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Show Me A Hero
A Tale of Murder, Suicide, Race, and Redemption
Lisa Belkin - 2000-04-01 (впервые опубликовано в 1999)
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Not in my backyard -- that's the refrain commonly invoked by property owners who oppose unwanted development. Such words assume a special ferocity when the development in question is public housing. Lisa Belkin penetrates the prejudices, myths, and heated emotions stirred by the most recent trend in public housing as she re-creates a landmark case ...
Rabbi Josh Yuter
@visakanv It's just north of where my grandmother lives. If you're interested, there's a great book/miniseries called Show Me a Hero about fighting de facto segregation in Yonkers      источник
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Let's Go to the Park
Rikki Benenfeld - 2015-11-04
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Join a young sister and brother as they go on an outing to every toddler's favorite place... the park!...
Rabbi Josh Yuter
For anyone interested, the book is Let's go to the Park by Rikki Benenfeld. It's an excellent Jewish children's book that's easily one of our favorites.      источник
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Power, Faith, and Fantasy
America in the Middle East, 1776 to the Present
Michael B. Oren - 2007-01-16
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This best-selling history is the first fully comprehensive history of America’s involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush. As Niall Ferguson writes, “If you think America’s entanglement in the Middle East began with Roosevelt and Truman, Michael Oren’s deeply researched and brilliantly written history will be a revelat...
Rabbi Josh Yuter
It's an excellent book      источник
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Toward a Psychology of Awakening
Buddhism, Psychotherapy, and the Path of Personal and Spiritual Transformation
John Welwood - 2002-02-12 (впервые опубликовано в 2000)
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Explore the fascinating intersection between spirituality and psychology with this insightful book. "Toward a Psychology of Awakening" delves into how meditative awareness can lead to more fulfilling relationships and how psychotherapy can aid in integrating spiritual realizations into daily life. Author John Welwood combines personal, interpersonal, and suprapersonal experiences, offering a comprehensive framework for understanding and enacting change.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
@ETVPod I once gave a Yom Kippur sermon based on this wonderful book that introduced the concept of "Spiritual Bypassing" in which people rely on various spiritual solutions to bypass real psychological issues.      источник
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Hunt, Gather, Parent
What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans
Michaeleen Doucleff - 2021-03-02
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Discover the parenting secrets of the oldest cultures in the world with "Hunt, Gather, Parent." Dr. Michaeleen Doucleff examines the ineffective and limited evidence behind modern parenting guidance and sets out to learn more effective approaches from Maya families in Mexico, Inuit families above the Arctic Circle, and Hadzabe families in Tanzania. These cultures have mastered raising happy, well-adjusted children without yelling, nagging, or timeouts. Doucleff shares practical takeaways that parents can implement immediately, offering a universal parenting paradigm adapted for American families.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
@RStomel Ha! And yes, that was a theme of this great book I recently read (it's going to make my end-of-year list)      источник
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Дизайн привычных вещей
Revised and Expanded Edition
Don Norman - 2002-09-19 (впервые опубликовано в 1988)
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В своей повседневной жизни человек сталкивается с массой вещей, ставших для него привычными: двери, выключатели, водопроводные краны, клавиатуры компьютеров и т.п. Далеко не все эти изделия сконструированы таким образом, чтобы облегчить потребителю пользование ими. Автор в увлекательной форме анализирует данный феномен, приводя разнообразнейшие примеры дизайнерских просчетов. Книга будет интересна как профессиональным дизайнерам и психологам, так и любому вдумчивому читателю.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
I normally don't share what I read on Shabbat, preferring to share my favorite books at the end of the year. However, I will say that the chapter in The Design of Everyday Things on human error is perfect reading for Shabbat Shuva and repentance.      источник
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Directed by James Burrows
Five Decades of Stories from the Legendary Director of Taxi, Cheers, Frasier, Friends, Will & Grace, and More
James Burrows - 2022-06-07
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This memoir from legendary sitcom director James Burrows offers an insightful and nostalgic look at the behind-the-scenes moments of classic shows like Cheers, Friends, and Will & Grace. Burrows shares never-before-revealed stories and details about how these memorable shows were created and maintained, as well as his own challenges and victories. From launching the careers of stars like Jennifer Aniston and Melissa McCarthy to directing more than seventy-five pilots and over a thousand episodes, Burrows' memoir is a heart-and-soul master class in sitcom.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
Highlight of the week: Have a tweet liked by @BebeNeuwirth just after finishing "Directed by James Burrows." (A fascinating read for anyone who grew up watching classic sitcoms)      источник
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The Sages
Their Concepts and Beliefs
Ephraim E. Urbach - 2012-09-23
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Discover the religious and social thoughts of the Tanna'im and Amora'im in this groundbreaking book, praised as "indispensable" and "having few peers." Delve into the intellectual ferment that shaped Jewish national and religious identity for generations, and explore the wisdom of ancient Jewish teachers like never before. With two well-organized indexes and a wealth of material, this is a must-read for anyone curious about how the rabbis of the Talmud handled philosophical and theological issues.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
@tamar_marvin Can you please elaborate? It remains my favorite rabbinics book of all time      источник
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American Prophets
The Religious Roots of Progressive Politics and the Ongoing Fight for the Soul of the Country
Jack Jenkins - 2020-04-21
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Discover the hidden power behind America's political debates with American Prophets. Respected religion reporter Jack Jenkins provides a paradigm-shifting discussion of the long-standing Moral Left, an interfaith coalition that has worked tirelessly to embody progressive values since America's founding. Featuring profiles of current faith leaders and Washington political insiders, this is an inspiring portrait of the American democracy's progressive faith-in-action that will change the way we think about the intersection of politics and religion.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
@NuritBaytch @beliefnet @jackmjenkins has an excellent book discussing religious rhetoric adopted by progressives across several religions.      источник
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Virtuous Violence
Hurting and Killing to Create, Sustain, End, and Honor Social Relationships
Alan Page Fiske, Tage Shakti Rai - 2015-01-12 (впервые опубликовано в 2014)
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Discover the disturbing truth about violence in Virtuous Violence. Delve into the complex motivations of perpetrators and explore the cultural ideals that drive them to commit violent acts. From the heroes of the Iliad to modern-day murderers, this provocative book reveals why people feel morally obligated to use violence to regulate social relationships. A must-read for anyone interested in the psychology of violence.
Rabbi Josh Yuter
Book Recommendation: Virtuous Violence: Hurting and Killing to Create, Sustain, End, and Honor Social Relationships by Fiske and Rai This made my top list last year and I think it explains many of the arguments one finds on Twitter across ideologies.      источник
The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
Social Vision by Philip Wexler
Charity in Rabbinic Judaism by Alyssa M. Gray
Jewish Materialism by Eliyahu Stern
Against Empathy by Paul Bloom
The Fractured Republic by Yuval Levin
The Demon in Democracy by Ryszard Legutko
What's Wrong With Morality? by C. Daniel Batson
The Magician's Land by Lev Grossman
The Study of Judaism by Aaron W. Hughes
Jewish Identity by Baruch Litvin
Confidence Men by Ron Suskind
How Judaism Became a Religion by Leora Batnitzky
The Magician King by Lev Grossman
Волшебники by Lev Grossman
Inventing Human Rights by Lynn Hunt
The White Man's Burden by William Easterly
From the Maccabees to the Mishnah, Third Edition by Shaye Cohen
Laws of Fear by Cass Sunstein
Limits of Orthodox Theology by Marc B. Shapiro
Jewish Law, 4-volume set by Menachem Elon
The Quest for Cosmic Justice by Thomas Sowell
A Conflict of Visions by Thomas Sowell
The Origins of the Seder by Baruch M. Bokser
Critical Race Theory by Richard Delgado
Evil by Roy Baumeister
Peshat and Derash by David Weiss Halivni
Благими намерениями государства by James C. Scott
The Vision of the Anointed by Thomas Sowell