Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Seven: ‘Get Thee Forth to the Land’

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Tevye in the Promised Land, Chapter Twenty-Five: Tevye Cures the Muktar’s Daughter

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A Tale Of Love In The Face Of Darkness: Speaking with Yossi Klein Halevi

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Title: Four in One

The Jewish world owes Yaffa Ganz a big "Thank you!" for the newly available reprint of some of her classic stories.

Title: The Skeptic and the Rabbi: Falling in Love with Faith

The reader is able to suspend their prior knowledge and remain engaged with the text, a testament to Gruen’s writing skills.

A Creative Orphanage Director Before His Tragic End

Indeed, these interviews make enriching readings for professional educators and parents

Title: To Mourn a Child: Jewish Responses to Neonatal and Childhood Death

Once you pick up To Mourn a Child, you will not be able to put it down, but not for the usual reasons. There is no suspense here, as we know from the outset the sad end of each story.

Title: Rabbi Meir Kahane – His Life and Thought – Volume One: 1932-1975 (Hebrew...

Anyone reading this well-researched and objective biography (just translated into Hebrew) has to be struck by how the focus of Rabbi Meir Kahane's life was on promoting Jewish identity, pride, values, knowledge, and even music, and how minimal a role that actual violence played even in the "militant" Jewish Defense League. Even the limited violence was for deterrence and limited primarily to property damages.

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Title: Rabbi Kalonymus Kalman Shapira – Sermons from the Years of Rage

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In A Lyrical Way

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Title: Where Am I?

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Title: For the Love of Israel and the Jewish People

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