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FOUNDER OF HASIDISM   “The Founder of Hasidism: Wisdom and Tales of the Baal Shem Tov”

Simcha Raz has the unique ability to gather profound Jewish teachings from many places and deposit the sweetness and beauty of this Jewish wisdom into outstanding collections. Now in their seventh book together, Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins presents the English edition of Simcha Raz’s collection of wisdom and tales from the Baal Shem Tov, the […]

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The Friendship That Shaped Jewish History: Eddie Jacobson’s role in U.S. President Harry S. Truman’s Recognition of the new State of Israel

Few friendships in all of American Jewish history have been as impactful for Jews as the one between Eddie Jacobson and Harry S. Truman.  Dov Peretz Elkins ably recounts the story of that friendship and what it meant for the emerging state of Israel.  An inspiring story.– Jonathan D. Sarna, University Professor and Joseph H. & […]

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Bialik: Israel’s National Poet

In the eyes of many Jews, the great poet Hayyim Nahman Bialik opened wide the door to the modern era of Hebrew literature through his poetic style and expression of thought. In Bialik’s era, the mere mention of his name stirred the hearts of the Jewish nation. Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins presents highlights from the […]

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A Treasury of Thoughts on Israel and Zionism

A Treasury of Thoughts on Israel and Zionism is a collection of facts, opinions, words of wisdom and commentary themed to the rights and responsibilities of the Jewish nation in today’s world. Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, the editor of this volume, has compiled material across 38 topics to develop this handy resource for speakers, writers, students, […]

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