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The Book of Ruth

by Tamar MesserIllustrated by: Tamar Messer The Book of Ruth contains 13 powerful illustrations printed in full color on artistic paper in Hebrew and English. Artist’s Notes: ‘The wonderful story of the Book of Ruth deals with generosity, sacrifice and kindness that are rewarded. As far as the work of illustrating, the colorfulness of this […]

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The Five Megiloth

Illustratedby Tamar MesserIllustrated by: Tamar Messer An impressive collection of Tamar Messer’s work is brought together in this set of the Five Megilot. Hebrew and English text. Each volume is printed on artistic paper. The set is in an illustrated slipcase. Limited edition. The box set includes all five megiloth illustrated by Tamar Messer: The […]

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Synagogues Without Jews

& the Communities that Built & Used Themby Rivka Dorfman and Ben-zion Dorfman In the face of claims that synagogues no longer remain in the smaller cities and towns of central, eastern, and southern Europe, the authors (retired Americans living in Jerusalem) went in search of these lost synagogues and found their remains — and […]

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The Illustrated Torah

Illustrated Sidrot & Haftarotby Artist Michal MeronEdited by Alon Baker The culmination of a long-awaited project bringing together the captivating artwork of Michal Meron, an Israeli artist, and the current translation of the Five Books of Moses by The Jewish Publication Society.Meron worked for over four years creating her striking full-color paintings that were originally […]

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The Illuminated Hallel

by Rabbi Yonah Weinrib In his unique style, Rabbi Yonah Weinrib combines breathtaking imagery, exacting calligraphy and micrography with profound research, insight and commentary. This handsome coffee-table gift volume shares King David’s song of praise to G-d, replete with inspiring commentary on each chapter, lavish full color illumination, laws, allusions - even songs of Hallel. […]

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The Jewish World 365 Days

from the Collections of The Israel Museum, JerusalemEdited by Daisy Raccah-Djivre and Silvia Rozenberg A celebration of Jewish life through the ages, this new volume features art and artifacts from around the world: archaeological finds, ancient manuscripts, artworks, and traditional and ceremonial objects, as well as images that evoke everyday life in Jewish communities throughout […]

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The Jews of Brooklyn

A kaleidoscopic look at the history, culture, and community of Brooklyn Jews.Edited by Ilana Abramovitch and Sean Galvin Flatbush Avenue, Borough Park, Coney Island and Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Bridge, Loehman’s and Lundy’s, Mrs. Stahl’s potato knishes, the Dodgers, Barbra Streisand and Woody Allen, front stoops and back porches, Hasids and Socialists, a place, a feeling, […]

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The Jewish Year

Celebrating the Holidaysby Barbara Rush This beautifully constructed guide through the Jewish year takes readers far beyond mere observance to a true appreciation of the significance of the holidays as ‘the thread that binds together and unites all Jewish people.’ Combining history, tradition, literature, and art, Rush has created a multifaceted work that informs, entertains, […]

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The Jews of Germany

A Historical Portraitby Ruth Gay This volume provides a panoramic overview of a now extinct culture: the 1500-year history of the Jews in Germany. Through texts, pictures, and contemporary accounts, it follows the German Jews from their first settlements on the Rhine in the fourth century to the destruction of the community in World War […]

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The Jews of India

A Story of Three CommunitiesEdited by Orpa Slapak Jews of India, one of the lesser-known and perhaps most interesting of the Diaspora, comprise the three geographically and ethnographically distinct communities examined in The Israel Museum’s unique and authoritative volume The Jews of India. The Bene Israel, the largest group at approximately 24,000 members, inhabited the […]

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The Jews of Kurdistan

Daily Life, Customs, Arts and Craftsby Ora Shwartz-Be’eri Kurdish Jews, like so many Jewish populations, carried to Israel their unique, ancient culture and ways of life. Finding, collecting, identifying, and preserving Kurdish artifacts are the means of understanding this remarkable aspect of the Israeli cultural melange. The roots and traditions of Kurdish Jewry have special […]

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The Song of Songs

The Honeybee In the Gardenby Debra BandIllustrated by: Debra BandTranslated by: David Band and Jewish Publication Society Exquisite illuminated Song of Songs The Song of Songs has provided generations with some of the most passionate and most lasting love poetry ever recorded. And because of that passion, it has also been a source of lasting […]

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The Tabernacle

Hebrew/French with English Translation Bookletby Moshie LevineEdited by Yossef Shaked Exquisite photographs along with explanations of the Temple, it’s furnishings, and the vestments of the priests. The 30 full-color and 40 black-and-white photographs are faithful reproductions of an original scale model created by Moshe Levine, a rare craftsman of modern Israel. Preface by Professor Yehuda […]

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The Timechart History of Jewish Civilization

by Trudy Gold This time chart is devoted to 4,000 years of Jewish history, from the biblical epoch to the diasporas, the persecutions in the Middle Ages, the Holocaust, and the settlement of Israel. This book consists of three parts. First is the 16 page concertina-fold time chart. It may be viewed as double-page spreads […]

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The Jews of Prime Time

by David Zurawik ‘How did it happen that in a time when networks were run by Jewish men, and many television shows were written by Jewish writers, there were so few identifiably Jewish characters on television? In this provocative book, David Zurawik marshals compelling evidence to suggest that, during television’s first thirty-five years, its primarily […]

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The World That Was: America 1900-1945

Transmitting the Torah Legacy to Americaby Rabbi A. Lieb Schneinbaum Discover how Orthodox Judaism rose from near oblivion to a significant influence in America!The story of Orthodox growth in twentieth century America is one of struggle and determination, setbacks and near-miraculous victories. To understand the Orthodoxy of today, examine the roots of its resurgence in […]

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Topol’s Treasury of Jewish Humor Wit and Wisdom

by Topol Topol’s Treasury of Jewish Humor, Wit and Wisdom is a delightful collection. The remarkable actor, best known for his memorable performance as Tevya in Fiddler on the Roof, has gathered together his favorite jokes, stories, sayings and wise words from the world of the Jews. The result is a charming, rib-tickling compendium of […]

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The Yemenites

Two Thousand Years of Jewish Cultureby Ester Muchawsky-Schnapper Published in 2000 for the 50th anniversary of the major immigration of Yemen’s Jews to the fledgling state of Israel in connection with a major exhibition at The Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The Yemenites Two Thousand Years of Jewish Culture offers a glimpse into the lifestyle, rituals, […]

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Traveling with the Maggid

A journey to great Torah centers of yesteryear.by Rabbi Paysach J. KrohnPart of the ‘The Maggid Speaks - and more’ series. Haven’t you always wanted to visit the well-known Yeshivos of pre-war Europe? Rabbi Paysach Krohn takes you there in this magnificent new book! In Traveling With the Maggid, Rabbi Paysach Krohn, the American Maggid, […]

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Visions of the Psalms

Through the Gate of Colorsby Moshe Tzvi HaLevi BergerIllustrated by: Moshe Tzvi HaLevi Berger The first of its kind in the history of art, this beautiful edition presents magnificent paintings of each of the 150 Psalms in full color. Painted by well-known Jerusalem artist Moshe Tzvi HaLevi Berger, these unique pictorial representations of the Tehillim […]

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Yiddish Wisdom

Yiddishe Chocmaby Kristina Swarner All the color, vibrancy, and humor of Yiddish is captured in this timeless treasury of over 100 folk sayings in both English and transliterated Yiddish. From the profound (A meowing cat can’t catch mice. - A katz vos m’yavket ken kain meiz nit chapen) to the sublime (Man thinks and God […]

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Yiddish Wisdom for Parents

by Kristina SwarnerIllustrated by: Kristina SwarnerTranslated by: Rae Metzler This treasury of more than 100 folk sayings in both English and transliterated Yiddish celebrates the bond between parent and child. Ranging from poignant (A child’s wisdom is also wisdom. - A kind’s khokhme iz oykhet khokhme.) to whimsical (Goofy goose, goofy goslings. - Fardreyte gandz, […]

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Israel 60: Those Were the Years…

by Nissim Mishal In the pages of this book, Israel 60, we proudly present you with the sequel to Those Were the Years - Israel’s Jubilee, relating the full story of the State of Israel since it was established to this day. Discover the full story of the State of Israel since it was established […]

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Celestial Nights

Visions of an Ancient Landby Photographs by: Neil Folberg This new collection of compelling night photography contrasts the arid landscape of Israel and the Sinai Desert against the awesome and eternal spectacle of the night sky. In Celestial Nights, photographer Neil Folberg skillfully captures a spectacular world of nocturnal landscapes where the horizon isnt always […]

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Discovering Natural Israel

From the Coral Reefs of Eliat to the Emerald Crown of Mount Carmelby Michal Strutin Sun-spangled coral reefs and stark desert canyons. Luxuriant green hillsides and cascading rivers. Hyenas and wolves, otters and ostriches, parrotfish and turtledoves. Pistacias, acacias, date palms, orchids… Israel boasts a natural diversity that rivals most places on Earth.In Discovering Natural […]

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Holy Land in Maps

Edited by Ariel Tishby The history of the mapping of the Holy Land epitomizes the history of cartography itself. Situated at the crossroads of Africa, Asia, and Europe, the Holy Land has been the focus of intense interest for countless generations; under its various names-Canaan, The Promised Land, Palestine, or Terra Sancta-it evinces the longest […]

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Houses of Jerusalem

by Tzvia Dobrish-FriedIllustrated by: Uriel MessaTranslated by: Barry Davis 20 houses, among the most beautiful in Jerusalem. A feast for the eye and the heart. Arches, Jerusalem stone, high ceilings, ironwork, blue doors. All of that is outside. And, inside, hidden away, there is beauty. An abundance of beauty. Houses in Jerusalem invites you to […]

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Israel Through My Lens

Sixty Years as a Photojournalistby David Rubinger and Ruth Corman The compelling autobiography of Israel’s preeminent photojournalist, illustrated with his most memorable images. Today, photojournalist David Rubinger stands at the peak of his profession: a winner of the Israel Prize for services to the media and a fixture on the masthead of Time, he is […]

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Israel 2000 Years

A History of People and Placesby Dan Bahat and Ram Ben-Shalom In word and picture, Israel 2000 describes two thousand years of the Land of Israels dazzling and fascinating past — from the first millennium, which saw the destruction of the Temple, to the return of the Jewish people to their land at the close […]

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Jerusalem Caught in Time

Vintage Photographsby Colin Osman The significance of the Holy City of Jerusalem to the world’s Muslims, Christians and Jews cannot be overrated. For this reason this volume of archive photographs, capturing Jerusalem for the middle of the 19th century until the First World War, is of particular value as a record of an era now […]

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