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Title: Megillat Esther Mesorat HaRav: Commentary Based on the Teachings of Rabbi Joseph B....

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.

Title: Growing With My Cousin

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.

Rising From The Depths

She becomes a typical American girl and suppresses all her Holocaust memories, never discussing them even with close friends.

Title: The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion

It quotes stories and lessons from the Lubavitcher Rebbe, The Rav, Rav Kook, Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and many other luminaries.

Title: The Skeptic and the Rabbi: Falling in Love with Faith

The reader is able to suspend their prior knowledge and remain engaged with the text, a testament to Gruen’s writing skills.

Title: Rabbi Haim David Halevy: Gentle Scholar and Courageous Thinker

Halevy was a man of myriad talents. Be it a noted author, significant talmid chacham, master of kabbalah, gifted speaker and more.

Title: Am I My Body’s Keeper?Torah, Science, Diet, and Fitness – for Life

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.

Book Review: Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters”

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."

Title: Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira – Sermons from the Years of Rage

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.

Title: Strengthen Your Emunah

Here is a text that first and foremost encourages questions and exploration, knowing full well that the Torah does not shy away, and never has, from any challenge that comes its way.

Title: Birkon Mesorat Harav

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.

Title: Yaakov and the Secret of Acra Fortress

How many people know the lineage of King Antiochus, known formally as Antiochus IV Epiphanes?

A History of the Palestinian People – From Ancient Times to the Modern Era

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.

Title: The Person in the Parasha: Discovering the Human Element in the Weekly Torah...

Weinreb shares with us his personal triumphs and tribulations, and lessons from his many travels across the Jewish world.

From The Trailer Park To The Shabbos Park: One Woman’s Journey To Her Religious...

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.

Title: Contemporary Halakhic Problems: Volume 7

One of the more forceful and vital chapters is towards the end of the book when Rabbi Bleich discusses vaccinations.

A Glimpse Of The Beginning

We learn, for example, that his paternal uncle rabbi Shmuel Schneerson awarded his nephew rabbinic ordination;;

By His Light: Character & Values in the Service of God, based on addresses...

Rabbi Lichtenstein’s analysis of the events, especially the dialogues between them, serves as a lesson for our people’s leaders to read, and emulate in the many years to come.

Review of Rabbi Benjamin Blech’s “Redemption, Then and Now: Pesah Haggada with Essays and...

Rabbi Blech projects this example of optimism as a most important component to the liberation of the Exodus.

Yosef: The Prelude to Pesach

Yosef, the biblical figure, has been the center of numerous contemporary works detailing his historical and religious importance to our faith, thus making a dramatization of his life at this time of year on the Jewish calendar all the more important.

Award Named In Memory Of Ernest W. Michel

Now approaching the program’s 67th year, the National Jewish Book Awards celebrate Jewish literary achievement in a wide range of genres and form, honoring writers in 20 different categories each year.

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’.

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