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A Coat of Many Colours (Colors); Two Centuries of Jewish Life in Canada.

By: Abella, Irving.

Price: $13.50

Publisher: Toronto, Ontario., Lester & Orpen Dennys: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10887

ISBN: 088619251X

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


8vo - 24.5 x 22.5 cm.; [10] - 248 pp.Black cloth over boards with gilt lettering on spine. Stated first edition. A history of the Jews in Canada illustrated with over 300 photographs. Published in conjunction with a touring exhibition from the Canadian Museum of Civilization. Abella is one of Canada's leading authorities of Jewish life in Canada. Includes extensive list of sources and 6 page index. Slight fading / sunning on the top edges of the boards and dust jacket. 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, Debra Robbins, Lawrence Troster, Dan Fink, Marc Sirinsky, Ellen Cohn, Eileen Abrams, Neil Gillman, David Ehrenfeld, Victor Rabo... View more info

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The Jews in the Greek Age.

By: Bickerman, Elias J.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mssachusetts., Harvard University Press.: 1988

Seller ID: 32305

ISBN: 0674474910

Condition: Very Good


8vo -23 x 15.5 cm.; xii - 338 pp. The copyright is held by the Jewish Theological Seminary of America and this digital reprint has been issued with their co-operation (from the copyright page). Three page bibliographical note by A. I. Baumgarten with a 15 page bibliography following. Ten page general index. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank part of the verso of the last page. Minor shelf wear to the covers and the front part of the text block head has a small bump. Otherwise clean with a... 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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The Making of a Jew.

By: Bronfman, Edgar M.

Price: $7.20

Publisher: New York., G. P. Putnam's Sons.: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 32358

ISBN: 0399142207

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 226 pp. Green paper over boards with purple paper and gilt lettering on the spine, gilt "EMB" monogram on the front board. A first printing of the first edition from the copyright page. Minor wear to the spine tail, else fine. The unclipped dust jacket has a faded spine and minor wear to the spine tips. 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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Jewish Tales of Mystic Joy.

By: Buxbaum, Yitzhak.

Price: $6.30

Publisher: San Francisco, California., Jossey-Bass.: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11436

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


12mo - 19.5 x 13.5 cm.; xvi - 267 pp. Green-blue paper over boards with silver gilt lettering on the spine. A selection of Jewish tales chosen so as to demonstrate that the soul's natural state is one of bliss and can be realized by 'succumbing" to the mystical tendencies that are our nature. Buxbaum is a 'maggid' living in New York City which can be a mystical experience in and of itself - or so I am told. The glossary at the back of the book allows you to sound mystical at least. View more info

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Christian Mission - Jewish Mission. (Studies in Judaism and Christianity).

By: Cohen, Martin A. and Helga Croner (editors) (Eugene Fisher, David Stowe, Richard Deridder, Michael McGarry, Daniel Polish, C. S. Song, Kwesi Abotsia Dickson).

Price: $6.30

Publisher: New York., Paulist Press.: 1982

Seller ID: 8399

ISBN: 0809124750

Condition: Very Good


8vo - 21.5 x 14 cm.; 216 pp with an index and footnotes. Nine contributions from the Jewish, Protestant and Catholic perspectives on mission work. Very minor shelf wear to the covers, else fine. 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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Marriage Made in Heaven.

By: Drazin, Nathan.

Price: $20.25

Publisher: London, UK., Abelard - Schuman.: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 30702

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


8vo - 20.5 x 13 cm.; 144 pp. Light beige cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine and a gilt publisher's device on the front board. One of the "Ram's Horn Books" from this publisher. From the dust jacket flap: "Synthesizing the ancient Jewish wisdom and the most modern findngs of medicine and psychiatry, Rabbi Drazin discusses marital problems and solutions with refreshing candor and profound helpfulness." Minor wear to the spine tips of the book, otherwise clean with a sound binding. The unclipped dust jacket has light wear to the edges and more moderate wear to the spine head. 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 Christianity, A Christian Perspective" by John G. Gager, 5 - "Medieval Jews on Christianity: Polemical Strategies and T... 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 was Senior Lecturer in Old Testament and Early Judaism at the University of Hull, England at the time of this publication. Ch... View more info

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Judaism. (Great Religions of Modern Man series).

By: Hertzberg, Rabbi Arthur. (editor).

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York., Washington Square Press.: 1968

Seller ID: 31627

Condition: Good


16mo - 16 x 10.5 cm.; xxiii - 261 pp. First published by George Braziller in 1961, this is the fourth Washington Square Press printing. "An extensive selection of Jewish writings organized with introductions and interpretations, to form a coherent and meaningful account of the Jewish religion and to show the integrty of the Jewish spirit through the centuries." Nine page list of references at the back. The library markings, none of which are external, are a stamp on the title page and unused attachments on the inside of the back cover and the blank verso of the last page. Minor wear and light ... View more info

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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 with bumped bottom fore corners and wear to the spine tips. Otherwise clean with a tight binding. 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-marriage." The interior is very clean and the binding is solid. the boards have some spotting / fading on the lower or tai... 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 biographical sketch sums up his basic teachings". Translation and introduction by Ben Zion Bokser with a preface by Jacob Agu... 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 clean and the binding is sound and tight. A clear and removable archival cover has been fitted. A quite handsome volume. View more info

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Approaching God, The Way of Abraham Joshua Heschel.

By: Merkle, John C.

Price: $10.80

Publisher: Collegeville, Minnesota., Liturgical Press.: 2009

Seller ID: 30850

ISBN: 0814654568

Condition: Fine


8vo - 23 x 15 cm.; xiv - 121 pp. Merkle, professor of theology at College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University in Minnesota, is a leading guide to the important Jewish thinker, Heschel. This introduces the reader to Heschel's thought. Footnotes, bibliography, index. An as-new and unused book. 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 clean with a tight binding. View more info