While Rabbi Dalfin is himself a Lubavitcher, he admirably attempts to be evenhanded and to allow the facts to speak for themselves.
Nechama was a dedicated and tireless teacher who spent decades creating and disseminating her gilyanot (worksheets).
Her buried records have never been retrieved but it is strongly believed that her efforts prevailed and that those who were rescued by her survived the Holocaust.
With raw candor and authenticity, Bracha shares her painful struggles, as she seeks to understand the meaning of life and the inconsistencies of the feminist movement that she supports.
The single devastating element that unified his patient clientele was that they had all been diagnosed with some form of pediatric cancer.
This newly-published edition gives readers the opportunity to return to many of the important ideas by leading Torah scholars originally presented within the tome first published 20 years ago.
In this masterful work, Rav Cardozo not only critiques the great challenges that Jews face in the world but also lays out an inspirational and comprehensive vision of contemporary Judaism, one where, “Halacha’s main [function] is to protest against a world that is becoming ever more complacent, self-indulgent, insensitive, and egocentric”
The Talmud teaches that all Israel are responsible for one another. Risa writes that the terrorists attacked Chaim with a knife to his head because he was a Jew -- therefore the Jewish people had to take special care of him.
The Rav astutely notes that the story of Esther tells us in the most lively, realistic fashion, with a tinge of refined yet biting sarcasm, about paradoxical, absurd events, which are both tragic and comical at the same time.
One thinks of family as an all-embracing sanctuary – a safe haven and a refuge from the outside world. But this is rarely the case.
She becomes a typical American girl and suppresses all her Holocaust memories, never discussing them even with close friends.
It quotes stories and lessons from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, The Rav, Rav Kook, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and many other luminaries.
The reader is able to suspend their prior knowledge and remain engaged with the text, a testament to Gruen’s writing skills.
Halevy was a man of myriad talents. Be it a noted author, significant talmid chacham, master of kabbalah, gifted speaker and more.
It's hard to read a book and get up and move simultaneously. But this book, more than any other, did get me to get up and move.
This book is, "The riveting and untold story of the intelligence task force that launched a dynamic new front in the war on terror. A thrill ride with one of the most important Israeli start-ups of them all."
Although the manuscripts of the Rebbe’s writings were brought to Israel many years ago, this publication reveals extensive new information on the details surrounding their burial and discovery.
In the preface, Rabbi Menachem Genack writes that halacha, in the Rav’s analysis, transforms eating by means of a new institution, the se’uda.
How many people know the lineage of King Antiochus, known formally as Antiochus IV Epiphanes?
Assaf A. Voll has written one of the most comprehensive books on the history of the Palestinian People.
Title: Maimonides: Between Philosophy and Halakhah: Rabbi Joseph B Soloveitchik’s Lectures on the Guide...
The Rav argues that for Rambam, a great deal of man’s striving to understand God is related to trying to understand His deeds and imitating them.
Torah-based sources can be powerful tools for overcoming anxiety.
Weinreb shares with us his personal triumphs and tribulations, and lessons from his many travels across the Jewish world.
Despite not having any religious identity, Mrs. Teitler recalls that she and her younger sister were both beaten up at the trailer parks where they lived for being Jewish.
One of the more forceful and vital chapters is towards the end of the book when Rabbi Bleich discusses vaccinations.