Author Q&A: Alex Israel

Koren Publishers:    Tell us about yourself. Alex Israel: I live in Gush Etzion and teach Tanakh in Jerusalem. I am lucky enough to teach in several wonderful frameworks, teaching students aged 18 to 80 and from a diverse set of backgrounds. I teach Modern Orthodox gap-year students at Yeshivat Eretz Hatzvi and Midreshet Lindenbaum. I…

It’s in the Gene(alogy): Family, Storytelling, and Salvation-An Excerpt from “Gleanings: Reflections on Ruth”

A special thanks to 929 for spreading some pre-Shavuot wisdom. This excerpt was taken from an essay featured in Gleanings: Reflections on Ruth edited by Rabbi Dr. Stu Halpern. “It’s in the Gene(alogy): Family, Storytelling, and Salvation” .   By telling the story of King David’s genealogy through the Book of Ruth, the text is…

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…

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,…

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…