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  • Legends of the BibleLegends of the Bible

    Ginzberg, Louis, 1873-1953.

  • Passover  HaggaddahPassover Haggaddah : A Singing Haggadah

    Egger, Ellen M.

  • HaggaddahHaggaddah

  • Encyclopedia of Biblical humorEncyclopedia of Biblical humor : from Biblical times to the modern age

    Lyons, Rabbi Maurice.

  • The man who made the moviesThe man who made the movies : the meteoric rise and tragic fall of William Fox

    Krefft, Vanda, author.

    A riveting story of ambition, greed, and genius unfolding at the dawn of modern America. This landmark biography brings into focus a fascinating brilliant entrepreneur--like Steve Jobs or Walt Disney, a true American visionary--who risked everything to realize his bold dream of a Hollywood empire. Although a major Hollywood studio still bears William Fox's name, the man himself has mostly been forgotten by history, even written off as a failure. Now, in this fascinating biography, Vanda Krefft corrects the record, explaining why Fox's legacy is central to the history of Hollywood. At the heart of William Fox's life was the myth of the American Dream. His story intertwines the fate of the nineteenth-century immigrants who flooded into New York, the city's vibrant and ruthless gilded age history, and the birth of America's movie industry amid the dawn of the modern era. Drawing on a decade of original research, The Man Who Made the Movies offers a rich, compelling look at a complex man emblematic of his time, one of the most fascinating and formative eras in American history. Growing up in Lower East Side tenements, the eldest son of impoverished Hungarian immigrants, Fox began selling candy on the street. That entrepreneurial ambition eventually grew one small Brooklyn theater into a

  • Path of the prophetsPath of the prophets : the ethics-driven life

    Schwartz, Barry L., author.

    "Devoted to the legacy of the biblical prophets, identifies the prophetic moment in the lives of 18 biblical characters, offers up an intimate view of their inner thoughts, illuminates their ethical legacies, and challenges each of us to walk the path of the prophets today"--

  • King of the JewsKing of the Jews

    Epstein, Leslie.

  • A guide to Torah readingA guide to Torah reading : A Manual for the Torah Reader

    Rosenbaum, Samuel.

  • Mazel Tov!Mazel Tov! : Music for a Jewish Wedding

    Pasternak, Velvel Ed. and Arranger.

  • Trip in IsraelTrip in Israel : Roundtrip-Haifa

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  • The TalmudThe Talmud : a biography

    Wimpfheimer, Barry Scott.

  • Eternal lifeEternal life : a novel

    Horn, Dara, 1977-, author.

  • Call me by your nameCall me by your name

    Aciman, André, author.

    The story of a sudden and powerful romance that blossoms between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents' cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera. Each is unprepared for the consequences of their attraction, when, during the restless summer weeks, unrelenting currents of obsession, fascination, and desire intensify their passion and test the charged ground between them. Recklessly, the two verge toward the one thing both fear they may never truly find again: total intimacy.

  • It's all relativeIt's all relative : adventures up and down the world's family tree

    Jacobs, A. J., 1968-, author.

  • The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (DVD)The People Vs. Fritz Bauer (DVD)

    Germany, 1957. Attorney General Fritz Bauer receives crucial evidence on the whereabouts of SS-Obersturmbannführer Adolf Eichmann. The lieutenant colonel, responsible for the mass deportation of the Jews, is allegedly hiding in Buenos Aires. Bauer, himself Jewish, has been trying to take crimes from the Third Reich to court ever since his return from Danish exile. However, there is little success so far due to the fierce German determination to repress its sinister past.

  • Death Steals a Holy BookDeath Steals a Holy Book

    Mild, Rosemary and Larry.

  • Becoming un-orthodoxBecoming un-orthodox : stories of ex-Hasidic Jews

    Davidman, Lynn, 1955-

  • The green prince (DVD)The green prince (DVD)

    Based upon the true story of the son of a Hamas leader who emerged as one of Israel's prized informants, and the Shin Bet agent who risked his career to protect him.

  • When jews were funny (DVD)When jews were funny (DVD)

    Insightful and often hilarious, it surveys the history of Jewish comedy, from the early days of Borscht Belt to the present, ultimately exploring not just ethnicity in the entertainment industry, but also the entire unruly question of what it means to be Jewish. Popular comedians from the past and present provide an abundance of surprising opinions and witty humor.

  • KnishKnish : in search of the Jewish soul food

    Silver, Laura.

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