Recommended Reading

Alphabetized by Author

Lisa Aiken “To Be a Jewish Woman”

Rav Shalom Arush: the Garden series

Sholem Aleichem:  series of novels on which “Fiddler on the Roof” was based

David Ben-Gurion “The Jews in Their Land”

Erica Brown “Return” and “In the Narrow Places”

Martin Buber “The Legend of the Baal-Shem”

Larry Collins & Dominique LaPierre “O Jerusalem!”

John Hersey “The Wall”

Theodore Herzl “Oldnewland”

Abraham Joshua Heschel “The Sabbath”

Toby Janicki “God-Fearers:  Gentiles & the G-d of Israel”

Aryeh Kaplan “Jewish Meditation,” “Anthology II:  Jerusalem; Sabbath; Tzithzith; Tefillin; Waters of Eden”

Rabbi Isaac Lichtenstein “The Everlasting Jew”

James Michener “The Source”

Sheldon Oberman “Solomon and the Ant and other Jewish folktales”

Chaim Potok “The Chosen”

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks “Koren Siddur:  Understanding Jewish Prayer”

Rabbi Itzhak Shapira “The Return of the Kosher Pig”

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz “The Tales of Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav”

David H Stern “Messianic Judaism”

Eric Tokajer “Galatians – In Context”

Leon Uris “QB VII”

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. “Mother Night”

Elie Wiesel “Souls on Fire” and “Night Trilogy”

Stephen M Wylen “The Book of the Jewish Year”

Brad H Young “The Parables: Jewish Tradition and Christian Interpretation”

Tz’enah Ur’enah (anthology of midrashic comments by parshiyot)

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