Survival Through Integration: American Reform Jewish by Ofer Shiff

By Ofer Shiff

The e-book makes a speciality of the main fashionable exponents of the universalistic ideology of yankee Reform Judaism within the Nineteen Thirties and Forties. those that tried to take care of unquestioning fealty to the rules of universalistic Reform, even in view of the disheartening realities of the Holocaust, are the heroes of the plot that unfolds right here. the way in which they struggled for his or her ideals may be considered as some degree of departure for a extra normal dialogue of the problem posed by means of the Holocaust to the fashionable Jewish trust within the risk and desirability of complete cultural and social Jewish integration into non-Jewish society at huge.

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Transport Policy and Funding by Nakagawa D., Matsunaka R.

By Nakagawa D., Matsunaka R.

Many nations world wide are making huge investments in transportation advancements, yet even higher investments are nonetheless wanted. investment is the most important to selling handy and tasty transportation systems.Various kinds of monetary assets are at the moment getting used and numerous new investment structures are being brought. delivery regulations and investment platforms are at some degree of vital divergence. an in depth comparability in their conceptual foundation is intensely attention-grabbing and worthwhile in making a choice on the easiest path for destiny transportation improvements.Transport coverage and investment examines how built international locations are fixing the matter of offering capital for current and destiny transportation targets. After describing the theoretical foundation of investment, the authorsintroduce the guidelines and monetary structures verified in different significant international locations. particularly new platforms are analyzed intimately, includingcharging tolls on roadway clients and the usage of non-public money for railway and airport development. subsequent, they supply a demonstrativeclarification of ways the monetary assets fluctuate between these international locations. They calculate who's truly purchasing these investments and the consequences are in comparison utilizing a number of charts and tables.This publication may be of price to better point researchers and graduate scholars in transportation and economics, and in addition to transportationauthorities, experts, and govt officers desirous about transportation; Ministries and different public shipping corporations; overseas banking and funding businesses; and significant building businesses.

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Linear Synchronous Motors Transportation And Automation by Jacek F. Gieras

By Jacek F. Gieras

Opposite to a few reviews, electrical automobiles are decidedly no longer a part of an old style zone of analysis. they're, in truth, the most well-liked machines of daily life, and the variety of kinds elevate nearly each year. Advances in fabrics engineering, strength electronics, and keep an eye on ideas in addition to strength and reliability calls for proceed to stimulate the improvement of interesting new applied sciences and functions. rating excessive one of the most enjoyable of those applied sciences are linear synchronous cars (LSMs). Linear Synchronous automobiles: Transportation and Automation structures offers a entire remedy of every kind of brushless LSMs-their building, electromagnetic results, keep watch over, and functions. It explains the physics of tough magnetic fabrics, discusses everlasting magnet and superconducting excitation structures, and addresses functions in manufacturing unit automation and high-speed transportation systems.LSMs have higher functionality and better strength density than their induction opposite numbers, they usually can function with a bigger mechanical clearance among their desk bound and relocating components. Paying equivalent awareness to the layout and the purposes of LSMs, Linear Synchronous cars deals a distinct chance to grasp the internal workings of LSMs, realize new learn effects, and preserve abreast in their rising functions. Electromechanical designers, electric and mechanical engineers, in addition to linear motor fans will welcome this large and authoritative paintings to their reference collections.

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Michael Brein's Guide to Washington, DC by the Metro by Michael Brein

By Michael Brein

#Michael Brein's advisor to Washington, DC by way of the Metro exhibits tourists the right way to visit Washington, DC's best 50 customer sights via metro, Tourmobile, and bus. The consultant exhibits which transit to exploit, which traces to take, which stops to board and go out at, and, utilizing approximately 30 distinctive mini-area-walking maps, indicates precisely the best way to stroll from those stops correct to the customer points of interest. extra close by sights also are indicated on those mini-maps. An ultra-large (very effortless to learn) professional map of Washington, DC's transit method can also be supplied. The Washington, DC advisor is concise, compact, and accomplished and matches on your pocket (leave the cumbersome books again within the lodge room!). Michael Brein s Washington, DC advisor is a part of the world's first and in basic terms commute consultant sequence particularly designed to teach tourists find out how to sightsee the head 50 customer sights through public transportation in a number of the world's such a lot visited cities.#

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Choosing Survival: Strategies for a Jewish Future by Bernard Susser

By Bernard Susser

All through heritage, the persecutions of the Jewish humans were valuable to their identification and to the team spirit in their faith and cultural history. yet now, with the luck of the Jewish nation of Israel and the prosperity of Jews within the usa, the collective sufferings that experience solid the Jewish identification are disappearing. The compelling query Bernard Susser and Charles Liebman ask in settling on Survival is: Will this luck satirically end up deadly to Judaism? Susser and Liebman paint a traumatic portrait of the decline of Judaism in either Israel and the us and the various--and as a rule ineffective--efforts to opposite that decline. In Israel, as Jews are more and more attracted to cosmopolitan Western tradition, Jewishness is at risk of being decreased purely to communal folkways, whereas political tensions among non secular and secular Jews threaten to drag the nation aside. within the united states, assimilation and secularization is even more durable to withstand. Efforts to reinforce Jewish identification by way of claiming the U.S. remains to be anti-Semitic and via pointing to the Holocaust and the threats to Israel's survival haven't labored. The authors do, besides the fact that, see a hopeful sign up Jewish Orthodoxy which, whereas no longer a workable method to the matter, is effectively passing on its tenets and practices and attracting many non-Orthodox Jews. They determine a number of facets of Orthodoxy that may be emulated by way of all Jews and carry the simplest wish for Jewish survival--its reverence for learn, its skill to set and preserve limitations, and its deep trust in community.For a person eager about the destiny of Judaism and what it capability to be Jewish, making a choice on Survival is an impassioned, troubling, and crucial booklet.

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Healthy Ties: Social Capital, Population Health and Survival by Markku T. Hyyppä

By Markku T. Hyyppä

Social capital is a commonly said candidate for imposing useful democratic techniques and selling public future health. fit ties. Social capital, inhabitants wellbeing and fitness and survival lines the trail from the conceptualization to the implementation of social capital. to supply empirical facts of the results of social capital on public overall healthiness is a significant problem and the focus of the ebook. within the Nordic international locations, own identity codes linking information from a number of resources, nation-wide inhabitants registers, nationally consultant and re-tested healthiness surveys, and the lengthy culture of epidemiology undergo serve good the learn into social capital and public health and wellbeing. updated longitudinal facts on social capital and wellbeing and fitness results are rigorously defined and reviewed during this ebook. In Finland, the Swedish-speaking minority is particularly long-lived and has larger healthiness compared with the Finnish-speaking majority. good conscious of the guideline that minorities do worse than their respective majorities when it comes to future health and healthiness, the writer offers this unprecedented phenomenon as a superb zone for social capital and public wellbeing and fitness examine. fit ties. Social capital, inhabitants future health and survival should still motivate students, researchers, lecturers and complex scholars in social epidemiology and public future health, and bring about new interventions in selling health.

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Wwii Transport & Halftracks by Pat Ware

By Pat Ware

Even if tanks and armored autos have been probably the main effective components of land armies within the interval after global battle 1, they represented yet a fragment of the army automobiles utilized by warring parties. when armored automobiles and tanks have been on the undoubted leading edge of the German Blitzkrieg offensives in 1939 and 1940, and next campaigns, with no gigantic numbers of ancillary cars to maneuver shops, munitions and the soldiers, who fought beside the armored forces and secured the floor the tanks received, the armored forces might were highly uncovered to counter-attack or flooring to a halt via loss of provides. it's a truism of battle that a military marches on its abdominal and the important position of lorries and different kinds of delivery can't be overstated by way of war. In North Africa, for instance the stretched and hugely uncovered offer strains of the Afrika Korps represented a weak point that the British have been in a position to make the most in the course of and after the the most important conflict of El-Alamein. even supposing, more and more, as global battle 2 improved, army shipping, quite at the Allied part used to be nearly completely motor-powered, one could omit that prior within the struggle, horse-drawn cars have been nonetheless common.
In international battle army cars Pat Ware offers a complete illustrated account of the improvement of army delivery through the interval from 1939 to 1945. protecting either Allied and Axis apparatus, the e-book is a wonderfully illustrated and distinctive learn into a side of army background that has frequently been missed by means of researchers and writers who've centred exclusively at the armored autos which led the assault. Incorporating a few 220 photographs, either colour and monochrome, together with specifically ready artistic endeavors, the ebook is a necessary paintings of reference for all army historians of worldwide battle 2.
Pat Ware is one in all Britain's most well known specialists just about army shipping. His first ebook for Ian Allan Publishing's army checklist, Land Rover At warfare, improvement and repair, was once released in 2007. This new quantity is an interesting research of the evolution of army delivery in the course of the interval from 1939 to 1945 which examines how the Allied and Axis forces answered to the problems of provide and logistics through the period.
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Reactivity and transport of heavy metals in soils by H. Magdi Selim, Michael C. Amacher

By H. Magdi Selim, Michael C. Amacher

The destiny of heavy steel debris within the surroundings is necessary simply because they have a tendency to be reactive, cellular, and hugely poisonous. Reactivity and shipping of Heavy Metals in Soils examines the occasionally complicated interactions that ensue among metals and the soil they occupy. It discusses simple kinetic strategies and covers the predictability and results of metal-soil interactions.This useful advisor provides and explains heavy steel matters an important to harmful waste web site cleanup, together with:

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Sports Media: Reporting, Producing, and Planning by Bradley Schultz, Edward T. Arke

By Bradley Schultz, Edward T. Arke

Sports Media covers reporting, anchoring, and creation, and provides thorough descriptions of the activities reporter and anchor's functionality in activities journalism. this article deals very important historic history at the evolution of the activities undefined, a few grounding within the company of activities, and a dialogue of social concerns together with the adventure of girls in activities journalism.

New to this edition:

  • An creation fascinated about the intersection of economics, know-how, and tradition that drives smooth activities journalism
  • Interviews with specialists presently operating within the box of activities journalism
  • The evolution of the to today’s audience-driven, social media-influenced landscape
  • Reporting as storytelling in a latest media environment
  • A better half site (www.routledge.com/cw/schultz) that includes video and audio examples from the authors’ personal paintings to demonstrate techniques from the textual content, hyperlinks to extra examples and additional assets, video excursions of creation amenities, video interviews with leaders within the box, and an up to date instructor’s manual.

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