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Title: Consolation, The Spiritual Journey Beyond Grief

9 Nisan 5764 – March 31, 2004
The Jewish Way in Death and Mourning by Rabbi Maurice Lamm (1969, Jonathan David Pub.) has remained a staple on Jewish bookshelves for the past 35 years.

Title: Letters of Light

This is a fascinating sefer - seemingly simple, with answers easy enough for small children to understand and yet containing explanations to conundrums that have puzzled many for generations.

Title: Let Me Go

10 Adar 5764 – March 3, 2004
Imagine what it would feel like to discover, as an adult, that your own mother was a cold-blooded concentration-camp guard who participated even in the killing of babies in their mothers' arms?

Title: Rembrandt’s Jews

19 Shevat 5764 – February 11, 2004
There is currently a major retrospective of the works of Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn at the Fine Arts Museum in Boston.

Title: Moses: A Memoir

Not everyone who imagines what Moshe Rabbeinu might have thought as he carried the Tablets down the mountain visualizes this scene in the humorous vein of a Mel Brooks.

Title: The Heretic

13 Tevet 5764 – January 7, 2004
The Heretic is a history of the early beginnings of the Spanish Inquisition in novelized form - a breathtaking tour de force that is both historically accurate and unusually entertaining, so that one can almost finish the nearly 400 pages in just two or three sittings.

Title: The American Axis – Henry Ford, Charles Lindbergh, And the Rise of The...

7 Tevet 5764 – January 1, 2004
In every generation there rises a Haman, son of Amalek. During the 20th century there were at least two in the United States: Henry Ford and Charles Lindbergh.

Title: Strange Names

29 Kislev 5764 – December 24, 2003
This is everything a children's book should be: exciting, colorful, and easy to read.

Title: The Strike That Changed New York

8 Kislev 5764 – December 3, 2003
There are moments in time that define an era, and for New York's ethnic communities of African-Americans and Jews that moment came on May 9th, 1968, when Fred Nauman, a junior high school teacher in the Ocean Hill-Brownsville area of Brooklyn and 18 other educators received letters telling them that the predominantly African-American local school district had fired them.

Review: Never Again? The Threat Of The New Anti-Semitism

5 Heshvan 5764 – October 31, 2003
An old Native American expression admonishes us to "Never judge a man until you walk a mile in his moccasins."

Review: Living A Year Of Kaddish, A Memoir

28 Tishri 5764 – October 24, 2003
Do we say the Kaddish to honor our lost ones, to satisfy our own innate yearnings, or to teach the next generation?

Review: The Jews Of Kaifeng, China ? History, Culture, and Religion

14 Tishri 5764 – October 10, 2003
My cousin Phil, of Los Angeles, once told me - what I consider an apocryphal story - that during the Korean War, when he was stationed in Hong Kong, he was seeking a synagogue for Friday evening services and was told to go to a small shul atop a hill.

Title: Guide For The Romantically Perplexed

22 Elul 5763 – September 19, 2003
You probably know or perhaps are a single Jewish adult who needs this book, and here it is. Popular author Lisa Aiken examines the range of issues plaguing the aging Jewish singles community and she presents the solutions to them.

Title: The Case For Israel

8 Elul 5763 – September 5, 2003
Presenting this subject from a positive point of view in The Jewish Press is akin to 'preaching to the choir,' but Prof. Dershowitz brings his many years of legal training and expertise - and a lifetime of involvement with the Zionist cause - to bear on the subject.

Title: Charlotte and Lionel: A Rothschild Love Story

24 Av 5763 – August 22, 2003
Europe had its royalty, its nobility... and its Rothschilds.

Title: The Miracle of The Seventh Day

3 Av 5763 – August 1, 2003
The sub-title is of The Miracle of the Seventh Day is A Guide to the Spiritual Meaning, Significance and Weekly Practice of the Jewish Sabbath, written by Rabbi Steinsaltz, a leader among the activists of the Kiruv movement, this very attractively published volume is designed to be a working tool toward assisting the newly initiated toward understanding the hidden meanings of prayer.

Title: Real Jews; Secular Versus Ultra-Orthodox And The Struggle For Jewish Identity In Israel

26 Tammuz 5763 – July 26, 2003
There may be some who would wish this book, and this subject matter, to not be discussed at all; to shove it back into some secret corner whence it came. "Don't air dirty linen in public!"

Title: The Road to Jerusalem, Glubb Pasha, Palestine and The Jews

11 Tammuz 5763 – July 11, 2003
Prof. Benny Morris, who currently instructs at Ben-Gurian University in Israel, has written an interesting history of General Sir John Glubb, the last British pro-Consul in the Mid-East, who served as commander of Trans Jordan's 'Arab Legion' before, during and immediately following the 1948 Israel War of Independence through the 1956 Suez crisis.

Title: The Art Of Amazement

27 Sivan 5763 – June 27, 2003
Hear Deeply Strugglers with the Infinite Oh, Infinite, What Was, What Is and Whatever Will Be Our Power in the natural world Infinite, What Was, What Is and Whatever Will B One, Absolute Oneness, Perfect Unity.

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