General Jewish Resources

Rabbis' Favorite Websites (By Topic)

 

 

Rabbis' Favorite Online Education Links

Rabbis' Recommended Publications

STARTING YOUR HOME JEWISH LIBRARY

 

Essential Judaism: A Complete Guide to Beliefs, Customs, and Rituals<, by George Robinson  

 

Living Judaism: The Complete Guide to Jewish Belief, Tradition, and Practice, by Wayne Dosick  

 

To Life! A Celebration of Jewish Being and Thinking, by Harold Kushner  

 

Embracing Judaism, by Simcha Kling  

 

The Tapestry of Jewish Time, by Nina Beth Cardin  

 

Living a Jewish Life - Jewish Traditions, Customs, and Values for Today’s Families, by Anita Diamont and Howard Cooper  

 

The Jewish Holidays, by Michael Strassfeld  

 

Basic Judaism, by Milton Steinberg  

 

Jews, God, and History, by Max I. Dimont

 

Jewish Quarterly

Jewish Book Council

Association of Jewish Book Publishers (AJBP)

Jewish Virtual Library

RABBIS' FAVORITE JEWISH BOOKS

 

Tales of Love and Darkness (autobiography), by Amos Oz

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

Open, Closed, Open (poetry), by Yehuda Amichai

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

The Sabbath, by Abraham Joshua Heschel

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

The Yeshiva, by Chaim Grade

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

The Amazing Adventures of Cavalier and Clay, by Michael Chabon

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

The Horizontal Society, by Jose Fauer

(Rabbi Alan Yuter)

 

People of the Book, by Moshe Halbertalm

(Rabbi Alan Yuter)

RABBIS' FAVORITE SECULAR BOOKS

 

Middlemarch, by George Eliot

(Rabbis Elizabeth Bolton and Steven Schwartz)

 

Bleak House, by Charles Dickens

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

Blood Meridian, by Cormac Mcarthy

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

The Lord of the Rings, by J.R.R. Tolkein

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

The New Testament, by Raymond Edward Brown

(Rabbi Alan Yuter)

 

The Gnostic Gospels, by Elaine Pagels

(Rabbi Alan Yuter)

Travel & Culture

JEWISH TRAVEL RESOURCES*

Jewish Travel Worldwide

JewishTravel.com

Momentum Tours and Travel

Oranim Educatonal Initiative

Totally Jewish Travel

Kosherica

Jewish.net

Koshertravel Info

Kosher Holidays

Jewish Travel Worldwide

Afikoman Tours

 

*The Baltimore Board of Rabbis does not assume responsibility for kashrut claims made by these tour operators or agencies.

RABBIS' FAVORITE PLACES IN THE WORLD TO VISIT

 

Yellowknife/Great Slave Lake

Canadian territories

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

The Negev desert in Israel

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

The Canadian Rockies

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

The Salzkammergut in Austria

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

RABBIS' FAVORITE FILMS

 

To Kill a Mockingbird

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

A Few Good Men

(Rabbi Elizabeth Bolton)

 

Contact

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

The Lord of the Rings

Fellowship of the Ring

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

 

Casablanca

(Rabbi Steven Schwartz)

RABBI'S FAVORITE RECIPES

 

Homemade Vegetarian Chili

 

Moosewood Banana Bread