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The First Love Story: Adam, Eve, and Us

Bruce Feiler · Penguin Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of Walking the Bible and Abraham comes a revelatory journey across four continents and 4,000 years exploring how Adam and Eve introduced the idea of love into the world, and how they continue to shape our deepest feelings about relationships, family,...
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Feeling Jewish:

Devorah Baum · Yale University Press
Pages: 296
Format: Hardcover

In this sparkling debut, a young critic offers an original, passionate, and erudite account of what it means to feel Jewish - even when you're not. Self-hatred. Guilt. Resentment. Paranoia. Hysteria. Overbearing Mother-Love. In this witty, insightful, and poignant book, Devorah Baum...
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Braving the Wilderness: The Quest for True Belonging and the Courage to Stand Alone

BREN BROWN · Random House
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * A timely and important new book that challenges everything we think we know about cultivating true belonging in our communities, organizations, and culture, from the #1 bestselling author of Rising Strong, Daring Greatly, and The Gifts of ImperfectionHELLO...
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The Art of Living: Peace and Freedom in the Here and Now

THICH NHAT HANH · HarperOne
Pages: 224
Format: Hardcover

In troubled times, there is an urgency to understand ourselves and our world. We have so many questions, and they tug at us night and day, consciously and unconsciously. In this important volume Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh - - one of the most revered spiritual leaders in the world today...
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The Bible for Grown-Ups: A New Look at the Good Book

Simon Loveday · Icon Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

The Bible for Grown-Ups neither requires, nor rejects, belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible - a book that is too large to swallow whole, yet too important in our history and culture to spit out.Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other?...
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The Jewish Joke: A Short History?with Punchlines

DEVORAH BAUM · Pegasus Books
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

Heard the one about the Rabbi and the cow from Minsk? Look no further than this witty compendium, a fascinating and revealing celebration of the great Jewish Joke.Comedy is full of famously funny Jews, from Groucho Marx to Sarah Silverman, from Larry David to Jerry Seinfeld. This smart...
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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism: Second Edition

Geoffrey W. Dennis · Llewellyn Publications
Pages: 504
Format: Paperback

Presenting lore that can spiritually enrich anyone's life, Jewish or not, this one-of-a-kind encyclopedia is devoted to the esoteric in Judaism - the fabulous, the miraculous, and the mysterious. In this second edition, Rabbi Geoffrey W. Dennis has added over thirty new entries and significantly...
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A History of Judaism

MARTIN GOODMAN · Princeton University Press
Pages: 656
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping history of Judaism over more than three millenniaJudaism is one of the oldest religions in the world, and it has preserved its distinctive identity despite the extraordinarily diverse forms and beliefs it has embodied over the course of more than three millennia. A History of Judaism...
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In Search of Israel: The History of an Idea

Michael Brenner · Princeton University Press
Pages: 392
Format: Hardcover

A major new history of the century-long debate over what a Jewish state should beMany Zionists who advocated the creation of a Jewish state envisioned a nation like any other. Yet for Israel's founders, the state that emerged against all odds in 1948 was anything but ordinary. Born from...
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The Jewish Wedding Now

ANITA DIAMANT · Scribner
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Newly revised and updated, the definitive guide to planning a Jewish wedding, written by bestselling novelist Anita Diamant - author of The Red Tent and The Boston Girl - and one of the most respected writers of guides to contemporary Jewish life.This complete, easy-to-use guide explains...
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Phenomena: The Secret History of the U.S. Government's Investigations into Extrasensory Perception and Psychokinesis

Annie Jacobsen · Little
Pages: 528
Format: Print book

The definitive history of the military's decades-long investigation into mental powers and phenomena, from the author of Pulitzer Prize finalist The Pentagon's Brain and international bestseller Area 51.
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The Paradigm: The Ancient Blueprint That Holds the Mystery of Our Times

Jonathan Cahn · Frontline
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

This May Be the Most Explosive and Amazing Thing You've Ever ReadIs it possible that an ancient blueprint holds the secret behind the events of our times?Could this blueprint lie behind the rise and fall of leaders and governments?Could events that took place nearly three thousand years...
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War and Religion

Jeffrey M Shaw · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 1098
Format: Hardcover

This three-volume reference provides a complete guide for readers investigating the crucial interplay between war and religion from ancient times until today, enabling a deeper understanding of the role of religious wars across cultures.* Enables readers to explore the ongoing and important...
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A Palace of Pearls: The Stories of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav

Nah?man, of Bratslav · Oxford University Press
Pages: 456
Format: Hardcover

Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav (1772-1810) is widely considered to be one of the foremost visionary storytellers of the Hasidic movement. The great-grandson of the Ba'al Shem Tov, founder of the movement, Rabbi Nachman came to be regarded as a great figure and leader in his own right,...
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The Story of the Jews Volume 2

Simon Schama · Ecco
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews, Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of nineteenth centurySimon Schama's great project continues and the Jewish...
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