Life is hard to navigate. And while a GPS unit might help you get around the roads to help you reach your destination, how do you navigate life’s twists and turns?
The answer? GPS! Navigation for Your Soul. Translating the brilliant concepts of the Nesivos Shalom into contemporary and easy to understand terms, GPS! is your guide to navigating life’s challenges.
To give you an idea of the clever layout, engaging design and of course, thought-provoking content that are showcased in GPS!, we’re giving our readers an opportunity to download a sample chapter from this new book.
Tzirel Rus Berger, author of our best-selling Mountain Family will be continuing her speaking tour over the next couple of weeks. You don’t want to miss her captivating and inspirational talk! Scroll down for a full list of her local appearances.
Brooklyn: June 15 – 38th Annual Tea Party to benefit Amshinover Yeshiva Shem Olem, Bayit Vegan, Jerusalem
Where: Cong Bais Yisroel of Sadowne, 1424 51st Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219
When: Tzirel Rus Berger – 2:00 PM
Baltimore - June 17 – Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Living and Learning
Where: 3702 Fords Lane, Baltimore, MD 21215
When: 8:00 PM
For details: http://www.etzchaimusa.org/
Hollywood/Ft. Lauderdale Fl: June 18 – Young Israel
Where: 3291 Stirling Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States
When: 8:00 PM
For details: (954) 966-7877
Toronto: June 24 – Aish Thornhill Community Shul
Where: 949 Clark Avenue W, Thornhill, ON
When: 8:00 PM
For details: http://www.thornhillshul.com/ or
Call: 905.764.1891 or email: email@example.com
Here at ArtScroll, we have so many exciting new releases. Too many, in fact, to choose just one title for our next giveaway! So instead…we’ll let you pick!
Which new title from ArtScroll would you like to win?
1) GPS: By Yaakov Shain and Avi Fishoff – Fun and authentic Torah, GPS takes the thought provoking and brilliant concepts of the Nesivos Shalom and “translates” them intocontemporary terms.
2) 48: By Rabbi Nachman Seltzer – People are following our Sages 48 ways to incorporate Torah into our lives. These are their stories.
3) Maran Harav Ovadia: By Rabbi Yehuda Heimowitz – An authoritative biography detailing the life of one of the great Torah leaders of our times.
4) Look What My Parents Give Me: By Sara Ginsburg – Teach your children the importance of respecting what their parents do through fun rhymes and cute illustrations.
5) Positive Word Power for Teens: By Chana Nestlebaum – Set up for daily study, this latest project from the Chofetz Chaim Heritage Foundation teaches teens the power of their words.
6) Imagine If: by Rabbi Zeegel - Imagine if Hashem hadn’t made the world so perfect. Imagine if you could teach your children important lessons through hilarious rhymes and adorable illustrations.
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**Giveaway ends on Monday, June 16th at 11:59 pm eastern time. Prize can be shipped within the USA. Winner will be notified via email. Valid email address must be provided to claim prize. Limit one entry per person on the blog and an additional entry per person is available on Facebook.
Exciting news! Today marks the start of ArtScroll’s June Sale! From now through June 24th, we’re offering a 20% discount on all of our books! That’s right – any book you want from ArtScroll.com is now 20% off!
Take a look at some of our new releases – now available at 20% off!
Maran Harav Ovadia by Rabbi Yehuda Heimowitz – Maran Harav Ovadia Yosef met with world leaders and politicians, as well as humble Jews seeking guidance and advice. He was the author of numerous seforim, the Sefardic Chief Rabbi of Israel…and the leader who revitalized the Sefardic community. This comprehensive biography allows a glimpse into one of the greatest rabbinical leaders of the last 100 years.
Living Kiddush Hashem by Rabbi Shraga Freedman – What exactly is a Kiddush Hashem? How do we sanctify Hashem’s name? This groundbreaking new volume presents practical strategies for making Kiddush Hashem an essential component of our lives.
Positive Word Power for Teens – Written especially for teenage readers, this fantastic new book will teach you the impact of the words you use and encourage kindness and sensitivity.
48 By Rabbi Nachman Seltzer – Our sages teach us 48 ways to make the Torah a part of us. 48 presents incredible true stories for each of these ways, told in the entertaining and education style of Rabbi Nachman Seltzer.
Touched by Their Faith by Rabbi Yechiel Spero – Uniquely touching and inspiring, tens out thousands of people have been inspired by Rabbi Spero’s stories. In his newest collection, we are treated to a wealth of stories that will uplift and encourage your faith.
Upwards by Shami Reinman – this incredible story of a woman’s journey through illness and her spiritual triumph over a dreaded illness has touched the lives of all who read it.
This is just a small sampling of over 1800 titles available from ArtScroll – all at 20% off! Click here to shop.
Tomorrow, May 29th, is Erev Rosh Chodesh Sivan – the day before the start of the month of Sivan, in which we received the Torah. It is a custom on that day for parent’s to recite Tefillas Hashelah – the prayer written by the Shelah Hakodosh for parents to say on behalf of their children.
If you’re one of the tens of thousands of people all over the world who has been touched by one of Rabbi Yechiel Spero’s stories, you don’t want to miss this week’s download from his best-selling volume on the weekly Torah portion: Touched By The Parasaha 2: Vayikra, Bamidbar and Devarim.
Master teacher and story-teller Rabbi Yechiel Spero has a gift for telling stories. In this best-selling series on the Parasha, Rabbi Spero imparts his insights and stories and drives home the lessons of the weekly Torah portion in an enjoyable and inspirational form.
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A complete set of the Schottenstein Talmud – our biggest giveaway ever! The grand prize drawing is Tuesday morning, May 27th. Don’t wait!
We’re also giving away a set of The Kleinman Edition Kitzur Shulchan Aruch. The drawing for this will be on Thursday, May 22, 9:30 am. Make sure to enter before then for your chance to win! You just need to enter once, and you’re automatically entered into both drawings!
Here’s the best part – even if you already entered, you can get bonus entries by referring your friends!
That’s right! When your friend enters, you get bonus entries into the giveaway!
What are you waiting for? Click here to enter the giveaway and refer your friends!
He had a mind big enough to master all of Torah.
A spirit big enough to lead his people.
And a heart big enough to contain all of Klal Yisrael.
Maran Harav Ovadia Yosef זצ״ל was the unique and revered gaon and posek who brought hundreds of thousands under the banner of Torah. In this authoritative biography, read how the son of a humble grocer became the “Maran” who transformed
The highly anticipated biography of Maran Harav Ovadia Yosef is due in stores on Tuesday, May 27th.
Click here for book details and to preorder your copy.
This Sunday is Lag B’omer! You might be gearing up for a bonfire, scheduling a haircut, or getting ready for a simcha, but don’t forget to prepare spiritually for Lag B’omer as well!
In Jerusalem, or New York — wherever there are Jews who are loyal to the Torah — children and their teachers take to the fields with bows and arrows; brides and grooms march to the chuppah; shuls and yeshivos fill to mark the sacred happiness of the day.
What is it about Lag Ba’Omer? What transformed the days of Sefiras Ha’Omer — the forty-nine days between Pesach and Shavuos — from happy anticipation to somber mourning? What is the significance of the unusual Omer offering?
Rabbi Shimon Finkelman’s comprehensive sefer, Lag B’omer, provides the answers to this, as well as anecdotes and insights, plus history, customs and lessons applicable to this special day. This week, we’re presenting a sample chapter, filled with stories about Lag B’omer and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai.
**Don’t forget to enter our HUGE giveaway! The grand prize is a complete Schottenstein Talmud! Click here to enter.
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