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.
Whether this is a memoir or autobiography or whether this book was written as an article of regional diplomacy, King Abdullah does come across in this book as a quite sincere person making a valiant effort at regional diplomacy, who is trying to quell terrorism in the Mideast and raise the social and economic levels of his countrymen.
Sharing her experiences with honesty and humor, she enables the reader to connect to her challenging journey with all its difficult and positive aspects.
For Rabbi Dovid Hoffman what started as a modest weekly newsletter 12 years ago has evolved beyond his greatest expectations. That unassuming publication known as "Torah Tavlin" is now distributed to thousands of Jewish readers around the globe. It has emerged into the form of a new full-length book of the same name, published by Israel Book Shop.
If leftist activists really cared about black Americans, Mac Donald argues, they would champion the police.
An old Native American expression admonishes us to "Never judge a man until you walk a mile in his moccasins."
Title: Confessions of an Innocent Man: Torture and Survival in a Saudi PrisonAuthor: William SampsonPublisher: McClelland & Stewart It's hard to believe, but nearly...
One thinks of family as an all-embracing sanctuary – a safe haven and a refuge from the outside world. But this is rarely the case.
Today, mysticism abounds, whether from the traditions of Chasidism, the Arizal, the Maharal, or some new combination. And yet, these approaches do not satisfy everyone.
These differences are what makes Rabbi Adler’s new book so significant: He knew the Rav both in the classroom and in person. Even those of us who had the privilege of attending The Rav’s shiur had only an occasional glimpse from the vantage point Rabbi Adler offers us.
The sefer provides practical advice about how to daven, inspirational stories about davening, and even various kavanos to consider when praying.
I would recommend this book to any helping professional who works with people for insight into the power of listening to enable others to help themselves.
It's sweet 16 for the Mimmy and Simmy book series.
When Yaakov Avinu knew that he was about to move his family down to Mitzraim, his first priority was to establish a yeshiva. Ever since then, educating our young has continued to be a lifelong challenge and commitment for every Jew.
It happened a few days before Chanukah. I was driving home from the local mall, my trunk overflowing with games and toys for my three young children, when the car suddenly slowed to a crawl.
Human Rights and Anti-Semitism
A recurring theme in the book is that life has its challenges, and struggling with those challenges is what life is about.
The word snowflake is a term for a person with among other things, an unwarranted sense of entitlement.
Israel doesn’t have a right to defend itself. It has an obligation to defend itself. The primary obligation of any government is to defend its citizens.
I hope this book will encourage parents to realize that they are the best parents for their children, and to enjoy the privilege of parenting and see it as a catalyst for their own growth, says Rebbetzin Eisenbach.
Cooking and kids – there’s a very special connection between the two. For busy parents and their even-busier children, working together in the kitchen to prepare a Shabbos meal or a weekday dinner can be a terrific bonding time.
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?
From the aliyah of Soviet Jewry to the new anti-Semitism, Alan Dershowitz’s “Defending Israel: The Story of My Relationship with My Most Challenging Client” is almost a history of Zionism.
Protocols: Exposing Modern Antisemtism demonstrates in chapter after chapter that many of the claims against Israel by supposed objective authorities is in reality biased and error-ridden demonization.
It might still be two weeks to Pesach, but is never too early to start thinking about Afikomen presents.
While books like this are great introductory texts, the cursory overview of the topics, many of them which warrant numerous volumes on their own, can give the reader too far a superficial view of the topic.
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.
The only real reservation I would have about this book is that there is sometimes what seems to be a confusion between what the Sages or midrashim say on the one hand and what the Tanach says on the other.
A family affair, this is a book to get your hands on - literally! Your family can join Noah's as you read about how they cared for the zoo within the ark on their 40-day and night journey.
What books might people be surprised to find on your bookshelves?