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A complete guide to the themes, practices, and traditions of Passover.
  God
The reality of God as examined through philosophy, history, and the  Kabbalah.
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Learn how the State of Israel arose, its history and why it is so central to Judaism.
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The Survival Kit Series
  Passover
Rediscover the seder's lively inner life as a source for personal growth.
  Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur
An easy-to-use guide for the High Holiday Services
  Family Haggadah
Clear explanations woven into the standard text along with Q & A style commentary.
 
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  Chanukah - 8 Nights of Light, 8 Gifts for the Soul
Examine the history, themes, traditions, and prayers of Chanukah.
  One Hour Purim Primer
A step-by-step guide to celebrating Purim with insights that reveal how the holiday speaks to the heart
 
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The Bible's wisdom presented  in a fun and unique format.
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A fun, fact-filled and spiritual guide to all things kosher.
 
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  High Holiday Cheat Sheets
A pamphlet that's jam-packed with fun and practical information to help you have the most meaninful High Holidays ever!  
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This Hanukkah, give the gift of Jewish knowledge and humor.
  My Purim Cheat Sheets
This pamphlet is jam-packed (and not just because it includes a recipe for jam-filled hamentashen!) with useful, fun, and practical information about the holiday of Purim.
 
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  Remember My Soul
Provides a comforting voice for those who have suffered a loss.
  Death Of Cupid
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  Missiles, Masks And Miracles
Chilling accounts of the attacks on Israel during the Gulf War and the miracles that ensued.  
  The Jewish Hero Corps
This comic book tells the story of the world's only Jewish Super-Hero team as they go on a worldwide race against ti$  
   

REMEMBER MY SOUL
by SLori Palatnik


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  Excerpt from REMEMBER MY SOUL

"After my father died, I felt a tremendous need to do something; something of meaning and significance. I knew I wouldnıt say Kaddish more than once or twice. There had to be something else that I could do to help fulfill that need, and to make a difference."
---- Michael, 39 years old, businessman.
 

This book is for Michael, and for the thousands of others out there who feel just like him.

What This Book Is All About
The section of this book is a 30-day path of learning. Whether your loss was recent or many years ago, you will spend approximately five to ten minutes a day dedicated to the memory of your loved one, learning something from our Jewish heritage. Many of the main ideas central to Judaism will be brought to life. Some will be familiar, others will be new.

Each day begins with the same prayer:
May God remember my [relationship: mother, father, friend, etc], [his/her name] , in whose merit I am now studying about my heritage of Judaism and the Torah.

For example: If someone lost a father whose English name was John Stein, and Jewish name was Moshe, and his fatherıs Jewish name was Avrom, the prayer would go something like this:

May God remember my father, Moshe ben Avrom, in whose merit I am now studying about my heritage of Judaism and the Torah.

Or: May God remember my father, John Stein, in whose merit I am now studying about my heritage of Judaism and the Torah.

You may use their English names, but it is preferable to use their Hebrew or Jewish names. For example, you may say, "my mother, Robin Cohen", or "my mother, Rachel bat Yosef Chaim." "bat" means "daughter of", "ben" means "son of".

Itıs your choice. You can insert both English and Hebrew names if you wish, whatever you feel most comfortable with.

After the 5 to 10 minutes of study, you will end with the following prayer:

Our Merciful God in Heaven, May this portion of Torah learning be a merit and a blessing for my [relationship], [name]. May [his/her] soul be bound in the bond of life. May [his/her] resting place be that of peace.

Later in the book, people who have also experienced a loss will share their reflections. Space is included for your own thoughts and feelings linked to the theme of learning for that day.

Remember -- everything you do here in the memory of those who have departed makes a real difference. You are increasing their share in the World to Come. You are increasing their eternal pleasure.

May God comfort you in your time of sorrow, and may each moment that you are learning be a merit to the one who inspired it, the one you have lost.
 

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