Kosher Bookworm
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This week’s Kosher Bookworm features an excerpt from an essay by the distinguished writer and thinker Michal Horowitz which will serve as the introduction to a series of review essays focusing … more
This week’s column is dedicated to the memory of the Dr. Louis Feldman, noted author, Yeshiva University professor of classics, and renowned scholar of Jewish history specializing in Josephus … more
Human history is filled to the chronological brim with episodes of a welcome peace, and bloody wars. Each has its reason for existence and each fills the pages of history with murder and heroism, … more
At Alan Gerber’s request, we’re reprinting his reviews of two Haggadahs that he holds in high regard — one by Rabbi David Fohrman of Woodmere, the other by Rabbi Aharon Marcus, who … more
The Haggadah under review this week, “Haggadah Shel Pesach: Machat Shel Yad,” composed by Rabbi Yitzchok Frankel of the Agudath Israel of the Five Towns, is the first publication in the … more
Now, can you just imagine this: another new Haggadah for this year’s Pesach celebrations. And its author, Rabbi Benjamin Blech, has been a rabbi right here on the South … more
It is three weeks till Pesach, the feast of our liberation, and it all started with Yosef. And it is the biblical story of Yosef that is at the center of a unique musical production of that title in … more
Perhaps it can truthfully be said that there is no other portion of the Bible, outside of the Chumash itself, which has greater use and influence among our people than the Book of Psalms, the … more
The Young Israel of Woodmere will host “Antique Jewish Ritual Objects From 1700 to Modern Times,” featuring the noted antiques specialist Jonathan Greenstein, author of “A Lost Art: … more
On my recent trip to Miami Beach I had the opportunity to visit the only Jewish bookstore in town, Torah Treasures, and speak to its wonderful owners, Yakov and Sammy Selanikio.  This father … more
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