Subject Index - Jewish Studies
- All But My Life, by Gerda Weissmann Klein.
This is Gerda Weissmann's memoir of the six years she spent under Nazi tyranny, during which she spent three years in Nazi forced labor camp. This story also recounts her liberation and her meeting with Kurt Klein, the young man who was to become her husband.
- And The Rat Laughed, by Nava Semel.
In this story about remembering, when a young girl relates her grandmother's story, about surviving the Holocaust by hiding in a pit with only a rat for company, to her teacher and schoolmates, she sets off a chain of events that will have repercussions for decades to come...
- Anne Frank's Story: Her Life Retold for Children, by Carol Ann Lee.
A concise biography of Anne Frank, written especially for children. This work covers Anne's life from her birth, until her untimely death at the age of fifteen. It provides intimate details about her early life and education, the years the family spent in hiding after the Nazi's invaded Holland, and the circumstances surrounding Anne's death in the Bergen-Belsen Concentration camp.
- Artscroll Sabbath and Festivals Siddur, edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman
The Nusach Ashkenaz edition of the Weinberg Foundation Large Type Edition of the Artscroll Sabbath and Festivals Siddur featuring a new translation and anthologized commentary by Rabbi Scherman.
- Artscroll Weekday Siddur, edited by Rabbi Nosson Scherman
The Nusach Ashkenaz edition of the Weinberg Foundation Large Type Edition of the Artscroll Weekday Siddur featuring a new translation and anthologized commentary by Rabbi Scherman.
- The Avengers: A Jewish War Story
, by Rich Cohen.
The unforgettable story of The Avengers, a group of Jewish partisans who inhabited the forests of Eastern Europe during the dark days of World War II and who later went on to fight for Israeli Independence.
- Born to Kvetch, by Michael Wex.
Yiddish Language and Culture in All of Its Moods. A humorous and edifying romp through the world of everyday Yiddish.
- The Brigade, by Howard Blum.
A compelling history of the Jewish Brigade that chronicles its formation, and the Brigades activities both during and after World War II.
- The Children's House of Belsen, by Hetty E. Verolme.
Hetty Werkendam was 13 years old in 1943 when she was transported to the repatriation camp at Westerbork. From there she was sent to Belsen to live in the ""Children's House,"" where she witnessed firsthand the horrors of the Holocaust.
- Chumash Chorev ha-Menukad.
This five-volume, large print, Hebrew edition contains the complete text of the Chumash, as well as commentaries by Rashi, Targam Onkelos, Ikkar Sifsei, Chachamim, Ba'al HaTurim, and Toldos Aharon.
- The Complete ArtScroll Machzor for Rosh Hashanah, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The Weinberg Foundation's large type edition of the ArtScroll Rosh Hashanah Machzor, combined with the ArtScroll Yom Kippur Machzor, offers readers a unified, and complete set of large type Machzorim for the High Holidays.
- The Complete ArtScroll Machzor for Yom Kippur, by Rabbi Nosson Scherman and Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz.
The Weinberg Foundation's large type edition of the ArtScroll Yom Kippur Machzor, offers the complete text of the standard print Yom Kippur Machzor, with abridged commentaries. Text is presented in vowelized Hebrew with English translations on the facing pages.
- The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank.
The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank, serves as a poignant commentary on a life cut short. Her diary chronicles the two years she spent in hiding during the Holocaust.
- Diary of Bergen-Belsen 1944-1945, by Hanna Lévy-Hass.
This unique diary chronicles what life was like inside the notorious Bergen-Belsen concentration camp during its last year in existence.
- Gates of Prayer
The large print pulpit edition of The New Union Prayerbook of the American Jewish Reform movement.
- Edith's Story, by Edith Van Hessen Velmans.
During World War II, Edith Van Hessen, a young Jewish girl from Holland, was forced to go into hiding to prevent her deportation to a Nazi concentration camp. She hid in plain sight - taking on the persona of a Christian and working as a maid. This is the story of her ordeal and the courageous people who helped to hide her.
- Hetty, by Hetty Verolme.
Rounded up by the Nazis and then separated from their parents, Hetty and her brothers were sent to the Children's House, within Belsen concentration camp. Hetty became the 'Little Mother' of the camp, helping to care for the other children.
- The Holocaust, by Martin Gilbert.
In this classic work of Holocaust literature, Martin Gilbert chronicles the near destruction of European Jewry at the hands of the Nazi death machine. Following a chronologically driven format, Gilbert deftly interweaves mind numbing statistics with eyewitness accounts to tell the story of what happened during the Holocaust, and how and why these events occurred.
- IBM and the Holocaust, by Edwin Black
A compelling look at IBM's collaboration with Nazi Germany, and the impact which it had upon the course of the war, and more importantly, on the Holocaust.
- Inspired Parenting, by Rav Moshe Weinberger.
In this series of lectures, Rav Weinberger covers how to raise and educate your children in order to bring out their best qualities, and how to infuse them with more yiddishkeit.. He offers advice on how to motivate and inspire your children, and points out that even the most difficult child has unlimited potential. He also touches on controversial issues, as what happens when someone cannot have children.
- Israel: A History, By Martin Gilbert.
This book primarily concentrates on the first fifty years of Israeli statehood, Gilbert also details the events and figures that contributed to the formation of the state, including the pogroms in Russia that helped to foster the growth of Zionism, and the Holocaust which made the establishment of the state so vital as a safe harbor for the survivors.
- Jerusalem's Traitor, by Desmond Seward.
A rousing biography of the historian, Flavius Josephus, and a history of the momentous events that he witnessed, including the Roman beige of Masada and the Fall of Judea.
- The Jewish View of Feminism, by Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller.
With candor, humor, and an in-depth knowledge of the subject, Mrs. Heller expounds on the Jewish view on feminism and what it means to be a Jewish woman - in this two-part audio series.
- Jews, God and History, by Max I. Dimont.
Organized chronologically, this eminently readable text covers 4,000 years of Jewish history.
- Koren Large Type Torah
The Koren Large Type Torah is a clear, large type edition of the Five Books of Moses. Featuring the famous Koren Tanakh Font, the text is particularly well suited for students in the early stages of learning Hebrew and studying the Torah, and for those needing large type.
- Life is a Test, by Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis.
Subtitled, How to Meet Life's Challenges Successfully this book actually contains three books in one: Tests of Learning Who You Really Are, Tests of Relationships, and When Tests Are Wake-Up Calls.
- A Light of Many Colors, by Devorah Singer and Aliza Dubin.
A collection of traditional and modern Jewish songs.
- The List, by Martin Fletcher.
Jewish refugees from Austria, Edith and Georg find a home in England. As Edith and Georg try to build a new life, they are concerned for those they left behind in Europe, and Georg creates a list of all those whose fate is unknown and sets out to discover what happened to those that did not escape the Nazi onslaught.
- Major Farran's Hat, by David Cesarani.
In May 1947 a sixteen-year-old Jewish activist named Alexander Rubowitz was abducted in broad daylight from the streets of Jerusalem and murdered by British forces. In this book, Cesarani examines the British cover-up of the murder, and how it contributed to the British losing Palestine.
- Matzoh Ball Gumbo: Culinary Tales of the Jewish South, by Marcie Cohen Ferris.
An engaging and unique social history of Southern Jewry told through the food they eat, what it says about their Jewish identity, what it means to be Southern, and how Jewish foodways melded with Southern culinary traditions to create a unique Jewish cuisine that combines elements of both Jewish and Southern cooking traditions and styles.
- Nazi Terror, by Eric A. Johnson.
In this controversial book, Johnson looks at the role that the Gestapo, and Ordinary Germans, had in the mass murder of Jews during World War II.
- The Palestinians: Facts & Fables, by Rav Yaakov Weinberg.
This intriguing lecture, which explains the origins of the "Palestinian Issue" will make you take a new look at the events currently unfolding in Israel.
- The Purim Story, by Rav Avi Geller.
This lecture will help you gain a clear understanding of the basic story of Purim, while at the same time introducing you to the story behind the story.
- The Regal Glow of Modesty, by Rebbetzin D. Weinberg.
In this lecture, Rebbetzin Weinberg presents a solid overview of what modesty means, in the Jewish sense, and why it is such an important quality to cultivate.
- Rosh Hashanah: Setting Attainable Goals, by Rabbi Yitzchak Berkowitz.
This lecture covers a range of topics, including a discussion on the Jewish calender and how it differs from other calenders. Rabbi Berkowitz also examines the spiritual force that underlies holy days, what it is that Rosh Hashanah commemorates, and how, each year, we are given a new opportunity to learn, grow, and to imbue our lives with meaning.
- Shiurim on Shavuos, by Rabbi Moshe Weinberger.
Consisting of four shiurim, these classes all deal with the holiday of Shavuos, and the giving / receiving of the Torah, and the deeper implications of this event.
- Shiurim on Women, by Rabbi Moshe Weinberger.
In these six shiurim, Rav Weinberger discusses the role of women in Judaism and the influence that they exert over those around them.
- Silent Rebels, By Marion Schreiber.
The true story of the raid on the twentieth train that left the Mechelen transit camp carrying 1,618 Belgium Jews to Auschwitz.
- Soldiers and Slaves - American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble, by Roger Cohen.
The unforgettable story of the 350 American POWs, captured during the Battle of the Bulge, who were sent to the Nazi Concentration of Camp at Berga where they forced to work as slave laborers.
- Teshuva: To the Abyss and Back, by Rabbi Ari Kahn.
The essence of this lecture is the question, What is Teshuva and how is it achieved? And, is there ever a point that, once crossed, in which Teshuva becomes impossible? In discussing this issue, Rabbi Kahn offers an explanation of what the soul is, our relationship with G-d, and what the purpose is behind Teshuva. He also discusses the nature of sin, and the damaging effect it can have upon the soul.
- They Dared Return, by Patrick K. O'Donnell.
The True Story of Jewish Spies Behind the Lines in Nazi Germany.
- The Torah - Large Print Edition.
This large print, English edition of The Torah is based upon the second edition of the new Jewish Publication Society's translation of The Holy Scriptures.
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