Passover Haggadot at Koren Publishers

Passover 5779 (2019) is right around the corner! Looking to add a new edition to your Haggadot collection? Replace your retired Haggadot? Buying your first Haggadah and not sure where to start? Read about what is available here at Koren Publishers Jerusalem! Let us help you get ready for Pesah with 25% OFF Haggadot until…

Staff Picks – Aryeh Grossman

Aryeh Grossman works as Project Executive where he oversees long term projects at Koren Publishers, looking at the vision and plan for the company over the next few years. Although based in our Jerusalem office, he can regularly be found in cities across the Jewish world sharing our vision with communities leaders and Koren partners-look…

Author Q&A-Rabbi David Brofsky

Rabbi Brofsky’s new book, Hilkhot Avelut, has just been released! Rabbi Brofsky is also the author of Hilkhot Moadim also published by Maggid Books. Koren Publishers: Tell us about your interest in halacha [Jewish Law]. Rabbi Brofsky: I spent my formative years learning and teaching gemara. I firmly believe in the primacy of Talmud study,…

Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with Aaron

Introducing a new feature to the Koren blog; Learning the Koren Talmud Bavli with YOU! Each post in this installment will feature Koren Talmud Bavli users and tell a little of their story. Interested in being featured? Please send us a message with a short introduction! This installment we will meet Aaron Cywiak of Flatbush,…

Author Interview-Miriam Feinberg Vamosh

Miriam Feinberg Vamosh is the author of several informative, illustrated books about ancient times in the Holy Land that have been translated into more than 30 languages. Her love affair with the Bible and ancient sources began in her parents’ home and led to her writing career. This love has deepened over many years as a…

Presidents Day and the Talmud

The Enyclopaedia Britannica defines this American national holiday as: Presidents’ Day, officially Washington’s Birthday, in the United States, holiday (third Monday in February) popularly recognized as honoring George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. The day is sometimes understood as a celebration of the birthdays and lives of all U.S. presidents.  Even if one is not an American we can all recognize the significance…

Staff Picks- Tomi Mager

The Koren Publishers’ Newsletter is excited to announce a new monthly feature; Staff Picks. Every month a different member of our team will tell us about some of their favorite titles or give their recommendations for books that you may have missed, but certainly deserve your attention. Meet the people who make the books you love,…

Children’s Tefilla at Koren

Looking for the right siddur for a child in your life? Are you a parent/teacher/camp counselor and struggling to get your child to connect to prayer? Maybe you heard about schools giving first graders their very first siddur and are looking for some inspiration? We’ve got you covered! Check out our vast selection of children’s…

Football and Talmud?

The short answer is obviously no. There is no mention of the the “big game” in the Talmud as American Football had not yet been invented. However, we did find a discussion on whether is it is permitted to attend a gladiatorial stadium in Ancient Rome in Tractate Avodah Zara Daf 19 Amud B: What…

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Koren

Koren is Not a New Company – We’ve Been Around Since 1961! Koren Publishers Jerusalem is an Israeli publisher of Jewish religious texts established in 1961 by Eliyahu Koren, with the aim of publishing the first Hebrew Bible designed, edited, printed, and bound by Jews in nearly 500 years. We produced The Koren Bible in 1962. The Tanakh’s textual…