JewishBooksOnline is a new web site where visitors both Jewish
and non-Jewish, wishing to read Judaica will find a wide selection
of books of Judaica and Judaism suitable for Bar Mitzvah, home and
The Jewish festivals or Yom Tov of Rosh Hashanah, Passover, Yom
Kippur, Purim, Shavuot, Tisha B'Av, Hanukkah and Simchat Torah will
feature strongly. Books about the Old Testament, Bible and the Five
Books of Moses will be found here, as will the works of Rashi and
Rambam and the Jewish chronicle written by Spinoza. Categories covered
include Yiddish, Zionism, Israel, Holocaust and Anne Frank, Kosher
Cooking, Hebrew, Kaballah and Zohar, Jerusalem and Talmud. The Israeli
Middle East, Zionism and Dead Sea Scrolls as well as Shabbat & Shabbos,
not forgetting Jewish humour whether from ghetto or golus.
Rabbi's, Hebrew and Yeshivah students will find the search facility
intuitive. Children too will find lots of totally Jewish books for
them to explore. Many Jewish children, fascinated by the story of
Anne Frank, will want to know more about this painful anti-Semitic
episode in Jewish history. We have a large selection of stories
about the Holocaust for children.
The site features readers' reviews, comments and articles about
Jewish books and their authors such as Chaim Potok, Roth, Jacobson,
Ozick, Isaac Bashevis Singer and others. Our site allows visitors
to post their comments and reviews about the Jewish books they have
read and enjoyed.
The site offers books published primarily in Britain and the United
States and will also feature books published in other European languages
as well as Hebrew. Jewish Publication Society, Schocken, Kar Ben,
Random House, Harper Collins, all have their books here.
Jewish Book Week and Jewish Arts Festivals will also have features
on the site. Followers of Lubavitch will not be disappointed as
the site has the facility for visitors to publish their own short
story, critique or poem. It may be a recollection or Yahrzeit of
Shtetl life. We also publish contemporary articles and comments
about forthcoming Jewish festivals and other topics of Zionist interest.
The site will appeal to those visitors of all faiths from the Satmar
Hasid to the Liberal Jew seeking to increase their knowledge of
Jews and Judaism.
Most people looking for Archaeology and the Dead Sea scrolls covering
ancient bible history, Middle East & Zionism will find what they
want. Those students of Judaism, its practices, halacha, customs
& rituals, Holocaust, Jewish humour, Passover, Jewish New Year,
Yom Kippur, Purim, Passover, and Hanukkah will find all these subjects