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Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago By Hannah Trager
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Pictures of Jewish Home-Life Fifty Years Ago by Hannah Trager. Telling what life was like in a Jewish family in Jerusalem around 1920. Contains black and white pictures.
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director: A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union By Natan Gimelfarb
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This autobiography walks you through the life of Natan Gimelfarb from birth at a small Jewish village in Ukraine to unusual career success to Soviet persecution triggered by antisemitism to eventual... More > emigration to the United States. You get a unique insight into Russian and Jewish life as you step through childhood, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, university years, work and family life, and everyday joys and challenges. Part I covers Natan's life through hunger and war until graduation from the university. Part II covers his career and fight with Soviet authorities.< Less
Motherland: Notes of a Persecuted Director: A Memoir about Jewish Life in the Soviet Union By Natan Gimelfarb
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This autobiography walks you through the life of Natan Gimelfarb from birth at a small Jewish village in Ukraine to unusual career success to Soviet persecution triggered by antisemitism to eventual... More > emigration to the United States. You get a unique insight into Russian and Jewish life as you step through childhood, the Great Famine, the Great Purge, World War II, university years, work and family life, and everyday joys and challenges. Part I covers Natan's life through hunger and war until graduation from the university. Part II covers his career and fight with Soviet authorities.< Less
Ambershore: A Memoir of a Latvian-Jewish Woman By Rhoda Gurevich
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Ambershore is the autobiography of Rhoda Gurevich, a woman of Latvian Jewish heritage who survived the horrors of history. In this memoir, Gurevich chronicles her charmed early life in the... More > cosmopolitan capital of Riga, Latvia, which took a nightmarish turn following the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the invasion by the Nazis, and the annihilation of most of the country's Jewish population. Hers is a story of wits, luck, and survival, combined with a passion for culture and humanity that instilled Rhoda's life with dignity during some of civlizations darkest eras. Along with the tale of her journey from Riga to the United States, where she immigrated with her family in the 1970s, Ambershore gives a rare account of life in Latvia before, during, and after WWII, from the culinary riches of the Central Market and authentic Latvian Jewish recipes, to the details of the Russian occupation and Latvia’s independence. Readers will feel each bump, setback, and triumph in Rhoda’s journey.< Less
Ambershore: A Memoir of a Latvian-Jewish Woman By Rhoda Gurevich
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Ambershore is the autobiography of Rhoda Gurevich, a woman of Latvian Jewish heritage who survived the horrors of history. In this memoir, Gurevich chronicles her charmed early life in the... More > cosmopolitan capital of Riga, Latvia, which took a nightmarish turn following the occupation of Latvia by the Soviet Union, the invasion by the Nazis, and the annihilation of most of the country's Jewish population. Hers is a story of wits, luck, and survival, combined with a passion for culture and humanity that instilled Rhoda's life with dignity during some of civlizations darkest eras. Along with the tale of her journey from Riga to the United States, where she immigrated with her family in the 1970s, Ambershore gives a rare account of life in Latvia before, during, and after WWII, from the culinary riches of the Central Market and authentic Latvian Jewish recipes, to the details of the Russian occupation and Latvia’s independence. Readers will feel each bump, setback, and triumph in Rhoda’s journey.< Less
Sha'arei Refuah Gates of Jewish Healing By Wally Spiegler & Wally Spiegler
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Sha’arei Refuah: Gates of Jewish Healing is the first book if its kind to present the theory and practice of Jewish healing. As more and more professional health care workers are finding their... More > way into Jewish healing, they recognize that the present standards are just not sufficient to enable true and lasting healing. Therapists of every kind believe that a more clinical approach is needed to deal with the everyday, chronic problems, in addition to the life threatening illnesses, from which many of us suffer. We need a health system that includes spirituality in which we can participate to bring wholeness into our lives. The purpose of this book is to provide readers with Jewish thoughts on healing together with practical tools to help overcome illness of every kind. Jewish healing is entering a new phase, which goes beyond the prevalent standard of bikkur cholim (visiting the sick), supporting families facing medical crises, and comforting mourners.< Less
Boss Simon: Joseph Simon: The First Jewish Republican Senator By Richard Simon
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Political devil. The Judas Iscariot of Oregon politics. Little Napoleon. Those are among the terms used to describe Joseph Simon, the nation’s first Jewish Republican senator. Oregon’s... More > Boss Simon was a machine politician who hobnobbed with U.S. presidents. But he had an ugly falling out with Teddy Roosevelt, accusing the president of discriminating against him because he was Jewish. The author had heard about his famous relative. But no one in the family knew much about Senator Simon. So, Richard Simon, a former congressional correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, looked into Senator Simon’s life. What he discovered was a man described as “worse than a Southern Pacific train robber.” Joe Simon’s election to the U.S. Senate was called “one of the greatest political surprises ever.’’ Simon, an attorney for powerful railroads, played a critical role in the development of the Pacific Northwest.< Less
Boss Simon: Joseph Simon: The First Jewish Republican Senator By Richard Simon
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Political devil. The Judas Iscariot of Oregon politics. Little Napoleon. Those are among the terms used to describe Joseph Simon, the nation’s first Jewish Republican senator. Oregon’s... More > Boss Simon was a machine politician who hobnobbed with U.S. presidents. But he had an ugly falling out with Teddy Roosevelt, accusing the president of discriminating against him because he was Jewish. The author had heard about his famous relative. But no one in the family knew much about Senator Simon. So, Richard Simon, a former congressional correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, looked into Senator Simon’s life. What he discovered was a man described as “worse than a Southern Pacific train robber.” Joe Simon’s election to the U.S. Senate was called “one of the greatest political surprises ever.’’ Simon, an attorney for powerful railroads, played a critical role in the development of the Pacific Northwest.< Less
A History Of The Brenner Family By Stephanie Newman
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A multi-generational history of the family of Moshe and Rivka Brenner - from Rawa Ruska, Austria, to Montreal, Quebec, to Detroit, Michigan. Includes maps, photographs, a family tree, as well as a... More > brief history of western Galicia, a description of Jewish life in Rawa Ruska, as well as work being done by various groups to honor the memories of those where were murdered in the Holocaust in what is now part of the Ukraine.< Less
A History Of The Brenner Family By Stephanie Newman
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A multi-generational history of the family of Moshe and Rivka Brenner - from Rawa Ruska, Austria, to Montreal, Quebec, to Detroit, Michigan. Includes maps, photographs, a family tree, as well as a... More > brief history of western Galicia, a description of Jewish life in Rawa Ruska, as well as work being done by various groups to honor the memories of those where were murdered in the Holocaust in what is now part of the Ukraine.< Less

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