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Title: Delivery from Darkness – A Jewish Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum...

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.

Title: The Shmuz on the Parsha

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.

Title: Tempest In the Temple – Jewish Communities & Child Sex Scandals

"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.

Title: I Always, ALWAYS Get My Way

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.

Title: I’m Really Not Tired

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.

Titles: Revealed Texts, Hidden Meanings: Finding the Religious Significance in Tanakh and Fresh Fruit...

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

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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

"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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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