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Mysterious Manuscripts

15 Tevet 5775 – January 5, 2015
His phenomenal memory encompassed the Written Torah, the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud, and all the major commentaries.

A YA Secret No Longer

5 Tevet 5775 – December 26, 2014
Who hasn’t experienced how hard it can be to fit in?

Finally, The Jewish Harry Potter

27 Kislev 5775 – December 18, 2014
Written with flowing language and engaging style, Attar weaves a spell that combines mystery, humor, adventure and Kabbalah in the most magical place in the world, the Old City of erusalem.

How To Live In The Chassidic Tradition

There are those who highlight the diversity of these different teachings, seeing each rebbe as teaching a separate path.

Wolf In Hijab

20 Kislev 5775 – December 11, 2014
Because she is keenly aware that anti-Semitism may start with the Jews but never ends with the Jews, she makes the logical connection between the opprobrium for both America and Israel so commonplace on the political left.

A New Perspective On The Jewish State

In this narrative of history, it is the third world Palestinians who are victims of the marauding Jews, of course.

From The Depths

7 Kislev 5775 – November 28, 2014
Their memoirs capture these experiences through a Torah-faith point of view.

Reinvigorating The Study Of Tanach

The penultimate section of the book serves as a primer to modern Biblical scholarship and Orthodox responses.

Of The Book: Winter 2014

5 Kislev 5775 – November 26, 2014

A Topsy Turvy Life

13 Heshvan 5775 – November 5, 2014
While still a student in a small Midwest college she learns that her aunt in New York has passed away, resulting in her life turning topsy turvy.

Multiple Dimensions, A Parshah At A Time

29 Elul 5774 – September 23, 2014
For each weekly reading, Rabbi Grysman begins with a synopsis of the Torah portion, followed by a focus on a major issue.

Retracing Horrors

4 Elul 5774 – August 29, 2014
Goldsmith himself went on his own “voyage of discovery” to the places where his grandfather and uncle landed and were sent.

From Europe To Palestine To The U.S. – The Story Of A Man, His...

27 Av 5774 – August 22, 2014
Leon experienced the War of Independence from a soldier’s perspective, while remaining true to his Jewish ideals and beliefs.

An Israel Love Story With a Twist

8 Av 5774 – August 4, 2014
"Fields of Exile" provides a glimpse into the horrors of academic anti-Israelism, experienced by one firmly rooted in the left.

It’s All From Hashem

6 Av 5774 – August 1, 2014
A chacham striving for self-control over his emotion to act vindictively against someone who wronged him should make use of the concept of hashgachah pratisto achieve this goal – as if the aggressor had no free-will and was compelled to wrong him.

Simple Yet Profound

This work contains three important essays on the essential questions of modern religious Tanach study.

Looking Forward

24 Tammuz 5774 – July 21, 2014
Written entirely through Frayda’s eyes, the reader is drawn by her unassuming personality.

Seeing The Kings, Anew

Adopting an ancient exegetical approach that is based on midrashic readings of the text, thematic connections that span between various books of the Bible are revealed.

One Rabbi’s Take On Israel

While Lipman comes from an ultra-Orthodox background and is an Orthodox rabbi, he offers a breath of fresh air when he suggests that “polarization caused by extremism and isolationism in the religious community may be the greatest internal threat to the future of the Jewish people”

Different From You And Me

17 Tammuz 5774 – July 14, 2014
“Have you forgotten your dreams?” The Hope Merchant asks a defeated and hopeless Lily when she “happens” upon his shop.

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