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  • Spinoza and the Philosophy of Love

    In Spinoza and the Philosophy of Love, Michael Strawser provides a new reading of Spinoza as a philosopher of love, and one who centers his thought on an ethically qualified conception of noble love. Strawser examines the threefold conception of love found in Spinoza’s Ethics and argues that what is most important for Spinoza’s philosophy is a unified conception of love centered on nobility (amor ... Read more

    $40.99 USD

  • The Standard Prayer Book

    Singer's Siddur

    by Simeon Singer ...
    Translated by Simeon Singer ...
    The Standard Prayer Book commonly known as Singer's Siddur is an English translation of the Hebrew siddur created by Rabbi Simeon Singer. A siddur is term for a Jewish prayer book, containing a set order of daily prayers. The word siddur comes from the Hebrew and means 'order'. Singer provides an authorized version of the liturgy capable of standardizing and stabilizing the synagogue service and ... Read more

    $1.99 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

  • Cut Me Loose

    Sin and Salvation After My Ultra-Orthodox Girlhood

    by Leah Vincent ...
    In the vein of Prozac Nation and Girl, Interrupted, an electrifying memoir about a young woman's promiscuous and self-destructive spiral after being cast out of her ultra-Orthodox Jewish familyLeah Vincent was born into the Yeshivish community, a fundamentalist sect of ultra-Orthodox Judaism. As the daughter of an influential rabbi, Leah and her ten siblings were raised to worship two things: God ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • The Jewish Study Bible

    Second Edition

    First published in 2004, The Jewish Study Bible is a landmark, one-volume resource tailored especially for the needs of students of the Hebrew Bible. It has won acclaim from readers in all religious traditions. The Jewish Study Bible, which comes in a protective slipcase,combines the entire Hebrew Bible--in the celebrated Jewish Publication Society TANAKH Translation--with explanatory notes, ... Read more

    $31.99 USD

  • Let's Talk

    A Rabbi Speaks to Christians

    Let's Talk is designed for Christian clergy and lay people to expand their knowledge about the Jewish aspects and roots of their faith. The book addresses misconceptions, unintentional antisemitism in liturgy or interpretation, beautiful comparisons, and helps readers understand the difference between the historical Jesus and modern-day Judaism.Let's Talk A Rabbi Speaks to Christians is a handbook ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • Judaism For Dummies

    Your plain-English guide to JudaismWhether you're interested in the religion or the spirituality, the culture or the ethnic traditions, Judaism For Dummies explores the full spectrum of Judaism, dipping into the mystical, meditative, and spiritual depth of the faith and the practice.In this warm and welcoming book, you'll find coverage of: Orthodox Jews and breakaway denominations; Judaism as a ... Read more

    $15.00 USD

  • A Practical Guide to Rabbinic Counseling

    A Jewish Lights Classic Reprint

    Provides the requisite knowledge and practical guidelines for some of the most common counseling situations.Today's rabbis, in addition to being spiritual leaders of their congregations, are also expected to be competent counselors to members of their community. Yet rabbis often feel inadequately prepared for the difficult challenges of their counseling role.To many, rabbinic counseling appears ... Read more

    $16.99 USD

  • The Everything Judaism Book

    A Complete Primer to the Jewish Faith-From Holidays and Rituals to Traditions and Culture

    series Everything®
    Judaism has survived for four millennia, and many of its customs, laws, and traditions have remained exactly the same today as in the days of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. The Everything Judaism Book explains the major precepts of this robust religion in language anyone can understand and appreciate. From High Holy Days, such as Passover and Yom Kippur, to symbols and objects, such as the Star of ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Jewish Pastoral Care 2/E

    A Practical Handbook from Traditional & Contemporary Sources

    T****he first comprehensive resource for pastoral care in the Jewish tradition—and a vital resource for counselors and caregivers of other faith traditions.The essential reference for rabbis, cantors, and laypeople who are called to spiritually accompany those encountering joy, sorrow, and change—now in paperback. This groundbreaking volume draws upon both Jewish tradition and the classical ... Read more

    $20.99 USD

  • Unmatched

    by Sarah Lavane ...
    With her sometimes funny, always intimate, uncensored memoir, Sarah Lavane puts a human face on the challenges of being "unmatched" in a "matched" Orthodox Jewish world. She takes us along on her journey. We learn how her background shaped her relationships and perceptions of God from a young age. She then delves into the ups and downs of dating, the tug-of-war she feels between men she may date ... 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

    $17.99 USD

  • The Invisible Wall

    This wonderfully charming memoir, written when the author was 93, vibrantly brings to life an all-but-forgotten time and place. It is a moving tale of working-class life, and of the boundaries that can be overcome by love.“There are places that I have never forgotten. A little cobbled street in a smoky mill town in the North of England has haunted me for the greater part of my life. It was ... Read more

    $12.99 USD

  • 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

    $14.99 USD $12.99 USD

  • This Is Real and You Are Completely Unprepared

    The Days of Awe as a Journey of Transformation

    by Alan Lew ...
    There are times in life when we are caught utterly unprepared: a death in the family, the end of a relationship, a health crisis. These are the times when the solid ground we thought we stood on disappears beneath our feet, leaving us reeling and heartbroken, as we stumble back to our faith.The Days of Awe encompass the weeks preceding Rosh Hashanah up to Yom Kippur, a period in which Jews take ... Read more

    $11.99 USD $2.99 USD

  • Davening

    A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Prayer

    Offers you new ways to pray, new channels for communicating with God and new opportunities to open your heart to Gods response, from one of the most important spiritual teachers in contemporary American Judaism. ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • Let's Talk

    A Rabbi Speaks to Christians

    Let's Talk: A Rabbi Speaks to Christians is a handbook for Christian clergy, church leaders, and lay people who wish to expand their knowledge about the Jewish aspects and roots of their faith. Easy to read and use as a reference guide, the chapters outline misconceptions, unintentional antisemitism in liturgy or interpretation, and beautiful comparisons, and helps readers understand the ... Read more

    $15.99 USD

  • A Sufi-Jewish Dialogue

    Philosophy and Mysticism in Bahya ibn Paquda's "Duties of the Heart"

    by Diana Lobel ...
    series Jewish Culture and Contexts
    Written in Judeo-Arabic in eleventh-century Muslim Spain but quickly translated into Hebrew, Bahya Ibn Paquda's Duties of the Heart is a profound guidebook of Jewish spirituality that has enjoyed tremendous popularity and influence to the present day. Readers who know the book primarily in its Hebrew version have likely lost sight of the work's original Arabic context and its immersion in Islamic ... Read more

    $62.99 USD

  • Jewish Responses to Persecution, 1933–1946

    A Source Reader

    series Documenting Life and Destruction: Holocaust Sources in Context
    Published in association with the United States Holocaust Memorial MuseumCombining rich documentation selected from the five-volume series on Jewish Responses to Persecution, this text combines a carefully curated selection of primary sources together with basic background information to illuminate key aspects of Jewish life during the Holocaust. Many available for the first time in English ... Read more

    $27.99 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

  • The Jewish Annotated New Testament

    Although major New Testament figures--Jesus and Paul, Peter and James, Jesus' mother Mary and Mary Magdalene--were Jews, living in a culture steeped in Jewish history, beliefs, and practices, there has never been an edition of the New Testament that addresses its Jewish background and the culture from which it grew--until now. In The Jewish Annotated New Testament, eminent experts under the ... Read more

    $22.99 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

    $37.99 USD

  • Behind God's Back

    by Harri Nykanen ...
    Translated by Kristian London ...
    series An Ariel Kafka Mystery
    The second in the Ariel Kafka series. Like the extensively reviewed Nights of Awe, the first in the series, it is a brisk read, with rapid twists and turns leading to a satisfying resolution. Kafka’s dry humor is once again in evidence, as is his appealing, somewhat melancholic presence. Helsinki’s Jewish community plays a central role as certain business dealings —shady and not shady-- attract ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Devil in the Details

    Scenes from an Obsessive Girlhood

    Jennifer Traig's memoir Devil in the Details paints a portrait of a well-meaning Jewish girl and her good-natured parents, and takes a very funny, very sharp look back at growing up with obsessive-compulsive disorder.Recalling the agony of growing up an obsessive-compulsive religious fanatic, Traig fearlessly confesses the most peculiar behavior like tirelessly scrubbing her hands for a full half ... Read more

    $9.99 USD $1.99 USD