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The Book of Blessings for the Sabbath and Holidays with the Family  (Presentation Copy from Mayor of Ramla, Israel)
1 The Book of Blessings for the Sabbath and Holidays with the Family (Presentation Copy from Mayor of Ramla, Israel)
Israel Matan Art Publishers 2006 9657309050 / 9789657309056 Hard Cover Fine in Fine Box No DJ as Issued 
Very beautiful and ornate book, highly decorated throughout with pages illumined in bold color and gilt with gilt page edges on all three sides Text appears in Hebrew on one side of the page and English on the other. This copy show a special page at front printed thus, " Compliments of Yoel Lavi, Mayor; Ramla, Israel." Also, inside the box there is a silver sticker which reads" To Mr. --------- Co-Chairman, Ethiopian National Project, To facilitate the absorption of Ethiopian olim in all spheres of Israeli society. Yoel Lavi, Mayor of Ramla and the members of the city council.' Book also includes the Passover Haggadah. Very special. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Temple 1850-1950; Congregation Tifereth Israel (Cleveland)
2 The Temple 1850-1950; Congregation Tifereth Israel (Cleveland)
Cleveland, Ohio The Temple 1950 Hard Cover Very Good No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice hard cover booklet published for the centennial of the founding of the Temple of Congregation Tifereth Israel. Book is clean as a whistle inside and out with only one fault -- a small bit of wear to top and bottom of spine. Booklet measures 8-3/4" x 11-1/4 and has 62 pages. Back cover shows the temple on the map. Inside there is much historical information as well as photographs of the building, its rabbis, and its people. Very useful for genealogical research. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present, Barnavi, Eli (editor)
3 Barnavi, Eli (editor) A Historical Atlas of the Jewish People: From the Time of the Patriarchs to the Present
U.S.A. Schocken 1992 0805241272 / 9780805241273 First American Edition Stated Hard Cover Fine Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Crisp, clean, beautiful book very gently kept. There are no bumps to boards, no names or writing, and no tears or chips to dustjacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Book explores all of the main themes of the Jewish experience in text, color photographs and color maps. It measures 9-1/4" x 11-1/2" and has 299 pages including a comprehensive index. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europe, Bernard S. Bachrach
4 Bernard S. Bachrach Early Medieval Jewish Policy in Western Europe
U.S.A. University of Minnesota Press 1977 0816608148 / 9780816608140 Presumed First Hard Cover Fine No DJ 
Book appears to be unread -- very clean and nice with no defect of note. It measures 5-1/2" x 8-3/4" and has 213 pages including index. Seven chapters -- Visigothic Jewish Policy. Jewish Policy in Early Medieval Italy 476-774; Mervovingian Jewish Policy; Jewish Policy in the Carolingian Empire and its Environs; and Jewish Policy Under Louis the Pious (814-840). 
Price: 21.00 USD
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Conservative Judaism Magazine 1960 (Four Issues, Full Run), Dresner, Samuel H. (editor)
5 Dresner, Samuel H. (editor) Conservative Judaism Magazine 1960 (Four Issues, Full Run)
New York he Rabbincal Assembly of America 1960 Soft Cover Very Goof 
Crisp,clean magazines. All are pristine inside and out with no names or writing. They measure 6"x9" and run between 54 and 66 pages each. Among the many topics are these: Intellectual and contemporary Jewish life, The Kosher Dybuk, travel on the Sabbath, Hasideanism and the modern world, naturalism and supernaturalism, and God, atomic war,and the prelude to prayer. We have many of these magazines, so if you are looking for other issues please let us know and we'll see if we have them. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Jewish Proselytism -- A Phenomenon in the Religious History of Early Medieval Europe, Golb, Norman
6 Golb, Norman Jewish Proselytism -- A Phenomenon in the Religious History of Early Medieval Europe
Cincinnati, Ohio Judaic Studies Program University of Cincinnati 1987 Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Very nice, clean booklet, oversized at 8-1/2"x11" published for the 10th annual Rabbi Louis Feinberg Memorial Lecture given March 3, 1987. Only fault is small crease to lower corner.The author at this time was the Ludwig Rosenberger Professor of Jewish History and Civilization at the University of Chicago. An interesting look at the conversion of Christians to Judaism during this period. The author did extensive research in old Hebrew texts and documents, especially from the Cairo Genezah Includes a discussion of rabbinic Judaism implanted in Khazaria. 49 pages. Not often seen. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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7 Gold, Auner The Marrano Prince
Lakewood, New Jersey, U.S.A. CIS Communications 1988 0935063390 / 9780935063394 Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 
Very nice book -- handsome black boards printed in gilt with a colorful pictorial dustjacket showing no tears or chips. Beautiful in brand new mylar. Book has a nice award plate on first blank page after gold endpaper from a synagogue in Oak Park, Michigan to a child for participating in High Holiday Services. This is the eight volume in the Ruach Ami series. Set in Spain two centuries after the Spanish Inquistion and the Expulsion of the Jews. 286 pages. Includes a glossary of terms. Though part of a series, book is also a stand-alone title. 
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Illustrated Essays in Jewish Bookplates, Goodman, Philip
8 Goodman, Philip Illustrated Essays in Jewish Bookplates
New York KTAV Publishing House 1971 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good No DJ 
Clean, atrtractive book with wonderful illustrations throughout. Measures 6-1/4"x9-1/2" and has 196 pages. Appeals to bookplate collectors, as well as those interested in the book arts and/or Judaica. Much information covers early plates, the love of books, learning and Zion reflected in Jewish bookplates, Biblical themes in bookplates, music motifs, American Jewish bookplates, Jewish bookplates of Dutch interest and Marco Birnholz, bookplate collector. Book also contains an annotated biblipography of Jewish bookplate literature. 
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Rebecca  Boxed Set with Game (American Girl), Greene, Jacqueline
9 Greene, Jacqueline Rebecca Boxed Set with Game (American Girl)
U.S. A. American Girl 2010 1593697929 / 9781593697921 Soft Cover in Slipcase Fine 
Six paperback books all about Rebecca, An American Girl. Titles are: Meet Rebecca; Rebecca and Ana;; Candlelight for Rebecca; Rebecca and the Movies; Rebecca To the Rescue; nd Changes For Rebecca. The slipcase has a second panel which can be lifted to reveal the game board. Everything very thing is pristine and unused , including the white ribbon that closes the slipase. The slipcase with the books inside measures 6-1/2 x 8-3/4". Would make a great gift. We also have the boxed set with game for Molly, an American girl. Set looks brand new. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Introductory Notes & Supplement Comprising a Timely Companion to the Haggadah, Hoenig, Rabbi Sidney B.
10 Hoenig, Rabbi Sidney B. Introductory Notes & Supplement Comprising a Timely Companion to the Haggadah
New York, New York Shulsinger Bros. 1980 Fourth Edition Hard Cover Very Good No DJ, as Issued 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Beautiful book bound in dark blue velvet. Oversized with handsome cover graphic in gilt and small images along the spine. The book measures 8-1/2" x 12-/4" and is written in both Hebrew and in English. Illustrations abound in both black and white and rich, vibrant color throughout. Includes the Haggadah text, Preparation for the Passover, The Significance of the Holday; the Family Feast, the Setting of the Seder Table and its Symbols, the Order of the Festival Night, Seder Glossary, Seder Features, and Songs of the Night. No names or wriitng and would make lovely gift. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Still Life With Bombers: Israel in the Age of Terrorism  (SIGNED 1st Ed.), Horovitz, David
11 Horovitz, David Still Life With Bombers: Israel in the Age of Terrorism (SIGNED 1st Ed.)
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 2004 1400040671 / 9781400040674 First Printing Hard Cover Fine Fine SIGNED & Inscribed By Author
Crisp and clean inside and out with no markings nd no price-clip. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. SIGNED and inscribed by author thus: "To Hana, In hope of better times for Israel. David Horovitz." The author explains "the grim lottery of life" in Israel through both journalism and his own heartbreaking experience. 266 pages including index. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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We Are Children Just the Same; Vedem, The Secret Magazine of the Boys of Terezin, Krizkova, Marie Rut; Kotouc, Kurt  Jiri; Ornest, Zdenel; Havel, Vaclav (foreword)
12 Krizkova, Marie Rut; Kotouc, Kurt Jiri; Ornest, Zdenel; Havel, Vaclav (foreword) We Are Children Just the Same; Vedem, The Secret Magazine of the Boys of Terezin
Philadelphia & Jerusalem The Jewish Publication Society of America 1995 0827760534x Hard Cover Fine Near Fine 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book itself is as new and jacket nearly so wiith just a small crease to upper right corner. Looks most handsome in brand new mylar. No names or writing. A beautiful and very poignant book compiled from the pages of a secret magazine published from 1942-1944 by a small group of 13-15 year-old Jewish boys imprisoned in the "model" concentration camp known as Terezin. The art, poems and prose were saved by a boy who survived the Holocaust (most did not), but the magazines were suppressed in Czechoslavakia for 50 years. Book measures 8-3/4"x11-1/4" and has 199 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Holocaust Wall Hangings, Liberman, Judith Weinshall;Scalora, Salvatore;Feinstein, Stephen C.;Soltes, Dri Z
13 Liberman, Judith Weinshall;Scalora, Salvatore;Feinstein, Stephen C.;Soltes, Dri Z Holocaust Wall Hangings
Newton, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Judith Weinshall Liberman 2002 0971902704 / 9780971902701 Hard Cover Fine Fine Oblong 
Very beautiful book gently kept. No bumps to boards, no names or writing and no tears or chips to jacket which will arrive in brand new mylar cover. Measures 8-1/2" tall and 11" wide. Published to accompany an exihibit of 45 very large works made so to represent the magnitude of what they interpret. Includes essays at front of book to explain the works which are also described at back. 89 pages. 
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A People That Shall Dwell Alone; Judiasm  as a Group Evolutionary  Strategy, MacDonald, Kevin
14 MacDonald, Kevin A People That Shall Dwell Alone; Judiasm as a Group Evolutionary Strategy
Wesport, Connecticut Praeger 1994 0275948692 / 9780275948696 Later Printing Hard Cover Fine No DJ 
Crisp, clean as new book. Laminated boards show no bumps, pages are pristine, and there are no names or writing. Book endeavors to understand Judaism based on modern biological and sociological sciences. Considered controveriali, by some. 302 pages. 
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Enthymion, Apo Te Zoe Tes Hevraikes Koinotetas: Thessalonike, 1897-1917; Souvenir Images Of the Jewish Community Salonika 1897-1917, Megas, Yannis
15 Megas, Yannis Enthymion, Apo Te Zoe Tes Hevraikes Koinotetas: Thessalonike, 1897-1917; Souvenir Images Of the Jewish Community Salonika 1897-1917
Athens Kapon Editions 1993 9607254023 / 9789607254023 Hard Cover Fine No DJ, As Issued 
Beautiful book designed without dustjacket and closed with burgundy satin ribbons. Measures 9-3/4"x11" and has 189 pages. Handsomely and amply illustrated with facsimile vintage postcards of the perod. TEXT IN BOTH GREEK AND ENGLISH .Appears like new -- purchasef from a collector. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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The Closed Curtain; The Moscow Yiddish State Theater, No Author
16 No Author The Closed Curtain; The Moscow Yiddish State Theater
Tel Aviv The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora Soft Cover Fine 
Booklet is not a program for a show, but rather an exhibition catalog prepared to accompany an exhibit about the Moscow Yiddish State Theater which was held at the The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora in Tel Aviv. The catalog opens on one side to an English text, but turn it upside down and begin at the back and the text is in Hebrew. There are numerous wonderful photos and a concise history of the theater which began in 1918 and was destroyed in 1949. 12 pages. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Aishet Hayil, No author Stated
17 No author Stated Aishet Hayil
New York, New York Yeshiva University Museum 1993 Soft Cover Fine Fine 
Very beautiful exhibition catalog in lovely condition. A soft cover book is wrapped around completely with the treal colored "jacket" which may have had a ribbon tie given the two slots for one, but doesn't require it, as the jacket stays closed without it.The exhibition is an artistic interpretation of the only Biblical hymn to wome -- Aishet Hayil. As such 32 artists were igven a line of the poem of that name to interpret with their art. The collective works are a tribute to one woman -- Julia Kiener Forchheimer (1900-1991) who opened the handweaving department in the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts in Jerusalem in 1936.Illustrated with color photographs of the art with accompanying text. Measures 5"x8-1/2". Also included is a brochure for the Prelude Gallery laid-in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Women and Jewish Divorce: The Rebellious Wife, the Agunah and the Right of Women to Initiate Divorce, in Jewish Law, a Halakhic Solution, Riskin, Shlomo
18 Riskin, Shlomo Women and Jewish Divorce: The Rebellious Wife, the Agunah and the Right of Women to Initiate Divorce, in Jewish Law, a Halakhic Solution
Hoboken, New Jersey Krav Publishing House 1989 0881251224 / 9780881251227 Hard Cover Fine Fine 
Crisp, clean, as new book. No names or writing. Dustjacket protected by brand new mylar cover. Letter laid in from author/rabbi and SIGNED by him. The author posits that history shows circumstances when Jewish women were able to instigate divorce. A hopeful look at a difficult topic. 196 pages. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures, Roth, John
19 Roth, John Holocaust Chronicle: A History in Words and Pictures
Publications International Ltd. 2000 0785329633 / 9780785329633 Hard Cover New in Original Box New 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
Book is BRAND NEW in original shrinkwrap. Also includes original box which is sturdy and clean but showing a small bit of wear. Book measures 9-1/2"x11-1/4" and is very heavy. A collaborative effort by several historians to provide a comprehensive account of the Shoa, 765 pages including numerous photographs. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Schwartz, Amy Yossel Zissel and the Wisdom of Chelm
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Jewish Publications Society 1986 0827602588 / 9780827602588 Hard Cover Fine Very Good 
Crisp beautiful book with no names or writing and no bumps to light grey voards which are pristine, as are pages. Jacket shows a tiny bit of wear to corner tips, but no tears or chips and no price-clip. Beautiful in brand new mylar. Charming art and a fun story about a wise butcher from Chelm so wise that he nailed matzoh balls to plates to keep them from rolling off. When a rich uncle leaves him bags and bags of gold the wise man must devise a way to get them safely home. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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