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A Time to Speak Out: Independent Jewish Voices on Israel, Zionism and Jewish Identity Cover Image
By Anne Karpf (Editor), Brian Klug (Editor), Jacqueline Rose (Editor)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781844672295
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Published: Verso - August 1st, 2008

In A Time to Speak Out, a collection of strong Jewish voices come together to explore some of the most challenging issues facing diaspora Jews.


Everyday Holiness: The Jewish Spiritual Path of Mussar Cover Image
$20.66
ISBN: 9781590306093
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Published: Trumpeter - December 2nd, 2008

Mussar is an illuminating, approachable, and highly practical set of teachings for cultivating personal growth and spiritual realization in the midst of day-to-day life. Here is an accessible and inspiring introduction to this Jewish spiritual path, which until lately has been best known in the world of Orthodox Judaism.


Queer Jews Cover Image
By David Shneer (Editor), Caryn Aviv (Editor)
$48.35
ISBN: 9780415931670
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Published: Routledge - August 17th, 2009

Queer Jews describes how queer Jews are changing Jewish American culture, creating communities and making room for themselves, as openly, unapologetically queer and Jewish.


The Gift of Kabbalah Cover Image
$17.09
ISBN: 9781580231411
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Published: Jewish Lights Publishing - March 1st, 2003

The first comprehensive, down-to-earth introduction to explain the primary message of Kabbalah--that we are to become like God.


Impossible Images: Contemporary Art After the Holocaust Cover Image
$29.70
ISBN: 9780814798263
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Published: New York University Press - October 1st, 2003

Impossible Images brings together a distinguished group of contributors, including artists, photographers, cultural critics, and historians, to analyze the ways in which the Holocaust has been represented in and through paintings, architecture, photographs, museums, and monuments.


Jewish Feminism in Israel: Some Contemporary Perspectives Cover Image
By Kalpana Misra (Editor), Melanie Rich (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781584653257
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Published: Brandeis University Press - June 1st, 2003

This volume brings together, for the first time, the voices of feminist theorists, public policy administrators, philosophers, sociologists, art critics, lawyers, and political and human rights activists on the topic of Jewish feminism in Israel.


Wrestling with Zion: Progressive Jewish-American Responses to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Cover Image
By Tony Kushner (Editor), Alisa Solomon (Editor)
$11.66
ISBN: 9780802140159
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Published: Grove Press - October 13th, 2003

As the Israeli-Palestinian conflict escalates, a dangerous illusion persists that the American Jewish community speaks with a single voice, expressing universal, uncritical support for the policies of the Sharon government.


The Other Israel: Voices of Refusal and Dissent Cover Image
By RoAne Carey (Editor), Jonathan Shainin (Editor)
$12.56
ISBN: 9781565849143
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Published: New Press - April 1st, 2004

The Other Israel is an urgent and passionate intervention by Israeli citizens challenging the continued occupation of Palestinian territory and the failed policies of Ariel Sharon's government. Against a backdrop of increasing violence on both sides, the book presents a broad range of dissenting voices that articulate practical, legal, and moral objections to the occupation.


Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation Cover Image
By Rebecca T. Alpert (Editor), Sue Levi Elwell (Editor), Shirley Idelson (Editor)
$31.85
ISBN: 9780813529165
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Published: Rutgers University Press - June 1st, 2001

The office of rabbi is the most visible symbol of power and prestige in Jewish communities. Rabbis both interpret to their congregations the reQuirements of Jewish life and instruct congregants in how best to live this life. Yet the rabbis themselves do not yet reflect the diversity of North American Jews.


Image and Remembrance: Representation and the Holocaust Cover Image
$28.60
ISBN: 9780253215697
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Published: Indiana University Press - December 17th, 2002

The passage of time and the reality of an aging survivor population have made it increasingly urgent to document and give expression to testimony, experience, and memory of the Holocaust.


Half/Life: Jew-Ish Tales from Interfaith Homes Cover Image
By Laurel Snyder (Editor)
$13.46
ISBN: 9781933368245
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Published: Soft Skull Press - March 23rd, 2006

By turns tragic and funny, religious and heartbreaking, angry and surprisingly familiar, "Half/Life" represents the altogether diverse memories and reflections of a handful of Half-Jews...each born into the so-called "dilemma of intermarriage," and each has spent a lifetime grappling with how to define themselves...or not.