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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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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, 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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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 unused book. 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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Invoking Angels, For Blessings, Protection, and Healing.

By: Cooper, Rabbi David A.

Price: $16.20

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado., Sounds True.: 2006

Seller ID: 30829

ISBN: 1591795184

Condition: Near Fine in Fine dust jacket


8vo - 20 x 17 cm.; 89 pp. A guide to meditation based on the presence of angels by Rabbi Cooper. CD included. Bit of price sticker residue on back of dust jacket, otherwise, an as-new and unused book. View more info

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Canaanite Myth and Hebrew Epic: Essays in the History of the Religion of Israel.

By: Cross, Frank Moore.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts., Harvard University Press.: 1973

Seller ID: 30328

ISBN: 0674091752

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket


8vo - 23.5 x 15 cm.; xviii - 376 pp. Burnt orange cloth over boards with gilt lettering on the spine. This is the fifth printing. The essays are grouped into 5 subsections: I - "The Religion of Canaan and the God of Israel", 1 - "The God of the Fathers", 2 - " 'El and the God of the Fathers", 3 - Yahweh and 'El"; II - "The Cultus of the Israelite League", 4 - "Prolegomena", 5 - "The Divine Warrior", 6 - "The Song of the Sea and Canaanite Myth"; III - "League and Kingdom", 7 - "Yahweh and Ba'l", 8 - "The Priestly Houses of Early Israel"; IV - "Kings and Prophets", 9 - "The Ideologies of Kingshi... 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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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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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 the Advancement of Judaism in NYC. An as-new and unused book. 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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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