By Morris Beckman
By Morris Beckman
By James Cloud
By A. B. Yehoshua,Hillel Halkin
Yochanan Rivlin, a professor at Haifa collage, is a guy of boundless and infrequently naïve interest. His spouse, Hagit, a district pass judgement on, is tolerant of just about every thing yet her husband’s faults and prevarications. common arguments apart, they seem to be a well-adjusted couple with grown sons. while one in all Rivlin’s students—a younger Arab bride from a village within the Galilee—is assigned to aid together with his learn in contemporary Algerian historical past, a two-pronged secret develops. As they probe the reasons of the bloody Algerian civil battle, Rivlin additionally turns into keen about his son’s failed marriage. Rivlin’s seek results in a couple of inconceivable escapades. during this comedy of manners, right now deeply critical and hugely pleasing, Yehoshua brilliantly portrays characters from disparate sectors of Israeli existence, united exceptionally through a truly human hope for, and worry of, the reality in politics and life.
Moscow, 1985. The extra time KGB agent Artur Gregorovich spends undercover within the Jewish community—and with the mysterious Sofia—the extra he questions every little thing he thinks he is familiar with approximately his state, his kinfolk, and himself.
Nuclear disarmament negotiations have stalled over accusations of his country's human rights violations opposed to Jews, and Artur faces mounting strain to capture and prevent the traitors spreading anti-Soviet tales. no matter if these tales take place to be real.
As his sympathy for Sofia and her family members grows, Artur reveals himself asking how some distance he’s keen to visit cease them.
When his research unearths stunning connections among his objectives, the Russian mafia, and the CIA, he is pressured to decide on. among accountability and sense of right and wrong. among honor and wish. among his nation and himself.
to guard his state, he needs to do greater than cease the traitors. He needs to hunt--and kill--a spy.
The Americans meets Bridge of Spies during this can't-put-down chilly conflict tale of affection and patriotism.
Sins of a Spy
1. To capture a Traitor - published in August 2018
2.To Hunt a Spy - published in January 2019
By Riv-Ellen Prell
The essays in ladies Remaking American Judaism supply a paradoxical knowing of Jewish feminism as either radical, within the transformational experience, and accomodationist, within the feel that it used to be completely appropriate with liberal Judaism. Essays within the first part, Reenvisioning Judaism, examine the feminist demanding situations to conventional knowing of Jewish legislations, texts, and theology. In Redefining Judaism, the second one part, participants realize that the alterations in American Judaism have been finally placed into position through every one denomination, their legislations committees, seminaries, rabbinic courts, rabbis, and synagogues, and think about the certain evolution of women’s concerns within the Orthodox, Conservative, Reform, and Reconstructionist pursuits. eventually, within the 3rd part, Re-Framing Judaism, essays tackle feminist concepts that, sometimes, happened outdoor of the synagogue. An creation by means of Riv-Ellen Prell situates the essays in either American and sleek Jewish background and provides an research of why Jewish feminism was once revolutionary.
Women Remaking American Judaism increases provocative questions on the alterations to Judaism following the feminist circulate, at each flip asking what switch capacity in Judaism and different American religions and the way the struggle for equality among women and men parallels and differs from different alterations in Judaism. ladies Remaking American Judaism may be of curiosity to either students of Jewish background and women’s studies.
By Elinor Lipman
“A diverting delight.”—People
“[Lipman] has a fashion of crafting books so totally captivating that you really want to establish place of abode inside of them…On Turpentine Lane speedy turns into a friend.”—Seattle Times
At thirty-two, religion Frankel has again to her claustro-suburban place of birth, the place she writes institutional thank-you notes for her alma mater. It’s a relaxed existence, rather, and definitely along with her fresh buy of a candy bungalow on Turpentine Lane her existence is eventually heading in the right direction. by no means brain that her fiancé is off on a crowdfunded cross-country stroll, too busy to come back her texts (but now not too busy to publish photographs of himself with a special lady in each state). and not brain her witless boss, or a mom who lives too shut, or a philandering father who thinks he’s Chagall.
whilst she unearths a few mysterious artifacts within the attic of her new domestic, she wonders no matter if something in her lifestyles is because it turns out. What success, then, that religion has came upon a chum in affable, collegial Nick Franconi, officemate par excellence . . .
Elinor Lipman might have invented the screwball romantic comedy for our period, and right here she is at her sharpest and best. On Turpentine Lane is humorous, poignant, and a bit outrageous.
“A gentle yet critical antidote to what ails us these kinds of days.”—Washington Post
“Delightful! I learn it in a single day—truly a height interpreting adventure. each web page was once filled with wonders.”—Maria Semple
By Naomi Ragen
The pampered daughter of a prosperous Hasidic businessman, Batsheva Ha-Levi grows up within the prosperous suburbs of la. yet every little thing alterations whilst she turns eighteen and reveals that her loving father has made a mystery vow that allows you to shatter her lifestyles, forcing her to marry a guy she hardly ever is familiar with and sending her to the unique, golden urban of Jerusalem. On her marriage ceremony day, she enters a wierd and international international steeped in culture and surrounded through fantasy. Shackled via historic principles, she quickly is familiar with that to outlive she is going to don't have any selection yet to struggle for her freedom, to reconcile her personal have to stay within the glossy global together with her ancestral tasks, and to select from the 3 males who vie for her physique, her soul, and her love.
Now a vintage indexed one of the 100 most crucial Jewish books of all time*, Jephte's Daughter is bestselling writer Naomi Ragen's loved first novel. With poignancy and perception, it takes readers on a groundbreaking and unforgettable trip contained in the hidden international of ladies within the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
*100 crucial Books For Jewish Readers, Rabbi Daniel B. Sync and Lindy Frenkel Kanter
By A. B. Yehoshua,Hillel Halkin
The old improvement among the start and the tip is essential, for the adventure from Eden to the hot Jerusalem proceeds during the land promised to Abraham. The Promised Land is where the place God's humans will once more stay lower than his lordship and event his blessed presence.
In this stimulating research from the recent experiences in Biblical Theology sequence, Oren Martin demonstrates how, in the redemptive-historical framework of God's unfolding plan, the land promise advances where of the dominion that was once misplaced in Eden. This promise additionally serves as a kind all through Israel's heritage that anticipates the even higher land, ready for all of God's humans, that may outcome from the individual and paintings of Christ and that may be loved within the new production for eternity.
Addressing key matters in biblical theology, the works comprising New reports in Biblical Theology are inventive makes an attempt to assist Christians larger comprehend their Bibles. The NSBT sequence is edited through D. A. Carson, aiming to concurrently show and to edify, to have interaction with present scholarship and to indicate the best way ahead.