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    What The Others Cannot See

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    "What others can't see. Photographic testimony from both sides of the Warsaw Ghetto Wall 1943"  Discover the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising from two unique...

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    Fire and Rain

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    This gripping account interweaves Nixon and Kissinger's pursuit of the war in Southeast Asia and their diplomacy with the Soviet Union and China wi...

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    Angels on the Clothesline: A Memoir

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    The weight of grief, fear, and bigotry. The imprint of trauma.The inner wonder and light that no measure of darkness can extinguish. The daughter o...

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    The Most Fortunate Unfortunates *Autographed*

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    Marlene Trestman’s Most Fortunate Unfortunates is the first comprehensive history of the Jewish Orphans’ Home of New Orleans. Founded in 1855 in...

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  • Richard Avedon: What Becomes A Legend Most

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    “Wise and ebullient.” – Dwight Garner, The New York Times Now in paperback, the first definitive biography of Richard Avedon, a monumental photog...

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  • Israel By Daniel Gordis

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    Winner of the Jewish Book of the Year Award Israel: A Concise History of a Nation Reborn by Daniel Gordis Israel is a tiny state, and yet it has ca...

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  • Impossible Takes longer

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    75 Years After Its Creation, Has Israel Fulfilled its Founders’ Dreams? Has Israel lived up to its founders’ vision? Published on the country’s 75t...

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  • Jewish Heritage Trail of Philadelphia

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    If you're going to Philly, this is the guide for you. It's got everything from the new National Museum of American Jewish History to the newly-re...

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  • The Genius of Israel

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    How has a small nation of 9 million people, forced to fight for its existence and security since its founding and riven by ethnic, religious, and ...

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  • My Name Is Barbra

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    The long-awaited memoir by the superstar of stage, screen, recordings, and televisionBarbra Streisand is by any account a living legend, a woman w...

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  • Never Alone

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    In 1977, Natan Sharansky, a leading activist in the democratic dissident movement in the Soviet Union and the movement for free Jewish emigration, ...

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  • Squirrel Hill

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    About Squirrel Hill A piercing portrait of the struggles and triumphs of one of America’s renowned Jewish neighborhoods in the wake of unspeakab...

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  • Rabbi Sabato Morais

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    Sabato Morais was a prominent rabbinic leader in the Philadelphia Jewish community during the late 19th century. Prior to arriving in the United St...

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  • This Is Your Song Too Phish and Contemporary Jewish Identity

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    Phish has a diehard fan base and a dedicated community of enthusiasts—called Phishheads—who follow the band around the country, some fans attendin...

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  • Where Is Anne Frank

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    A new graphic novel that brings to life Kitty, Anne Frank’s imaginary friend to whom she addressed her diary—from the same creative team that produ...

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  • The Cost of Free Land: Jews, Lakota, and an American Inheritance

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    An award-winning author investigates the entangled history of her Jewish ancestors' land in South Dakota and the Lakota, who were forced off that l...

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  • Family Papers: A Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century

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    336 pages For centuries, the bustling port city of Salonica was home to the sprawling Levy family. As leading publishers and editors, they helped ...

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  • Portrait of an American Rabbi: in His Own Words

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    Paperback, 614 pages In short, I believe, a little bit of religion is a good thing whether or not you fully embrace the idea of God. I believe that...

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  • Hank On First

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    A Junior Library Guild Selection Story of MVP and Hall-of-Famer "Hammerin" Hank Greenberg, one of the greatest hitters of all time, and the first  ...

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  • And Then I Danced: Traveling the Road to LGBT Equality *Autographed*

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    Paperback, 400 pages On December 11, 1973, Mark Segal disrupted a live broadcast of the CBS Evening News when he sat on the desk directly between t...

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  • Recording History: Jews, Muslims, and Music across Twentieth-Century North Africa

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    A new history of twentieth-century North Africa, that gives voice to the musicians who defined an era and the vibrant recording industry that carr...

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  • Distilled: A Memoir

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    National Business Book Award The nationally bestselling memoir of the scion of a Canadian business empire Billionaire businessman and philanthropi...

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  • Reframing Rembrandt

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    This richly detailed study reconceptualizes a striking but enigmatic moment in Rembrandt's art from the 1650s--one of the artist's most prolific an...

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  • Martin Luther King The Peaceful Warrior

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    Follow the inspiring life of Martin Luther King Jr. in a moving, vital, and informative book by an author and an illustrator with close ties to Dr...

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