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The Chofetz Chaim Would Be happy

As Sefer Vayikra begins, we bring to the attention of our readers the appearance of a classic sefer, translated into English and now complete...

Waves Of Blue

She couldn’t understand what was happening to her. She had just given birth to a healthy baby, and everything was doing great. She had...

New Kiruv Sefer: Umekareiv Biyamin

Over the past seventy years the Jewish nation has seen a truly remarkable development, the multitudes of Jews returning to their roots. Our leaders...

This is America

Set against the backdrop of the early nineteen hundreds, This is America! is a magnificently written, well-researched historical novel. It literally makes you feel as if...

The Reporter

When Kobi Levy, start reporter for one of the largest secular newspapers in Israel, took on the assignment of doing an expose on an...

Mission Possible

It’s the classic case: You had a flight to catch for an extremely important visit or appointment somewhere, and you were running late—and missed...

The Malbim On Iyov

THE MALBIM ON IYOV: THE SEARCH FOR FAITH AND MEANING AN ENGLISH TRANSLATION OF THE MALBIM’S CLASSIC COMMENTARY ON THE BOOK OF JOB Translated by Herbert...

New Book Released In Time For Hilula Of The Ben Ish Hai 13 Elul...

The Ben Ish Hai: The Life and Times of Hacham Yosef Haim (Israel Bookshop) explores the remarkable life of one of the most extraordinary...

Struggle to the Summit

Some books just have the ability to speak to you. They get you to think, to reflect on a certain message, and even to...

The View From Ninveh

With her unique style of writing—a rare combination of carefully crafted sentences, depth, and humor—popular Binah and Hamodia columnist Batya Ruddell has found a...

Special Delivery!

When Rachel Stein, popular children’s author and Yated columnist, began learning bei’ur tefillah in depth with a friend, she marveled at the layers of...

Working With Torah: A Guide To Employment

In the aftermath of the “Great Recession”, it has become harder than ever for frum families to achieve economic stability. Costs are rising while...

Shortchanged

You read her work in the Binah magazine all the time. Now read her very first book! Since its first appearance on the bookstore shelves,...

Sefer Yam Hatefila

Tefila is one of the cornerstones of our religion. We are privileged to be able to speak with Hakadosh Baruch Hu three times a...

Don’t Judge By What You See

“Mommy, look! That girl is in a wheelchair!” As parents, few comments of our kids make us cringe the way announcements such as the above...

The Code of Jewish Conduct by Rabbi Yitzchok Silver

You want to buy a can of soda, but all the customers in the supermarket checkout line have full carts. May you cut the...

Book Review: Go Bananas

The Jewish book market being what it is today, baruch Hashem, there is a plethora of reading material out there for adults, and so...

Super Social Skills 2

It’s a known fact that many kids need help learning social skills. In fact, it’s quite normal. Kids are not born knowing the appropriate...

Grow!

(Reviewed by Rebbetzin S.E. Falk) WARNING! LIFE CHANGING CONTENTS WITHIN. May cause alertness, alacrity, zeal, focus and efficient use of time.  May halt periods of...

Shloshim Yom Kodem Hachag

Thirty days before a Yom Tov. The time when most frum people begin preparing in earnest for the approaching holiday, whether by cooking, cleaning,...

New Volume Of Igros Moshe Released

After many years, a brand new volume in the famous Igros Moshe series by Hagon Harav Moshe Feinstein zt"l, has been released. This volume...

Mirror Image

With so many novels nowadays being about so many of the same topics, Mirror Image stands out with its unique, refreshingly different plot. Take,...

Historic New Haggadah Arrives In Bookstores

The Megillos have been packed away for next year, while the loads of mishloach manos and other chametz (and the nosh) are quickly being...

A Legend of Greatness: The Life & Times of Chacham Chaim Yosef David Azoulay

You don’t have to be a Sephardic Jew to appreciate Yehuda Azoulay’s latest gem—as with all of this noted author’s beautiful works! A Legend...

My First Sing-Along Siddur

It all began when Rabbi Aron Rabin, talented and popular youth group director in Miami Beach, FL, realized that he had a problem...

New Book by Rabbi Avigdor Miller: The Ohr Avigdor Shaar Habechinah

by A. Ben-Chaim  Rabbi Avigdor Miller didn’t just teach Chovos Halevavos. He lived and breathed that classic mussar sefer for decades. Shaar Habechina—the second chapter of...

The Freedom To Be

It’s rare when a manuscript is so gut-wrenching yet simultaneously heartwarming, that it causes editors, proofreaders, and typesetters alike to cry while working on...

Musawi; A Novel By A. Shalom

Reviewed by Chaim Schwarz Dusty, hot and antiquated, Haret-al-Yahud, the Jewish Quarter of Damascus, Syria, has been a haven for Jews since their expulsion from...

In His Ways – Reb Dov

How much would you give for the privilege of getting to know a tzaddik? For the sum of $10 you can become acquainted with...

Learn, Live Teach: The Story Of A Life

Learn, Live Teach: The Story of a Life by Esther Leah Avner Book review by C. B. Gavant  Imagine six seminary girls in Gateshead of the 1950s....

Code For The Road

Being stuck in traffic late Friday afternoon. Getting pulled over by a cop. Needing a coffee at a rest stop that does not have...

Preparing for Chanukah – Seforim in Review: ‘In Pursuit of Peace’ by Rabbi Hershel...

A Review by Rabbi Yair Hoffman for the Five Towns Jewish Times It is a little known fact, but the Midrash tells us that, according...

Torah Tavlin Yamim Noraim

Is it Elul Yet? Sometimes you just feel you need some kind of book or text to put you in the right frame of mind....

Stop Surviving, Start Living

‘’READING REVIEWS’’ Mrs. Ruchie Schwartz  ‘The foundation of all righteousness and the root of the perfect service of Hashem is that a person should clearly know...

How to Succeed on Any Diet

An interview with Chava Goldman, author of “How to Succeed on Any Diet: A Jewish and Friendly Guide to Dieting and Exercise”, (distributed in the...

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El Al announced on Thursday that it is resuming passenger flights from October 1 and cargo flights from September 21, Army Radio reported. Yeshivah student...