Achieving a deep-level reading of the Chumash requires an understanding of the syntactical relationships.
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.
Chapter by chapter the author analyses the interactions of Yosef through the prism of autistic spectrum disorder.
Of course, the spiritual path is something we have to work at continuously throughout our daily lives.
Mr. First is not scared of offering creative, original explanations and rejecting what scholars before him understood to be fact.
Whether the rest of us admit it or not, covers draw our attentions and create the initial impressions we have with books.
His extensive research and considerable expertise notwithstanding, Rabbi Weiner writes in a manner that is clear to the scholar and layperson alike.
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.
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?
Here are some of the latest and greatest in the world of Jewish books that will keep your brood entranced and enchanted.
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.
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.
The Rav explains that Hashem is everyone's rebbe. Whenever someone learns, he is learning with Hashem.
When was the last time you exited Shabbos more spiritually uplifted than when you entered?
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.
The astute reader that he is, Cohen teases lots of insights into these nuanced differences.
As to the lack of written work by Rav Soloveitchik, Rabbi Shatz notes that this was a common lament during the Rav’s lifetime.
The book has wonderful colorful illustrations with wording that small children can easily follow.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A recurring theme in the book is that life has its challenges, and struggling with those challenges is what life is about.
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.