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Posted on: August 9th, 2006Sections → Books
Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart It’s hard to believe, but nearly five years have passed since 19 radical Islamists carried out the devastating terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Not surprisingly, a great deal has been written about […]
Posted on: August 9th, 2006Sections → Books → Book Reviews
Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart It’s hard to believe, but nearly five years have passed since 19 radical Islamists carried out the devastating terrorist attacks against the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Not surprisingly, a great deal has […]
Posted on: August 9th, 2006Sections → Books
Many of the readers of The Jewish Press are already familiar with the author of the chapters in this new book.
Posted on: August 2nd, 2006Sections → Books
Title: Dalet AmotAuthor: Rabbi Ari Enkin A breezy refresher course in some basics about Judaism, Dalet Amot is a necessary addition to bookshelves in Jewish homes, libraries and schools. Rabbi Ari Enkin’s choice of topics and his lighthearted yet serious approach to concepts and practices often forgotten in the rush of […]
Posted on: July 19th, 2006Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: June 21st, 2006Sections → Books
"There were these two diamond dealers negotiating over a diamond.
Posted on: June 7th, 2006Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: May 31st, 2006Sections → Books
I grew up with a cousin who was always escaping from shul in order to read his comic books.
Posted on: May 3rd, 2006Sections → Books
Rabbi Joseph Buxbaum's foreword is followed by an introduction by the editors of the fifth volume.
Posted on: April 26th, 2006Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: March 15th, 2006Sections → Books
The Jewish fascination with Chinese food goes beyond the fact that it tastes good.
Posted on: March 1st, 2006Sections → Books
Dr. Eric R. Kandel, with his family, escaped Nazism in Vienna in 1939 when they came to America.
Posted on: January 11th, 2006Sections → Books
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."
Posted on: December 21st, 2005Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: March 30th, 2005Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: March 23rd, 2005Sections → Books
Throughout Jewish history, we have unfortunately grown accustomed to ransoming our people from being held hostage by many evil empires.
Posted on: March 9th, 2005Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: March 2nd, 2005Sections → Books
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.
Posted on: February 23rd, 2005Sections → Books
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.
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