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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.

Keeping The Kids Engaged – Before And During Pesach

29 Adar 5775 – March 19, 2015
Often I open Haggadot and find depictions of the Makos or slavery that I find troubling for a young audience.

A 350-year-old Rare Tanach Finds its ‘Twin’ in Haifa

22 Adar 5775 – March 12, 2015
How the volume made its way from a 17th-century Frankfurt printing press to finding its twin in Haifa is a fascinating story.

Simchas Hachaim Publishes New Rabbi Avigdor Miller Sefer

8 Adar 5775 – February 26, 2015
It captures the love of the Jewish soul as only Shlomo Hamelech could portray it – and as only Rabbi Miller could explain it.

Through A Torah Lens

Erudite and academic, drawing from ancient and modern sources, the book can be discussed at the Shabbos table as well as in kollel.

Above And Beyond

25 Shevat 5775 – February 13, 2015
For those who doubt or entirely disbelieve the phenomenon, this book will change your mind.

Aliyahlogue

Cyrelle Simon lived for over 45 years in West Lafayette, Indiana, where she and her late husband, Purdue biology professor Edward H. Simon, held many volunteer leadership positions in the Jewish community.

Reviving The Torah Ideal

10 Shevat 5775 – January 29, 2015
In the introduction to the first volume, R. Katz discusses the Torah ideal, arguing that the Torah’s laws are intended to craft the perfect man and are not to be regarded as ends unto themselves.

All The Lincoln That’s Fit To Print

4 Shevat 5775 – January 23, 2015
It’s almost pointless to try to summarize all of the fascinating information that Holzer’s research unearthed.

In His Own Words

The special charm of these letters is their immediacy and authenticity of emotion and description.

Mysterious Manuscripts

15 Tevet 5775 – January 5, 2015
His phenomenal memory encompassed the Written Torah, the Babylonian and Jerusalem Talmud, and all the major commentaries.

A YA Secret No Longer

5 Tevet 5775 – December 26, 2014
Who hasn’t experienced how hard it can be to fit in?

Finally, The Jewish Harry Potter

27 Kislev 5775 – December 18, 2014
Written with flowing language and engaging style, Attar weaves a spell that combines mystery, humor, adventure and Kabbalah in the most magical place in the world, the Old City of erusalem.

How To Live In The Chassidic Tradition

There are those who highlight the diversity of these different teachings, seeing each rebbe as teaching a separate path.

Wolf In Hijab

20 Kislev 5775 – December 11, 2014
Because she is keenly aware that anti-Semitism may start with the Jews but never ends with the Jews, she makes the logical connection between the opprobrium for both America and Israel so commonplace on the political left.

A New Perspective On The Jewish State

In this narrative of history, it is the third world Palestinians who are victims of the marauding Jews, of course.

From The Depths

7 Kislev 5775 – November 28, 2014
Their memoirs capture these experiences through a Torah-faith point of view.

Reinvigorating The Study Of Tanach

The penultimate section of the book serves as a primer to modern Biblical scholarship and Orthodox responses.

Of The Book: Winter 2014

5 Kislev 5775 – November 26, 2014
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Questions for Rabbi Maurice Lamm

Creativity without clarity is not sufficient for writing. I am eternally thankful to Hashem for his gift to me.

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