Esther: An Overview

This excerpt was taken from Dr. Erica Brown’s Esther: Power, Fate and Fragility in Exile published by Maggid Books, 2020. Esther: An Overview   The Book of Esther is much beloved in the biblical canon. It is a story of suspense and intrigue, royalty and beauty, great heroes and terrible villains. It has inspired countless plays,…

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…