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Title: The Messiah of Brooklyn: Understanding Lubavitch Hasidism – Past and Present

10 Tevet 5765 – December 22, 2004
It is a truism that one should never judge a book by its cover, or even title.

Title:”Raid On The Sun; Inside Israel’s Secret Campaign That Denied Saddam the Bomb”

3 Tevet 5765 – December 15, 2004
If you really want to learn how to read quickly - try a page-turner like "Raid On The Sun" - but you'll truly be sorry when you've turned the last page!

Title: The Banality Of Denial: Israel And The Armenian Genocide

25 Kislev 5765 – December 8, 2004
We have an ugly name for people who commit the ugly crime of declaring that The Holocaust never happened - they are called 'deniers,' and have been successfully prosecuted both here and abroad.

Title: Olive Trees and Honey; A Treasury of Vegetarian Recipes from Jewish Communities Around...

18 Kislev 5765 – December 1, 2004
It claims to be a cookbook - but this is one of the best Jewish -Baedekers' (travelogues) we've seen in quite a long time.

Title: The Hebrew Kid And The Apache Maiden

11 Kislev 5765 – November 24, 2004
A fascinating 'coming-of-age' story, The Hebrew Kid and The Apache Maiden is first in a series of young-adult novels written especially for young members of Torah-observant families.

A Chassidic Court Comes Alive

Prior to World War II, Jewish religious culture, customs and style varied from country to country in Eastern Europe.

Title: The Thanksgiving Ceremony, New Traditions for America’s Family Feast

4 Kislev 5765 – November 17, 2004
There is a public high school located in Brooklyn's Williamsburg section that is named after 19th-century educator Sarah J. Hale.

Title: Nazi Laws And Jewish Lives; Letters From Vienna

26 Heshvan 5765 – November 10, 2004
Hannah Ahrendt wrote about the banality of evil - the "ordinariness" of the everyday occurrences of evil behavior that befell Jews under the Nazi regime.

Title: G.I. Jews; How World War II Changed A Generation

12 Heshvan 5765 – October 27, 2004
More than a half-million of all Jewish citizens of the United States, nearly ten percent, served in the U.S. armed forces during World War II.

Title: Seven Blessings

5 Heshvan 5765 – October 20, 2004
Once Jerusalem has touched your soul, it never lets you go!

Title: Nothing is Too Late; The Hunt for a Holocaust Swindler

28 Tishri 5765 – October 13, 2004
Take a really good look at the photo accompanying this week's book review. Do you recognize this person?

Title: Pilgrimage from Darkness: Nuremberg to Jerusalem

7 Tishri 5765 – September 22, 2004
Author David E. Feldman was working on another book when he was invited to lunch by a neighbor, Leonard Levine, in Long Beach, Long Island.

Title: Emanations

Rabbi Ari D. Kahn is a popular lecturer at Aish HaTorah and the Director of the Overseas Student programs at Bar Ilan University in Israel.

Title: The Fugu Plan: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews during...

29 Elul 5764 – September 15, 2004
Title: The Fugu Plan: The Untold Story of the Japanese and the Jews during World War IIBy: Rabbi Marvin Tokayer and Mary SwartzPublisher: Gefen...

Title: Dancing Arabs

24 Av 5764 – August 11, 2004
Without expressing anti-Semitism or even anti-Zionism, this literary jewel of a debut novel from an Arab-Israeli expresses what it means to be a hyphenated citizen in Israel today.

Title: The Mother-in-Law, Daughter-in-Law Conflict

The sub-heading of this book's title is: The Exploration and Improvement of The Mother-in-Law, Daughter-in-Law Relationship, but Dr. Morris, who is writing under a pseudonym "to protect the innocent," is a well-known family therapist in Rego Park, Queens.

Title: Why Lincoln Matters

17 Av 5764 – August 4, 2004
If the title suggests that this is a book about Abraham Lincoln - you've been tricked!

Title: Death As A Way Of Life: Ten Years After Oslo

3 Av 5764 – July 21, 2004
Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

Title: Death As A Way Of Life: Ten Years After Oslo

Try to imagine that one of those many people in Britain who had lauded the Munich Accord as a great breakthrough for peace and who were certain Hitler would never violate it had decided after World War II to publish his old articles singing praises for Munich.

Title: Principles Of Spiritual Activism

27 Sivan 5764 – June 16, 2004
Rabbi Avi Weiss has become legendary for his heroic activism on behalf of Jewish causes where others are content with private lamenting.

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