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Audacious Jewish Lives Vol. 2 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. Judah - Son of Jacob, brother of Joseph Rashi - Medieval French commentator Baruch Spinoza - Radical 17th century thinker The Rothschilds - 19th century bankers and philanthropists Benjamin Disraeli - 19th century British Prime Minister Karl Marx - Revolutionary 19th century economist and socialist Martin Buber - 20th century philosopher, Zionist and philosopher Albert Einstein - Brilliant physicist, an avowed pacifist and Zionist Abraham Joshua Heschel - 20th century rabbi and a model for compassionate social action Louis Jacobs – Britain’s most prolific rabbi and its only world class scholar< Less
Audacious Jewish Lives Volume 4 By Jonathan Bergwerk
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Focussed chapters on 10 characters from Jewish history, outlining their lives, beliefs and contribution. The characters range from Biblical heroes to 20h century stars. The information is presented... More > in an easy-to-read bullet form, and often includes extra material which gives insights into how to lead a meaningful Jewish life< Less
Jewish Magdala ‘The Pompeii of Galilee’ By Michael A Moss
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A highly personal tour of world-famous archaeological discoveries made in 2009 in Galilee, Israel, together with a comprehensive history of the period, covering events which took place both before... More > and after the Destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem in 70 CE. Michael, who participated in the dig, provides a fresh, new perspective which leaves the reader with an unforgettable feeling for the places and times he describes in an unusual, amusing but always highly informative way. The highlight is his conclusion that a Jewish Priestly Course, as described in many of the classical Jewish sources, was based in the town, served in the Temple, and left behind their treasured 'focus' in the form of The Magdala Stone. This book is sure to provide readers with many fascinating facts that further enhance their understanding of this seminal period in world history< Less
Messianic Jewishness of the Complete Christian Bible By Cheng Leng
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These 144 pages important e-book is made easy for extensive reading based on the ancient sacred history of Hebrew Jewish roots origins to the end-time coming of the New Millennial Kingdom soon. It... More > provides the primary way, truth, insights, wisdom, knowledge, grace, strength, and life to reach that eternal heavenly hope for the least to the greatest humans of all nationalities and ethnicities on earth, including you.< Less
Frank Gilbert By Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington Lillian & Albert Small Jewish Museum
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Oral history by Frank Brandeis Gilbert created by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington.
The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s By Petra Laidlaw
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Originally a picturesque village on the outskirts of London and now a vibrant part of the inner city, Islington was home to a significant Jewish population 200 years ago, and remained so until the... More > middle of the 20th century. But as London expanded and earlier inhabitants drifted outwards, the Jewish presence in these parts was forgotten. This volume relies on extensive research among original sources and contemporary commentators to bring back to life the several communities that lived here between the 1730s and the eve of mass immigration in the 1880s. The rich cast of former residents includes many of the great and the good of Jewish society, a great number of ordinary people whose lives are more obscure, and a few rogues. Two appendices set out some of the factual background and statistics underlying the narrative. Fully sourced and indexed, with 37 prints and photographs, which in the paperback edition are all in black and white< Less
The Jewish Communities of Islington, 1730s-1880s By Petra Laidlaw
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Originally a picturesque village on the outskirts of London and now a vibrant part of the inner city, Islington was home to a significant Jewish population 200 years ago, and remained so until the... More > middle of the 20th century. But as London expanded and earlier inhabitants drifted outwards, the Jewish presence in these parts was forgotten. This volume relies on extensive research among original sources and contemporary commentators to bring back to life the several communities that lived here between the 1730s and the eve of mass immigration in the 1880s. The rich cast of former residents includes many of the great and the good of Jewish society, a great number of ordinary people whose lives are more obscure, and a few rogues. Two appendices set out some of the factual background and statistics underlying the narrative. Fully sourced and indexed, with 37 prints and photographs, most in colour< Less
Gentile Widow & Jewish Queen: A Commentary on Ruth and Esther By James E. Smith, Ph.D.
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An introduction to the Old Testament books of Ruth and Esther is followed by a verse-by-verse commentary on the text of these two books.
Pirke Avot: Sayings of the Jewish Fathers (Hardcover) 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. This edition is in hardcover. Pirke Avot or Pirkei Avot - in... More > English 'Chapters of the Fathers' - 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
MARTINEZ, A Spanish-Jewish Family of New Mexico By Perry Peña
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Martinez, A Spanish Jewish Family of New Mexico is a book detailing much of the lost historic proof and some of the new scientific proof that this family in New Mexico is clearly of Jewish origin.... More > Further this book explains the ills which have come to the Martinez' and other Hispanic families in New Mexico from falling away from their true identity as it encourages them all to return to their full identity.< Less

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