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Title: Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of...

His name may not be a "household word" today, but at the fin-de-siècle (end of the 19th century) Julius Rosenwald was not only one of America's greatest entrepreneurs, but also one of its leading philanthropists.

Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi Prison

Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart         It's hard to believe, but nearly...

Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi Prison

Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart      It's hard to believe, but nearly...

Title: Overcoming Infertility: A Guide for Jewish Couples

Many of the readers of The Jewish Press are already familiar with the author of the chapters in this new book.

Title: Dalet Amot

Title: Dalet AmotAuthor: Rabbi Ari Enkin         A breezy refresher course in some basics about Judaism, Dalet Amot is a necessary addition to bookshelves in...

Title: Saving The Jews, Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Holocaust

Robert Rosen admirably puts President Roosevelt right back on his pedestal where he belongs, despite the efforts of dozens of revisionists who would have F.D.R. responsible for the deaths of millions, including a third of our people in the Holocaust during World War II.

Title: Diamond Stories, Enduring Change On 47th Street

"There were these two diamond dealers negotiating over a diamond.

Title: The Sentence, A Family’s Prison Memoir

A well-known kosher caterer who has a commissary in Florida that prepares kosher meals for federal prison inmates, and who has also been hosting a kosher-for-Passover holiday program for a number of years, told me a humorous story.

Title: Up, Up, And Oy Vey! – How Jewish History, Culture And Values Shaped...

I grew up with a cousin who was always escaping from shul in order to read his comic books.

New Edition Of Rashba Responsa (Continued from last week)

Rabbi Joseph Buxbaum's foreword is followed by an introduction by the editors of the fifth volume.

Title: Outwitting History, The Amazing Adventure of a Man Who Rescued a Million Yiddish...

This memoir, from the founder of the National Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts, relates Lansky's experiences learning to speak and read Yiddish in college, only to discover that "his" new language was in danger of passing out of existence.

Title: From Lokshen to Lo Mein

The Jewish fascination with Chinese food goes beyond the fact that it tastes good.

Title: In Search of Memory, The Emergence of a New Science of Mind

Dr. Eric R. Kandel, with his family, escaped Nazism in Vienna in 1939 when they came to America.

Title: Rashi’s Daughters, Book One – Yocheved

Ms. Anton's book falls into that genre termed historical fiction, but in this extensive volume of over 360 pages, one can begin to wonder if Ms. Anton had a fly on the wall, so realistic are her characterizations. One could wonder it her real calling is as a "medievalist."

Title: Judaism’s Encounter With American Sports

Despite commonly held conceptions that athletic prowess and Jews don't mix, a Jewish fascination and involvement with the world of sports can be traced back throughout the ages.

Title: The Unorthodox Murder Of Rabbi Wahl

I don't know about you - but we really miss the old Harry Kemelman "Friday the Rabbi Slept Late" books - which were some of the first of the genre of rabbinic murder mysteries.

Title: The Ransom Of The Jews – The Story Of The Extraordinary Secret Bargain...

Throughout Jewish history, we have unfortunately grown accustomed to ransoming our people from being held hostage by many evil empires.

Kosher Food Production

Whether we are involved in kiruv, or in kashrus management, at home, in shuls, or in institutional management, we have a need for a kashrut authority to refer to.

Title: A Passover in Rome

At Rose Kryger's funeral, her son Meir, now a physician in Winnipeg, was surprised to learn from the rabbi's funeral oration that his mother had some bottled up secrets and had yearned to be a writer.

Travel Guides From Pelican Publishing

Our friend, Mr. Ben G. Frank - the famous, inimitable Judaic travel writer - has written a new edition of A Travel Guide To The Jewish Caribbean & South America.

Title: The Orientalist: Solving The Mystery Of A Strange and Dangerous Life

This biography/adventure story of Essad Bey, nee Kurban Said, born Lev Nussimbaum, creatively ties together many disparate elements in a wonderful tour de force that is both enchanting and spell-binding.

Title: In Our Own Voices – A Guide To Conducting Life History Interviews With...

The art of letter writing seems to have gone the way of the buggy whip.

Title: The Lost Princess and Other Kabbalistic Tales of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

Storytelling conveys profound lessons about Hashem and our relationships with other people, and today's students and teachers continue to be inspired by these stories.

Title: The Mourning Sexton

The protagonist in this engrossing murder mystery, David Hirsch, is an attorney who has served eight years in federal prison for his white-collar crimes, including phony billing charges to many of his former clients.

Title: Rescued from The Reich – How One Of Hitler’s Soldiers Saved The Lubavitcher...

Once again, Mr. Rigg tells a spellbinding tale, this one of danger and intrigue during wartime Europe.

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