New Books For Yom Tov – Something For Everyone!

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Are you looking for the perfect Yom Tov gift? A book is always appreciated! Or do you need some great reading for yourself for the long three-day Yomim Tovim up ahead? For the kids? Following is a list of twenty all-new titles divided by subject from publisher Israel Bookshop Publications for your Yom Tov enjoyment!

Novels / Literature

THE FREEDOM TO BE: by Chaya David. A searing novel of two young men struggling with life’s choices…and the aftermath of those choices. FOR MATURE READERS.

THE MESHULACH: by Meir Uri Gottesman. Anything can happen in the mystical, magical world of Uri Meir Gottesman. Three powerful novellas in one book.

Short Stories

A PATCHWORK LIFE: by Libby Lazewnik. Great Yom Tov reading from one of your favorite authors!

RIDING THE WAVES: by Tamar Ansh. Stories and inspiration on navigating the sea of shidduchim. Author of Splitting the Sea.

Inspiration / Hashkafah

GROW MORE! by Rebbetzin S. Feldbrand. Inspiration, Stories and Practical Advice. A roadmap to self-improvement!

 TIME TO LAUGH, A TIME TO LISTEN III: by Rabbi Yehoshua Kurland. Thoughts that open the heart and stir the soul through simchah.

SHIMSHON’S STRUGGLE: by Rabbi Gershon Weiss. The classic work on the story of Shimshon, and other hard-to-understand episodes in Navi. Completely revised with new material.

BEN ISH HAI: by Yehuda Azoulay. The Life and Times of Hacham Yosef Chaim of Baghdad. A beautiful biography for both Sefardim and Ashkenazim to enjoy and learn from.

Humor

THIS SIDE UP: by Mordechai Schmutter. Enter the upside down world of everyone’s favorite humor columnist, but be prepared for a surprise!

Chumash / Torah

DORASH DOVID ENGLISH: by Rav Dovid Hofstedter. Insights and Essays on the Torah. Available as a 3-volume set in Hebrew, on the entire Chumash, or one volume in English on Bereishis and Shemos.

DORASH DOVID HEBREW: by Rav Dovid Hofstedter. Insights and Essays on the Torah. Available as a 3-volume set in Hebrew, on the entire Chumash, or one volume in English on Bereishis and Shemos.

TARYAG ENCYCLOPEDIA VOLUME 3 (Hebrew): Covers the mitzvos in Parshas Mishpatim that are heavily studied in Yeshivos. A stunning gift.

POWER POINTS: by Rabbi Ephraim Nisenbaum. Short stories and enlightening insights for your Shabbos and Yom Tov table. Arranged according to the three meals of Shabbos.

THE COLOR OF HEAVEN: by Rabbi Yaakov Asher Sinclair. Powerful Torah lessons and inspirational stories by a noted author and lecturer.

Teens / Children’s

ONIONS ALWAYS MAKE ME CRY: Edited by Sterna Citron & Nechama Dina Smith. Stories for teenage girls from the pages of Shoshanim Magazine.

DON’T JUDGE BY WHAT YOU SEE: by Ashira Greenberg. Children learn the all-important lesson not to judge others by their physical abilities/disabilities or other external appearances.

3 NEW DINA-DEE TITLES: by Menucha Beckerman. “Dina-Dee, Jewish Girls are Special!” – a Sukkos story – “Dina-Dee Forgives and Forgets”, and “The Mix-up in Dina-Dee’s Gan”.

YONI PLONI NEVER TALKS TO STRANGERS: by Rabbi Yehoshua Danese. This much talked-about slim volume teaches children specifically how to deal with strangers. Recommended by Rabbanim and the Torah Safety Commission.

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