Support Migdal Ohr by purchasing letters in the Torah Scroll that will be written in honor of Rabbi Grossman’s 70th Birthday.
Posted on: October 12th, 2015
Neuberger peppers the book, his fourth, with quotes from the Torah, the Psalms, the Prophets, and other classic Jewish sources to buttress his thesis that biblical prophesies and the words of the rabbis are referring directly to our times.
One of the most challenging questions posed is whether there are fundamental differences between divine justice and human justice.
Posted on: September 24th, 2015
Very few of the poems follow an expected rhyme or meter.
Posted on: September 10th, 2015
The Jewish Holiday Companion has articles for every Jewish holiday, and even contains entries for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaAtzma’ut, and Thanksgiving.
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.
Posted on: September 1st, 2015
How did an unresolved murder case turn into an accusation of ritual murder?
Posted on: August 28th, 2015
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.
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.
Posted on: July 23rd, 2015
Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.
Posted on: July 3rd, 2015
In Culture Shock, readers will also come to identify with a culture from the other end of Orthodox Jewry’s spectrum.
Our Sages have told us exactly how we should act – and how our children should act – in Pirkei Avos, Ethics of the Fathers.
A second supposed difficulty actually becomes a reason to corroborate that Amestris is Esther.
Posted on: June 22nd, 2015
Whether the rest of us admit it or not, covers draw our attentions and create the initial impressions we have with books.
Posted on: June 18th, 2015
The book takes us through 2 years in the life of Ann’s daughter, son-in-law and their new baby born in France.
Posted on: June 15th, 2015
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.
The book is exquisitely illustrated and young children will find it very easy to relate to every page.
Ackerman’s clear, lucid prose throws the harshness of the narrative into sharp relief.
Posted on: March 27th, 2015
The connection between what I experienced as a high school teenager and the adult I am today did not come easy to me.
Posted on: March 19th, 2015
Often I open Haggadot and find depictions of the Makos or slavery that I find troubling for a young audience.
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