Jacqueline Parascandola

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The Girls Who Stepped Out of Line: Untold Stories of the Women Who Changed the Course of World War II

Eder’s engaging writing makes these compelling histories read like a suspense novel. A highly recommended account that will draw in readers of U.S. history and women’s history.

Kabbalah and the Founding of America: The Early Influence of Jewish Thought in the New World

Ogren has authored a tour de force with this well-written and captivating volume that reexamines the role of religion in the period leading up to American independence. A must for readers interested in an often untold perspective on the history and religious identity of the United States.

The Happiest Man on Earth: The Beautiful Life of an Auschwitz Survivor

This short book is an inspiring, yet heartbreaking read. Jaku’s message, he says, is to above all remain grateful in the face of adversity. His words will resonate, and his story will engage readers interested in Jewish history or inspirational writing.
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In This Place Together: A Palestinian’s Journey to Collective Liberation

A poignant, beautifully told story of a young man wanting to help create a bridge between Palestinians and Israelis. Best suited for those interested in Jewish and Middle East studies and contemporary social history.

The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902

Relying on primary source materials, Seligman has created a highly readable and enjoyable account of this little-known episode in American history. Highly recommended, especially for those interested in American history and Jewish history, as well as gender and labor studies.

Data Science for Librarians

A worthy contribution to the dynamic field of data science, suited for library professionals in all types of libraries.
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Veritas: A Harvard Professor, a Con Man and the Gospel of Jesus’s Wife

This is a well-researched, engrossing backstory of failed discovery from a noted scholar. Best suited for readers interested in biblical studies and papyrology.

Concealed: Memoir of a Jewish-Iranian Daughter Caught Between the Chador and America

Exploring issues of gender, religion, and culture, as well as the tensions between tradition and modernity, this wonderful account is highly recommended for readers interested in gender, immigration, and Judaic studies.

The ABCs of Diversity: Helping Kids (and Ourselves!) Embrace Our Differences

A well-structured and pragmatic approach to teaching young people how to embrace the differences among us and begin to participate in civic engagement. Best for parents, educators, and community and pastoral leaders.

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