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    • The Essential Talmud: An Introduction

    • By: Adin Steinsaltz
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 8
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    The Essential Talmud is a masterful introduction by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz to the great repository of Jewish wisdom, the Talmud. A book of profound scholarship and concise pedagogy, The Essential Talmud succinctly describes the Talmud's history, structure, and methodology. It summarizes the Talmud's main principles, demonstrates its contemporary relevance, and captures the spirit of this unique and paradoxical sacred text as a human expression of divine law. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent Overview of the Talmud

    • By Sandy McMahon on 09-20-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Torah Studies: A Parsha Anthology

    • By: Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Rabbi Jonathan Sacks
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
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    In a paradigm of true leadership, the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, of sainted memory, embraced all issues of import to Jews, Jewish life, and beyond, spurring a Jewish revival that continues to gain momentum even after his passing. Through his incisive and illuminating Torah expositions, the Rebbe inspired an awareness of a attainable higher reality and sparked an enthusiasm for Torah study among scholars and layman alike.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No Filla—All Thrilla

    • By Stanley Jungleib on 10-02-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World

    • By: Avi Jorisch
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    Thou Shalt Innovate profiles wondrous Israeli innovations that are collectively changing the lives of billions of people around the world, and explores why Israeli innovators of all faiths feel compelled to make the world better. This is the story of how Israelis are helping to feed the hungry, cure the sick, protect the defenseless, and make the desert bloom. Israel is playing a disproportionate role in helping solve some of the world's biggest challenges by tapping into the nation's soul: the spirit of tikkun olam - the Jewish concept of repairing the world.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Israeli Innovation Benefiting Humankind

    • By Michael Kabik on 08-06-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Koren Talmud Bavli Vol. 20

    • Sota, English, Daf Yomi (Hebrew Edition)
    • By: Adin Steinsaltz
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 22 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    The Koren Talmud Bavli is a groundbreaking edition of the Talmud that fuses the innovative design of Koren Publishers Jerusalem with the incomparable scholarship of Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz. Aramaic.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • New to Talmud, Excellent Way to Learn It!

    • By Justin Sproles on 09-26-17

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Lessons in Tanya: Volume 1

    • By: Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 14 hrs and 16 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    The translation of the Tanya into English was a watershed event in Chasidic history, impacting the world spiritually and physically. The Tanya had already conquered the airwaves with the innovative "Tanya on the Radio" hosted by the late Rabbi Yosef Wineberg. The publication by Kehot of those pioneering classes in English, back in 1987, brought Chasidut to thousands of students around the world, becoming an essential tool for all those seeking spiritual guidance.

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Israel's Edge

    • The Story of the IDF's Most Elite Unit - Talpiot
    • By: Jason Gewirtz
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Instead of being trained to fight, the few soldiers each year selected for Talpiot are taught how to think. In order to join this unit they have to commit to being in the army for 10 years, rather than the three years a normal soldier serves. Talpiots are taught advanced level physics, math, and computer science as they train with soldiers from every other branch of the IDF. The result: young men and women become research and development machines.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Could have been shorter

    • By Anonymous User on 07-31-17

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lessons in Tanya: Volume 2

    • By: Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 11 hrs
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    The translation of the Tanya into English was a watershed event in Chasidic history, impacting the world spiritually and physically. As the world evolves and new innovations appear, the time has come to reconstruct and upgrade the learning experience offered by Lessons in Tanya

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Inner Worlds of Jewish Prayer

    • By: DovBer Pinson
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 6
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    Prayer itself has taken on countless forms, from offerings to song, words to whispers, tearful supplication to sublime silence. At times, prayer is as primitive and raw as a cry for help; at times, prayer is a formulaic equation intended to effect change - but always, flowing from a place deep within, and forever with a hope for a better future.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Visualization and Imagery: Harnessing the Power of the Mind's Eye

    • By: Rav Dovber Pinson
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 10 hrs and 57 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
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    In the realm of visualizations, there are both externally based visuals where one uses an actual external object as a focal point, as well as inner creative visualizations where one creates an image within the mind's eye. In addition, there are also awareness practices with which one learns to become aware of what already exists within the inner screen of the mind's eye.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • This book could have been cut in half

    • By Scott Clark on 07-16-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Heroic Struggle

    • By: Rabbi Alter B. Metzger, Rabbi Yosef Y. Schneersohn
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 9 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    This book traces the history of the arrest and subsequent release from prison for "counter-revolutionary activity" of the sixth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneersohn in 5687 (1927). The Rebbe staunchly endured deprivation and torture, physical and mental, in an event meant to destroy the Jewish underground, and emerged from his ordeal miraculously alive and undaunted, his defiant stance entirely intact.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Letters of Light

    • A Mystical Journey Through the Hebrew Alphabet
    • By: Aaron L. Raskin
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35
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    In Letters of Light, Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin explores the essence of these holy letters, illustrating how they continue to be a source of creation, reflection, prayer, and inspiration in our everyday lives. Each letter is examined in terms of its design, gematria (numerical value), and Hebrew meaning. Rabbi Raskin's insights are guided by the rich foundations of Chasidic philosophy, particularly by the illuminations of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Love this book!

    • By Book Lover on 02-23-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Inside Time 3 Volume Set

    • By: Yanki Tauber
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 19 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Inside Time, by acclaimed author Rabbi Yanki Tauber, is a three-volume book series exploring the soul of time as defined by the Torah and illuminated by Chassidic thought, particularly by the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson. The three volumes of this series examine the essence of time and its origins in the primordial phases of creation; the cycles and systems that characterize it and define the trajectories of our lives....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant book and fantastic narrator

    • By Annie on 05-11-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Reclaiming the Self: On the Pathway of Teshuvah

    • By: DovBer Pinson
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 8 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 16
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    Teshuvah is one of the great gifts of life. Through Teshuvah we are able to return from pain, fragmentation and confusion to a place of greater unity and well-being, to our authentic self. Reclaiming the Self offers a glimpse into a world with-out the damaging influence of past negativity - where misdeed is transformed into merit. Questions addressed include: What exactly is Teshuvah and how does it function?

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Jewish Living Simply Explained

    • By: Rabbi Zalman Goldstein, Rabbi Michoel A. Seligson
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
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    More than 150 Jewish beliefs and observances simply explained.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Lubavitcher Rabbi's Memoirs, Volume II

    • By: Rabbi Joseph Isaac Schneersohn
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 9
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    The Lubavitcher Rabbi's Memoirs are a veritable treasure chest of Chasidic learning and lore, of anecdotes, historical annotations and commemorations, and represent the very best of informal writing from the profile pen of the sixth leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, Rabbi Yosef Y. Schneersohn, of blessed memory. Known and unknown figures from the past, scholars and cobblers, princes and dreamers, and giants of the spirit rise before our eyes to convey the message of inspiration, wholehearted devotion and all-out dedication that characterized Chasidic Jewish life in the small and large centers of Eastern Europe.

    Regular price: $18.49

    • The Jewish Book of Life After Life

    • By: Rav DovBer Pinson
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 4
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    What is a soul? What happens to us after we physically die? What is consciousness, and can it survive without a physical brain? Can we remember our past lives? Do near-death experiences prove immortality? How does reincarnation really work? Drawing from ancient Jewish wisdom and a modern understanding of consciousness, Rav Pinson explores the possibility of surviving death, the near-death experience, and a glimpse into what awaits us after this life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I thorough and illuminating treatment of the subject

    • By Elliot on 09-15-18

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Strategy-in-Action

    • Marrying Planning, People and Performance
    • By: Thomas D. Zweifel, Edward J. Borey
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 6 hrs and 42 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
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    Facing organizational silos or resistance to change? Stakeholders pulling in different directions? Can’t align, get real buy-in, or jumpstart implementation? The problem is traditional planning no longer guarantees success. Rapid change, uncertainty, new technologies, and a flatter world call for a new approach. The award-winning Strategy-In-Action tells how companies ended the long-standing divorce between planners and implementers.

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Catch the Jew!

    • By: Tuvia Tenenbom
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 12 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 112
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 98

    Catch the Jew! recounts the adventures of gonzo journalist Tuvia Tenenbom, who wanders around Israel and the Palestinian Authority for seven months in search of the untold truths in today's Holy Land. With holy chutzpah, Tenenbom boldly goes where no Jew has gone before, at times risking his life as he assumes the identities of Tobi the German and even Abu Ali in order to probe into the many stories in this strange land and poke holes in all of them.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious and deeply troubling at the same time.

    • By JeanTarrou on 03-07-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Turning Judaism Outwards

    • A Biography of the Rebbe Menachem Mendel Schneerson
    • By: Chaim Miller
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 16 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
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      5 out of 5 stars 37

    Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson (1902-1994), the Lubavitcher Rebbe, took an insular Chasidic group that was almost decimated by the Holocaust and transformed it into one of the most influential and controversial forces in world Jewry. This superbly crafted biography draws on recently uncovered documents and archives of personal correspondence, painting an exceptionally human and charming portrait of a man who was well known but little understood.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great narration for an inspiring book

    • By Yisroel Newman on 09-28-14

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Chasidic Perspectives

    • By: The Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson, Rabbi Alter B. Metzger translator
    • Narrated by: Shlomo Zacks
    • Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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    A satisfying compendium of profound subjects carefully and clearly elucidated by a master writer and teacher. These 47 discourses on the Jewish festivals give an overview of the primary concepts of Chabad Chasidus and address the dynamics of a Jew's relationship with G-d, community, and himself.

    Regular price: $24.95

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