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Judaism Reading List: Trad. Lit. and Practice (Pt. II)
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    Before Birth
    
   [Car99]
          Cardin, Nina Beth. Tears of Sorrow, Seeds of Hope: A Jewish
          Spiritual Companion for Infertility and Pregnancy Loss. Jewish
          Lights Pub; 1999. Hardcover: ISBN 1-580230-17-2.
          [6][Buy at Amazon:
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   [Fel98]
          Feldman, David. Birth Control in Jewish Law: Marital Relations,
          Contraception, and Abortion As Set Forth in the Classic Texts
          of Jewish Law. Jason Aronson; 1998. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-765760-58-4. [The most comprehensive study available on
          Jewish attitudes about contraception, abortion, etc.]
          [7][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Gol88]
          Gold, Michael. And Hannah Wept: Infertility, Adoption, and the
          Jewish Couple. Jewish Publication Society; 1988. Hardcover.
          ISBN 0-827603-06-1.
          [8][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Ros98]
          Rosenberg, Shelley Kapnek. Adoption and the Jewish Family:
          Contemporary Perspectives. Jewish Publication Society; 1998.
          Paperback. ISBN 0-827606-53-2.
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    Birth and Naming
    
   [Dia93]
          Diamant, Anita. The New Jewish Baby Book: Names, Ceremonies &
          Customs, A Guide For Today's Families. Jewish Lights Pub; 1993,
          1994. Paperback. ISBN 1-879045-28-1. [Non-traditional]
          [10][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Kol84]
          Kolatch, Alfred J. Complete Dictionary of English and Hebrew
          First Names. Jonathan David Pub; 1984. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-824602-95-1.
          [11][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Kol98]
          Kolatch, Alfred J. Best Baby Names for Jewish Children.
          Jonathan David Pub; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-824604-06-7.
          [12][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [KroXX]
          Krohn, Paysach. Bris Milah/Circumcision. Artscroll Mesorah.
          Paperback. [The covenant of Abraham-A compendium of laws
          rituals & customs from birth to bris, anthologized from
          talmudic & traditional source]
          [13][Buy at Artscroll:
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   [Ros92]
          Rosenkrantz, Linda. Beyond Sarah and Sam: An Enlightened Guide
          to Jewish Baby Naming. St. Martin's Press; 1992. Paperback.
          ISBN 0-312069-04-9.
          [14][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Sid89]
          Sidi, Smadar Shir. The Complete Book of Hebrew Baby Names.
          Harper San Francisco; 1989. Paperback. ISBN 0-062548-50-6.
          [15][Buy at Amazon:
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    Raising Your Child
    
   [Abr94]
          Abrams, Judith Z.; Abrams, Steven A. Jewish Parenting: Rabbinic
          Insights. Jason Aronson; 1994. Paperback. ISBN 1-568211-75-9.
          [16][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Abr97]
          Abramowitz, Yosef I.; Silverman, Susan. Jewish Family & Life:
          Traditions, Holidays, and Values for Today's Parents and
          Children. Golden Books Pub Co; 1997. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-307440-04-4.
          [17][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Ada88]
          Adahan, Miriam, Raising Children to Care: A Jewish Guide to
          Childrearing. Philipp Feldheim; 1988. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-873064-56-9. [Using the principles developed in her previous
          book EMETT, Mrs. Adahan displays her thorough understanding of
          personality development in the application of these principles
          to bringing up children. While addressed primarily to mothers,
          a short chapter to fathers touches briefly but forcefully on
          the marital relationship.]
          [18][Buy at Amazon:
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   [CohXX]
          Cohen, Simcha Bunim. Children In Halachah. Artscroll Mesorah.
          Hardcover. [Laws relating to young children: Chinuch, Shabbos,
          Kashrus, Learning and much more.]
          [19][Buy at Artscroll:
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   [Dan97]
          Danan, Julie Hilton. The Jewish Parents' Almanac. Jason
          Aronson; 1997. Paperback. ISBN 1-568219-52-0.
          [20][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Dia00]
          Diamant, Anita; Kushner, Karen (Contributor). How to Be a
          Jewish Parent: A Practical Handbook for Family Life. Schocken
          Books; September 2000. Paperback and Hardback Available. ISBN
          0-805211-16-0.
          [21][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Don91]
          Donin, Hayim Halevy. To Raise a Jewish Child: A Guide for
          Parents. Basic Books; 1991. Paperback. ISBN 0-465086-35-7.
          [22][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Lev86]
          Levi, Miriam. Effective Jewish Parenting. Feldheim, 1986. ISBN
          0-873064-05-4. Out of print. [Mrs. Levi uses the principles of
          cognitive psychology to help parents (especially mothers) cope
          with their own feelings during the trials and tribulations of
          childrearing. The book is richly illustrated by examples from
          real life and should be read by husband and wife together in
          order to arrive at a harmonized treatment of children and thus
          eliminate a significant potential source of dissension.]
          
   [Lip97]
          Lipsitz, Gail Josephson. Practical Parenting: A Jewish
          Perspective. Ktav Publishing House; 1997. Paperback. ISBN
          0-881255-36-X.
          [23][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Rad89]
          Radcliffe, Sarah Chana. The Delicate Balance: Love and
          Authority in Torah Parenting. Targum Pr; 1989. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-944070-22-1.
          [24][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Reu92]
          Reuben, Steven Carr. Raising Jewish Children in a Contemporary
          World: The Modern Parent's Guide to Creating a Jewish Home.
          Prima Publishing, 1992. ISBN 1-559581-50-6. May be out of
          print. Contact the publisher at P. O. Box 1260SC, Rocklin CA
          95677.
          
   [Ros97]
          Rosman, Steven M. Jewish Parenting Wisdom. Jason Aronson; 1997.
          Hardcover. ISBN 0-765759-69-1.
          [25][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Wol00]
          Wolpin, Nisson. Timeless Parenting: Raising children in
          troubled times - understanding, coping, succeeding. Artscroll;
          2000. Hardback. ISBN 1-578195-10-1.
          [26][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] [27][Buy at Artscroll:
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    Bar/Bat Mitzvah
    
   [Dav98]
          Davis, Judith. Whose Bar/Bat Mitzvah Is This, Anyway? A Guide
          for Parents Through a Family Rite of Passage. St. Martin's
          Press; 1998. Paperback. ISBN 0-312181-97-3.
          [28][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Isa98]
          Isaacson, Judy and Rosenbloom, Deborah. Bar and Bat Mitzvah in
          Israel: The Ultimate Family Sourcebook. Israel Info Access;
          1998. Paperback. ISBN: 0-966087-70-4.
          [29][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Len96]
          Leneman, Helen (Editor). Bar/Bat Mitzvah Basics: A Practical
          Family Guide to Coming of Age Together . Jewish Lights Pub;
          1996. Paperback. ISBN 1-879045-54-0.
          [30][Buy at Amazon:
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   [Lew96]
          Lewit, Jane; Epstein, Ellen Robinson. The Bar/Bat Mitzvah
          Planbook. Scarborough House Publishers; 1996. Paperback revised
          edition. ISBN 0-812885-46-5.
          [31][Buy at Amazon:
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   [Sal96]
          Salkin, Jeffrey K.; Min, D.; Sasso, Sand Eisenberg. Putting God
          on the Guest List: How to Reclaim the Spiritual Meaning of Your
          Child's Bar or Bat Mitzvah. Jewish Lights Pub; 1996. Paperback
          2nd edition. ISBN 1-879045-59-1.
          [32][Buy at Amazon:
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    Dating and Marriage
    
   [Ada92]
          Adahan, Miriam, It's All a Gift (though it may not seem like it
          at first glance). Philipp Feldheim; 1992. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-873066-09-X. [Mrs. Adahan's principles are similarly applied
          to help people cope with misfortune. Divided into some 5 parts,
          Part II of the book deals with marriage and deals with common
          sources of marital discord.]
          [33][Buy at Amazon:
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   [Bas90]
          Basri, Sima. The Challenge of Two. (translated by Edward
          Levin). Ktav, 1990. [Written by a counsellor for young couples
          and wife of an eminent Rabbinical judge in Israel, Mrs. Basri's
          popular guide addresses all the major challenges facing young
          couples in plain, clear language.]
          
   [Bot99]
          Boteach, Shmuley. Kosher Sex: A Recipe for Passion and Intimacy
          . Doubleday Books; 1999. Hardcover. 286 pages. ISBN
          0-385494-65-3.
          [34][Buy at Amazon:
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   [Bot00]
          Boteach, Shmuley. Dating Secrets of the Ten Commandments.
          Doubleday Books; 2000. Hardcover. 256 pages. ISBN
          0-385496-20-6.
          [35][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Bra51]
          Brav, Stanley Rosenbaum, ed. Marriage and the Jewish Tradition
          Philosophical Library, New York. 1951.
          
   [Bul86]
          Bulka, Rabbi Reuven P. Jewish Marriage: A Halachic Ethic. Ktav
          Publishing House; 1986. Hardcover. ISBN 0-881250-77-5. [Very
          thorough with many source references; treats modern-day
          problems as well.]
          [36][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Cro00]
          Crohn, Joel; Markman, Howard J.; Blumberg, Susan L. Fighting
          For Your Jewish Marriage. Jossey-Bass; 2000. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-787943-62-2.
          [37][Buy at Amazon:
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   [Dia85]
          Diamant, Anita. The New Jewish Wedding. New York: Summit Books,
          c1985. Summit Books; 1986: Paperback reprint edition. ISBN
          0-671628-82-8. [Somewhat non-traditional. Good book of ideas on
          Weddings.]
          [38][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Fel87]
          Felsman, Aharon. The River, the Kettle, and the Bird: A Torah
          Guide to a Successful Marriage. Philipp Feldheim; 1987.
          Hardcover. ISBN 0-873064-40-2.
          [39][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Gol92]
          Gold, Michael. Does God Belong in the Bedroom. Jewish
          Publication Society; 1992. Hardcover. ISBN 0-827604-21-1.
          [40][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Hef93]
          Hefter, Wendy Chernak. The Complete Jewish Wedding Planner. Psp
          Pr; 1993. Paperback. 196 pages. ISBN 0-963575-30-9.
          [41][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Jaf00]
          Jaffe, Azriela. Two Jews Can Still Be a Mixed Marriage. Career
          Press; 2000. Paperback. ISBN 1-564144-73-9.
          [42][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Kap83]
          Kaplan, Rabbi Aryeh. Made in Heaven: A Jewish Wedding Guide.
          Moznaim Pub Corp; 1983. Hardcover. ISBN 0-940118-11-4.
          [43][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Kau92]
          Kaufman, Machael. Love, Marriage, and Family in Jewish Law.
          Jason Aronson; 1992. Hardcover. ISBN 0-802225-54-3. Jason
          Aronson; 1996. Paperback. ISBN 1-568218-84-2. [It has a good
          explanation of Taharat Hamishpacha and has some food for
          thought on what we look for in someone we are planning on
          marrying. Has good advice on keeping marriages together. Also
          has good references if you want to read more.]
          Hardcover: [44][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] ; Paperback: [45][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Kitxx]
          Kitov, Rabbi A. E. The Jew and His Family. (14th ed.)
          (translated by Rabbi Nathan Bulman). Shengold Publishers, New
          York. [This classic by the late Rabbi Kitov (author of "Book of
          the Heritage") is the pioneering book on the Jewish family.
          First published in Hebrew about 1966, is still a valuable
          compendium of concepts and customs.]
          
   [Lam82]
          Lamm, Maurice. The Jewish Way in Love and Marriage. Harper and
          Row, New York. 1982. ISBN 0-060649-16-X. Jonathan David Pub;
          1991. Paperback reprint edition. ISBN 0-824603-53-2.
          [46][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Lam72]
          Lamm, Norman. A Hedge of Roses: Jewish Insights into Marriage
          and Married Life. Feldheim, NY. 1972. ISBN 0-873064-34-8. Out
          of print. [Brief explanation of the laws of family purity.]
          
   [Leb87]
          Lebovits, Yehudah. Shidduchim and Zivugim: The Torah
          Perspective in Finding Your Mate. Philipp Feldheim; 1987.
          Hardcover. ISBN 0-944070-01-9.
          [47][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Mar98]
          Marks, Susan; Ruthern, Marlene Lobell (ill); Black, Bruce.
          Seven Blessings: Our Jewish Wedding Book. Union of American
          Hebrew Congregations; 1998. Hardcover. ISBN 0-807406-40-6.
          [Reform]
          [48][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Rad89]
          Radcliffe, Sarah C. Aizer Knegdo: Jewish Woman's Guide to
          Happiness in Marriage. Philipp Feldheim; 1989. Hardcover. ISBN
          0-944070-08-6. Author's web
          page:[49]http://www.sarahchanaradcliffe.com/
          [50][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Sto67]
          Stolper, [Rabbi] Pinchas M. Jewish Alternatives in Love, Dating
          and Marriage. University Press of America; 1965, 1985.
          Hardcover. ISBN 0-819144-75-4.
          [51][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Tau91]
          Tauber, Rabbi Ezriel. To Become One: The Torah Outlook on
          Marriage. Shelheves; 1991. Paperback. ISBN 9-992233-66-4.
          [Conceptual development of the Jewish view on marriage by a
          veteran marriage counsellor, presented as a dialogue with a
          couple who have come for treatment. While confined to the basic
          concepts, is very stimulating intellectually.]
          [52][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Ten88]
          Tendler, Rabbi Moshe D. Pardes Rimonim: A Marriage for the
          Jewish Family Ktav Publishing House; 1988. Paperback. ISBN
          0-881251-44-5.
          [53][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Wei00]
          Wiener, Nancy H. Beyond Breaking the Glass Central Conference
          of American Rabbis; 2001. Paperback. ISBN 0-881230-97-9.
          [Reform: Discusses what Reform Judaism teachs about Marriage.]
          [54][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Wes96]
          Westheimer, Ruth K.; Mark, Jonathan (ed.) Heavenly Sex:
          Sexuality in the Jewish Tradition. Continuum Pub Group; 1996.
          Paperback: ISBN 0-826409-04-0. Hardback available.
          [55][Buy at Amazon:
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    Dealing With Family or Personal Problems
    
   [Kus97]
          Kushner, Harold S.. How Good Do We Have to Be? A New
          Understanding of Guilt and Forgiveness. Little Brown & Co;
          1997. Paperback: ISBN 0-316519-33-2.
          [56][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Lev98]
          Levy, Naomi. To Begin Again: The Journey Toward Comfort,
          Strength, and Faith in Difficult Times. Alfred A. Knopf; 1998.
          Hardcover: ISBN 0-375400-03-6.
          [57][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Oli92]
          Olitzky, Kerry M.; Copans, Stuart A. Twelve Jewish Steps to
          Recovery: A Personal Guide to Turning from Alcoholism and Other
          Addictions. Jewish Lights Pub; 1992. Paperback: ISBN
          1-879045-09-5.
          [58][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Oli93a]
          Olitzky, Kerry M.. Recovery from Codependence: A Jewish Twelve
          Steps Guide to Healing Your Soul. Jewish Lights Pub; 1993.
          Paperback: ISBN 1-879045-32-X.
          [59][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Oli93b]
          Olitzky, Kerry M.; Holder, Jay. 100 Blessings Every Day: Daily
          Twelve Step Recovery Affirmation, Exercises for Personal Growth
          & Renewal Reflecting Seasons of the Jewish Year. Jewish Lights
          Pub; 1993. Paperback: ISBN 1-879045-30-3.
          [60][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
    Family Purity
    
   [Abr88]
          Abranov, Tehilla. Secret of Jewish Femininity. Targum, NY.
          1988. ISBN 0-944070-04-3. Out of print. [Sensitive, detailed,
          sympatheic discussion of laws of mikveh, family purity and
          marital relations.]
          
   [ForXX]
          Forst, Binyomin. The Laws Of Niddah. Artscroll Mesorah.
          Paperback. [A comprehensive exposition of their underlying
          concepts and applications.]
          [61][Buy at Artscroll:
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   [Mac99]
          Maccoby, Hyam. Ritual and Morality: The Ritual Purity System
          and Its Place in Judaism. Cambridge Univ Pr; 1999. Hardcover.
          ISBN 0-521495-40-7.
          [62][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish/] 
          
   [Slo97]
          Slonim, Rivkah (ed.) Total Immersion: A Mikvah Anthology. Jason
          Aronson; 1997. Paperback. ISBN 0-765799-55-3.
          [63][Buy at Amazon:
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    Living Your Life Properly
    
   [FinXX]
          Finkelman, Shimon; Berkowitz, Yitzchak. Chofetz Chaim: Lesson A
          Day. Artscroll Mesorah. Hardcover. [The concepts and laws of
          proper speech arranged for daily study.]
          [64][Buy at Artscroll:
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   [Fri90]
          Friedman, Rabbi Manis. Doesn't Anyone Blush Anymore?:
          Reclaiming Intimacy, Modesty, and Sexuality (edited by Jena
          Morris Breninstall). Bais Chana Press, ISBN 1-578870-00-3,
          $11.95. [Collection of popular lectures by a charismatic
          Lubavitcher Hassidic maggid, widely acclaimed by both Jewish
          and non-Jewish commentators. The book is no longer available
          from HarperCollins. Bookstores may order it through The
          Bookmen, Inc.]
          [65][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Pli75]
          Pliskin, Rabbi Zelig. Guard your Tongue. (Adapted from Chofetz
          Chaim). NJ, Gross Bros., 1975.
          
   [Tel96]
          Telushkin, Joseph. Words That Hurt Words That Heal: How to
          Choose Words Wisely and Well. William Morrow & Co; 1996.
          Hardcover: ISBN 0-688124-45-3. William Morrow & Co; 1998.
          Paperback: ISBN 0-688163-50-5.
          Hardcover: [66][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] ; Paperback: [67][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Wyl93]
          Wylen, Stephen M. Gossip: The Power of the Word. Ktav
          Publishing House; 1993. Hardcover. ISBN 0-881254-69-X.
          [68][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
    Interest and Loans
    
   [ReiXX]
          Reisman, Yisroel. The Laws Of Ribbis. Artscroll Mesorah.
          Hardcover. [The laws of interest and their application to
          everyday life and business.]
          [69][Buy at Artscroll:
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    Divorce
    
   [Amr68]
          Amram, David Werner. The Jewish Law of Divorce. Herman, Boston.
          1968.
          
   [Bul92]
          Bulka, Rabbi Reuven P. Jewish Divorce Ethics. Ivy League Press,
          1992. Paperback. ISBN 0-918921-03-1.
          [70][Buy at Amazon:
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          ish] 
          
   [Fri68]
          Fried, Jacob, ed. Jews and Divorce Ktav, New York. 1968.
          
   [Hau83]
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          the Agunah and the Right of Women to Initiate Divorce, in
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          1-580230-81-4. [Includes information from a Conservative
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          0-824601-26-2.[A compassionate and practical guide to the
          customs and rituals involved in death and mouring. Lamm's
          commentary and insights are instructive and enlightening, and
          ultimately, comforting, for he depicts a process of both
          comprehending and enduring the loss of a loved one in a most
          sensible way.]
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          Those Who Visit Them. Jason Aronson; 1994. Hardcover. ISBN
          1-568211-09-0. [Contains the traditions, customs, and prayers
          pertaining to nichum aveilim, comforting mourners. It
          demonstrates how Jewish customs address themselves to the
          various stages of the mourning process. This highly practical
          guide covers all aspects of appropriate behavior by a visitor
          to the house of mourning. It explains what should or shouldn't
          be said to mourners, and records experiences of mourners to
          visitors, to offer suggestions on what one can say or write at
          such a time.]
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          Judaism does not believe in an afterlife. This is not so, and
          in fact Jewish texts preserve a rich tradition of how this
          concept has been understood and taught throughout Jewish
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          how the afterlife is viewed in The Torah, The Talmud, the
          medieval works, the Midrash and the books of the Kabbalah
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          Aronson, 1994, ISBN 1-568212-88-7. [Addresses a spectrum of
          responses to the question, including philosophies from biblical
          rabbinic commentators to contemporary thinkers in the Jewish
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          guide to those who are or will be mourning the loss of a loved
          one, those who will be comforting those who are mourning, and
          also contains information on advance planning for your own
          death and such end-of-life issues as ethical wills, advance
          health care directives, and estate planning.]
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