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Title: The Spirit of the Seasons: Insights into the Yomim Tovim

17 Kislev 5771 – November 24, 2010
Jews around the world are reflecting on the Jewish New Year season that recently passed. It seems that everybody is struggling with their resolutions to be better and to do better. All of us are worrying about the daunting lead-up to life's next chapter: Thanksgiving season. Xmas parties. Awkward situations, she'elot that make you blush to ask them. Bills. More bills. Tempers. Fourth quarter reports. Bosses cut losses by firing staff. Fear. Panic. You wonder what was gained by going through the Yamim Noraim. I have good news for you: The Spirit of the Seasons by Rabbi Jonathan Shooter can show you insights into the Yamim Tovim to soothe your soul and psyche.

Title: HaMalach HaGoel and Other Bedtime Stories

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.

Title: The Alternative

10 Kislev 5771 – November 17, 2010
The Alternative, by Rabbi Yehuda Schwartz, outspoken "Inside View" columnist, is his first book since retiring from The Jewish Press more than 20 years ago. In it, he describes the cosmological connection between Israel and the nations and looks into the future on the subject of Messianism.

Title: The Alternative

The Alternative, by Rabbi Yehuda Schwartz, outspoken "Inside View" columnist, is his first book since retiring from The Jewish Press more than 20 years ago. In it, he describes the cosmological connection between Israel and the nations and looks into the future on the subject of Messianism.

Title: Benny the Big Shot

12 Heshvan 5771 – October 20, 2010
This colorful tale about the green-eyed monster called "Kina" puts jealousy into Jewish perspective. Share it with children of all ages and let the relief begin. The surprise ending will knock some reality into prejudiced thought patterns.

Title: Remarkable Park

This gentle look at nature in 26 pages comes off as a nurturing, quiet read. Lessons about middot tovot and personal potential in Remarkable Park will fill young minds with wonder.

Title: Where Am I?

29 Tishri 5771 – October 7, 2010
A sweet book for young fingers learning to turn pages, Where Am I is an introduction to literature for little ones. Familiar places and situations will delight the tots identifying them.

Title: Noach: Stranded And Branded

28 Tishri 5771 – October 6, 2010
Here is a volume about a man sublime, Absolutely, incontrovertibly outstanding in his time. A profound character study of ancestor Noach Rendered in syncopated and metered rhyme.

Title: Noach: Stranded And Branded

Here is a volume about a man sublime, Absolutely, incontrovertibly outstanding in his time. A profound character study of ancestor Noach Rendered in syncopated and metered rhyme.

Title: The Miracle of the Golden Dove and Other Stories

21 Tishri 5771 – September 29, 2010
A delightful lap-sized hardcover, The Miracle of the Golden Dove and Other Stories holds captivating illustrations that deliver a powerful middot-improving message with the text.

Title: Everyone’s Got a Story

23 Iyyar 5768 – May 28, 2008
Who doesn't love a good story? And who hasn't said to themselves, "I wish I could write this one down"?

Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi Prison

15 Av 5766 – August 9, 2006
Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart         It's hard to believe, but nearly...

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