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The Halachos of Brochos

One Volume Editionby Rabbi Yisroel P. Bodner Thorough discussion of the laws relating to the blessings recited over foods and beverages. Includes a removable guide to appropriate blessings on many foods and food combinations - a quick reference guide for Brocha Rishona and Brocha Achrona of over 700 foods.(304 Pages) Publisher: Feldheim, 1994

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Haggadah for the Vegetarian Family

Edited by Robert & Roberta Kalechofsky Haggadah for the Vegetarian Family is the third vegetarian haggadah, which indicates the growth of Jewish vegetarianism. Yet there is need for another vegetarian haggadah. Because the Jewish vegetarian population has grown and changed, there is need for an ‘inter-generational,’ vegetarian haggadah that can be followed by young children. […]

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Haggadah for the Liberated Lamb

A Vegetarian Haggadah that Celebrates Compassion for All Creatures.by Roberta KalechofskyEdited by robert Kalechofsky and Debra F Rittner The innovative text in Hebrew and English is a statement about human involvement in creation, nature, and history. Poetical, it is meant to be read aloud. Biblical language and patterns of nature are interwoven into the traditional […]

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The Laws of Brochos

A Comprehensive Exposition of the Background and Laws of Blessingsby Rabbi Binyamin Forst and Rabbi Aaron D. Twerski Discussion of the development and derivation of halachot relating to the brachot (blessings), as well as the halachot themselves. Includes a comprehensive list of foods and blessings.(423 Pages) Publisher: ArtScroll, 1990

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Judaism and Vegetarianism

by Richard H. Schwartz, Ph.D. A vegetarian diet is not only consistent with Judaism but, argues Schwartz (emeritus, Coll. of Staten Island; Judaism and Global Survival), the diet best fitted to basic Jewish values. In this third edition of his 1982 and 1988 book (which includes updated scientific and medical references and a list of […]

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Judaism and Vegetarianism

3rd Editionby Richard H. Schwartz ‘A vegetarian diet is not only consistent with Judaism but, argues Schwartz (emeritus, Coll. of Staten Island; Judaism and Global Survival), the diet best fitted to basic Jewish values. In this third edition of his 1982 and 1988 book (which includes updated scientific and medical references and a list of […]

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The Jewish Vegetarian Year Cookbook

150 Delectable Vegetarian Recipes For The Jewish Holidaysby Roberta kalechofsky and Rosa Raizel Joyful and practical, this book includes advice about where to find vegetarian pareve products, how to make tofu delicious, and how to store and cook beans and grains. It also combines tradition with innovative recipes, has explanatory holiday notes and prayers and […]

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The Lowfat Jewish Vegetarian Cookbook

Healthy Traditions From Around the Worldby Debra Wasserman Offers readers over 150 lowfat (parve) international Jewish vegetarian receipes, over 30 of which are suitable for Passover. Featured dishes include Moroccan Chickpea and Lentil Soup, Eggless Kneidlach, Eggless Challah, Polish Apple Blintzes, Pumpernickle Bread and Russian Flat Bread, Greek Fava Bean Spread, Mock Chopped Liver, Lebanese […]

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The Vegetarian Pesach Cookbook

by Roberta Kalechofsky Pizza, Chile, Guacamole for Pesach? This cookbook offers delicious vegetarian recipes, from soup to nuts, for the Pesach week. No animal products. Introduction includes new guidelines on kitnyot, and an analysis of the relationship between diet, environmental decay, and our enslavement to foreign sources of energy — an important subject for The […]

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The Vision of Eden

Animal Welfare & Vegetarianism in Jewish Law & Mysticismby David Sears The Vision of Eden presents a Jewish view of the universe, drawing upon both Talmudic and Kabbalistic sources, with a special focus on the issues of animal welfare and vegetarianism. While sympathetic to vegetarianism, the author has created a comprehensive anthology that presents a […]

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Consciousness & Choice

Finding Your Soul Mateby Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh Consciousness & Choice approaches dating from the fresh perspective of a journey that both men and women enter in hope of uncovering their deepest creative forces. With sensitivity to the essential differences between men and women, this book will help you appreciate the underlying motivations that move each […]

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Dating Secrets (Shidduch Secrets)

The Ultimate Guide to Finding Your Spouse and Shaindy Marks If finding your bashert is frustrating to you, you’re not alone. There is so much confusion and angst, with everyone giving contradictory advice. Finally, there is somewhere to turn that walks you through the entire dating process step-by-step. Dating Secrets is filled with true stories […]

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Eternal Joy 1 Shidduchim

Based on the Teachings of The Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Menachem M. Schneersonby Rabbi Dr. Sholom B. Wineberg Not surprisingly, with regard to so critical an issue as marriage-beginning with finding one’s mate, the engagement period and wedding, and continuing throughout married life-there is a plethora of responses and directives from the Rebbe, offering guidance and […]

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The Art of the Date

The ultimate book on how to find your perfect matchby Ruki D. RenovIllustrated by: Gadi Pollock A complete guide to Shidduch dating including instructions, anecdotes, stories, insights and lots of laughs. This book teaches the art of dating, how to go about identifying, meeting and marrying the person who is right for you. It guides […]

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The Shidduch Crisis

Causes and Curesby Dr. Michael J. Salamon The Shidduch Crisis: Causes and Cures takes a hard, honest look at the real difficulties faced by the dating public in todays Orthodox world. With the rates of divorce and eating disorders rising, complaints regarding the shortage of men and the move away from socializing activities to the […]

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10 Minutes a Day to a Better Marriage

Getting your spouse to understand youby Dr. Meir Wilker A marriage counselor with over thirty years experience helping Jewish couples achieve more harmonious marriages, Dr. Meir Wikler is deeply sensitive to the stresses that invade even the best of marriages. The truth is that every marriage could stand improvement: every couple wants to make the […]

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Beyond the Chuppah

A Jewish Guide to Happy Marriagesby Joel Crohn, Howard J. Markman and Susan L. Blumberg Janice R. Levine Beyond the Chuppah is a hands-on guide for enriching Jewish and interfaith relationships. Based on the proven Prevention and Relationship Enhancement Program (PREP), the book shows couples how to recognize the special issues that are unique to […]

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Death of Cupid

Love, Marriage & Family in Jewish Law & Traditionby Shimon Apisdorf Offers real world insights and clear definitions of love, marriage and commitment that can serve as solid foundations for fulfilling, life-long relationships. This book explores the meaning of kindness and its place in marriage; the way to balance emotional openness with the need for […]

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Does God Belong in the Bedroom

by Rabbi Michael Gold Jewish sexual ethics for today…. We live in an age of sexual confusion. The traditional guidelines, evolved in simpler times, no longer answer all our modern questions. Does Judaism offer appropriate guidelines to the intimacy of the bedroom? Can we bridge the gap between tradition and the dilemmas of our time? […]

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Eternal Joy 3 Married Life & Shalom Bayis

Based on the Teachings of The Lubavitcher Rebbe Rabbi Menachem M. Schneersonby Rabbi Dr. Sholom B. Wineberg Not surprisingly, with regard to so critical an issue as marriage-beginning with finding one’s mate, the engagement period and wedding, and continuing throughout married life-there is a plethora of responses and directives from the Rebbe, offering guidance and […]

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Finding Your Spouse in 30 Days

by Rabbi Yisroel Pesach Feinhandler Answers to many questions on finding one’s spouse - sidduch. It deals with everything from looking for someone special to being afraid to look at all; from blaming yourself to blaming others for not finding someone; from what to wear to what to say. In this imprtant book the author […]

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Finding Your Bashert

Strategies for Successby Shani Stein Shani Stein’s new book should be read by everyone in the dating scene. Stein puts into words things you may have known but could never say.Includes: Step-by-step guide to focusing and finding an appropriate spouse Clear, concise action steps An interview with a shadchan Original, humorous dating stories Hints for […]

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Head to Heart

What to Know BEFORE Dating & Marriageby Gila Manolson All too often, we prepare more for a tough test than we do for our marriages. Here is an insightful, frank, and sensible manual that looks at dating, love, and marriage from the Torah perspective and comes up with some surprising, and important, conclusions.(174 Pages) ‘Its […]

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Infertility in the Bible

How the Matriarchs Changed Their FateHow You Can Tooby Jessie Fischbein According to the Torah, three of the Matriarchs: Sarah, Rebecca, and Rachel were barren, yet they gave birth to the founders of the Jewish religion. The author reveals the Matriarchs’ struggle to overcome the seemingly insurmountable obstacle of infertility, and their success through both […]

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Ketubbah

Jewish Marriage Contracts of Hebrew Union College, Skirball Museum, and Klau Libraryby Sabar Shalom The illustrated Ketubbah is a unique artifact of Judaica. It is, first of all, a legal document virtually unchanged since talmudic times, but it is also an artistic expression of aesthetic tastes and social mores from centuries of Jewish wandering and […]

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Kosher Sex

A Recipe for Passion and Intimacyby Rabbi Shmuley Boteach This book is based on the idea that physical intimacy is holy. Written by Shmuley Boteach, a Hasidic rabbi, the book occupies the interesting juncture between sex and religion. Using traditional Jewish thought, it explains the power and place of physical intimacy within a marriage. Rabbi […]

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Pirkei Machshavah: Thoughts for a Jewish Home

by HaRav Ezriel Tauber Practical, no-nonsense, built-on-years-of-experience volume on marriage and raising children. Tens of thousands have already benefited from the Hebrew version - get your easy to read English copy today, and start living!(368 Pages) Publisher: Shalheves, 20008

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Modern Liberation

A Torah Perspective on Contemporary Lifestylesby Leo Levi The traditional Jewish family has long been distinguished by its stability. In addition to nurturing altruism, these families assign a well-defined role to sex, encouraging it in one way and restricting it in another, molding it into the strong bond it is there. They also divide the […]

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Marriage

A Wise and Sensitive Guide to Making Any Marriage Even Betterby Rabbi Zelig Pliskin At each Jewish wedding, the newly married couple is blessed with the joy of the Garden of Eden. The choices of words and actions in one’s marriage will either be consistent with the path of this blessing, or the opposite. This […]

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Secret of the Scale

Torah insights into marriage, human harmony, self-actualization and the art of appreciating people.by Rabbi Dovid E. Eidensohn Secret of the Scale is about two plates of a scale going in opposite directions; as one rises the other falls. In the relationships and unity of the two plates is the secret of harmony among diverse people. […]

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