Antisemitic Myths: A Historical and Contemporary Anthology, edited by Marvin Perry and Frederick M. Schweitzer.
This anthology houses a collection of more than 90 documents that detail the principle myths surrounding antisemitism and the role that they have played in the spread, and longevity, of antisemitism.
The Bloomsbury Companion to Jewish Studies, edited by Dean Phillip Bell.
This book offers a comprehensive overview of the status of Jewish Studies as an academic discipline, how the field has developed over time, and what new directions it might take in the future.
The Routledge Introductory Course in Biblical Hebrew, by Lily Kahn.
In combination with a website containing audio files and additional materials, this textbook offers students a complete course in Biblical Hebrew that covers the topics normally covered in a first year (two-semester) college level course. The text is academically rigorous, but also engaging and never overwhelming - it provides students with a solid introduction to Biblical Hebrew.
Anne Frank's Diary: The Graphic Adaptation, by Anne Frank and adapted by Ari Folman.
This is a graphic adaptation of Anne Frank's classic account of her experiences during the Holocaust, during which she futilely spent more than two years hiding from the Nazis. This adaptation captures the essence of Anne's writing, while also offering unique insights into Anne's feeling and the history of the period.
Meet the Latkes, by Alan Silberberg.
This children's picture book features a boisterous and somewhat irreverent retelling of the story of Hanukkah, as recounted by a potato pancake, with asides from a dog named Applesauce.
College Yiddish - 50th Anniversary Edition, by Uriel Weinreich.
Since 1949, College Yiddish has been the preeminent textbook for english-speaking student embarking upon the study of Yiddish at the college-level. This classic text is still as relevant today as when first published and it is an ideal reference book for modern students of Yiddish.
Brandeis Modern Hebrew, Intermediate to Advanced, by Vardit Ringvald, Bonit Porath, Yaron Peleg, Esther Shorr.
Continuing where Brandeis Modern Hebrew: Hebrew in Context left off, this textbook takes students through the intermediate and advanced levels of Modern Hebrew language studies and gives them a solid foundation upon which to become proficient and fluent in all four of the main Modern Hebrew language skills, namely reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Brandeis Modern Hebrew: Hebrew in Context (Ivrit Be'heksher), by Vardit Ringvald, Bonit Porath, Yaron Peleg, Esther Shorr, Sara Hascal.
This is an introductory, college level textbook on Modern Hebrew. The textbook is aligned with Brandeis University's Hebrew curriculum, and it was written by five university level Hebrew instructors. The text is best suited for use in college classes, but it can also be adapted for use in a high school setting, or used by independent learners.
The Routledge Introductory Course in Modern Hebrew: Hebrew in Israel, by Giore Etzion.
This textbook contains 90 lessons, and it presents an integrated approach to the study of modern Hebrew, offering students the opportunity to practice their reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. The textbook also has a truly useful companion website that offers a host of audiovisual resources that will enhance students' learning experience.
Dog Trouble!, by Galia Oz.
We are pleased to announce that Simone Bonim's review of Dog Trouble! has been published on the Large Print Reviews website. The book, written by the Israeli author Galia Oz, follows the adventures of Julia and her dog, Shakshuka. The book is geared toward young readers ages 8-12.
Hebrew from Scratch, New Edition, Part 2, by Shlomit Chayat, Sara Israeli, and Hilla Kobliner.
This is the second book in the two-part Hebrew from Scratch, New Edition series. This book picks up where the first book ended, and it includes longer and more rigorous readings, dialogs, and exercises. This book is designed for adult students and is suited for both upper-level beginning classes and lower intermediate level classes.
Hebrew from Scratch, New Edition, Part 1, by Shlomit Chayat, Sara Israeli, and Hilla Kobliner.
A first-year, beginner's textbook in Modern Israeli Hebrew designed for adult students working with a teacher. It is also suitable for self-learners who already have a little background in Hebrew. The text doubles as both a textbook and a workbook, and includes ample and varied readings.
Tehillim: Book of Psalms, compiled by Rabbi Yosef B. Marcus.
This English/Hebrew edition of the Book of Psalms includes a wealth of commentaries compiled from both classical and less well known commentators, this book will enhance your spiritual life and it is an ideal 'textbook' for anyone wishing to delve into the meaning and mysteries of the Psalms.
Comprehensive English-Yiddish Dictionary, edited by Gitl Schaechter-Viswanath and Paul Glasser.
This is a modern, up-to-date English-Yiddish dictionary that includes a wealth of both traditional and modern Yiddish words and terms. Within its nearly 50,000 entries you'll discover such terms as Richter scale, Non-Proliferation Treaty, Federal Aviation Administration, and anorexia nervosa, thereby proving that Yiddish is indeed a modern, living language!
The Scroll, by Miriam Feinberg Vamosh.
A decision taken in the final days of the battle for Masada is to have a drastic impact on three generations of one family. In this compelling work of historical fiction, the author follows Miriam, a survivor of Masada, and her family as they deal with the repercussions of this decision as they try to make a life for themselves in a very changed world.
The Chameleon that Saved Noah's Ark, by Yael Molchadsky.
"Oh, No! What do chameleons eat?" Noah and his family not only have their hands full feeding and caring for all the animals on the ark, but they also have to try to figure out what to feed the chameleons - before it is too late! Discover how this problem is solved in this quick paced book for children 5-8.
In My Hands: Memories of a Holocaust Rescuer, by Irene Gut Opdyke with Jennifer Armstrong.
The remarkable, true story, of a seventeen-year-old nursing student who, time and time again, risked her life to help rescue Jews throughout the dark days of World War II.
The Tree in the Courtyard, by Jeff Gottesfeld.
This unique children's story book tells the story of Anne Frank and her diary from the unique perspective of the horse chestnut tree that grew outside the window of the secret annex where she hid from the Nazis for more than two years...
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, by John Boyne.
This is a haunting fable about two young boys, one German and the other Jewish, who inexplicitly meet at a fence surrounding a concentration camp - with dire consequences.
Anna and the Swallow Man, by Gavriel Savit.
This is an unforgettable story about a young girl's journey through war torn Poland with the Swallow Man, an enigmatic stranger who takes her under his wings after her father is sent to a concentration camp. Although written for young readers aged 12 and up, this is a book that will resonate equally well with adult readers.
Shanghai Escape, by Kathy Kacer.
A fictional account of Lily Toufar's real-life adventures as a young Jewish refugee in Shanghai, a city to which her family had fled to in 1938 in an attempt to escape from the dangers posed by the Nazis.
Hana's Suitcase: The Quest to Solve a Holocaust Mystery, by Karen Levine.
This is the true story of a quest to discover the history and fate of Hana Brady, the owner of a suitcase that was sent to the Tokyo Holocaust Education Resource Center in Japan with no other information than her name, her date of birth, and the fact that she was an orphan. Written for young readers, this book provides readers with a unique perspective on the Holocaust.
The Choice, by Kathy Clark.
Thirteen-year-old Hendrik has a secret - his real name is Jakob and he's Jewish. One day after the Nazi invasion of Hungary, Jakob reveals his secret to the wrong person - with terrifying consequences for both himself, and his entire family. The Choice is a gripping book about the Holocaust that was written for middle grade readers.
More Than Enough: A Passover Story, by April Halprin Wayland.
A lively children's picture book that follows two young children as they help their parents prepare for the Passover Seder, and along the way they get to rescue a kitten and learn about the holiday.
Dear Santa, Love, Rachel Rosenstein, by Amanda Peet and Andrea Troyer.
A delightful children's picture book in which a young girl learns that you cannot always have you want...
The Guide to Loshon Hakodesh: Volume 1 - Mastering the Basics, by Nachman Marcuson.
A self-study text that covers the fundamentals of Biblical Hebrew grammar. It is geared toward students that already know how to read Hebrew, and it covers thirty-two grammatical rules. Exercises are included at the end of each chapter, and a detailed answer key can be found at the end of the book.
Waves of Memory, a film by Gad Aisen.
This documentary film tells the story of the Aliyah Bet ship, the Rafiach, that sank of the coast of Syrna, Greece with almost 800 immigrants and crew members on board. Most survived to tell the tale...
Get Started in Modern Hebrew, by Shula Gilboa.
This is a complete beginner's course in modern Hebrew that concentrates not only on reading and writing, but also listening and speaking skills. This course features both a book and audio CD, making it ideal for use by self-learners.
Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life, by Anita Shapira.
This is a riveting biography of one of the founders of modern Hebrew literature. Brenner was born in Russia in 1881 and was murder during the May 1921 riots in Jaffa, Israel. His life and legacy will fascinate anyone with an interest in Jewish history and Hebrew literature.
Determined: The Story of Holocaust Survivor Avraham Perlmutter, by A. Avraham Perlmutter, Ph.D.
This unique memoir recounts Perlmutter's experiences in Holland where he spent the Holocaust staying just one step ahead of the Nazis. As well, in this memoir he recalls how he rebuilt his life after the war and went on to achieve his dreams.
The Synagogues of Central & Western Pennsylvania, by Julian H. Preisler.
"A fascinating new book exploring the history and architecture of synagogues in the Central and Western regions of Pennsylvania. Featuring 230 photographs and images (32 in color) of
current, former, and demolished synagogues..."
That's a Mitzvah, by Liz Suneby and Diane Heiman.
This small board book introduces young children, ages 1-4, to the joys of the mitzvah of doing good deeds. It also encourages them to think about, and care for, other people.
501 Hebrew Verbs, 2e, by Shmuel Bolozky, Ph.D.
An essential reference guide for all serious students of both modern and biblical Hebrew. This book includes 565 fully conjugated, high frequency verbs that are listed alphabetically by their root forms.
The New Comprehensive Shilo Pocket Dictionary, edited by Zevi Scharfstein.
This Hebrew - English, English - Hebrew dictionary contains more than 30,000 words and phrases. Volwelized Hebrew is used throughout, making this book ideal for both students and tourists.
The Kalusz I Thought I Knew, a film by Bernard Dichek.
After the war, Dichek's father, the only member of his family to survive the Holocaust, left his hometown of Kalusz. He never returned, but his son did... This film follows Dichek as he returns to Kalusz to try to match up the stories his father told him about the town, with the truth of modern day life in the former Polish city.
Pursued, a documentary film written & directed by Menachem Roth.
A poignant documentary that follows a thirty-five-year-old man as he travels to Israel to confront the man who abused him 20 years earlier when he was in yeshiva.
My Herzl, a documentary film written & directed by Eli Tal-El.
An eclectic and informative journey through the lives and times of Theodor Herzl as seen through the eyes of a man who owns one of the largest collections of Herzl memorabilia in the world.
The Flat, a documentary film written & directed by Arnon Goldfinger.
What began as a simple documentary to chronicle the 'cleaning out' his deceased grandmother's apartment quickly turns into an unsettling mystery when Arnon discovers that his Jewish grandparents had ties with a SS officer. This documentary follows Arnon as he tries to uncover the truth about this strange relationship...
Countrymen, by Bo Lidegaard.
The untold story of how Denmark's Jews escaped the Nazis, of the courage of their fellow Danes - and the extraordinary role of the SS.
1929: Mapping the Jewish World
, edited by Hasia R. Diner and Gennady Estraikh.
Using 1929 as its focal point, this collection of essays examines the state of Jewish society during the interwar period, and it covers a range of topics from philanthropy and literature to politics and migration.
Amidst the Shadows of Trees, by Miriam M. Brysk.
A moving memoir that recounts a young girl's experiences in the Lida Ghetto, and living with partisans in the Lipiczany Forest. This memoir also details Miriam's experiences after the war and how she went on to become a noted scientist, despite having missed out on years of schooling during the Holocaust.
The Tattered Prayer Book, by Ellen Bari.
This is a tender and well-illustrated book that introduces children, ages 6-10, to the Holocaust. It tells the story of a young boy who found a tattered and burned prayer book on the floor of a synagogue after Kristallnacht, and how this prayer book offered him comfort in the dark days to come.
The Seven Lives of Colonel Patterson, by Denis Brian.
A detailed and eye-opening biography of Colonel John Henry Patterson, the British commander of the Jewish Legion, which saw action in Gallipoli and Palestine during World War One.
Vision and Leadership: Reflections on Joseph and Moses, by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
This, the eleventh in the series MeOtzar HoRav: Selected Writings of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, presents Rabbi Soloveitchik's reflections on biblical narratives and characters, beginning with the Joseph stories and the Jewish people s sojourn in Egypt and ending with the story of Moses death on the brink of return to the Promised Land.
Shatterzone of Empires, edited by Omer Bartov and Eric D. Weitz.
Coexistence and Violence in the German, Habsburg, Russian, and Ottoman Borderlands - a collection of 26 essays that examines the history and peoples, including Jews, of the borderland regions of Central Europe throughout the 19th and 20th centuries.
Anatomy of the Auschwitz Death Camp, edited by Yisrael Gutman and Michael Berenbaum.
A collection of essays by leading scholars that presents a comprehensive and chilling overview of the history and inner workings of Auschwitz, and the role that it played in the Nazi's 'Final Solution'.
Studies on the Haggadah, edited by Y. Reiner and S. Peerless.
Over 100 analytical questions relating to the Passover Seder and the Exodus from Egypt. Suggested answers are provided.
Vision from the Prophet and Counsel from the Elders, by Rabbi Hayyim Angel.
Rabbi Angel examines the nineteen books of the Hebrew Bible that follow the five books of Moses, from Joshua through Chronicles, the prophets and writings. He exposes the plain meaning of the texts, not the homiletical, sermonic, lessons that others draw from them.
Jewish Identity: Who is a Jew?, by Baruch Litvin.
This book compiles the forty-three responses to Israeli Prime Minister Ben Gurion s request in the 1950 s for opinions from Rabbis and scholars around the world, Reform to Orthodox, on the question, "Who is a Jew?"
Abravanel's World of Torah, by Zev Bar Eitan.
A fifteenth century tour de force, Don Yitzchak Abravanel's magnum opus thoroughly revolutionized Biblical exegesis.His works have never been translated from their original Hebrew. Until now.
Comprehensive Yiddish-English Dictionary, edited by Solon Beinfeld and Harry Bochner.
With more than 37,000 entries, this is the most detailed and comprehensive Yiddish-English dictionary currently available. This essential reference includes colloquial, literary, academic, and conversational terms, along with idioms, dialectic and stylistic differences, and terms adopted into Yiddish from other languages.
Early Travels in Palestine, edited with notes by Thomas Wright.
First published in 1848, this is a compilation of the writings and narratives of nine travelers of Palestine from various eras, ranging from the 8th Century to the late 17th century.
From Where I Stand, by Rabbi Yossy Goldman.
A collection of essays on the fifty-four portions of the Pentateuch, written by a respected Rabbi from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Derashot Ledorot: Genesis, by Rabbi Norman Lamm.
A selection of essays on the book of Genesis based on sermons given by Rabbi Norman Lamm during the years 1952 and 1976, while he served as a synagogue rabbi.
On the Chocolate Trial, by Rabbi Deborah R. Prinz.
A Delicious Adventure Connecting Jews, Religions, History, Travel, Rituals and Recipes to the Magic of Cacao.
Davening: A Guide to Meaningful Jewish Prayer, by Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi.
Reb Zalman emphasizes the opportunities that prayer offers: opportunities for song and silence; for connection and remembrance; to unburden and to trust.
The Book of Job, by Donald Kraus.
Kraus clarifies for today's readers what Job is, how to overcome difficulties in the text, and what it may mean for us.
The Next Generation of Modern Orthodoxy, edited by Shmuel Hain.
This book contains seventeen essays, addressing six subjects: social justice, including Jewish/non-Jewish relationships; personal autonomy and religious authority; spirituality; perspectives on the identity of Orthodox Jews; the future of Orthodoxy's educational system; and the future of Modern Orthodoxy.
The Emergence of Ethical Man, by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
Relying on both scientific research and classical Jewish sources, Soloveitchik provides a startlingly fresh reading of the early chapters of Genesis.
Kosher by Design: Cooking Coach, by Susie Fishbein.
Part cookbook, part instructional guidebook, this new addition to the Kosher by Design series includes 120 new recipes along with step by step instructions on just about everything from correctly using a knife to learning a variety of essential cooking techniques.
Murder in the Synagogue, by T. V. LoCicero.
This true crime book details the 1966 murder of Rabbi Morris Adler, who was gunned down in front of his congregation.
The Promise of Israel, by Daniel Gordis.
Why Its Seemingly Greatest Weakness Is Actually Its Greatest Strength.
Laws of Prayers, by Rabbi Eliezer Melamed.
This book, called in its Hebrew original Peninei Halachah, "Pearls of the Law" or Legal Pearls," is an all-inclusive, easy to read book that informs readers of the laws of prayer from the perspective of Rabbi Melamed.
The Koren Yom Kippur Mahzor, with commentary by Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks.
The Koren Sacks Yom Kippur Mahzor is a new Hebrew/English prayer book with translation and commentary by Rabbi Jonathan Sacks. The Koren Sacks Yom Kippur Mahzor is a companion to the Koren Sacks Rosh Hashana Mahzor.
Disraeli the Jew, by Benjamin Cardozo and Emma Lazarus.
The two essays in this volume were composed about a hundred years ago. One is by the famed U.S. Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo; the second by the equally famous Emma Lazarus whose poem is at the base of the Statute of Liberty; both Jews.
Kaytek the Wizard, by Janusz Korczak.
It's all great fun using magic to cause strange incidents in his school and neighborhood, but soon Kaytek's increasing powers cause major chaos around the city of Warsaw...
Torah MiEtzion: New Readings in Tanach - Devarim, edited by Rabbis E. Bick and Y. Beasley.
Torah MiEtzion presents original, insightful essays on the book of Devarim, by the rabbis of Yeshivat Har Etzion, one of today's most vibrant and influential schools of modern biblical interpretation.
In His Mercy, by Rabbi Ezra Bick.
This collection of essays by Rabbi Ezra
Bick of Yeshivat Har Etzion provides a fascinating analysis of the Thirteen
Bread (Food - Where Does it Come From?), by Menucah Fuchs.
How is bread made? How are the grains grown that go into making bread? These questions and more are answered in this informative book for young children.
Relics for the Present, by Levi Cooper.
In this page-by-page companion to Berakhot, the first tractate of the Talmud, popular teacher and community leader Rabbi Levi Cooper explores the wisdom of the Jewish sages, transforming their ancient teachings into lessons for everyday life.
A Hero's Story: Yoni Netanyahu, by Moshe Phillips.
A new movie about Yoni Netanyahu called Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story, played in a suburban Philadelphia suburb late in July just minutes away from where the hero of the Entebbe operation went to high school in the 1960s...
Fishel the Fisherman, by Menucah Fuchs.
In this children's book, three fishermen who go to sea on a stormy day and learn a lesson about considering the consequences of their actions.
It's a... It's a... It's a Mitzvah, by Liz Suneby and Diane Heiman.
This lively picture book for children ages 3 - 6, is filled with playful animals who, through their actions, demonstrate age-appropriate mitzvot.
Torah Lights: Bemidbar - Trials and Tribulations in Times of Transition, by Rabbi Shlomo Riskin.
As Rabbi Riskin writes in the introduction to Torah Lights, The struggle with Torah reflects the struggle with life itself. The ability of the Torah to speak to every generation and every individual at the same time is the greatest testimony to its divinity.
Gentleman's Agreement & Hollywood's Israel Problem, by Moshe Phillips.
In 1947, Hollywood gave us "Gentleman's Agreement," a thoughtful and compelling portrait of anti-Semitism in America in the period directly after World War Two and the Holocaust...
Pathway to Jerusalem, by Rabbi Ovadiah.
The Travel Letters of Rabbi Ovadiah of Bartenura: Written Between 1488-1490 During His Journey to the Holy Land.
The Sages, Volume II: Character, Context & Creativity, by Binyamin Lau.
This multi-volume series offers fresh perspectives on the individual characters of the sages (Hazal), the historical contexts in which they lived, and the creativity they brought to the pursuit of Jewish wisdom. Volume II covers the period from Yavne to the Bar Kokhba Revolt.
The Founding Fathers of Zionism, by Benzion Netanyahu.
This insightful book contains scholarly essays on five of the most significant figures in the evolution of modern Zionism: Leo Pinsker, Theodore Herzl. Max Nordau, Israel Zangwill, and Ze'ev Jabotinsky.
Text Messages: A Torah Commentary for Teens, edited by Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin. This is the book that has been missing from the ever-expanding bookshelf of Torah commentaries a collection of messages on each Torah portion, aimed specifically for teens.
Anne Frank's Family, by Mirjam Pressler.
This fascinating history of Anne Frank and the family that shaped her is based on a treasure trove of thousands of letters, poems, drawings, postcards, and photos.
Jewish West Virginia, by Julian H. Preisler.
A pictorial history of Jewish West Virginia that highlights the role that Jews played in the settlement and history of the state.
Onkelos on the Torah: Deuteronomy, by Israel Drazin and Stanely M. Wagner.
Understanding the Bible Text: The text of Sefer Devarim in English and Hebrew, along with the text of Targum Onkelos and Rashi's commentaries, along with extensive commentaries from a variety of ancient and modern sources.
From the Holocaust to a New Dawn, by David Shachar.
A wide-ranging memoir that takes the reader from Shachar's pre-war life in Poland, to his Holocaust experiences and through to his making a new home in Israel and his ceaseless work to support and strengthen the Jewish homeland.
Bo, Jenny, and I, by Huguette Herrmann.
Surviving the Holocaust in Britain: A Family Memoir. The story of Huguette Herrmann's untraditional upbringing in Antwerp and her family's daring escape to England in 1940. This memoir follows Herrmann's life until 1945.
Writing - The Sacred Art, by Rami Shapiro and Aaron Shapiro.
Can writing be turned into a spiritual practice? The answer is yes, and this book shows you how . . . This is the newest edition to the Art of Spiritual Living Series.
The Shidduch Crisis, by Michael J. Salamon.
An honest look at the real difficulties faced by the dating public in today s Orthodox world.
We're Missing the Point, by Rabbi Dr. Gidon Rothstein.
What's Wrong with the Orthodox Jewish Community and How to Fix It - a guide for getting out of the ritualistic rut and reconnecting with HaShem on both a spiritual and a personal level.
Good Night, Laila Tov, by Laurel Snyder.
A family trip turns into an adventure of discovery for a curious and carefree sister and brother in this charming children's picture book.
The No-Potato Passover, by Aviva Kanoff.
Take a trip around the world as you leave behind that starchy Passover staple, the potato, and discover a wealth of healthy and delicious alternatives.
Basic Yiddish: A Grammar and Workbook, by Rebecca Margolis.
A basic grammar reference book on Standard Yiddish that is suited for use in the classroom and by independent learners. It includes multiple examples and exercises and can be used by both beginning and advanced students of Yiddish.
The Koren Ethiopian Haggada: Journey to Freedom, edited by Rabbi Menachem Waldman.
"Unlike other Haggadot that simply translate the traditional Passover text into Amharic for use by Ethiopian Jews, The Koren Ethiopian Haggada incorporates the Ethiopian community's modern-day exodus narrative and unique traditions into the telling of the Passover story..." (Article)
Key to Yiddish, by Miriam Hoffman.
A beginning textbook in modern, standard Yiddish, this book combines an eclectic and extensive mix of readings drawn from sources as diverse as rhymes and folktales, with grammatical lessons, exercises, and insights into Yiddish culture.
Colloquial Yiddish, by Lily Kahn.
Colloquial Yiddish offers a step-by-step approach to Yiddish as it is spoken and written today. It is ideal for English-speaking independent learner and it can be used in a classroom setting.
The Bais Yaakov Cookbook, Edited by Batsheva Weinstein.
200 Original Recipes to Uplift and Enhance Your Shabbos, Yom Tov, and Everyday Table. Includes Halachic Guidelines, a history of the Bais Yaakov movement, and much more...
The How & Why of Jewish Prayer, by Israel Rubin.
This essential guidebook covers the mechanics (the hows) of Jewish Prayer, and also covers the various laws and customs related to Jewish prayer.
Sanctuary in the Wilderness, by Alan Mintz.
An in-depth introduction to American Hebrew poetry and the lives and works of twelve key American poets who composed in Hebrew.
The Holocaust Conspiracy: An International Policy of Genocide, by William R. Perl.
A compelling look at why the United States, Britain, Switzerland, the Soviet Union and other countries, as well as the Vatican and the International Red Cross, deliberately chose a course of action that imperiled millions by keeping them 'locked' in Europe as the Nazi genocide razed European Jewry.
Wisdom from the Batcave, by Cary A. Friedman.
How to Live a Super, Heroic Life. Learn the profound truths that can be gleaned by studying the life and deeds of the comic book action figure - Batman!
Marital Intimacy: A Traditional Jewish Approach, by Rabbi Avraham Peretz Friedman.
A refreshing, candid, and sensitive overview of the Jewish views concerning marital intimacy - and the many misconceptions that surround this complex subject.
Against All Odds: Israel Survives
A thirteen-part documentary, on DVD, that examines the role that miracles have played in the survival of Israel. This collector's edition also includes the featured length movie, Against All Odds.
Studies in Rashi: Bereishit, by Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson. Studies in Rashi, contains 12 complete essays on Chumash Bereishit. The essays are presented, for the first time, in a bi-lingual Hebrew/English format.
Why be Jewish?, by Doron Kornbluth.
Based on real life experiences, as told to Kornbluth, this collection of insightful and inspirational essays explore why a Jew should be a Jew.
Tall Tales Told in Biblical Hebrew, by Ethelyn Simon, Irene Resnikoff, Linda Motzkin, and Susan Noss.
A collection of nineteen classic fairy tales and folktales retold in Biblical Hebrew. Perfect for students of all ages looking for something a 'little different' to read!
Change & Renewal, by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz.
Offering insights into the holidays that will enhance your understanding, appreciation, and celebration of the various events in the Jewish calendar.
The First Hebrew Reader, by Jessica W. Goldstein.
Guided readings of passages from the Hebrew Bible, designed to help students of Biblical Hebrew improve their reading and translation skills.
The Koren Mesorat HaRav Siddur, Commentary based upon the teaching of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
A Hebrew-English prayer book enhanced by the addition of commentaries based upon the teachings of "The Rav" along with supplemental essays and information that provide keen insights into the nature and meaning of the tefillot.
Swimming in Moses' Well, by Yakov Azriel.
Poems on Numbers - This is the fourth book in Azriel's series of verse commentaries on the Pentateuch.
The First Hebrew Primer, by Ethelyn Simon, Irene Resnikoff, and Linda Motzkin.
The Adult Beginner's Path to Biblical Hebrew. This textbook, when combined with the companion answer book, audio set, and flash cards - serve as a complete introductory course in Biblical Hebrew for use in the classroom and by independent learners.
From Within the Tent: The Haftarot, Edited by Rabbi Daniel Z. Feldman & Stuart W. Halpern.
Mitokh Ha-Ohel: Ha-Haftorot - Essays on the Weekly Haftarah Readings from the Rabbis & Professors of Yeshiva University.
Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, by Ethelyn Simon and Joseph Anderson.
Designed for adult learners, this book serves as a self-study guide and textbook for beginning Hebrew students that teaches you the Hebrew alphabet and how to read and pronounce modern Hebrew, all in ten easy lessons.
When Do We Eat?, starring Michael Lerner, Shiri Appleby, Adam Lamberg, Cynda Williams, Jack Klugman, and Lesley Ann Warren.
A magical comedy that follows a dysfunctional family through one of the most memorable and life-changing Seder's of their lives.
The Sabbath Soul, by Eitan Fishbane.
Mystical Reflections on the Transformative Power of Holy Time - Fishbane introduces readers to the mystical lessons that the Chassidim saw in the Sabbath.
Itamar Makes Friends: A Children's Story of Jewish Brotherhood, by Josh Hasten.
Eight year old Itamar lives on a yishuv in Israel. He loves to milk goats, shear sheep, and most of all, to play soccer. When he goes to visit his cousins in the big city, he meets boys who are totally different from him- or are they?
Teachings, by Rabbi Asher Brander.
TEACHINGS offers in-depth reflections on the Parashah. It draws on a variety of sources, and it offers as fresh, fascinating, and relevant discourse on the Torah text.
Lishmor V'Laasos, by Rabbi Mordechai Katz.
A Guide to Basic Principles of Jewish Law and Their Applications in Theory and in Practice.
Lehovin Ulehaskil: A Guide to Torah Hashkofoh, by Rabbi Eliezer Gevirtz.
A project of the Jewish Education Program, this book contains thirty-six questions about the basic tenets Judaism, along with a selection of answers to each.
Torah MiEtzion: New Readings in Tanach - Bereishit, edited by Rabbis E. Bick and Y. Beasley.
This Har Etzion book contains four dozen essays by eighteen rabbis and one female scholar. The authors' approach is to avoid studying midrash and commentators, and to study the Bible through the Bible itself.
A Daughter's Recitation of Mourner's Kaddish, by Rahel Berkovits.
Saying Kaddish for a departed parent is often seen as the responsibliy of the parent's son. However a daughter is also able to recite Kaddish for a parent. This booklet explores the concept of a daughter saying Kaddish, showing that this is not a new concept.
Journey to Heaven: Exploring Jewish Views of the Afterlife, by Leila Leah Bronner.
What happens when we die? How did the Jewish view of the afterlife develop? What are the biblical and talmudic foundations of our understanding of the afterlife? These and more questions are answered in this compelling book.
The Bedtime Sh'ma: A Good Night Book, adapted by Sarah Gershman.
This beautifully illustrated adaptation of the Kriat Sh'ma is a wonderful introduction to one of the oldest and most fundamental of Jewish prayers.
Modeh Ani: A Good Morning Book, adapted by Sarah Gershman.
In this book, Gershman has adapted the Modeh Ani prayer for young children (ages 2-7), providing an opportunity for families to create a morning prayer ritual that will provide a solid spiritual foundation from which to face the day...
Stern: The Man and His Gang, by Zev Golan.
For decades Israel's left-leaning academic establishment in Israel, as well as Jewish educators in the U.S., have tried to minimize the impact the Irgun and LEHI had on London's decision to end the British Mandate. The LEHI's story is finally getting the fair treatment it was denied for far too long.
Siddur Shabbat B'Yachad: A Siddur for Young Children, edited by Iris Greenbaum and Judith Radousky.
Designed for children from birth through second grade, this Siddur contains an abbreviated Shabbat morning service that provides a kid friendly introduction to the Shabbat prayer service. The text is presented in Hebrew, with both an English transliteration of the text, and an English translation.
Leaders Guide for Siddur Shabbat B'Yachad, by Iris Greenbaum and Judith Radousky.
This leader's guide to the Siddur Shabbat B'Yachad provides all you need to organize a children's prayer service in your own synagogue, with tips on storytelling and teaching children about the various prayers. Includes a companion music CD keyed to the Siddur Shabbat B'Yachad.
Prayerbook Hebrew the Easy Way, by Joseph Anderson, Linda Motzkin, Jonathan Rubenstein, and Laurence Wiseman.
Perfect for adult learners studying on their own, this step-by-step book explains the basics of Hebrew grammar in east to understand terms and introduces you to the vocabulary and beauty of the Hebrew prayers.
Tower of Babel, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The story of the Tower of Babel is the story of how the various languages spoken by man were created, and how the vast number of civilizations that exist today were created. This Hebrew - English text is ideal for young readers of English, and students of Biblical Hebrew, of all ages.
Let My People Go!, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The timeless and powerful story of the Israelites' exodus from Egypt has been adapted for young children in this illustrated book, which also includes the original Hebrew text of the story.
In the Beginning, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The first two chapters of the book of Genesis, recounting the story of the Creation, have been excerpted and adapted for young readers in Bible story for children. The text includes the original Hebrew text and a glossary of Hebrew terms along with their English translations, and a pronunciation guide.
Rebecca, adapted by Alison Greengard.
The Biblical story of Rebecca and how she came to marry Isaac comes alive in this adaptation for children, complete with the Hebrew text of the story, along with a simplified English translation, literal translation, and glossary of terms.
Jonathan and the Waves, by Shira Sheri.
Jonathan wants to go swimming in the ocean, but he is afraid of the waves. His older sister tells him to ask G-d for help, but where does one find G-d? By the end of this bilingual, Hebrew - English book for ages 2-8, Jonathan knows the answer!
Lon-Lon's Big Night, by Miri Leshem-Pelly.
On his first night out of the burrow, the sand fox Lon-Lon chases after a jerboa. Before he knows it, he's lost. How will Lon-Lon find his way home through the Negev desert, and who will he meet along the way? A bilingual, Hebrew - English book for ages 2-8.
A New Boy, by Eve Tal.
When a new boy joins Rina's kindergarten class, she asks her students to make the new boy welcome. However, the new boy doesn't speak Hebrew, so how are the kids suppose to make friends? A bilingual, Hebrew - English book for ages 2-8.
The Anatomy of Israel's Survival, by Hirsh Goodman.
The question is, "Can Israel survive?" Hirsh Goodman sets out to answer this question by showing what impediments there are to Israel's survival, and how they can be surmounted.
From Washington Avenue to Washington Street, by Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff.
From Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet, respected Torah scholar, prolific author, and beloved teacher, comes a beautifully written and fascinating scholarly memoir.
Shikufjtzky Street, Volume 1, by Shifra Glick.
You loved the Shikufitzky bunch, now you'll love the rest of the street! This endearing comic-style book features a host of humorous characters and jokes that will have your children begging for more.
The Book of Amazing Facts and Feats, Volume 2, by Nattan Hurvitz and Aharon Yosef Hoffman.
Imagine a book that testifies to the greatness and infinite wisdom of our Creator in a most unique, and inspiring way. Now you can hold the book you imagined in your very own hands in the form of The Book of Amazing Facts and Feats 2!
At Home with... The Goodman Family, by Leah Shenker.
Meet the Goodman Family, a family just like yours, and their bustling household. Perfect for young, developing minds, this book focuses on the building blocks of every home and their important functions.
Kids Speak 6: Through Fire and Water, by Chaim Walder.
In Kids Speak 6, you'll meet another cast of courageous characters and enjoy a collection of thrilling, uplifting, and inspiring stories.
Effy's Twin Brothers, by Bruriah Kuge.
Effy has new twin brothers, but they look different than the rest of the yellow chicks in the family. After a failed attempt to change colors, the twins discover that the way Hashem made things is always the best!
Effy Does the Job, by Bruriah Kuge.
Effy wants to help his mother by cleaning their street. The job is too big for one little guy, but no one agrees to help and Effy does the job with a smile anyway.
The Mitzvah Project Book, by Liz Suneby and Diane Heiman.
Making Mitzvah Part of Your Bar/Bat Mitzvah... and Your Life. This inspiring book is packed with ideas to help boys and girls connect something they love to a mitzvah project or tikkun olam initiative they can be passionate about.
Soul to Soul, by Deborah Masel.
When she was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2007, Deborah Masel's life collapsed. Two and a half years later, her struggle to find meaning in the shadowy world of terminal disease induced her to write...
Morality for Muggles, by Rabbi Moshe Rosenberg.
Ethics in the Bible and the World of Harry Potter. Whether you are a student of religious learning, a fan of Harry Potter or just someone who likes to consider the important questions of life this book is for you!
Biblical Literacy, by Rabbi Joseph Telushkin.
The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible.
Diary of Bergen-Belsen 1944-1945, by Hanna Lévy-Hass.
This unique diary chronicles what life was like inside the notorious Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during its last year in existence.
The Children's House of Belsen, by Hetty E. Verolme.
At the age of 13, Hetty was first transported to the repatriation camp at Westerbork, and from there she was sent to the Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, where she lived in the "Children's House," where she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust.
Kosher Elegance: The Art of Cooking with Style, by Efrat Libfroind.
Flip through the pages of this sensational cookbook and you'll encounter an incredible variety of stunning dishes. Made from simple, classic ingredients, these recipes will revolutionize your dinner presentations and upgrade any meal you host into something you can truly be proud of.
Israel for Beginners, by Angelo Colorni.
A Field Guide for Encountering the Israelis in Their Natural Habitat.
Hetty, by Hetty Verolme.
This is a memoir that examines the author's experiences during the Holocaust and which chronicles what life was like for the children that lived in the Children's House located within Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.
The Big Barrel of Wine, by Rabbi Zalman Goldstein.
The king is coming to visit Grapetown. The wine-makers excitedly build a gigantic barrel to be filled with wine in his honor. But something goes wrong...
Going Kosher in 30 Days, by Rabbi Zalman Goldstein.
GOING KOSHER IN 30 DAYS teaches the simply curious and those seriously considering going kosher all the whys and hows of kosher.
Koren Large Type Torah
The Koren Large Type Torah is a clear, large type edition of the Five Books of Moses. Featuring the famous Koren Tanakh Font, the text is particularly well suited for students in the early stages of learning Hebrew and studying the Torah, and for those needing large type.
English-Yiddish Handbook, by C. Tondowski.
This handbook is designed to help the beginner acquire the basics of the Yiddish language, its clear and easy-to-use format is suitable for all ages.
What Makes Someone a Jew, by Lauren Seidman.
Is being Jewish a matter of how you look, or how you live? Using everyday examples, this book helps young Jewish readers understand what it really means to be a Jew.
These Mountains, by Rivka Miriam.
Selected Poems of Rivka Miriam, Hebrew - English edition. In language characterized by an appealing simplicity, the author shares with her readers a variety of moving responses to a lifetime of experiences...
Hear O Lord, by Eliaz Cohen.
Poems from the Disturbances of 2000-2009, Hebrew - English edition. Cohen's work confronts primary theological, psychological and political issues of Jewish existence...
The Adventures of Rabbi Harvey, by Steve Sheinkin.
Volume I: After finishing school in New York, Rabbi Harvey traveled west in search of adventure and, hopefully, work as a rabbi. His journey took him to Elk Spring, Colorado, a small town in the Rocky Mountains. There, he settles disputes, tricks criminals into confessing, and offers unsolicited bits of Talmudic insight and Hasidic wisdom.
Rabbi Harvey Rides Again, by Steve Sheinkin.
Volume II: In this graphic novel, Rabbi Harvey returns to the streets of Elk Spring, Colorado. Harvey protects his town and delivers justice, wielding only the weapons of wisdom, wit, and a bit of trickery. These adventures combine Jewish and American folklore by creatively retelling comic Jewish folktales and setting them loose on the western frontier of the 1870s.
Rabbi Harvey vs. the Wisdom Kid, by Steve Sheinkin.
Volume III: In his colorful career on the Rocky Mountain frontier, Rabbi Harvey has matched wits with a variety of villains--most notably the sweet-faced "Bad Bubbe" Bloom, and the self-proclaimed genius "Big Milt" Wasserman. In this exciting new volume, these two formidable foes team up to try to rid the West of Rabbi Harvey once and for all.
Sacred Trash, by Adina Hoffman & Peter Cole.
One May day in 1896, at a dining-room table in Cambridge, England, a meeting took place between a Romanian-born maverick Jewish intellectual and twin learned Presbyterian Scotswomen, who had assembled to inspect several pieces of rag paper and parchment. It was the unlikely start to what would prove a remarkable, continent-hopping, century-crossing saga...
The Eichmann Trial, by Deborah E. Lipstadt.
As the world continues to confront the ongoing reality of genocide and ponder the fate of those who survive it, this trial of the century, which has become a touchstone for judicial proceedings throughout the world, offers a legal, moral, and political framework for coming to terms with unfathomable evil.
Talk Now! Learn Yiddish, by EuroTalk Interactive.
Talk Now! Yiddish is the perfect method to access a wealth of comprehensive fundamental vocabulary and accurate pronunciation in one user-friendly plan packed with useful words, a picture dictionary, and quizzes.
Culture of Terror: the Collapse of America, by Dr. Eugene Narrett.
In Culture of Terror Eugene Narrett accomplishes a remarkable task: defining and identifying the roots of postmodernism in the scientific utopianism of the Enlightenment.
The Essential Jewish Stories, by Seymour Rossel.
More than 300 stories selected from every period of Jewish history and from every Jewish tradition -- narratives, anecdotes, metaphors, analogies, folktales, and fantasies -- each story elegantly retold.
Patterns in Jewish History, by Rabbi Berel Wein.
Through the prism of timeless themes: education, customs, anti-Semitism, assimilation, the role of women, teachers and rabbis, the land of Israel and more, Rabbi Wein examines the values that have enabled the Jewish people to survive and thrive for three thousand years.
Vision & Valor, by Rabbi Berel Wein.
In Vision & Valor, Rabbi Berel Wein traces the development of the Talmud, the record of the Oral Law of Sinai as refined, debated, and discussed over four centuries in the great Torah academies of the Land of Israel and Babylonia.
Persian Food from the Non-Persian Bride, by Reyna Simnegar.
Offering an enticing collection of Persian and Middle Eastern recipes, from simple snacks to a full-blown feast! With clear step-by-step instructions, you will be able to produce with ease a lavish spread of dishes from traditional well known Persian favorites to outright exotic.
Quick & Kosher: Meals in Minutes, by Jamie Geller.
This innovative cookbook features over 215 new quick recipes, including new fast takes on traditional holiday dishes. Best of all, the recipes in this book tell you how much total time to allow for "PCS" - that's to Prep, Cook & Serve - the full meal.
Modern Hebrew for Intermediate Students, by Esther Raizen.
A sequel to Modern Hebrew for Beginners, this combination of text and workbook is designed to be used with web-based audio, visual, and interactive materials to give students multiple learning opportunities suited to a variety of learning styles. The program provides for intense practice of all four language skills: reading, writing, listening comprehension, and conversation.
Modern Hebrew for Beginners, by Esther Raizen.
This combination text and workbook is designed to be used with web-based audio, visual, and interactive materials to give students multiple learning opportunities suited to a variety of learning styles. This allows intense practice of all four language skills: reading, writing, listening comprehension, and conversation.
Let Your Fingers Do the Mitzvos, by Bracha Goetz.
Put your fingers through the holes of this adorable board book and the mitzvos come to life! Arms, hands, fingers, legs ... discover how your whole body can be busy doing mitzvos with this one-of-a-kind book!
The Family Chanukah Book, illustrated by Dovid Goldschmidt, Gadi Pollack, and Yoni Gerstein.
Stories, games, brainteasers, and a whole slew of fun activities for Chanukah that will delight the entire family.
The Miracles of Chanukah: Then & Now, by Genendel Krohn.
Featuring Chanukah stories, both ancient and contemporary, these sensitively and beautifully written stories are sure to please children of all ages.
Sacred Treasure - The Cairo Genizah, by Mark Glickman.
In 1897, Rabbi Solomon Schechter of Cambridge University stepped into the attic of the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo, Egypt, and there found the largest treasure trove of medieval and early manuscripts ever discovered.
Major Farran's Hat, by David Cesarani.
In May 1947 a sixteen-year-old Jewish activist named Alexander Rubowitz was abducted in broad daylight from the streets of Jerusalem and murdered by British forces. In this book, Cesarani examines the British cover-up of the murder, and how it contributed to the British losing Palestine.
Kosher By Design: Teens and 20-Somethings, by Susie Fishbein.
100 amazing recipes that are sure to please you, the teens, and 20-somethings in your life. It will also will encourage them to cook for themselves, rather than waiting for you or calling for take-out! This is another outstanding addition to the Kosher by Design cookbook series!
English Hebrew by Subject, 3rd Edition, by Hanna G. Perez.
This topical dictionary is ideal for use by students, olim, professionals, and anybody interested in increasing their modern Hebrew vocabulary. Includes a 12-hour audio CD that will help you to learn the correct pronunciation of the book's vocabulary and which will help to improve your listening comprehension.
Kitzur Shulchan Aruch - Code of Jewish Law: Volume 4, by Rabbi Shlomo Ganzfried.
Covering chapters 98-144 of the Kitzur Shulchan Aruch, this volume primarily covers the Halachah (Jewish Laws) surrounding the Holidays - such as Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur, Succos, Chanukah, Purim, and more...
The Miracle of the Golden Dove and Other Stories, by Genendel Krohn.
Share the greatness and glory of our Sages with your child in this magnificent book, filled with spectacular illustrations and heart-warming stories. Each is a gem, imparting a lasting lesson; every page brings to life our heritage and tradition, in full color and in magical prose.
Benny the Big Shot, by Tehilla Deutsch.
There's a new kid in town and he's already at the top of the class in Yeshiva--which generates no small amount of jealousy in young Tzvi's heart. This beautifully illustrated, warmly written book captures genuine emotions of self-worth and envy as one boy struggles to overcome his approach to a bright classmate.
Mrs. Honig's Cakes, Volume 4: Summer Stories, by Pessie Frankel & Yockeved Leah Perkal.
Sit back in your beach chair and feel the sun on your face. Take another lick of ice cream as you turn another page in Mrs. Honig's Cakes Summer Stories. Fill the long, hot days with happy reading hours as Mrs. Honig's lively and true-to-life characters take you along on their summer adventures.
Tehillim / Psalms, by Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer.
This comprehensive verse-by-verse translation of the Tehillim, along with a commentary anthologized from Talmudic, Midrashic, and Rabbinic sources by Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer, is both inspiring and uplifting.
Yearning with Fire, by Rabbi Heshy Kleinman.
In as little as five minutes a day, this book teaches strategies that will help us hasten the redemption - principles that will help us achieve "ahavas chinam," the unity and love for one another that will help bring Mashiach.
What Do You See On Sukkos?, by Bracha Goetz.
Teach your toddler about the holiday of Sukkos with this bright and colorful word-and-picture book!
Where Am I?, by Ruchy Schon.
This book will take your toddler on a colorful adventure to many different locations, from the beach to the library and even to the dentist's office!
Remarkable Park, by Bracha Goetz.
Embark with your child on an exciting hike through the park, meeting new animals and discovering all aspects of nature! You will find birds, deer, frogs, and so much more. With bright illustrations, this book will teach your young one how each animal works in its own special way. There is a lesson to learn from every creature about Middos and Avodas Hashem.
Remarkable Park, by Bracha Goetz.
Embark with your child on an exciting hike through the park, meeting new animals and discovering all aspects of nature! You will find birds, deer, frogs, and so much more. With bright illustrations, this book will teach your young one how each animal works in its own special way. There is a lesson to learn from every creature about Middos and Avodas Hashem.
Crash Course in Jewish History, by Ken Spiro.
From Abraham and the birth of monotheism to the Holocaust and the creation of modern Israel -- the epic sweep of the Jewish people's progress through time is told in this edifying survey of Jewish history.
Yiddish II: An Intermediate and Advanced Textbook, by Mordkhe Schaechter.
Suitable for students who have completed at least 3 semesters of Yiddish, Yiddish II is written mostly in Yiddish, and it is is the first continuation-level Yiddish textbook ever published which specifically addresses the difficulties encountered by English-speaking adults. It contains a wealth of grammatical information and is a must for any serious student of Yiddish.
A Lethal Obsession: Anti-Semitism from Antiquity to the Global Jihad, by Robert S. Wistrich.
A masterful and detailed analysis of the rise and spread of the new, global antisemitism, and the threat that it poses not only for Jews, but for the world as a whole. Wistrich also examines the origins of antisemitism and the various forms that it has taken through the ages.
The Golden Peacock: The Voice of the Yiddish Writer, edited by Sheva Zucker.
An audio recording, on CD, which features ten different Yiddish writers reading their poetry and prose. The CD is accompanied by two booklets. One provides brief biographies of the authors, and the other, the Yiddish text of the readings along with brief notes on the readings.
The Neshamah Should Have an Aliyah, by Rabbi Tzvi Hebel.
This practical and inspirational Torah guide will show you how to help your departed loved ones in the most meaningful way possible ... and find profound comfort in the process.
American Jewish Fiction, by Josh Lambert.
A guide to 125 works of fiction, both novels and short story collections, which touch upon the Jewish-American experience and which were published from 1867 to 2007.
Yiddish: An Introduction to the Language, Literature & Culture, Volumes 1 and 2, by Sheva Zucker.
A complete introductory course in Modern Yiddish that is equivalent to a 3-4 semester university level sequence in Yiddish. The course consists of two textbooks, two companion sets of audio recordings that are keyed to the text, as well as answer keys for the exercises in both textbooks. This series is ideal for use in both formal classroom settings and for use by independent students.
Yiddish: A Linguistic Introduction, by Neil G. Jacobs.
This book provides an overview of all aspects of Yiddish language and linguistics, looking at its syntax, phonology and morphology as well as its history, dialectology, and its related sociolinguistic issues.
The Agony of Greek Jews, 1940-1945, by Steven B. Bowman.
The Agony of Greek Jews tells the story of modern Greek Jewry as it came under the control of the Kingdom of Greece during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In particular, it deals with the vicissitudes of those Jews who held Greek citizenship during the interwar and wartime periods, and the fate of Greek Jews during the Holocaust.
Dictionary of Jewish Words, by Joyce Eisenberg and Ellen Scolnic.
An eclectic collection of more than 1,200 Jewish words and terms that you are likely to come across in your daily life. This dictionary includes words derived from a number of languages including Yiddish, Hebrew, and Aramaic. Words and definitions that cover a range of topics including Jewish holidays, life-cycle events, history, culture, and religious observances are included in this reference guide.
The Life of Glückel of Hameln, edited by Beth-Zion Abrahams.
The memoir of a remarkable Jewish woman who lived from 1646-1724. During her life Gluckel bore twelve children, ran a successful business, and buried two husbands. Her memoirs provide not only a unique glimpse into her own life, but also into that of the period in which she lived.
Faith & Courage, by Marcus Lehmann.
A collection of three inspiring, historical novels by Rabbi Meir (Marcus) Lehmann, the Rav of Mainz, Germany. This collection includes, Faith & Courage, Del Monte, and The Pocketknife.
Rebbe Mendel ... in a Class by Himself, by Nathan Sternfeld.
This exciting book, full of adventure, humor, and plenty of golden lessons, is a must-read for kids. This is the fifth book in the Rebbe Mendel series, and it contains seventeen new stories.
The Perfect Present, by Ruth Beifus.
For ages 4-8, this charming story about a little girl who gets a present that she doesn't think is quite right for her, helps children learn about taking responsibility for their own actions.
Great Jewish Letters, by Rabbi Moshe Bamberger.
This is a collection of classic and inspirational letters written by leading Torah scholars, which have been translated into English and enhanced by brief biographies of the authors.
Modern English-Yiddish Yiddish-English Dictionary, by Uriel Weinreich.
With more than 20,000 entries ranging from colloquial to literary Yiddish, this dictionary is an essential reference guide for anyone who reads Yiddish or who is currently learning Yiddish.
Purim and the Persian Empire, by Rabbi Yehuda Landy.
This book provides a unique historical, archaeological, & geographical perspective on the Megillas Esther that will help bring the story of Purim to life for you like never before.
We Can Do Mitzvos from Aleph to Tav, by Yael Zoldan.
In this charming and colorfully illustrated book, children are introduced to a variety of Mitzvos along with the letters of the Hebrew alphabet.
The King's Special Loaves, by Yaakov Meir Strauss.
Follow Naftali and Tzaddok, his new friend and a Kohen who just arrived in Yerushalayim from Egypt, as they become involved in a spat of espionage that involves two Roman spies, and surprisingly, three bakers. Along the way, experience the excitement of the Festival of Shavuos as you learn about the Beis HaMikdash.
Broken Wings, a film by Nir Bergman.
This award winning Israeli film presents a realistic slice-of-life drama that follows a family as it starts to fall apart after the father's death, and how it is brought together again by a twist of fate. The movie is in Hebrew with English subtitles.
Let's Talk! Modern Hebrew for Teens, by Pearl Tarnor, Nili Ziv, and Nina Woldin.
Follow four teenagers as they travel through Israel, have many exciting adventures, and speak to each other in modern Hebrew. This textbook consists of fifteen lessons that include both dialogs and exercises, and it is a great tool for keeping teenagers and pre-teens excited about learning Hebrew.
Let's Talk! Live, by Pearl Tarnor and Nili Ziv.
A live audio recording of the 15 Hebrew dialogues found in Let's Talk, read by eight different readers, both adults and children.
Invisible Me, by Tzipi Caton.
In this unique and powerful novel, we meet Dini, a fifteen-year-old who suffers from selective mutism. Despite being physically able to speak, Dini is unable to make herself speak. Consequently she is often ridiculed or simply ignored by her peers. As the book opens, Dini is starting a new school, but she is soon expelled for a prank she did not commit. Can Dini clear her name? More important, can she regain the power of speech?
Birkas Hachaim: The Wonders of Our Body, by Michal Stein and Devorah Kroizer.
Take your children on a journey within--to the very core of the bodies Hashem gave them! This book gives an in-depth look at the major organs in a kid-friendly way, and explains the various special mitzvos that can be performed with each body part.
The Beit HaMikdash: The Temple & The Holy Mount, by Rabbi Zalman Menachem Koren.
Take a breathtaking journey back through the history of the Beit HaMikdash, along with a look at the current research being conducted to uncover more information about the Temple and the Temple Mount area. Exquisite views of the Temple, as it originally appeared, are also included.
Shalom Ivrit I and Prayer Companion
The first volume in the three-volume Shalom Ivrit: Welcome to Modern Hebrew series provides students who have completed a basic primer to begin reading short Hebrew stories while learning about the Jewish holidays. In the companion prayer volume, students also begin to improve their prayer literacy while studying various Shabbat and Holiday prayers. For grades 3-6.
Shalom Ivrit II and Prayer Companion
In the second volume of the Shalom Ivrit: Welcome to Modern Hebrew series, students add more than 150 words to their Hebrew vocabulary while reading an exciting collection of short stories, folktales, and excerpts from the Midrash. In the companion prayer volume, students study the seven blessings found in the Shabbat morning Amidah and also explore various Jewish values. For grades 4-7.
Shalom Ivrit III and Prayer Companion
The third and final volume in the Shalom Ivrit: Welcome to Modern Hebrew series, students continue to increase their reading proficiency as they follow the adventures of a group of lively teenagers as they go about their everyday routines, go to camp, and visit Israel. While in the companion prayer volume, students prepare for their Bar or Bat Mitzvahs and study the Shabbat morning Aleinu, Kaddish, and Ein Keloheinu prayers. For grades 5-8.