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“I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.” – Groucho Marx

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Image Avichai Teicher via wikicommons

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“I read; I travel; I become”


― Derek Walcott

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“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss

If Jews are "The People of the Book," then Israel's landscape is its parchment.

Whether you are pre or post your Israel trip, books can marvelously impact your experience.

On this page you will find suggested reading material and more!

Come! Be a "Person of a Book!"

The Israel Bible

Born from the vision of Rabbi Tuly Weisz as he realized it was time for the first ever biblical commentary solely  focused on the

Land of Israel.

I am simultaneously humbled and proud to be one of the contributing commentators and editors.

"The 36"

I am very pleased to inform you that I have completed my book!
A Jewish journey of mystery and mysticism, in the style of 

"The Da Vinci Code."
 

Why "36"?...well, read the book and find out...

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inspirational

Here is my pick for an inspirational book:

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I read this while pursuing a B.A. in Israel Studies.

My academic historical knowledge of Israel at the time was just that - academic.

For me, this book fleshed it out; made it real; brought it all to life.

Suggested Reading

Here is a partial list of suggested reading for before, during or after your trip to Israel.

fresh off the press

Here is my pick for one of the newest releases of the past years:

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"The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation."

I loved the multi-tiered - now personal, now national - telling of modern Israel's history.