Thursday, December 20, 2007

New Periodical: Jewish Action Winter 2007, 68:2

There is a new issue of Jewish Action that is available on its website (link). This is a particularly relevant issue because one of my books--My Yeshiva College--is reviewed in it (link) and I have an article of my own in it, a review of the Machzor Mesoras HaRav (link). Here is the table of contents:

  • Letters (R. Daniel Korobkin and Prof. Marc Shapiro dispute R. Zev Leff's article about the 13 principles)
  • President's Message: Touring Jewish America by Steve Savitsky
  • Chairman's Message by Gerald Schreck
  • Paintings from the Soul: New Women Artists Group Explores Art Through a "Different Lens" by Bayla Sheva Brenner
  • Knowledge in the Realm of Science and Knowledge in the Realm of Religion: Are They Different? by Nathan Aviezer
  • Special Section: Faith After Terror
    • My Sister, My Home, My Life: The Story of Ruthi Cohen by Toby Klein Greenwald
    • The Spiritual Power of Pain by Bayla Sheva Brenner
    • Feeling the Hand of God by Sarah Shapiro
    • Feeling the Hand of God by Sarah Shapiro
    • A Life Change by Bayla Sheva Brenne
    • A Woman's Faith by Andrea Simantov
  • "She Might Have Been A Rebbe..." An Uncle's Hesped for Judith Young by Norman Lamm
  • Confessions of a BT Wannabe by Charlotte Friedland
  • On and Off the Beaten Track in... The Land of Olives by Peter Abelow
  • Hope Amidst a War Zone: OU's Israel Center Offers Support and Comfort to Sderot Residents by Soriya Daniels
  • Legal-Ease: What's the Truth about... Adam's Spare Rib? by Ari Zivotofsky
  • Shemittah for the Clueless by Mordechai Kuber
  • Meeting the Demands of Shemittah: Israeli Farmer Ariel Porat Speaks with Journalist Michael Freund
  • The Chef's Table: Warm Winter Dishes by Helen Nash
  • Books
    • My Yeshiva College: 75 Years of Memories reviewed by Herbert Schlager
    • Machzor Mesoras HaRav on Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur reviewed by Gil Student

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