Jewish Basics

These books are hand-picked to help a reader understand some of the basics of Judaism

  • Guide to Jewish Law-Lishmor V’laasos

    Guide to Jewish Law-Lishmor V’laasos

    A Guide to Basic Principles of Jewish Law and Their Applications in Theory and in Practice

    Author : Rabbi Mordechai Katz
  • A Guide To Jewish Outlook-L’hovin Ul’haskil

    A Guide To Jewish Outlook-L’hovin Ul’haskil

    A Guide to Torah Hashkofoh [Outlook] with Questions and Answers on Judaism

    Author : Rabbi Eliezer Gevirtz
  • The Concise Book Of Mitzvoth

    The Concise Book Of Mitzvoth

    Author : The Chofetz Chaim
  • Understanding Judaism

    Understanding Judaism

    A Basic Guide To Jewish Faith, History, And Practice

    Author : Rabbi Mordechai Katz
  • The Midrash Says-Shemos

    The Midrash Says-Shemos

    Part of the Five-Volume Series Centers around the exodus from Egypt and the building of the Mishkan (Tabernacle) Illustrations of the priestly garments and of the Mishkan are included

    Author : Rabbi Moshe Weissman
  • The Midrash Says- Vayikra

    The Midrash Says- Vayikra

    Parts of the Five-Volume Series Discusses the laws pertaining to the Temple Service in easily understood language

    Author : Rabbi Moshe Weissman
  • The Midrash Says- Bamidbar

    The Midrash Says- Bamidbar

    Part of Five-Volume Series Relates the events that occurred while the Jews wandered in the wilderness

    Author : Rabbi Moshe Weissman
  • The Midrash Says- Devarim

    The Midrash Says- Devarim

    Part of Five-Volume Series Moshe’s parting speech — a fascinating review of the events that transpired under this great prophet’s leadership

    Author : Rabbi Moshe Weissman
  • The Midrash Says- Bereishis

    The Midrash Says- Bereishis

    Describes the lives of the forefathers and of the Twelve Tribes The narrative of the weekly Torah-portion in the perspective of our Sages.

    Author : Rabbi Moshe Weissman
  • Living Inspired

    Living Inspired

    Shows how an understanding of some of the deeper ideas and patterns of Torah thought can illuminate our everyday experiences

    Author : Rabbi Akiva Tatz
  • Aryeh Kaplan Anthology Volume I

    Aryeh Kaplan Anthology Volume I

    Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan asks hard questions about Judaism and its commandments, and he gives compelling answers that have broadened the horizons of countless people.

    Author : Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan
  • Aryeh Kaplan Anthology Volume II

    Aryeh Kaplan Anthology Volume II

    Author : Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan
  • Let My Nation Serve Me – Shavuos

    Let My Nation Serve Me – Shavuos

    Let My Nation Serve Me recounts the most important episode in Jewish history: the drama and exhilaration of Mattan Torah come alive, drawing us to Mount Sinai where we can visualize Moshe, Aharon, Miriam, and other Biblical figures as though they stood before us.

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  • Gateway to Judaism – The What, How, and Why of Jewish Life

    Gateway to Judaism – The What, How, and Why of Jewish Life

    Questions are the gateways to knowledge. After years of responding to the queries of people from all walks of life, Rabbi Becher saw the need for a single volume that would explain the fundamentals of Jewish living; the philosophy behind Jewish tradition, along with practical explanations of how Jews actually live. Gateway to Judaism offers an engaging insider’s look at the mindset, values, and practices of Judaism in the 21st century.

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  • Nefesh Shimshon: Living With Faith

    Nefesh Shimshon: Living With Faith

    His gentle words, his clarity and inspiring messages live on. In this latest volume in the Nefesh Shimshon series, Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus presents a beautiful, complete picture of how every Jew can bring Hashem into his or her life, through practical steps and important insight. With wit, practicality, and much wisdom, these pages have the power to uplift and transform every reader.

    Author : Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus