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The Anatomy of the Nuremberg Trials: A Personal Memoir, by Telford Taylor

In 1945, the Allied nations agreed on a judicial process, rather than summary execution, to determine the fate of the Nazis following the end of World War II. Held in Nuremberg, the ceremonial birthplace...

Icon of Evil: Hitler's Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam, by David G....

A chilling, fascinating, and nearly forgotten historical figure is resurrected in a riveting work that links the fascism of the last century with the terrorism of our own. Written with verve and extraordinary access...

"The Mystery of the Missing Pitom", by Beverly Mach Geller

After Yosef, his brothers and father built their sukah, they went to buy a lulav and etrog. Yosef is fascinated by its fragrance and can't wait until the holiday arrives to smell it again....

"The Four Species of Sukkot - Manual Halaja For Proper Performance", by Daniel I....

The precious tenet of the four species holds deep secrets, which is only possible from unveil its exquisite and thorough compliance with precausion and knowledge of every standard, every detail they added. This book includes...

Peoples of the Earth: Ethnonationalism, Democracy, and the Indigenous Challenge in Latin America, by...

Peoples of the Earth employs a comparative history of ethno-nationalism to examine Indian activism and its challenges to the political, social and economic status quo in the countries of Central and South America. It explores...

New Book: Eliezer Steinbarg: A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish

A new book: Adina Bar-El (editor), Eliezer Steinbarg: A Collection of Poems for Children in Yiddish, Illustrator: Nurit Yuval, Tsur-ot, Jerusalem 2013. ISBN 978-965-553-050-6.  (80 pages, 40 illustrations). From the editor, Dr. Adina Bar-El, Eliezer Steinbarg, author of the...

"The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook". Great book, unfortunately they left the Yiddish out!

Beautifully translated for a new generation of devotees of delicious and healthy eating:  a groundbreaking, mouthwatering vegetarian cookbook originally published in Yiddish in pre–World War II Vilna and miraculously rediscovered more than half a...

New Book/CD to learn Yiddish in a fun way

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If a language is the key to knowledge and to communicate and understand a culture, idioms are the key to their heart. In these two books by Chaim Werdyger "YIDDISH IN 10 LESSONS" and "500...

Gary Weitzman- Book Review

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Gary Weitzman, the president of the San Diego Humane Society and co host of the Animal House has co-authored a delightful new book with Aline Alexander Newman. It is called, "How to Speak Dog". The...

Book Launch: "From Kabul to Queens: the Jews of Afghanistan"

'From Kabul to Queens: the Jews of Afghanistan and Their Move to the United States,' a new book, on a topic which has not widely been explored, was presented and discussed by the author...