREATMENT OF CANCER DESPITE THE TEACHINGS OF HER RELIGIONS, ADAM'S FATHER, A LAWYER, AGREES TO REPRESENT HER IN HER COURT BATTLE.© 1993
EN406426JEWISH RENEWALA PATH TO HEALING AND TRANSFORMATIONLERNER, MICHAELELLEN MICHAELERNER, EDITOR OF THE LIBERAL JEWISH MAGAZINE TIKKUN, TAPS THE ROOTS OF JEWISH TRADITION THROUGH A CLOSE READING OF THE TORAH, TALMUD AND OLD TESTAMENT. HE THEN OUTLINES A PLAN FOR JEWISH RENEWAL THAT COMBINES COMMITMENT TO FAMILY, COMMUNITY AND TRADITION WITH A 'REVOLUTIONARY CONCEPTION' OF A PASSIONATE GOD.© 1994
EN406427CLOSING TIMETHE SEQUEL TO CATCH-22HELLER, JOSEPHAMY GOLDBERGHELLER'S SEQUEL SHARES WITH HIS WORLD WAR II SAGA A SURREAL SENSE OF THE ABSURD AND OF THE FATUITY OF MOST HUMAN INSTITUTIONS. THE WARTIME BUDDIES ARE OLD MEN NOW, BUT THEY FIND 1990'S CIVILIAN LIFE AS ABSURD AS THE OLD AIR FORCE DAYS. THERE ARE FLASHBACKS TO THE WAR AS WELL TO THRILLING MOMENTS IN THEIR LIVES.© 1994
EN406428MEMORABLE ENCOUNTERSA TORAH PIONEER'S GLIMPSES OF GREAT MEN AND YEARS OF CHALLENGEKAMINETSKY, JOSEPH, DRAUGUSTA ZIMMTHE AUTHOR WRITES ABOUT THE CHALLENGE OF BEING THE NATIONAL DIRECTOR OF TORAH UMESORAH AND HIS ATTEMPT TO ESTABLISH A YESHIVA OR DAY SCHOOL IN EVERY JEWISH COMMUNITY OF FIVE THOUSAND OR MORE. KAMINETSKY ALSO DISCUSSES THE MEN WHO INSPIRED HIM, HIS COLLEAGUES, AND HIS OPPONENTS WHO FAILED TO BREAK HIM.© 1995
EN406430WHO BY FIREABRAMSON, CHAYA M.; TSCHOLKOWSKY, E.HARRIET SEIDMANTHE STORY OF A YOUNG MOTHER WHO WAS BADLY BURNED WHILE RESCUING HER SMALL CHILDREN AND GRANDMOTHER FROM THEIR BLAZING APARTMENT. THE BOOK ALSO DETAILS THE COMMUNITY'S SUPPORT AND DESCRIBES ABRAMSON'S FAITH WHICH ENABLED HER TO WITHSTAND THE EMOTIONAL AND PHYSICAL TRIALS OF HER ORDEAL.© 1994
EN406431JERUSALEMBATTLEGROUNDS OF MEMORYELON, AMOSWILLIAM GREVHOW DID A SMALL CITY THAT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO DEFEND FROM ATTACK, LIES FAR FROM ANY KEY TRADE ROUTES AND HAS NEVER BOASTED AN ESSENTIAL COMMERCIAL OR STRATEGIC REASON FOR BEING CAPTURE THE IMAGINATION OF THE THREE MAJOR RELIGIONS? ELON EXPLORES THIS MYSTERY IN HIS STUDY OF JERUSALEM.© 1995
EN406433HERE AND NOWCOHEN, ROBERTBECK, MARILYNWHEN SAM KARNISH MEETS A HASIDIC COUPLE ON AN AIRPLANE, THEY PROVE A WELCOME DIVERSION IN HIS LIFE. EVENTUALLY HE BECOMES COMPLETELY INVOLVED WITH THEM, EVEN THOUGH HE DISCOVERS THEY ARE NOT EXACTLY WHAT THEY APPEAR TO BE. SAM SOON FINDS HIMSELF RISKING HIS FUTURE, HIS PRINCIPLES, AND EVEN HIS LIFE FOR THE HASIDIC WIFE.© 1996
EN406434BAGHDAD MISSIONROSEN, SIDNEY; ROSEN, DOROTHYHERBERT ABRAHAMA STORY SET IN 800 C.E. ABOUT A YOUNG NOBLE STOWAWAY ON A JEWISH MERCHANT SHIP, SEEKING REFUGE AND VENGEANCE AGAINST HIS FATHER'S MURDERER.© 1994
EN406435RABBI AND THE NUNSCHREIBER, MORDECAIFRANK SWEENEYRABBI KAYE AND SISTER EVE ARE PASSIONATELY COMMITTED TO THEIR RELIGIOUS VOCATIONS. YET IN SPITE OF THEIR DIFFERING BELIEFS, THEY BECOME ATTRACTED TO EACH OTHER. THEY TEAM UP IN THEIR SPIRITUAL SEARCH, ONLY TO DISCOVER THAT THEY HAVE TO CHOOSE BETWEEN THEIR RELIGIOUS BELIEFS AND THEIR LOVE FOR EACH OTHER.© 1993
EN406436MAZELGOLDSTEIN, REBECCARABBI KAREN FOR SASHA SAUNDERS BORN IN A POLISH SHTETL AND NOW A SOPHISTICATED NEW YORKER, MAZEL IS THE PREDOMINANT FACTOR IN HER LIFE. GOLDSTEIN DEPICTS THE HEADY EXCITEMENT, THE INTELLECTUAL FERMENT AND THE CULTURAL VIGOR OF SHTETL LIFE IN WARSAW BEFORE THE WAR AND THE COMPLEXITIES OF NEW YORK JEWISH COMMUNITY LIFE.© 1995
EN406438PRINCE OF WEST END AVENUEISLER, ALANJAMES SPECTOOTTO KORNER, A RETIREE IN AN UPPER MANHATTAN RETIREMENT HOME, RUMINATES ON HIS AND HIS FELLOW RETIREES' SEXUAL ESCAPADES, FEUDS AND POLITICAL DEBATES, AND FLASHBACKS TO HIS LIFE AS A YOUNG EMIGRE GERMAN POET IN ZURICH AFTER THE WAR.© 1994
EN406444KIDNAPPED AND THE RANSOMEDTHE NARRATIVE OF PETER AND VINA STPICKARD, KATE E. R.MIRIAM FRIEDMAN ALIMONOSRIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1856, THIS IS THE RECOLLECTION OF PETER STILL, A BLACK SLAVE. HE WAS STOLEN AS A CHILD FROM HIS HOME, FORCED TO BE A SLAVE FOR MORE THAN FORTY YEARS, AND FINALLY FREED WITH THE HELP OF TWO JEWISH BROTHERS. IT IS THE ONLY NINETEENTH CENTURY SLAVE NARRATIVE SHOWING JEWISH PARTICIPATION IN THE ANTISLAVERY MOVEMENT.© 1995
EN406449FOR THOSE WHO CAN'T BELIEVEOVERCOMING THE OBSTACLES OF FAITHSCHULWEIS, HAROLD M.EDITH FRIEDMANRABBI SCHULWEIS ADDRESSES THE MAJOR HURDLES TO BELIEF IN THE LATE TWENTIETH CENTURY AND ATTEMPTS TO HELP READERS UNDERSTAND THE ROLE OF PRAYER, MIRACLES, AND DIVINE REVELATION IN THEIR LIVES.© 1994
EN406450TIME TO REND, A TIME TO SEWPOMERANTZ, RACHELFLAMBERG, AUDREYBETH'S FATHER, A DOCTOR, IS CERTAIN THAT SHE COULD BECOME A SURGEON, A POSITION HE WAS DENIED BECAUSE OF ANTI-SEMITISM. BETH BEGINS TO PURSUE THE DEGREE BUT WHEN SHE BECOMES RELIGIOUSLY OBSERVANT, IT SEEMS TOO DIFFICULT TO CONTINUE. TO PRESERVE THE FAMILY, HER SISTER ATTEMPTS TO UNDERMINE BETH'S RELIGIOUS BELIEFS.© 1995
EN406451NOT BY THE SWORDHOW A CANTOR AND HIS FAMILY TRANSFORMED A KLANSMANWATTERSON, KATHRYNJANET KALISHLARRY TRAPP, GRAND DRAGON OF THE KU KLUX KLAN IN NEBRASKA, HARASSED JEWS, ASIANS, AND AFRICAN AMERICANS. BUT ONE OF HIS TARGETS, CANTOR MICHAEL EISSER, MANAGED TO TURN TRAPP AROUND. TRAPP BECAME A CONVERT TO JUDAISM, LECTURED AGAINST HIS FORMER CAUSES, AND LIVED WITH THE WEISSERS UNTIL HIS DEATH.© 1995
EN406453AHARON APPELFELDTHE HOLOCAUST AND BEYONDRAMRAS-RAUCH, GILARACHEL KRUSKALAN ANALYSIS OF APPELFELD'S NOVELS AND SHORT STORY COLLECTIONS. THE AUTHOR EXAMINES APPELFELD'S PERSONAL DISENGAGEMENT IN HIS FICTION AND HIS NEED TO PLUMB THE ROOTS OF A LOST JEWISH PAST.© 1994
EN406468BLUE MOUNTAINSHALEV, MEIRSHIRLEY SOMMERBARUCH SHENKAR, AN ISRAELI MORTICIAN WHOSE PARENTS WERE KILLED BY ARAB TERRORISTS WHEN HE WAS A CHILD, REFLECTS ON THE PEOPLE HE HAS BURIED AND MULLS OVER QUESTIONS THAT STILL HAUNT HIM. DID GRANDFATHER YAAKOV KILL GRANDMOTHER FEYGE? WHY DID UNCLE EFRAYIM DISAPPEAR? SHALEV'S CHARACTERS DEPICT THE BIRTH OF A NATION.© 1991
EN406472100 YEARS, 100 STORIESBURNS, GEORGEFRANK SWEENEYGEORGE BURNS' CAREER SPANNED THE HISTORY OF MODERN SHOW BUSINESS. HE STARRED IN VAUDEVILLE, RADIO, TELEVISION, THE MOVIES, AND THE RECORDING INDUSTRY AND ON THE NIGHTCLUB STAGE. HERE HE DELIVERS HUMOROUS ANECDOTES ON HIS LIFE AND CAREER.© 1996
EN406477MR. VERTIGOAUSTER, PAULJEANNE LINDEIN 1924, WALT, A FOULMOUTHED, BADLY-ABUSED 9-YEAR-OLD, IS PICKED FROM A ST. LOUIS GUTTER BY THE MYSTERIOUS MASTER YEHUDI WHO PROMISES TO TEACH HIM HOW TO FLY. THIS STORY OSCILLATES BETWEEN FANTASY AND REAL TIME, COVERING A LARGE CHUNK OF AMERICAN HISTORY.© 1994
EN406478STRANGE ATTRACTORSGOLDSTEIN, REBECCAMELINDA DAVISA COLLECTION OF STORIES THAT EXPLORES THE INTERACTIONS OF THOUGHT AND FEELING, MIND AND HEART, TO REVEAL THE DEEP, MYSTERIOUS TIES BETWEEN SEEMINGLY UNRELATED LIVES.© 1993
EN406480GOD WAS NOT IN THE FIRETHE SEARCH FOR A SPIRITUAL JUDAISMGORDIS, DANIELMARK YOHALEMGORDIS EXPLORES THE SPIRITUAL RENEWAL OF JUDAISM THROUGH THE CENTRAL TEXTS OF JUDAISM, RITUALS, THE COMMANDMENTS, PRAYER AND ETHICS. HE CONCLUDES THAT JUDAISM'S INTELLECTUAL OPENNESS, ITS ETHICAL RIGOR AND RITUAL POWER GUARANTEE THE TRANSMISSION OF TRADITION. © 1995
EN406481COVER STORYCULLEN, ROBERTSHIRLEY RICHJOURNALIST COLIN BURKE IS COVERING THE MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALKS IN MOSCOW WHEN HE RECEIVES A HOT TIP FROM A MYSTERIOUS, SEDUCTIVE ISRAELI OPERATIVE. BURKE BECOMES ENMESHED IN A HARROWING STORY INVOLVING SYRIAN AND RUSSIAN NUCLEAR SCIENTISTS, ENTERING A WORLD WHERE THE ONE PERSON YOU TRUST WILL BE THE FIRST TO BETRAY YOU. © 1995
EN406484WIESENTHAL FILELEVY, ALANBEATRICE DAVACCOUNT OF NAZI HUNTER SIMON WIESENTHAL'S LIFE AND WORK. LEVY CONCLUDES THAT WIESENTHAL'S EXPOSURE OF FORMER UN SECRETARY-GENERAL KURT WALDHEIM'S ACTIVITIES DURING THE NAZI ERA COST WALDHEIM A NOBEL PEACE PRIZE. © 1994
EN406486PURIM WITH BINA, BENNY AND CHAGGAI HAYONAHGANZ, YAFFAMARK SIMON A CHILD'S EYE VIEW OF PURIM. WELCOME TO THE CITY OF SHUSHAN! IT'S TIME FOR A PURIM TOUR WITH BINA, BENNY AND CHAGGAI, THE HOLIDAY DOVE. IN SHUSHAN, NOTHING IS WHAT IT SEEMS, AND NOTHING TURNS OUT THE WAY YOU THINK. BUT OF COURSE CHAGGAI KNOWS WHAT WILL HAPPEN FROM THE VERY BEGINNING AND SO WILL YOU, ONCE YOU'VE READ THE STORY. © 1991
EN406490BLACK CROSSILES, GREGRAY FAIOLA THE BRITISH ARE DETERMINED TO STOP NAZI DEVELOPMENT OF TWO POISON GASES IN A SMALL CONCENTRATION CAMP. TO THIS END THEY CHOOSE A PACIFIST AMERICAN DOCTOR AND A ZIONIST ASSASSIN TO DESTROY THE ENTIRE CAMP, NAZIS, LABORATORIES AND VICTIMS INCLUDED. © 1995
EN406491BROKEN COVENANTAMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY AND THE CRISIS BETWEENTHE US & ISRAELARENS, MOSHEEVA YARETT ARENS, LIKUD PARTY FOREIGN MINISTER FROM 1988-1990, WORKED CLOSELY WITH YITZHAK SHAMIR TO RETURN THE COUNTRY'S POLICIES TO A MORE CONSERVATIVE FOCUS. ALTHOUGH ARENS IS HIGHLY CRITICAL OF THE PALESTINIAN-ISRAELI PEACE ACCORD, HE IS ESPECIALLY CRITICAL OF INTERFERENCE IN ISRAEL'S DOMESTIC POLICIES BY THE UNITED STATES. © 1995
EN406495ROMANCE READERABRAHAM, PEARLBARBARA JUSTSTORY OF A YOUNG GIRL'S COMING-OF-AGE IN AN ULTRAORTHODOX HASIDIC HOME. RACHEL, THE ELDEST OF SIX CHILDREN, YEARNS FOR SOME OF THE FORBIDDEN FRUITS OF THE SECULAR WORLD SHE LEARNS ABOUT FROM ROMANCE NOVELS. SHE AGREES TO AN ARRANGED MARRIAGE, BUT WHEN THE MATCH GOES AWRY, HER SOLUTION IS BITTERSWEET. © 1995
EN406497CHANUKAH WITH BINA, BENNY AND CHAGGAI HAYONAHGANZ, YAFFAALLISON JAKABOVICSA CHILD'S EYE VIEW OF CHANUKAH, ITS TIME TO LIGHT THE CANDLES WITH BINA, BENNY AND CHAGGAI, THE HOLIDAY DOVE. AND WHILE THE CANDLES ARE BURNING, CHAGGAI WILL TAKE YOU TO THE LAND OF ISRAEL AND RIGHT INTO THE STORY OF YEHUDAH HAMACCABEE.
EN406498SURVIVORSFEINSTEIN, ELAINEESTHER GERSTTHIS NOVEL FOLLOWS THE FORTUNES OF TWO RUSSIAN JEWISH FAMILIES WHO SETTLE IN LIVERPOOL AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY. ONE ORTHODOX AND THE OTHER LIBERAL, THE FAMILIES' FATES BECOME INTERTWINED AS THEY LIVE THROUGH TWO WORLD WARS, THE DEPRESSION, AND THE RISE OF BRITISH FASCISM. © 1991
EN406500THIS WAY FOR THE GAS, LADIES AND GENTLEMENBOROWSKI, TADEUSZRITA LEVINE THE AUTHOR, A CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVOR, SHOWS HOW ATROCIOUS CRIMES BECOME AN UNREMARKABLE PART OF A DAILY ROUTINE. PRISONERS EAT, WORK, SLEEP AND FALL IN LOVE A FEW YARDS FROM WHERE OTHER PRISONERS ARE SYSTEMATICALLY SLAUGHTERED. THE WILL TO SURVIVE OVERRIDES COMPASSION, AND THE LINE BETWEEN THE NORMAL AND ABNORMAL VANISHES. © 1967
EN4065011920 DIARYBABEL, ISAACGEORGE ROBINSONPUBLISHED IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME, THIS SLENDER WORK RECORDS ISAAC BABEL'S EXPERIENCES AS A CORRESPONDENT DURING THE RUSSO-POLISH WAR (1919-1920). MOST ENTRIES ARE BRIEF, TELEGRAPHIC NOTES TO SPUR THE MEMORY AND EVOKE SCENES OR PEOPLE TO BE DESCRIBED LATER. © 1995
EN406502MURDER AT CITY HALLKOCH, EDWARD I.AUDREY FLAMBERG'RIDICULOUS!' PROCLAIMS HIZZONER WHEN HE FINDS HIMSELF ON THE N.Y.P.D.'S LIST OF PRIME SUSPECTS. DRAWING ON HIS WIDE CIRCLE OF FRIENDS, IN AND OUT OF CITY HALL, KOCH FIGHTS TO CLEAR HIS NAME WHILE RUNNING THE CITY AND SECRETLY FOLLOWING A CRIME TRAIL THAT STRETCHES FROM GRAND ARMY PLAZA TO THE WEST SIDE RAILROAD YARDS. © 1995
EN406503LITTLE BLACK BOXPART ONE - TOP SECRETLAZEWNIK, LIBBYMARK TAFOYAA GROUP OF TOP-NOTCH SCIENTISTS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD ARE GETTING TOGETHER FOR A SPECIAL CONFERENCE AT A LUXURIOUS CATSKILLS RESORT. BUT SOMETHING MORE IS BREWING. SHRAGA MORGENSTERN AND PINNY KATZ TRAVEL TO THE HOTEL WITH THEIR SCIENTIST FATHERS AND A SECRET WEAPON, NEVER DREAMING OF THE PERILS THAT LIE IN WAIT FOR THEM. © 1995
EN406504ELIJAH VISIBLEROSENBAUM, THANECONRAD WOLFSIN THIS DEBUT COLLECTION OF NINE INTERLINKED STORIES FEATURING DISAFFECTED LAWYER ADAM POSNER, THE AUTHOR, A CHILD OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS, PORTRAYS JEWS ANGUISHING OVER RELIGIOUS IDENTIFICATION AND FAMILY FRAGMENTATION. © 1996
EN406507DOV DOV AND THE MONEY TREEAND OTHER STORIESWEINBERG, YONAMARJORIE RAPSHARE THE EMOTIONS AS DOV DOV AND THE OTHER CHILDREN WHO INHABIT HIS WORLD FACE CHALLENGING LIFE CIRCUMSTANCES, SUCH AS AGED INVALIDS, HANDICAPPED INDIVIDUALS AND NATURAL DISASTERS, AND WELCOME JOYOUS OCCASIONS AS WELL. © 1990
EN406509INVISIBLE LINES OF CONNECTIONSACRED STORIES OF THE ORDINARYKUSHNER, LAWRENCEALYCE DOMENITHROUGH HIS EVERYDAY ENCOUNTERS WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS, COLLEAGUES AND STRANGERS, KUSHNER TAKES US DEEPLY INTO OUR OWN LIVES, FINDING FLASHES OF SPIRITUAL INSIGHT IN THE PROCESS. HE DEMONSTRATES HOW OTHERWISE ORDINARY MOMENTS CAN ACTUALLY BE TOUCHSTONES FOR THE SACRED. © 1996
EN406512LIVING WITH KIDSPARENTS AT THEIR BESTADAHAN, MIRIAMMARILYN PERESUGGESTIONS AND WORKABLE SOLUTIONS FOR PARENTS ON MANY FAMILY PROBLEMS. © 1994
EN406513I AM SPOCKNIMOY, LEONARDDAVID THOMPSONNIMOY GIVES US INSIGHT INTO THE CREATIVE PROCESS AND THE ACTOR'S CRAFT, AND GIVES HIS OWN INSIDER'S VIEW OF THE CREATION OF THE STAR TREK PHENOMENON. © 1995
EN406515HE, SHE, AND ITPIERCY, MARGESHIRA SHIPMAN, A 'PSYCHOENGINEER' IN THE 21ST CENTURY, RETURNS TO TIKVA, HER HOMETOWN, AFTER THE LOSS OF HER SON IN A CUSTODY BATTLE. EXPECTING COMFORT AND SOME OF GRANDMA'S CHICKEN SOUP, SHE FINDS INSTEAD THAT GRANDMA MALKAH, A BRILLIANT COMPUTER PROGRAMMER, NEEDS HER HELP IN BATTLING 'INFORMATION PIRATES.' © 1991
EN406523AND YOU SHALL BE A BLESSINGAN UNFOLDING OF THE SIX WORDS THAT BEGIN EVERY BRAKHAGRISHAVER, JOEL LURIEBETTY SMITH GRISHAVER LOOKS AT THE FIRST SIX WORDS THAT BEGIN EVERY BLESSING AND DISCOVERS IN THEM A KEY TO A DEEP UNDERSTANDING OF JEWISH PRAYER IN GENERAL, AT THE SAME TIME OFFERING A PROFOUND GRASP OF THE JEWISH VIEW OF LIFE ITSELF. © 1993
EN406525LETTERS FROM RIFKAHESSE, KARENMARCI GORDONRIFKA KNOWS NOTHING ABOUT AMERICA WHEN SHE FLEES RUSSIA WITH HER FAMILY IN 1919. THROUGHOUT HER JOURNEY, SHE CARRIES A CHERISHED VOLUME OF POETRY BY ALEXANDER PUSHKIN IN WHICH SHE RECORDS HER OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIENCES IN THE FORM OF LETTERS TO TOVAH, THE BELOVED COUSIN SHE HAS LEFT BEHIND IN THE OLD COUNTRY. BASED ON A TRUE STORY. © 1996
EN406527ALTERNATE SIDESA NINA FISCHMAN MYSTERYPIESMAN, MARISSABARBARA JUSTLEGAL SERVICES LAWYER NINA FISCHMAN INVESTIGATES THE DEATH OF A DOORMAN FOUND SLAIN IN HER BOYFRIEND JONATHAN'S CAR. NINA'S ANGST OVER MOVING IN WITH JONATHAN AND HER DESCRIPTION OF THE MINUTIAE OF PARKING IN NEW YORK CITY MAKE AN AMUSING FRAMEWORK FOR THIS MYSTERY. © 1995
EN406528SPIELBERGTHE MAN, THE MOVIES, THE MYTHOLOGYSANELLO, FRANKWILLIAM GREVSANELLO GIVES BEHIND-THE-SCENES STORIES ABOUT THE MAKING OF EACH OF STEVEN SPIELBERG'S FILMS, AS WELL DETAILS OF THE FILMMAKER'S HIS PERSONAL LIFE, HIS EMERGING SENSE OF JEWISH IDENTITY AND THE MAKING OF THE HOLOCAUST FILM 'SCHINDLER'S LIST,' FOR WHICH HE WON AN OSCAR AS BEST DIRECTOR. © 1996
EN406532WALKING HUMBLY WITH GODTHE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF RABBI HERSHEL JONAH MATTMATT, DANIEL C., ED.JEROME BROOKEDITED BY HIS SON, THE BOOK PRESENTS THE LIFE AND WRITINGS OF RABBI HERSHEL JONAH MATT (1922-1987), WHO WAS NOTED FOR HIS DEVOTION TO SERVICE AND HIS EMPHASIS ON OPENING ONESELF TO THE SPIRITUAL DIMENSION OF JUDAISM. © 1993
EN406534COLOR OF WATERA BLACK MAN'S TRIBUTE TO HIS WHITE MOTHERMCBRIDE, JAMESTANYA SHERMAJAMES MCBRIDE GREW UP ONE OF 12 CHILDREN OF A BLACK MINISTER AND A WHITE MOTHER IN A BROOKLYN HOUSING PROJECT. IN THIS MOVING MEMOIR IN WHICH MCBRIDE RECOUNTS HIS EMBARRASSMENTS AND STRAINS, HIS MOTHER, BORN AN ORTHODOX JEW, TELLS THE STORY OF HER OWN PAST, A STORY JAMES MCBRIDE DID NOT LEARN UNTIL HE WAS AN ADULT. © 1996
EN406536LIEBERMAN'S LAWKAMINSKY, STUARTWHEN A SYNAGOGUE IS DEFACED AND A TORAH STOLEN AGING CHICAGO COP ABE LIEBERMAN TAKES IT PERSONALLY; IT'S HIS SHUL AND HIS WIFE IS THE PRESIDENT. ABE IS ALSO BATTLING A KOREAN GANG AND HIS OWN FAMILY PROBLEMS AS HE HITS THE TRAIL OF A PERVERSE ALLIANCE OF WHITE SKINHEADS AND ARAB MILITANTS. © 1996
EN406537BACK OF BEYONDA BAR MITZVAH JOURNEYWAYSMAN, DVORAMARJORIE RAPDANNY IS JEWISH. HE IS GOING TO HAVE A BAR MITZVAH CELEBRATION WITH LOTS OF DANCING AND SINGING, AND PRESENTS. MURI IS ABORIGINE. HE IS ABOUT TO INITIATE DANNY INTO HIS MANHOOD CEREMONY. IT ALSO HAS LOTS OF DANCING AND SINGING, AND PRESENTS. AND ONE MORE THING...BLOOD! © 1996
EN406539JEWISH MYSTICISMAN ANTHOLOGYCOHN-SHERBOK, DANELLEN WERTHEIN THIS ENGROSSING INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF JEWISH MYSTICISM, COHN-SHERBOK PRESENTS NEARLY TWO HUNDRED THOROUGHLY ANNOTATED EXCERPTS FROM THE GREATEST MYSTICS. © 1996
EN406540KING OF COMEDYTHE LIFE AND ART OF JERRY LEWISLEVY, SHAWNJERRY O'NEILTHE AUTHOR INTERVIEWED COMEDIAN JERRY LEWIS EXTENSIVELY FOR THIS PENETRATING BUT UNAUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY. © 1996
EN406542SUMMING UPAN AUTOBIOGRAPHYSHAMIR, YITZHAKFAITH GARFIELDIN THIS FRANK AUTOBIOGRAPHY, ISRAEL'S FORMER PRIME MINISTER DEFENDS HIS PARTY'S HARD-LINE POLICIES, RECALLS HIS EXPLOITS AS A MOSSAD INTELLIGENCE AGENT AND AS A FOREIGN MINISTER AND GIVES AN INSIDER'S ACCOUNT OF THE ISRAELI AIR FORCE'S DESTRUCTION OF AN IRAQI NUCLEAR FACILITY IN 1981. © 1994
EN406544MIDRASH FOR BEGINNERSGOLDBERG, EDWIN C.HARRY GARTENIN THIS BRIEF STUDY, GOLDBERG USES A MIDRASH TO INTRODUCE READERS TO THE POWER OF INTERPRETATION FOR EXPANDING THE MEANING OF BIBLICAL STORIES. HE FOCUSES ON THE STORY OF JOSEPH AND CONTRASTS HIS OWN MIDRASHIM WITH BOTH THE BIBLICAL NARRATIVE AND GENESIS RABBAH (TRADITIONAL MIDRASHIC WORK ON GENESIS). © 1996
EN406550WARRIOR STATESMANTHE LIFE OF MOSHE DAYANSLATER, ROBERTSHIRLEY SOMMERTHIS IS A BIOGRAPHY OF MOSHE DAYAN, THE FORMER COMMANDER OF ISRAEL'S ARMED FORCES DURING THE SIX-DAY AND YOM KIPPUR WARS AND ONE OF THE PIVOTAL FORCES AT THE CAMP DAVID PEACE ACCORDS. THE AUTHOR PORTRAYS DAYAN AS A MAN OF DESTINY, VISION AND ALL TOO HUMAN FLAWS. © 1991
EN406552ONE POLICE PLAZACAUNITZ, WILLIAM J.FRANK SWEENEYTHE BOOK BEGINS WITH A NUDE CORPSE IN A BATHTUB. FOR NEW YORK DETECTIVE LT. DAN MALONE, IT'S ALL IN A DAY'S WORK. SOON HE'S NECK DEEP IN A MYSTERY INVOLVING THE MOSSAD, MUSLIM EXTREMISTS, THE U.S. ARMY AND THE NYPD. © 1984
EN406553TIMEBENDSA LIFEMILLER, ARTHURHARRY SMALL WITH PASSION, WIT AND CANDOR, MILLER RECALLS HIS CHILDHOOD IN HARLEM AND BROOKLYN, HIS SUCCESSES AND FAILURES IN THE THEATER AND HOLLYWOOD AND THE FORMATION OF HIS POLITICAL BELIEFS, WHICH EVENTUALLY BROUGHT HIM INTO CONFRONTATIONS WITH THE U.S. GOVERNMENT. © 1985
EN406554BEYOND THE PROMISED LANDJEWS AND ARABS ON THE HARD ROAD TO ISRAELFRANKEL, GLENNBERNICE FOERA PICTURE OF THE SOCIAL CHANGES THAT THE POLITICS OF PEACE HAS BROUGHT TO THE REGION, AS WELL AS TO THE ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS. THE AUTHOR, A SEASONED JOURNALIST, COVERS THE AGONY OF THE PALESTINIAN UPRISING AND THE PAIN AND SUFFERING THAT BOTH PEOPLES HAVE UNDERGONE. © 1994
EN406560WONDER CHILDAND OTHER JEWISH FAIRY TALESSCHWARTZ, HOWARD; RUSH, BARBARAJAY LILKER A COLLECTION OF JEWISH FAIRY TALES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD WHICH APPEAL TO CHILDREN OF ALL AGES. © 1996
EN406564ARE WE ON THE AIR?THE HILARIOUS, SCANDALOUS CONFESSIONS OF A T.V. PIONEERLEBOW, GUYGUY LEBOW MEMOIRS OF THE OWNER OF A NEW YORK RADIO STATION WHO HAS ALSO BEEN AN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER, SPORTSCASTER, TALK SHOW HOST AND AN ACTOR IN A WOODY ALLEN FILM. © 1992
EN406570MAKING OF A JEWBRONFMAN, EDGAR M.HARRY SMALL BRONFMAN, THE PRESIDENT OF THE WORLD JEWISH CONGRESS SINCE 1981 AND THE CHAIRMAN OF THE SEAGRAM CORPORATION, REFLECTS ON HIS REJECTION OF JUDAISM AS A YOUNG MAN AND HIS COMPLETE TURNAROUND IN RECENT YEARS. © 1996
EN406573ABOUT SCHMIDTBEGLEY, LOUISTANYA SHERMANA PATRICIAN LAWYER IN LOVE, HIS YUPPIE DAUGHTER AND HER JEWISH FIANCEE PLAY PARTS IN THIS NOVEL SET AMIDST A FADING WASP SOCIETY AND RISING NEW FORTUNES IN NEW YORK AND THE HAMPTONS. © 1996
EN406574SHOVEL AND THE LOOMFRIEDMAN, CARLMIMI GREENSTEINCHAYA, AN ATHEISTIC BELGIAN PHILOSOPHY STUDENT WHO IS THE DAUGHTER OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS, WORKS AS A NANNY TAKING CARE OF 3-YEAR-OLD SIMCHA, A HASIDIC BOY. HER 'INEXPLICABLE' LOVE FOR THE BOY IGNITES HER INTEREST IN JEWISH TRADITION AND THE SEARCH FOR WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A JEW. © 1996
EN406577SILENTSABRAMS, CHARLOTTERITA FEDER THIS IS A STORY OF LIFE DURING THE DEPRESSION. IT IS ALSO AN ACCOUNT OF TWO DEAF JEWISH PARENTS WHO TRIED TO PROVIDE A 'REGULAR' LIFE FOR THEIR CHILDREN. © 1996
EN406583FAMILY CONNECTIONUNDERSTANDING YOUR LOVED ONESADAHAN, MIRIAMRENEE GOODSTEINTHE AUTHOR DISCUSSES PROBLEMS THAT COULD DISRUPT FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS, SUCH AS SIBLING RIVALRY, THE FATHER'S ROLE, CRITICAL CHILDREN AND DIVORCE. © 1995
EN406584GHOST STORIESBRONER, E. M.SHIRLEY SOMMERDEATH DOES NOT RESOLVE THE EMOTION, ANGER, AND TENSION BETWEEN LEILA, A MIDDLE-AGED, PROFESSIONAL JEWISH WOMAN, AND HER MOTHER. AT A FRIDAY NIGHT SYNAGOGUE SERVICE LEILA DISCOVERS HER MOTHER'S GHOST SITTING BESIDE HER AND FOR THE NEXT 11 MONTHS, THE WOMEN TALK, TRYING TO RECONCILE THEIR DIFFERENCES. © 1995
EN406585JEWS OF EGYPTFROM RAMESES II TO HADRIANMODRZEJEWSKI, JOSEPH MELEZEMARK YOHALEMA HISTORY OF THE PEOPLE OF ISRAEL IN THE LAND OF EGYPT, FROM ITS BIBLICAL BEGINNINGS UNDER THE PHARAOHS TO ITS PEAK UNDER THE PTOLEMIES, FOLLOWED BY ITS RAPID DECLINE AND CATASTROPHIC DISAPPEARANCE UNDER ROMAN RULE. © 1995
EN406586HAROLD ARLENRHYTHM, RAINBOWS AND BLUESJABLONSKI, EDWARDMARILYN BECKTHE AUTHOR DRAWS ON FAMILY DOCUMENTS AND MEMORABILIA FOR THIS BIOGRAPHY OF HAROLD ARLEN, FROM BANDLEADER TO BROADWAY COMPOSER. THE BOOK CONVEYS A SENSE OF THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE MUSIC BUSINESS AT THAT TIME. © 1996
EN406589SMALL WORLDSHOFFMAN, ALLENHARRY SMALL SET IN THE RUSSIAN-CONTROLLED POLISH TOWN OF KRIMSK IN 1903, THIS TALE EVOKES THE LOST WORLD OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWRY, WITH ITS DAILY LIFE, ITS MYSTICISM, LAWS, FOLK SUPERSTITIONS AND ANTI-CZARIST SOCIALISM. © 1996
EN406591HOUSE OF MOSES ALL-STARSROSEN, CHARLEYJERRY O'NEILA NOVEL ABOUT A YOUNG JEWISH BASKETBALL PLAYER STRUGGLING TO REALIZE HIS DREAMS AMID THE TURMOIL OF THE GREAT DEPRESSION. © 1996
EN406593ARROGANT BEGGARYEZIERSKA, ANZIAMARJORIE RAPPOPORTFIRST PUBLISHED IN 1927, THIS IS A NOVEL OF SOCIAL COMMENTARY ABOUT JEWISH CLASS AND ETHNIC TENSIONS. THE BOOK BRINGS TO LIFE THE TEEMING ACTIVITY OF NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE. © 1996
EN406594TURQUOISE TATTOOJACOBS, NANCY BAKERRHODA KAHN AS DR. BENJAMIN LEVY'S CHILD LIES DYING OF LEUKEMIA, LEVY HIRES A DETECTIVE TO LOCATE A CHILD HE FATHERED AS A SPERM DONOR WHEN HE WAS A MEDICAL STUDENT, TO TRY TO FIND A MATCH FOR A BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT. BUT THE CHILD TURNS OUT TO BE THE SON OF A MEMBER OF THE ARYAN SUPREMACY PARTY. MURDER AND INTRIGUE ENSUE. © 1991
EN406596FAMILY MARKOWITZGOODMAN, ALLEGRAARLINE KEMPNERIN THIS NOVEL, GOODMAN PORTRAYS AN AMERICAN JEWISH FAMILY THROUGH COMIC, INTERLOCKING STORIES THAT PROBE THE QUESTIONS OF JEWISH IDENTITY. © 1996
EN406597KIDS SPEAKWALDER, CHAIMMARJORIE RAPPOPORTTHIS COMPILATION OF ESSAYS BY CHILDREN AGES 8 TO 13 REVEALS THEIR FEARS, STRUGGLES IN SCHOOL AND THEIR EMOTIONAL CONFLICTS. IT PROVIDES INSIGHT INTO THE REASONS BEHIND THEIR SCHOLASTIC PROBLEMS AND SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS. © 1994
EN406600RAISING CHILDREN TO CAREA JEWISH GUIDE TO CHILDREARINGADAHAN, MIRIAMRITA FEDER THIS IS A GUIDE TO HELPING JEWISH PARENTS TRAIN THEMSELVES AND THEIR CHILDREN TO BECOME CARING, SELF-DISCIPLINED, AND RESPONSIBLE PEOPLE. © 1988
EN406604KOUFAX DILEMMASCHNUR, STEVENMARJORIE RAPPOPORTWHEN DANNY'S MOTHER INSISTS THAT HE NOT PITCH IN THE SEASON OPENER BECAUSE IT IS ALSO THE FIRST NIGHT OF PASSOVER, DANNY IS FACED WITH A DIFFICULT DILEMMA. © 1997
EN406605WILDER TIMESTHE LIFE OF BILLY WILDERLALLY, KEVINAUDREY FLAMBERGLALLY, MANAGING EDITOR OF THE MOVIE INDUSTRY MAGAZINE "FILM JOURNAL INTERNATIONAL," OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE EXAMINATION OF WILDER'S CAREER IN FILMS, AND AN EXPLORATION OF HOW THE FILMMAKER'S PERSONALITY AFFECTED HIS ART. © 1996
EN406608ECHOES FROM THE HOLOCAUSTA MEMOIRKIMMELMAN, MIRA RYCZKEAMY GOLDBERGERTHIS IS THE MEMOIR OF MIRA RYCZKE KIMMELMAN, WHO, AT THE AGE OF 16, WAS FORCED BY NAZI TROOPS TO LEAVE HER CHILDHOOD HOME IN POLAND. OVER THE NEXT FIVE YEARS SHE SURVIVED THE WARSAW GHETTO, THREE CONCENTRATION CAMPS AND A DEATH MARCH. © 1996
EN406611OUT OF THE ASHESMOSCO, MAISIESYLLA HASKELWHEN HER HUSBAND DIES, MARIANNE DIRECTS HER ENERGIES TO HER CAREER AS A SUCCESSFUL AUTHOR. BUT SOON SHE FINDS HERSELF STEPPING INTO HER GRANDMOTHER'S SHOES AS MATRIARCH OF A PROUD BUT TROUBLED FAMILY. © 1989
EN406612HOW GOOD DO WE HAVE TO BE? A NEW UNDERSTANDING OF GUILT AND FORGIVENESSKUSHNER, HAROLD, RABBIAMY S. GOLDBERGERA NEW INTERPRETATION OF ADAM AND EVE'S QUEST FOR KNOWLEDGE AND THEIR SUBSEQUENT FALL FROM GRACE. KUSHNER CONTENDS THAT THE EATING OF THE FRUIT FROM THE TREE OF KNOWLEDGE WAS NOT AN ACT OF DISOBEDIENCE BUT A COURAGEOUS STEP TOWARD SPIRITUAL SELF-REALIZATION. © 1996
EN406613HISTORY OF THE JEWS IN AMERICASACHAR, HOWARD M.LYNN HIMELFARBTHIS MONUMENTAL YET VIBRANTLY DETAILED HISTORY CHRONICLES JEWISH LIFE IN AMERICA FROM EARLY SETTLEMENT IN NEW AMSTERDAM IN 1654 TO THE EFFORTS TO RESETTLE RUSSIAN JEWS IN THE UNITED STATES IN THE 1980S. THE NARRATIVE ALSO DEALS WITH ACCULTURATION AND A REAFFIRMATION OF IDENTITY IN FACE OF ANTI-SEMITISM. © 1992
EN406614LIFE DOESN'T GET ANY BETTER THAN THISTHE HOLINESS OF LITTLE DAILY DRAMASALPER, ROBERT A.SILVIA HORENSTEINTHROUGH FORTY APPEALING NARRATIVES, A RABBI-TURNED- STAND-UP COMIC ILLUSTRATES HOW SPIRITUALLY UPLIFTING MOMENTS CAN OCCUR AT ANY TIME. © 1996
EN406616THAT DAY THE RABBI LEFT TOWNKEMELMAN, HARRYSANDI SKODNICKRABBI SMALL HAS RESIGNED AS RABBI OF BARNARD'S CROSSING'S TEMPLE AND ACCEPTED A PROFESSORSHIP AT WINDEMERE COLLEGE. THE BODY OF AN ENGLISH PROFESSOR IS FOUND IN A SNOWDRIFT. HEART ATTACK? RABBI SMALL THINKS NOT, FOR A MAN AS SUBLIMELY SELF-INTERESTED AS PROFESSOR KENT MUST HAVE RACKED UP MANY A GRUDGE. AND, AS USUAL, THE RABBI IS RIGHT. © 1996
EN406618ALAN JAY LERNERJABLONSKI, EDWARDJAMES BRENNANJABLONSKI CHRONICLES THE LIFE AND CAREER OF THE NOTED LYRICIST AND SCREENWRITER ALAN JAY LERNER (1918-1986). LERNER HITS INCLUDE 'BRIGADOON,' 'PAINT YOUR WAGON,' MY FAIR LADY' AND THE MOVIE 'GIGI'. LERNER'S MOST IMPORTANT COLLABORATOR WAS FREDERICK LOEWE; BUT LATER HE WORKED WITH LEONARD BERNSTEIN, BURTON LANE AND ANDRE PREVIN. © 1996
EN406620HANG TIMECHAFETS, ZEVHARRY SMALL DETROIT PISTONS COACH DAWKINS AND PLAYERS HOLLIMAN AND BANNION ARE MISTAKENLY IDENTIFIED AS MEMBERS OF A ZIONIST CONTINGENT AND ABDUCTED BY A TERRORIST GROUP. HOLLIMAN'S BROTHER, A FORMER COP, FLIES TO ISRAEL TO WORK OUT A PLAN TO FREE THE HOSTAGES. © 1996
EN406621PRAYERS FOR THE DEADKELLERMAN, FAYEELLEN WERTHEIMWHEN CELEBRATED HEART SURGEON AZOR SPARKS IS MURDERED, LIEUTENANT PETER DECKER AND HIS TEAM OF DETECTIVES WORK OVERTIME TO UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY. THE DEEPER THEY PROBE, THE MORE MURKY THE CASE GROWS. TO FURTHER COMPLICATE THE INVESTIGATION, OLD SECRETS ARE RESURRECTED. © 1998
EN406622JEW IN THE LOTUSA POET'S REDISCOVERY OF JEWISH IDENTITY IN BUDDHIST INDIAKAMENETZ, ROGERBETTY SMITH KAMENETZ, A POET AND PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH, ACCOMPANIED A GROUP OF EIGHT JEWISH LEADERS TO DHARAMIN IN OCTOBER 1990 FOR AN INTERFAITH EXCHANGE WITH THE DALAI LAMA AND OTHER TIBETAN BUDDHIST LEADERS. INSPIRED BY THE ENCOUNTER BOTH AS A HUMAN BEING AND AS A JEW, HE DRAWS INTERESTING PARALLELS BETWEEN THE TWO FAITHS. © 1995
EN406626AM I A MURDERER?TESTAMENT OF A JEWISH GHETTO POLICEMANPERECHODNIK, CALELMARTIN WALDMANHOPING HIS UNIFORM WOULD PROTECT HIS FAMILY, 27-YEAR-OLD AGRONOMIST PERECHODNIK JOINED THE GHETTO POLICE DURING WORLD WAR II ONLY TO FIND HIMSELF PARTICIPATING IN THE AUGUST 1941 EXTERMINATION OF THE JEWS, INCLUDING HIS FAMILY. HE COMMITTED SUICIDE IN 1944, BUT LEFT THIS DISTURBING MEMOIR FOR OTHERS TO READ.
EN406627ALL FOR THE BOSSTHE LIFE AND IMPACT OF YAAKOV YOSEF HERMANSHAIN, RUCHOMAMARK YOHALEMTHE STORY OF A MAN WHO, IN THE COMPLEXITY OF THE NEW WORLD, CHOSE TO ADHERE TO HIS AGE-OLD RELIGION. OUT OF HIS LOVE FOR TORAH, HE BECAME A GREAT EDUCATOR AND INFECTED OTHERS WITH HIS DEDICATION AND ENTHUSIASM. © 1984
EN406628MANNYROSEN, ISAACMELVIN DAVISROSEN'S DEBUT NOVEL IS A COMING-OF-AGE TALE. REBELLIOUS 16-YEAR-OLD JOSH LIPKIN HAS RUN AWAY FROM HIS DYSFUNCTIONAL JEWISH FAMILY, BUT SEEKS HUMAN CONTACT BY SNEAKING INTO NURSING HOMES AND BEFRIENDING OCTOGENARIANS. HE FINDS A SOUL MATE IN A WOMAN TWICE HIS AGE. BOTH ARE SEEKERS AND GO ON THE ROAD TOGETHER. © 1996
EN406629SMALL MIRACLES (VOLUMES I & II)EXTRAORDINARY COINCIDENCES FROM EVERYDAY LIFEHALBERSTAM, YITTA; LEVENTHAL, JUDITHJANET KALISHA COLLECTION OF OVER SIXTY STORIES THAT ARE MOVING, HEARTWARMING AND INSPIRATIONAL. THESE UNUSUAL COINCIDENCES, OFTEN CONTAINING MORAL, PROFOUND, AND EVEN DIVINE MESSAGES, DRAW US OUT OF THE ORDINARINESS OF EVERYDAY LIFE. © 1997
EN406630HISTORY: A NOVELMORANTE, ELSARITA LEVINE TRANSLATED FROM THE ITALIAN, THIS IS MORANTE'S MASTERPIECE ABOUT THE EXPERIENCES OF ORDINARY ITALIANS IN WORLD WAR II. THROUGH HER CHARACTERS' LIVES MORANTE LINKS THE HISTORY OF THE WAR AND THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD CONVEYING THEIR DAY-TO-DAY EXPERIENCES IN A POWERFUL WAY. THIS IS WRITING ON A COSMIC LEVEL. © 1977
EN406633ESSENTIAL MAIMONIDESFINKEL, AVRAHAM YAAKOV, ED.DOROTHY AXELROTHA COLLECTION OF FIVE DISCOURSES AND LETTERS BY MAIMONIDES. TOGETHER THEY COMPRISE, IN CAPSULE FORM, THE FULL RANGE OF MAIMONIDES'S VIEWS ON GOD, TORAH, MAN, AND THE WORLD. © 1996
EN406634E.M.E.T.T.A STEP BY STEP GUIDE TO EMOTIONAL MATURITY ESTABLISHED THRU TORAHADAHAN, MIRIAMRITA FEDER AN ORIGINAL AND SUCCESSFUL TORAH METHOD OF COPING WITH ADVERSITY AND TAPPING OUR POTENTIAL FOR JOY AND UNDERSTANDING. © 1987
EN406639CYNTHIA OZICK READERKAUVAR, ELAINE M., ED.RABBI KAREN KAPLANA COLLECTION OF POEMS, STORIES, AND ESSAYS BY THE DISTINGUISHED AMERICAN WRITER. © 1996
EN406640PICTURING THE WRECKSHAPIRO, DANITANYA SHERMANAS A RESULT OF A DESTRUCTIVE AFFAIR WITH A PATIENT 30 YEARS AGO, AGING PSYCHOANALYST SOLOMON GROSSMAN LOST BOTH A PRESTIGIOUS JOB AND HIS FAMILY. GROSSMAN RECOGNIZES HIS LONG-LOST SON ON A TV BROADCAST AND THE RESULTING REUNION BETWEEN FATHER AND SON IS AWKWARD, YET MOVING AND INSIGHTFUL. © 1996
EN406648SWIMMING ACROSS THE HUDSONHENKIN, JOSHUADAVID THOMPSONWHEN BEN SUSKIND, ADOPTED AND RAISED AS A JEW, MEETS HIS GENTILE BIRTH MOTHER, HIS ABSORPTION IN THE HISTORY OF HIS BIOLOGICAL FAMILY THREATENS THE RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS ADOPTIVE PARENTS. UNABLE TO MOVE FORWARD, BEN GRADUALLY COMES TO UNDERSTAND THAT HE CAN BE A LEGITIMATE JEW WITHOUT RECOURSE TO THE OLD TESTAMENT. © 1997
EN406649DON'T CALL IT NIGHTOZ, AMOSTAMIR THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THEO AND HIS YOUNGER LOVER NO'A IS STARTING TO WEAR THIN. THEN ONE OF NO'A'S STUDENTS DIES, APPARENTLY OF A DRUG OVERDOSE, AND THE BEREAVED FATHER ARRIVES TO OPEN A DRUG REHABILITATION CLINIC, PUTTING NO'A IN CHARGE. OZ EXAMINES THE IMPACT OF NO'A'S NEW JOB ON HER LOVE RELATIONSHIP. © 1996
EN406651VARIOUS POSITIONSA LIFE OF LEONARD COHENNADEL, IRA B.JAMES BRENNANAN AUTHORIZED BIOGRAPHY OF THE CANADIAN SINGER/SONGWRITER, POET AND NOVELIST. THE AUTHOR IS A BOOK REVIEWER FOR THE CANADIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION AND PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF BRITAIN. © 1996
EN406653OPEN HEARTYEHOSHUA, A. B.TAMIR DURING A TRIP TO INDIA TO TREAT THE HOSPITAL DIRECTOR'S DAUGHTER, DR. BENJAMIN RUBIN FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE DIRECTOR'S WIFE. A NOVEL BY THE DISTINGUISHED ISRAELI NOVELIST ABOUT THE SEARCH FOR EMOTIONAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL MEANING. © 1996
EN406654JERICHO FILESGOLD, ALANPAUL KRAM WHEN HER GRANDFATHER IS MURDERED SHORTLY AFTER GIVING HER AN OLD PHOTOGRAPH, LAWYER MIRIAM DAVIS AND HER JOURNALIST LOVER PAUL SINCLAIR UNEARTH A WORLDWIDE WEB OF TERRORISM UNKNOWN EVEN TO THE MOSSAD. THEIR DISCOVERY: A DECADES-OLD KGB PLOT THAT REACHES INTO THE HIGHEST LEVELS OF THE ISRAELI GOVERNMENT. © 1993
EN406655ACTUALBELLOW, SAULDAVID THOMPSONHARRY TRELLMAN'S PARENTS CONSIGNED HIM TO AN ORPHANAGE AND SHADY BUSINESS DEALINGS KEPT HIM IN THE THIRD WORLD FOR MOST OF HIS ADULTHOOD. MEANWHILE, HIS HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART HAS GROWN OLD IN THE ARMS OF OTHER MEN, NOW IN MIDDLE AGE, HARRY HAS RETURNED TO THE CHICAGO OF HIS YOUTH TO RECOVER WHAT HE CAN OF THE LIFE HE HAS MISSED. © 1997
EN406656LAWS OF RETURNSTRACHER, CAMERONJEAN BASS STRACHER'S DEBUT NOVEL PUTS A NEW TWIST ON THE STORY OF THE WANDERING JEW. AT ITS HEART, 'THE LAWS OF RETURN' IS A ROMANTIC AND HUMOROUS EXPLORATION OF THE AMBIVALENCE MANY OF US FEEL TOWARD THE ROLE RELIGION AND SPIRITUALITY PLAY IN OUR LIVES. © 1996
EN406659HISTORY AND VARIETIES OF JEWISH MEDITATIONVERMAN, MARKEVA YARETTVERMAN COMBINES HISTORY AND PRACTICES AS HE EXAMINES THE DIVERSITY OF JEWISH MEDITATION PRACTICES IN GREAT DEPTH, BEGINNING WITH ITS ROOTS IN ANCIENT ISRAEL. © 1996
EN406660AARON SPELLINGA PRIME TIME LIFESPELLING, AARON; GRAHAM, JEFFERSONJEAN EIFERT THE SON OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS WHO SETTLED IN DALLAS, SPELLING GREW UP SPINNING YARNS AND HONING STORY SKILLS THAT EVENTUALLY LED HIM FROM THE EARLY DAYS OF TV PRODUCTION TO THE TOP OF THE INDUSTRY. IN THIS MEMOIR, HE AVOIDS THE USUAL GOSSIP AND FOCUSES ON FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND HIS OWN "FANTASY ISLAND" LIFESTYLE. © 1996
EN406662SUNSET DETECTIVESWEISS, HERMANELYSE WEISBERGWHEN A LOCAL SHERIFF CONSULTS TWO RETIRED NYPD DETECTIVES ON A MURDER CASE, THEY FIND THE TEMPTATION TO INVESTIGATE ON THEIR OWN TOO HARD TO RESIST. SUDDENLY CHELSEA AND NOVICK ARE IN OVER THEIR HEADS ON A CONSPIRACY OF INTERNATIONAL PROPORTIONS. A SERIAL KILLER IS ON THE LOOSE. AND HE'S TARGETING HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS. © 1996
EN406665ONE-WAY TICKETZINIK, ZINOVYSHARON SPENSERZINIK, WHO LEFT RUSSIA IN 1975, CRAFTS EIGHT STORIES DEPICTING THE PLIGHT OF EMIGRES AS THEY ENDURE THEIR SOLITUDE AND TRY TO CREATE NEW LIVES AND NEW SELVES. © 1995
EN406667ECHOES OF GLORYWEIN, BERELJEROME BROOKMANRABBI WEIN OFFERS A COMPREHENSIVE OVERVIEW OF JEWISH HISTORY FROM THE SECOND COMMONWEALTH THROUGH 750 C.E. © 1995
EN406668LOVE AND GARBAGEKLIMA, IVANJEANNE LINDENTHE NARRATOR OF THIS NOVEL, SET IN COMMUNIST CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HAS BEEN DEMOTED TO BEING A GARBAGE COLLECTOR BECAUSE OF HIS IRREVERENT ATTITUDE TO THE AUTHORITIES. THE NOVEL IS WRITTEN IN THE FORM OF A COMPLAINT ABOUT THE GARBAGE, BOTH PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL, WHICH THE PROTAGONIST MUST ENDURE. © 1990
EN406669GATES OF NOVEMBERCHRONICLES OF THE SLEPAK FAMILYPOTOK, CHAIMSYLVIA JACOBSFROM THE AUTHOR OF THE CHOSEN, THE TUMULTUOUS TRUE CHRONICLE OF A JEWISH FATHER AND SON IN THE SOVIET UNION: THE FATHER AN INFLEXIBLE OLD-GUARD BOLSHEVIK; THE SON A 'REFUSNIK' HERO PERSECUTED FOR 18 YEARS FOR ATTEMPTING TO LEAVE RUSSIA. © 1996
EN406675LILY WHITEISAACS, SUSANARLYNN GREENAUMMARJORIE MORNINGSTAR MEETS NANCY DREW IN ISAACS'S LATEST BOOK, A BLEND OF SATIRE AND PSYCHOLOGICAL THRILLER. LILY WHITE NEE LILY ROSE WEISS MOVES BETWEEN THE LONG ISLAND JEWS, INCLUDING HER PARENTS, WHO ARE TRYING TO FIT INTO WASP SOCIETY; AND THE UNSAVORY CHARACTERS SHE SOMETIMES MUST DEFEND AS A SUCCESSFUL TRIAL LAWYER. © 1996
EN406676LOVE INVENTS USBLOOM, AMYSANDRA CAREYTHIS FIRST NOVEL CHRONICLES A YOUNG GIRL'S JOURNEY INTO ADULTHOOD AND HER SEARCH FOR LOVE AND ACCEPTANCE. ELIZABETH TAUBE IS A CHUBBY, LONELY NEGLECTED CHILD WHO BEGINS TO FIND COMFORT IN ALL THE WRONG PLACES UNTIL, AT 16, SHE MEETS HUDDIE LESTER. A TRUE LOVE STORY, MINUS ALL THE SUGAR COATING. © 1997
EN406680QUARRYGROSSINGER, HARVEYAUDREY FLAMBERGGROSSINGER'S FLANNERY O'CONNOR AWARD-WINNING COLLECTION OF FIVE STORIES AND ONE SHORT NOVELLA FOCUSES ON JEWISH FAMILIES, FATHER-AND-SON RELATIONSHIPS, AND THE VICISSITUDES OF LIFE. © 1997
EN406683MOE BERGTHE SPY BEHIND HOME PLATEGREY, VIVIANMARCI GORDONA MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYER FLUENT IN NINE LANGUAGES, AN IVY LEAGUE SCHOLAR, AND AN ATTORNEY, MOE BERG LED A LIFE OF MYSTERY AND INTRIGUE AS A TOP-SECRET SPY WHO HELPED THE UNITED STATES WITH THE RACE AGAINST GERMANY TO BUILD THE DREADED ATOMIC BOMB. AFTER WW II, BERG FOCUSED HIS ACTIVITIES ON THE SOVIET UNION. © 1997
EN406684GOSSIPTHE POWER OF THE WORDWYLEN, STEPHEN M.HAROLD SIEGELLRABBI WYLEN ADDRESSES THE REASONS WHY PEOPLE PERSIST IN PATTERNS OF SPEECH THAT DISRUPT RELATIONSHIPS, CAUSE UNHAPPINESS AND EVEN ENDANGER LIVES. USING EXAMPLES, WYLEN ANALYZES THE TALE BEARING, FALSE JUDGMENT, UNTRUTHS, REVENGE, AND EVEN DANGERS OF FAVORABLE JUDGMENT CONTAINED IN ORDINARY DISCOURSE. © 1993
EN406689AMERICAN PASTORALROTH, PHILIPMARILYN BECKROTH RECREATES THE CONFLICTS AND VIOLENT TRANSITIONS OF THE 1960S. HE PORTRAYS HOW THE INNOCENCE OF ONE MAN, SWEDE LEVOV, IS SWEPT AWAY BY THE TIMES. EVERYTHING INDUSTRIOUSLY CREATED BY LEVOV'S FAMILY IN AMERICA OVER THREE GENERATIONS IS LEFT IN A SHAMBLES BY THE EXPLOSION OF A BOMB IN HIS OWN BACKYARD. © 1997
EN406690FLOWERS IN THE BLOODCOURTER, GAYMIRIAM ALIMONOSBEAUTIFUL DINAH SASSOON, DAUGHTER OF AN AFFLUENT OPIUM TRADER AND PILLAR OF CALCUTTA'S TIGHT-KNIT JEWISH COMMUNITY, SEES HER PRIVILEGED FUTURE DESTROYED WHEN HER MOTHER IS MYSTERIOUSLY MURDERED. THIS TRAGIC EVENT LEAVES DINAH DISHONORED AND VIRTUALLY UNMARRIAGEABLE, UNTIL EDWIN SALE SPARKS HER INDOMITABLE SPIRIT AND AMBITION. © 1990
EN406694ROTHCHILDSA FAMILY PORTRAITMORTON, FREDERICRITA LEVINEAN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF A JEWISH FAMILY WHOSE HUMBLE BEGINNINGS IN FRANKFURT'S CROWDED JEW STREET EVENTUALLY EVOLVED INTO A HUGE FINANCIAL EMPIRE. © 1961
EN406695REBBETZIN GRUNFELDDANSKY, MIRIAMAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANDR. JUDITH GRUNFELD WAS A YOUNG EDUCATOR IN FRANKFURT, GERMANY, WHEN SHE RECEIVED A SUMMONS FROM POLAND TO BECOME A COLLEAGUE OF SARAH SCHENIRER, THE LEGENDARY FOUNDER OF THE BAIS YAAKOV MOVEMENT. JUDITH GRUNFELD BECAME AN INFLUENTIAL ROLE MODEL FOR ORTHODOX JEWISH WOMEN. © 1994
EN406696LIVING HISTORYA MEMOIRHERZOG, CHAIMJAMES SPECTORBORN IN BELFAST IN 1918, HERZOG MOVED WITH HIS FAMILY TO PALESTINE IN 1935. HE FOUGHT IN ISRAEL'S WAR OF INDEPENDENCE AND, AS DIRECTOR OF ISRAEL'S MILITARY INTELLIGENCE, MOLDED IT INTO ONE OF THE BEST AGENCIES OF ITS KIND. AS PRESIDENT (1983-1993), HERZOG WORKED TO FORGE A COALITION GOVERNMENT AND RESOLVE SOCIAL PROBLEMS. © 1996
EN406700UNTIL THE MASHIACHTHE LIFE OF RABBI NACHMANKAPLAN, ARYEH, RABBILILLIAN LUX ARYEH KAPLAN'S BIOGRAPHY OF RABBI NACHMAN IS THE FRUIT OF METICULOUS RESEARCH INTO ALL THE SURVIVING SOURCE MATERIAL, INCLUDING THE ORAL TRADITION OF THE BRESLOVER CHASIDIM THEMSELVES. THE WORK IS ACCOMPANIED BY A RICH ARRAY OF SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL COVERING RABBI NACHMAN'S FAMILY AND OTHER KEY PERSONAGES IN HIS LIFE AND PERIOD. © 1985
EN406701PRESIDENT'S DAUGHTERHIGGINS, JACKAUDREY FLAMBERGIN HIGGINS'S LATEST THRILLER, SEAN DILLON, EX-IRA AND EX-PLO OPERATIVE NOW WITH BRITISH INTELLIGENCE, FINDS HIMSELF WORKING ON BEHALF ON THE U.S. PRESIDENT. A JEWISH EXTREMIST HAS THREATENED TO KILL PRESIDENT CAZALET'S ILLEGITIMATE DAUGHTER IF CAZALET DOESN'T AUTHORIZE BOMBING ATTACKS AGAINST IRAN, IRAQ AND SYRIA. © 1997
EN406702SNOW IN AUGUSTHAMILL, PETEGUY LEBOW IN BROOKLYN IN 1947, 11-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL DEVLIN MAKES THE ACQUAINTANCE OF A NEWLY EMIGRATED ORTHODOX RABBI. IN EXCHANGE FOR LESSONS IN ENGLISH AND BASEBALL, RABBI HIRSCH TEACHES MICHAEL YIDDISH AND MYSTERIES OF THE KABBALAH. SOON, THOUGH, ANTI-SEMITISM APPEARS IN THE FORM OF A GANG OF TOUGHS THAT IT SEEMS ONLY A GOLEM CAN STOP. © 1998
EN406705FOUR PERFECT PEBBLESA HOLOCAUST STORYPERL, LILA; BLUMENTHAL LAZAR, MARIANADELE BORDENMARIAN BLUMENTHAL WAS NOT QUITE FIVE YEARS OLD WHEN HER FAMILY FLED GERMANY FOR THE RELATIVE SAFETY OF HOLLAND. THEY HAD VISAS FOR THE U.S., BUT THE NAZIS INVADED HOLLAND BEFORE THEY COULD BE USED. THE BLUMENTHALS WERE SENT TO THE "FAMILY CAMP" AT BERGEN-BELSEN, WHERE THEY REMAINED UNTIL THEY WERE LIBERATED AT THE END OF THE WAR. © 1996
EN406707RESCUE OF MEMORYSUCHER, CHERYL PEARLMARJORIE RAPPOPORTTHE DAUGHTER OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS, RACHAEL WALLFISH IS RAISED IN A COMFORTABLE BUT ALMOST STIFLING ENVIRONMENT FILLED WITH FAMILY STORIES OF WARTIME ATROCITIES. TWENTY YEARS LATER, RACHAEL, NOW A SUCCESSFUL FILM PRODUCER, STRUGGLES WITH THE TENSIONS IN HER LIFE IN AN EFFORT TO DEFINE HER SENSE OF SELF. © 1997
EN406708GUIDED TOURS OF HELLPROSE, FRANCINEJEREMY HANDELMANPROSE CREATES DIFFERENT VERSIONS OF HELL ON EARTH IN THESE TWO NOVELLAS. THE FIRST DEALS WITH A PLAYWRIGHT WHOSE IRRATIONAL JEALOUSY LEADS TO DISASTER ON A TOUR OF A CONCENTRATION CAMP. IN THE SECOND, A YOUNG WRITER IN PARIS, MISERABLE WITHOUT HER EDITOR/LOVER, MUST DEAL WITH HER UNHEALTHY OBSESSION WITH HIM WHEN HE TAKES HER ON A "DEATH TOUR OF PARIS."
EN406709POMEGRANATE PENDANTWAYSMAN, DVORASILVIA HORENSTEINTHIS STIRRING SAGA SET AGAINST A BACKDROP OF THE OLD YISHUV, SPANS FOUR GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY OF YEMENITE GOLDSMITHS AT THE VORTEX OF HISTORY IN ERETZ YISROEL. THEIR TRAGEDIES, TRIUMPHS, SORROWS AND JOYS, AND THE HEROINE'S PROFOUND LOVE FOR THE HOLY CITY, CREATE AN IMAGE OF AN ANCIENT LAND RISING FROM SLUMBER TO SPLENDOR. © 1995
EN406710NATURE OF BLOODPHILLIPS, CARYLSANDRA CAREYPHILLIPS DEVIATES FROM HIS USUAL THEMES OF HOMELESSNESS AND RACISM TO DEAL WITH AN UNEXPECTED SUBJECT - THE HOLOCAUST. EVA'S ACCOUNT OF HER HOLOCAUST EXPERIENCES IS INTERCUT WITH TWO WILDLY DISCONTINUOUS NARRATIVES: A RETELLING OF OTHELLO AND AN ACCOUNT OF THE 15TH-CENTURY PERSECUTION OF THE JEWS OF THE ITALIAN CITY PORTOBUFFOLE. © 1997
EN406714SHAKESPEARE AND THE JEWSSHAPIRO, JAMESBARBARA JUSTERDRAWING ON ELIZABETHAN DIARIES, TRAVEL NARRATIVES, PROFESSIONS OF FAITH, SERMONS, POLITICAL TRACTS, AND PARLIAMENTARY DEBATES, SHAPIRO EXPLORES QUESTIONS ABOUT JEWS THAT PREOCCUPIED ENGLAND DURING THAT ERA. HE SHOWS HOW ELIZABETHANS IMAGINED JEWS TO BE UTTERLY DIFFERENT FROM THEMSELVES IN RELIGION, RACE, AND EVEN SEXUALITY. © 1996
EN406715PUTTERMESSER PAPERSOZICK, CYNTHIAARLYNN GREENRUTH PUTTERMESSER FINDS HERSELF MIRED IN THE LOWEST CIRCLES OF CITY BUREAUCRACY. HER LOVE LIFE IS HOPELESS. STILL, SHE TURNS OUT TO BE THE BEST MAYOR NEW YORK CITY HAS EVER ELECTED. BUT THE IMPACT OF GETTING EXACTLY WHAT YOU WANT AND THEN LOSING IT PLAYS ITSELF OUT IN A DRAMATIC AND SURPRISING FASHION. © 1997
EN406720101 CLASSIC JEWISH JOKESJEWISH HUMOR FROM GROUCHO MARX TO JERRY SEINFELDMENCHIN, ROBERTMARTY GERBERFROM THE BORSCHT BELT 'SHTICK' OF RODNEY DANGERFIELD TO THE URBANE WIT OF JERRY SEINFELD, JEWISH HUMOR HAS HAD AN ENORMOUS INFLUENCE ON MODERN COMEDY. MENCHIN, A NATIONALLY SYNDICATED COLUMNIST, HAS COMPILED A SELECTION OF SOME OF THE BEST-KNOWN JEWISH JOKES
EN406721INDEPENDENT WOMANFAST, HOWARDLESLIE CARROLLFAST, NOW OVER 80, THOUGHT HE HAD CONCLUDED HIS POPULAR IMMIGRANT FAMILY SAGA IN 1985. THEN HIS WIFE, SAID TO BE THE INSPIRATION FOR HIS HEROINE, BARBARA LAVETTE, DIED, AND FAST HAS NOW RETURNED FOR ONE FINAL INSTALLMENT TO BRING BARBARA'S LIFE, TOO, TO A FICTIONAL CONCLUSION. © 1997
EN406723ALL RIVERS RUN TO THE SEAMEMOIRSWIESEL, ELIEBARI SNIDER IN ELIE WIESEL'S UNFORGETTABLE MEMOIR, WE SEE HIM AS A CHILD TORN FROM A TRADITIONAL AND LOVING JEWISH FAMILY AND DRAGGED THROUGH THE HORRORS OF THE CONCENTRATION CAMPS. AFTER THE WAR, AS A PARIS-BASED JOURNALIST, WIESEL DISCOVERED HIS CALLING: TO TESTIFY ABOUT NAZI GENOCIDE, THUS JUSTIFYING HIS OWN SURVIVAL. © 1995
EN406725I HAVE LIVED A THOUSAND YEARSGROWING UP IN THE HOLOCAUSTBITTON-JACKSON, LIVIAROSE SPANIERBITTON-JACKSON WAS 13 WHEN THE NAZIS FORCED HER AND HER FAMILY INTO A JEWISH GHETTO AND THEN SENT THEM TO AUSCHWITZ WHERE THEY WERE LIBERATED AFTER A YEAR. THE AUTHOR BRINGS AN ARTIST'S RECALL TO CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES WHICH ARE ALL THE MORE BRUTAL, FRANK AND TERRIFYING BECAUSE HER OBSERVATIONS ARE PERSONAL AND IMMEDIATE. © 1998
EN406726DO UNTO OTHERSHOW GOOD DEEDS CAN CHANGE YOUR LIFETWERSKI, ABRAHAM J., M.D., RABBISARENE MEYERSDO UNTO OTHERS IS A COMBINATION OF THE TWO TEACHING TRADITIONS THAT HAVE DEFINED DR. TWERSKI'S LIFE, A CULMINATION OF HIS EXPERIENCES AS A PSYCHIATRIST AND RABBI. THE ENTRIES WITHIN THE BOOK INCLUDE STORIES HE'S WITNESSED FIRSTHAND, PLUS AWE-INSPIRING STORIES FROM CHASSIDIC AND OTHER FOLKLORE. © 1997
EN406728EUROPA, EUROPAPEREL, SOLOMONHARRY SMALL PEREL'S MEMOIR, DRAMATIZED IN A FILM OF THE SAME NAME, DEALS WITH THE YEARS THE AUTHOR SPENT HIDING HIS JEWISH IDENTITY. THROUGH A QUIRK OF FATE, THE AUTHOR WAS ABLE TO ASSUME THE IDENTITY OF A RACIALLY PURE GERMAN UNTIL THE WAR ENDED. PEREL WAS LATER REUNITED WITH HIS BROTHER AND FOUGHT WITH THE ISRAELI ARMY. © 1997
EN406729IRA GERSHWINTHE ART OF THE LYRICISTFURIA, PHILIPHARRY SMALLIN THIS PORTRAIT OF THE OLDER AND LESS FLAMBOYANT OF THE GERSHWIN BROTHERS, PHILIP FURIA ILLUMINATES THE CRAFT BEHIND GERSHWIN'S REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENTS TO REVEAL HOW THE LYRICIST TOOK THE EVERYDAY SPEECH OF AMERICANS AND MADE IT SING. © 1997
EN406731MITZVOT AS SPIRITUAL PRACTICESA JEWISH GUIDEBOOK FOR THE SOULCHASIN, ESTHER G.BOBBY DORBASED ON ESTHER CHASIN'S POPULAR 'LA'ASOT' (TO DO) COURSES, THIS BOOK USES THE MYSTICAL TEACHINGS OF JUDAISM AND THE SPIRITUAL POTENTIAL OF MITZVOT AS TECHNIQUES TO HELP THE READER BECOME MORE SELF-AWARE, CONFRONT UNWANTED PERSONALITY CHARACTERISTICS, AND REPLACE THEM WITH POSITIVE QUALITIES FOR GREATER PERSONAL HARMONY. © 1997
EN406734GENESISTHE BEGINNING OF DESIREZORNBERG, AVIVA GOTTLIEBBEATRICE DAVISZORNBERG REANIMATES THE ANCIENT CHARACTERS OF THE BIBLE. A TEACHER OF BIBLE AND CAMBRIDGE SCHOLAR, SHE DRAWS UPON HER BACKGROUND IN LITERATURE TO CREATE A SYNTHESIS OF BIBLICAL, MIDRASHIC AND LITERARY ANALYSIS. © 1995
EN406735RUBY OF COCHINAN INDIAN JEWISH WOMAN REMEMBERSDANIEL, RUBY; JOHNSON, BARBARA C.ELLEN WERTHEIMTHIS IS THE FIRST BOOK WRITTEN BY A JEWISH WOMAN FROM COCHIN. IT IS A RICH DESCRIPTION OF JEWISH LIFE IN THIS EXOTIC CULTURE, SPANNING MANY CENTURIES. THIS IS TRULY A HISTORY OF THE JEWS OF COCHIN FROM THE EARLIEST SETTLEMENT UNTIL TODAY, WHEN A DYING COCHIN COMMUNITY IS FINDING NEW LIFE IN ISRAEL. © 1995
EN406740CLIMBING THE MOUNTAINMY SEARCH FOR MEANINGDOUGLAS, KIRKGUY LEBOW THE RENOWNED ACTOR SHARES AN INTIMATE ACCOUNT OF HIS COURAGEOUS FIGHT TO RECOVER FROM A STROKE THAT LEFT HIM UNABLE TO SPEAK. IT IS ALSO THE STORY OF THE SEARCH FOR HIS ROOTS AND HIS LONG JOURNEY OF SELF-DISCOVERY, A QUEST NOT ONLY FOR THE MEANING OF LIFE AND HIS OWN RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD, BUT FOR HIS OWN IDENTITY AS A JEW. © 1997
EN406744WISE WORDSJEWISH THOUGHTS AND STORIES THROUGH THE AGESGRIBETZ, JESSICA, ED.SARENE MEYERSA COLLECTION OF APHORISMS AND POETRY FROM THE BIBLE, THE TALMUD, HASIDIC TALES AND CONTEMPORARY HUMOR AND LITERATURE-WITH A SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON THE ALL-TOO-OFTEN FORGOTTEN VOICES OF WOMEN. OFTEN JOYOUS, OCCASIONALLY TRAGIC, THE MATERIAL IS DIVIDED BY MAJOR
EN406745AND RACHEL WAS HIS WIFEANONYMOUSMERRILL PAM COOPERTHIS HISTORICAL NOVEL FOCUSES ON THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE GREAT TALMUDIC SAGE RABBI AKIVA, AS RELATED BY A FRIEND OF HIS WIFE, RACHEL, WHO LEFT HER WEALTHY CHILDHOOD BEHIND TO MARRY THE PENNILESS SCHOLAR AND ENCOURAGED HIM IN HIS STUDIES. © 1990
EN406747GOD AND THE BIG BANGDISCOVERING HARMONY BETWEEN SCIENCE AND SPIRITUALITYMATT, DANIEL C.MARK YOHALEMDRAWING ON THE INSIGHTS OF PHYSICS AND JEWISH MYSTICISM, MATT UNCOVERS THE SENSE OF WONDER THAT CONNECTS US WITH THE UNIVERSE AND GOD. HE SHOWS PARALLELS BETWEEN MODERN COSMOLOGY AND ANCIENT JEWISH KABBALAH AND DEMONSTRATES HOW SCIENCE AND RELIGION TOGETHER CAN ENRICH OUR SPIRITUAL UNDERSTANDING. © 1996
EN406750ON BEING FREESTEINSALTZ, ADINSARENE MEYERSTALMUDIC SCHOLAR STEINSALTZ EXPLORES TOPICS RANGING FROM THE NATURE OF JEWISH IDENTITY AND THE CHARACTER OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL TO INTERPRETATION OF THE FIVE MEGILLOT. ALSO INCLUDED ARE TWO INTERVIEWS THAT PROVIDE GLIMPSES INTO THE INTENSITY THAT MARKS THE LIFE AND WORK OF THIS GREAT TEACHER AND RABBI. © 1995
EN406752BENJAMIN'S CROSSINGPARINI, JAYMARTIN WALDMANWALTER BENJAMIN, WHO ESCAPED FROM PARIS JUST AHEAD OF THE NAZI INVASION IN 1940. TOLD LARGELY FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF VARIOUS PEOPLE WHO MADE UP BENJAMIN'S CIRCLE, THE NOVEL DEPICTS HIM AS BRILLIANT BUT TRAGICALLY UNAWARE OF THE WORLD AROUND HIM. © 1997
EN406753FAR EUPHRATESSTOLLMAN, ARYEH LEVJAMES M. SPECTORIN THIS DEBUT NOVEL, STOLLMAN HAS CREATED A PORTRAIT OF THE COMING OF AGE OF A YOUNG MAN'S SOUL. THROUGH THE STORY OF A LONELY BOY THE BOOK QUESTIONS HOW WE CAN FIND MEANING IN A POST HOLOCAUST WORLD; HOW WE DEFINE THE NOTION OF HOME IN OUR MODERN TIME; AND WHAT OUR RESPONSIBILITIES ARE TO OURSELVES AND EACH OTHER. © 1997
EN406754'...AND THESE DAYS OF PURIM'THE MIRACULOUS TURNAROUND AS RECORDED IN TALMUD AND MIDRASHROTENBERG, SHLOMO, RAVAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHIS SPECIAL EDITION OF THE STORY OF PURIM, EXCERPTED FROM AM OLAM, VOLUME TWO, WITH ITS WEALTH OF DETAIL AND ENLIGHTENING POINTS, OFFERS A DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF THE STORY OF PURIM. © 1996
EN406758JACOB THE LIARBECKER, JUREKADELE BORDENLIFE FOR JEWS IN THE GHETTO IN 1940 IS GRIMLY OVERSEEN BY THEIR NAZI CAPTORS. BECAUSE JACOB WAS OUT AFTER CURFEW, HE IS BROUGHT BEFORE GERMAN OFFICIALS. HE OVERHEARS A RADIO AND LEARNS THAT LIBERATORS ARE NEAR. THIS NEWS TRANSFIXES THE GHETTO, BUT WHEN JACOB IS ASKED FOR MORE NEWS, HE SUPPLIES INFORMATION THAT IS ONLY IN HIS HEAD. THIS NOVEL WAS MADE INTO A MOTION PICTURE STARRING ROBIN WILLIAMS. © 1990
EN406760HERALD OF DESTINYTHE STORY OF THE JEWS IN THE MEDIEVAL ERA - 750-1650WEIN, BERELSHIRLEY RADCLIFFEBEREL WEIN HAS WOVEN AN INFORMATIVE AND PROVOCATIVE TAPESTRY OUT OF THE EVENTS OF THE JEWISH MIDDLE AGES. THE SEPHARDIC WORLD AND ASHKENAZIC SOCIETY, THE LONGING FOR ZION AND REDEMPTION, THE INTRIGUES AND PREPOSTEROUS TRUTHS OF HISTORY ARE REPRODUCED AND EXPLAINED. © 1994
EN406762STREISANDEDWARDS, ANNEMARTIN KLEINWALDDESPITE ALL THAT HAS BEEN WRITTEN ABOUT HER, THE REAL BARBRA STREISAND HAS REMAINED ELUSIVE. NOW STREISAND TELLS THE STORY-BEHIND-THE-STORY FOR THE FIRST TIME. WRITTEN BY A HOLLYWOOD INSIDER AND BASED ON MORE THAN 140 OF STREISAND'S FRIENDS, FAMILY, LOVERS, ETC., STREISAND TAKES YOU FROM HER HUMBLE BEGINNINGS TO THE PRESENT. © 1997
EN406770OLD RELIGIONMAMET, DAVIDDAVID NATALETHIS IS A NOVEL BASED ON A REAL EVENT: THE 1914 TRIAL OF LEO FRANK, A JEWISH FACTORY MANAGER IN GEORGIA FALSELY ACCUSED OF RAPING AND MURDERING A YOUNG SOUTHERN WHITE GIRL. IN AN UNDERLYING POLEMIC, MAMET ALSO DEVELOPS THE THEMES OF JEWISH INSECURITY IN A CHRISTIAN SOCIETY AND THE CONFLICTED PSYCHOLOGY OF ASSIMILATED JEWS. © 1997
EN406771HOMECOMINGPLAIN, BELVAMARILYN BECKIT IS A CRISP DECEMBER DAY WHEN ANNETTE BYRNE DROPS FIVE SEALED LETTERS INTO THE MAILBOX. SHORTLY THEREAFTER, WITH THE HOLIDAYS APPROACHING, HER ESTRANGED FAMILY, INTIMATE ENEMIES, WILL BE GATHERED AT HER COUNTRY ESTATE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN YEARS. BUT NOT EVEN ANNETTE'S INDOMITABLE SPIRIT CAN HEAL THE RIFT - UNTIL A TRAGEDY OCCURS. © 1997
EN406773OTHER SIDE OF DECEPTIONA ROGUE AGENT EXPOSES THE MOSSAD'SOSTROVSKY, VICTORDAVID THOMPSONIN AN EXPLOSIVE SEQUEL TO THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER BY WAY OF DECEPTION, A FORMER MOSSAD AGENT TALKS ABOUT HIS CAREER AND THE ROLE OF ISRAEL'S INTELLIGENCE IN WORLD AFFAIRS. © 1995
EN406778UNFINISHED PEOPLEEASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS ENCOUNTER AMERICAGAY, RUTHRAYNA FELDMANGAY WEAVES AN ABSORBING TALE OF THE EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS WHO CAME TO AMERICA DURING THE 40 YEARS THAT BRACKETED THE TURN OF THE CENTURY. SHE COMBINES HISTORY WITH HER OWN REMINISCENCES OF THE 'UNFINISHED JEWS,' MOST OF THEM YOUNG, SINGLE, UNEDUCATED AND UNSKILLED; WHO HAD YET NOT MASTERED THE OLD WORLD BEFORE ENCOUNTERING THE NEW. © 1996
EN406780TRACESFINK, IDATHE 21 STORIES HERE ARE LITTLE MORE THAN VIGNETTES, FINELY OBSERVED DETAILS THAT DELICATELY ILLUSTRATE THE DAILY LIFE OF FINK'S CHARACTERS AS THE EVENTS OF THE HOLOCAUST OVERTAKE THEM. THE 'TRACES' OF THE TITLE ARE THE LITTLE SCRAPS OF INFORMATION THAT REMAIN BEHIND WHEN THE FORCES OF WAR CONSPIRE TO ERASE A HUMAN BEING. © 1997
EN406784STONES FROM THE RIVERHEGI, URSULATANYA SHERMANTRUDI MONTAG IS A ZWERG - A DWARF-SHORT, UNDESIRABLE, DIFFERENT, THE VOICE OF ANYONE WHO HAS EVER TRIED TO FIT IN. EVENTUALLY SHE LEARNS THAT BEING DIFFERENT IS A SECRET THAT ALL HUMANS SHARE, FROM HER MOTHER, WHO FLEES INTO MADNESS; TO HER FRIEND GEORG, WHOSE PARENTS PRETEND HE'S A GIRL; TO THE JEWS TRUDI HARBORS IN HER CELLAR. © 1994
EN406786IN THE IMAGE OF GODA FEMINIST COMMENTARY ON THE TORAHANTONELLI, JUDITH S.SHIRLEY RADCLIFFEUSING CLASSICAL JEWISH SOURCES AS WELL AS SUPPLEMENTARY MATERIAL FROM HISTORY, ANTHROPOLOGY, SOCIOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, ANCIENT RELIGION, AND FEMINIST THEORY, JUDITH ANTONELLI HAS EXAMINED IN DETAIL EVERY WOMAN AND EVERY ISSUE PERTAINING TO WOMEN IN THE TORAH, PARSHAH BY PARSHAH. © 1996
EN406787CITY OF STONETHE HIDDEN HISTORY OF JERUSALEMBENVENISTI, MERONMELVIN J. DAVISBENVENISTI, A FORMER DEPUTY MAYOR OF JERUSALEM, DESCRIBES THE IMPORTANCE OF JERUSALEM TO JEWS, MUSLIMS, AND CHRISTIANS, AND THE ANCIENT ACRIMONY THAT HAS ARISEN FROM THEIR COMPETING INTERESTS. © 1996
EN406789GROUND RULESWHAT I LEARNED MY DAUGHTER'S FIFTEENTH YEARJAFFE, SHERRILJANET KALISHREBBETZIN JAFFE GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF ONE YEAR AS A MOTHER OF TEENAGERS. HER FOCUS IS ON REBEKAH, 14, WHO CONFOUNDS HER PARENTS BY LYING, RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME, AND CONVINCING HER YOUNGER SISTER TO STEAL. THE JAFFES COPE BY TALKING TO OTHER PARENTS AND CONSULTING EXPERTS. EVENTUALLY THEY WORK OUT A WAY TO DEAL WITH THEIR DAUGHTER. © 1997
EN406791SURVIVAL OF THE FITTESTKELLERMAN, JONATHANBARIE SNIDERTHE DAUGHTER OF AN ISRAELI DIPLOMAT IS MURDERED IN COLD BLOOD. HER FATHER ADAMANTLY DENIES ANY POLITICAL MOTIVE, WHICH LEAVES LAPD DETECTIVE MILO STURGIS AND HIS PSYCHOLOGIST FRIEND ALEX DELAWARE PUZZLED. THEN THERE IS ANOTHER KILLING AND DELAWARE, STURGIS, AND ISRAELI INSPECTOR DANIEL SHARAVI JOIN FORCES TO UNCOVER A MURDERER. © 1997
EN406794SHADOWS ON THE HUDSONSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISMARJORIE RAPPOPORTNEW YORK CITY IN THE LATE FORTIES IS THE SETTING FOR THE INTERTWINED LIVES OF A GROUP OF PROSPEROUS JEWISH REFUGEES. AMID FAMILY QUARRELS AND RELIGIOUS DEBATES, ATTEMPTED MARRIAGES OF LOVE AND CONVENIENCE, LIFE AND DEATH, SINGER COVERS THE TERRITORY OF AMERICAN JEWRY IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE HOLOCAUST. © 1997
EN406795TREASURY OF SHOLOM ALEICHEM CHILDREN'S STORIESSHEVRIN, ALIZA, ED., TRANS.HELEN STEWARTFILLED WITH VIVID DESCRIPTIONS AND THE INTENSELY AUTHENTIC VOICES FOR WHICH SHOLOM ALEICHEM IS FAMOUS, THESE TWENTY-FIVE STORIES RELATE THE EXPERIENCES OF CHILDREN IN THE IMPOVERISHED YET LIVELY SHTETL AS THEY OBSERVE HOLIDAYS, ENGAGE IN RELIGIOUS PRACTICES, AND COPE WITH THE STRUGGLES AND CHALLENGES OF SCHOOL AND FAMILY. © 1996
EN406797IRON TRACKSAPPELFELD, AHARONPETER JONES ERWIN SIEGELBAUM HAS BEEN OBSESSIVELY RIDING THE TRAINS OF POSTWAR AUSTRIA FOR THE PAST FORTY YEARS. HIS MISSION IS TO COLLECT THE MENORAHS, KIDDUSH CUPS, AND HOLY BOOKS THAT HAVE SURVIVED THEIR VANISHED OWNERS. HE ALSO RETAINS THE HOPE THAT HE WILL MEET THE NAZI OFFICER WHO MURDERED HIS PARENTS - AND HAVE THE STRENGTH TO KILL HIM. © 1998
EN406798BIG LEAGUE DREAMSHOFFMAN, ALLENHAL BRISTER IN THIS SECOND NOVEL IN THE SMALL WORLDS SERIES, HOFFMAN CHRONICLES THE LOVES AND UNBOUNDED DREAMS OF THE VILLAGERS FROM KRIMSK, NOW THRIVING IN AMERICA. © 1997
EN406799BAKER'S DOZEN #16BAKER'S BESTLAZEWNIK, LIBBYMARJORIE RAPPOPORTLIFE IS EXCITING AT THE BAKERS. THE CHILDREN ARE INVOLVED IN VARIOUS ACTIVITIES AS ARE THEIR PARENTS. THEY ARE ALL EAGERLY AWAITING THE ARRIVAL OF THE NEWEST BAKER. BUT IT'S ALSO A TIME OF RESPONSIBILITIES, AND ALTHOUGH THE BAKER KIDS HAVE THE BEST OF INTENTIONS, GOOD INTENTIONS HAVE A WAY OF GOING ASTRAY... © 1996
EN406800SECRETS OF FAT-FREE KOSHER COOKINGOVER 150 LOW-FAT AND FAT-FREE TRADITIONAL & CONTEMPORARY RECIPESBERNSTEIN, DEBORAH, M. D.EVE ROSHEVSKYFROM MATZOH BALLS TO KUGEL. DO YOU REMEMBER DINNER AT YOUR BUBBE'S HOUSE? THERE WERE THE WARM HUGS AND KISSES, BUT MOST OF ALL THERE WERE THE MOUNTAINS OF WONDERFUL FOOD. DR. BERNSTEIN HAS RECREATED SOME OF THESE TRADITIONAL DISHES AS WELL AS CONTEMPORARY CREATIONS USING VERY LITTLE OR NO FAT. ALL OF THE RECIPES ARE EASY TO PREPARE AND CONFORM TO THE LAWS OF KASHRUS. © 1998
EN406801SERPENT'S TOOTHKELLERMAN, FAYEJERRY O'NEILA FORMER EMPLOYEE OF A RITZY RESTAURANT OPENS FIRE THERE, KILLING 13 PEOPLE AND WOUNDING DOZENS; THEN HE COMMITS SUICIDE. OR SO IT SEEMS, UNTIL LAPD LIEUTENANT PETER DECKER AND HIS TEAM SPOT INCONSISTENCIES. © 1997
EN406803PRACTICAL PARENTINGA JEWISH PERSPECTIVELIPSITZ, GAIL JOSEPHSONBEVERLY STERNLIPSITZ AND HER FELLOW WORKERS AT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICES OF CENTRAL MARYLAND OFFER INSIGHT AND INFORMATION ON RAISING CHILDREN. WHILE MUCH OF THE ADVICE CAN BE USED BY ANY PARENT, LIPSITZ ADDRESSES THE PARTICULAR CIRCUMSTANCES OF JEWISH PARENTS, INCLUDING CHAPTERS ON ANTI-SEMITISM AND PASSOVER. REFERENCES TO THE TORAH ABOUND. © 1997
EN406811WHILE THE CANDLES BURNEIGHT STORIES FOR HANUKKAHGOLDIN, BARBARA DIAMONDJUDITH MENKENGOLDIN EXPLORES THE THEMES OF HANUKKAH WITH EIGHT ENTRIES, ONE FOR EACH NIGHT OF THE HOLIDAY. HER SOURCES INCLUDE JEWISH FOLKLORE FROM AFGHANISTAN, A STORY BY I. L. PERETZ, THE TALMUD, AND THE REAL LIFE EXPERIENCES OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS AND OF STUDENTS AT AN ISRAELI SCHOOL FOR ARABS AND JEWS. © 1996
EN406813FARAWAY SUMMERHURWITZ, JOHANNAMARJORIE RAPPOPORTIT IS THE SUMMER OF 1910, HER MOTHER HAS RECENTLY DIED, AND ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD DOSSI, A NEW YORK CITY CHILD IS BEING SENT BY THE FRESH AIR FUND TO VACATION ON A FARM IN VERMONT. AS SHE STRUGGLES TO UNDERSTAND THE MEADES, HER CHRISTIAN HOST FAMILY, AND THEIR DIFFERENT WAY OF LIFE, DOSSI BEGINS TO REALIZE THAT SOMETIMES, WORLDS APART ARE NOT SO FARAWAY AFTER ALL. © 1998
EN406817KIDNAPPING OF EDGARDO MORTARAKERTZER, DAVID I.RITA LEVINE A COMPELLING NARRATIVE OF THE ABDUCTION BY THE VATICAN IN 1858, IN BOLOGNA, OF THE SIX-YEAR-OLD JEWISH CHILD EDGARDO MORTARA. PURPORTEDLY THE FIRST FULL ACCOUNT OF THE AFFAIR TO BE PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH, IT IS A DRAMATIC SAMPLING OF A FANATICISM AND ITS PAIN EMERGING IN RELIGIOUS GUISES. © 1997
EN406818DOES THE WORLD NEED THE JEWS? RETHINKING CHOSENNESS AND AMERICAN JEWISH IDENTITYGORDIS, DANIELSPENCER RAINEGORDIS ARGUES THAT BY ASSIMILATING SO THOROUGHLY INTO AMERICAN CULTURE, JEWS HAVE LOST THEIR DISTINCTIVE VOICE. HE SUGGESTS THAT AMERICAN JEWS MUST BE WILLING TO STAND OUT RATHER THAN BLEND IN, AND HE URGES A RETURN TO THE SUBSTANCE AND RICHNESS OF JEWISH TRADITION. © 1997
EN406819WHEN BOXING WAS A JEWISH SPORTBODNER, ALLENSHIRLEY RADCLIFFEAN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE SPORT OF BOXING AND THE JEWS WHO MADE IT FAMOUS, WRITTEN BY A LAWYER/HISTORIAN WHOSE FATHER WAS A JEWISH BOXER AND LATER A PROMOTER. © 1997
EN406820UNDERSTANDING JUDAISMTHE BASICS OF DEED AND CREEDBLECH, BENJAMIN, RABBIAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANRABBI BLECH PRESENTS A COMPREHENSIVE EXPLICATION OF THE JEWISH FAITH. WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE A JEW? HOW DOES RELIGION AFFECT THE WAYS IN WHICH JEWISH PEOPLE THINK AND ACT? WHAT ARE THE BASICS CONCEPTS OF JUDAISM? THIS VOLUME ANSWERS THESE AND OTHER VITAL QUESTIONS. © 1992
EN406822TUESDAYS WITH MORRIEAN OLD MAN, A YOUNG MAN, AND LIFEALBOM, MITCHHAL BRISTER MORRIE SCHWARTZ WAS MITCH ALBOM'S COLLEGE PROFESSOR AND A MENTOR DURING HIS YOUNG AND SEARCHING YEARS. OVER TIME MITCH LOST CONTACT WITH MORRIE AS HE MADE HIS WAY IN THE WORLD. BUT HE REDISCOVERED MORRIE IN THE LAST MONTHS OF THE OLDER MAN'S LIFE, AND THEIR TUESDAY VISITS TURNED INTO A FINAL 'CLASS' LESSON IN HOW TO LIVE. © 1997
EN406823LAUGHING MATTERSON WRITING M*A*S*H*, TOOTSIE, OH GOD!, & A FEW OTHER FUNNY THINGGELBART, LARRYGUY LEBOW PART MEMOIR, PART SAMPLER, LARRY GELBART TELLS OF HIS YEARS WRITING RADIO COMEDY, OFFERS BEHIND-THE-SCENES STORIES, AND LETS US KNOW ABOUT THE PLACES HE'S LIVED, HOW HE'S LIVED, AND WHAT HE'S LEARNED WHILE DOING SO. © 1998
EN406825STALKING ELIJAHADVENTURES WITH TODAY'S MYSTICAL MASTERSKAMENETZ, RODGERTAMIRRODGER KAMENETZ CONTINUES THE SPIRITUAL ADVENTURES HE BEGAN IN THE JEW IN THE LOTUS. IN THIS BOOK, HE TAKES HIS WILD MIND ON THE ROAD, AND IN A SERIES OF DIALOGUES, ENCOUNTERS, QUICK TAKES AND MEDITATIONS, SEARCHES FOR HIS OWN JEWISH TRUTH. © 1997
EN406826CACTUS BLOSSOMSPOMERANTZ, RACHELTANYA SHERMANRONNY ARZI HAS TWO FAMILIES. NOW HE MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN THEM. AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF SADDAM HUSSEIN'S TERRIFYING THREATS, BARBARA AND CHAIM SILBER FACE A BATTLE OF THEIR OWN: THE FIGHT FOR THE RIGHT TO RAISE THEIR FOSTER SON, RONNY, IN A TORAH LIFE. © 1997
EN406829REICHMANNSFAMILY, FAITH, FORTUNE, AND THE EMPIRE OF OLYMPIA & YORKBIANCO, ANTHONYAUDREY FLAMBERGAN IN-DEPTH ACCOUNT OF THE REICHMANN FAMILY, BEGINNING WITH MATRIARCH RENEE, WHO WITH HER HUSBAND, SAMUEL STARTED AN EGG DISTRIBUTION BUSINESS WHICH DEVELOPED INTO A HUGE FORTUNE. DESPITE HEAVY FINANCIAL LOSES DUE TO A WORLDWIDE DROP IN PROPERTY VALUES, THE REICHMANNS ARE REEMERGING AS A FORCE IN THE WORLD OF HIGH FINANCE. © 1997
EN406830BARNEY POLAN'S GAMEA NOVEL OF THE 1951 COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCANDALSROSEN, CHARLEYJERRY O'NEILA FICTIONAL ACCOUNT OF THE COLLEGE BASKETBALL SCANDALS OF 1950-51, WHEN PLAYERS, COACHES, BOOKIES, AND GANGSTERS CONSPIRED TO FIX THE OUTCOME OF GAMES. THEIR EXPOSURE AFFECTED THE BASKETBALL WORLD THE SAME WAY THE 1919 BLACK SOX SCANDAL AFFECTED BASEBALL. © 1998
EN406831KOSHER LIGHTYOUR TRADITIONAL JEWISH FAVORITES COOKED HEALTHYBAHAR, ZILLAHEVE F. ROSHEVSKYISRAELI-BORN FOOD COLUMNIST ZILLAH BAHAR ACHIEVES WHAT HEALTH CONSCIOUS LOVERS OF KOSHER JEWISH FOOD HAVE BEEN WAITING FOR: AUTHENTIC, FLAVORFUL, AND STRICTLY KOSHER FAVORITES - POTATO LATKES, CHEESECAKE, MATZAH BALLS, AND CHALLAH THAT TASTES LIKE BUBBIE'S BUT CONTAIN VIRTUALLY NO FAT, NO CHOLESTEROL, AND NO SODIUM. © 1998
EN406834TEMPLE BOMBINGGREENE, MELISSA FAYARLENE KEMPNERIN 1958, ANTI-SEMITIC WHITE SUPREMACISTS DYNAMITED ATLANTA'S OLDEST JEWISH SYNAGOGUE, WHERE THE RABBI, JACOB ROTHSCHILD, WAS AN OUTSPOKEN ADVOCATE OF INTEGRATION. ALTHOUGH THE ACCUSED TERRORISTS WERE NOT CONVICTED, THE REFORM JEWISH TEMPLE BECAME A RALLYING POINT UNITING BLACKS AND JEWS IN EFFORTS FOR RACIAL JUSTICE, AND THE RABBI BEFRIENDED MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. © 1996
EN406835RACHEL CALOF'S STORYA JEWISH HOMESTEADER ON THE NORTHERN PLAINSCALOF, RACHEL BELLASYLVIA JACOBSIN 1894, THE 18-YEAR-OLD CALOF, A RUSSIAN JEW, WAS SHIPPED TO THE U.S. TO MARRY AN UNKNOWN MAN AND STAKE A HOMESTEADING CLAIM WITH HIM IN NORTH DAKOTA. OCCASIONALLY REVEALING A BITING SENSE OF HUMOR, CALOF WRITES OF HER DIFFICULT AND OFTEN PATHETIC CIRCUMSTANCES, YET SHE REMEMBERS THE PLEASANT TIMES, TOO. HER SON JACOB PROVIDES AN EPILOGUE, TYING UP LOOSE ENDS, AND AND ESSAY BY J. SANFORD RIKOON PROVIDES BACKGROUND ON THE PHENOMENON OF JEWISH FARM SETTLEMENTS. © 1995
EN406836ZIGZAG KIDGROSSMAN, DAVIDSILVIA HORENSTEINTWELVE-YEAR-OLD NONNY FEUERBERG ASPIRES TO BECOME A DETECTIVE LIKE HIS FAMOUS FATHER, BUT HIS WILD SIDE KEEPS GETTING IN THE WAY. THEN A TRAIN HE IS RIDING ON IS HIJACKED BY INTERNATIONAL OUTLAW FELIX GLICK, A KINDLY KIDNAPPER WHO SEEMS TO KNOW MORE ABOUT NONNY'S LONG DECEASED MOTHER THAN THE BOY HIMSELF KNOWS. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY BETSY ROSENBERG. © 1997
EN406837EDUCATION OF ROBERT NIFKINPINKWATER, DANIELSUSAN WITTY IF ROBERT NIFKIN'S FIRST HIGH SCHOOL IS A HORROR SHOW, THE NEXT ONE IS A CARNIVAL, A PLACE WHERE FREAKS, BEATNIKS AND CRAZIES ARE IN CHARGE. THIS IS AN IMPROVEMENT, BUT WHAT ROBERT REALLY NEEDS IS TO MOVE ON TO BIGGER AND BETTER THINGS AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. WHICH IS EXACTLY WHAT THIS BOOK IS ABOUT IN THE FIRST PLACE. © 1998
EN406838GIFTS OF THE JEWSHOW A TRIBE OF DESERT NOMADS CHANGED THE WAY EVERYONE THINKS...CAHILL, THOMASRITA LEVINE ...AND FEELS. THOMAS CAHILL, AUTHOR OF THE BESTSELLING HOW THE IRISH SAVED CIVILIZATION, TAKES READERS ON ANOTHER JOURNEY INTO THE PAST. IT IS A ROAD MAP THAT OPENS UP THE PATH OF WESTERN HISTORY, ENABLING US TO TRACE OUR CULTURAL HERITAGE BACK TO ITS ULTIMATE SOURCE: THE RELIGIOUS IDEAS AND FEELINGS OF ANCIENT ISRAEL. © 1998
EN406839MIRIAM'S KITCHENA MEMOIREHRLICH, ELIZABETHSANDI SKODNIKONE WOMAN'S PRESERVATION OF RECIPES, IMMIGRANT STORIES, CHILDHOOD MEMORIES, DROLL MUSINGS OVER RITUAL, AND HABITS OF THE HEART. IT IS AN EXPLORATION OF THE NEED TO CONNECT WITH THE PAST AND WITH TRADITION, AND OF OUR HUNGER FOR MEANING IN A CHAOTIC WORLD. © 1997
EN406841FIRST STONEBRILEY, JOHNHARRY SMALL JEWISH COLLEGE STUDENT LISA COOPER DECIDES TO JOIN THE MOSSAD WHEN HER ISRAELI NIECE AND NEPHEW ARE KILLED. HER ASSIGNMENT? MEET AND MARRY A SAUDI ARABIAN STUDENT AND LIVE WITH HIM UNTIL THE MOSSAD CONTACTS HER. AS TIME PASSES SHE BEGINS TO CARE FOR HER HUSBAND AND FINDS SHE MUST ULTIMATELY CHOOSE BETWEEN HIM OR HER PEOPLE. © 1997
EN406842PERPETRATORS VICTIMS BYSTANDERSTHE JEWISH CATASTROPHE 1933-1945HILBERG, RAULBERNICE FOERDERHILBERG EVOKES FOR US THE LIVES OF PERPETRATORS, VICTIMS, AND BYSTANDERS IN THE NAZI MASS MURDER OF JEWS. BY JUXTAPOSING THESE STORIES AND CATEGORIES, AND WHILE KEEPING THEM APPROPRIATELY SEPARATE, HE ENABLES US TO GAIN NEW ACCESS TO WHAT TOOK PLACE. HILBERG HAS GIVEN US A PROFOUND LESSON IN HUMANITY AND INHUMANITY. © 1993
EN406843HARVEY KEITELTHE ART OF DARKNESSFINE, MARSHALLHOWELL MAYERMARSHALL FINE IS UNFLINCHING IN HIS ACCOUNT OF HARVEY KEITEL'S PERSONAL LIFE. HE DEPICTS KEITEL'S HEADLINE-MAKING MARITAL TROUBLES AND HIS RELATIONSHIPS WITH CLOSE FRIENDS ROBERT DENIRO AND MARTIN SCORSESE, UNVEILING THE PROLIFIC YET RECLUSIVE ACTOR AT THE HEIGHT OF HIS CAREER. © 1998
EN406844NEW JEWISH BABY BOOKNAMES, CEREMONIES, CUSTOMS: A GUIDE FOR TODAY'S FAMILIESDIAMANT, ANITABOB MESARD DIAMANT'S PIONEERING THE JEWISH BABY BOOK (1988) WAS A HIGHLY PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR LIBERAL JEWISH PARENTS-TO-BE AND NEW PARENTS. SHE HAS NOW REVISED AND EXPANDED THAT EXCELLENT BOOK TO INCLUDE TO COPY FOR CEREMONIES, A SPECIAL SECTION FOR INTERFAITH FAMILIES, AND NEW CEREMONIES FOR GIRLS. © 1994
EN406849SIMON WIESENTHAL A LIFE IN SEARCH OF JUSPICK, HELLASY HOROWITZTHIS IS ANOTHER ASPECT OF WWII TO EXPLORE, AND WIESENTHAL WAS VERY MUCH A FORERUNNER IN REUNITING FAMILIES, AND HUNTING WAR CRIMINALS, IN PARTICULAR, NAZI WAR CRIMINALS. FASCINATING TOPIC ABOUT AN EXTREMELY INTERESTING AND DEDICATED MAN.
EN406851IT TAKES A DREAMTHE STORY OF HADASSAHLEVIN, MARLINAUDREY FLAMBERGFOREIGN CORRESPONDENT LEVIN NARRATES THE ADVENTURES OF THE HADASSAH PIONEERS AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF POLITICAL AND SOCIAL UPHEAVAL IN THE MIDDLE EAST. HERE, FOR THE FIRST TIME, THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN WINNING ZIONISM'S BATTLES IN WAR AND PEACE IS HIGHLIGHTED. LEVIN RELATES HOW WOMEN HELPED CREATE AND DEVELOP THE JEWISH STATE. © 1997
EN406852LIKUTEY MOHARAN - VOLUME 3RABBI NACHMANAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHIS VOLUME OF REBBE NACHMAN'S MAGNUM OPUS CONTAINS SOME OF THE MOST DIFFICULT AND INTRICATE LESSONS THE REBBE DELIVERED. THEY ARE PACKED WITH TIMELY INFORMATION AND PRACTICAL ADVICE ON HOW A PERSON CAN ATTAIN LOFTY LEVELS OF SPIRITUALITY...EVEN WHILE GOING ABOUT HIS DAILY ROUTINE. TRANSLATED BY MOSHE MYKOFF. © 1990
EN406856REQUIEM FOR HARLEMROTH, HENRYLESLIE CARROLLTHIS IS THE FINAL VOLUMES OF THE SERIES THAT WAS BEGUN BY ROTH IN THE NEW MEXICO DESERT IN 1979 AND WAS CONCLUDED JUST SHORTLY BEFORE HIS DEATH. SET IN JEWISH HARLEM AND GREENWICH VILLAGE DURING A PRE-THANKSGIVING WEEK IN 1927, IT IS THE HARROWING PORTRAIT OF AN IMMIGRANT FAMILY IN A CULTURAL TURMOIL DURING AMERICA'S ROARING '20S. © 1998
EN406858SHADOWS OF A CHILDHOODA NOVEL OF WAR AND FRIENDSHIPBERNICE FOERDERBERNICE FOERDERELISABETH GILLE WAS FIVE YEARS OLD WHEN HER MOTHER, THE RUSSIAN WRITER IRENE NEMIROVSKY, WAS DEPORTED TO AUSCHWITZ AND NEVER SEEN AGAIN. GILLE AND HER SISTER WERE HIDDEN IN THE FRENCH COUNTRYSIDE UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR. THIS IS A FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF HER EXPERIENCES. © 1998
EN406859TWO-GUN COHENLEVY, DANIEL S.JAMES SPECTORTHE REAL-LIFE ADVENTURES OF MORRIS 'TWO-GUN' COHEN, THE CHUNKY JEWISH BATTLER FROM THE EAST END OF LONDON, CON MAN, CARDSHARP AND CHARLATAN-WITH-A-HEART WHO BECAME A BODYGUARD TO SUN YAT-SEN AND A GENERAL IN THE CHINESE ARMY. © 1997
EN406862COMMITTED LIFEPRINCIPLES FOR GOOD LIVING FROM OUR TIMELESS PASTJUNGREIS, ESTHER, REBBETZINAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHE COMMITTED LIFE IS FOR ANYONE EAGER TO CONNECT WITH ANCIENT WELLSPRINGS OF FAITH. EACH CHAPTER OFFERS ITS OWN LESSON ON SUCH SUBJECTS AS RESPONSIBILITY, FORGIVING, BANISHING FEAR, AND HOPE. WRITTEN WITH THE REBBETZIN'S COMBINATION OF HONESTY, LOVE, AND CHUTZPAH, THE STORIES ARE UNIVERSAL AND YET VERY PERSONAL. © 1998
EN406863LIKUTEY MOHARAN - VOLUME 4RABBI NACHMANAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANTHIS VOLUME OF REBBE NACHMAN'S MAGNUM OPUS CONTAINS SOME OF THE MOST DIFFICULT AND INTRICATE LESSONS THE REBBE DELIVERED. THEY ARE PACKED WITH TIMELY INFORMATION AND PRACTICAL ADVICE ON HOW A PERSON CAN ATTAIN THESE LOFTY LEVELS OF SPIRITUALITY...EVEN WHILE GOING ABOUT HIS DAILY ROUTINE. TRANSLATED BY MOSHE MYKOFF. © 1993
EN406864SHOWTUNEA MEMOIRHERMAN, JERRY; STASSIO, MARILYNMARTY GERBERTHE LIFE, THE TIMES, THE SONGS, THE SHOWS OF THE FAMOUS LYRICIST-COMPOSER. HERMAN'S MEMOIR GOES BEYOND THE CREATION OF HIS LEGENDARY HITS, INCLUDING HITHERTO UNREVEALED, BEHIND-THE-SCENES ENCOUNTERS WITH SUCH LUMINARIES AS ANGELA LANSBURY, CAROL CHANNING, BARBRA STREISAND, ETHEL MERMAN, JUDY GARLAND, AND DAVID MERRICK. © 1996
EN406871RED TENTDIAMANT, ANITALINDA W. LEVINEHER NAME IS DINAH. IN THE BIBLE, HER LIFE IS ONLY HINTED AT IN A BRIEF AND VIOLENT DETOUR WITHIN THE MORE FAMILIAR CHAPTERS THAT ARE ABOUT HER FATHER, JACOB, AND HIS TWELVE SONS. TOLD IN DINAH'S VOICE, THIS NOVEL REVEALS THE TRADITIONS AND TURMOIL'S OF ANCIENT WOMANHOOD. © 1997
EN406873PRODIGAL DAUGHTERARCHER, JEFFREYBETTY KAPLANFLORENTYNA KANE INHERITED A VAST HOTEL EMPIRE FROM HER FATHER, BUT HIS GREATEST GIFT TO HER WAS HIS LOVE OF AMERICA. IT WAS HIS PASSIONATE DEVOTIONS TO THE LAND'S IDEALS THAT ALLOWED A PENNILESS POLISH IMMIGRANT TO BECOME ONE OF THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST MEN. FLORENTYNA KNEW THAT IT WAS A DEBT SHE WOULD SOMEDAY TRY TO REPAY BY RUNNING FOR THE HIGHEST POLITICAL OFFICE IN THE COUNTRY. ALONG THE PATH TO POWER, FLORENTYNA FINDS FULFILLMENT, BUT STILL SHE STRUGGLES UPWARD WITH THE BURDEN OF HER DUTY AND RESPONSIBILITY. UNFORTUNATELY, THE PRICE OF POWER MAY BE HIGHER THAN EVEN SHE CAN PAY. © 1982
EN406875KAATERSKILL FALLSGOODMAN, ALLEGRAARLYNN GREENBAUMIT IS THE SUMMER OF 1976 IN KAATERSKILL, A TINY TOWN IN UPSTATE NEW YORK, WHERE SUMMERING ORTHODOX JEWS AND YANKEE YEAR-ROUNDERS LIVE SIDE BY SIDE FROM JUNE THROUGH AUGUST. EACH GROUP HAS ITS OWN AGENDA, AND THERE IS A CERTAIN RESTLESSNESS THAT THREATENS TO UPSET THE UNEASY TRUCE BETWEEN THE TWO. © 1998
EN406879SECRET SOLDIERTHE TRUE LIFE STORY OF ISRAEL'S GREATEST COMMANDOBETSER, MUKI; ROSENBERG, ROBERTBOB MESARD THE ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCE IS KNOWN FOR ITS SURGICALLY PRECISE ANTITERRORIST MISSIONS, CONDUCTED WITH A MINIMAL LOSS OF HUMAN LIFE. BETSER, FORMERLY A COMMANDO WITH THE ELITE SAYERET MATKAL UNIT, PRESENTS HIS LIFE STORY, AND, IN THE PROCESS, PULLS BACK THE VEIL THAT HAS LONG CONCEALED THE INNER WORKINGS OF THE UNIT. © 1996
EN406883MARRYING MOMGOLDSMITH, OLIVIAELIZABETH GOLDSMITHWANTED: A GENTLEMAN OF MEANS, NEITHER YOUNG NOR DECREPIT, LOOKS IRRELEVANT. GENEROUS TO A FAULT. WITTY, MATURE, DECISIVE WIDOW HAS RECENTLY RELOCATED TO NEW YORK TO BE VERY CLOSE TO HER GROWN CHILDREN. THEIR LIFELONG GRATITUDE AND RELIEF (PLUS THEIR LOVELY MOTHER) WILL BE YOUR REWARD. NO OFFER OF ANY KIND WILL BE REFUSED. © 1996
EN406885FAX ME A BAGELA RUBY, THE RABBI'S WIFE MYSTERYKAHN, SHARONLESLIE CARROLLFOLLOW THE BAGEL CRUMBS AS THIS NEW SERIES WELCOMES AN ENCHANTING SLEUTH, RUBY, THE RABBI'S WIFE, WHO DODGES A CUNNING KILLER FROM HER FAVORITE BAKERY IN ETERNAL, TEXAS, TO THE STREETS OF NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE. RUBY ENCOUNTERS MORE THAN MAYHEM, BUT HER DETECTIVE WORK ENSURES THAT SHE'LL LIVE TO SLEUTH ANOTHER DAY. © 1998
EN406894HIGH HOLIDAY SUTRAAPPEL, ALLANSILVIA HORENSTEININ A HEARTBREAKING AND HILARIOUS YOM KIPPUR SERMON, JONAH TELLS A TRAGICOMIC JEWISH-BUDDHIST LOVE STORY THAT TAKES ON ONE OF THE CRITICAL RELIGIOUS ISSUES OF THE 1990S: CAN WE STAY TRUE TO TRADITION AND KEEP OUR FAITH RELEVANT TO OUR EVERYDAY LIVES? © 1997
EN406898MUSIC OF ISRAELFROM THE BIBLICAL ERA TO MODERN TIMESGRADENWITZ, PETER E.EVA YARRET THIS VOLUME INCORPORATES 5,000 YEARS OF JEWISH MUSICAL HISTORY. © 1996
EN406902MIHU THE DETECTIVEAND THE MYSTERY OF THE BLUE BUDGIEHALPERN, CHAIKYBEATRICE DAVISWHEN PENNY THE BLUE BUDGIE FLEW OUT THE OPEN WINDOW OF THE FINES' NEW HOME, HILLEL WAS SURE HE WOULD NEVER SEE HIS PET AGAIN. BUT RENA AND REUVEN FIND THE LITTLE BIRD, AND WITH THE HELP OF MIHU THE DETECTIVE, PENNY IS RETURNED TO HIS OWNER AND HILLEL FINDS NEW FRIENDS. © 1987
EN406903SUMMER AT GAGLOWFREUD, ESTHERSANDI SKODNIKSARAH IS A YOUNG MOTHER-TO-BE WHEN SHE FIRST LEARNS ABOUT GAGLOW, HER FATHER'S FAMILY ESTATE IN EAST GERMANY THAT WILL BE RETURNED TO THEM WITH THE FALL OF THE BERLIN WALL. THE STORY ALTERNATES BETWEEN THE PRESENT AND HER GRANDMOTHER'S CHILDHOOD DURING THE FIRST WORLD WAR AND UNITES FOUR GENERATIONS OF AN EXTRAORDINARY FAMILY. © 1997
EN406906NEW YORK JEWS AND THE GREAT DEPRESSIONUNCERTAIN PROMISEWENGER, BETH S.JUDY TESSER WENGER, A JEWISH HISTORY PROFESSOR, OFFERS A HISTORY IN WHICH THE DEPRESSION BECAME THE CATALYST THAT TRANSFORMED THE JEWISH IMMIGRANT INTO THE AMERICAN JEW. CHALLENGED BY ANTI-SEMITISM AND VARIOUS QUOTAS, NEW YORK JEWS DREW UPON A TRADITION OF PRIVATE PHILANTHROPY AND COMMUNAL RESPONSIBILITY TO ESTABLISH NETWORKS FOR ASSISTANCE.
EN406907SOMEBODY'S BABYKAGAN, ELAINESANDRA CAREYIN 1959, IF YOU LIVED IN A WEALTHY NEIGHBORHOOD IN KANSAS CITY, GENTILE BOYS WERE OFF-LIMITS. JENNY JAFFE KNEW THE RULES, BUT WHEN SHE MET WILL MCDONALD, EVERYTHING SHE KNEW ABOUT RIGHT AND WRONG DISAPPEARED. WHAT FOLLOWS IS THE STORY OF TRUE LOVE THAN SPANS THREE DECADES AND SENDS AN ADOPTED CHILD ON A SEARCH FOR HER BIOLOGICAL PARENTS.
EN406909LAST KABBALIST OF LISBONZIMLER, RICHARDBARIE SNIDERZIMLER TRANSPORTS THE READER INTO THE MYSTICAL UNIVERSE OF THE KABBALAH DURING THE LISBON MASSACRE OF 1506. AT THE HEART OF THE STORY IS A SECRET JEW NAMED BEREKIAH ZARCO WHO SEARCHES, IN THE CRUCIBLE OF THE RAGING POGROM, FOR THE KILLER OF HIS BELOVED UNCLE A RENOWNED KABBALIST.
EN406913GHOST OF HANNAH MENDESRAGEN, NAOMIMARILYN BECKWHEN CATHERINE DE COSTA LEARNS SHE HAS ONLY A SHORT TIME TO LIVE, SHE IS DETERMINED TO TRANSFER THE FAMILY LEGACY TO HER GRANDDAUGHTERS. PERSUADED OUT OF LOYALTY TO TRAVEL TO EUROPE AND REACQUAINT THEMSELVES WITH THEIR HERITAGE, THEY FIND THEIR LIVES IRREVOCABLY CHANGED BY THE GHOST OF FAMILY MATRIARCH HANNAH MENDES (A TRUE HISTORICAL FIGURE).
EN406914IT'S A SMALL WORD AFTER ALLTHE AMAZING IMPACT OF A KIND GESTUTELLER, HANOCHHARRY SMALL IN THIS COLLECTION OF NEW, INSPIRING STORIES, EVER-POPULAR HANOCH TELLER DEMONSTRATES HOW A TENDER WORD AND A FRIENDLY GESTURE, OR THE SMALLEST ACT OF LOVING KINDNESS CAN HAVE FAR-REACHING RAMIFICATIONS AND EVEN CHANGE SOMEONE'S LIFE FOREVER.
EN406918MEDITATIONS FROM THE HEART OF JUDAISMTODAY'S TEACHERS SHARE THEIR PRACTDAVIS, AVRAM, EDITORBETTY SMITH HERE IN THEIR OWN VOICES, 22 MASTERS OF MEDITATION-RABBIS, SCHOLARS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, TEACHERS=EXPLAIN WHY THEY MEDITATE, AND HOW THE MEDITATIVE EXPERIENCE BRINGS THEM CLOSER TO THEMSELVES, TO GOD AND TO THE UNIVERSE.
EN406919LITTLE BLACK BOX, PART TWOTHE SECOND SECRETLAZEWNIK, LIBBYSYLVIA ESTESFOR SHRAGA MORGENSTERN AND PINNY KATZ, THE LAKE VIEW HOTEL IS FRAUGHT WITH DANGER. THE NEW AND DEADLY SECRET WEAPON THEIR FATHERS HAVE BEEN WORKING ON HAS DISAPPEARED. CAN THE BOYS CLEAR THE CLOUD OF SUSPICION THAT HANGS OVER THEIR FATHERS' HEADS-AND SURVIVE THE SINISTER 'ACCIDENTS' THAT THREATEN THEIR OWN LIVES?
EN406923BLAST FROM THE PASTFRIEDMAN, KINKYJERRY O'NEILLNOW, AT LAST, IT CAN BE REVEALED! THE TRUTH BEHIND THE LEGEND! THAT KINKY FRIEDMAN...WHERE DID HE COME FROM? HOW DID HE GET THAT WAY? SHOULDN'T SOMEONE HAVE CALLED 911 LONG AGO? NOW IN BLAST FROM THE PAST, AUTHOR KINKY FRIEDMAN HAS SEARCHED HIS FAILING MEMORY AND HAS COME UP WITH A NOVEL ABOUT HIS EARLY DAYS IN NEW YORK CITY.
EN406925GIVING UP AMERICAABRAHAM, PEARLHOWELL MAYERWHEN DEENA DECIDES TO MARRY DANIEL, AN ORTHODOX JEW, HER FATHER, A HASIDIC SCHOLAR, OPPOSES THE MARRIAGE. YET THE MARRIAGE APPEARS BLESSED UNTIL DANIEL BRINGS HOME THE NEW TEMP AND HER FRIEND FROM WORK. BUT CRACKS BEGIN TO APPEAR IN THE FOUNDATION OF THEIR MARRIAGE, AND THE VALUES THAT DEENA GREW UP WITH ARE THROWN INTO QUESTION.
EN406926PERSIAN BRIDESRABINYAN, DORITMARJORIE RAPPOPORTSET AT THE TURN OF THE CENTURY IN A FICTIONAL PERSIAN VILLAGE, THE AUTHOR TELLS THE STORY OF FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD FLORA, PREGNANT AND ABANDONED BY HER HUSBAND AND ELEVEN-YEAR-OLD NAZIE WHO TRIES TO CONSOLE HER. ALTHOUGH THE NARRATIVE SPANS ONLY TWO DAYS, IT BRANCHES OUT AND BACK, ENCOMPASSING THE LIVES OF THE VILLAGE'S INHABITANTS.
EN406927KRAVEN IMAGESISLER, ALANMARILYN BECKNICHOLAS MARCUS KRAVEN, A VISITING LECTURER, IS A COMPULSIVE LIAR, A CAD, AND A WOULD-BE SEDUCER OF STUDENTS. HE IS AN IMPOSTER AS WELL, POSING AS HIS DEAD ENGLISH COUSIN. YET KRAVEN IS A MAN WHO IS HAUNTED BY HIS PAST-BY THE DEATH OF HIS FATHER, SOON AFTER THE FAMILY ESCAPED FROM NAZI OCCUPIED POLAND, AND HIS OWN DEMONS.
EN406929SAME EMBRACELOWENTHAL, MICHAELRAMU DAMODARJACOB AND JONATHAN. TWIN BROTHERS JOINED BY BLOOD AND FAITH, DIVIDED BY RELIGIOUS FERVOR, DESIRE AND SEXUAL IDENTITY. THE BOOK MOVES FROM MASSACHUSETTS TO THE HOLY LAND, TO TELL THE STORY OF TWO YOUNG MEN STRUGGLING AGAINST A HERITAGE OF INTOLERANCE AND SILENCE IN A TRANSCEDENT SEARCH FOR THE SELF, AND FOR EACH OTHER...
EN406936LIEBERMAN'S DAYKAMINSKY, STUARTRHODA KAHN AGING CHICAGO COP ABE LIEBERMAN'S DAY BEGINS WITH A PREDAWN PHONE CALL: HIS NEPHEW, DAVID, HAS BEEN KILLED IN A MUGGING, AND DAVID'S WIFE IS SERIOUSLY WOUNDED. AND THAT'S ONLY THE FIRST DOSE OF BAD NEWS IN THE LONGEST TWENTY-FOUR HOURS IN LIEBERMAN'S LIFE.
EN406937YESTERDAY'S KITCHENJEWISH RECIPES FROM A VANISHING AGBURR, GILLIAN & COHEN, MARION, EDITORARLENE SELEKA COLLECTION OF PRE-1939 RECIPES FROM CONTRIBUTORS WHO LIVED OR STILL LIVE IN JEWISH COMMUNITIES IN 38 COUNTRIES. THE AMAZING VARIETY OF FOODS AND PREPARATION OF DISHES FROM ORIENT AND OCCIDENT, ALL ABIDING BY THE LAWS OF KASHRUT, SUDDENLY GIVES ONE A NEW, COLORFUL KALEIDOSCOPIC VIEW OF THE DIASPORA.
EN406941FAR TO GOELLIS, JULIESYLVIA JACOBIN HER LATEST NOVEL, JULIE ELLIS WEAVES AN UNFORGETTABLE TALE OF FOUR GENERATIONS OF UNIQUE WOMEN AS THEY SEARCH FOR LOVE, FACE THE JOYS AND SORROWS OF MOTHERHOOD AND FINALLY, TRIUMPH OVER TRAGEDY TO EMBRACE THE EXHILARATING CHALLENGE OF THEIR OWN DREAMS.
EN406947HOW I SAVED HANUKKAHKOSS, AMY GOLDMANALICE SHEINMMARLA FEINSTEIN IS THE ONLY JEWISH KID IN HER CLASS AND IT LOOKS TO HER AS IF THIS HOLIDAY SEASON WILL BE JUST LIKE EVERY OTHER ONE. BUT THIS HANUKKAH TURNS OUT TO BE VERY DIFFERENT. MARLA DECIDES TO FIND OUT WHAT A DREIDEL IS ALL ABOUT...AND GETS HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS INVOLVED IN A CELEBRATION THAT MIGHT BE THE BIGGEST PARTY IN TOWN.
EN406950GREAT JEWS IN MUSICLYMAN, DARRYLNANCY SCHMIDA GUIDE TO JEWISH INVOLVEMENT IN THE WORLD OF MUSIC, IT INCLUDES OVER ONE HUNDRED MAJOR BIOGRAPHIES AND HUNDREDS OF THUMBNAIL SKETCHES WHICH FOCUS ON THE CAREERS AND PERSONAL LIVES OF THE SELECTED ARTISTS. ALSO INCLUDED ARE LISTINGS OF THE MAJOR WORKS OF EACH SUBJECT.
EN406952FLORA'S SUITCASERABINOVICH, DALIALONDON, ELIZABETHDAVID AND FLORA GROSSENBERG, A YOUNG JEWISH COUPLE, EMIGRATE TO COLUMBIA SHORTLY AFTER THEIR MARRIAGE AND SOON DISCOVER THAT THE CLASH OF CULTURES-BETWEEN COLUMBIAN AND AMERICAN TRADITIONS, AND BETWEEN MODERN JEWS AND THEIR CONSERVATIVE RUSSIAN EMIGRE RELATIONS-WILL TEST THEIR MARRIAGE AND THEIR FAMILY BONDS.
EN406953RABINOUR LIFE, HIS LEGACYRABIN, LEAHISA GOLDBERGRABIN'S WIDOW REFLECTS ON HER HUSBAND'S LIFE, HIS LEGACY AND THEIR 48 YEARS TOGETHER IN THIS BIOGRAPHY. MRS. RABIN TOUCHES ONLY BRIEFLY ON THEIR CHILDREN AND FAMILY EVENTS, BUT DETAILS FULLY HER HUSBAND'S LONG CAREER, PUNCTUATING THE ACCOUNT WITH HIS SHARPLY REMEMBERED OPINIONS AND ANECDOTES.
EN406958WALTER BENJAMINA BIOGRAPHYBRODERSEN, MOMMEMARK YOHALEMUSING PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE MATERIAL, MOMME BRODERSEN PROVIDES A FULL AND MORE COHERENT ACCOUNT OF WALTER BENJAMIN'S NOMADIC CAREER. DETAILED ATTENTION IS PAID TO BENKAMIN'S CHILDHOOD, HIS CONFLICTS WITH HIS PARENTS, HIS ACTIVITIES IN THE GERMAN YOUTH MOVEMENT AND THE FORMATIVE INFLUENCES OF IDEALISM, SOCIALISM AND ZIONISM.
EN406965MASADATHE LAST FORTRESSMIKLOWITZ, GLORIA D.ALICE SHEINMANIN THE YEAR 72 C.E., AFTER A FOUR YEAR BATTLE BETWEEN ROME AND JUDEA, ONLY ONE FORTRESS REMAINS FREE, MASADA. SIMON BEN ELEAZAR THE SON OF THE JEWISH LEADER RECORDS THE SIEGE OF THE ROMAN LEGION AS WELL AS THE JEWS' LAST STAND EVEN AS HE STRUGGLES WITH HIS FEELINGS FOR A YOUNG WOMAN AND THE PAINFUL DECISION HE MUST MAKE.
EN406966ACCIDENTAL MURDERROSENBERG, ROBERTAUDREY FLAMBERGSOMEONE WANTS TO KILL AVRAM COHEN-OR SO IT SEEMS-IN THIS LATEST BOOK ABOUT THE RETIRED JERUSALEM DETECTIVE. BUT THEN NISSIM LEVY, COHEN'S LONGTIME PROTEGE IS FOUND MURDERED. IS THIS A REVENGE KILLING AGAINST COHEN FOR HIS PAST ACTIONS? COHEN MUST LOOK AT HIS OWN GUILT BEFORE HE CAN UNVEIL A KILLER WITH A MISGUIDED MOTIVE FOR MURDER.
EN406970STARTING OUT IN THE EVENINGMORTON, BRIANJACK LACKS LEONARD SCHILLER IS AN UNDISTINGUISHED WRITER IN HIS SEVENTIES. HEATHER WOLFE IS A GRADUATE STUDENT IN HER TWENTIES WHOSE LIFE HAS CHANGED BECAUSE OF SCHILLER'S BOOKS. SHE DECIDES TO WRITE HER THESIS ABOUT SCHILLER'S WORK AND SETS OUT TO MEET HIM. THIS IS A NOVEL ABOUT THE UNEXPECTED CONSEQUENCES OF THAT MEETING.
EN406971JEW STOREA FAMILY MEMOIRSUBERMAN, STELLAAMY GOLDBERGHIS IS THE HEARTWARMING STORY OF AARON BRONSON, WHO LIKE OTHER ENTERPRISING JEWISH IMMIGRANTS DURING THE 1920S, SET OUT FROM NEW YORK CITY IN SEARCH OF A PLACE TO SETTLE HIS FAMILY AND PROVE HIMSELF AS A BUSINESSMAN AND PROVIDER. HE PROVED THAT...AND MUCH MORE IN HIS 'JEW STORE.'
EN406972READERSCHLINK, BERNHARDMARJORIE RAPPOPORTFIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD MICHAEL IS RESCUED FROM A FALL BY HANNA, A WOMAN TWICE HIS AGE WHO BECOMES HIS LOVER. SUDDENLY HANNA DISAPPEARS; THE NEXT TIME MICHAEL SEES HER, HE IS A LAW STUDENT AND SHE IS ON TRIAL FOR A HIDEOUS CRIME. AS THE TRIAL PROGRESSES, MICHAEL REALIZES SHE MAY BE GUARDING A SECRET SHE CONSIDERS MORE SHAMEFUL THAN MURDER.
EN406973HEADING SOUTH, LOOKING NORTHA BILINGUAL JOURNEYDORFMAN, ARIELMARSHALL STEVENSONDORFMAN EXPLORES THE MANY EXILES OF A LIFE TORN, FROM AGE TWO, BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND LATIN AMERICA. INTERWOVEN WITH THE STORY OF HOW HE SWITCHED LANGUAGES AND CULTURE THREE TIMES, IS A DAY-BY-DAY ACCOUNT OF THE MULTIPLE ESCAPES FROM DEATH DURING A MILITARY TAKEOVER IN CHILE.
EN406975ISOLATED INCIDENTSLOAN, SUSAN R.MEGAN OWEN A FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD GIRL FROM A PROMINENT FAMILY IS FOUND BRUTALLY SLAIN. FOR DETECTIVE GINGER EARLY AND HER CHIEF RUBEN MARTINEZ THE MURDER IS BAFFLING AND FRUSTRATING. BUT THEY FINALLY HAVE A SUSPECT. HE IS A LIBERAL, OUTSPOKEN HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER WHO CAME TO THE SMALL ISOLATED ISLAND FROM THE EAST. HE IS ALSO A JEW.
EN406978I MARRIED A COMMUNISTROTH, PHILIPAUDREY FLAMBERGSET IN THE HEART OF THE MCCARTHY ERA, THIS IS THE STORY, AS NARRATED BY HIS BROTHER, MURRAY YEARS LATER, OF RADIO ACTOR IRON RINN (IRA RINGOLD) AN IDEALISTIC COMMUNIST WHO ENDS UP BEING BLACKLISTED, UNEMPLOYABLE AND PUBLICLY DENOUNCED BY HIS WIFE, A REIGNING RADIO STAR.
EN406980DEATH OF DEATHRESURRECTION AND IMMORTALITY GILLMAN, NEILSHIRLEY KALBGILLMAN TRACES JUDAIC IDEAS OF RESURRECTION AND IMMORTALITY FROM THEIR EARLIEST FORMATIONS THROUGH THE MEDIEVAL AND MODERN ERAS TO TODAY.
EN406982INVISIBLE WALLGERMANS AND JEWS, A PERSONAL EXPLOBLUMENTHAL, W. MICHAELMARTIN KLEINWALDIN THIS COMPELLING FAMILY SAGA, BLUMENTHAL, U.S. SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY UNDER PRESIDENT CARTER, TRACES THE HISTORICAL TRAJECTORY OF GERMAN JEWRY, FROM MEDIEVAL GHETTO TO THE HOLOCAUST, THROUGH THE LIVES OF SIX OF HIS ANCESTORS.
EN406987YOUNG SAVAGESSTEWART, FRED MUSTARDPETER JONES IN THIS SECOND VOLUME OF THE SAVAGE FAMILY SAGA, TWENTY YEARS HAVE PASSED, IT'S THE 1880S IN NEW YORK AND JUSTIN SAVAGE IS SETTLING INTO DOMESTICITY. BUT THE RESTLESS SPIRIT FOR ADVENTURE SEEMS TO RUN IN THE BLOOD, AND NOW JUSTIN'S CHILDREN ARE READY TO ENTER SOCIETY AT A TIME OF RAPID CHANGE AS AMERICA RACES TOWARD A NEW CENTURY.
EN406990EARLY SORROWSFOR CHILDREN AND SENSITIVE READERSKIS, DANILOAMY GOLDBERGA GROUP OF SHORT STORIES THAT MEMORIALIZE DANILO KIS'S CHILDHOOD. THE BOOK CENTERS ON ANDREAS SAM, A YOUNG BOY, WHOSE LIFE AT FIRST SEEMS SECURE. HE CAN ONLY SENSE THAT TERRIBLE THINGS ARE HAPPENING. SOON SOLDIERS ARE MARCHING DOWN THE ROAD AND SUDDENLY PEOPLE FROM THE VILLAGE ARE BEING TAKEN AWAY, AMONG THEM, HIS FATHER.
EN406992ONCE REMOVEDAPPELFELD, DAVIDALYCE DOMEWITZJACOB SIMON AND HIS DAUGHTER JANE ARE HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS. JANE, BECAUSE OF HER EXPERIENCES HAS SUFFERED IDENTITY PROBLEMS. UPON RETIREMENT JACOB BEGINS A DIARY, DEDICATED TO HIS BELOVED GRANDSON, WHICH IS SURREPTITIOUSLY READ BY A YOUNG NURSE IN THE HOSPITAL WHERE HE IS DYING.
EN406994PARIS YEARS OF ROSIE KAMINTELEKY, RICHARDSARENE MEYERWHEN HER MOTHER, AN AUSCHWITZ SURVIVOR, COMMITS SUICIDE DURING HER LAST YEAR OF COLLEGE, ROSIE RUNS FROM HER FAMILY TO TAKE UP A LIFE OF SELF-IMPOSED EXILE IN PARIS. WE FIND HER TEN YEARS LATER NURSING A SICK LOVER. BUT WHEN A FORMER LOVER REAPPEARS, ROSIE BEGINS TO REFLECT ON HER YEARS IN PARIS AND HER PATTERNS OF DENIAL AND ESCAPISM.
EN406995READING RUTHCONTEMPORARY WOMEN RECLAIM A SACREKATES, JUDITH A. & GAIL TWERSKY REIMCONNIE WARSHCONTEMPORARY WRITERS INCLUDING PHILOSOPHER RUTH ANNA PUTNAM, REBECCA ALPERT AND AVIVAH ZORNBERG FOCUS ON THE BOOK OF RUTH AND OFFER A VARIETY OF APPROACHES AND PERSPECTIVES.
EN406997BIBLE FOR THE CLUELESS BUT CURIOUS,FINALLY, A GUIDE TO JEWISH WISDOMBRAVERMAN, NACHUMHAL BRISTER THIS BOOK WILL NOT TALK DOWN TO YOU FROM THE PULPIT OR MAKE YOU FEEL GUILTY. IT WON'T ASK YOU TO ACCEPT A BUNCH OF RELIGIOUS DOGMA ON BLIND FAITH AND IT WON'T PRETEND TO BE THE ONLY BOOK YOU'LL EVER NEED IF YOU WANT TO BE HAPPY. IT WILL PRESENT THE WISDOM OF THE BIBLE IN A FUN AND UNIQUELY INSIGHTFUL FASHION.
EN406999HOW YUSSEL CAUGHT THE GEFILTE FISHA SHABBOS STORYHERMAN, CHARLOTTEALICE SHEINMYUSSEL LOVES GEFILTE FISH, AND NOW HE IS OLD ENOUGH TO ACCOMPANY PAPA ON HIS FISHING TRIP TO CATCH FISH FOR THE SHABBOS MEAL. BUT NONE OF THE FISH THAT YUSSEL CATCHES ARE ROUND LIKE A BALL-AS HE IS SURE GEFILTE FISH MUST BE. 'DON'T WORRY,' SAYS PAPA 'YOUR MOTHER CAN WORK MIRACLES.'
EN407003STORIES OF DAVID BERGELSONYIDDISH SHORT FICTION FROM RUSSIABERGELSON, DAVIDJUDITH MENKENINNOVATIVE YIDDISH STYLIST BERGELSON, NOT WIDELY KNOWN TO ENGLISH-LANGUAGE READERS, WRITES OF THE DECLINING WORLD OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS, CAPTURING THE DREARINESS OF THE UNCOMMITTED LIFE. HIS CHARACTERS SUFFER FROM DESPAIR AND DEPRESSION AS A RESULT OF THE LOOSENING TIES OF THE SHTETL AND RELIGION. © 1996
EN407004BIALIKABERBACH, DAVIDAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANDAVID ABERBACH EXPLORES THE HISTORICAL, SOCIAL, AND LITERARY BACKGROUND TO CHAIM NACHMAN BIALIK'S (1873-1934) DEVELOPMENT AS A ROMANTIC-NATIONALIST POET, HIS AMBIVALENCE TOWARD THIS NATIONAL ROLE, HIS OBSESSION WITH INTENSELY PRIVATE THEMES, AND THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN THE PUBLIC FIGURE AND THE CONFESSIONAL LYRIC POET. © 1988
EN407006GETTING AWAY WITH MURDERENGEL, HOWARDMARIAN FELDINGERIN HIS MOST BAFFLING CASE YET, BENNY COOPERMAN IS 'ASKED' BY NOTORIOUS CRIME BOSS ABRAM WISE TO INVESTIGATE ATTEMPTS ON HIS LIFE. BENNY SOON FINDS HIMSELF ENTANGLED IN MORE CORRUPTION, VENGEANCE AND INTRIGUE THAN ONE EVER IMAGINED COULD EXIST IN THE SLEEPY TOWN OF GRANTHAM. © 1998
EN407007AMERICAN JEWVOICES FROM AN AMERICAN JEWISH COMMUNITYCOHN-SHERBOK, DAN; COHN-SHERBOK, LAVLILA STERN A SNAPSHOT OF CONTEMPORARY JEWISH LIVING AND EXPRESSION THROUGH THE MEDIUM OF A LARGE MIDWESTERN CITY WITH A POPULATION OF 40,000 JEWS. WHILE MANY OF THE INTERVIEWEES ARE NOT OBSERVANT JEWS, THEIR VALUES ARE JEWISH NONETHELESS. EVEN THE FORMER OWNER OF A STRIPTEASE JOINT PUTS ASIDE MONEY FOR CHARITY! © 1994
EN407008GREATEST JEWISH STORIES EVER TOLDPATTERSON, DAVIDMIMI GREENSTEINTHIS COLLECTION BRINGS TOGETHER BIBLICAL, TALMUDIC, MIDRASHIC, KABBALISTIC, FOLK, HASIDIC, AND MODERN TALES THAT WERE SELECTED FOR THEIR PROMINENCE WITHIN THE MANY TRADITIONS OF JEWISH LIFE. PRESENTED IN CATEGORIES THAT REFLECT THE HISTORY OF THEIR TELLING, THEY ARE PREFACED BY THE AUTHOR'S INSIGHTS AND PERSPECTIVES. © 1997
EN407009SMART JEWSTHE CONSTRUCTION OF THE IMAGE OF JEWISH SUPERIOR INTELLIGENCEGILMAN, SANDER L.MARK YOHALEMPSYCHOANALYST-TURNED-MEDICAL-HISTORIAN GILMAN OFFERS NEW INSIGHTS INTO THE QUESTION OF JEWISH 'SUPERIOR' INTELLIGENCE. IN HIS EXAMINATION OF A VAST ARRAY OF MATERIAL, THE ISSUE IS NOT WHETHER JEWS ARE SMARTER BUT HOW THIS IMAGE HAS SERVED THE PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SOCIAL
EN407011JERRY SEINFELDTHE ENTIRE DOMAINTRACY, KATHLEENJERRY O'NEILA COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE SERIES THAT CHANGED THE FACE OF TELEVISION AND AN IN-DEPTH BIOGRAPHY AND INSIGHTFUL RETROSPECTIVE. IT COVERS JERRY'S LIFE FROM CHILDHOOD TO HOLLYWOOD HUMOR MOGUL, OFFERING AN INTRIGUING LOOK INTO HIS PUBLIC PERSONA AND PRIVATE PERSONALITY, HIS DRIVES, AMBITIONS, AND LOVE LIFE. © 1998
EN407013FOR THE RELIEF OF UNBEARABLE URGESENGLANDER, NATHANSANDI SKODNIKTHE STORIES IN THIS VOLUME BY THE TWENTY-EIGHT YEAR OLD AUTHOR WHOSE WORKS HAVE APPEARED IN STORY MAGAZINE AND THE NEW YORKER ARE INVENTIVE AND OFTEN HAUNTING, STEEPED IN THE WEIGHT OF JEWISH HISTORY AND IN THE CUSTOMS OF ORTHODOX JEWISH LIFE. © 1999
EN407014REUNIONBLUEFARB, SAMRAMU DAMODARANTHE STORY OF AN OBSESSIVE AND TRAGIC LOVE AFFAIR BETWEEN A VETERAN ATTENDING UCLA ON THE GI BILL AND AN ENIGMATIC STUDENT FROM INDIA. THEIR LIVES HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY THE SECOND WORLD WAR AND THE IMMEDIATE POST-WAR YEARS, WHEN OLD MORES WERE BEING REPLACED BY NEW ATTITUDES. © 1998
EN407018GRIEF STREETADCOCK, THOMASBARRIE SNIDERNYPD DETECTIVE NEIL HOCKADAY AND HIS WIFE, RUBY, ARE DRAWN INTO A KILLER'S SAVAGE DESIGN WHEN THE FIRST VICTIM, A RABBI AND FRIEND OF THEIRS, IS KILLED BEFORE HIS CONGREGATION. AS HOCK INVESTIGATES, MORE BLOOD IS SPILLED, AND A TABLOID REPORTER CONNECTS THE MURDERS TO GRIEF STREET, A DISTURBING PLAY SENT TO RUBY BY ITS AUTHOR. © 1997
EN407019LATKES, LATKES GOOD TO EATA CHANUKAH STORYHOWLAND, NAOMIJERRY KOENIGSADIE AND HER FOUR YOUNGER BROTHERS LIVE IN A SMALL COTTAGE ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF A TINY VILLAGE. THEY ARE VERY POOR AND ALWAYS HUNGRY. ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF CHANUKAH, SADIE IS GIVEN A FRYING PAN THAT COOKS UP POTATO PANCAKES ON DEMAND. WHEN SADIE GOES OUT ON THE LAST DAY OF CHANUKAH SHE WARNS HER BROTHERS NOT TO TOUCH THE PAN, BUT... © 1999
EN407022ESCAPE ARTISTKATZ, JUDITHCHARLES ROEMERWHEN TUTSIK GOLDENBERG COMES TO WARSAW, CLAIMING TO BE A LONELY ARGENTINE DIAMOND MERCHANT IN SEARCH OF A WIFE, SOFIA TEITELBAUM'S PARENTS QUICKLY MAKE THE MATCH. IN BUENOS AIRES, SOFIA SOON DISCOVERS THAT TUTSIK HAS BIGGER, MORE DEVIOUS THINGS IN MIND THAN MARRIAGE, INCLUDING PROSTITUTION UNDER THE TUTELAGE OF HIS SISTER MADAME PERLE. © 1997
EN407024RED, WHITE, AND BLUEISAACS, SUSANFBI AGENT CHARLIE BLAIR AND GEN-X LAUREN MILLER ARE DRAWN TOGETHER BY A HATE CRIME AND THE FACT THAT THEY ARE ACTUALLY KIN, DESCENDANTS OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS WHO MET ON A BOAT ON THEIR WAY TO AMERICA. ISAACS NOT ONLY CHRONICLES THEIR INVESTIGATIONS INTO THE BRUTAL MURDER, BUT EXPLORES THEIR AMERICAN HERITAGE AS WELL. © 1998
EN407027LOVING TRUTH AND PEACETHE GRAND RELIGIOUS WORLDVIEW OF RABBI BENZION UZIELANGEL, MARC D.AUGUSTA ZIMMERMANRABBI ANGEL EXPOUNDS AND EXPANDS UPON THE THOUGHT AND PHILOSOPHY OF RABBI BENZION UZIEL WHO, AS THE FIRST SEPHARDIC CHIEF RABBI OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL AND ACKNOWLEDGED MASTER OF HALAKHA, PREACHED A MESSAGE OF MITZVOT, SUPPORT FOR THE IDEALS OF RELIGIOUS ZIONISM, AND LOVE AND CONCERN FOR ALL JEWS. © 1999
EN407031DISGRACEFUL AFFAIRLAMBLIN, BIANCASILVIA HORENSTEINBIANCA BIENENFELD, A 17-YEAR-OLD STUDENT, WAS SEDUCED BY HER PHILOSOPHY PROFESSOR, SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR, AND THEN PASSED ON TO DE BEAUVOIR'S PARTNER/LOVER JEAN-PAUL SARTRE. ABANDONED AFTER A YEAR, BIENENFELD-LAMBLIN RESUMED A PLATONIC FRIENDSHIP WITH DE BEAUVOIR AFTER WW II, AND THEY MET EVERY MONTH FOR FORTY YEARS. © 1996
EN407033GODA BIOGRAPHYMILES, JACKJERRY KOENIGWITHOUT FIGHTING CLASSICAL TRADITION, JACK MILES, A HISTORIAN, HAS ATTEMPTED TO TURN A TWO-HUNDRED-YEAR-OLD TRADITION OF HISTORICAL BIBLE SCHOLARSHIP INTO A WORK OF ART, WITH GOD AS THE PROTAGONIST. © 1995
EN407037GOD IN RUINSURIS, LEONAUDREY FLAMBERGSPANNING THE DECADES FROM WORLD WAR II TO THE 2008 PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN, THIS IS THE STORY OF QUINN PATRICK O'CONNELL, AN HONEST AND PRINCIPLED MAN ON THE BRINK OF BECOMING THE SECOND IRISH CATHOLIC PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. BUT QUINN IS A MAN WITH A SECRET BURIED OVER HALF A CENTURY THAT EVEN HE DOESN'T KNOW ABOUT. © 1999
EN407038MATZAH BALL SOUPROTHENBERG, JOANSHIRLEY RADCLIFFEVERY YEAR AT PASSOVER, ROSIE'S GRANDMA PUTS FOUR MATZAH BALLS IN EACH BOWL OF SOUP. BUT ROSIE WANTS TO KNOW, WHY DOES SHE NEED FOUR OF THEM? SO GRANDMA TELLS ROSIE THE HILARIOUS TALE OF THE FAMOUS MATZAH BALL CONTEST THAT OCCURRED MANY YEARS AGO, WHICH FOREVER CHANGED HER VIEW OF WHAT WAS MEANT BY THE BEST MATZAH BALL. © 1999
EN407041WHAT IS A JEW? (REVISED EDITION)KERTZER, MORRIS N., RABBIMAY BURROWS A REVISED AND UPDATED VERSION OF THE ORIGINAL TEXT WITH MUCH NEW MATERIAL ADDED. IT ADDRESSES MANY OF THE TRADITIONAL QUESTIONS AS WELL DISCUSSING NEWER CONCERNS, SUCH AS THE JEWISH ATTITUDE TOWARD FEMINISM AND WHY JEWS PERSIST IN REMEMBERING THE HOLOCAUST. FROM A NEPHEW OF THE ORIGINAL AUTHOR, WITH RABBI LAWRENCE A. HOFFMAN. © 1993
EN407046JEWISH HUMORWHAT THE BEST JEWISH JOKES SAY ABOUT THE JEWSTELUSHKIN, JOSEPH, RABBIJANET GILBERTTHE AUTHOR OF JEWISH LITERACY ANALYZES OVER ONE HUNDRED OF THE BEST JEWISH JOKES AND THROUGH THEM IDENTIFIES THE KEYSTONES OF JEWISH CHARACTER. THROUGH THE HUMOR, HE DESCRIBES HOW JEWS COPE WITH PERSECUTION AND DISCRIMINATION, HOW THEY HANDLE ANTI-SEMITISM, WHAT THEY THINK ABOUT SEX, AND HOW THEY HANDLE ASSIMILATION AND INTERMARRIAGE. © 1998
EN407048PARADISE, NEW YORKPOLLACK, EILEENLILA STERNWE FIRST MEET LUCY APPELBAUM, THE HEROINE OF PARADISE, NY, IN 1970, AS A NINE-YEAR-OLD GIRL ENJOYING HER FAMILY'S CATSKILL HOTEL, THE GARDEN OF EDEN. TEN YEARS LATER, HAVING FOUND NOTHING ELSE TO DISTINGUISH HERSELF, LUCY TRIES TO SAVE THE HOTEL BY CAPITALIZING ON A WAVE OF NOSTALGIA FOR THE BORSCHT BELT AND RUNNING THE HOTEL AS A SORT OF LIVING MUSEUM OF YIDDISH CULTURE. LUCY BATTLES HER GRANDMOTHER'S ATTEMPTS TO SABOTAGE LUCY'S SUCCESS, HER PARENTS' SUPERSTITIOUS FEARS OF ANYTHING THAT ATTRACTS ATTENTION TO THE JEWS, HER BROTHER'S CONTENTION THAT WHAT LUCY IS DOING IS MORE A MATTER OF EGO THAN AUTHENTIC RELIGIOUS FEELING, AND HER OWN AFFAIRS OF THE HEART. © 1998
EN407050REFUGEMICHAEL, SAMINAOMI ROSENBACHTHE TIME IS 1973, THE SETTING THE YOM KIPPUR WAR. COMMUNIST AND ZIONIST, ISRAELI ARAB, PALESTINIAN REFUGEE, AND ASHKENAZI JEW CLASH IN THIS STORY OF LOVE AND HATRED. MARDUCH, COMMUNIST SURVIVOR OF AN IRAQI PRISON (LIKE THE AUTHOR) AND ZIONIST BY DEFAULT, HAS GONE TO FIGHT FOR ISRAEL--THE COUNTRY THAT GAVE HIM REFUGE. WHEN MARDUCH'S WIFE IS ASKED TO SHELTER AN ARAB COMRADE SLATED FOR PREVENTIVE DETENTION, THE ANGUISH OF MORAL, POLITICAL, AND SEXUAL TENSIONS SURFACE. WHO IS GIVING WHOM REFUGE? WHERE DOES ONE'S LOYALTY LIE? © 1977
EN407051SHIP OF THE HUNTEDELBERG, YEHUDABETTY SMITHTHE WARSAW GHETTO IN 1943 IS NOTHING LIKE THE PREWAR VILLAGE OF DOMBROVKA. GOLDA, HER HUSBAND, SHIYA, AND THEIR THREE CHILDREN DO THE BEST THEY CAN. SHIYA AND ONE CHILD ARE SENT TO AUSCHWITZ. GOLDA IS TAKEN TO TREBLINKA, BUT ESCAPES AND WANDERS THE POLISH COUNTRYSIDE. HER SON YOSSEL, POSES AS A CHRISTIAN AND HIDES OUT WITH HIS YOUNGER SISTER ON A FARM, BUT EVEN THERE TRAGEDY AWAITS. AT THE END OF THE WAR, WHOEVER SURVIVES FROM THIS FAMILY WILL ATTEMPT THE DIFFICULT PASSAGE TO PALESTINE ON A "SHIP OF THE HUNTED." © 1997
EN407059SABBATHERLICH, JOSEFSYLVIA JACOBSSET IN THE POLISH-JEWISH SHTETL OF WOLBROM IN THE 1930S, WHERE THE AUTHOR SPENT HIS YOUTH, THIS STORY TELLS HOW FEIVEL AND HIS FAMILY OBSERVE THE SABBATH. IT DESCRIBES IN INTRICATE DETAIL THE RELIGIOUS OBSERVANCE AND FOLKWAYS OF THIS HOLIEST OF DAYS AS IT WAS PRACTICED FOR CENTURIES BY EUROPEAN JEWS AND BY THEIR ORTHODOX DESCENDANTS TODAY. EDITED BY HANA WIRTH-NESHER. © 1999
EN407063BRONSTEIN'S CHILDRENBECKER, JUREKBEVERLY STERNTHE AUTHOR HAS DEVISED SOMETHING BETWEEN STORY AND ALLEGORY TO EVOKE THE COLD GENERATIONAL MILLENIUM THAT SEPARATES A FATHER, WITH HIS CONCENTRATION CAMP MEMORIES, FROM A SON, ADRIFT IN A SOCIETY WITH NO MEMORIES WHATSOEVER. © 1999
EN407068RIVER MIDNIGHTNATTEL, LILIANBARBARA BEHAR FERBERIN BLASZKA, A FICTIONAL SHTETL NORTHWEST OF WARSAW, THE LIVES OF FOUR WOMEN ARE INTERTWINED. AS CHILDREN, THEY ROMPED IN THE WOODS. BUT NOW HANNA-LEYA IS THE BUTCHER'S MYSTERIOUSLY CHILDLESS BUT EFFICIENT WIFE WHO RELAXES BY BATHING IN THE RIVER. FEYGELE HAS A LARGE FAMILY, BUT HER OLDEST CHILD IS JAILED FOR POLITICAL ACTIVITY. ZISA-SARA DIES IN AMERICA; HER CHILDREN ARE SENT BACK TO BLASZKA, WHERE THEY MUST READJUST TO SHTETL LIFE. MISHA, THE TOWN MIDWIFE, DIVORCES HER HUSBAND AND THEN BECOMES PREGNANT HERSELF, BUT REFUSES TO REVEAL THE IDENTITY OF THE FATHER. THROUGH IT ALL, THE PEOPLE OF BLASZKA CLING TO THEIR TRADITIONS. © 1999
EN407069SHOW ME THE MAGICMAZURSKY, PAULGUY LEBOWOVER THE PAST THIRTY YEARS, PAUL MAZURSKY, WRITER, FILM DIRECTOR, ACTOR, AND PRODUCER, HAS ESTABLISHED HIMSELF AS ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST RESPECTED AND ADMIRED FILMMAKERS. HE TAKES US BEHIND THE SCENES OF SOME OF HIS GREATEST SUCCESSES AND PROVIDES VERY HUMAN PORTRAITS OF MANY OF HOLLYWOOD'S LEGENDS. OF COURSE, THERE IS PAUL MAZURSKY'S OWN STORY AS WELL. © 1999
EN407070VILLAGE OF A MILLION SPIRITSA NOVEL OF THE TREBLINKA UPRISINGMACMILLAN, IANBARIE W. SNIDERON AUGUST 2, 1943, PRISONERS OF TREBLINKA CONCENTRATION CAMP, ARMED WITH STOLEN GUNS AND GRENADES, ATTACKED THEIR GUARDS, SET FIRE TO THE "FACTORY OF DEATH," AND FLED INTO THE NEIGHBORING FOREST. TREBLINKA WAS A SECRET CAMP DESIGNED TO HIDE FROM HISTORY WHAT OCCURRED INSIDE ITS CONFINES. OF THE SIX HUNDRED PRISONERS WHO ESCAPED, ONLY FORTY LIVED, BUT THEIR SURVIVAL ENSURED THAT THE HORRORS THEY WITNESSED AND AN ACCOUNT OF THEIR DESPERATE REVOLT REACHED THE OUTSIDE WORLD. © 1999
EN407072VIKTOR FRANKL RECOLLECTIONSAN AUTOBIOGRAPHYFRANKL, VIKTOR E.SYLVIA ESTESTHE RENOWNED VIENNESE PSYCHIATRIST AND AUTHOR REVEALS THE WARMLY HUMAN SIDE OF A LIFE THAT HAS CONTRIBUTED SO MUCH TO THE EVOLUTION OF PSYCHIATRIC SCIENCE. DURING WWII, FRANKL LOST HIS WIFE AND IMMEDIATE FAMILY AND WAS HIMSELF IN FOUR CONCENTRATION CAMPS. THROUGH HIS BELIEFS HE WAS ABLE TO TRIUMPH OVER THE CAMPS AND TO REBUILD HIS PROFESSIONAL AND PRIVATE LIFE IN POSTWAR VIENNA. © 1997
EN407073ONE-HANDED PIANISTSTAVANS, ILANISABELLE RUBINPRESENTING INTENSE EXPLORATIONS OF JEWISH LIFE AND IDENTITY IN THE HISPANIC WORLD, STAVANS STORIES FEATURE INDIVIDUALS WHO RELENTLESSLY INVESTIGATE SPIRITUALITY BEYOND THE REALM OF ORTHODOX RELIGION. SOME OF THE EIGHT STORIES MIX AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND FANTASY AND OTHERS MELD JEWISH MYSTICISM, THRILLER, FICTION AND MEDITATIONS ON SEXUALITY, LOVE, GOD AND THE ROOTS OF ANTI-SEMITISM. © 1996
EN407074OXFORD BOOK OF HEBREW SHORT STORIESABRAMSON, GLENDA, ED.ETHEL E. MADUROTHIS COLLECTION OF HEBREW SHORT STORIES CONTAINS THE WORKS OF THE GREAT MODERN HEBREW PROSE WRITERS (EXCEPT FOR AGNON) IN EUROPE AND ISRAEL. THE SORROWS AND PROBLEMS OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE IN THEIR EXILE AND RETURN ARE COMBINED WITH WORKS OF PERSONAL ANGUISH AND HAPPINESS TO REVEAL THE GREAT SCOPE OF HEBREW LITERATURE.
EN407076HOUDINITHE CAREER OF EHRICH WEISSSILVERMAN, KENNETHMOLLY STARKSILVERMAN'S ACCOUNT OF THE GREAT MAGICIAN AND ESCAPE ARTIST PROVIDES MORE DETAIL THAN PREVIOUS BIOGRAPHIES ABOUT HOUDINI'S EARLY YEARS, SHOWING HOW EHRICH WEISS, A SCRAPPY JEWISH KID FROM WISCONSIN, ENDURED A GRUELING APPRENTICESHIP IN VAUDEVILLE AS AN ACROBAT, MAGICIAN, AND MEDICINE-SHOW SHILL TO BECOME THE MOST FAMOUS PERFORMER OF HIS AGE. © 1996
EN407079IN THE YEAR 1096THE FIRST CRUSADE AND THE JEWSCHAZAN, ROBERTSHIRLEY RADCLIFFCHAZAN RELATES STORIES OF CHRISTIAN ENEMIES, BUT ALSO OF CHRISTIAN FRIENDS, AND OF JEWISH MARTRYS, BUT ALSO OF JEWISH NEGOTIATORS AND CONVERTS. HE DEVOTES THE SECOND HALF OF THE BOOK TO TRACING VARIOUS EVENTS THROUGH THE SUBSEQUENT NINE CENTURIES OF JEWISH HISTORY. © 1996
EN407080SECRET BOOK OF GRAZIA DEI ROSSIPARK, JACQUELINEKEN STEARTINSPIRED BY AN ACTUAL LETTER, JACQUELINE PARK OFFERS US A LOOK AT RENAISSANCE ITALY THROUGH THE EYES OF GRAZIA DEI ROSSI. HEIRESS TO A JEWISH BANKING DYNASTY, SECRETARY TO THE WORLD-RENOWNED ISABELLA D'ESTE, MARRIED TO THE POPE'S JEWISH PHYSICIAN AND LOVER OF THE CHRISTIAN LORD GONZAGA, DEI ROSSI IS SUSPENDED BETWEEN TWO CULTURES, FORCED TO CHOOSE BETWEEN TWO MEN AND TWO WORLDS. © 1997
EN407082WOMAN AT THE WINDOWBIBLICAL TALES OF OPPRESSION AND ESCAPEASCHKENASY, NEHAMASHIRLEY RADCLIFFTHE IMAGE OF THE WOMAN AT THE WINDOW IS PREVALENT IN THE ARTS OF THE ANCIENT NEAR EAST AND HAS SUGGESTED INTERPRETATIONS RANGING FROM SEXUAL AVAILIBILITY TO FRUSTRATED CURIOSITY. NEHAMA ASCHKENASY NOW INVITES A REINTERPRETATION OF THIS CLASSIC IMAGE, SEEING IN A MYTHIC REPRESENTATION OF ANCIENT WOMAN'S SPATIAL CONSTRICTION AND HER REMOVAL FROM THE ARENA OF HISTORY. © 1998
EN407083JEWISH WARREICH, TOVAMARILYN WEINSTOCKFORMER BRONX SOCIAL WORKER JERRY GOLDBERG HAS BECOME YEHUDI HAGOEL, CULT LEADER OF A BAND OF AMERICAN JEWISH ZEALOTS WHO ESTABLISH A SHORT-LIVED SECESSIONIST KINGDOM ON ISRAEL'S WEST BANK. JOINING HIM IN THIS DOOMED QUEST ARE HIS THREE WIVES, A COMRADE FROM BROOKLYN AND OTHER FANATICS WILLING TO DIE FOR THEIR CAUSE. © 1995
EN407085ANGEL MAXGLASSGOLD, PETERRAYMA FELDMANAS A YOUNG CHILD IN KOVNO, MAX PETROVICH KRAFT HAD A CLEAR VISION OF HIS OWN FUTURE AND OF THE WONDERFUL ADVENTURES HE WAS GOING TO HAVE IN AMERICA. HE MOVES TO NEW YORK, WHERE A SOUND MARRIAGE AND AN EQUALLY SOUND BUSINESS VENTURE MAKE THE AMERICAN DREAM IMMEDIATELY COME TRUE. BUT THERE IS THE OTHER SIDE OF THE FAMILY: REVOLUTIONARY STEPSISTERS, A VIOLENT HALF BROTHER, AND AN ANARCHIST COUSIN. THEY ARE IN AND OUT OF MAX'S LIFE, AND HE BECOMES AN "ANGEL" FOR THE CAUSE, A LITTLE OUT OF SYMPATHY, BUT MORE TO KEEP THEM AT A DISTANCE. © 1998
EN407088JOLSONTHE LEGEND COMES TO LIFEGOLDMAN, HERBERT G.AARON NORDWINDAL JOLSON IS PROBABLY BEST REMEMBERED FOR THE FILM "THE JAZZ SINGER." BUT IN HIS TIME, HE WAS AN IMMENSELY POPULAR PERFORMER WHOSE GIFT WAS THE ABILITY TO COMMUNICATE MAGICALLY WITH LIVE AUDIENCES. COMPREHENSIVELY RESEARCHED AND WRITTEN, GOLDMAN DETAILS JOLSON'S COMPLEX LIFE AND MULTIFACETED CAREER, FROM EARLY BEGINNINGS AS A STREET PERFORMER. © 1988
EN407089IRVING BERLINA LIFE IN SONGFURIA, PHILIPMARTIN KLEINWALDMUSICAL THEATER HISTORIAN PHILIP FURIA PORTRAYS THE MUSICAL LIFE OF ONE OF AMERICA'S MOST BELOVED COMPOSERS. WITH ACCESS TO THE IRVING BERLIN ARCHIVES, HE BRINGS FORTH NEW INFORMATION ON HOW THE SONGS WERE CREATED AND RELATES THIS PROCESS TO THE IMPORTANT EVENTS IN THE COMPOSER'S LIFE. HE CALLS THE RESULTING BIOGRAPHY A "LIFE IN SONG" BECAUSE BERLIN DREW ON HIS ENTIRE LIFE'S EXPERIENCES IN CREATING HIS MUSIC. © 1998
EN407093LIONHEARTSHEROES OF ISRAELBAR-ZOHAR, MICHAEL, ED.SILVIA HORENSTEININ EVERY GENERATION AND ON EVERY BATTLEFIELD THAT MARKS THE HISTORY OF MODERN ISRAEL, HEROES HAVE RISEN WITH THE COURAGE TO TAKE THE LEAD. THIS BOOK IS DEDICATED TO THESE EXTRAORDINARY PERSONALITIES AS WELL AS EVERYDAY PEOPLE WHO FELL IN COMBAT OR ON ISRAEL'S SECRET FRONTS AND TO THOSE STILL ALIVE TODAY. © 1998
EN407097GREAT JEWISH FAMILIESLYMAN, DARRYLSYLVIA ESTESTHE BRONFMANS, DAYANS, REICHMANNS, MAIMONS, AND ROTHSCHILDS ARE JUST SOME OF THE MORE THAN EIGHTY GREAT JEWISH FAMILIES WHOSE STORIES ARE TOLD IN THIS VOLUME. LYMAN PRESENTS A BIOGRAPHICAL OVERVIEW OF EACH FAMILY AND THEN FOCUSES ON EACH NOTABLE FAMILY MEMBER, DEMONSTRATING HOW THE TIGHTLY-KNIT JEWISH FAMILY UNIT HAS INSPIRED ITS MEMBERS TO REACH FOR GREATNESS. © 1997
EN407104HITLER'S WILLING EXECUTIONERSORDINARY GERMANS AND THE HOLOCAUSTGOLDHAGEN, DANIEL JONAHSTEVEN SPRARAGENOLDHAGEN ORIGINALLY WROTE THIS BOOK AS A DOCTORAL DISSERTATION AT HARVARD. IN IT, HE ENDEAVORS TO SHOW THAT THE COMMON APOLOGIA FOR THE GERMANS - THAT HITLER "BRAINWASHED" THEM - IS NONSENSE AND THAT MOST GERMANS GAVE THEIR ACTIVE CONSENT TO GENOCIDE. THE BOOK ENDS WITH A DETAILED NOTES SECTION AND AN APPENDIX THAT EXPLAINS THE CORRECT METHODOLOGY FOR STUDYING THE NAZI PERIOD. © 1996
EN407107SHUKI'S UPSIDE-DOWN DREAMGANZ, YAFFADAN SHTEINGARTSHUKI'S STRANGE DREAM HELPS HIM TO LOOK AT HIS ELDERLY AUNT IN A NEW LIGHT. © 1986
EN407108FOUR MOTHERSHORN, SHIFRALILA STERNSHIFRA HORN'S NOVEL TELLS THE STORY OF FOUR GENERATIONS OF WOMEN IN ONE FAMILY AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS IN JERUSALEM. THE STORY BEGINS WITH AMAL, OF THE FIFTH GENERATION, WHO IS DESPONDENT OVER HER HUSBAND'S DESERTION AFTER THE BIRTH OF HER SON. HER MOTHER, GRANDMOTHER AND GREAT-GRANDMOTHER ARE OVERJOYED, BECAUSE THE BIRTH OF A HEALTHY BOY MEANS THAT THEIR FAMILY'S LONG CURSE HAS BEEN BROKEN - THERE IS NO DAUGHTER TO INHERIT IT. COME, LISTEN, THEY SAY TO AMAL, LISTEN TO THE STORY OF THE CURSE THAT FORESHADOWED EVERY FATHER'S DISAPPEARANCE. BE COMFORTED BY YOUR "FOUR MOTHERS." © 1999
EN407109SECOND HAND SMOKEROSENBAUM, THANEPETER JONESMILA KATZ LIVES BY THE WITS BY WHICH SHE SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST; HER SON GROWS UP TO BE A NAZI-HUNTER. BUT IN A SERIES OF DEATHBED CONFESSIONS TO HER NURSES, SHE REVEALS THE EXISTANCE OF ANOTHER SON, ABANDONED IN POLAND. MILA'S AMERICAN-BORN SON LEARNS OF HIS HALF-BROTHER'S EXISTENCE AND DECIDES TO TRAVEL TO POLAND TO FIND HIM. TOGETHER THE BROTHERS RETRACE THE FAMILY'S DERAILED PATH, WALKING AMONG THE GHOSTS OF THE HOLOCAUST, CONFRONTING REAL AND IMAGINERY DEMONS. © 1999
EN407110REDEMPTIONFAST, HOWARDSTEVE SHERWHEN IKE GOLDMAN, A RETIRED LAW PROFESSOR AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY, DISSUADES A MUCH YOUNGER WOMAN FROM COMMITTING SUICIDE, HE NEVER SUSPECTS THAT HIS SELFLESS ACTION WILL LEAD TO LOVE AND THE POSSIBLE DEFENSE OF A WOMAN WHO IS ACCUSED OF MURDERING HER ABUSIVE EX-HUSBAND. EVENTUALLY HE MUST CHOOSE BETWEEN FOLLOWING HIS HEART OR THE LOSS OF HIS FAITH IN LOVE. © 1999
EN407111MADELEINE ALBRIGHTA TWENTIETH-CENTURY ODYSSEYDOBBS, MICHAELSPENCER RAINESHE WAS BORN MARIA JANA KORBELOVA IN PRAGUE, JUST BEFORE THE OUTBREAK OF WORLD WAR II, THE FIRST CHILD OF CZECH JEWISH PARENTS. ALMOST SIXTY YEARS LATER MADELINE KORBEL ALBRIGHT WAS SWORN IN AS THE FIRST WOMAN SECRETARY OF STATE IN THE UNITED STATES. MICHAEL DOBBS, A WASHINGTON POST REPORTER, PIECES TOGETHER THE FASCINATING LIVES OF SEVERAL GENERATIONS OF ALBRIGHT'S ANCESTORS, REVEALING A JEWISH FAMILY'S RECURRING QUEST FOR ASSIMILATION (HER PARENTS RAISED HER AND HER SIBLINGS AS CATHOLICS) AS THEY MOVED FROM AN EASTERN EUROPEAN GHETTO TO THE CORRIDORS OF POWER IN WASHINGTON. © 1999
EN407112FROM A SEALED ROOMKADISH, RACHELWENDY GOULSTONIN THIS DEBUT NOVEL, THREE WOMEN, AN ISRAELI, HER AMERICAN COUSIN, AND AN ELDERLY HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, ARE TRAPPED BY DIFFERENT CIRCUMSTANCES YET UNITED IN THEIR DESIRE FOR LIBERATION. ©
EN407114PINK SLIPCIRESI, RITASUSAN WITTYLISA DIODETTO'S MOTHER WANTS HER TO GET MARRIED, BUT LISA IS NOT YET READY. LOOKING FOR A FRESH START, LISA JOINS THE EDITORIAL DEPARTMENT OF A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY AND PROCEEDS, ON COMPANY TIME, TO WRITE A NOVEL THAT POKES FUN AT CORPORATE LIFE. ENTER HER MAIN CHARACTER: EBEN STRAUSS. A MAN OF OLD-FASHIONED MANNERS WHO SHOULD STEER CLEAR OF LISA. OF COURSE, LOGIC AND LOVE RARELY GO HAND IN HAND. IT'S BAD ENOUGH THAT LISA AND STRAUSS HAVE TO KEEP THEIR ENSUING AFFAIR A SECRET FROM EVERYONE AT WORK. BUT WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THEY KEEP SECRETS FROM EACH OTHER AND TELL LIES TO THEMSELVES? © 1999
EN407118SIMON'S FAMILYA NOVEL OF TWO FAMILIESFREDRIKSSON, MARIANNEELLEN DAVIDEVER SINCE CHILDHOOD, SIMON LARSSON HAS STRUGGLED WITH THE FEELING THAT SOMETHING FROM HIS PAST IS NOT QUITE RIGHT. DESPITE HIS PARENTS' SIMPLE LIVES, HISTORY FORCES THEM TO CONCEAL A SHATTERING SECRET FROM SIMON-ONE THAT, IF EVER REVEALED, THREATENS TO DESTROY THEM ALL. AS THE SHADOW OF WORLD WAR II FALLS OVER EUROPE, SIMON FORMS A FRIENDSHIP WITH A JEWISH CLASSMATE. IT IS A RELATIONSHIP THAT WILL FOREVER CHANGE BOTH THEIR LIVES, AS THE LARSSONS AND LENTOVS ARE IRREVOCABLY DRAWN TOGETHER TO CREATE A MAKESHIFT FAMILY ALL THEIR OWN. © 1988
EN407119YOUNG HEROES OF THE BIBLEA BOOK FOR FAMILY SHARINGDOUGLAS, KIRKGUY LEBOW IN FIVE STORIES FROM THE BIBLE AND THE MIDRASH, ACTOR AND AUTHOR KIRK DOUGLASS EXAMINES HOW THE GREATEST BIBLICAL CHARACTERS PERFORMED DEEDS OF HEROISM EVEN AT YOUNG AGES. IN TELLING THESE TIMELESS STORIES, DOUGLAS REMEMBERS HIS OWN CHILDHOOD IN AMSTERDAM, NEW YORK, WHERE HE FIRST HEARD THEM IN SUNDAY SCHOOL, AND HOW THEY AFFECTED HIM THROUGHOUT HIS CHILDHOOD AND HIS LONG CAREER IN HOLLYWOOD. © 1999
EN407122BERNHARDHOFFMAN, YOELTERRIS KO, EILEEN DACEYBERNHARD, A GERMAN-JEWISH WIDOWER IN THE 1940S, IS DEVASTATED BY THE LOSS OF HIS WIFE. AS HE DISCONSOLATELY WALKS THE STREETS OF JERUSALEM, HE TRIES TO COME TO TERMS WITH HIS GRIEF AND THE DISASTERS OF W W II. © 1998
EN407123ACTIVIST'S DAUGHTERBACHE, ELLYNJULIE RATNERREJECTING ALL ATTEMPTS BY HER LIBERAL JEWISH FAMILY TO INTEREST HER IN SOCIAL JUSTICE, BERYL ROSINSKY BELIEVES SHE'S ESCAPED THEIR INFLUENCE WHEN SHE ENTERS THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AS A FRESHMAN. THERE, INEVITABLY, SHE WITNESSES THE RACISM AND BIGOTRY THAT ARE INTERTWINE WITH THE GENTILITY AND SOCIAL PROPRIETY OF THE SOUTH. LONGING TO FIT IN, BERYL NEVERTHELESS EMPATHIZES WITH THE PAIN OF THOSE WHO DON'T. MEANWHILE, HER FAMILY PERIODICALLY URGES HER TO REMAIN FAITHFUL TO HER RELIGIOUS HERITAGE. OUTWARDLY, BERYL REMAINS RESOLUTELY UNINVOLVED UNTIL THE DAY SHE REACTS INSTINCTIVELY TO AN ACT OF PURE MEANNESS AND FINDS SHE'S TAKEN THE FIRST STEP TOWARD ACTIVISM. © 1997
EN407124DINK THAT STOPPED THE CLOCKHALPERN, CHAIKYHELEN STEWARTAN ADVENTURE IN THE LAND OF MIROOP, WHERE QUEEN OOTZ-ROOTZ IS IN A HURRY TO PREPARE FOR SHABBOS. © 1985
EN407126NAZI OFFICER'S WIFEHOW ONE JEWISH WOMAN SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUSTBEER, EDITH HAHN; DWORKIN, SUSANARLINE KEMPNEREDITH HAHN WAS A YOUNG WOMAN STUDYING LAW IN VIENNA WHEN THE GESTAPO FORCED HER AND HER MOTHER INTO A GHETTO. EDITH WAS TAKEN AWAY TO A LABOR CAMP, AND, WHEN SHE RETURNED HOME MONTHS LATER, SHE FOUND HER MOTHER HAD BEEN DEPORTED. KNOWING SHE WOULD BECOME A HUNTED WOMAN, EDITH WENT UNDERGROUND. USING A CHRISTIAN FRIEND'S IDENTITY PAPERS, SHE FLED TO MUNICH WHERE SHE MET WERNER VETTER, A NAZI PARTY MEMBER WHO FELL IN LOVE WITH HER. DESPITE HER PROTESTS AND EVEN HER EVENTUAL CONFESSION THAT SHE WAS JEWISH, HE MARRIED HER AND KEPT HER IDENTITY A SECRET. DESPITE THE RISK IT POSED TO HER LIFE, EDITH CREATED A REMARKABLE RECORD OF SURVIVAL WHICH IS NOW PART OF THE PERMANENT COLLECTION AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM IN WASHINGTON, D.C. © 1999
EN407131JUPITER'S BONESKELLERMAN, FAYEJERRY O'NEILDR. EMIL GANZ WAS CONSIDERED A WORLD-RENOWNED PROFESSOR OF ASTROPHYSICS, WHEN HE DISAPPEARED WITHOUT WARNING HE VANISHED, ONLY TO REAPPEAR TEN YEARS LATER AS "FATHER JUPITER," THE FOUNDER OF A PSEUDOSCIENTIFIC CULT. SUDDENLY THE AGING CHARISMATIC LEADER IS FOUND DEAD, AND LAPD LIEUTENANT PETER DECKER INVESTIGATES WITH HIS TEAM AND THE SUPPORT OF HIS WIFE, RINA. SOON THE ORDER TURNS VIOLENT, ERUPTING INTO MAYHEM SO DEADLY THAT IT THREATENS NOT ONLY THE LIVES OF IT ADULT MEMBERS BUT ALSO SCORES OF HELPLESS, INNOCENT CHILDREN. © 1999
EN407132TURBULENT SOULSA CATHOLIC SON'S RETURN TO HIS JEWISH FAMILYDUBNER, STEPHEN J.AUDREY FLAMBERGTHE YOUNGEST OF EIGHT CHILDREN, STEPHEN DUBNER GREW UP IN A FAMILY THAT WAS INDUSTRIOUS, RAMBUNCTIOUS, AND ABOVE ALL, CATHOLIC. HIS PARENTS WERE TRUE BELIEVERS, THEIR FAITH EXTENDING TO EVERY CORNER OF THEIR LIVES. BUT THEY WERE ALSO JEWISH CONVERTS WHO FELL IN LOVE WITH CATHOLICISM AND THEN WITH EACH OTHER. BY THE TIME STEPHEN WAS BORN, THEIR PASTS HAD BEEN LOCKED AWAY. ONLY WHEN DUBNER REACHED HIS TWENTIES DID HE DISCOVER HIS PARENTS' EXTRAORDINARY STORY, A STORY FULL OF BITTER ESTRANGEMENTS, HARD-FOUGHT TRIUMPHS, AND DEEP SECRETS. IN EXCAVATING THE STORY, HE FELT THE TUG OF THE RELIGION HIS PARENTS HAD ABANDONED AND BEGAN TO PURSUE IT AS VIGOROUSLY AS THEY HAD PURSUED THEIR ADOPTED FAITH. © 1998
EN407134HAPPINESSFORMULAS, STORIES AND INSIGHTSPLISKIN, ZELIG, RABBILEA GREENBERGEVERYONE WANTS IT. FEW PEOPLE HAVE IT. MANY PEOPLE THINK HAPPINESS IS A WINNING LOTTERY TICKET. IT'S NOT. RABBI PLISKIN DISCUSSES WHERE TO FIND IT - AND HOW! IT'S EVERYWHERE, HE EXPLAINS. EVEN BETTER, IT'S WITHIN OURSELVES, IF WE ONLY KNOW HOW TO MINE IT. © 1999
EN407143BETTELHEIMA LIFE AND A LEGACYSUTTON, NINAJEROME BROOKMANIN HIS LIFETIME (1903-1990), BRUNO BETTELHEIM WAS REGARDED AS AN AUTHORITY ON CHILDREARING AND A PIONEER OF PSYCHOANALYSIS. HIS PROLIFIC WRITINGS RANGED FROM HIS EXPERIENCES AS A SURVIVOR OF NAZI CONCENTRATION CAMPS TO THE FREUDIAN INTERPRETATION OF FAIRY TALES. DURING HIS 29 YEARS AS DIRECTOR OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO'S ORTHOGENIC SCHOOL, BETTELHEIM DEVELOPED A UNIQUE FORM OF MILIEU THERAPY, CLAIMING A HIGH RATE OF SUCCESS WITH EMOTIONALLY DISTURBED AND AUSTISTIC CHILDREN. AFTER HIS SUICIDE, FORMER STUDENTS DENOUNCED HIM AS BRUTAL, AND CRITICS ACCUSED HIM OF PLAGIARISM, QUESTIONING HIS TRAINING AND QUALIFICATIONS. IN THIS FIRST BIOGRAPHY, SUTTON, A JOURNALIST AND FRENCH CORRESPONDENT FOR NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO, ASSESSES THE LIFE AND WORK OF THIS CONTRADICTORY GENIUS. © 1996
EN407146DIVING ROCK ON THE HUDSONROTH, HENRYCHRIS BASKOUSIN THIS SECOND VOLUME OF THE SERIES, MERCY OF A RUDE STREAM, ROTH REVEALS A SECRET THAT WAS SURELY ONE OF THE REASONS FOR HIS 60-YEAR WRITING BLOCK. HERE, HIS ALTER EGO, IRA STIGMAN, MAKES A SHOCKING DISCLOSURE: A LONG INTERVAL OF INCEST WITH HIS YOUNGER SISTER, AS WELL AS THE SEDUCTION OF A YOUNGER COUSIN. AS THE AUTHOR/NARRATOR CONTINUES TO BARE HIS SOUL TO HIS COMPUTER, ECCLESIASTES, READERS CAN BEGIN TO UNDERSTAND THE REMORSE, GUILT AND MENTAL ANGUISH THAT FOR A LONG TIME PREVENTED ROTH FROM THINKING OR WRITING ABOUT THE EVENTS THAT FORM THE BASIS FOR HIS FICTION. HE ALSO GIVES A HAUNTING DESCRIPTION OF A VANISHED SOCIAL CLASS, THE FIRST GENERATION OF AMERICAN CHILDREN OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS FROM EUROPEAN SHTETLS, LIVING IN BLEAK TENEMENTS, AWARE THEY ARE CRUDE AND UNCOUTH BY THE STANDARDS OF AMERICAN SOCIETY. © 1995
EN407147MURDER ON A KIBBUTZA COMMUNAL CASEGUR, BATYAPATRICIA LAVIN, HELEN SCHNEIDERTHE MURDER BY POISON OF OSNAT HAREL, BEAUTIFUL AND FORCEFUL KIBBUTZ SECRETARY, IS A MOST DISTURBING ONE. TOLD REPEATEDLY THAT "ONE WHO HASN'T LIVE ON A KIBBUTZ CAN'T POSSIBLY UNDERSTAND LIFE THERE," MICHAEL OHAYON, NOW HEAD OF THE NATIONAL DIVISION'S DEPARTMENT FOR INVESTIGATION OF SERIOUS CRIMES, BECOMES EVER MORE DETERMINED TO PENETRATE THE SPIRIT OF THIS WORLD HE MUST INVESTIGATE. DEFYING HIS COMMANDER'S ORDERS. OHAYON WORKS ALONE, CONVINCED THAT ONLY THROUGH DELICATE PROBING OF KIBBUTZ LIFE WILL HE UNCOVER THE MOTIVES BEHIND THIS STRANGE HOMICIDE. © 1991
EN407154LAST LULLABYPOETRY FROM THE HOLOCAUSTKRAMER, AARON, ED. ELLEN DAVIDTHE WORKS COLLECTED HERE INCLUDE POEMS BY EUROPEANS AND RUSSIANS WHO ATTAINED RECOGNITION AS PUBLISHED WRITERS, AS WELL AS POEMS AND SONGS BY PEOPLE WHO NEVER INTENDED TO BECOME POETS BUT WHO WERE DRIVEN TO EXPRESS THE UNBEARABLE EMOTIONS AROUSED BY THE HORRORS OF THE NAZI ERA. SOME OF THE POEMS ARE THE PRAYERS OF MARTYRS AND THE ELEGIES OF MOURNERS. TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BY THE EDITOR. © 1998
EN407157BAKER'S DOZEN #10DO NOT DISTURBSTEIN, AIDELHELEN STEWARTTHE PROBLEM WITH BEING A QUINTUPLET IS THAT YOU NEVER SEEM TO HAVE ANY PRIVACY, SO DINI DECIDES TO TAKE MATTERS INTO HER OWN HANDS. MEANWHILE, THE BAKER BOYS ARE IN HOT WATER OF THEIR OWN. IT TAKES AN EMERGENCY TRIP TO THE HOSPITAL AND A LONG, LONG NIGHT TO BRING THEM ALL BACK TO THEIR SENSES - AND BACK TOGETHER AGAIN. © 1993
EN407161DREAMS OF GOLDORDE, LEWISLAURA SPERBERFLEEING FROM LIVES OF DRUDGERY AND THE DOMINATION OF THEIR AVARICIOUS UNCLE, YOUNG ORPHANS NATHAN AND LEONORA SOLOMON EMIGRATE FROM LONDON TO NEW ORLEANS IN 1851. A FATEFUL ENCOUNTER WITH A NEW ORLEANS COTTON MERCHANT DRAWS THE COUSINS INTO AN ASSIMILATED JEWISH FAMILY AND PLUNGES THEM INTO A HIGH-SPIRITED AND OPULENT WAY OF LIFE. DESPITE THE PREJUDICE THAT DOGS THEIR LIVES, THE FAMILY THRIVES, AND LEONORA RECLAIMS HER JEWISH HERITAGE IN A MOVE TO ATLANTA AFTER THE CIVIL WAR. © 1993
EN407168JEWISH SCI-FI STORIES FOR CHILDRENPETERSEIL, YAACOV, ED.HOWELL MAYERSIX STORIES ABOUT JEWISH KIDS, COMBINING JEWISH THEMES WITH SCIENCE FICTION OR FANTASY: A BOY CREATES A CLONE OF HIMSELF TO FILL IN AT BAR-MITZVAH LESSONS; A JEWISH CHILD MAGICALLY HEALS AN INJURED NAZI; RABBI BARUCH ROGERS IS A JEWISH SPOOF OF BUCK ROGERS. ASSUMES SOME FAMILIARITY WITH ORTHODOX LIFE AND JEWISH MYSTICISM. © 1999
EN407174GLASS HEARTSPAUL, TERRITONY MEEKERSERENE'S FATHER HAS VANISHED FROM THEIR SMALL HUNGARIAN VILLAGE IN 1913, LEAVING HIS BELEAGUERED JEWISH FAMILY TO FEND FOR THEMSELVES IN A TIME OF DANGER AND DISRUPTION. THE VALUES AND BELIEFS OF HER TIGHTLY KNIT FAMILY CONFLICT WITH THOSE OF THE SOCIETY WHICH IS UNRAVELING AROUND HER. WORLD WAR I FORCES THE FAMILY TO FLEE; THEY RETURN AFTER THE WAR TO FIND THEIR VILLAGE DESTROYED. SERENE MUST LEAVE IT BEHIND, WITH ITS GHOSTS, CHARMS AND DREAMS, AND START ANEW, IN A NEW COUNTRY. AS SHE AGES FROM 5 TO 11, SHE COPES BY USING DREAMS AND VISIONS TO RECOVER HER FATHER. © 1999
EN407176SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCESSIEGEL, SHELDONAUDREY FLAMBERGMEET MIKE DAILEY, EX-PRIEST, EX-PUBLIC DEFENDER, AND EX-HUSBAND. AND AS OF YESTERDAY, EX-PARTNER AT SIMPSON & GATES, ONE OF SAN FRANCISCO'S MOST PROMINENT LAW FIRMS. TODAY HE'S OUT ON HIS OWN, SETTING UP A PRIVATE PRACTICE ON THE WRONG SIDE OF TOWN. THEN HIS BEST FRIEND AND FORMER COLLEAGUE IS CHARGED WITH A BRUTAL DOUBLE MURDER. DALEY HAS HIS FIRST CLIENT AND IS INSTANTLY CATAPULTED INTO A HIGH PROFILE CASE INVOLVING THE PRESTIGIOUS LAW FIRM THAT JUST BOOTED HIM. © 2000
EN407179REVISIONISTSCHULMAN, HELENMARION FELDINGERDR. DAVID HERSHLEDER, A BRILLIANT BUT TORTURED JEWISH NEUROLOGIST, IS THROWN OUT OF THE HOUSE BY HIS SHIKSA WIFE. IN ORDER TO AVOID THE CRUSHING WEIGHT OF HIS LOSS, HE EMBARKS ON A RESEARCH PROJECT INVOLVING A HOLOCAUST DENIER. HE BECOMES MORE AND MORE OBSESSED AND, WITH THE HELP OF TWO ODDBALL BUDDIES FROM COLLEGE, HE FINDS AND CONFRONTS A REVISIONIST IN PARIS AND IN THE PROCESS CONFRONTS HIMSELF, EXPLODING THE LIES HE HAS CONSTRUCTED HIS OWN LIFE AROUND. © 1998
EN407180TALMUDIC IMAGESSTEINSALTZ, ADIN, RABBISARENE MEYERSTHIS VOLUME IS NOT INTENDED AS A HISTORY OF THE SAGES, NOR DOES IT ATTEMPT TO DESCRIBE THEIR DIFFERENT SCHOOLS OF THOUGHT. STEINSALTZ'S INTENTION IS TO BRING THEM TO LIFE BY PROVIDING A SKETCH OF THEIR PERSONALITIES, NOT ONLY AS THINKERS AND SCHOLARS, BUT ALSO AS HUMAN BEINGS. © 1997
EN407182GARDEN, ASHESKIS, DANILOTANYA SHERMANIN YUGOSLAVIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR, YOUNG ANDI SCHAM AND HIS BELEAGUERED FAMILY ARE CONSTANTLY MOVING, SEARCHING FOR REFUGE. FROM HIS MEMORIES EMERGES THE WONDROUS STORY OF HIS FATHER, EDUARD SCHAM, THE WANDERING JEW: A MAN WHO RECEDES FROM LIFE AND THEN DISAPPEARS IN THE HOLOCAUST. ANDI'S SEARCH FOR HIS FATHER IS A POETIC AND LYRICAL REMEMBRANCE OF THINGS PAST. © 1975
EN407184IL DUCE'S OTHER WOMANCANNISTRARO, PHILIP; SULLIVAN, BRIANSYLVIA LEVINSONA PERSON OF EXCEPTIONAL ERUDITION AND CULTURE, MARGHERITE SARFATTI (1880-1961) WAS THE ITALIAN DICTATOR'S LOVER, POLITICAL ADVISOR AND INTELLECTUAL MENTOR. THE AUTHORS REVEAL HOW, IN THE PERIOD FOLLOWING THE GREAT WAR, THE TWO COMBINED THEIR SOCIALIST IDEALS AND FIERCE NATIONALISM TO FORGE A REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT - FASCISM - AND HOW MUSSOLINI IN THE END "COULD NOT TOLERATE PUBLIC KNOWLEDGE THAT A WOMAN AND A JEW HAD DONE AS MUCH AS SHE HAD TO BUILD THE FASCIST REGIME." © 1993
EN407187IN MEMORY'S KITCHENA LEGACY FROM THE WOMEN OF TEREZINDE SILVA, CANA, ED.DONNA BATKIN, VERA ROSENWRITTEN BY UNDERNOURISHED AND STARVING WOMEN IN THE CZECHOSLOVAKIAN GHETTO/CONCENTRATION CAMP OF TEREZIN (ALSO KNOWN AS THERESIENSTADT), THE RECIPES GIVES INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING BELOVED DISHES IN THE RICH, ROBUST CZECH TRADITION. SOMETIMES STEPS OR INGREDIENTS ARE MISSING, THE GAPS A PAINFUL ILLUSTRATION OF THE CONDITION AND SITUATION IN WHICH THE AUTHORS LIVED. © 1993
EN407192HEART OF MANY ROOMSCELEBRATING THE MANY VOICES WITHIN JUDAISMHARTMAN, DAVIDSHIRLEY KALBDAVID HARTMAN ADDRESSES THE SPIRITUAL AND THEOLOGICAL QUESTIONS THAT FACE ALL JEWS AND ALL PEOPLE TODAY. FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF TRADITIONAL JUDAISM, HE HELPS US UNDERSTAND THE VARIETIES OF TWENTIETH-CENTURY JEWISH PRACTICE AND SHOWS THAT COMMITMENT TO BOTH JEWISH TRADITION AND TO PLURALISM CAN CREATE BRIDGES OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT RELIGIOUS CONVICTIONS. © 1999
EN407196REBELLIONROTH, JOSEPHSTEVE SHERANDREAS PUM RETURNS FROM WORLD WAR I MINUS A LEG, BUT WITH A MEDAL. A JOB AND MARRIAGE OFFER HIM A CHANCE FOR A WINTER OF BLISS. DISASTER STRIKES WHEN HE IS JAILED AFTER AN ALTERCATION WITH A STRANGER AND IN A MAGICAL TOUCH AGES TERRIBLY IN A MATTER OF WEEKS. UPON HIS RELEASE, ANDREAS, OLDER, FEEBLE MINDED, AND OBSESSED WITH THE INJUSTICE HE'S SUFFERED, GOES TO WORK FOR A FORMER ROOMMATE AND FINALLY DIES AN EMBITTERED OLD MAN. © 1999
EN407197KARPSTEIN WAS HIDINGDAVID, MARTIN A.MARTIN A. DAVIDKARPSTEIN LIVES IN ROOMS OF HIS OWN MIND. THE WALLS ARE FLEXIBLE AND THE BOUNDARIES BETWEEN LIVING AND DEAD AND BETWEEN PAST AND PRESENT ARE EPHEMERAL. IN THE PAST THERE WAS THE HOLOCAUST. KARPSTEIN SURVIVED IT EVEN THOUGH HE WAS NOT THERE. THE GUILT OF HIS SURVIVAL HAUNTS HIM. IN THE PRESENT THERE IS A WAREHOUSE CROWDED WITH LIVING MEMORIES. CAN KARPSTEIN SURVIVE THAT? © 2000
EN407198IN PRAISE OF PUBLIC LIFELIEBERMAN, JOSEPH WITH MICHAEL D'ORSOMIRIAM ALIMINOSIN A VIGOROUS DEFENSE OF PUBLIC LIFE, SENATOR JOSEPH LIEBERMAN DEFINES THE DUTY, THE HONOR, AND THE PRIVILEGE OF PUBLIC LIFE IN THE FACE OF AMERICANS' PERENNIAL CYNICISM ABOUT IT. © 2000
EN407199ISRAELA HISTORYGILBERT, MARTINMIRIAM ALIMONOSBASING HIS NARRATIVE ON A WEALTH OF CONTEMPORARY DOCUMENTS AND EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS, AS WELL AS ON HIS OWN INTIMATE KNOWLEDGE OF THE COUNTRY, MARTIN GILBERT PROVIDES A RIVETING AND MOVING ACCOUNT OF THE HISTORY OF ISRAEL. © 1998
EN407200INN AT LAKE DEVINELIPMAN, ELINORLYNNE KUSHNERIT'S THE EARLY 1960S AND NATALIE MARX IS STUNNED WHEN HER MOTHER INQUIRES ABOUT VACATION ACCOMMODATIONS IN VERMONT AND RECEIVES A RESPONSE THAT IN EFFECT SAYS THAT JEWS ARE NOT WELCOME. SO BEGINS NATALIE'S FIXATION WITH THE INN AND THE FAMILY THAT OWNS IT. AND WHEN NATALIE FINAGLES AN INVITATION TO JOIN A FRIEND ON VACATION THERE, SHE SETS HERSELF UPON A PATH THAT WILL INEXTRICABLY LINK HER ADULT LIFE TO THIS PECULIAR FAMILY AND ITS ONCE-RESTRICTED HOTEL. © 1998
EN407203GREATER THAN ANGELSMATAS, CAROLMARJORIE RAPPOPORTCHAMBON, A SMALL VILLAGE WHOSE INHABITANTS AGREE TO CARE FOR THE CHILDREN. BUT AS THE WAR RAGES ON, JEWS IN FRANCE - AND THOSE WHO SHELTER THEM - ARE IN INCREASING DANGER. WILL ANNA AND HER FRIENDS SURVIVE? © 1999
EN407204RECKLESS ENDANGERMENTTANENBAUM, ROBERT K.GERRY SPANGERAN ELDERLY JEWISH SHOPKEEPER IS FOUND SLAIN BENEATH A MIRROR SCRAWLED WITH A HATE-FILLED MESSAGE IN ARABIC. WITHIN HOURS, POLICE AREN'T JUST SEARCHING FOR A MURDERER; THEY'RE TRYING TO PUT A LID ON A SEETHING HOTBED OF RACIAL CONFLICT THAT HAS ALREADY RESULTED IN ONE RIOT IN THE STREETS. IT FALLS TO BUTCH KARP, DEPUTY DA FOR SPECIAL PROJECTS, TO KEEP THE HUNT FOR THE KILLERS, AND ANY SUBSEQUENT PROSECUTION, FROM IGNITING A FULL-SCALE ETHNIC WAR. © 1998
EN407209SPORTS AND THE AMERICAN JEWRIESS, STEVEN A., ED.TINA CERVASI, HELEN SCHNEIDERTHIS BOOK DEBUNKS THE CONVENTIONAL STEREOTYPE THAT JEWS AND SPORTS ARE SOMEHOW INCOMPATIBLE AND CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES THAT SPORTS HAVE LONG BEEN A SIGNIFICANT INSTITUTION IN AMERICAN JEWISH LIFE. JEWS WERE AMONG THE VERY FIRST PROFESSIONAL BASEBALL PLAYERS AND THE MOST OUTSTANDING EARLY AMERICAN TRACK STARS. IN THE 1920S AND 1930S, THEY DOMINATED INNER-CITY SPORTS AND PRODUCED STAR ATHLETES IN VIRTUALLY ALL SPORTS. MANY JEWS WERE ALSO PROMINENT IN THE BUSINESS, COMMUNICATIONS, AND LITERARY ASPECTS OF SPORTS. © 1998
EN407210BENI'S FAMILY COOKBOOK FOR THE JEWISH HOLIDAYSZALBEN, JANE BRESKINPHYLLIS FREEMANHERE IS A SUMPTUOUS COLLECTION OF RECIPES FOR THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. JANE BRESKIN ZALBEN HAS GATHERED TREASURED RECIPES FROM HER FAMILY AND FRIENDS. EACH SECTION OF THE COOKBOOK FEATURES A DIFFERENT HOLIDAY AND INCLUDES NOTES ON THE HOLIDAY'S RELIGIOUS AND CULTURAL IMPORTANCE. © 1996
EN407212WITH ALL MY HEART, WITH ALL MY MINDTHIRTEEN STORIES ABOUT GROWING UP JEWISHASHER, SANDY, ED.BETTY SMITHWHAT DOES "GROWING UP JEWISH" MEAN? HOW CAN YOUNG PEOPLE RECONCILE CENTURIES OF TRADITION WITH THE MODERN WORLD? SANDY ASHER POSED THESE AND OTHER QUESTIONS TO THIRTEEN JEWISH WRITERS, INCLUDING HERSELF. FROM THE LAST DAYS OF MASADA TO THE FUTURE COLONIZATION OF THE MOON, THESE STORIES PROVIDE UNIQUE AND PERSONAL INSIGHTS. IN THE INTERVIEWS FOLLOWING EACH STORY, THE AUTHORS DISCUSS THEIR OWN EXPERIENCES.
EN407214ANGERTHE INNER TEACHERPLISKIN, ZELIG, RABBIAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANRABBI PLISKIN PRESENTS A NINE-STEP PROGRAM TO HELP US PURGE ANGER FROM OURSELVES. THE AUTHOR DRAWS ON TORAH LITERATURE AND HIS EXTENSIVE COUNSELING EXPERIENCE TO BUILD A COMPREHENSIVE APPROACH FOR COPING WITH ANGER. THIS BOOK IS A GUIDE OFFERING UNDERLYING CONCEPTS AND PRACTICAL HANDS-ON TOOLS FOR DECREASING AND PREVENTING ANGER. THE STEP-BY-STEP PROGRAM IS FOR ANYONE WISHING TO GAIN GREATER MASTERY OVER HIS OR HER EMOTIONS. IT ALSO PROVIDES A USEFUL MODEL FOR THOSE IN THE HELPING PROFESSIONS. © 1999
EN407220LIFE AND WORKS OF HAROLD PINTERBILLINGTON, MICHAELSHARON SPENSERLONDON THEATER CRITIC MICHAEL BILLINGTON DRAWS ON INTERVIEWS WITH THE NOTED BRITISH DRAMATIST, HIS FRIENDS, AND COWORKERS TO EXPLORE THE LINKS BETWEEN HAROLD PINTER'S LIFE AND WORKS. HE DISCOVERS A GREAT DEAL OF AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL REFERENCES IN PINTER'S WRITING, AS WELL AS POLITICAL COMMENTARY ON THE POWER STRUGGLE IMPLICIT IN MALE-FEMALE RELATIONS. PINTER'S YOUTH IN LONDON'S EAST END AND HIS CLOSE FRIENDSHIPS WITH OTHER SMART, ICONOCLASTIC JEWISH BOYS ARE EMPHASIZED. © 1996
EN4072251185 PARK AVENUEA MEMOIRROIPHE, ANNELESLIE CARROLL, BARBARA ABISIN THIS CAPTIVATING MEMOIR, NOVELIST ANNE ROIPHE SHOWS US WHAT IT WAS REALLY LIKE TO GROW UP RICH AND JEWISH IN NEW YORK IN THE 1940S AND 1950S. REVISITING THE WORLD OF HER CHILDHOOD, ROIPHE BRINGS ALIVE A CAST OF CHARACTERS WHO ARE BOTH DIFFICULT TO LOVE AND IMPOSSIBLE TO FORGET. THROUGH THE EYES OF THIS PRECOCIOUS, LOVING DAUGHTER, WE WITNESS THE BRUTALITIES THAT LURKED BEHIND THE MAH-JONGG TABLES, COCKTAIL PARTIES, AND SUMMER HOUSES OF HER FAMILY. BY TURNS HEARTBREAKING, FUNNY, AND MERCILESSLY HONEST, ROIPHE'S STORY EXPOSES THE FAULT LINES OF MISERY THAT EXPLODED IN THE DOMESTIC BATTLES OF THE HOME FRONT, FAR OVERSHADOWING THE WAR OVERSEAS. © 1999
EN407226LADIES AUXILIARYMIRVIS, TOVASANDRA CAREYTHE LADIES AUXILIARY IS THE GROUP OF WOMEN AT THE HEART OF THIS CLOSE KNIT COMMUNITY, AND IT IS THEIR VOICES THAT TELL OF HOW A CAREFULLY STRUCTED WORLD BEGINS TO UNRAVEL WITH THE ARRIVAL OF BATSHEVA, A YOUNG, BEAUTIFUL CONVERT WHO IS A WIDOW WITH A SMALL CHILD. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A COMMUNITY CANNOT SEE BEYOND THE WALLS IT HAS BUILT AGAINST THE OUTSIDE WORLD? © 1999
EN407229CHRIST OF FISHHOFFMANN, YOELBEVERLY STERN MOSAIC OF 233 PIECES OF AUNT MAGDA'S LIFE IN TEL AVIV FORM THIS NOVEL. ORIGINALLY FROM VIENNA, SHE IS A WIDOW WHO STILL SPEAKS GERMAN AFTER DECADES IN ISRAEL. THE MYRIAD MINI-CHAPTERS INCLUDE HER CHILDHOOD, HER MARRIAGE, A FAVORITE CAFÉ, AND A GENTLEMAN ADMIRER. HOFFMANN CREATES A DREAM-LIKE YET PRECISE PORTRAIT OF AN ENCHANTING WOMAN. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY EDDIE LEVENSTON © 1999
EN407231IN MY HANDSMEMOIRS OF A HOLOCAUST RESCUEROPDYKE, IRENE GUT; ARMST, JENNIFERGUY LEBOWSEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD IRENE GUT, A POLISH CATHOLIC STUDENT NURSE, WAS FORCED TO WORK AS A WAITRESS IN A GERMAN OFFICERS' DINING ROOM. SHE PICKED UP SNATCHES OF CONVERSATION ALONG WITH THE NAZIS' DIRTY DISHES AND PASSED THE INFORMATION TO JEWS IN THE GHETTO. LATER, SHE BECAME THE HOUSEKEEPER FOR A NAZI MAJOR, AND HID TWELVE JEWS IN THE BASEMENT OF HIS HOME UNTIL THE GERMAN DEFEAT. SHE WAS DETERMINED TO DELIVER HER FRIENDS FROM EVIL. IT WAS AS SIMPLE AND IMPOSSIBLE AS THAT. © 1999
EN407233THREE WOMENPIERCY, MARGEELLEN DAVIDSUZANNE BLUME HAS SURVIVED RWO MARRIAGES, HAD A SUCCESSFUL CAREER AS A LAWYER, PUT TWO CHILDREN THROUGH COLLEGE, AND IS ENJOYING HER FIRST SEXUAL ENCOUNTER IN TEN YEARS. THEN ONE DAY A MESSENGER APPEARS IN COURT TO ANNOUNCE THAT HER MOTHER, A WOMAN OF LEGENDARY INDEPENDENCE, HAS BEEN RUSHED TO THE HOSPITAL. INTERTWINING THE LIVES OF THREE GENERATIONS OF CONTEMPORARY WOMEN, MARGE PIERCY FOCUSES ON SOME OF THE MOST PRESSING QUESTIONS FACING US TODAY, ONE OF WHICH IS: HOW DO WE NURTURE CHILDREN WHO CAN'T POSSIBLY LIVE UP TO THE DREAMS WE HAVE CREATED FOR THEM? © 1999
EN407236DEAD AIRKRICH, ROCHELLEMARILYN BECKLAPD HOMICIDE DETECTIVE JESSIE DRAKE IS ASTONISHED WHEN HER CLOSEST HIGH SCHOOL CONFIDANT SHOWS UP AT HER DOOR WITH AN ALARMING TALE OF BEING HARRASSED BY AN UNSEEN STALKER. JESSIE'S FRIEND IS NOW "DR. RENEE," A POPULAR RADIO TALK SHOW THERAPIST. NOW RENEE IS DESPERATELY FRIGHTENED AND CONVINCED JESSIE CAN HELP HER. JESSIE AGREES TO INVESTIGATE, JUST AS A FAVOR. BUT WHEN RENEE'S DAUGHTER IS KIDNAPPED AND THE CHILD'S NANNY IS MURDERED, JESSIE'S INTEREST QUICKLY TURNS PROFESSIONAL. RENEE AND HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND TRADE ANGRY CHARGES OF BLAME AND SUSPICION WHILE JESSIE TRACKS A BIZARRE SERIES OF EVENTS THAT BEGAN A FEW WEEKS EARLIER WHEN A BATTERED WIFE PHONED DR. RENEE FOR HELP. NOW THE WOMAN'S CRAZED HUSBAND IS THREATENING REVENGE. © 2000
EN407237TRUSTTHE PRIVATE AND POWERFUL FAMILY BEHIND THE NEW YORK TIMESTIFFT, SUSAN E.; JONES, ALEX S. THIS FULL-SCALE PORTRAIT OF THE OCHS AND SULZBERGER FAMILIES IS A DRAMATIC SAGA SET AGAINST A BACKDROP OF WORLD EVENTS AND THE BURDEN AND PRIVILEGE OF WEALTH AND POWER. IT TELLS THE STORY OF HOW THE DOMESTIC DRAMAS OF ONE EXTRAORDINARY CLAN SHAPED THE PAGES OF THE GREATEST NEWSPAPER IN THE WORLD; OF A JEWISH FAMILY THAT FOUND ITSELF UNDER ATTACK FOR ITS POLICIES FROM ANTI-SEMITES AND JEWS ALIKE; OF SUCCESSION BATTLES, HUMAN FRAILTY, AND TREMENDOUS AFFLUENCE; AND THE LEGACY OF PUBLIC RESPONSIBILITY THAT HAS DRIVEN THE FAMILY TO SERVE AS DEVOTED STEWARDS OF A TRUST THEY HOLD SACRED. © 2000
EN407239IN THE THIRTEENTH YEARSARREN, SANDRA C.ELLEN DAVIDTWELVE-YEAR-OLD ISAAC SEGAL KNEW THAT HIS LIFE WOULD BE DIFFERENT AFTER HIS BAR MITZVAH, WHEN, ACCORDING TO JEWISH TRADITION, HE WOULD BECOME A MAN. BUT WHAT HE DIDN'T COUNT ON WERE THE CHANGES HAPPENING TO HIM NOW, ONE MONTH BEFORE HIS BAR MITZVAH! ISAAC FIRST NOTICES HIS UNUSUAL ABILITIES AT HIS BEST FRIEND TODD'S BAR MITZVAH, WHEN HE DISCOVERS HE CAN READ THE MIND OF THE GOOD-LOOKING GIRL SITTING ALL THE WAY ACROSS THE SYNAGOGUE. ISAAC'S DISCOVERY OVER THE FOLLOWING DAYS THAT HE CAN ALSO LEVITATE OBJECTS AND COMMUNICATE TELEPATHICALLY WITH OTHER PEOPLE LEADS HIM TO CONFIDE IN HIS PARENTS. © 2000
EN407240MY FIRST 79 YEARSSTERN, ISAAC; POTOK, CHAIMBEVERLY STERNWORLD RENOWNED VIOLINIST ISAAC STERN SHARES BOTH HIS PERSONAL AND HIS ARTISTIC EXPERIENCES: THE STORY OF HIS RISE TO EMINENCE; HIS FEELINGS ABOUT MUSIC AND THE VIOLIN; HIS RICH EMOTIONAL LIFE; HIS GREAT FRIENDSHIPS AND COLLABORATIONS WITH COLLEAGUES SUCH AS LEONARD BERNSTEIN AND PABLO CASALS; HIS BACKGROUND AS AN ARDENT SUPPORTER OF ISRAEL; HIS IDEAS AND BELIEFS ABOUT ART, LOVE, AND THE WORLD WE LIVE IN. WITH CHAIM POTOK. © 1999
EN407244RISE DESERT MANSTRAUSS, RONBEN OLIVERPASHA ED-AL ("THE GHOST"), ISRAEL'S MOST REVERED ARAB UNDERCOVER OPERATIVE, HAS RETIRED. NAYEFF, THE WORLD'S MOST WANTED TERRORIST, HAS NOT. IN HIS LATEST EXPLOIT TO BLOCK THE PEACE PROCESS, NAYEFF LED AN ATTACK AT THE AIRPORT IN ROME. AMONG THE DEAD PASSENGERS WERE PASHA'S DAUGHTER AND GRANDSON. PASHA COMES ROARING OUT OF RETIREMENT SEEKING PERSONAL REVENGE AS THE CLOCK IS TICKING DOWN TO A FORTHCOMING WASHINGTON PEACE CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF JERUSALEM. © 1999
EN407245SOUP HAS MANY EYESFROM SHTETL TO CHICAGO/A MEMOIR OF 1 FAMILY'S JOURNEY THRU HISTORYLEONARD, JOANN ROSESILVIA HORENSTEINAT HOME IN HER PENNSYLVANIA KITCHEN, JOANN LEONARD MAKES SOUP. IN HER GRANDFATHER'S POT, SHE IMPROVISES, USING HER GREAT-GRANDMOTHER'S UNWRITTEN RECIPE. WITH THE FRAGRANT STEAM RISING FROM THE POT COMES A STREAM OF MEMORIES, HALF-TOLD TALES, AND DEPARTED ANCESTORS ASKING THAT THEIR STORIES BE TOLD. IN A NATION WHERE MOST PEOPLE'S ROOTS LIE IN FARAWAY LANDS, THE SOUP HAS MANY EYES IS A RICH, POETIC, DEEPLY SATISFYING TESTAMENT TO THE IMPORTANCE OF FAMILY BONDS, SPIRITUAL INSIGHT, AND, MOST OF ALL, THE MIRACLE THAT HAPPENS WHEN WE INVITE THE PAST INTO OUR LIVES. © 2000
EN407247ROOKIE COPDEEP UNDERCOVER IN THE JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUEROSENTHAL, RICHARDAUDREY FLAMBERGIN THE SUMMER OF 1970, AN UNTRAINED POLICE RECRUIT WAS SECRETLY ASSIGNED BY THE NYPD TO INFILTRATE AN UP AND COMING URBAN TERRORIST ORGANIZATION LED BY A CHARISMATIC RABBI WHOSE IMPACT WOULD BE FELT AROUND THE WORLD. FOR THE NEXT YEAR, ROSENTHAL ADVANCED THROUGH THE RANKS OF THE JEWISH DEFENSE LEAGUE FROM ITS EARLY DAYS OF STREET INTIMIDATION, THROUGH THE MANUFACTURE OF INCENDIARY WEAPONS, BOMBINGS, AND APPOINTMENT AS A FIREARMS INSTRUCTOR AND ULTIMATELY A BODYGUARD TO RABBI MEIR KAHANE, ITS LEADER. WITH A DIVERSE CAST OF CHARACTERS, INCLUDING JOE COLOMBO, THE KU KLUX KLAN, AND THE SOVIET MISSION TO THE UNITED STATES, THIS STORY OF A YOUNG SPY ON A DANGEROUS ASSIGNMENT MAY BE ONE OF THE WACKIEST POLICE STORIES EVER TOLD. © 2000
EN407248PURE POETRYKIRSHENBAUM, BINNIEROBERT BROWNEMEET LILA MOSCOWITZ, A SMART-MOUTHED, JEWISH-AMERICAN BEAUTY WITH A VORACIOUS APPETITE FOR SEX, A REMARKABLE TALENT FOR OUTRAGEOUS LIES, AND AN UNERRING KNACK FOR SCREWING UP HER LIFE. AN ACCOMPLISHED POET, SHE GOES ABOUT HER LIFE WITH ENOUGH ATTITUDE AND VERVE TO WIN YOUR HEART FOREVER. BUT SINCE FLEEING THE ALL-CONSUMING PASSION OF HER MARRIAGE TO MAX, THE SEXY GERMAN, SHE CAN NO LONGER COMPOSE SO MUCH AS A COUPLET. NEITHER HER BEST FRIEND, CARMEN, NOR HER CROSS-DRESSING ANALYST, LEON, IS ABLE TO SOOTHE HER ANGST OVER HER IMPENDING THIRTY-EIGHTH BIRTHDAY. BUT TIME WAITS FOR NO WOMAN, AND THE DREADED BIRTHDAY DOES BRING INSIGHT. © 2000
EN407249JEWS OF FRANCEA HISTORY FROM ANTIQUITY TO THE PRESENTBENBASSA, ESTHEREILEEN DACEYIN THE FIRST ENGLISH-LANGUAGE EDITION OF A GENERAL, SYNTHETIC HISTORY OF FRENCH JEWRY, ESTHER BENBASSA TELLS THE INTRIGUING TALE OF THE SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND CULTURAL VICISSITUDES OF A PEOPLE IN DIASPORA. SHE REVEALS THE DIVERSITY OF JEWISH LIFE THROUGHOUT FRANCE'S REGIONS, WHILE SHOWING HOW JEWISH IDENTITY HAS CONSTANTLY REDEFINED ITSELF IN A COUNTRY KNOWN FOR BOTH THE RIGHTS OF MAN AND THE DREYFUS AFFAIR. BEGINNING WITH LATE ANTIQUITY, SHE CHARTS THE MIGRATION OF JEWS INTO FRANCE AND TRACES THEIR FORTUNES THROUGH THE MAKING OF THE FRENCH KINGDOM, THE REVOLUTION, THE RISE OF MODERN ANTI-SEMITISM, AND THE CURRENT RENEWAL OF INTEREST IN JUDAISM. © 1999
EN407255BETTY FRIEDANHER LIFEHENNESSEE, JUDITHISA GOLDBERGTHERE IS NO ONE IN THE WOMEN'S MOVEMENT MORE RENOWNED OR PERVASIVE IN HER PRESENCE, MORE LONG-LASTING OR MORE CONTENTIOUS THAN BETTY FRIEDAN. BUT WHAT SORT OF PERSON IS SHE REALLY? HENNESSEE, WHO LIVED THROUGH MANY OF THE EVENTS RECOUNTED IN THIS BOOK, DUG DEEP TO WRITE THE STORY OF A WOMAN OF MANY PARADOXES, A WOMAN WHO SURVIVED DISASTROUS MOMENTS AND WHO CONTINUES TO THIS DAY TO LEAD, TO FIND NEW ENERGIES AND CRUSADES. © 1999
EN407257ANNE FRANKTHE BIOGRAPHYMULLER, MELISSAHARRY SMALLHERE, AFTER FIVE DECADES, IS THE FIRST BIOGRAPHY OF ANNE FRANK. THE AUTHOR, A JOURNALIST, HAS DRAWN ON EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS, ON PREVIOUSLY UNAVAILABLE CORRESPONDENCE, AND ON DOCUMENTS LONG KEPT SECRET. THIS BIOGRAPHY CASTS A NEW LIGHT ON ANNE'S RELATIONS WITH HER MOTHER, WHOM SHE TREATS HARSHLY IN THE DIARY, AND SOLVES AN ENDURING MYSTERY: WHO BETRAYED THE FAMILIES HIDING IN THE SECRET ANNEX, JUST WHEN LIBERATION WAS AT HAND? © 1998
EN407260SMALL MIRACLES OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIPREMARKABLE COINCIDENCES OF WARMTH AND DEVOTIONHALBERSTAM, YITTA; LEVENTHAL, JUDITHJ.B. HARRISONSMALL MIRACLES OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP IS A COLLECTION OF OVER 50 INSPIRATIONAL, HEARTWARMING STORIES OF WONDROUS COINCIDENCES. EACH DEMONSTRATES THE POWER AND REACH OF LOVE AND FRIENDSHIP, FROM THE UNEXPECTED REUNION OF SEPARATED LOVERS TO AN INSTANT, MAGICAL CONNECTION BETWEEN STRANGERS.
EN407261GUN RUNNER'S DAUGHTERGORDON, NEILRITA FEDERFOR TWENTY-SEVEN YEARS, ALLISON ROSENTHAL HAS LIVED THE LIFE OF THE LIBERAL ELITE, BUT WHEN HER FATHER IS INDICTED ON FEDERAL CHARGES AND HIS PROFESSION - ARMS DEALING - IS EXPOSED TO PUBLIC SCRUTINY, HER LIFE CHANGES RADICALLY. AND WHEN HER SECRET CHILDHOOD LOVER IS NAMED AS HER FATHER'S PROSECUTING ATTORNEY, ALLISON MUST DECIDE WHERE HER LOYALTIES LIE IN A TRIAL THAT IS ROCKING THE PRESIDENTIAL ADMINISTRATION. DOES FAMILY BECOME POLITICS? LOVE BEFORE TRUTH? TRUTH BEFORE LOYALTY? THESE ARE THE QUESTIONS THE GUN RUNNER'S DAUGHTER MUST FACE AS SHE TRIES TO NEGOTIATE THE DANGEROUS AND MURKY WORLD OF HER FATHER'S PROFESSION AND THE AMBIGUOUS MORALITY OF POWER POLITICS IN AMERICA AND ISRAEL. © 1998
EN407264BOOK BORROWERMATTISON, ALICEELLEN DAVID IN HER THIRD NOVEL, THE AUTHOR DEPICTS THE FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN TWO WOMEN, SET AGAINST THE BACKGROUND OF A 1920'S TROLLEY STRIKE LED BY A YOUNG JEWISH WOMAN ANARCHIST. © 1999
EN407267LAST JEWGORDON, NOAHRITA LEVINEIN THE YEAR 1492, THE INQUISITION HAS ALL OF SPAIN IN ITS GRIP. THE JEWS, WHO HAVE BEEN AN IMPORTANT PART OF SPANISH LIFE SINCE THE DAYS OF THE ROMANS, ARE EXPELLED FROM THE COUNTRY BY ROYAL EDICT. MANY WHO WISH TO REMAIN ARE INTIMIDATED BY CHURCH AND CROWN AND BECOME CATHOLICS. FIFTEEN-YEAR-OLD YONAH TOLEDANO HAS SEEN HIS FATHER AND BROTHER DIE DURING THOSE TERRIBLE DAYS. TRAPPED IN SPAIN BY CIRCUMSTANCES, YONAH IS DETERMINED TO HONOR THE MEMORY OF HIS FAMILY BY REMAINING A JEW. NOAH GORDON GIVES US A GLIMPSE OF THE PAST, AN AUTHENTIC TALE OF HIGH ADVENTURE, AND A TENDER AND UNFORGETTABLE LOVE STORY. © 2000
EN407268NINETEEN TO THE DOZENMONOLOGUES AND BITS AND BOBS OF OTHER THINGSALEICHEM, SHOLOMSHIRLEY KALBIN THESE MONOLOGUES WRITTEN BETWEEN 1901 AND 1916, FIVE WOMEN AND SEVEN MEN TELL THEIR OWN TALES. THEY ARE RICH AND POOR, EDUCATED AND IGNORANT. THE IMPLIED LISTENERS - A RABBI, A DOCTOR, OR THE AUTHOR HIMSELF - SAY VIRTUALLY NOTHING.THESE NARRATIVES PROVIDE A UNIQUE PORTRAYAL OF EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWISH SOCIETY AND THEY GO A LONG WAY TOWARD DEMYSTIFYING THE SHTETL, WHICH HAS TOO OFTEN BEEN THE OBJECT OF UNDUE NOSTALGIA. © 1998
EN407269WORLD IN PIECESMIDWOOD, BARTMARGE SUNSHINEJUST AS A BIT OF SKY JOINS A ROOFTOP IN A JIGSAW PUZZLE, SO DOES EACH PIECE IN THIS NOVEL JOIN ANOTHER. LITERALLY OUT OF A BOX, THE PIECES COME: DIARIES, LETTERS, AND STORIES, AND THEN STORIES WITHIN STORIES - ABOUT A POET IN VIENNA, A FRENCH SAILOR ON THE ATLANTIC, AN IMMIGRANT FAMILY IN ARGENTINA, AN ITALIAN STONEMASON, AND A MAD PAINTER IN ISRAEL-UNTIL IN THE END A PICTURE EMERGES AND, AS A RESULT, A MYSTERY OF A TRAGIC MURDER IS RESOLVED. © 1998
EN407270LIKE NEVER BEFOREHAVAZELET, EHUDSHIRLEY KALBA YOUNG BOY IN WORLD WAR II IS COMPELLED TO MAKE A TERRIBLE CHOICE: ABANDON HIS BROTHER AND SAVE HIMSELF, OR REVEAL HIS IDENTITY AND FACE CERTAIN CAPTURE BY THE NAZIS. A WOMAN IS VISITED BY NEW YORK CITY DETECTIVES, WHO TELL HER A MURDER HAS BEEN COMMITTED DIRECTLY ACROSS FROM HER APARTMENT, AND FINDS HER MARRIAGE IRREPARABLY CHANGED BY THE NEWS. AN ELDERLY MAN, ON THE LAST NIGHT OF HIS LIFE, DISCOVERS HIS KITCHEN HAS BEEN INVADED BY RAUCOUS, HUNGRY GHOSTS. AT THE CENTER OF THESE STORIES IS DAVID, A MAN POISED AT MIDCAREER AND AT THE CUSP OF MIDLIFE, TORN BY HIS BREAK WITH HIS ORTHODOX JEWISH PAST, ACHINGLY UNCERTAIN OF THE FUTURE. A MOVING, OFTEN FUNNY PORTRAIT OF THREE GENERATIONS OF A FAMILY STRAINING TO HOLD TOGETHER IN THE FACE OF CHANGING CULTURES AND SHIFTING FORTUNES. © 1998
EN407271MILE HIGH CLUBFRIEDMAN, KINKYSANDI SKODNIKIT ALL STARTS WITH A CASUAL FLIRTATION ON A FLIGHT FROM DALLAS TO NEW YORK. WHEN THE PLANE LANDS, OUR HERO KINKY FRIEDMAN FINDS THAT HE HAS BEEN LEFT HOLDING THE BAG. THE MYSTERIOUS WOMAN, HAVING ASKED THE KINKSTER TO WATCH HER LUGGAGE, HAS SOMEHOW VANISHED. CONFIDENT THAT HE'LL FIND HER AGAIN, KINKY HOLDS ON TO THE BAG. SURE ENOUGH SHE DOES TURN UP, BUT NOT BEFORE KINKY HAS EXCITED THE INTEREST OF THE STATE DEPARTMENT, BEEN PARTY TO A THWARTED KIDNAP ATTEMPT BY ARAB TERRORISTS, AND FOUND A DEAD ISRAELI AGENT IN HIS LOFT. WITH THE ASSISTANCE OF HIS SIDEKICKS, KINKY EVENTUALLY GETS TO THE BOTTOM OF ALL THE COMINGS AND GOINGS OF THE MANY VISITORS TO HIS LOFT, BUT BEFORE IT'S OVER THE BAG IS GONE. © 2000
EN407273AND THE SEA IS NEVER FULLMEMOIRS, 1969-WIESEL, ELIEHELEN SCHNEIDERAS THIS CONCLUDING VOLUME OF HIS REVEALING MEMOIR BEGINS, ELIE WIESEL IS FORTY YEARS OLD, A WRITER OF INTERNATIONAL REPUTE. DETERMINED TO SPEAK OUT MORE ACTIVELY FOR BOTH HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS AND THE DEFRANCHISED EVERYWHERE, HE SETS HIMSELF A CHALLENGE: "I WILL BECOME MILITANT. I WILL TEACH, SHARE, BEAR WITNESS. I WILL REVEAL AND TRY TO MITIGATE THE VICTIMS' SOLITUDE." HE MAKES WORDS HIS WEAPONS, AND IN THESE PAGES WE RELIVE WITH HIM HIS UNSTINTING BATTLES. © 1999
EN407274MEDUSA STONEDU BRUL, JACKHAL BRISTERTEN YEARS AGO, THE SPY SATELLITE MEDUSA BURNED UPON RE-ENTRY, BUT NOT BEFORE ITS SENSORS REVEALED A SECRET BURIED DEEP IN THE EARTH, HIDDEN FOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS FROM THE EYES OF HUMANITY. IT IS A PRICELESS DISCOVERY THAT SOME WOULD DIE TO FIND AND KILL TO POSSESS. © 2000
EN407275CITY OF GODDOCTOROW, E. L.PETER JONES IN HIS WORKBOOK, A NEW YORK CITY NOVELIST RECORDS THE CONTENTS OF HIS TEEMING BRAIN. BUT NOW HE HAS A STORY WHICH HE THINKS MAY BECOME HIS NEXT NOVEL: THE LARGE BRASS CROSS THAT HUNG BEHIND THE ALTAR OF ST. TIMOTHY'S CHURCH IN LOWER MANHATTAN HAS DISAPPEARED…AND EVEN MORE MYSTERIOUSLY REAPPEARED ON THE ROOF OF THE SYNAGOGUE FOR EVOLUTIONARY JUDAISM, ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE. THE CHURCH RECTOR AND THE YOUNG WOMAN RABBI ARE TRYING TO LEARN WHO COMMITED THIS STRANGE DOUBLE ACT OF DESECRATION AND WHY. BEFRIENDING THEM, THE NOVELIST FINDS THAT THEIR STRUGGLES WITH THEIR RESPECTIVE TRADITIONS ARE RELEVANT TO THE CASE AND AS HE JOINS THE CLERICS IN PURSUIT OF THE MYSTERY, IT BROADENS TO IMPLICATE A LARGE CAST OF CHARACTERS. © 2000
EN407278LOVES OF JUDITHSHALEV, MEIRHELEN SCHNEIDERWHEN JUDITH ARRIVES IN A SMALL AGRICULTURAL VILLAGE IN PALESTINE AFTER WORLD WAR II, SHE IS THE CENTER OF EVERYONE'S ATTENTION, ESPECIALLY MOSHE, A WIDOWED FARMER OBSESSED WITH HIS DEAD WIFE; GLOBERMAN, A COARSE CATTLE DEALER WHO LOVES WOMEN, MONEY AND MEAT; AND JACOB, A FARMER WHO GIVES UP HIS BEAUTIFUL WIFE TO RAISE CANARIES AND WOO JUDITH. FOR TEN YEARS THE THREE MEN STRIVE TO WIN JUDITH'S EXCLUSIVE LOVE, BUT SHE WILL NOT AGREE TO MARRY ANY ONE OF THEM. IN HER ELEVENTH YEAR IN THE VILLAGE, SHE GIVES BIRTH TO A SON WHO LOOKS LIKE ALL THREE MEN. ALL THREE CONSIDER ZAYDE THEIR SON, AND ALL THREE PARTICIPATE IN RAISING HIM. THIS TALE IS TOLD MANY YEARS LATER BY AN ADULT ZAYDE AS HE LEARNS THE DETAILS OF HIS MOTHER'S LIFE OVER MEALS PREPARED FOR HIM BY JACOB. © 1999
EN407279SHARED DREAMSMARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. AND THE JEWISH COMMUNITYSCHNEIER, MARC, RABBIAMANDA MOULSONMANY PEOPLE ARE FAMILIAR WITH THE STORY OF JEWISH SUPPORT FOR THE AMERICAN CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, BUT THIS HISTORY HAS ANOTHER SIDE, ONE THAT HAS NOT BEEN TOLD FULLY UNTIL NOW. RABBI SCHNEIR BRINGS TO LIFE THE IMPRESSIVE, SURPRISING, AND LONG-NEGLECTED HISTORY OF DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR'S EFFORTS IN SUPPORT OF THE JEWISH COMMUNITY AND SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON THE RELATIONSHIP AND COMMITMENT BETWEEN THE JEWISH AND AFRICAN-AMERICAN COMMUNITIES AS THEY STRUGGLED TOGETHER TO FIGHT FOR JUSTICE AND CIVIL RIGHTS. © 1999
EN407285SIMPLE WORDSTHINKING ABOUT WHAT REALLY MATTERS IN LIFESTEINSALTZ, ADINEILEEN DACEYFRIENDS, FAMILY, LOVE, GOD, DEATH, FAITH; RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ EXPLORES SOME OF THE MEANINGS OF THESE POWERFUL WORDS THAT ARE SO CENTRAL TO OUR LIVES. HE CHALLENGES US TO THINK DEEPLY ABOUT THE CONNOTATIONS OF THESE COMMONPLACE WORDS, AND IN SO DOING, TO SEE THAT THERE MAY BE OTHER WAYS OF LOOKING AT THINGS WE HAVE TAKEN FOR GRANTED ALL OUR LIVES. © 2000
EN407288HIS BROTHER'S KEEPERISRAEL AND DIASPORA JEWRY IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURYBEILIN, YOSSIBARBARA FEINSTEINYOSSI BEILIN, ISRAEL'S OUTSPOKEN MINISTER OF JUSTICE, OFFERS A BOLD PRESCRIPTION FOR RENEWING AND ENRICHING JEWISH LIFE IN THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY. HIS APPROACH CALLS FOR A NEW PARTNERSHIP OF EQUALS BETWEEN ISRAEL AND DIASPORA JEWRY. THE GOAL IS TO STRENGTHEN JEWISH IDENTITY NOW SO THAT FUTURE GENERATIONS WILL HAVE A VIABLE TRADITION TO PASS ALONG TO THEIR CHILDREN. © 2000
EN407298BARBARIANS ARE COMINGLOUIE, DAVID WONGAUDREY FLAMBERGSTERLING LUNG GREW UP IN THE BACK OF HIS PARENTS' LAUNDRY, DREAMING OF BEING AN AMERICAN. NOW TWENTY-SIX AND A GRADUATE OF SWARTHMORE AND THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF AMERICA, STERLING COOKS FRENCH FOOD FOR THE WASP LADIES OF A PRIVATE CLUB AND CONDUCTS AN ARM'S-LENGTH AFFAIR WITH A JEWISH-AMERICAN PRINCESS, THEREBY FRUSTRATING HIS FATHER'S DREAM OF A DOCTOR SON AND HIS MOTHER'S SCHEME FOR A CHINESE BRIDE. FOR STERLING'S PARENTS, THE BARBARIANS ARE ALREADY HERE. © 2000
EN407300WANDERING JEWSTHE CLASSIC PORTRAIT OF A VANISHED PEOPLEROTH, JOSEPHEILEEN DACEYIN THIS MASTERPIECE OF JEWISH IDENTITY, FINALLY TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH MORE THAN 70 YEARS AFTER IT WAS FIRST WRITTEN, NOVELIST JOSEPH ROTH EXAMINES THE CONCEPT OF JEWISH IDENTITY YEARS BEFORE THE ONSET OF NATIONAL SOCIALISM AND LOOKS AHEAD WITH APPREHENSION TO GERMANY'S FUTURE. EMOTIONALLY RAVAGED BY THE WHIRLWIND EVENTS OF WEIMAR GERMANY, HE DARED TO WRITE ABOUT THE HISTORICAL SCHISM BETWEEN EASTERN AND WESTERN JEWS, WARNING OF THE FALSE COMFORTS OF MATERIALISM AND ASSIMILATION AND URGING HIS FELLOW JEWS TO EMBRACE THEIR HERITAGE AND THE LAND OF PALESTINE AS A NASCENT JEWISH HOMELAND. THE WANDERING JEWS SERVES AS AN HISTORICAL AND JOURNALISTIC DOCUMENT TO THE EUROPEAN JEWISH EXPERIENCE AS A CRITICAL JUNCTURE OF WORLD HISTORY. © 2000
EN407301ASSISTANTLAW, J. PATRICKAMANDA MOULSONWHEN BEN POLTAREK, A YOUNG WASHINGTON LAWYER AND BRILLIANT AMATEUR MAGICIAN, OPENS HIS DOOR TO TARNOFSKY, A DYING SECRET AGENT WHISPERING INCOMPREHENSIBLE SECRETS, HIS LIFE IS CHANGED FOREVER. BEN IS UNEXPECTEDLY PROPELLED INTO THE SECRET UNDERGROUND OF THE "ASSISTANTS," AMERICAN JEWS WHO PLACED THEIR SKILLS - AND THEIR LIVES - IN THE SERVICE OF ISRAEL. THE TERRITORY IS UNFAMILIAR AND THE STAKES, LIFE OR DEATH. PURSUED BY ARAB TERRORISTS OUT TO SILENCE HIM, MANIPULATED BY AGENTS OF THE MOSSAD, AND TARGETED BY HIS OWN GOVERNMENT, ONLY BEN AND HIS MAGIC CAN SAVE THE MIDDLE EAST FROM SPIRALING INTO FLAMES AND BRINGING THE UNITED STATES DOWN WITH IT. © 2000
EN407302GOD, LOVE, SEX, AND FAMILYA RABBI'S GUIDE FOR BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS THAT LASTGOLD, MICHAELAUGUSTA ZIMMERMANGOD, LOVE, SEX, AND FAMILY GREW OUT OF RABBI GOLD'S MANY YEARS OF COUNSELING FAMILIES ON A VARIETY OF ISSUES. IT DEALS WITH SUCH QUESTIONS AS THE RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN PARENTS AND CHILDREN, SIBLING RIVALRY, MAKING MARRIAGES THAT WORK, THE ROLE OF SEXUALITY, AND THE MEANING OF FAMILY. IT IS WRITTEN BY A PASSIONATE MODERATE WHO BELIEVES THAT FAMILY IS A GOD-GIVEN IDEAL. © 1998
EN407303AVENGERSA JEWISH WAR STORYCOHEN, RICHNOAH WATERMANIN 1944, A BAND OF JEWISH GUERILLAS EMERGED FROM THE BALTIC FOREST TO JOIN THE RUSSIAN ARMY IN ITS ATTACK ON VILNA, THE CAPITAL OF LITHUANIA. THE BAND, CALLED THE AVENGERS, WAS LED BY ABBA KOVNER, A YOUNG POET. IN THE GHETTO, ABBA HAD BUILT BOMBS, SNEAKING OUT THROUGH THE CITY'S SEWER TUNNELS TO SABOTAGE GERMAN OUTPOSTS. AFTER THE LIQUIDATION OF THE GHETTO, THE AVENGERS ESCAPED TO THE FOREST WHERE THEY LIVED FOR MORE THAN A YEAR, FIGHTING ALONGSIDE OTHER PARTISAN GROUPS, AND ULTIMATELY BOMBING THE CITY THEY LOVED, IN ORDER TO PAVE THE WAY FOR ITS LIBERATION. THE STORY OF WHAT HAPPENED TO THESE REBELS IN THE GHETTO AND IN THE FOREST EVENTUALLY SEGUES TO HOW, FIGHTING FOR THE STATE OF ISRAEL, THEY MOVED BEYOND THE VIOLENCE OF THE HOLOCAUST AND MADE NEW LIVES. © 2000
EN407305WEDDINGA FAMILY'S COMING OUT STORYWYTHE, DOUGLAS; MERLING, ANDREW ET ALMARTHA MOHR TWO PEOPLE MEET AND FALL IN LOVE. OVER TIME, THEIR RELATIONSHIP GROWS AND THEY DECIDE TO SPEND THE REST OF THEIR LIVES TOGETHER. THEY PLAN A WEDDING WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS ON HAND AS WITNESSES TO SOLEMN BUT BEAUTIFUL VOWS. IT'S AN OCCASION PEOPLE DREAM ABOUT FOR MOST OF THEIR LIVES, EVEN THOUGH IT IS OFTEN JOKED THAT THE WEDDING IS MORE FOR THE PARENTS THAN THE CHILDREN. BUT WHAT IF THEY'RE GAY? THE FIRST BOOK TO SPEAK TO BOTH SIDES OF A CONTROVERSY THAT IS ALTERING OUR SOCIETY, THIS CHRONICLE FOLLOWS DOUG, ANDREW, AND HIS PARENTS SHELDON AND ROSLYN ON THE ROCKY ROAD FROM ENGAGEMENT TO UNDERSTANDING. THEIR FOUR DISTINCT VOICES BLEND TO CREATE A UNIQUE DEPICTION OF ONE FAMILY COMING TO GRIPS WITH THE REALITY OF BEING A GAY COUPLE IN TODAY'S WORLD. © 2000
EN407306PRACTICAL KABBALAHA GUIDE TO JEWISH WISDOM FOR EVERYDAY LIFEWOLF, LAIBL, RABBITANYA ALPERT SHERMANPRACTICAL KABBALAH DRAWS UPON ANCIENT WISDOM BUT OFFERS A MODERN INTERPRETATION AND EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND TECHNIQUES FOR DELVING DEEPER INTO OUR SELVES AND OUR WORLD AND FOR REAPING THE BOUNTEOUS GIFTS THAT WERE ALWAYS MEANT FOR US. © 1999
EN407307NO PRETTY PICTURESA CHILD OF WARLOBEL, ANITAALYCE DOMENITZANITA LOBEL WAS BARELY FIVE YEARS OLD WHEN THE NAZIS BURST INTO HER KRAKOW, POLAND HOME, CHANGING HER LIFE FOREVER. SHE WENT INTO HIDING WITH HER BROTHER AND NANNY UNTIL THE NAZIS CAUGHT UP WITH HER; SHE WAS IMPRISONED IN CONCENTRATION CAMPS UNTIL THE END OF THE WAR. SENT BY THE RED CROSS TO RECUPERATE IN SWEDEN, ANITA SLOWLY BLOSSOMED AS SHE DISCOVERED BOOKS, LANGUAGE, AND ART. SINCE COMING TO THE UNITED STATES AS A TEENAGER, ANITA LOBEL HAS BEEN A PAINTER, A FABRIC DESIGNER AND AN ILLUSTRATOR OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS. © 1998
EN407309RUMOR ABOUT THE JEWSREFLECTIONS ON ANTISEMITISM & THE PROTOCOLS OF THE ELDERS OF ZIOBRONNER, STEPHEN ERICMARK YOHALEMTHE PROTOCOLS OF THE LEARNED ELDERS OF ZION WAS A FORGERY CREATED IN RUSSIA BY THE CZARIST SECRET POLICE AND QUICKLY TRANSLATED INTO A HOST OF LANGUAGES. IT PORTRAYED JUDAISM AS A WORLDWIDE CONSPIRACY DEDICATED TO THE DESTRUCTION OF CHRISTIAN CIVILIZATION. THE APPEARANCE OF THE PROTOCOLS SPARKED NUMEROUS POGROMS AND HELPED SHAPE THE THINKING OF RIGHT-WING MOVEMENTS, FROM HITLER'S NAZIS TO CONTEMPORARY ANTISEMITIC GROUPS IN RUSSIA, THE MIDDLE EAST, AND THE UNITED STATES. A WORK OF INTELLECTUAL HISTORY, A RUMOR ABOUT THE JEWS EXPRESSES THE CONNECTION BETWEEN ANTISEMITISM AND THE OVERARCHING POLITICAL ASSAULT UPON THE ENLIGHTENMENT LEGACY AND PROVIDES A NEW AND PENETRATING UNDERSTANDING OF AN INSIDUOUS IDEOLOGY AND ITS BROADER IMPLICATIONS. © 2000
EN407310GENESIS OF JUSTICETEN STORIES OF BIBLICAL INJUSTICEDERSHOWITZ, ALAN M.TONY MEEKER VIOLENCE, LUST, DECEPTION, MURDER, INCEST, AND VENGEANCE; THESE ARE THE SUBJECTS OF THE BIGGEST - AND PERHAPS THE JUICIEST - BESTSELLER OF ALL TIME, THE BOOK OF GENESIS. ITS TALES HAVE INSPIRED AND CHALLENGED HUMANKIND FOR GENERATIONS. USING TEN OF THE MOST INTRIGUING BIBLICAL NARRATIVES AND DRAWING ON NOT ONLY HIS OWN OBSERVATIONS BUT THOSE OF BIBLICAL COMMENTATORS THROUGHOUT THE AGES, DERSHOWITZ, PROFESSOR OF LAW AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, SHOWS US HOW THE FLAWED BEHAVIOR OF ITS PROTAGONISTS LED TO THE TEN COMMANDMENTS AND A DEEPER, RICHER SENSE OF JUSTICE THAN ANY MERE LEGAL CODE COULD EVER PROVIDE. © 2000
EN407313IF I TOLD YOU ONCEBUDNITZ, JUDYWENDY GOULSTONIN HER NOVEL ABOUT MOTHERS, DAUGHTERS, AND LOVE, JUDY BUDNITZ GIVES THE TRADITIONAL FOLKTALE AN ELECTRIFYING TWIST AS SHE FOLLOWS FOUR GENERATIONS OF WOMEN FROM AN EASTERN EUROPEAN VILLAGE TO THE TENEMENTS OF AN AMERICAN CITY. ILANA, EAGER TO ESCAPE HER FORMIDABLE MOTHER'S ALL-CONSUMING LOVE, EMBARKS ON AN EPIC JOURNEY TO THE NEW WORLD AND IS MET ALONG THE WAY BY EVIL, MAGIC, AND GOOD FORTUNE. THE DAUGHTER, GRANDDAUGHTER, AND GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER WHO FOLLOW IN HER FOOTSTEPS SHARE HER SPECIAL POWERS OF OBSERVATION AND, OFTEN, DESTRUCTION. THE RESULT IS A FAMILY SAGA UNLIKE ANY OTHER, A HILARIOUS, HEARTBREAKING STORY OF FAMILY TIES THAT BIND. © 1999
EN407314HARRY GOLD A NOVELDILLON, MILLICENTJUDITH MENKENTHIS IS A STORY ABOUT A SPY. AND A SPY, BY DEFINITION, LIES. SO HOW TO WRITE THE LIFE OF A SPY? ESCHEWING THE CONFINES OF TRADITIONAL BIOGRAPHY AND INVERTING THE GLAMOUR OF ESPIONAGE, BIOGRAPHER DILLON BLENDS FACT AND FICTION TO CHRONICLE THE HUMAN DRAMA OF HARRY GOLD, THE AMERICAN CHEMIST WHO BECAME A SOVIET SPY. © 2000
EN407315TWO CENTS AND A MILK BOTTLEBATTERMAN, LEE CHAI'AHBEVERLY STERNTHE YEAR IS 1937, ONE OF THE WORST YEARS OF THE DEPRESSION. TWELVE-YEAR-OLD LEELY DORMAN AND HER FAMILY HAVE JUST MOVED INTO A NEW NEIGHBORHOOD. BUT FEAR TURNS TO SURPRISE WHEN SHE MEETS THE CHILDREN WHO LIVE THERE. ONE OF THEM, PHILLY BRONSON, THE BOY WITH THE BLUEST EYES LEELY HAS EVER SEEN, GIVES HER A RIDING LESSON ON HIS NEW BICYCLE. DISASTER STRIKES WHEN LEELY CRASHES THE BIKE AND BREAKS A TAILLIGHT. SHE PROMISES TO REPAIR THE DAMAGE, BUT AS SHE DOES ODD JOBS AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD, ALL THE MONEY SHE EARNS KEEPS MYSTERIOUSLY DISAPPEARING. FOLLOW ALONG WITH LEELY ON HER ADVENTURES AS SHE DOES WHATEVER SHE CAN FOR EXTRA MONEY, WHILE MAKING SPECIAL FRIENDS, DISCOVERING BOYS, AND LEARNING ABOUT HER JEWISH HERITAGE AND HERSELF. © 1997
EN407321SCHMIDT DELIVEREDBEGLEY, LOUISMICHELE HARBERIN THIS SEQUEL TO "ABOUT SCHMIDT," LOUIS BEGLEY REVISITS THE PRICKLY, BELEAGUERED LAWYER, ALBERT SCHMIDT, NOW REDISCOVERING DOMESTIC BLISS WITH A YOUNG LOVER IN HIS HAMPTON HOME. BUT SHE WON'T MARRY HIM, HIS DAUGHTER'S MARRIAGE IS IN TROUBLE, AND A EGYPTIAN-JEWISH MILLIONAIRE BUDDY MAY BE HIS SALVATION. © 2000
EN407325WHAT REMAINSDELBANCO, NICHOLASNORMA FIRETHIS BOOK TELLS THE STORY OF A FAMILY WHO LIVED IN GERMANY FOR MANY YEARS AND HAD TO ESCAPE FROM HITLER AND, WHILE DOING SO, STRUGGLE TO COME TO TERMS WITH A PAST REPLETE WITH LARGE ANCESTRAL HOMES, A PRESENT FILLED WITH IMPOVERISHED RELATIVES WHO HAVE FLED THE NAZI REGIME, AND A DUBIOUS FUTURE ELSEWHERE. © 2000
EN407326ESSENTIAL KLEZMERA MUSIC LOVER'S GUIDE TO JEWISH ROOTS & SOUL MUSIC...ROGOVOY, SETHSHELLY RIFKIN...FROM THE OLD WORLD TO THE DOWNTOWN AVANTE-GARDE. THE DEFINITIVE GUIDE TO AN ANCIENT MUSIC MADE NEW AGAIN, MESMERIZING DANCE MUSIC THAT IS SIMULTANEOUSLY REVERENTIAL, MISCHIEVOUS, ECSTATIC AND TRAGIC. THE AUTHOR INCLUDES A COMPREHENSIVE DISCOGRAPHY OF OLD AND NEW KLEZMER, A GUIDE TO BUILDING YOUR OWN KLEZMER LIBRARY, AND A TOUR OF KLEZMER ON THE INTERNET. © 2000
EN407327YOU CAN'T DO BUSINESS (OR ALMOST ANYTHING ELSE) WITHOUT YIDDISHGILDIN, LEON H.STEVE SCHRIEBERA LIGHTHEARTED, ENGAGING, AND INSTRUCTIVE LOOK AT ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR LANGUAGES, THIS IS BOTH A CRASH COURSE AND A REFRESHER ON YIDDISH. © 2000
EN407329DYBBUKAND OTHER TALES OF THE SUPERNATURALKUSHNER, TONY, ED.DAVID NATALETHE DYBBUK RECOUNTS THE TALE OF A WEALTHY MAN'S DAUGHTER WHO IS POSSESSESD BY THE SPIRIT OF HER DEAD BELOVED. ALSO INCLUDED IS A SELECTION OF STORIES TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME BY JOACHIM NEUGROSCHEL, ILLUMINATING DIFFERENT ASPECTS OF THE JEWISH MYSTICAL WORLD. © 1998
EN407333BEARING WITNESSA RACHEL GOLD NOVELKAHN, MICHAEL A.GINGER RICHIT BEGAN AS A ROUTINE AGE-DISCRIMINATION LAWSUIT, BUT THE SAVVY, UP AND COMING ATTORNEY FINDS HERSELF WITH A CASE FAR OLDER AND FAR MORE DANGEROUS THAN SHE AND HER SIXTY-THREE-YEAR-OLD CLIENT EXPECTED. WITH HELP FROM AN UNCONVENTIONAL LAW PROFESSOR AND AN EXTRAORDINARY PROSECUTOR, SHE BEGINS TO FIND SOME ANSWERS, BUT SOMEONE OR SOMETHING KEEPS KILLING HER KEY WITNESSES. © 2000
EN407336ELEANOR'S REBELLIONA MOTHER, HER SON, AND HER SECRETSIFF, DAVIDMARILYN BECKWHEN AT THE AGE OF FORTY DAVID SIFF LEARNED THAT HE WAS ADOPTED, HE BEGAN A JOURNEY INTO HIS FAMILY'S PAST. HIS DISCOVERD THE TRUTH ABOUT HIS BIOLOGICAL FATHER, THE ACTOR VAN HEFLIN; HOW HIS MOTHER GAVE HIM UP BUT LATER ADOPTED HIM HERSELF; AND THE ROOTS OF HIS OWN PUZZLING BEHAVIOR. THIS IS DAVID SIFF'S ACCOUNT OF THE PROCESS BY WHICH HE FINALLY CAME TO KNOW HIS MOTHER. © 2000
EN407338SMALL MIRACLES FOR WOMENEXTRAORDINARY COINCIDENCESHALBERSTAM, YITTA; LEVENTHAL, JUDITHSANDRA CAREYSMALL MIRACLES FOR WOMEN IS A COLLECTION OF TRUE EXPERIENCES, EACH FEATURING A SPECIAL WOMAN AND THE MIRACLES THAT HAVE BLESSED HER. © 2000
EN407339DAY THE RABBI DISAPPEAREDJEWISH HOLIDAY TALES OF MAGICSCHWARTZ, HOWARDELIZABETH TOMCHOIN THIS HOLIDAY COLLECTION, RABBIS FAMOUS FOR THEIR KNOWLEDGE AND POWERS - INCLUDING WOMEN RABBIS - BRING ABOUT MIRACLES, REVEAL SECRET MEANINGS OF DREAMS AND NAMES, AND CONTEND WITH ANGELS AND ENCHANTMENTS. EACH TALE COMBINES ELEMENTS OF MAGIC WITH A LINK TO A JEWISH HOLIDAY, GIVING EACH HOLIDAY A NEW PERSPECTIVE. © 2000
EN407341UNRULY LIFE OF WOODY ALLENMEADE, MARIONSPENCER RAINETHE FIRST INDEPENDENT INVESTIGATION OF WOODY ALLEN REVEALS THE CONTROVERSIAL PRIVATE LIFE BEHIND THE ICON. MARION MEADE HAS TRACKED DOWN SCORES OF PEOPLE IN ALLEN'S LIFE: BOYHOOD PALS; BROOKLYN NEIGHBORS AND TEACHERS; COLLEAGUES, ACTORS, AND THE FILM REVIEWERS WHO HAVE FOLLOWED HIS CAREER FOR DECADES. © 2000
EN407342CLERICAL ERRORSISLER, ALANALAN ISLEREDMUND MUSIK, CATHOLIC PRIEST, HAS A SECRET: HE DOESN'T BELIEVE IN GOD AND FOR THE PAST FORTY YEARS HAS SHARED A BED WITH HIS HOUSEKEEPER. THROUGH EDMUND'S VOICE, ALLEN ISLER HAS SPUN AN ENGLISH NEVER-NEVER-LAND, AN INCREDIBLY FUNNY, YET DEEPLY SERIOUS ROMP THROUGH A WORLD PEOPLED BY GOLF-MAD BISHOPS, DEVOUT ATHEISTS, SHADY BOOK DEALERS, AND HOLY RABBIS. © 2001
EN407343SIMON AND GARFUNKELKINGSTON, VICTORIANOAH WATERMANTHIS IN-DEPTH BIOGRAPHY FOLLOWS THE TWO MUSICIANS FROM THEIR QUEENS CHILDHOOD AND EARLY DAYS AS "TOM AND JERRY" AND RELATIVE OBSCURITY UNTIL THEIR SONG "THE SOUND OF SILENCE" BECAME AN INSTANT HIT. KINGSTON GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF THIER BREAK-UP, SOLO CAREERS, AND LEGENDARY REUNION. © 1998
EN407344LITTLE TOO CLOSE TO GODTHE THRILLS AND PANIC OF A LIFE IN ISRAELHOROVITZ, DAVIDJANET KALISHWHEN DAVID HOROVITZ EMIGRATED FROM ENGLAND TO ISRAEL IN 1983, IT WAS THE FULFILLMENT OF A DREAM. BUT TODAY, A HUSBAND AND A FATHER, HE IS TORN BETWEEN HOPE AND DESPAIR, BETWEEN THE DESIRE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND FEAR FOR HIS FAMILY'S SAFETY. IN THIS CANDID BOOK, HOROVITZ CONFRONTS THE HEART-WRENCHING QUESTION OF WHETHER TO CONTINUE RAISING HIS CHILDREN AMID THE UNCERTAINTY AND DANGER THAT IS ISRAELI DAILY LIFE. IN ANSWERING THAT QUESTION, HE PROVIDES US WITH AN OFTEN SURPRISING, MYTH-SHATTERING, AND SHOCKINGLY IMMEDIATE VIEW OF A COUNTRY PERPETUALLY AT A CROSSROADS, YET FUNDAMENTALLY DIFFERENT THAN IT WAS A GENERATION AGO. © 2000
EN407349ZWILLING'S DREAMFELD, ROSSBETTY SMITHAT 22, JOEL ZWILLING WAS A LITERARY WUNDERKIND WITH A SUCCESSFUL FIRST NOVEL. AFTER DISAPPOINTING SECOND AND THIRD NOVELS, ZWILLING'S CAREER SEEMS POISED TO BE REVIVED BY A SHORT STORY, BUT JUST BEFORE THE PIECE APPEARS, JOEL'S WIFE AND DAUGHTER ARE KILLED IN A CAR ACCIDENT. LEFT WITH A YOUNG SON TO RAISE AND A WRITER'S BLOCK, JOEL MOVES TO THE MIDWEST, HOPING TO LOSE HIMSELF IN A MORE PLACID LIFE. OVER THE NEXT TWO DECADES, JOEL'S WRITING CAREER WILL BE ECLIPSED BY THAT OF HIS SON. THEN NATE IS ASTOUNDED AND JEALOUS WHEN JOEL IS APPROACHED BY A HOLLYWOOD DIECTOR AIMING TO CAPTURE JOEL'S TRAGIC EARLY WORK ON FILM. YET DESPITE THE FRESH WOUNDS THAT ARE OPENED, THE MAIN PLAYERS FIND THEMSELVES KNOTTED TOGETHER BY PARALLEL STRANDS OF LOVE, GRIEF, AND SICKNESS. © 1999
EN407360CONSCIOUS COMMUNITYA GUIDE TO INNER WORKSHAPIRA, KALONYMUS KALMANIRWIN WEISSRABBI SHAPIRA'S NEW INTERPRETIVE TRANSLATION OF A MID-20TH CENTURY WORK FOUND BURIED IN THE RUBBLE OF THE WARSAW GHETTO. © 1999
EN407361IN BABYLONMORING, MARCELBETTY SMITHTHE WORST WINTER BLIZZARD THE EAST NETHERLANDS HAS SEEN IN MANY YEARS HAS LEFT NATHAN HOLLANDER AND HIS NIECE, NINA, SNOWBOUND IN THE DESERTED HOUSE OF HIS LATE UNCLE HERMAN. AS THEY WAIT FOR THE STROM TO SUBSIDE, NATHAN AND NINA PIECE TOGETHER THE STORY OF THEIR FOREFATHERS, A FAMILY OF ITINERANT JEWISH CLOCKMAKERS WHO CAME TO THE NETHELANDS FROM EASTERN EUROPE, AND THEN FLED TO AMERICA IN 1939. AN EXTRAORDINARY FAMILY HISTORY EMERGES AS WELL AS MANY UNSOLVED MYSTERIES. © 1999
EN407362JEWISH MOTHER GOOSEMODIFIED RHYMES FOR MESHUGENNAH TIMESBORGENICHT, DAVIDGINGER RICHHERE ARE MORE THAN FIFTY CLASSIC NURSERY RHYMES, REWRITTEN TO POKE FUN AT TODAY'S WORLD AND TO CELEBRATE THE LONG TRADITION OF JEWISH LITERARY HUMOR. © 2000
EN407365BLOODLINESDUCKER, BRUCEBEATRICE G. DAVISPETER STEINMULLER, A YOUNG AMERICAN JAZZ PIANIST, IS STRANDED IN SWITZERLAND AFTER HIS BAND GETS FIRED FROM A CRUISE SHIP. WHEN HE RESPONDS TO AN INTRIGUING NEWSPAPER NOTICE, HE FINDS HIMSELF ON A CONVOLUTED PATH THAT COVERS THREE CONTINENTS, A PATH THAT MAY LEAD TO FORTUNE AND CLUES TO HIS OWN ANCESTRY. © 2000
EN407366KILL ARTISTSILVA, DANIELAUDREY FLAMBERGGABRIEL ALLON HAD A SIMPLE BUT BRUTAL JOB: HE TRACKED DOWN AND ELIMINATED ISRAEL'S TERRORIST ENEMIES. BUT WHEN HIS WIFE AND SON FELL VICTIM TO THE DANGER THAT ACCOMPANIED HIM EVERYWHERE, GABRIEL QUIT AND DEVOTED HIMSELF TO ART RESTORATION, THE OCCUPATION THAT HAD BEEN HIS COVER ALL THESE YEARS. NOW ARI SHAMRON, THE HEAD OF ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE, NEEDS GABRIEL'S EXPERIENCE TO THWART A PLOT TO DESTROY PEACE NEGOTIATIONS. THE ARCHITECT OF PLOT, A PALESTINIAN ZEALOT, IS A LETHAL PART OF GABRIEL'S PAST, SO AS THE TWO BEGIN A DEADLY, INTERCONTINENTAL GAME OF HIDE-AND-SEEK, THE MOTIVES ARE AS PERSONAL AS THEY ARE POLITICAL. © 2000
EN407371JUST REVENGEDERSHOWITZ, ALAN M.PRESTON TROMBLYPROFESSOR MAX MANUCHEN HAS FOUND THE MAN WHO KILLED HIS ENTIRE FAMILY IN COLD BLOOD MORE THAN A HALF A CENTURY AGO. MAX, WHO HAS NEVER BROKEN A LAW, CANNOT TURN DOWN HIS CHANCE FOR REVENGE. © 1999
EN407374SUM OF ALL FEARSCLANCY, TOMCHRIS BASKOUS, PETER JONESTHE GULF WAR IS OVER. AN ISRAELI NUCLEAR WEAPON IS MISSING. THE BALANCE OF POWER IN THE MIDEAST - AND THE WORLD - IS ABOUT TO CHANGE FOREVER. CIA DEPUTY DIRECTOR JACK RYAN, HERO OF PREVIOUS CLANCY NOVELS, RETURNS TO COPE WITH THE SITUATION. © 1991
EN407375MARK OF THE ANGELHUSTON, NANCYDEBORAH OLSTEININ THIS NOVEL OF LOVE, BETRAYAL AND THE IRONIES OF HISTORY, WE MEET SAFFIE, A DISTANT AND DAMAGED YOUNG GERMAN WOMAN AND HER EMPLOYER, RAPHAEL, A PRIVILEGED MUSICIAN WHO FINDS HER REMOVE IRRESISTIBLE. WHEN SAFFIE MEETS A HUNGARIAN INSTRUMENT MAKER LIVING IN THE MARAIS, PARIS'S JEWISH QUARTER, ALL THEIR LIVES WILL BE ALTERED IN STARTLING AND UNEXPECTED WAYS. © 1999
EN407377WEDDING JESTERSTERN, STEVEMARJORIE SUNSHINETHE WEDDING JESTER OFFERS A NEW CHANCE TO JOURNEY TO STERN'S MAGICAL JEWISH OTHERWORLD, WHERE FANTASTICAL EVENTS ARE COMMONPLACE, AND RABBIS -SOMETIMES FREQUENTLY - TAKE FLIGHT. © 1999
EN407378TODAY I AM A BOYHAYS, DAVIDZIPPORAH PORTUGALWHEN RENOWNED THEATER DESIGNER DAVID HAYS WAS 66 AND JOINED A SYNAGOGUE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER FIFTY YEARS, HE DECIDED TO STUDY HEBREW AND BE A BAR MITZVAH. SO, AT A STAGE OF LIFE WHEN MOST PEOPLE BEGIN TO SLOW DOWN, HAYS, FOUNDER OF THE NATIONAL THEATER OF THE DEAF, FEELS MORE ALIVE THAN EVER, REJUVENATED BY NEWFOUND CONNECTIONS TO HIS YOUTH AND FAITH. © 2000
EN407382MARRIED TO LAUGHTERA LOVE STORY FEATURING ANNE MEARASTILLER, JERRYHAL BRISTERCELEBRITIES. BUT MOST OF ALL, HE DESCRIBES HIS LIFE WITH ANNE, HIS ADMIRATION FOR HER AS A PERFORMER, AND THE LONG-SOUGHT INSIGHT INTO ACTING SHE GAVE TO HIM. THEIRS IS A LOVE STORY ABOUT TWO PEOPLE WHO FOUND THEIR PLACE IN SHOW BUSINESS WITHOUT LOSING SIGHT OF EACH OTHER. © 2000
EN407383ANDES RISINGMUNVES, JAMESSARENE MEYERSA SCIENTIST WHO HAD WORKED ON THE MANHATTAN PROJECT QUIT HIS JOB, LEFT HIS FAMILY, AND WENT OFF TO COLOMBIA TO WORK WITH THE PEACE CORPS ON AN ORNITHOLOGICAL PROJECT. BUT NOW THOMAS COOPER CANNOT BE FOUND, AND HIS MOTHER ENLISTS HER RABBI TO TRAVEL TO THE ANDES IN SEARCH OF HER SON. © 1999
EN407389LOWER EAST SIDE MEMORIESA JEWISH PLACE IN AMERICADINER, HASIA R.BEN OLIVERTHROUGH EXTENSIVE RESEARCH, HASIA DINER, A PROFESSOR OF AMERICAN JEWISH HISTORY AT NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, GIVES AN INSIGHTFUL ACCOUNT OF ONE OF NEW YORK CITY'S MOST FAMOUS NEIGHBORHOODS. © 2000
EN407393HOW TO SURVIVE A JEWISH MOTHERA GUILT-RIDDEN GUIDEARNOLD, R. STEVENHAL BRISTERTHE AUTHOR WRITES ABOUT LIFE FROM A JEWISH MOTHER'S POINT OF VIEW. © 1996
EN407394BRINGING HEAVEN DOWN TO EARTHMEDITATIONS AND EVERYDAY WISDOM FROM THE TEACHINGS OF THE REBBE-FREEMAN, TZVI, ED.SHIRLEY BROWNRABBI MENACHEM SCHNEERSON'S TEACHINGS WERE DRAWN FROM A COLLECTIVE WISDOM THAT SPANNED FOUR MILLENNIA, YET HIS MESSAGE WAS SIMPLE. HE REVEALED THE BEAUTY AND WONDER IN EVERY ASPECT OF OUR LIVES AND SHOWED US HOW TO TAP INTO OUR INNER STRENGTH AND GROW WITH LIFE'S CHALLENGES BY REMEMBERING THAT THE GOAL IS NOT "MAKING IT TO HEAVEN," IT IS TO BRING HEAVEN DOWN TO EARTH. © 1999
EN407399BOOK OF THE JEWISH LIFECELEBRATIONS RITUALS & CUSTOMS SPIRITUALITYDAVID, JO; SYME, DANIEL B.IRWIN WEISSA TEXT ON JEWISH LIFE AS IT IS LIVED TODAY, WITH EACH CHAPTER DESCRIBING A STAGE OR MILESTONE OF THAT LIFE, INCLUDING TRADITIONAL PRACTICES AND MODERN OBSERVANCES. © 1997
EN407401WALLS OF JERICHOLAND, JONJEAN EIFERTIN AN ATTEMPT TO PRESERVE AN UNEASY PEACE BETWEEN THEIR PEOPLES, PALESTINIAN COP BEN KAMAL AND ISRAELI GOVERNMENT AGENT DANIELLE BARNEA TEAM UP TO CATCH A WEST BANK SERIAL KILLER
EN407402TO LIFE!CELEBRATION OF JEWISH BEING & THOUKUSHNER, HAROLD S.MIMI GREENSTEINHAROLD KUSHNER WRITES OF THE TRADITIONS AND PRACTICES OF JUDAISM EXPLORING THE IDEAS AND VISIONS OF JUDAISM-EXPLAINING WHY PRAYER MATTERS, HOW HOLIDAY OBSERVANCES AND LIFE-CYCLE EVENTS TEACH US TO BE HUMAN, HOW WE LOOK AT CHRISTIANITY, AND FINALLY WHY THE WORLD NEEDS COMMITTED JEWS TO MAKE GOD'S PURPOSE COME ABOUT.
EN407403BEEN THERE, DONE THATFISHER, EDDIE WITH DAVID FISHERMARILYN BECKBEEN THERE, DONE THAT TELLS THE INTERESTING AND THRILLING LIFE OF EDDIE FISHER WITH ALL HIS ROMANCES, FRIENDS AND AFFAIRS.
EN407404MOSTLY MORGENTHAUSA FAMILY HISTORYMORGANTHAU III, HENRYE. MADUROFAMILY CHRONICLER MORGANTHAU HAS MANAGED TO PRESENT US WITH A MOVING AND FASCINATING ACCOUNT OF HIS FAMILY'S BAVARIAN-JEWISH HISTORY AS WELL AS AN INTIMATE PORTRAIT OF PROMINENT IMMIGRANT SOCIETY DURING AMERICAS GILDED AGE.
EN407407WITH ROOTS IN HEAVENONE WOMAN'S PASSIONATE JOURNEYFIRESTONE, TIRZAHELANNA OSDOBYTHE POIGNANT AND INSPIRING ACCOUNT OF A WOMAN WITH STRONG CONVICTIONS AND A PASSION TO KNOW AND FEEL GOD IN HER LIFETIME. IT IS ALSO A BOOK THAT GOES BEYOND ONE PERSON'S STORY OF WANDERING AND REDEMPTION TO EXPLORE THE DANGERS OF MODERN RELIGION AND THE JOYS AND CONFLICTS OF INTERMARRIAGE.
EN407409POSTVILLECLASH OF CULTURES IN HEARTLAND AMBLOOM, STEPHEN G.JAN BURRELLSTEPHEN BLOOM SHARES HIS BIRD'S-EYE VIEW ON THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF THE LUBAVITCHERS, AN ORTHODOX JEWISH SECT, LIVING IN POSTVILLE, IOWA.
EN407411NOSTRADAMUS PROPHECYPOWELL, JOHN S.T. SHERMANON OCTOBER 16, 1999, FOVE THERMONUCLEAR WARHEADS ARE SMUGGLED ONTO THE COAST OF NORTH CAROLINA BY A TRANSNATIONAL CARTEL OF CHECHEN MAFIYA, MILITANT ISLAMICS AND A MYSTERIOUS STATE SPONSOR. COAXED OUT OF EARLY RETIREMENT, FRIAR CLARKE, AN EX-CIA LEGEND SCHOOLED IN THE TREACHEROUS ART OF COUNTER-TERRORISM, JOINS FORCES WITH NEST, A HIGH TECH GOVERNMENT SWAT TEAM AS WELL AS THE FBI AND THE ISRAELI MOSSAD TO TRACK DOWN THE ELUSIVE WARHEADS.
EN407413HOUSE OF WINDOWSHOFFMAN, ADINAP.GIAMBARESIA COMPELLING EVOCATION OF JERUSALEM SEEN THROUGH THE PRISM OF THE NEIGHBORHOOD WHERE SHE HAS LIVED FOR EIGHT YEARS.
EN407415DIANNE FEINSTEINNEVER LET THEM SEE YOU CRYROBERTS, JERRYELYSE WEISBERGROBERTS PENETRATING BIOGRAPHY OF DIANNE FEINSTEIN GIVES AN ACCOUNT OF THE THRICE-MARRIED JEWISH WOMAN WHO CAME CLOSE TO BEING PICKED AS WALTER MONDALE'S RUNNING MATE IN THE 1984 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION. HE RECOUNTS HER DIFFICULT CHILDHOOD AND HER EVOLUTION FROM AN ALOOF, CALCULATING LOCAL APPOINTEE TO THE WARMLY ENGAGING, HIGHLY VISIBLE LEADER ON THE NATIONAL SCENE.
EN407416SETTING FIRESWENNER, KATER. KRUSKALSETTING FIRES IS THE STORY OF ANNIE FISHMAN WALDMAS, A DOCUMENTARY FILMAKER, WIFE, AND MOTHER OF TWO YOUNG CHILDREN, WHO USES HER PROFESSIONAL SKILLS TO UNRAVEL THE SHOCKING SECRETS BEHIND TWO FIRES THAT COME TO DOMINATE AND HAUNT HER AND THE ANTI-SEMITIC ARSONIST WHO THREATENS HER FAMILY.
EN407417RETURNING LOST LOVESKENAZ, YEHOSHUAB. STERNRETURNING LOST LOVES TELLS OF THE TANGLED LIVES OF THE PEOPLE WHO ALL LIVE IN THE SAME TEL AVIV APARTMENT COMPLEX.
EN407418STALKERKELLERMAN, FAYEMARILYN BECKFIRST-YEAR ROOKIE COP CYNTHIA DECKER IS DETERMINED TO MAKE IT ON HER OWN, WITHOUT HELP FROM HER POLICE DETECTIVE FATHER. HER INSTINCTS TELL HER SOMETHING IS WRONG, AND HER FEAR IS TRUE: SOMEONE IS STALKING HER.
EN407419IRVING HOWE SOCIALIST, CRITIC, JEWALEXANDER, EDWARDGARY HENNIONTHROUGH A CLEAR, ELOQUENT, AND FORCEFULLY ARGUED STUDY OF IRVING HOWE'S POLITICS, WRITINGS AND THOUGHT, EDWARD ALEXANDER CONSTRUCTS A SYMPATHETIC YET CRITICAL INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY OF THIS COMPLEX INDIVIDUAL.
EN407420PIANISTEXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY ON ONE MANSZPILMAN, WLADYSLAWBIRNBAUM, ELAINETHE PIANIST IS BOTH THE STORY OF ONE MAN'S TENACITY IN THE FACE OF DEATH, AND A TESTAMENT TO THE RESILIENCE OF HUMANITY ITSELF. SZPILMAN TELLS OF HIS TRAUMATIZING LIFE DURING THE WAR AND HIS SAVIOR BY A GERMAN OFFICER.
EN407421CARRY ME ACROSS THE WATERCANIN, ETHANMOHR, M.TAKE THE ADVICE OF NO ONE, THE YOUNG AUGUST KLEINMAN IS TOLD BY HIS MOTHER AS THE NAZI PARTY RISES TO POWER AROUND THEM IN HAMBURG. WITH THESE WORDS TO GUIDE HIM, YOUNG AUGUST ESCAPES TO AMERICA, WHERE HE GOES ON TO BUILD A FORTUNE, A FAMILY, AND A LIFE ON HIS OWN TERMS.
EN407422TENDER AT THE BONEGROWING UP AT THE TABLEREICHL, RUTHBARBARA ABISRUTH REICHL'S MEMOIR IS THE STORY OF A LIFE DETERMINED, ENHANCED, AND DEFINED IN EQUAL MEASURE BY A PASSION FOR FOOD, UNFORGETTABLE PEOPLE, AND THE LOVE OF TALES WELL TOLD. IT IS A WITTY AND COMPELLING CHRONICLE OF A CULINARY SENSUALIST'S COMING OF AGE.
EN407426FROM CENTRAL PARK TO SINAIHOW I FOUND MY JEWISH SOULNEUBERGER, ROY S.S. RIFKINROY NEUBERGER TAKES US ON AN ABSORBING JOURNEY FROM AN UNFULFILLED SECULAR LIFE TO A WORLD OF SPIRITUAL RICHNESS, GUIDED BY THE BELIEF THAT THERE IS A VERY REAL ENTITY WHO CREATED THE WORLD AND WHOSE RULES WE ARE OBLIGED TO FOLLOW.
EN407427ISAIAH BERLINA LIFEIGNATIEFF, MICHAELS. SCHREIBERAIAH BERLIN WAS WITNESS TO A CENTURY. BORN IN RUSSIA TOWRD THE END OF THE DOMINATION OF THE TSARIST EMPIRE, HE LIVED LONG ENOUGH TO SEE THE SOVIET STATE COLLAPSE. HE WAS THE PRESIDING JUDGE OF INTELLECTUAL LIFE ON BOTH SIDES OF THE ATLANTIC. WHEN BERLIN DIED IN 1997, HE WAS HAILED AS ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT LIBERAL PHILOSOPHERS OF HIS TIME. BERLIN'S CIRCLE OF FRIENDS INCLUDED NOT ONLY INTELLECTUALS, BUT ALSO RENOWNED FIGURES OF THE ARTS, POLITICS, AND PHILOSOPHY.
EN407430INEXTINGUISHABLE SYMPHONYTRUE STORY OF MUSIC & LOVE IN NAZIGOLDSMITH, MARTINA. FLAMBERGSET AMID THE GROWING TYRANNY OF GERMANY'S THIRD REICH, THIS IS A MOVING ACCOUNT OF GUNTHER GOLDSCHMIDT AND ROSEMARIE, TWO COURAGEOUS JEWISH MUSICIANS WHO STRUGGLED TO PERFORM UNDER UNIMAGINABLE CIRCUMSTANCES-AND FOUND THEMSELVES FALLING IN LOVE IN A COUNTRY DETERMINED TO DESTROY THEM.
EN407431GREAT JEWISH QUOTESFIVE THOUSAND YEARS OF TRUTH & HUMBEN SHEA, NOAHELIZABETH LONDONGREAT JEWISH QUOTES OFFERS THE WISDOM OF FOLK SAYINGS, THE TALMUD, AND THE OLD TESTAMENT, ALONG WITH THOUGHTS OF FAMOUS MEN AND WOMEN FROM OUR OWN CENTURY
EN407432SHEMASPIRITUALITY AND LAW IN JUDAISMLAMM, NORMANWIN ROBINSRABBI LAMM, ORTHODOX SCHOLAR AND LONG-TIME PRESIDENT OF YESHIVA UNIVESITY, FOCUSES ON THE SHEMA IN HIS EXPLORATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SPIRITUALITY AND LAW IN JUDAISM.
EN407434PROOF POSITIVESINGERMAN, PHILIPHOWELL MAYERAFTER HIS NEW BRIDE IS MURDERED IN AUSTRIA WHILE THEY ARE ON THEIR HONEYMOON, SUPERSLEUTH AND UNDERCOVER AGENT ROLAND TROY QUITS CHASING CRIMINALS AND RETREATS TO THE BACKWOODS OF VERMONT. BUT WHEN HIS FRIEND AND FORMER PARTNER, MCKENZIE ROCKETT ASKS HIM FOR A FAVOR, TROY FINDS HE CAN'T REFUSE IS FRIEND'S REQUEST IN SOLVING ONE LAST HOMICIDE. TROY IS PARTNERED WITH ANGELA BECKER, AN EXCELLENT UNDERCOVER COP IN HER OWN RIGHT. THE TWO OF THEM QUICKLY DISCOVER THAT THEY ARE ON THE TRAIL OF SOMETHING FAR LARGER THAN WHAT THEY ORIGINALLY ASSUMED.
EN407436WORLD OF JEWISH ENTERTAININGMENUS & RECIPES FOR THE SABBATH...MARKS, GILH. SCHNEIDERGIL MARKS, A RABBI, GOURMET CHEF, AND AUTHORITY ON JEWISH FOOD HISTORY AND LORE, PRESENTS A SUMPTUOUS YET PRACTICAL TREASURY TO HELP GUIDE FAMILIES THROUGH ALL THEIR ENTERTAINING.
EN407438ICE FIRE WATERA LEIB GOLDKORN COCKTAILEPSTEIN, LESLIEETHEL E. MADURO97-YEAR-OLD LIEB GOLDKORN MADE HIS DEBUT ALMOST A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO IN THE STEINWAY QUARTET. THE CHARACTER WE MEET HERE REMAINS EVERY BIT THE "PERSON OF CULTURE AND SENSITIVITY." BUT HE IS A NEW MAN AS WELL, ONE WHO HAS TURNED THAT CULTURE AND HIS OWN NATURE UPSIDE DOWN. FOR THIS IS THE UNSUBLIMATED LEIB, WHAT MUSIC MEANT TO HIM IN THE PAST, LOVE, LONGING, AND EROTIC FULFILLMENT DO NOW.
EN407440RABBIGORDON, NOAHM. MOHRTHIS IS THE TALE OF ONE MAN AND ONE WOMAN WHO MUST LEARN TO COPE WITH THE COMPLICATIONS OF AN UNORTHODOX LIFE IN A WORLD THAT WILL NOT ACCEPT THEM, IN A WORLD WHERE RABBIS AND NON--JEWS DO NOT FALL IN LOVE-LET ALONE MARRY...
EN407442WHEN I LIVED IN MODERN TIMESGRANT, LINDAZIPPORAH. PORTUGALTOLD THROUGH THE EYES OF AN UNFORGETTABLE HEROINE, WHEN I LIVED IN MODERN TIMES IS ONE WOMAN'S STORY OF DISCOVERY-OF HERSELF, OF HER HERITAGE AND THE LAND THAT WOULD ONE DAY BECOME ISRAEL.
EN407444SOLACE FOR A SINNERROE, CAROLINEHARRIET GUSSINAS A SCORCHING SUMMER HEAT DESCENDS ON GIRONA, SPAIN IN 1354, A HIGHLY RESPECTED MERCHANT IS FOUND DEAD AND ROBBED OF A FORTUNE IN GOLD. ISAAC LEARNS THE MAN WAS GOING TO PURCHAST WHAT HE THOUGH WAS THE FABLED HOLY GRAIL. AGAINGST THE WISHES OF HIS EXCELLENCY, THE BISHOP BERENGUER, ISAAC SEEKS OUT THE MURDERER-AND UNCOVERS MUCH MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE...
EN407446DREAMING THE ACTUALCONTEMPORARY FICTION AND POETRY BY ISRAELI WOMEN WRITERSEDITED BY MIRIYAM GLAZERMICHELLE. HARBERTHIS BOOK INTRODUCES THE NEW FICTION AND POETRY OF ISRAEL'S WOMEN WRITERS TO AN ENGLISH-SPEAKING AUDIENCE. MIRIYAM GLAZER RECONSTRUCTS TEH DIVERSTIIES, TENSIONS, AND COMPLEXITY OF CURRENT ISRAELI LITERATURE.
EN407448HERETICWEINSTEIN, LEWISA. KEMPNERTHE HERETIC IS A STORY ABOUT A JEWISH FAMILY IN SPAIN, THE CATALANS, WHO WERE FORCED TO CONVERT TO CHRISTIANITY AND ARE TRYING TO BECOME WEALTHY AND INFLUENCIAL AND CLOSE TO THOSE ON THE THRONE. BUT THEY MUST MAKE SURE NOT TO GET CAUGHT PRACTICING JUDAISM.
EN407449SUDDENLY JEWISHJEWS RAISED AS GENTILES DISCOVER THEIR JEWISH ROOTSKESSEL, BARBARALAURA SPERBERBARBARA KESSEL, IN INTERVIEWS WITH OVER 150 PEOPLE WHO WERE RAISED AS NON-JEWS ONLY TO LEARN LATER THAT THEY ARE OF JEWISH DESCENT, ASKS "WHAT IS IT LIKE TO FIND OUT YOU ARE NOT WHO YOU THOUGHT YOU WERE?" PRESENTED IN THEIR OWN WORDS, THE VARIED RESPONSES OF THESE DISPARATE PEOPLE TO A SIMILAR EXPERIENCE OFFERS INSIGHT INTO THE NATURE OF SELF-KNOWLEDGE.
EN407450AARON COPLANDLIFE AND WORK OF AN UNCOMMON MANPOLLACK, HOWARDMEGAN OWENHOWARD POLLACK DID EXTENSIVE RESEARCH ON THIS BIOGRAPHY OF AARON COPLAND THE FAMOUS AMERICAN COMPOSER. HE EXPLORES COPLAND'S CHILDHOOD, STUDIES ABROAD, ROMANTIC ACTIVITIES, WORK IN HOLLYWOOD, HEARING BEFORE A CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE DURING THE MCCARTHY PERIOD, CONDUCTING CAREER AND STRUGGLE WITH DEBILITATING DEMENTIA.
EN407452GREAT JEWS IN THE PERFORMING ARTSLYMAN, DARRYLJERRY ONEILLMAJOR PROFILES OF ONE HUNDRED JEWISH PERSONALITIES AND BRIEF SKETCHES OF TWO HUNDRED MORE OUTSTANDING FIGURES. INTRODUCED BY A HISTORICAL OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE THAT JEWS HAVE PLAYED IN THE PERFORMING ARTS FROM EARLIEST TIMES THROUGH THE PRESENT, IT IS A REFRESHING LOOK AT SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR ENTERTAINERS OF ALL TIMES.
EN407453KOUFAXGRUVER, EDWARDG. LEBOWSPORTSWRITER EDWARD GRUVER ILLUMINATES THE STORY OF THE MAN MANY CONSIDERED THE GREATEST LEFT-HANDED PITCHER OF ALL TIMES, SANDY KOUFAX. BASED ON EXTENSIVE INTERVIEWS WITH FRINEDS, FORMER TEAMMATES AND OPPONENTS, AND SPORTS JOUNALISTS, KOUFAX WILL REAQUAINT GENERATIONS OF FANS WITH A LARGER-THAN-LIFE PLAYER FROM THEIR YOUTH AND INTRODUCE A NEW GENERATION TO THE MAN ONCE SAID TO HAVE "COME DOWN FROM A HIGHER LEAGUE.'
EN407454IBM & THE HOLOCAUST THE STRATEGIC ALLIANCE BLACK, EDWINSHELDON RIFKINTHE STUNNING STORY OF IBM'S ALLIANCE WITH NAZI GERMANY TAKES YOU THROUGH THE CAREFULLY CRAFTED COLLUSION WITH THE THIRD REICH, AS WELL AS THE STRUCTURED DENIABILITY OF ORAL ARGUEMENTS, UNDATED LETTERS, AND THE GENEVA INTERMEDIARIES- ALL UNDERTAKEN AS THE NEWSPAPERS BLAZED WITH ACCOUNTS OF PERSECUTION AND DESTRUCTION.
EN407455CRISIS FOURMCNAB, ANDYNORMA FIREBRITISH INTELLIGENT AGENT HAS JUST BEEN GIVEN AN ULTIMATION: FIND AN AGENT WHO SEEMS TO HAVE DEFECTED OR LOSE THE GUARDIANSHIP OF HIS GODDAUGHTER. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN HE FINDS THE AGENT, IS GIVEN AN ORDER TO KILL HER AND IS THEN HUNTED AND RACED DEEPER INTO A DARK, DEADLY CONSPIRACY THAT WILL CHANGE THE COURSE OF WORLD EVENTS - AND THE LIVES OF MILLIONS.
EN407456ESTHERA JERUSALEM LOVE STORYWAYSMAN, DVORAMARIAN FELDINGERWHEN MAX, A CYNICAL YOUNG JOURNALIST, FIRST MEETS THE PASSIONATE, RESTLESS TWENTY-ONE-YEAR-OLD AUSTRALIAN, ESTHER, IN HIS OFFICE IN LONDON IN 1951, HE IS CERTAIN HE WILL FIND HER INSUFFERABLE; INSTEAD HE IS SMITTEN. SPANNING THE DECADES AND MOVING BETWEEN CONTINENTS, WE WATCH MAX AND "ESSIE" MOVE IN AND OUT OF EACH OTHERS ORBITS.
EN407458ISRAELIS AND THE JEWISH TRADITIONANCIENT PEOPLE DEBATING ITS FUTUREHARTMAN, DAVIDSHIRLEY KALBIN HIS NEW BOOK DAVID HARTMAN GRAPPLES WITH THE ISSUES THAT DIVIDE ISRAEL'S SECULAR COMMUNITY FROM ITS RELIGIOUS ZIONISTS. ADDRESSING THE CONCERNS OF BOTH COMMUNITIES, HARTMAN SUGGESTS A MORE INCLUSIVE AND INVITING FRAMEWORK FOR THE MODERN ISRAELI ENGAGEMENT OF THE JEWISH TRADITION.
EN407459SHABBAT SHALOMRECIPES & MENUS FOR THE SABBATHFRIEDLAND, SUSAN R.H. SCHNEIDERSUSAN R. FRIEDLAND SHOWS THAT IT IS POSSIBLE TO BE INVENTIVE YET RESPECT THE TRADITION OF THE SABBATH DINNER WITH THESE RECIPES WHICH INCLUDE THE MEDITERRANEAN, EASTERN EUROPE AND INDIA.
EN407461SHIKSA GODDESS(OR, HOW I SPENT MY FORTIES) ESSAYSWASSERSTEIN, WENDYBARBARA ABISWENDY WASSERSTEIN WAS AN AWARD-WINNING AMERICAN PLAYWRIGHT WHO RECEIVED THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA AND A TONY AWARD FOR BEST PLAY. WHEN WASSERSTEIN TURNED FORTY, SHE MADE A TO DO LIST COMPOSED MOSTLY OF ITEMS LEFT OVER FROM WHEN SHE TURNED THIRTY. IN THIS COLLECTION OF ESSAYS WASSERSTEIN WROTE ABOUT EACH OF HER QUESTS AND MIDLIFE OBSESSIONS AS WELL AS HER SISTER'S BATTLE WITH BREAST CANCER, AND HER OWN PREGNANCY AND THE BIRTH OF HER FIRST CHILD AT FORTY-EIGHT. WASSERSTEIN DIED OF LYMPHOMA 4 YEARS AFTER PUBLISHING THE "SHIKSA GODDESS."
EN407463JEW BOYKAUFMAN, ALANELIZABETH TOMCHOALAN KAUFMAN'S COMING-OF-AGE ACCOUNT IS BY TURNS HILARIOUS AND TERRIFYING. IN HIS AUTHENTICALLY AMERICAN VOICE HE TOUCHES ON THEMES RARELY EXPLORED IN AMERICAN WRITING-THE PAIN, GUILT, AND CONFUSION OF AMERICA-BORN CHILDREN OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS.
EN407464PARTICULARS OF RAPTUREREFLECTIONS ON EXODUSZORNBERG, AVIVAH GOTTLIEBIRWIN WEISSIN HER READING OF THE FAMILIAR STORY OF THE ISRAELITES AND THEIR FLIGHT FROM SLAVEY IN EGYPT, AVIVAH ZORNBERG HAS BROUGHT A VAST RANGE OF CLASSICAL JEWISH INTERPRETATIONS AND MIDRASHIC SOURCES, LITERARY ALLUSIONS AND IDEAS FROM PHILOSOPHY AND PSYCHOLOGY. HER QUEST IN THIS BOOK IS "TO FIND THOSE WHO WILL HEAR WITH ME A PARTICULAR IDIOM OF REDEMPTION," WHO WILL HEAR "WITHIN THE PARTICULARS OF RAPTURE...WHAT CANNOT BE EXPRESSED."
EN407466SILENCE OF HEAVENAGNON'S FEAR OF GODOZ, AMOSSTARK, L. J.NOVELIST AMOS OZ'S SUBJECT, S. Y. AGNON'S ONLY YESTERDAY, EXPLORES AGNON'S WONDERMENT OF GOD, HIS REFLECTIONS ON THE RELIGIOUS WORLD OF SIMPLE FOLK OF EASTERN EURPOEAN JEWRY, AND AGNON'S VISION OF THE DEGENERATION OF THIS WORLD. THROUGH RICH, THICK READINGS OZ EXPLORES MAJOR THEMES OF HEBREW LITERATURE AND THE IDEOLOGIES OF JEWISH IDENTITY THROUGH TEXTS.
EN407467FIERCE ATTACHMENTSA MEMOIRGORNICK, VIVIANCAREY, SANDRAA DYNAMIC ACCOUNT OF GORNICK'S INTENSE AND VOLATILE RELATIONSHIP WITH HER FORMIDABLE MOTHER. A DESCRIPTION BY THE NEW YORK NATIVE AND FEMINIST OF HOW SHE CAME INTO HER OWN FROM A BRONX TENEMENT INT HE 1940S.
EN407468NEW YORK TIMES PASSOVER COOKBOOKMORE THAN 200 HOLIDAY RECIPES FROM TOP CHEFS AND WRITERSAMSTER, LINDASANDI SKODNIKAT LAST, FROM THE PAPER OF CULINARY RECORD, COMES A TREASURE TROVE OF MORE THAN 200 RECIPES THAT CELEBRATE THE DELICIOUS FESTIVITY OF THE PASSOVER TABLE. COMPILED FROM TIMES ARTICLES AND AUTHORS SPANNING ALOMOST FIFTY YEARS, THE NEW YORK TIMES PASSOVER COOKBOOK REPRESENTS JEWISH CUISINE FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD.
EN407469KADDISHWIESELTIER, LEONCHARLIE ROEMERWHEN LEON WIESELTIER'S FATHER DIED IN MARCH 1996, HE BEGAN TO OBSERVE THE RITUALS OF THE TRADITIONAL YEAR OF MOURNING, GOING DAILY TO THE SYNAGOGUE TO RECITE THE KADDISH. BETWEEN HIS PRAYERS AND HIS EVERYDAY RESPONSIBILITIES, HE SOUGHT OUT ANCIENT, MEDIEVAL, AND MODERN JEWISH TEXTS IN PURSUIT OF THE KADDISH'S HISTORY AND MEANING. AND EVERY DAY HE STUDIED, TRANSLATED, AND WROTE HIS OWN REFLECTIONS ON THE OBSCURE TEXTS THAT HE FOUND, PUNCTUATING HIS JOURNAL WITH STORIES ABOUT LIFE IN HIS SYNAGOGUE AND ABOUT HIS FAMILY'S PROGRESS THROUGH GRIEF.
EN407471POPES AGAINST THE JEWSTHE VATICAN'S ROLE IN THE RISE OF MODERN ANTI-SEMITISMKERTZER, DAVID I.A. ISLERA GROUNDBREAKING HISTORICAL STUDY BASED ON DOCUMENTS PREVIOUSLY LOKCED IN THE VATICAN'S ARCHIVES: THE POPES AGAINST THE JEWS GRAPHICALLY SHOWS HOW THE CATHOLIC CHURCH HELPED MAKE THE HOLOCAUST POSSIBLE. DESPITE ITS FOCUS, THIS IS NOT AN ANTI-CATHOLIC BOOK. IT SEEKS A BALANCED JUDGEMENT AND AN UNDERSTANDING OF THE HISTORICAL FORCES THAT LED THE CHURCH ALONG THE PATH IT TOOK.
EN407473COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING JUDAISMBLECH, RABBI BENJAMINRABBI MARTIN COOPERTHE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO JUDAISM IS AN ACCESSIBLE, COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO JEWISH PRACTICE, LAWS, ETHICS, AND FAMILY. WRITTEN IN SIMPLE, CONVERSATIONAL FORM, THIS BOOK ALSO OFFERS INFORMATION ON UNDERSTANDING TORAH, THE SYNAGOGUE, AND THE DIFFERENT MOVEMENTS IN JUDAISM.
EN407474AIMEE AND JAGUARA LOVE STORY, BERLIN 1943FISCHER, ERICAELIZABETH LONDONERICA FISCHER, VIENNA'S FOREMOST FEMINIST WRITER, TELLS THIS TRUE STORY OF THE BLAZING, DEVOTED LOVE BETWEEN A GENTILE MOTHER OF FOUR, AND A JEWISH WOMAN LIVING UNDERGROUND. SET IN WW II NAZI GERMANY, THIS TALE IS A TESTAMENT TO THE LOVE AND STRENGHT OF THESE TWO WOMEN.
EN407477ILLUMINATED SOULSTOLLMAN, ARYEH LEVTANYA ALPERT SHERMANTHE ILLUMINATED SOUL FOLLOWS THE LIFE OF EVA LAQUEDEM AND THE AUGSBURG MISCELLANY, A FIFTHEENTH CENTURY HEBREW ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPT SHE SMUGGLES OUT OF CZECHOSLOVAKIA AT THE OUTBREAK OF WW II. STOLLMAN'S NOVEL EMBRACES ISSUES OF MEMEORY AND LONGING THROUGH THE TALES OF EVA'S TRAVELS, THE DANGERS SHE FACES, AND THE BEAUTY SHE ENCOUNTERS.
EN407478FORGOTTENA PETER DECKER/RINA LAZARUS NOVELKELLERMAN, FAYEBECK, MARILYNTHE DESECRATION OF A SMALL STOREFRONT SYNAGOGUE HAS RINA LAZARUS AND HER DETECTIVE HUSBAND PETER DECKER, SEARCHING FOR CLUES. A SEVENTEEN-YEAR -OLD SUSPECT CUTS A DEAL ONLY TO BE BRUTALLY MURDERED, LEAVING MORE TO BE UNRAVELED IN THIS KELLERMAN MYSTERY.
EN407480CELEBRATING LIFEFINDING HAPPINESS IN UNEXPECTED PLACESSACKS, DR. JONATHANRABBI MARTIN COOPERTHE DEATH OF DR. JONATHAN SACKS' FATHER FORCED A REEXAMINATION OF THE WAYS AND PLACES WHERE WE FIND HAPPINESS. THROUGH HIS UNDERSTANDING OF JUDAISM AND HIS PERSONAL JOURNEY, SACKS SPEAKS ABOUT FINDING JOY IN FAMILY, COMMUNITY, FRIENDSHIP, AND RESPONSIBILITY. HE WRITES ALSO ABOUT RENEWING A RELATIONSHIP TO GOD.
EN407481BRIGADEAN EPIC STORY OF VENGEANCE, SALVATION, AND WWIIBLUM, HOWARDSARENE MEYERSAS THE WAR IN EUROPE IS COMING TO AN END, THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT DECIDES TO SEND A GROUP OF JEWISH VOLUNTEERS FROM PALESTINE TO EUROPE TO HELP FIGHT THE GERMANS. THIS BOOK TELLS THE STORY OF THREE OF THESE MEN, WHO DEFEAT THE GERMANS AND TAKE REVNGE FOR THE HARM THE GERMANS INFLICTED ON THE JEWS.
EN407482SAME SEAA NOVELOZ, AMOSRIFKIN, S.THE STORY ABOUT A FAMILY AND WHAT THEY GO THROUGH WHEN THE MATRIARCH OF THE FAMILY PASSES AWAY. © 2001
EN407483JEWISH HOLIDAY STYLEA BEAUTIFUL GUIDE TO CELEBRATING THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS IN STYLEBROWNSTEIN, RITA MILOSG. ZIMMERMANTHIS BOOK IS A HANDBOOK OF CREATIVE IDEAS AND A PRIMER ON THE SPIRITUAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS.
EN407484CONSENTA NOVELSCHRANK, BENS. BIDDLETHIS EDGY STORY IS ABOUT A DOCTORAL STUDENT OBSESSED WITH THE TROUBLED WOMAN HE MEETS THROUGH HIS DOCTORAL ADVISER, WHOSE SWAY OVER OUR UNFORTUNATE HERO IS POSITIVELY SPOOKY. © 2002
EN407485JEWS OF THE AMAZONSELF-EXILE IN PARADISESEGAL, ARIELSPENSER. RAINEIN THE HEART OF THE PERUVIAN AMAZON LIES THE REMOTE CITY OF IQUITOS AND AN UNUSUAL COMMUNITY OF JEWS. THE DESCENDANTS OF LATE NINETEENTH AND EARLY TWENTIETH CENTURY FORTUNE-SEEKERS, THE JEWS OF THE AMAZON HAVE INHERITED A DISTINCTIVE AND RICH CULTURE, ONE THAT MIXES NATIVE CUSTOMS WITH JUDEO-CHRISTIAN FAITH.
EN407486ESTER'S CHILDA NOVELSASSON, JEANNORMA FIRETHIS NOVEL SET INT HE MIDST OF THE LONG SHADOW OF THE NAZIS BRINGS TO LIFE A STRIKING SET OF CHARACTERS WHO ARE INVOLVED IN THE MOST SIGNIFICANT TURNING POINTS IN WORLD HISTORY.
EN407487BEGINNER'S KOSHER COOKBOOK...ESPECIALLY FOR PEOPLE ON THEIR OWN FOR THE FIRST TIMEFIEDLER, SEYMOURGAYLE. ZIMMERMANTHIS IS A COOKBOOK FILLED WITH FAST AND EASY KOSHER RECIPES FOR ALL MEALS AND ALL OCCASIONS. IT IS MEANT FOR FIRST-TIMERS AND THOSE ON THEIR OWN, BUT CAN BE ENJOYED BY ANYONE.
EN407488LINE OUT FOR A WALKFAMILIAR ESSAYSEPSTEIN, JOSEPHWIN ROBINSAUTOBIOGRAPICAL ESSAYS RELATING TO MUNDANE, EVERYDAY ACTIVITIES.
EN407496AROUND SARAH'S TABLEGOTTLIEB, YAFFA; ZAKUTINSKY, RIVKAZAPPORAH PORTUGALIN BROOKLYN IN 1991 A FEW HASIDIC WOMEN BEGAN MEETING ONCE A WEEK FOR LUNCH AND A PERIOD OF INTENSE TORAH STUDY. GATHERED TOGETHER BY SARAH, THESE WOMEN FROM VARIOUS BACKGROUNDS SHARE THEIR JOYS AND SORROWS AND ALLOW US TO SEE THE REAL WOMAN BEHIND THE STEREOTYPE.
EN407505GOOD HARBORDIAMANT, ANITAMARJORIE SUNSHINETWO WOMEN ARE BROUGHT TOGETHER IN GLOUCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS THROUGH THEIR TURMOIL. ONE IS A FIFTY-NINE-YEAR-OLD WOMEN, A CONVERT, RECENTLY DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER AND THE OTHER IS WOMEN WHO FEELS FRICTION WITH HER TWELVE-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER AND A LACK OF CONNECTION TO HER HUSBAND.
EN407507MARAA NOVELREICH, TOVAJEREMY HANDLEMANTHE ENTERTAINING AND REVEALING STORY OF A MARRIAGE BETWEEN AN ORTHODOX RABBI'S DAUGHTER AND AN ISRAELI HIPPIE.
EN407509BIG NAPWALDMAN, AYELETB. ABISJULIET HASN'T SLEPT FOR MORE THAN FIFTEEN MINUTES SINCE HER FOUR-MONTH-OLD SON WAS BORN AND HER HUSBAND BEING A WORKAHOLIC DOESN'T HELP. JULIET FINALLY FINDS RELIEF WITH HER SON'S NEW BABYSITTER, A YOUNG HASIDIC WOMAN. BUT FRAYDLE, THE BABYSITTER, HAS GONE MISSING! WHAT IS FRAYDLE FLEEING FROM AND WHY WON'T HER PARENTS GET THE POLICE INVOLVED? © 2001
EN407510CATSKILLHAYES, JOHN R.ON A PLEASANT SUMMER EVENING IN CHICKEN CORNERS, A VILLAGE IN THE CATSKILL MOUNTAINS, THREE MEN WITH RIFLES BEGIN SHOOTING CAREFULLY INTO AN OLD FARMHOUSE PACKED WITH IMMIGRANT JEWISH FAMILIES. THEY DO NOT AIM TO KILL, BUT BEFORE THE NIGHT IS OVER, A LOCAL WIDOW, WHOSE PRESENCE IN THE FARMHOUSE CANNOT BE EXPLAINED, LIES DEAD.
EN407511SCIENCE OF GODTHE CONVERGENCE OF SCIENTIFIC AND BIBLICAL WISDOMSCHROEDER, GERALDG. HENNIONPHYSICIST AND BIBLICAL SCHOLAR GERALD SCHROEDER DEMONSTRATES THE OFTEN SURPRISING PARALLELS BETWEEN A VARIETY OF BIBLICAL TEACHINGS AND THE FINDING OF BIOCHEMISTS, PALEONTOLOGISTS, ASTROPHYSISTS AND QUANTUM PHYSICISTS. HE ARGUES THAT THE LATEST SCIENCE AND A CLOSE READIN OF THE BIBLE ARE NOT JUST COMPATIBLE BUT INTERDEPENDENT.
EN407512ALL MY MOTHERS AND FATHERSA MEMOIRBLUMENTHAL, MICHAELMICHELLE. HARBERSHORTLY AFTER THE DEATH OF HIS MOTHER FROM BREAST CANCER, POET AND NOVELIST, BLUMENTHAL, BEGINS TO DISCOVER STARTLING FACTS ABOUT HIS FAMILY. THIS MEMOIR SPEAKS FO A DESIRE FOR BELONGING.
EN407513TEN JOURNEYS OF LIFE:WRITING THE PATH OF ABRAHAMGOLD, MICHAELZIMMERMAN, A.RABBI GOLD USES THE BIBLICAL STORY OF ABRAHAM TO DESCRIBE THE TEN JOURNEYS THAT SPIRITUAL SEEKERS MUST GO THROUGH TO REACH MATURITY.
EN407515MURDER ON GOOD FRIDAYCONWAY, SARAMARILYN BECKA SHOCKING MURDER COMPLICATED BY RELIGIOUS INTOLERANCE FUELS ONE MAN'S SEARCH FOR TRUTH AS WELL AS HIS OWN SOUL.
EN407516WISDOM OF THE JEWISH SAGESA MODERN READING OF PIRKE AVOTSHAPIRO, RABBI RAMI M.NANCI BRONSTEENWISDOM OF THE JEWISH SAGES IS A MODERN INTERPRETATION OF THE SAYINGS OF THE FATHERS, A COMPILATION OF ETHICAL TEACHINGS TAUGHT DURING THE THIRD CENTURY OF THE COMMON ERA.
EN407518QUEENMAKERA NOVEL OF KING DAVID'S QUEENEDGHILL, INDIAJANET KALISHQUEENMAKER IS A NOVEL ABOUT KING DAVID, AS SEEN THOUGH THE EYES OF HIS WIFE, MICHAL.
EN407519HALF-JEWISH BOOKA CELEBRATIONKLEIN, DANIEL & VUIJST, FREKRAMU & ZIMMERMANTHIS BOOK INCLUDES AN EYE-OPENING ESSAY ON HALF-JEWISH IDENTITY AND LOOKS INTO THE OFTEN MISUNDERSTOOD HISTORY OF HALF-JEWS IN THE HOLOCAUST. IT IS A BLEND OF A CULTURAL MIX THAT IS FAR GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS.
EN407520PARADISE PARKA NOVELGOODMAN, ALLEGRABECK, MARILYNABANDONED BY HER FOLK-DANCING PARTNER, GARY, IN A HONOLULU HOTEL ROOM, SHARON SPEIGELMAN REALIZES THAT SHE COULD RETURN TO HER ESTRANGED FAMILY IN BOSTON OR BEGIN HER OWN SPIRITUAL QUEST. SHE EVENTUALLY STARTS ON THE PATH HOME TO JUDAISM BUT COMES ACROSS A FEW BUMPS IN THE ROAD.
EN407523STRIFE OF THE SPIRITSTEINSALTZ, ADINBARBARA STRUMANAN ECLECTIC COLLECTION OF SAMPLES OF THE THINKING OF ADIN STEINSALTZ, WRITTEN OR SPOKEN IN VARIED CIRCUMSTANCES DURIGN A LONG PERIOD OF TIME. WHILE THE COMMON THREAD IS THE AUTHOR HIMSELF, THE PIECES ALL SHARE THE CONCERN FOR THE SPIRITUALITY OF HUMAN EXISTANCE.
EN407524CONVERSIONAPPELFELD, AHARONB. SMITHIN AN AUSTRIAN CITY, A FEW YEARS BEFORE THE HOLOCAUST, ALMOST ALL OF THE JEWS HAVE CONVERTED TO CHRISTIANITY. TODAY THE CHURCH BELLS ARE PEALING FOR KARL, AN AMBITIOUS YOUNG CIVIL SERVANT WHOSE CONVERSION WILL CLEAR HIS PATH TO A COVETED HIGH GOVERNMENT POST. BUT SOON A POLITICAL CRISIS REUNITES KARL WITH HIS PAST, FORCING HIM TO DECIDE - AND STAND UP FOR - WHAT HE TRULY BELIEVES.
EN407527AUSTERLITZSEBALD, W. G.D. FRANKOVER THIRTY YEARS, IN THE COURSE OF CONVERSATIONS THAT TAKE PLACE ACROSS EUROPE, A MAN NAMED JACQUES AUSTERLITZ TELLS A NAMELESS COMPANION OF HIS ONGOING STRUGGLE WITH THE RIDDLE OF HIS IDENTITY.
EN407529EPITAPHSIEGEL, JAMESMARILYN BECKRETIRED PRIVATE EYE WILLIAM RISKIN, WELL PAST HIS SEVENTIEH BIRTHDAY SPENDS HIS DAYS WORKING AT THE LOCAL OFF-TRACK BETTING PARLOR IN QUEENS. ONE DAY HE SPOTS THE OBITUARY OF HIS ONETIME PARTNER JEAN GOLDBLUM. HE GOES TO PAY HIS RESPECTS AND ENDS UP PAYING MORE THAN HE COULD EVER HAVE EXPECTED.
EN407532LONG TIME NO SEEISAACS, SUSANABIS, BARBARACOURTNEY LOGAN, FORMER INVESTMENT ANALYST, DEVOTED MOTHER AND LONG ISLAND WIFE, LEAVES HER HOME ON HALLOWEEN NIGHT FOR A QUICK TRIP TO THE GROCERY STORE. FIVE MONTHS LATER, HER BADLY DECOMPOSED BODY IS FOUND FLOATING IN THE BACKYARD POOL, CONCEALED BY THE POOL COVER.
EN407533MODERN JEWISH CANONA JOURNEY THROUGH LITERATURE AND CULTUREWISSE, RUTHSTEVEN SCHRIBERRUTH WISSE, A PROFESSOR OF YIDDISH AND COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AT HARVARD UNIVERSITY, EVALUATES THE GREAT BOOKS OF JEWISH LITERATURE AS WELL AS LINKING THE WORKS TOGETHER TO PRESENT A NEW KIND OF JEWISH HISTORY.
EN407534SAGES AND DREAMERSPORTRAITS AND LEGENDS FROM THE JEWISH TRADITIONSWEISEL, ELIEFAITH GARFIELDDEPICTIONS OF 25 MEN AND WOMEN OF THE BIBLE, THE TALMUD, AND THE HASIDIC TRADITION.
EN407535LOVE AND TERROR IN THE GOD ENCOUNTERTHE THEOLOGICAL LEGACY OF RABBI JOSEPH B. SOLOVEITCHIK, VOLUME 1HARTMAN, DAVIDCOOPER, M.THE INTELLECTUAL LEGACY OF ONE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY'S GREATEST RELIGIOUS THINKERS-EXPLAINED BY A LEADING THEOLOGIAN OF OUR DAY.
EN407536JEW VS. JEWTHE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF AMERICAN JEWRYFREEDMAN, SAMUEL G.RITA LEVINEAT A TIME WHEN AMERICAN JEWS SHOULD FEEL SECURE AND MORE COHESIVE THAN EVER, CIVIL WAR IS TEARING APART THEIR COMMUNITY. JEW VS. JEW TELLS THE STORY OF HOW AMERICAN JEWRY HAS INCREASINGLY--AND PERHAPS TERMINALLY--BROKEN APART IN THE LAST FORTY YEARS. FREEDMAN, PROFESSOR AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY'S GRADUATE SCHOOL OF JOURNALISM HAS DONE EXTENSIVE RESEARCH AND CONDUCTED MANY INTERVIEWS AS HE CHRONICLES AN EMBITTERED AND POLARIZED COMMUNITY.
EN407537GOLEMS OF GOTHAMROSENBAUM, THANEDINA STERNBERGA NOVEL ABOUT A CHILD'S LONGING TO SAVE HER FATHER AND A MYSTERY WRITER'S QUEST TO FIGURE OUT THE RIDDLE OF HIS OWN LIFE. A STORY OF IMAGINATION THAT EXPLORES SOME OF THE UNANSWERED QUESTIONS OF OUR TIME.
EN407538HESTER AMONG THE RUINSKIRSHENBAUM, BINNIEMILLER, ANDRAHESTER ROSENFELD A HISTORIAN WHO IS VERY AMERICAN AND MARGINALLY JEWISH GOES TO MUNICH TO RESEARCH THE LIFE OF PROFESSOR HEINRICH FALK. ROSENFELD BELIEVED THAT THE PROFESSOR'S LIFE COULD MAKE A VERY IMPORTANT HISTORICAL DOCUMENTARY. THE MORE ROSENFELD SPEAKS WITH THE PROFESSOR THE MORE SHE UNCOVERS HIS FAMILY'S POSSIBLE CONNECTION TO NAZISM. ROSENFELD STARTS RE-EXAMINING HER OWN FEELINGS ABOUT HER PARENTS WHO ARE GERMAN IMMIGRANTS. PROFESSOR FALK WHO WAS MARRIED FOUR TIMES AND TWICE TO HIS CURRENT WIFE FALLS MADLY IN LOVE WITH ROSENFELD AND THEIR LOVE GROWS.
EN407539BLOOD DIAMONDSLAND, JONLEVITON, BELLEIN THIS THRILLER, PALESTINIAN-AMERICAN DETECTIVE BEN KAMAL AND HIS PARTNER/LOVER, ISRAELI DETECTIVE DANIELLE BARNEA, FIND THEMSELVES IN SIERRA LEONE BATTLING A REBEL LEADER WITH GLOBAL DESIGNS.
EN407540JUDAISM FOR DUMMIESFALCON, RABBI TED AND BLATNER, DAVIDHOWELL MAYERIF YOU'RE INTERESETED IN RECONNECTING WITH YOUR JEWISH HERITAGE, OR JUST CURIOUS ABOUT THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE, THEN THIS GUIDE IS FOR YOU. WITH HUMOR AND WARMTH, YOU'LL DISCOVER JEWISH TRADITIONS AND BELIEFS, UNDERSTAND THE IMPORTANCE OF JEWISH HISTORY AND LEARN ABOUT ALL THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS.
EN407541MUSIC OF LIFEMAKINE, ANDREIALEXEI BERG, A JEW, IS A CLASSICAL PIANIST ALLOWED TO CONTINUE PLAYING DURING STALIN'S REIGN OF TERROR IN THE 1930'S. BERG SEES HIS PARENTS ARRESTED, AND IN ORDER TO PREVENT HIS OWN ARREST, FLEES. ASSUMING THE IDENTITY OF A DEAD SOLDIER, HE ENLISTS IN THE SOVIET ARMY. TWO DECADES LATER, HE TELLS HIS STORY TO THE NOVEL'S NARRATOR.
EN407543DYING ANIMALROTH, PHILIPRICHARD BERGMANTHIS IS A BOOK ABOUT AN ELDERLY MAN NAMED DAVID KEPESH. HE LEAVES HIS WIFE FOR A YOUNG GRADUATE STUDENT NAMED CONSUELA. THIS ACT ULTIMATELY LEADS DAVID TO DEPRESSION, AND THOUGHTS THAT HE IS A "DYING ANIMAL."
EN407544DON'T CRY FOR ME HOT PASTRAMIA RUBY THE RABBI'S WIFE MYSTERYKAHN, SHARONMARTHA MOHNESSI SUE ARRANGES A FUNDRAISER THAT TAKES THE CONGREGANTS OF TEMPLE RITA FROM ETERNAL, TEXAS ON A CARIBBEAN CRUISE SHIP COMMANDED BY A JEWISH SEA CAPTAIN. THE TRIP ENDS UP BEING THE CRUISE FROM HELL. © 2001
EN407547SPEED OF LIGHTROSNER, ELIZABETHELIZABETH LONDONAS CHILDREN, JULIAN AND PAULA PEREL LIVED WITH THEIR FATHER WHO KEPT A PAINFUL SECRET. AS THEY GROW UP PAULA UNCOVERS PIECES OF HER FATHER'S EARLY LIFE IN BUDAPEST AND THE HORRIFYING TRUTH OF HIS PAST.
EN407548CHAINS AROUND THE GRASSRAGEN, NAOMIMICHELLE HARBORRUTH, THE MOTHER OF THREE SMALL CHILDREN IS LEFT TO RAISE THEM ON HER OWN WHEN HER HUSBAND VANISHES FROM THEIR LIFE. HER SIX-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER SARA WILL NOT ACCEPT THE FACT THAT HER FATHER IS NOT COMING HOME. © 2002
EN407552BEYOND HITLER'S GRASPTHE HEROIC RESCUE OF BULGARIA'S JEWSBAR ZOHAR, MICHAELMICHELLE HARBORMICHAEL BAR ZOHAR NARRATES THE STORY OF THE ONLY AXIS NATION, BULGARIA, THAT STOOD UP TO NAZI RULE AND DID NOT DEPORT EVEN ONE BULGARIAN JEW. HE BRINGS TO LIGHT A MOTLEY CREW OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE INDIVIDUALS-RANGING FROM COMMON OFFICE WORKERS TO CHARISMATIC CHURCH LEADERS TO THE KING HIMSELF WHO INDEPENDENTLY RISKED THEIR LIVES FOR THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS. THEIR DRAMATIC STORIES OF ESPIONAGE, POLITICAL STRATEGY, AND HIGH MORAL FIBER CHRONICLES ONE OF THE FEW BRIGHT MOMENTS OF SELFLESS POLITICS DURING THE MISERIES OF WAR, AND THE ATROCITIES OF THE HOLOCAUST.© 1998
EN407553COMFORT ME WITH APPLESMORE ADVENTURES AT THE TABLEREICHL, RUTHAUDREY HAMBERGIN THIS DELIGHTFUL SEQUEL TO HER BESTSELLER TENDER AT THE BONE, FOOD WRITER RUTH REICHL RETURNS WITH MORE TALES FULL OF LOVE, LIFE, HUMOR, AND MARVELOUS MEALS.© 2001
EN407554BREAKING RANKSTURBULENT TRAVELS IN THE PROMISED LANDBLACK, BENGUY LEBOWWHEN BEN BLACK MIGRATES FROM SCOTLAND TO ISRAEL, HIS LIFE TAKES A MORE EXOTIC TURN. HAVING LIVED ON AND OFF IN ISRAEL SINCE HE WAS A SMALL CHILD, BLACK THOUGHT HE WAS PREPARED FOR AND ALL EXPERIENCES THAT COULD OCCUR. BUT HIS LIFE CHANGES IRREVERSIBLY ONE DAY WHEN HE RECEIVES HIS MILITARY CALL-UP PAPERS AND BEN WHO HAD MOVED TO ISRAEL IN THE MID 1990'S AS THE PROMISE OF PEACE SEEMED SO CLOSE IS FORCED TO CHOOSE BETWEEN CONSCIENCE AND HIS COUNTRY.© 2001
EN407555UNKNOWN DESTINATIONRASKER, MAYAJANET KALISHA NOVEL ABOUT A MAN WHOSE WIFE HAS DISAPPEARED AND HIS COMMITMENT TO STAY FAITHFUL TO HER UNTIL THEY FIND OUT WHAT HAS HAPPENED. IT TELLS THE STORY OF HOW A BATTERED SOUL CAN LIVE WITH A TRAGIC PAST AND MAKE PEACE WITH THE TRUTH. A ROMANTIC, UNSETTLING NOVEL TOLD LIKE A REAL GREAT GHOST STORY. © 2002
EN407556JEWISH HEROES AND HEROINESTHIER UNIQUE ACHIEVEMENTSLYMAN, DARRYLISA GOLDBERGDARRYL LYMAN OFFERS A DETAILED ACCOUNT OF THE REMARKABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF JEWS IN A WIDE RANGE OF FIELDS OF ENDEAVOR- FROM GOVERNMENT, LAW, BUSINESS, AND MEDICINE TO LITERATURE, MUSIC, THEATER, AND SPORTS.© 1996
EN407558NINE COMMANDMENTSUNCOVERING THE HIDDEN PATTERN OF CRIME & PUNISHMENTFREEDMAN, DAVID NOELMARGARET ROSSIDAVID NOEL FREEDMAN DELVES INTO THE OLD TESTAMENT AND REVEALS A PATTERN OF DEFIANCE OF THE COVENANT OF GOD THAT INEXORABLY LED TO THE DOWNFALL OF THE NATION OF ISRAEL, THE DESTRUCTION OF THE TEMPLE, AND THE BANISHMENT OF SURVIVORS FROM THE PROMISED LAND. FREEDMAN CHARTS THE VIOLATION OF THE FIRST NINE COMMANDMETNS ONE BY ONE AND SHOWS THAT BECAUSE COVETOUSNESS LIES BEHIND ALL THE CRIMES COMMITTED, EACH ACT IMPLICTLY BREAKS THE TENTH COMMANDMENT AS WELL.© 2000
EN407559HERZIGMAN, LAURABARBARA FERBERJEALOUSY AND PRE-WEDDING JITTERS FILL THIS "WILD TALE OF A WOMAN'S TRANSFORMATION". THIS FUNNY NOVEL SHUTTLES BETWEEN THE WORLD OF MANHATTAN'S WOMEN'S MAGAZINES AND GRADUATE SCHOOL IN WASHINGTON, D.C. WHERE THE HEROINE FINDS HERSELF OBSESSED WITH HER FINACE'S EX.© 2002
EN407561REBEKAHWOMEN OF GENESISCARD, ORSON SCOTTALEXANDRA PIVODAA NOVEL BASED ON THE BIBLICAL REBEKAH.© 2001
EN407566HOUSE OF WOMENFREED, LYNNCOLLIN BIDDLEA NOVEL ABOUT 17 YEAR-OLD THEA WHO IS SHELTERED FROM THE WORLD BY HER MOTHER GROWING UP ON AN ESTATE AT THE SOUTHERN TIP OF SOUTH AFRICA. NALIA IS A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR WHO ESCAPES TO ANOTHER CONTINENT WHERE SHE HAS A RELATIONSHIP WITH A WOMANIZER THAT TURNS FROM LOVE TO HATE. THEA IS THE PRODUCT OF THE RELATIONSHIP. ONE DAY THEA'S FATHER TRICKS HER INTO MARRYING A MYSTERIOUS MAN WHO TAKES ADVANTAGE OF HER SHELTERED LIFE.© 2002
EN407569JEWISH CULTURAL TAPESTRYINTERNATIONAL JEWISH FOLK TRADITIONSLOWENSTEIN, STEVEN M.JON ROUMIEBY EXPLORING THE GEOGRAPHICAL VARIATIONS IN JEWISH CULTURAL EXPRESSION, THIS COMPREHENSIVE BOOK HIGHLIGHTS THE UNITY WITHIN THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE. THE JEWISH CULTURAL TAPESTRY TRACES THE MIGRATION AND INTERACTION OF JEWS WITH OTHER CULTURES, WHICH HAVE SHAPED THE DIVERSE FORMS OF JEWISH MUSIC, COSTUME, RELIGIOUS RITES, AND NAMES FOUND AROUND THE WORLD.© 2000
EN407570SOROS: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF A MESSIANIC BILLIONAIREKAUFMAN, MICHAEL T.RICHARD RUBINTHE BIOGRAPHY OF GEORGE SOROS WHO COMES FORM JEWISH HUNGARIAN ROOTS. HE WAS BORN "SCHWARTZ" BUT HIS FATHER CHANGED HIS NAME TO CREATE A SECRET IDENTITY AND ESCAPE HUNGARY DURING THE WAR. SOROS WHO ESCAPES TO ENGLAND AND THEN TO AMERICA PUTS HIS MIND INTO MAKING A HUGE FORTUNE. SORO'S LIFE IS FULL OF DRAMA DETERMINATION, PERSONAL GROWTH, IDEALISM, BIG MONEY FAILURES AND SOARING SUCCESSES.© 2002
EN407575STRANGE FIREBUKIET, MELVIN JULESAUDREY HAMBERGBLIND, FATHERLESS, HOMOSEXUAL, RUSSIAN EMIGRE NATHAN KAZAKOV HAS ENOUGH PROBLEMS BEFORE HIS EAR IS OBLITERATED BY A BULLET PRESUMABLY MEANT FOR HIS EMPLOYER, THE HAWKISH PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL. NATHAN BEGINS AN INVESTIGATION THAT LEADS HIM INTO A WEB OF CONSPIRACIES INVOLVING A DIVERSE GROUP OF CHARACTERS.© 2001
EN407577TABLE TALKSHABBOS AND YOM TOV DIVREI TORAHPELCOVITZ, RAPHAEL, RABBIMICHAL NUSSBAUMRABBI PELCOVITZ OFFERS A LIFETIME OF LEARNING AND IDEAS ON THE WEEKLY TORAH READINGS. HE SHARES WITH US HIS ABILITY TO RELATE THE THOUGHTS OF THE SAGES AND COMMENTATORS TO OUR EVERYDAY CONCERNS.© 1999
EN407579ENGLISH ASSASSINSILVA, DANIELFRANCINE PRINCEDANIEL SILVA, AUTHOR OF SEVERAL PREVIOUS THRILLERS INCLUDING THE BESTSELLER 'THE UNLIKELY SPY,'DELIVERS A CLASSIC NEW NOVEL OF MULTIPLE SECRETS AND MYRIAD BETRAYALS. THE OPENING SENTENCE OF THE BRIEF PROLOGUE-"MARGUERITE ROLFE WAS DIGGING IN THE GARDEN BECAUSE OF THE SECRETS SHE'D FOUND HIDDEN IN HER HUSBAND'S STUDY"--IS A LURE THAT CAN HARDLY BE BETTERED, AND WHAT FOLLOWS LIVES UP TO ITS TEASING PROMISE...WITH A BANG.© 2002
EN407580MAMMA USED TO SAYPEARLS OF WISDOM FROM THE WORLD OF YIDDISHROSMARIN, RACHELJEROME TURKTHESE SAYINGS WERE PASSED DOWN FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION IN EVERY JEWISH HOME, CAPTURING THE FABRIC AND CHARACTER OF THE WORLD OF YIDDISH. EACH SAYING IS PRINTED IN YIDDISH TYPE, TRANSLITERATED INTO ENGLISH TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH AND THE MEANING IS EXPLAINED. SIDEBARS TO THE TEXT OFFER WORDS OF OUR SAGES AND QUOTES FORM BIBLICAL AND TALMUDIC SOURCES.© 2000
EN407581IN MY BROTHER'S IMAGETWIN BROTHERS SEPARATED BY FAITH AFTER THE HOLOCAUSTPOGANY, EUGENE L.MICHELE HARBORTHIS IS THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF IDENTICAL TWIN BROTHERS, MIKLOS AND GYORGY POGANY, WHO WERE BORN IN HUNGARY OF JEWISH PARENTS BUT RAISED AS DEVOUT CATHOLIC CONVERTS UNTIL THE SECOND WORLD WAR UNRAVELED THEIR FAMILY.© 2000
EN407582CRIMINAL KABBALAHAN INTRIGUING ANTHOLOGY OF JEWISH MYSTERY & DETECTIVE FICTIONRAPHAEL, LAWRENCE W.GUY LEBOWALL NEW STORIES FROM TWELVE OF TODAY'S MASTERS OF MYSTERY AND DETECTIVE FICTION-SURE TO DELIGHT MYSTERY BUFFS OF ALL FAITHS AND TRADITIONS.© 2001
EN407587PRAGUE COUNTERPOINTTHEONE, BODIEEMORY THOMPSONTHIS BOOK OF THE SERIES IS AN ACCOUNT OF HARSH REALITIES OF WHAT WENT ON DURING WORLD WAR II. THE BOOK CENTERS AROUND ELISA LINDER, A HALF JEWISH VIOLINIST LIVING IN VIENNA AND JOHN MURPHY AN AMERICAN REPORTER.© 1991
EN407588BLESSING OF A SKINNED KNEEUSING JEWISH TEACHINGS TO RAISE SELF-RELIANT CHILDRENMOGEL, WENDYMELVIN J. DAVISWITH AUTHORITY, WARMTH , AND HUMOR, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST AND EDUCATOR WENDY MOGEL DISTILLS ANCIENT TEACHINGS AND CONTEMPORARY PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHTS INTO A NEW ROAD MAP FOR EFFECTIVE, ENLIGHTENED PARENTING IN AN INCREASINGLY SPEEDY, MATERIAL, AND COMPETITIVE AGE.© 2001
EN407590ON BORROWED WORDSA MEMOIR OF LANGUAGESTAVANS, ILANCHARLES ROEMERTHIS BOOK IS A MEMOIR OF ILAN STAVANS'S IDENTITY FORMATION THROUGH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE. AN EXCERPT: "AS HAVING BEEN BORN INTO YIDDISH AND SPANISH AND THEN HAVING BEEN LURED AWAY BY ENGLISH. I FOUND MY TRUE SELF THE MOMENT I SPOKE SHAKESPEARE'S TONGUE."© 2001
EN407591MARTYR'S CROSSINGWILENTZ, AMYMARCIA KAHNISRAELI LIEUTENANT ARI DORON FINDS HIMSELF IN THE MIDDLE OF DEADLY RIOTS IN ISRAEL. HE IS DRAWN TO AN AMERICAN-BORN PALESTINIAN WOMAN, MARINA. IN ANOTHER PLACE, AT ANOTHER TIME, THEY MIGHT HAVE BEEN LOVERS, BUT HERE THEIR STORY MOVES TOWARD A TRAGIC CONCLUSION WITH THE KIND OF INEVITABILITY THAT WAR IMPOSES.© 2001
EN407593OF LODZ AND LOVEROSENFARB, CHAVACHAVA ROSENFARB REVISITS HER THEMES OF THE SHTETL AND PRE-HOLOCAUST POLAND, OF ECONOMIC AND POLITICAL OPPRESSION, AND OF THE UPHEAVALS THAT WOULD HERALD A NEW JEWISH NATIONAL AND POLITICAL AWAKENING.© 2000
EN407597GOOD LISTENERHELEN BAMBER, A LIFE AGAINST CRUELTYBELTON, NEILRENEE WENGERTHE GOOD LISTENER TELLS THE STORY OF HELEN BAMBER, A GOOD BUT COMPLEX WOMAN NOW IN HER SEVENTIES, WHO HAS SPENT HER LIFE BATTLING TO BRING THE DARK SIDE OF HISTORY INTO THE LIGHT.© 1999
EN407598ISRAEL AND EUROPEAN APPRAISAL IN HISTORYSACHAR, HOWARD M.MARK YOHALEMHOWARD SACHAR DESCRIBES THE SYNERGY IN ISRAEL AND EUROPE THROUGH THE CHALLENGES AND VICISSITUDES OF THE LAST HALF-CENTURY.© 1999
EN407600COMMANDER OF THE EXODUSKANIUK, YORAMJUDY TESSERISRAELI WRITER YORAM KANIUK TURNS HIS HAND TO A BIOGRAPHY IN THIS ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF YOSSI HAREL WHO DEFIED THE BLOCKADE OF THE BRITISH MANDATE TO DELIVER MORE THAN 24,000 DISPLACED HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS TO PALESTINE WHEN THE REST OF THE WORLD CLOSED ITS DOORS.© 1999
EN407601STUFFEDADVENTURES OF A RESTAURANT FAMILYVOLK, PATRICIABETTY SMITHTHE HUMOROUS STORY OF A RESTAURANT FAMILY THROUGH THE YEARS. GUARANTEED TO KEEP YOU STUFFED WITH LAUGHTER.© 2001
EN407603MY SUBURBAN SHTETLA NOVEL ABOUT LIFE IN A TWENTIETH CENTURY JEWISH-AMERICAN VILLAGERAND, ROBERTROSSI, MARGARETTHE STORY OF AN IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY TRYING TO DEAL WITH THE SAME CULTURAL ISSUES AND MORAL CHOICES FACED BY PREVIOUS AND SUBSEQUENT NEWCOMERS. PERCEIVED AS DIFFERENT, SKOKIE'S JEWS AND THEIR OFFSPRING STRUGGLE TO UNDERSTAND-AND FIT INTO- THE POLITICAL, RACIAL, AND CULTURAL STEW THAT IS THE UNITED STATES.© 2001
EN407604MASTER OF DREAMSA MEMOIR OF ISAAC BASHEVIS SINGERTELUSHKIN, DVORAHELLEN WERTHEIMTHROUGH A SERIES OF POIGNANT VIGNETTES, DVORAH TELUSHKIN DESCRIBES HOW SHE BECAME SINGER'S ASSISTANT, THEN HIS EDITOR, AND AFTER FIVE YEARS, HIS TRANSLATOR. FINALLY SHE BECAME THE ONE PERSON TO WHOM SINGER TAUGHT HIS CRAFT. SHE ALSO REVEALS THE PRIVATE SINGER.© 1997
EN407605ZEN JUDAISMFOR YOU, A LITTLE ENLIGHTENMENTBADER, DAVID M.LONDON, ELIZABETHA HUMOROUS BOOK FULL OF WAYS TO ACHIEVE COMPLETE SERENITY.© 2002
EN407606LOSERS AND KEEPERS IN ARGENTINAA WORK OF FICTION- JEWISH LATIN AMERICABARRAGAN, NINAHAMBERG, AUDREYTHE BOOK SPANS THE LAST HUNDRED YEARS AND EXAMINES THE EXPERIENCE OF JEWISH IMMIGRANTS IN BOTH NORTH AND SOUTH AMERICA. BARRAGAN OFFERS A MOVING AND MULTIDIMENSIONAL PORTRAIT OF 20TH CENTURY ARGENTINA AND ITS CONTEMPORARY DESCENDENTS.© 2001
EN407608JEWISH STARS IN TEXASRABBIS AND THEIR WORKWEINER, HOLLACE AVASHIRLEY SOMMERPROFILES OF UNFORGETTABLE TEXAN RABBIS.© 1999
EN407610DAYS OF AWEOBEJAS, ACHYBENNETT POLOGEALEJANDRA MUST STRUGGLE TO CONFRONT WHAT IT IS TO BE CUBAN AND AMERICAN, CATHOLIC AND JEWISH.© 2001
EN407612AFTER THE HOLOCAUSTREBUILDING JEWISH LIVES IN POSTWAR GERMANYBRENNER, MICHAELTANYA ALPERT SHERMANTHIS BOOK IS THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE ACCOUNT OF THE LIVES OF JEWS WHO REMAINED IN GERMANY IMMEDIATELY FOLLOWING THE WAR. GATHERING NEVER-BEFORE PUBLISHED EYEWITNESS FROM HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS.© 1997
EN407613GREAT JEWISH MENSLATER, ELINOR; SLATER, ROBERTDONNA BATKINELINOR SLATER AND ROBERT SLATER PAY TRIBUTE TO JEWISH MEN WHO HAVE ACHIEVED PROMINENCE WORLDWIDE BY VIRTUE OF THE EXCELLENCE OF THE WORKS THEY HAVE PRODUCED, THE DISCOVERIES THEY HAVE MADE, AND THE COUNTLESS WAYS IN WHICH THEY HAVE CONTRIBUTED TOWARD IMPROVING THE LOT OF HUMANITY.
EN407614ESTHER'S LEGACYCELEBRATING PURIM AROUND THE WORLDVINICLE, BARBARASHIRLEY KALB AND RHODA KHANA COMPILATION OF WOMEN'S STORIES FROM MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES THROUGHOUT THE WORLD ILLUSTRATING HOW PURIM WAS CELEBRATED IN THEIR COUNTRIES. © 2002
EN407616BOOK OF JEWISH SACRED PRACTICESCLAL'S GUIDE TO EVERYDAY & HOLIDAY RITUALS AND BLESSINGSKULA, IRWIN, RABBI; OCHS, VANESSARON AVERYIN THIS EASY TO USE GUIDE, CLAL- THE NATIONAL JEWISH CENTER FOR LEARNING AND LEADERSHIP PRESENTS A FORMAT FOR CONNECTING SPIRITUALITY WITH DAILY LIFE. INCLUDED ARE MEDITATIONS, BLESSINGS, PROFOUND JEWISH TEACHINGS, AND RITUALS FOR MORE THAN ONE HUNDRED EVERYDAY EVENTS AND HOLIDAYS THAT CAN BE USED AS PRESENTED OR ADAPTED TO FIT A PERSONAL SITUATION EVEN MORE CLOSELY.© 2001
EN407618LOVE IN BLOOM'S AND BLOOMING ALL OVERARNOLD, JUDITHGAYLE ZIMMERMAN & RICHARD RUBINBAGELS, LOX AND LOVE. THE PERFECT COMBO. WELCOME TO THE DELI, BLOOM'S, WHERE LOVE, FAMILY RIVALRIES, TREACHERY, AND GOOD FOOD ABOUND!© 2002. HE ROMANTIC MISADVENTURES OF THE BLOOMS, UPPER WEST SIDE DELI OWNERS, CONTINUE IN THIS SEQUEL TO LOVE IN BLOOM'S. WHILE SUSIE REACHES A CROSSROAD WITH HER HANDSOME BUT NON-JEWISH BAGEL-MAKING BOYFRIEND, HER SISTER JULIA TRIES TO PLAN HER OWN WEDDING, IN SPITE OF HER MOTHER, WHO WANTS IT AT THE PLAZA HOTEL, AND GRANDMA IDA, WHO WANTS IT AT HER APARTMENT OVER THE STORE. © 2004
EN407620FUNNY ACCENTSHULGASSER-PARKER, BARBARALILA STERNFUNNY, SOPHISTICATED AND FIERCELY INTELLIGENT, THIRTY-TWO-YEAR-OLD ANNA HAS ONE WEAKNESS: MEN OLD ENOUGH TO BE HER FATHER. AUTHOR BARBARA SHULGASSER-PARKER, DEMONSTRATES HER GIFT FOR PSYCHOLOGICAL INSIGHT IN THIS SOCIAL AND MORAL COMEDY.© 2001
EN407621PLEDGESLATER, LEONARDBEN OLIVERA STORY OF THE SECRET UNDERGROUND THAT AFTER WWII HELPED ARM THE NEW STATE OF ISRAEL FOR ITS WAR OF INDEPENDENCE.© 2000
EN407622WHITE NIGHTSTHE STORY OF A PRISONER IN RUSSIABEGIN, MENACHEMBARBARA FERBERTHIS IS AN ACCOUNT OF THE LATE ISRAELI PRIME MINISTER'S IMPRISONMENT IN A NUMBER OF SOVIET PRISONS, HIS EVENTUAL RELEASE AND ARRIVAL TO BECOME THE LEADER OF HIS COUNTRY.© 1977
EN407623SEASON OF THE BODYMILLER, BRENDABEVERLY STERNAUTOBIOGRAPHIC ESSAYS DETAILING THE AUTHOR'S LIFE AND, AS SHE IS UNABLE TO BEAR CHILDREN, THEY DESCRIBE HER LIFE IN RELATION TO THE EXTENDED HUMAN FAMILY.© 2002
EN407624CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE JEWISH SOUL(STORIES TO OPEN THE HEART AND REKINDLE THE SPIRIT)KANFIELD, J; HANSEN, M V; ELKINS, DJOAN ATLASJEWISH SPIRITUAL STORIES.© 2001
EN407626ONE CANDLE(A CHILDREN'S BOOK)BUNTING, EVENANCI BRONSTEENAT THE TRADITIONAL HANUKKAH CELEBRATION, GRANDMA & GREAT AUNT ROSE PASS ON TO EACH GENERATION THEIR PERSEVERANCE AND THE STRENGTH IT TOOK TO CONTINUE TO CELEBRATE HANUKKAH DURING THE DARKEST HOURS OF THE HOLOCAUST.© 2002
EN407627FAMILY ORCHARDEVE, NOMIDONNA SOMMERA MULTIGENERATIONAL SAGA THAT TAKES PLACE IN JERUSALEM FROM THE EARLY 19TH CENTURY TO THE PRESENT AND ENDS UP IN AMERICA.© 2000
EN407628SAVING MONTICELLOLEVY FAMILY'S EPIC QUEST TO RESCUE THE JEFFERSON'S HOUSELEEPSON, MARCGUY LEBOWTHIS IS THE STORY OF THE LEVY FAMILY, THEIR COMMITMENT TO THE PRESERVATION OF MONTICELLO AND HOW THEY ULTIMATELY SAVED JEFFERSON'S ESTATE.© 2001
EN407629GOOD IN BEDWEINER, JENNIFERBARBARA ABBISA HUMOROUS BOOK ABOUT A WOMAN WHO CONQUERS HER OBSESSIONS WITH FOOD AND FAMILY, AND DEALS WITH ISSUES OF SUCCESS AND RELATIONSHIPS.© 2001
EN407631ON HER WAY HOMEROCHLIN, HARRIETGLORIA WEINERTHE THIRD NOVEL IN ROCHLIN'S DESERT DWELLERS TRILOGY, CONCERNS ARIZONA FRONTIER LIFE IN THE 1880S FROM A JEWISH PERSPECTIVE. THIS IS ACTION-FILLED AND REPLETE WITH THE FRONTIER SPIRIT.© 2001
EN407633ELVIS IN JERUSALEMPOST-ZIONISM AND THE AMERICANIZATION OF ISRAELSEGEV, TOMHEATHER GANAWSEGEV LOOKS AT THE LAST TEN YEARS OF DEVELOPMENT AND AMERICANIZATION IN ISRAEL THROUGH POP CULTURE, AND CHANGES IN IDEOLOGY AND NATIONAL IDENTITY.© 2001
EN407634SHIRAAGNON, S.Y.MARION HARRISTHIS POSTHUMOUSLY PUBLISHED NOVEL IS SET IN JERUSALEM IN THE 1930S. IT IS AGNON'S FINAL NOVEL AND INVOLVES AN ADULTEROUS AFFAIR BETWEEN DR. MANFRED HERBST, A MIDDLE-AGED PROFESSOR AND A NURSE HE MET IN THE HOSPITAL WHILE HIS WIFE WAS GIVING BIRTH TO THEIR THIRD CHILD. THE NURSE'S NAME IS SHIRA MEANING "POETRY."© 1986
EN407636SILVER CANDLESTICKSSHAPIRO, SHIRLEYANDRA MILLERTHE STORY OF FIVE GENERATIONS OF A JEWISH FAMILY, STARTING WITH THEIR EMIGRATION FROM RUSSIA TO AMERICA TO THE PRESENT DAY, AND THE FAMILY'S SILVER CANDLESTICKS THAT WERE LOST FOR SEVERAL GENERATIONS.© 2001
EN407639AN UNCERTAIN HOUR(THE KLAUS BARBIE TRIAL & THE CITY OF LYON 1940-1945)MORGAN, TEDMICHELLE HARBORTED MORGAN COVERED THE WAR CRIMINAL TRIAL OF KLAUS BARBIE IN LYON, FRANCE. USING COPIES OF SECRET DOCUMENTS PREPARED FOR THIS TRIAL, THE AUTHOR USES THIS INFORMATION TO RELATE UNTOLD STORIES ABOUT LYON'S OCCUPATION.© 1990
EN407640BLACK SWANCHARYN, JEROMEBARBARA FERBERA CONTINUATION OF HIS MEMOIR, "THE DARK LADY FROM BELORUSSE," THE AUTHOR RELATES HIS CHILDHOOD ADVENTURES IN THE POST-WAR BRONX.© 2000
EN407641IN THE EYE OF THE HURRICANEHALLIE, PHILIPJEREMY HANDELMANTHE EXPLORATION OF THE HUMAN CHOICE TO DO GOOD OR EVIL. THE AUTHOR EXAMINES SEVERAL "HEROS" AND THEIR BEHAVIOR.© 1997
EN407643SECRET: UNLOCKING THE SOURCE OF JOY & FULFILLMENT(THE POWERFUL TEACHING OF THE WORLD'S OLDEST SPIRITUAL WISDOM)BERG, MICHAELMICHELLE HARBORTHE RESULTS OF THE AUTHOR STUDYING THE GREAT KABBALIST, RAV ASHLAG'S, LIFE AND WORK. HE DISCUSSES THE ESSENCE OF KABBALAH, THE WORLD'S OLDEST SPIRITUAL WISDOM.© 2002
EN407644TEACHASTORIES FROM THE YESHIVAALBERELLI, GERRYGERRY ALBERELLIA NON-JEWISH TEACHER TELLS OF HIS CHAOTIC YEAR TEACHING ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE TO AN ALL BOYS YESHIVA RUN BY THE ULTRA-CONSERVATIVE HASSIDIC SECT IN BROOKLYN©
EN407645DARK RIDDLEHEGEL, NIETZSCHE, AND THE JEWSYOVEL, YIRMIYAHUCOLLIN BIDDELANTI-JEWISH PREJUDICE IN NINETEENTH-CENTURY EUROPE IS ANALYZED IN THE WORK OF PHILOSOPHERS, HEGEL AND NIETZSCHE AND EXPLORING THE WAYS IN WHICH JEWS WERE THEORIZED DURING THAT PERIOD.© 1998
EN407647MORE STORIES FROM MY FATHER'S COURTSINGER, ISAAC BASHEVISSANDI SKODNIKTHE TWENTY-SEVEN NEW STORIES GATHERED HERE WERE PUBLISHED IN THE FORWARD DURING THE SAME PERIOD AS THOSE IN THE FIRST VOLUME; NONE OF THEM PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH. FROM THE EARTHY TO THE ETHEREAL, THESE STORIES PROVIDE AN INTIMATE AND POWERFUL EVOCATION OF A BYGONE WORLD.© 2000
EN407648JUDGESWIESEL, ELIEBARBARA FERBERSET IN A CONNECTICUT PARLOR, FIVE STRANGERS STRANDED TOGETHER AFTER THEIR PLANE MAKES AN EMERGENCY LANDING, FIND THEMSELVES MANIPULATED BY A SADISTIC HOST WHO CALLS HIMSELF THE JUDGE AND DECLARES THAT ONE OF THEM WILL DIE BEFORE MORNING. © 1999
EN407649HAREMMOSSANEN, DORA LEVYCHERNANSKY, DIANETHE STORY OF THREE GENERATIONS OF WOMEN FROM THE PERSIAN JEWISH QUARTER IN IRAN AND THE LIVES EACH ONE LEADS.© 2002
EN407650COLLECTED STORIES OF JOSEPH ROTHROTH, JOSEPHFRANK SAUNDERS"HOFFMAN, MICHAEL, TRANSLATOR ROTH'S SEVENTEEN SATIRIC SHORT STORIES AND NOVELLAS ARE OFFERED HERE IN ENGLISH FOR THE FIRST TIME. THIS COLLECTION OF WORKS LOOKS AT LIFE IN POST WWI EUROPE, ADDRESSING TRAGEDY, NATIONALISM, AND HISTORY THROUGH HIS CHARACTERS WHILE USING A BACKDROP OF BOTH RURAL AND URBAN THEMES.© 2002"
EN407654SPINOZAA LIFENADLER, STEVENMIRIAM ALIMONOSDUE TO SPINOZA'S EXILE FROM JUDAISM, THIS BOOK TELL OF THE POLITICAL, SOCIAL, INTELLECTUAL, AND RELIGIOUS WORLD OF THE YOUNG DUTCH REPUBLIC, IN ADDITION TO BEING AN ARCHIVE RESEARCH BASED ACCOUNT OF SPINOZA'S LIFE.© 1999
EN407655SIMPLE HABANA MELODYFROM WHEN THE WORLD WAS GOODHIJUELOS, OSCARTANYA ALBERT SHERMANISRAEL LEVIS, A CUBAN COMPOSER, RETURNS TO HIS CHILDHOOD HOME IN HABANA AFTER ANY YEARS IN EUROPE WHERE HE WAS MISTAKEN FOR A JEW BY THE NAZIS BECAUSE OF HIS SEPHARDIC LAST NAME. BACK IN HABANA, LEVIS IS FILLED WITH MEMORIES OF THE VANISHED WORLD OF HIS CHILDHOOD AND YOUTH.©
EN407657ONE PALESTINE, COMPLETEJEWS AND ARABS UNDER THE BRITISH MANDATESEGEV, TOMGITLIN, PHYLLIS, HAL KOSUT, NANCY BRONSTEIN ETCTHIS BOOK EXPLORES THE TIME PRECEDING THE CREATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL WHEN THE JEWS AND ARABS OF PALESTINE WERE UNDER BRITISH CONTROL AND BOTH THOUGHT THEY WOULD INHERIT THE LAND. SEGEV TRACKS THE JEWISH AND ARAB MOVEMENTS AND THEIR MOVEMENT TO CONFRONTATION AND MAINTAINS THAT THE BRITISH FAVORED THE ZIONISTS.© 2000
EN407660GUIDE TO JEWISH PRAYER STEINSALTZ, RABBI ADINIRWIN WEISSONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST FAMOUS AND RESPECTED RABBIS HAS GIVEN US THE ONE GUIDE WE NEED TO PRACTICE JEWISH PRAYER AND UNDERSTAND THE PRAYER BOOK.
EN407661ONLY YESTERDAYAGNON, S.Y.TAMIRS.Y. AGNON'S NOVEL ABOUT ISAAC KUMER WHO COMES TO PALESTINE WITH THE SECOND ALIYAH WITH HOPES OF TAKING ADVANTAGE OF AGRICULTURAL, FINANCIAL, SOCIAL, AND EROTIC OPPORTUNITIES FORBIDDEN TO HIM IN POLAND. HE DOES NOT GET WHAT HE WANTS AS AGNON EXPLORES WHAT IT IS THAT CONTROLS HUMAN EXISTENCE.© 2000
EN407662BLOOD OF VICTORYFURST, ALANCHERNANSKY, DIANE IN THIS SUSPENSEFUL NOVEL, RUSSIAN WRITER I.A. SEREBIN COMES TO ISTANBUL FLEEING FROM NAZI-OCCUPIED FRANCE AND IS RECRUITED BY A HUNGARIAN SPY TO CUT OFF GERMANY'S OIL SUPPLY.© 2002
EN407663UNCLE TUNGSTENMEMORIES OF A CHEMICAL BOYHOODSACKS, OLIVERCOHEN, ABBA AND OLIVER SACKS IN HIS MEMOIR, OLIVER SACKS CHRONICLES HIS LOVE AFFAIR WITH SCIENCE AND THE INFLUENCES THAT LED HIM TO HIS FASCINATION WITH METALS, BIOLOGY, AND CHEMISTRY. AMONG THOSE INFLUENCES IS HIS UNCLE "TUNGSTEN" WHO "MANUFACTURED LIGHT BULBS WITH FILAMENTS OF FINE TUNGSTEN WIRE." SACKS INTRODUCES THE READER TO HIS FAMILY, DESCRIBES HIS PAINFUL YEARS IN BOARDING SCHOOL WHERE HE WAS SENT TO ESCAPE THE WAR'S BOMBINGS, AND BRINGS THE READER ALONG FOR THE RIDE OF HIS JOURNEY TO BECOMING A NEUROLOGIST WHO NEVER LOSES HIS LOVE OF SCIENCE.© 2001
EN407664NOT QUITE KOSHERAN ABE LIEBERMAN MYSTERYKAMINSKY, STUART M.LORNA KOCHEIN THIS BOOK, THE SEVENTH IN THE SERIES, THE DETECTIVE ABE LIEBERMAN AND HIS PARTNER, BILL HANRAHAN, WORK ON THE CASE OF TWO HOMICIDES THAT OCCUR AT THE END OF A THEFT AT A JEWELRY STORE. THEY ARE ALSO INVOLVED IN FIGURING OUT ANOTHER MURDER THAT ENDS UP HAVING CONNECTIONS TO THE HOMICIDES AT THE JEWELRY STORE. ADDITIONALLY, LIEBERMAN MUST FIND A WAY TO PAY FOR HIS GRANDSON'S BAR MITZVAH WHILE HANRAHAN DEALS WITH THE FACT THAT AN ASIAN CRIME KINGPIN IS INTERESTED IN HIS FIANCÉE.© 2002
EN407666NUREMBERGTHE RECKONINGBUCKLEY, WILLIAM F., JR.BECK, MARILYN IN 1939 SEBASTIAN AND HIS PARENTS PLAN TO ESCAPE FROM GERMANY TO ARIZONA, BUT SEBASTIAN'S FATHER IS FORCED BY THE GESTAPO TO STAY BEHIND. SEBASTIAN GROWS UP AND ENTERS THE US ARMY FIGHTING AGAINST GERMANY WHILE HIS FATHER IS PRESSURED INTO DESIGNING CONCENTRATION CAMPS. SEBASTIAN IS THEN ASSIGNED AS A TRANSLATOR-INTERROGATOR AT NUREMBERG AND SEBASTIAN IS THRUST INTO THE CENTER OF A LEGAL MAELSTROM AND FINDS HIMSELF AT A CROSSROADS OF EPIC AND PERSONAL HISTORY.© 2002
EN407669IN THE IMAGEHORN, DARAMATT SANDLERFOLLOWING THE LOSS OF A HIGH SCHOOL FRIEND, LEORA CUTS OFF ALL EMOTIONAL TIES TO THE WORLD. IT IS THE GRANDFATHER OF HER DECEASED FRIEND WHO RECONNECTS LEORA TO LOVE AND FAITH THROUGH THE SLIDE IMAGES HE HAS TAKEN ON HIS EXPLORATION OF JUDAISM. © 2002
EN407671COLLECTED STORIESBELLOW, SAULSELECTED BY BELLOW HIMSELF FOR THIS BOOK, THESE FICTIONAL SHORT STORIES REVOLVE AROUND CHARACTERS (MOSTLY MEN) THAT ARE DEALING WITH FAMILY ISSUES, DESIRES, MEMORIES, AND FAILINGS. BELLOW EXPLORES HUMAN NATURE WHILE HIS CHARACTERS ARRIVE AT OFTEN HUMOROUS IF NOT COMIC SITUATIONS.© 2001
EN407672CONTEMPORARY JEWISH WRITING IN AUSTRIAAN ANTHOLOGYLORENZ, DAGMAR C.G.DEBORAH OLSTEINANTHOLOGY OF AUSTRIAN-JEWISH FICTIONAL WORKS FROM WRITERS RANGING FROM THOSE WHO WERE BORN AT THE BEGINNING OF THE 20TH CENTURY TO AFTER THE HOLOCAUST.© 1999
EN407675EARTH HAS NO SORROWA LILY CONNOR MYSTERYBLAKE, MICHELLEMARILYN BECKLILY CONNOR IS AN EPISCOPALIAN PRIEST IN BOSTON AND SERVES ON THE HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE COMMITTEE. UPON ARRIVING EARLY TO THE HOLOCAUST REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY, ANNA BANIEKA, A CATHOLIC SURVIVOR OF AUSCHWITZ, AND SHE DISCOVER THEIR CHURCH HAS BEEN THE VICTIM OF A VICIOUS HATE CRIME. AFTER THE CEREMONY, ANNA DISAPPEARS AND LILY AND HER BOYFRIEND, POLICE PHOTOGRAPHER TOM CASEY, END UP ON A DANGEROUS AND REVEALING JOURNEY AS THEY TRY TO FIND ANNA.© 2001
EN407678BIBLICAL LITERACYTHE MOST IMPORTANT PEOPLE, EVENTS, AND IDEAS OF THE HEBREW BIBLETELUSHKIN, JOSEPH, RABBICANTOR LYNN KARPOARRANGED BY PEOPLE AND EVENTS, LAWS AND IDEAS, THIS BIBLICAL REFERENCE EDUCATES THE READER ABOUT ALL THE BOOKS OF THE HEBREW BIBLE AND THE RICH STORIES FOUND WITHIN THAT SERVE AS THE BASIS FOR MORALITY.© 1997
EN407679JUDAISM AND DISABILITYPORTRAYALS IN ANCIENT TEXTS FROM THE TANACH THROUGH THE BAVLIABRAMS, JUDITH Z., RABBIWEISS, IRWIN, MINA BERKOWITZ, ABBA COHEN, JEROMEIN THIS HIGHLY RESEARCHED WORK, ABRAMS BRINGS SOURCES FROM VARIOUS ANCIENT JEWISH TEXTS TO SHOW THE PROGRESSION OF ATTITUDES TOWARD PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.© 1998
EN407680FALSE PAPERSESSAYS ON EXILE AND MEMORYACIMAN, ANDREGOULSTON, WENDYBORN INTO A FAMILY OF JEWISH, ITALIAN, AND TURKISH ORIGIN, ACIMAN WRITES ABOUT EXILE, DISLOCATION, MEMORY, AND NOSTALGIA FOLLOWING HIS FORCED DEPARTURE FROM ALEXANDRIA, SHORT STAY IN EUROPE, AND MOVE TO NEW YORK CITY.© 2001
EN407684WRITTEN AND ORAL TORAHA COMPREHENSIVE INTRODUCTIONCORDOZO, NATHAN T., RABBILEA GREENBERGA CONCISE, UNDERSTANDABLE INTRODUCTION TO THE WRITTEN AND ORAL TORAH. RABBI CORDOZO BEGINS WITH A GENERAL OVERVIEW OF THE MEANING OF THE TORAH, CONCEPTS WHICH INCLUDE THE MITZVOTH, THE NOACHIDE LAWS, THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, AND THE 613 COMMANDMENTS. HE EXAMINES THE NATURE AND THE BOOKS OF THE ORAL LAW AS WELL AS THE AUTHORITY OF THE SAGES WHO FORMULATED IT. THE BOOK ALSO INCLUDES A LOOK AT BIBLICAL CRITICISM AND PROVIDES INDICES TO THE WRITTEN TORAH, THE MISHNA, AND THE MISHNA TORAH.© 1989, 1997
EN407693FASHIONABLY LATEGOLDSMITH, OLIVIAELIZABETH LONDONSELF-ABSORBED, OVERWORKED, AND FABULOUSLY SUCCESSFUL, KAREN KAHN SEEMS TO HAVE EVERYTHING IN THE WORLD EXCEPT A CHILD. TOLD THAT SHE IS INCAPABLE OF CONCEIVING, KAHN LOOKS INTO ADOPTION, BUT SOON FINDS THAT HER COMPANY, HER HUSBAND, AND THE ONLY FAMILY SHE HAS KNOWN ARE ABOUT TO FALL APART. © 1996
EN407694ESSENTIAL JUDAISMA COMPLETE GUIDE TO BELIEFS, CUSTOMS, AND RITUALSROBINSON, GEORGEBARBARA STURMANA CONCISE BUT COMPREHENSIVE EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND HANDBOOK TO JEWISH PRAYER, WORSHIP, FESTIVALS, CUSTOMS, HISTORY, LANGUAGE, PHILOSOPHY, AND IDEOLOGY. IT INCLUDES AN OVERVIEW OF HEBREW SCRIPTURE AND AN EXCELLENT KOSHER PRIMER. A HELPFUL GLOSSARY OF JEWISH TERMS CAN ALSO BE FOUND IN THE BOOK.© 2000
EN407699LETTERS TO AUNTIE FORITHE 5,000 YEAR HISTORY OF THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND THEIR FAITHGILBERT, MARTINISRAEL, MERAVSIR MARTIN GILBERT TELLS THE SAGA OF FIVE THOUSAND YEARS OF JEWISH LIFE IN A SERIES OF PERSONAL LETTERS TO A FRIEND, "AUNTIE FORI." © 2002
EN407700DREAM OF SCIPIOIAIN PEARSBERGMAN, RICHARDTHREE MEN IN THREE DIFFERENT CENTURIES OF CRISES DEAL WITH THE TURMOIL AROUND THEM BY IMMERSING THEMSELVES IN IDEAS. ALTHOUGH THEY ARE SEPARATED BY THE DIFFERENT TIMES IN WHICH THEY LIVE, THEY ARE CONNECTED BY A WORK OF NEO-PLATONISM CALLED "THE DREAM OF SCIPIO" THAT POSES PHILOSOPHICAL QUESTIONS ABOUT MAN AND HIS ROLE IN SOCIETY.©2002
EN407703PITY OF IT ALLA HISTORY OF JEWS IN GERMANY 1743-1933ELON, AMOSROBINS, WINHISTORY OF GERMAN JEWS FROM 1743-1933 THAT SHOWS HOW PERSECUTED LOWLY JEWS ROSE TO BE VERY SUCCESSFUL CONTRIBUTORS TO THE SOCIETY AROUND THEM. THE AUTHOR FOCUSES ON WELL KNOWN INDIVIDUALS SUCH AS HEINE, ARENDT, AND MENDELSOHN, AND SOME LESSER KNOWN GERMAN JEWS AS WELL. ELON POINTS TO THEIR HIGH RATE OF ASSIMILATION AND INTERMARRIAGE ALONG WITH THEIR DESIRE TO BE BOTH JEWISH AND NATIONAL AT THE SAME TIME AND WHAT LEAD UP TO THE FAILURE OF THAT DREAM.©2002
EN407704ACCEPTING THE YOKE OF HEAVENCOMMENTARY ON THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTIONLEIBOWITZ, YESHAYAHUIRWIN WEISSCOLLECTION OF THOUGHTS ON THE WEEKLY TORAH PORTION BY THE ACCLAIMED AND SOMEWHAT CONTROVERSIAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHER, YESHAYAHU LEIBOWITZ. THROUGH HIS SHORT SEGMENTS ARRANGED ACCORDING TO EACH TORAH PORTION, PROFESSOR LEIBOWITZ CHALLENGES OUR CONCEPTIONS OF THE PURPOSE OF PRAYER AND THE PRESENCE OF HOLINESS IN THE WORLD THROUGH HIS COMMENTS ON TOPICS OF INTEREST WITHIN THE TORAH PORTION.©2002
EN407705TROPHY WIDOWA RACHEL GOLD MYSTERYKAHN, MICHAEL A.YOCHEVED KLEINBARTACHEL GOLD, THE REFORM JEWISH LAWYER WITH THE ORTHODOX JEWISH BOYFRIEND, HAS ACQUIRED ANGELA GREEN, A CELEBRITY FOR SERVING TIME FOR THE MURDER OF HER HUSBAND, AS HER LATEST CLIENT. DURING THE CASE, HOWEVER, RACHEL DISCOVERS THAT HER CLIENT WAS FRAMED, AND THAT MONEY, NOT PASSION, WAS THE MOTIVE AND THAT THE TRUE MURDERER IS PROBABLY STILL AT LARGE. © 2002
EN407706STONE KISSA PETER DECKER/RINA LAZARUS NOVELKELLERMAN, FAYEMICHAEL BERNSTEINPETER DECKER'S HALF-BROTHER JONATHAN, A NEW YORK RABBI, ASKS THE POLICE LIEUTENANT FOR HELP WHEN HIS WIFE'S BROTHER EPHRAIM LEIBER IS SLAIN EXECUTION-STYLE IN A SEEDY NEW YORK HOTEL ROOM, AND THE VICTIM'S TEENAGE NIECE SHAYNDIE WHO MAY HAVE WITNESSED HER UNCLE'S MURDER, DISAPPEARS.©2002
EN407707MOMENT SHE WAS GONEHUNTER, EVANMARGARET A. ROSSIWHEN ANNIE DISAPPEARS, HER MOTHER CALLS HER TWIN, ANDY, TO FIND HER. BUT THIS IS ONE OF MANY TIMES THAT ANNIE HAS DISAPPEARED AND NOT THE FIRST TIME HER MOTHER HAS TRIED TO DENY THAT ANNIE IS SUFFERING FROM SCHIZOPHRENIA. AS ANDY REVEALS HIS MEMORIES OF HIS SISTER'S BEHAVIOR THROUGHOUT THE YEARS HE TRIES TO LOCATE HER AND TRIES ONCE AGAIN TO GET HER THE HELP SHE NEEDS. © 2002
EN407711SEVEN LIGHTSON THE MAJOR JEWISH FESTIVALSSTEINSALTZ, ADIN; EISENBERG, JOSYFRANCINE PRINCEA BOOK LENGTH DIALOGUE BETWEEN RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ AND RABBI JOSY EISENBERG ON THE SUBJECT OF THE JEWISH HOLY DAYS IN LIGHT OF THE TEACHING OF THE GREAT HASIDIC MASTER RABBI SCHNEER ZALMAN OF LYADY. © 2000
EN407714WAR STORYA NOVELEDELMAN, GWEN GARY KAHNA HISTORICAL FICTIONAL NOVEL ABOUT JOSEPH KRUGER, AN AGING PLAYWRIGHT AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, THROUGH WHOM WE EXPERIENCE ASPECTS OF THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE DURING WORLD WAR II. WE ALSO LEARN ABOUT HIM THROUGH HIS FORMER LOVER, KITTY AMSTERDAM, 30 YEARS YOUNGER THAN KRUGER, WHO TRAVELS TO AMSTERDAM FOR HIS FUNERAL AND RECONSIDERS THE TIME SHE SPENT WITH HIM AND THE STORIES HE HAS TOLD HER.© 2001
EN407716ONE PEOPLE TWO WORLDSA REFORM RABBI AND AN ORTHODOX RABBI EXPLORE THE ISSUES THAT DIVHIRSCH, AMMIEL; REIMAN, YOSEFASHER SUSS"A RESULT OF A RESPECTFUL 18 MONTH EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN REFORM RABBI AMMIEL HIRSCH AND ORTHODOX RABBI YOSEF REINMAN ON THE FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF JEWISH FAITH AND PRACTICE. THE TWO RABBIS DISCUSS, QUITE HEATEDLY AT TIMES, THE POINTS ON WHICH REFORM AND ORTHODOX JEWS DIFFER, AMONG THEM THE EXISTENCE OF A SUPREME BEING, HOMOSEXUALITY, THE ORIGINS AND AUTHENTICITY OF THE BIBLE AND THE ORAL LAW, THE ROLE OF WOMEN, ASSIMILATION, THE VALUE OF SECULAR CULTURE, AND ISRAEL.© 2002"
EN407717HERE I AMCONTEMPORARY JEWISH STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLDBERKMAN, MARSHA LEE; MARCU, ELAINEGOLDFARB, IRVINGA COLLECTION OF CONTEMPORARY JEWISH SHORT STORIES FROM AROUND THE WORLD, SPANNING SIX CONTINENTS AND 24 COUNTRIES. CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE CYNTHIA OZICK, ELIE WIESEL, PRIMO LEVI, NADINE GORDIMER, AND ALLEGRA GOODMAN, AS WELL AS MANY AUTHORS NEVER BEFORE PUBLISHED IN ENGLISH.© 1998
EN407718LOST IN AMERICAA JOURNEY WITH MY FATHERNULAND, SHERWIN B.VICTORIA SKURNICK"A MEMOIR OF THE AUTHOR'S LIFE PLAGUED BY DEPRESSION AND HIS RELATIONSHIP WITH HIS FATHER, MEYER NUDELMAN, A RUSSIAN IMMIGRANT WHO CAME TO AMERICA TO FIND A BETTER LIFE. HOWEVER, RATHER THAN FIND A BETTER LIFE, MEYER'S LIFE WAS WROUGHT WITH SUFFERING THAT INCLUDED THE PREMATURE DEATHS OF HIS FIRST SON AND WIFE; HIS OLDEST SURVIVING SON DISABLED BY RHEUMATIC FEVER IN HIS TEENS; AND HIS OWN ILLNESS OF WHICH HE WAS NEVER INFORMED.© 2003"
EN407719GOLDEN LANDTHE STORY OF JEWISH IMMIGRATION TO AMERICATELUSHKIN, JOSEPH, RABBICORY FALKIN THIS BOOK, TELUSHKIN OFFERS A HISTORY OF JEWISH IMMIGRATION TO AMERICA FROM THE FIRST ARRIVAL OF JEWS TO NEW AMSTERDAM IN 1654 TO THE LOWER EAST SIDE IN THE EARLY 20TH CENTURY. HE REVEALS HOW THEY CHANGED OPPORTUNITY TO SUCCESS IN FIELDS FROM COMMERCE, MEDICINE, AND SCIENCE TO MOVIES, MUSIC, AND LITERATURE.© 2002
EN407720WOMEN OF COURAGEJEWISH AND ITALIAN IMMIGRANT WOMEN IN NEW YORKCOSER, R.L.; ANKER L.S.; PERRIN, A.HENDERSON, SUSANA COLLECTION OF INTERVIEWS OF ITALIAN AND JEWISH WOMEN WHO IMMIGRATED TO NEW YORK IN THE EARLY 1900S THAT SHOW THE SIMILARITIES THESE TWO GROUPS FACED IN ADAPTING TO THEIR NEW SURROUNDING WITH ADDITIONAL CULTURAL AND GENDER CHALLENGES.© 1999
EN407722RUSSIAN DEBUTANTE'S HANDBOOKSHTEYNGART, GARYSHTEYNGART, GARY AND HOWELL MAYER "NOVEL ABOUT 25-YEAR-OLD VLADIMIR GIRSHKIN, A RUSSIAN IMMIGRANT TO AMERICA, AND THE ATTEMPTS HE MAKES TO PROVE HIS OVERACHIEVING PARENTS THAT MONEY SHOULD NOT BE LIFE'S ONLY PURSUIT. HE SEARCHES FOR LOVE, A DECENT JOB, AND A CREDIBLE SELF-IDENTITY AND ENDS UP IN THE RUSSIAN DOMAIN OF PRAVA (A PSEUDONYM FOR PRAGUE), WHERE HE INVOLVES HIMSELF IN HIGHBROW PUBLISHING, ROWDY EXPATRIATE EXPLOITS AND THE RUSSIAN MAFIOSO.© 2002"
EN407727EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATEDFOER, JONATHAN SAFRANMATTHEW KAPLANTHIS FICTIONAL NOVEL CONTAINS TWO STORIES - ONE THAT HAS THE MAIN CHARACTER TRAVELING THROUGH EUROPE WITH HIS DOG AND GRANDFATHER TO FIND THE WOMAN WHO SAVED HIS GRANDMOTHER FROM THE NAZIS DURING THE HOLOCAUST. THE SECOND STORY IS A FABLED ONE SET MANY YEARS BACK IN THE SHTETL HIS GRANDFATHER COMES FROM. THE TWO STORIES ARE BROUGHT TOGETHER WITH COMEDY AND TRAGEDY.© 2002
EN407728WALKING THE BIBLEA JOURNEY BY LAND THROUGH THE FIVE BOOKS OF MOSESFEILER, BRUCEMIRIAM ALIMONOSIN A DESIRE TO RECONNECT WITH THE BIBLE, AUTHOR BRUCE FEILER ALONG WITH ARCHAEOLOGIST AVNER GOREN SET OUT ON A DANGEROUS, TEN THOUSAND MILE JOURNEY THROUGH TURKEY, ISRAEL, THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES, EGYPT, AND SINAI. AT EACH SITE, HE GATHERED THE LATEST ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND SAT DOWN TO READ THE STORIES IN THEIR NATURAL SURROUNDINGS. FEILER EXPLORES HOW GEOGRAPHY HAS AFFECTED THE LARGER NARRATIVE OF THE BIBLE AND HOW THESE PLACES AND HIS OWN EXPERIENCES HAVE AFFECTED HIS OWN FAITH.© 2001
EN407729IF A PLACE CAN MAKE YOU CRYDISPATCHES FROM AN ANXIOUS STATEGORDIS, DANIELDINA STERNBERGAN EDITED COLLECTION OF DANIEL GORDIS' EMAILS THAT HE WROTE WHEN HE AND HIS FAMILY MOVED FROM LOS ANGELES TO ISRAEL FOR A YEAR DURING WHICH THEY DECIDED TO MAKE ALIYAH. DURING THEIR FIRST YEAR THERE, THE LATEST INTIFADA BROKE OUT AND GORDIS WRITES ABOUT THE EFFECT OF THE SITUATION ON HIMSELF AND HIS FAMILY.© 2002
EN407731FIRE IN THE NIGHTWINGATE OF ETHIOPIA, BURMA, AND ZIONBIERMAN, JOHN; SMITH, COLINRUBIN, RICHARDWELL RESEARCHED BIOGRAPHY OF ORDE WINGATE WHO LED CAMPAIGNS AGAINST THE JAPANESE IN BURMA IN WORLD WAR II, BATTLE AGAINST THE ITALIANS IN ETHIOPIA, AND PLAYED A ROLE IN DEVELOPING A ZIONIST ARMY IN PALESTINE (ISRAEL) AFTER WORLD WAR II. IN BOTH HIS PERSONAL AND MILITARY LIFE, WINGATE OFTEN EMPLOYED UNCONVENTIONAL TACTICS, FOR WHICH HE WAS BOTH DESPISED AND PRAISED.
EN407732AUTOGRAPH MANSMITH, ZADIEELIZABETH LONDONA FICTIONAL NOVEL ABOUT THE HOLLOW THINGS OF MODERNITY: CELEBRITY, CINEMA, AND THE UGLY TRIUMPH OF SYMBOL OVER EXPERIENCE. THROUGH LONDON AND THEN NEW YORK, SEARCHING FOR THE ONLY AUTOGRAPH THAT HAS EVER MATTERED TO HIM, HALF-CHINESE, HALF-JEWISH AUTOGRAPH TRADER ALEX-LI TANDEM FOLLOWS THE PAPER TRAIL WHILE RESISTING THE MYSTICAL LURE OF KABBALAH AND ZEN, AND AVOIDING ALL COLLECTORS, CON MEN, AND INTERFERING RABBIS WHO WOULD PUT THEMSELVES IN HIS PATH. PUSHING AGAINST THE TIDE OF HIS GENERATION, ALEX-LI IS ON HIS WAY TO FINDING ENLIGHTENMENT.© 2002
EN407740COCK SURERICHLER, MORDECHAIOLIVER, BENA FICTIONAL NOVEL WITH AN ECCENTRIC SET OF CHARACTERS, IT IS A SAVAGELY FUNNY SATIRE ON TELEVISION, MOVIES, AND THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY.© 1996
EN407741DIGNITY OF DIFFERENCEHOW TO AVOID THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONSSACKS, JONATHANANDRA MILLER"USING PHILOSOPHY, CHIEF RABBI OF THE UNITED KINGDOM, RABBI JONATHAN SACKS, PROPOSES HOW TO RECONCILE HATRED AND PROMOTE PEACEFUL, RELIGIOUS COEXISTENCE. SACKS ARGUES THAT WE MUST DO MORE THAN SEARCH FOR VALUES COMMON TO ALL FAITHS; WE MUST ALSO REFRAME THE WAY WE SEE OUR DIFFERENCES. SACKS SEES CERTAIN VALUES (E.G., EDUCATION, RESPONSIBILITY, CHARITY) AS VITAL TO ANY NEW WORLD ORDER AND DISCUSSES HOW THE ABSENCE OF THOSE VALUES CAUSES MANY PROBLEMS, REGARDLESS OF ONE'S RELIGIOUS BELIEFS.© 2002"
EN407745MIGRANT SOULTHE STORY OF AN AMERICAN CONVERTSHAFRAN, AVITANYA ALPERT SHERMANTHE STORY OF A DESCENDENT OF AMERICAN-INDIANS WHO MARRIES AN ASSIMILATED JEW AND THEN BEGINS A JOURNEY CONVERTING TO JUDAISM. THIS ACCOUNT OF HIS AND HIS FAMILY'S SPIRITUAL QUEST IS FRANK, FUNNY, AND INSPIRING.© 1992
EN407746IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE MAGGIDINSPIRATIONAL STORIES ABOUT EMINENT PEOPLE OF YESTERDAY & TODAYKROHN, PAYSACH J., RABBIJANICE TOWERSTHE THIRD IN THE MAGGID SERIES IS FILLED WITH INSPIRATIONAL STORIES AND PARABLES ABOUT EMINENT PEOPLE OF YESTERDAY AND TODAY.© 1992
EN407756MURDER BOOKAN ALEX DELAWARE NOVELKELLERMAN, JONATHANBARRY SNIDERDETECTIVE ALEX DELAWARE RECEIVES A BOOK FULL OF GRISLY POLICE PHOTOGRAPHS IN THE MAIL ENTITLED "THE MURDER BOOK" THAT INCLUDES A PICTURE OF A MURDER THAT HE HAD INVESTIGATED 20 YEARS BEFORE. HE IS LED ON A TRAIL THROUGH DIFFERENT LEVELS OF SOCIETIES IN ORDER TO SOLVE THIS MURDER.© 2002
EN407758FLY HAS A HUNDRED EYESSET IN THE TURMOIL OF PALESTINE IN 1938BARON, AILEEN G.SANDY SKODNIKLILY SAMPSON, AN AMERICAN GRADUATE STUDENT ON AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIG IN THE JERUSALEM, CONFRONTS MURDER, INTRIGUE, AND THE THEFT OF ANTIQUITIES DURING THE BRITISH MANDATE ON THE BRINK OF WORLD WAR II. THIS BOOK WON FIRST PRIZE IN ITS CATEGORY AT BOTH THE PIKES PEAK AND SOUTHWEST WRITERS CONFERENCES IN 2000.© 2002
EN407759CATCH AS CATCH CANTHE COLLECTED STORIES AND OTHER WRITINGSHELLER, JOSEPHMARGARET ROSSIA POSTHUMOUS COLLECTION OF HELLER'S (1923-1999) WRITING, INCLUDING EARLY WORKS, PREVIOUSLY UNPUBLISHED STORIES, SPIN-OFFS OF CATCH-22, A PLAY, AND ESSAYS. EDITED BY MATTHEW J. BRUCCOLI AND PARK BUCKER.© 2003
EN407764HEALING LEAVESPRESCRIPTIONS FOR INNTER STRENGTH, MEANING AND HOPESTERNHARTZ, NOSON; BELL, YITZCHOK L.DIANE GODINGREB NOSON OF BRESLOV (1780-1844), A STUDENT OF THE FAMOUS CHASSIDIC MASTER REB NACHMAN OF BRESLOV, WAS A PROLIFIC LETTER WRITER. THIS VOLUME COMPILES INSPIRATIONAL EXCERPTS FROM LETTERS HE WROTE TO OFFER HIS CORRESPONDENTS THE STRENGTH AND CONFIDENCE TO "RENEW THEIR LIVES IN A POSITIVE AND MEANINGFUL WAY."© 1999
EN407765REFLECTIONS OF THE MAGGIDINSPIRATIONAL STORIES FROM AROUND THE GLOBE & AROUND THE CORNERKROHN, PAYSACH J., RABBIROXANNE KLEIMANTHIS IS THE SIXTH BOOK IN THE MAGGID SERIES, INSPIRED BY THE AUTHOR'S CLOSE RELATIONSHIP WITH RABBI SHLOMO SCHWADRON (1912-1997), THE MAGGID OF JERUSALEM. KROHN USES THE MAGGID'S TEACHINGS TO PROVIDE INSIGHT INTO REAL LIFE EVENTS, UP TO AND INCLUDING THE TERRORIST ATTACKS OF SEPTEMBER 11, 2001.© 2002
EN407768SHADOWS OF SINA JESSIE DRAKE MYSTERYKRICH, ROCHELLETANYA SHERMANDR. RONALD BUSHNELL AND TWO OF HIS EMPLOYEES ARE SHOT DEAD IN HIS ELEGANT OFFICE. THE PLASTIC SURGEON'S WOUNDS ARE SO SAVAGE, JESSIE DRAKE KNOWS THIS WAS NO RANDOM KILLING. SHE INVESTIGATES HIS PERSONAL LIFE AND FINDS THAT HIS TROUBLED FOSTER SON HAS DISAPPEARED. IS THE TEENAGER A WITNESS, ANOTHER VICTIM, OR EVEN THE MURDERER? THE JESSIE DRAKE MYSTERIES STAR A JEWISH WOMAN WHO IS A HOMICIDE DETECTIVE IN THE LOS ANGELES POLICE DEPARTMENT.© 2001
EN407770MAKING THINGS BETTERBROOKNER, ANITAROZ DLUTMANAS HERZ PONDERS PROPOSING MARRIAGE TO AN OLD FRIEND, GOING TO PARIS TO SEE A FAVORITE PAINTING, SELLING HIS HOME, AND STARTING AFRESH, HE KNOWS HE MUST DO SOMETHING WITH HIS REMAINING YEARS. BUT WHAT? HIS STORY CAPTURES THE QUANDARIES OF AGING, THE SELF-DISCOVERIES THAT COME WITH MATURITY, AND THE ETERNAL QUESTION FACED BY PEOPLE OF ALL AGES: WHAT WILL I DO WITH THE REST OF MY LIFE?© 2002
EN407773DIVIDED LIVESTHE UNTOLD STORIES OF JEWISH-CHRISTIAN WOMEN IN NAZI GERMANYCRANE, CYNTHIASUSAN FRIEDWALDTHIS ANTHOLOGY CONTAINS THE PERSONAL TESTIMONIES OF TEN GERMAN WOMEN FROM INTERMARRIED JEWISH-GERMAN FAMILIES, WHO WERE CONSIDERED "MISCHLINGE" (HALF-BREEDS) UNDER THE NAZI REGIME, EVEN THOUGH THEY THEMSELVES MAY NOT HAVE BEEN JEWISH.© 2000
EN407775BOOK OF JEWISH VALUESA DAY-BY-DAY GUIDE TO ETHICAL LIVINGTELUSHKIN, JOSEPH, RABBIESTELLE ADENA "MANUAL" ON LEADING A DECENT, KIND, AND HONEST LIFE IN A MORALLY COMPLICATED WORLD, THIS BOOK APPLIES JUDAISM'S SACRED WRITINGS TO ADDRESS THE MAJOR ETHICAL ISSUES OF OUR TIME. THE BOOK IS DIVIDED INTO 52 WEEKS RATHER THAN CHAPTERS, AND EACH WEEK CONTAINS ONE LESSON FOR EACH OF ITS SEVEN DAYS (SUNDAY THROUGH SHABBAT), PROVIDING A TOTAL OF 365 TEACHINGS FOR A WHOLE YEAR.© 2000
EN407777COFFEE TRADERLISS, DAVIDMARY ANN DEROSAIN 1659 AMSTERDAM, MIGUEL LIENZO, A PORTUGUESE JEWISH TRADER, HAS LOST EVERYTHING IN A SUDDEN SHIFT IN THE SUGAR MARKETS. NOW HE IS OFFERED THE OPPORTUNITY TO CORNER THE MARKET IN A NEW COMMODITY CALLED COFFEE! © 2003
EN407778JANE AUSTEN IN BOCACOHEN, PAULA MARANTZESTHER FOSTERJANE AUSTEN'S CLASSIC NOVEL "PRIDE AND PREJUDICE" IS UPDATED AND RELOCATED TO BOCA RATON, FLORIDA, WITH THE BENNETT DAUGHTERS RECAST AS ELDERLY JEWISH WIDOWS.© 2002
EN407780YOUR MOUTH IS LOVELYRICHLER, NANCYAMY AVERSAMIRIAM LEV'S SUICIDAL MOTHER, ABSENTEE FATHER, AND "WICKED" STEPMOTHER MAKE HER AN OUTCAST IN HER OWN SHTETL IN THE FINAL YEARS OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE. IN A LETTER/JOURNAL TO HER DAUGHTER, RAISED BY MIRIAM'S SISTER, SHE RECORDS HER JOURNEY FROM THE SHTETL TO THE SLUMS OF KIEV AND TO PRISON IN SIBERIA, AND FROM POGROMS TO THE REVOLUTION.© 2002
EN407782WORDA SPIRITUAL SOURCEBOOKBEN SHEA, NOAHMIKE NICOLOSI, ASHER SUSS, JEROME TURK, A SWEEPING COLLECTION OF APHORISMS, QUOTES, AND TEACHINGS, SPANNING OVER 3,000 YEARS, THAT OFFERS EVERY READER A CHANCE TO DISCOVER - OR REDISCOVER - THE JEWISH MESSAGE AND ITS MESSENGERS. OVER 500 SOURCES INCLUDE THE BIBLE, TALMUD, AND KABBALAH, AS WELL AS THE WORKS OF MAIMONIDES, RASHI, THE BA'AL SHEM TOV, PROUSE, HEINE, DISRAELI, TROTSKY, BELLOW, AND BEN GURION, PLUS INPUT FROM EINSTEIN, CHAGALL, AND GEORGE BURNS, ALONG WITH YIDDISH FOLK SAYINGS.© 1995
EN407785NATION ON TRIALTHE GOLDHAGEN THESIS AND HISTORICAL TRUTHFINKELSTEIN, NORMAN G.; BIRN, RUTHJANICE TOWERSTHE AUTHORS DISPUTE THE HYPOTHESIS OF DANIEL GOLDHAGEN (IN "HITLER'S WILLING EXECUTIONERS," 1996) THAT, RATHER THAN AN ABERRANT ANOMALY PERPETRATED BY NAZI ARCH VILLAINS, THE HOLOCAUST WAS AN ATROCITY IN WHICH ORDINARY GERMANS AT ALL LEVELS OF SOCIETY, MOTIVATED BY UNDERLYING ANTI-SEMITIC CULTURAL ASSUMPTIONS, WILLINGLY TOOK PART. GOLDHAGEN IS ACCUSED OF USING FAULTY SCHOLARSHIP AND PROPAGANDA TO PUT THE ENTIRE GERMAN NATION ON TRIAL, ALTHOUGH HE "EXPLICITLY REJECTS COLLECTIVE GUILT."© 1998
EN407786SHROUDBANVILLE, JOHNLLOYD MOSSPROFESSOR AXEL VANDER IS A RENOWNED SCHOLAR, ELDERLY CURMUDGEON, AND ADMITTED LIAR. EVEN HIS IDENTITY IS A LIE, CONCOCTED IN THE WAKE OF HIS ESCAPE FROM BELGIUM IN WORLD WAR II, WHICH LEFT HIM DISABLED. NOW WIDOWED AND LIVING IN CALIFORNIA, HE IS SUDDENLY CONTACTED BY THE MAD BUT BRILLIANT CASS CLEAVE (FROM BANVILLE'S EARLIER BOOKS), WHO SOMEHOW SEEMS TO KNOW HIS SECRET AND THREATENS TO EXPOSE HIS LIES. VANDER'S JOURNEY TO MEET HER IN TURIN FORCES HIM TO CONFRONT HIS PAST.© 2003
EN407787ART OF BLESSING THE DAYPOEMS WITH A JEWISH THEMEPIERCY, MARGEBARBARA STURMAN PIERCY'S LATEST VOLUME OF POEMS IS DIVIDED INTO SECTIONS ABOUT MISHPOCHEH (FAMILY), THE CHUPPAH (MARRIAGE), TIKKUN OLAM (REPAIR OF THE WORLD), TOLDOT MIDRASHIM (OF HISTORY AND INTERPRETATION), TEFILLAH (PRAYER), AND HA-SHANAH (THE YEAR). WINNER OF THE 2000 PATERSON POETRY PRIZE.© 2000
EN407788LIVING A LIFE THAT MATTERSRESOLVING THE CONFLICT BETWEEN CONSCIENCE AND SUCCESSKUSHNER, HAROLD S.MIMI GREENSTEINMost of us need to feel that we matter, but we also need to feel that we're good people. Rabbi Kushner bridges the gap between these seemingly irreconcilable needs, showing us how even our smallest daily actions can become stepping stones toward integrity. Drawing on the stories of his own congregants, on literature, current events, and the Biblical story of Jacob, Kushner addresses these dilemmas: Why do decent people so often violate their moral standards? How can we pursue justice without giving in to the lure of revenge? How can we turn relationships with family and friends into genuine sources of meaning?© 2001
EN407789THREE DAUGHTERSPOGREBIN, LETTY COTTINTANYA ALPERT SHERMAN FIFTY-YEAR-OLD SHOSHANNA FACES THE TASKS OF RECONCILING HER AGED RABBI FATHER WITH HER OLDEST HALF-SISTER LEAH, A BRILLIANT BUT BROODING RADICAL FEMINIST, AND RECONCILING LEAH WITH THEIR OTHER HALF-SISTER, RACHEL, A TRADITIONAL, RELIGIOUS SUBURBANITE. HAMPERED BY THE LOSS OF HER PRECIOUS ORGANIZER BOOK, SHOSHANNA SETS OFF ON HER DUAL MISSION, JUST AS MAJOR UPHEAVALS REDEFINE THE SISTERS' LIVES. THIS IS POGREBIN'S FIRST WORK OF FICTION.© 2002
EN407790HANA'S SUITCASEA TRUE STORYLEVINE, KARENLORNA KOCHE WHEN HANA BRADY'S SUITCASE ARRIVED AT A HOLOCAUST EDUCATION CENTER IN TOKYO IN MARCH 2000, VISITING CHILDREN WANTED TO KNOW WHO SHE WAS AND WHAT BECAME OF HER. SO CURATOR FUMIKO ISHIOKA INVESTIGATED, LEARNING OF HANA'S IDYLLIC SMALL TOWN CHILDHOOD IN 1930S CZECHOSLOVAKIA, THE SUBSEQUENT NAZI INVASION, AND THE GIRL'S EVENTUAL DEATH AT AUSCHWITZ. IN THE COURSE OF HER RESEARCH, FUMIKO LOCATED HANA'S BROTHER GEORGE, AND BROUGHT HIM TO TOKYO TO MEET THE STUDENTS. THIS BOOK IS BASED ON A RADIO DOCUMENTARY, NARRATED BY FUMIKO ISHIOKA AND GEORGE BRADY.© 2003
EN407791PIECES FROM BERLINPYE, MICHAELMICHELLE HARBORIN THE EARLY 1940S, LUCIA MULLER-ROSSI STOLE "THE PIECES FROM BERLIN" - ART AND ANTIQUES BELONGING TO HER JEWISH NEIGHBORS - AND FLED GERMANY TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL ANTIQUES DEALER IN ZURICH. FIFTY YEARS LATER, SHE IS EXPOSED WHEN SARAH FREEMAN, A FORMER NEIGHBOR, WALKS BY LUCIA'S SHOP AND RECOGNIZES SOMETHING OF HERS IN THE WINDOW. LUCIA'S ACTIONS HAVE HURT EVERYONE AROUND HER, FROM HER SON NICHOLAS, SHUNNED BY HIS FATHER'S NEW FAMILY, TO SARAH, FORCED TO REVISIT THOSE PAINFUL MEMORIES. INSPIRED BY A TRUE STORY.© 2003
EN407807NEVER NOSH A MATZO BALLKAHN, SHARONSHARON SPENSERIN THIS SECOND BOOK ABOUT RUBY ROTHMAN, A RABBI'S WIDOW IN ETERNAL, TEXAS, RUBY IS INVOLVED IN A MATZO BALL SALE HELD AT THE NEW GYM TO BENEFIT THE TEMPLE. THEN A FITNESS TRAINER IS FOUND MURDERED, ONE OF THE MATZO BALLS IN HIS POCKET, AND RUBY HELPS INVESTIGATE.© 2000
EN407809AROUND THE MAGGID'S TABLEMORE CLASSIC STORIES AND PARABLES FROM THE GREAT TEACHERS OF ISRAELKROHN, PAYSACH, RABBIMICHAL NUSSBAUMTHIS SEQUEL TO THE MAGGID SPEAKS CONTAINS MORE STORIES AND THEIR MORALS, AS TOLD BY SOME OF ORTHODOX JEWRY'S MOST ELOQUENT AND POPULAR SPEAKERS. THE BOOK CAPTURES THE DISTINCTIVE ART OF THE MAGGID.© 1989
EN407812LEGACYBEDFORD, SYBILLEBEN POLOGESOCIETY IN THE KAISER'S GERMANY BEFORE WORLD WAR I WAS ABOUT TO FALL APART. THIS WORLD IS RECREATED IN THE STORY OF TWO WEALTHY FAMILIES - ONE JEWISH, FROM BERLIN, AND ONE CATHOLIC, FROM THE AGRARIAN SOUTH - BROUGHT TOGETHER BY AN ILL-FATED MARRIAGE AND A PERSONAL TRAGEDY THAT BECOMES A NATIONAL CRISIS. EACH FAMILY IS CONFIDENT IN ITS SURROUNDINGS, UNAWARE OF THE TROUBLES TO COME. THE AUTHOR FELT THAT THE MONSTROUS THING THAT FOLLOWED HAD ITS FOUNDATION IN FAMILIES SUCH AS THESE; HENCE THE TITLE.© 1956
EN407813CHILDREN OF WILLESDEN LANEBEYOND THE KINDERTRANSPORT: A MEMOIR OF MUSIC, LOVE, & SURVIVALGOLABEK, MONA; COHEN, LEEBETTY SMITHGOLABEK, THE CONCERT PIANIST, SHARES THE INSPIRATIONAL TRUE STORY OF HER MOTHER'S ESCAPE FROM PRE-WWII VIENNA TO A LONDON ORPHANAGE. AMIDST HER FELLOW JEWISH REFUGEES IN THE CITY, TEENAGED PIANO PRODIGY LISA JURA MAKES FRIENDS, FINDS ROMANCE, AND, AGAINST ALL ODDS, WINS A SCHOLARSHIP TO THE ROYAL ACADEMY OF LONDON, BUT NEVER GIVES UP HOPE OF BEING REUNITED WITH HER FAMILY. THROUGHOUT IT ALL, MUSIC CONTINUES TO BE A SOURCE OF STRENGTH FOR LISA AND THOSE AROUND HER, JUST AS HER MOTHER'S FINAL ADVICE TO HER HAD PREDICTED.© 2002
EN407814SOMETHING AIN'T KOSHER HERETHE RISE OF THE "JEWISH" SITCOMBROOK, VINCENTASHER SUSS"FROM 1989-2002, THERE WAS AN UNPRECEDENTED SURGE IN AMERICAN SITCOMS WITH JEWISH CHARACTERS. INTERVIEWS AND ANALYSIS ARE USED TO DETERMINE WHY THIS TREND APPEARED AT THIS TIME AND WHAT ITS SIGNIFICANCE IS FOR JEWS AND FOR NON-JEWS. © 2003 "
EN407816TWENTY ISRAELI COMPOSERSVOICES OF A CULTUREFLEISHER, ROBERTDAVID COLPTHROUGH INTERVIEWS, TWENTY ISRAELI COMPOSERS SHARE THEIR DIVERSE INSPIRATION AND THE CULTURAL MEANING OF THEIR WORKS.© 1997
EN407820KAFKA'S LAST LOVETHE MYSTERY OF DORA DIAMANTDIAMANT, KATHIKATHY FORDTHIS "LITERARY DETECTIVE STORY" IS AN ACCOUNT OF THE LIFE OF THE WOMAN WHO WAS AT KAFKA'S SIDE AT THE END OF HIS LIFE. SHE CAME FROM A POLISH HASIDIC FAMILY AND BECAME A ZIONIST, AN AGITPROP ACTRESS IN BERLIN, ETC.© 2003
EN407821DEATH AS A WAY OF LIFEISRAEL TEN YEARS AFTER OSLOGROSSMAN, DAVIDELAINE WOLBROM"WHAT WENT WRONG AFTER OSLO? HOW CAN ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS MAKE PEACE? HOW HAS THE VIOLENCE CHANGED THEIR LIVES AND SOULS? GROSSMAN HAS BEEN ADDRESSING THESE QUESTIONS IN A SERIES OF ESSAYS AND ARTICLES, WRITING NOT ONLY AS ONE OF HIS COUNTRY’S MOST RESPECTED NOVELISTS AND REPORTERS, BUT AS A HUSBAND AND FATHER AND PEACE ACTIVIST BITTERLY DISAPPOINTED IN THE LEADERS OF BOTH SIDES. TRANSLATED BY HAIM WATZMAN.© 2003 "
EN407822LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, THE ORIGINAL MUSIC OF THE HEBREW ALPHABET, AND WEEKEND IN MUSTARATWO NOVELLASLEVIANT, CURTLORNA KOCHELADIES AND GENTLEMEN SENDS A MUSICOLOGIST TO BUDAPEST TO MEET A MAN WHO CLAIMS TO HOLD THE KEY TO A MUSICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE HEBREW ALPHABET. IS IT THE REAL THING OR IS THE MAN A FRAUD? IN THE SECOND NOVELLA, A SCHOLAR OF MEDIEVAL HEBREW SPENDS A "WEEKEND IN MUSTARA" TO RESEARCH YEHUDAH HALEVI, AND FINDS HIMSELF IN AN ALTERNATE REALITY, ENMESHED IN A BIZARRE PLOT. IN BOTH STORIES, JEWISH CUSTOMS, FOLKLORE, AND HISTORY PLAY VITAL ROLES.© 2002
EN407825SAN REMO DRIVEA NOVEL FROM MEMORYEPSTEIN, LESLIEGAYLE ZIMMERMANIN THE YEAR 2000, ARTIST RICHARD JACOBI LOOKS BACK AT HIS CHILDHOOD FAMILY IN THE 1950S: HIS FILM DIRECTOR FATHER MOCKS THE HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE AT HIS TELEVISED HEARING, HIS BEAUTIFUL, LOOSE-CANNON MOTHER MUST KEEP THE FAMILY TOGETHER, AND HIS LITTLE BROTHER HAS FITS AND VISIONS. A HIRED COUPLE TAKES CARE OF THEM ALL, AND YOUNG RICHARD BEARS WITNESS TO THE TIMES AND THEIR EFFECT ON HIS FAMILY, ESPECIALLY IN TERMS OF THE STATUS OF JEWS AND BLACKS.© 2003
EN407827IN LANDS NOT MY OWNA WARTIME JOURNEYAINSZTEIN, REUBENBERNICE LEIBOWITZMEMOIR OF A JEWISH HISTORIAN WHO REPEATEDLY FLED ANTI-SEMITISM (POGROMS IN HIS HOMETOWN, UNIVERSITY EXCLUSION THROUGHOUT POLAND, THE NAZI INVASION OF BELGIUM, A CONCENTRATION CAMP IN SPAIN, ETC.) AND WOUND UP IN ENGLAND, JOINING THE ROYAL AIR FORCE TO HELP DEFEAT HITLER.© 2002
EN407828RIVINGTON STREETTAX, MEREDITHELLEN DAVIDTHIS IS A FEMINIST IMMIGRANT FAMILY SAGA OF STRONG WOMEN: OF HANNAH LEVY WHO, AT THE COST OF HER MARRIAGE, BRINGS HER DAUGHTERS FROM THE RUSSIAN PALE TO AMERICA; OF SARAH, A SOCIALIST FIREBRAND, AND RUBY WHO TURNS HER PASSION FOR BEAUTIFUL CLOTHES INTO AN AMERICAN SUCCESS STORY, AND OF RACHEL COHEN, IN LOVE WITH A NON-JEW.© 2001
EN407829MAN WALKS INTO A ROOMKRAUSS, NICOLEMARILYN BECKA MAN WITH AMNESIA STRUGGLES TO RECLAIM HIS LIFE.© 2002
EN407830IN DREAMS BEGIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND OTHER STORIESSCHWARTZ, DELMORESANDRA CAREYEIGHT STORIES SET IN NEW YORK, MAINLY IN THE 1930S AND 1940S, CAPTURE THE SPEECH, GENERATIONAL CONFLICTS, AND MOCKING SELF-ANALYSIS OF EDUCATED, AMBITIOUS, DEPRESSION-STYMIED YOUNG PEOPLE AT ODDS WITH THEIR IMMIGRANT PARENTS.© 1978
EN407832REMARKABLE JEWISH WOMENREBELS, RABBIS & OTHER WOMEN FROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO THE PRESENTEMILY TAITZ; SONDRA HENRYNINA MELTZERHISTORIANS TAITZ AND HENRY OFFER YOUNG READERS A KALEIDOSCOPE OF JEWISH WOMEN FROM THE ANCIENT WORLD OF THE BIBLE TO MODERN TIMES. IN THIS COLLECTION OF MORE THAN 80 PORTRAITS, THE AUTHORS SHOW THESE WOMEN WITHIN A CAREFULLY RESEARCHED HISTORICAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL CONTEXT.© 1996
EN407835CONTEMPORARY JEWISH WRITING IN BRITAIN AND IRELANDAN ANTHOLOGYCHEYETTE, BRIAN, ED.MARGE SUNSHINEA WIDE RANGE OF WRITERS—SOME AT THE HEART OF BRITISH CULTURE, OTHERS OUTSIDE THE MAINSTREAM—WHO ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF JEWISH CULTURAL DIFFERENCE IN GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND. PART OF THE "JEWISH WRITING IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD" SERIES.© 1998
EN407836MUSICAL MOMENTAND OTHER STORIESKENAZ, YEHOSHUAMICHAEL BERNSTEINFOUR STORIES FOLLOW A YOUNG BOY THROUGH THE RITES OF PASSAGE. IN "THE THREE-LEGGED CHICKEN," THE BOY EXPERIENCES HIS GRANDFATHER'S DEATH. "HENRIK'S SECRET" DEALS WITH A FRIENDSHIP THAT CROSSES SOCIAL BOUNDARIES. IN "MUSICAL MOMENT," THE BOY'S VIOLIN BECOMES A WEAPON IN HIS STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE FROM HIS DOTING MOTHER. "BETWEEN NIGHT AND DAWN" EXPLORES ADOLESCENT CRUELTY AND LUST ON A WEEKEND OUTING. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY DALYA BILU.© 1995
EN407837WORLD PERFECTTHE JEWISH IMPACT ON CIVILIZATIONSPIRO, KEN, RABBIJUDITH BASESWHAT CONSTITUTES A PERFECT WORLD? AFTER INTERVIEWING OVER 1,500 PEOPLE OF ALL BACKGROUNDS, RABBI SPIRO HAD A LIST OF 6 CORE ELEMENTS. HE THEN DOCUMENTED THE JEWISH ORIGINS OF THESE UNIVERSAL VALUES. © 2002
EN407840ADAM RESURRECTEDKANIUK, YORAMNORMA FIREADAM, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR WHOSE TALENT AS A CLOWN SAVED HIM FROM THE GAS CHAMBERS, NOW LIVES IN AN ISRAELI ASYLUM FOR OTHER SURVIVORS, WHERE HE WORKS OUT HIS GUILT BY HELPING THE OTHERS. RERECORDED TO REPLACE EC-1837 (C. 1975).© 2000
EN407846DEVIL WEARS PRADAWEISBERGER, LAURENBARBARA ABISTHE ADVENTURES OF ANDREA SACHS, A SMALL-TOWN GIRL FRESH OUT OF COLLEGE WHO IS HIRED AS THE PERSONAL ASSISTANT OF A POWERFUL BUT SPOILED FASHION EDITOR. © 2003
EN407847POKER FACEA GIRLHOOD AMONG GAMBLERSLEDERER, KATYELIZABETH LONDONMEMOIRS OF THE YOUNGEST CHILD IN AN INTELLECTUAL, GAME-HAPPY FAMILY. SHE GROWS UP AS HER MUCH-OLDER SIBLINGS AND PARENTS BECOME PROFESSIONAL GAMBLERS.© 2003
EN407849GERMAN MONEYRAPHAEL, LEVRICHARD BERGMANROSE MENKUS, A BITTER HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, HAS LEFT ALL THREE OF HER CHILDREN PSYCHOLOGICALLY SCARRED, TO THE EXTENT THAT HER SON PAUL HAS BEEN ESTRANGED FROM THE WHOLE FAMILY - INCLUDING HIS GIRLFRIEND, A HOLOCAUST MEMOIRIST. WHEN ROSE DIES UNEXPECTEDLY, PAUL RETURNS TO NEW YORK, WHERE SEVERAL QUESTIONS ARISE: WHY DID ROSE, WHO WAS IN GOOD HEALTH, SUDDENLY SUFFER A FATAL HEART ATTACK? AND WHY DID SHE LEAVE "THE GERMAN MONEY" - HER REPARATION PAYMENTS - TO PAUL, THE LEAST FAVORITE SON? © 2003
EN407850FOREVER FATESSAYS BY THE GODFATHERGUTKIND, LEEMICHELLE HARBERGUTKIND, THE "GODFATHER OF CREATIVE NON-FICTION," BATTLES HIS WEIGHT, EX-WIVES, ABUSIVE FATHER, RABBI, SHRINK, AND CRITICS IN THIS COLLECTION OF ESSAYS, IN A LIFELONG, CROSS-COUNTRY, CROSS-CULTURAL SEARCH FOR IDENTITY AND STABILITY.© 2003
EN407851LOVE CARRIED ME HOMEWOMEN SURVIVING AUSCHWITZMILLER, JOY ERLICHMAN, PH.D.MARCY CHELMOWBASED ON A TWO-YEAR STUDY OF 16 WOMEN SURVIVORS, DR. MILLER, A PSYCHOTHERAPIST, RECORDS EYEWITNESS TESTIMONY FROM THE OFTEN OVERLOOKED FEMALE VIEWPOINT, AND ALSO ANALYZES THE UNIQUE COPING SKILLS THAT HELPED THESE WOMEN SURVIVE THEIR EXPERIENCES.© 2000
EN407852BLOOD FROM A STONETHE QUEST FOR THE LIFE DIAMONDSSVORAY, YARON; HAMMER, RICHARDFRANCINE PRINCEEASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS BOUGHT HIGH QUALITY, UNCUT DIAMONDS TO USE AS PASSPORTS TO SAFETY IN THE 1930S. DURING THE HOLOCAUST, THESE "LIFE DIAMONDS" BECAME "DEATH DIAMONDS," BELIEVED TO BE CURSED, AND EVENTUALLY LIBERATED FROM THE NAZIS BY TWO AMERICAN SOLDIERS, WHO BURIED THEM IN AN ALSACE FOREST. YEARS LATER, SVORAY, AN INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALIST, SPENT OVER A DECADE TRACKING DOWN THE GEMS IN A SEARCH DOCUMENTED FOR THE HISTORY CHANNEL.© 2003
EN407853LORD IS MY SHEPHERDTHE WISDOM OF THE TWENTY-THIRD PSALMKUSHNER, HAROLD S.ELAINE WOLBROMFOR THOUSANDS OF YEARS, THE 23RD PSALM HAS COMFORTED AND ENCOURAGED PEOPLE IN TIMES OF GRIEF AND FEAR. NOW RABBI KUSHNER ANALYZES THE TEXT, DISCUSSING EACH VERSE (ONE PER CHAPTER) IN THE CONTEXT OF BOTH THE TIME WHEN IT WAS WRITTEN AND THE PRESENT, UNCOVERING EVERYDAY LIFE LESSONS TO BENEFIT ALL OF US.© 2003
EN407854WHEN IT WAS OUR WARA SOLDIER'S WIFE ON THE HOMEFRONTSUBERMAN, STELLAAUDREY FLAMBERGSUBERMAN CONTINUES HER MEMOIRS WITH THIS ACCOUNT OF HER EXPERIENCES DURING WORLD WAR II, WHICH BEGAN WHEN SHE WAS A 17-YEAR-OLD BRIDE. AS HER HUSBAND WENT OF TO WAR, SHE FACED ANTI-SEMITISM AND DEPRIVATIONS ON THE HOMEFRONT. HER STORY GIVES VOICE TO THE MILITARY WIVES OF "THE GREATEST GENERATION." © 2003
EN407855NEXT YEAR I WILL KNOW MORELITERACY AND IDENTITY AMONG YOUNG ORTHODOX WOMEN IN ISRAELEL-OR, TAMARHYLA MELNICKFOR CENTURIES, JEWISH LITERACY EDUCATION WAS RESERVED FOR MALES. NOW PROFESSOR EL-OR, AN ISRAELI ANTHROPOLOGIST, EXPLORES THE SPREADING PRACTICE OF INTENSIVE JUDAIC STUDIES AMONG WOMEN IN THE RELIGIOUS ZIONIST COMMUNITY. SHE PREDICTS THAT THIS TREND WILL LEAD TO CHANGES IN JEWISH THEOLOGY AND LAW AS THE COMMUNITY BECOMES MORE FEMINIST—AND EVEN MORE RELIGIOUS. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY HAIM WATZMAN. © 2002
EN407856DAUGHTER'S KEEPERWALDMAN, AYELETNORMA FIREWHEN OLIVIA FACES PROSECUTION FOR A NAIVE CONNECTION TO A DRUG DEAL, SHE MUST TURN TO HER MOTHER, ELAINE, WHO WAS NEVER THE BEST OF PARENTS. NOW ELAINE HAS A SECOND CHANCE WITH OLIVIA, AND SHE MUST DECIDE HOW FAR SHE IS WILLING TO GO.© 2003
EN407859PALESTINE AFFAIRWILSON, JONATHANMARGARET ROSSIPOLITICAL INTRIGUE AND ROMANCE IN 1924 PALESTINE UNDER THE BRITISH MANDATE. A DISILLUSIONED SECULAR JEWISH ARTIST FROM LONDON COMES TO JERUSALEM, HIRED TO PAINT ZIONIST WORKS. HE AND HIS WIFE, A PROTESTANT AMERICAN SOCIALITE, WITNESS THE MURDER OF A PROMINENT ORTHODOX MAN AND ARE DRAWN INTO THE INVESTIGATION.© 2003
EN407860MY ANECDOTAL LIFEA MEMOIRREINER, CARLMEGAN OWENTHE COMEDIAN-WRITER-ACTOR OFFERS 27 ANECDOTES ABOUT HIS EXPERIENCES IN SHOW BUSINESS, FROM THE CATSKILLS TO HOLLYWOOD.© 2003
EN407861OWLAND OTHER STORIESAUERBACH, JOHNFRANK SAUNDERSTHESE STORIES DRAW UPON THEMES FROM THE AUTHORS LIFE: HIS YEARS AT SEA, ON A KIBBUTZ, AS AN ALIENATED MAN IN AMERICA, AND HIS AND OTHERS' SURVIVAL OF WAR AND THE HOLOCAUST. THIS IS THE FIRST COLLECTION OF HIS STORIES TO APPEAR IN ENGLISH, THE LANGUAGE IN WHICH THEY WERE WRITTEN. PREFACE BY SAUL BELLOW. © 2003
EN407862ALL HIS SONSA NOVELLA AND NINE STORIESRAPHAEL, FREDERICJIM IORIOTHE AUTHOR/SCREENWRITER LOOKS AT THE FILM INDUSTRY AND AT PEOPLE IN A VARIETY OF NOVEL WAYS. THE TITLE NOVELLA CONCERNS TWO BROTHERS - A BLUNT FILM PRODUCER AND A WAVERING FILM PROFESSOR - IN CONFLICT OVER THEIR FATHER'S SUSPICIOUS DEATH.© 1999
EN407864FABULOUS SMALL JEWSSTORIESEPSTEIN, JOSEPHELLEN DAVIDTHESE SHORT STORIES OFFER INCISIVE SOCIAL EXAMINATION INTO THE LIVES OF ARTISTS, WRITERS, A COMMODITIES TRADER, A CONCERT PIANIST, LAWYERS, AND OTHERS WHO ARE ALL AT TURNING POINTS IN THEIR LIVES. THE STORIES EXPLORE UNIVERSAL CONCEPTS CONCERNING TALENT, IDENTITY, THE DESPERATION OF UNFULFILLED DESIRES, AND THE COMPLEXITY OF FAMILY LOVE.© 2003
EN407865BUMMY DAVIS VS. MURDER, INC.THE RISE & FALL OF THE JEWISH MAFIA & AN ILL-FATED PRIZEFIGHERROSS, RONAUDREY FLAMBERGTHE FACT-BASED STORY OF AL "BUMMY" DAVIS, NE ALBERT ABRAHAM DAVIDOFF, WHO GREW UP IN THE BROWNSVILLE SECTION OF BROOKLYN DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION TO BECOME A CHAMPION BOXER BUT WAS SMEARED BY THE PRESS BECAUSE OF THE FALSE ASSUMPTION THAT HE WAS INVOLVED WITH "MURDER, INC.," THE PROHIBITION-ERA MOBSTERS AND BOOTLEGGERS, INCLUDING HIS OLDER BROTHER.© 2003
EN407867BE MY KNIFEGROSSMAN, DAVIDCHARLES ROEMERA NEUROTIC, COMPULSIVE, RARE-BOOKS DEALER SEES A BEAUTIFUL, MYSTERIOUS WOMAN AT A CLASS REUNION AND, BECOMING OBSESSED WITH HER, WRITES A PASSIONATE LETTER TO WHICH SHE ACTUALLY RESPONDS. AN ONGOING CORRESPONDENCE ENSUES. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY VERED ALMOG AND MAYA GURANTZ. © 2001
EN407869INTRODUCTION TO JUDAISMDE LANGE, NICHOLASERIKA SCOTTA BRITISH RABBI PRESENTS A THOROUGH OVERVIEW OF JEWISH HISTORY, THOUGHT, AND CULTURE, INCLUDING THE CHARACTERISTICS OF RELIGIOUS PRACTICE AND IDENTITY IN JUDAISM'S VARIOUS ERAS, LOCALES, AND MOVEMENTS, BOTH PAST AND PRESENT. A GLOSSARY, CHRONOLOGY, AND OTHER REFERENCE MATERIALS MAKE THE BOOK APPROACHABLE TO READERS OF ALL BACKGROUNDS. © 2000
EN407872CLUB REVELATIONAPPEL, ALLANMAY BURROWSWISECRACKS FLY WHILE REAL CRACKS APPEAR IN THE MARITAL FOUNDATIONS OF THREE JEWISH/CHRISTIAN COUPLES WHEN A SOUTHERN EVANGELIST OPENS A RESTAURANT IN THE GROUND FLOOR OF THEIR UPPER WEST SIDE BROWNSTONE, HOPING TO ATTRACT JEWS TO CHRISTIANITY THROUGH FINE COOKING. © 2001
EN407873COLD HEARTAN ALEX DELAWARE NOVELKELLERMAN, JONATHANSUSAN HENDERSONPSYCHOLOGIST-SLEUTH DR. ALEX DELAWARE TEAMS UP ONCE AGAIN WITH LAPD HOMICIDE DETECTIVE MILO STURGIS TO STOP A MURDERER WHO PREYS ON RISING ARTISTS AND MUSICIANS. © 2003
EN407878TOWARD A MEANINGFUL LIFETHE WISDOM OF THE REBBESCHNEERSON, MENACHEM MENDELMARCIA STERNRABBI SCHNEERSON, AFFECTIONATELY KNOWN AS "THE REBBE," LED THE LUBAVITCH SECT FROM THE ASHES OF THE HOLOCAUST TO WORLDWIDE SUCCESS AS THE BEST KNOWN CHASSIDIC MOVEMENT TODAY. THIS POSTHUMOUS COLLECTION OF HIS THOUGHTS AND TEACHINGS ON ALL ASPECTS OF LIFE WERE COMPILED BY SIMON JACOBSON TO CONVEY HIS MESSAGE OF LOVE, PRODUCTIVITY, EDUCATION, AND VIRTUE, ALL WITH THE GRACE OF A GOOD AND LOVING GOD, TO JEWS AND NON-JEWS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE. © 1995
EN407879JEWISH MOTHERS TELL THEIR STORIESACTS OF LOVE AND COURAGESIEGEL, RACHEL JOSEFOWITZ ET AL., EDLILA STERNAS JEWISH PROFESSIONALS IN PSYCHOLOGY AND SOCIAL WORK, THE EDITORS (SIEGEL, WITH ELLEN COLE AND SUSAN STEINBERG-OREN) SEEK TO PORTRAY HOW JEWISH MOTHERS CREATE A FAMILY LIFE, AND WISH TO PRESENT WOMEN AS INDIVIDUALS AND NOT REFLECTIONS OF THE JEWISH-MOTHER STEREOTYPE. THE CONTRIBUTORS COME FROM ALL SORTS OF FAMILY SITUATIONS, INCLUDING SINGLE MOTHERS, MOTHERS WITH DISABLED CHILDREN, ORTHODOX, INTERMARRIED, ETC. © 2000
EN407880COMMITTED MARRIAGEA GUIDE TO FINDING A SOUL MATE AND BUILDING A RELATIONSHIP..JUNGREIS, ESTHER, REBBETZINALYCE DOMENITZ THROUGH TIMELESS BIBLICAL WISDOM: THE POPULAR TEACHER, COUNSELOR, AND MATCHMAKER OFFERS ADVICE FROM JEWISH SCRIPTURE AND LITURGY TO HELP TODAY'S SINGLES AND COUPLES COPE WITH MARITAL ISSUES. EACH CHAPTER FOCUSES ON A PARTICULAR CHALLENGE, FROM FINDING A SOUL MATE TO RAISING CHILDREN TO GROWING OLD. © 2002
EN407881DREAM HOUSEKRICH, ROCHELLETANYA SHERMANMOLLY BLUME, ORTHODOX JEWISH NEWSPAPER COLUMNIST, RETURNS TO INVESTIGATE ESCALATING ACTS OF VANDALISM - AND MURDER - IN LOS ANGELES COMMUNITIES WHERE PRESERVATIONISTS AND DEVELOPERS ARE CLASHING. © 2003
EN407882HAUNTED SMILETHE STORY OF JEWISH COMEDIANS IN AMERICAEPSTEIN, LAWRENCE J.STEVEN SCHREIBERA PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH DOCUMENTS THE JEWISH COMEDIANS WORKING IN AMERICA FROM THE 1890S TO THE TURN OF THE 21ST CENTURY, THE INFLUENCES THAT SHAPED THEIR COMEDY, AND HOW THEY THEMSELVES INFLUENCED ENTERTAINMENT AND THE NEW MEDIA. QUOTES FROM CLASSIC ROUTINES © 2001
EN407883LISTEN TO YOUR MESSAGESAND OTHER OBSERVATIONS ON CONTEMPORARY JEWISH LIFEFRAND, YISSOCHER, RABBIMICHAEL NUSSBAUMTHE AUTHOR PRESENTS A SERIES OF "CONVERSATIONS" TO PROVIDE TORAH-BASED PRACTICAL ADVICE ON MANY OF TODAY'S TROUBLING ISSUES, FROM FAMILIES AND HMOS TO THE TENSION BETWEEN JEWISH LIFE AND A "BOTTOM LINE" SOCIETY. © 1999
EN407884RABBI AND THE HIT MANA TRUE TALE OF MURDER, PASSION, & THE SHATTERD FAITH OF A CONG.MAGIDA, ARTHUR J.DAVID COLPA JOURNALIST'S ACCOUNT OF AN ADULTEROUS NEW JERSEY RABBI WHO HAD HIS WIFE MURDERED. IN ADDITION TO REPORTING THE FACTS, THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE TROUBLING QUESTIONS THAT ARISE WHEN RELIGIOUS LEADERS FALL FROM GRACE. © 2003
EN407886MERCHANT OF VENGEANCEHAWKE, SIMONKATHY FORDTHE FOURTH IN A SERIES OF MYSTERIES SET IN SHAKESPEARE'S ENGLAND, THIS TIME YOUNG WILL SHAKESPEARE AND HIS COMPANION, TUCK SMYTHE, SET OFF TO RESEARCH JEWS FOR A NEW PLAY, AND STUMBLE ACROSS STAR-CROSSED LOVERS, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND MURDER. © 2003
EN407887LIBERATED BRIDEYEHOSHUA, A. B.JAN BURRELLA HAIFA PROFESSOR AND HIS DISTRICT JUDGE WIFE PONDER THE MYSTERY OF THEIR SON'S FAILED MARRIAGE AFTER ATTENDING THE WEDDING OF AN ARAB GRADUATE STUDENT WHO DOES RESEARCH WITH THE PROFESSOR. WHAT BEGINS AS A BITTERSWEET COMEDY OF DOMESTIC MANNERS AMONG ISRAEL'S INTELLIGENTSIA BECOMES A SEARCHING EXPLORATION OF A POLITICALLY DIVIDED SOCIETY IN WHICH DECENT PEOPLE, BOTH JEWS AND ARABS, TRY TO LIVE PEACEABLY WITH EACH OTHER. TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH BY HILLEL HALKIN. © 2003
EN407889REAL JEWSSECULAR VS. ULTRA-ORTH. & TH STRUGGLE FOR JEWISH IDENTITY IN ISREFRON, NOAH J.JANET KALISHIN ISRAEL, THE ULTRA-ORTHODOX SEE THEMSELVES AS THE MORE AUTHENTIC JEWS BECAUSE THEY CLING TO THE OLD WAYS, BUT THEY ARE HARSHLY CRITICIZED BY SECULAR JEWS, WHO IDENTIFY WITH THE STRONG, MODERN JEW WHO RECLAIMED THE WILDERNESS AND SERVES IN THE MILITARY TO PROTECT THE STATE. PROFESSOR EFRON EXPLORES THE ORIGIN OF THE TENSION BETWEEN THESE GROUPS, AND SEES IT AS A SIGN OF SHATTERED CONFIDENCE IN THE ZIONIST VISION. © 2003
EN407890PURE ELEMENT OF TIMEBE'ER, HAIMARLINE KEMPNERTHIS BOOK CAN BE CONSIDERED AN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL FICTION OR A FICTIONALIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY. IT TELLS OF THE AUTHOR'S DEVELOPMENT AS A WRITER IN THREE TRIPTYCH-LIKE SECTIONS; THE MAIN SECTION ABOUT GROWING UP AS THE ONLY CHILD OF HIS PARENTS' TROUBLED, ORTHODOX MARRIAGE IS FRAMED BY SECTIONS ABOUT HIS DEVOUT, STORYTELLING GRANDMOTHER AND ABOUT HIS FIRST STEPS AS A WRITER AFTER HIS FATHER'S DEATH. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW (1998) BY BARBARA HARSHAV. © 2003
EN407891FROM AGE-ING TO SAGE-INGA PROFOUND NEW VISION OF GROWING OLDERSCHACHTER-SHALOMI, ZALMANMARY ANN DEROSABASED ON HIS OWN EXPERIENCES, REB ZALMAN HAS CREATED SPIRITUAL ELDERING--A SOCIAL ACTIVISM, AWARENESS, AND MENTORING PROGRAM TO HELP PEOPLE WELCOME THE AGING PROCESS, RATHER THAN DREADING IT AS HE ONCE DID. © 1995
EN407892JEWS OF PRIME TIMEZURAWIK, DAVIDAMY AVERSAIN A TIME WHEN SO MANY TELEVISION NETWORKS AND WRITERS WERE JEWISH, WHY WERE THERE SO FEW IDENTIFIABLY JEWISH CHARACTERS ON TV? A TV CRITIC AND HISTORIAN INVESTIGATES, INTERVIEWING EXECUTIVES, PRODUCERS, AND ACTORS, AND ANALYZING SHOWS AND THEIR CHARACTERS. © 2003
EN407893BREZNITZLAPID, HAIMLLOYD MOSSREJECTED BY HIS LOVER AND RECOVERING FROM A NEAR-FATAL CAR CRASH, BREZNITZ RETURNS TO HIS POLICE UNIT AND IS ASSIGNED TO INVESTIGATE AN UNUSUAL MURDER. AN UNIDENTIFIED MAN IS FOUND NEAR JERUSALEM; AN ARAB SUSPECT IS APPREHENDED AND QUICKLY CONFESSES. BREZNITZ, HOWEVER, IS NOT CONVINCED THAT HE IS THE REAL KILLER. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW (1992) BY YAEL LOTAN, © 2000
EN407899PITCHING MY TENTON MARRIAGE, MOTHERHOOD, FRIENDSHIP, AND OTHER LEAPS OF FAITHDIAMANT, ANITAMARCY CHELMOWTHE POPULAR AUTHOR PRESENTS A COLLECTION OF PERSONAL HER NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE COLUMNS. LIKE A JEWISH ANNA QUINDLEN, SHE USES THESE ESSAYS TO DISCUSS UNIVERSAL THEMES OF FAMILY AND RELATIONSHIPS. © 2003
EN407901DIALOGUES OF TIME AND ENTROPYSTOLLMAN, ARYEH LEVSHIRLEY KALBIN THIS COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES, SET IN ISRAEL, CANADA, AND THE U.S.A., JEWISH CHARACTERS - ESPECIALLY WRITERS AND SCIENTISTS - FIND URGENT MORAL DILEMMAS AT THE INTERSECTION OF FAMILY, FAITH AND SCIENCE. © 2003
EN407903WHO KILLED DANIEL PEARL?LÉVY, BERNARD-HENRILLOYD MOSSFRENCH DIPLOMAT, PHILOSOPHER, AND JOURNALIST INVESTIGATES THE BRUTAL, ON-CAMERA KIDNAPPING AND BEHEADING OF WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTER DANIEL PEARL DURING THE WAR AGAINST THE TALIBAN IN AFGHANISTAN. WAS HE MURDERED BECAUSE HE WAS AMERICAN AND JEWISH, OR BECAUSE HE KNEW TOO MUCH? TRANSLATED FROM FRENCH BY JAMES X. MITCHELL. © 2003
EN407907ONE DAY IN SEPTEMBERTHE FULL STORY OF THE 1972 MUNICH OLYMPICS MASSACRE...REEVE, SIMONJEREMY HANDELMANAN INVESTIGATIVE REPORTER, USING THOUSANDS OF NEWLY RELEASED DOCUMENTS AND HUNDREDS OF INTERVIEWS, OFFERS A NEW ACCOUNT NOT ONLY OF THE ACTUAL KIDNAPPING AND MURDER OF 11 ISRAELI ATHLETES BY THE PLO, BUT ALSO OF A FAILED GERMAN RESCUE ATTEMPT AND ISRAEL'S RESPONSE TO THOSE RESPONSIBLE. THE BOOK ALSO BECAME AN ACADEMY AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY FILM. © 2000
EN407908KILL TWO BIRDS & GET STONEDFRIEDMAN, KINKYDIANE LIPMANGREENWICH VILLAGE AUTHOR WALTER SNOW IS CAUGHT UP IN A SERIES OF PRANKS AGAINST CORPORATE SPRAWL, WHICH SOON SPIN OUR OF CONTROL. © 2003
EN407909SANDY KOUFAX:A LEFTY'S LEGACYLEAVY, JANEBEN OLIVERA SPORTS WRITER INTERVIEWED SOME OF THE MOST FAMOUS NAMES IN BASEBALL FOR THIS BIO OF THE CY YOUNG AWARD WINNING BROOKLYN DODGER, FAMED FOR HIS REFUSAL TO PLAY ON YOM KIPPUR AS MUCH AS FOR HIS MODESTY, GOOD LOOKS, AND AMAZING PITCHING SKILLS. © 2003
EN407913SIX DAYS OF WARJUNE 1967 AND THE MAKING OF THE MODERN MIDDLE EASTOREN, MICHAEL B.WIN ROBBINSAN EXPERT IN MIDDLE-EASTERN HISTORY AND DIPLOMACY PRESENTS A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF THE SIX DAY WAR, CASTING IT AS BOTH A LOCAL STRUGGLE AND A CRITICAL COLD WAR EPISODE. WHILE HE SEES THE WAR AS INEVITABLE BY THE LATE 1960S, HE ALSO VIEWS IT AS THE CATALYST FOR MUCH OF WHAT HAS HAPPENED SINCE. © 2002
EN407914WORLD ACCORDING TO ITZIK:SELECTED POETRY AND PROSEMANGER, ITZIKARLENE KEMPNERTHE FIRST FULL-LENGTH ANTHOLOGY OF THE POETRY, FICTION, AND CRITICISM WRITTEN BY "THE SHELLEY OF YIDDISH." TRANSLATED AND EDITED BY LEONARD WOLF, WITH INTRODUCTION BY DAVID G. ROSKIES AND LEONARD WOLF. © 2002
EN407915JEWISH BRIGADEAN ARMY WITH TWO MASTERS, 1944-45BECKMAN, MORRISRABBI MARTIN COOPERIN 1944, IN THE FACE OF PUBLIC PRESSURE, THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT FORMED AN OFFICIAL JEWISH BRIGADE. AFTER THE THIRD REICH HAD SURRENDERED, SOME MEMBERS OF THE JEWISH BRIGADE EMBARKED ON AN UNAUTHORIZED "REVENGE" MISSION AGAINST NAZIS. THIS BOOK TRACES THE HISTORY AND ACTIVITY OF THE JEWISH BRIGADE AND PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO THE SUBSEQUENT STRUGGLE FOR ISRAELI INDEPENDENCE. © 1999
EN40791643 GROUPTHE UNTOLD STORY OF THEIR FIGHT AGAINST FACISMRABBI MARTIN COOPERTHE AUTHOR WAS ONE OF THE FOUNDERS OF THIS GROUP OF BRITISH-JEWISH VETERANS WHO BANDED TOGETHER TO FIGHT OSWALD MOSLEY'S NEO-NAZI FACIST MOVEMENT IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AFTER WORLD WAR II. © 2000
EN407918STEALING FOR A LIVINGAN EMMA PRICE MYSTERYRAND, NAOMITANYA SHERMANTHE SECOND IN A SERIES ABOUT AN INVESTIGATOR WITH THE CAPITAL DEFENDER'S OFFICE, THIS NOVEL FINDS EMMA JUGGLING HER JOB AND HER ROLE AS A NEWLY SINGLE MOTHER WHEN AN OLD FAMILY FRIEND, WHO IS A CONTROVERSIAL ACTIVIST, IS MURDERED. © 2003
EN407919SIXTH LAMENTATIONBRODRICK, WILLIAMLLOYD MOSSDURING WORLD WAR II, AGNES HELPED SMUGGLE JEWISH CHILDREN TO SAFETY UNTIL HER GROUP WAS EXPOSED BY AN SS OFFICER. FIFTY YEARS LATER, IT TURNS OUT THAT THE NAZI HAS BEEN GIVEN SANCTUARY BY THE CHURCH. BY NOW AGNES IS TERMINALLY ILL, SO IT FALLS TO HER GRANDDAUGHTER LUCY AND FATHER ANSELM TO UNCOVER THE WHOLE STORY. © 2003
EN407922STREET DREAMSKELLERMAN, FAYEMARILYN BECKPETER DECKER AND RINA LAZARUS RETURN WHEN DECKER'S DAUGHTER CINDY, NOW AN LAPD OFFICER HERSELF, FINDS AN ABANDONED BABY IN A DUMPSTER. THE DECKERS' INVESTIGATION IS COMPLICATED BY LEFTOVER EMOTIONAL TRAUMA FROM THEIR MOST RECENT CASES, AS WELL AS BY RINA'S QUEST TO SOLVE THE DECADES-OLD MURDER OF HER GRANDMOTHER IN GERMANY. BUT CINDY IS ASSISTED BY A HANDSOME ETHIOPIAN-JEWISH MALE NURSE. © 2003
EN407923TATTOOED GIRLOATES, JOYCE CAROLKATHY FORDTHE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN JOSHUA SEIGL, A SUCCESSFUL BUT RECLUSIVE AUTHOR IN FAILING HEALTH, AND HIS NEW ASSISTANT, ALMA BUSCH, A TROUBLED BUT ATTRACTIVE YOUNG WOMAN WITH BIZARRE TATTOOS AND A PAINFUL PAST. © 2003
EN407928GENIUS OF GENESISA PSYCHOANALYST AND RABBI EXAMINES THE FIRST BOOK OF THE BIBLESHULMAN, DENNIS G.MARYANN DEROSADRAWING ON HIS PERSPECTIVE AS BOTH A RABBI AND A CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, RABBI SHULMAN, PH.D., OFFERS THIS INTERPRETATION IN THE HOPE THAT WE CAN FIND OURSELVES IN THE WISDOM THAT IS GENESIS. © 2003
EN407931HOT CHOCOLATE AT HANSELMANN'SLOY, ROSETTAARLENE KEMPNERLORENZA REVISITS MEMORIES SHE ONLY VAGUELY UNDERSTOOD AS A CATHOLIC CHILD IN ITALY ON THE EVE OF WORLD WAR II. WHAT SEEMED LIKE A FAMILY AFFAIR INVOLVING HER MOTHER, HER FATHER'S JEWISH FRIEND, AND HER AUNT IN SWITZERLAND TURNED OUT TO BE A MICROCOSM OF THE TRAGEDY OF ITALY'S JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST. PART OF THE EUROPEAN WOMAN WRITERS SERIES, THIS BOOK WAS TRANSLATED FROM ITALIAN BY GREGORY CONTI. © 2003
EN407934TERRORIST HUNTER: THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF A WOMAN WHO WENT UNDERCOVERTO INFILTRATE THE RADICAL ISLAMIC GROUPS OPERATING IN AMERICAANONYMOUSDINA STERNBERGTHE AUTHOR IS AN IRAQI JEW WHO ESCAPED TO ISRAEL AFTER SADDAM HUSSEIN'S REGIME EXECUTED HER FATHER. NOW LIVING IN NEW YORK, HER BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE HAVE HELPED HER BECOME A COUNTERTERRORISM EXPERT, AND SHE HAS UNCOVERED INFORMATION THAT THE FBI MISSED. BECAUSE OF HER UNDERCOVER WORK, HER NAME HAS BEEN KEPT SECRET. © 2003
EN407935HOURS AFTERLETTERS OF LOVE AND LONGING IN WAR'S AFTERMATHKLEIN, GERDA WEISSMANN; KLEIN, KURTRITA ROSEN & CRAIG DAVENPORTGERDA AND KURT MET IN MAY, 1945, WHEN SHE WAS A HOLOCAUST DEATH MARCH SURVIVOR AND HE WAS AN AMERICAN SOLDIER. THEY FELL IN LOVE BUT WERE SEPARATED SHORTLY AFTER GETTING ENGAGED. THESE ARE THE LETTERS THEY WROTE TO EACH OTHER FOR THE NEXT YEAR, UNTIL THEY WERE REUNITED AND MARRIED IN PARIS. © 2000
EN407936OLD MEN AT MIDNIGHTPOTOK, CHAIMMAY BURROWSA TRILOGY OF RELATED NOVELLAS ABOUT A WOMAN WHOSE LIFE TOUCHES THREE VERY DIFFERENT MEN, AND THE IMPACT THESE MEN HAVE ON HER LIFE. © 2001
EN407937TEMPLEITS SYMBOLISM AND MEANING THEN AND NOWBERMAN, JOSHUAWIN ROBINSTHE ANCIENT TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM WAS NOT ONLY THE CENTRAL INSTITUTION, BUT ALSO THE CENTRAL CONCEPT THAT BINDS AND ORGANIZES ALL OTHERS. THE AUTHOR SHOWS HOW IT RELATES TO SUCH NOTIONS AS SHABBAT, THE LAND OF ISRAEL, MONARCHY, JEWISH INDEPENDENCE AND SOVEREIGNTY, EDUCATION, JUSTICE, COVENANT, SINAI, EDEN, THE JEWISH RELATIONSHIP TO THE GENTILE WORLD, AND TO GOD. © 1995
EN407938DEATH IN VIENNASILVA, DANIELMARILYN BECKGABRIEL ALLON, ART RESTORER AND SOMETIME SPY, RETURNS IN A THIRD BOOK, THIS TIME ON A MISSION TO VIENNA TO INVESTIGATE A BOMBING. THE CONSPIRACY HE UNCOVERS HITS CLOSE TO HOME WHEN HIS MOTHER'S NAZI TORTURER, STILL ALIVE, IS CONNECTED TO THE CASE. © 2004
EN407941ADJUSTING SIGHTSSABATO, HAIMSTEVEN SCHREIBERHAIM AND DOV SERVE TOGETHER IN THE YOM KIPPUR WAR, BUT ARE SEPARATED IN THE CHAOS OF BATTLE. HAIM, HOME ON LEAVE, STRUGGLES TO COME TO TERMS WITH HIS EXPERIENCES AND TURNS TO HIS RELIGIOUS FAITH, NOT KNOWING WHAT HAPPENED TO HIS FRIEND. HAIM MUST ADJUST NOT ONLY THE SIGHTS OF HIS TANK, BUT ALSO HIS VIEW OF THE WORLD. SAPIR PRIZE WINNER, TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY HILLEL HALKIN © 2003
EN407942JEWISH CONTINUITY IN AMERICACREATIVE SURVIVAL IN A FREE SOCIETYKARP, ABRAHAM J.ZIPPORAH PORTUGALPROFESSOR KARP IDENTIFIES AND EXAMINES THREE REASONS FOR AMERICAN JUDAISM'S CONTINUING VITALITY: THE SYNAGOGUE, THE RABBINATE, AND JEWISH RELIGIOUS PLURALISM, WHICH ITSELF FITS INTO THE LARGER PICTURE OF AMERICAN RELIGIOUS PLURALISM. © 1998
EN407944STARS OF DAVID ROCK 'N' ROLL'S JEWISH STORIESBENARDE, SCOTT R.BARBARA FEINSTEININSPIRED BY A BACKSTAGE CHAT WITH DAVID LEE ROTH (WHO LEARNED TO SING FOR HIS BAR-MITZVAH), A ROCK MUSIC REVIEWER INVESTIGATES THE JEWISH CONTRIBUTION TO THE GENRE. IN SOME 60 CHRONOLOGICALLY ARRANGED INTERVIEWS, HE EXPLORES HOW THE JEWISHNESS OF SOME NOTEWORTHY MUSICIANS INFLUENCED ROCK 'N' ROLL. © 2003
EN407945HOUSE OF JACOBCOURTINE-DENAMY, SYLVIEAMY AVERSATHE AUTHOR TRACES HER FAMILY'S HISTORY FROM THE SPANISH INQUISITION TO SALONIKA, CONSTANTINOPLE, VIENNA, PARIS, AMERICA, ISRAEL, AND AUSCHWITZ. WHILE TIME AND PLACE SEPARATE THE GENERATIONS, THEY REMAIN CONNECTED THROUGH THEIR LADINO LANGUAGE AND SEPHARDIC CULTURE, WHICH SHE PRESENTS AS A COUNTERPOINT TO THE DOMINANT ASHKENAZI-JEWISH IDENTITY. TRANSLATED FROM THE 2001 FRENCH BY WILLIAM SAYERS © 2003
EN407947PUSHING TIME AWAYMY GRANDFATHER AND THE TRAGEDY OF JEWISH VIENNASINGER, PETERJUDITH BASESTHE SCHOLAR DAVID OPPENHEIM WAS A COLLEAGUE OF FREUD AND ADLER, BUT DIED IN THE HOLOCAUST. HIS GRANDSON, A PROFESSOR OF BIOETHICS, NEVER KNEW HIM, AND USED MANY DOCUMENTS TO LEARN ABOUT HIM. WHILE SINGER FOUND MANY PARALLELS BETWEEN HIS GRANDFATHER'S THINKING AND HIS OWN, HE ALSO LEARNED A LOT ABOUT THE INTELLECTUAL AND CULTURAL HISTORY OF PRE-WAR VIENNA AND ITS PSYCHOANALYTIC CIRCLE. © 2003
EN407948BLOOD-DIMMED TIDEDISPATCHES FROM THE MIDDLE EASTELON, AMOSELLEN DAVIDA COLLECTION OF ESSAYS AND ARTICLES WRITTEN DURING THE 30 YEARS SINCE THE SIX DAY WAR, DEALING WITH ISRAEL AND POLITICS, THE INTIFADA, THE PEACE PROCESS, PROFILES OF JEWISH AND ARAB LEADERS. © 1997
EN407949MIGHTY HEARTTHE BRAVE LIFE AND DEATH OF MY HUSBANDPEARL, MARIANEMARGARET ROSSITHE WIDOW OF MURDERED WALL STREET JOURNAL REPORTER DANIEL PEARL DESCRIBES HIS KIDNAPPING, THE INTERNATIONAL EFFORT SHE LED TO RESCUE HIM, AND THROUGH THIS EFFORT, NEW KNOWLEDGE OF THE TERRORISTS' METHODS, IDEOLOGY, AND RUTHLESS VIOLENCE. SHE GOES ON TO TELL THE STORY OF THEIR LIFE TOGETHER AND THEIR SHARED IDEALS, INCLUDING A BELIEF IN THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD REPORTING. WITH SARAH CRICHTON © 2003
EN407950JEWISH CONTRIBUTION TO THE 20TH CENTURYSYMONS, ALANRHODA KAHNSHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF 1000 JEWISH PEOPLE - LIVING AND DEAD - WHO HAVE MADE SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS IN ALL AREAS OF ENDEAVOR. © 1997
EN407953POLLUTION IN A PROMISED LANDAN ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY OF ISRAELTAL, ALONWIN ROBBINSISRAEL'S TREMENDOUS BOOM IN IMMIGRATION AND DEVELOPMENT OVER THE LAST CENTURY HAS CAUSED THE LAND OF MILK AND HONEY TO DEVELOP ENVIRONMENTAL PROBLEMS ON PAR WITH MANY OTHER NATIONS. AGAINST A BACKDROP OF WATER SHORTAGES, RELIGIOUS BELIEFS, NATIONAL SECURITY, AND THE PRESERVATION OF ANTIQUITIES, DR. TAL, A LAWYER WITH A DOCTORATE IN PUBLIC HEALTH, PUTS THE ISSUES INTO HISTORICAL CONTEXT. © 2002
EN407954SOLDIER OF PEACETHE LIFE OF YITZHAK RABIN 1922-1995KURZMAN, DANELANNA D. OSDOBAN INTIMATE AND COMPREHENSIVE BIOGRAPHY OF THE ASSASSINATED ISRAELI LEADER, FROM HIS CHILDHOOD AS A SHY, TROUBLED BOY TO HIS POLITICAL CAREER ON THE WORLD STAGE. THE PRIZE-WINNING AUTHOR IS A JOURNALIST WHO SHARED A LONG PROFESSIONAL FRIENDSHIP WITH MR. RABIN. © 1998
EN407956GOD'S SACRED TONGUEHEBREW & THE AMERICAN IMAGINATIONGOLDMAN, SHALOMGROUP SINCE COLONIAL TIMES, AMERICA HAS BEEN PERCEIVED AS A WESTERN PROMISED LAND WITH EMOTIONAL, SPIRITUAL, AND PHYSICAL LINKS TO THE PROMISED LAND OF THE BIBLE. EVIDENCE FROM SCHOLARSHIP, DIPLOMACY, JOURNALISM, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND THE ARTS SHOW THAT THIS PERCEPTION IS LINKED TO THE ROLE HEBREW AND THE BIBLE HAVE PLAYED IN AMERICAN CULTURAL HISTORY. © 2004
EN407958MOTHERS, SISTERS, RESISTERSORAL HISTORIES OF WOMEN WHO SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUSTGUREWITSCH, BRANA, BONNIE, ED.ELLEN DAVIDTWENTY FIVE WOMEN SHARE THEIR PERSONAL STORIES. THE INTERVIEWER, A NOTE HOLOCAUST SCHOLAR, CORROBORATES THEIR STORIES AND SUPPLIES EXPLANATORY FACTS TO HIGHLIGHT THE PARTICULAR EXPERIENCES UNIQUE TO FEMALE SURVIVORS. © 1998
EN407960SEVEN BLESSINGSKING, RUCHAMAROXANNE KLEIMANNAMED FOR THE RITUAL BLESSINGS OF THE JEWISH WEDDING CEREMONY, THIS ROMANTIC NOVEL, SET IN PRESENT DAY JERUSALEM, FOLLOWS THE COMPLICATED LIVES OF FIVE ORTHODOX WOMEN AND MEN - INCLUDING TWO MATCHMAKERS - WHOSE SEARCH FOR A SOUL MATE MIRRORS THEIR SEARCH FOR GOD. © 2003
EN407961MIRACLE OF THE SEVENTH DAYA GUIDE TO TH SPIRIT MEANG, SIG, & WKLY PRACTICE OF TH J SABBATHSTEINSALTZ, ADIN, RABBIROXANNE KLEIMANJUST AS THE HAGGADAH IS THE GUIDE BOOK TO THE PASSOVER SEDER, WITH ITS STEP-BY-STEP DIRECTIONS AND EXPLANATIONS, THIS BOOK IS A SIMPLE BUT THOROUGH GUIDE TO THE AT-HOME CELEBRATION OF THE ENTIRE SABBATH DAY, WITH PRAYERS, SONGS, AND COMMENTARY FROM THIS NOTED SCHOLAR. © 2003
EN407962SINGING FIRENATTEL, LILIANTANYA ALPERT SHERMANTWO JEWISH RUNAWAYS IN 1890S LONDON STRUGGLE TO SURVIVE, UNITED BY A CHILD THAT ONE GIVES BIRTH TO, AND THE OTHER ONE RAISES. © 2004
EN407963SAM SPIEGELTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF HOLLYWOOD'S MOST ICONOCLASTIC PRODUCER...FRASER-CAVASSONI, NATASHAHOWELL MAYERSPIEGEL, A NATIVE OF JAROSLAV IN WESTERN GALICIA, ARRIVED IN AMERICA AS A PENNILESS REFUGEE. CHARMING, RUTHLESS, AND LARGER-THAN-LIFE, HE BECAME A SUCCESSFUL MOVIE PRODUCER, WINNING AN ASTONISHING TWENTY-FIVE OSCARS. HIS FILMS INCLUDE THE AFRICAN QUEEN, ON THE WATERFRONT, AND LAWRENCE OF ARABIA. THE AUTHOR OF THIS BIOGRAPHY WORKED WITH HIM ON HIS PRODUCTION OF BETRAYAL. © 2003
EN407964SEPHARADMUÑOZ MOLINA, ANTONIOROZ DLUTMANINSTEAD OF FOLLOWING A LINEAR NARRATIVE, THIS NOVEL CONTAINS 17 CHAPTERS LINKED BY THEME AND SUBJECT, IN WHICH READERS MEET MEN AND WOMEN - BOTH REAL AND IMAGINED - IN THE SHADOW OF THE HOLOCAUST AND THE REGIMES OF STALIN AND FRANCO. THE AUTHOR USES THIS DEVICE TO CONVEY THE UNFATHOMABLE HORROR AND GRIEF OF THE ERA, AWAKENING EMPATHY BY ILLUMINATING THE PSYCHES OF THE DISPLACED AND THE TORTURED. TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH BY MARGARET SAYERS PEDEN © 2001
EN407965WISE MEN AND THEIR TALESPORTRAITS OF BIBLICAL, TALMUDIC, AND HASIDIC MASTERSWIESEL, ELIEDIANE LIPMANBASED ON A SERIES OF LECTURES, THESE SKETCHES OF BIBLICAL MEN - AND WOMEN - AND TALMUDIC AND HASIDIC RABBIS ARE ACCOMPANIED BY WIESEL'S UNIQUE INSIGHT, ANALYSIS, AND HUMOR, WHICH HE OFFERS AS A TRIBUTE TO THE COMMENTARY OF RASHI. © 2003
EN407970DANTE'S EQUATIONJENSEN, JANEANDRA MILLERDURING WWII, PHYSICIST AND KABBALIST (MYSTIC) RABBI YOSEF KOBINSKI VANISHED FROM AUSCHWITZ IN A BLINDING FLASH OF LIGHT. DECADES LATER, A RABBI WHO FOUND KOBINSKI'S NAME HIDDEN IN TORAH CODE, A PHYSICIST RESEARCHING HIS MATHEMATICAL CODE TO EXPLAIN GOOD AND EVIL, AND NUMEROUS OTHER PARTIES MEET TO SOLVE AN ASTONISHING RIDDLE. BUT GOVERNMENT AGENTS AND OTHERS ARE TRYING TO STOP THEM. © 2003
EN407975FURIESEBERSTADT, FERNANDASANDI SKODNIKTHIRTY YEAR OLD GWEN HAS A PERFECT LIFE: AN EXCITING JOB, A NEW YORK APARTMENT, FAMILY MONEY, AND A "SUITABLE" BANKER BOYFRIEND. THEN SHE MEETS GIDEON, A SECULAR JEW AND THROWBACK TO THE 1970S. THEY FALL DESPERATELY IN LOVE, BUT THEIRS IS A COURTSHIP OF OPPOSITES. WHEN PARENTHOOD INTRUDES ON THEIR BLISSFUL RELATIONSHIP, THEIR MARRIAGE SELF-DESTRUCTS. © 2003
EN407978FOIGLMANMEGGED, AHARONARLENE KEMPNERSHMUEL FOIGLMAN, A YIDDISH POET AND HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, IS INSPIRED BY ZVI ARBEL'S WRITINGS ON JEWISH HISTORY TO SEND THE ISRAELI HISTORIAN A COLLECTION OF HIS POEMS. WHEN ARBEL DECIDES TO HAVE THE POEMS TRANSLATED INTO HEBREW, THE TWO VERY DIFFERENT KINDS OF JEWS FORM AN UNLIKELY RELATIONSHIP, WHICH BECOMES AN OBSESSION FOR ARBEL, DRIVING A WEDGE BETWEEN HIM AND HIS WIFE. TRANSLATED FROM THE 1987 HEBREW BY MARGANIT WEINBERGER-ROTMAN. © 2003
EN407979NEW RABBIA CONGREGATION SEARCHES FOR ITS LEADERFRIED, STEPHENHIRLEY SOMMERFRIED WROTE THIS COMBINATION MEMOIR AND INVESTIGATIVE REPORT AFTER HIS FATHER DIED AND HE BEGAN SAYING KADDISH AT HAR ZION, A POPULAR CONSERVATIVE SYNAGOGUE IN PHILADELPHIA. THERE HE RECONNECTED WITH HIS CHILDHOOD RABBI, THE RENOWNED GERALD WOLPE, WHO HAD JUST ANNOUNCED HIS RETIREMENT. OVER THE NEXT THREE YEARS, THE TWO MEN SHARED THEIR THOUGHTS ON LOSING THEIR FATHERS, AND FRIED DOCUMENTED THE CONTENTIOUS SEARCH FOR WOLPE'S REPLACEMENT. © 2002
EN407984PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES AND THE JEWSDALIN, DAVID G.; KOLATCH, ALFRED J.GROUPIN CHAPTERS REPRESENTING EACH PRESIDENT FROM WASHINGTON TO CLINTON, THE AUTHORS OFFER BRIEF BIOS OF THE JEWISH CABINET MEMBERS, AMBASSADORS, AND SUPREME COURT JUSTICES WHO SERVED AT THE TIME. ALSO INCLUDED ARE HISTORICAL ACCOUNTS AND EXCERPTS FROM LETTERS ABOUT THE ATTITUDES AND INTERACTIONS BETWEEN THE PRESIDENT AND THE JEWISH COMMUNITY. © 2000
EN407985FIDDLER'S TALEHOW HOLLYWOOD AND VIVALDI DISCOVERED MEKAUFMAN, LOUIS; KAUFMAN, ANNETTESUSS, ASHERKAUFMAN (1905-1994), PROBABLY THE MOST-RECORDED AMERICAN VIOLINIST IN HISTORY, IS CREDITED WITH OVER 100 FILM SOUNDTRACKS AND WITH HELOING TO POPULARIZE THE MUSIC OF VIVALDI. WITH HIS WIFE, A NOTED PIANIST, HE SHARES HIS MEMOIRS AND SAMPLES OF HIS MUSIC. THE BOOK INCLUDES APPENDICES OF REVIEWS AND RECORDINGS. ©2003
EN407989OUTSIDE WORLDMIRVIS, TOVAARLENE KEMPNERTZIPPY GOLDMAN, 22, IS ALREADY CONSIDERED A SPINSTER IN HER INSULAR ORTHODOX COMMUNITY. BRYAN MILLER'S MODERN ORTHODOX PARENTS ARE MORE CONCERNED WITH HIS DEFECTION TO THE ULTRA-ORTHODOX WORLD OF FAMILIES LIKE THE GOLDMANS. IN ISRAEL TO FIND THEMSELVES, TZIPPY AND BRYAN - NOW BARUCH - FIND EACH OTHER INSTEAD, AND TWO LOVING BUT VERY DIFFERENT ORTHODOX FAMILIES ARE BROUGHT TOGETHER BY A MARRIAGE SURROUNDED BY ZANY EVENTS. © 2004
EN407990ALEPPO TALESA TAPESTRY OF TRADITION AND FAITHSABATO, HAIMSTEVEN SCHREIBERTHREE STORIES INTERTWINE THE HISTORY OF SABATO'S SYRIAN-JEWISH FAMILY IN AN ANCIENT JEWISH COMMUNITY WITH THE SOCIAL AND POLITICAL TURMOIL OF THE 20TH CENTURY. IN THE WHEEL TURNS FULL CIRCLE, AN HEIRLOOM MENORAH ENDS UP IN THE LOUVRE. IN BROKEN TABLETS, A GENERATION OF SEPHARDIC SCHOLARS EMIGRATE TO ISRAEL IN THE 1950S. TRUTH FROM THE EARTH SHALL SPRING IS THE MYSTERY OF A RARE MANUSCRIPT WHOSE EXISTENCE HAS BEEN HIDDEN FOR GENERATIONS. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY PHILIP SIMPSON. © 1997, 2004
EN407991I AM JEWISHPERSONAL REFLECTIONS INSPIRED BY THE LAST WORDS OF DANIEL PEARLPEARL, JUDEA; PEARL, RUTH, ED.BETTY SMITHTHE MARTYRED JOURNALIST'S PARENTS COLLECTED THESE THOUGHTS, ESSAYS, AND ONE-LINER RESPONSES FROM JEWS AROUND THE WORLD, HOPING TO ENCOURAGE BOTH JEWISH IDENTITY AND CROSS-CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING. THE CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE RABBIS, SCHOLARS, AND POLITICIANS AS WELL AS ARTISTS, ATHLETES, AND ENTERTAINERS, AND EVEN CHILDREN. © 2004
EN407997CATS IN KRASINSKY SQUAREHESSE, KARENJAN BURRELLA LITTLE GIRL USES THE STRAY CATS SHE HAS BEFRIENDED TO HELP SMUGGLE FOOD INTO THE WARSAW GHETTO. © 2004
EN407998SEA HOUSEFREUD, ESTHERMARILYN BECKARCHITECT KLAUS LEHMANN LOVED HIS WIFE ELSA, DESPITE LONG PERIODS OF SEPARATION. THEY AND OTHER GERMAN-JEWISH ÉMIGRÉS LIVED IN A PICTURESQUE ENGLISH TOWN, SURROUNDED BY SUCH CHARACTERS AS DEAF PAINTER MAX MEYER AND BRITISH CHILD-PSYCHOANALYST GERTRUDE JILKS. FIFTY YEARS LATER, LILY COMES TO THE TOWN TO DO RESEARCH ON KLAUS, SEEING PARALLELS TO HER OWN RELATIONSHIPS. FREUD (SIGMUND'S GREAT-GRANDDAUGHTER) WAS INSPIRED BY THE HISTORY OF HER GRANDFATHER. © 2003
EN407999RIGHTEOUSTHE UNSUNG HEROES OF THE HOLOCAUSTGILBERT, MARTINGINGER RICHA NOTED SCHOLAR PORTRAYS HUNDREDS OF RIGHTEOUS GENTILES WHO RISKED THEIR LIVES TO SAVE JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST. SIR MARTIN INCLUDES WELL-KNOWN RESCUERS LIKE KING CHRISTIAN X, OSKAR SCHINDLER, AND RAOUL WALLENBERG AS WELL AS LESSER-KNOWN ROYALTY, CLERGY, AND "ORDINARY" CIVILIANS. © 2003
EN408000PAPA'S LATKESEDWARDS, MICHELLEJ J KENNEDYIT'S THE FIRST CHANUKAH SINCE MAMA DIED. CAN SELMA, PAPA, AND DORA MAKE LATKES WITHOUT HER? CHANUKAH - AND LATKES - MAY NEVER BE THE SAME, BUT SELMA LEARNS TO ADD SOME SPECIAL MEMORIES TO THE CELEBRATION. © 2004
EN408001HANUKKAH LIGHTSHOLIDAY POETRYHOPKINS, LEE BENNETT, ED.NANCY BRONSTEENTHE TRADITIONS AND SPIRIT OF THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS ARE BROUGHT TO LIFE IN THIS ANTHOLOGY OF POEMS FOR BEGINNING READERS FROM A VARIETY OF CONTEMPORARY CHILDREN'S POETS. © 2004
EN408002WEDDING SONGMEMOIRS OF AN IRANIAN JEWISH WOMANGOLDIN, FARIDEHMARGARET A. ROSSITHE AUTHOR SHARES HER MEMOIRS OF GROWING UP IN SHIRAZ DURING AN INCREASINGLY ANTI-SEMITIC ERA IN PRE-REVOLUTIONARY IRAN. © 2003
EN408003FIREWEEDA POLITICAL AUTOBIOGRAPHYLERNER, GERDAJOAN ATLASA PIONEERING SCHOLAR OF WOMEN'S HISTORY, LERNER'S EXPERIENCE PARALLELS THE POLITICAL DISSENT MOVEMENTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY. BORN IN VIENNA, SHE WAS IMPRISONED BY THE NAZIS, ESCAPED TO AMERICA, AND MARRIED MOVIE DIRECTOR CARL LERNER. TOGETHER, THEY FOUGHT THE DEPRESSION AND THE BLACKLIST AND JOINED THE UNION, PEACE, AND CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENTS. EARNING A COLLEGE DEGREE LATER IN LIFE, GERDA HAD A BRILLIANT ACADEMIC CAREER AND PROMOTED BETTER SCHOOLS IN NEW YORK CITY. © 2002
EN408004FRAGILE BRANCHESTRAVELS THROUGH THE JEWISH DIASPORAROSS, JAMES R.AUDREY FLAMBERGPROFESSOR ROSS PRESENTS SIX UNUSUAL JEWISH COMMUNITIES - IN PERU, BRAZIL, INDIA, THE AMAZON, ISRAEL, AND UGANDA - AND REFLECTS ON THE SPECIAL WAYS THEIR BELIEFS AND RITUALS DEVELOPED IN ISOLATION FROM MAINSTREAM JUDAISM. HE ALSO DISCUSSES THE STATUS OF THESE BRANCHES OF THE JEWISH FAMILY TREE IN REGARDS TO THE "WHO IS A JEW?" CONTROVERSY AND ISRAEL'S LAW OF RETURN. © 2001
EN408006REFLECTIONS ON JERUSALEMCITY OF DAVID IN CLASSICAL TEXTSROTHENBERG, SILBERMAN, & TANENBAUMJUDITH BASESTHIS HADASSAH STUDY GUIDE PROVIDES HISTORICAL BACKGROUND FROM BIBLICAL TIMES TO THE PRESENT; EXCERPTS FROM THE BIBLE, TALMUD, ZOHAR, CONTEMPORARY AND MEDIEVAL RABBINIC WRITINGS, AS WELL AS EXCERPTS FROM THE NEW TESTAMENT AND QUR'AN, QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION; AND SUGGESTED ANSWERS TO THE QUESTIONS. EDITED BY CAROL DIAMANT © 1995
EN408007SILENT PROPHETROTH, JOSEPHLILA STERNTHE TROTSKY-LIKE FRIEDRICH KARGAN IS A PERPETUAL EXILE, SEARCHING FOR A PLACE IN THE NEW EUROPE THAT EMERGED AFTER WORLD WAR I AND FOR A SET OF VALUES TO COUNTER HIS OWN SKEPTICISM AND GROWING DISILLUSIONMENT. HIS EXPERIENCES ARE ALSO THOSE OF THE JEWISH OUTSIDER, AND REFLECT ROTH'S OWN SEARCH. TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN ("DER STUMME PROPHET," 1966) IN 1979 BY DAVID LE VAY © 2002
EN408008MY WOUNDED HEARTTHE LIFE OF LILLI JAHN, 1900-1944DOERRY, MARTIN, ED.JAN BURRELLLILLI HAD FIVE CHILDREN AND A MEDICAL PRACTICE WITH HER NON-JEWISH HUSBAND UNTIL THE NAZIS PRESSURED HIM INTO DIVORCING HER. LATER, SHE WAS DEPORTED TO THE CAMPS, BUT CONTINUED HER LIFELONG HABIT OF WRITING TO HER LOVED ONES. HER STORY IS PRESERVED IN MORE THAN 300 LETTERS AND DOCUMENTS AND EDITED BY HER GRANDSON. TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN ("MEIN VERWUNDETES HERZ," 2002) BY JOHN BROWNJOHN © 2004
EN408010TALES OF GRABOWSKITRANSFORMATIONS, ESCAPE, & OTHER STORIESAUERBACH, JOHNLILA STERNTWO NOVELLAS ("TRANSFORMATIONS" AND "ESCAPE") AND THREE SHORT STORIES TELL THE SEMI-AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL STORY OF DAVID GORDON, A YOUNG JEW FROM WARSAW WHO BECOMES WLADYSLAW GRABOWSKI TO SURVIVE THE HOLOCAUST. WITH FOREWORD BY SAUL BELLOW © 2003
EN408011TORAH OF THE EARTH, VOL. 2EXPLORING 4,000 YEARS OF ECOLOGY IN JEWISH THOUGHTWASKOW, ARTHUR, ED.BARBARA FEINSTEINMORE THAN 30 JEWISH SCHOLARS AND EXPERTS OFFER THEIR DIVERSE UNDERSTANDINGS OF HOW ECOLOGY AND JUDAISM WORK TOGETHER. IN REMINDING US THAT PEOPLE AND PLANET ARE INTERTWINED, THE BOOK OFFERS SOLUTIONS TO TODAY'S ENVIRONMENTAL CRISES. © 2000
EN408012INSPECTING JEWSAMERICAN JEWISH DETECTIVE STORIESROTH, LAURENCEMULTIPLEA PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH AND JEWISH STUDIES ANALYZES STORIES ABOUT AMERICAN JEWISH DETECTIVES, SUCH AS HARRY KEMELMAN'S RABBI SMALL AND FAYE KELLERMAN'S DECKER AND LAZARUS. HE SAYS THAT THE DETECTIVE STORY EXAMINES THE NEED FOR ORDER IN A DISORDERLY SOCIETY AND THUS OFFERS A WINDOW INTO THE NEGOTIATION OF JEWISH IDENTITY. © 2004
EN408013CONSOLATIONTHE SPIRITUAL JOURNEY BEYOND GRIEFLAMM, MAURICEBARBARA FERBERIN THIS SEQUEL TO "THE JEWISH WAY IN DEATH AND MOURNING," RABBI LAMM GENTLY GUIDES MOURNERS THROUGH THEIR SORROW TO TEACH IMPORTANT LESSONS ABOUT LIFE, AND SHOWS CONSOLERS HOW TO LISTEN AND SPEAK WITH THEIR HEARTS SO THAT THEY CAN PROVIDE REAL COMFORT TO OTHERS. © 2004
EN408014WHAT I SAWREPORTS FROM BERLIN, 1920-1933ROTH, JOSEPHMORTY ROTHA "READER FOR WALKERS," THESE VIGNETTES DEPICT LIFE IN THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC BETWEEN THE WARS, AS OBSERVED BY ROTH'S JOURNALISTIC EYE. AS HE STROLLED THROUGH THE CITY, HE CAPTURED THE ZEITGEIST OF A DOOMED SOCIETY. TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN BY MICHAEL HOFMAN. © 2002
EN408015ESSENTIAL BOOK OF JEWISH FESTIVAL COOKING200 SEASONAL HOLIDAY RECIPES & THEIR TRADITIONSGLAZER, PHYLLIS, GLAZER, MIRIYAM LORNA KOCHIN ADDITION TO RECIPES THAT ARE HEALTHFUL, ACCESSIBLE, AND FLAVORFUL, THE GLAZER SISTERS OFFER IN-DEPTH ESSAYS ON THE ORIGINS, TRADITIONS, AND SIGNIFICANCE OF EACH HOLIDAY AND ITS FOODS, PROVIDING A RICH UNDERSTANDING OF THE JEWISH CALENDAR YEAR AND ITS PROFOUND LINK TO NATURE AND EARTH'S SEASONAL PRODUCE. WITH GUIDES TO CULINARY SYMBOLISM AND DIETARY LAW, THE AUTHORS EXPLAIN WHY WE EAT WHAT WE EAT. © 2004
EN408017TEN COMMANDMENTS OF CHARACTERESSENTIAL ADVICE FOR LIVING AN HONORABLE, ETHICAL, HONEST LIFETELUSHKIN, JOSEPHHOWELL MAYERRABBI TELUSHKIN COMPILED THIS VOLUME OF RESPONSA FROM HIS ETHICS ADVICE COLUMN ON BELIEFNET.COM. THE ETHICAL QUESTIONS PEOPLE SENT IN LED HIM TO CREATE A LIST OF TEN PREREQUISITE VALUES FOR GOOD CHARACTER. THESE VALUES ARE ILLUSTRATED BY HIS RESPONSES TO REAL-LIFE MORAL DILEMMAS. © 2003
EN408018CONTEMPORARY JEWISH WRITING IN SOUTH AFRICAAN ANTHOLOGYBRAUDE, CLAUDIA BATHSHEBA, ED.CHARLES ROEMERSIXTEEN FICTION AND NON-FICTION SELECTIONS CAPTURE THE SOUTH AFRICAN JEWISH COMMUNITY'S UNEASY "IN-BETWEENNESS" UNDER APARTHEID AND THE POST-APARTHEID ERA. CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE NOBEL PRIZEWINNER NADINE GORDIMER, ROSE ZWI, DAN JACOBSON, EXILED ACTIVIST AND JUDGE ALBIE SACHS, SATIRIST PIETER-DIRK UYS, AND ACTOR MATTHEW KRAUSE. © 2001
EN408019RABBI OF 84TH STREETTHE EXTRAORDINARY LIFE OF HASKEL BESSERKOZAK, WARRENASHER SUSSA HASIDIC RABBI ON MANHATTAN'S UPPER WEST SIDE, RABBI HASKEL BESSER IS A DEEPLY RELIGIOUS MAN WHO IS AT HOME IN THE SECULAR WORLD. WITH AN EASY SMILE, HE SPREADS JOY WHEREVER HE GOES, ENRICHING LIVES WITH HIS PROFOUND UNDERSTANDING OF BOTH ORTHODOX JUDAISM AND HUMAN NATURE. HE GREW UP IN A POLAND RICH WITH HASIDIC CULTURE AND THE MUSIC, ART, AND LITERATURE OF A VIBRANT EUROPE, BUT WITH THE ADVENT OF THE HOLOCAUST, HE AND HIS FAMILY ESCAPED TO PALESTINE. HIS STORY IS ALSO THE STORY OF JUDAISM IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY; OF THE IMPORTANCE OF CENTURIES-OLD TRADITIONS TO THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY; AND OF THE TRIUMPH OF FAITH, KINDNESS, AND SPIRIT. © 2004
EN408020BECOMING LIKE GODKABBALAH AND OUR ULTIMATE DESTINYBERG, MICHAELJAN BURRELLTHE EDITOR OF KABBALAH MAGAZINE OFFERS AN EASY-TO-DIGEST MANUAL ON BECOMING LIKE GOD. DRAWING ON TRADITIONAL TEACHINGS OF THE KABBALAH, RABBI BERG SHOWS READERS HOW TO OVERCOME THE EGO NATURE, WHICH THE ANCIENT TEXTS NAME AS THE "DESIRE TO RECEIVE FOR THE SELF ALONE." HE SAYS THAT MOST OF US ARE IN A JAIL OF PAIN, SUFFERING AND DEATH. EGO IS THE EVIL GUARD WE MUST CONQUER TO ESCAPE AND RECLAIM OUR BIRTHRIGHT, BE LIKE GOD, WITH AN "INFINITE PAYLOAD OF HEALTH, JOY, AND LIFE." THE KEY TO THIS JAILBREAK IS TO STOP LOOKING OUT FOR ONESELF AND START LOOKING OUT FOR THE NEEDS OF THE COLLECTIVE. © 2004
EN408021NATASHAAND OTHER STORIESBEZMOZGIS, DAVIDELIZABETH LONDONSEVEN SHORT STORIES CONTINUE THE SAGA OF THE BERMAN FAMILY - BELLA, ROMAN, AND THEIR TEENAGED SON MARK - RUSSIAN JEWS , LIKE THE AUTHOR, FLED BREZHNEV'S RIGA FOR TORONTO. FIRST INTRODUCED IN MAGAZINES LIKE THE NEW YORKER, BEZMOZGIS' DEPICTION OF THE FAMILY'S IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCES HAS BEEN COMPARED TO THE EARLY WORK OF BERNARD MALAMUD AND PHILIP ROTH. © 2004
EN408022CHOICEOLAND, 1939-1945EBER, IRENEROZ DLUTMANTHE AUTHOR SHARES HER MEMOIRS OF LIFE IN MIELEC, POLAND, THE FIRST TOWN TO BE RECORDED AS JUDENFREI UNDER THE NAZIS WHEN ITS ENTIRE JEWISH POPULATION WAS DEPORTED. EBER DESCRIBES THE PAINFUL CHOICES SHE AND HER FAMILY MADE - SEPARATELY AND TOGETHER - IN ORDER TO SURVIVE AND BUILD A NEW LIFE IN THE FACE OF WAR, CONFLICT, AND SURVIVOR'S GUILT. © 2004
EN408024WOMAN OF THE CLOTHHERST, ROGERTANYA ALPERT SHERMANTEMPLE OHAV SHALOM IS IN AN UPROAR. THE POPULAR SENIOR RABBI IS MISSING AND ACCUSED OF ADULTERY. A PROMINENT CONGREGANT IS ACCUSED OF RAPING A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE, SPARKING A MEDIA FRENZY. ASSOCIATE RABBI GABBY LEWYN IS LEFT TO DO THE SENIOR RABBI'S WORK ON TOP OF HER OWN, COUNSEL THE RAPE DEFENDANT, RESTORE THE CONGREGATION'S FAITH, AND DEFEND HER GENDER AND CREDENTIALS TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS, ALL THE WHILE RISKING HER PERSONAL HAPPINESS FOR THE IDEALS OF HER PROFESSION. © 1998
EN408027LORD IS MY SHEPHERD - WHY DO I STILL WANT?ANCIENT WISDOM FOR THE MODERN SOULPLOTKIN, RABBI PAULBARBARA FEINSTEINDURING A DIFFICULT TIME IN HIS LIFE, RABBI PLOTKIN WAS SAYING HIS MORNING PRAYERS WHEN A VERSE FROM PSALMS SUDDENLY TOOK ON NEW MEANING AND HELPED HIM REGAIN HIS EQUILIBRIUM. THE EXPERIENCE INSPIRED THIS STUDY OF THE ANCIENT BUT TIMELESS BOOK OF PSALMS AND ITS RELEVANCE AS A GUIDE AND COMFORT DURING MODERN LIFE'S TOUGHEST PREDICAMENTS. © 2003
EN408028REPORT FROM A PARISIAN PARADISEESSAYS FROM FRANCE, 1925-1939ROTH, JOSEPHWIN ROBINSCONSIDERED THE GREATEST NEWSPAPER CORRESPONDENT OF HIS AGE, ROTH LEFT THE DISINTEGRATING WEIMAR REPUBLIC IN 1925 AND SPENT THE REST OF HIS LIFE IN FRANCE. THE ESSAYS HE WROTE THERE PROVIDE A DESCRIPTIVE PORTRAIT OF FRANCE IN THE LATE 1920S AND 1930S. TRANSLATED FROM GERMAN BY MICHAEL HOFMANN © 2004
EN408029DEVIL AND DANIEL SILVERMANROSZAK, THEODOREHOWELL MAYERA GAY, LIBERAL, JEWISH WRITER ACCEPTS A SURPRISING BUT LUCRATIVE SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT AT AN EVANGELICAL CHRISTIAN BIBLE COLLEGE. WHEN HE AND HIS FUNDAMENTALIST HOSTS GET SNOWED IN TOGETHER, A HILARIOUS BATTLE BREAKS OUT FOR THE MORAL HEART OF AMERICA. © 2003
EN408033NOTHING MAKES YOU FREEWRITINGS BY DESCENDANTS OF JEWISH HOLOCAUST SURVIVORSBUKIET, MELVIN JULES, ED.SHARON SPENSERHOW HAVE THE MEMORIES OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS BEEN FILTERED THROUGH THE IMAGINATIONS OF THEIR CHILDREN? WITH A TITLE THAT MOCKS THE INFAMOUS SIGN AT AUSCHWITZ, THIS ANTHOLOGY INCLUDES THE WORKS, BOTH FICTION AND NON-FICTION, OF "SECOND GENERATION" WRITERS, INCLUDING LILY BRETT, EVA HOFFMAN, SAVYON LIEBRECHT, THANE ROSENBAUM, PETER SINGER, AND ART SPIEGELMAN. © 2002
EN408036CONFESSORSILVA, DANIELCRAIG DAVENPORTMOSSAD AGENT AND ART RESTORER GABRIEL ALLON IS BACK, INVESTIGATING THE MURDER OF AN ISRAELI PROFESSOR MURDERED IN MUNICH. IN VATICAN CITY, THE POPE HIMSELF TAKES AN INTEREST IN THE LONG-BURIED SECRETS AND UNTHINKABLE DEEDS SURROUNDING THE CASE, WHICH MAY HAVE SERIOUS REPERCUSSIONS FOR THE FUTURE OF THE CHURCH. © 2003
EN408037TRIANGLETHE FIRE THAT CHANGED AMERICAVON DREHLE, DAVIDEDITH FOSTERA JOURNALIST PROVIDES AN IN-DEPTH REPORT OF THE 1911 FACTORY FIRE THAT KILLED 146 WORKERS, MOSTLY YOUNG JEWISH OR ITALIAN WOMEN. THE SOCIOPOLITICAL CONTEXT OF THE TRAGEDY AND THE SUBSEQUENT INDUSTRY REFORMS AND MANSLAUGHTER TRIAL ARE INCLUDED IN THIS ACCOUNT. © 2003
EN408038BREATHPOEMSLEVINE, PHILIPNANCY BRONSTEENTHE AWARD-WINNING POET LOOKS BACK AT HIS OWN LIFE AND THE ADVENTURES OF HIS RELATIVES AND FRIENDS, TRANSPORTING READERS TO THE STREET WHERE HE WAS BORN AND THE AMERICA HE'S KNOWN SINCE THE 1930S. HE REFERS THROUGHOUT TO THE JAZZ MUSICIANS WHOSE MUSIC WAS THE SOUNDTRACK OF HIS LIFE. © 2004
EN408039MESTIZOFEIERSTEIN, RICARDOJANET KALISHTHIS ARGENTINE MYSTERY CONCERNS AN ASSASSINATION AND A LOST MAN TRYING TO RECONSTRUCT HIS IDENTITY. IT IS SET AGAINST THE STORY OF FOUR GENERATIONS OF A JEWISH FAMILY AND THE HISTORY OF THE 20TH CENTURY, INCLUDING WWI, THE RUSSIAN AND CUBAN REVOLUTIONS, THE BIRTH OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL, AND THE MILITARY DICTATORSHIP IN ARGENTINA. AS MESTIZOS, OR PEOPLE OF MIXED CULTURE AND BLOOD, THE CHARACTERS FACE MANY FORMS OF DISCRIMINATION AS THEY ESTABLISH THEIR PERSONAL, CULTURAL, AND RELIGIOUS IDENTITIES. TRANSLATED FROM SPANISH (1994) BY STEPHEN A. SADOW © 2000
EN408040BIG DIGA CARLOTTA CARLYLE MYSTERYBARNES, LINDABETSY NEWBERRYCARLOTTA CARLYLE, THE SIX-FOOT-TALL, REDHEADED, IRISH-JEWISH DETECTIVE, GOES UNDERCOVER TO INVESTIGATE FRAUD AT BOSTON'S "BIG DIG," THE UNDERGROUND ROADWAY BEING BUILT THROUGH THE CITY. AT THE SAME TIME, SHE TAKES ON A MISSING WOMAN'S CASE. WHAT CONNECTION COULD THERE BE BETWEEN THESE TWO MYSTERIES? © 2002
EN408041HEIR TO THE GLIMMERING WORLDOZICK, CYNTHIAAUDREY FLAMBERGIT'S THE 1930S, AND ROSE MEADOWS, AN 18-YEAR-OLD ORPHAN, IS KICKED OUT OF A DISTANT RELATIVE'S HOME BY HIS LOVER. SO SHE TAKES A JOB WITH PROFESSOR MITWASSER, PATRIARCH OF A LARGE, CHAOTIC HOUSEHOLD. ONCE MEMBERS OF BERLIN'S ELITE, THE MITWASSERS ARE NOW REFUGEES IN THE BRONX, SUPPORTED BY JAMES, A FAN OF THE PROFESSOR'S RESEARCH, WHOSE WEALTH CAME FROM HIS FATHER'S CHILDREN'S BOOKS, STARRING A CHARACTER BASED ON JAMES. ROSE'S SHARP EYE TAKES ON THIS CAST OF ECCENTRICS AS SHE STRUGGLES TO FIND HER OWN PLACE. © 2004
EN408044SOMEONE TO RUN WITHGROSSMAN, DAVIDELAINE WOLBROSIXTEEN-YEAR-OLD ASSAF, LONELY AND BORED AT HIS SUMMER JOB, IS ASSIGNED TO FIND THE OWNER OF A MISCHIEVOUS DOG. THE DOG LEADS HIM ON A WILD TOUR OF JERUSALEM, AND ASSAF MEETS A VARIETY OF ODD CHARACTERS WHILE HE PICKS UP CLUES ABOUT - AND FALLS IN LOVE WITH, SIGHT UNSEEN - THE DOG'S OWNER. THE DOG BELONGS TO TAMAR, A GIRL ASSAF'S AGE, WHO IS OUT TO RESCUE A DRUG-ADDICTED RUNAWAY BOY WHILE LOOKING FOR HER PET. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW (2000) BY VERED ALMOG AND MAYA GURANTZ © 2004
EN408045RIGHT TO EXISTA MORAL DEFENSE OF ISRAEL'S WARSLOZOWICK, YAACOVSELMA MARGULIESHISTORIAN YAACOV LOZOWICK CONSIDERS AND REBUTS DOZENS OF HARMFUL MYTHS AND OUTRIGHT LIES ABOUT THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT. HE SEES INTERNATIONAL COMPLAINTS AGAINST ISRAEL AS EVIDENCE THAT IT IS NOT JUST ISRAEL'S CONDUCT THAT IS BEING QUESTIONED, BUT ALSO ITS RIGHT TO EXIST. THIS LED MANY ISRAELI LIBERALS TO VOTE FOR HARD-LINER ARIEL SHARON. © 2004
EN408046UNTHINKABLE THOUGHTS OF JACOB GREENBRAFF, JOSHUAASHER SUSSJACOB DOESN'T MEAN TO DISAPPOINT HIS FATHER, BUT HE CAN'T HELP HIS IRREVERENT THOUGHTS ABOUT HIS ORTHODOX FAMILY AND LIFE IN THE 1970S NEW JERSEY SUBURBS. HIS MOTHER GOES TO COLLEGE AT AGE 36, LEAVING HER FOUR CHILDREN IN THE CARE OF A SEXY NANNY. HE IDOLIZES HIS REBELLIOUS OLDER BROTHER. IF ONLY JACOB COULD CONFRONT HIS OVERBEARING FATHER AND TELL HIM HE DOESN'T WANT TO SING IN SYNAGOGUE, ATTEND EST CLASSES, WRITE THE PERFECT THANK-YOU NOTE, OR EVEN LIVE IN THE SAME HOUSE WITH HIM. BUT, OF COURSE, THAT WOULD BE UNTHINKABLE! © 2004
EN408047POLITICAL ANIMALMIZNER, DAVIDBARBARA FERBERSPEECHWRITER BEN BERGIN WANTS TO CHANGE THE WORLD, BUT HE CAN BARELY CHANGE HIS CLOTHES. HE DOESN'T WANT TO BE IN POLITICS OR IN LOVE, BUT HE FINDS BOTH AT HIS JOB FOR A NY CONGRESSMAN'S SENATE CAMPAIGN, WHERE HE WRITES "SPONTANEOUS" REMARKS FOR THE CANDIDATE TO USE AND FALLS FOR CALLIOPE BERKOWITZ, HIS LARGE, FORTHRIGHT COWORKER AND FELLOW WISECRACKER. © 2004
EN408048BURNT BREAD AND CHUTNEYGROWING UP BETWEEN CULTURES - A MEMOIR OF AN INDIAN JEWISH GIRLDELMAN, CARMITSUSAN HENDERSONTHE AUTHOR, DAUGHTER OF A BENE ISRAEL MOTHER FROM INDIA AND AN AMERICAN ASHKENAZI FATHER, REVEALS, THROUGH THIS MEMOIR, A PREVIOUSLY UNSEEN WORLD. DELMAN OFFERS RICH DETAILS TO PORTRAY THE UNIVERSAL AND EXOTIC ASPECTS OF HER UNUSUAL HERITAGE. THIS EDITION INCLUDES A 2003 READER'S GUIDE. © 2002
EN408049MYSTICS, MAVERICKS, AND MERRYMAKERSAN INTIMATE JOURNEY AMONG HASIDIC GIRLSLEVINE, STEPHANIE WELLENJESSIA LEONARDDR. LEVINE SPENT A YEAR AMONG THE CHABAD-LUBAVITCH HASIDIM OF CROWN HEIGHTS, BROOKLYN, TO EXPLORE HOW YOUNG WOMEN DEAL WITH THE CONFLICTS BETWEEN THE RULES OF THEIR COMMUNITY AND THE PULL OF MAINSTREAM AMERICAN LIFE. CONTRARY TO STEREOTYPE, SHE FOUND GIRLS WITH MORE CONFIDENCE THAN MANY OF THEIR MAINSTREAM PEERS. SHE EXPLORES WHY THIS MIGHT BE, AND WHAT LESSONS MIGHT BE LEARNED ABOUT PROMOTING GIRLS' POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT IN GENERAL. FOREWORD BY CAROL GILLIGAN © 2003
EN408050IN HER SHOESWEINER, JENNIFERBARBARA ABISTHE FELLER SISTERS CLAIM TO HAVE NOTHING IN COMMON BUT A CHILDHOOD TRAGEDY, DNA, AND THE SAME SIZE FEET. ROSE, 30, IS A SUCCESSFUL LAWYER WHO LONGS FOR ROMANCE. MAGGIE, 28, IS A STRUGGLING ACTRESS WHO DREAMS OF FAME AND FORTUNE. BUT THEY'RE ABOUT TO FIND OUT THAT THEY'RE MORE ALIKE THAN THEY'D EVER IMAGINED! WITH READER'S GUIDE. © 2002
EN408051PLOT AGAINST AMERICAROTH, PHILIPDIANE LIPMANWHAT IF THE RENOWNED AVIATION HERO AND RABID ISOLATIONIST CHARLES A. LINDBERGH DEFEATED ROOSEVELT IN THE 1940 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION? ROTH IMAGINES THE IMPACT OF THE RESULTING PRO-HITLER ADMINISTRATION ON AMERICAN JEWS, AS SEEN THROUGH THE EYES OF HIMSELF AS A CHILD IN NEW JERSEY. © 2004
EN408052WHICH BIG GIVER STOLE THE CHOPPED LIVER?A RUBY, THE RABBI'S WIFE MYSTERYKAHN, SHARONANITA KAUFMANRUBY THE WIDOWED REBBETZIN RETURNS FOR A FIFTH ADVENTURE. SHE IS ROPED INTO HELPING WITH HER TEXAS SYNAGOGUE'S FUNDRAISER. BUT WHEN A DEAD STRANGER IS FOUND FACE DOWN ON THE PLATTER THAT WAS SUPPOSED TO HOLD THE NOW-MISSING CHOPPED LIVER MOLD (SHAPED LIKE TEXAS), RUBY ONCE AGAIN JOINS THE NEW YOUNG RABBI AND POLICEMAN PAUL LUNDY TO SOLVE THE CASE. MEANWHILE, RUBY JUGGLES NEW SUITORS AND REFEREES HER PETS, OY VEY THE DOG AND NEW KITTY CHUTZPAH! © 2004
EN408053JOURNEY FROM THE LAND OF NOA GIRLHOOD IN REVOLUTIONARY IRANHAKAKIAN, ROYALORNA KOCHROYA WAS TWELVE WHEN THE REVOLUTION SWEPT THROUGH HER NATIVE TEHRAN IN 1979. SHE WAS THE DAUGHTER OF AN ESTEEMED POET IN AN INTELLECTUAL JEWISH HOUSEHOLD. WITH THE INNOCENT CONFUSION OF YOUTH, SHE WITNESSED HOW LIFE CHANGED FOR WOMEN - AND JEWS - AFTER IRAN FELL INTO THE HANDS OF ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISTS. © 2004
EN408054HOLE IN TEXASWOUK, HERMANMARGARET A. ROSSIPHYSICIST GUY CARPENTER WORKED ON THE SUPERCONDUCTING SUPER COLLIDER, A GIGANTIC FEDERALLY FUNDED PROJECT IN TEXAS AIMED AT FINDING THE ELUSIVE HIGGS BOSUN SUBATOMIC PARTICLE. CONGRESS PULLED THE PLUG ON THE SSC IN 1993 (IN REAL LIFE, TOO), PROFESSIONALLY STRANDING HIM AND LEAVING THE PROJECT INCOMPLETE. TEN YEARS LATER, CHINESE SCIENTISTS CLAIM TO HAVE DISCOVERED THE HIGGS BOSUN, AND HIS LIFE - NOW SETTLED AND PEACEFUL - IS ONCE AGAIN DISRUPTED. HIS SCC WORK AND A SECRET ROMANCE WITH THE CHIEF CHINESE SCIENTIST PUT CARPENTER ON THE SPOT WITH HIS WIFE, THE MEDIA, CONGRESS AND POSSIBLY THE CIA. IT ALSO INTRODUCES HIM TO A FORMER MOVIE STAR CONGRESSWOMAN, WHO'S CHARMED BY HIS INTELLECT AND SYMPATHETIC TO HIS PLIGHT. © 2004
EN408055STORY OF A LIFEAPPELFELD, AHARONASHER SUSSAPPELFELD'S CHILDHOOD WAS DISRUPTED AT AGE 7 WHEN THE NAZIS OCCUPIED CZERNOWITZ IN 1941. HE SURVIVED THE GHETTO, THE MARCH TO A LABOR CAMP, AND AN ESCAPE TO THE FOREST, WHERE HE HID FOR THE DURATION OF THE WAR. AFTERWARDS, HE WENT TO A DISPLACED PERSON'S CAMP UNTIL HE WAS ABLE TO GET ON A SHIP TO PALESTINE. AS HE BEGAN A NEW LIFE THERE, HE STRUGGLED TO RETAIN HIS MEMORIES IN SPITE OF THOSE WHO URGED HIM TO SIMPLY FORGET. THE EXPERIENCES HE RECOUNTS OFFER PERSONAL GLIMPSES INTO THE THEMES THAT RESONATE THROUGH HIS AWARD-WINNING FICTION. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW (1999) BY ALOMA HALTER © 2004
EN408056LITTLE EARTHQUAKESWEINER, JENNIFERMARILYN BECKFOUR VERY DIFFERENT WOMEN IN PHILADELPHIA BOND OVER PREGNANCY AND MOTHERHOOD AFTER ONE GOES INTO LABOR AT A YOGA CLASS. REBECCA IS A SUCCESSFUL CHEF WITH A WONDERFUL HUSBAND AND A MOTHER-IN-LAW FROM HELL. KELLY IS AN OVERACHIEVING EVENT PLANNER WHOSE HUSBAND LOSES INTEREST IN EVERYTHING - INCLUDING HER - WHEN HE LOSES HIS JOB. AYINDE IS A NEWSCASTER WHO MOVED TO PHILLY WHEN HER HUSBAND BECAME THE 76ERS NEWEST BASKETBALL STAR, BUT HE MAY NOT BE AS FAITHFUL AS SHE IS. FINALLY, LIA RETURNS HOME, FLEEING A GLAMOROUS HOLLYWOOD CAREER, HER HUSBAND, AND A TRAGIC SECRET. © 2004
EN408057GREAT NECKCANTOR, JAYELIZABETH LONDONA GROUP OF SUBURBAN NEW YORKERS GROW UP IDEALISTIC, RADICAL, AND ROMANTIC IN THE SIXTIES AND SEVENTIES. THEIR SIXTH-GRADE HOLOCAUST LESSONS IN 1960 INSPIRE THE CLASSMATES - MOST OF WHOM ARE JEWISH - TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE. AS TIME GOES ON, THE FRIENDS GET INVOLVED IN THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, BUT SOME OF THEM MOVE ON TO THE WEATHERMAN AND OTHER RADICAL GROUPS. THROUGHOUT, ONE OF THE GUYS, A TALENTED CARTOONIST, IMMORTALIZES HIS PALS AS SUPERHEROES IN HIS COMIC BOOKS. © 2003
EN408058MIXED NUTSAMERICA'S LOVE AFFAIR WITH COMEDY TEAMS FROM BURNS & ALLEN TO...EPSTEIN, LAWRENCE J.HOWELL MAYERFROM 19TH CENTURY VAUDEVILLE TO RADIO, FILM, AND TELEVISION, COMEDIANS WHO PERFORM AS PARTNERS HAVE CREATED A PARTICULARLY AMERICAN TYPE OF HUMOR. AMERICANS HAVE GROWN TO DEPEND ON COMEDIANS TO RESPOND TO EVENTS, MAKE THEM LAUGH, AND SHOW THAT EVEN IN THE WORST OF TIMES, FRIENDSHIP AND HUMOR CAN HELP YOU SURVIVE. FROM LAUREL AND HARDY, THE MARX BROTHERS, AND LUCILLE BALL AND VIVIAN VANCE RIGHT THROUGH THE SMOTHERS BROTHERS AND THE CASTS OF FRIENDS AND SEINFELD, EPSTEIN LOOKS AT THESE CLASSIC TEAMS THROUGH A SOCIOLOGICAL PRISM. © 2004
EN408060SMALL MIRACLES FOR THE JEWISH HEARTEXTRAORDINARY COINCIDENCES FROM YESTERDAY OR TODAYHALBERSTAM, YITTA; LEVENTHAL, JUDITHBERNICE LEIBOWITZTHE SMALL MIRACLES SERIES OFFERS HEARTWARMING, TRUE-TO-LIFE STORIES WITH A PERSONAL TOUCH. THIS FIFTH BOOK IN THE SERIES FOCUSES SPECIFICALLY ON JEWISH STORIES AND INCLUDES SUCH MODERN PHENOMENA AS A "VINTAGE" CABBAGE PATCH DOLL AND THE SEPTEMBER 11 ATTACKS. © 2002
EN408063INFILTRATIONA NOVELKENAZ, YEHOSHUAMEGAN OWENSET IN THE 1950S, THIS NOVEL FOLLOWS A GROUP OF ISRAELI ARMY RECRUITS THROUGH BASIC TRAINING IN A SPECIAL UNIT FOR CONSCRIPTS WITH MINOR MEDICAL PROBLEMS. THE DIVERSE GROUP OF MEN, INCLUDING A PATRIOTIC KIBBUTZNIK, A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, A WORKING CLASS ROMANTIC, AND A FORMER PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE, REPRESENT A MICROCOSM OF THE COMPETING SOCIO-ECONOMIC, ETHNIC, AND RELIGIOUS GROUPS IN THE EARLY YEARS OF THE MODERN STATE OF ISRAEL. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY DALYA BILU, © 2003
EN408065DOUBLE HOMICIDESANTA FE/BOSTONKELLERMAN, JONATHAN; KELLERMAN, FAYETANYA ALPERT SHERMANTHE HUSBAND-AND-WIFE MYSTERY AUTHORS (HE WRITES THE ALEX DELAWARE BOOKS; SHE WRITES THE RENA LAZARUS/PETER DECKER SERIES) COLLABORATE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON A BOOK OF TWO MYSTERY NOVELLAS. IN STILL LIFE, A SANTA FE GALLERY OWNER IS FOUND BLUDGEONED. IN IN THE LAND OF GIANTS, A TALENTED COLLEGE BASKETBALL PLAYER IS GUNNED DOWN IN BOSTON. BOTH MURDERS HIT CLOSE TO HOME FOR INVESTIGATING POLICE OFFICERS IN PERSONAL AND CULTURAL WAYS. © 2004
EN408066YALE COMPANION TO JEWISH WRITING AND THOUGHT IN GERMAN CULTURE, 1096-1996GILMAN, SANDER L.; ZIPES, JACK, EDS.ASHER SUSSWRITTEN BY 119 SCHOLARS, THIS ANTHOLOGY PROVIDES A HISTORY OF THE UNIQUE CONTRIBUTIONS OF JEWISH WRITERS TO GERMAN CULTURE AND EXPLORES WHAT IT MEANS TO BE THE "OTHER" WITHIN THAT CULTURE. THE CONTRIBUTORS TAKE A VARIETY OF PERSPECTIVES, FROM THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL HISTORY ON JEWISH-GERMAN RELATIONS TO PARTICULAR GENRES, AUTHORS, AND LITERARY MOVEMENTS. TOPICS INCLUDE THE CRUSADES, JEWISH MYSTICISM IN THE RENAISSANCE, AND THE WORKS OF MARX, FREUD, ARENDT, AND OTHERS. © 1997
EN408070AMERICAN JUDAISMA HISTORYSARNA, JONATHAN D.WIN ROBBINSCHRONICLING THE 350-YEAR HISTORY OF THE JEWISH RELIGION IN AMERICA, PROF. SARNA EXPLORES THE WAYS IN WHICH JUDAISM ADAPTED IN THIS NEW CONTEXT. HE STUDIES HOW AMERICAN CULTURE - PREDOMINANTLY PROTESTANT AND CAPITALIST - AFFECTED JEWISH RELIGION AND CULTURE, AND HOW AMERICAN JEWS SHAPED THEIR COMMUNITIES AND FAITH IN THE NEW WORLD. © 2004
EN408072THESE ARE THE WORDSA VOCABULARY OF JEWISH SPIRITUAL LIFEGREEN, ARTHURCHARLES ROEMERONE OF THE FOREMOST SCHOLARS OF JEWISH SPIRITUALITY CONSIDERS JUDAISM TO BE A KIND OF LANGUAGE - A "WAY OF EXPRESSING OUR BELIEFS, LONGINGS, ASPIRATIONS, DREAMS..." GREEN EXPLAINS THE BASIC TERMS OF THIS LANGUAGE IN 149 ESSAYS, WHICH CONSTITUTE A BRIEF ENCYCLOPEDIA OF JUDAISM - A HELPFUL REMINDER OF WHAT KEY JEWISH TERMS MEAN AND OF HOW THESE WORDS SHAPE THE LIVES OF THOSE WHO SPEAK THEM. © 1999
EN408073HUNTING MIDNIGHTZIMLER, RICHARDBAZ SNIDERIN THE 19TH CENTURY PORTUGAL, MIDNIGHT, AN AFRICAN HEALER AND FREED SLAVE, BEFRIENDS JOHN ZARCO STEWART, A PLAYFUL, INQUISITIVE CHILD WHO DISCOVERS THAT HE IS A DESCENDANT OF THE IBERIAN PENSINULA'S JEWS, WHO HAVE BEEN HIDING SINCE THE INQUISITION THREE CENTURIES AGO. WHEN NAPOLEON'S INVASION DESTROYS JOHN'S LIFE, THE TWO FRIENDS JOURNEY TO AMERICA, SEARCHING FOR HOPE AND A REDISCOVERY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE HERITAGE. © 2003
EN408074HUMAN PARTSCASTEL-BLOOM, ORLYMICHAEL BERNSTEINONE COLD WINTER, ISRAEL IS FACED WITH RUINOUS WEATHER, A DECLINING ECONOMY, THE INTIFADA, AND A DEADLY ILLNESS CALLED THE "SAUDI FLU." DESPITE THESE DIFFICULTIES, A CROSS-SECTION OF ISRAELIS TRY TO COPE, INCLUDING A CLEANING WOMAN WHO APPEARS ON TELEVISION, A DIVORCED ARTIST AND MOTHER WHO TURNS TO AN EX-BOYFRIEND FOR WORK, AN ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANT WHO WANTS TO MARRY THE EX-BOYFRIEND, AND THE NATION'S PRESIDENT, WHOSE DAYS HAVE BECOME A ROUND OF FUNERALS AND HOSPITAL VISITS. TRANSLATED FROM HEBREW BY DALYA BILU © 2003
EN408081ORIGINAL STORYA MEMOIR OF BROADWAY AND HOLLYWOODLAURENTS, ARTHURBEA BRESLOWTHE AWARD-WINNING PLAYWRIGHT OF WEST SIDE STORY AND GYPSY, SCREENWRITER OF THE WAY WE WERE, AND DIRECTOR OF BROADWAY'S LA CAGE AUX FOLLES TELLS HIS STORY IN THIS LIVELY, HUMOROUS, BUT BRUTALLY HONEST AUTOBIOGRAPHY. IN ADDITION TO INSIDE STORIES AND INSIGHTS INTO MANY SHOW BIZ PERSONALITIES, LAURENT TAKES US FROM HIS FLATBUSH CHILDHOOD TO CORNELL AND THE ARMY TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIS LIBERAL POLITICS AND SOCIAL ACTIVISM. © 2000
EN408082CASE FOR ISRAELDERSHOWITZ, ALANSYLVIA SORINTHE RENOWNED HARVARD LAW SCHOOL PROFESSOR REFUTES THIRTY-TWO COMMON ACCUSATIONS AGAINST ISRAEL, WRITING IN THE STYLE OF LEGAL BRIEFS AND BACKING UP HIS DEFENSE ARGUMENTS WITH HISTORICAL FACTS. © 2003
EN408083SHIKSATHE GENTILE WOMAN IN THE JEWISH WORLDBENVENUTO, CHRISTINEEDITH FOSTERBENVENUTO, A JOURNALIST AND CONVERT TO JUDAISM, ADDRESSES THE ROLE PLAYED BY GENTILE WOMEN IN THE JEWISH COMMUNITY, BOTH IN THE BIBLE AND IN MODERN LIFE. SHE EXPLORES MANY OF THE CONTROVERSIAL ISSUES AND STEREOTYPES CONCERNING NON-JEWISH WOMEN, INCLUDING THEIR ALLEGED APPEAL TO JEWISH MEN AND THE PROBLEMS OF CONVERTS BEING SOCIALLY ACCEPTED. © 2004
EN408085MATZO BALLS FOR BREAKFASTAND OTHER MEMORIES OF GROWING UP JEWISHKING, ALAN, & FRIENDSNANCI BRONSTEENTHE POPULAR COMEDIAN ASKED A VARIETY OF FAMOUS PEOPLE TO SHARE THEIR THOUGHTS AND MEMORIES ABOUT BEING JEWISH, RESULTING IN THIS COLLECTION OF 80 BRIEF ESSAYS FILLED WITH HUMOR, NOSTALGIA, AND OCCASIONAL "PUNGENCY," AND GROUPED BY TOPIC INTO CHAPTERS, EACH WITH KING'S OWN INTRODUCTION. KING DIED WHILE THE BOOK WAS IN PRODUCTION, AND THE FINAL THREE ESSAYS ARE EULOGIES TO HIM BY RICK MORANIS, BARBARA WALTERS, AND BILLY CRYSTAL. © 2004
EN408086COVENANTRAGEN, NAOMIJJ KENNEDYTHE MARGULIES FAMILY IS HAPPY LIVING IN A SETTLEMENT NEAR JERUSALEM. BUT WHEN HER HUSBAND AND DAUGHTER ARE KIDNAPPED BY HAMAS, ELISE, PREGNANT WITH A SECOND CHILD, CALLS HER GRANDMOTHER LEAH IN AMERICA. LEAH SPRINGS INTO ACTION, GATHERING THREE OLD FRIENDS WHO NOW LEAD DIVERSE LIVES AROUND THE WORLD. THESE FOUR WOMEN, WHO SURVIVED AUSCHWITZ TOGETHER, HAD MADE A COVENANT TO HELP EACH OTHER WHENEVER THE NEED MIGHT ARISE. NOW THAT OATH IS PUT TO THE TEST. © 2004
EN408088SONGBIRDZACHARIAS, WALTERLORNA KOCHMIA LEVY, A PRIVILEGED POLISH JEW, IS A SONGBIRD TAKING VOICE LESSONS IN PARIS WHEN THE HOLOCAUST BEGINS. SHE AND HER FAMILY ARE DEPORTED TO TREBLINKA, BUT WHEN HER FATHER PUSHES HER OFF THE TRAIN, SHE JOINS THE PARTISANS, ESCAPES TO AMERICA, AND SETTLES IN BROOKLYN, WHERE SHE FALLS IN LOVE WITH A FELLOW MUSICIAN. HER NEW LIFE, TOO, IS DISRUPTED AFTER PEARL HARBOR, WHEN SHE IS RECRUITED TO RETURN TO EUROPE AND WORK UNDERCOVER IN A NAZI BROTHEL. CAN SHE SURVIVE LONG ENOUGH TO FULFILL HER MISSION, AVENGE HER FAMILY, AND REUNITE WITH HER LOVER? © 2004
EN408089RESCUED FROM THE REICHHOW ONE OF HITLER'S SOLDIERS SAVED THE LUBAVITCHER REBBERIGG, BRYAN MARKWIN ROBBINSA NOTED HOLOCAUST SCHOLAR RELATES HOW PRESSURE FROM THE LUBAVITCH CHASSIDIM AND THE DESIRE FOR GOOD PUBLIC RELATIONS HELPED PUSH HIGH RANKING NAZI OFFICIALS - INCLUDING ONE WITH A JEWISH FATHER AND ANOTHER WHO, THOUGH ANTI-SEMITIC, WAS BECOMING DISAFFECTED WITH HITLER - TO SPIRIT RABBI JOSEPH SCHNEERSOHN, HIS FAMILY, AND HIS ENTOURAGE FROM WARSAW TO RIGA TO STOCKHOLM, WHERE PASSAGE TO NEW YORK WAS OBTAINED. WITH THE LUBAVITCH MOVEMENT NOW HEADQUARTERED IN BROOKLYN, IT EVENTUALLY GREW INTO THE WIDESPREAD AND WELL-KNOWN MOVEMENT OF TODAY. © 2004
EN408090GERMSBIOLOGICAL WEAPONS AND AMERICA'S SECRET WARMILLER, J.; ENGELBERG, S; BROAD, WM.RICHARD RUBININ A GROUNDBREAKING WORK OF INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM, NEW YORK TIMES REPORTERS JUDITH MILLER, STEPHEN ENGELBERG, AND WILLIAM BROAD UNCOVER THE TRUTH ABOUT BIOLOGICAL WEAPONS AND SHOWS WHY BIO-WARFARE AND BIO-TERRORISM ARE FAST BECOMING OUR WORST NATIONAL NIGHTMARE. THE WORK IS BASED ON INTERVIEWS WITH SCIENTISTS AND OFFICIALS ALL THE WAY UP TO PRESIDENT CLINTON, AS WELL AS RECENTLY DECLASSIFIED DOCUMENTS. © 2001
EN408091WAR PAINTMADAME HELENA RUBENSTEIN AND MISS ELIZABETH ARDEN, WOODHEAD, LINDYLILA STERN...THEIR LIVES, THEIR TIMES, THEIR RIVALRY. A METICULOUSLY RESEARCHED DUAL BIOGRAPHY OF THE TWO COSMETICS ENTREPRENEURS WHO SPAWNED THE MODERN BEAUTY INDUSTRY AND PIONEERED MADISON AVENUE MARKETING, ADVERTISING, AND CONSUMER CULTURE. DESPITE THEIR COMMON INTERESTS, CELEBRITY CONNECTIONS, AND IMPOVERISHED CHILDHOODS (RUBENSTEIN IN THE KRAKOW GHETTO, ARDEN IN RURAL CANADA), THEY DEVELOPED AN INTENSE RIVALRY WHOSE PUBLICITY FUELED THEIR EMPIRES. © 2004
EN408092BREAKFAST AT STEPHANIE'SMARGOLIS, SUECARMEN ADRIANAASPIRING JAZZ SOLOIST AND SINGLE MOM STEPHANIE GLASSMAN COOKS LAVISH SUNDAY BRUNCHES AT HER LONDON HOME FOR HER BEST FRIENDS, BUT HER CAREER IS IN A RUT (HER LATEST GIG IS PLAYING THE PIANO IN DEPARTMENT STORE), AND EVEN HER GRANDMOTHER HAS A BETTER LOVE LIFE. THEN HER TODDLER'S FATHER, AN AMERICAN MOVIE STUNTMAN, RETURNS, BUT SO DOES AN ACTOR SHE HAS LONG ADMIRED. AT THE SAME TIME, HER CAREER HEATS UP BUT RESULTS IN A FRONT PAGE SCANDAL. STEPHANIE HAS SOME BIG DECISIONS TO MAKE. WHAT WILL SHE DO? © 2004
EN408093AND THE DEAD SHALL RISETHE MURDER OF MARY PHAGAN AND THE LYNCHING OF LEO FRANKONEY, STEVEMICHELLE HARBER, FRANCIE ANNE RILEYA TEENAGER'S 1913 MURDER IN ATLANTA, THE CONVICTION OF A JEWISH FACTORY OWNER, THE LAST MINUTE COMMUTATION OF HIS DEATH SENTENCE, AND HIS SUBSEQUENT LYNCHING HAVE BEEN NOVELIZED AND DRAMATIZED ON STAGE AND SCREEN. BUT NOW A JOURNALIST PROVIDES A DETAILED HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THESE EVENTS, PRESENTED IN A NARRATIVE STYLE REMINISCENT OF A 19TH CENTURY NOVEL. © 2003
EN408094ZAYDA WAS A COWBOYNISLICK, JUNE LEVITTBARBARA KESTENBAUMBILL AND HIS BROTHER DANNY LEARN TO SEE THEIR GRANDFATHER IN A WHOLE NEW WAY WHEN HE TELLS THEM HIS LIFE STORY, FROM FLEEING RUSSIA AS A BOY TO AVOID LIFETIME SERVICE IN THE ARMY TO ARRIVING IN GALVESTON, TEXAS, HOMESICK BUT READY TO WORK HARD IN HIS SURPRISING NEW CAREER. ZAYDE IS HONEST ABOUT BOTH THE GOOD AND BAD ASPECTS OF FRONTIER LIFE. AN EPILOGUE OF HISTORIC FACTS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, AND GLOSSARY FOLLOW THE STORY. © 2005
EN408095OUTCAST DOVEA CATHERINE LEVENDEUR MYSTERYNEWMAN, SHARANJAY WILLIAMSNEWMAN RETURNS TO 12TH CENTURY FRANCE, BUT THE 9TH BOOK IN THIS SERIES REVOLVES AROUND CATHERINE'S COUSIN SOLOMON, A BUSINESS ASSOCIATE OF HERS AND HER HUSBAND EDGAR'S WHO MUST KEEP THEIR FAMILY CONNECTION SECRET, AS HE WAS RAISED JEWISH WHILE HER FATHER WAS ABDUCTED AS A CHILD AND RAISED CATHOLIC. TRAVELING WITH EDGAR, SOLOMON JOINS A RESCUE PARTY SEARCHING FOR A JEWISH GIRL KIDNAPPED IN SPAIN BY CHRISTIANS, WHEN HE ENCOUNTERS HIS ESTRANGED FATHER JACOB, WHO HAS REJECTED JUDAISM AND BECOME A MONK CALLED BROTHER JAMES. JAMES IS ON A SIMILAR MISSION, TO RANSOM CATHOLIC KNIGHTS CAPTURED BY MUSLIMS. CAN FATHER AND SON, CHRISTIAN AND JEW, LEARN TO COOPERATE AS THE TWO RESCUE PARTIES JOIN FORCES? © 2003
EN408096CODE NAME AMNONTHE LIFE AND TIMES OF A HAGANAH FIGHTER, 1943-1949ROSENFELD, DANIELMARSHA AKSTHE TRUE STORY OF A 14-YEAR-OLD-BOY WHO JOINED THE HAGANAH IN 1943. DESPITE HIS YOUTH, HIS CREATIVE IDEAS AND QUICK THINKING SOON MADE HIM THE LEADER OF MANY SUCCESSFUL MISSIONS AGAINST THE BRITISH OCCUPATION, YET HIS CONDUCT DEMONSTRATES THAT EVEN IN WAR TIME, A FIGHTER CAN STILL BEHAVE HONORABLY. HIS EXPERIENCES PROVIDE A PICTURE OF THE CONDITIONS IN PRE-STATE ISRAEL, SHOWING WHY THE LAND IS SO IMPORTANT TO THE JEWISH PEOPLE AND WHY THEY FEEL SO STRONGLY ABOUT IT. © 2003
EN408097IT'S ALL A GIFTTHOUGH IT MAY NOT SEEM LIKE IT AT THE TIMEADAHAN, MIRIAMMICHAL NUSSBAUM, DEBBIE WOLFDR. ADAHAN, AN ORTHODOX JEWISH PSYCHOLOGIST, OFFERS A HELPFUL PHILOSOPHY FOR COPING WITH LIFE'S UPS AND DOWNS. SHE EXPLAINS THAT BOTH GOOD AND BAD EVENTS HAVE SOME SORT OF HOLY PURPOSE, AND WE MUST TRUST THAT THIS IS SO, EVEN IF WE DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS, AND REMINDS US THAT WE WERE ALL CREATED IN THE DIVINE IMAGE. OUR TASK IS TO WORK ON CHANGING OUR ATTITUDE TO APPRECIATE THE GOODNESS IN OUR LIVES. © 1992
EN408098DO YOU REMEMBER ME?A FATHER, A DAUGHTER, AND A SEARCH FOR THE SELFLEVINE, JUDITHJOAN ATLASLEVINE, WHO HAS WRITTEN ABOUT HOW CULTURE, POLITICS, AND HISTORY ARE ENACTED IN PEOPLE'S LIVES, NOW TURNS TO HER OWN FAMILY'S CRISIS AS HER FATHER, ONCE A POLITICALLY ACTIVE PSYCHOLOGIST, FALLS VICTIM TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE. WHILE CHRONICLING THE COURSE OF HER FATHER'S ILLNESS AND ITS EFFECT ON THOSE AROUND HIM, SHE ALSO STUDIES HIS LIFE, LEARNING TO APPRECIATE AND RECONCILE WITH HIM. AT THE SAME TIME, SHE EXPLORES UNIVERSAL THEMES OF LOVE, DUTY, AND COMMUNITY; DISABILITY AND AGING; AND THE SELF AND IDENTITY. © 2004
EN408099ON JUDAISMCONVERSATIONS ON BEING JEWISH IN TODAY'S WORLDFELDMAN, EMANUEL, RABBIRHODA KAHNA SERIES OF DIALOGUES BETWEEN DAVID, A QUESTIONING JEW, AND HIS RABBI ARE THE FRAMEWORK FOR THIS DISCUSSION OF JUDAISM'S ONGOING RELEVANCE AND ITS ANSWERS TO MODERN QUESTIONS. EACH CHAPTER IS A SELF-CONTAINED CONVERSATION ABOUT A PARTICULAR TOPIC, FROM SABBATH, HOLIDAYS, AND KEEPING KOSHER TO REPENTANCE, PRAYER, AND HOLINESS, AND FROM GOD AND THE TORAH TO INTERPERSONAL AND INTERFAITH DEALINGS. © 1994
EN408100SAUL AND PATSYBAXTER, CHARLESPAM VASSILTHE IDYLLIC LIFESTYLE OF SAUL GOLDBERG AND HIS WIFE PATSY, WHO SETTLE IN A SMALL MIDWESTERN TOWN, IS CHALLENGED BY ONE OF HIS HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS, A DISTURBED BOY WHOSE ACTIONS LEAD TO INNER AND OUTER CONFLICT. WILL SAUL BE BLAMED AS AN OUTSIDER? AS A JEW? BY HIMSELF? AS HE QUESTIONS HIMSELF, HIS COMMUNITY, AND HIS MARRIAGE, HE EXPLORES ISSUES OF LOVE, PARENTHOOD, SOCIAL CLASS, AND LOSS. HE MUST ULTIMATELY DECIDE WHAT KIND OF MAN HE WANTS TO BE. © 2003
EN408101ISRAELISORDINARY PEOPLE IN AN EXTRAORDINARY LANDROSENTHAL, DONNALAWRENCE AVERYA JOURNALIST DEPICTS THE DIVERSITY OF ORDINARY ISRAELIS AS THEY GO ABOUT THEIR LIVES, PORTRAYING THE DICHOTOMIES OF MALE AND FEMALE, SEPHARDI AND ASHKENAZI, RELIGIOUS AND SECULAR, AND EVEN ARAB AND JEW. SHE POINTS OUT THE PARADOX OF ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWS ASSAULTING IMMODESTLY DRESSED WOMEN IN THE ONLY NATION WHOSE ARMY DRAFTS WOMEN, AND OF ETHIOPIAN IMMIGRANTS WHO GREW UP WITHOUT ELECTRICITY ENDING UP HIGH-TECH JOBS. IN PRESENTING THIS MULTICULTURAL POPULATION, SHE DISPELS MANY STEREOTYPES ABOUT ISRAEL, YET SHE SHOWS THAT ISRAELIS FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE SHARE SIMILAR CONCERNS ABOUT LOVE, FAMILY, CAREERS, AND RECREATION AS THEY FACE LIFE'S UNIVERSAL EXPERIENCES IN THIS UNIQUE LAND. © 2003
EN408102RADICAL APPROACH TO JEWISH HISTORYMELLMAN, ALANITA KAUFMAN© 2002
EN408103WITNESSVOICES FROM THE HOLOCAUSTGREENE, JOSHUA M.; KUMAR, SHIVASHIRLEY BROWNTWENTY SEVEN EYEWITNESS ACCOUNTS FORM THIS COMPANION VOLUME TO A PBS DOCUMENTARY BASED ON TESTIMONY GATHERED BY YALE UNIVERSITY'S FORTUNOFF ARCHIVE. THE WITNESSES INCLUDE JEWISH HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS, GERMAN CIVILIANS, RESISTANCE FIGHTERS, AND AMERICAN POWS WHO RELATE THEIR EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS FROM BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE WAR. THE EDITORS INTERWEAVE THE STORIES CHRONOLOGICALLY WHILE ALLOWING EACH VOICE TO MAINTAIN ITS INDIVIDUALITY. © 2000
EN408105BREAD GIVERSYEZIERSKA, ANZIANORMA FIRESARA'S IMMIGRANT FATHER HAS MARRIED OFF HER SISTERS TO MEN THEY DON'T LOVE. BUT SHE IS A MODERN AMERICAN LIVING ON THE LOWER EAST SIDE IN THE 1920S, AND REJECTS HIS CONCEPT OF JEWISH WOMANHOOD IN FAVOR OF INDEPENDENCE AND SELF-FULFILLMENT THROUGH EDUCATION, WORK, AND LOVE. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN 1925, THE NOVEL HAS BEEN REVIVED BY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY HISTORIAN ALICE KESSLER-HARRIS, WHO HAS ADDED AN UPDATED FOREWORD AND INTRODUCTION. © 1999, 2003 (3RD ED.) [REPLACES EARLIER RECORDING, EC-2466]
EN408106HEALING THE HEART OF CONFLICT8 CRUCIAL STEPS TO MAKING PEACE WITH YOURSELF AND OTHERSGOPIN, MARCWENDY GOULSTONRABBI GOPIN IS A CONFLICT RESOLUTION EXPERT, HAVING WORKED IN SUCH INTERNATIONAL HOT SPOTS AS THE MIDDLE EAST, NORTHERN IRELAND AND AFRICA. NOW HE TEACHES HOW HIS TECHNIQUES CAN BE APPLIED TO OUR OWN CONFLICTS IN BUSINESS AND PERSONAL RELATIONSHIPS. POINTING OUT THAT EMOTIONS AS WELL AS RATIONAL THOUGHT AFFECT OUR REACTIONS, HE PROVIDES A SYSTEM OF EIGHT STEPS TO HEAL FEELINGS OF DISHONOR AND HUMILIATION THAT TOO OFTEN INTERFERE WITH THE ABILITY TO GET PAST OUR DIFFERENCES. A WIDE RANGE OF ANECDOTES DEMONSTRATE HOW THESE STEPS HAVE SUCCEEDED IN A VARIETY OF SITUATIONS, WHETHER AT WORK, AT HOME, IN THE LARGER COMMUNITY - OR EVEN WITHIN OURSELVES. © 2004
EN408107MY GUARDIAN ANGELWEIL, SYLVIEBETSY NEWBERRYA FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF THE CRUSADES IN 11TH CENTURY FRANCE, AS DESCRIBED BY TWELVE-YEAR-OLD ELVINA, THE REAL-LIFE GRANDDAUGHTER OF THE REVERED SCHOLAR RASHI. WHILE ELVINA PREFERS THE INTELLECTUAL PURSUITS USUALLY LIMITED TO JEWISH BOYS, SHE DUTIFULLY CARRIES OUT THE ROLE OF "WOMAN OF THE HOUSE" WHILE HER MOTHER IS AWAY. SUDDENLY, A KNOCK AT THE DOOR REVEALS GAUTHIER, WHO, LIKE HER, WOULD RATHER STUDY THAN DO WHAT HIS SOCIETY EXPECTS - FIGHT IN THE CRUSADES. IN RETURN FOR HER ASSISTANCE, HE OFFERS ADVANCE WARNING OF THE CRUSADERS' ARRIVAL IN HER TOWN. IS IT WORTH THE RISK? WILL HER GUARDIAN ANGEL HELP? TRANSLATED FROM THE 2001 FRENCH ORIGINAL. © 2004
EN408108JGIRL'S GUIDETHE YOUNG JEWISH WOMAN'S HANDBOOK FOR COMING OF AGEADELMAN, P; FELDMAN, A; REINHARZ, SSHIRLEY KALBJEWISH SOURCES AND MODERN PSYCHOLOGY ARE COMBINED TO PROVIDE PRACTICAL ADVICE TO GIRLS APPROACHING BAT MITZVAH AND BEYOND, REGARDLESS OF DENOMINATION. THE AUTHORS, A SOCIAL WORKER, EDUCATOR, AND SOCIOLOGIST WHO ALL SPECIALIZE IN JEWISH WOMEN'S ISSUES, COVER A BROAD RANGE OF TOPICS, FROM FRIENDS, AUTHORITY FIGURES, SELF-ESTEEM, AND HEALTH TO THE SABBATH, RELIGIOUS STUDIES, AND MITZVOT SUCH AS TIKKUN OLAM, IMPROVING THE WORLD. INPUT FROM RABBIS, ATHLETES, MUSICIANS, AND OTHER PUBLIC FIGURES, AS WELL AS FROM "ORDINARY" JEWISH GIRLS AND WOMEN, GIVES THIS SURVIVAL GUIDE A REAL-LIFE FLAVOR THAT EVEN ADULTS MAY ENJOY. © 2005
EN408109DANGLING MANBELLOW, SAULLAWRENCE AVERY, CANTORIN THIS NEW EDITION OF BELLOW'S 1944 NOVEL, JOSEPH, WHO EXPECTS TO BE DRAFTED INTO THE ARMY SOON, GIVES UP HIS JOB AND TRIES TO PREPARE HIMSELF FOR THE BATTLEFIELD. BUT WHEN A SERIES OF MIX-UPS DELAYS HIS INDUCTION, HE FINDS HIMSELF DANGLING FOR A WHOLE YEAR AND KEEPS A JOURNAL OF HIS WANDERINGS THROUGH CHICAGO'S STREETS, HIS THOUGHTS ABOUT THE PAST, FREEDOM, AND CHOICE, AND HIS FEELINGS ABOUT HIS IDLE STATUS IN THE MIDDLE OF WORLD WAR II. WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY SALMAN RUSHDIE. © 1996
EN408110KABBALAH AND THE POWER OF DREAMINGAWAKENING THE VISIONARY LIFESHAINBERG, CATHERINEEDITH FOSTERDR. SHAINBERG, A PSYCHOLOGIST, SPENT MANY YEARS STUDYING KABBALAH WITH COLETTE ABOULKER-MUSCAT, A DIRECT DESCENDANT OF THE 13TH-CENTURY PROVENÇAL KABBALIST ISAAC THE BLIND. HERE SHE COMBINES ANCIENT SEPHARDIC-KABBALISTIC TRADITION WITH MODERN PSYCHOLOGICAL PRACTICE TO UNLOCK THE INTUITIVE POWERS OF OUR DREAMS AND ACHIEVE INCREASED AWARENESS, CREATIVITY, AND SELF-REALIZATION. SHE PROVIDES SIMPLE MENTAL EXERCISES AND ANECDOTES ABOUT HOW THESE METHODS HAVE IMPROVED HER OWN LIFE. © 2005
EN408111LIFE IN THE DAMN TROPICSUNGER, DAVIDWENDY GOULSTONIN THE CORRUPT WORLD OF 1980S GUATEMALA, THE THREE ELTALEPH BROTHERS STRUGGLE TO KEEP THEIR BUSINESS AFLOAT IN A SEA OF MILITARY RULE, TERRORISM, AND SABOTAGE. NARRATED BY MARCOS, THE PLAYBOY MIDDLE BROTHER, THE ACTION REVOLVES AROUND A NIGHT CLUB HIS EX-PROSTITUTE GIRLFRIEND PERSUADES HIM TO OPEN WHILE AARON AND DAVID RUN THE FACTORIES. BUT SOON A SHADY FIGURE IS USING THE PLACE FOR CLANDESTINE MEETINGS THAT LEAD TO A SHOOTING THAT SOMEHOW INVOLVES AARON, A PROMINENT LEADER IN A JEWISH COMMUNITY BATTERED BY CORRUPTION AND ASSIMILATION. © 2002
EN408112JOY COMES IN THE MORNINGROSEN, JONATHANCARYL GREENBLATTRABBI DEBORAH GREEN IS DEVOTED TO HER RELIGION, HER NEW YORK CONGREGATION, AND HER VOLUNTEER WORK AS A HOSPITAL CHAPLAIN. STILL, AS SHE OFFICIATES AT WEDDINGS AND FUNERALS, SHE FEELS HER OWN LIFE IS SOMEWHAT EMPTY. THEN SHE MEETS AN AILING HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR AND HIS SON, WHO IS AS SHY AND RELIGIOUSLY SKEPTICAL AS SHE IS OUTGOING AND DEVOUT. A SURPRISING ROMANCE DEVELOPS, IN SPITE OF THEIR CONTRASTING RELIGIOUS ATTITUDES; WHILE SHE INSPIRES HIM TO RETURN TO JUDAISM, SHE EXPERIENCES A RELIGIOUS CRISIS OF HER OWN. © 2004
EN408113MAKING AMERICANSJEWS AND THE BROADWAY MUSICALMOST, ANDREABEA BRESLOWMUSICAL THEATER IS ONE OF AMERICA'S GREATEST CULTURAL CONTRIBUTIONS, YET MANY OF THE MOST CREATIVE MINDS BEHIND IT WERE JEWISH. PROFESSOR MOST, FOCUSING ON THE SOCIO-POLITICALLY TUMULTUOUS SECOND QUARTER OF THE 20TH CENTURY, ANALYZES HOW THE VISION OF JEWISH ARTISTS ON BROADWAY INFLUENCED ACCEPTED IDEAS OF WHAT IT MEANS TO BE AMERICAN - AND TO BE A JEW IN AMERICA. USING THOROUGHLY RESEARCHED EXAMPLES FROM SUCH SHOWS AS ANNIE GET YOUR GUN AND OKLAHOMA!, SHE DEMONSTRATES HOW CURRENT EVENTS AFFECTED THE WORK OF THE GERSHWINS, ROGERS AND HART, AND OSCAN HAMMERSTEIN, AMONG OTHERS. © 2004
EN408114SEEK MY FACEA JEWISH MYSTICAL THEOLOGYGREEN, ARTHUR, RABBICHARLES ROEMERUSING THE HEBREW LETTERS OF GOD'S NAME AS AN ACROSTIC ROADMAP, RABBI GREEN LEADS HIS READERS ON A JOURNEY TO UNDERSTAND GOD, THE WORLD, AND OURSELVES. HE SEEKS TO BRIDGE THE GAP BETWEEN GOD'S ELUSIVE PRESENCE AND OUR LACK OF SUFFICIENT LANGUAGE IN ORDER TO UNDERSTAND MODERN JEWISH SPIRITUALITY. AN UPDATE OF A CLASSIC WORK FROM THIS RECONSTRUCTIONIST RABBI AND PROFESSOR. © 2003
EN408115WOMEN'S TORAH COMMENTARYNEW INSIGHTS FROM WOMEN RABBIS ON THE 54 WEEKLY TORAH PORTIONSGOLDSTEIN, ELYSE, RABBI, ED.JUDITH BASESMORE THAN 50 FEMALE RABBIS OFFER THEIR INTERPRETATIONS OF THE TORAH, AND ESPECIALLY OF THOSE PORTIONS THAT MAY STRIKE THE MODERN READER AS HOPELESSLY SEXIST. SOME OF THE AUTHORS DISMISS SUCH PASSAGES AS NOT WORTH FOLLOWING, WHILE OTHERS TRY TO UNDERSTAND THESE WRITINGS IN A NEW WAY THAT WILL BE MORE PALATABLE. MIDRASHIC TEXTS ARE USED TO EXAMINE THE STORIES OF BIBLICAL HEROINES AND TO EXPLORE AND CRITIQUE WHAT WAS INCLUDED OR EXCLUDED. ALTHOUGH THE CONTRIBUTORS REPRESENT A WIDE VARIETY OF PERSPECTIVES, THEY ALL AIM TO PROVIDE FOOD FOR THOUGHT. © 2000
EN408116TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESSOZ, AMOSASHER SUSS"TRANSLATED BY NICHOLAS DE LANGE THIS ELOQUENT MEMOIR CHRONICLES AMOS OZ'S CHILDHOOD IN THE BRITISH-RULED PALESTINE OF THE 1940S AND 50S, HIS ARRIVAL AT KIBBUTZ HULDA AND LITERARY FAME. THE STORY HE TELLS LOOPS BACK AND FORTH BETWEEN PAST GENERATIONS AND HIS OWN LIFETIME, TELLING OF THE ANTI-SEMITISM AND ZIONISTIC PASSIONS THAT LED HIS FAMILY TO PALESTINE IN THE EARLY 1930S, HIS PARENTS' DISAPPOINTMENTS, HIS MOTHER'S SUICIDE, THE INFLUENCES OF HIS MULTI-LINGUAL AND WIDELY READ FAMILY, HIS LITERARY MASTERS, AND MANY OTHERS WHOSE ENCOUNTERS LEFT THEIR MARK ON HIM. IT IS ALSO THE STORY OF LIVING IN A COUNTRY UNDER CONSTANT THREAT, RIFE WITH PAINFUL RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN ARAB AND JEW. "
EN408117HISTORY OF LOVEA NOVELKRAUSS, NICOLEARLINE KEMPNER"OLD LEO GURSKY TRIES TO ATTRACT ATTENTION TO HIMSELF TO LET HIS NEIGHBORS KNOW THAT HE IS STILL ALIVE. BUT LIFE WAS NOT ALWAYS LIKE THIS; SIXTY YEARS AGO IN POLAND, LEO FELL IN LOVE AND WROTE A BOOK. UNBEKNOWNST TO HIM, THE BOOK HAS SURVIVED. FOURTEEN-YEAR-OLD ALMA WAS NAMED AFTER A CHARACTER IN THAT BOOK. SHE HAS HER HANDS FULL; KEEPING TRACK OF HER BROTHER BIRD AND TAKING NOTES IN HER NOTEBOOK, HOW TO SURVIVE IN THE WILD VOLUME THREE. WHEN A MYSTERIOUS LETTER ARRIVES IN THE MAIL SHE UNDERTAKES AN ADVENTURE TO FIND HER NAMESAKE AND SAVE HER FAMILY. "
EN408118ORIENTALISTSOLVING THE MYSTERY OF A STRANGE AND DANGEROUS LIFEREISS, TOMSTEVE SCHREIBER"OM REISS SPENT FIVE YEARS TRACKING DOWN SECRET POLICE RECORDS, LOVE LETTERS, DIARIES AND DEATHBED NOTEBOOKS OF LEV NUSSIMBAUM, REVEALING A DRAMATIC AND WILD LIFE. LEV, A JEW BORN IN 1905 TO A WEALTHY FAMILY IN BAKU, ESCAPED THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION IN A CAMEL CARAVAN. HE TRANSFORMED HIMSELF INTO A MUSLIM PRINCE AND BECAME A BEST-SELLING AUTHOR IN NAZI GERMANY. LEV'S LIFE INCLUDES HIS MARRIAGE TO AN INTERNATIONAL HEIRESS WITH NO IDEA OF HIS REAL IDENTITY UNTIL HE'S EXPOSED BY A TABLOID SCANDAL, HIS FRIENDSHIP WITH GEORGE SYLVESTER VIERECK, WHO WAS ARRESTED AS THE LEADING NAZI AGENT IN THE U.S, AND AN INVITATION TO BE MUSSOLINI'S OFFICIAL BIOGRAPHER - UNTIL THE FASCISTS DISCOVERED HIS ORIGINS. LEV WROTE HIS LAST BOOK UNDER HOUSE ARREST, HELPED BY A MYSTERIOUS HALF-GERMAN SALON HOSTESS, A WEAPONS SMUGGLER, AND THE POET EZRA POUND. THIS REMARKABLE HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY READS LIKE A NOVEL. "
EN408119SCHLEPPING THROUGH THE ALPSMY SEARCH FOR AUSTRIA'S JEWISH PAST WTH ITS LAST WANDERING SHEPHERDAPPLE, SAMASHER SUSS"WHEN SAM APPLE, A NEW YORK BASED WRITER, HEARS ABOUT HANS BREUER, AUSTRIA'S ONLY WANDERING SHEPHERD WHO SINGS YIDDISH LULLABIES TO HIS SHEEP AND GIVES CONCERTS IN HISTORICALLY ANTI-SEMITIC TOWNS, HE SIGNS ON AS AN APPRENTICE. URBAN AND FASTIDIOUS, SAM FINDS THIS NO EASY TASK. SAM AND HANS MEANDER THROUGH NUMEROUS AUSTRIAN LANDSCAPES IN THIS HILARIOUS ADVENTURE, AND MEET AUSTRIANS OF MANY STRIPES. SAM APPLE IS DETERMINED TO FIND OUT IF THERE ARE AS MANY ANTI-SEMITES IN AUSTRIA AS HE FEARS AND TO UNDERSTAND HOW HANS, WHO GREW UP FIGHTING NAZISM IN VIENNA BECAME A WANDERING SHEPHERD. APPLE'S DISCOVERIES ARE MORE FASCINATING THAN HE COULD HAVE IMAGINED. "
EN408120GOOD, THE BAD, AND MEIN MY ANECDOTAGEWALLACH, ELIJOEL PLAVINELI WALLACH, PERHAPS BEST KNOWN FOR HIS ROLE IN THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY, TELLS HIS STORY, FROM GROWING UP AS THE ONLY JEW IN AN ITALIAN BROOKLYN NEIGHBORHOOD, THROUGH HIS LONG, SUCCESSFUL CAREER AS AN ACTOR. THE ANECDOTES FOLLOW ONE AFTER ANOTHER, AND INCLUDE MEMORIES ABOUT ACTORS AND ROLES HE PLAYED, AS WELL AS ABOUT HIS PERSONAL LIFE AND HIS MORE THAN 50-YEAR MARRIAGE TO FELLOW ACTOR ANNE JACKSON.
EN408121JUBANA!THE AWKWARDLY TRUE & DAZZLING ADVENTURES OF A JEWISH CUBAN GODDESSANDERS, GIGIELIZABETH LONDONGIGI ANDERS MOVED AS A TODDLER TO MARYLAND AFTER HER FAMILY FLED CUBA AND CASTRO'S REGIME. IN HER POIGNANT AND FUNNY MEMOIR ANDERS MANAGES TO CAPTURE THE DISTINCTIVENESS OF BOTH HER JEWISH AND CUBAN HERITAGES, AS WELL AS HER COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP WITH HER MOTHER, WHO IS CAPABLE OF DOING PERPLEXING THINGS, LIKE BRINGING 4-YEAR-OLD GIGI TO THE MENTAL HOSPITAL WHERE SHE WORKS.
EN408123DICTIONARY DAYSA DEFINING PASSIONSTAVANS, ILANDIANE LIPMANIN THIS COLLECTION OF PERSONAL ESSAYS, ILAN STAVANS EXPLORES HIS LIFE-LONG OBSESSION WITH DICTIONARIES, CONCORDANCES, AND LEXICONS. HE USES HIS SPANISH-AMERICAN AND JEWISH BACKGROUND TO EXPLORE ENGLISH, SPANISH AND YIDDISH. HE VENTURES TO MANY OTHER LANGUAGES TOO, AND TAKES HIS READERS ON A JOURNEY OF LEXICOGRAPHY HISTORY LACED WITH MEMOIRS, FUNNY ANECDOTES, AND LANGUAGE ANALYSIS. © 2005
EN408124GENIZAH AT THE HOUSE OF SHEPHERYELLIN, TAMARBARBARA FERBERSHULAMIT, A BRITISH BIBLICAL SCHOLAR, RETURNS TO JERUSALEM TO SAY GOODBYE TO HER FAMILY HOME, WHICH IS TO BE TORN DOWN IN THE NAME OF PROGRESS. SHE GETS ENTANGLED IN A FAMILY FEUD OVER POSSESSION OF THE CODEX, A 13TH CENTURY HANDWRITTEN MANUSCRIPT, WHEN UNCLE SAUL, WHO RUNS THE HOUSE, ASSUMES THAT SHE HAS COME FOR THE CODEX. SHE LEARNS HOW PRECIOUS THIS MANUSCRIPT IS WHEN SHE IS FOLLOWED BY A RELIGIOUS FANATIC WHO CLAIMS TO BE FROM THE TRIBE OF DAN AND COMMISSIONED WITH THE TASK OF RETURNING THE CODEX TO ITS RIGHTFUL OWNER. WHILE UNRAVELING THE MYSTERY OF THE CODEX, SHE UNCOVERS THE LIFE OF GREAT-GRANDFATHER SHALOM, WHO LEFT A WIFE IN VILNA, STARTED A NEW FAMILY IN JERUSALEM, AND EVENTUALLY SET OFF IN SEARCH OF THE TEN LOST TRIBES OF ISRAEL. MYTH, MYSTERY AND HISTORY COMBINE TO GIVE THE FLAVOR OF JERUSALEM NEIGHBORHOODS THROUGH THE MODERN ERA. © 2005
EN408125GI JEWSHOW WORLD WAR II CHANGED A GENERATIONMOORE, DEBORAH DASHWIN ROBBINSIN THIS STUDY OF JEWISH SOLDIERS IN THE U.S. ARMED FORCES DURING WWII, MOORE RELIES ON MEMOIRS AND ORAL INTERVIEWS OF 15 VETERANS TO SHOW HOW THESE SOLDIERS HAD TO CONTEND WITH ANTI-SEMITISM, STEREOTYPING OF JEWS, AND THE REALITY OF THEIR JEWISH IDENTITY, WHICH MANY TOOK FOR GRANTED, HAVING GROWN UP IN AREAS WITH MANY OTHER JEWS. SHE ALSO NOTES THAT MANY OF THE ANTI-SEMITIC SOLDIERS WERE ALSO RACIST, THUS SOWING SEEDS FOR THE BLACK-JEWISH ALLIANCE OF THE 1960S.
EN408126WE JEWSWHO ARE WE AND WHAT SHOULD WE DO?STEINSALTZ, ADIN, RABBIBARBARA FEINSTEININ THIS BOOK OF ESSAYS, RABBI ADIN STEINSALTZ ATTEMPTS TO ANSWER MANY QUESTIONS PERTINENT TO ALL FACTIONS OF TODAY'S DIASPORA JEWS. HE COVERS SUCH TOPICS AS ASSIMILATION, JEWISH LEADERSHIP, WHETHER JEWS ARE A RACE, A NATION, OR A RELIGION, CHARACTERISTICS UNIQUE TO JEWS, ANTI-SEMITISM, AND WHAT HE CALLS THE MESSIANIC COMPLEX, AMONG OTHER THINGS.
EN408127HOLY THIEFA CON MAN'S JOURNEY FROM DARKNESS TO LIGHTBOROVITZ, MARK; EISENSTOCK, ALANLLOYD MOSSBY AGE 14, SHORTLY AFTER HIS FATHER DIED, BOROVITZ BEGAN SELLING STOLEN GOODS FOR THE CLEVELAND MOB. HE MAINTAINED A DOUBLE LIFE A GOOD JEWISH BOY - HE WENT TO SHUL AND SAID KADDISH FOR HIS FATHER, LOOKED AFTER HIS SISTER, AND GAVE HIS MOTHER OF HIS ILL-GOTTEN GAINS TO HELP SUPPORT THE FAMILY. HE MOVED TO LOS ANGELES AND CONTINUED HIS LIFE OF CRIME. EVENTUALLY THE LAW CAUGHT UP WITH HIM, AND DURING A STINT IN JAIL HE FOUND RELIGION. UPON HIS FINAL RELEASE FROM JAIL, BOROVITZ WENT TO HELP OUT HARRIET, WHO HAD ESTABLISHED BEIT T'SHUVAH, AN IN-PATIENT REHAB CENTER. BOROVITZ MARRIED HARRIET, AND AT AGE 50 DECIDED TO BECOME A RABBI. HE IS SPIRITUAL LEADER OF BEIT T'SHUVAH, COMMITTED TO HELPING PEOPLE CHANGE FOR THE BETTER.
EN408128WHITE ROSEA NOVELKORELITZ, JEAN HANFFLORNA KOCHMARIAN KAHN IS 48, A HISTORY PROFESSOR AT COLUMBIA, WEALTHY, AND HAPPILY MARRIED. SHE IS SUDDENLY SWEPT AWAY IN AN AFFAIR WITH 26 YEAR-OLD OLIVER, THE OWNER OF A FLOWER SHOP CALLED THE WHITE ROSE, WHO HAPPENS TO BE HER FRIEND'S SON. THEN OLIVER MEETS AND FALLS FOR SOPHIE, THE FIANCÉE OF MARIAN'S COUSIN. THE THREE OF THEM, MARIAN, OLIVER, AND SOPHIE LEARN THAT LOVE IS REWARDING, EVEN IF IT'S NOT STRAIGHTFORWARD.
EN408129DESIGNATED HEBREWTHE RON BLOMBERG STORYBLOMBERG, RON; SCHLOSSBERG, DANHOWELL MAYERRON BLOMBERG, WHO PLAYED FOR THE NEW YORK YANKEES AND THE CHICAGO WHITE SOX DURING HIS EIGHT SEASONS IN THE MAJOR LEAGUES, ONLY MADE IT TO COOPERSTOWN'S BASEBALL HALL OF FAME QUITE BY ACCIDENT; HE WAS THE FIRST DESIGNATED HITTER IN HISTORY. HE ALSO HOLDS THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE FIRST JEWISH YANKEE TO BECOME A STAR. ALTHOUGH IN THE BEGINNING OF HIS CAREER HE WAS BILLED AS "THE NEXT MICKEY MANTLE," HE WAS UNSUCCESSFUL ON THE FIELD DUE TO MANY INJURIES AND UNPOPULAR IN THE CLUBHOUSE BECAUSE OF HIS POPULARITY WITH THE PRESS (WHICH CAUSED JEALOUSY AMONG HIS TEAMMATES) AND THE UNFAMILIARITY OF HIS TEAMMATES WITH HIS JEWISH RELIGION. DESPITE THAT, HE HAD A LOYAL LEGION OF FANS IN NEW YORK CITY'S JEWISH POPULATION; THEY RALLIED AROUND HIM FROM DAY ONE.
EN408130TATTOO FOR A SLAVECALISHER, HORTENSEMEGAN OWENA TATTOO IS A BUGLE CALL, A SUMMONING THAT LINGERS IN THE EAR. CALISHER COMES FROM A VIRGINIAN-BORN FATHER WHO MOVED TO THE NORTH FOR BUSINESS. HE REPEATEDLY INSISTS THAT HER FAMILY NEVER KEPT SLAVES, AN ASSUMPTION THAT CALISHER MAINTAINED UNTIL BOTH OF HER PARENTS WERE DEAD. UPON GOING THROUGH THE CONTENTS OF HER PARENT'S SAFE-DEPOSIT BOX, SHE COMES ACROSS A RECEIPT FOR AN INSURANCE PAYMENT HER GRANDFATHER MADE FOR 2 "SERVANTS", AND BECOMES DETERMINED TO UNCOVER THE TRUTH ABOUT HER SLAVE-OWNING GRANDPARENTS.
EN408131TO HEAL A FRACTURED WORLDTHE ETHICS OF RESPONSIBILITYSACKS, JONATHAN, RABBIJOAN PLATNICKIN THIS BOOK THAT WILL RESONATE WITH PEOPLE OF ALL FAITHS, RABBI JONATHAN SACKS, THE CHIEF RABBI OF GREAT BRITAIN AND A RESPECTED RELIGIOUS THINKER EXHORTS HIS READERS OF AN OBLIGATION TO LIVE MORAL AND ETHICAL LIVES, AS EACH INDIVIDUAL HAS THE RESPONSIBILITY TO DO GOOD IN THE FACE OF EVIL, FOR THROUGH OUR ACTIONS, WE ALL HAVE THE POWER TO HEAL OUR WORLD.
EN408132OUTWITTING HISTORYTHE AMAZNG ADVENTURES OF A MAN WHO RESCUED A MILLION YIDDISH BKS LANSKY, AARONLAWRENCE AVERYAS A GRADUATE STUDENT, LANSKY STARTED TO SALVAGE YIDDISH BOOKS THAT WERE BEING DISCARDED. TO LANSKY, YIDDISH LITERATURE REPRESENTED AN IMPORTANT PIECE OF JEWISH CULTURAL HISTORY AND A LINK TO PAST GENERATIONS. IN THIS BOOK THAT IS BOTH HILARIOUS AND MOVING, LANSKY DESCRIBES HOW HE TRAVELED TO WHEREVER YIDDISH BOOKS COULD BE FOUND SUCH AS PRIVATE COLLECTIONS, DUMPSTERS, AND LIBRARIES. THE BOOKS HE AMASSED BECAME A COLLECTION OF 1.5 MILLION BOOKS AND IS NOW THE NATIONAL YIDDISH BOOK CENTER, WHICH LANSKY IS THE FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT OF. THE BOOK IS A TESTIMONY TO HIS LOVE OF JUDAISM AND LITERATURE AND HIS DESIRE TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE WORLD.
EN408133MARRANO LEGACYA CONTEMPORARY CRYPTO-JEWISH PRIEST REVEALS SECRETS OF HIS DOUBLE LIFEALEXY, TRUDIBETTY SMITH"TRUDI ALEXI DISCOVERED A SPIRITUAL KINSHIP WITH THE MEDIEVAL MARRANOS WHICH SHE CHRONICLES IN HER FIRST BOOK, THE MEZUZAH IN THE MADONNA'S FOOT. ALEXY'S JEWISH FAMILY FLED FROM PRAGUE AND HID IN FASCIST SPAIN DURING WWII AS BAPTIZED CATHOLICS. SIMON IS A CRYPTO-JEWISH CATHOLIC PRIEST WHO READ ALEXY'S FIRST BOOK AND WAS INTRIGUED BY THE SIMILARITIES WITH HIS OWN FAMILY'S HISTORY OF HIDDEN IDENTITY. SIMON HAS BEEN PROTECTING A LARGE COMMUNITY OF CRYPTO-JEWS IN LATIN AMERICA. THIS BOOK CHRONICLES THE CORRESPONDENCE BETWEEN ALEXY AND SIMON, AND ALEXY'S STRUGGLES TO UNDERSTAND WHY SIMON CONTINUES TO LIVE IN DANGER OF DISCOVERY BY BOTH CATHOLICS AND MAINSTREAM JEWS, WHILE WRESTLING WITH DOUBT AND TRAGEDY THAT CAUSE HIM TO ALMOST ABANDON HIS FAITH IN GOD AND HIS JEWISH IDENTITY."
EN408137MANDRAKES FROM THE HOLY LANDMEGGED, AHARONBARBARA AXELBEATRICE IS A FANATIC AND SLIGHTLY PSYCHOTIC ENGLISH CHRISTIAN WHO TRAVELS TO PALESTINE IN 1906 TO PAINT THE FLOWERS MENTIONED IN THE BIBLE AND TO ESCAPE FROM HER EROTIC ATTRACTION TO VANESSA, VIRGINIA WOLFE'S SISTER. WHILE IN PALESTINE, SHE HIRES AN ARAB GUIDE TO TAKE HER AROUND THE LAND OF WHICH SHE HAS EXCELLENT SCRIPTURAL KNOWLEDGE, BUT OVER TIME THE TWO DEVELOP A TENSE RELATIONSHIP. SHE MEETS AND ADMIRES JEWS, WHOSE RELIGIOUS RITUALS AND RELATIONSHIP WITH GOD APPEAL TO HER. WHEN BEATRICE IS RAPED, SHE IS BROUGHT TO HER SENSES.
EN408138KILLING RAINA NOVELEISLER, BARRYBENNET POLOGETHIS IS EISLER'S FOURTH THRILLER FEATURING JOHN RAIN, A FREELANCE ASSASSIN. HIS EMPLOYER THIS TIME IS ISRAELI INTELLIGENCE, WHICH HAS SENT HIM OFF TO KILL A WEAPONS DEALER, LEVI, IN MANILA. INSTEAD OF KILLING LEVI, RAIN SHOOTS HIS BODYGUARDS, WHO TURN OUT TO BE EX-CIA. THE COMPANY WITH WHOM THE BODYGUARDS WERE WORKING WANT REVENGE. RAIN WANTS TO COMPLETE HIS MISSION AND CONTACTS DELILAH, ANOTHER INTELLIGENCE AGENT WITH WHOM HE HAS BEEN INVOLVED, BUT MOSSAD HAS LOST CONFIDENCE IN RAIN AND ARE COMING UP WITH THEIR OWN PLAN TO TAKE CARE OF HIM.
EN408139STARS OF DAVIDPROMINENT JEWS TALK ABOUT BEING JEWISHPOGREBIN, ABIGAILNANCI BRONSTEENMORE THAN 60 PROMINENT AMERICAN JEWS SHARE THEIR FEELINGS ON WHAT BEING JEWISH MEANS TO THEM.
EN408140SOMEONE NOT REALLY HER MOTHERA NOVELCHESSMAN, HARRIET SCOTTELLEN DAVIDHANNAH, IN HER 80S, RESIDES IN A NURSING HOME. HER ALZHEIMER'S IS ADVANCING, AND AS IT DOES, HER FAMILY LEARNS OF HER WWII EXPERIENCES; LOSING HER FAMILY IN THE HOLOCAUST AND FLEEING FROM FRANCE AS A TEENAGER. AS HANNAH DESCENDS INTO THE PAST, HER DAUGHTER AND GRANDDAUGHTERS TRY, EACH IN HER OWN WAY, TO GET TO KNOW OF HANNAH'S PAST EXPERIENCES AND INNER LIFE.
EN408142THIS IS REAL AND YOU ARE COMPLETELY UNPREPAREDTHE DAYS OF AWE AS A JOURNEY OF TRANSFORMATIONLEW, ALANBERNICE LEIBOWITZLEW, WHO DESCRIBES HIMSELF AS A ZEN RABBI, EXPLORES THE DAYS OF AWE, ALTHOUGH HE BEGINS WITH TISHA B'AV AND NOT ROSH HASHANAH BECAUSE HE FEELS THAT TISHA B'AV SETS THE TONE FOR RELIGIOUS INTROSPECTION. HE DRAWS ON JEWISH TRADITION, PERSONAL EXPERIENCES, AND OF COURSE BUDDHIST STORIES TO EXPLAIN TO THE READER THE IMPORTANCE OF INTROSPECTION AND SPIRITUAL TRANSFORMATION.
EN408143CAMBRIDGE COMPANION TO MEDIEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYFRANK, DANIEL, ED; LEAMAN, OLIVER, EDHERB WELLERTHIS BOOK TAKES A COMPREHENSIVE LOOK AT JEWISH PHILOSOPHERS FROM BOTH CHRISTIAN AND MUSLIM LANDS IN THE MIDDLE AGES, AND THE WAY THEY WERE INFLUENCED BY THE SOCIETIES IN WHICH THEY LIVED.
EN408144MUCH ADO ABOUT JESSIE KAPLANA NOVELCOHEN, PAULA MARANTZNORMA FIRECARLA'S FAMILY LIFE HAS HER EXHAUSTED. HER HUSBAND, A DOCTOR IN PRIVATE PRACTICE COMES HOME FRAZZLED BECAUSE MEDICINE IS NOT WHAT IT USED TO BE. HER TEN YEAR OLD SON IS WREAKING HAVOC IS HIS CLASSROOM IN SCHOOL, AND HER ORNERY 12 YR OLD DAUGHTER IS ABOUT TO HAVE A BAT MITZVAH. BUT IT'S HER MOTHER, JESSIE KAPLAN, WHO HAS HER REALLY WORRIED: JESSIE STARTS TO REMEMBER A PREVIOUS LIFE AS THE DARK LADY OF SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS. THIS IS A STORY OF LOVE, LOSS AND FAMILIAL RITES OF PASSAGE.
EN408145TEN GREEN BOTTLESTRUE STORY OF FAMILY'S JOURNEY FROM WAR-TORN AUSTRIA TO SHANGHAIKAPLAN, VIVIAN JEANETTEJAN BURRELLNINI KARPEL, WHO GREW UP IN VIENNA DURING THE 1920S, LOVED THE CITY OF HER BIRTH. BUT WHEN HITLER SEIZED NEARBY GERMANY IN THE 1930S, AND ANTI-SEMITISM BECAME WIDESPREAD, THE KARPEL FAMILY SOUGHT REFUGE IN SHANGHAI, CHINA, WHICH IS A PLACE OF PRIVILEGE FOR SOME, POVERTY FOR MOST, WITH OPIUM DENS, DISEASE, AND WAR.
EN408146GOODNIGHT MOONBROWN, MARGARET WISESARAH WOLF"IN THIS CHILDREN'S CLASSIC, A YOUNG RABBIT WISHES GOODNIGHT TO EVERYTHING WITHIN SIGHT AND EARSHOT AS HE GETS READY FOR BED. ENGLISH WITH HEBREW TRANSLATION"
EN408147BETRAYING SPINOZARENEGADE JEW WHO GAVE US MODERNITYGOLDSTEIN, REBECCANORMA FIRETHIS IS A BIOGRAPHY OF 17TH-CENTURY PHILOSOPHER BARUCH SPINOZA, WHO WAS EXPELLED FROM AMSTERDAM'S JEWISH COMMUNITY FOR HERESY. SPINOZA INITIATED IDEAS OF POLITICAL AND RELIGIOUS TOLERANCE WHICH WERE THE FORERUNNERS OF MODERN TOLERANT GOVERNMENT. GOLDSTEIN POSITS THAT SPINOZA'S BEGINNINGS IN A COMMUNITY OF JEWS WHO HAD FLED THE INQUISITION SPURRED SPINOZA TO DEVISE HIS RADICAL CONCEPT OF LIVING A PURELY REASONED LIFE AND COMPLETELY SECULAR LIFE - NEGATING THE NEED TO LIVE OR IDENTIFY WITH ANY RELIGIOUS COMMUNITY.
EN408148MODIGLIANIA LIFEMEYERS, JEFFREYLORNA KOCHMODIGLIANI WAS AN ARTIST WHOSE TUMULTUOUS AND SELF-DESTRUCTIVE LIFE STYLE PROBABLY HASTENED HIS EARLY DEATH, ACCORDING TO THE AUTHOR. THIS BIOGRAPHY FOCUSES ON THE PERSONALITY OF MODIGLIANI, HIS INVOLVEMENT WITH WOMEN, WINE, AND DRUGS, AS WELL AS HIS FRIENDSHIPS WITH CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS SUCH AS PICASSO. MODIGLIANI'S ART BROUGHT HIM NEITHER ACCLAIM NOR MONEY DURING HIS LIFETIME-IT BECAME POPULAR ONLY AFTER HIS DEATH.
EN408149SUITE FRANCAISEA NOVELNEMIROVSKY, IRENEKATHY FORDIRENE NEMIROVSKY, A UKRANIAN IMMIGRANT TO FRANCE, WAS AN AUTHOR OF BESTSELLING FICTION IN PRE-WWII FRANCE. SHE COMPOSED THIS NOVEL ABOUT GERMAN OCCUPIED FRANCE IN THE EARLY 1940'S, BUT WAS NOT ABLE TO COMPLETE IT BEFORE BEING DEPORTED TO AUSCHWITZ WHERE SHE DIED. THE MANUSCRIPT WAS KEPT BY HER DAUGHTERS WHO LATER DISCOVERED THAT IT WAS A NOVEL. THESE ARE THE FIRST TWO OF WHAT WAS INTENDED TO BE A FIVE-PART NOVEL. THE FIRST PART, "A STORM IN JUNE" TELLS OF PARISIANS WHO FLEE PARIS IN 1940 JUST BEFORE THE NAZI INVASION WHO PREVIOUSLY HAD NOTHING IN COMMON ARE BROUGHT TOGETHER BY A SHARED ATTEMPT TO SURVIVE IN A WORLD THAT IS FALLING APART. THE SECOND PART, "DOLCE" TELLS HOW A FARMING VILLAGE IS ABLE TO CO-EXIST WITH THE OCCUPYING GERMAN FORCES.
EN408150ORDINARY HEROESA NOVELTUROW, SCOTTTHOM CARROLLSTEWART DUBINSKY DISCOVERS LETTERS HIS DECEASED FATHER, DAVID DUBIN, WROTE DURING HIS TOUR OF DUTY IN WWII AND A LOT OF FAMILY SECRETS COME TO LIGHT. THESE INCLUDE LETTERS THAT HIS FATHER WROTE TO A FIANCÉE THAT THE FAMILY NEVER HEARD ABOUT, AS WELL AS A MANUSCRIPT WRITTEN BY DUBIN IN PRISON TELLING OF HIS COURT-MARTIAL FOR ASSISTING ROBERT MARTIN, A SUSPECTED SPY, ESCAPE. IN HIS MANUSCRIPT, DUBIN DESCRIBES BOTH HIS AND MARTIN'S ENTANGLEMENT WITH COMRADE GITA LODZ. THROUGH THE RECONSTRUCTION OF HIS FATHER'S EXPERIENCES ON THE BATTLEFIELD, IN THE COURTROOM AND IN LOVE, STEWART GAINS UNDERSTANDING OF HIS FATHER THAT HE NEVER BEFORE HAD.
EN408151MACKEREL AT MIDNIGHTGROWING UP JEWISH ON A REMOTE SCOTTISH ISLANDHOFMAN, ETHEL G. BARBARA FEINSTEINTHIS IS A COLLECTION OF STORIES ABOUT GROWING UP JEWISH ON THE SCOTTISH ISLAND OF LERWICK. THE AUTHOR TELLS OF HER FATHER, HARRY, WHO HAS A SHOP IN LERWICK AND OF HER MOTHER, JEAN, WHO IS DETERMINED TO RAISE HER CHILDREN PRIDEFUL OF THEIR RELIGION. SHE DESCRIBES THE HARDSHIPS ENCOUNTERED, THE FOOD PREPARED AS ITS ANTIDOTE, AND HOW PEOPLE OF DIFFERENT RELIGIONS AND CULTURES CAN LIVE TOGETHER PEACEABLY. (C) 2005
EN408152AFTER THE APPLEWOMEN IN THE BIBLE - TIMELESS STORIES OF LOVE, LUST, AND LONGINGROSENBLATT, NAOMI HARRISAUDREY FLAMBERGROSENBLATT TAKES THE FAMILIAR STORIES ABOUT WOMEN FROM THE BIBLE AND GIVES HER READERS NOVEL WAYS TO APPROACH THE TALES OF LOVE, LUST, AND LONGING AS THEY ARE TOLD IN THE BIBLE. SHE USES PSYCHOANALYTIC SKILLS TO PRESENT THESE WOMEN IN WAYS THAT THE MODERN READER CAN UNDERSTAND AND RELATE TO. COPYRIGHT 2005
EN408153INTUITIONA NOVELGOODMAN, ALLEGRAJAN BURRELLTHE PHILPOT INSTITUTE IS A LAB DEDICATED TO CANCER RESEARCH WHERE FUNDS ARE LOW AND PROGRESS IS GENERALLY SLOW. WHEN POSTDOC CLIFF BANNAKER'S EXPERIMENTS BEGIN TO WORK TO REDUCE TUMORS IN MICE, THE MOOD AT THE LAB PICKS UP. ROBIN, CLIFF'S COLLEAGUE AND EX-GIRLFRIEND SUSPECTS THAT CLIFF'S RESEARCH RESULTS ARE FRAUDULENT. THE ENSUING CONTROVERSY AND INQUIRY TAKES OVER EVERYONE AT THE LAB.
EN408154BOOK OF LONGINGCOHEN, LEONARDLESLEY SUSSMANLEONARD COHEN IS A WORLD RENOWNED SINGER-SONGWRITER, AND THIS BOOK IS A COMPILATION OF LYRICS, POEMS, MUSINGS, AND MORE.
EN408155ABSURDISTANA NOVELSHTEYNGART, GARYASHER SUSSMISHA VAINBERG IS A RICH MAN OF RUSSIAN DESCENT. AFTER HAVING SPENT 12 YEARS IN THE MIDWEST AND NEW YORK, HE CONSIDERS HIMSELF TO BE AN AMERICAN. MISHA IS IN LOVE WITH NEW YORK CITY AND ROUENNA SALES OF THE BRONX. HE IS DENIED RE-ENTRY TO THE U.S. AFTER HIS FATHER, A RESIDENT OF ST. PETERSBURG, KILLED AN OKLAHOMAN BUSINESSMAN. THIS NOVEL IS WRITTEN AS MISHA'S APPEAL TO THE INS FOR ENTRY TO THE US. IT IS ALSO A SATIRE OF THE AMERICAN DREAM AND THE TALE OF MISHA'S LOVE LIFE.
EN408156MAIMONIDESNULAND, SHERWIN B.RICHARD RUBINA BIOGRAPHY OF MAIMONIDES, THE MEDIEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHER, TORAH COMMENTATOR AND COURT PHYSICIAN. NULAND, A SURGEON AND PROFESSOR OF MEDICINE, PRESENTS MAIMONIDES PRIMARILY IN LIGHT OF HIS ROLE AS A PHYSICIAN.
EN408159ON STAGE, OFF STAGEMEMORIES OF A LIFETIME IN THE YIDDISH THEATREKADISON, LUBA;BULOFF, JOSEPHBERNARD FINEMANTHE CAREERS OF THE GREAT YIDDISH ACTOR AND ACTRESS (HUSBAND AND WIFE) WERE INTIMATELY INVOLVED WITH YIDDISH THEATER FOR OVER 60 YEARS. FROM THE DAYS OF THE VILNA TROUPE TO THEIR SUCCESS ON THE AMERICAN YIDDISH STAGE, THIS ACCOUNT INCLUDES THEATER MEMORABILIA THAT HAS BEEN DONATED TO THE HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY.
EN408160THOSE WHO SAVE USBLUM, JENNAPAM VASSILFOR FIFTY YEARS, ANNA SCHLEMMER HAS REFUSED TO TALK ABOUT HER LIFE IN GERMANY DURING WORLD WAR II. TRUDY'S SOLE EVIDENCE OF THE PAST IS AN OLD PHOTOGRAPH SHOWING ANNA, TRUDY, AND A NAZI OFFICER. TRUDY, NOW A PROFESSOR OF GERMAN HISTORY, BEGINS INVESTIGATING THE PAST AND FINALLY UNEARTHS THE HEARTBREAKING TRUTH OF HER MOTHER'S LIFE.
EN408161BORN TO KVETCHYIDDISH LANGUAGE AND CULTURE IN ALL OF ITS MOODSWEX, MICHAELSTEVEN SCHREIBERAS THE MAIN SPOKEN LANGUAGE OF THE JEWS FOR MORE THAN A THOUSAND YEARS, YIDDISH HAS HAD PLENTY TO LAMENT, PLENTY TO CONCEAL . THROUGH THE IDIOMS, PHRASES, METAPHORS, AND FASCINATING HISTORY OF THIS KVETCH-FULL TONGUE, MICHAEL WEX GIVES US A MOVING AND INSPIRING PORTRAIT OF A PEOPLE, AND A LANGUAGE, IN EXILE.
EN408162TAXONOMY OF BARNACLESA NOVELNIEDERHOFFER, GALTFORD, KATHYSET ALL OVER NEW YORK THIS BOOK TAKES A MAGNIFYING GLASS TO ONE PARTICULARLY ECCENTRIC FAMILY. PART BATTLE OF THE SEXES, PART SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST, PART RACE FOR THE WORLD SERIES, THE BOOK IS AN INVENTIVE AND UTTERLY FRESH SOCIAL COMEDY THAT IS AS BEAUTIFULLY WRITTEN AS IT IS UNIQUE.
EN408163KAFKA IN BRONTELAND AND OTHER STORIESYELLIN, TAMARDEBBIE WOLFTHIRTEEN STORIES ADDRESS UNIVERSAL THEMES OF YEARNING AND DISPLACEMENT, LOVE, LOSS AND THE STRUGGLE TO BELONG. BLENDING IRONY WITH PATHOS, THE MYTHICAL MYTH WITH THE MUNDANE, THIS BOOK GIVES VOICE TO A RICH MIX OF CHARACTERS LIVING OUTSIDE TRADITIONAL PATTERNS OF IDENTITY IN A WORLD OF COMPLEX MIGRATIONS AND TUMULTUOUS CHANGES.
EN408164NOT MEA NOVELLAVIGNE, MICHAELLLOYD MOSSMICHAEL ROSENHEIM, A DIVORCED STAND-UP COMIC, IS CARING FOR HIS ALZHEIMER'S-AFFLICTED FATHER WHEN HE DISCOVERS 24 VOLUMES OF HIS FATHER'S JOURNALS. IN THEM, HESHEL ROSENHAIM HAS DETAILED, IN THE FORM OF A NOVEL, THAT HE IS NO CONCENTRATION CAMP SURVIVOR BUT A FORMER NAZI ACCOUNTANT AT BERGEN-BELSEN. INTENSE AND VIVID, THIS BOOK IS AN UNSPARING AND UNFORGETTABLE EXAMINATION OF FAITH, HISTORY, IDENTITY, AND LOVE.
EN408165DAWNING OF THE DAY A JERUSALEM TALESABATO, HAIM WIN ROBINSWITH A KEEN EYE FOR CUSTOM THE AUTHOR BEAUTIFULLY CAPTURES THE DAILY RHYTHMS OF AN ISRAELI SEPHARDIC COMMUNITY. EZRA SIMAN TOV HAS WORKED IN THE SAME LAUNDRY FOR 50 YEARS, CLEANING AND PRESSING PRAYER SHAWLS TO ADORN GROOMS AS THEY AWAIT THEIR BRIDES UNDER THE BRIDAL CANOPY. BUT EZRA IS ALSO A STORYTELLER. A PIOUS, SIMPLE MAN WHO IS GENERALLY CONTENT WITH HIS LOT IN LIFE, EZRA MUST CONTEND WITH THE GENTRIFICATION THAT THREATENS THE LAUNDRY AND WITH HIS BELOVED DAUGHTER'S DEFECTION TO CHRISTIAN MISSIONARIES. HIS MEASURED RESPONSE CONVEYS A COMMUNITY'S TIMELESSNESS.
EN408166THIS IS MY GODTHE JEWISH WAY OF LIFEWOUK, HERMANKEN KLIBANA BOOK ABOUT JUDAISM FOR JEWS AND NON-JEWS THAT EXPLAINS AND CLARIFIES BELIEFS AND TRADITIONS, LAWS, HISTORY, LITURGY, AND OBSERVANCES.
EN408167DUMPING BILLY GOLDSMITH, OLIVIA ROXANNE KLEIMANA ROMANTIC COMEDY PITTING THE SENSIBILITIES OF KATE'S HEIMISCHE BROOKLYN CHILDHOOD GIRLFRIENDS AGAINST HER HIP NEW MANHATTAN GAY FRIENDS, WHO NOTICE THAT EVERY GIRL BILLY DUMPS ENDS UP MARRYING THE NEXT GUY SHE DATES. © 2004
EN408169LIFE OF DAVIDPINSKY, ROBERTASHER SUSSPOET, WARRIOR, AND KING, DAVID HAS LOOMED LARGE IN MYTH AND LEGEND THROUGH THE CENTURIES. UNDER THE CLARIFYING AND CAPTIVATING LIGHT OF PINSKY'S IMAGINATION, KING DAVID - BOTH THE MAN AND THE IDEA OF THE MAN - IS BROUGHT BRILLIANTLY TO LIFE.
EN408170AS A DRIVEN LEAFSTEINBERG, MILTONKEN COHENTHE STORY OF ELISHA BEN ABUYAH, A SECOND-CENTURY RABBI WHOSE PASSION FOR A REASONABLE FAITH LED HIM TO RENOUNCE HIS RELIGION AND BETRAY HIS PEOPLE TO THE ROMANS.
EN408171PALESTINIAN LOVER NASSIB, SELIMMD LAUFERA SON OF A RICH PALESTINIAN FAMILY HAS A JEWISH LOVER IN HAIFA. SHE IS THE YOUNG GOLDA MEIR, FUTURE PRIME MINISTER OF ISRAEL. LOVE AND ALLEGIANCE CLASH IN THIS HISTORICAL NOVEL ABOUT ONE OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY'S CENTRAL POLITICAL FIGURES.
EN408172WORLD TO COMEHORN, DARAJESSICA LEONARDA MILLION-DOLLAR PAINTING BY MARC CHAGALL IS STOLEN FROM A MUSEUM. THE UNLIKELY THIEF IS FORMER CHILD PRODIGY BEN ZISKIND WHO IS SURE THE PAINTING USED TO HANG IN HIS PARENTS' LIVING ROOM. THE AUTHOR BRINGS US ON A BREATHTAKING COLLISION COURSE OF PAST, PRESENT AND FEATURE AND INVOLVES THE STORY OF THE ZISKIND FAMILY-FROM RUSSIA TO NEW JERSEY AND VIETNAM.
EN408173ZEN JUDAISMTEACHING TALES BY A KABBALISTIC RABBIGELBERMAN, JOSEPH H. ,RABBI LES SUSSMANIN THE SPIRIT OF GREAT STORYTELLERS JOSEPH GELBERMAN WEAVES TALES THAT INSTRUCT AND CHARM IN THEIR SIMPLICITY AND WISDOM. THE SHORT STORIES, FABLES, AND ANECDOTES ARE DRAWN FROM GELBERMAN'S LIFELONG EXPERIENCES. THE CHARACTERS -- ADAM AND EVE, A JEWISH ST. FRANCIS OF ASSISI, A BAREFOOT HUNGARIAN BOY, THE BUDDHA, AND OTHERS -- ILLUSTRATE MOMENTS OF TRUTH WITH UPLIFTING RESULTS.
EN408174ALIYATHREE GENERATIONS OF AMERICAN-JEWISH IMMIGRATION TO ISRAELLEIBOVITZ, LIEL ARLENE SIMONLIEL LEIBOVITZ FOLLOWS THE STORIES OF SEVERAL IMMIGRANTS. BROOKLYN-RAISED MIKE GINSBERG ARRIVED IN ISRAEL IN 1969 AND PARTICIPATED IN THE YOM KIPPUR WAR; THE KALKERS MADE ALIYA IN 2001. WITH A FLAIR FOR STORYTELLING, LEIBOVITZ RICHLY ILLUSTRATES THESE LIVES, DETAILING THEIR EMOTIONAL JOURNEY FROM CAREFREE AMERICANS TO PROUD ISRAELIS. FOR READERS THE BOOK IS A POWERFUL REMINDER OF THE UNIQUE YEARNING THAT HAS DEFINED AND UNITED JEWS THROUGH A 2000-YEAR EXILE.
EN408175DINOSAUR ON HANUKKAH LEVIN RAUCHWERGER, DIANEDIANE LIPMANTHIS BOOK IS THE ONE OF A SERIES OF RHYMING BOOKS TO INTRODUCE CHILDREN TO THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS. A UNIQUE, FUN WAY TO HIGHLIGHT HANUKKAH RITUALS.
EN408176RABBI'S CAT SFAR, JOANN 1930S, ALGERIA. A CAT BELONGING TO A WIDOWED RABBI AND HIS BEAUTIFUL DAUGHTER, ZLABYA, EATS THE FAMILY PARROT AND GAINS THE ABILITY TO SPEAK. THE CAT IMMEDIATELY BEGINS TO TELL LIES. THE RABBI VOWS TO EDUCATE HIM IN THE WAYS OF THE TORAH, WHILE THE CAT INSISTS ON STUDYING THE KABBALAH AND HAVING A BAR MITZVAH. RABBI'S DAUGHTER, ZLABYA, FALLS IN LOVE WITH A YOUNG RABBI FROM PARIS, AND SOON MASTER AND CAT ARE ACCOMPANYING THE NEWLYWEDS TO FRANCE TO MEET ZLABYA'S IN-LAWS. FULL OF DRAMA AND ADVENTURE, THEIR TRIP INVITES COUNTLESS OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE RABBI AND HIS CAT TO GRAPPLE WITH ALL THE IMPORTANT-AND TRIVIAL-DETAILS OF LIFE.
EN408177EIGHT NIGHTS OF CHANUKAH NEWMAN, LESLEA LORNA KOCHEINCORPORATING THE POPULAR MUSIC OF 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS INTO A CHANUKAH BOOK, THIS IS PERFECT FOR CHILDREN OF ANY RELIGIOUS ORIENTATION. "ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF CHANUKAH..." BEGINS THE FAMILIAR TUNE IN A BOOK THAT SEES THE WONDROUS DAYS OF CHANUKAH THROUGH THE EYES OF YOUNG CHILD. THE CHILD'S FAMILY GROWS BIGGER AND BIGGER AS THE HOLIDAY GETS CLOSER AND CLOSER. EACH NIGHT, ONE NEW ITEM OR PERSON IS ADDED TO THE CELEBRATION-AND THERE IS ALWAYS A PRESENT FOR EVERY CHILD IN THE ROOM!
EN408178IN GOD'S HANDS KUSHNER, LAWRENCE; SCHMIDT, GARY JESSICA LEONARD"THIS LOVELY PIECE COMBINES A GOOD TALE WITH A STRONG, EASILY UNDERSTOOD MESSAGE.JACOB IS RICH, DAVID IS POOR. ONE DAY, JACOB HEARS A TORAH VERSE: MAKE 12 LOAVES AND SET THEM BEFORE ME. JACOB BAKES THE LOAVES AND PUTS THEM IN THE ARK WITH THE TORAH SCROLLS. DAVID COMES TO THE SYNAGOGUE AND FINDS THE BREAD. WHEN JACOB RETURNS TO THE SYNAGOGUE, THE BREAD IS GONE. BOTH MEN THINK GOD PERFORMED A MIRACLE. AFTER MONTHS OF GIVING AND RECEIVING, THEY LEARN THE TRUTH. AT FIRST THEY ARE DISAPPOINTED, BUT THEIR RABBI MAKES THEM UNDERSTAND THAT ON EARTH GOD'S MIRACLES OFTEN COME THROUGH HIS PEOPLE. "
EN408179BETRAYAL FRANCE, THE ARABS, AND THE JEWS PRYCE-JONES, DAVID ANDREY FLAMBERG"DAVID PRYCE-JONES BELIEVES THAT FRANCE HAS DONE MORE DAMAGE TO THE MIDDLE EAST THAN ANY OTHER COUNTRY. FRANCE ENCOURAGED THE MASS IMMIGRATION OF ARABS AND THAT HUGE AND GROWING MINORITY IN THE COUNTRY NOW BELIEVES THAT IT HAS RIGHTS AND CLAIMS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN MET. THIS MINORITY ALSO BELIEVES THAT ISRAEL SHOULD NOT EXIST. MIDDLE EAST GEO-POLITICS ARE SPREADING FROM FRENCH SOIL TO AN INCREASINGLY ISLAMIZED EUROPE. "
EN408180HIDDEN CHILD MILMAN, ISAAC BERGMAN, RICHARD THIS BIOGRAPHY FOCUSES ON A YOUNG PERSON HIDDEN DURING THE HOLOCAUST--BUT THIS CHILD SURVIVED. THE AUTHOR TELLS HIS OWN STORY. HIS FAMILY FLED FROM POLAND TO FRANCE BEFORE THE WAR, BUT AFTER THE GERMAN INVASION, HIS PARENTS WERE TAKEN AWAY. A WOMAN, HENA, FOUND HIM, THEN AGE NINE, SITTING ON A PARIS SIDEWALK. SHE TOOK HIM IN, AND CONCEALED HIS AND HER OWN JEWISH IDENTITY. DESPITE THE HORROR OF LOSING MOST OF HIS FAMILY, THE AUTHOR EXPRESSES HIS GRATITUDE FOR HIS SALVATION AND HIS EVENTUAL ADOPTION BY AN AMERICAN JEWISH FAMILY AT AGE 15. AN INSPIRING AND POWERFUL VIEW OF THIS TRAGIC PERIOD IN HUMAN HISTORY.
EN408181MATZOH BALL GUMBO CULINARY TALES OF THE JEWISH SOUTH FERRIS, MARCIE COHENMEGAN OWENANTHROPOLOGICAL HISTORIAN FERRIS UNCOVERS MANY DISHES THAT BLEND JEWISH AND SOUTHERN FOODWAYS (RECIPES INCLUDED). FERRIS SEES FOOD AS A SYMBOL THAT ENCOMPASSES THE PROBLEM OF HOW JEWS LIVE IN A REGION DOMINATED BY CHRISTIANS. CYNICS WILL WONDER IF A JEWISH KUGEL PREPARED IN THE SOUTH IS ANY DIFFERENT FROM KUGEL IN CHICAGO. FERRIS'S ANSWER IS AN EMPHATIC YES-BECAUSE JEWS IN THE SOUTH FACE DIFFERENT CHALLENGES THAN THOSE IN CHICAGO. SOUTHERN JEWS MUST BE MORE INTENTIONAL ABOUT COOKING THAT KUGEL AND PASSING THE RECIPE DOWN FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION.
EN408182DEAN AND ME A LOVE STORYLEWIS, JERRY: KAPLAN, JAMES TIM ZAGINOVER THE COURSE OF THEIR 10-YEAR PARTNERSHIP, LEWIS AND DEAN MARTIN MADE 16 WILDLY POPULAR MOVIES BUT THEIR REAL STRENGTH WAS THEIR PERFORMANCES IN NIGHTCLUBS, THEATERS AND ON TELEVISION. LEWIS WANTS TO GIVE HIS LATE PARTNER THE CREDIT HE FEELS CRITICS MISSED. LEWIS IS A WONDERFUL RACONTEUR, AND HIS TALES CAPTURE THE EXCITEMENT OF THEIR BUDDING CAREER AND THE SLOW, SAD EROSION OF THE FUN. READERS WILL BE SURPRISED AND ENTERTAINED BY LEWIS'S HONESTY AND DIMINISHED EGO AND BITTERNESS.
EN408183KISS ME LIKE A STRANGER MY SEARCH FOR LOVE AND ART WILDER, GENE HOWELL MAYERTHE MAN WHO CREATED SOME OF THE FUNNIEST MOMENTS IN FILM HISTORY TALKS ABOUT ACTING, ADULTERY, AND DEATH IN THIS INTIMATE MEMOIR. HONESTY IS A PREVAILING QUALITY OF THIS BOOK, AS WILDER FREELY DISCUSSES TOPICS RANGING FROM HIS OWN NEUROSES TO THE DRUG-FUELED MISBEHAVIOR OF HIS GREAT COMEDIC PARTNER, RICHARD PRYOR. HE ALSO DOESN'T AVOID TELLING THE DETAILS OF HIS OWN BOUT WITH NON-HODGKIN'S LYMPHOMA. WILDER CLEARLY ISN'T INTERESTED IN WRITING A CONVENTIONAL HOLLYWOOD MEMOIR. HIS BOOK CANDIDLY EXPLORES HIS OWN FAULTS AND FEELINGS, AS WELL AS THOSE OF THE PEOPLE HE'S LOVED AND LOST.
EN408184GOD'S SILENCE POEMSWRIGHT, FRANZ KATHY FORDTHE AUTHOR, A PULITZER PRIZE WINNER, CONJURES HIS PARTICULAR MAGIC THROUGH A PERSONALIZED MIX OF REALISM, LYRICISM, AND MYSTICISM IN POWERFUL NEW POEMS. PERHAPS ONE OF WRIGHT'S MOST ATTRACTIVE POETIC GIFTS IS HIS ABILITY TO SPEAK WITH THE WORLD-WORN WISDOM OF AN ELDER WHILE SIMULTANEOUSLY EVOKING CHILDLIKE AWE. THOUGHT-PROVOKING, ORIGINAL, AND REFRESHINGLY INSPIRED, THIS COLLECTION WILL CERTAINLY GARNER MORE PRAISE FOR THIS TALENTED POET.
EN408185LOVE BURNS MAZYA, EDNA PAUL SPERRYMIDDLE-AGE ASTROPHYSICS PROFESSOR ILAN BEN NATHAN SUSPECTS HIS YOUNG WIFE, NAOMI, IS HAVING AN AFFAIR. AFTER OBSERVING NAOMI AND HER LOVER IN THE MIDST OF A TRYST, HE DECIDES TO CONFRONT THE MAN. A MOMENT OF RAGE LEADS TO MURDER.
EN408186I, DREYFUS RUBENS, BERNICE M.D.LAUFERSIR ALFRED DREYFUS, BELOVED HEADMASTER OF ONE OF THE GREATEST SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND, IS FOUND GUILTY OF MURDER. SAM TEMPLE, LITERARY AGENT AND FELLOW JEW, VISITS DREYFUS IN HIS PRISON CELL AND, HEARING THE APPALLING NARRATIVE OF HIS BETRAYAL, MUST FACE HIS OWN DENIAL OF HIS FAITH.
EN408187GETTING TO KNOW RUBEN PLOTNICK ROSENBLUTH, ROZ NORMA FIREWHEN RUBEN PLOTNICK, A LOVABLE YET OFTEN WACKY BOY WITH A HEART OF GOLD, MEETS HIS NEW FRIEND'S GRANDMA ROSIE, WHO HAS DEMENTIA, RUBEN TEACHES DAVID A THING OR TWO ABOUT COMPASSION ... AND MUCH MORE.
EN408188CHANGING FACE OF ANTISEMITISM FROM ANCIENT TIMES TO THE PRESENT DAY LAQUEUR, WALTEREMERY THOMPSONTHIS COMPACT VOLUME SERVES AS A TIMELY REMINDER THAT ANTISEMITISM REMAINS A POTENT FORCE. LAQUEUR, DIRECTOR OF THE WIENER LIBRARY IN LONDON, THE LEADING INSTITUTE FOR THE STUDY OF ANTI-SEMITISM, TRACES THE HISTORY OF ANTI-SEMITISM FROM THE CLASSICAL PERIOD TO ITS NEW MANIFESTATIONS IN OUR PRESENT AGE.
EN408189CUTTY, ONE ROCK LOW CHARACTERS AND STRANGE PLACES, GENTLY EXPLAINED KLEINZAHLER, AUGUST CRAIG DAVENPORTTHE BOOK TAKES THE READER ON A WILD JOURNEY FROM CHILDHOOD TO EARLY MANHOOD IN FORT LEE, NEW JERSEY. THE AUTHOR RECALLS THE DOUBLE LIFE OF HIS OLDER BROTHER, A BANKER BY DAY AND GAY HUSTLER BY NIGHT. HUMOR AND SADNESS CO-MINGLE IN A STELLAR, BRUTALLY HONEST ESSAY.
EN408190HANUKKAH, SHMANUKKAH! CODELL, ESME RAJI NORMA FIRECODELL RETELLS DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL, REPLACING YULE CUSTOMS WITH THOSE OF THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS. OLD SCROOGEMACHER, THE OWNER OF A GARMENT SHOP, MISTREATS HIS WORKERS. THE RABBI OF HANUKKAH PAST HELPS SCROOGEMACHER TO RECALL THE ORIGINS OF THE HOLIDAY, THE RABBI OF HANUKKAH PRESENT TAKES HIM ON A TOUR OF THE TENEMENTS WHERE HIS EMPLOYEES LIVE, AND THE RABBI OF HANUKKAH FUTURE SHOWS HIM THE FUTURE.
EN408191HOW THIS NIGHT IS DIFFERENT STORIES ALBERT, ELISA BARBARA FERBERTITLED TO REFLECT THE CUSTOMARY QUESTION ASKED AT PASSOVER, THESE 10 STORIES BY DEBUT WRITER ALBERT EXPLORE TRADITIONAL JEWISH RITUALS WITH YOUTHFUL, IRREVERENT EXUBERANCE AS HER CHARACTERS TRANSITION INTO MARRIAGE AND CHILD-REARING.
EN408192HYPOCRITE IN A POUFFY WHITE DRESSTALES OF GROWING UP GROOVY AND CLUELESSGILMAN, SUSAN JANEELIZABETH LONDONSUSAN GILMAN HAS A GIFT FOR SHOWING THE HUMOR IN THE ORDINARY. SHE RECOUNTS BEING RAISED BY ECCENTRIC, HIPPY PARENTS, BEING A KINDERGARTEN DIVA, AND LIVING WITH HER HUSBAND ABROAD.
EN408193IN THE PROMISED LAND LIVES OF JEWISH AMERICANS RAPPAPORT, DOREEN JJ KENNEDYYOUNG READERS ARE INTRODUCED TO THE LIVES OF THIRTEEN DISTINGUISHED JEWISH AMERICANS. BY FOCUSING ON ONE KEY SCENE FROM EACH OF THESE PEOPLE'S LIVES THE AUTHOR GIVES YOUNG READERS AN EXCITING INTRODUCTION TO THE GREAT HISTORY OF JEWISH AMERICANS.
EN408194ALL WHOM I HAVE LOVED A NOVELAPPELFELD, AHARON LLOYD MOSSFICTION.
EN408195BOY ON A STRING FROM CAST-OFF KID TO FILMMAKER THROUGH THE MAGIC OF DREAMS JACOBY, JOSEPH LLOYD MOSS
EN408196AWAKE IN THE DARKSTORIESNAYMAN, SHIRA ED REISS"THESE LUMINOUS STORIES PORTRAY THE CONTEMPORARY LIVES OF THE CHILDREN OF HOLOCAUST VICTIMS AND PERPETRATORS AS THEY STRUGGLE WITH THE LEGACY OF THEIR PARENTS--THEIR QUESTIONS OF IDENTITY, FAMILY, AND FAITH. "
EN408197BARNEY ROSSCENTURY, DOUGLAS MARGARET ROSSIBORN DOV-BER RASOFSKY TO EASTERN EUROPEAN IMMIGRANT PARENTS, BARNEY ROSS GREW UP IN A TOUGH CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD AND WITNESSED HIS FATHER’S MURDER, HIS MOTHER’S NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, AND THE DISPATCHING OF HIS THREE YOUNGER SIBLINGS TO AN ORPHANAGE, ALL BEFORE HE TURNED FOURTEEN. TO MAKE ENOUGH MONEY TO REUNITE THE FAMILY, ROSS BECAME A PETTY THIEF, A GAMBLER, A MESSENGER BOY FOR AL CAPONE, AND, EVENTUALLY, AN AMATEUR BOXER. TURNING PROFESSIONAL AT NINETEEN, HE WOULD CAPTURE THE LIGHTWEIGHT, JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT, AND WELTERWEIGHT TITLES OVER THE COURSE OF A TEN-YEAR CAREER.
EN408198BRIEF CHAPTER IN MY IMPOSSIBLE LIFE REINHARDT, DANAELAINE WOLBROMOLIVE SKINNED AND DARK EYED, SIMONE LOOKS NOTHING LIKE HER FAIR-HAIRED FAMILY. SHE IS, NONETHELESS, THE BELOVED DAUGHTER OF HER ADOPTIVE PARENTS. IT THEREFORE COMES AS A TERRIBLE INTRUSION IN SIMONE'S COMFORTABLE LIFE WHEN, AFTER 16 YEARS, HER BIRTH MOTHER RIVKA, A SELF-EXILED HASIDIC JEW, ASKS TO MEET HER.
EN408199EMMA LAZARUSSHOR, ESTHERAUDREY FLAMBERGEMMA LAZARUS'S REPUTATION RESTS ON ONE POEM, "THE NEW COLOSSUS," AFFIXED TO THE BASE OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY. LAZARUS, HOWEVER, WAS A MUCH HERALDED ARTIST IN HER DAY, AND, AS THIS NEW ENTRY IN THE JEWISH ENCOUNTERS SERIES SHOWS, LAZARUS WAS A FORMIDABLE WOMAN OF PASSION AND INTEGRITY.
EN408200MESSENGER SILVA, DANIEL IRENE BRILLDANIEL SILVA HAS WRITTEN AN INGENIOUS, THRILLING, AND ENTERTAINING BOOK ABOUT GLOBAL TERRORISM AND ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALISM WITH COMPLEX CHARACTERS AND SETTINGS, FROM LONDON AND JERUSALEM TO ROME. AHMED BIN SHAFIQ, A FORMER CHIEF OF A CLANDESTINE SAUDI INTELLIGENCE UNIT, TARGETS THE VATICAN FOR ATTACK, IN PARTICULAR POPE PAUL VII AND HIS TOP AIDE, MONSIGNOR LUIGI DONATI.
EN408201GREAT ESCAPE NINE JEWS WHO FLED HITLER AND CHANGED THE WORLD MARTON, KATI KATHY FORDAMONG THE HUNGARIAN JEWS WHO MADE THEIR WAY TO ENGLAND AND AMERICA AS HITLER ROSE TO POWER WERE FOUR SCIENTISTS, TWO FILMMAKERS, TWO PHOTOGRAPHERS, AND A WRITER. SEEING HOW ABRUPTLY THE WORLD COULD CHANGE, THE HUNGARIANS DIDN'T DOUBT THAT THEY COULD CHANGE IT. THEY ALSO STUCK TOGETHER. BY LOOKING AT THESE NINE LIVES - SALVAGED, AND CRUCIAL - MARTON PROVIDES A MOVING MEASURE OF HOW MUCH WAS LOST.
EN408202BOOK DOCTORA NOVELCOHEN, ESTHER PAMELA VASSILNEW YORKER ARLETTE ROSEN NEVER INTENDED TO BECOME A BOOK DOCTOR. BUT AFTER SHE HELPS A FRIEND AND SALVAGES A MANUSCRIPT TITLED LIFE AND DEATH: ONE PROGNOSIS, SHE NEVER LACKS FOR CLIENTS. IN FACT, MUCH OF THIS SWEETLY CLEVER COMEDY CONSISTS OF THE LETTERS ARLETTE RECEIVES FROM DESPERATE WANNABE WRITERS HOPING THAT SHE WILL BE ABLE TO HELP THEM WRITE EVERYTHING FROM HOLOCAUST NOVELS TO AN ALZHEIMER'S JOKE BOOK.
EN408203TASK OF THIS TRANSLATOR STORIESHASAK-LOWY, TODD TIM ZAGINA DEMORALIZED ISRAELI JOURNALIST ENDS UP WORKING AS A SNACK-SHOP CASHIER AT JERUSALEM'S HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL. ANOTHER FLOUNDERING JOURNALIST GETS OVERLY INVOLVED IN HIS INVESTIGATION INTO A WEIGHT-WATCHER COMPANY THAT PROVIDES BODYGUARDS TO ENFORCE ITS RULES. IN THE TENSE YET DARKLY FUNNY TITLE STORY, A POSEUR FINDS HIMSELF PLAYING THE ROLE OF TRANSLATOR AT A VIOLENT CONFRONTATION INSTIGATED BY THE BOSNIAN WAR.
EN408204TWO LIVES VIKRAM, SETH ASHER SUSS AT 17, THE INDIAN-BORN AUTHOR LEFT HIS HOMELAND TO STUDY AT OXFORD. HE LIVED WITH HIS AUNT AND UNCLE, A MIDDLE-CLASS ENGLISH COUPLE IN EVERY WAY EXCEPT ONE-HIS UNCLE SHANTI WAS INDIAN AND HIS AUNT HENNY WAS A GERMAN JEW. THROUGH INTERVIEWS WITH HIS UNCLE AND A TRUNK OF CORRESPONDENCE FROM HIS AUNT, HE IS ABLE TO TELL THEIR STORY.
EN408205YIDDISH WITH DICK AND JANEWEINER, ELLISROXANNE KLEIMANDICK AND JANE ARE ALL GROWN UP, AND THEY'RE LIVING IN THE REAL WORLD-AND IT'S FULL OF TSURIS (TROUBLES). THAT'S THE PREMISE OF THIS HILARIOUS LITTLE BOOK, WHICH FUNCTIONS BOTH AS A HUMOROUS TALE AND A GENUINE GUIDE TO A LANGUAGE WITH A SENTIMENT AND WORLD VIEW ALL ITS OWN.
EN408206MODERN JEWISH GIRL'S GUIDE TO GUILTELLENSON, RUTHROXANNE KLEIMANTWENTY-EIGHT OF TODAY'S TOP JEWISH WOMEN WRITERS TELL THE TRUTH ABOUT ALL THE THINGS THEIR RABBIS WARNED THEM NEVER TO DISCUSS IN PUBLIC.
EN408207JERUSALEM SKY STARS, CROSSES, AND CRESCENTS PODWALL, MARK JESSICA LEONARDWITH BEAUTIFUL POEMS, PODWAL CAPTURES THE HOPE AND TEARS THE CITY EVOKES AMONG FOLLOWERS OF THE THREE RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD. CALLING ON BOTH HISTORY AND MYTH, PODWAL EXPLAINS WHY JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM HOLD IT HOLY.
EN408208HOW TO CURE A FANATIC OZ, AMOS PAUL SPERRYAMOS OZ'S TWO SHORT ESSAYS ARE FULL OF VALUABLE INSIGHTS INTO THE MINDSET OF A FANATIC IN GENERAL, AS WELL AS INTO JUST AND EFFECTIVE WAYS TO DEAL WITH THE ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN CONFLICT.
EN408209ELECTED MEMBERRUBENS, BERNICE ELIZABETH LONDON"IN THIS 1970 BOOKER PRIZE-WINNING NOVEL, NORMAN IS THE CLEVER ONE OF A CLOSELY-KNIT JEWISH FAMILY IN LONDON'S EAST END. INFANT PRODIGY, BRILLIANT BARRISTER, THE APPLE OF HIS PARENTS' EYES-UNTIL AT 41 HE BECOMES A DRUG ADDICT, CONFINED TO HIS BEDROOM, AT THE MERCY OF HIS HALLUCINATIONS AND PARANOIA. "
EN408210OMAHA BLUES A MEMORY LOOP LELYVEID, JOSEPH PAUL SPERRYIN THIS MEMOIR, THE AUTHOR REFLECTS ON FAMILIAL ECCENTRICITIES AS HE SORTS THROUGH HIS DYING FATHER'S BELONGINGS. HE RECALLS NOT JUST HIS OWN PAST, BUT THAT OF HIS RABBI FATHER AND SHAKESPEAREAN SCHOLAR MOTHER, AS WELL AS POLITICAL EVENTS OF THEIR TIME, LIKE THE SCOTTSBORO TRIALS AND THE ZIONIST MOVEMENT.
EN408211LOVE WITH NOODLESAN AMOROUS WIDOWER'S TALEFREUND, HARRY LPAUL SPERRYFREUND'S DEBUT NOVEL, SET AMONGST THE PARK AVENUE JEWISH SOCIAL SET, SKATES BY ON A BREEZE OF LIGHT SOCIAL COMEDY. TWO YEARS AFTER HIS BELOVED WIFE'S DEATH, 60-YEAR-OLD UPPER EAST SIDE STOCKBROKER DAN GELDER FINDS HIMSELF "BACK IN THE SADDLE," PURSUED BY ELIGIBLE WOMEN OF A CERTAIN AGE, EACH LOOKING FOR LOVE AND COMFORT IN THEIR RAPIDLY APPROACHING GOLDEN YEARS.
EN408212LION OF HOLLYWOOD THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF LOUIS B.MAYER EYMAN, SCOTT AUDREY FLAMBERGMAYER'S "MANIA FOR QUALITY" DROVE MGM TO THE TOP OF HOLLYWOOD'S STUDIO SYSTEM, WHILE HIS MELODRAMATIC FAINTING SPELLS AND CRYING JAGS WOULD FREQUENTLY INDUCE FELLOW EXECUTIVES OR STARS TO RELENT. EYMAN'S EXTENSIVE KNOWLEDGE OF OLD HOLLYWOOD, HIS SCRUPULOUS RESEARCH AND HIS REFUSAL TO INDICT THE OFTEN-PILLORIED MAYER MAKE THIS BIOGRAPHY AN OFTEN REVELATORY DELIGHT.
EN408213ESTHER STORIESORNER, PETER LORNA KOCHE "THIS COLLECTION PRESENTS 34 STORIES THAT SPAN AMERICA. THOUGH THE PHYSICAL TERRITORY COVERED IS BROAD, THE EMOTIONAL PROBING OF THE CHARACTERS IS THE HIGH POINT HERE. THE BOOK IS DIVIDED INTO FOUR PARTS: THE FIRST TWO CONCERN THE LIVES OF UNRELATED STRANGERS; THE LAST TWO PRESENT TWO ASSIMILATED JEWISH FAMILIES, ONE ON THE EAST COAST, THE OTHER IN THE MIDWEST. "
EN408214IN THE BEGINNING: BIBLICAL CREATION AND SCIENCE AVIEZER, NATHANCRAIG DAVENPORTTHE AUTHOR DOES A TRULY CREDIBLE JOB IN CONNECTING THE BIBLICAL STORY OF CREATION WITH SCIENCE'S MOST RECENT FINDINGS ABOUT THE PHYSICAL WORLD. IT IS AN INTERESTING STUDY ABOUT EVOLUTION AND ORIGINS FROM A BIBLICAL AND A SCIENTIFIC POINT OF VIEW.
EN408215KABBALAH: A LOVE STORYKUSHNER, LAWRENCE ELLEN DAVIDTHE AUTHOR STITCHES TOGETHER A SERIES OF INTERCONNECTED NARRATIVES THAT RANGE ACROSS MORE THAN EIGHT CENTURIES AND TRANSPORT THE READER FROM 20TH CENTURY NEW YORK TO MEDIEVAL SPAIN TO POLAND DURING THE HOLOCAUST. THE MAIN THREAD THAT LINKS THESE TALES IS THE STORY OF RABBI KALMAN STERN, A SCHOLAR OF JEWISH MYSTICISM WHOSE PSYCHIC SCARS FROM HIS FIRST WIFE'S DECISION TO ABANDON HIM FOR ANOTHER MAN EARLY IN THEIR MARRIAGE HAVE STUNTED HIS EMOTIONAL LIFE, PREVENTING HIM FROM CONNECTING WITH ANY OTHER WOMEN.
EN408216CRADLE ROBBERSWALDMAN, AYELET TANYA SHERMANJULIET APPLEBAUM, LAWYER TURNED STAY-AT-HOME MOTHER AND PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, IS TRYING TO COPE WITH NURSING HER THIRD CHILD AND KEEPING HER MARRIAGE ALIVE. MEANWHILE, SHE AND HER BUSINESS PARTNER, AL, GET A NEW CASE THAT WILL TAKE THEM INTO THE GRIM WORLD OF INCARCERATED MOTHERS.
EN408217BLUE NUDE: A NOVELROSNER, ELIZABETH SANDI SKODNIKTHIS BOOK IS A HAUNTING PORTRAIT OF INDIVIDUALS TORMENTED BY THEIR PAST. TOLD FROM THE POINT OF VIEW OF THREE PROTAGONISTS--SIBLINGS DANZIG AND MARGOT, CHILDREN OF A NAZI OFFICIAL, AND MERAV, AN ISRAELI SOLDIER AND GRANDDAUGHTER OF A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR--ROSNER SHIFTS FROM CONTEMPORARY SAN FRANCISCO TO POSTWAR GERMANY AS SHE TANTALIZINGLY REVEALS EACH CHARACTER'S PSYCHIC WOUNDS.
EN408218BUBBE ISABELLA AND THE SUKKOT CAKE TERWILLIGER, KELLYDIANE LIPMANONE SUKKOT, BUBBE ISABELLA BUILDS A SUKKAH. EACH NIGHT SHE WISHES FOR SOMEONE TO SIT WITH HER AND SHARE HER FRESHLY BAKED LEMON CAKE. JUST AS SHE IS ABOUT TO DISASSEMBLE IT, A BOY ASKS FOR HER COLORED CLOTH TO MAKE A FLAG FOR THE SIMCHAT TORAH HOLIDAY PROCESSION. BUBBE ISABELLA IS HAPPY TO FINALLY BE ABLE TO SHARE HER SUKKAH WITH SOMEONE ELSE.
EN408219HEY, LITTLE ANT HOOSE, PHILLIP M. CYNTHIA HARRISBASED ON A SONG, THIS BOOK HAS A MESSAGE: RESPECT ALL CREATURES AND THEIR RIGHT TO LIVE. AN ANT, LOADED DOWN WITH TWO SHOPPING BAGS, IS CONFRONTED BY A HUMAN YOUNGSTER INTENT ON STEPPING ON HIM. BEFORE THE BOY CAN CARRY OUT HIS THREAT, THE ANT BEGS HIM TO RECONSIDER. THE BOY IS URGED TO LOOK AT THINGS FROM THE ANT'S POINT OF VIEW BEFORE DECIDING ON HIS COURSE OF ACTION.
EN408220FORTUNE TELLER'S KISSAMERICAN LIVESSEROTTE, BRENDA NORMA FIRE SEROTTE'S MEMOIR TELLS OF HER GROWING UP IN THE BRONX IN A SEPHARDIC JEWISH FAMILY AMONG ASHKENAZI NEIGHBORS. SHE WRITES OF HER TURKISH-BORN RELATIVES, THEIR CUSTOMS AND RITUALS, AND HOW SHE CAME DOWN WITH POLIO SHORTLY BEFORE HER EIGHTH BIRTHDAY. DESCRIPTIONS OF HER FAMILY MEMBERS ARE WHAT MAKE THIS MEMOIR A JOY TO READ.
EN408221THERE ARE JEWS IN MY HOUSE: STORIES VAPNYAR, LARA JOAN PLATNIKIN HER FIRST BOOK, VAPNYAR, A RECENT RUSSIAN EMIGRANT, DRAMATIZES AN ARRAY OF RUSSIAN AND RUSSIAN AMERICAN EXPERIENCES IN SIX NEATLY CONSTRUCTED AND EMOTIONALLY INTRICATE SHORT STORIES. IN THE TITLE STORY, GALINA, A RUSSIAN LIBRARIAN IN A SMALL NAZI-OCCUPIED TOWN TAKES IN HER BEST FRIEND, RAYA, A JEWISH WOMAN WITH AN EIGHT-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER. AS TIME PASSES, GALINA NURSES AN INCREASING NUMBER OF PETTY GRUDGES, UNTIL SHE CONSIDERS GOING TO THE NAZI AUTHORITIES.
EN408222BROKEN FOR YOU KALOOS, STEPHANIE JOAN PLATNIK MARGARET HUGHES LIVES ALONE IN A SEATTLE MANSION, DIVORCED FROM HER HUSBAND AFTER THE DEATH OF THEIR SON. WANDA SCHULTZ, ABANDONED AS A CHILD BY HER PARENTS, CANNOT ACCEPT THE REJECTION OF HER LOVER, PETER, WHOSE SOLITARY POSTCARD BRINGS HER ACROSS THE COUNTRY IN SEARCH OF HIM. WHEN CANCER SENDS MARGARET A WAKE-UP CALL, SHE OPENS HER HOME AND HER HEART: FIRST TO WANDA AND THEN TO A FLOOD OF OTHER NEW "FAMILY" MEMBERS AS SHE LEARNS TO INTERACT WITH PEOPLE AND EVENTUALLY TO ATONE FOR A PAST CRIME SHE ONLY GRADUALLY UNDERSTANDS.
EN408223JOURNEY THAT SAVED CURIOUS GEORGE THE TRUE WARTIME ESCAPE OF MARGRET AND H.A. REY BORDEN, LOUISENORMA FIRECURIOUS GEORGE IS BELOVED AND KNOWN BY ADULTS AND KIDS AROUND THE WORLD - BUT FEW HAVE HEARD OF THE HISTORY OF HIS CREATORS, HANS AND MARGRET REY, WHO HAD TO FLEE THEIR PARIS HOME AS THE GERMANS INVADED. THEIR JOURNEY ON BICYCLES WITH THEIR CHILDREN'S BOOK MANUSCRIPTS AMONG THEIR FEW POSSESSIONS IS RECOUNTED IN THIS BOOK WITH FLARE AND DRAMA.
EN408224CATASTROPHIST LAWRENCE DOUGLAS TOM CARROLLACADEMIC SUPERSTAR DANIEL WELLINGTON IS ON THE FAST TRACK AND IS VERY HAPPILY MARRIED. HOWEVER, WHEN HIS WIFE INFORMS HIM THAT SHE IS PREGNANT, HE IS STRICKEN WITH A CATASTROPHIC FEAR OF THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF FATHERHOOD. HIS BEHAVIOR BECOMES INCREASINGLY ERRATIC. WHILE WORKING AS A CONSULTANT ON A PROJECT TO BUILD A HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL IN BERLIN, HE FINDS HIMSELF COMPULSIVELY LYING IN INTERVIEWS, CLAIMING TO BE THE CHILD OF SURVIVORS. AS DANIEL'S LIFE IMPLODES ON ALL FRONTS, THE AUTHOR TAKES INCREASINGLY FUNNY SHOTS AT MARRIAGE, ACADEMIA, AND MODERN ART.
EN408225BORDER OF TRUTH A NOVEL REDEL, VICTORIAJAN BURRELLAT 41, SARA, AN ACADEMIC IN MANHATTAN, REGISTERS WITH AN INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION AGENCY, AND SHE IS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE HER FAMILY HISTORY. SHE KNOWS HER LOVING, WIDOWED FATHER, RICHARD, CAME TO THE U.S. AS A HOLOCAUST REFUGEE IN THE 1940S, BUT HE DOES NOT TALK ABOUT IT. WHAT IS HE HOLDING BACK? AS THE FAMILY MYSTERY BUILDS TO A CLIMAX, THE REVELATIONS OF LOVE, GUILT, BETRAYAL, LOSS, AND DENIAL ARE HAUNTING.
EN408226WOMAN OF UNCERTAIN CHARACTER THE AMOROUS AND RADICAL ADVENTURES OF MY MOTHER JENNIE (WHO ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A RESPECTABLE JEWISH MOM) BY H SIGAL, CLANCYJENNIE PERSILY WAS A STYLISH RUSSIAN-JEWISH AMERICAN LABOR ORGANIZER (AND SINGLE MOTHER) WHO COULD OUTSMART AND STARE DOWN THE TOUGHEST CHICAGO COPS AND SOUTHERN SHERIFFS. SIGAL, WHO BECAME A HOLLYWOOD SCREENWRITER BLACKLISTED IN THE MCCARTHY ERA, ACCOMPANIED HIS BRAVE, ZEALOUS MOTHER ALL ACROSS THE SOUTH DURING THE 1930S AS SHE TOOK ON THE DANGEROUS WORK OF ORGANIZING BLACK WOMEN WORKERS, THEN HELD HIS OWN IN CHICAGO'S TOUGH JEWISH NEIGHBORHOOD KNOWN WITH ALL DUE HILARITY AS THE GREAT VEST SIDE.
EN408227RESPONSIBLE MEN A NOVELEDWARD SCHWARZSCHILD MAX WOLINSKY, A SWINDLING SALESMAN, REVISITS HIS PHILADELPHIA STOMPING GROUNDS. AFTER A YEAR OF EXILE IN FLORIDA, FOLLOWING HIS WIFE'S INFIDELITY, MAX RETURNS TO SEE HIS FATHER AND STROKE-IMPAIRED UNCLE AND TO ATTEND HIS SON NATHAN'S BAR MITZVAH, BUT THE TRIP GOES SOUR WHEN OLD ASSOCIATES WANT IN ON HIS LATEST SCAM. AS MAX GEARS UP FOR A MIDLIFE CRISIS, HE BEGINS TO QUESTION HIS OWN DUPLICITY AND MEETS A WOMAN WHO MIGHT JUST KEEP HIM HONEST.
EN408228HEART IS KATMANDU HOFFMAN, YOEL ROSEANNE RUBINO YEHOAHIM AND BATYA COME TOGETHER IN MODERN-DAY HAIFA; EACH HAS AN UNCERTAIN PAST THAT INCLUDES LOST LOVE. WE ARE GIVEN A GLIMPSE INTO THEIR MINDS, WHERE ORDINARY WORDS AND OBJECTS BECOME TOTEMS, RELIGION AND ART SERVE AS TOUCHSTONES, AND MEANING IS AS EPHEMERAL AS LOVE ITSELF.
EN408229COYOTE DREAMSTEIN, JESSICA DAVIS JAN BURRELLSARAH FRIEDMAN, RAISED AS AN OBSERVANT JEW IN NEW YORK CITY, FALLS FOR BEN LONEFEATHER, A MAN NOT ONLY A GENTILE, BUT A NAVAJO. WHEN HER PARENTS ARE CONFRONTED WITH THE SERIOUSNESS OF THE SITUATION THE "WORLDS COLLIDE". WILDLY DIFFERENT GEOGRAPHIES, BACKGROUNDS, AND CULTURES CANNOT DETER THE COUPLE'S PASSIONATE CONNECTION.
EN408230I PROMISE TO KEEP QUIET (AFTER I'M DEAD) BECKER, LEA HOPE AUDREY FLAMBURG THE AUTHOR'S FERVENT DESIRE IS TO REDUCE THE COMPLEXITIES OF THE UNIVERSE TO A FEW PRACTICAL IDEAS FOR BETTER LIVING. HER ADVICE TO BOTH YOUNG AND OLD IS: "SAY SOMETHING FUNNY YOU CAN LAUGH AT EVERY SINGLE DAY -- IT CAN EVEN BE SILLY AND MIGHT BE WORTH JOTTING DOWN FOR FUTURE REFERENCE."
EN408231MURDERER IN THE MIKDASH ROTHSTEIN, GIDON TIM ZAGEN RACHEL TUCKER, AN ABC NEWS ANCHORWOMAN TEMPORARILY LIVING IN ISRAEL, HAS JUST HAD A BABY AND LOST HER BEST FRIEND TO SUDDEN RESPIRATORY DISTRESS. HER ATTEMPTS TO FIND THE REAL CAUSE OF THAT FRIEND'S DEATH FORCE HER TO CONFRONT UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTHS ABOUT THE MESSIANIC SOCIETY THAT ISRAEL HAS BECOME, ABOUT HERSELF, AND ABOUT HOW SHE CAN OR CANNOT FIND HER PLACE IN THAT WORLD.
EN408232IT'S SID BERNSTEIN CALLING THE AMAZING STORY OF THE PROMOTER WHO MADE ENTERTAINMENT HISTORY BERNSTEIN, SID & AARON, ARTHUR IRVING GOLDFARB"IT'S NOT EVERY DAY THAT YOU MAKE THE MOST IMPORTANT PHONE CALL OF YOUR LIFE BASED ON A WISH AND A HUNCH. BUT THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT PROMOTER SID BERNSTEIN DID WHEN, FEELING THAT THE TIME WAS RIGHT FOR THE BEATLES TO PLAY AMERICA, HE PLACED A SINGLE CALL TO BRIAN EPSTEIN AND ARRANGED THE POP GROUP'S HISTORY-MAKING EVENT AT CARNEGIE HALL. A YEAR LATER, SID PRESENTED JOHN, PAUL, GEORGE AND RINGO TO A SOLD-OUT SHEA STADIUM. THAT UNFORGETTABLE PERFORMANCE, THE FIRST CONCERT IN A VENUE THAT LARGE, CHANGED THE FACE OF MUSIC. "
EN408233DAYS OF AWE NISSENSON, HUGH MARY ANN DEROSATHE NATIONAL TRAGEDY OF 9/11 COLLIDES WITH THE PERSONAL TRAGEDY OF A MANHATTAN BOOK ILLUSTRATOR ARTIE RUBIN LIVES ON THE UPPER WEST SIDE WITH HIS WIFE, JOHANNA. AT THE ATTACK ON THE WORLD TRADE CENTER MIDBOOK, NISSENSON BROADENS THE SCOPE TO INCLUDE FRIENDS, ACQUAINTANCES AND CHARACTERS WHO GET CAUGHT IN THE ATTACKS. JOHANNA SUFFERS A SERIOUS HEART ATTACK; ARTIE STRUGGLES TO MAINTAIN HIS PERSPECTIVE.
EN408234TEN THOUSAND CHILDREN TRUE STORIES TOLD BY CHILDREN WHO ESCAPED THE HOLOCAUST ON THE KINDERTRANSPORT FOX, ANNE; ABRAHAM-PODIETZ, EVA MARILYN BECK"TELLS THE TRUE STORIES OF CHILDREN WHO ESCAPED NAZI GERMANY ON THE KINDERTRANSPORT, A RESCUE MISSION LED BY CONCERNED BRITISH TO SAVE JEWISH CHILDREN FROM THE HOLOCAUST. "
EN408235POMEGRANATE SEEDS LATIN AMERICAN JEWISH TALES GROSSER NAGARAJAN, NADIA BARBARA FERBERTHESE THIRTY-FOUR TALES SPAN THE 500 YEARS OF JEWISH PRESENCE IN LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN. THE FOLKTALES AND CULTURAL ORAL NARRATIVES WERE OFTEN BASED ON ACTUAL EVENTS, RECORDED NOT ONLY FROM THE ASHKENAZI PERSPECTIVE BUT FROM THE SEPHARDIC AND ORIENTAL AS WELL. LIKE DISPERSED POMEGRANATE SEEDS, ALL THE STORIES COME FROM A COMMON CLUSTER, YET EACH IS A SEPARATE KERNEL.
EN408236ELIJAH'S TEARSSTORIES FOR THE JEWISH HOLIDAYS PEARL, SYDELLE BARBARA FERBERTHE PROPHET ELIJAH IS THE UNIFYING PERSONA OF THESE FIVE ORIGINAL STORIES SET DURING FOUR JEWISH HOLIDAYS: PASSOVER, SUCCOT, HANUKKAH, AND YOM KIPPUR. ALTHOUGH HE IS TRADITIONALLY ASSOCIATED WITH PASSOVER, ELIJAH IS COMMANDED BY GOD TO SEARCH FOR PIETY AND GOOD DEEDS ALL THROUGH THE YEAR. IN EACH SELECTION, HE ENABLES THOSE WITH SPIRITUAL NEEDS TO FIND DIVINE INSPIRATION AND REWARDS IN THEIR DAILY LIVES.
EN408237WE JEWS AND BLACKSMEMOIR WITH POEMS BARNSTONE, WILLIS PAUL SPERRYTHIS MOVING AND ASTONISHING MEMOIR IS A MEDITATION ON THE THORNY POLITICS OF RACIAL AND ETHNIC IDENTITY AND HOW THEY HAVE SHAPED AMERICAN LIFE AND CULTURE. BARNSTONE, A PROFESSOR OF COMPARATIVE LITERATURE AT INDIANA UNIVERSITY, WAS BORN IN THE 1920S TO A JEWISH FAMILY BUT FROM AN EARLY AGE WAS TAUGHT TO "PASS" AS "WHITE"-I.E., CHRISTIAN AND ACCEPTABLE TO MAINSTREAM U.S. CULTURE. BARNSTONE IS FASCINATED WITH THE IDEA OF "PASSING" AND HOW DESTRUCTIVE IT IS.
EN408238FINE ROMANCE JEWISH SONGWRITERS, AMERICAN SONGS LEHMAN, DAVID WIN ROBBINSLEHMAN, POET, ANTHOLOGIST AND CRITIC (THE LAST AVANT-GARDE), MELDS DREAMY PERSONAL REFLECTIONS WITH IMPRESSIVE ARCHIVAL EXCAVATION FOR A THOROUGH LOOK AT THE POPULAR EARLY-20TH-CENTURY SONGWRITERS AND WHAT MADE THEIR WORK QUINTESSENTIALLY JEWISH.
EN408239NOWHERE IN AFRICAAN AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL ZWEIG, STEFANIE JAN BURRELLTHE NOVEL IS BASED ON ZWEIG'S PERSONAL EXPERIENCE AS A GERMAN JEWISH REFUGEE CHILD IN KENYA DURING WORLD WAR II. THE IRONIC MIX OF ANGER AND SORROW IS UNFORGETTABLE.
EN408240DROPPED FROM HEAVEN STORIESJUDAH, SOPHIE PAMELA VASSILTHE 19 STORIES IN JUDAH'S DEBUT EXPLORE THE LITTLE KNOWN JEWISH COMMUNITY OF BENE ISRAEL IN INDIA OVER THE COURSE OF MORE THAN A CENTURY.
EN408241WRITING A JEWISH LIFEMEMOIRSRAPHAEL, LEV JAYSON BERKSHIREWRITING A JEWISH LIFE CHRONICLES NOVELIST LEV RAPHAEL'S STRUGGLE TO CLAIM BOTH HIS RELIGIOUS AND SEXUAL IDENTITIES, AND THE HAPPINESS HE SUBSEQUENTLY FOUND. A SON OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS, RAPHAEL GREW UP IN AN UNMISTAKABLY JEWISH BUT NONRELIGIOUS HOME. HOWEVER, AS AN ADULT HE INITIATED HIS OWN AFFILIATIONS WITH JUDAISM: HE HAD A BAR MITZVAH AT AGE 30, WENT TO ISRAEL TWICE, AND FELL IN LOVE WITH A JEWISH MAN.
EN408242CHESED BOOMERANG HOW ACTS OF KINDNESS ENRICH OUR LIVES DOUECK, JACK JACK DOUECK, ASHER SUSSWANT TO MAKE THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE BUT DON'T KNOW HOW? DOUECK, POSITING THAT ACTS OF KINDNESS DO NOT GO UNREWARDED, SETS OUT TO TEACH READERS HOW THEY CAN HELP IMPROVE THE WORLD AND, IN THE PROCESS, ENRICH THEIR OWN LIVES. WITH INSPIRING EXAMPLES OF REAL PEOPLE WHO PRACTICE EVERYDAY KINDNESS, AND HELPFUL CITATIONS, PROGRESS CHARTS, AND OTHER TOOLS, HE GUIDES READERS TO NEW WAYS ANYONE - SCHOLAR OR LAYMAN, COMMUNITY LEADER OR COMMUNITY MEMBER, WELL EDUCATED IN JUDAISM OR JUST A BEGINNER - CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE AND CHANGE THE WORLD. © 2000
EN408243WHO SHE WAS MY SEARCH FOR MY MOTHER'S LIFE FREEDMAN, SAMUEL G. BAZ SNIDERFREEDMAN'S MOTHER, ELEANOR, DIED OF CANCER AT AGE 50. THIRTY YEARS LATER, HE HAS WRITTEN A VIVID STORY, HER STORY, WITH ALL THE NARRATIVE ENERGY OF A NOVEL. SHE WAS A LOVELY GIRL, AND SHE LOVED BEING ADMIRED. SHE GREW UP IN THE EAST BRONX, SURROUNDED BY JEWISH EASTERN EUROPEAN IMMIGRANTS LIKE HER FAMILY. WITH TOUCHING ANECDOTES SUPPLIED BY FREEDMAN'S RELATIVES AND ELEANOR'S SURVIVING FRIENDS, THE AUTHOR RELAYS HOW ELEANOR CLASHED WITH HER DOMINEERING MOTHER, OVER ISSUES OF LOVE, MARRIAGE, EDUCATION, CULTURE AND CAREER.
EN40824425 QUESTIONS FOR A JEWISH MOTHER GOLD, JUDY: RYAN, KATE MOIRA SANDI SKODNIKA VERY FUNNY AND WELL-WRITTEN BOOK BASED ON INTERVIEWS CONDUCTED ACROSS AMERICA WITH MORE THAN 50 JEWISH WOMEN OF DIFFERENT AGES AND OCCUPATIONS. AT TIMES HILARIOUSLY FUNNY, ENDEARING, COMPLEX, RELEVANT FOR EVERYONE AND ALWAYS TOUCHING. AN INSIGHTFUL VIEW OF THE MOTHER/CHILD RELATIONSHIP.
EN408245AMONG THE RIGHTEOUS LOST STORIES FROM THE HOLOCAUST'S LONG REACH INTO ARAB LANDS SATLOFF, ROBERT ARLENE SIMON ROBERT SATLOFF IS A MAN WITH A MISSION. HE BELIEVES THAT IF CONTEMPORARY ARABS KNEW ABOUT ARABS WHO RESCUED JEWS DURING THE HOLOCAUST, THEY WOULD REJECT THE HOLOCAUST DENIAL AND ANTI-SEMITISM THAT ARE NOW SO PREVALENT IN THE ARAB/MUSLIM WORLD. THIS BOOK TELLS OF HIS QUEST TO TRACK DOWN THE HISTORY OF THOSE ARABS' DEEDS.
EN408246LADY UPSTAIRSDOROTHY SCHIFF AND THE NEW YORK POSTNISSENSON, MARILYN TIM ZAGININ THIS TANTALIZING BIOGRAPHY, NISSENSON REVEALS A FASCINATING WOMAN WHO MANAGED THE POST FROM 1939 UNTIL 1976, WHEN SHE SOLD IT TO RUPERT MURDOCH. NISSENSON OFFERS AN INTERTWINED LOOK AT THE LIFE OF SCHIFF AND THE POST DURING THE MAJOR SOCIAL AND POLITICAL DEVELOPMENTS OF AMERICAN LIFE. SCHIFF'S PERSONAL LIFE WAS AGLITTER WITH ROMANCES WITH PROMINENT MEN, INCLUDING FRANKLIN ROOSEVELT, AND SHE WAS NOT AVERSE TO USING HER SOCIAL STATUS AND PERSONAL CHARM TO ADVANCE THE POST.
EN408247TAKING CARE OF CLEOA NOVELBRODER, BILL SANDY SKODNIKJEWISH IDENTITY, AUTISM AND BOOTLEGGING FORM THE UNLIKELY FRAMEWORK FOR THIS SET IN A LAKESIDE MICHIGAN TOWN DURING PROHIBITION. REBECCA BEARWALD LONGS TO ESCAPE THE CONFINES OF SMALLTOWN LIFE IN CHARLEVOIX, WHERE HER FAMILY IS THE ONLY JEWISH ONE, BUT HER PARENTS EXPECT HER TO STAY AT HOME TO TAKE CARE OF CLEO, REBECCA'S AUTISTIC OLDER SISTER. BUT REBECCA DEFIES HER PARENTS, SECRETLY APPLYING FOR A SCHOLARSHIP AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN.
EN408248HEART HAS REASONS HOLOCAUST RESCUERS AND THEIR STORIES OF COURAGE KLEMPNER, MARK EMERY THOMPSONMARK KLEMPNER EXAMINES THE LIVES OF 10 DUTCH RESCUERS WHO SAVED JEWISH CHILDREN DURING THE NAZI OCCUPATION OF THEIR COUNTRY DURING WORLD WAR II. ASKED WHY SHE HELPED WHILE SO MANY OTHERS STOOD BY, ONE OF THE RESCUERS REPLIED, "THE HEART HAS REASONS."
EN408249JEWS AND THE AMERICAN SOUL HUMAN NATURE IN THE 20TH CENTURYHEINZE, ANDREW R. WIN ROBBINSTHIS GROUNDBREAKING, WONDERFULLY RESEARCHED AND CONSISTENTLY PROVOCATIVE BOOK SUGGESTS THAT WHILE TRADITIONAL PROTESTANT VALUES FORMED THE FOUNDATION OF THE NATION'S PRESCRIPTION FOR HAPPINESS, AFTER 1900 JEWISH THINKERS-FROM FREUD AND ADLER, TO THE 1950S POPULAR PSYCHOLOGY OF DR. JOYCE BROTHERS AND ANN LANDERS-PROVIDED A FRAMEWORK TO SHAPE THE AMERICAN PSYCHE AND "INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT."
EN408250LIVING PROOFISLER, ALAN PAUL SPERRYCYRIL ENTWISTLE, WOMANIZER AND WORLD-CLASS LIAR, HAS CHOSEN STAN KOPS, AN ACADEMIC, TO WRITE HIS BIOGRAPHY. OUR NARRATOR IS ROBIN SINCLAIR, WHOSE MOTHER WAS ONCE ENTWISTLE'S MISTRESS. IN HIS BOOK ALAN ISLER ACHIEVES ONCE MORE HIS UNIQUE BLEND OF COMEDY AND TRAGEDY AS HE EXPLORES QUESTIONS HAVING TO DO WITH THE DEPENDABILITY OF FACTS AND TRUTHS AS THEY ARE RECORDED IN MEMORY, HISTORY AND BIOGRAPHY. AND IN DOING SO, HE HAS PRODUCED A RICH TRANS-ATLANTIC SOCIAL SATIRE.
EN408251POWER, FAITH, AND FANTASYAMERICA IN THE MIDDLE EAST 1776 TO THE PRESENTOREN, MICHAEL BARLENE SIMONIN THIS ENGAGING IF UNBALANCED SURVEY, THE AUTHOR OF THE ACCLAIMED SIX DAYS OF WAR FINDS CONTINUITY IN U.S. RELATIONS WITH THE MIDDLE EAST FROM THE EARLY 19TH-CENTURY WAR AGAINST THE BARBARY PIRATES TO TODAY'S IRAQ WAR.
EN408252BOOK ABOUT MY MOTHER TALBOT, TOBY TOBY TALBOT, MAGGIE SNYDERA MEMOIR OF TOBY TALBOT'S MOTHER'S LIFE AND HER OWN CHILDHOOD. IT'S THE EXPERIENCE OF MOURNING, OF MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS, OF THE HANDING DOWN OF LIFE FROM GENERATION TO GENERATION, OF THE NEED TO GO ON.
EN408253CONSOLATION FOR AN EXILE THE CHRONICLES OF ISAAC OF GIRONA ROE, CAROLINE LLOYD MOSSTHE SPRING OF 1355 BRINGS UNEXPECTED CHANGES FOR THE BLIND JEWISH PHYSICIAN ISAAC. HIS STUDENT YUSUF HEADS TO GRENADA TO MEET HIS REAL FAMILY AFTER THEY THOUGHT HIM DEAD FOR YEARS. TWO NARROW ESCAPES FROM DANGER LEAD HIM TO BELIEVE THAT SOMEONE WITHIN THE CASTLE WALLS IS LESS THAN HAPPY ABOUT HIS RETURN. FLEEING FOR HIS LIFE, THE BOY HEADS FOR THE ONLY TRULY SAFE HAVEN HE KNOWS. ISAAC COPES WITH THE SUDDEN PASSING OF A PATIENT. NOW, ISAAC MUST USE ALL HIS SKILLS AND EVERY CLUE AT HIS DISPOSAL TO UNTANGLE AN ELABORATE WEB OF LIES AND SECRETS.
EN408254MURDER IN JERUSALEM A MICHAEL OHAYON MYSTERYGUR, BATYALLOYD MOSSTIRZAH RUBIN, SET DESIGNER FOR ISRAELI TELEVISION, IS FOUND DEAD UNDER A FALLEN MARBLE PILLAR. MICHAEL OHAYON, THE QUIET, INTROSPECTIVE CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT OF THE ISRAELI POLICE, ARRIVES ON THE SCENE TO BEGIN AN INVESTIGATION OF WHAT FIRST APPEARS TO BE AN ACCIDENT AND SOON BECOMES A CRIME. WHEN THE KILLING IS FOLLOWED BY A SECOND AND THEN A THIRD DEATH AT THE STUDIO, OHAYON AND HIS STAFF DELVE FURTHER INTO THE DEEPLY INTERTWINED LIVES OF THE VICTIMS AND THE OTHER MAJOR PLAYERS IN THIS CLOSELY KNIT TELEVISION FAMILY.
EN408255POLISH WOMAN A NOVEL MEKLER, EVA RICHARD BERGMANSET IN 1967 NEW YORK, IT IS THE STORY OF JEWISH LAWYER PHILIP LANDAU, CHARGED WITH HANDLING THE ESTATE OF A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR, WHEN A WOMAN APPEARS ON HIS DOORSTEP AND IDENTIFIES HERSELF AS THE SURVIVOR'S DAUGHTER, LONG SINCE PRESUMED DEAD. THE SITUATION APPEARS SUSPICIOUS YET PHILIP IS OBLIGATED TO RESEARCH AND EXAMINE HER STORY. IN THE PROCESS HE FALLS IN LOVE WITH HER. IN A TRIP TO POLAND, A NATION RIFE WITH POSTWAR ANTI-SEMITISM, THE TWO OF THEM UNCOVER THE FULL TRUTH THAT WILL FOREVER CHANGE THEIR RELATIONSHIP.
EN408256ONE GOD CLAPPINGTHE SPIRITUAL PATH OF A ZEN RABBILEW, ALLAN LORNA KOCHELEW'S COMPELLING SPIRITUAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY TRACES A CIRCLE FROM HIS JEWISH BOYHOOD IN BROOKLYN THROUGH A LONG, INTUITIVE QUEST THAT BROUGHT HIM TO BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA, WHERE HE PRACTICED ZEN BUDDHISM. AFTER 10 YEARS OF ZEN MEDITATION, LEW REALIZED THAT HIS IS AN UNDENIABLY JEWISH SOUL. THIS REVELATION, ACCOMPANIED BY DREAMS, VISIONS, AND UNCANNY COINCIDENCES, DROVE HIM BACK TO NEW YORK, HIS FAMILY, AND THE TEMPLE, CULMINATING IN HIS BECOMING A RABBI.
EN408257BALDWIN STREETA NOVEL RAKOFF, ALVIN TIM ZAGINROOTED IN THE VITAL JEWISH IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY OF SHOPKEEPERS IN TORONTO DURING THE DEPRESSION, THIS NOVEL TELLS SURPRISING STORIES OF FINDING HOME, OFTEN FROM THE VIEWPOINT OF TEENAGE LEONARD ABLESON. THERE IS THE TENSION BETWEEN HAUNTING MEMORIES OF WHAT WAS LEFT BEHIND VERSUS THE TOUGH STRUGGLE FOR ASSIMILATION.
EN408258BOULEVARD OF DREAMS HEADY TIMES, HEARTBREAK, AND HOPE ALONG THE GRAND CONCOURSE IN THE BRONX ROSENBLUM, CONSTANCE SANDY SKODNICKTHE BRONX'S GRAND CONCOURSE, WITH ITS ART DECO STRUCTURES, IS ONE OF NEW YORK CITY'S ARCHITECTURAL DELIGHTS, AND ITS POLITICAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY IS THE SUBJECT OF THIS NEW BOOK. IT SAW THE ARRIVAL OF JEWS IN THE FIRST FIVE DECADES OF THE 20TH CENTURY, FOLLOWED BY WAVES OF IRISH AND ITALIAN IMMIGRANTS SEEKING TO PURSUE THEIR CULTURE AND CAREERS IN A SAFE ENVIRONMENT. THE AUTHOR ALSO DISSECTS THE RIVALRY BETWEEN WEST BRONX AFFLUENCE AND THE WORKING-CLASS EAST BRONX, AND THE RACIAL TENSIONS THAT LED TO WHITE SUBURBAN FLIGHT AND THE DECLINE AND NEGLECT OF THE AREA.
EN408259OTHER SHULMAN A NOVEL ZWEIBEL, ALAN LLOYD MOSSSHULMAN IS RUNNING THE NEW YORK CITY MARATHON AND PONDERS THE TORTUROUS PATH THAT BROUGHT HIM TO SUCH AN UNLIKELY PLACE. THE AUTHOR TELLS THE HILARIOUS STORY OF THE OVERWEIGHT, STRESSED-OUT SHULMAN, WHO SOMEHOW CONVINCES HIMSELF THAT RUNNING 26.2 MILES WILL SOLVE ALL THE PROBLEMS CREATED BY HIS FAILING BUSINESS AND FLAGGING MARRIAGE.
EN408260AFTER EMANCIPATIONJEWISH RELIGIOUS RESPONSES TO MODERNITY ELLENSON, DAVID WIN ROBBINSTHIS IS A FASCINATING COLLECTION OF TWENTY-THREE ESSAYS. ELLENSON, PRESIDENT OF THE HEBREW UNION COLLEGE, HAS BEEN INTRIGUED BY THE ATTEMPTS OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN ALL DENOMINATIONS OF JUDAISM TO REDEFINE THEMSELVES AND THEIR TRADITIONS IN THE MODERN PERIOD AS BOTH THE JEWISH COMMUNITY AND INDIVIDUAL JEWS ENTERED RADICALLY NEW REALMS OF POSSIBILITY AND CHANGE.
EN408261MY PARENTS WENT THROUGH THE HOLOCAUST AND ALL I GOT WAS THIS LOUSY SHIRT A NEAR-LIFE EXPERIENCE STADNER, S. HANALA ELAINE WOLBROM"TORTURED BY A PAST FILLED WITH NAZIS AND THE PARENTS WHO FLED THEM, HANALA ESCAPED FROM MONTREAL, HEADED FOR HOLLYWOOD AND CHANGED HER NAME TO SOMETHING NOT JEWISH. SHE BECAME SUZAN STADNER, THE CREATOR AND STAR OF HER OWN TV SHOW. BUT NOT RIGHT AWAY. WHEN SHE FIRST ARRIVED, INSTEAD OF GETTING INTO ACTING, SHE GOT INTO DRUGS, ALCOHOL AND LIMOS WITH STRANGE MEN. AFTER SEVERAL OVERDOSES, SHE BECAME SOBER AND AN AEROBICS INSTRUCTOR. THE NARRATOR AND DIRECTOR OF THIS RECORDING FOUND THIS BOOK BOTH MOVING AND INSPIRING."
EN408262GRANDMOM GRODE'S GOURMET GOODIES RECIPES BY ELIZABETH GRODENEW, R. DAVIDCONNIE ZIMETELIZABETH GRODE WAS BORN IN KIEV AND CAME TO AMERICA AS AN INFANT. SHE LOVED - AND WAS LOVED FOR - BAKING FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS, MOTIVATING HER GRANDSON TO DOCUMENT HER WORK FOR THE FAMILY. THEN HE LOST HIS EYESIGHT AND REALIZED THAT AN AUDIO VERSION OF HIS GRANDMOTHER'S RECIPES WOULD BE A VALUABLE RESOURCE FOR OTHERS LIKE HIM, AND HE DONATED THE RESULTING RECORDING TO JBI. THE MAIN PART OF THE BOOK CONTAINS RECIPES FOR BAKED GOODS, FOLLOWED BY A SECTION OF NON-DESSERT RECIPES, INCLUDING SUCH JEWISH CLASSICS AS KNEIDLACH AND KUGELS. NOT AVAILABLE ON CASSETTE - DTB OR MP3 ONLY. © 2004
EN408263START-UP NATIONTHE STORY OF ISRAEL'S ECONOMIC MIRACLESENOR, DAN; SINGER, SAUL TIM ZAGENHAMPERED BY AN ARAB NATION BOYCOTT THAT MAKES REGIONAL TRADE IMPOSSIBLE AND ENDOWED WITH PRECIOUS LITTLE BY WAY OF NATURAL RESOURCES, ISRAEL HAS BEATEN THE ODDS TO BECOME A MAJOR PLAYER IN THE GLOBAL BUSINESS WORLD, ESPECIALLY IN THE TECHNOLOGY SECTOR. WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF STARTUPS PER CAPITA OF ANY NATION IN THE WORLD AND MASSIVE VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT, ISRAEL IS ONE OF THE WORLD'S ENTREPRENEURSHIP HUBS.
EN408264WHEREVER YOU GOLEEGANT, JOAN ELAINE WOLBRUM YONA TRAVELS FROM NEW YORK TO ISRAEL TO VISIT HER ESTRANGED OLDER SISTER. MARK, A RESPECTED JEWISH LECTURER, FACES HIS DRUG-ADDLED PAST. AARON, A COLLEGE STUDENT, ARRIVES AT A RADICAL OUTPOST AFTER DROPPING OUT OF HIS PROGRAM ABROAD. WHEN AN ACT OF VIOLENCE PROPELS THE CHARACTERS' LIVES IN A SHOCKING CLIMAX, THEY ARE FINALLY FORCED TO CONFRONT THE AFTERMATH OF THEIR LIFE CHOICES.
EN408265BLUE GENESA MEMOIR OF LOSS AND SURVIVALLUKAS, CHRISTOPHER PAUL SPERRY"CHRISTOPHER AND TONY LUKAS'S MOTHER COMMITTED SUICIDE WHEN THEY WERE VERY YOUNG, BUT THE BOYS WERE NEVER TOLD HOW SHE DIED. IN A SUPREMELY BRAVE EFFORT LITERALLY TO SAVE HIS OWN LIFE, LUKAS SHATTERS THE SILENCE SURROUNDING THE LONG HISTORY OF SUICIDE IN HIS HUNGARIAN-GERMAN-JEWISH FAMILY, ESPECIALLY THAT OF HIS OLDER BROTHER TONY. BEAUTIFULLY READ BY A PERSONAL FRIEND OF THE AUTHOR!"
EN408266THIS IS A SOUL THE MISSION OF RICK HODES BERGER, MARYLIN ROXANNE KLEIMANTHE REMARKABLE STORY OF RICK HODES'S JOURNEY FROM SUBURBAN AMERICA TO MOTHER TERESA'S CLINIC IN ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA. WHILE THERE, HE WAS DRAWN TO MOTHER TERESA'S MISSION IN ADDIS ABABA. IT WAS THERE THAT RICK FOUND HIS CALLING WHEN HE BEGAN CARING FOR THE SICKEST CHILDREN IN ONE OF THE WORLD'S POOREST COUNTRIES. HE BEGAN TAKING THEM INTO HIS HOME AND OFFICIALLY ADOPTED FIVE OF THEM.
EN408267BLOOD OF LORRAINEA NOVELCORRADO POPE, BARBARA ALLISON EDWARDS"POPE SETS THIS HISTORY-MYSTERY IN FRANCE IN 1894. THE MOTHER AND NURSE INSIST THAT A WANDERING JEW MURDERED THE INFANT AS PART OF A RITUAL SACRIFICE. THE CASE WAS FIRST BROUGHT TO A JEWISH COLLEAGUE OF THE MAGISTRATE BERNARD MARTIN, WHO BELIEVES IT REPRESENTS A TRAP. ACTION AND TENSION ESCALATE FROM THERE. BESIDES BEING AN ENGROSSING MYSTERY, THIS IS AN EXCELLENT EXAMINATION OF HOW PREJUDICE SEEPS INTO EVERY AREA OF LIFE. "
EN408268PLUMES OSTRICH FEATHERS, JEWS, AND A LOST WORLD OF GLOBAL COMMERCESTEIN, SARAH ABREVAYA BARBARA FEINSTEINTHE THIRST FOR EXOTIC ORNAMENT AMONG FASHIONABLE WOMEN IN EUROPE AND AMERICA PROMPTED A GLOBAL TRADE IN OSTRICH FEATHERS THAT FLOURISHED FROM THE 1880S UNTIL THE FIRST WORLD WAR. WHEN FEATHERS FELL OUT OF FASHION WITH CONSUMERS, THE RESULT WAS AN ECONOMIC CATASTROPHE FOR MANY. THIS BOOK IS A STORY OF GLOBAL COMMERCE, COLONIAL ECONOMIC PRACTICES, AND THE RISE AND FALL OF A GLAMOROUS LUXURY ITEM.
EN408269LEGACIES STORIES OF COURAGE, HUMOR, AND RESILIENCE, OF LOVE, LOSS, AND LIFE-CHANGING ENCOUNTERS, BY NEW WRITERS SIXTY AND OLDEREDITED BY LEIBOVITZ, MAURY; SOLOMON, LINDA ELLEN DAVIDA COLLECTION OF STORIES WRITTEN BY PEOPLE WHO ARE SIXTY OR OLDER REPRESENTS A BROAD SPECTRUM OF INDIVIDUALS OF EVERY RACE, CLASS, AND RELIGION.
EN408270KING'S JEWS MONEY, MASSACRE AND EXODUS IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND MUNDILL, ROBIN R. NIKKI JAMESIN 1290 ENGLAND BECAME THE FIRST COUNTRY TO EXPEL A JEWISH MINORITY FROM ITS BORDERS. THEY WERE ALLOWED TO TAKE THEIR PORTABLE PROPERTY BUT THEIR HOUSES WERE CONFISCATED BY THE KING. THE AUTHOR CONSIDERS THE JEWS OF MEDIEVAL ENGLAND AS VICTIMS OF VIOLENCE. WHAT EMERGES IS A PICTURE OF A LOST SOCIETY WHICH HAD MUCH TO CONTRIBUTE AND YET WAS TURNED AWAY.
EN408271PRAGUE SPRING A SIMON WOLFE MYSTERY DEL BOURGO, DAVIDMD LAUFER"THE MURDER OF A UNITED STATES CONGRESSMAN'S SON SENDS INSPECTOR SIMON WOLFE OF THE SAN FRANCISCO POLICE DEPARTMENT ON A PURSUIT IN WHICH HE IS BLACKMAILED WITH HIS PAST AS AN ISRAELI ASSASSIN. WHEN INSPECTOR WOLFE FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE DEAD BOY'S PSYCHIATRIST AND MUST PROTECT HER FROM A ROGUE NAZI OPERATIVE, HE IS FORCED TO COME TO TERMS WITH HIS UNCOMPROMISING NOTIONS OF JUSTICE THAT WERE FORMED WHEN HE WAS A PRISONER IN AUSCHWITZ. "
EN408272I'M NOT GOING BACK WARTIME MEMOIR OF A CHILD EVACUEE WINTROB, KITTY ALLISON EDWARDSAT THE START OF WORLD WAR II, THOUSANDS OF SCHOOL-CHILDREN ARE EVACUATED FROM LONDON TO THE BRITISH COUNTRYSIDE BEFORE GERMAN BOMBS BEGIN TO FALL. KITTY SIMMONDS, A 10-YEAR-OLD GIRL, ISN'T PLEASED TO BE LEAVING HER MUM BEHIND. ONCE IN THE COUNTRYSIDE, SHE'S STUNNED AT THE HARDSHIPS SHE HAS TO ENDURE FROM HER "FOSTER PARENTS" AS SHE STRUGGLES TO MAINTAIN HER JEWISH IDENTITY IN AN ALIEN WORLD.
EN408273GERMANS INTO JEWS REMAKING THE JEWISH SOCIAL BODY IN THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC GILLERMAN, SHARON WIN ROBBINS"THE BOOK TURNS TO AN OFTEN OVERLOOKED AND MISUNDERSTOOD PERIOD OF GERMAN AND JEWISH HISTORY-THE YEARS BETWEEN THE WORLD WARS. IT HAS BEEN ASSUMED THAT THE JEWISH COMMUNITY IN GERMANY WAS IN DECLINE DURING THE WEIMAR REPUBLIC. BUT THE AUTHOR DEMONSTRATES THAT WEIMAR JEWS SOUGHT TO RECONFIGURE THEIR COMMUNITY AS A MEANS BOTH OF STRENGTHENING THE GERMAN NATION AND OF CREATING A MORE EXPANSIVE AND AUTONOMOUS JEWISH ENTITY WITHIN THE GERMAN STATE. "
EN408274DIAMONDS KREITMAN, ESTHER SELMA MARGUILESTHE STORY OF AN ORTHODOX JEWISH DIAMOND MERCHANT IN ANTWERP ON THE EVE OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR. HE IS HARD TO PLEASE, HIS SON IS DRIFTING AND HIS DAUGHTER IS A SPENDTHRIFT. AS THE KAISER'S ARMY CLOSES IN ON ANTWERP PANIC ENSUES AND THE FAMILY FLEES TO LONDON.
EN408275WHAT PHILIP ROTH NEVER TOLD YOU THE TRUE STORY OF A NEWARK GIRL STATLANDER, JANE ROXANNE KLEIMANTRACES THE LIFE OF A GIRL BORN IN NEWARK TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS. EVENTS OCCUR AS IN A DREAM OR POEM, WHERE, AMONG OTHERS, SHE INVOKES AND EXCORIATES PHILIP ROTH, ANOTHER NEWARK NATIVE.
EN408276GILDED LILYLILY SAFRA: THE MAKING OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST WIDOWS VINCENT, ISABEL MAGGIE SNIDER THE MESMERIZING BIOGRAPHY OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S RICHEST WOMEN, LILY SAFRA, THE WIDOW OF MONACO BANKER EDMOND SAFRA, WHO DIED IN A SUSPICIOUS FIRE IN HIS MONTE CARLO PENTHOUSE IN 1999.
EN408277MATCHES A NOVEL KAUFMAN, ALAN RICHARD RUBINTHE TITLE IS AN ISRAELI ARMY TERM FOR A SOLDIER, OR ONE WHO "STRIKES, BURNS, AND DIES." NATHAN FALK IS AN AMERICAN EXPATRIATE SERVING IN THE ISRAELI DEFENSE FORCE (IDF). HIS UNIT IS REPEATEDLY CALLED UP TO SERVE IN THE WEST BANK AND GAZA. THE AUTHOR CAPTURES THE ABSURDITY OF THE WAR AND THE POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE MIDDLE EAST. IT SHOWS HOW WAR DAMAGES A MAN'S SOUL.
EN408278PESACH FOR THE REST OF USMAKING THE PASSOVER SEDER YOUR OWN PIERCY, MARCE ELAINE WOLBRUM THE BOOK IS NOT INTENDED FOR ORTHODOX JEWS BUT, RATHER, FOR SECULAR AND RELIGIOUS JEWS, "WITH A MODERN SLANT INTO A MORE SATISFYING AND MEANINGFUL WAY TO CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAY." THE AUTHOR OFFERS RECIPES, POEMS, AND BLESSINGS AS SHE DELVES INTO ALL THE RITUALS AND PRACTICES, AND SHE REMINISCES ABOUT THE SEDERS SPENT WITH HER GRANDMOTHER WHEN SHE WAS A CHILD.
EN408279MURDER AT THE MINYANA NOVELKUSTANOWITZ, SHULAMIT LES SUSSMANA SHOT IN THE SYNAGOGUE PARKING LOT BRINGS RABBI LONDON RUNNING. THE RABBI KNOWS HE SHOULD HAVE SEEN TROUBLE BREWING WEEKS BEFORE WHEN DISCUSSIONS ABOUT DEATH TURNED NASTY. DESPITE THE RABBI'S TEACHINGS, THE MURDERER HAS PUT HIS PLAN INTO MOTION. SOON THERE WILL BE ENOUGH PEOPLE MOURNING HIS VICTIMS TO ENSURE THE MINIMUM OF TEN MEN AT THE DAILY SERVICE, AND HE WILL BE ABLE TO SAY HIS KADDISH.
EN408280BLINDNESS OF THE HEARTFRANCK, JULIA ELIZABETH LONDON IN A CROWDED TRAIN STATION IN 1945, AS THRONGS OF GERMANS FLEE TO THE WEST, HELENE TELLS HER SEVEN-YEAR-OLD SON TO SIT ON A BENCH AND WAIT WHILE SHE GOES TO THE LAVATORY, BUT SHE NEVER RETURNS. AND THUS FRANCK'S U.S. DEBUT BEGINS WITH THE UNSETTLING QUESTION OF WHAT SORT OF CIRCUMSTANCES COULD LEAD A MOTHER TO ABANDON HER SON.
EN408281CASE OF THE LAMBENT LAMAA MORDECAI MACCABBEE MYSTERYSCHILLER, ALEXANDRADANIELE LASSNERMORDECAI MACCABBEE ZIPS AROUND CHINATOWN, COURTING THE MONGOLIAN LADY. THIS RELATIONSHIP LEADS HIM DIRECTLY INTO A NEAR-FATAL ENCOUNTER WITH A WORLDWIDE NETWORK OF ANTIQUITIES THIEVERY AND SMUGGLING. WHEN HIS CAR AND HIS GIRLFRIEND BOTH DISAPPEAR, NOT EVEN THE SAGACIOUS LAMA CAN TELL HIM WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO THEM.
EN408282BEGINNINGSREFLECTIONS ON THE BIBLE'S INTRIGUING FACTSSHALEV, MEIR NIKKI JAMESIN THIS INNOVATIVE AND SKILLFULLY WOVEN ANALYSIS OF BIBLICAL FIRSTS, SHALEV, AN ISRAELI COLUMNIST, PROBES THE SIGNIFICANCE AND UNDERLYING STORIES ASSOCIATED WITH 11 OF THE BIBLE'S "FIRSTS." HE INVESTIGATES THE MEANING OF THE FIRST LAUGH, EXPLAINS HOW THE FIRST JEWISH MONARCHY AROSE, AND EXPLORES THE TRAGIC STORY OF THE FIRST LOVING WOMAN, ALL FROM A FIRMLY SECULAR PERSPECTIVE.
EN408283NEWS FROM THE NEW AMERICAN DIASPORA AND OTHER TALES OF EXILENEUGEBOREN, JAY SANDI SKODNICKFROM UKRAINE TO BROOKLYN AND FROM BROOKLYN TO WESTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND FLORIDA, WANDERING JEWS STRAY FAR FROM THEIR GEOGRAPHICAL, CULTURAL AND SPIRITUAL HOMES. THE CHARACTERS EXHIBIT COMPLEX SYMPTOMS OF THEIR DISPLACEMENT, SELF-IMPOSED OR OTHERWISE, IN THESE TALES ABOUT MEMORY AND DISLOCATION, MANY OF WHICH ARE FRAMED AS REMINISCENCES.
EN408284GOOD FOR THE JEWSA NOVELSPARK, DEBRAELLEN PLATTPART MYSTERY AND PART STRANGER-COMES-TO TOWN STORY, THE BOOK IS LOOSELY BASED ON THE BIBLICAL BOOK OF ESTHER. LIKE ESTHER, THE CHARACTERS DEAL WITH ANTI-SEMITISM AND THE WAY THAT POWERFUL MEN---AND THE WOMEN WHO LOVE THEM---NEGOTIATE BUREAUCRACIES.
EN40828597 ORCHARDAN EDIBLE HISTORY OF FIVE IMMIGRANT FAMILIES IN ONE NEW YORK TENEMENTZIEGELMAN, JANETIM ZAGIN"THE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE CULINARY LIFE THAT WAS THE HEART AND SOUL OF NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE AROUND THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY WHERE GERMANS, IRISH, ITALIANS, AND EASTERN EUROPEAN JEWS ATTEMPTED TO FORGE A NEW LIFE. EACH REPRESENTS THE PREDICAMENTS FACED IN ADAPTING THE FOOD TRADITIONS IT KNEW TO THE COUNTRY IT ADOPTED. "
EN408286UGLY BEAUTYHELENA RUBINSHTEIN, L'OREAL AND THE BLEMISHED HISTORY OF LOOKING GOOD BRANDON, RUTH AUDREY FLAMBERGTHE STORY OF HELENA RUBINSTEIN, A POLISH JEW FROM A POOR FAMILY, WHO BECAME THE FIRST WOMAN TYCOON AND SELF-MADE MILLIONAIRE. AT THE SAME TIME, A YOUNG FRENCH CHEMIST NAMED EUGÈNE SCHUELLER WAS MAKING HIS NAME IN HAIR DYES (AND LATER COLLABORATING WITH THE NAZIS); IT WAS HIS COMPANY, L'OREAL, THAT SWALLOWED RUBINSTEIN'S BUSINESS.
EN408287DISOBEDIENCEA NOVELALDERMAN, NAOMIMEGAN OWENTHE TALE OF TWO WOMEN AND THE CHOICES THEY MAKE AS THEY COME TO TERMS WITH THEIR IDENTITIES IN A TRADITIONAL ORTHODOX JEWISH COMMUNITY.
EN408288ELIA KAZANA BIOGRAPHY SCHICKEL, RICHARD DIANE LIPMAN"FROM THE LATE FORTIES THROUGH THE SIXTIES, ELIA KAZAN WAS THE MOST IMPORTANT AND INFLUENTIAL DIRECTOR IN AMERICA, AND THE ONLY ONE WHO MANAGED SIMULTANEOUSLY TO DOMINATE BOTH THEATER AND FILM. HIS VARIOUS ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE THE ORIGINAL BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF THE DEATH OF A SALESMAN AND SUCH HOLLYWOOD FILMS AS BRANDO'S STREETCAR AND SPLENDOR IN THE GRASS. "
EN408289JEW GROWS IN BROOKLYNTHE CURIOUS REFLECTIONS OF A FIRST-GENERATION AMERICAN EHRENREICH, JAKE JAKE OSTROWITZ"AS A BOY, JAKE EHRENREICH WANTED NOTHING MORE THAN TO FIT IN. THE REALITY OF BEING THE FIRST AMERICAN-BORN CHILD OF HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS WITH THICK EUROPEAN ACCENTS MADE HIM CRINGE, AND HE DID EVERYTHING HE COULD TO FIT HIS VISION OF WHAT IT MEANT TO BE A 'REAL' AMERICAN. "
EN408290TEVYE'S DAUGHTERSCOLLECTED STORIES OF SHOLOM ALEICHEMSHOLOM ALEICHEM MAGGIE SNIDEROF ALL THE CHARACTERS IN MODERN JEWISH FICTION, THE MOST BELOVED IS TEVYE THE MILKMAN. THREE OF HIS DAUGHTERS ARE WELL KNOWN FORM THE FILM "FIDDLER ON THE ROOF". HERE THE STORY CONTINUES WITH THE TALES OF HIS YOUNGER DAUGHTERS, SCHPRINTZE AND BEILKE.
EN408291EVERYTHING IS BURNINGPOEMSSTERN, GERALDBARBARA STURMANGERALD STERN CALLS UPON HIS OWN LIFE AS A GROUND FOR HIS POEMS. SHOWING A HORROR OF LIES, TREACHERY, AND WAR, HE OFFERS REDEMPTION THROUGH STARK LANGUAGE AND PLAIN SPEECH.
EN408292NOW YOU SEE MEA NOVEL OF SUSPENSE KRICH, ROCHELLEGINGER RICHA FAN OF LOS ANGELES CRIME REPORTER MOLLY BLUME DESPERATELY NEEDS MOLLY'S HELP IN FINDING HIS EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER, HADASSAH, WHO HAS RUN AWAY FROM HOME TO BE WITH A MAN SHE MET ON THE INTERNET. THE MORE MOLLY LOOKS FOR CLUES TO THE MISSING GIRL'S FATE, THE MORE SHE WONDERS: IS HADASSAH A RANDOM VICTIM OF A PREDATOR, OR IS THE GIRL A PAWN IN A SCHEME OF REVENGE AGAINST HER FAMILY?
EN408293MORNING PRAYERSPOEMS GRUBIN, EVE ELAINE WOLBROMIN HER STRONG DEBUT, GRUBIN WRITES FROM, AND ABOUT, HER JEWISH FAITH, EXPLORING AND JUSTIFYING IT IN CAREFUL IMAGES FROM MODERN CITY LIFE, AND IN JUXTAPOSITIONS OF JEWISH LITURGY WITH HER OWN MEMORIES OF CRISIS AND EPIPHANY.
EN408294MOM'S MARIJUANALIFE, LOVE, AND BEATING THE ODDS SHAPIRO, DAN STEVEN SCHREIBERHONEST AND OFTEN HILARIOUS, THIS BOOK IS THE STORY OF THE AUTHOR'S JOURNEY FROM COLLEGE STUDENT AND CANCER PATIENT TO GRATEFUL SURVIVOR AND LOVING FATHER.
EN408295WORLD OF YESTERDAY AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY ZWEIG, STEFAN TIM ZAGIN THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF THE INTERNATIONALLY FAMOUS BIOGRAPHER AND DRAMATIST IS A CHRONICLE OF THREE ERAS: THE GOLDEN DAYS OF VIENNA THAT ENDED WITH WORLD WAR I; THAT WAR AND ITS AFTERMATH; AND THE HITLER YEARS.
EN408296SIMON WIESENTHAL THE LIFE AND LEGENDS SEGEV, TOMM.D.LAUFERFIRST FULLY DOCUMENTED BIOGRAPHY OF SIMON WIESENTHAL AND BRILLIANT CHARACTER STUDY OF A MAN WHOSE LIFE WAS PART INVENTION BUT WHOLLY DEDICATED TO ENSURING BOTH THAT THE NAZIS BE HELD RESPONSIBLE FOR THEIR CRIMES AND THAT THE DESTRUCTION OF EUROPEAN JEWRY NEVER BE FORGOTTEN.
EN408297BURNT BOOKS RABBI NACHMAN OF BRATSLAV AND FRANZ KAFKA KARMENETZ, RODGER DIANE LIPMANTHE AUTHOR TRACES THE HIDDEN LINKS BETWEEN A LITERARY NINETEENTH-CENTURY HASIDIC RABBI AND A QUINTESSENTIAL MODERN SECULAR JEWISH WRITER.
EN408298COSMOPOLITANS KALMAN, NADIA ELIZABETH LONDON"THE STORY OF THE MOLOCHNIKS, RUSSIAN-JEWISH IMMIGRANTS IN SUBURBAN CONNECTICUT. DAUGHTERS WED, HOUSES FLOOD, CULTURES CLASH, AND THE PAST HAS A WAY OF EMERGING AT THE MOST INCONVENIENT MOMENTS (AND IN THE STRANGEST WAYS). "
EN408299JUMP ARTIST RATNER, AUSTIN ELLISON EDWARDS"PHILIP HALSMAN WITNESSED HIS FATHER'S DEATH, WAS CHARGED WITH MURDER, AND WAS TOSSED IN AN AUSTRIAN PRISON COURTESY OF A CASE BUILT UPON ANTI-SEMITISM. HALSMAN WAS EVENTUALLY LIBERATED AND ARRIVED IN PARIS, WITH THE EXTRA BAGGAGE OF HIS WIDELY PERCEIVED GUILT. DESPITE HIS UNFORTUNATE BEGINNING, HE BECAME A MUCH SOUGHT-AFTER PHOTOGRAPHER. "
EN408300IN ISHMAEL'S HOUSEA HISTORY OF JEWS IN MUSLIM LANDSGILBERT, MARTIN WIN ROBINSTHE AUTHOR EXPLORES THE EVOLUTION OF JUDAISM AND ISLAM THROUGH A LENS OF MIDDLE EASTERN STABILITY.
EN408301LAST BROTHERA NOVELAPPANAH, NATACHAWIN ROBBINSTHE BOOK TELLS ABOUT THE LITTLE KNOWN FACT THAT 1500 JEWS WERE SENT FROM PALESTINE TO MARITIUS, AN ISLAND IN THE INDIAN OCEAN, FOR FOUR YEARS BECAUSE THEY DID NOT HAVE THE RIGHT PAPERS WHEN THEY LANDED IN PALESTINE. THIS IS ALSO A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN TWO YOUNG BOYS, ONE FROM MAURITIUS AND THE OTHER A JEWISH PRISONER.
EN408302DARING DAUGHTER OF COVENANT A HISTORICAL NOVEL BASED UPON THE LIFE AND TIMES OF BEATRICE NASI MENDESBARNETT, EMILIE M. ROXANNE KLEIMANBEATRICE NASI MENDES WAS BORN IN PORTUGAL TO PARENTS FORCED TO FLEE SPAIN BECAUSE THEY WERE JEWS, AND CONVERTED TO CHRISTIANITY BY ORDER OF KING MANUEL. FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF HER PARENTS SHE LEARNS THAT THEY SECRETLY CONTINUED TO OBSERVE THE TRADITIONS OF THEIR TRUE FAITH. DESPITE THE ATMOSPHERE OF HATE AND FEAR BEATRICE RESOLVES TO LEARN OF HER HERITAGE.
EN408303AMOROUS BUSBOY OF DECATUR AVENUE A CHILD OF THE FIFTIES LOOKS BACK KLEIN, ROBERT HOWELL MAYER THE COMEDIAN, ACTOR, AND WITTY OBSERVER OF OUR SOCIAL FOIBLES IS ALSO A FINE AND VERY FUNNY WRITER. WINNING A JOB WITH CHICAGO'S SECOND CITY IMPROVISATIONAL TROUPE IS REMEMBERED HERE FONDLY, AND KLEIN FILLS HIS STORY WITH INTERESTING AND REVEALING ANECDOTES ABOUT MANY SECOND CITY ALUMNI.
EN408304SECOND SONA NOVEL RABB, JONATHAN PAM VASSILON THE EVE OF HITLER'S OLYMPICS, CHIEF INSPECTOR NIKOLAI HOFFNER, A HALF JEW, HAS BEEN FORCED OUT OF THE KRIMINALPOLIZEI. HIS SON GEORG IS MISSING IN SPAIN. HE HAS ALREADY LOST HIS ELDER SON, WHO IS FULLY ENTRENCHED IN THE NAZI REGIME. BUT GEORG IS NOT WHAT HE APPEARS TO BE, AND WHEN HOFFNER DISCOVERS THIS, HE IS DETERMINED TO SAVE THE ONE SON HE CAN.
EN408305RICHARD HOFSTADTER AN INTELLECTUAL BIOGRAPHY BROWN, DAVID S. ARLENE SIMON RICHARD HOFSTADTER WAS AMERICA'S MOST DISTINGUISHED HISTORIAN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY. THE AUTHOR OF SEVERAL GROUNDBREAKING BOOKS HE WAS A VIGOROUS CHAMPION OF THE LIBERAL POLITICS THAT EMERGED FROM THE NEW DEAL. IN THIS MASTERFUL BIOGRAPHY, DAVID BROWN EXPLORES HOFSTADTER'S LIFE WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF THE RISE AND FALL OF AMERICAN LIBERALISM.
EN408306HARE WITH AMBER EYES A FAMILY'S CENTURY OF ART AND LOSS DE WAAL, EDMUNDPAUL SPERRYEDMUND DE WAAL IS A WORLD-FAMOUS CERAMICIST. WHEN HE INHERITED A COLLECTION OF 264 TINY JAPANESE WOOD AND IVORY CARVINGS HE WANTED TO KNOW HOW THE COLLECTION HAD MANAGED TO SURVIVE. AND SO BEGINS THIS MEMOIR AND DETECTIVE STORY AS DE WAAL DISCOVERS THE STORY OF HIS FAMILY OVER FIVE GENERATIONS.
EN408307AVAILABLE MAN WOLITZER, HILMA FRED SULLIVAN IN THIS FUNNY NOVEL, AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR HILMA WOLITZER MINES THE UNPREDICTABLE FALLOUT OF SUDDENLY BECOMING SINGLE LATER IN LIFE, AND THE CHAOS AND JOYS OF FALLING IN LOVE THE SECOND TIME AROUND. THIS BOOK WAS RECORDED COMMERCIALLY. THE AUTHOR AND THE PUBLISHER GAVE THEIR PERMISSION TO OFFER IT TO JBI PATRONS AS PART OF THE COLLECTION.
EN408308AFTER THE AUCTION FRANK, LINDA EILEEN PLATTLILY KOVNER COULD NOT HAVE DREAMED THAT RESEARCH FOR A MAGAZINE ASSIGNMENT WOULD RESURRECT A SEARING MEMORY FROM HER CHILDHOOD. A GLIMPSE OF A FAMILY TREASURE LOOTED BY THE NAZIS LAUNCHES HER QUEST FOR JUSTICE AND RESTITUTION SPANNING THREE CONTINENTS.
EN408309FOR THE SOUL OF FRANCE CULTURE WARS IN THE AGE OF DREYFUS BROWN, FREDERICK NIKKI JAMES THE AUTHOR WRITES ABOUT THE FORCES THAT LED UP TO THE YEARS OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY WHEN FRANCE, DEFEATED BY PRUSSIA IN THE FRANCO-PRUSSIAN WAR OF 1870-71, WAS FORCED TO CEDE THE BORDER STATES OF ALSACE AND LORRAINE, AND OF THE RESULTING CIVIL WAR THAT TOPPLED NAPOLÉON III, CRUSHED THE PARIS COMMUNE, AND PROVOKED A DANGEROUS NATIONALISM THAT GRIPPED THE REPUBLIC.
EN408310EDEN A NOVELHEDAYA, YAEL NORMA FIRETHE CHALLENGES OF DOMESTIC LIFE AND THE FEARS OF TERRORIST VIOLENCE HAUNT THE SEVEN INHABITANTS OF AN ISRAELI FARMING COLLECTIVE.
EN408311COLLECTED STORIES PALEY, GRACE PAMELA VASSILTHIS RICH COMPILATION PRESENTS US WITH THE FULL SPECTRUM OF PALEY'S VOICES AS WELL AS HER OBSERVATIONS AND INTERPRETATIONS OF URBAN FAMILY LIFE AND A SOCIETY THAT THRIVES ON OPPRESSION.
EN408312SPLENDID SOLUTIONKLUGER, JEFFREY SUSAN HENDERSONTHE BOOK TELLS HOW POLIO WAS BEATEN 50 YEARS AGO IN ONE OF THE TRIUMPHS OF MODERN MEDICINE. THE NARRATIVE CENTERS ON JONAS SALK, WHOSE LAB DEVELOPED THE FIRST POLIO VACCINE.
EN408313PALACES OF TIME JEWISH CALENDAR AND CULTURE IN EARLY MODERN EUROPE CARLEBACH, ELISHEVA CHANNA NEUMAN FROM ONE OF THE LEADING HISTORIANS OF THE JEWISH PAST COMES A STUNNING LOOK INTO A PREVIOUSLY UNEXAMINED DIMENSION OF JEWISH LIFE AND CULTURE: THE CALENDAR. AN EVOCATIVE ILLUMINATION OF HOW EARLY MODERN JEWISH MEN AND WOMEN MARKED THE RHYTHMS AND REALITIES OF TIME AND FILLED IT WITH ANXIETIES AND ACHIEVEMENTS.
EN408314SARAH'S KEY DE ROSNAY, TATIANA LORNA KOCHPARIS, JULY 1942: SARAH, A TEN-YEAR-OLD JEWISH GIRL, IS TAKEN WITH HER PARENTS BY THE FRENCH POLICE. DESPERATE TO PROTECT HER YOUNGER BROTHER, SARAH LOCKS HIM IN A BEDROOM CUPBOARD AND PROMISES TO COME BACK FOR HIM. SIXTY YEARS LATER JULIA JARMOND, AN AMERICAN JOURNALIST, STUMBLES ONTO A TRAIL OF SECRETS THAT LINK HER TO SARAH.
EN408315MATTERS OF HONOR BEGLEY, LOUIS AUDREY FLAMBERGAN ELEGANT NOVEL OF ENDURING FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN SAM, THE ADOPTED SON OF AN ALCOHOLIC BANKER AND HENRY, SMART JEWISH REFUGEE. SAM, WHO ACHIEVES A MEASURE OF SUCCESS AS A LITERARY NOVELIST, NARRATES THEIR 50 YEARS OF FRIENDSHIP.
EN408316DIN IN THE HEAD ESSAYS OZICK, CYNTHIAROXANNE KLEIMAN IN HER SPIRITED ESSAY COLLECTION THE AUTHOR FOCUSES ON THE ESSENTIAL JOYS OF GREAT LITERATURE. WITH RAZOR-SHARP WIT OZICK INVESTIGATES UNEXPECTED BYWAYS IN THE WORKS OF LEO TOLSTOY, SAUL BELLOW, HELEN KELLER, ISAAC BABEL, SYLVIA PLATH, SUSAN SONTAG, AND HENRY JAMES, AMONG OTHERS.
EN408317MEMORY OF ALL THAT GEORGE GERSHWIN, KAY SURFT, AND MY FAMILY'S LEGACY OF INFIDELITIES WEBER, KATHARINE AUDREY FLAMBERGAN ENTHRALLING LOOK AT A TREMENDOUSLY INFLUENTIAL-AND HIGHLY ECCENTRIC-FAMILY. GRANDMOTHER KAY SWIFT, THE FIRST FEMALE BROADWAY COMPOSER AND GEORGE GERSHWIN'S LONGTIME LOVER; GRANDPA JAMES PAUL WARBURG, FDR'S ECONOMIC ADVISER, AND DADDY SIDNEY KAUFMAN, SERIAL WOMANIZER AND UNCONVENTIONAL FILMMAKER ARE PART OF THIS CAPTIVATING MULTIGENERATIONAL SAGA.
EN408318LIFE ON SANDPAPERKANIUK, YORAM RICHARD BERGMANIN THE 1950S, THE PROTAGONIST/AUTHOR IN THIS FICTIVE MEMOIR MEETS EVERYBODY FAMOUS IN THE NYC ART AND MUSIC SCENE AND BECOMES THEIR FRIEND. LATER HE MARRIES HIS WAY INTO AMERICAN "ARISTOCRACY" AND SAILS BACK TO ISRAEL TO BEGIN THE REST OF HIS LIFE.
EN408319UNCLE RUDOLF A NOVEL BAILEY, PAUL PETER LEVINEAT THE AGE OF SEVENTY, ANDREW PETERS LOOKS BACK ACROSS THE YEARS TO REMEMBER LIFE WITH HIS DOTING UNCLE RUDOLF, WHO RESCUED HIM FROM FASCIST ROMANIA AS A CHILD.
EN408320FROZEN RABBI A NOVEL STERN, STEVE JANICE MANNRABBI ZEPHYR WAS FROZEN IN A BLOCK OF ICE IN THE JEWISH PALE IN 1889. IN 1999, THE "GREAT THAW" BRINGS THE REANIMATED RABBI AND MISFIT TEEN BERNIE KARP TOGETHER IN A SUBURB OF MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE. LAUGH-OUT-LOUD FUNNY, THE SORT OF HUMOR THAT TAKES YOU BY SURPRISE.
EN408321IPHIGENIA IN FOREST HILLS ANATOMY OF A MURDER TRIALMALCOLM, JANET DIANE LIPMAN THIS IS A BOOK ABOUT A MURDER TRIAL IN THE BUKHARAN-JEWISH COMMUNITY OF FOREST HILLS, QUEENS, WHICH CAPTURED NATIONAL ATTENTION. THE DEFENDANT, A YOUNG PHYSICIAN, IS ACCUSED OF HIRING AN ASSASSIN TO KILL HER ESTRANGED HUSBAND, MR. MALAKOV, AN ORTHODONTIST, IN THE PRESENCE OF THEIR FOUR-YEAR OLD CHILD. THE PROSECUTOR CALLS IT AN ACT OF VENGEANCE: JUST WEEKS BEFORE MALAKOV WAS KILLED IN COLD BLOOD, HE WAS GIVEN CUSTODY OF A CHILD FOR INEXPLICABLE REASONS.
EN408322SCENES FROM VILLAGE LIFE OZ, AMOS CHANA NEUMAN"STRANGE THINGS ARE HAPPENING IN TEL ILAN, A CENTURY-OLD PIONEER VILLAGE. A DISGRUNTLED RETIRED POLITICIAN COMPLAINS TO HIS DAUGHTER THAT HE HEARS THE SOUND OF DIGGING AT NIGHT. WHERE HAS THE MAYOR'S WIFE GONE, VANISHED WITHOUT TRACE? "
EN408323HILLEL: IF NOT NOW, WHEN?JEWISH ENCOUNTERSTELUSHKIN, JOSEPHBARBARA FEINSTEIN JOSEPH TELUSHKIN'S PORTRAIT OF THE ANCIENT JEWISH LEADER HILLEL. HILLEL'S LESSONS AND SAYINGS AS A TALMUD SCHOLAR HAVE UNIVERSAL APPLICATION FOR ANYONE INTERESTED IN BRINGING DIGNITY AND PEACE TO THE WORLD. IN HILLEL WE FIND A MASTER EDUCATOR AND A PERSON OF PROFOUND LEARNING, SPIRITUAL DEPTH, HUMILITY, AND TOLERANCE.
EN408324EMMA GOLDMAN REVOLUTION AS A WAY OF LIFE GORNICK, VIVIAN ROXANNE KLEIMAN A SURPASSINGLY INTIMATE AND INSIGHTFUL PORTRAIT OF A WOMAN OF HEROIC PROPORTIONS WHOSE PERFORMANCE ON THE STAGE OF HISTORY DID WHAT TOLSTOY SAID A WORK OF ART SHOULD DO: IT MADE PEOPLE LOVE LIFE MORE.
EN408325KAISER'S LAST KISS JUDD, ALAN PAM VASSILA FICTIONALIZED ACCOUNT OF THE KAISER WILHELM'S LAST YEARS IN NAZI-OCCUPIED HOLLAND. THROUGH JUDD'S DEPICTION OF THE KAISER, THE NOVEL DRAWS UNIQUE PARALLELS BETWEEN GERMANY AT THE TURN OF THE 20TH CENTURY AND HITLER'S GERMANY.
EN408326MIGHTY WALZER A NOVEL JACOBSON, HOWARD TIM ZAGINA HILARIOUS AND HEARTBREAKING STORY OF ONE MAN'S COMING OF AGE IN 1950S MANCHESTER
EN408327BALFOUR DECLARATIONTHE ORIGINS OF THE ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT SCHNEER, JONATHAN JESSICA LEONARDISSUED IN LONDON IN 1917, THE BALFOUR DECLARATION COMMITTED BRITAIN TO SUPPORTING THE ESTABLISHMENT IN PALESTINE OF "A NATIONAL HOME FOR THE JEWISH PEOPLE," AND ITS REVERBERATIONS CONTINUE TO BE FELT TO THIS DAY. NOW THE ENTIRE FASCINATING STORY OF THE DOCUMENT IS REVEALED IN THIS IMPRESSIVE WORK OF MODERN HISTORY.
EN408328GIFT OF REST REDISCOVERING THE BEAUTY OF THE SABBATH LIEBERMAN, JOE, SENATOR MARY MURPHYSENATOR JOE LIEBERMAN SHOWS HOW HIS OBSERVANCE OF THE SABBATH HAS NOT ONLY ENRICHED HIS PERSONAL AND SPIRITUAL LIFE BUT ENHANCED HIS CAREER AND ENABLED HIM TO SERVE HIS COUNTRY TO HIS GREATEST CAPACITY.
EN408329JEWS AND BOOZE BECOMING AMERICAN IN THE AGE OF PROHIBITION DAVIS, MARNI NIKKI JAMESTHE AUTHOR EXAMINES AMERICAN JEWS' LONG AND COMPLICATED RELATIONSHIP TO ALCOHOL DURING THE LATE 19TH AND EARLY 20TH CENTURIES, THE YEARS OF THE NATIONAL PROHIBITION MOVEMENT'S RISE AND FALL.
EN408330MURIEL'S WARAN AMERICAN HEIRESS IN THE NAZI RESISTANCE ISENBERG, SHEILANIKKI JAMESAN AMERICAN HEIRESS TURNED RESISTANCE HERO, MURIEL GARDINER SAVED COUNTLESS JEWS AND ANTI-FASCISTS, PROVIDING SHELTER AND DOCUMENTS ENSURING THEIR ESCAPE.
EN408331THERA SHALEV, ZERUYA ELIZABETH LONDONELLA MILLER IS A 36-YEAR-OLD ARCHAEOLOGIST STUDYING ONE OF THE LARGEST VOLCANIC BLASTS IN HISTORY, THE FAMOUS THERA ERUPTION. SHE THEORIZES THAT THE DEVASTING BLAST SPARKED THE BIBLICAL TEN PLAGUES. ELLA'S LIFE IS ALSO UNDERGOING TECTONIC SHIFTS. HER MARRIAGE TO HER NEEDY AND BRUTISH FORMER MENTOR HAS ENDED. HER RELATIONSHIPS WITH HER INTELLECTUALLY TOWERING FATHER AND HIS SERVILE WIFE ARE UNBEARABLE. HER SON SWINGS WILDLY FROM ADAPTABILITY TO DESPAIR. HER NEW LOVER MUST FACE UP TO HIS OWN RECENTLY DESTROYED MARRIAGE. AS THESE FAULT LINES THREATEN TO DESTABILIZE HER FUTURE, ELLA SEEKS TO BUILD A NEW KINGDOM ATOP THE RUINS OF THE OLD.
EN408332REUBEN SACHSLEVY, AMYROXANNE KLEIMANTHE STORY OF AN EXTENDED ANGLO-JEWISH FAMILY IN LONDON FOCUSES ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN TWO COUSINS AND THE TENSIONS BETWEEN THEIR JEWISH IDENTITIES AND ENGLISH SOCIETY.
EN408333TATTOO ARTISTCIMENT, JILLLORNA KOCHETHE LIFE OF A NEW YORK SURREALIST ARTIST WHOSE 30 YEARS AMONG SOUTH PACIFIC NATIVES TEACHES HER THE SACRED ART OF TATTOOING.
EN408334LEON TROTSKYA REVOLUTIONARY'S LIFE RUBENSTEIN, JOSHUA TIM ZAGINBORN LEV DAVIDOVICH BRONSTEIN IN UKRAINE, TROTSKY WAS AN EFFECTIVE MILITARY STRATEGIST AND AN ADEPT DIPLOMAT, WHO STAKED THE FATE OF THE BOLSHEVIK REVOLUTION ON THE MEAGER FOUNDATION OF A EUROPE-WIDE COMMUNIST UPHEAVAL.
EN408335DANGEROUS LIESSMITH, LISAALISON EDWARDSFATE BRINGS JAKE AND TINA TOGETHER FOR THE TRIAL OF A VICIOUS MOBSTER: TINA, FORMER MOB MISTRESS, THE KEY WITNESS, AND JAKE, THE PROSECUTING ATTORNEY. BUT IN ORDER FOR HER TO TESTIFY, JAKE HAS TO KEEP HER ALIVE. SOMEONE WANTS HER DEAD.
EN408336GUILTY PLEAROTENBERG, ROBERTTOM LIVINGSTONWITH THE GUILTY PLEA, A GRIPPING SEQUEL TO THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER OLD CITY HALL, ROBERT ROTENBERG HAS DELIVERED ANOTHER SHARP, SUSPENSEFUL LEGAL THRILLER WITH AN EXPLOSIVE CONCLUSION.
EN408337HARRY LIPKIN, PRIVATE EYEFANTONI, BARRYTIM ZAGIN HARRY LIPKIN IS A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR WHO CARRIES A .38 ALONG WITH A SPARE SET OF DENTURES. HE'S NOT THE BEST P.I. IN MIAMI, BUT AT EIGHTY-SEVEN, HE'S CERTAINLY THE OLDEST. SOMEONE HAS BEEN STEALING SENTIMENTAL TRINKETS AND THE OCCASIONAL PRICELESS JEWEL FROM HIS CLIENT, MRS. NORMA WEINBERGER; SOMEONE SHE EMPLOYS, TRUSTS, CARES FOR, AND TREATS LIKE FAMILY. WITH THE STAKES FAIRLY LOW AND BLOOD PRESSURE THAT'S A LITTLE TOO HIGH, HARRY LIPKIN MUST FIGURE OUT WHODUNIT BEFORE THE THIEF STRIKES AGAIN.
EN408338JERUSALEMTHE BIOGRAPHY MONTEFIORE, SIMON SEBAGARLENE SIMON JERUSALEM IS THE UNIVERSAL CITY. THIS IS THE EPIC HISTORY OF THREE THOUSAND YEARS OF FAITH, SLAUGHTER, FANATICISM, AND COEXISTENCE. THE AUTHOR BRINGS THE HOLY CITY TO LIFE, THROUGH THE PEOPLE WHO CREATED AND DESTROYED IT AND DRAWS ON HIS OWN FAMILY HISTORY, AND A LIFETIME OF STUDY TO SHOW THAT THE STORY OF JERUSALEM IS TRULY THE STORY OF THE WORLD.
EN408339BINTEL BRIEFLETTERS FROM THE LOWER EAST SIDE TO THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARDED. ISAAC METZKERHELEN BELINKA COMPILATION OF 60 YEARS OF LETTERS WRITTEN TO THE EDITOR OF THE JEWISH DAILY FORWARD, DEALING WITH THE LIVES AND PROBLEMS OF THE NEW IMMIGRANTS LIVING ON NEW YORK'S LOWER EAST SIDE FROM 1906 TO 1967.
EN408340SWIMMING HOMELEVY, DEBORAHPOLLY ADAMSAS HE ARRIVES WITH HIS FAMILY AT THE VILLA, JOE SEES A BODY IN THE SWIMMING POOL. BUT THE GIRL IS VERY MUCH ALIVE. WHY IS SHE THERE? AND WHY DOES JOE'S WIFE ALLOW HER TO REMAIN? A BRILLIANT STUDY OF LOVE, THE BOOK REVEALS HOW THE MOST DEVASTATING SECRETS ARE THE ONES WE KEEP FROM OURSELVES.
EN408341MOO PAKJOSIPOVICI, GABRIELRICHARD BERGMAN JACK TOLEDANO IS TRYING TO WRITE A NOVEL ABOUT LANGUAGE, AS EXPRESSED THROUGH THE SYMBOL OF MOOR PARK, A MANSION THAT HAS BEEN USED FOR MANY PURPOSES AND, MISSPELLED BY A STUDENT, IS THE SOURCE OF THE TITLE. BUT, CYNICAL AND DISILLUSIONED BY MODERN LIFE, JACK CAN'T GET THE BOOK WRITTEN, AND INSTEAD SHARES HIS THOUGHTS ON LIFE AND LITERATURE DURING LONG WALKS THROUGH LONDON WITH A FRIEND.
EN408342OLD COUNTRY TALESALEICHEM, SHOLOMSTANLEY BAUMBLATTA COLLECTION OF SELECTED STORIES BY THE RENOWNED AUTHOR
EN408343NEW YORKER THEATERTALBOT, TOBY ELLEN DAVID TOBY TALBOT HAS RECORDED AND RESURRECTED AN EXCITING PERIOD IN THE CULTURAL HISTORY OF NEW YORK CITY AND THE WORLD'S CINEMA.
EN408344FOREIGN BRIDESSTORIES LAPPIN, ELENAELLEN DAVID TRANSPLANTED FROM ONE COUNTRY TO ANOTHER, WOMEN LIKE ISRAELI NORA, RUSSIAN VERA, AND GERMAN PAULA SETTLE INTO LIVES OF PERSISTENTLY UNFAMILIAR IF NOT UTTERLY STRANGE ROUTINES. THE AUTHOR HAS COMPOSED THESE INSIDIOUSLY FUNNY TALES ABOUT LOVE AND SURVIVAL IN AN INTERNATIONAL NO-MAN'S LAND OF MARRIAGE.
EN408345HOW TO MARRY A JEWISH DOCTORZEIDMAN, LEEELLEN DAVIDSUSAN LIEBOWITZ'S DOMINEERING MOTHER ONLY WANTS HER TO MARRY A JEWISH DOCTOR, REGARDLESS OF HER OWN DREAMS. SUSAN'S RESULTING EXPERIENCES ARE A SERIES OF CRAZY EVENTS, FROM THE FUNNY TO THE HEARTBREAKING, PROVING THAT PEOPLE AREN'T ALWAYS WHAT THEY SEEM, AND THAT YOU REALLY CAN'T HURRY LOVE.
EN408346MY BEFORE AND AFTER LIFEA NOVELMILLER, RISA ALLISON EDWARDSWHEN HONEY AND SUSAN'S ELDERLY FATHER EMBRACES ORTHODOX JUDAISM ON A TRIP TO ISRAEL, THEY ARE SHOCKED, BUT THEY HAVE DIFFICULTY EXPLAINING THEIR CONCERNS, WHILE HE TRIES TO TEACH THEM ABOUT RELIGIOUS LIFE. THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ADULT CHILDREN AND THEIR PARENTS CAN SOMETIMES BE PRICKLY AS EACH GENERATION TRIES TO UNDERSTAND AND COME TO TERMS WITH THE OTHER'S CHOICES.
EN408347WHEN WE DANCED ON WATERA NOVEL FALLENBERG, EVANLORNA KOCHE THE STORY OF A MALE BALLET DANCER - A JEW WHOSE TALENT ONCE SAVED HIM FROM THE NAZIS -WHOSE FADING PASSION FOR LIFE REIGNITES WHEN A NEW ROMANCE LINKS HIM TO A YOUNGER WOMAN FLEEING THE GHOSTS OF HER PAST AS AN ISRAELI SOLDIER.
EN408348WOLF TRAPSIMON, ALANRICHARD BERGMANAL QAEDA DECLARES WAR ON THE CIA. AN AMERICAN TURNCOAT LEADS A BAND OF ASSASSINS TARGETING CIA OFFICERS IN THEIR EFFORTS TO PENETRATE TERRORIST CELLS. SEAN BROGAN, THE PRINCIPAL CIA SPECIAL OPERATIONS OFFICER, IS ASSISTED BY RACHEL ALLON, A SENIOR MOSSAD COUNTERTERRORISM OFFICER. TOGETHER, THEY COMBAT THE EFFORTS OF AL QAEDA'S TERRORISTS TO FAN A MIDEAST WAR.
EN408349WHATEVER IS CONTAINED MUST BE RELEASEDMY JEWISH ORTHODOX GIRLHOOD, MY LIFE AS A FEMIMIST ARTISTAYLON, HELENEROXANNE KLEIMANHELÈNE AYLON WAS A GOOD JEWISH GIRL RAISED IN ORTHODOX BROOKLYN, MARRIED TO A RABBI, AND MOTHER OF TWO WHEN HER WORLD SPLIT APART. A WIDOW AT THIRTY, SHE BROKE FREE OF TRADITION TO BECOME AN ECO-FEMINIST ARTIST WHOSE WORK DEALS IN TRANSGRESSIVE IMAGES ABOUT WAR AND PEACE, WOMEN'S BODIES, WOMEN AND GOD.
EN408350NOVEL IN THE VIOLATHE START OF AN AFFAIR, THE END OF AN ERASOLOMONS, NATASHAPOLLY ADAMSIN 1938 ELISE LANDAU ARRIVES AT TYNEFORD AND IS FORCED TO BECOME A PARLOUR-MAID. AS SERVANTS POLISH SILVER AND SERVE DRINKS ON THE LAWN, ELISE WEARS HER MOTHER'S PEARLS BENEATH HER UNIFORM, AND CAUSES OUTRAGE BY DANCING WITH A BOY. BUT WAR IS COMING, THE WORLD IS CHANGING, AND ELISE MUST CHANGE WITH IT. AT TYNEFORD SHE LEARNS THAT YOU CAN LOVE MORE THAN ONCE.
EN408351HELLO DARKNESS MY OLD FRIENDEMBRACING ANGER TO HEAL YOUR LIFEHERSCHKOPF, ISAAC LASSNER, DANIELEHERSCHKOPF PROVIDES INSIGHTS INTO THE ROOTS OF ANGER IN SUCH AREAS AS FAMILY ABUSE AND REPRESSION, AND THE AUTHOR'S EXAMPLES OF APPLYING THE APPROACH IN MARRIAGE, CHILD-REARING AND WORK-RELATED SITUATIONS ARE STRAIGHTFORWARD AND HELPFUL.
EN408352UNORTHODOXTHE SCANDALOUS REJECTION OF MY HASIDIC ROOTS FELDMAN, DEBORAHNICOLE CHARBANIAS A MEMBER OF THE STRICTLY RELIGIOUS SATMAR SECT OF HASIDIC JUDAISM, DEBORAH FELDMAN GREW UP UNDER A CODE OF RELENTLESSLY ENFORCED CUSTOMS. IT WAS STOLEN MOMENTS SPENT WITH THE LITERARY CHARACTERS OF JANE AUSTEN AND LOUISA MAY ALCOTT THAT HELPED HER TO IMAGINE AN ALTERNATIVE WAY OF LIFE.
EN408353WHAT THEY SAVEDPIECES OF A JEWISH PAST MILLER, NANCY K.JESSICA LEONARDAFTER HER FATHER'S DEATH, NANCY K. MILLER DISCOVERED A FAMILY ARCHIVE. HER STORY, UNLIKE THE MANY FAMILY MEMOIRS FOCUSED ON THE HOLOCAUST, TAKES US BACK EARLIER IN HISTORY TO THE WORLD OF POGROMS AND MASS EMIGRATIONS AT THE TURN OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY.
EN408354SECRET HOLOCAUST DIARIESTHE UNTOLD STORY OF NONNA BANNISTER BANNISTER, NONNAALLISON EDWARDS"NONNA BANNISTER CARRIED A SECRET ALMOST TO HER GRAVE: THE DIARIES SHE HAD KEPT AS A YOUNG GIRL EXPERIENCING THE HORRORS OF THE HOLOCAUST. THE BOOK TELL THE REMARKABLE TALE OF HOW A RUSSIAN GIRL FROM A FAMILY THAT HAD KNOWN WEALTH AND PRIVILEGE, THEN EXPOSED TO GERMAN LABOR CAMPS, LEARNED THE VALUE OF HUMAN LIFE AND THE IMPORTANCE OF FORGIVENESS. "
EN408355NO ONE IS HERE EXCEPT ALL OF US AUSUBEL, RAMONAKLEIMAN, ROXANNEIT IS THE LATTER YEARS OF WWII AND A SMALL GROUP OF JEWISH VILLAGERS IN ROMANIA DECIDE THAT THEY'RE TIRED OF RUNNING AWAY FROM THE DESTRUCTION AROUND THEM. THEY DECIDE TO REINVENT HISTORY AND BEGIN THEIR WORLD OVER AGAIN FROM DAY ONE. HUSBANDS AND CHILDREN ARE REASSIGNED HOMES AND STORIES ARE INVENTED TO EXPLAIN THEIR PLACES IN THE WORLD.
EN408356SACRED TRASHTHE LOST AND FOUND WORLD OF THE CAIRO GENIZA HOFFMAN, ADINA; COLE, PETER DIANE LIPMANTHE STORY OF THE RETRIEVAL FROM AN EGYPTIAN GENIZA, OR REPOSITORY FOR WORN-OUT TEXTS, OF THE MOST VITAL CACHE OF JEWISH MANUSCRIPTS EVER DISCOVERED.
EN408357FAR TO GOA NOVELPICK, ALLISONFLAMBERG, AUDREY THE STORY OF A YOUNG JEWISH FAMILY STRUGGLING TO SURVIVE AS THE NAZIS INVADE CZECHOSLOVAKIA. PAVEL AND ANNELIESE BAUER ENDURE TERRIFYING ATTACKS ON THEIR DIGNITY, FREEDOM, AND LIVES, CLINGING TO A HOPE THAT THE MADNESS WILL SOON END.
EN408358LOST LIVES, LOST ARTJEWISH COLLECTORS, NAZI ART THEFT, AND THE QUEST FOR JUSTICE MULLER, MELISSA; TATZKOW, MONIKALONDON, ELIZABETHTHE TRAGIC STORIES OF 15 JEWISH COLLECTORS, THE DISPERSAL OF THEIR EXTRAORDINARY COLLECTIONS THROUGH FORCED SALE AND/OR CONFISCATION, AND THE ONGOING EFFORTS OF THEIR HEIRS TO RECOVER THEIR INHERITANCE.
EN408359NEVER MIND THE GOLDBERGSROTH, MATTHUE AVERSA, AMYTEENAGED HAVA IS A SELF-CONSCIOUSLY OBSERVANT JEWISH BROOKLYNITE WITH UNORTHODOX TENDENCIES; SHE HAS SPIKED HAIR AND LOVES PUNK CULTURE, AND HER BEST FRIENDS ARE IAN, GAY AND NON-JEWISH, AND MOISHE, A COUNTERCULTURAL ORTHODOX FILMMAKER. WHEN SHE IS OFFERED A LEAD ROLE IN A HOLLYWOOD SITCOM ABOUT A JEWISH FAMILY, SHE IS THRUST INTO A WORLD OF MAKE-BELIEVE AND PRETENSE, AND SPENDS THE SUMMER TRYING TO SORT OUT WHAT IS REAL AND WHAT ISN'T AND WHAT HER RELIGION MEANS TO HER.
EN408360CHAIM WIEZMANN, THE ZIONIST DREAMTHE PEACE CONFERENCES OF 1919-23 AND THEIR AFTERMATH (MAKERS OF THE MODERN WORLD) FRASER, TOMFEINSTEIN, BARBARATHIS IS AN IMPORTANT BOOK FOR ANYONE WHO SEEKS TO UNDERSTAND THE ASPIRATIONS AND EVENTUALLY REALIZED DREAMS OF THE ZIONIST MOVEMENT AND THE FOUNDING OF THE ISRAELI STATE AS WE KNOW IT TODAY.
EN408361HIDDEN SCROLLAN ARCHEOLOGICAL ADVENTURE ANOUCHI, AVRAHAMTIM ZAGINA HISTORICAL NOVEL ON AN ARCHAEOLOGY PROFESSOR WHOSE PASSION IS THE SEARCH FOR ANCIENT PARCHMENTS AND ARTIFACTS FROM THE TIME OF THE SECOND TEMPLE OF JERUSALEM AND THE MACCABEEAN REVOLT. HE ENCOUNTERS OBSTACLES BY A RADICAL ISLAMIST ORGANIZATION DEDICATED TO UNDERMINE THE JEWISH CLAIM TO THE LAND OF ISRAEL.
EN408362BOSTON CREAMJONAH GELLER MYSTERY SHRIER, HOWARDRICHARD BERGMANA BRILLIANT YOUNG SURGEON-IN-TRAINING LAST SEEN 2 WEEKS AGO LEAVING THE BOSTON HOSPITAL WHERE HE WORKED. CANADA'S TOP PRIVATE EYE JONAH GELLER SOON FIND OUT THAT DAVID FLED FOR HIS LIFE AFTER A VICIOUS IRISH CRIME BOSS TRIED TO ABDUCT HIM.
EN408363WHEN GENERAL GRANT EXPELLED THE JEWSSARNA, JONATHAN DBARBARA FEINSTEINON 17 DECEMBER, 1862 MAJOR-GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT ISSUED GENERAL ORDER NO. 11 EXPELLING ALL JEWS FROM HIS MILITARY DISTRICT WHICH CAUSED GREAT DISTRESS AMONG THE JEWISH COMMUNITY. GRANT INTENDED TO HINDER THE ACTIVITIES OF PEOPLE WHO SMUGGLE THINGS IN AND OUT OF THE WAR ZONE WHICH, IN HIS MIND, WERE JEWS. AS HISTORY LATER SHOWED, MANY PEOPLE, INCLUDING THOSE UNDER HIS COMMAND, ENGAGED IN THE LUCRATIVE SMUGGLING TRADE. EVENTUALLY, GRANT WAS ABLE TO RECOUP AND EVEN WIN JEWISH SUPPORT FOR HIS PRESIDENCY.
EN408364DOVEKEEPERSHOFFMAN, ALICEPAM VASSIL HOFFMAN'S NOVEL IS A SPELLBINDING TALE OF FOUR EXTRAORDINARILY BOLD, RESOURCEFUL, AND SENSUOUS WOMEN, LIVING IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE DESTRUCTION OF THE SECOND TEMPLE AND AT MASADA. ALL ARE DOVEKEEPERS, AND ALL ARE ALSO KEEPING SECRETS-ABOUT WHO THEY ARE, WHERE THEY COME FROM, WHO FATHERED THEM, AND WHOM THEY LOVE.
EN408365INHERITING ABRAHAMTHE LEGACY OF THE PATRIARCH IN JUDAISM, CHRISTIANITY, AND ISLAM LEVENSON, JON D.BARABARA FEINSTEINA MASTERFUL READING OF JEWISH, CHRISTIAN, AND ISLAMIC THINKING THAT YIELDED THREE DIFFERENT PORTRAITS OF ABRAHAM. THE AUTHOR ATTEMPTS TO SET THE RECORD STRAIGHT ABOUT THE BIBLICAL PATRIARCH.
EN408366LADDER OF JACOBANCIENT INTERPRETATIONS OF THE BIBLICAL STORY OF JACOB AND HIS CHILDREN KUGEL, JAMES L. LIPMAN, DIANE THE AUTHOR IS ABLE TO RECONSTRUCT HOW ANCIENT INTERPRETERS WORKED. THE LADDER OF JACOB IS AN ARTFUL, COMPELLING ACCOUNT OF THE VERY BEGINNINGS OF BIBLICAL INTERPRETATION.
EN408367SOME GIRLS, SOME HATS AND HITLERA TRUE LOVE STORY REDISCOVERED KANTER, TRUDYDIANE LIPMANTHE AUTHOR, A JEWISH HATMAKER, RECALLS HER EFFORTS TO FLEE NAZI-OCCUPIED VIENNA. FROM PARIS TO VIENNA TO LONDON, KANTER CREATES A VIBRANT TAPESTRY OF HER INCREDIBLE ODYSSEY THROUGH ONE OF THE DARKEST PERIODS IN CONTEMPORARY HISTORY.
EN408368JEWISH PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEANHOW A GENERATION OF SWASHBUCKLING JEWS CARVED OUT AN EMPIRE IN THE NEW WORLD IN THEIR QUEST FOR TREASURE KRITZLER, EDWARDLIPMAN, DIANETHE AUTHOR TELLS THE TALE OF AN UNLIKELY GROUP OF SWASHBUCKLING JEWS WHO RANSACKED THE HIGH SEAS IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE SPANISH INQUISITION.
EN408369MOSES, A STRANGER AMONG USHARRIS, MAURICE D.DIANE LIPMANRABBI MAURICE HARRIS LEADS US TO LOOK BEYOND FAMILIAR AND POPULAR PORTRAYALS OF MOSES SO THAT WE CAN DISCOVER THE MOSES WHOSE LESSER-KNOWN ATTRIBUTES AND EXPERIENCES PROVIDE US WITH SURPRISINGLY FRESH ETHICAL AND SPIRITUAL GUIDANCE.
EN408370LINGERING CONFLICTISRAEL, THE ARABS, AND THE MIDDLE EAST, 1948-2011 RABINOVICH, ITAMAR TIM ZAGINNOTED AUTHOR AND DIPLOMAT ITAMAR RABINOVICH PROVIDES A DETAILED HISTORY AND ANALYSIS OF ARAB-ISRAEL RELATIONS, BEGINNING WITH THE BIRTH OF THE ISRAELI STATE IN 1948.
EN408371REBBETHE LIFE AND AFTERLIFE OF MENACHEM MENDEL SCHNEERSON HEILMAN, SAMUEL; FRIEDMAN, MENACHEM LAUFER M.D.FROM THE 1950S UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1994, MENACHEM MENDEL SCHNEERSON--REVERED BY HIS FOLLOWERS SIMPLY AS THE REBBE--BUILT THE LUBAVITCHER MOVEMENT FROM A RELATIVELY SMALL SECT WITHIN HASIDIC JUDAISM INTO THE POWERFUL FORCE IN JEWISH LIFE THAT IT IS TODAY.
EN408372I SHALL NOT HATEA GAZA DOCTOR'S JOURNEY ON THE ROAD TO PEACE AND HUMAN DIGNITY ABUELAISH, IZZELDINPAUL SPERRYA PALESTINIAN DOCTOR WHO HAS DEVOTED HIS LIFE TO MEDICINE AND RECONCILIATION BETWEEN ISRAELIS AND PALESTINIANS.
EN408373PEOPLE OF THE BOOKPHILOSEMITISM IN ENGLAND, FROM CROMWELL TO CHURCHILL HIMMELFARB, GERTRUDE BARBARA FEINSTEINTHE HISTORY OF JUDAISM HAS FOR TOO LONG BEEN DOMINATED BY THE THEME OF ANTI-SEMITISM. THE HISTORY OF PHILOSEMITISM PROVIDES A CORRECTIVE TO THAT VIEW, A REMINDER OF THE VENERABLE RELIGION AND PEOPLE THAT HAVE BEEN AN INSPIRATION FOR NON-JEWS AS WELL AS JEWS.
EN408374SONECHKAULITSKAYA, LYUDMILAPAM VASSILFICTION.
EN408375JEWISH ODYSSEY OF GEORGE ELIOTHIMMERLFARB, GERTRUDE MURPHY, MARY THE MOST REMARKABLE NOVEL ABOUT JEWS AND JUDAISM, PREDICTING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE JEWISH STATE, WAS WRITTEN IN 1876 BY A NON-JEW - A VICTORIAN WOMAN AND A FORMIDABLE INTELLECTUAL, WHO IS GENERALLY REGARDED AS ONE OF THE GREATEST OF ENGLISH NOVELISTS. HERE, THE BIOGRAPHER TRACES THE DEVELOPMENT OF GEORGE ELIOT'S INTEREST IN JEWISH MATTERS.
EN408376LEONARD WOOLFA BIOGRAPHY GLENDINNING, VICTORIA TIM ZAGIN"THE FIRST FULL BIOGRAPHY OF THE EXTRAORDINARY MAN WHO WAS THE ""DARK STAR"" AT THE CENTER OF THE BLOOMSBURY SET, AND THE DEFINITIVE PORTRAIT OF THE WOOLF MARRIAGE. "
EN408377AND SO IT WAS WRITTENBRAZER, ELLENLORNA KOCHE THE BOOK TRAVELS TO A TIME WHEN A THIRD TEMPLE IS BUILT AND THE ARK OF THE COVENANT HOLDING THE TEN COMMANDMENTS IS FOUND. AS THE ROMANS PREPARE TO RECLAIM ISRAEL, THE BOOK FOLLOWS TWO SETS OF BROTHERS-ONE ROMAN AND ONE JEWISH-WHOSE FRIENDSHIPS, HATREDS, AND LIVES INTERTWINE.
EN408378MOSHE DAYANBAR-ON, MORDECHAINIKKI JAMES"IN THIS MEMORABLE BIOGRAPHY, MORDECHAI BAR-ON, DAYAN'S IDF BUREAU CHIEF, OFFERS AN INTIMATE VIEW OF DAYAN'S PRIVATE LIFE, PUBLIC CAREER, AND POLITICAL CONTROVERSIES, SET AGAINST AN ORIGINAL ANALYSIS OF ISRAEL'S POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT FROM PRE-MANDATE PALESTINE THROUGH THE EARLY 1980S. "
EN408379VENUS IN THE AFTERNOONLIEBERMAN, TEHILAPOLLY ADAMS IT IS ALL HERE-THE LOVE, LUST, AND GRIEF. THESE STORIES NEVER FORCE A CHOICE BETWEEN TRAGEDY AND REDEMPTION, BUT RATHER INVITE US INTO THE PRIVATE MOMENTS OF LIVES AS FLAWED AS OUR OWN.
EN408380AM I A JEW?MY JOURNEY AMONG THE BELIEVERS AND PRETENDERS, THE LAPSED AND THE LOSTROSS, THEODOREPAUL SPERRYWHEN THEODORE ROSS MOVED FROM NEW YORK CITY TO SMALL-TOWN MISSISSIPPI, HIS MOTHER INSISTED THAT THE FAMILY PRETEND TO NOT BE JEWISH. HE WAS SENT TO AN EPISCOPAL SCHOOL, WHERE HE STUDIED THE BIBLE. AS AN ADULT, HE WONDERED: AM I A JEW? FILLED WITH HUMOR AND SINCERITY THE AUTHOR EXPLORES AMERICA'S RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY, AND ONE MAN'S QUEST TO STAKE A CLAIM WITHIN IT.
EN408381WITCH OF COLOGNELEARNER, TOBSHALORNA KOCHETHE DAUGHTER OF AN INFLUENTIAL RABBI, RUTH IS A HIGHLY SKILLED MIDWIFE, BUT SHE IS ALSO THE OBSESSION OF SOLITARIO, A DOMINICAN INQUISITOR. SPURNED BY RUTH'S MOTHER, HE IS DETERMINED TO DESTROY THE DAUGHTER AND USES RUTH'S PRACTICE OF KABBALAH--SEEN AS A FORM OF JEWISH MAGIC--TO LAUNCH HIS ATTACK.
EN408382BEN-GURIONPOLITICAL LIFE PERES, SHIMONROXANNE KLEIMAN ISRAEL'S PRESIDENT GIVES US A DRAMATIC AND REVELATORY BIOGRAPHY OF ISRAEL'S FOUNDING FATHER AND FIRST PRIME MINISTER.
EN408383ON THE CHOCOLATE TRAILA DELICIOUS ADVENTURE CONNECTING JEWS, RELIGIONS, HISTORY, TRAVEL, RITUALS AND RECIPES TO THE MAGIC OF CACAO PRINZ, RABBI DEBORAH NICOLE CHARBANIA DELIGHTFUL, FASCINATING READ FULL OF HISTORY, RELIGION, ETHICS, ANECDOTES AND RECIPES THAT WILL MAKE YOU HUNGRY.
EN408384ROAD TO VALORA TRUE STORY OF WORLD WAR II ITALY, THE NAZIS, AND THE CYCLIST WHO INSPIRED A NATION MCCONNON, AILI AND ANDRES LONDON, ELIZABETH THE INSPIRING, AGAINST-THE-ODDS STORY OF GINO BARTALI, THE CYCLIST WHO MADE THE GREATEST COMEBACK IN TOUR SE FRANCE HISTORY AND SECRETLY AIDED THE ITALIAN RESISTANCE DURING WORLD WAR II.
EN408385BIBLICAL SEDUCTIONSSIX STORIES RETOLD BASED ON TALMUD AND MIDRASH RAPOPORT, SANDRA ENIKKI JAMESTHE AUTHOR EXAMINES THE NARRATIVES RELATING TO SIX WOMEN IN THE BIBLE WHO EITHER SEDUCED OR WERE VIOLATED, AND EXPLORES THE HISTORY, CULTURE, AND RABBINIC LITERATURE TO FIND LOGICAL RESOLUTIONS TO READERS' QUESTIONS.
EN408386DEATH IN VIENNAA NOVEL TALLIS, FRANKTIM ZAGIN DETECTIVE OSKAR RHEINHARDT, WHO IS ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF MODERN POLICE WORK, AND DR. MAX LIEBERMANN, A FOLLOWER OF SIGMUND FREUD MUST USE BOTH HARD EVIDENCE AND INTUITIVE ANALYSIS TO SOLVE A MEDIUM'S MYSTERIOUS MURDER-ONE THAT COULDN'T HAVE BEEN COMMITTED BY ANYONE ALIVE.
EN408387BOOK OF MISCHIEFNEW AND SELECTED STORIES STERN, STEVE NIKKI JAMESSTEVE STERN'S STORIES TAKE US FROM THE UNLIKELY OLD JEWISH QUARTER OF THE PINCH IN MEMPHIS TO A TURN-OF-THE CENTURY IMMIGRANT COMMUNITY IN NEW YORK; FROM THE MARKET TOWNS OF EASTERN EUROPE TO A DOWN-AT-THE-HEELS CATSKILLS RESORT.
EN408388188TH CRYBABY BRIGADEA SKINNY JEWISH KID FROM CHICAGO FIGHTS HEZBOLLAH: A MEMOIR CHASNOFF, JOELTIM ZAGINJOEL CHASNOFF IS TWENTY-FOUR YEARS OLD, AN AMERICAN, AND THE GRADUATE OF AN IVY LEAGUE UNIVERSITY. WHEN HIS CAREER AS A STAND-UP COMIC FAILS TO GET OFF THE GROUND, CHASNOFF VOLUNTEERS FOR THE ISRAEL DEFENSE FORCES. THE BOOK IS A NEW KIND OF COMING-OF-AGE STORY -- ONE THAT TEACHES US, MOVES US, AND MAKES US LAUGH.
EN408389BELVA PLAIN COLLECTIONPLAIN, BELVA"THIS IS A COLLECTION OF BOOKS THAT FOLLOWS THE CHARACTERS IN A SERIES. IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING BOOKS IN STORY ORDER: ""EVERGREEN"" (3255), """"GOLDEN CUP"" (5340), ""TAPESTRY"" (5226) AND ""HARVEST"" (5716). "
EN408390TRUSTING CALVINHOW A DOG HELPED HEAL A HOLOCAUST SURVIVOR'S HEART PETERS, SHARONM. HOFFMAN MAX EDELMAN WAS 17 WHEN THE NAZIS TOOK HIM TO THE FIRST OF FIVE WORK CAMPS WHERE HE WAS BEATEN INTO BLINDNESS BY GUARDS. AFTER WITNESSING A GERMAN SHEPHERD KILL A FELLOW PRISONER, HE DEVELOPED A LIFELONG FEAR OF DOGS. MAX SURVIVED AND MOVED ON. WHEN HE RETIRED, HE RECEIVED CALVIN, A CHOCOLATE LABRADOR RETRIEVER. THE REMARKABLE STORY OF A MAN WHO SURVIVED HISTORY AND THE DOG THAT UNLOCKED HIS HEART.
EN408391FAYE KELLERMAN COLLECTION IKELLERMAN, FAYEVARIOUS"THIS IS A COLLECTION OF (4) EARLIER BOOKS WRITTEN BY FAYE KELLERMAN IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING BOOKS: ""RITUAL BATH"" (4790), ""SACRED & PROFANE"" (4984), ""DAYS OF ATONEMENT"" (5851) AND ""MILK & HONEY"" (5873). "
EN408392FAYE KELLERMAN COLLECTION IIKELLERMAN, FAYEVARIOUSTHIS IS A COLLECTION OF (4) RECENT BOOKS WRITTEN BY FAYE KELLERMAN IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING BOOKS: "JUPITER BONES" (7131), "STALKER" (7418), "FORGOTTEN" (7478) AND "STREET DREAMS" (7922).
EN408393SPINOZA PROBLEMYALOM, IRVIN D.PETER LEVINETHE STORY OF THE SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY THINKER BARUCH SPINOZA, HIS PHILOSOPHY AND SUBSEQUENT EXCOMMUNICATION FROM THE JEWISH COMMUNITY, AND HIS APPARENT INFLUENCE ON THE NAZI IDEOLOGUE ALFRED ROSENBERG,
EN408394KONINONE MAN'S QUEST FOR A VANISHED JEWISH COMMUNITY RICHMOND, THEOSTEVE SCHREIBERIN 1939 THE POLISH TOWN OF KONIN VANISHED IN THE WAKE OF NAZI OCCUPATION. TWENTY-FIVE YEARS LATER, THEO RICHMOND SET OUT TO FIND WHAT HE COULD ABOUT THAT VANISHED WORLD.
EN408395NO JOKEMAKING JEWISH HUMOR (LIBRARY OF JEWISH IDEAS) WISSE, RUTH R.DIANE LIPMANWISSE BROADLY TRACES MODERN JEWISH HUMOR AROUND THE WORLD, TEASING OUT ITS IMPLICATIONS AS SHE EXPLORES MEMORABLE AND TELLING EXAMPLES FROM GERMAN, YIDDISH, ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, AND HEBREW.
EN408396JEWS AND WORDSOZ, AMOS; OZ-SALZBERGER, FANIAROXANNE KLEIMANTHE AUTHORS EXAMINE THE ROLE WORDS AND LANGUAGE HAVE PLAYED IN BINDING THE JEWISH PEOPLE TO THEIR HERITAGE.
EN408397DANIEL SILVA COLLECTION SILVA, DANIELMULTIPLETHIS IS A COLLECTION OF FIVE BOOKS WRITTEN BY DANIEL SILVA. IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING BOOKS: "KILL ARTIST" (7366), "ENGLISH ASSASSIN" (7579), "A DEATH IN VIENNA" (7938), "THE MESSENGER" (8200) AND "THE CONFESSOR" (8036).
EN408398FIFTEEN JOURNEYS: WARSAW TO LONDONREICHARDT, JASIA "THE TRAVELER IS A YOUNG GIRL, WHO WE MEET AT AGE SEVEN. ALONG THE WAY, SHE LOSES HER HOME, HER FAMILY, HER NAME, HER HAIR, AND FINALLY, HER FEAR. TWO THINGS HELP HER ON HER JOURNEYS DURING THESE DIFFICULT YEARS: SOME LESSONS FROM HER PARENTS AND A LARGE SHARE OF LUCK, WHICH NEVER DESERTS HER. "
EN408399ODYSSEY OF SAMUEL GLASS KOPS, BERNARD MARY MURPHYSEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD SAM GLASS IS DEPRESSED. SINCE HIS FATHER DIED SUDDENLY, HE SEES NO POINT IN LIFE. THEN A RABBI FROM THE MIDDLE AGES APPEARS AND TAKES SAM BACK IN TIME. HE MEETS A PANOPLY OF CHARACTERS INCLUDING HIS OWN FOREBEARS AND SOME FAMILIAR FIGURES FROM JEWISH HISTORY. THEN HE DISCOVERS THE SECRET PURPOSE FOR WHICH HE HAS BEEN CHOSEN: TO ASSASSINATE TSAR ALEXANDER II ……
EN408400WEDDING IN GREAT NECKMCDOUNOUGH, YONA ZELDISELLEN DAVIDTHE SILVERSTEIN FAMILY IS COMING TOGETHER IN GREAT NECK, LONG ISLAND, FOR THE NUPTIALS OF THE YOUNGEST DAUGHTER ANGELICA. THEN AN IMPULSIVE ACT BY HER NIECE JUSTINE PUTS THE ENTIRE WEDDING AT RISK AND BRINGS THE SIMMERING FAMILY TENSIONS TO THE BOILING POINT. BEFORE VOWS ARE EXCHANGED, THIS DAY WILL CHANGE MORE THAN ONE LIFE FOREVER…
EN408401UNLIKELY COLLABORATIONGERTRUDE STEIN, BERNARD FAŸ, AND THE VICHY DILEMMA WILL, BARBARAALISON EDWARDSIN 1941, THE JEWISH AMERICAN WRITER GERTRUDE STEIN EMBARKED ON ONE OF THE STRANGEST INTELLECTUAL PROJECTS OF HER LIFE: TRANSLATING FOR AN AMERICAN AUDIENCE THE SPEECHES OF MARSHAL PHILIPPE PÉTAIN, HEAD OF STATE FOR THE COLLABORATIONIST VICHY GOVERNMENT. WHY AND UNDER WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES WOULD STEIN UNDERTAKE THIS PROJECT? THE ANSWERS LIE IN STEIN'S LINK TO THE MAN AT THE CORE OF THIS CONTROVERSY: BERNARD FAÿ, STEIN'S APPARENT VICHY PROTECTOR.
EN408402JACOB'S FOLLYMILLER. REBECCAALISON EDWARDSIN 18TH CENTURY PARIS, JACOB CERF IS A JEW, A PEDDLER OF KNIVES AND SNUFFBOXES. HE IS DETERMINED TO RAISE HIMSELF UP IN LIFE, BY WHATEVER MEANS HE CAN. MORE THAN 200 YEARS LATER, JACOB IS AMAZED TO FIND HIMSELF REINCARNATED AS A FLY IN THE LONG ISLAND SUBURBS OF 21ST CENTURY AMERICA.
EN408403WATCHMAKER'S DAUGTHERTAITZ, SONIASONIA TAITZTHE STORY OF A CHILD OF A WATCHMAKER WHO SAVED LIVES WITHIN DACHAU PRISON, AND HIS WIFE, A GIFTED PIANIST ABOUT TO MAKE HER DEBUT WHEN THE NAZIS SEIZED POWER. THIS LEGACY LEADS THE AUTHOR TO FORGE A LIFE IN WHICH SHE SEEKS TO HEAL BOTH HER PARENTS AND HERSELF THROUGH TRAVEL, ACHIEVEMENT, AND A DARING LOVE AFFAIR.
EN408405ONCE WE WERE BROTHERSBALSON, RONALD HBAZ SNIDER"THE GRIPPING TALE ABOUT TWO BOYS, ONCE AS CLOSE AS BROTHERS, WHO FIND THEMSELVES ON OPPOSITE SIDES OF THE HOLOCAUST. "
EN408406AL CAPP, A LIFE TO THE CONTRARYSCHUMACHER, MICHAEL; KITCHEN, DENISAUDREY FLAMBERG"CAPP WAS A FAMILIAR PERSONALITY ON TV AND RADIO.WITH UNPRECEDENTED ACCESS TO CAPP'S ARCHIVES , THE AUTHORS HAVE WRITTEN A PROBING BIOGRAPHY. CAPP'S STORY IS ONE OF INCREDIBLE HIGHS AND LOWS, OF POPULARITY AND VILLAINY, OF SUCCESS AND FAILURE-TOLD HERE WITH AUTHORITY AND HEART. "
EN408407ASSISTANTMALAMUD, BERNARDMULTIPLEREALISTIC AND MOVING NOVEL OF A JEWISH GROCER, MORRIS BOBER, HIS FAMILY AND HIS ASSISTANT, A NON-JEW WHO FALLS IN LOVE WITH THE GROCER'S DAUGHTER.
EN408408JOHANNES REUCHLIN AND THE CAMPAIGN TO DESTROY JEWISH BOOKSPRICE, DAVID H.WIN ROBBINSTHIS BOOK IS A VALUABLE CONTRIBUTION TO STUDY OF AN IMPORTANT AND COMPLEX DEVELOPMENT IN EUROPEAN HISTORY: CHRISTIANS ACQUIRING ACCURATE KNOWLEDGE OF JUDAISM AND ITS HISTORY.
EN408409HAVEN OF LIBERTYNEW YORK JEWS IN THE NEW WORLD, 1654-1865ROCK, HOWARD BAUDREY FLAMBERGHAVEN OF LIBERTY CHRONICLES THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST JEWS TO NEW YORK IN 1654 AND HIGHLIGHTS THE ROLE OF REPUBLICANISM IN SHAPING THEIR IDENTITY AND INSTITUTIONS.
EN408410COUNTRY OF ASHA JEWISH DOCTOR IN POLAND, 1939–1945 REICHER, EDWARDPAUL SPERRYA CHRONICLE OF A JEWISH DOCTOR WHO MIRACULOUSLY SURVIVED NEAR-CERTAIN DEATH, FIRST INSIDE THE LODZ AND WARSAW GHETTOES, WHERE HE WAS FORCED TO TREAT THE GESTAPO, THEN ON THE ARYAN SIDE OF WARSAW, WHERE HE HID UNDER NUMEROUS DISGUISES
EN408411EMERGING METROPOLISNEW YORK JEWS IN THE AGE OF IMMIGRATION, 1840-1920 (CITY OF PROMISES)POLLAND, ANNIE; SOYER,DANIELRICHARD BERGMANTHE STORY OF NEW YORK’S EMERGENCE AS THE GREATEST JEWISH CITY OF ALL TIME. IT EXPLORES THE CENTRAL EUROPEAN AND EAST EUROPEAN JEWS’ ENCOUNTER WITH NEW YORK CITY, TRACING IMMIGRANTS’ ECONOMIC, SOCIAL, RELIGIOUS, POLITICAL, AND CULTURAL ADAPTATION BETWEEN 1840 AND 1920.
EN408412JEWS IN GOTHAMNEW YORK JEWS IN A CHANGING CITY 1920-2010 GUROCK, JEFFREY S.BARBARA FEINSTEINTHE BOOK DETAILS THE COMPLEX DYNAMICS THAT CAUSED JEWS TO PERSIST, ABANDON, OR BE LEFT BEHIND IN THEIR NEIGHBORHOODS DURING CRITICAL MOMENTS OF THE PAST CENTURY.
EN408413LIAR'S GOSPELA NOVELALDERMAN, NAOMIELIZABETH LONDONIMAGINING THE STORY OF JESUS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF HIS MOTHER, A FRIEND, A COLLABORATOR, AND A REBEL, ALDERMAN PROVIDES A JEWISH VERSION OF THE GOSPEL. ALTHOUGH A STORY CAN'T BE SEPARATED FROM ITS TELLER'S MOTIVES, THIS POWERFUL REIMAGINING SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON AN OLD STORY.
EN408414CHASING THE KING OF HEARTSKRALL, HANNAELIZABETH LONDONAN EXTRAORDINARY LOVE STORY, SPANNING FROM THE WARSAW GHETTO TO ISRAEL. AFTER THE DEPORTATION OF HER HUSBAND TO AUSCHWITZ, IZOLDA REGENBERG, ALIAS MARIA PAWLICKA, HAS ONLY ONE AIM: TO FREE HER HUSBAND.
EN408415SPIES AGAINST ARMAGEDDONINSIDE ISRAEL'S SECRET WARS: UPDATED & REVISED RAVIV, DAN & MELMAN, YOSSIARLENE SIMONTHIS IS A HISTORY OF ISRAEL'S ESPIONAGE AND SECURITY NETWORK FROM 1948 UNTIL THE PRESENT DAY
EN408416MISSING FILEMISHANI,D.A.POLLY ADAMSISRAELI DETECTIVE AVRAHAM AVRAHAM MUST FIND A TEENAGE BOY GONE MISSING FROM THE SUBURBS OF TEL AVIV.
EN408417PLEDGES OF JEWISH ALLEGIANCECONVERSION, LAW, AND POLICYMAKING IN NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY ORTHODOX RESPONSA ELLENSON, DAVID & GORDIS, DANIELMARIE HOFFMANTHIS BOOK EXAMINES A WIDE ARRAY OF LEGAL OPINIONS WRITTEN BY NINETEENTH- AND TWENTIETH-CENTURY ORTHODOX RABBIS IN EUROPE, THE UNITED STATES, AND ISRAEL.
EN408418DAY AFTER NIGHTDIAMANT, ANITANICOLE CHARBANITHE POPULAR AUTHOR SKETCHES THE INTERTWINED FATES OF SEVERAL YOUNG WOMEN REFUGEES AT ATLIT, A BRITISH-RUN INTERNMENT CAMP SET UP IN PALESTINE AFTER WWII.
EN408419JEWISH CANDIDATECROSSLAND, DAVIDPOLLY ADAMSA POLITICAL THRILLER WHICH PAINTS A CHILLING SCENARIO OF THE THREATS POSED TO CONTEMPORARY GERMAN SOCIETY BY NEO-NAZI EXTREMISTS.
EN408420STERN, THE MAN AND HIS GANGGOLAN,ZEVMARIE HOFFMANTHE BOOK TRACES ABRAHAM STERN'S EVOLUTION FROM HATED GANGSTER TO FOLK HERO AND CHRONICLES THE MILITARY AND POLITICAL DEEDS OF THE THOUSAND JEWS WHO JOINED HIS WAR AGAINST ENGLAND.
EN408421CRAFT BEER BAR MITZVAHCOWAN, JEREMYMARCEL SISLOWITZIN THIS COMPELLING TALE OF HOW THE NATION’S FIRST AND ONLY JEWISH CELEBRATION BEER CAME TO FRUITION, FOUNDER JEREMY COWAN TELLS THE STORY OF SHMALTZ BREWING’S EVOLUTION FROM AN INSIDE JOKE INTO A THRIVING AND AWARD-WINNING CRAFT BREWING COMPANY.
EN408422CELLAWERFEL, FRANZMARCEL SISLOWITZTHIS UNFINISHED, SEMI-AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOVEL ABOUT THE NAZI TAKEOVER OF AUSTRIA GIVES A SEARING PORTRAIT OF A WORLD ON THE VERGE OF COLLAPSE.
EN408423MITZVAH MANCLAYTON, JOHN J.RICHARD BERGMANMOURNING THE DEATH OF HIS WIFE, ADAM FRIEDMAN FINDS SOLACE THROUGH LIVING THE MITZVOT. BUT WHILE SOME HAIL THE MITZVAH MAN AS A MODERN-DAY PROPHET, OTHERS BRAND HIM A MADMAN IN DANGER OF LOSING CUSTODY OF HIS ONLY CHILD.
EN408424BARNEY'S VERSIONRICHLER, MORDECAITIM ZAGINBARNEY PANOFSKY—CANADIAN EXPAT, WILY LOVER OF WOMEN, WRITER, TELEVISION PRODUCER, RACONTEUR—IS FINALLY PUTTING PEN TO PAPER SO HE CAN REBUT THE CHARGES ABOUT HIM MADE IN HIS RIVAL’S AUTOBIOGRAPHY.
EN408425MY PROMISED LANDTHE TRIUMPH AND TRAGEDY OF ISRAEL SHAVIT, ARITIM ZAGINAN AUTHORITATIVE AND DEEPLY PERSONAL NARRATIVE HISTORY OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL, BY ONE OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL JOURNALISTS WRITING ABOUT THE MIDDLE EAST TODAY
EN408426RUSS & DAUGHTERSREFLECTIONS AND RECIPES FROM THE HOUSE THAT HERRING BUILTFEDERMAN, MARK RUSSBARBARA FEISTEINTHE FORMER OWNER/PROPRIETOR OF THE BELOVED APPETIZING STORE ON MANHATTAN’S LOWER EAST SIDE TELLS THE STORY OF AN IMMIGRANT FAMILY’S JOURNEY FROM A PUSHCART IN 1907 TO “NEW YORK’S MOST HALLOWED SHRINE TO THE MIRACLE OF CAVIAR, SMOKED SALMON, ETHEREAL HERRING, AND SILKEN CHOPPED LIVER”
EN408427FINE THINGSSTEEL, DANIELLELORNA KOCHTHE STORY OF BERNIE FINE WHOSE WIFE DIES, LEAVING HIM ALONE WITH TWO CHILDREN. A KIDNAPPING AND A BITTER CUSTODY BATTLE FORCE HIM TO LEARN WHAT PERSONAL COMMITMENT IS ALL ABOUT.
EN408428TIME OF ANGELSSCHONSTEIN, PATRICIAJESSIA LEONARDA COLORFUL EXPATRIATE NEIGHBORHOOD OF ITALIAN JEWS IN POST-APARTHEID CAPETOWN IS THE SETTING FOR THIS CHARMING NOVEL OF FOOD, LOVE AND MAGIC.
EN408429SEABURY PLACEA BRONX MEMOIRWOLFE, DANIELSTEVE SCHREIBERDANIEL WOLFE BRINGS TO LIFE HIS BRONX NEIGHBORHOOD DURING THE GREAT DEPRESSION.
EN408430JEWISH JOCKSAN UNORTHODOX HALL OF FAME FOER, FRANKLIN; TRACY, MARKSTEVE SCHREIBERA TIMELESS COLLECTION OF BIOGRAPHICAL MUSINGS, SOCIOLOGICAL RIFFS ABOUT ASSIMILATION, FIRST-PERSON REFLECTIONS, AND, ABOVE ALL, GREAT WRITING ON SOME OF THE MOST INFLUENTIAL AND UNEXPECTED PIONEERS IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS.
EN408431PROSPEROUS THIEFGOLDSMITH, ANDREAELLEN DAVIDA STORY ABOUT IDENTITY AND FORGIVENESS SET AGAINST THE BACKDROP OF NAZI GERMANY AND THE HOLOCAUST. THE THIEF'S CRIME IRREVOCABLY LINKS TWO FAMILIES AND CREATES A LEGACY THAT HAS FAR-REACHING CONSEQUENCES.
EN408432STRANGLEHOLDROTENBERG, ROBERTPAM VASSILA LEGAL THRILLER FEATURING DETECTIVE ARI GREENE IN THE FIGHT OF HIS LIFE.
EN408434DANCING WITH THE ENEMYMY FAMILY'S HOLOCAUST SECRET GLAZER, PAULRICHARD BERGMANTHE GRIPPING STORY OF THE AUTHOR’S AUNT, A JEWISH DANCE INSTRUCTOR WHO WAS BETRAYED TO THE NAZIS BY THE TWO MEN SHE LOVED, YET MANAGED TO SURVIVE WWII BY TEACHING DANCE LESSONS TO THE SS AT AUSCHWITZ.
EN408435NO BETTER TIMETHE BRIEF, REMARKABLE LIFE OF DANNY LEWIN, THE GENIUS WHO TRANSFORMED THE INTERNETRASKIN, MOLLY KNIGHTNIKKI JAMESA STORY OF A YOUNG MATHEMATICAL GENIUS WHO WROTE A SET OF ALGORITHMS THAT WOULD CREATE A FASTER INTERNET. DANNY LEWIN’S BRILLIANT BUT BRIEF LIFE IS LARGELY UNKNOWN BECAUSE, UNTIL NOW, THOSE CLOSEST TO HIM HAVE GUARDED THEIR MEMORIES AND QUIETLY MOURNED THEIR LOSS. LEWIN WAS STABBED TO DEATH AT AGE 31 WHILE TRYING TO OVERPOWER THE TERRORISTS WHO WOULD EVENTUALLY FLY AMERICAN FLIGHT 11 INTO THE WORLD TRADE CENTER.
EN408436STORYTELLERPICOULT, JODINIKKI JAMESSAGE SINGER BEFRIENDS JOSEF WEBER, AN ELDERLY RETIRED TEACHER, WHO TELLS HER THAT HE’S A FORMER SS OFFICER AND ASKS HER TO HELP HIM END HIS LIFE. SAGE, WHOSE GRANDMOTHER MINKA SURVIVED THE HOLOCAUST, REACHES OUT TO LEO STEIN, AN ATTORNEY AND NAZI HUNTER. LEO INVESTIGATES SAGE’S CLAIMS, WHICH LEADS THEM TO MINKA, WHO SHARES A SURPRISING CONNECTION TO JOSEF.
EN408437LIKE DREAMERSTHE STORY OF THE ISRAELI PARATROOPERS WHO REUNITED JERUSALEM AND DIVIDED A NATIONHALEVI,YOSSI KLEINDIANE LIPMANTHE LIFE STORIES OF MEN OF BRIGADE 55, A RESERVE UNIT PRIMARILY RESPONSIBLE FOR LIBERATING THE WESTERN WALL AND SEIZING EAST JERUSALEM FROM JORDANIAN CONTROL.
EN408438ENGLISH GIRLSILVA, DANIELLORNA KOCHEA BEAUTIFUL WOMAN, WITH WHOM THE MARRIED BRITISH PM HAS BEEN HAVING AN AFFAIR, IS SNATCHED FROM HER VACATION ON CORSICA. TRYING TO AVOID A SCANDAL, THE PRIME-MINISTER REACHES FOR HELP TO ART RESTORER AND ISRAELI SPY, GABRIEL ALLON.
EN408439PRINCE OF FIREA GABRIEL ALLON NOVELSILVA, DANIELLORNA KOCHEART RESTORER AND SEMIRELUCTANT SPY, GABRIEL, IS PULLED FROM HIS COVER TO HUNT DOWN TERRORISTS WHO HAVE COMMITTED A HORRIFIC CRIME, IN THIS CASE THE BOMBING OF THE ISRAELI EMBASSY IN ROME.
EN408440SUPERMAN IS JEWISHHOW COMIC BOOK SUPERHEROES CAME TO SERVE TRUTH, JUSTICE, AND THE JEWISH-AMERICAN WAY BROD, HARRYPOLLY ADAMS"HARRY BROD REVEALS THE LINKS BETWEEN JEWS AND SUPERHEROES IN AN INVESTIGATION OF ICONIC COMIC BOOK FIGURES. "
EN408441CUT ME LOOSESIN AND SALVATION AFTER MY ULTRA-ORTHODOX GIRLHOODVINCENT, LEAHELIZABETH LONDON"AN ELECTRIFYING MEMOIR ABOUT A YOUNG WOMAN'S PROMISCUOUS AND SELF-DESTRUCTIVE SPIRAL AFTER BEING CAST OUT OF HER ULTRA-ORTHODOX JEWISH FAMILY "
EN408442JERUSALEM MAIDENA NOVELCARNER, TALIAELIZABETH LONDONA YOUNG ORTHODOX JEWISH WOMAN IN JERUSALEM IS EXPECTED TO MARRY. WHILE ESTHER UNDERSTANDS HER OBLIGATIONS, HER ARTISTIC TALENT INSPIRES HER TO SECRETLY EXPLORE WORLDS OUTSIDE HER RELIGION, TO DREAM OF STUDYING IN PARIS. ESTHER FORCED TO CONFRONT THE MOST DIFFICULT QUESTION: TO WHOM MUST SHE BE TRUE, GOD OR HERSELF?
EN408443WHO WROTE THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS?THE SEARCH FOR THE SECRET OF QUMRAN GOLB, NORMANROXANNE KLEIMANSINCE THEIR DISCOVERY IN THE QUMRAN CAVES IN 1947, THE DEAD SEA SCROLLS HAVE BEEN THE OBJECT OF INTENSE FASCINATION AND EXTREME CONTROVERSY. PROFESSOR NORMAN GOLB ARGUES THAT THEY WERE NOT THE WORK OF A SMALL SECT, AS OTHER SCHOLARS HAVE CLAIMED, BUT WRITTEN BY DIFFERENT GROUPS OF JEWS AND THEN SMUGGLED OUT OF JERUSALEM'S LIBRARIES BEFORE THE ROMAN SIEGE OF 70 C.E..
EN408444GARDEN OF THE FINZI-CONTINISBASSANI, GIORGIOMARCEL SISLOWITZTHE STORY OF A WEALTHY, INSULAR JEWISH FAMILY IN FASCIST ITALY JUST BEFORE THE OUTBREAK OF WORLD WAR II. A NEW RECORDING OF THE ORIGINAL.
EN408445NETANYABURSTEIN, DRORMARCEL SISLOWITZA FASCINATING BLEND OF REMINISCENCE, FICTION, AND AMATEUR SCIENCE, SEEKING TO CONVEY NOT ONLY A PERSONAL STORY BUT THE BIG PICTURE IN WHICH THE SAGA OF LIFE ON EARTH HAVE THE SAME STATUS AS ANECDOTES ABOUT ONE'S AUNTS AND UNCLES.
EN408446ACCIDENTSA NOVELHEDAYA, YAELMARY MURPHYYONATAN IS A WRITER, A FIFTY-YEAR-OLD WIDOWER LEFT TO RAISE HIS CHILD ALONE. WHEN HE MEETS SHIRA, A BESTSELLING AUTHOR PARALYZED BY STAGE FRIGHT, THE THAW BEGINS AS MAN, WOMAN, AND GIRL ENTER A HALTING RELATIONSHIP.
EN408447CREATED EQUALHOW THE BIBLE BROKE WITH ANCIENT POLITICAL THOUGHTBERMAN, JOSHUAWIN ROBINSTHE AUTHOR ENGAGES THE TEXT OF THE HEBREW BIBLE FROM A NOVEL PERSPECTIVE, CONSIDERING IT AS A DOCUMENT OF SOCIAL AND POLITICAL THOUGHT.
EN408448NEVER THE LAST JOURNEYZANDMAN, FELIXDAN PARILISAT THE AGE OF 16, ZANDMAN SPENT 17 MONTHS HIDING FROM THE NAZIS UNDER THE FLOORBOARDS OF THE HOUSE OF A POLISH PEASANT FAMILY. IN THIS MOVING AUTOBIOGRAPHY, ZANDMAN, WHO BECAME A SUCCESSFUL SCIENTIST AND INVENTOR, DESCRIBES HIS JOURNEY.
EN408449YUDL AND OTHER STORIESSILBERT, LAYLEMARIE HOFFMANTOLD WITH WRY WIT AND A MASTERFUL SENSIBILITY FOR METAPHOR, THE STORY EXPLORES GENDER, ZIONISM, AND THE IMMIGRANT EXPERIENCE IN THE US.
EN408450MOTTISCHURR, ASAFDAN PARILISTHE NOVEL DEPICTS THE UNEQUAL FRIENDSHIP BETWEEN MOTTI AND MENACHEM, TWO MIDDLE-AGED MEN LIVING IN JERUSALEM.AFTER A NIGHT OF DRINKING TOGETHER, MENACHEM HITS AND KILLS A PEDESTRIAN WHILE DRIVING DRUNK, AND MOTTI, ALSO IN THE CAR, STEPS UP AND TAKES THE RAP—FIVE YEARS IN PRISON.
EN408451COVENANT AND CONVERSATION GENESIS:THE BOOK OF BEGINNINGSSACKS, JONATHAN, RABBIRABBI SACKS FUSES JEWISH TRADITION, WESTERN PHILOSOPHY AND LITERATURE TO PRESENT A HIGHLY DEVELOPED UNDERSTANDING OF THE HUMAN CONDITION UNDER GOD S SOVEREIGNTY. ERUDITE AND ELOQUENT, COVENANT & CONVERSATION ALLOWS US TO EXPERIENCE RABBI SACKS SOPHISTICATED APPROACH TO LIFE LIVED IN AN ONGOING DIALOGUE WITH THE TORAH.
EN408452COUNTRYMENLIDEGAARD, BOARLENE SIMONTHE STORY OF THE PROTECTION AND EVENTUAL RESCUE OF THE APPROXIMATELY 7,000 DANISH JEWS BY THEIR FELLOW GENTILE DANISH CITIZENS, ESCAPING A SCHEDULED ROUNDUP BY NAZI OCCUPIERS.
EN408453ALLEPO CODEXIN PURSUIT OF ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST COVETED, SACRED, AND MYSTERIOUS BOOKSFRIEDMAN, MATTILORNA KOCHEWRITTEN IN THE TENTH CENTURY, THE ALEPPO CODEX IS THE MOST ACCURATE COPY OF THE HEBREW BIBLE. NAMED FOR THE SYRIAN CITY IN WHICH IT WAS KEPT, THE CODEX IS ALSO KNOWN AS THE CROWN OF ALEPPO AND WAS SAID TO PROTECT THOSE WHO CARED FOR IT AND CURSE THOSE WHO DEFILED IT.
EN408454HAREM MIDWIFERICH, ROBERTAROXANNE KLEIMANA HISTORICAL NOVEL WHICH TAKES PLACE IN HE IMPERIAL HAREM, CONSTANTINOPLE IN 1578. THE AUTHOR INCORPORATES A WEALTH OF HISTORICAL DETAIL INTO HER RIVETING TALE OF A HEROINE WHO WON'T GIVE UP ON HER MARRIAGE.
EN408455WHY THE GERMANS? WHY THE JEWS?ENVY, RACE HATRED, AND THE PREHISTORY OF THE HOLOCAUSTGOTZ ,ALYDIANE LIPMANA PROVOCATIVE AND INSIGHTFUL ANALYSIS THAT SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON ONE OF THE MOST PUZZLING AND HISTORICALLY UNSETTLING CONUNDRUMS. WHY DID THE HOLOCAUST HAPPEN IN GERMANY, OF ALL PLACES? HOW DID A COUNTRY KNOWN FOR ITS CULTURE AND REFINEMENT TURN SO RABIDLY ANTI-SEMITIC?
EN408456SHOLEM ALEICHEM COLLECTION ALEICHEM, SHOLEMVARIOUSTHIS IS A COLLECTION OF (4) BOOKS WRITTEN BY SHOLEM ALEICHEM IT CONTAINS THE FOLLOWING BOOKS: "INSIDE KASRILEVKE (294) "ADVENTURES OF MOTTEL" (1130), "THE NIGHTINGALE" (4681) AND "BLOODY HOAX" (6121).
EN408457INNER SEAA NOVEL OF THE YEAR 100KOTKER, ZANEDIANE LIPMANA HISTORICAL NOVEL ABOUT THE CONFLICT-FILLED LIVES OF JEWS AND CHRISTIANS OF THE ROMAN EMPIRE IN YEAR 100 CE.
EN408458SAY GOODNIGHT, GRACIE!THE STORY OF BURNS & ALLEN BLYTHE, CHERYL; SACKETT, SUSANDIANE LIPMANTHIS BOOK IS A DETAILED HISTORY OF THE BURNS & ALLEN TV SHOW. AS SUCH, THE WRITERS HAVE SUCCESSFULLY RE-CREATED THE 1950-58 PROGRAM AND AT THE SAME TIME REVEALED THE WARM RELATIONSHIP THAT EXISTED BETWEEN BURNS AND THE ON-STAGE CHARACTER OF GRACIE ALLEN.
EN408460ON WINGS OF EAGLESTHE SECRET OPERATION OF THE ETHIOPIAN EXODUS FELDMAN. MICHAWIN ROBINSTOLD THROUGH DIARY ENTRIES INTERSPERSED WITH THE STORIES OF MANY ETHIOPIAN JEWS IN THEIR OWN WORDS, THIS IS THE GRIPPING ACCOUNT OF THE JEWISH AGENCY'S COORDINATOR OF ETHIOPIAN ALIYAH AS HE WORKED OVER A DECADE TO FREE THE BETA ISRAEL FROM SHOCKING CONDITIONS.
EN408461HOW TO RAISE A JEWISH DOGWEINER, ELLIS; DAVILMAN, BARBARABARBARA ABISTHIS IS AN EXTREMELY FUNNY SPOOF POOCH MANUAL FILLED WITH DIRE JOKES THAT WOULD MAKE EVEN WOODY ALLEN CRINGE.
EN408462LITTLE FAILUREA MEMOIRSHTEYNGART, GARYTIM ZAGINA TRUE STORY OF AN IMMIGRANT FAMILY BETTING ITS FUTURE ON AMERICA, AS TOLD BY A LIFELONG MISFIT WHO FINALLY FINDS A PLACE FOR HIMSELF IN THE WORLD THROUGH BOOKS AND WORDS.
EN408463REPLACEMENT LIFEA NOVELFISHMAN, BORISSTEVE SCHREIBERA HILARIOUS STORY OF A FAILED JOURNALIST ASKED TO DO THE UNTHINKABLE: FORGE HOLOCAUST-RESTITUTION CLAIMS FOR OLD RUSSIAN JEWS IN BROOKLYN, NEW YORK.