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Title: Why Lincoln Matters

If the title suggests that this is a book about Abraham Lincoln - you've been tricked!

Title: Death As A Way Of Life: Ten Years After Oslo

Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

Title: Death As A Way Of Life: Ten Years After Oslo

Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

Title: Principles Of Spiritual Activism

Rabbi Avi Weiss has become legendary for his heroic activism on behalf of Jewish causes where others are content with private lamenting.

Title: No Greater Glory: The Four Immortal Chaplains And The Sinking of The Dorchester...

During the Second World War, a top-secret mission was organized to establish a military base in Greenland that would enable the recent invention of radar to be tested.

Title: From Generation to Generation: How to Trace Your Jewish Genealogy and Family History

When a Jew becomes deathly ill, it has become the custom for that person to adopt a new name, for a name evokes great spirituality, and it is hoped that the goodness of the adopted name will bring relief.

Titles: Antisemitism – Myth And Hate From Antiquity To The Present and The Return...

Of the many books The Jewish Press receives for review, a large number deal with the issue of anti-Semitism.

Title: A Moral Reckoning, The Role Of The Catholic Church In The Holocaust And...

When The Jewish Press reviewed the original (hardcover) edition of "A Moral Reckoning" nearly two years ago, Daniel Goldhagen was already well-known for his first book, "Hitler's Willing Executioners".

Title: Wisdom From All My Teachers: Challenges And Initiatives In Contemporary Torah Education

It is rare to find a book notable for its area of concern, its contributors, its sponsorship, and its publisher. But Wisdom From All My Teachers rates high on each level.

Title: The Nazi Conscience

In The Lord of The Flies, author William Goldman told the story of how a group of children marooned on an island formed a society that descended into the depravity of progressive marginalizing some of its members.

Title: Modern Physics And Ancient Faith

Although he lived his life devoid of traditional religious observance, Albert Einstein very famously stated: "I shall never believe that G-d plays dice with the world."

Rebuilding Lives

Recent years have seen a flood of books on the Holocaust. The reason is that the number of survivors are dwindling, and in a few years there will be no witnesses.

Title: Consolation, The Spiritual Journey Beyond Grief

The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning by Rabbi Maurice Lamm (1969, Jonathan David Pub.) has remained a staple on Jewish bookshelves for the past 35 years.

Title: Letters of Light

This is a fascinating sefer - seemingly simple, with answers easy enough for small children to understand and yet containing explanations to conundrums that have puzzled many for generations.

Title: Let Me Go

Imagine what it would feel like to discover, as an adult, that your own mother was a cold-blooded concentration-camp guard who participated even in the killing of babies in their mothers' arms?

Title: Rembrandt’s Jews

There is currently a major retrospective of the works of Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn at the Fine Arts Museum in Boston.

Title: Moses: A Memoir

Not everyone who imagines what Moshe Rabbeinu might have thought as he carried the Tablets down the mountain visualizes this scene in the humorous vein of a Mel Brooks.

Title: The Heretic

The Heretic is a history of the early beginnings of the Spanish Inquisition in novelized form - a breathtaking tour de force that is both historically accurate and unusually entertaining, so that one can almost finish the nearly 400 pages in just two or three sittings.

Title: The American Axis – Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, And the Rise of The...

In every generation there rises a Haman, son of Amalek. During the 20th century there were at least two in the United States: Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh.

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