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- 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.
- 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...
- Ki Teitzei: The Power of Unity, by Rabbi Herschel Reichman.
Normally in the midst of war, soldiers become inhuman. Yet the Torah emphasizes that even in the heat of battle a Jewish fighter must maintain his sanctity... (Article)
- The Kids' Cartoon Bible, by Chaya M. Burstein.
This is a very unique children's Bible - it is presented in comic strip format, complete with lively illustrations and thought bubbles that retells the main events in the Hebrew Bible. It is an ideal read-aloud book for pre-readers and a read-alone book for young readers.
- 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.
- Kindler of Souls: Rabbi Henry Cohen of Texas, by Rabbi Henry Cohen II.
An intimate portrait of one the foremost American Rabbis, one who influenced not only Jewish history, but also the history of Texas.
- Kindness (Chapter 2), by Rabbi Zelig Pliskin. (Book Excerpt)
- King of the Road: From Bergen-Belsen to the Olympic Games, by Shaul P. Ladany.
A well-written and detailed autobiography of an Israeli Scientist and a World Record-Holding Race Walker, who survived both the holocaust and the Black September Munich Olympic attack of 1972.
- Kings of the Jews: The Origin of the Jewish Nation, by Norman Gelb.
This book explores some of the most dramatic periods in Jewish history: those of the united Israelite kingdom under David and Solomon, the divided kingdoms of Israel and Judah, the Babylonian exile, and the destruction of the Second Temple and the Roman conquest of Jerusalem.
- 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.
- 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 Klezmer Bunch, by Amalia Hoffman.
An unforgettable children's story, filled with lively illustrations, about a group of traveling Klezmer players and the eclectic journey they take to far off Tarnopolska, where they have been requested to play at a wedding.
- Kofi Annan's Holocaust Problem, by Moshe Phillips.
In June a shockingly disturbing article about Holocaust education appeared ... written by Kofi Annan, the former Secretary General of the United Nations. Annan questions the value of teaching about the Holocaust in the first place and deletes the memory of the Jewish victims from the Holocaust – not mentioning Jews one time... (Article)
- Kohelet: A Modern Commentary on Ecclesiastes, by Leonard S. Kravitz and Kerry M. Olitzky.
This book features a line-by-line translation of Ecclesiastes, coupled with the original text and commentary.
- Kol Dodi On Torah (Chapter 1), by Rabbi David Feinstein. (Book Excerpt)
- The Koren Illustrated Five Megillot
Ruth, Naomi, Esther, Mordechai and the other figures of the five Megillot are brought to life in this special Illustrated Five Megillot with more than thirty vivid, watercolor illustrations. Texts in Koren Tanakh Font include Shir Hashirim, Ruth, Ekha, Kohelet and Esther.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Koren Siddur, Introduction, Translation and Commentary by
Rabbi Sir Jonathan Sacks.
This is a beautifully designed and easy to read Hebrew/English Prayerbook. In addition to the ordinary services that you expect to find in a prayerbook, this version also includes services for Yom Hazekaron (Israel's Memorial Day), Yom HaAtzma'ut (Israel's Independence Day), and for Yom Yerushalayim (the day commemorating the reunion of Israel's capital Jerusalem), as well as enlightening commentaries by commentary of Sir Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of the British Empire.
- 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.
- Kosher by Design, by Susie Fishbein.
Picture-Perfect Food for the Holidays and Every Day. This is the first book in the best-selling Kosher by Design series of cookbooks, and it features more than 250 recipes that will enhance any holiday celebration or which can be used for everyday fare.
- 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.
- Kosher by Design: Entertains, by Susie Fishbein.
This addition to the Kosher by Design series, features not only 250 brand-new kosher recipes, but it also offers detailed guidance on hosting nine different types of parties, from engagement and anniversary parties to outdoor entertaining and buffets.
- Kosher by Design: Kids in the Kitchen, by Susie Fishbein.
A collection of 80 kid-friendly, kosher recipes that will have your kids eager to learn how to cook and to help out in the kitchen.
- Kosher by Design: Short on Time, by Susie Fishbein.
140 brand new, gourmet-styled quick and easy to prepare Kosher recipes from the author of the Kosher by Design series.
- 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, and which 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!
- 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.
- Kosher for Everybody, by Trudy Garfunkel.
The Complete Guide to Understanding, Shopping, Cooking, and Eating the Kosher Way.
- Kosher Gourmet Cookbook, by Mildred B. Miller and Bascha G. Snyder
A delicious cookbook containing over 400 kosher recipes and 73 menu plans.
- The Kosher Kitchen: A Practical Guide, by Rabbi Binyomin Forst.
This book presents an authoritative, yet accessible and clear overview of the Halachos of Kashrus that is ideal for laymen and scholars alike. This book will help you to better understand the laws related to keeping Kosher, as well as learning to identify problem situations and how to ask for clarification from your Rav.
- Kosher Kettle: International Adventures in Jewish Cooking, edited by Sybil Ruth Kaplan.
350 outstanding kosher recipes 27 different countries. These recipes highlight the breadth and scope of the Jewish culinary experience and they provide cooks with a wealth of dishes to add to their repertoire.
- The Kuzari: In Defense of the Despised Faith, by Yehudah Halevi.
When the king of the Kuzars decided to adopt a religion, planning to choose between Judaism, Christianity, Islam and philosophy. He invited a representative of each of the four groups and discussed their views with them. This book chronicles the debate between the king and the Jewish representative.
- The Land of Israel: Is There an Alternative, by Moshe Phillips.
Is there an alternative to Israel? The answer is a simple no, and in this article Phillips makes the very solid case for why Israel always has been, and always will be, the Jewish homeland. (Article)
- The Last Jews in Baghdad, by Nissim Rejwan.
The author's memoir of growing up Jewish in Baghdad in the first half of the 20th century. His story is entwined with insights into the history and culture of the Jews of Iraq.
- Law, Reason, and Morality in Medieval Jewish Philosophy, by Jonathan Jacobs.
An examination of three medieval Jewish philosophers Saadia Gaon, Bahya ibn Pakuda, and Moses Maimonides who each made significant contributions to moral philosophy in ways that remain relevant today.
- 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.
- Laws of the Three Weeks, Tishah B'Av and other Fasts, by Rabbi Simcha Bunim Cohen.
This volume serves as a comprehensive halachic guide, in English, to The Seventeenth of Tamuz, The Three Weeks, The Nine Days, Tishah B'Av, Tzom Gedaliah, and Asarah B'Teves. It also includes a detailed overview of the history and religious significance of the Three Weeks and associated fasts.
- 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.
- Learn Hebrew Now! Version 10, by Transparent Language.
With a vocabulary of more than 15,000 words, and the ability to record, playback, and compare your speech with that of a native Hebrew speaker, this is a multi-media Hebrew learning program that teaches all aspects of modern Israeli Hebrew, including reading, writing, speaking, and listening comprehension.
- Learning to Read Midrash, by Simi Peters.
Presenting a systematic approach to the study of midrash. The goal of the book is to convey a sensitivity to the language and meanings of the Bible, and to develop an appreciation for the language and teachings of the Jewish sages.
- Learning to Read Hebrew.
A complete course that will teach you to read Hebrew, and which will introduced you to all the letters in the Hebrew alphabet, and all the vowels, and how they are pronounced.
- Legends Worth Living, by Nathan Drazin.
Rabbi Dr. Nathan Drazin (1906-1976) a noted scholar offers his readers 36 delightful stories with important moral lessons.
- 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.
- 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.
- The Lessons of Survival: Conversations with Simon Wiesenthal, a film by Inna Rogatchi.
An insightful documentary that examines the life and works of the relentless Nazi hunter, Simon Wiesenthal, as told via his own words.
- Let My Nation Live (Chapter 1), by Yosef Deutsch. (Book Excerpt)
- Let My Nation Serve Me, by Yosef Deutsch.
This is a fictionalized account of the Israelites' journey to Sinai and the receiving of the Torah. This novel is solidly based upon Talmudic and Midrashic sources.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Let's Talk! Modern Hebrew for Teens, by Pearl Tarnor, Nili Ziv, and Nina Woldin.
Follow four teenagers as they travel through Israel and 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 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!
- Letter of Consolation of Maimon, edited by Dr. Fred Rosner.
This volume is a translation of encouragement written by the father of the Rambam, Rabbi Maimon. Its purpose was to strengthen the weakened spirits of Rabbi Maimon's brethren during this long golus. The Letter of Maimon served as a protective shield and anchor to the Jews of his time who were forced to live as Marranos and to enter strange prayer houses.
- Lidingo, by Chana (Igell) Mantel.
Memories of the small Swedish haven which 120 girls called "home" after the Holocaust.
- Lies My Father Told Me, by Ted Allan and Never Had it so Good, by Charles Israel.
Two vintage radio plays on two audio cassettes. The first play is a story of intergenerational conflict, and a young boy's coming of age in the Montreal of the 1920's. The second radio play, Never Had it so Good, centers around a group of concentration camp survivors and their desire to move to Israel and form a Kibbutz, a goal that is in danger of being thwarted by an anti-Semitic American Army Colonel.
- Life is a Test, by Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis.
How to Meet Life's Challenges Successfully: Contains three books in one: Tests of Learning Who You Really Are, Tests of Relationships, and When Tests Are Wake-Up Calls.
- The Life of David, by Robert Pinsky.
Pinsky plumbs the depths of David’s life: his triumphs and his failures, his charm and his cruelty, his divine destiny and his human humiliations.
- 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.
- A Life of Leadership, by Rochel and George Berman.
Eli Zborowski: from the Underground, to Industry, to Holocaust Remembrance. A biography of Eli Zborowski, who founded the American Society for Yad Vashem.
- A Light of Many Colors, by Devorah Singer and Aliza Dubin.
A collection of traditional and modern Jewish songs on cassette.
- Lights from Jerusalem, by Sara Yoheved Rigler.
Stories and Perspectives from the Holy City. More than fifty essays that will expand your spiritual horizons and make you strive to even greater heights in your own life.
- The Limits of Orthodox Theology: Maimonides' Thirteen Principles Reappraised, by Marc B. Shapiro.
Shapiro's authoritative analysis makes it quite clear that the notion that Maimonides' Principles are the last word in traditional Jewish theology is a misconception, and that even Maimonides himself was not fully convinced of every aspect of his formulations.
- The Lion Cub of Prague: Thought, Kabbala, Hashkafa from Gur Arye, The Maharal of Prague - Genesis, by Moshe David Kuhr.
The Gur Arye is full of surprises, brimming with unique thoughts and diversions into rarely discussed Torah ideas. Kabbala is seamlessly woven into his text, and his work delves into such issues as What was G-d Thinking at the Moment of Creation, The Genesis of Evil, The Secret of Burial, The Navel of the Earth, and Man at the Catalyst of Harmony in the Universe.
- Lishmor Vlaasos, by Rabbi Mordechai Katz.
A Guide to Basic Principles of Jewish Law and Their Applications in Theory and in Practice.
- Listen To Your Messages (Chapter 4), by Rabbi Yissocher Frand. (Book Excerpt)
- Listening to G-d, by Rabbi Shlomo Riskin.
See the divine in every human encounter. Be receptive to G-d's voice. Act out of faith. These are just a few of the life lessons Rabbi Shlomo Riskin imparts in this collection of personal stories.
- A Literary Bible, by David Rosenberg.
Rosenberg presents a synthesis of the literary aspect of the Hebrew Bible — showing how, when, and by whom the various books of the Bible were written, and allowing the reader to experience each book in discrete and contemporary idiom.
- Literature on the Tip of the Tongue, By Edna Genossar Grad.
Intermediate Hebrew Textbook & Workbook that bridges the gap between introductory Hebrew textbooks and the study of Hebrew literature.
- Living & Parenting, by Rabbi Yakov Horowitz.
Sage and practical advice on parenting and Chinuch. Includes real life examples of parenting problems and questions, along with practical solutions and answers to even the most challenging of questions.
- Living Each Week (Chapter 37), by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski. (Book Excerpt)
- Living Jewish (Chapter 28), by Rabbi Berel Wein. (Book Excerpt)
- Living the Halachic Process: Questions and Answers for the Modern Jew, edited by Rabbi Daniel Mann.
More than 100 questions and answers that were selected from the thousands of queries that have been sent by Jews from different backgrounds and levels of observance throughout the world to the Eretz Hemdah Institute in Jerusalem, Israel.
- Living the Halachic Process,
Volume II, edited by Rabbi Daniel Mann.
Questions and Answers for the Modern Jew.
- The Lonely Man of Faith, by Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik.
The Lonely Man of Faith is a philosophical and religious classic that was first published in 1965. This revised edition translates Hebrew words, adds references, restores the original chapter division, and contains an introductory essay by Reuven Ziegler.
- 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.
- Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook, by Klara Illana Wistinetzki and Justin Ben-Adam (Rudelson).
The second edition of the Lonely Planet Hebrew Phrasebook, is a pocket-sized phrase book filled with all the basic words and phrases that you are likely to need while traveling around Israel and communicating with the average man or women on the street, in a variety of situations from general social interactions to emergency situations.
- A Look Back (Chapter 2), by Dr. Gershon Kranzler. (Book Excerpt)
- The Lost Princess & Other Kabbalistic Tales of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov, by Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
This collection if stories presents the wisdom of Rebbe Nachman, translated by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan and accompanied by illuminating commentary drawn from the works of Rebbe Nachman's pupils.
- Love and Terror in the G-d Encounter, by David Hartman.
Dr. David Hartman's penetrating analysis of Rabbi Soloveitchik's work reveals a Judaism committed to intellectual courage, integrity, and openness.
- Maimonides, by Sherwin B. Nuland.
Maimonidies was one of the most influential Jewish philosophers of his day, in this book, Nuland provides an accessible and intriguing overview of Maimonides' life, and thought.
- Maimonides, by T. M. Rudavsky.
A thorough and accessible introduction to Maimonides, arguably one of the most important Jewish philosophers of all time. This work incorporates material from Maimonides' philosophical, legal, and medical works, providing a synoptic picture of Maimonides' philosophical range.
- Maimonides: A Biography
, by Solomon Zeitlin.
A dated (it was written in 1935), but still intriguing biography of Maimonides, written by one of the most innovative Jewish historians of his time.
- Maimonides: A Guide for Today’s Perplexed, by Kenneth Seeskin.
Seeskin has written this book with the aim of making Maimonides understandable to modern readers. He does so by writing in clear English and by clarifying each point with examples from modern life.
- Maimonides after 800 Years: Essays on Maimonides and His Influence, edited by Jay M. Harris.
This volume of sixteen thought-provoking and very informative essays is a collection composed by Maimonides scholars to commemorate the eight hundredth year since Maimonides’ death in 1204.
- Maimonides and the Biblical Prophets, by Israel Drazin.
Revealing unknown but true facts about the prophetical books of the Bible, this book also addresses provocative questions that many Rabbis have avoided answering.
- Maimonides' Confrontation with Mysticism, by Menachem Kellner.
In this book, Kellner not only analyzes the thought of the great religious thinker but contextualizes it in terms of what he calls the 'proto-kabbalistic' Judaism that preceded him.
- Maimonides in His World, by Sarah Stroumsa.
In this book, Stroumsa argues that Maimonides is most accurately viewed as a Mediterranean thinker who consistently interpreted his own Jewish tradition in contemporary multicultural terms.
- Maimonides Medical Writing, Volume 2, by Moses Maimonides.
Maimonides' teachings are based on the unique combination of Torah, science and medicine. This volume contains Maimonides' commentary on the aphorisms of Hippocrates.
- Maimonides' Medical Writings, Volume 4, by Moses Maimonides.
Maimonides' Medical writings constitute a vivid exposition of the spiritual and ethical teachings of the Torah. This volume contains three treatises on health.
- Maimonides on Judaism and the Jewish People, by Menachem Kellner.
In this book, Kellner addresses the issue of Maimonides' approach to non-Jews.
- Maimonides on the "Decline of the Generations" and the Nature of Rabbinic Authority, by Menachem Kellner.
Shows to what extent and in what fashion Jews are bound to accept the opinions and the pronouncements of religious authorities.
- A Maimonides Reader, edited by Isadore Twersky.
Major selections from Maimonides' writings, including Guide to the Perplexed, Mishneh Torah, his essays, correspondence, and commentaries. The definitive one-volume English presentation.
- Maimonides: Reason Above All, by Dr. Israel Drazin.
This thought-provoking and enlightening book uncovers unknown but true facts about Maimonides,his family, and his unique, often controversial, but brilliant ideas. The reader is introduced to Maimonides’ family, people who generally failed to share his rational approach to life.
- Maimonides, Spinoza and Us: Toward an Intellectually Vibrant Judaism, by Rabbi Marc D. Angel.
This is an important book for people who want to understand the truth of Judaism, rather than the obscurantist notion that Jews must accept the views of authorities without asking questions.
- Maimonides: The Exceptional Mind, by Israel Drazin.
An examination of the remarkable penetrating mind of Moses Maimonides and to his rational eye-opening thoughts on many subjects.
- Maimonides: The Life and World of One of Civilizations Greatest Minds, by Joel L. Kraemer.
Kraemer has written a detailed and readable biography of Maimonides. In addition he has placed Maimonidies' life and thoughts within the context of the era in which he lived - the era of the crusades, the battles of Saladin, the clash of cultures, and the persecution of Jews by Christians and Muslims.
- Maimonides the Rationalist, by Herbert A. Davidson.
Maimonides was not the first rabbinic scholar to take an interest in philosophy, but he was unique in being a towering figure in both areas.
- Maimonides: Torah and Philosophic Quest, by David Hartman.
In this book, Hartman departs from traditional scholarly views about Maimonides by offering a new way of understanding the great man and his work. This expanded edition contains Hartman's new postscript.
- 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.
- Make Me, Don't Break Me (Chapter 6), by Rabbi Moshe Gans. (Book Excerpt)
- Making Little Things Count and Big Things Better (Chapter 1), by Avi Shulman. (Book Excerpt)
- The Making of Western Jewry, 1600 - 1819, by Lionel Kochan.
Offers a general survey of Jewish history during this pivotal and turbulent time, with a special emphasis on the role of the kehillot (Jewish communal goverments) in various communities.
- Marc Chagall, by Jonathan Wilson.
A popular biography of Chagall that explores his life and career. This book is part of the Jewish Encounters series.
- 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.
- Marriage (Chapter 8), by Rabbi Zelig Pliskin. (Book Excerpt)
- Marriage Made in Heaven, by Nathan Drazin.
A trail-blazing book on Jewish marital relations and relationships that was written from an Orthodox perspective in an era when such books were not written.
- Maskilon Learners Kit for the Study of Hebrew, by Abraham Solomonick and David Morrison.
A three-volume series consisting of a Hebrew - English Dictionary based on Hebrew verb roots, a Practical Hebrew Grammar, and a Learner's Hebrew - English Dictionary.
- Masking and Unmasking Ourselves, by Dr. Norman J. Cohen.
Whatever the context in which it is worn, our clothing is often our most powerful form of communication. The language of putting on and taking off clothing in the Bible, can provide us with a sense of the overarching worldview of the biblical writers.
- The Master Plan: Himmler's Scholars and the Holocaust, by Heather Pringle.
An engrossing history of Ahnenerbe, the Nazi research institute that was used to fabricate 'scientific' evidence by purposely misinterpreting archaeological evidence, Aryanizing history, and by giving Nazi racial theories a 'scientific' white-wash, in order to support various Nazi theories and opinions.
- Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South, by Marcie Cohen Ferris.
An engaging and unique social history of Southern Jewry told through the food they eat and what it says about their Jewish identity, what it means to be Southern, and how Jewish foodways melded with Southern culinary traditions to create a unique Jewish cuisine that combines elements of both Jewish and Southern cooking traditions and styles.
- The Medici State and the Ghetto of Florence, by Stefanie B. Siegmund.
The Construction of an Early Modern Jewish Community. A comprehensive history of the creation, in 1570, of the Ghetto of Florence and the impact that it had on Jewish and Italian history.
- Meet England's Helen Thomas: Patrick Seale, by Moshe Phillips.
Patrick Seale is a columnist that is not at all well known in the U.S. At
least not yet that is, however that may soon change. His criticism of
America and Israel is a main theme that pervades his columns... (Article)
- Mekhilta De-Rabbi Shimon Bar Yohai, translated by W. David Nelson.
The Mekhilta de-Rabbi Shimon bar Yohai is a collection of classical midrashic interpretation of the biblical Book of Exodus.
- Mesillat Yesharim, by Moses Hayyim Luzzatto.
This landmark translation of Mesillat Yesharim has finally made this Hebrew text available to English readers, and it gives us insights into the groundbreaking work that Kaplan did in orienting American Jews to the deep connection between ethical living and religious belief. This book has become the centerpiece of the modern-day Mussar Movement.
- The Messenger, by Daniel Silva.
The Vatican has been attacked by terrorist, and it is only the beginning.... Can famed art restorer and occasional Israeli spy Gabriel Allon stop the terrorists before they can strike again? This is the sixth book in the Allon series.
- The Minsk Ghetto, 1941-1943: Jewish Resistance and Soviet Internationalism, by Barbara Epstein.
This book presents a detailed history of the Minsk Ghetto and the Jewish underground movement that grew out of it. Drawn from first hand survivors' accounts and historical documents, this is the most comprehensive volume on the Minsk ghetto resistance movement currently available in English.
- 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.
- 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.
- Miracle Ride, by Tzipi Caton.
When sixteen-year-old Tzipi Caton was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease, she could have just given up. But Tzipi was a fighter, and she took on this fight with equal doses of faith and humor. This book details her fight for survival, and her ultimate triumph of the disease.
- The Miracles of Exodus, by C. J. Humphreys.
A Scientist's Discovery of the Extraordinary Natural Causes of the Biblical Stories - Colin Humphreys, a distinguished British scientist, uses physics, astronomy, biology, and other scientific resources to show that the mysteries and miracles of the Exodus have scientific explanations.
- Mishneh Torah, by Moses Maimonides.
Featuring a modern English translation and a commentary that presents a digest of the centuries of Torah scholarship which have been devoted to the study of the Mishneh Torah by Maimonides.
- The Mission (Chapter 1), by Chaim Eliav. (Book Excerpt)
- Mitokh Ha-Ohel, edited by D. Z. Feldman and S. W. Halpern.
The rabbis and professors of Yeshiva University, the flagship institution of modern Orthodoxy, have come together in Mitokh Ha-Ohel (Within the Tent) to present scholarly and insightful essays on the weekly Torah portion.
- 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.
- 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...
- Modern English - Hebrew Dictionary, by Avraham Zilkha.
This dictionary contains 30,000 entries that provide direct translations of American English words into Contemporary Hebrew.
- 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.
- Modern Hebrew.
A self-contained, complete course in Hebrew. Beginning with a brief introduction to the Hebrew Alphabet and the basics of reading Hebrew, this will also teach you the fundamentals of grammar, provide you with a vocabulary of over 900 words, and introduce you to elements of Israel culture and geography.
- Modern Hebrew - An Essential Grammar, By Lewis Glinert.
The third edition of this invaluable reference book provides a concise and up-to-date overview of Hebrew grammar, and a selection of practical exercises that allows you to test your knowledge of the topics covered.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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!
- Mordecai: An Early American Family
, by Emily Bingham.
In this work, Bingham provides a fascinating glimpse of Jewish life in America, from Colonial times through the Civil War.
- More Effective Jewish Parenting (Chapter 12), by Miriam Levi. (Book Excerpt)
- More Shabbos Stories (Chapter 1), by Rabbi Shimon Finkelman. (Book Excerpt)
- More Tales for the Soul (Chapter 23), by Yair Weinstock. (Book Excerpt)
- 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.
- Mother's Musings, by Bassi Gruen.
What We Share As Jewish Women and Mothers. An insightful journey into the universal challenges and joys of motherhood.
- Mountain Climbers, by Malky Feig.
Inspirational Stories of Real People Overcoming Life's Challenges. Full of faith, wisdom, and compassion, these stories illustrate how real life people have overcome the seemingly insurmountable obstacles in their life.
- 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.
- Must a Jew Believe Anything?, by Menachem Kellner.
The crucial question for today's Jewish world, Menachem Kellner argues, is not whether Jews will have Jewish grandchildren, but how many different sorts of mutually exclusive Judaisms those grandchildren will face.
- 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.
- My Israel Hebrew Adventure
An Interactive Hebrew Learning Voyage! On which you will travel to Israel and learn basic Hebrew grammar and develop of vocabulary of 500 words as you travel around Israel.
- My People's Passover Haggadah, Volume 1, edited by Rabbi L. A. Hoffman and Dr. David Arnow.
Volume 1: In two volumes, this empowering resource for the spiritual revival of our times enables us to find deeper meaning in one of Judaism's most beloved traditions, the Passover Seder.
- My People's Passover Haggadah, Volume 2, edited by Rabbi L. A. Hoffman and Dr. David Arnow.
Volume 2: In two volumes, this empowering resource for the spiritual revival of our times enables us to find deeper meaning in one of Judaism's most beloved traditions, the Passover Seder.
- My Tzitzis Book, by Elisheva Schreiber.
What are tzitzis? How are they made? Why are they worn? Learn the answers to these questions and more in this innovative book that is geared toward teaching young boys about the mitzvah of wearing tzitzis.
- The Mysterious Shoebox and Other Leah Lamdan Holiday Mysteries, by Chaya Hubner.
This volume contains a collection of twelve new Leah Lamdan Holiday Mysteries, including The Shtadlan, The Glass Menorah, The Hidden Megillah, Conference at Shulchan Hall, and The Tandem Tefillin. These stories are not only uplifting and entertaining, but also fun to solve.
- A Mystery From Afar and Other Leah Lamdan Holiday Mysteries, by Chaya Hubner.
This is a collection of twelve uplifting and engaging mysteries that will delight the entire family. All the stories in this collection have a holiday theme, and all serve to reinforce positive Jewish values while at the same time entertaining the reader.
- Nazi Germany and the Jews, Volume I: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939, by Saul Friedländer.
This book chronicles the rise of Nazism and the corresponding rise of persecution of German Jews. It also examines how Nazi anti-Jewish laws and policies laid the foundation for the Holocaust and help propel Germany toward war.
- The Nazi Germany Sourcebook, by Roderick Stackelberg and Sally A. Winkle
Contains a broad selection of primary texts, translated into English, such as the text of Konstantin von Gebsattel's 1913 essay, The Jewish Question.
- Nazi Terror: The Gestapo, Jews, and Ordinary Germans, by Eric A. Johnson
In this controversial book, Johnson looks at the role that the Gestapo, and Ordinary Germans, had in the mass murder of Jews during World War II.
- Nefesh Shimshon: Shabbos Kodesh, by Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus.
Making the Most of Shabbos: Inspiring Insights into the Meaning and Purpose of Shabbos. An inspirational book based upon the lectures, writings, and example offered by Rav Pincus zt"l.
- 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.
- Netanyahu vs. Goldwater & Churchill: Why Not Victory?, by Moshe Phillips.
The headline in Israel's most influential daily newspaper stated "Netanyahu: Direct talks are only path to true Mideast peace"... Netanyahu is not a political conservative. A conservative would proclaim that the "only path to true peace is victory." It is remarkable that so many political conservatives in the U.S. continue to see Netanyahu as a conservative analogous to the American style! (Article)
- 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.
- Never again! Yet again!, by Stephen D. Smith.
In this remarkable introduction, Stephen D. Smith describes the inspiring journey he and his family took in creating the first Holocaust center in Britain.
- A Never-Ending Tale, by Gadi Pollack.
Illustrated Parables of the Ba'al Shem Tov and His Disciples - a delightfully illustrated, and inspiring book for children and the young-at-heart!
- 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.
- A New English Translation of the Septuagint, by Albert Pietersma and Benjamin G. Wright.
Translated from the Hebrew between the third and first centuries B.C., the Septuagint became the Bible for Greek-speaking Jews and was widely cited by early Christians. Now, at long last, it has been made available in an accurate modern translation for English readers.
- New Jewish Feminism, edited by Rabbi Elyse Goldstein.
This empowering anthology looks at the growth and accomplishments of Jewish feminism and what that means for Jewish women today and tomorrow.
- The New Reading Hebrew: A Guided Instruction Course, by Dr. C. Castberg and Lillian W. Adler.
This self-guided, self-paced Hebrew primer teaches letters and vowels in discrete, manageable increments, tests knowledge in an easy, motivating way, and provides the answers on the next page.
- The New Siddur Program for Hebrew and Heritage Series, by Pearl and Norman Tarnor.
A comprehensive multi-year Siddur study program for students in grades 1-8, which is ideal for use in both academic and home settings.
- 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.
- Noah's Wife: The Story of Naamah, by Sandy Eisenberg Sasso.
When G-d tells Noah to bring the animals of the world onto the ark, G-d also calls on Naamah, Noah's wife, to save each plant on Earth. For ages 9 and up.
- 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.
- Noble Lives Noble Deeds (Chapter 24), by Rabbi Dovid Silber. (Book Excerpt)
- Oceans Apart: A Guide to Maintaining Family Ties at a Distance, by Rochel U. Berman.
Oceans Apart will help you understand and enhance your long distance family relationships.
- Of Guns and Mules, by David Lawrence-Young.
When eighteen-year-old David Levi is arrested together with his father and friends and deported from their home in Palestine by the Turks, none of them knows what the future holds. But their spirits soar when they are offered the chance to enlist with the newly formed Zion Mule Corps, a service unit of Jewish soldiers commanded by the legendary ex-Russian war hero Joseph Trumpeldor.
- Ohel Sarah Women's Siddur, Edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz
A women's prayer book from ArtScroll that is based upon the traditions of the Korban Minchah Siddur.
- On Changes in Jewish Liturgy, by Daniel Sperber.
Although Jewish liturgy has its roots in antiquity, it evolved and developed throughout the ages to emerge in its present, largely standardized form. It is for this reason that this book attempts to delineate the parameters of halachically permissible changes in Jewish liturgy.
- 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.
- Once Upon a Story, by Yair Weinstock.
A Famous Novelist Retells Classic Stories with Passion and Spirit, in this unforgettable collection of thrity-two entertaining and awe-inspiring stories.
- Onkelos on the Torah, by Rabbi Dr. Israel Drazin
and Rabbi Dr. Stanley M. Wagner.
An overview of the five volume series on Targum Onkelos, which was written by two outstanding biblical scholars. The Orthodox Union is currently publishing selections for this series on their website.
- 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.
- Onkelos on the Torah: Exodus, by Israel Drazin and Stanely M. Wagner.
Understanding the Bible Text: The text of Sefer Shemos in English and Hebrew, along with the text of Targum Onkelos and Rashi's commentaries, and extensive commentaries from a variety of ancient and modern sources.
- Onkelos on the Torah: Genesis, by Israel Drazin and Stanely M. Wagner.
Understanding the Bible Text: The text of Sefer Bereishis in English and Hebrew, along with the text of Targum Onkelos and Rashi's commentaries, and extensive commentaries from a variety of ancient and modern sources.
- Onkelos on the Torah: Leviticus, by Israel Drazin and Stanely M. Wagner.
Understanding the Bible Text: The text of Sefer Vayikra in English and Hebrew, along with the text of Targum Onkelos and Rashi's commentaries and extensive commentaries from a variety of ancient and modern sources.
- Onkelos on the Torah: Numbers, by Israel Drazin and Stanely M. Wagner.
Understanding the Bible Text: The text of Sefer Bemidbar in English and Hebrew, along with the text of Targum Onkelos and Rashi's commentaries, and extensive commentaries from a variety of ancient and modern sources.
- The Only One Club, by Jane Naliboff.
A picture story book about Jennifer, a first grader who discovers that she is the only Jewish student in her class and as a consequence, founds the Only One Club.
- The Origin of the Seder, by Baruch M. Bokser.
The Passover and its rites are central in the history of Judaism. This book explain how the Passover evening celebration, the seder, became one of the most popular Jewish rituals.
- Ostrich Feathers, by Miriam Romm.
This is the Ostrich Feathers is the remarkable story of an eight year old girl, living in Israel, who accidentally discovers that her father is not her natural parent. Her father disappeared in Poland during the Holocaust, and this book follows her quest to discover what happened to him.
- The Other Talmud – The Yerushalmi, by Rabbi Judith Z. Abrams.
Today's Judaism is based on the Babylonian Talmud, the Bavli. All the law codes we have are based on this Talmud. But what if the other Talmud, the Yerushalmi -- the "Talmud of the Land of Israel" -- had won?
- Our Religious Brains, by Ralph D. Mecklenburger.
The first accessible examination of the implications of cognitive studies for theology intended especially for lay people.
- Our Wondrous World (Chapter 30), by Avrohom Katz. (Book Excerpt)
- Outsider in the Promised Land & Israel's Years of Bogus Grandeur, by Nissim Rejwan.
A review of the second and third book in Rejwan's autobiography - Outsider in the Promised Land: An Iraqi Jew in Israel and Israel's Years of Bogus Grandeur: From the Six-Day War to the First Intifada.
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