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War Hero, Captive, Chief Rabbi, [Jerusalem] Deputy Mayor, and Diplomat [to the Vatican]

Rabbi Cohen was raised in holiness by the original codifier of some of Rav Kook’s writings when Rav Kook was still alive.

A Learner’s Haggadah

Even the very physicality of the seder participant is given narrative space so as to give the participant the rational for the physical choreography of the seder night’s ‘program’.

The Legacy Of The Or Hachaim

19 Adar 5777 – March 16, 2017
Another remarkable fact concerning the Or Hachaim is that he is the only Sephardi commentator in most editions of the Mikra’ot Gedolot, a point that is little recognized today.

Title: Yaakov and the Treasures of Timna Valley

Yaakov lives in the year 2025. He and his sister, Rachel, find in the data bank of one of their robots cryptic data sent by a pirate in Djerba, which leads them onto the trail of their second adventure.

The Irony Of The Purim Shpiel

5 Adar 5777 – March 2, 2017
Esther is the only Megillah read twice, once in the evening synagogue service of Purim and a second time during the morning services on Purim

Title: When God Becomes History: Historical Essays of Rabbi Avraham Yitzchak HaCohen Kook

Historical context means everything when understanding the misunderstood.

Title: With Might And Strength: An Autobiography

25 Shevat 5777 – February 20, 2017
Written in somewhat of a raw, clipped style, Goren holds no punches for those whom he admired, and those whom he scorned.

Title: Halakhic Morality: Essays on Ethics and Masorah by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik

The Rav begins his project with an in-depth examination of the first four mishnayot of Pirkei Avot, raising topics such as the sources of ethics, power and persuasion, elitism and democracy, educational philosophy, freedom and coercion, among others.

Building A Wall Is Nothing New

8 Shevat 5777 – February 3, 2017
These valued teachings should surely serve as an apt example and model for application in our own times.

The Original Jews Of The Ghetto

A reconstruction of the Ghetto in its various historical phases makes it possible to see exactly how the quarter grew...

Seeing Hashem’s Hand Through The Pain

7 Tevet 5777 – January 5, 2017
Rabbi Rosenblatt is a rabbi in London who is also the founder of Tikun, a chesed organization with many activities and programs.

Stories To Light Up The Dark Winter

24 Kislev 5777 – December 23, 2016
Rabbi Krohn is a deeply emotional person and this comes through in his dedication of the book to three sterling Teachers of Torah who all passed away this year.

A Gadol’s Holocaust Memoir

The memoir follows a year and a half of the travels and travails of Rabbi Hirschprung from the beginning of World War II until his arrival in Japan.

Mother, Daughter Collaborate On Jewish ‘Where’s Waldo?’

20 Kislev 5777 – December 19, 2016
The idea for the book came from Filreis who turned to art in 2005 after a bout with cancer.

The Inside Story Of Hebron

1 Kislev 5777 – November 30, 2016
The Land of Israel is ours by divine bequest; we need only claim our heritage.

Standing Up to Terror Appeasement

12 Heshvan 5777 – November 13, 2016
An inquiry into terrorism inspired by the dog a dog that never barked.

Co-Existence

10 Heshvan 5777 – November 10, 2016
Ultimately, the essays show that there does not have to be serious contradiction between Torah and western thought.

Playing With Fire

2 Heshvan 5777 – November 2, 2016
If leftist activists really cared about black Americans, Mac Donald argues, they would champion the police.

Rav Meir Shapira’s Daf Yomi Talmud for Sale in Jerusalem

28 Tishri 5777 – October 30, 2016
A special edition Gemara was printed for the first cycle of Daf Yomi in 1925.

Chin Up

12 Tishri 5777 – October 13, 2016
Morah Becky describes her own foray into the world of Jewish children’s literature as a lesson in emunah and Siyata Dishmaya (help from Above).

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