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Posted on: February 17th, 2010

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Readers can be more fluent and confident in their Hebrew communication efforts in only 231 paperback pages when they read English to Hebrew by Subject: Topic Dictionary for Learning & Reference. The second edition paperback is packed with 41 chapters full of necessary words and phrases for present-day and future life in Israel. A companion CD in each edition allows listeners to hear words and phrases clarified for listeners with British or American accents.

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Posted on: February 17th, 2010

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Skepticism about the existence of Hashem reigns supreme in some circles and there is clearly no shortage of unabashed atheists circulating in the literary world, blogosphere, and the media. Tragically, it is the Jew that has been most affected by the deluge of misinformation spewed forth by those who question the veracity of G-d's existence while they fecklessly attempt to navigate the vicissitudes of life.

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Posted on: February 17th, 2010

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Skepticism about the existence of Hashem reigns supreme in some circles and there is clearly no shortage of unabashed atheists circulating in the literary world, blogosphere, and the media. Tragically, it is the Jew that has been most affected by the deluge of misinformation spewed forth by those who question the veracity of G-d's existence while they fecklessly attempt to navigate the vicissitudes of life.

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Posted on: January 13th, 2010

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In this meticulously documented treatise of centuries old European anti-Semitism, authors Drs. Sheldon Hersh and Robert Wolf graphically depict the hellacious barbarism and heinous atrocities committed against the Jewish people throughout Eastern Europe before, during and after the Holocaust by those they believed to be their close neighbors and friends.

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Posted on: January 13th, 2010

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In this meticulously documented treatise of centuries old European anti-Semitism, authors Drs. Sheldon Hersh and Robert Wolf graphically depict the hellacious barbarism and heinous atrocities committed against the Jewish people throughout Eastern Europe before, during and after the Holocaust by those they believed to be their close neighbors and friends.

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Posted on: December 30th, 2009

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Round up the little ones and read them a story about the yummiest treat they can think of: Honey. Busy Bees - The Story of Honey is for readers who can sit still long enough to learn some serious natural facts as they enjoy charming cartoons that serve as visual jokes and witty commentary on the text.

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Posted on: December 30th, 2009

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A slim hardcover with illustrations that tell the story as well as the words around them, The Perfect Present poses an interesting premise. An elderly aunt surprises a young girl with an heirloom, but the child's candid "I have no use for this" response results in a painful quandary for both people.

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Posted on: December 30th, 2009

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Femo clay figures adorn the lap-sized pictures of a Torah-in-the-making as many goals are met in one book. Torah Our Treasure holds simply explained realities about the entire Torah-making process, insights about safrut, and builds upon the excitement of making a hachnassat sefer Torah, all in the context of an imaginary folktale. The educational hitorerut comes together to satisfy childish curiosity as it promotes a growing appreciation for the halachic heritage of the Torah-loving world.

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Posted on: December 30th, 2009

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Another member of Feldheim's Show 'n Tell Window Books, My Tzitzis Book is a tale told from a little boy's point of view. Presented in a lap-sized hardcover, the story is a window into an exciting world and designed to be shared with adults. They're important for making the text totally understandable to children who need user-friendly commentary.

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2009

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Endorsed by bestselling author and scientist Bruce Lipton, The Genie in Your Genes provides documented proof that your state of mind can override your genetic code. The author explains that "epigenetic healing," the use of imagination, will be the next wave of the healing professions.

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2009

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When I sit on the couch with my son and daughter, both toddlers, they love to pick out one of the board books from the "What Do You See?" series for us to cozily read together.

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2009

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When I sit on the couch with my son and daughter, both toddlers, they love to pick out one of the board books from the "What Do You See?" series for us to cozily read together.

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Posted on: December 23rd, 2009

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As far as Jewish lifecycle events go, there is no doubt that childbirth is the ultimate simcha that a woman and her family can ever experience. For some women, however, the days, weeks and months following childbirth can be a personally painful and daunting time, as they fall victim to unyielding hormonal upheavals that result in "the baby blues," postpartum depression and in some rare cases postpartum psychosis.

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Posted on: November 25th, 2009

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You've probably seen the bumper stickers, bold black letters announcing "The Shmuz." They're all over the place - Brooklyn, Queens, Monsey, Lakewood. Well, now, "the Shmuz" doesn't have to be just a bumper sticker you pass on the road. "The Shmuz" is in your local bookstore.

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Posted on: November 11th, 2009

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"I couldn't put it down", "reads like a Dan Brown novel " etc, hardly sound like descriptions of a Brandeis University Publication, an academic analysis of Jewish Communities & Child Sex Scandals.

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Posted on: October 28th, 2009

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This review was written with laughter and deep appreciation for the author's keen insight. Perhaps it takes a military veteran of a father such as Thad Kresnesky to teach civilians how to deal with tiny terrorists, even if they're "only three" and cute as can be.

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Posted on: October 28th, 2009

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This lap-sized hardcover is something for parents and children to read to each other. Rhyming verses tell the adorable story of Sam McKay, a little boy convinced that his parents are partying when he's under his bedtime blanket. He routinely fights off bedtime with a yawn as he envisions how much fun the adults might be having downstairs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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