Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came Home

Uncovered: How I Left Hasidic Life and Finally Came HomeWriters League of Texas Discover Award n nFinalist Pirate s Alley PEN Faulkner, May Sarton Award, Chautauqua Prize n na Redbook Magazine and Good Housekeeping Best Book of 2015 n n2016 Wordwrite Award for memoir n nUncovered is the first memoir to tell of a gay woman leaving the Hasidic fold Told in unde

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The Song of the Jade Lily

The Song of the Jade LilyKirsty Manning makes her US debut with this gripping historical novel that tells the little known story of Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai during WWII n n n 1939 n Two young girls meet in Shanghai, also known as the Paris of the East Beautiful local Li and Jewish refugee Romy form a fierce fr

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The Third Daughter

The Third DaughterFrom the author of Jerusalem Maiden comes a remarkable story, inspired by little known true events, about the thousands of young Jewish women who were trafficked into prostitution at the turn of the 20th century, and whose subjugation helped build Buenos Aires.The turn of the 20th century finds four

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Color Me In

Color Me InDebut YA author Natasha D az pulls from her personal experience to inform this powerful coming of age novel about the meaning of friendship, the joyful beginnings of romance, and the racism and religious intolerance that can both strain a family to the breaking point and strengthen its bonds n nWho i

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Forest Dark

Forest DarkJules Epstein, a man whose drive, avidity, and outsized personality have, for sixty eight years, been a force to be reckoned with, is undergoing a metamorphosis In the wake of his parents deaths, his divorce from his wife of than thirty years, and his retirement from the New York legal firm w

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All Who Go Do Not Return

All Who Go Do Not Return2015 National Jewish Book Award Winner n nA moving and revealing exploration of Hasidic life, and one man s struggles with faith, family, and community n nShulem Deen was raised to believe that questions are dangerous As a member of the Skverers, one of the most insular Hasidic sects in the US, he know

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Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of Evil

Learning from the Germans: Race and the Memory of EvilAs an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past n nIn the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate

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Heaven and Hell: A History of the Afterlife

Heaven and Hell: A History of the AfterlifeA New York Times bestselling historian of early Christianity takes on two of the most gripping questions of human existence where did the ideas of heaven and hell come from, and why do they endure What happens when we die A recent Pew Research poll showed that 72% of Americans believe in a literal

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Button Man

Button ManMorris, Sol, and Harry Rabinowitz grew up poor but happy in a tiny flat on the Lower East Side, until the death of their father thrust them into having to fend for themselves and support their large family Morris apprenticed himself at twelve years old to a garment cutter in a clothing factory Sol

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De bekeerlinge

De bekeerlingeIn een klein dorp in de Provence wordt sinds mensenheugenis over een pogrom en een verborgen schat gesproken Eind negentiende eeuw vindt men in een synagoge in Ca ro een hoeveelheid opzienbarende joodse documenten Stefan Hertmans ontdekt de sporen van een voorname christelijke jonkvrouw uit de elf

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Night (The Night Trilogy, #1)

Night  (The Night Trilogy, #1)Born in the town of Sighet, Transylvania, Elie Wiesel was a teenager when he and his family were taken from their home in 1944 to Auschwitz concentration camp, and then to Buchenwald Night is the terrifying record of Elie Wiesel s memories of the death of his family, the death of his own innocence,

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The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern Man

The Sabbath: Its Meaning for Modern ManElegant, passionate, and filled with the love of God s creation, Abraham Joshua Heschel s The Sabbath has been hailed as a classic of Jewish spirituality ever since its original publication and has been read by thousands of people seeking meaning in modern life nIn this brief yet profound meditatio

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