Search Results: "Menachem Mendel Schneerson"


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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Sept. 1, 1995

"While spiritual seekers may find more questions raised than answered, this book lays down the framework of a consistent moral vision. (Author tour)"
A blueprint for living an ethical and meaningful life, based on the teachings of the late leader of the Lubavitch movement of Hassidic Jewry. Read full book review >

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GREGOR MENDEL by Roger Klare
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

This book in the Great Minds of Science series is a sketchy outline of the life of Gregor Mendel, the 19th-century Austrian monk who is best known for his experiments with pea plants. Read full book review >

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GREGOR MENDEL by Cheryl Bardoe
BIOGRAPHY
Released: Sept. 1, 2006

"A lovely tribute. (author's note, bibliography) (Picture book/biography. 8-12)"
The life and work of the father of modern genetic study receive a quiet exploration in this offering, published in association with The Field Museum. Read full book review >

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MENACHEM BEGIN by Avi Shilon
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 27, 2012

"A fully realized, important portrait of a significant 20th-century leader."
The "first full-scale biography" of Israel's controversial Prime Minister Menachem Begin (1913-1992). Read full book review >

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MENACHEM BEGIN by Daniel Gordis
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: March 4, 2014

"For Gordis, Begin stands as an exemplary leader whose selflessness and deep loyalty to the Jewish people and to Israel should inspire any who may question 'the legitimacy of love for a specific people or devotion to its ancestral homeland.'"
A life of Menachem Begin (1913-1992) considers his legacy. Read full book review >

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Released: July 14, 2008

"Readers unfamiliar with the semiconductor industry might find the text daunting but the essential information is useful in its application across disciplines."
Horev brings 20 years of experience to bear in this methodical treatment of problem solving in the semi-conductor industry, written with wider use of these analytical techniques in mind. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 10, 2014

"An approachable and admiring introduction appropriate for readers interested in modern Jewish thought."
A biography of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994), whose influence on Judaism and the Jewish people is still coming into focus. Read full book review >

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CHILDREN'S
Released: April 1, 2000

"Catalogued as nonfiction, but the text may be fictionalized. (Nonfiction. 9-12)"
During the Nazi occupation of the Lodz ghetto, Mendel Grossman took black and white photographs with a camera hidden under his coat. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: June 10, 2003

"A meaty addition to the growing GM debate."
Two cheers for transgenic tomatoes and Frankensteined frankfurters. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 5, 2000

"Henig not only achieves her goal of making Mendel come alive as a 'flawed but brilliant human being,' but provides a fascinating picture as well of a scientific age when luck and personalities—and not just brains—determined success."
A clear and engaging account of the life and times of the Moravian monk whose passion for numbers and painstaking work with pea plants laid the foundation for the modern science of genetics. Read full book review >