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Books Available Through the Internet:
All of these great books are available via our on-line form on the Internet. Each book is recommended reading by the Society for Humanistic Judaism.

To order these books/gifts listed on this page please note the Topic header, name of book and price:
ie., Understanding Humanistic Judaism; What is Humanistic Judaism?; $25.00


Yiddishkeit

CLASSICS OF MODERN JEWISH LITERATURE
Three literary giants brought into being the golden age of Yiddish, transforming the daily vernacular into a creative literary medium. Now their work - 1500 pages of the best selections, much of it translated for the first time - is available in three volumes:

  • MENDELE MOYKHER-SFORIM $35.00
  • SHOLEM ALEYKHEM $38.00
  • I. L. PERETZ $38.00
Humanist Readings in Jewish Folklore
by Bennett Muraskin
A collection of more than 120 Jewish folktales, selected with an eye to those Jews who seek their personal ethics and morals in Jewish culture and literature. The tales reflect the side of Jewish tradition that values freedom of thought, social justice, egalitarianism, and respect for the "other." Offering an introduction, commentary, and bibliography, this book explores the pre-modern roots of Jewish humanism. $20.00

LEARNING YIDDISH IN EASY STAGES
A clear, readable introductory text for those who wish to become acquainted with the wealth of the Yiddish language. $25.00 ­ Audio Tape (specify Tape 4) $10.00

MAME-LOSHN: A HISTORY OF YIDDISH CULTURE
by Rakhmiel Peltz
Describing the rise of the Yiddish language and of Yiddish literature, Professor Peltz examines the role of language in developing a whole culture from the origins of Yiddish in medieval Germany to the present day. Included is a section dealing with Yiddish in the twenty-first century. $5.00

YIDDISH STORIES FOR YOUNG PEOPLE
compiled and edited by Itche Goldberg
A collection of stories from the Yiddish-speaking world of grand parents and great-grandparents that young and not-so-young will enjoy. Goldberg offers a collection of tales created in Eastern Europe and originally told in Yiddish. Many of the included tales are by Sholem Aleichem and I. L. Peretz. $15.00

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