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Title of the books

Name of the Author

Year and Place of Publication

ISBN

Parenting:

 

 

 

Balanced Parenting: A Father and a Son--A Rabbi and a Psychologist--Examine Love and Limits in Raising Children

Raphael Pelcovitz
& Dr.
David Pelcovitz

January 1, 2005

978-1422600009

To Kindle a Soul: Ancient Wisdom for Modern Parents and Teachers

Lawrence Kelemen

August 1, 2001

978-1881927198

Shabbat:

 

 

 

Guide to Sabbath Observance

Eli Pick

January 1998

978-1568711317

The 39 Avoth Melacha of Shabbath

Baruch Chait

1992

978-0873065863

Sabbath: Day of Eternity

Aryeh Kaplan

2nd. ed edition 1984

1-879016-05-2

The Laws of Yom Tov: A Comprehensive Halachic Guide to the Laws and Practices of the Festivals (Artscroll Halachah Series)

Simcha Bunim Cohen

August 1, 1997

978-1578191628

Shemirath Shabbath 3 Volume Set

Yehoshua Neuwirth

1997

978-1583304945

Kashruth
:

 

 

 

Kashrus in the Kitchen Q & A: A Comprehensive Question-and-Answer Guide to the Halachos of Meat and Milk

Rabbi A. Wiesenfeld

October 30, 2008

978-1598262933

The Laws of Kashrus, A comprehensive exposition of their underlying concepts and application

Rabbi Binyomin Forst

August 1, 1999

978-0899061030

 

 

 

 

The really Jewish food guide

London Beth Din ( United Synagogue)

 

Website: http://www.star-k.org

The Bible:

 

 

 

The Hirsch Chumash: Complete Set

Samson Raphael Hirsch

June 15, 2009

978-1598262605

The Living Torah : The Five Books of Moses and the Haftarot - A New Translation Based on Traditional Jewish Sources, with notes, introduction, maps, ... & index (English and Hebrew Edition)

Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan

June 1, 1981

978-0940118720

Chumash Stone Edition Travel Size

Nosson Scherman

May 1, 1998

978-1578191079

Tanach the Stone edition

Rabbi Nosson Scherman

May 1, 2001

978-1578191123

Prayer
:

 

 

 

Machzor 5 Vol Slipcased Set Full Size Ashkenaz

Rabbi Nosson Scherman & Rabbi Meir Zlotowitz

 

978-1578198733

Praying with Fire

Rabbi Heshy Kleinman

 

978-1422600153

Shemoneh Esrei

Rabbi Zev Leff

 

978-1-56871-471-4

Shemoneh Esrei

Avrohom Chaim Feuer

August 1, 1990

978-0899066035

The Jewish Year

 

 

 

The Book of Our Heritage

Eliyahu Ki Tov

January 1, 1979

978-0873067638

Why Jews Do What They Do: The History of Jewish Customs Throughout the Cycle of the Jewish Year

Daniel Sperber

January 1999

978-0881256048

History

 

 

 

Codex Judaica Chronological Index of Jewish History

Mattis Kantor

November 1, 2005

978-0967037837

Echoes of Glory: The Story of the Jews in the Classical Era

Berel Wein

November 1995

978-0899063409

Herald of Destiny: The Story of the Jews 750-1650

Berel Wein

September 1993

978-0899062372

Triumph of Survival: The Story of the Jews in the Modern Era 1650-1996

Berel Wein

October 1990

978-0899064987

Holocaust

 

 

 

Thy Brothers Blood: The Orthodox Jewish Response During the Holocaust

David Kranzler

December 1987

978-0899068589

Shoah: A Jewish Perspective on Tragedy in the Continent

Yoel Schwartz & Yitzchak Goldstein

July 1990

978-0899064031

Witness to History

Ruth Lichtenstein

Feb 20, 2010

978-0982494905

Biographies

 

 

 

 

Rabbi Joselman of Rosheim

Marcus Lehmann

1974

978-0900517235

Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch: Architect of Torah Judaism for the Modern World

Eliyahu Meir Klugman

January 30, 1996

978-0899066325

Rav Dessler: The life and impact of Rabbi Eliyahu Eliezer Dessler the Michtav m'Eliyahu

Yonason Rosenblum

2000

978-1578195060

Reb Yaakov: The Life and Times of Hagaon Rabbi Yaakov Kamenetsky

Yonason Rosenblum

February 20, 1993

978-0899064130

Reb Moshe: The Life and Ideals of Hagaon Rabbi Moshe Feinstein

Shimon Finkelman & Nosson Scherman

December 1, 1986

978-0899064802

Just For Pleasure

 

 

 

 

A Touch of Inspiration

Rabbi Yechiel Spero

November 25, 2009

978-1422609484

Echoes of the Maggid: Heartwarming Stories and Parables of Wisdom and Inspiration

Paysach J. Krohn

March 1, 1999

978-1578192601

The Maggid Speaks: Favorite Stories & Parables of Rabbi Sholom Schwadron

Paysach J. Krohn

August 1999

978-0899062310

In the Footsteps of the Maggid: Inspirational Stories and Parables about Eminent People of Yesterday and Today

Paysach J. Krohn

December 1, 1992

978-0899065960


Varia:
In the following Pages you will find a “potpourri” (a mixture) of book titles of different topics and subjects contributed by my students.




Stories for the Jewish Heart

Rabbi Binyomin Pruzansky

2006

978-1422601327

To be a Jew

Rabbi Halevy Donim

1972 - USA

0-465-08632-2

Essential Judaism

George Robinson

2000 – USA

0-671-03481-2

Practical Judaism

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

1997 – Israel

20-49000

Living Judaism

Rabbi Wayne Dosick

1995 – USA

978-0-06-062179-7

Being Jewish

Ari L Goldman

2000 – New York

978-1-4165-3602-4

Becoming a Jew

Maurice Lamm

1991 - USA

0-8246-0350-8

The Eternal Covenant

Avrohom Maslo

2005 - Israel

1-58330-813-X

To Pray as a Jew

Rabbi Halevy Donim

1980 – USA

0-465-08633-0

Gateway to Judaism

Rabbi Mordechai Becher

2005 – USA

978-1-4226-0030-0

Choosing to be Jewish – The Orthodox Road to Conversion

Rabbi Marc D Angel

2005 - USA

0-88125-890-3

What it means to be Jewish

Ina Abrams

2002 - USA

0-312-26194-2

The Choice – Converts to Judaism Share their story

Arnine Ciumsky Weiss & Carol Weiss Rubel

2010 - USA

978-1-58966-209-4

The Mitzvot

Abraham Chill

2009 - Israel

965-7108-14-7

On the Road with Rabbi Steinsaltz

Arthur Kurzweil

2006 – USA

0-7879-8324-1

Jewish Literacy

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

1991 – USA

978-0-06-137498-2

Chofez Chaim – A lesson a day

Rabbi Shimon Finkelman and Rabbi Yitzchak Berkowitz

2008 – USA

0-89906-321-7

The Thirteen Petalled Rose

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

2006 – USA

978-0-465-08272-8

Judaism – A short reader

Lavinia and Dan Cohn-Sherbok

1996 – Finland

1-85168-278-3

We Jews – Who Are We and What Should We Do?

Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

2005 - USA

0-7879-7915-5

This is my God

Herman Wouk

1987 - USA

0-316-95514-0

Judaism – History, Belief and Practice

Dan Cohn-Sherbok

2003- USA/Canada

0-415-23661-4

The World of Orthodox Judaism

Eli W. Schlossberg

1996 - USA

0-7657-5955-1

Halakhic Man Authentic Jew – Modern Orthodox Expressions of Thought from Rabbi Joseph B Soloveitchick and Rabbi Eliezer Berkovits

Ira Bedzow

2009 – Israel

978-965-524-029-0

To Life! A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking

Harold S Kushner

1994 - USA

0-446-67002-2

Judaism – A very short introduction

Norman Solomon

1996 - Spain

0-19-285390-2

What do Jews Believe?

Edward Kessler

2006 – Great Britain

1-86207-862-9

Who’s Who in Jewish History

Joan Comay

2002 - Great Britain

0-415-26030-2

The Complete How to Handbook for Jewish Living

Kerry M Olitzky and Ronald H Isaacs

2004 - USA

088125-838-5

Symbols of Judaism

Marc-Alain Ouakin

2000 - Singapore

0-76074-235-9

The Essential Kabbalah

Daniel C Matt

1995 - USA

978-0-06-251163-8

A History of the Jews

Paul Johnson

1987 - USA

978-0-06-091533-9

Jews, G-d and History

Max I Dimont

1994 - USA

978-0-451-52940-4

The Shabbat

Abraham Joshua Heschel

1979 – USA

978-0-374-52975-8

Entering Torah

Reuven Hammer

2009 – Israel

978-965-229-434-0

The Way of God: Derech Hashem

Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

October 26, 2009

978-1598264678

A Letter for the Ages: Iggeres Haramban: The Ramban's ethical letter with an anthology of contemporary Rabbinic expositions

Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Feuer

August 1, 1989

978-0899062181

What's Bothering Rashi? - Bereishis (What's Bothering Rashi Series)

Avigdor Bonchek

September 30th 1997

978-0873068499

The Earth is the Lord's: The Inner World of the Jew in Eastern Europe

Abraham Joshua Heschel

March 1, 1995

978-1879045422

The Sabbath

Abraham Joshua Heschel

July 28, 2005

978-0374529758

Man Is Not Alone : A Philosophy of Religion

Abraham Joshua Heschel

June 1, 1976

978-0374513283

The Empty Chair: Finding Hope and Joy: Timeless Wisdom from a Hasidic Master, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

Rabbi Nachman of Breslov

October 1, 1996

978-1879045675

A History of the Jews

Paul Johnson

September 14, 1988

978-0060915339

Out of the Depths: The Story of a Child of Buchenwald Who Returned Home at Last

Rabbi Israel Meir Lau

November 1, 2011

978-1402786310

The Sages: The World and Wisdom of the Rabbi's of the Talmud

Ephraim E. Urbach

September 1987

978-0674785236

Rashi's Torah Commentary: Religious, Philosophical, Ethical, and Educational Insights

Pinchas Doron

July 1, 2000

978-0765760951

Maimonides' Introduction to the Talmud: A Translation of Maimonides Introduction to His Commentary on the Mishna With Complete Original Hebrew Text

Zvi Lampel

November 1, 1998

978-1880582282

Conversion to Judaism: A Guidebook

Lawrence J. Epstein

July 1, 1994

978-1568211282

Shaarei Halachah

Rabbi Ze’ev Greenwald

2000

978-1583304341

Anatomy of a search

Akiva Tatz

1987

978-0899065502

Ingredients for a Jewish life

Tammi Russel

2003

978-1861055729

 

Its all a gift

Miriam Adakan

1992

978-0873066099

Living inspired

Akiva Tatz

1993

978-1568710266

The migrant soul: The story of an American Ger

Avi Safran

1992

0-944070-45-0

Rite and reason

Shmuel Pinchas

1997

978-0873067959

What the angel taught you

Noah Weinberg

2003

978-1578191345

The Aryeh Kaplan Anthology: Volumes I and II

Aryeh Kaplan

Aryeh Kaplan

I 1991

II 1991

978-0899068664

978-0899068688

Challenge : Torah views on science and its problems

Cyril Domb and Aryeh Carmel

1988

978-0873061742

If you where G-d

Aryeh Kaplan

1993

978-1879016132

The informed soul

Dovid Gottlieb

1990

978-0899065700

The Jew & his home : A guide to Jewish family life

Eliyahu Ki-Tov

1999

978-1583303962

Nineteen letters

S-R Hirsch, revised edition by Joseph Elias

1995

978-0873066969

In the beginning : Science and Biblical creation

Natan Aviezer

1990

978-0881253283

Twerski on spirituality

Abraham J. twerski

1998

978-1578192571

Gateway to happiness

Zelig Pliskin

1983

 

Growth trough Torah

Zelig Pliskin

1998

 

The Jewish way in love and marriage

Maurice Lamm

2008

978-0824604806

Love your neighbour

Zelig Pliskin

1977

 

Permission to believe

Lawrence Kelemen

1990

978-0944070550

Permission to receive

Lawrence Kelemen

1996

978-1568710990

Six constant mitzvas

Y.Berkowitz

2009

978-1422609262

Visions of the fathers

Abraham J.Twerski

1999

978-1578192816

Appels of gold

David Bernstein

1988

978-0914131915

Horeb

S.R Hirsch & Isidore Grunfeld

2002

978-0900689406

The laws of Brachos

Rabbi D.Frost and Aaron Twerski

1989

978-0899062204

G-d man and Tefilin

Aryeh Kaplan

Included in the Aryeh Kaplan Anthology

Included in the Aryeh Kaplan Anthology

Rav Meir Shapiro: A blaze in the darkening gloom

Rav Yehoshua Baumol

2012 4

th

edition

978-0-87306-675-4

The Chafetz Chaim: The Life and works of Rabbi Yisrael Meir Kagan of Radin

Rabbi Moses M.Yoshor

September 2005 4

th

impression

0-89906-462-0

Reb Moshe : The life and Ideals of HaGaon Rabbi Moshe Feinstein

Rabbi Shimon Finkelman

4

th

impression 2012

978-1-4226-1084-8

Family Purity: A guide to Maritial Fulfillment

Rabbi Fishel Jacobs

2000

0-9673481-9-6

MARKED IN YOUR FLESH - CIRCUMCISION FROM ANCIENT JUDEA TO MODERN AMERICA

LEONARD B. GLICK

2005

0-19-517674-X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Av 5773

July 2013

This very large but
incomplete
list presented on the pages-above was composed by my dear student Malachi (Angelo) Prins, thanks to his efforts and dedication.

We would like to ask the attentive reader if he or she knows other titles of books pertaining to general knowledge of Judaism to let us know by writing us per e-mail.

Our e-mail addresses are:

ahron.daum@pandora.be

Prins.Angelo@skynet.be

 

We thank you in advance and greeting you with a cordial Shalom

 

Prof. Rabbi Ahron Daum, B.A. M.S., Emeritus Chief Rabbi of Frankfurt am Main ( Federal Republic of Germany )

Malachi ( Angelo ) Prins, Antwerpen (Belgium)

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