Category Archives: Book Review

ROYAL READING – By Paysach J. Krohn

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 Let me state at the outset – the author of the book I am about to review is my daughter in law Mrs. Genendel Krohn of Waterbury, Conn. You may ask, how can this review be objective? Good question; but … Continue reading

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A Timely Classic – SHA’AREI TESHUVAH – Now with a Magnificent New English Translation! Reviewed by Avraham Schreiber

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In our day, it would seem inconceivable to fully realize what precisely constitutes appropriate vs. inappropriate speech, were it not for the comprehensive works of the Chafetz Chaim, and the manner in which he analyzed and applied the fundamental Torah … Continue reading

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The Fall of Jerusalem’s Jewish Quarter and Her 1948 Refugees

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Forever My Jerusalem by Puah Shteiner takes readers back 66 years in time to when Jews lived in the Old City of Jerusalem but found themselves under siege.  During Israel’s War of Independence in 1948, the Jordanian army attacked and eventually … Continue reading

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Can We Remember the Holocaust Too Much?

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  We will soon reach the point when there are no survivors of the holocaust still alive. As the survivors age there is a steady flow of memoirs published which document their experiences. Is it too much? The new book … Continue reading

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As Long as I Live – Inspiration for Life

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  Describing As Long as I Live, the autobiography of Rav Aharon Margalit, the back cover challenges readers to “Learn from his hard-earned lessons and original insights, and change your entire outlook on life.” After reading this engaging, inspiring work, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where There’s a Will

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Author: Bracha Rosman Publisher: Sapir Press 352 pp. Reviewed by: A. Schreiber What’s real and what’s imagined, what’s worth fighting for and what’s worth letting go of – this, and much more, lies at the heart of this gem of … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Commentators’ Shavuos

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Rabbi Yitzchak Sender, author of the popular Commentators’ Series, has a unique and engaging way of gathering commentary, insights, and analyses from a wide variety of primary sources – Talmud, Midrashim, Rishonim, Acharonim, as well as Sages from every day … Continue reading

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