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Putting Out the Fire

Putting Out the Fire

Your Unique Role in Bringing Jews Closer to Torahby Aharon Ungar Decades ago, the Chafetz Chaim gave us a mission: to bring our brothers and sisters back to Torah. Today, with the fires of assimilation and intermarriage burning out of control, every Jew must heed his call. We must all put out the fire. This […]

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Shanda

Shanda

The making and breaking of a self-loathing Jewby Neal Karlen Early in his memoir, Neal Karlen tells a rabbi, ‘I love Judaism. It’s Jews I can’t stand.’What he means is that he hates the parochialism and material trappings of the young Jews he knows: their new temples are gilded and the parking lots spill over […]

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Teshuvah

Teshuvah

A Guide for the Newly Observant Jewby Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz Written for those who are already considering teshuvah, already resolved to undertake it, or have already begun. Advice and guidance for the ba’al teshuvah in dealing with some of the difficulties likely to be encountered along the way. Those of a practical nature like how […]

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Tevye’s Grandchildren

Tevye's Grandchildren

Rediscovering a Jewish Identityby Eleanor Mallet In Tevye’s Grandchildren, Eleanor Mallet describes the unusual journey she took to understand her Jewish past. Like many American Jews, she was secular, assimilated and part of the successful mainstream. When her sons came of age, they reached for a richer, more open way of being Jewish. Their interest […]

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The Bamboo Cradle

The Bamboo Cradle

A Jewish Father’s Storyby Avraham Schwartzbaum A visiting American professor in Taiwan finds a newborn abandoned in a railway station. He and his wife, who are childless, adopt the baby. This act of human kindness sparks a providential chain of events that transforms their lives.(248 Pages) Publisher: Feldheim, 1997

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That’s Funny, You Don’t Look Buddhist

That's Funny, You Don't Look Buddhist

On Being a Faithful Jew and a Passionate Buddhistby Sylvia Boorstein In this landmark book, esteemed Buddhist teacher Sylvia Boorstein addresses this incisive question in a warm, delightful, and personal way. With the same down-to-earth charm and wit that have endeared her to her many students and readers, Boorstein shows how one can be both […]

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Metsudah Tanach The Book of Samuel 1

Metsudah Tanach The Book of Samuel 1

Metsudah Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Avrohom Yosef DavisPart of the ‘Metsudah Tanach Nev’im Series’ series. Hebrew and English in a regular Hebrew font with vowels. Hebrew and English lines are side by side on the same page.Begins with Samuel’s birth and tutelage under Eli the high priest, detailing the major events of the next half century, […]

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The Eye of the Needle – Revised and Expanded

The Eye of the Needle - Revised and Expanded

Aish haTorah’s Kiruv PrimerEdited by Yitzchak Coopersmith An eye-opening look at the foundations of Judaism–designed for the observant Jew who wishes to venture into the world of kiruv. This comprehensive, well-organized primer lays a solid foundation for one’s own hashkafah, as well as providing useful techniques and answers which will be useful when involved with […]

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The Holy Thief

The Holy Thief

A Con Man’s Journey from Darkness to Lightby Rabbi Mark Borovitz and Alan Eisenstock Rabbi Mark Borovitz was a mobster, gangster, con man, gambler, thief, and drunk. He has seen it all. Now, in this inspiring memoir, he takes you on a journey from the streets to discovering his soul in a ten-by-twelve-foot prison cell.Mark […]

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The Self-Renewing Congregation

The Self-Renewing Congregation

Organizational Strategies for Revitalizing Congregational Lifeby Isa Aron, Ph.D. Revitalizing and re-imagining the organization of synagogues takes work! combing expert advice and experience garnered from congregations throughout North America, The Self-Renewing Congregation shows how transformative change is possible. A complete resource full of ideas, information, and support, this is a guide for those involved in, […]

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The Kiruv Files

The Kiruv Files

The stories, the drama, the humor…an inside look.by Dovid Kaplan and Elimelech Meisels He’s an insider, and he’s got some very important inside information to pass on to you. In The Kiruv Files, Rabbi Dovid Kaplan, rabbi and lecturer in Yeshivas Ohr Somayach in Jerusalem and regular columnist for Hamodia, together with renowned educator Rabbi […]

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The Year Mom Got Religion

The Year Mom Got Religion

One Woman’s Midlife Journey Into Judaismby Lee Meyerhoff Hendler An inspiring, frank, and engaging ‘spiritual autobiography’ that will touch anyone seeking deeper meaning in their religious life. It offers sensitive and intelligent wisdom from a woman who learned how awakening to religion can transform and disrupt a life. Lee Meyerhoff Hendler relates her awakening to […]

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What Do You Mean, You Can’t Eat in My Home?

What Do You Mean, You Can't Eat in My Home?

A guide to how newly observant Jews and their less-observant relatives can still get along.by Azriela Jaffe Here is a book of workable, sensible solutions to the everyday problems faced by newly observant Jews as they try to explain the parameters of their new lives to the people who love thembut think theyve gone around […]

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Vezakeni Legadel Banim

Vezakeni Legadel Banim

by Baruch Levine Here is yet another momentous production by Yochi Briskman. Yochi gained fame on his uncanny ability to bring forth the greatest talents of Jewish Music. In this album, Baruch Levine, a talented composer, arranger, and singer, brings it all together in this superior production. Joining him, are his longtime friends Yakov Shwekey […]

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Inside Judaism

Inside Judaism

The concepts, Customs, & Celebrations of the Jewish Peopleby Rabbi Alfred J. Kolatch In Judaism, practice and ideology are inextricably linked. While it is often difficult to draw strict lines between custom and law, taken together they unite individual Jews within a community as well as Jewish communities around the world. They also serve to […]

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I Didn’t Know That!

I Didn't Know That!

Torah News U Can Useby Joe Bobker Join Joe Bobker in his humorous adventure through Torah and Talmud, history and halacha, law and lore, and much more. This enjoyable volume on Jewish practice and law serves, in the authors words, as an envelope to be opened from time to time in order to learn something […]

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Artscroll Tanach Yonah (Jonah)

Artscroll Tanach Yonah (Jonah)

ArtScroll Tanach Seriesby Rabbi Meir ZlotowitzPart of the ‘ArtScroll Tanach Series Prophets & Writings’ series. The Book of Jonah has become indelibly identified with Yom Kippur — it is a textbook of repentance and mercy. The ArtScroll Series presents the comments of the classic giants of ancient and contemporary times in a logical, comprehensible manner, […]

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Ready for Reading

Ready for Reading

Window and Mac Chock-full of games, music, and sound educational instruction, Ready for Reading will take your child on a fun-filled ride through the levels of Hebrew reading, beginning with two-syllable words, and ending with reading of complete paragraphs. Along the way, your child will learn how to identify and recognize two, three, four, and […]

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Artscroll Alef Bet Word Book

Artscroll Alef Bet Word Book

Pictures, Games & Interactive Fun After Alef to Tav you are really ready for the next step… This delightful program will in a very short time teach you Hebrew Vocabulary… It will permit you to speak and sound like a native. Absolutely beautiful graphics, music and lots of educational fun. Torah Educational Software and ArtScroll […]

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The Most Beautiful Songs of Jerusalem

The Most Beautiful Songs of Jerusalem

This 70 minute recording featuring 21 selections, is correlated to music found in Jerusalem in Song. Re-digitized, enhanced, and remastered from the original recordings. Label: Tara, 2000Track ListingTo listen to a sample, click on the title of a song that is followed by . 1. Jerusalem is Mine 2. Ten Shabbat 3. Y’rushalayim 4. Sisu […]

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Goodnight Moon – Hebrew Version

Goodnight Moon - Hebrew Version

Laylah Tov Yareyahby Margaret Wise BrownIllustrated by: Clement Hurd Ages 0-3, 4-7 ‘In the great green room…’ The first few words of this beloved 1947 classic are enough to start many adults reciting the rest. Now you can share this childhood classic in Hebrew.The story is simple: A rabbit is going to bed, and after […]

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Niggun Habesht

Niggun Habesht

The Baal Shem Tov’s Songby Avraham Fried A collection of Chabad niggunim which range from stirring, profound and introspective, to lively tunes expressing the joy of serving G-d. These nigunim reveal the profundity of mind and inspiration of the heart as felt by the Chosid in his service of avodas Hashem. A Chabad nigun refines […]

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Chumash The Jaffa Edition Hebrew-Only

Chumash The Jaffa Edition Hebrew-Only

The Torah with Onkelos, Rashi, Baal HaTurim, and Ikkar Sifsei Chachamim; The Haftaros and Five Megillos This new all-Hebrew edition of the Chumash is specifically designed and constructed for synagogue use! Large, clear type on 8 5/8′ x 10′ pages makes it easy to read and follow the Torah reading; and the ultra-reinforced side-sewn binding […]

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Soncino Chronicles I and II

Soncino Chronicles I and II

The Soncino Books of the BibleEdited by Rev. Dr. Abraham CohenPart of the ‘The Soncino Books of the Bible’ series. Used in English-speaking countries for more than 35 years. Contains a verse-by-verse English translation of the Chumash, as well as a commentary based on the works of classical biblical scholars. This vast work, painstakingly prepared […]

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The Living Nach Volume 3

The Living Nach Volume 3

Sacred WritingsPart of the ‘The Living Nach’ series. Sacred Writings: Psalms, Proverbs, Job, Five Megilloth, Daniel Ezra, Nehemiah, ChroniclesClear and modern English translation based on traditional Jewish sources, along with extensive notes, maps, illustrations, diagrams, charts, bibliography, and index.(943 Pages) Publisher: Moznaim, 1999

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Keter Crown Bible Chorev – Torah

Keter Crown Bible Chorev - Torah

A compact volume that includes the Torah, Haftarahs, and Shabbat prayers. Hebrew-English. Navy blue leather cover with embossed design and silver accents. Slipcased.(499 Pages) 4.75′x7′ Publisher: Chorev Publishing, 2004

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Matan Arts Torah

Matan Arts Torah

Exquisitely Illuminated Hebrew & EnglishEdited by David ArnonIllustrated by: Raymond Cintas This Torah is dedicated to the revival of Hebrew manuscript illumination, the ancient cultural tradition, which has been active for more than a thousand years. It features the complete text of the Hebrew Bible (including diacritical punctuation) accompanied by illustrations, paintings, and works of […]

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Metsudah Linear Chumash & Siddur

Metsudah Linear Chumash & Siddur

with Complete Shabbos Siddurby Rabbi Avrohom Davis This volume presents the reader with a true linear translation. Every hebrew line has a precise, idiomatically correct, english translation, arranged on the page so that each line can be readily identified by easy eye contact, and matched with it’s hebrew or english counterpart. Not one verse of […]

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The Torah

The Torah

The Five Books of Moses The Bible has played a central part in the growth of Western culture and civilization, not to mention its creative role in the life of the Jews. Since the Bible represents the foundation of the Jewish heritage, we choose to make it part of our daily life. Publisher: Jewish Publication […]

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The Five Books of Moses

The Five Books of Moses

Hebrew and English in side-by-side columns. Hebrew with vowels. Clear print. Newly revised English translation.(479 Pages) 6.75′x9.75′ Publisher: Ateres Publishing, 1995

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