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A first-hand account by David Raab Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Sept. 12, 2008 The year is 1970. Imagine yourself at age 17, experiencing an enjoyable summer in Israel with friends … more
The Haftarot of our lives A review of how our Haftarot are treated, by Dr. Michael Fishbane Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 29, 2008 A few weeks ago The New York Times … more
Nazism, communism and the Olympics King Of The Road: From Bergen Belsen to the Olympic Games by Dr. Shaul Ladany Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 22, 2008 By the time you read … more
Nazi Games: The Olympics of 1936 by Dr. David Clay Large Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 15, 2008 The Olympic Games in Communist-ruled China are nearly half over. Much has been … more
“...With All Your Heart...” A Torah tribute to a true hero on Tisha B’Av Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 8, 2008 Grenade! Grenade! The very mention of this word can … more
“Nine Out of Ten” by Moshe Katz The heroic story of a family’s determination to outlive and survive the Nazis Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 1, 2008 Of one thing I am … more
Icon of Evil: Hitler's Mufti and the Rise of Radical Islam Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber It was the time when there was no State of Israel, before there were Arab refugees, occupied territories … more
Literature of the three weeks and the Holocaust “Eim HaBanim Semeichah” as edited and translated by Rabbi Dr. Pesach Schindler Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Midway through the month … more
The Freifeld Legacy Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber We call it yichus — the legacy of generations of the past. Rabbis, scholars, talmidei chachamim, community leaders who were ancestors to those … more
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