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The Resource 100 essential books for Jewish readers, Daniel B. Syme and Cindy Frenkel Kanter

100 essential books for Jewish readers, Daniel B. Syme and Cindy Frenkel Kanter

Label
100 essential books for Jewish readers
Title
100 essential books for Jewish readers
Statement of responsibility
Daniel B. Syme and Cindy Frenkel Kanter
Title variation
One hundred essential books for Jewish readers
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
016.296
Index
index present
LC call number
BM40
LC item number
.S96 1998
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
abstracts summaries
Label
100 essential books for Jewish readers, Daniel B. Syme and Cindy Frenkel Kanter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "A Citadel Press book" -- t.p
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Pt.1 Jewish texts of belief and thought and their interpretation : The Hebrew Bible -- The book of legends translated by William G. Braude -- New reform responsa / Solomon B. Freehof -- Contemporary American reform responsa / Walter Jacob -- Does God have a big toe? / Marc Gellman -- Legends of the Bible / Louis Ginzberg -- Voices of wisdom / Francine Klagsburn -- The complete dictionary of English and Hebrew first names / Alfred J. Kolatch -- The book of miracles / Lawrence J. Kushner -- Honey from the rock / Lawrence J. Kushner -- Voices within the ark : the modern Jewish poets / edited by Howard Schwartz, Anthony Rudolph
  • Pt.2 Jewish observance and Jewish values : The new Jewish wedding / Anita Diamant -- On women and Judaism / Blu Greenberg -- Forty things you can do to save the Jewish people / Joel Lurie Grishaver -- Talking about death / Earl A. Grollman -- A candle for Grandpa / David Techner, Judith Hirt-Manheimer -- Bubby, me, and memories / Barbara Pomerantz -- Holy days / Lis Harris -- Jewish music / Abraham Idelsohn -- My generations / Arthur Kurzweil -- The Jewish way in death and mourning / Maurice Lamm -- A Bintel brief / edited by Isaac Metzker, translated by Diana Shalet Levy -- Number our days / Barbara Myerhoff -- Good people / Danny Siegel -- Putting God on the guest list : how to reclaim the spiritual meaning of your child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah / Jeffrey K. Salkin -- The first Jewish catalog / Richard Siegel, Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld -- The second Jewish catalog / Richard Siegel, Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld -- The third Jewish catalog / Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld -- Basic Judaism / Milton Steinberg -- The Jewish home : a guide for Jewish living / Daniel B. Syme
  • Pt.3 Jewish philosophy and theology : I and thou / Martin Buber -- Man's search for meaning / Victor E. Frankl -- When living hurts / Sol Gordon -- God in search of man / Abraham Joshua Heschel -- To life! / Harold S. Kushner -- When bad things happen to good people / Harold S. Kushner -- Peace of mind / Joshua Loth Liebman -- J.B. / Archibald MacLeish -- The nine questions people ask about Judaism / Dennis Prager, Joseph Telushkin -- What happens after I die? / Rifat Sonsino, Daniel B. Syme -- 9 1/2 mytics / Herbert Weiner
  • Pt.4 Jewish history and anti-semitism : The apostle / Sholem Asch -- Our crowd / Stephen Birmingham -- The grandees / Stephen Birmingham -- Jews, God, and history / Max I. Dimont -- Antisemitism in America today / edited by Jerome H. Chanes -- The Jewish you wouldn't believe it book / M. Hirsch Goldberg -- The invisible thread / Diana Bletter, with photographs by Lori Grinker -- What they say behind our backs / William B. Helmreich -- World of our fathers / Irving Howe -- The teaching of contempt : Christian roots of anti-semitism / Jules Isaac -- The crucifixion of the Jews / Franklin Littell -- Great Jews in music / Darryl Lyman -- Response to modernity / Michael M. Meyer -- The source / James Michener -- Jewish cooking in America / Joan Nathan -- Guess who's Jewish in American history? / Bernard Postal, Lionel Koppman -- The last of the just / Andr©♭ Schwarz-Bart -- The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare -- Great Jews in sports / Robert Slater
  • Pt.5 Israel and the Holocaust : Heroes and hustlers, hard hats and holy men / Ze'ev Chafets -- My father, his daughter / Yael Dayan -- The diary of a young girl / Anne Frank -- Hitler's willing executioners / Daniel Jonah Goldhagen -- To touch a dream / Aviva Hellman -- The wall / John Hersey -- Schindler's list / Thomas Keneally -- While six million died / Arthur Morse -- Ship of fools / Katherine Ann Porter -- Out of the shadows / Edward Serotta -- The pledge / Leonard Slater -- Maus I / Art Spiegelman -- Maus II / Art Spiegelman -- Sophie's choice / William Styron -- Exodus / Leon Uris -- The Janowska Road / Leon Wells -- The gates of the forest / Elie Wiesel -- Night / Elie Wiesel -- Max and Helen / Simon Wiesenthal -- The sunflower / Simon Wiesenthal
  • Pt.6 Fiction and general works on Jewish themes : Getting even / side effects / without feathers / Woody Allen -- An orphan in history / Paul Cowan -- Only in America / Harry Golden -- On being a Jewish feminist / edited by Susannah Heschel -- The best of Sholom Aleichem / Irving Howe, Ruth R. Wisse, editors -- The fixer / Bernard Malamud -- The shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- My name is Asher Lev / Chaim Potok -- The chosen / Chaim Potok -- Ishmael / Daniel Quinn -- Jephte's daughter / Naomi Ragen -- The joys of Yiddish / Leo Rosten -- Call it sleep / Henry Roth -- Portnoy's complaint / Philip Roth -- The brothers Ashkenazi / I.J. Singer -- The war goes on / Sholem Asch -- All-of-a-kind family / Sidney Taylor -- Jewish humor / Joseph Telushkin -- The drama of Albert Einstein / Antonia Vallentin -- This is my God / Herman Wouk
Control code
37509888
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780806519067
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97034613
Label
100 essential books for Jewish readers, Daniel B. Syme and Cindy Frenkel Kanter
Publication
Note
  • "A Citadel Press book" -- t.p
  • Includes index
Contents
  • Pt.1 Jewish texts of belief and thought and their interpretation : The Hebrew Bible -- The book of legends translated by William G. Braude -- New reform responsa / Solomon B. Freehof -- Contemporary American reform responsa / Walter Jacob -- Does God have a big toe? / Marc Gellman -- Legends of the Bible / Louis Ginzberg -- Voices of wisdom / Francine Klagsburn -- The complete dictionary of English and Hebrew first names / Alfred J. Kolatch -- The book of miracles / Lawrence J. Kushner -- Honey from the rock / Lawrence J. Kushner -- Voices within the ark : the modern Jewish poets / edited by Howard Schwartz, Anthony Rudolph
  • Pt.2 Jewish observance and Jewish values : The new Jewish wedding / Anita Diamant -- On women and Judaism / Blu Greenberg -- Forty things you can do to save the Jewish people / Joel Lurie Grishaver -- Talking about death / Earl A. Grollman -- A candle for Grandpa / David Techner, Judith Hirt-Manheimer -- Bubby, me, and memories / Barbara Pomerantz -- Holy days / Lis Harris -- Jewish music / Abraham Idelsohn -- My generations / Arthur Kurzweil -- The Jewish way in death and mourning / Maurice Lamm -- A Bintel brief / edited by Isaac Metzker, translated by Diana Shalet Levy -- Number our days / Barbara Myerhoff -- Good people / Danny Siegel -- Putting God on the guest list : how to reclaim the spiritual meaning of your child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah / Jeffrey K. Salkin -- The first Jewish catalog / Richard Siegel, Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld -- The second Jewish catalog / Richard Siegel, Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld -- The third Jewish catalog / Michael Strassfeld, Sharon Strassfeld -- Basic Judaism / Milton Steinberg -- The Jewish home : a guide for Jewish living / Daniel B. Syme
  • Pt.3 Jewish philosophy and theology : I and thou / Martin Buber -- Man's search for meaning / Victor E. Frankl -- When living hurts / Sol Gordon -- God in search of man / Abraham Joshua Heschel -- To life! / Harold S. Kushner -- When bad things happen to good people / Harold S. Kushner -- Peace of mind / Joshua Loth Liebman -- J.B. / Archibald MacLeish -- The nine questions people ask about Judaism / Dennis Prager, Joseph Telushkin -- What happens after I die? / Rifat Sonsino, Daniel B. Syme -- 9 1/2 mytics / Herbert Weiner
  • Pt.4 Jewish history and anti-semitism : The apostle / Sholem Asch -- Our crowd / Stephen Birmingham -- The grandees / Stephen Birmingham -- Jews, God, and history / Max I. Dimont -- Antisemitism in America today / edited by Jerome H. Chanes -- The Jewish you wouldn't believe it book / M. Hirsch Goldberg -- The invisible thread / Diana Bletter, with photographs by Lori Grinker -- What they say behind our backs / William B. Helmreich -- World of our fathers / Irving Howe -- The teaching of contempt : Christian roots of anti-semitism / Jules Isaac -- The crucifixion of the Jews / Franklin Littell -- Great Jews in music / Darryl Lyman -- Response to modernity / Michael M. Meyer -- The source / James Michener -- Jewish cooking in America / Joan Nathan -- Guess who's Jewish in American history? / Bernard Postal, Lionel Koppman -- The last of the just / Andr©♭ Schwarz-Bart -- The merchant of Venice / William Shakespeare -- Great Jews in sports / Robert Slater
  • Pt.5 Israel and the Holocaust : Heroes and hustlers, hard hats and holy men / Ze'ev Chafets -- My father, his daughter / Yael Dayan -- The diary of a young girl / Anne Frank -- Hitler's willing executioners / Daniel Jonah Goldhagen -- To touch a dream / Aviva Hellman -- The wall / John Hersey -- Schindler's list / Thomas Keneally -- While six million died / Arthur Morse -- Ship of fools / Katherine Ann Porter -- Out of the shadows / Edward Serotta -- The pledge / Leonard Slater -- Maus I / Art Spiegelman -- Maus II / Art Spiegelman -- Sophie's choice / William Styron -- Exodus / Leon Uris -- The Janowska Road / Leon Wells -- The gates of the forest / Elie Wiesel -- Night / Elie Wiesel -- Max and Helen / Simon Wiesenthal -- The sunflower / Simon Wiesenthal
  • Pt.6 Fiction and general works on Jewish themes : Getting even / side effects / without feathers / Woody Allen -- An orphan in history / Paul Cowan -- Only in America / Harry Golden -- On being a Jewish feminist / edited by Susannah Heschel -- The best of Sholom Aleichem / Irving Howe, Ruth R. Wisse, editors -- The fixer / Bernard Malamud -- The shawl / Cynthia Ozick -- My name is Asher Lev / Chaim Potok -- The chosen / Chaim Potok -- Ishmael / Daniel Quinn -- Jephte's daughter / Naomi Ragen -- The joys of Yiddish / Leo Rosten -- Call it sleep / Henry Roth -- Portnoy's complaint / Philip Roth -- The brothers Ashkenazi / I.J. Singer -- The war goes on / Sholem Asch -- All-of-a-kind family / Sidney Taylor -- Jewish humor / Joseph Telushkin -- The drama of Albert Einstein / Antonia Vallentin -- This is my God / Herman Wouk
Control code
37509888
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
xii, 315 p.
Isbn
9780806519067
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97034613

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