Should I Convert to Judaism?

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This book guides readers who are considering joining the Jewish people. The book describes the variety of reasons why people convert, a plan for how to think about conversion, a way to think about God in the Jewish tradition, a … Continued

The Land of Eighteen Dreams

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The Land of Eighteen Dreams is a novel about Lily Siegel and her grandfather, Benjamin. Lily narrates eighteen incidents describing their relationship as she grows from age eight to adulthood. As Benjamin tells her the story of his long and … Continued

The Haunted Smile

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Lawrence Epstein’s The Haunted Smile tackles a subject both poignant and delightful: the story of Jewish comedians in America. For the past century and more, American comedy has drawn its strength and soul from the comic genius of Jewish performers … Continued

A Treasury of Jewish Anecdotes

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  A collection of humorous, sentimental and instructive stories about both prominent and relatively unknown Jewish personalities from biblical times to the present. The anecdotes were selected to reveal characteristics of Jewish life and Jewish history. Arranged alphabetically by personality, … Continued