Maggid Books Halakha Collection Part 1

Interested in learning some halakha (Jewish law) in English? Check out some of Maggid Books’ collection of English language halakha books! We have even more options available in Hebrew on our website. Hilkhot Mo’adim by: Rabbi David Brofsky This compendium of Jewish law outlines the themes and underlying concepts of the halakhot of the Jewish holidays including; relevant debates…

Hanukka 5780- To Make Them Forget Your Torah – An Excerpt from Rabbi Aaron Levine’s “Seasons of Nobility”

An excerpt taken from Seasons of Nobility published by Maggid Books, 2019. Seasons of Nobility is a selection of Rabbi Dr. Levine’s sermons on the Jewish holidays and special Shabbatot, transcribed from his manuscripts dating from 1982 to 2011. Drawing upon the author’s deep reservoir of Torah knowledge, the sermons offer original insights into the laws, customs,…

The Yom Tov of Rosh Ha-Shanah – Excerpt from Seasons of Nobility

Seasons of Nobility is a selection of Rabbi Dr. Aaron Levine’s sermons on the Jewish holidays and special Shabbatot, transcribed from his manuscripts dating from 1982 to 2011. Drawing upon the author’s deep reservoir of Torah knowledge, the sermons offer original insights into the laws, customs, prayers, and public readings of the Jewish festivals. These stirring…

Staff Picks – Matthew Miller

Koren Sacks Maḥzorim for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur                   These utterly transformed my ḥagim. Rabbi Sacks’ gorgeous and elegant translations, inspiring commentaries and – perhaps most of all – incredibly intelligent and incisive introductory essays to each of the Holidays gave me new perspectives I had…

Meet Mr. Jerusalem- The story of Eliyahu Koren and his flagship publication, The Koren Tanakh. Celebrating the 52nd Yom Yerushalayim

When Eliyahu Korngold made aliyah, he was passionate about a number of things, primarily art, the Hebrew letter and Jerusalem. He left Germany in 1933, changed his last name to Koren and set sail for Eretz Yisrael. For Mr. Koren, Jerusalem was the manifestation of beauty and tradition. It was a city that represented vitality,…