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  • 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

    $14.99 USD $1.99 USD

  • I and Thou

    by Martin Buber ...
    Martin Buber's I AND THOU has long been acclaimed as a classic. Many prominent philosophers, religious thinkers and writers have acknowledged its influence on their works. Students of intellectual history consider it a landmark; and the generation born since WWII considers Buber as one of its prophets. ... Read more

    $8.95 USD

  • Cábala 2º Edición

    series Armonía
    La Cábala le fue dada al hombre junto con la creación misma, ya que el universo fue creado mediante la palabra. Así lo entendieron los cabalistas desde la antigüedad, y hasta nuestros días esta ciencia del poder de la palabra sigue en plena vigencia. Si bien el origen y todo el desarrollo de la Cábala están relacionados con el espiritualismo hebreo, como toda ciencia espiritual profunda, puede ser ... Read more

    $5.39 USD

  • Women and Jewish Law

    The Essential Texts, Their History, and Their Relevance for Today

    by Rachel Biale ...
    How has a legal tradition determined by men affected the lives of women? What are the traditional Jewish views of marriage, divorce, sexuality, contraception, abortion? Women and Jewish Law gives contemporary readers access to the central texts of the Jewish religious tradition on issues of special concern to women. Combining a historical overview with a thoughtful feminist critique, this ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • Wandering Stars

    An Anthology of Jewish Fantasy & Science Fiction

    Jewish Science Fiction and Fantasy? Yes!Wandering Stars is the landmark collection of Jewish science fiction and fantasy. The first of its kind, it is an established and enduring classic.This is the first time in a science fiction collection that the Jewish People—and the richness of their themes and particular points of view—appear without a mask. Wandering Stars is a showpiece of Jewish wit, ... Read more

    $13.69 USD

  • The Mystery of the Last Supper

    Reconstructing the Final Days of Jesus

    For hundreds of years, we thought we knew what happened during Jesus' last days. Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday are not only observed by Christians around the world, but are also recognized in calendars and by non-practitioners as commemorating the true timeline of events in the life of Christ. But apparent inconsistencies in the gospel accounts of Jesus' final week have puzzled ... Read more

    $19.69 USD

  • Information Hunters

    When Librarians, Soldiers, and Spies Banded Together in World War II Europe

    by Kathy Peiss ...
    While armies have seized enemy records and rare texts as booty throughout history, it was only during World War II that an unlikely band of librarians, archivists, and scholars traveled abroad to collect books and documents to aid the military cause. Galvanized by the events of war into acquiring and preserving the written word, as well as providing critical information for intelligence purposes, ... Read more

    $23.79 USD

  • Man's Search for Meaning

    Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl's memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl labored in four different camps, including Auschwitz, while his parents, brother, and pregnant wife perished. Based on his own experience and the experiences of others he treated later in his practice, Frankl ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • They Were Just People

    Stories of Rescue in Poland During the Holocaust

    Hitler’s attempt to murder all of Europe’s Jews almost succeeded. One reason it fell short of its nefarious goal was the work of brave non-Jews who sheltered their fellow citizens. In most countries under German control, those who rescued Jews risked imprisonment and death. In Poland, home to more Jews than any other country at the start of World War II and location of six German-built death camps ... Read more

    $19.99 USD $17.99 USD

  • The Rational Bible: Genesis

    by Dennis Prager ...
    USA Today bestsellerPublishers Weekly bestsellerWall Street Journal bestsellerMany people today think the Bible, the most influential book in world history, is not only outdated but irrelevant, irrational, and even immoral.This explanation of the Book of Genesis, the first book of the Bible, demonstrates clearly and powerfully that the opposite is true. The Bible remains profoundly... ... Read more

    $14.99 USD

  • The Secret Doctrine of Jesus

    series Rosicrucian Classics Series
    Following years of extensive research and journeys to the Holy Land and Egypt, H. Spencer Lewis reveals the hidden doctrines of Jesus and what they mean.  Part of the Rosicrucian Classic Series. ... Read more

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  • Climbing Jacob's Ladder

    One Man's Journey to Rediscover a Jewish Spiritual Tradition

    by Alan Morinis ...
    “A compelling portrait of the relationship between a student and a teacher,” this spiritual memoir “raises important questions about the meaning of Judaism and the search for spirituality in this world” (Los Angeles Times)Jewish by birth, though from a secular family, Alan Morinis explored Hinduism and Buddhism as a young man. But in 1997, in the face of personal crisis, he turned to his Jewish ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Creating Judaism

    History, Tradition, Practice

    How can we define "Judaism," and what are the common threads uniting ancient rabbis, Maimonides, the authors of the Zohar, and modern secular Jews in Israel? Michael L. Satlow offers a fresh perspective on Judaism that recognizes both its similarities and its immense diversity. Presenting snapshots of Judaism from around the globe and throughout history, Satlow explores the links between vastly ... Read more

    $34.19 USD

  • Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism

    Secrets of "The Guide for the Perplexed"

    by Micah Goodman ...
    Translated by Rabbi Yedidya Sinclair ...
    A publishing sensation long at the top of the best-seller lists in Israel, the original Hebrew edition of Maimonides and the Book That Changed Judaism has been called the most successful book ever published in Israel on the preeminent medieval Jewish thinker Moses Maimonides. The works of Maimonides, particularly The Guide for the Perplexed, are reckoned among the fundamental texts that influenced ... Read more

    $27.99 USD $25.19 USD

  • Three Testaments

    Torah, Gospel, and Quran

    From disagreement over an Islamic Center in New York to clashes between Christians and Muslims in Egypt, tension between the three Abrahamic faiths often runs high. Yet for all their differences, these three traditions—Judaism, Islam, and Christianity—share much in common. Three Testaments brings together for the first time the text of the Torah, the New Testament, and the Quran, so that readers ... Read more

    $36.49 USD

  • Souls on Fire

    by Elie Wiesel ...
    In Souls on Fire: Portraits and Legends of Hasidic Masters, Elie Wiesel re-enters, like an impassioned pilgrim, the universe of Hasidism.Souls on Fire is not a simple chronological history of Hasidism, nor is it a comprehensive book on its subject. Rather, Elie Wiesel has captured the essence of Hasidism through tales, legends, parables, sayings, and deeply personal reflections. His book is a ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Religion and Sports

    An Introduction and Case Studies

    Like religion, playing and watching sports is a deeply meaningful, celebratory ritual enjoyed by millions across the world. The first scholarly work designed for use in both religion and sports courses, this collection develops and then applies a theoretically grounded approach to studying sports engagement globally and its relationship to modern-day issues of violence, difference, social protest, ... Read more

    $26.59 USD

  • El Porton de la confianza

    El presente portón está compuesto por tan sólo un fragmento de la clásica obra maestra del judaísmo escrita por Rabenu Bejaye, el Jobot Halebabot, “El deber de los corazones”. “El portón de la confianza”, en particular, es un capítulo de lectura obligatoria para todo el que pretende transitar por este mundo sintiendo a su lado la presencia de Dios Todopoderoso. Confiar en Dios es uno de los ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Definition of Anti-Semitism

    What is anti-Semitism? The Definition of Anti-Semitism is the first book-length study to explore this central question in the context of the new anti-Semitism. Previous efforts to define 'anti-Semitism' have been complicated by the disreputable origins of the term, the discredited sources of its etymology, the diverse manifestations of the concept, and the contested politics of its applications. ... Read more

    $34.19 USD

  • Free as a Jew

    A Personal Memoir of National Self-Liberation

    by Ruth R. Wisse ...
    First came parents with the good sense to flee Europe in 1940 and the good fortune to reach the land of freedom. Their daughter, Ruth, grew up in the shadow of genocide—but in tandem with the birth of Israel, which remained her lodestar. She learned that although Jewishness is biologically transmitted, democracy is not, and both require intensive, intelligent transmission through education in each ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • A Field Guide to the Jewish People

    Who They Are, Where They Come From, What to Feed Them…and Much More. Maybe Too Much More

    From three award-winning and bestselling humor writers comes a hilarious guide to everything you need to know about Jewish history, holidays, and traditions.Why do random Jewish holidays keep springing up unexpectedly? Why are yarmulkes round? Who was the first Jewish comedian? What's "Christian humor" and have you ever even heard of that phrase? Who is "the Golem" and whom do you want it to beat ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Messiah Texts

    Jewish Legends of Three Thousand Years

    by Raphael Patai ...
    Following a detailed introduction to the world of messianic ideology and its significance in Jewish history, The Messiah Texts traces the progress of the messianic legend from its biblical beginnings to contemporary expressions. Renowned scholar Raphael Patai has skillfully selected passages from a voluminous literature spanning three millennia. Using his own translations from Hebrew, Aramaic, ... Read more

    $24.99 USD

  • Storytelling and Spirituality in Judaism

    "The purpose of this book is to elevate stories and storytelling in people's esteem, so they will understand their holiness and appreciate them at their full worth. There are those who enjoy stories and storytelling but in the back of their minds think, 'After all, they're only stories.' But in the same way that the Western Wall of the Temple is not just a wall, a mere pile of stones, neither are ... Read more

    $42.79 USD

  • Kabbalah 365: Daily Fruit from the Tree of Life

    Daily Fruit from the Tree of Life

    Find out why celebrities such as Britney Spears, Madonna, and Demi Moore, just to name a few, have hitched their stars to the Kabbalah. Kabblah 365, with a beautiful foreword by Dr. Andrew Weil, is the perfect first step for all who are curious about exploring the Kabbalah. This spiritual guide will show you how to get from where you are right now to where you want to be, both spiritually and ... Read more

    $8.69 USD