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  • Chasing Dreams: Baseball and Becoming American

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    Nothing matches the energy of Opening Day: a celebration of springtime, of renewed dreams, and of national heroes past, present, and future. From t...

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  • Jewish Pirates of the Caribbean

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    At the end of the fifteenth century, the Spanish Inquisition forced many Jews to flee the country. The most adventurous among them took to the high...

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  • The Catcher Was a Spy Nicholas Dawidoff

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    The Catcher Was a Spy: The Mysterious Life of Moe BergNicholas DawidoffPaperback, 453 Pages Moe Berg is the only major-league baseball player whos...

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  • Becoming RBG: Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Journey to Justice

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    From the New York Times bestselling author of I Dissent comes a biographical graphic novel about celebrated Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsbu...

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  • Conversations with RBG Paperback

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    By Jeffrey RosenPaperback : 304 pagesIn her own words, Ruth Bader Ginsburg offers an intimate look at her life and career, through an extraordinary...

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  • The Light of Days: The Untold Story of Women Resistance Fighters in Hitler's Ghettos

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    Hardcover: 576 PagesOne of the most important stories of World War II, alreadyoptioned by Steven Spielberg for a major motion picture: a spectacula...

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  • Famous Father Girl: A Memoir of Growing up Bernstein **SIGNED BY AUTHOR**

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    By Jamie BernsteinHardcover, 400 pagesThe oldest daughter of revered composer/conductor Leonard Bernstein offers a rare look at her father on the c...

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  • American Judaism: a History by Jonathan Sarna

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    Marking the 350th anniversary of Jewish settlement in New Amsterdam (now NewYork), this outstanding survey emphasizes the religious history of Jews...

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  • Going Into Town: A Love Letter to New York

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    by Roz ChastHardcover, 176 pagesFrom the #1 NYT bestselling author of Cant We Talk About Something More Pleasant?, Roz Chast, an "absolutely laugh-...

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  • Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean

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    The Legacy of Judaism in the New Worldby Wyatt Gallerywith essays by Stanley Mirvis, PhD and Foreward by Jonathan D. Sarna PhDHardcover, 240 pages....

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  • Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation

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    Adapted by Ari FolmanIllustrations by David PolonskyHardcover, 160 pagesA timeless story rediscovered by each new generation, The Diary of a Young ...

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  • Maus I My Father Bleeds History

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    A Survivors TaleBy Art SpiegelmanA story of a Jewish survivor of Hitler's Europe and his son, a cartoonist who tries to come to terms with his fath...

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  • Ruth Bader Ginsburg: The Last Interview: and Other Conversations - Paperback

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    by MELVILLE HOUSE (Editor)Paperback : 208 pagesThe newest entry in the increasingly popular series collects fascinating and in-depth interviews wit...

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  • Remembering Ravensbruck

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    by Natalie B. HessPaperback: 298 pagesIn her luminous and engrossing memoir, award-winning writer and teacher, Natalie Hess, takes us from a shelte...

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  • Leonard Bernstein: An American Musician

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    A fresh appreciation of the great musical figure that gives him his due as composer as well as conductorLeonard Bernstein stood at the epicenter of...

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  • Designated Hebrew

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    Paperback: 216 pagesOn April 6, 1973, Ron Blomberg took a swing at home plate that changedbaseball history. Through a quirk of fate the young Jewis...

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  • Bill Graham Presents

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    My Life Inside Rock and RollAUTOGRAPHED COPYBy Bill Graham and Robert Greenfieldpaperback, 608 pagesAs a child, Bill Graham fled Europe to escape H...

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  • A Bintel Brief

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    For more than eighty years the Jewish Daily Forward's legendary advice column, "A Bintel Brief" ("a bundle of letters") dispensed shrewd, practical...

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  • Because He's Jeff Goldblum

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    Hardcover, 320 PagesAn irreverent yet deeply researched biography about the always offbeat, suddenly meme-able, and wildly popular actorWhen did yo...

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  • Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel's Classroom

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    Paperback: 288 pagesElie Wiesel was a towering presence on the world stage—a Nobel laureate,activist, adviser to world leaders, and the author of m...

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  • Kosher USA: How Coke Became Kosher and Other Tales of Modern Food (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)

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    By Roger HorowitzPaperback: 320 pagesKosher USA follows the fascinating journey of kosher food through the modern industrial food system. It recoun...

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  • And the Pursuit of Happiness by Maira Kalman

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    By Maira KalmanPaperback: 480 pagesEnergized and inspired by the 2008 elections, celebrated illustrator Maira Kalman traveled to Washington, D.C., ...

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  • I.M.: A Memoir Isaac Mizrahi

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    By: Isaac Mizrahi Hardcover: 384 pages INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“In I.M., Isaac Mizrahi puts his life to paper with the same mix of sp...

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  • The Man Who Lit Lady Liberty: The Extraordinary Rise and Fall of Actor M. B. Curtis

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    by Richard SchwartzHardcover: 332 pagesIndependent Publisher Book Awards 2018 Bronze Medal Winner - BiographyAs the Statue of Liberty stood unlit a...

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