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Gates of Repentance: The New Union Prayerbook for the Days of Awe

Shaarei Teshuva

The New Union Prayerbook for the

Days of Awe – Gender-Inclusive Edition

Edited by Chaim Stern

Gates of Repentance with services, readings, meditations and songs for Rosh Hashana and yom Kippur, now contains contemporary, gender-inclusive language throughout and now replaces the existing edition as the High Holiday prayerbook of the Reform Movement. This newly revised edition has been designed for compatability on a page-by-page …

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Gates of Freedom Haggadah

Chaim Stern, Andrea Meyer (illustrator)

Publisher: Behrman House

Rabbi Stern, the master of modern Jewish liturgy, offers the Passover seder that runs itself in this revision of his best-selling classic, Gates of Freedom.

The text is clearly marked so that families with young children can shorten the service, while those who want to deepen their seder experience can enhance it with both traditional and contemporary readings. A dazzling array of commentaries, anecdotes, poems, and …

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Congregation Gates of Heaven in Schenectady, New York

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Congregation Gates of Heaven

Address1:

852 Ashmore Avenue

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City:

Schenectady

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

12309

Type:

Reform

Tel:

518 374-8173

Fax:

518 374-3444

Services:

Fri Evening Services, High Holidays

Website:

http://www.cgoh.org/

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Temple Gates of Prayer in Flushing, New York

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Temple Gates of Prayer

Address1:

38-20 Parsons Blvd

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Flushing

Location:

New York

Zipcode:

11354

Type:

Conservative

Tel:

1-718-359-1160

Fax:

1-718-321-2835

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Website:

http://www.templegates.org/

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Congregation Gates of Prayer in New Iberia, Louisiana

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Congregation Gates of Prayer

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New Iberia

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Louisiana

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Reform

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Gates of Prayer in Metairie, Louisiana

Name:

Gates of Prayer

Address1:

4000 West Esplanade Ave

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City:

Metairie

Location:

Louisiana

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Type:

Reform

Tel:

(504) 885-2600

Fax:

(504) 885 2603

Services:

Website:

http://uahc.org/congs/la/la006/

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Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb

Garden Tomb in Israel is situated near the heart of Jerusalem, also known as Gordon’s Cavalry and which others believed was the Garden of Joseph of Arimathea. It rest outside the city walls and within a short distance from the Gates of Damascus. It is part of the Rock-cut tombs in Ancient Israel with elaborate facades and manifold of burial chambers where it is believed and considered as to where Jesus died,was buried, and rose from the …

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The Moment When All Prayers are Answered

The Moment When All Prayers are Answered

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When you pray by the first light of dawn, the Talmud says, Heaven pays attention to your prayers immediately. And when you time your prayers so that they culminate with the Amidah prayer at the moment that the sun breaks the horizon — again, according to the Talmud — that’s the moment where the gates of heaven are flung open unreservedly, so that any prayers are answered immediately and without question.

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Last of the Just, The

Andre Schwartz-Bart

One of the “classic” novels about the Holocaust, The Last of the Just was first published in France in 1959. An internationally acclaimed bestseller, Schwarz-Bart’s sweeping novel was hailed for its magnificent prose and artistic mastery — and no doubt found a sympathetic Christian audience for its theme as well: the Lamed-Vovniks, the martyred “Just Men” in every generation of the Levy …

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Heaven’s Witness

… steps into his office, and his life. Geller hypnotizes her, and Robin quickly assumes the identity of Beverly Casper, a talented teenager who, thirty-two years earlier, had vanished into thin air, never to be seen or heard from again – until today, in Jordan Geller’s office. The details Robin reveals under hypnosis eerily parallel a current murder spree, currently taking place in the Los Angeles area. }}Should Geller go to the police with vivid, unknown details of the crime? Or should he …

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The Death of Death: Resurrection and Immortality in Jewish Thought

A Passover Ritual for Students of A Course in Miracles

… Gillman

Publisher: Jewish Lights

Does death end life, or is it the passage from one stage of life to another? In The Death of Death, noted theologian Neil Gillman offers readers an original and compelling argument that Judaism, a religion often thought to pay little attention to the afterlife, delivers a deathblow to death itself. This new work is an intellectual and spiritual milestone for all of us interested in the meaning of life, as well as the meaning of death. Combining astute …

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The Palace Gates: Parables for the High Holy Days

… from the popular Hebrew work, ‘Sha’arei Armon,’ these parables are arranged in the sequence of the High Holy Day prayers, beginning with the Selichos of Elul, through the closing words of Ne’ilah, to help open our hearts and light our path to repentance.

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Wrapped in a Holy Flame: Teachings and Tales of The Hasidic Masters

… to open your mind, Reb Zalman brings us to where Hasidism has always been, at the heart and soul of Jewish thought.”

— Rodger Kamenetz, author, The Jew in the Lotus and Stalking Elijah

“Like sitting at the feet of the Rebbe himself, this luminous book warms the soul and attunes the heart to the highest dimensions. In Wrapped in a Holy Flame, Reb Zalman— himself one of the greatest living Hasidic masters— connects us to his own lineage of masters, the deepest of their teachings, …

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The Vision of Eden: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism

The Vision of Eden: Animal Welfare and Vegetarianism in Jewish Law and Mysticism

David Sears

Publisher: Orot Inc.

The Vision of Eden presents a Jewish view of the universe, drawing upon both Talmudic and Kabbalistic sources, with a special focus on the issues of animal welfare and vegetarianism. While sympathetic to vegetarianism, the author has created a comprehensive anthology that presents a wide range of material representing multiple points of view. Much of this material has never before been translated, including …

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A History of the Jews in the Modern World

A History of the Jews in the Modern World

… account.... There is no other book that attempts, as this one does, to recount the history of the Jews in modern times in all its geographical variation and breathtaking disparity.” – Washington Post Book World

“Magisterial... Sachar situates Jews on a global stage.... [He] relates an immensely complex story with precision and learning.” – New York Times Book Review

“[Sachar’s book features] an erudition that is confidently and casually displayed, …

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Broken Tablets: Restoring the Ten Commandments and Ourselves

Rachel S. Mikva, Rabbi Rachel Mikva (editor)

Publisher: Jewish Lights

One of the “classic” novels about the Holocaust, The Last of the Just was first published in France in 1959. An internationally acclaimed bestseller, Schwarz-Bart’s sweeping novel was hailed for its magnificent prose and artistic mastery — and no doubt found a sympathetic Christian audience for its theme as well: the Lamed-Vovniks, the martyred “Just Men” in every generation of the Levy …

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The Jerusalem Syndrome: A Religious Experience

The Jerusalem Syndrome: A Religious Experience

Marc Maron

Publisher: Broadway Books

The Gospel according to Maron: a spiritual memoir of your average hyperintelligent, ultraneurotic, superhip Jewish standup comedian and seeker.

The Jerusalem Syndrome is a genuine psychological phenomenon that often strikes visitors to the Holy Land with the delusion that they are suddenly direct vessels for the voice of God. Marc Maron seems to have a distinctly American version of the Jerusalem Syndrome, which has led him on a lifelong quest …

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A Spiritual Life : A Jewish Feminist Journey

A Spiritual Life : A Jewish Feminist Journey

Merle Feld

Publisher: SUNY

Explores the complex facets of a Jewish woman’s spiritual coming-of-age, capturing the emotional and spiritual reality of contemporary Jews as well as religious seekers of all types.

A unique memoir that interweaves poetry, narrative, meditation, and social history, A Spiritual Life explores the complex facets of a Jewish woman’s spiritual coming-of-age, capturing the emotional and spiritual reality of contemporary …

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Eretz Yisrael In The Parashah

Eretz Yisrael In The Parashah

Moshe D. Lichtman

Publisher: Devora Publishing

If the Land of Israel plays such an important role in Judaism, why do so many Jews still choose to live in the Diaspora?

To answer this question, and help the reader find his own answers, the author analyzes every reference to Eretz Yisrael in the 54 Torah portions read on Shabbat and the Jewish Holidays. Culling from the vast storehouse of Rabbinic literature, he shows us that living in the Holy Land is …

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The Beginning of Wisdom: Reading Genesis

Leon R. Kass

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

As ardent debates over creationism fill the front pages of newspapers, Genesis has never been more timely. And as Leon R. Kass shows in The Beginning of Wisdom, it’s also timeless.

Examining Genesis in a philosophical light, Kass presents it not as a story of what happened long ago, but as the enduring story of humanity itself. He asserts that the first half of Genesis …

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Rav Schwab on Iyov

Rabbi Shimon Schwab

Publisher: Artscroll

The teachings of Rabbi Shimon Schwab zt”l on the Book of Job

Rabbi Shimon Schwab was one of the giants of the Rabbinate. His combination of wisdom, eloquence and depth were unexcelled – as was his uncanny ability to frame his profundity in terms that everyone can understand.

This magnificent work, adapted from the Rav’s shiurim by his eldest son, Moshe Schwab, contains Rav Schwab’s commentary on …

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