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WSJ’s ‘Holy’ Front Page Creates Problems for Religious Jews

WSJ's 'Holy' Front Page Creates Problems for Religious Jews

Will Jewish readers of the Wall Street journal have to keep last Friday’s edition forever? That was the question raised by the JTA news agency after the front page of The Wall Street Journal featured an article on the perils of dropping the Torah scroll during “hagbah”, the Torah-lifting ritual. The problem arose because of [...]

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AllJewishLinks.com Newsletter Issue # 16 February 08, 2012

A cache of ancient Jewish scrolls from northern Afghanistan has recently come to light is creating a storm among scholars who say the landmark find could reveal an undiscovered side of medieval Jewry. The 150 or more documents, date back from the 11th century, were found in Afghanistan’s Samangan province and most likely smuggled out [...]

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Jews Outraged, Horrified By Preacher’s Ceremony Using Holy Torah

Jewish leaders are criticizing a ceremony that involved a controversial megachurch leader being wrapped in a religious scroll and exalted as a “king” to the applause of his parishioners. The video from a service last Sunday at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church shows Ralph Messer, a Messianic preacher, instructing two men to slowly wrap Bishop [...]

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Ministry Demands Israel to Return Rare Torah Thought to Have Been Looted

Ministry Demands Israel to Return Rare Torah Thought to Have Been Looted

Israel should return rare Babylonian Jewish artifacts to Iraq, an official at the Tourism Ministry in Baghdad was quoted as saying Monday. In particular, the Baghdad authorities want back an ancient handwritten scroll, known in Hebrew as a Torah, which contains the core five books of the Jewish Bible on parchment. Iraq once had a [...]

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Proper Care of the Torah and Other Religious Books

Proper care of Torah will definitely extend the life of these sacred scrolls. Careful use of the Torah is also a sign of respect to God and his teachings. It is therefore important to take good care of the Torah as well as other religious articles. Keep the Torah and other Jewish prayer books in a [...]

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Windows To The Soul - Vayikra, Bamidbar, Devarim

A Psychiatrist Finds a Wealth of Ideas in the Weekly Torah Readingby Rabbi Dr. Michael BernsteinPart of the ‘Windows To The Soul’ series. Rabbi Michael Bernstein, M.D. is a practicing child psychiatrist. His is a craft that teaches its practitioners to notice things that others overlook. In this book, he turns his skills to the [...]

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Windows To The Soul - Vayikra, Bamidbar, Devarim

A Psychiatrist Finds a Wealth of Ideas in the Weekly Torah Readingby Rabbi Dr. Michael BernsteinPart of the ‘Windows To The Soul’ series. Rabbi Michael Bernstein, M.D. is a practicing child psychiatrist. His is a craft that teaches its practitioners to notice things that others overlook. In this book, he turns his skills to the [...]

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Windows To The Soul - Vayikra, Bamidbar, Devarim

A Psychiatrist Finds a Wealth of Ideas in the Weekly Torah Readingby Rabbi Dr. Michael BernsteinPart of the ‘Windows To The Soul’ series. Rabbi Michael Bernstein, M.D. is a practicing child psychiatrist. His is a craft that teaches its practitioners to notice things that others overlook. In this book, he turns his skills to the [...]

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Listen to Your Messages

And other observations on contemporary Jewish lifeby Rabbi Yissocher Frand Some people think about the important issues in life. A few of them work to find answers. Fewer still findthem in the wellsprings of the Torah, Halachah, and the profound ideas of oursages and teachers. But how many people have the ability to articulate thoseanswers [...]

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Make Me Don’t Break Me

Motivating Children for Success at Home and in the Classroomby Rabbi Moshe Gans A practical guide to child-rearing rooted in the Torah. The techniques and exercises vividly portrayed in this eye-opening guide have helped countless people in this delicate task. It works -and who can argue with success?(302 Pages) Publisher: Artscroll, 1994

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Timeless Parenting

Raising children in troubled times.Edited by Rabbi Nisson Wolpin Children at risk has become one of todays most used and abused buzz phrases.But lets not forget that the vast majority of children grow up successfully and even their parents and teachers need the guidance of Torah leaders and expert educators.Parents and perplexed. Educators seek guidance. [...]

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Making the Most of Prayer

by Rabbi Mordechai Potash Have you wondered about the customs of our prayers? Have you thought about the significance of the phrases we use as we pray? If you have, this book is for you. If you haven’t - this book is certainly for you! We spend so much time in prayer each day. Shouldn’t [...]

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Making the Most of Prayer

by Rabbi Mordechai Potash Have you wondered about the customs of our prayers? Have you thought about the significance of the phrases we use as we pray? If you have, this book is for you. If you haven’t - this book is certainly for you! We spend so much time in prayer each day. Shouldn’t [...]

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Windows To The Soul - Bereishis and Shemos

A Psychiatrist Finds a Wealth of Ideas in the Weekly Torah Readingby Rabbi Dr. Michael BernsteinPart of the ‘Windows To The Soul’ series. Rabbi Michael Bernstein, M.D. is a practicing child psychiatrist. His is a craft that teaches its practitioners to notice things that others overlook. In this book, he turns his skills to the [...]

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Something to Think About

Extraordinary reflections about ordinary eventsby Rabbi Yaakov Salomon Some people are funny. Some are insightful. Some are cynical. Some find a humorous touch in everything. Others find irony. Some write beautifully. Few people do them all as well as Rabbi Yaakov Salomon does. He rolls them all into one - and he adds a special [...]

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Windows To The Soul - Bereishis and Shemos

A Psychiatrist Finds a Wealth of Ideas in the Weekly Torah Readingby Rabbi Dr. Michael BernsteinPart of the ‘Windows To The Soul’ series. Rabbi Michael Bernstein, M.D. is a practicing child psychiatrist. His is a craft that teaches its practitioners to notice things that others overlook. In this book, he turns his skills to the [...]

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Torah Tallit Bag - Velvet

Large, plush velvet tallit bag with embroidered open Torah scroll. Hebrew on bag translates as: ‘…say to the children of Israel, they should make tzitzit…’Available in navy blue with blue torah handles or in black with brown-gold torah handles. Zipper closeure. 13′ x 11′

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Bat Mitzvah Torah

Petite 3D Art Printby Artist Reuven Masel Lush with flowers and an open Torah scroll, this beautiful artwork says: ‘Mazel Tov on your Bat Mitzvah’ in English and Hebrew. This print comes framed. To see this artwork in it’s frame click on ‘View larger image.’ The picture elements are hand cut and glued to achieve [...]

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The Four Holy Cities

by Artist Baruch Nachshon A beautiful torah scroll opens to reveal the Four Holy Cities of Israel - Hebron, Jerusalem, Tiberias, and Sefad. Nachshon paints in order to define and emphasize the presence of the Divine will in creation. Each painting can be studied in the manner of a sacred text, providing numerous and vivid [...]

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Judaic Classics Torah Treasures

Fully searchable texts of Torah and Talmud on CD! Featuring Talmud with ‘Tzuras Ha-Daf’ The Judaic Classics Torah Treasures is the ultimate tool for Torah study! Its ‘Tzuras Ha-Daf’ presentation of the authentic Talmud page, combined with an easy-to-use search program, makes this the most useful Torah reference CD available. Use its versatile search program [...]

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Promised Land: The Birth of the Jewish People

A dramatic vertical format gold lettering on the jacket gold borders within and abundant illustrations in Waldman’s (The Golden City: Jerusalem’s Three Thousand Years) reverent contemporary style signal a gift book; this title is more impressive for its visual impact than for its text. Waldman links the survival of the Jewish people to Jewish faith [...]

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Windows to the Soul - Bereshis, Shomos, Vayikra, Bamidbar, Devarim

Rabbi Michael Bernstein M.D. Publisher: Artscroll “Delve in the Torah and continue to delve in it, for everything is in it … you can have no better portion than it.” So teaches the Talmudic sage Ben Bag Bag in Ethics of the Fathers (5:26). More easily said than done. One way to appreciate the infinite [...]

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Schottenstein Edition Talmud Bavli - Daf Yomi Size English (7″ x 10″) Hardcover

Publisher: Artscroll Open the Schottenstein Edition and step into a “study hall without walls.” Feel the electricity, the excitement, the profundity, the beauty of the Talmudic experience! Let the Talmud open your eyes to the wonders of the Torah. Acclaimed by a broad spectrum of roshei yeshivah, scholars, and laymen around the world, this series [...]

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Schottenstein Edition Talmud Bavli - Daf Yomi 73 Volume Set

Publisher: Artscroll Open the Schottenstein Edition and step into a “study hall without walls.” Feel the electricity, the excitement, the profundity, the beauty of the Talmudic experience! Let the Talmud open your eyes to the wonders of the Torah. Acclaimed by a broad spectrum of roshei yeshivah, scholars, and laymen around the world, this series [...]

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Schottenstein Edition Talmud Bavli - English Full-Size Hardcover - 73 Volume Set

Publisher: Artscroll Open the Schottenstein Edition and step into a “study hall without walls.” Feel the electricity, the excitement, the profundity, the beauty of the Talmudic experience! Let the Talmud open your eyes to the wonders of the Torah. Acclaimed by a broad spectrum of roshei yeshivah, scholars, and laymen around the world, this series [...]

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Schottenstein Edition Talmud Bavli - Full-Size English (9″ x 12″) Hardcover

Publisher: Artscroll Open the Schottenstein Edition and step into a “study hall without walls.” Feel the electricity, the excitement, the profundity, the beauty of the Talmudic experience! Let the Talmud open your eyes to the wonders of the Torah. Acclaimed by a broad spectrum of roshei yeshivah, scholars, and laymen around the world, this series [...]

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Of Home And Heart

Sarah Shapiro Publisher: Artscroll Looking at their hopes and dreams, their challenges and struggles, their newly discovered opportunities along well-trodden paths to growth and fulfillment, responses to old challenges and new pitfalls — in stirring prose, and soaring poetry, thoughtful essays and provocative discussions, bittersweet memories and beckoning aspirations. A veritable kaleidoscope of what it [...]

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Schottenstein Edition Talmud Bavli - Hebrew Edition (8.75 x 12″) Hardcover

Publisher: Artscroll Open the Schottenstein Edition and step into a “study hall without walls.” Feel the electricity, the excitement, the profundity, the beauty of the Talmudic experience! Let the Talmud open your eyes to the wonders of the Torah. Acclaimed by a broad spectrum of roshei yeshivah, scholars, and laymen around the world, this series [...]

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