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For Every Season

27 Elul 5775 – September 10, 2015
The Jewish Holiday Companion has articles for every Jewish holiday, and even contains entries for Yom HaShoah, Yom HaAtzma’ut, and Thanksgiving.

Holocaust Memoir From An Orthodox Viewpoint

The chronological voice within his writing is memoir-like in style – in the sense of a man looking back in time – but with the extant content of rapidly unfolding everyday events, like a diary.

On The Bookshelf

20 Elul 5775 – September 4, 2015
Rabbi Mayer Schiller is a Skver-Rachmistrivka chassid with a passion for the ideology of Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch. Born to a non-observant family, Rabbi...

Who Killed William Of Norwich?

18 Elul 5775 – September 1, 2015
How did an unresolved murder case turn into an accusation of ritual murder?

Looking At The High Holidays Through The Lens Of L’Dovid

14 Elul 5775 – August 28, 2015
Even when our prayers are ignored and troubles confront us, Rabbi Shoff teaches that it is the same God who sent the difficulties as who answered our prayers before.

Should He Stay Or Should He Go

His parents make it clear that they feel the right thing is for Avi to visit his grandfather, but they leave it up to him.

On The Bookshelf

19 Av 5775 – August 3, 2015
Aside from my own 485-page tome on the subject, Red Army, I think Jamie Glazov did an excellent job at framing things in United in Hate: The Left's Romance with Tyranny and Terror.

Across The Torah Landscape

8 Av 5775 – July 23, 2015
Each essay, some adapted from lectures Furst prepared for live audiences, begins with several basic questions around a key topic.

Face To Face In 1948

17 Tammuz 5775 – July 3, 2015
In Culture Shock, readers will also come to identify with a culture from the other end of Orthodox Jewry’s spectrum.

Wisdom From The Sages

Our Sages have told us exactly how we should act – and how our children should act – in Pirkei Avos, Ethics of the Fathers.

Megillas Amestris

A second supposed difficulty actually becomes a reason to corroborate that Amestris is Esther.

On The Bookshelf

10 Tammuz 5775 – June 26, 2015
My best book is one that hasn't been published yet.

Judging Book Covers

6 Tammuz 5775 – June 22, 2015
Whether the rest of us admit it or not, covers draw our attentions and create the initial impressions we have with books.

The Le Marais Express

2 Tammuz 5775 – June 18, 2015
The book takes us through 2 years in the life of Ann’s daughter, son-in-law and their new baby born in France.

Fighting The Good Fight

29 Sivan 5775 – June 15, 2015
Chesler speaks directly to her erstwhile colleagues in the feminist movement who ostracized her for blowing the lid off the gnawing undercurrent of anti-Israel sentiment in their ranks.

Living With One Parent

The book is exquisitely illustrated and young children will find it very easy to relate to every page.

Confronting The Holocaust From A Child’s-Eye View

Ackerman’s clear, lucid prose throws the harshness of the narrative into sharp relief.

On The Bookshelf

15 Sivan 5775 – June 1, 2015
What books might people be surprised to find on your bookshelves?

A Major Transition

8 Nisan 5775 – March 27, 2015
The connection between what I experienced as a high school teenager and the adult I am today did not come easy to me.

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