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Froyim handed Fraidel Leah a package. “I don’t want my son to go barefoot in the streets as the other...
Assault on Yaakov
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Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Klein, author, columnist, orator, and veteran Holocaust Studies Instructor, has produced a textbook/curriculum for convenient use in...
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I've Been Here Before: When Souls of the Holocaust Return
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Sara Yoheved Rigler has discovered a Secret Society. Qualifications for membership include Holocaust-related recurring dreams, panic attacks, fearsome flashbacks, and...
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Princess without a Crown
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Although Jenna Maio grew up near Orthodox Jews in the Five Towns of Long Island, New York, she might as...
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Mrs. Recha Sternbuch: Rescuer of Refugees
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During World War II, many Jews from Germany, Austria, and France tried to flee from the Nazis and reach safety...
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Who Is Like Your People?
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“It’s the truth.” In their family, it was more than a statement. It was the final, unassailable argument. You weren’t...
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Rav Aharon Kotler: Builder of the Torah World
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Across an ocean, a terrible war raged. And in America, many Jewish people had strayed far from Torah. Who would...
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Escape from Belgium
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Belgium, 1940 During World War II, Belgium, like the rest of Europe, is a dangerous place for Jews. The Berkovitses have become...
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Escape from Syria
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Syria in the 1970s is a dangerous place for Jews. Beatings, pogroms, and arrests are terrifying the community. Zaki wants...
Wherever You Are
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Eighteen-year-old Megan Ashby leaves behind her comfortable life in California, her lavish house, and hired help, for a year abroad...
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Secrets in Disguise
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Fraidy Mintz has been harboring a dark and dangerous secret for over sixty years. One day she reveals it to...
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Escape from Hungary
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Hungary in the 1950s is a difficult place for Jews to live. The country is run by communists who prevent...
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My Rebbe Rav Schwab
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Rav Shimon Schwab was a renowned Torah giant whose commitment and dedication to his community and students is unforgettable. His wealth of...
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No Day without Torah
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Rav Meir Shapiro was a great Torah scholar of the last century. He had a dream. He wanted to organize Torah...
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Secrets
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Faigy stopped writing, and put her head down, teary-eyed.“That’s the problem, Esti,” she said. “We’re leaving civilizationto go to a...
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The Free and the Brave
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A magnificent tale of historical fiction for kids “Those British are coming this way. Eight thousand troops.” “Eight thousand?” Jacob...
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Escape from the USSR
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A Russian refusenik's story of survival The USSR is a dangerous place to be openly Jewish. Zev and Carmela Raiz...
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It Happened in Vilna
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The story of the hidden library Once there was a library filled with Jewish books. Many people came to read...
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It Happened in Prague
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The story of the Old-New Shul Many years ago a new shul was built in Prague. People called it the...
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It Happened in Cairo
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The story of the great genizah What happens when Jewish books get too torn to use anymore? They are stored...
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Lady Amelie Jakobovits
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The story of Lady Amélie Jakobovits, Queen of Kindness In Paris, France, war was raging. Amélie Munk and her family...
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The Montefiores
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Champions of the Jewish People In the Land of Israel, Jews were very poor. They lived in crowded and dangerous...
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Rabbi Dr. Solomon Schonfeld
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The story of the hero of the Kindertransport In Germany and Austria, many Jewish people were in danger. They needed...
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Upon the Wings of an Eagle
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A fascinating journey spanning cultures and continents A bright full moon appeared in the dark sky. Then suddenly they heard...
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Escape from Iran
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Two Jewish girls' story of survival Iran in the 1980s has become a dangerous place for Jews to live. Twin...
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Sarah Builds a School
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The Life of Sarah Schenirer Sarah Schenirer lived in Kraków, Poland. When she was growing up, there were no Jewish...
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Escape to Shanghai
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The Mir Yeshiva's story of survival Poland in the late 1930s has become a very dangerous place for Jews. Isaac...
In the Fragments
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Reflections of a Child of Survivors Our eternal legacy can be found…in the fragments. The son of Holocaust survivors, Rabbi...
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Flight to Freedom
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The True Story of a Family's Escape from Wartorn Belgium This remarkable memoir chronicles the trials of a Jewish family...
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It Happened in Soncino
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The story of the famous printing press Six hundred years ago books were written by hand. The work was slow...
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Rabbi Avraham Blumenthal: Father of Orphans
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The story of Rabbi A.Y. Blumenthal, father of the Zion Orphanage During World War I, so many children in Jerusalem...
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Hanna's Harvest
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A historical novel for teens If only Hanna Farber was good at something! Her pinafores are dirty, her needlework is...
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Thirteen Steps
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Orthodox Judaism in America Comes of Age: My Life and Times Rabbi Joseph Karasick was one of the leaders who...
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Trailblazer
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An exciting historical novel of shifting fates and fortunes. After discovering her uncle’s devious plan, fifteen-year-old Raizel Golden is forced...
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The Queen of Bais Yaakov
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The story of Dr. Judith Grunfeld From Germany to Poland to England and beyond. She traveled the world and changed...
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Don't Look Back
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The harrowing account of a young family's escape from Iran The border patrol took a close look at our passport....
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The Life of the Arizal
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True Stories from Tzefas’s Golden Age Take an awe-inspiring step back in time… The life of the Arizal, Rav Yitzchak...
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Starlight
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A Poor Jewish Match-Girl in Victorian England…A Novel A Poor Jewish Match-Girl in Victorian England… Orphaned and ill-treated by her...
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The Satmar Rebbe and His English Principal
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Unlikely, Unexpected, and Incredibly Successful! The Satmar Rebbe, Rav Yoel Teitelbaum, zt”l, needed a principal of English studies for the...
A Stranger to My Brothers
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An inspiring novel of adventure and survival He's maladjusted. He has an attitude. And once, the village priest tells him,...
Letters from Mir: The Correspondence of Ernest Gugenheim
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A Torah world in the shadow of the Shoah Experience first-hand the daily life of a lost world. Rabbi Ernest...
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Nothing Bad Ever Happens
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The incredible true story of one young girl alone escaping the Nazis “I’m scared,” Rachel said. “And if I’m scared...
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A Glimpse at Greatness
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A study in the works of giants of halachic analysis, including short biographies of the featured author Did you ever...
Drawing New Worlds
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A courageous young manʼs struggle for physical and spiritual survival We were lined up when the general appeared. He called...
Out of the Darkness
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A poignant memoir including original and imaginative tales that span generations They didn’t want to tell me, but they wanted...
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180 Rechov Yaffo
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Stories of emunah and bitachon Each Sunday and Tuesday evening, hundreds of people from all walks of life can be...
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The Rogatchover Gaon
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A Glimpse into the Rogatchover's Universe Rabbi Yosef Rosen, the Rogatchover Gaon, was one of the greatest Talmudic scholars in...
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Eleh Ezkera
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Midrash of the Ten Martyrs of IsraelEleh Ezkera is a Midrash about Jewish heroism. It is the story of the...
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In One Era, Out the Other
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A wonderful evocation of an epoch and an important contribution to the Jewish literature of our time. Rabbi Aharon Kotler,...
The Tip of the Iceberg
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A heart-wrenching historical novel Precisely one hundred years after the Titanic sank in the Atlantic, facts and memories resurface. In...
Before My Eyes
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A memoir of childhood during the Holocaust In Before My Eyes, Mila Bachner tells her story of courage and faith...
Crash Course in Jewish History
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The Miracle and Meaning of Jewish History, From Abraham to Modern Israel From Abraham and the birth of monotheism to...
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Angel of Orphans
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The story of R' Yona Tiefenbrunner and the hundreds he saved While the Angels of Death sent their parents to...
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David Avdi
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Inspirations and Memories of David Yaakov Halevi ApplebaumRemembering a memorable man.A moving memoir that commemorates the incredible life and deeds...
Faith under Fire
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33 Days of Missiles and Miracles: Eyewitness accounts and personal stories of Israel's Northern War 33 days...3,699 missiles...500,000 Jewish refugees...infinite...
Twice Buried, Still Alive
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A Jewish Holocaust survivor's miraculous story of faith and survival, retold by his granddaughter in a powerful and captivating way....
The Harp
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A NovelThis is the gripping story of Yoseph the Levite�his fateful struggle against the Romans during the Churban�and the spiritual...
Water from the Well
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Reflections on Being a Jew at the End of History Why did Avraham and Sarah laugh? What was David HaMelech's...
Comrade
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A gripping story of self-sacrifice and kiddush Hashem
Library in a Book
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Top Jewish leaders and writers: Rabbi Hanoch Teller, Rabbi Berel Wein, and others share inspiring, entertaining and stimulating articles and...
The Miracle Next Door
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A Jewish mother's inspiring story of unshakable faith caring for a chronically ill child whose every breath is a blessing....
A Legacy of Faith
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Inspiration, Essays, and Insights This down-to-earth and insightful work of original thoughts on the Torah by Rabbi Alter Shapiro is...
Miraculous Journey
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A complete history of the Jewish people from Creation to the present For over 5,000 years, the Jewish people have...
Abba
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The father I knew, the father I discovered When Mrs. Bruria Chechik Schwab discovered the hidden memoirs of her father,...
September 11 and You
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Jews & 9/11: A powerful Jewish book on the Torah response to this - and every other - wake-up call....
No Different than You
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The Story of Shevi Shevi Wittow Gura was a giant - in spirit, in generosity, in courage -always finding joy...
Shema Yisrael- Testimonies of Devotion, Courage, and Self-Sacrifice
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Testimonies of Devotion, Courage, and Self-SacrificeShema Yisrael is unique in the annals of Holocaust literature. Compiled under the auspices of...
We the People
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Reflections on American History and Jewish Thought The story of America's transformation from a few struggling colonies to the world's...
At Your Command
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The remarkable story of Reb Yechiel Mechel RabinowiczYou've never met someone quite like Reb Yechiel Mechel Rabinowicz. He could decipher...
Israel: Life in the Shadow of Terror
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Personal Accounts and Perspectives from the Heart of the Jewish People From Aish.com's award-winning website, this powerful anthology examines three...
Family Secrets
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Back in print! A classic and beloved novel of faith and family, Family Secrets shares the magnificent saga of three...
A Sister in White
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Selma Meir left the pristine cleanliness and order of life in Germany to become the head nurse at Sha'arei Zedek...
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The Holocaust Haggadah
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Foundations of Our Faith Pharaoh's Egypt. Hitler's Europe. Two exiles, so different and yet so similar. In 1945, the Jewish...
No Greater Treasure
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Stories of Extraordinary Women Drawn from the Talmud and MidrashSixteen true Jewish heroines come to life in this descriptive and...
Migrant Soul
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The Story of an American GerWhat's it like to be an American Indian and a Jew? Meet Ovadyah Gomes, descendant...