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Biographies
Gangsters, Heroes, Scientists, Warriors, Visionaries and more. The biographies of both famous and little known figures give an intimate look into the lives and stories of those who have shaped the Jewish experience. These books will invite you into the lives of some of the most influential Jews of our time.
Biographies
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Gidi
Gidi
Price: $35.00 $32.95
One Chasing a Thousand
Few knew him by his full name, Amihai Pagl...
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King of the Road
King of the Road
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From Bergen-Belsen to the Olympic Games
King of the Road is the Autobiography of an I...
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But He Was Good to His Mother Hebrew
But He Was Good to His Mother Hebrew
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Hagangster Haheyudi Ba-aratzot Habrit
The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters H...
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Roots of the Future
Roots of the Future
Price: $29.95
These are the astounding stories and anecdote...
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Our Man in Damascus: Elie Cohn
Our Man in Damascus: Elie Cohn
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The thrilling, shocking, true story of Israels most daring spy
Elie Cohn was hanged from a hook in Martyrs S...
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Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
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The Persistent Illusion of Transience
This beautifully designed book features a sig...
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Victor Kugler
Victor Kugler
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The Man Who Hid Anne Frank
Of all the personalities associated with Anne...
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Forgotten Giants
Forgotten Giants
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Sephardic Rabbis before and after the Expulsion from Spain
The expulsion from Spain in 1492 is the centr...
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She Used to Be My Mother
She Used to Be My Mother
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A powerful and moving memoir that resonates t...
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A Lasting Reward
A Lasting Reward
Price: $21.95 $18.00
Memoirs of an Israeli Diplomat
No other type of book can compare to an Israe...
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From Washington Avenue to Washington Street
From Washington Avenue to Washington Street
Price: $29.95 $28.00
From Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet, respected Torah sc...
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Luck and Chutzpah
Luck and Chutzpah
Price: $19.95
Against All Odds
“I suppose you could call me a Holocaust surv...
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Yoni’s Last Battle
Yoni’s Last Battle
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The Rescue at Entebbe, 1976
Yoni’s Last Battle is a gripping account of ...
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I Shall Not Die! (Hebrew)
I Shall Not Die! (Hebrew)
Price: $26.95 $25.40
Lo Amut. Sippur Ishi. A Personal Memoir
I Shall Not Die! These four, simple words, ta...
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The Founding Fathers of Zionism
The Founding Fathers of Zionism
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In 1893 he went together with Stephany, a Chr...
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Yearning to Breath Free
Yearning to Breath Free
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My Parents’ Fight to Reunite during the Holocaust
On February 1, 1940, a thirtythree-year-old J...
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Pius XII and the Holocaust: Current State of Research
Pius XII and the Holocaust: Current State of Research
Price: $58.00 $38.00
Dilemmas, silence, active rescue, and passivi...
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Baruch’s Odyssey
Baruch’s Odyssey
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An Ethiopian Jews Struggle to Save His People
In 1955, at age 11, Baruch was sent to study ...
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David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State
David Ben-Gurion and the American Alignment for a Jewish State
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Against the background of Kristallnacht and B...
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Touching History
Touching History
Price: $29.95 $23.96
Memiors of Rabbi Shalom Gold
This gripping memoir tells the personal story...
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Amazing Jewish Heroes Down Through the Ages
Amazing Jewish Heroes Down Through the Ages
Price: $24.95 $19.96
There have been many amazing heroes down thro...
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Unbroken Spirit
Unbroken Spirit
Price: $29.95 $22.46
A Heroic Story of Faith, Courage and Survival
In the Latvian capital Riga after the Second ...
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But He Was Good to His Mother
But He Was Good to His Mother
Price: $14.95 $13.50
The Lives and Crimes of Jewish Gangsters
7th printing includes more gangsters! Newly f...
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Nachmanides: An Unusual Thinker
Nachmanides: An Unusual Thinker
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Nachmanides was and still is a highly respect...
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A Voice Called
A Voice Called
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Stories of Jewish Heroism
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Days of Ticho
Days of Ticho
Price: $39.95 $30.00
Empire, Mandate, Medicine, and Art in the Holy Land
Dr. Avraham Albert Ticho was a Viennese-train...
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Tales of Nehama
Tales of Nehama
Price: $21.95
A Journey into the Life and Teachings of Nehama Leibowitz
Through hundreds of anecdotes and memories, t...
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From the Holocaust to a New Dawn
From the Holocaust to a New Dawn
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Through tragedy and war and a desire for peac...
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The Rabbinate in Stormy Days
The Rabbinate in Stormy Days
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The Life and Teachings of Rabbi Yitzhak Isaac HaLevi Herzog, The First Chief Rabbi of Israel
From his days as a precocious youngster in Lo...
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Theodor Herzl: A New Reading
Theodor Herzl: A New Reading
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Dr. Yitshak Weisz, author of the excellent bo...
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The Spiritual Revolution of Rav Kook
The Spiritual Revolution of Rav Kook
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The Writings of a Jewish Mystic
Despite Rav Kook (1865–1935) being one of the...
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The Hazon Ish
The Hazon Ish
Price: $53.75 $39.25
Halakhist Believer and Leader of the Haredi Revolution

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Confidential (Hebrew)
Confidential (Hebrew)
Price: $29.95
Sodot Chayov shel Arnon Milchan The Life of Secret Agent Turned Hollywood Tycoon Arnon Milchan
Arnon Milchan has led an extraordinary life.T...
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