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At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, an homage to 1940s noir, and an exploration of the mysteries of exile and redemption in the Jewish refugee state of Sitka, Alaska, The Yiddish Policemen's Union is a novel only Michael Chabon could have written.
A birthday-party magician whose hat tricks end in horror and gore; a girl parented by a major household appliance; the possessor of the lowest IQ in the Mossad—such are the denizens of Etgar Keret’s dark and fertile mind.
In this collection of brilliant, bite-sized satiric tales, as painfully funny as they are brief, Keret covers a remarkable emotional and narrative terrain, confirming his status as both Israel’s bestselling young writer and new national conscience.
Rashi’s Daughters is built on five years of exhaustive historical research, ten years of Talmud study and a bibliography of over 300 sources.
This is the first comprehensive commentary, authored only by women, on the Five Books of Moses, including individual Torah portions as well as the Hebrew and English translation.
The first complete English translation of the Hebrew Classic Sefer Ha-Aggadah brings to the English-speaking world the greatest and best-loved anthology of the classical Rabbinic literature ever compiled.
Shortly after the Bolshevik Revolution, Soviet Jewish theaters became catalysts for modernist experimentation.
Movies about the Jewish experience or featuring a Jewish character in a central role contain some of the most memorable images in motion picture history.
Crafting Jewish is a unique and beautiful book. It has been designed both for experienced crafters looking for creative and unusual ideas and For beginners just starting to discover the joys of crafts. This book has it all!
This accessible guide for both novice and expert fabric crafters presents thirty handmade Jewish fabric craft projects from around the United States and Israel and the inspiring stories behind them.
Offers the first in-depth look at the art of Marc Chagall and the meanings of the sometimes hidden but more often overt images found in the "lost Jewish world" of his childhood, from his early masterpieces made in Russia and in Paris to his Yiddish art theater paintings.
From Booklist: Renowned photographer Folberg has been, primarily a landscape photographer so it was quite a challenge for him to adapt his vision and techniques to the interiors of historic synagogues.
A unique presentation of the history of Jewish life and culture in the United States over the past 500 years Jews in America is a graphic history that uses the comic book format—an artistic expression as American as jazz—to depict five centuries of Jewish life in this country.
A celebration of the beauty, variety, and tradition of the Jewish way of life and Judaic objects preserved in Jewish museums throughout the world. Also includes the histories of many of the locales.