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  • The Unanswered Letter

    One Holocaust Family's Desperate Plea for Help

    by Faris Cassell ...
    In 1939, as the Nazis closed in, Alfred Berger mailed a desperate letter to an American stranger who happened to share his last name. He and his wife, Viennese Jews, had found escape routes for their daughters. But now their money, connections, and emotional energy were nearly exhausted. Alfred begged the American recipient of the letter, “You are surely informed about the situation of all Jews in ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Magna Carta of Humanity

    Sinai's Revolutionary Faith and the Future of Freedom

    by Os Guinness ...
    **In these stormy times, voices from all fronts call for change.**andCultural observer Os Guinness explores the nature of revolutionary faith, contrasting between secular revolutions such as the French Revolution and the faith-led revolution of ancient Israel. He argues that the story of Exodus is the highest, richest, and deepest vision for freedom in human history. It serves as the master story ... Read more

    $36.66 AUD

  • I Escaped from Auschwitz

    The Shocking True Story of the World War II Hero Who Escaped the Nazis and Helped Save Over 200,000 Jews

    by Rudolf Vrba ...
    The Stunning and Emotional Autobiography of an Auschwitz SurvivorApril 7, 1944—This date marks the successful escape of two Slovak prisoners from one of the most heavily-guarded and notorious concentration camps of Nazi Germany. The escapees, Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler, fled over one hundred miles to be the first to give the graphic and detailed descriptions of the atrocities of Auschwitz ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD

  • The Nazi Officer's Wife

    How One Jewish Woman Survived The Holocaust

    #1 New York Times BestsellerEdith Hahn was an outspoken young woman in Vienna when the Gestapo forced her into a ghetto and then into a slave labor camp. When she returned home months later, she knew she would become a hunted woman and went underground. With the help of a Christian friend, she emerged in Munich as Grete Denner. There she met Werner Vetter, a Nazi Party member who fell in love with ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • The Test Of Courage: Michel Thomas: A Biography Of The Holocaust Survivor And Nazi-Hunter By Christopher Robbins

    The story of Michel Thomas reads like a thriller in which adventure and heartbreak combine to produce a unique form of wisdom. Until his death in 2005, he taught languages to ghetto kids, heads of industry and movie stars in a matter of days, succeeding even with people who considered themselves hopeless linguists. To those who have been taught by him, he seemed to be a miracle worker with a ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Wars Of The Jews Or Jewish War Or The History Of The Destruction Of Jerusalem (Mobi Classics)

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. TABLE OF ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Jews: Story of a People

    Story of a People

    by Howard Fast ...
    A vivid and eminently readable story of Jewish history covering 4,000 years, and including extensive illustrations and historical photographsHoward Fast, the bestselling author of Spartacus, tells the sweeping story of the Jewish people and Judaism over four millennia, from their nomadic beginnings and the rise of Moses, to the kings David and Solomon, through the Diaspora and the unthinkable ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Grandees

    America's Sephardic Elite

    The New World’s earliest Jewish immigrants and their unique, little-known history: A New York Times bestseller from the author of Life at the Dakota.In 1654, twenty-three Jewish families arrived in New Amsterdam (now New York) aboard a French privateer. They were the Sephardim, members of a proud orthodox sect that had served as royal advisors and honored professionals under Moorish rule in Spain ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Bible Unearthed

    Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Sacred Texts

    In this groundbreaking work that sets apart fact and legend, authors Finkelstein and Silberman use significant archeological discoveries to provide historical information about biblical Israel and its neighbors.In this iconoclastic and provocative work, leading scholars Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman draw on recent archaeological research to present a dramatically revised portrait of ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • The Holocaust

    A New History

    by Laurence Rees ...
    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER AND THE FIRST AUTHORITATIVE ACCOUNT FOR 30 YEARS'By far the clearest book ever written about the Holocaust, and also the best at explaining its origins and grotesque mentality, as well as its chaotic development' Antony Beevor'Groundbreaking. You might have thought that we know everything there is to know about the Holocaust but this book proves there is much ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Indestructible Jews

    by Max I. Dimont ...
    From the author of Jews, God, and History, this comprehensive history of the Jewish people is “an epic drama, searching and nobly conceived” (Publishers Weekly).A compelling and readable account of the four thousand year history of a people that spans the globe and transcends the ages. From the ancient and simple faith of a small tribe to a global religion with adherents in every nation, the path ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • And Man Created God

    Kings, Cults and Conquests at the Time of Jesus

    And Man Created God is a sweeping exploration of the changing religions of the empires and peoples of the world at the time of Jesus: a work of extraordinary richness and ambition, this is popular history at its best.At the time of Jesus's birth, the world was in ferment. Across Europe, North Africa, the Middle East and Asia - societies rife with gods and messiahs, priests and warriors - the old ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Jewish Gospels

    The Story of the Jewish Christ

    “[A] fascinating recasting of the story of Jesus.” —Elliot Wolfson, New York UniversityIn July 2008, a front-page story in the New York Times reported on the discovery of an ancient Hebrew tablet, dating from before the birth of Jesus, which predicted a Messiah who would rise from the dead after three days. Commenting on this startling discovery at the time, noted Talmud scholar Daniel Boyarin ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Against Apion (Mobi Classics)

    This is an electronic edition of the complete book complemented by author biography. This book features a table of contents linked to every chapter. The book was designed for optimal navigation on the iPad, Nook, PDA, Smartphone, and other electronic readers. It is formatted to display on all electronic devices including eReaders, Smartphones and other Mobile Devices with a small display. TABLE OF ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • Temple: Amazing New Discoveries That Change Everything About the Location of Solomon's Temple

    In a book that is being heralded as an “investigative masterpiece” with “astounding archeological and prophetic implications,” TEMPLE: Amazing New Discoveries That Change Everything About the Location of Solomon’s Temple, by Robert Cornuke, is sending shockwaves through the Jewish, Muslim, and Christian worlds.             Can you imagine the upheaval in political and religious thinking if the ... Read more

    $9.49 AUD

  • Works Of Josephus Flavius: Wars Of The Jews, Antiquities Of The Jews, Against Apion, Autobiography And More (Mobi Collected Works)

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on eReaders and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making it easier to access individual books. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • JESUS THE MESSIAH [Illustrated]. Abridged edition of "The Life and Times of Jesus the Messiah"

    * This is not a cheap scanned copy, but a fully searchable and formatted collection! JESUS THE MESSIAH is the official abridged edition of Alfred Edersheim’s monumental and classic work “The Life of Jesus the Messiah.”  It reduces the original 6 volumes into one manageable (87 chapter!) work and omits many of the heavy and technical footnotes.  If you want the original, with all the Greek notes ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Jews in America Trilogy

    "Our Crowd," The Grandees, and "The Rest of Us"

    Three New York Times bestsellers chronicle the rise of America’s most influential Jewish families as they transition from poor immigrants to household names.In his acclaimed trilogy, author Stephen Birmingham paints an engrossing portrait of Jewish American life from the colonial era through the twentieth century with fascinating narrative and meticulous research.The collection’s best-known book, ... Read more

    $31.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Auschwitz

    by A Survivor ...
    This is the story of a survivor, what he saw and felt during his Calvary from Antwerp to the Malin distribution camp in France and from there to the extermination camp of Buchenwald.To say that this book contains the scenes of a twentieth-century Inferno may sound commonplace. Yet, every page of this book reminds one of Dante's Inferno, with one exception: The Inferno, the author writes about ... Read more

    $3.75 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Why the Jews?

    The Reason for Antisemitism

    From the bestselling authors of The Nine Questions People Ask About Judaism comes a completely revised and updated edition of a modern classic that reflects the dangerous rise in antisemitism during the twenty-first century.The very word Jew continues to arouse passions as does no other religious, national, or political name. Why have Jews been the object of the most enduring and universal hatred ... Read more

    $20.99 AUD

  • In the Beginning

    A New Interpretation of Genesis

    The foundation stone of Jewish and Christian scriptures, the power of the Book of Genesis lies in its stories - Creation, the Fall, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Jacob and Joseph. These ancient tales illuminate some of our most enduring and profound problems: cowardice, the struggle with evil, the difficulty of facing past mistakes, achieving a true understanding of our innermost selves. Karen ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Antiquities Of The Jews Or Jewish Antiquities (Mobi Classics)

    Josephus fought the Romans in the First Jewish-Roman War as a Jewish military leader in Galilee. After the the Romans invaded, killing thousands, Josephus and one of his soldiers surrendered to the Roman forces. He became a prisoner and provided the Romans with intelligence on the ongoing revolt. He appears to have played some role as a negotiator with the defenders of Jerusalem in 70. In 71, he ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD

  • The Jews in America

    by Max I. Dimont ...
    “A wondrous tale of American Judaism” from the Colonial Era to the twentieth****century, by the acclaimed author of Jews, God, and History**(Kirkus Reviews).**Beginning with the Sephardim who first reached the shores of America in the 1600s, this fascinating book by historian Max Dimont traces the journey of the Jews in the United States. It follows the various waves of immigration that brought pe ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Pages In Between

    A Holocaust Legacy of Two Families, One Home

    by Erin Einhorn ...
    In a unique, intensely moving memoir, Erin Einhorn finds the family in Poland who saved her mother from the holocaust. But instead of a joyful reunion, Erin unearths a dispute that forces her to navigate the increasingly bitter crossroads between memory and truth.To a young newspaper reporter, it was the story of a lifetime: a Jewish infant born in the ghetto, saved from the Nazis by a Polish ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD