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Honoring Tradition, Embracing Modernity: A Reader for the Union for Reform Judaism's Introduction to Judaism Course Cover Image
By Hara Person (Editor)
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The Mussar Torah Commentary: A Spiritual Path to Living a Meaningful and Ethical Life Cover Image
By Barry H. Block (Editor), Alan Morinis (Foreword by)
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Warm and Welcoming: How the Jewish Community Can Become Truly Diverse and Inclusive in the 21st Century Cover Image
By Warren Hoffman (Editor), Miriam Steinberg-Egeth (Editor)
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Mishkan R'fuah: Where Healing Resides Cover Image
By Eric Weiss (Editor), Shira Stern (Consultant)
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Gates of Prayer for Weekdays and at a House of Mourning Cover Image
By Chaim Stern (Editor)
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Torah Commentary for Our Times: Volume III: Numbers and Deuteronomy Cover Image
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Remix Judaism: Preserving Tradition in a Diverse World Cover Image
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The Jewish State: The Historic Essay that Led to the Creation of the State of Israel Cover Image
By Alan Dershowitz (Foreword by), Theodor Herzl
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For A Good Year: Selected High Holy Day Sermons of Rabbi Larry Raphael Cover Image
By Terrie Raphael (Editor)
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New Hope for American Art

                                               New Hope for American Art is the most comprehensive book ever published on artists from, and surrounding, the New Hope Art Colony (also known as the Pennsylvania Impressionists). This book, with its 612 pages and over 1,000 color plates of artwork include biographies of 165 individual Pennsylvania Impressionists and New Hope Modernists as well as artists from the Philadelphia Ten, a pioneering group of women all educated at Philadelphia art schools. 

In this book, you'll find biographies and artwork from such artists as:

  • Daniel Garber
  • Edward Redfield
  • George Sotter
  • Arthur Meltzer
  • Robert Spencer
  • William Langson Lathrop
  • Kenneth Nunamaker
  • John Folinsbee
  • Henry Snell
  • William F. Taylor
  • Fern Coppedge
  • M. Elizabeth Price
  • Clarence Johnson
  • S. George Phillips
  • Rae Sloan Bredin
  • Walter Baum
  • Walter Schofield
  • Morgan Colt
  • Charles Rosen
  • Joseph Meierhans
  • Charles F. Ramsey
  • Louis Stone
  • Charles Evans
  • Josef Zenk

New Hope for American Art was authored, designed and published by James M. Alterman, an expert in the field of Pennsylvania Impressionist and Modernist painting. A longtime collector and owner of two fine art galleries, Alterman wanted to create a user-friendly book intended not only to educate collectors and enthusiasts about this art but to help train one's eye. The book offers valuable tips on how to avoid common mistakes often experienced by new collectors drawn from the author's personal experiences as a collector and fine art dealer.