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book-Angel
 

Posted on: September 10th, 2015

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The Jewish Holiday Companion has articles for every Jewish holiday, and even contains entries for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaAtzma’ut, and Thanksgiving.

book-Holocaust
 

Posted on: September 10th, 2015

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The chronological voice within his writing is memoir-like in style – in the sense of a man looking back in time – but with the extant content of rapidly unfolding everyday events, like a diary.

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Posted on: September 1st, 2015

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How did an unresolved murder case turn into an accusation of ritual murder?

book-Lord-Get-Me-High
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2015

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Even when our prayers are ignored and troubles confront us, Rabbi Shoff teaches that it is the same God who sent the difficulties as who answered our prayers before.

book-Avi's-Choice
 

Posted on: August 28th, 2015

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His parents make it clear that they feel the right thing is for Avi to visit his grandfather, but they leave it up to him.

book-Torah-Mysteries-Illuminated
 

Posted on: July 23rd, 2015

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Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.

book-Culture-Shock
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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In Culture Shock, readers will also come to identify with a culture from the other end of Orthodox Jewry’s spectrum.

book-Pirkei-Avos
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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Our Sages have told us exactly how we should act – and how our children should act – in Pirkei Avos, Ethics of the Fathers.

book-Esther-Unmasked
 

Posted on: July 3rd, 2015

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A second supposed difficulty actually becomes a reason to corroborate that Amestris is Esther.

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Posted on: June 22nd, 2015

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Whether the rest of us admit it or not, covers draw our attentions and create the initial impressions we have with books.

book-Behind-Prison-Walls
 

Posted on: June 18th, 2015

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The book takes us through 2 years in the life of Ann’s daughter, son-in-law and their new baby born in France.

book-Living-History
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

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Chesler speaks directly to her erstwhile colleagues in the feminist movement who ostracized her for blowing the lid off the gnawing undercurrent of anti-Israel sentiment in their ranks.

book-Live-With-Mommy
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

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The book is exquisitely illustrated and young children will find it very easy to relate to every page.

book-Giants
 

Posted on: June 15th, 2015

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Ackerman’s clear, lucid prose throws the harshness of the narrative into sharp relief.

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.

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.

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