Although he lived his life devoid of traditional religious observance, Albert Einstein very famously stated: "I shall never believe that G-d plays dice with the world."
Beloved nutritional counselor a.k.a. naturopath Shoshanna Harrari lives in Israel and hops around the globe helping clients to live healthier lives. With an impressive record for reversing disease, the author is an in-demand speaker and consultant. Her recipe book is a tool for resting her voice and a great addition to many kitchens. Photos by Shoshanna's husband Micah Harrari show the bounty of blessings upon our plates, if only we'll put them there.
A bit of give and take ensues but finally the name Passover wins the day.
Valerie Farber's impressive research (with experts acknowledged in her text), her captivat-ing story and seamless dialogue will entertain readers of her first book, City of Refuge - A Novel of the Ancient Past.
The Jewish Colony Association had chosen the mountainous location not for its suitability as farmland, but because of its price. When more and more...
Tevye took the shovel and started to dig. The earth was hard, but after breaking through the frozen topsoil, the ground became looser below. Whoever would have dreamed of Tevye digging up his Golda?
The Jewish world owes Yaffa Ganz a big "Thank you!" for the newly available reprint of some of her classic stories.
The Heretic is a history of the early beginnings of the Spanish Inquisition in novelized form - a breathtaking tour de force that is both historically accurate and unusually entertaining, so that one can almost finish the nearly 400 pages in just two or three sittings.
Like The Stars Of The Heavens is a book that shines almost as brightly as the very stars in heaven.
Everyone involved had to be physically present in one office to get a book published.
Readers can be more fluent and confident in their Hebrew communication efforts in only 231 paperback pages when they read English to Hebrew by Subject: Topic Dictionary for Learning & Reference. The second edition paperback is packed with 41 chapters full of necessary words and phrases for present-day and future life in Israel. A companion CD in each edition allows listeners to hear words and phrases clarified for listeners with British or American accents.
The connection between what I experienced as a high school teenager and the adult I am today did not come easy to me.
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.
The proliferation of seforim, and for that matter English seforim (and for that matter English seforim on halacha), in the last 20 years or so is mostly a blessing. But it has its drawbacks as well, chief among them the gobs of poor seforim. Poor can mean poorly written, poorly explained, poorly reasoned, or all three.
The world can sometimes seem like a very dark and cold place. If you ever feel that way, or are looking for a good dose of inspiration, you must read Stories That Light Up Your Heart. When you read stories of people around the globe who had their prayers answered, who saw that indeed Hashem was with them every step of the way, or who experienced a moment when heaven touched earth, it will light up your heart as well.
Despite commonly held conceptions that athletic prowess and Jews don't mix, a Jewish fascination and involvement with the world of sports can be traced back throughout the ages.
As we all know, time is of essence to transmit the saga of our parents' suffering in the Holocaust before there are no more witnesses alive to tell their stories. Chavi Diamond, a daughter of survivors, is a woman with a mission. She feels this urgency keenly and has initiated a groundbreaking series of Holocaust children's books geared to ages 6-12.
Jews would be the most populous group on Earth today if our numbers when we left Egypt more than 3,000 years ago had been allowed to grow in a natural, unimpeded way. But we know from the history of massacres and laws against our people that the rate of Jewish population growth has been anything but natural. How have we survived so many enemies over so many years? How can we have any hope for the future?
Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.
"Members of the search committee You asked me to respond to three questions, and I will do so ... to avoid the appearance of being uncooperative. My husband, too, objects to your impertinence in summoning me Number one: do I want my husband to be rosh yeshiva?"
The next chapter of the award-winning novel.
Feldheim's motto, "Torah Literature of Quality," is well-suited to Purim and the Persian Empire: A Historical, Archaeological & Geographical Perspective. Written by Yeshivat Itri graduate Rabbi Yehuda Landy, this magnum opus is wonderfully prepared, informative and valuable to a wide range of readers. Landy teaches at Yeshivat Ohr Yerushalayim and is a certified tour guide in Israel. His credentials served his research efforts well.
Author: Shifra Shomron Publisher: Mazo Publishers
You can tell Rabbi Yossy Goldman’s book From Where I Stand: Life Messages from the Weekly Torah Reading by its covers. The front cover is a photograph of a rabbi in a shul that is full of light.
The "Collection of Imaginative Stories" in HaMalach HaGoel and Other Bedtime Stories is a bit on the high-minded side with a few clich?s tossed in the mix. Nevertheless, the lap-sized hardcover explains to its readers how to become mature, responsible individuals of integrity. The life lessons are for children aged eight and up.