“When someone needs help, you be there for them,” said Elaine. “And that's how you will repay me.”
As a teen, I found essays by people like William F. Buckley Jr. and Lewis Thomas enthralling.
"According to the written sources, biblical and post-biblical, there was intense debate as to when Shavuot is celebrated and why."
What books would you recommend to someone seeking intellectual ammunition for his belief in 1) the existence of G-d? and 2) the divinity of the Bible?
The Hebrew-language best-seller, Miriam's Song, by Miriam Peretz, will be a hit in English that shatters hearts.
"Hate is easy; it takes real courage to love."
He encourages readers to love and respect parents, set spiritual goals, and find mentors and friends.
A bit of give and take ensues but finally the name Passover wins the day.
Each entry asks a specific question and provides strategies to answer those questions, mostly based on traditional Rishonim.
"I wanted to focus on all the people you don't want to look at, the people who are invisible."
She lends meaning to each month of the Jewish calendar in an unparalleled manner.
“See what happened to Vashti when she displeased the king? It did not help her to be queen and a daughter of royalty. Can you imagine the consequences, had we not attended?”
I consumed anything that came my way.
Dina Gold's "Stolen Legacy" is the story of one woman's victory against the Nazis, albeit 60 years later.
The action and suspense surrounding Kahane’s life includes many historic moments and reads like a thriller
Indeed, these interviews make enriching readings for professional educators and parents
Perhaps his most impressive trait – one I did not fully appreciate before reading Mrs. Kahane’s work – is the tirelessness with which he worked for his goals.
The 2nd installment of The Ambassador, the engrossing new novel from Toby Press: Part 1; Chapter 1
Jewish Press Online presents the prologue to The Ambassador (Toby Press) by Yehuda Avner & Matt Rees
Not only do books make great Chanukah presents, but you may just instill a love for the printed word in your kids, a gift that can last a lifetime!
The very first Jewish author I ever came across was Sadie Weilerstein.
The real life events that Dobin describes in her book brings joy to your face and tears to your eyes in all of the right places.
“When creating a work of music, I’ve experienced epiphanies – where a song in its entirety took literally minutes to write – as well as drawn out, lengthy endeavors that took years to complete.
Neuberger peppers the book, his fourth, with quotes from the Torah, the Psalms, the Prophets, and other classic Jewish sources to buttress his thesis that biblical prophesies and the words of the rabbis are referring directly to our times.