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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
Teshuva and Yomim Noraim, The Noraos Harav (vol. 16) Suggested reading for Yom Kippur Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Oct. 3, 2008 As we are now in the midst of the yemei ratzon with … more
The origins of a political farce By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Sept. 26, 2008 By the time you read this article, the now famous anti-Iran rally will be just a dim memory. Rosh Hashanah and … more
The unique story of Chari Pere By Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Sept. 19, 2008 This week’s Kosher Bookworm will take on a lighter tone before we progress to the serious aspects of this sacred … more
A first-hand account by David Raab Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of Sept. 12, 2008 The year is 1970. Imagine yourself at age 17, experiencing an enjoyable summer in Israel with friends … more
The Haftarot of our lives A review of how our Haftarot are treated, by Dr. Michael Fishbane Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 29, 2008 A few weeks ago The New York Times … more
Nazism, communism and the Olympics King Of The Road: From Bergen Belsen to the Olympic Games by Dr. Shaul Ladany Reviewed by Alan Jay Gerber Issue of August 22, 2008 By the time you read … more
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