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book-To-Fill-The-Sky-With-Stars
 

Posted on: March 27th, 2015

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The connection between what I experienced as a high school teenager and the adult I am today did not come easy to me.

book-lets-go-free
 

Posted on: March 19th, 2015

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Often I open Haggadot and find depictions of the Makos or slavery that I find troubling for a young audience.

Frankfort Tanach
 

Posted on: March 12th, 2015

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How the volume made its way from a 17th-century Frankfurt printing press to finding its twin in Haifa is a fascinating story.

book-Most-Beautiful-Nation
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2015

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It captures the love of the Jewish soul as only Shlomo Hamelech could portray it – and as only Rabbi Miller could explain it.

book-Headlines-Halachic
 

Posted on: February 26th, 2015

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Erudite and academic, drawing from ancient and modern sources, the book can be discussed at the Shabbos table as well as in kollel.

book-Small-Miracles-from-Beyond
 

Posted on: February 13th, 2015

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For those who doubt or entirely disbelieve the phenomenon, this book will change your mind.

book-Welcome
 

Posted on: February 13th, 2015

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Cyrelle Simon lived for over 45 years in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she and her late husband, Purdue biology professor Edward H. Simon, held many volunteer leadership positions in the Jewish community.

book-Perfection
 

Posted on: January 29th, 2015

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In the introduction to the first volume, R. Katz discusses the Torah ideal, arguing that the Torah’s laws are intended to craft the perfect man and are not to be regarded as ends unto themselves.

book-Lincoln
 

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015

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It’s almost pointless to try to summarize all of the fascinating information that Holzer’s research unearthed.

book-Letters-from-Mir
 

Posted on: January 23rd, 2015

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The special charm of these letters is their immediacy and authenticity of emotion and description.

Rav Yosef Rosen, the Rogatchover Gaon
 

Posted on: January 5th, 2015

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His phenomenal memory encompassed the Written Torah, the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud, and all the major commentaries.

book-super-secret-diary
 

Posted on: December 26th, 2014

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Who hasn’t experienced how hard it can be to fit in?

book-elisha-davidson
 

Posted on: December 18th, 2014

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Written with flowing language and engaging style, Attar weaves a spell that combines mystery, humor, adventure and Kabbalah in the most magical place in the world, the Old City of erusalem.

book-path-for-life
 

Posted on: December 18th, 2014

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There are those who highlight the diversity of these different teachings, seeing each rebbe as teaching a separate path.

book-new-anti-semitism
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2014

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Because she is keenly aware that anti-Semitism may start with the Jews but never ends with the Jews, she makes the logical connection between the opprobrium for both America and Israel so commonplace on the political left.

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book-Making-David
 

Posted on: December 11th, 2014

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In this narrative of history, it is the third world Palestinians who are victims of the marauding Jews, of course.

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book-from-the-depths
 

Posted on: November 28th, 2014

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Their memoirs capture these experiences through a Torah-faith point of view.

book-tanakh
 

Posted on: November 28th, 2014

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The penultimate section of the book serves as a primer to modern Biblical scholarship and Orthodox responses.

Winter 2014 cover
 

Posted on: November 26th, 2014

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Rabbi Maurice Lamm
 

Posted on: November 26th, 2014

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Creativity without clarity is not sufficient for writing. I am eternally thankful to Hashem for his gift to me.

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