Read First! -- Our Learning Store for Books, Music, Art ("Shouk Shalom")

Ordering Books, CD's, DVD's & Art
From The Shalom Center and from Publishers

There are two ways to buy books, CDs, DVDs, and art of special interest to Shalom Center members and friends:

1. The Shalom Center's SHOUK SHALOM -- our virtual market-place / bazaar like the legendary shops of the Lower East Side and the marketplaces of Jerusalem -- has these items in stock at discounted prices. These items can be ordered from Shouk Shalom by clicking here:

• an amazing collection of songs and singers on a CD called "Sing Shalom!" that includes Pete Seeger, Peter Yarrow, Charlie King, Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi and Paul Horn in a duet on shofar and flute, Rabbi Shefa Gold, Rabbi Aryeh Hirschfield z'l, and many others;

• a double DVD – one, of the original pioneering Freedom Seder of 1969; the other, of the 40th-anniversary Interfaith Freedom Seder for the Earth, celebrated in Washington DC in the spring of 2009;

• A gorgeous poster, a replica of the Shalom Quilt made by renowned quilter Amy Smith from two dozen creative T-shirts.

Elijah's Covenant between the Generations: a 60-age booklet with ceremony & curriculum for teens and their families approaching Bat/Bar Mitzvah or confirmation, on how to think and act Jewishly on the climate crisis

Several books by Rabbi Arthur Waskow:

Godwrestling – Round 2, an exploration of the Bible and of Judaism from the standpoint of the 59th century;

A Time for Every Purpose Under Heaven: The Jewish Life-Spiral as a Spiritual Journey, a history and handbook co-written with Rabbi Phyllis Berman;

Down-to-Earth Judaism, a history and spiritual handbook on Jewish practice during the past 4,000 years in regard to food, money, sex, and restfulness;

Tales of Tikkun: New Jewish Stories to Heal the Wounded World, a collection of new stories by Rabbi Waskow and Rabbi Phyllis Berman, rewoven from old tales of Bible and Talmud seen from an eco-Jewish and women's perspective;

• a unique 2-volume anthology -- Torah of the Earth: 4,000 Years of Jewish Thought about Ecology;

Becoming Brothers, a wrestle in two voices written with his brother Howard about the conflicts and reconciliations of brotherhood beginning in Baltimore of the 1930s.

2. Separately, we recommend a number of books by Rabbi Arthur Waskow and by other leaders of various aspects of Jewish renewal that can be bought from the publishers or through our associated bookstore, Powell's in Portland, OR. For those, please see the other specific articles in this section.

The Shalom Center: