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Tablet Magazine's List of 101 Great Jewish Books

Type: Preset list created by MilkenLibrary

Description: Tablet Magazine's list, at http://www.tabletmag.com/jewish-arts-and-culture/books/145840/101-great-jewish-b....

Note: This list is heavily -- if not disproportionately -- male, Ashkenazi (European), and New York-centric. It includes few books by or about women, Sephardic (Spanish/Portuguese) Jews, or Mizrahi (Middle Eastern) Jews.

Members: 7 participating members (show all)

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18,365 members, 257 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (48): "The Jew in the World" category

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5,884 members, 80 reviews
4.14 stars (4.14 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (27): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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31,861 members, 419 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (41): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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20,445 members, 385 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (17): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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17,543 members, 1,241 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (8): "Appetites" category

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15,846 members, 338 reviews
4.23 stars (4.23 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (20): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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15,324 members, 171 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (82): "Suffering & Loss" category

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8,116 members, 113 reviews
4.25 stars (4.25 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (50): "The Jew in the World" category

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5,963 members, 121 reviews
3.62 stars (3.62 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (1): "Appetites" category

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5,699 members, 193 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (62): "The Jew in the World" category

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5,480 members, 182 reviews
4.52 stars (4.52 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (87): "Suffering & Loss" category

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3,640 members, 33 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (51): "The Jew in the World" category

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3,464 members, 27 reviews
3.85 stars (3.85 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (34): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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1,920 members, 41 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (47): "The Jew in the World" category

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475 members, 5 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (3): "Appetites" category

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17 members, 0 reviews
4.43 stars (4.43 stars)

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aulsmith (6): The series as a whole says more about Jewish humanism than the first book by itself.

MilkenLibrary (52): Foundation Series, Isaac Asimov (1951): "The Jew in the World" category

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19,795 members, 470 reviews
4.28 stars (4.28 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (84): "Suffering & Loss" category

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14,854 members, 251 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (53): Foundation Series, Isaac Asimov (1951): "The Jew in the World" category

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2,884 members, 35 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (58): "The Jew in the World" category

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2,830 members, 8 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (91): The Bible: "What is Judaism?" category

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2,141 members, 69 reviews
4.35 stars (4.35 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (77): "Suffering & Loss" category

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2,057 members, 39 reviews
3.81 stars (3.81 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (9): "Appetites" category

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1,954 members, 13 reviews
4.18 stars (4.18 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (37): Das Kapital, Karl Marx (1867): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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1,818 members, 26 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (12): "Appetites" category

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1,707 members, 43 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (75): "Suffering & Loss" category

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1,652 members, 31 reviews
3.86 stars (3.86 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (18): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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1,583 members, 15 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (36): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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1,456 members, 39 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (86): "Suffering & Loss" category

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612 members, 4 reviews
3.8 stars (3.8 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (5): "Appetites" category

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581 members, 17 reviews
3.89 stars (3.89 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (49): "The Jew in the World" category

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9,397 members, 172 reviews
4.27 stars (4.27 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (83): "Suffering & Loss" category

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4,107 members, 50 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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aulsmith (0): Too much complaining, not enough laughing

MilkenLibrary (33): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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4,037 members, 71 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (89): "Suffering & Loss" category

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3,338 members, 46 reviews
4.09 stars (4.09 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (25): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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2,904 members, 71 reviews
3.42 stars (3.42 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (7): "Appetites" category

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2,692 members, 41 reviews
4.19 stars (4.19 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (61): "The Jew in the World" category

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2,588 members, 10 reviews
4.34 stars (4.34 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (42): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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2,354 members, 26 reviews
4.01 stars (4.01 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (60): "The Jew in the World" category

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1,887 members, 23 reviews
4.08 stars (4.08 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (40): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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1,824 members, 26 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (67): "The Old Country" category

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1,691 members, 18 reviews
4.56 stars (4.56 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (6): "Appetites" category

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1,424 members, 18 reviews
3.9 stars (3.9 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (79): "Suffering & Loss" category

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1,289 members, 3 reviews
3.97 stars (3.97 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (64): "The Jew in the World" category

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1,120 members, 16 reviews
3.93 stars (3.93 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (15): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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1,064 members, 30 reviews
4.2 stars (4.2 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (44): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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1,014 members, 23 reviews
3.79 stars (3.79 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (32): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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969 members, 9 reviews
3.58 stars (3.58 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (4): "Appetites" category

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917 members, 15 reviews
4.13 stars (4.13 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (59): "The Jew in the World" category

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916 members, 9 reviews
3.84 stars (3.84 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (100): "What is Judaism?" category

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817 members, 5 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (2): "Appetites" category

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782 members, 11 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (31): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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632 members, 9 reviews
4.12 stars (4.12 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (70): "The Old Country" category

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603 members, 19 reviews
3.55 stars (3.55 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (57): "The Jew in the World" category

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566 members, 7 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (14): "Appetites" category

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545 members, 2 reviews
3.73 stars (3.73 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (39): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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482 members, 4 reviews
4.57 stars (4.57 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (76): "Suffering & Loss" category

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418 members, 10 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (11): "Appetites" category

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355 members, 1 review
4.74 stars (4.74 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (102): "What is Judaism?" category

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346 members, 5 reviews
3.71 stars (3.71 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (16): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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338 members, 6 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (88): "Suffering & Loss" category

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333 members, 7 reviews
3.98 stars (3.98 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (13): "Appetites" category

63
307 members, 6 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (66): Tevye, Sholem Aleichem (1914): "The Old Country" category

64
297 members, 2 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (63): "The Jew in the World" category

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294 members, 3 reviews
4.03 stars (4.03 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (95): "What is Judaism?" category

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274 members, 5 reviews
4.04 stars (4.04 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (21): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

67
268 members, 3 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (65): "The Jew in the World" category

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242 members, 2 reviews
3.99 stars (3.99 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (28): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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193 members, 5 reviews
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (69): "The Old Country" category

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189 members, 4 reviews
4.06 stars (4.06 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (29): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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144 members, 1 review
3.5 stars (3.5 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (92): Babylonian Talmud (770): "What is Judaism?" category

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143 members, 5 reviews
3.6 stars (3.6 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (45): "Laughing & Complaining" category

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143 members, 1 review
2.25 stars (2.25 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (80): "Suffering & Loss" category

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125 members, 2 reviews
4.11 stars (4.11 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (90): "Suffering & Loss" category

76
125 members, 2 reviews
3.25 stars (3.25 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (54): "The Jew in the World" category

77
114 members, 0 reviews
4.4 stars (4.4 stars)

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78
111 members, 2 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (30): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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103 members, 0 reviews
4.33 stars (4.33 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (93): Birnbaum Siddur, Philip Birnbaum (1977): "What is Judaism?" category

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102 members, 0 reviews
3.1 stars (3.1 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (68): "The Old Country" category

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101 members, 4 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (38): "Laughing & Complaining" category

82
95 members, 2 reviews
3.4 stars (3.4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (26): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

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90 members, 1 review
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (73): Folk-Style Stories, I.L. Peretz (1908): "The Old Country" category

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74 members, 3 reviews
3.06 stars (3.06 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (85): "Suffering & Loss" category

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69 members, 0 reviews
3 stars (3 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (23): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

86
68 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (22): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

87
66 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (96): Commentary, Rashi (11th c.): "What is Judaism?" category

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64 members, 1 review
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (24): "Authenticity & Experimentation" category

89
62 members, 0 reviews
3.75 stars (3.75 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (55): "The Jew in the World" category

90
57 members, 2 reviews
4.17 stars (4.17 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (72): "The Old Country" category

91
46 members, 1 review
4.44 stars (4.44 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (81): "Suffering & Loss" category

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39 members, 0 reviews
4 stars (4 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (10): "Appetites" category

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36 members, 0 reviews
4.5 stars (4.5 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (43): "Laughing & Complaining" category

95
13 members, 0 reviews
3.83 stars (3.83 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (56): Samson the Nazerite, Ze’ev Jabotinsky (1927): "The Jew in the World" category

96
10 members, 1 review
3 stars (3 stars)

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MilkenLibrary (98): "What is Judaism?" category

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4 members, 0 reviews

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MilkenLibrary (71): "The Old Country" category

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2 members, 0 reviews

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Started by: MilkenLibrary (June 2014)

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