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A timely review on the 200th birthday of the 16th President Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Feb. 13, 2009 / 19 Shevat 5769 Throughout history, heads of state, whether elected, … more
By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Jan. 30, 2009 / 5 Shevat 5769 December 31, 4 Tevet, marked the shloshim of Rabbi Emanuel Rackman z”l, a very talented and learned rabbi who represented a … more
What’s in a name? Plenty Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Jan. 23, 2009 / 27 Teves 5769 This year it is our good fortune to witness the publication of several high quality new … more
By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Dec. 19, 2008 / 22 Kislev 5769 With Chanukah just around the corner,I bring you three more books for your reading pleasure. Each one is of a distinct literary genre; … more
By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Dec. 12, 2008 / 15 Kislev 5769 No, that wasn’t just a nip in the air; it’s really cold outside, which means Chanukah is just around the corner. In addition to … more
The Life and Legacy of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Nov. 28, 2008 / 1 Kislev 5769 To review a movie documentary of a great rav and poseik is a … more
A New History of the Great Depression by Amity Shlaes Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Nov. 21, 2008 / 23 Cheshvan 5769 With the economic situation deteriorating each day, anything … more
An historical account by Sir Martin Gilbert Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Nov. 14, 2008 / 17 Cheshvan 5769 Last week marked the 70th anniversary of Kristallnacht. On the nights of … more
Literature and thoughts on the election By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Oct. 3, 2008 / 2 Cheshvan 5769 Well, at long last, it is going to be over. Election Day is Tuesday and we will be joining … more
Reflections at the turning of the year Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Oct. 10, 2008 Yom Kippur has passed and the hints of a winter chill envelop us with every step. The weather now … more
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