book review

Rabbi Sacks' soul-nourishing book on the parsha

It truly lives up to its title, Judaism’s Life-Changing Ideas: A Weekly Reading of the Jewish Bible.

By DEBBIE SANDLER
28/10/2020
Book review: A flight of fancy into 2048

Paul Alster's new book takes place exactly a century after the founding of the state.

'Why Donald Trump is good for the Jewish people'

Author Josh Reinstein talks about God, Israel and the power of faith-based diplomacy in an interview with The Jerusalem Report.

30/10/2020
Judaism confronts the modern intellect‏

Rabbi Amnon Bazak seeks to educate laity, suggest answers to theological tensions

By ALAN JOTKOWITZ
15/10/2020
Christians in South Sudan
New book 'The Next Jihad' to expose Christian genocide in Africa

Based on multifaith leaders’ on-the-ground experience, 'The Next Jihad' warns us about the largely ignored threat of terrorists seeking to wipe out Christians in Africa.

A year with the sages: Making the ancient relevant

Reuven Hammer’s last book explores meanings of the Bible on contemporary issues

By JACK RIEMER
08/10/2020
Zionism: a historic force for Jewish life

Exploring the relationship between Hebrew literature, modern Hebrew and Zionism

The vivid legend of Rabbi Ben Levi

A foreword to the book connects the Ben Levi legend to the perception of miracles in Jewish folk lore, and invites readers to marvel at the gorgeous art his story has inspired.

An emancipated Jewess during the Napoleonic era

An 18th-century tale engages the 21st-century reader’s imagination

By MARTIN LOCKSHIN
01/10/2020
Learning Hebrew in summer camp?

Book review: The evolution, range of ways Americans use Hebrew in Jewish summer experiences

By AARON LEIBEL
01/10/2020
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