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Heavenly Torah: As Refracted Through the Generations

Abraham Joshua Heschel, Gordon Tucker (editor), Leonard Levin (editor)
Heschel (1907-72), a distinguished religious philosopher, is best known for his theological writings. Heavenly Torah was written originally in Hebrew, and this is the first English translation, compiled and readied for publication by Rabbi David Feldman after Heschel’s death. Heschel describes the views of the schools of [...]

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The Hirsch Chumash, 6 Volume Set

Since it first appeared, nearly 150 years ago, the Hirsch Commentary on Chumash has gained worldwide popularity for the breathtaking scope of insight and information it offers to scholar, student, and layman alike.
This expansive work combines history, halacha, hashkafa, and Ta’amei HaMitzvos into one magnificent pattern that stretches brilliantly across all of Chamisha Chumshai Torah. [...]

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The Midrash Says

Stories and midrashim for each portion. Terrific for Friday night review of the weekly portion. For ages 13-20. Buy the set or each volume individually.

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The Jaffa Edition Hebrew-Only Chumash

Publisher: Artscroll
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 [...]

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The Carta Bible Atlas

Yohanan Aharoni, Michael Avi-Yonah, Anson F. Rainey, Ze’ev Safrai
Publisher: Carta
9 x 12 in. (23 x 30 cm); 224 pp.; 271 maps; over 100 illustrations; index to place names; index to persons; 2 colors
This fourth edition of the best-selling The Macmillan Bible Atlas brings the latest findings of biblical, historical, and archaeological research to its sweeping [...]

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Above All Else: The Chofetz Chaim Anthology on Torah Study

Bais Yechiel, Gavriel Rubin (editor)
Publisher: Feldheim
Imbue yourself with an uplifting new perspective on the importance of Torah study. This valuable volume, compiled from the teachings of the Chofetz Chaim, highlights all aspects of Torah study, and gives insight into how each person can acquire Torah in their own way. With practical advice-on reckoning the use [...]

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Rav Pam on the Festivals

Rabbi Sholom Smith
Publisher: Artscroll
Rabbi Avrohom Yaakov Pam was one of the most beloved Torah personalities of our time. Revered for his scholarship, cherished for his warmth, venerated for his leadership, Rav Pam taught generations of Jews the meaning of a Torah life.
Thousands of talmidim in Mesivta Torah Vodaath were privileged to learn from him over [...]

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Hachut Hameshulash: A Threefold Cord is Not Easily Broken - 5 Volume Set

Eliyahu Munk (translator)
Publisher: Lambda
5 volume set of Torah Commentaries by great Rabbinic luminaries including Rabbeinu Chananel, Rashbam, Radak, and Sforno.
The selection of these four authors: Rabbeinu Chananel, Rash’bam, R’dak, and Seforno, was prompted by the desire to acquaint the reader with exegetes who concentrate in the main on the peshat, the meaning of the [...]

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The Koren Illustrated Five Megillot by Rabbi Harold Fisch

Ruth, Naomi, Esther, Mordechai and the other figures of the five Megillot are brought to life in this special Koren Illustrated Five Megillot with more than thirty vivid, watercolor illustrations. Texts in Koren Tanakh Font include Shir Hashirim, Ruth, Ekha, Kohelet and Esther. Illustrated by Leela Ganin.

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Wisdom’s Daughter: A Novel of Solomon and Sheba

India Edghill
Publisher: Picador
Following Queenmaker, “her majestic debut” (People magazine), India Edghill’s Wisdom’s Daughter is a vivid and assiduously researched rendition of the Biblical tale of King Solomon and the Queen of Sheba. As the queen’s search for a true heir to her throne takes her to the court of the wisest man in the world, [...]

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Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon (BDB)

Publisher: Hendrickson
A trio of eminent Old Testament scholars-Francis Brown, R. Driver, and Charles Briggs-spent over twenty years researching, writing, and preparing The Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon. Since it first appeared in the early part of the twentieth century, BDB has been considered the finest and most comprehensive Hebrew lexicon available to the [...]

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Rejoice in Your Festivals: Penetrating Insights into Pesach, Shavuot & Sukkot

Rabbi Zvi Dov Kanotopsky, David A. Zomick (editor)
Publisher: Urim Publications
Rejoice in Your Festivals is a valuable addition to the libraries of those who enjoy the infinite revelations in Torah study. Containing thirty eight previously unpublished derashot of Rabbi Zvi Dov Kanotopsky, zt”l, this book adds new dimensions to our understanding and enjoyment of Pesach, Shavuot [...]

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Listen to Her Voice: Women of the Hebrew Bible

Miki Raver
Publisher: Children’s Press
Eve, Sarah, Rachel, Delilah, Ruth — their names live on, but their ancient stories have long been obscured. In this sumptuously illustrated retelling of the lives of 18 women in the Hebrew Bible, we are reunited with Deborah, the warrior prophetess, Tamar, the sacred prostitute, Esther, the harem girl turned savior [...]

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The Schottenstein Edition Interlinear Chumash Volume 1: Bereishis / Genesis

Publisher: Artscroll
The Torah, Haftaros and Five Megillos with an Interlinear Translation and a commentary anthologized from the Rabbinic writings
The prayer of thousands has already been enhanced by the revolutionary Schottenstein Edition Interlinear prayer books - Now announcing, by popular demand the chumash everyone has been waiting for! It features the same easy-to-follow word flow you’ve [...]

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Mishneh Torah - 29 Volume Set

Vowelized Hebrew text with modern English and a commentary — the only comprehensive English translation of the great Mishneh Torah by Maimonides. Sold in individual volumes, or as a 29-volume set.

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The Five Books Of Moses: An Easy To Read Torah Translation

Sol Scharfstein (editor)
Publisher: Ktav
Sol Scharfstein’s new translation of the Torah is truly a first in the field of Jewish education and publishing. Written with a sense of piety and awe for the majesty and sanctity of the biblical text, it conveys the content of the Five Book of Moses in language that is easy to [...]

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The Five Books of Miriam: A Woman’s Commentary on the Torah

Ellen Frankel
Publisher: Harper Collins
Weaving together Jewish lore, the voices of Jewish foremothers, Yiddish fable, midrash and stories of her own imagining, Ellen Frankel has created in this book a breathtakingly vivid exploration into what the Torah means to women. Here are Miriam, Esther, Dinah, Lilith and many other women of the Torah in dialogue with [...]

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Five Great Leaders

Rabbi Shimon Finkelman
Publisher: Artscroll
Like its popular predecessor Five Great Lives depicts the character and achievements of five towering Torah personalities, Rabbi Shimon Finkelman, the best-selling, perceptive biographer of Torah greats, continues to enlighten and inspire in this new book.
You will be moved by the kindness and strength of Rabbi Yosef Chaim Sonnenfeld, legendary Rav of [...]

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The Aleph-Bet Book

Moshe Mykoff (translator)
Publisher: Breslov Research Institute
Throughout his life Rebbe Nachman penned succinct, powerful and
challenging epigrams containing the distilled wisdom of the Torah on all areas of life, spiritual and physical. Calling his
collection “My dearly beloved friend,” he used it to inspire himself along the path that led him to greatness. Size: 6″ x 9.” 268 [...]

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Ascending Jacob’s Ladder - Essays on the Fundamental’s of Jewish Life - Shabbat, Festivals, Prayer, Teshuvah, Torah Study, The Jewish Home and Wisdom of Kabbalah

Rabbi Yaakov Hillel
Publisher: Artscroll
From the venerated Jerusalem Torah scholar and Kabbalist Rabbi Yaakov Hillel comes an extraordinary new book. Drawing from Torah, Midrash, Mussar, and Kabbalah sources, he guides us through our Jewish spiritual journey - through this world and into the next.
Like Jacob’s ladder, which was firmly planted on earth but reached the heavens, [...]

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Cracking the Bible Code

Jeffrey Satinover
The recent scientific discovery that precise descriptions of world-shaking events seem to be encoded into the first five books of the Bible has captured the world’s attention. No one in ancient times could have had such knowledge - from what grew in the Garden of Eden to details of the Gulf War and much [...]

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The Triumph of Deborah

Eva Etzioni-Halevy
Publisher: Plume
The richly imagined tale of Deborah, the courageous Biblical warrior who saved her people from certain destruction.
In ancient Israel, war is looming. Deborah, a highly respected leader, has coerced the warrior Barak into launching a strike against the neighboring Canaanites. Against all odds he succeeds, returning triumphantly with Asherah and Nogah, daughters of [...]

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Dictionary of Judaism in the Biblical Period: 450 B.C.E. to 600 C.E

Jacob Neusner (editor), William Scott Green (editor)
Publisher: Hendrickson
From Book News, Inc. - A reference for readers of the Old and New Testaments and related works at all levels of knowledgeability, from laypersons to scholars. Some 3,300 cross-referenced alphabetical entries define terms and concepts that are relevant to the era during which the sacred writings of [...]

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The Bible Unearthed: Archaeology’s New Vision of Ancient Israel and the Origin of Its Sacred Texts

Israel Finkelstein
Publisher: Free Press
Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman combine their fields of Biblical archaeology and history, attempting to explain what the Bible says about ancient Israel, and how their findings differ from archaeological reality. They offer a dramatic new version of the history of ancient Israel, using archaeological evidence to answer the question of [...]

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Five Books of Moses: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy (The Schocken

Everett Fox, Schwebel (illustrator)
Widely acclaimed by Bible scholars and theologians of every denomination, Everett Fox’s masterful translation re-creates the echoes, allusions, alliterations, and wordplays of the Hebrew original. Together with its extensive commentary and illuminating notes, this unique translation draws the reader closer to the authentic living voice of the Bible.
Softcover
ISBN:0805211195
Based on the Buber-Rosenzweig [...]

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Abraham’s Bind & Other Bible Tales of Trickery, Folly, Mercy and Love

Michael J. Caduto
Publisher: Skylight Paths
New retellings of episodes in the lives of familiar biblical characters explore relevant life lessons for today’s world.
Abraham and Sarah; Jacob and Esau; Joseph with his coat of many colors—these biblical characters and the stories surrounding their lives may be ancient, yet they continue to yield surprisingly fresh and relevant spiritual [...]

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The Original Story: God, Israel, And The World

John Barton, Julia Bowden
Publisher: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Ideal for beginning students and readers of all faiths or none, “The Original Story” is a comprehensive and lively guide to the Hebrew Bible. This richly illustrated volume provides a complete introduction to Old Testament history, archaeology, geography, and textual interpretation — all at an accessible level. [...]

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Biblical Literacy: The Most Important People, Events, and Ideas of the Hebrew Bible

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin
Publisher: William Morrow
Encyclopedic in scope, but arranged by people, events, laws and ideas, this reference makes available in one volume all the Bible’s timeless stories of love, greed, and the human condition; stories that form the basis for our sense of morality. It not only provides a complete education in all the books [...]

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Taryag Mitzvoth Encyclopedia: The Ten Commandments (Volume 1)

Publisher: The Taryag Mitzvah Project
The inaugural volume of the groundbreaking new Taryag Mitzvoth Encyclopedia
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The Torah: An Introduction for Christians and Jews

David J. Zucker
Publisher: Paulist Press
An introduction to the Torah (the Pentateuch/the first five books of the Bible) from an interfaith perspective. Explores how the Torah was understood by the early Church, and by Jews in the parallel period of Rabbinic teachings in the Talmud and Midrash.

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