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Jewish History From the End of the Babylonian Captivity to Herod the Great By H. A. Henry
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BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY VOLUME II. JEWISH HEROES AND PROPHETS By JOHN LORD, LL.D.
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
Universal Jewish History - Volume 1 (HC) [E#10260] By PublishYourSefer.com
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This classic Hebrew book is being reprinted by PublishYourSefer.com, in partnership and with original scans provided by The Society for Preservation of Hebrew Books (www.HebrewBooks.org). For more... More > information about our reprint program, and/or to provide feedback on this specific edition, please go to http://www.publishyoursefer.com/reprints/e/10260 or send an email to reprints /at/ publishyoursefer.com. You can also read this book online for free at www.hebrewbooks.org/4187. More information about this book - Title: Universal Jewish History - Volume 1; Author(s): Biberfeld, Philip; Place of Publication: ניו יורק, Date of Publication: תש"ח.< Less
Universal Jewish History - Volume 1 (PB) [E#10260] By PublishYourSefer.com
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This classic Hebrew book is being reprinted by PublishYourSefer.com, in partnership and with original scans provided by The Society for Preservation of Hebrew Books (www.HebrewBooks.org). For more... More > information about our reprint program, and/or to provide feedback on this specific edition, please go to http://www.publishyoursefer.com/reprints/e/10260 or send an email to reprints /at/ publishyoursefer.com. You can also read this book online for free at www.hebrewbooks.org/4187. More information about this book - Title: Universal Jewish History - Volume 1; Author(s): Biberfeld, Philip; Place of Publication: ניו יורק, Date of Publication: תש"ח.< Less
Jewish Influence in Christian Reform Movements By Louis Newman
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In his work, Rabbi Newman documents the struggle between Christianity and Judaism. The Rabbi also includes information on Jewish Influence in fomenting the Protestant revolt against the Catholic... More > Church, which led to the freeing of Jews from Church strictures and mainstreaming them into the political and social life of Christendom, particularly in Protestant countries. Newman even takes up the topic of Jewish influence in Puritan New England. All in all, this is an important book for those wishing to understand the mutual antipathies which have beset Christians and Jews.< Less
Pirke Avot: Sayings of the Jewish Fathers By Various & Charles Taylor
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This exceptional translation of Pirke Avot (Pirkei Avot) features in full the chapters and sacred phrases by the Jewish forefathers. Pirke Avot or Pirkei Avot - in English 'Chapters of the Fathers'... More > - is a collection of sayings and aphorisms dating from antiquity which teach the ethics and morality of the Jewish faith. Attributed to various sages of Judaism who taught between the 2nd century BCE to the 2nd century AD, this collection combines some of the finest and most salient phrases coined by the revered rabbis of old. Since the early Middle Ages, it has been customary in several Jewish traditions for adherents and aspiring rabbis to devote time studying and absorbing these ancient sayings. Many are characterised by a memorable brevity, for expressing in a couple of sentences what other teachers would find difficult to teach in several pages. The Jewish principles of kindness, self-respect and the respect of others are expounded upon with insightful detail.< Less
The Definitive Book of Jewish Miscellany and Trivia By Tony Zendle
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This is the book to amaze and bore your friends, allies, enemies, family, the passing man in the street, the rabbi, and anyone who you can grab to tell them that nowhere else in the world is such a... More > collection of Jewish Miscellany and Trivia. From Two-Gun Cohen to Wyatt Earp, from the Yiddish singing nuns to the astronaut who stuffed a salt beef sandwich into his suit, there is one thing that can be guaranteed. You will never be bored. You will come back to this book time and again. It is the product of 20 years collection of the arcane, and if you thought before you read it that you knew a lot, you will find there's lots more to learn. So find out why Goldfinger was banned in Israel and Oliver Twist banned in Egypt, and have fun on the way.< Less
Audacious Jewish Lives Vol. 3 By Jonathan Bergwerk
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The lives, ideas and influence of ten audacious Jews - what they did, what they believed and their contribution to the Jewish story. Courageous, challenging and often misunderstood, they left a... More > lasting legacy for humanity. This book has a chapter on each character, in an easy-to-read bullet point format, which gives a summary of a character’s life, personality, beliefs and contribution to Judaism. Moses - The leader of the Biblical Israelites. Paul of Tarsus – 1st century Jew who helped create Christianity Maimonides - The most important medieval Jewish scholar Gracia Mendes Nasi - Medieval businesswoman and philanthropist Moses Montefiore - 19th century British financier and philanthropist Henrietta Szold – Zionist, founder of Hadassah and a leading force in social welfare Chaim Weizmann - Zionist, chemist and the first President of Israel Leon Trotsky - Marxist leader, revolutionary and writer Primo Levi - An Italian survivor from Auschwitz Leonard Cohen - Canadian poet and singer< Less
Audacious Jewish Lives Vol. 4 By Jonathan Bergwerk
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The lives, ideas and influence of ten audacious Jews - what they did, what they believed and their contribution to the Jewish story. Courageous, challenging and often misunderstood, they left a... More > lasting legacy for humanity. This book has a chapter on each character, in an easy-to-read bullet point format, which gives a summary of a character’s life, personality, beliefs and contribution to Judaism. Jacob - The most successful biblical patriarch Naomi - The heroine of the biblical Book of Ruth King Solomon - The second monarch of Judah and Israel Akiva ben Yosef - The leading 1st century Rabbi and martyr Theodor Herzl - The journalist, writer and inspiration of modern political Zionism Franz Kafka - A literary genius of the 20th century Marc Chagall - The most famous Jewish artist of the 20th century Golda Meir – Israel’s fourth Prime Minister Isaiah Berlin - The liberal philosopher and one of the finest minds of the 20th century Leonard Bernstein - The American composer, conductor and pianist< Less
Audacious Jewish Lives Vol. 1 By Jonathan Bergwerk
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From King David to David ben Gurion, via Jesus, Freud and more – the lives, ideas and influence of seven radical Jews - what they did, what they believed in and their contribution to Judaism. ... More > Courageous, challenging and misunderstood, they left a lasting legacy for both Jews and the wider world. Their insights and experiences can help tackle contemporary moral and political challenges. This book has in-depth separate chapters on a range of characters, presented in an easy-to-read bullet point format. Each chapter gives a summary of a character’s life, personality, beliefs and contribution to Judaism. King David - Warrior, leader, sinner, lover Jesus - The founder of a new movement within Judaism Abraham Ibn Ezra - Radical writer and thinker of the Middle Ages Moses Mendelssohn - 18th century German philosopher and instigator of Jewish enlightenment Sigmund Freud - The founder of psychoanalysis Leo Baeck - Leader of German Jewry in the 1930s David Ben-Gurion - First Prime Minister of Israel< Less

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