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Embracing the Covenant, Converts to Judaism Talk about Why and How.

By: Berkowitz, Rabbi Allan L. and Patti Moskovitz. (editors).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Jewish Lights Publishing.: 1996

Seller ID: 3172

ISBN: 1879045508

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xix - 148 pp. A companion to the Conversion Process for "Jews-by-Choice" and their families. Written for the person considering the choice of Judaism, it provides personal insights from over 50 people who have made this decision. It also speaks to their families to help them understand why the decision was made. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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Ecology and the Jewish Spirit: Where Nature and the Sacred Meet.

By: Bernstein, Ellen. (editor).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Jewish Lights Publishing.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7265

ISBN: 1879045885

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 277 pp. Wine red paper over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Respect for the holiness of Creation, our duty to protect the natural world, reverence for the land - a focus on nature is part of the fabric of Jewish thought. Here is a collection of essays exploring this topic. Contributors are: Jeff Sultar, Shamu Fenyvesi, Neal Joseph Loevinger, Bradley Shavit Artson, Ellen Bernstein, Everett Gendler, Charles Fenyvesi, Eliezer Diamond, Robert Sand, De... View more info

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Jeremiah: Man and Prophet.

By: Blank, Sheldon H.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio., Hebrew Union College Press.: 1961

Seller ID: 28813

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; xii - 260 pp. Aqua blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. With four 'additional notes' of some length, 8 page index of biblical passages, 6 page general index and a 1 page index and glossary of Hebrew terms. The library markings are the usual though neatly done and the one external marking is the library name stamped on the text block fore edge. Otherwise 'tis clean with a sound binding.; Ex-Library View more info

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Religion from A to Z.

By: Bulka, Rabbi Reuven.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: Renfrew, Ontario., General Store Publishing House: 2005

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16125

ISBN: 1897113323

Condition: Very Good+


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 152 pp. "Bulka has been answering religion-based questions for readers of the Ottawa Citizen for years. Here is a compendium of their questions and his answers." Inscribed by author on title page. A clean, tight copy.; Signed by Author View more info

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Self, Struggle and Change, Family Conflict Stories in Genesis and Their Healing Insights for Our Lives.

By: Cohen, Norman J.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Jewish Lights Publishing.: 1995

Seller ID: 3170

ISBN: 1879045192

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 22.5 x 15 cm.; 209 pp. "By bringing the people in Genesis to life . . . . (this book) shows us how to find wholeness in our lives." Cohen looks at the lives of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Ishmael and Isaac, Jacob and Esau, Leah and Rachel, and Joseph and his brothers. Extensive end notes and a list of suggested further readings. Cohen is Dean of the New York School of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion and Professor of Midrash. An as-new and... View more info

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Voices from Genesis: Guiding Us through the Stages of Life.

By: Cohen, Norman J.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Jewish Lights Publishing.: 1998

Seller ID: 3249

ISBN: 1879045753

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 179 pp. Combining midrash (finding modern meaning from ancient biblical texts) with the developmental psychology insights of Erik Erikson, Cohen explores the great characters of Genesis, letting the wisdom of the ancient text resonate with our modern lives. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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American Modernity & Jewish Identity.

By: Cohen, Steven M.

Price: $6.40

Publisher: New York., Tavistock Publications.: 1983

Seller ID: 22628

ISBN: 0422777501

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 21.5 x 13.5 cm.; xvi - 210 pp. Foreword by Charles E. Silberman. Well footnoted, two indices and a twelve page bibliography. The covers show a trace of shelf wear, otherwise the book appears to have never been used. View more info

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Meditation from the Heart of Judaism: Today's Teachers Share Their Practices, Techniques, and Faith.

By: Davis, Avram. (editor).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Jewish Lights Publishing.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3246

ISBN: 187904577X

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; 237 pp. A "how to" guide for both beginning and experienced meditators. Essays by Sylvia Boorstein, Alan Brill, Andrea Cohen-Keiner, David Cooper, Avram Davis, Nan Fink, Steve Fisdel, Shefa Gold, Lynn Gottleib, Edward Hoffman, Lawrence Kushner, Alan Lew, Shaul Magid, Daniel C. Matt, Jonathan Omer-Man, Mindy Ribner, Susie Schneider, Rami Shapiro, Shohama Wiener, Shelia Peltz Weinberg, Laibl Wolf, and David Zeller. An as-new and unused book. View more info

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The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith after the Holocaust.

By: Feld, Edward.

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont., Jewish Lights Publishing.: 1994

Seller ID: 3253

ISBN: 1879045400

Condition: Near Fine


8vo - 23 x 15.5 cm.; xvi - 189 pp. In a voice that is engaging, often poetic, Feld helps the modern reader understand events that span almost 4, 000 years of the history of Judaism. He explores four key events: the Babylonian exile, the Bar Kochba revolutions, the Holocaust, and the establishment of the State of Israel and shows how, even under the most traumatic of circumstances, Judaism survives, renewing itself and flourishing again. Feld is rabbi at the Society for t... View more info

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Biblical Text and Texture: A Literary Reading of Selected Texts.

By: Fishbane, Michael.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Oneworld Publications.: 1998

Seller ID: 27249

ISBN: 1851681515

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 20.5 x 13.5 cm.; xiv - 154 pp. First published in 1979, this is a later reprint. From the back cover: ". . . Fishbane considers the overall framework of the Hebrew Bible and explores how textures and structures are used to create literary and spiritual unity. His study offers a unique perspective on the inner meanings of the biblical text." Eleven pages of notes and a 3 page index. Mild wear to the cover edges and a remainder dot on the tail edge of the tex... View more info

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Interwoven Destinies: Jews and Christians Through the Ages.

By: Fisher, Eugene J. (editor).

Price: $5.20

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1993

Seller ID: 22567

ISBN: 0809133636

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; viii - 154 pp. Contents: 1 - "The Teaching of Jesus in His Context" by Daniel J. Harrington, 2 - "Turning the Corner in Dialogue: A Jewish Approach to Early Christian Writings" by Michael J. Cook, 3 - "The Parting of the Ways Reconsidered: Diversity in Judaism and Jewish-Christian Relations in the Roman Empire, A Jewish Perspective" by Martha Himmelfarb, 4 - "The Parting of the Ways: A View from the Perspective of Early Ch... View more info

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Judaism From Cyrus to Hadrian; Vol. I: The Persian and Greek Periods, Vol. II: The Roman Period

By: Grabbe, Lester L.

Price: $76.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Fortress Press.: 1991

Seller ID: 21646

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; Vol. I: lx - 311 pp.; Vol. II: xx, pp. 313-722. From flyleaf: "Grabbe offers an accessible and reliable account of the sources, history, and interpretation of the age that gave form to Judaism and consituted the cradle of Christianity. For each historical segment the reader will find an assessment of the primary extant sources, a survey of the major interpretive issues, a synthesis of the history, a bibliography of modern works." Lester Grabbe ... View more info

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The Year Mom Got Religion: One Woman's Midlife Journey Into Judaism

By: Hendler, Lee Meyerhoff

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Woodstock, Vermont, Jewish Lights Publishing: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3248

ISBN: 1580230008

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 179 pp. A spiritual autobiography. Lee Hendler is a popular and inspiring lecturer on leadership, Jewish identity, and intergenerational philanthropy. An as-new and unused book. View more info

Image for The Historical Bible: The Makers and Teachers of Judaism: From the Fall of Jerusalem to the Death of Herod the Great. (Volume IV in the series).

The Historical Bible: The Makers and Teachers of Judaism: From the Fall of Jerusalem to the Death of Herod the Great. (Volume IV in the series).

By: Kent, Charles Foster.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Charles Scribner's Sons.: 1911

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26785

Condition: Very Good


12mo - 18.5 x 12.5 cm.; xii - 323 pp. Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering on the spine and blind stamped border rules on the front and back boards. Illustrated with maps (4, one of which is a 3 panel folded map) and charts (2, both of which are folding). Two appendices - "A Practical Reference Library" and "General Questions and Subjects for Special Research" at the back. Previous owner's name on the front free end paper and the externals show mild wear wi... View more info

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Divine Things: Seeking the Sacred in a Secular Age.

By: Kirschner, Robert.

Price: $5.60

Publisher: New York., Crossroad.: 2001

Edition: Advance Review Copy

Seller ID: 27961

ISBN: 0824518977

Condition: Fine


8vo - 21 x 13.5 cm.; 143 pp. This is an uncorrected proof copy for review distribution and so stated on the first page. From the author's introductory pages: "The ancient rabbis teach that the Torah is from heaven, not in heaven. By this they mean that the divine truth is here with us. We have only to watch for it and listen for it. The Torah is the first word of God, not the last." View more info

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Mixed Marriage and the Jewish Future.

By: Kirshenbaum, David.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York., Bloch Publishing.: 1958

Seller ID: 21108

Condition: Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; ix - 144 pp. Light blue cloth with gilt lettering on spine and front board. Kirshenbaum was the Rabbi of the B'nai Moses Ben Yehuda Congregation in London, Ontario at the time of writing. From the dust jacket: "This book is not a dry, scientific or sociological study, but a cry from one whose house is on fire and desparately calls for help . . . It is an appeal to the Jewish community at large and to its leaders to counteract the upsurge of inter-m... View more info

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The Lights of Penitence, Lights of Holiness, The Moral Principles, Essays, Letters and Poems.

By: Kook, (Rabbi) Abraham Isaac.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1978

Seller ID: 23254

ISBN: 080912159X

Condition: Very Good-


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xxviii - 415 pp. One of the "Classics of Western Spirituality: A Library of Great Spiritual Masters" from Paulist Press. From the back cover: "Rabbi Abraham Isaac Kook was the Chief Rabbi of Palestine prior to the establishment of the State of Israel. Rabbi Kook represents the most significant renewal of the Jewish mystical tradition in modern times. This volume presents to the English reader the major expressions of his thought, and a biog... View more info

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The Three Pillars: Thought, Worship and Practice for the Jewish Woman.

By: Melamed, Deborah M.

Price: $9.60

Publisher: New York., The Women's League of the United Synagogue of America.: 1927

Seller ID: 23281

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


12mo - 18.5 x 13 cm.; 155 pp. Dark blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine and front with added gilt decorations on the front board. This is the second printing. The fore and tail edges of the text block are untrimmed while the head edge is trimmed as issued. Previous owner's name and gift inscription, dated May 30/'31, on the front free end paper. The externals show quite mild shelf wear and that to the board corners and spine tips. The interior is very cle... View more info

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The Psalms in Israel's Worship. Volume II.

By: Mowinckel, Sigmund.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Oxford, UK., Basil Blackwell.: 1967

Seller ID: 29813

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 15 cm.; (12) - 303 pp. Dark gray-blue cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. This is volume II only and contains chapters VIII through to XXIII. Translated from the original Norwegian by D. R. Ap-Thomas and first published in English in 1962, this is a second printing. Forty-six pages of additional notes, 19 page bibliography, 6 page subject index and a 4 page scripture reference index. Minor shelf wear to both the book and the jacket else very... View more info

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Judaism in the Matrix of Christianity.

By: Neusner, Jacob.

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., Fortress Press.: 1986

Seller ID: 22635

ISBN: 0800618971

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; xix - 148 pp. From the back cover: ". . . Neusner examines the canonical writings of the ancient rabbis and the way in which these writings treat five subjects: the outsider, the city, the Messiah, the Torah, and the meaning of Scripture . . . . Neusner's conclusion is provocative: Judaism evolved in direct response to the crisis resulting from the triumphant rise of Christianity to power". Library markings are a library stamp on the first pa... View more info