Each of the resources included in this package offer a different perspective on the study of Torah.
The Art of Torah Cantillation can teach you to chant Torah. This
comprehensive look at the sound and structure of Torah is perfect for
the beginner Torah reader and it comes with a CD to help facilitate the
Living Torah is a collection of D'vrai Torah culled from the first seven
years of the popular Internet parashat hashavua commentary, Torat
Chayim. Living Torah includes over 300 unique perspectives from rabbis,
cantors, lay leaders, and other Jewish professionals.
A Taste of Torah, by Rabbi Ronald Isaacs, is a brilliant follow-up to
the bestselling work A Taste of Text by the same author. In A Taste of
Torah, Rabbi Isaacs provides an introduction to the technique of Torah
study and bible commentary. He focuses on thirteen stories from the
Torah and offers both his own commentary as well as that of historic and
contemporary scholars. A Taste of Torah is a wonderful text for a high
school or adult-study class.
The Torah Commentary for Our Times, by Rabbi Harvey Fields, is one of
the most beloved commentaries around. It is perfect for anyone
preparing a d'var Torah or studying Torah, from bar and bat mitzvah
students to board members to clergy. The Torah Commentary for Our Times
comes in three volumes, each of which can be purchased separately for
$20.00. It is also available in a set, an ideal gift for anyone
interested in the study of Torah.
The most popular Torah commentary in North America, The Torah: A
Modern Commentary, edited by W. Gunther Plaut, was revised last year and
features updated language and layout. The Torah: A Modern Commentary
can be found in the pews of most Reform synagogues in the world. If you
are interested in continuing your studies after temple of Friday or
Saturday, this is the perfect Torah commentary for you. This title is
available in hardcover for $60.00 or as a paperback travel edition for
$30.00. Both are on sale this week.
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Kravitz & Olitzky Modern Commentary Series Collection (9 Books)
Special Value Price: $54.00
URJ Press is proud to offer all nine best selling modern commentaries at 60% off the retail price!
Each volume in this collection is designed for the reader to learn on their own, in a small study group, or within a classroom setting.
Leonard S. Kravitz and Kerry M. Olitzky have perfected their signature style of presenting information: so each volume includes the Hebrew text with English translation, commentary, questions for discussion, and additional resources. Designed for learners age 13 - adult, the Kravitz and Olitzky series has been used in Hebrew high school, rabbinic school, day schools, and camps.
Retail Value: $135.55
Gift of Prayer, A: The Spirituality of Jewish Women
What are the prayers that women pray, the meditations of their hearts? Women of Reform Judaism, The Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, has collected the writings of its members and of women rabbis to create this gift book of personal prayers, poetry, reflections and meditations for every occasion in a woman"s life. A Gift of Prayer speaks to women of all faiths, celebrating life"s joys and offering the comfort needed to endure the struggles and crises we all face.
In A Gift of Prayer, women share their hopes and doubts with us-and with God. They grope for understanding, rejoice at the birth of a grandchild, remember seeing a loved one for the last time, or say a blessing upon seeing a rainbow. Their writings are accompanied by the work of Jewish artists on the theme of prayer-prayer inspired by nature, by ritual or by awe of the Divine. The result is a gift of words and art for every woman.
- Thirty-eight prayers, poems and meditations
- Accompanied by the artwork of many gifted contemporary artists
- The perfect gift for B'not-Mitzvah
Entrée to Judaism: A Culinary Exploration of the Jewish Diaspora
NEW COOKBOOK! Includes over 275 recipes and dozens of full color photos. Features "Tina's Tidbits," fun facts and great cooking tips for every recipe. Accessible, easy-to-follow recipes for the novice home cook and expert chef alike.