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Through The Year

She lends meaning to each month of the Jewish calendar in an unparalleled manner.

Setting The Record Straight

“See what happened to Vashti when she displeased the king? It did not help her to be queen and a daughter of royalty. Can you imagine the consequences, had we not attended?”

Here’s a Holocaust Story with a Happy Ending

Dina Gold's "Stolen Legacy" is the story of one woman's victory against the Nazis, albeit 60 years later.

Rabbi Kahane is Still Right

The action and suspense surrounding Kahane’s life includes many historic moments and reads like a thriller

A Creative Orphanage Director Before His Tragic End

Indeed, these interviews make enriching readings for professional educators and parents

Rabbi Meir Kahane: A Man Who Never Gave Up

Perhaps his most impressive trait – one I did not fully appreciate before reading Mrs. Kahane’s work – is the tirelessness with which he worked for his goals.

2015 Jewish Children’s Book Roundup

Not only do books make great Chanukah presents, but you may just instill a love for the printed word in your kids, a gift that can last a lifetime!

A Second-Generation Account

The real life events that Dobin describes in her book brings joy to your face and tears to your eyes in all of the right places.

From Lyrics To A Novel, Through America’s Pastime: Abie Rotenberg’s Newest Creation, The Season...

“When creating a work of music, I’ve experienced epiphanies – where a song in its entirety took literally minutes to write – as well as drawn out, lengthy endeavors that took years to complete.

With Complete Faith

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.

Defending G-d And Our Patriarchs

One of the most challenging questions posed is whether there are fundamental differences between divine justice and human justice.

In A Lyrical Way

Very few of the poems follow an expected rhyme or meter.

For Every Season

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

Holocaust Memoir From An Orthodox Viewpoint

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.

Who Killed William Of Norwich?

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

Looking At The High Holidays Through The Lens Of L’Dovid

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.

Should He Stay Or Should He Go

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.

Across The Torah Landscape

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

Face To Face In 1948

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

Wisdom From The Sages

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

Megillas Amestris

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

Judging Book Covers

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

The Le Marais Express

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

Fighting The Good Fight

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.

Living With One Parent

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

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