Ivy Bookshop Good Reads

Succos Inspired: Discovering Depth, Joy & Meaning By Rabbi Moshe Gersht

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Sukkot, coming just days after Yom Kippur and needing much preparation for the holiday, is about much more than the sukkah itself, and Rabbi Moshe...

A Book About You: Individuality and Soul Awareness By Rabbi David Green

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The month of Elul is a time of self-reflection and repentance in preparation for the High Holy Days. “A Book About You: Individuality and...

The Jewish Olympics: The History of the Maccabiah Games By Ron Kaplan

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What do basketball player and coach Larry Brown, swimmers Jason Lezak and Mark Spitz and gymnast Mitch Gaylord have in common? They’re among a group...

The Game Must Go On: Hank Greenberg, Pete Gray and the Great Days of...

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Baseball fans might most vividly remember Hank Greenberg for his chase of Babe Ruth’s single-season home run record in 1938 and his other impressive...

The Sunlit Night By Rebecca Dinerstein

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Yes, Dinerstein is a 20-something, Ivy League grad whose debut novel sparked a bidding war; but get past your Jonathan Safran Foer Complex —...

The Man Who Would Not Be Washington: Robert E. Lee’s Civil War and His...

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With the United States experiencing racial turmoil, unrest and racially motivated attacks such as the one in Charlottesville, S.C., one looks for answers to...

How are you beating the heat?

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Andrea Langrock: Staying indoors. Aryeh Pliskin: Lots of water, shade and sunblock. Eli Wahlberg: Drinking lots of water, and sometimes I dump water on myself. Want to place an order...

Safekeeping By Jessamyn Hope

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Few social institutions have undergone more radical change than have Israeli kibbutzim during the past 100 years. From utopian socialist enterprises where people came...

Sick in the Head: Conversations About Life and Comedy By Judd Apatow

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Ever dream of having a sit- down with your heroes? Producer/director/screenwriter Apatow has been doing it for 30 years. Long before  “Freaks and Geeks” and ...

Compulsion By Meyer Levin

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When truth is more sensational than fiction, just fictionalize the truth — which is precisely what Levin did in “Compulsion,” the classic 1956 novel...