Carasik, Michael,  Ed.,Transl.); The Commentators’ Bible: The JPS Miqra’ot Gedolot: Leviticus. This is the second volume of a new series by JPS on the Chumash with commentary. (In Reference section)

Cohen, Rev. Dr. A. (Ed.);  The Twelve Prophets: Hebrew Text, English Translation and Commentary (In Reference section)

Dennis, Rabbi Geoffrey W.; The Encyclopedia of Jewish Myth, Magic and Mysticism. An addition in our Reference section to a number of recent volumes on Cabbalah and mysticism.

Dershowitz, Alan  (Ed.); What Israel Means to Me: By 80 Prominent Writers, Performers, Scholars, Politicians, and Journalists. A series of essays by the author of The Case for Israel, Dershowitz serving here as editor.

Hefter, Wendy Chernak; The Complete Jewish Wedding Planner

Mordechai, Tova;  To Play With Fire: One Woman’s Remarkable Odyssey.The remarkable story of a woman brought up in the Christian faith, who looked for her spiritual Jewish roots, and found them. She has appeared in an outstanding recent program of our Jewish Cultural Society held here in October 2009 at Ahavas.

Netanyahu, B.; Don Isaac Abravanel: Statesman and Philosopher. This book by the now deceased father of the present Israeli PM, brother to the hero of Entebbe, was initially published in 1953, and more recently updated in 1998. It  has been recognized as a classic in its time. Abravanel was a statesman of Spain in the area of finance as well as a philosopher and Biblical commentator. He lived through the Diaspora of 1492, dealing directly with Ferdinand. The period is brought vividly back to life in this reedition.

Waxman, Meyer; with Ish-Kishor, Sulamith; and Sloan, Jacob;  Blessed is the Daughter.This book, in three parts with three separate authors, is a guide to the young Bat Mitzvah entry, showing Biblical heroines and Jewish customs pictorially presented.

Weiner, Herbert;  91/2 Mystics-The Kabbala Today. A short insightful comment on the meaning of Kabbala in the contemporary age.

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