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Sing Sense to America




Celebrating 361 Years


of Jews in America


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The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook

6 Self-Guided Walking/Bicycling Jewish Boston History Tours

Covers Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge

Softcover 198 pages with maps & b/w photos

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Now available!


The Ten Commandments Guidebook

Ways to Self-Struggle with Classic Morals

In Song, Poetry, and Prose

Covers 10 Commandments Plus One Other!

Softcover 153 pages with practical suggestions pages!

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10 Jewish Books

Top Ten, Best, Practical
American-English Language
Jewish Texts, Commentaries, & Guidebooks





Presented by a friendly Bostonian
Michael Alan Ross
Boston Walks
Publishers of
The Ten Commandments Guidebook
and
BostonWalks' The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook.




Email: Michael Alan Ross

Copyright with a smile from Michael Alan Ross, 2004-2015.
All Rights Reserved.




10 Jewish Books

Top Ten, Best, Practical
American-English Language
Jewish Texts, Commentaries, & Guidebooks





Number 1

BostonWalks' The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook

Author: Michael Alan Ross


Learn Boston's Jewish history by walking!
Includes six self-guided walk tours of downtown Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge!





Number 2

The Ten Commandments Guidebook


Author: Michael Alan Ross


Learn the Ten Commandments by doing good deeds!
Includes humorous, satirical songs and spirited, exhortatory poems and prose!





Number 3

Swimming in the Sea of Talmud


Authors: Michael Katz & Gershon Schwartz


Learn from the six major sections of the Jewish Talmud in English!
Includes traditional and modern commentaries, interpretations and stories!





Number 4

Sedra Scenes - Skits for Every Torah Portion


Author: Stan J. Beiner


Learn the weekly reading of the Five Books of Moses from the Jewish Old Testament!
Includes lively interpretive skits and dialogue!





Number 5

Prayerbook Hebrew - The Easy Way


Authors: Joseph Anderson, Linda Motzkin, Jonathan Rubenstein, & Laurence Wiseman


Learn to understand the Hebrew words you're praying in the synagogue each week!
Includes vocabulary, grammar, and prayers!





Number 6

The Amazing Adventures of the Jewish People


Author: Max I. Dimont


Learn the entire history of Jews in one hundred, seventy-two pages!
Includes great humor, great sadness, great hope, and gratefulness!





Number 7

Brandeis of Boston


Author: Allon Gal


Learn about this great American jurist along with the history of Zionism and Jewish Americans!
Includes insights into pragmatism, politics, and personalities of early 20th century Jewish America!





Number 8

The Big Book of Jewish Humor


Editors: William Novak & Moshe Waldoks


Learn to laugh at Jewish foibles from the past and present
Includes text, context, cartoons, and mishiggus!





Number 9

The International Jewish Songbook


Editor: Velvel Pasternak


Learn popular Hebrew and Yiddish 20th century songs!
Includes Hebrew, Yiddish, and English lyrics, music, and transliterations!





Number 10

Etz Chayim - Torah and Commentary


Editors: David L. Lieber, Chaim Potok, Harold Kushner, Jules Harlow, Elliot Dorff, Susan Grossman, & Michael Fishbane under the auspices of The Rabbinical Assembly of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism


Learn the Five Books of Moses from a Jewish translation and interpretation!
Includes 3 levels of commentaries as well as overview essays!





Number 11

The ArtScroll / Schottenstein Edition Siddur for the Sabbath and Festivals with an Interlinear Translation


Editors: Menachem Davis, Nosson Scherman, Meir Zlotowitz, & Yaakov Blinder under the auspices of The Mesorah Heritage Foundation


Learn the classic Jewish prayers!
Includes line-by-line English translations and traditional commentaries!






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From the Charles River, a red, white, and blue political agenda flows!




Now available!


The Jewish Friendship Trail Guidebook

6 Self-Guided Walking/Bicycling Jewish Boston History Tours

Covers Boston, Brookline, and Cambridge

Softcover 198 pages with maps & b/w photos

Click here
Book Order Form
to order now!



Now available!


The Ten Commandments Guidebook

Ways to Self-Struggle with Classic Morals

In Song, Poetry, and Prose

Covers 10 Commandments Plus One Other!

Softcover 153 pages with practical suggestions pages!

Click here
Book Order Form
to order now!









"West End House" circa 2004
Begun by 35 Jewish boys in 1903!
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Boston's Best!












Click here for an original, creative, re-interpretation for progressive Jews of Maimonides classic Jewish prayer of affirmation of Jewish faith, "Ani Maamin,"

THIRTEEN PRINCIPLES FOR PROGRESSIVE JEWS

by Michael Alan Ross





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Chazak Ve-ematz
be strong and resolute

(Moses words to Joshua in Deut. 31:7)





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Integrating the urban, modern ethnic experience with its historical sites and ethical themes in urban locales such as Boston, MA, Portland, ME, East Bay and Providence, RI, and the Upper West Side of Manhattan, NYC.




How do you imagine the relationship between freedom and responsibility within a democracy?

Check out this poetic interpretation:


In Defense of Liberty and Democracy, Freedom and Responsibility


considering the parasha of the week, Yitro.




Isn't it time to Attract Middle Class Families Back into Our Cities?

Here's 10 Ways to bring middle-class families back into cities like NYC:


10 Ways to Bring Middle Class Families Back into New York City, Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Washington, DC, Atlanta, and other Cities


considering the best of the suburban paradigm for our large cities.




Are you curious about what are some of the ethical reasons for single-payer universal health care insurance?


10 Moral Reasons for One Payer Universal Health Care Insurance for America


in light of Hillel's If I'm only for myself, what am I?




When was the last time you really laughed?



We're featuring good Jewish jokes!
Check out this month's featured humor
by clicking here!

We know that there are other belly laughs our there.
Email us at bostonwalks@hotmail.com with your contribution!




To be satisfied with life

perhaps, one might consider this raspberry!




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