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Destroying the Chametz Within and Truly Preparing for Pesach
 
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Funeral of Baruch Mizrachi (Photo Essay)

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Titles: Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh and Fresh Fruit and Vintage Wine: The Ethics and Wisdom of the Aggada

Posted on: October 21st, 2009

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Ktav has recently published two books by young scholars whose well-respected teaching skills have been skillfully adapted to the written word. Rabbi Angel, one of the talented and popular Bible teachers at Yeshiva University and rabbi of the historic Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in New York, brings us a sequel to his well-received Through an Opaque Lens.

 

Title: Noah’s Family Carousel

Posted on: September 30th, 2009

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A family affair, this is a book to get your hands on - literally! Your family can join Noah's as you read about how they cared for the zoo within the ark on their 40-day and night journey.

 

Title: Noah’s Family Carousel

Posted on: September 30th, 2009

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A family affair, this is a book to get your hands on - literally! Your family can join Noah's as you read about how they cared for the zoo within the ark on their 40-day and night journey.

 

Title: Torah For Your Table

Posted on: September 16th, 2009

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As individuals interacting and developing relationships, as families communicating and bonding, Americans spend much quality time around the dinner table. "Let's discuss it over dinner" has become a popular means of resolving issues in our society.

 

Title: Empowered to Heal: Therapeutic Visualizations Drawn for the Lunar Months

Posted on: August 19th, 2009

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Spend only a nanosecond scoffing at the title if necessary, to assuage your inner skeptic. Then delve into the pages of this book to find a universe of rabbinic thoughts that promote the healing of any malady.

 

Title: Genesis – the Book with Seventy Faces: A Guide for the Family

Posted on: August 19th, 2009

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A lap-sized hardcover, Genesis - the Book with Seventy Faces: A Guide for the Family invites young minds to grow. The text asks thought-provoking questions about Bereishis, challenging classical commentary and na?ve notions about formative world and Jewish history events.

 

Title: Minhagei Lita: Customs of Lithuanian Jewry

Posted on: August 5th, 2009

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"We should practice Judaism just as they did in Europe" is a sentiment one is likely to hear in haredi and yeshivish communities. "We shouldn't act any differently just because we're in America."

 

Title: Torah Tigers

Posted on: July 8th, 2009

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Mix Dr. Seuss-type rhymes with a healthful dose of Torah values and you get two terrific things: the first being Dr. Miriam Adahan's departure from her usually adult reading fare. The second is an effective tool for teachers, therapists and rabbanim faced with community members who just don't "get it" about how to behave as menschlich parents.

 

Title: A Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Ba’al Shem Tov and His Disciples

Posted on: July 8th, 2009

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A Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Ba'al Shem Tov and His Disciples vividly outlines the lofty character traits that every Jew should strive to attain.

 

Title: A Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Ba’al Shem Tov and His Disciples

Posted on: July 8th, 2009

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A Never-Ending Tale: Illustrated Parables of the Ba'al Shem Tov and His Disciples vividly outlines the lofty character traits that every Jew should strive to attain.

 

Title: Living from Convention to Convention: A History of NCSY, 1954-1980

Posted on: July 1st, 2009

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Living from Convention to Convention: A History of NCSY, 1954-1980 by Zev Eleff charts the history of NCSY since its inception. These formative years allowed the national youth organization of the Orthodox Union to become what many say is now the largest force in bringing Jewish teens closer to their heritage and religion.

 

Title: Wild Water Lilies: The Wartime Diary of a Young Girl

Posted on: June 24th, 2009

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"This diary was written in South Wales at the same time as Anne Frank was writing hers in Holland. Only 22 miles separated the shores of the British Isles from the occupied countries of Europe. An invasion of Nazi forces was expected day by day.

 

Title: Aliza in MitzvahLand

Posted on: June 24th, 2009

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After reading Aliza in MitzvahLand your children may never again be able to get away with saying, "I'm bored!" This brand new, refreshingly imaginative picture book is a boredom buster!

 

Title: Aliza in MitzvahLand

Posted on: June 24th, 2009

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After reading Aliza in MitzvahLand your children may never again be able to get away with saying, "I'm bored!" This brand new, refreshingly imaginative picture book is a boredom buster!

 

Title: A Vow Fulfilled – The Fran Laufer Story: Memories and Miracles

Posted on: June 3rd, 2009

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Everyone loves a success story. We can't resist the vicarious thrill of escaping into the lives of real-life heroes who, against all odds, miraculously and heroically soar. It's no wonder, then, that a book like A Vow Fulfilled - The Fran Laufer Story: Memories and Miracles has the power to capture our attention.

 

Title: A Vow Fulfilled – The Fran Laufer Story: Memories and Miracles

Posted on: June 3rd, 2009

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Everyone loves a success story. We can't resist the vicarious thrill of escaping into the lives of real-life heroes who, against all odds, miraculously and heroically soar. It's no wonder, then, that a book like A Vow Fulfilled - The Fran Laufer Story: Memories and Miracles has the power to capture our attention.

 

Mitzvah To Be Kind

Posted on: June 3rd, 2009

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The proliferation of seforim, and for that matter English seforim (and for that matter English seforim on halacha), in the last 20 years or so is mostly a blessing. But it has its drawbacks as well, chief among them the gobs of poor seforim. Poor can mean poorly written, poorly explained, poorly reasoned, or all three.

 

Courage And Guts

Posted on: May 6th, 2009

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It takes courage and guts for a well-known person in the Orthodox world to write a memoir, a personal account sharing chapters of her life, which include how she became frum. On May 11 in New York, Leah Kotkes, a beloved writer among her readers, will release her first book, a candid, friendly, page-turner: The Map Seeker: One Woman's Quest.

 

Title: All Hashem’s Children: Inspiring Stories about Children with Challenges

Posted on: April 22nd, 2009

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All Hashem's Children is a book in an oft-neglected genre in religious literature. It is full of inspiring stories featuring special children who overcome challenges and inspire, uplift and elevate those around them.

 

Title: The Preparing for Pesach Companion: You really CAN make Pesach with a SMILE

Posted on: April 1st, 2009

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Wouldn't it be wonderful to have your own personal helper in the sometimes ominous task of making Pesach? Your own friendly advice source and assistant guiding you each step of the way toward successful Pesach preparation?

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