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The Battle Between The Menorah and The Magen David

In this book, The Battle between The Menorah and The Magen David, Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins examines the origin and background of these two symbols of Judaism – the Menorah and the Magen David. He also poses the question of which of these two symbols carries more weight in Jewish life – the Menorah or […]

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Rabbi Alexander Goode: The Heroic Story Of The Rabbi and His Three Fellow Chaplains Who Went Down with the USAT

The Rabbi, Priest, and Two Ministers who gave their lives so that others might live. In the midst of WWII, on February 3, 1943, a German Nazi submarine torpedoed the USAT Dorchester near Greenland, with more than 900 US army personnel on board, including four chaplains. This is the heroic story of Rabbi Alexander Goode, […]

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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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