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  • 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

    $7.69 AUD

  • Belonging

    The Story of the Jews 1492–1900

    A passionate history of Judaism; a world unfolding across many continents and five centuries by one of our greatest and internationally bestselling historians.Belonging is a magnificent cultural history abundantly alive with energy, character and colour. From the Jews’ expulsion from Spain in 1492 it tells the stories not just of rabbis and philosophers but of a poetess in the ghetto of Venice; a ... Read more

    $14.99 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

    $11.99 AUD

  • 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

    $1.41 AUD

  • 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

  • The Bible Unearthed

    Archaeology's New Vision of Ancient Isreal 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 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $12.64 AUD

  • The Aleppo Codex

    a true story of obsession, faith, and the pursuit of an ancient bible

    In an age when physical books matter less and less, here is a thrilling story about a book that meant everything.This true-life detective story unveils the journey of a sacred text — the tenth-century annotated bible known as the Aleppo Codex — from its hiding place in a Syrian synagogue to the newly founded state of Israel. Based on documents kept secret for 50 years, as well as personal ... Read more

    $23.86 AUD

  • 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

    $1.41 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

    $21.99 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

    $7.69 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

  • 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

    $31.67 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

  • 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

  • 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

    $1.41 AUD

  • 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

  • Jewish Mysticism (Illustrated Edition)

    by J. Abelson ...
    Abelsons Jewish Mysticism is wonderful introduction to the Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism. Abelson also discusses how other religions such as Christianity and Gnosticism have affected Jewish mysticism. This edition is illustrated and contains a table of contents for easier navigation. ... Read more

    $2.84 AUD

  • Book of Enoch, The

    by Enoch ...
    The Book of Enoch is an ancient Jewish religious work, ascribed to Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah. Written by multiple Palestinian jews between the 3rd and 1st centuries BC, it is one of the earliest apocalyptic texts and is not considered part of the biblical canon by christians or jews, save certain Ethiopian or Eritrean Christian churches. The book describes the visions of Enoch, taken up ... Read more

    $6.48 AUD

  • 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