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Book Review: Teaching The Teachers

If secular models of education have seen the teacher move from being the sage on the stage to the guide on the side to the peer in the rear, the Jewish model is one in which our teachers remain always present, their words of guidance and encouragement echoing on our ears and steadying our course even years after we have gone off on our own.

Chana Silberstein | Books | Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Book Review: My Story

My Story: Forty-one individuals share their personal encounters with the Rebbe, Published by Jewish Educational Media

Miri Birk | Books | Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Keeping That Daily Appointment with G-d

What these books will do is give you the roadmap to find your own “Mezherich” so that you too can learn how to daven.

Chana Silberstein | Books | Thursday, October 26, 2017

Chabad of Berlin Publishes German Prayerbook, Marks Holocaust Remembrance Day

A new German-language Orthodox siddur makes the Jewish prayer book accessible to modern German speakers.

Staff Writer | Books | Monday, April 24, 2017


Many years ago an apikoros (heretic) moved into a Jewish town, and word of his presence soon spread. The local Rabbi had never met an apikoros before. Intrigued, he came to the apikoros and asked him, "Are you really an apikoros?"

Miri Birk | Books | Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Revisiting R. Schneur Zalman: The Alter Rebbe

Chana Silberstein | Books | Tuesday, September 1, 2015

Through A Lens Daily

Miri Birk | Books | Tuesday, August 4, 2015

Book Review: Transitions In Language And Leadership

Chana Silberstein | Books | Monday, May 18, 2015

Kehot Publication Garners Benjamin Franklin Book Award

Rosie Jacobs | Books | Wednesday, April 15, 2015

REVIEWS: Trying To Grasp the Rebbe

To one biographer, he was a world leader who shaped a worldwide movement; to his student, the Rebbe was a tzaddik, a personal link to a higher reality.

Chana Silberstein | Books | Thursday, June 26, 2014

Books: Children Who Live With Purpose

Readers who collect every one of the 9x9 hardcover books as they are released—each richly illustrated with photographs of the children in their respective locales—are promised a vicarious exposure to a wide range of cultures.

Staff Writer | Books | Monday, December 16, 2013

Books: Rebbe’s Letters From Chabad Archives Released In New Volume

Spanning the years 1913-1947 and seven countries, the book provides a rare and intimate look at the personal life of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok and his children.

Mordechai Lightstone | Books | Monday, October 4, 2010

New Volume on Chabad History Published

The Chabad-Lubavitch publishing house, Kehot Publication Society, has announced the publication of an important new book on the history of Chabad.

Chabad-Lubavitch Headquarters | Books | Tuesday, September 21, 2010

Kehot Releases Special Tribute to Teachers and Educators

The Educator’s Privilege, newly released by Kehot Publication Society, offers guidance and inspiration for educators from the talks and correspondences of the Lubavitcher Rebbe...

Books | Monday, August 30, 2010

Chabad Rabbi Teams up with Former DreamWorks Artist

Marc Lumer’s early works have appeared on Warner Bros’ hit shows Batman and Superman. While Lumer was at DreamWorks, his paintings helped create the animated films Prince of Egypt

Books | Friday, June 25, 2010

Who Wrote the Bible: Reclaiming The Traditional View

According to tradition, Moses wrote the Five Books after the Sinaitic revelation, as transmitted to him by G-d, and gave it to the Jewish people who passed it on from generation to generation.

R. C. Berman | Books | Thursday, May 13, 2010

New Volume of Chabad Encyclopedia Published

This newest volume represents just one slice of a monumental project aimed at explaining issues raised in the discourses of the Chabad Rebbes. Although the encyclopedia’s primary function

Mordechai Lightstone | Books | Monday, March 15, 2010

Elliot Wolfson And Shmuel Klatzkin: An Exchange

Following the review of Open Secret: Postmessianic Messianism and the Mystical Revision of Menahem Mendel Schneerson...

Books | Saturday, January 16, 2010

Book Review/ Revealing the Secrets: An Academic Explores The Rebbe’s Teachings

The academic world hasn’t always been friendly to Chasidism or Kabbala. Nineteenth-century Enlightenment scholars derided them as “mystical cobwebs,”

Shmuel Klatzkin | Books | Friday, January 8, 2010

Entrepreneur Says It's Time To "Give Back" To Chabad

What’s a successful entrepreneur doing sponsoring the publication of an esoteric, Chasidic discourse? Or repairing the gravesite of its author in some remote Ukrainian townlet? Mouli Cohen , 51, who made his fortune as an investor in biotechnology and hi-tech enterprises, believes in “giving back.” And he wants to give back to Chabad, he says, because of what Chabad gives to the world. 

S. Fridman | Books | Monday, July 27, 2009

Books: Meditations on Mitzvot

In this advance review, Shmuel Klatzkin looks at Channeling the Divine and Feminine Faith, Chasidic works written by the fourth Rebbe of Chabad, Rabbi Shmuel of Lubavitch .

Shmuel Klatzkin | Books | Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Once in a Rare Sun: Birkat Hachamah

The waxing and waning of the moon is regularly celebrated in Jewish life. The Jewish calendar is based on the lunar cycle, familiar to Jewish children even as preschoolers who learn to welcome the new moon with regular Rosh Chodesh celebrations. In a popular depiction by Jewish painters, a minyan of men stand outside the shtetl shul and bless the new moon under a dark sky

Miriam Davids | Books | Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Books: Ethics to Live By

Kehot Publication Society , the Lubavitch publishing house, recently announced the publication of Pirkei Avot: Ethics of the Fathers With a New Commentary, Anthologized from the works of the Classic Commentators and the Chasidic Masters, translated and compiled by Rabbi Yossi Marcus .

Zalman Abraham | Books | Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Volume 29 of Rebbe's Correspondence Published

Kehot Publication Society, the Lubavitch Publishing House, announced the publication of the 29th volume of Igrot Kodesh , “Holy Epistles,” by the Lubavitcher Rebbe.

Books | Tuesday, December 16, 2008

New English Translation of Genesis With Commentaries by Kehot

( Kehot Publication Society, the Chabad-Lubavitch publishing house and Chabad of California have released a new translation of the Book of Genesis. The translation reflects classic and contemporary scholarship and research in a single, reader-friendly text.

Books | Thursday, October 16, 2008