Jewish Themes in Star Trek [Kindle Edition, eBook]

The first episode of Star Trek was broadcast on NBC on Thursday September 8, 1966.  Trekkies (Star Trek fans) across the world are celebrating the 50th anniversary of the much-loved sci-fi franchise. Let’s do it our way. Jewish themes abound in such “Trek” novels as “Well of Souls,” “The Wounded Sky” and “Spock’s World.” Biblical(…)

“The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust” by Martin Gilbert (Kindle Edition)

“The Routledge Atlas of the Holocaust” by Martin Gilbert (Kindle Edition) – The harrowing history of the Nazi attempt to annihilate the Jews of Europe during the Second World War is graphically portrayed in 316 highly detailed maps and over 40 photographs. Extensive passages of text based on documentary evidence drawn from many sources add to(…)

Judaism In Nazi Concentration Camps – “The Holocaust and Halakhah” by Rabbi Irving Rosenbaum

“The Holocaust and Halakhah” by Rabbi Irving Rosenbaum is a study of the determined efforts of the Jews of Europe to conform to the patterns and norms of Halakhic Judaism during the Holocaust period. It is based in large part on rabbinic responsa written in Germany, Hungary, Poland, and Lithuania from the beginning of the(…)

Vegan Start Passover Cookbook [Kindle Edition, eBook]

Passover can be hard for vegans, but Rena Reich, member of Jewish Vegetarians of North America, has written a Passover e-book “Vegan Start Passover Cookbook” with scores of easy-to-make and delicious recipes. What would Pesach be without matzo balls?  You got it. Make your own almond milk, mayonnaise, pesto and “crackers”. Ever try to make your own(…)

Free Purim Guide For iPhone – A How-To Guide Explaining The Observance Of Purim

“Purim Guide” – A how-to guide explaining the observance of Purim. The festival of Purim is celebrated every year on the 14th of the Hebrew month of Adar. It commemorates the salvation of the Jewish people in Ancient Persia from Haman’s plot “to destroy, kill and annihilate all the Jews, young and old, infants and women, in a single day.”(…)

“My Father Is Jewish, My Mother Is Jewish, I Am Jewish” – On February 1, 2002, Journalist Daniel Pearl Was Murdered By Islamic Terrorists

Daniel Pearl lived a short but meaningful life. This Jewish journalist was kidnapped and murdered by extremists while on assignment, and used his final moments to speak words that went down in infamy. Pearl was born October 10, 1963 in Princeton, New Jersey. He came from a proudly Jewish family—his grandparents emigrated from Poland to Israel(…)

Free Chanukah Guide With Insights Into The “Inner Dimension” Of Chanukah Observance

APP Chanukah, the Festival of  Light, is among the most widely celebrated of  Jewish holidays. It is a time for happy family gatherings around the menorah, for children’s songs and sizzling potato latkes and games of  “dreidel.” For many of us, it brings back fond memories of childhood, or serves to renew our sense of(…)

Beautiful Days, Holy Days: The Majesty And Profundity Of The Jewish Holidays [Kindle Edition]

The life and excitement that should animate a truly fulfilling and enjoyable holiday experience is often difficult to find. We eat and sing, pray and study, but the very essence and meaning of the holidays are still, to say the least, elusive to many. Their nuanced beauty and breathtaking brilliance, the very heart and soul(…)

The Vilna Vegetarian Cookbook: Garden-Fresh Recipes Rediscovered And Adapted For Today’s Kitchen

By George Jochnowitz  EBOOK  Everybody knows that cooking varies from country to country. There are Italian restaurants, Chinese restaurants, etc. We associate different styles of cuisine with different languages. Do we also think of the association of different cuisines with different dialects? We should, because cooking also varies from region to region. Litvaks and Galitsyaners(…)

Ally: My Journey Across the American-Israeli Divide By Michael B. Oren [eBook, Hardcover]

 EBOOK  Michael B. Oren’s memoir of his time as Israel’s ambassador to the United States—a period of transformative change for America and a time of violent upheaval throughout the Middle East—provides a frank, fascinating look inside the special relationship between America and its closest ally in the region. Michael Oren served as the Israeli ambassador(…)

Cook It French – Easy Recipes For Shavuot By Alice Level [iBook]

While cheesecake and blintzes are virtually unheard of in France, there is a whole array of both traditional and modern dairy recipes that the Jews of France like to serve for the Holiday of Shavuot. Try these different recipes that will amaze your guests and family. iBook: Cook It French! Easy Recipes for Shavuot by(…)

The Jewish Explorer’s Guide To The Old City Of Jerusalem [iPhone App]

Rabbi Leibel Reznick’s authoritative 2010 Edition of  “Touring Jerusalem: The Jewish Explorer’s Guide to the Old City of Jerusalem”  is now available for your iPhone. With your iPhone in hand, take this guided tour of the Jewish Quarter of the Old City of Jerusalem, replete with up-to-date maps and full-color photos. The guide gives detailed(…)

Analytical Studies Of The Rambam’s Rulings Concerning The Construction And The Design Of The Holy Temple

Analytical Studies by the Lubavitcher Rebbe,  Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson of the Rambam’s rulings concerning the construction and the design of the Beis HaMikdash. Our Sages explain that we are required to constantly “Seek out the welfare of Jerusalem,” to concern ourselves with the Beis HaMikdash is destroyed, studying its structure is considered by G-d(…)

Man’s Search for Meaning: One Of The Most Influential Books In America [Kindle Edition]

“Man’s Search for Meaning” by Viktor Frankl Psychiatrist Viktor Frankl’s  memoir has riveted generations of readers with its descriptions of  life in Nazi death camps and its lessons for spiritual survival. Frankl was born in Vienna into a Jewish family of civil servants (Beamtenfamilie). His interest in psychology surfaced early. Between 1942 and 1945 Frankl(…)

Ollie and Taavi Celebrate the Jewish Holidays – Mom’s Choice Award Winning Book [iOS App, Kindle And Paperback]

Written for children, Ollie and Taavi like to celebrate lighting the candles on Shabbat, dipping apples in honey for Rosh Hashanah, sitting inside the sukkah and  lighting the candles on Hanukkah. These two Jewish dogs celebrate their own way. Come along throughout the Jewish year with Ollie and Taavi. For children of any age, and(…)