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Title: A Guide to Biblical Hebrew Syntax

Achieving a deep-level reading of the Chumash requires an understanding of the syntactical relationships.

Title: A Father’s Story: My Fight for Justice Against Iranian Terror

The attacks last week in Israel have once again brought to the fore the blind Islamist hatred for the Jewish people and the Jewish state they’ve succeeded in rebuilding.

Re-Considering Yosef

Chapter by chapter the author analyses the interactions of Yosef through the prism of autistic spectrum disorder.

Coming Closer to G-d

Of course, the spiritual path is something we have to work at continuously throughout our daily lives.

Title: Roots and Rituals: Insights into Hebrew, Holidays, and History

Mr. First is not scared of offering creative, original explanations and rejecting what scholars before him understood to be fact.

Judging Book Covers

Whether the rest of us admit it or not, covers draw our attentions and create the initial impressions we have with books.

Avoiding Harm, Keeping Halacha

His extensive research and considerable expertise notwithstanding, Rabbi Weiner writes in a manner that is clear to the scholar and layperson alike.

From Israel With Love

Before presenting the 15 innovations he chooses to highlight, Jorisch sets the stage by reviewing Israel’s commitment to the greater good from its very inception.

Live By It

There’s much, much more in Naftali’s remarkable life, and yet, ultimately, one wonders: this is all well and good, but where is Dr. Reich going with these stories?

Roundup of Jewish Children’s Books

Here are some of the latest and greatest in the world of Jewish books that will keep your brood entranced and enchanted.

Title: Arise and Shine!

The book’s main characters are not mere action heroes, but deep ideological thinkers, motivated by the 2,000-year dream of re-establishing the nation of Israel in its Divinely-promised homeland.

An Antidote To Despair

Every story, many of which are contributed by others, reminds us of how much we have to be proud of, as well offering hope and optimism for the work still to be done.

YU And OU Celebrate Publication Of Chumash Mesoras HaRav

The Rav explains that Hashem is everyone's rebbe. Whenever someone learns, he is learning with Hashem.

Title: Oasis – Experience the Paradise of Shabbos

When was the last time you exited Shabbos more spiritually uplifted than when you entered?

New Beginnings

The aim of this book is to demonstrate that the Torah’s account of Creation is not in conflict with the sciences of cosmology, geology, or evolution.

Title: Textual Tapestries: Explorations of the Five Megillot

The astute reader that he is, Cohen teases lots of insights into these nuanced differences.

Title: Scholarly Man of Faith: Studies in the Thought and Writings of Rabbi Joseph...

As to the lack of written work by Rav Soloveitchik, Rabbi Shatz notes that this was a common lament during the Rav’s lifetime.

Title: The Lonely Ayil

The book has wonderful colorful illustrations with wording that small children can easily follow.

Titles That Caught Our Eye

Officially, one is not supposed to judge a book by its cover, but we can’t help ourselves; some titles sound too good not to share with others.

Title: Setting a Table for Two

Setting a Table for Two is a lively, no-holds-barred guide to marriage based entirely on a profound understanding of Torah as the ultimate guide to life.

Title: Keys to the Palace: Exploring the Religious Value of Reading Tanakh

A superb essay which illustrates Angel’s approach is the story of Yakov and Esav, and Yakov’s seeming deception to obtain the valuable blessings from this father.

Title: Lone Wolf in Jerusalem

Diskin paints with a historical brush, using historical names, places and facts to back up a richly embroidered fictional account that proves to be a page-turner one can’t put down.

Title: Sparks From the Fire

A recurring theme in the book is that life has its challenges, and struggling with those challenges is what life is about.

Title: The Fun Book of Fatherhood

Cammarata, who lives to be an enamorata, offers a positive philosophy of child-rearing that we learn much more from our children than we can ever teach them, and to always treat them like small persons, not merely little children.


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