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Why Rain Comes From Above

Dr. Devora Steinmetz
In six poetic and scholarly essays, Dr. Devora Steinmetz invites the reader into the imaginative space created by deep engagement with biblical and rabbinic texts.

The Triumph of Life

Rabbi Irving (Yitz) Greenberg’s magnum opus—a narrative of the relationship between God and humanity as expressed in the Jewish journey through modernity, the Holocaust, the creation of Israel, and the birth of Judaism’s next era.

Judaism Is About Love

Rabbi Shai Held recovers the heart of the Jewish tradition, offering the radical and moving argument that love belongs as much to Judaism as it does to Christianity. Blending intellectual rigor, respect for tradition and Jewish practice, and a commitment to equality, Held seeks to reclaim Judaism as it authentically is.

A Philosophy of Havruta

Elie Holzer
This book offers a model of havruta text study situated in broader theories of interpretation and learning, treating havruta text study as composed of textual, interpersonal and intra-personal practices which can be taught and learned.

Reconstructing the Talmud: Volume 1

Rabbi Joshua Kulp
The Babylonian Talmud (Bavli) is a symphony of hundreds of voices, including legal rulings, folklore, biblical interpretations, and rabbinic legends. Reconstructing the Talmud introduces the modern Talmud student to the techniques developed over the last century for uncovering how this literature developed.