Rodef Shalom Biblical Botanical Garden
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Publications

 

Our Books

As part of the Biblical Gardens mission towards education, we offer a selection of materials available for purchase discussing different topics the garden explores. These range from reference books, to essays, to cookbooks. In addition to our online store, all books are available for purchase in person at the Rodef Shalom Gift Corner, or by phone at 412-621-6566.

 
 
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BOTANICAL SYMBOLS IN WORLD RELIGIONS – A Guide

by Irene Jacob
Lavishly illustrated with a thorough introduction to the theme. A selection of botanical symbols used by Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, and Taoism.

$15.00


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PLANTS OF THE BIBLE AND THEIR USES

by Irene Jacob
A complete guide to the plants of the bible, including descriptions of the plant, their growing conditions, and their ancient and modern uses.

$ 22


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A TASTE OF HONEY

Edited by Marian Finegold
A book of recipes to accompany the special exhibit “Land of Milk and Honey.” All recipes contain honey.

$8


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THE ENVIRONMENT IN JEWISH LAW AND ETHICS

Edited by Walter Jacob in association with Moshe Zemer
A collection of essays exploring the way Jewish law and ethics intersect with the environment.

$15


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DINING WITH THE ANCIENTS

Edited by Karen Herzog
A book of recipes from Ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome.


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COOKING WITH BEER

Edited by Karen Herzog
A short collection of recipes, all featuring one of the words most popular beverages, beer.

$3


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OUR PARADISE

By Walter Jacob
A 30-year history of the garden. Exploring its creation and impact.

$18