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Posted on: February 25th, 2009

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A heartwarming story about a fictional lady who knitskippot for oddly shaped cartoonish heads, A Mitzva for Zelda is a good book for young readers and little listeners. It can put smiles on every face as it teaches about reciprocity and the concept of gratitude.

 

Posted on: February 18th, 2009

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The eve of Rosh Chodesh Adar (this coming Monday) will mark one year since an Arab terrorist walked into Yeshivat Mercaz HaRav in Jerusalem and murdered eight yeshiva students, ages 15-26. In the months following the attack people honored their memory in different ways. Some sought revenge; others sought spiritual succor in increased ritual observance.

 

Posted on: February 11th, 2009

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I've always been amazed at how historians pore over some old documents and books in some dusty basement storehouses, and yet are able to come up with a volume that's readable and enlightening - and even entertaining. Unfortunately, most of them aren't, but this is surely an exception.

 

Posted on: February 11th, 2009

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"Members of the search committee You asked me to respond to three questions, and I will do so ... to avoid the appearance of being uncooperative. My husband, too, objects to your impertinence in summoning me Number one: do I want my husband to be rosh yeshiva?"

 

Posted on: February 4th, 2009

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Will the author's Hebrew-challenged husband become stuck on his hike in the Jerusalem hills? How did band practice go at her ulpan class, where everyone on the gig is learning Hebrew?

 

Posted on: February 4th, 2009

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In addition to his many duties as chief rabbi of Ofakim, a city located in southern Israel, Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus spent decades traveling around the world - gracing seminars, week-end retreats, and special events - as one of the Torah world's most sought-after, inspiring and influential speakers.

 

Posted on: February 4th, 2009

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Many a parent would like to see their child follow in their footsteps. Sometimes it is a very hard act to follow, but in the case of Slovie Jungreis-Wolff it is a nachas to all of us to see her following the path of her world-renowned mother, Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis.

 

Posted on: January 21st, 2009

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In the days of old, villagers in the shtetls of Europe would eagerly anticipate the arrival of the maggid, whose travels took him from town to town as he attempted to inspire the hearts and raise the spirits of the many people who came to listen to him.

 

Posted on: January 21st, 2009

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The secret to making a good sequel to a book is to make one that is original, yet effectively ties into the previous title.

 

Posted on: January 14th, 2009

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As the immediacy of the Holocaust continues to fade from the collective memory of the world, and even from that of too many Jews, due to the passage of time and the passing of the survivor community, publications of books such as A Rose Among the Thorns by Rochel Schmidt, become seminal events.

 

Posted on: January 7th, 2009

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Seven people from different parts of the world come together at an Israeli absorption center, to learn Hebrew and about life in their new country. We meet them in the newest book by Dvora Waysman, In A Good Pasture (Mazo publishers).

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2008

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When Sender Zeyv published his first novel Aleph Shin eight years ago, it captured a host of enthusiastic readers.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2008

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When Sender Zeyv published his first novel Aleph Shin eight years ago, it captured a host of enthusiastic readers.

 

Posted on: December 24th, 2008

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Publishers of this book (made into a movie of the same title currently in select theaters) hope that reviewers won't reveal the story's ending.

 

Posted on: December 17th, 2008

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Yaakov Astor applies the time-honored tradition of examining world events through a Torah lens, which he applies to the 20th century, leaving readers wiser than they were before.

 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2008

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When we first received Rabbi Weinstein's new tome, following the great success of his first book, Up, Up and Oy Vey, we expected a collection of guf-faws and chortles.

 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2008

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Modern Jewish literature is replete with Holocaust memoirs, each one personally adding a unique dimension to the tragic, unspeakable horror of the event that defined the 20th century.

 

Posted on: December 3rd, 2008

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They have how-to literature on just about every subject and fortunately one has come out on visiting people who need to recover from an illness.

 

Posted on: November 26th, 2008

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Filled with full-color photos of the author's collection of Chanukah menorahs, chanukiot, Festival of Lights - A Delightful Collection of Handmade Chanukiot could make a delightful gift this winter.

 

Posted on: November 26th, 2008

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The ArtScroll and Feldheim halacha books are comprehensive, well researched, clear, practical and among the best that the two publishers have to offer.

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