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Rabbi Jack Riemer

  • More Meaning, Less Material

    September 9, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    "Danny Siegel's Bar and Bat Mitzvah Book: A Practical Guide for Changing the World Through Your Simcha," by Danny Siegel (The Town House Press, $12).

    This is a book that we have long needed. I wish that it had been around when my children were becoming bar and bat mitzvah.

    Bar and...

  • Adult Children Get Rite of Passage

    May 29, 2003 | 8:00 pm

    I am not a Reform Jew, but I confess that I am often envious of the publications of the Reform movement. Whether I agree with their answers or not, I am impressed by the fact that they ask the right questions, the questions that are on the minds and hearts of our people today. So,...

  • A Dose of Wisdom to Combat Illness

    November 14, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "Illness and Health in the Jewish Tradition," edited by David L. Freeman and Judith Z. Abrams (Jewish Publication Society, 1999, $24.95).

    What is your definition of a new book? Mine is a book that I have not yet read, regardless of when it was published. And so, let me call your...

  • No ‘Place’ Like Israel

    November 7, 2002 | 7:00 pm

    "If a Place Can Make You Cry: Dispatches From an Anxious State" by Daniel Gordis (Crown Publishing, $24).

    In the summer of 1998, Daniel Gordis and his family moved from Los Angeles to Israel. It was supposed to be just for a sabbatical. But after being there for a while, the...

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  • Her Story of Resurrection and of Human Resiliency

    February 11, 1999 | 7:00 pm

    "A Woman's Voice"

    by Marlene Adler Marks

    (On The Way Press, $l2.95)

    Every Friday afternoon, before Shabbat begins, I go for my Marlene Adler Marks fix. I turn on my computer to America Online; from there I go to Channels, then Lifestyle, then Spirituality, then Judaism, then Jewish...