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By Alan Jay Gerber With the passing of Sen. Edward Kennedy the United States has lost one of its most colorful and controversial political figures of this generation. Yet as the nation both … more
A cardiologist’s commentary collection Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 21, 2009 / 1 Elul 5769 This week’s review will focus on a very interesting anthology of rabbinic … more
Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 14, 2009 / 24 Av 5769 Were I to survey readers and ask them to identify Benjamin Harrison, I’m certain many would not be able to offer a correct … more
By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 7, 2009 / 17 Av 5769 Our review this week is of a book by an author named Gil Student. As unlikely a name as this may be, the material contained in his work … more
How to respond to grief with chesed and Torah learning By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of July 31, 2009 / 10 Av 5769 Two recent books deal with the untimely death of a close one, each in a unique … more
Issue of July 24, 2009 / 3 Av 5769 By Alan Jay Gerber The upcoming Fast of Tisha b’Av gives us an opportunity to re-learn and relive past tragedies of our people in a depth of scholarship … more
The Legacy of Irving Bunim By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of July 17, 2009 / 25 Tammuz 5769 While the popular jingle goes, “Summertime and the living is easy,” for the Jewish people, the … more
A time of year that helps teach us why Jerusalem is so important By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of July 10, 2009 / 18 Tammuz 5769 Jerusalem. Just the sound of the word should set off tremors of … more
Sefer Bamidbar to the Founding Fathers By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of July 3, 2009 / 11 Tammuz 5769 In Hebrew it is called Bamidbar. Translated, that would mean desert, but we know this fourth … more
Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of June 26, 2009 / 4 Tammuz 5769 Let me start by saying that this is a very informal, somewhat irreverent book –– zany at times about subjects that are … more
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