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Haldeman-Julius Monthly, April 1928, Vol. VII, No. 5

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Haldeman-Julius Publications: 1928

Seller ID: 2266824


Stain along edges of wrappers, a few very small holes in front wrapper, quarter-inch chip to rear wrapper edge, pages lightly toned. 1928 Stapled Binding. 125 pp. CONTENTS include: Catholic Fathers Consider Evolution, by Maynard Shipley; Snyder-Gray Echoes, by Robert T. Griebling; The Jewish Church, by Herman Jacobsohn; The Bigotry Trust, by Linn A.E. Gale; The Sinless Cinema, by Hal G. Vermes; The Vanishing Yankee, by Harold D. Carew; Your Dream Has a Real Meaning, by F... View more info

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Jewish Identity in an Age of Ideologies

By: Agus, Jacob B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Frederick Ungar: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1993613


First edition. 1978 Hard Cover. A history of modern Jewish thought. View more info

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Rabbi David de Sola Pool: Selections from Six Decades of Sermons, Addresses, and Writings

By: Angel, Rabbi Marc D.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Leon Amiel / Union of Sephardic Congregations: 1980

Seller ID: 1993615


Very Good. 1980 Hard Cover. 207 pp. 8vo. The collected writings of a beloved 20th Century Rabbi. View more info

Jewish Roots Issue 5, January 1970: Semi-Annual Periodical of Jewish Literature and Thought

By: Bronstein, Rabbi Herbert; Rosenbaum, Cantor Samuel; Hoffman, Manuel; Ruderman, Irving; Lederman, Dr. Milton; Schuster, Bernard; Todes, Dr. David U.; Cohen, Philip J.; Louis, Elmer; Emiot, Israel; Postal, Bernard; Karp, Deborah; Sarachan, Judge Goodman A.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Knight Printing Corp.: 1970

Seller ID: 1500993


Minor cover edge wear, light page toning. 1970 Soft Cover. Stapled binding. CONTENTS: The Rabbinate (Essay) by Rabbi Abraham J. Karp; Poem by Israel Emiot; The Zelmenyaner (Story) by M. Kulbak; James Joyce's Jewish Ulysses by H. Greenstone. View more info

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Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West

By: Carvalho, Solomon Nunes; Korn, Bertram W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1954

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266166


1954 reissue of 1857 edition, with portraits and paintings by Carvalho added for this edition. Endpapers illustrated with the route of Fremont's fifth exploratory expedition. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips, front jacket flap price-clipped. 328 pp. ...Solomon Nunes Carvalho was closely associated with Jewish life. He was able to pass on to the new communities of the Far West the benefit of his own Jewish experience and knowledge. Dr. Korn also traces Carvalho'... View more info

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My First Passover

By: Depaola, Tomie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2261936


First edition. Ink name on front board. 1990 Board Book. Unpaginated. Board book. Describes with illustrations and simple text the special parts of a Seder meal which celebrates the Jewish feast of Passover. View more info

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Jews, God and History

By: Dimont, Max I.

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Signet / New American Library: 1962

Seller ID: 1520059


Edge wear, a few creases, minimal ink marks. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 472 pp. Born to a Jewish family in Helsinki, Finland, Dimont came to the United States in August 1929 with his mother and siblings; they were briefly detained at Ellis Island while family name and father's name were reconciled. He taught himself the English language by reading Shakespeare, the Bible, and American plays. After serving with U.S. Army intelligence in World War II, he worked in public r... View more info

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Affirming the Covenant: A History of Temple B'rith Kodesh Rochester, New York, 1848-1998

By: Eisenstadt, Peter

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Syracuse University Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2172382


First Edition. Light edge wear to jacket.Very Good. 1999 Hard Cover. xvii, 281 pp. A 150-year history of the Jewish temple in Rochester, New York. The introduction describes 'The story of the oldest Jewish congregation in Rochester' as 'a microcosm of the Reform movement'. View more info

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Wanderlust: 20 Extraordinary Travel Adventures: 500 Years of Travel Writing by Explorers of Jewish Origin 1492-1992

By: Garfinkel, Jay (Editor)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: BIC Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 2200013


Lightly rubbed, pages lightly toned. 2000 Trade Paperback. 352 pp. Wanderlust is an anthology complied from 20 brilliant and passionate travel writers of Jewish origin. These are first hand accounts by men who abandoned the comforts of home and family and paid a high personal price for their Wanderlust. They struggle with discomfort, deprivation and perhaps worst of all, uncertainty – which is the essence of the exploration process. North Pole, mountain climbing, volca... View more info

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The Sacred Mountains

By: Headley, J.T.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner: 1864

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2266163


Civil War era reprint. Light stain along page-base, book plate on front paste-down endpaper. 1864 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, 175 pp. A study of the sacred mountains of the Bible. CONTENTS: Mount Ararat; Mount Moriah; Mount Hor; Mount Pisgah; Mount Horeb; Mount Carmel; Mount Lebanon; Mount Zion; Mount Tabor; Mount of Olives; Mount Calvary; The Mount of God. View more info

Image for The Prince of the House of David; or, Three Years in the Holy City. Being a Series of the Letters of Adina, a Jewess of Alexandria, Sojourning in Jerusalem in the Days of Herod Addressed to Her Father, a Wealthy Jew in Egypt. And Relating, as by an Eye-Witness, All the Scenes and Wonderful Incidents in the Life of Jesus of Nazareth, from His Baptism in Jordan to His Crucifixion on Calvary.

The Prince of the House of David; or, Three Years in the Holy City. Being a Series of the Letters of Adina, a Jewess of Alexandria, Sojourning in Jerusalem in the Days of Herod Addressed to Her Father, a Wealthy Jew in Egypt. And Relating, as by an Eye-Witness, All the Scenes and Wonderful Incidents in the Life of Jesus of Nazareth, from His Baptism in Jordan to His Crucifixion on Calvary.

By: Ingraham, J.H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pudney & Russell: 1856

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2266159


Revised edition. Corners rubbed, ink name on front and rear paste-down endpapers and second page, pages lightly foxed. 1856 Hard Cover. xix, 454 pp. My Dear Father: My first duty, as it is my highest pleasure, is to comply with your command to write you as soon as I should arrive at Jerusalem, and this letter, while it conveys intelligence of my arrival, will confirm to you my filial obedience.My journey hither occupied many days. When we traveled in sight of the sea, wh... View more info

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The Jewish Library 2: The Folk

By: Jung, Leo

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Soncino Press Ltd.: 1968

Seller ID: 1990753


Light shelf wear. 1968 Hard Cover. Essays on Jewish people and culture. View more info

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The Golden Mountain: Marvellous Tales of Rabbi Israel Baal Shem and of His Great-Grandson, Rabbi Nachman, Retold from Hebrew, Yiddish and German Sources

By: Levin, Meyer

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Behrman House, Inc.: 1951

Seller ID: 2269970


No jacket, bookplate on half-title page. 1951 Hard Cover. xviii, 357 pp. This is a collection of tales of the Eastern European Hassidic Jews, centering on the holy men Baal Shem Tov and Rabbi Nachman of Bratzlaw. The territory and narrative elements belong to the familiar world of folk tales. However, these magical realist stories of the Hassidic rabbis are encoded with deeper levels of meaning similar to Buddhist, Sufi, Celtic, and other spiritual traditions. Lovingly r... View more info

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Davita's Harp

By: Potok, Chaim

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1919151


First edition. Includes original jacket. 1985 Hard Cover. 371 pp. For Davita Chandal, growing up in the New York of the 1930s and '40s is an experience of joy and sadness. Her loving parents, both fervent radicals, fill her with the fiercely bright hope of a new and better world. But as the deprivations of war and depression take a ruthless toll, Davita unexpectedly turns to the Jewish faith that her mother had long ago abandoned, finding there both a solace for her ques... View more info

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Treadmills I Walk

By: Rabeeya, David

Price: $8.00

Publisher: David Rabeeya: 1991

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 1296302


Signed by author. Letter by author laid in. Minor cover edge wear, light spine creasing. 1991 Trade Paperback. Describes the wanderings of a Jew from Baghdad to Jerusalem and from Jerusalem to Philadelphia, PA... the book describes the pain of separation from the Jewish culture of Iraq and the shock of meeting secular Israel of the 1950s with the accompanying disillusionment about the new Jewish state. View more info

Thanks to My Mother

By: Rabinovici, Schoschana

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Puffin Books: 2000

Seller ID: 1303598


Cover edge wear & corner creasing, spine creased. 2000 Trade Paperback. 256 pp. Susie Weksler was only eight when Hitler's forces invaded her Lithuanian city of Vilnius. Over the next few years, Susie endured starvation, brutality, and forced labor in three concentration camps. With courage and ingenuity, Susie's mother helped her to survive -- by disguising her as an adult, finding food to add to their scarce rations, and giving her the will to endure. This harrowing me... View more info

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Winston Churchill on Jewish Problems

By: Rabinowicz, Oskar K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Thomas Yoseloff: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2201916


First edition. Faint foxing on top page ridge, bottom corner of front jacket flap clipped, jacket rubbed, owner blind stamp on front endpaper, ink stamps following text appear to indicate date of acquisition and collection volume # of previous owner. 1960 Hard Cover. 231 pp. 8 1/2 x 5 3/4. An examination of Winston Churchill's efforts on behalf of the Jewish people, and his dedication to the Zionist cause, beginning with his opposition to the 1905 Aliens Bill, and contin... View more info

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Rochester Hadassah Cookbook [Cook Book]

By: Rochester Chapter of Hadassah

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Great Lakes Press Corp.: 1963

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2266855


2nd printing. Boards a bit soiled, interior in excellent condition. 1963 Hard Cover. 336 pp. 8vo. A collection of traditional Jewish recipes published in Rochester. Includes handy reference tables on endpapers. CONTENTS: Holidays; Passover Recipes; Party Hints; Children's Recipes; Cantonese Foods; Appetizers and Canapes; Soups and Soup Fillers; Vegetables; Fish; Kugel, Pudding and Pancakes; Meats; Poultry; Meat Side Dishes; Salads; Molds; Desserts; Preserves, Marmalades ... View more info

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Prince of the Ghetto

By: Samuel, Maurice

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Meridian Books: 1959

Seller ID: 1504019


1959 Trade Paperback. 294 pp. The author renders his own versions of Hasidic stories by Isaac Loeb Peretz. View more info

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The Holocaust, the Church, and the Law of Unintended Consequences: How Christian Anti-Judaism Spawned Nazi Anti-Semitism

By: Sciolino, Anthony J.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: iUniverse, Inc.: 2012

Seller ID: 2264683


A very nice copy. 2012 Trade Paperback. xxiv, 245 pp. The image of Jews as God-killers and their refusal to convert to Christianity has fueled a long tradition of Christian intolerance, hatred, and violence. It is no surprise, then, that when Adolf Hitler advocated the elimination of Jews, he found willing allies within the Catholic Church and Christianity itself. In this study, author Anthony J. Sciolino, himself a Catholic, cuts into the heart of why the Catholic Churc... View more info

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Historical Consciousness and Religious Tradition in Azariah de'Rossi's Me'or 'Einayim

By: Segal, Lester A.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Jewish Publication Society: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1974111


First edition. Small sticker on inner flap of jacket.Near Fine. 1989 Hard Cover. 194 pp. When Me' or 'Einayim appeared in the 16th century , rabbis in Italy restricted its content and use; elsewhere leading Jewish spokesmen totally condemned it. The modern acknowledgement of de' Rossi's achievment began in the late 18th c. when his work was republished by 'enlightened' Jews of the Haskaklah. Now Lester Segal's critical study assigns to Azariah de' Rossi his rightful plac... View more info

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High Holiday Prayer Book

By: Silverman, Morris

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Prayer Book Press: 1941

Seller ID: 1539856


Binding repaired, ink name and address on front endpapers. 1941 Hard Cover. 350 pp. Dual language English-Hebrew prayer book for the major holidays. View more info

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Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories

By: Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Bellow, Saul; Rosenfeld, Isaac; Guterman, Norbert; Glicklich, Martha; Gottleib, Elaine; Katz, Shlomo; Gross, Nancy;

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1957

Edition: Reprint

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2173041


1979 13th printing (the year Singer won the Pulitzer Prize). Signed I B Singer without inscription on front endpaper - he sometimes signed in this manner, sometimes with his first name and middle initial, and sometimes with his full name. Crease to bottom edge of jacket, faint crease down front jacket flap, jacket lightly toned.Very Good. 1957 Hard Cover. 205 pp. When Isaac Bashevis Singer won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1979, the Swedish Academy praised his impass... View more info

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Imagining the Jewish Future: Essays and Responses

By: Teutsch, David A. (Editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: State University of New York: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1529615


First edition. Lightly rubbed. 1992 Hard Cover. 290 pp. A collection of essays examining the role of Judaism in society. CONTENTS: Introduction; Section I. Religion and Theology - 1. God, Prayer and Religious Language; 2. Tradition and Religious Practice; Section II. Culture and Education - 3. Jewish Education: Crisis and Vision; 4. Creativity and Community: the Jewish Artist's Experience; 5. Jewish Literacy: Will More and More Be Known; Section III. Israel and World Jew... View more info

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The American Synagogue: A Sanctuary Transformed

By: Wertheimer, Jack (Editor)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Brandeis University Press: 1995

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2202011


First paperback printing. Single page dog-eared. 1995 Trade Paperback. xix, 433 pp. Leading historians of modern Jewry offer the first comprehensive account of American synagogue history. View more info

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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie; Wiesel, Marion (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2261315


1st printing. Stain to rear wrapper. 2006 Trade Paperback. xxi, 120 pp. A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family... the death of his innocence... and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror must never be allowed to... View more info

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Night

By: Wiesel, Elie; Wiesel, Marion (Translator)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hill and Wang / Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2006

Seller ID: 2261859


Ink notes on front blanks. 2006 Trade Paperback. xxi, 120 pp. With a new preface by the author. A terrifying account of the Nazi death camp horror that turns a young Jewish boy into an agonized witness to the death of his family... the death of his innocence... and the death of his God. Penetrating and powerful, as personal as The Diary of Anne Frank, Night awakens the shocking memory of evil at its absolute and carries with it the unforgettable message that this horror ... View more info

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The Nursing Father: Moses as a Political Leader

By: Wildavsky, Aaron

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University of Alabama Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1529532


First edition. No jacket. 1984 Hard Cover. 262 pp. 9 1/4 x 6 1/4. CONTENTS: Acknowledgments; Introduction: Why Me? Why Moses? Why Leadership?; I. Slavery: Passive People, Passive Leader; II. From Slavery to Anarchy: Learning from Pharaoh What Not To Do; III. From Anarchy to Equity: Leadership in the Golden Calf, the Spies, and the Akedah; IV. From Equity to Hierarchy: The Institutionalization of Leadership; V. The Leader Disappears into the Book: Why Moses Does Not Get t... View more info