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- Darash Moshe I (Chapter 1), by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein. (Book Excerpt)
- Darash Moshe II (Chapter 7), by Rabbi Moshe Feinstein. (Book Excerpt)
- Darosh Darash Yosef, by Rabbi Avishai C. David.
Discourses of Rav Yosef Dov Halevi Soloveitchik on the Weekly Parashah.
- 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.
- The Daughters Victorious, by Rabbi Shlomo (Stanley) Wexler.
The Daughters Victorious tells the amazing Biblical story of five sisters whom, over 3,000 years ago, fought for their inheritance and dignity. They sacrificed their individual yearnings to advance the causes of property rights and religious education for women at the time when such privileges and rights were non-existent.
- 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 Davka Classic Game Pack II
Four games on one CD - Hebrew Game Time, Jerusalem Stones, Search for Your Israeli Cousin II, and the Hanukkah Activity Center.
- Davka Dikduk.
A Great New Way to Understand and Learn Hebrew Grammar!
- Davka Dikduk II.
An introductory course on advanced Hebrew grammar, which includes several short stories and 50 different exercises and quizzes.
- DavkaWriter Platinum
A rock-hard Hebrew - English Word Processing program from Davka Corporation.
- The Dead Sea Scrolls, Revised Edition, by Michael Wise, Martin Abegg, Jr. & Edward Cook.
A fully revised and updated edition, and with new texts, updated introductions, a glossary of terms, and other new additions, this will become the definitive translation of the Scrolls.
- The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered, by Robert Eisenman and Michael Wise.
Two scholars compile and interpret fifty documents that are key and previously inaccessible portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
- Dear Daughter (Chapter 11), by Eliyohu Goldschmidt. (Book Excerpt)
- 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...
- A Death in Vienna, by Daniel Silva.
Master art restorer and part-time spy Gabriel Allon is on the trail of Nazi war criminals in this, the third book in Silva's 'Holocaust' series, and his fourth book featuring Allon.
- Defiance: The Bielski Partisans, by Nechama Tec.
The amazing, and true story, of the Bielski Partisans. Led by Tuvia Bielski, this remarkable resistance army rescued more than 1,200 Jews from near certain extermination at the hands of the Nazis, during the Nazi occupation of Belorussia.
- Delivery from Darkness, by Rabbi Baruch Finkelstein and Michal Finkelstein.
A Jewish Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Depression.
- 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.
- Destined to Survive (Chapter 1), by Israel I. Cohen. (Book Excerpt)
- 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 Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank.
A chronicle of the two, futile years that Anne spent in hiding during the Holocaust.
- 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.
- 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.
- A Dictionary of Yiddish Slang and Idioms, by Fred Kogos.
A concise Yiddish-English, English-Yiddish dictionary filled with numerous Yiddish terms and phrases as well as a wide selection of slang words and idioms. All Yiddish words are written in English transliteration.
- Dignity Beyond Death: The Jewish Preparation for Burial, by Rochel U. Berman.
This is a moving, informative, and respectful book that discusses a very sensitive topic - how one should treat a dead body, and how the body is prepared for burial. Also included is a detailed discussion of the time-honored Jewish ritual known as tahara.
- The Dimension Beyond, by Rabbi Yisrael Lorberbaum.
The author simplifies complex concepts, melding them with the words of Torah scholars throughout the ages to explain such things as the purpose of time, the nature of the spiritual world, and the journey of the soul.
- Dionysus or David, by Dr. Eugene Narrett.
A distinguished scholar once commented that if Israel had a counterpart to the ecstatic dances for Dionysus it was King David... This strikingly vivid analogy is misleading... (Article)
- Disability in Jewish Law, by Tzvi C. Marx
Based on traditional halakhic precepts, this book looks at the rights and obligations of the disabled under Jewish Law, and the obligations of the Jewish community toward the disabled.
- Discovering Exile: Yiddish and Jewish American Culture During the Holocuast, by Anita Norich.
An intriguing study into Yiddish and Jewish American culture during the 1930-40s that exposes the fact that the Holocaust was just one element of the Jewish cultural experiences in America during this period.
- 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.
- Dixie Diaspora: An Anthology of Southern Jewish History, edited by Mark K. Bauman.
A collection of sixteen essays that explore the vibrant and diverse history of Jews in the American South from the colonial period through to the modern day.
- Do You Remember Your 21st Birthday?, by Moshe Phillips.
Avshalom Haviv, a soldier of the Etzel, the Irgun Zvai Leumi who was making history on his 21st birthday. He was born in Haifa in the Holy Land of Israel on June 18, 1926. Haviv celebrated his 21st birthday in a British court, and was executed by the British in Acre Prison on July 29, 1947! (Article)
- Does Israel Need Another New Political Party?, by Moshe Phillips.
What is the HaBayit HaYehudi ("The Jewish Home") Party? What do they stand for and is there really a need for a new political party in Israel? These questions and more, are addressed in this timely article.
- Does J Street Stand For Jordan Street?, by Moshe Phillips.
J Street, the controversial Jewish pressure group that was created to lobby for a Palestinian state, is back in the news. J Street is now in the news in, of all places, Amman, Jordan because of their unauthorized, freelance diplomacy mission there. The question is why would the Jordanian monarchy be interested in meeting with J Street in the first place? (Article)
- Does the Soul Survive, by Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz.
Near-death experiences? Past-life regression? Reincarnation? Are these sorts of things Jewish? With a blend of candor, personal questioning, and sharp-eyed scholarship, Rabbi Elie Kaplan Spitz relates his own observations and the firsthand accounts shared with him by others.
- 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.
- Don't Look Down (Chapter 1), by Rabbi Michael Haber. (Book Excerpt)
- Dov Dov and the Man Who Forgot, and Other Stories, by Yona Weinberg.
Nine, Yiddishkeit infused, short stories for young children that feature Dov Dov and his friends. This is the second book in the Dov Dov series.
- Dybbuks and Jewish Women in Social History, Mysticism and Folklore, by Rachel Elior.
This work examines how and why people thought they were possessed by the soul of a deceased person, called a dybbuk, and what happens to the possessed individuals.
- The E.U.'s "East Jerusalem" Christmas Gift, by Moshe Phillips.
Christmas came early for Israel's enemies this holiday season. On December 1 a "draft statement" from the European Union calling for the immediate restart of negotiations leading to a "viable state of Palestine...with East Jerusalem as its capital" made worldwide news...
- The Easy-Shmeezy Guide to Yiddish, by R' Moshe Sherizen.
This handy language guidebook teaches you more than 1,500 common Yiddish words and phrases.
- Ecclesiastes, by Rabbi Rami Shapiro.
Ecclesiastes is a rational and countercultural guide to living with joy in the midst of uncertainty and insecurity, and Shapiro's translation of, and commentary on Ecclesiastes, restores this ancient text to its timeless placeas a guide to living sanely in an often insane world.
- Echoes Of The Maggid (Chatper 4), by Rabbi Paysach Krohn. (Book Excerpt)
- Edith's Story: Courage, Love, and Survival during World War II, by Edith Van Hessen Velmans.
During World War II, Edith Van Hessen, a young Jewish girl from Holland, was forced to go into hiding to prevent her deportation to a Nazi concentration camp. She hid in plain sight - taking on the persona of a Christian and working as a maid. This is the story of her ordeal and the courageous people who helped to hide her.
- 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.
- 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!
- Ehud's Courage & The Cunning Blade
A challenging role-playing game set in the time of the Shoftim, when Israel was under Moabite rule. Your task is to assist Ehud in his quest to help the Israelites gain their freedom.
- 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.
- Elul, Rosh Hashana, and Yom Kippur For Children, by Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller.
Creating Elul consciousness in the home really begins with our understanding of what Elul means... (Article)
- Elul- The Unique Teshuva of Yonah: Part I, by Rabbi Avishai David.
In Hilchat Teshuva, the Rambam devotes two chapters to the definition of repentance and its relevance... (Article)
- Elvina's Mirror, by Sylvie Weil.
A mysterious Jewish family flees from Crusaders in Germany, and seeks refuges in Troyes, France. While most of the villagers shun the family, Elvina, the fourteen-year-old granddaughter of Rashi befriends the family and helps them to heal their physical and mental wounds, in this intriguing novel set in 1097. For ages 10 and up.
- 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.
- Empowered Judaism: How Independent Minyanim Can Teach Us about Building Vibrant Jewish Communities, by Rabbi Elie Kaunfer.
Rabbi Kaunfer offers a refreshingly new analysis of the age-old question
of how to build strong Jewish community. He explores the independent
minyan movement and the lessons it has to teach about prayer, community
organizing and volunteer leadership.
- The Empty Chair, by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
A little treasure of aphorisms and advice for living joyously and spiritually today, written 200 years ago, but startlingly fresh in meaning and use.
- Encore (Chapter 1), by Miriam Dansky. (Book Excerpt)
- Encounters in Modern Hebrew, By Edna Amir Coffin.
Comprising three books, this series provides students with an invigorating, college-level introduction to Israeli Hebrew. By the time students have completed all three books in the series they will be ready to take advanced Hebrew language courses. The three books combined are equivalent to two - three years of college level study of Hebrew.
- The Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, edited by Spencer C. Tucker.
This four-volume encyclopedia contains more than 750 entries that explore the key personalities involved in the Arab-Israeli conflict, as well as the events, history, military actions, and places related to the conflict. Social, cultural, and political topics are also covered. In addition, this encyclopedia includes the text of more than 160 primary source documents.
- Encyclopedia of the Jewish Diaspora, edited by M. Avrum Ehrlich.
This three-volume encyclopedia examines the origins, experiences, and culture of the Jewish Diaspora from its earliest manifestation through to the modern day. A region by region analysis of Jewish communities throughout the world, both historic and contemporary, are covered in detail.
- The Enemy Within (Chapter 3), by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. (Book Excerpt)
- Energy Victory, by Robert Zubrin.
Winning the War on Terror by Breaking Free of Oil. In this book, Zubrin offers a realistic and cogent plan to rapidly wean America off Mideast oil. Most important, his plan is both technologically and economically feasible.
- The English Assassin, by Daniel Silva.
A riveting suspense story that follows the semi-retired Israeli agent and famed art restorer, Gabriel Allon, as he attempts to uncover the truth about a collection of priceless paintings that had been stolen from their Jewish owners by the Nazis and hidden in Switzerland.
- 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.
- 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.
- Entering The Covenant (Chapter 1), by Dr. Mandell I. Ganchrow. (Book Excerpt)
- Entering Torah: Prefaces to the Weekly Torah Portion, by Reuven Hammer.
For the believing Jew today, no less than for those in the past, the study of the weekly Torah portion is a religious experience. Enter into the Torah text with this insightful companion and experience the full impact of the age-old and totally new weekly portion.
- Enthusiasm (Chapter 2), by Rabbi Zelig Pliskin. (Book Excerpt)
- The Envelope (Chapter 1), by Chaim Eliav. (Book Excerpt)
- Esau and the Dialectic of Terror, by Dr. Eugene Narrett.
The dialectic of managed terror, attrition and threats of major conflict is growing in the Middle East. The client states ... in the region now are grouped into two clearly identifiable blocks... The choices are to lose oneself in everyday concerns and their imperatives and/ or to feel, at least at the edges of consciousness a heightening of terror... (Article)
- Escape to Manila: From Nazi Tyranny to Japanese Terror, by Frank Ephraim.
This is a riveting and detailed account of what life was like in the Philippines during World War II, for the thousands of Jews who fled from the Nazis and found sanctuary in this faraway land.
- ESRA's Soups & Salads, edited by Meira Applebaum, et.al.
More than 200 mouth-watering recipes compiled by the English Speaking Residents Association in Israel. Run completely by volunteers, this group manages a host of community action and welfare programs.
- 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.
- The Essential Zohar: The Source of Kabbalistic Wisdom, by P. S. Berg.
The central text of Kabbalah, the Zohar is a commentary on the Bible's narratives. Rav Berg decodes its teachings on evil, redemption, human relationships, wealth and poverty, and more, from a contemporary perspective.
- The Ethical Imperative (Chapter 4), by The Jewish Observer. (Book Excerpt)
- Everyday Hebrew, by Eliezer Tirkel.
A 30-unit beginner's textbook that teaches colloquial Hebrew. This textbook is designed for use by independent learners, and is suitable for both high school and adult students.
- Exambusters Hebrew Study Cards
A set of flash cards presenting hundreds of essential Modern Hebrew words and phrases, offered in both paper and CD-ROM versions. Useful for travelers, students, and for those seeking a refresher course in basic Hebrew.
- Exodus and Emancipation: Biblical and African-American Slavery, by Kenneth Chelst.
This book presents a new perspective on the saga of the Jewish people's enslavement and departure from Egypt by comparing it with the African-American slave experience in the United States.
- Eye Of The Storm (Chapter 1), by Yair Weinstock. (Book Excerpt)
- Eyewitness to Jewish History, by Rabbi Benjamin Blech
A concise history of the Jewish people from Biblical times to the modern day, told through the first hand accounts of the people who lived through the events chronicled.
- 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.
- Faith & Fate (Chapter 1), by Rabbi Berel Wein. (Book Excerpt)
- 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 Family Haggadah, Translation and introduction by Rabbi Nosson Scherman, and marginal notes by Rabbi Avie Gold.
A small, yet detailed and easy to read Hebrew - English Haggadah that provides ample instructions to guide you through the entire Passover Seder.
- Fighting Terrorism, by Benjamin Netanyahu.
How Democracies can Defeat Domestic and International Terrorism.
- The Final Solution Is Life (Chapter 1), by Laura Dekelman and Rebbetzin Chana Rubin. (Book Excerpt)
- Finding Your Bashert, by Shani Stein.
An essential guide for seasoned daters, and their parents, who are working on navigating the Jewish dating scene in search of their perfect mate.
- A Fine Romance: Jewish Songwriters, American Songs, by David Lehman.
This book looks at the formation of the American songbook - and explores the extraordinary fact that this songbook was written almost exclusively by Jews.
- The First Tithe, by Israel Eldad.
Memoirs and Edifying Discourses of the Hebrew War for Freedom - an insightful and candid account of Eldad's life and involvement with, and actions of, the Lehi Underground Army, also known as the Stern Group, or more derogatorily as the Stern Gang.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Five Books of Moses, by Everett Fox.
This new translation of the Hebrew Scriptures reveals the full force of the Bible's original rhetoric and poetry - the rhythm, nuances, and stylistic devices that are particular to Hebrew and essential to the Bible's true message and to the spiritual and aesthetic power of its art.
- The Five Books of Moses, by Robert Alter.
Alter's majestic translation of the Five Books of Moses recovers the mesmerizing effect of these ancient stories — the profound and haunting enigmas, the ambiguities of motive and image, and the distinctive cadences and lovely precision of the Hebrew text.
- 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...
- Floating Takes Faith, by Rabbi David Wolpe.
Our Own Prisons is an excerpt from Floating Takes Faith. This is a collection of Rabbi Wolpe's essays that explore Jewish life in the Modern World. (Book Excerpt)
- Folktales of the Jews: Tales from Arab Lands, edited by Dan Ben-Amos.
Tales from Arab Lands presents tales from North Africa, Yemen,and Iraq in the most important collection of Jewish folktales ever published. It is the third volume in the Folktales of the Jews series.
- For the Love of Israel and the Jewish People, by Nathan Lopes Cardozo.
Essays and Studies on Israel, Jews and Judaism.
- For the Record, by Alan B. Katz.
Israel and the Palestinians: What the Media Aren't Telling You. A collection of essays and letters that delimitate the anti-Israeli bias inherent in many media reports on the Arab/Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and the steps you can take to help combat the media's bias.
- Foreign Service Institute's Hebrew Basic Course - Digital Edition
This is a complete course in modern Hebrew that places a heavy emphasis on speaking and aural comprehension. This digital edition features a textbook in PDF format and MP3 audio files, all on a single CD-ROM.
- Forgotten Voices of the Holocaust, by Lyn Smith.
This book contains short narratives by more than 100 contributors, both Jewish and non-Jewish, about their experiences during the Holocaust.
- A Formula for Proper Living: Practical Lessons from Life and Torah, by Abraham J. Twerski.
Extraordinary wisdom to help you understand yourself, lead your life, and deal with other people.
- The Fort Dix Terrorist Case and Profiling, by Moshe Phillips.
This article offers a timely overview of the danger we face from terrorists working as taxi drivers. (Article)
- The Fortune Seekers, by Libby Lazewnik.
When Gila Bernstein and her family moves from New York to New Mexico, to help found a new Kollel, their lives change in many unexpected ways. Not the least of which is that Gila finds herself seeking to uncover the truth about a mystery that has laid unsolved for more than 150 years and which involved a group of Easter European Jewish immigrants who arrived in New Mexico in 1849.
- Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews in the Ottoman Empire, by Rabbi Marc D. Angel.
What was life like for Jews in the Ottoman Empire? What was their life like, socially, culturally, politically and religiously? How were they treated by the empire? Rabbi Angel answers these questions and more in this well-written and very informative history of Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire.
- 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.
- Four Thousand Years of Jewish History: Then and Now, by Jack Lefcourt.
A vibrantly illustrated and engaging text that chronicles the broad themes of Jewish history and takes readers on a journey that will introduce them to the main cultural, social, religious, and historical factors that have helped to shape the Jewish experience throughout time.
- Fragments of Memory: From Kolin to Jerusalem
, by Hana Greenfield.
A chilling memoir of Greenfield's horrific experiences during the Holocaust, that found her in Terezin Ghetto, Auschwitz, Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen and working in Hamburg, Germany as a slave laborer. Also chronicles the fate of the Bialystock children.
- Freedom Journeys: The Tale of Exodus and Wilderness Across Millennia, by Rabbi Arthur O. Waskow and Rabbi Phyllis O. Berman.
This book calls us to rethink the story of Pharaoh, the Exodus, and the wilderness to learn from it ways we can address our modern-day enslavements that echo the ancient ones...
- Friday Night with the Pope
, by Jacques J. M. Shore.
A children's book about an eleven-year-old Jewish boy, and his mother, who are invited to have a Shabbat dinner with the Pope.
- From Defender to Critic, by Dr. David Hartman.
How the world s leading modern Orthodox theologian s struggles with halakhic spirituality reshaped and renewed his foundation of faith.
- From Fasting to Feasting: A Unique Journey Through the Jewish Holidays, by Joe Bobker.
A vibrant, educational, and humourous overview of the Jewish holidays, with insights into how they are celebrated, as well as associated customs, history, and religious significance.
- From His Holy Mountain, SELAH, by Dr. Eugene Narrett.
"Readers of Tehillim ("psalms") frequently encounter the word, "Selah" for example, in the verse, "He answers me from His holy mountain, selah" (3:5). Some people are not entirely clear about the interpretation of this word." After reading this article, you'll understand the importance and meaning of the word Selah.
- From Krakow to Krypton: Jews and Comic Books, by Arie Kaplan.
Offering an edifying and fun to read, this book provides an unique glimpse in the history of comic books and the vital role that Jews played in the creation of the comic book genre, and the integral role that Jews still play in the comic book industry.
- From Lokshen to Lo Mein -
The Jewish Love Affair with Chinese Food, By Donald Siegel.
Kosher Chinese Cookbook with recipes to more than 90 authentic Chinese dishes. Also, an overview on Chinese cooking techniques and the Jewish - Chinese cultural connection.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Frommer's Israel, by Robert Ullian.
The fifth edition of the Frommer's Israel travel guide provides essential information on what to see, where to eat, and where to stay while in Israel. This guide also provides useful information that will help you plan your trip, and have the best experience possible while in Israel.
- Gates of Prayer
The large print pulpit edition of The New Union Prayerbook of the American Jewish Reform movement.
- Gateway to Judaism, by Rabbi Mordechai Becher.
The What, How, and Why of Jewish Life - A concise, and readable introduction to Judaism that covers all facets of Jewish life from keeping the Sabbath to studying Torah.
- A Gathering of Angels: Angels in Jewish Life and Literature, by Rabbi Morris B. Margolies.
A look at three thousand years of Jewish literature and lore in an enlightening exploration of the angels, who shape and reflect Jewish beliefs, hopes, and fears.
- 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...
- Gersonides: Judaism Within the Limits of Reason, by Seymour Feldman.
Gersonides (1288-1344), known also as Ralbag, was a philosopher of the first rank as well as an astronomer and biblical exegete, yet this is the first English-language study of the significance of his work for Jewish thought.
- 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.
- A Giant of Pro-Israel Activism in America is Gone: A Tribute to Herb Zweibon, by Moshe Phillips.
Herb Zweibon, the founder and president of Americans For A Safe Israel / AFSI, died on Tu B'Shevat, January 19, 2011. It seems extremely appropriate that someone who focused so much of his energy, money and time dedicated to bringing peace, security and prosperity to the Land of Israel should have his life forever connected to a holiday that has at its core the themes of Israel's agriculture and land, the centrality of Jerusalem and the importance of contributing to charity....
- Gidi: One Chasing a Thousand, by Joseph Evron.
Amihai Paglin, known by his code name Gidi (1922-1965), was a leading fighter to free Palestine of British presence and, since 1946, the operation commander of the Irgun Zvai Leumi. Virtually every famous exploit performed by the Irgun in Palestine was performed under his command. This book deals with Gidi's feats during the underground period.
- A Gift for Teens (Chapter 1), by Roiza Weinreich. (Book Excerpt)
- A Gift For Yom Tov (Chapter 8), by Rabbi Yisroel Miller. (Book Excerpt)
- The Gift of Speech (Chapter 4), by Rabbi Shimon Finkelman. (Book Excerpt)
- A Gift Passed Along (Chapter 27), by Sarah Shapiro. (Book Excerpt)
- Gimpel the Fool and Other Stories, by Isaac Bashevis Singer.
Gimpel the Fool, Esther Kreindel the Second, The Spinoza of Market Street and The Black Wedding, four short stories by the famed Yiddish writer, I. B. Singer. This audio edition is read by Theodore Bikel.
- The Girls of Room 28: Friendship, Hope, and Survival in Theresienstadt, by Hannelore Brenner.
The memoirs of ten women, who were young girls when they entered the Theresienstadt concentration camp, are chronicled in this unforgettable book. The book looks at their life before, during, and after the Holocaust.
- Given Up For Dead, by Flint Whitlock.
A chilling history of the American GI's that were imprisoned in the Nazi Concentration Camp at Berga.
- G-d of Me, by Rabbi David Lyon.
There is no easy prescription for how to know G-d, yet everyone can pursue a personal relationship with G-d, just as our patriarchs and matriarchs did in their lives. How we come to know G-d, however, is unique to each of us...
- G-d Shall Reign For Eternity: The Divine Code, by Moshe Phillips.
A Commentary on Parashat Beshalach - Did the Rabbis of old who authored the classic Jewish daily liturgy still used today embed certain messages in the prayers that were specifically intended to draw attention to authentic concepts and central themes in Judaism?
- G-d's Problem, by Bart D. Ehrman.
In times of questioning and despair, people often quote the Bible to provide answers. Surprisingly, though, the Bible does not have one answer but many "answers" that often contradict one another. This book looks at the various answers provided by the Bible, and 'How the Bible Fails to Answer Our Most Important Question - Why We Suffer'.
- The G-d Who Hates Lies, by David Hartman with Charlie Buckholtz.
In this deeply personal look at the struggle between commitment to Jewish religious tradition and personal morality, Dr. David Hartman, probes the deepest questions at the heart of what it means to be a human being and a Jew.
- 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.
- Golda, by Elinor Burkett.
This is an in-depth biography of Golda Meir that focuses on her public life and political endeavors. At the same time, this book provides unique insights into Israeli history and politics.
- Golden Jerusalem, by Menashe Har-El.
A completely updated and revised edition of Har-El's famed book, This is Jerusalem. This book describes the history, geography, and archaeology of Jerusalem from the Canaanite period onward.
- 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.
- 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.
- Grammatical Concepts 101 for Biblical Hebrew, by Gary A. Long.
Learning Biblical Hebrew Grammatical Concepts Through English Grammar.
- The Great Escape: Nine Jews Who Fled Hitler and Changed the World, by Kati Marton.
A joint biography of Edward Teller, John von Neumann, Leo Szilard, Eugene Wigner, Michael Curtiz, Alexander Korda, Robert Capa, Andre Kertesz, and Arthur Koestler. All nine were Hungarian Jews who fled their homeland due to antisemitism and the looming threat posed by the Nazis, and all went on to make significant contributions in the respective fields.
- 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.
- Great Tales of Jewish Occult and Fantasy, compiled, translated, and introduced by Joachim Neugroschel.
A collection of thirty-one stories by some of Judaism's greatest writers, including Y. L. Peretz, Mendele Mocher Seforim, and Rabbi Nachman of Braslav.
- Great Torah Lights from Great Torah Minds, by Rabbi Yitzchak Meir Goodman.
In this five-volume set, Rabbi Goodman has incorporated the teachings and wisdom of some of the greatest Torah scholars of all times, including HaRav Pinchas Friedman of Belz, in this innovative and highly accessible commentary on the Chumash.
- Growing Each Day (Chaper 1), by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. (Book Excerpt)
- 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.
- The Guide to Loshon Hakodesh: Volume 2 - Mastering Hebrew Verbs: The Seven Binyanim, by Nachman Marcuson.
The second volume in The Guide to Loshon Hakodesh series provides an in-depth analysis of the Hebrew verbs and the seven binyamin, patterns, that the verbs follow. The past, future, and present tenses of the verbs are covered in this volume. Answers to all the exercises are provided.
- The Guide to Serving G-d , by Abraham the son of Maimonides.
Famed for his appointment as Rais al-Yahud, leader of the Jews, at the age of eighteen, Rabbeinu Avraham was the undisputed leader of the Jewish people of his time. In this masterpiece, he directs the reader in how to attain the level of chasid, a person who strives to go beyond the minimal requirements of the law to experience a strong sense of closeness and intimacy with G-d.
- The Gush: Center of Modern Religious Zionism, by David Morrison.
During the Six Day War, Israel recaptured Gush Etzion, after it was in the hands of the Arabs since 1948. At the time, Moshe Moscovic, a charismatic and devoted Zionist leader, predicted that the Gush will transform into a center of Jewish learning. Less than forty years later, the reality has surpassed the dream...
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