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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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Hallelujah Anyway: Rediscovering Mercy

Anne Lamott · Riverhead Books
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow and Stitches comes a powerful exploration of mercy, its limitless (if sometimes hidden) presence, why we ignore it, and how we can embrace it."Mercy is radical kindness," Anne Lamott writes in her enthralling and heartening book,...
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The Monkey Is the Messenger: Meditation and What Your Busy Mind Is Trying to Tell You

Ralph De La Rosa · Shambhala
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

Hope for all those who want to meditate but feel they can't because they think too much."My mind is so busy, I really need to meditate." "My mind is so busy, there's no way I can meditate." Familiar dilemma? These days just about all of us know we should be meditating,...
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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 Soul of Judaism: Jews of African Descent in America

Bruce D. Haynes · NYU Press
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A glimpse into the diverse stories of Black Jews in the United States What makes a Jew? This book traces the history of Jews of African descent in America and the counter-narratives they have put forward as they stake their claims to Jewishness. The Soul of Judaism offers the first exploration...
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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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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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Two Sisters: A Father, His Daughters, and Their Journey into the Syrian Jihad

ASNE SEIERSTAD · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 432
Format: Hardcover

The riveting story of two sisters' journey to the Islamic State and the father who tries to bring them homeTwo Sisters, by the international bestselling author Ã…sne Seierstad, tells the unforgettable story of a family divided by faith. Sadiq and Sara, Somali immigrants raising a family...
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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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Ten Times Chai: 180 Orthodox Synagogues of New York City

Michael J Weinstein · Brown Books Publishing Group
Pages: 307
Format: Hardcover

Inspired by his own heritage and dedicated to the Holocaust survivors he met on his journeys, Michael Weinstein gives readers a tour of 180 beautiful synagogues throughout the boroughs of New York City. For two years, Michael's desire to learn as much as he could moved him to visit...
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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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Islam

Cenap C?akmak · ABC-CLIO
Pages: 1813
Format: Hardcover

This expansive four-volume encyclopedia presents a broad introduction to Islam that enables learning about the fundamental role of Islam in world history and promotes greater respect for cultural diversity.* Comprises concise, jargon-free entries written by experts in their fields, providing...
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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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Essential Kundalini Yoga: An Invitation to Radiant Health, Unconditional Love, and the Awakening of Your Energetic Potential

Karena Virginia · Sounds True
Pages: 352
Format: Print book

For new and experienced students, practical guidance in kundalini yoga for happiness, health, and fulfillment Kundalini is a universal life force within each of us that, once awakened, holds the power to transform every facet of our lives. Kundalini yoga is the art and practice of activating...
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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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