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    One Hundred Saturdays

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    Recipient of the Jewish Book Council’s Natan Notable Book Award The remarkable story of ninety-nine-year-old Stella Levi whose conversations with t...

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    The Ivy Hero: The Brave Life of Sergeant William Shemin

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    8-12 years 120 pages The Ivy Hero is the true story of Sergeant William (Bill) Shemin, child of immigrants, an American soldier who fought in Wor...

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    I Will Protect You

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    The illuminating and deeply moving true story of twin sisters who survived Nazi experimentation, against all odds, during the Holocaust. Recommende...

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    A Daughter's Kaddish - My Years of Grief, Devotion, and Healing

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    A Daughter’s Kaddish recounts Sarah Birnbach’s year-long odyssey to persevere through an unfamiliar world of Jewish prayer. To honor her beloved fa...

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  • Einstein

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    In Einstein, writer Jim Ottaviani and artist Jerel Dye take us behind the veneer of Einstein’s celebrity, painting a complex and intimate portrait ...

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  • Ruth A Migrant's Tale

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    232 pages The biblical Ruth has inspired numerous readers from diverse cultural backgrounds across many centuries. In this insightful volume, Ilan...

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    Folk Music: A Bob Dylan Biography in Seven Songs

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    Hardcover, 288 pages Across seven decades, Bob Dylan has been the first singer of American song. As a writer and performer, he has rewritten the na...

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    Zabar's: A Family Story, with Recipes

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    240 pages, hardcover The fascinating, mouthwatering story (with ten recipes!) of the immigrant family that created a New York gastronomic legend: ...

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    Renegade Women In Film & TV

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    Hardcover, 128 pages Renegade Women in Film and TV blends stunning illustrations, fascinating biographical profiles, and exclusive interviews with...

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  • Jose and the Pirate Captain Toledano

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    8-12 years 96 pages Inspired by the 2017 short film The Pirate Captain, Arnon Shorr and Joshua Edelglass bring an exciting, kid friendly version of...

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  • Leonard Cohen: On a Wire

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    A captivating, revealing biography of the legendary musician and poetLeonard Cohen opens in Los Angeles on the last night of the man’s life in 2016...

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  • Into the Forest: A Holocaust Story of Survival, Triumph, and Love

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    In the summer of 1942, the Rabinowitz family narrowly escaped the Nazi ghetto in their Polish town by fleeing to the forbidding Bialowieza Forest. ...

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  • On Violence by Hannah Arendt

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    An analysis of the nature, causes, and significance of violence in the second half of the twentieth century. Arendt also reexamines the relationshi...

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  • This is Warhol

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    80 pages, Hardcover Andy Warhol, the iconic Pop artist, presented himself as the vacuous, dumb kid, famously saying, "If you want to know all about...

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  • Chasing History by Carl Bernstein

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    Hardcover, 384 pages A New York Times bestsellerIn this triumphant memoir, Carl Bernstein, the Pulitzer Prize-winning coauthor of All the Presiden...

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  • Maus 1 & 2 Paperback Box Set

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    Hardcover, 295 pages by Art Spiegelman This is a box set containing Maus Volume 1 & 2 The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek...

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  • Inside Comedy by David Steinberg

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    Signed by the author exclusively for the Weitzman Hardcover, 352 pages The world of comedy and comedians of the last five decades. By the man the N...

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  • Spanish Edition Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

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    Maus es la biografía de Vladek Spiegelman, un judío polaco superviviente de los campos de exterminio nazis, contada a través de su hijo Art, un dib...

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  • Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman

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    Hardcover, 295 pages by Art Spiegelman The Pulitzer Prize-winning Maus tells the story of Vladek Spiegelman, a Jewish survivor of Hitler’s Europe, ...

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  • To Repair A Broken World

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    400 pages, Hardcover By Dvora Hacohen The authoritative biography of Henrietta Szold, founder of Hadassah, introduces a new generation to a rema...

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  • David Copperfield's History of Magic

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    Hardcover, 272 pages An illustrated, illuminating insight into the world of illusion from the world’s greatest and most successful magician, captur...

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  • Three Escapes of Hannah Arendt by Ken Krimstein

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    240 pages, Hardcover by Ken Krimstein Winner of the Bernard J. Brommel Award for Biography & MemoirBest Graphic Novels of the Year--ForbesJewis...

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  • When I Grow Up by Ken Krimstein

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    240 pages, Hardcover by Ken Krimstein An NPR Best Book of the YearA Washington Post Best Book of the YearA Chicago Tribune Fall "Best Read"An Alma ...

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  • All About Me!: My Remarkable Life in Show Business

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    Hardcover, 480 pages For anyone who loves American comedy, the long wait is over. Here are the never-before-told, behind-the-scenes anecdotes and r...

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