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  1. Confident Parents, Competent Children, 4 Seconds At A Time

    Confident Parents, Competent Children, 4 Seconds At A Time

    $23.75

    FOUR SECONDS OF THOUGHT - that's all it takes between accomplishing something or just going through the motions and getting nowhere.

    Kavanah is what makes a more effective parent.

    Like many parenting books, this book will give you very specific techniques for formulating what you want from each of your children and helping them meet your expectations. Unlike other parenting books, it will show you more than just the right techniques - it will help you become aware of the thoughts and feelings that prevent you from employing these techniques effectively.

    Confident Parents, Competent Children - Four Seconds at a Time gives you the building blocks to learn how to:

    • avoid misunderstandings and arguments with your child.
    • feel less resentment, anger, and frustration.
    • elicit your child's thoughts, feelings, and desires without putting him on the defensive.

     

    Each chapter of this book focuses on one middah, a life principle that will guide you toward the kavanah - the end you wish for - before you say or do anything in a parenting situation. Designed in an attractive, easy-to-read format, it includes graphic shortcut tools - such as, PARADIGM SHIFT, KAVANAH and MAASEH, SUR MEI'RA and ASEH TOV, and WORDS NOT TO LIVE BY - to help put the middah into practice.

    B'ezras Hashem, it won't be long before you see the difference it will make for you and for your child. In four seconds at a time, you can become a much more effective parent! Learn More

  2. Security for the Land of Israel - The Lubavitcher Rebbe

    Security for the Land of Israel - The Lubavitcher Rebbe

    $29.95

    We are living in times when the words of the Torah concerning the solitude of the Jewish people " lo, it is a people that shall dwell alone" (Numbers 23:9) ring so true. There are many coalitions throughout the world, from without and within, that are attempting to undermine Israel's security by imposing impossible and ruinous demands that Israel relinquish its G-d-given rights to their own Land. The Rebbe dedicated hundreds of talks, pouring out his heart, pleading and demanding that Israel does not accede to these unreasonable and dangerous demands. Giving up land, for an illusion of peace, is not only a betrayal of G-d who gave us the land but it will pose the single greatest threat to the security of Israel. Millions of lives are at risk; and even one life is enough to warrant our strongest sense of protest against relinquishing any part of Israel. The concern for the security of Israel and the rejection of any compromise in this regard, the Rebbe based on a clear and unequivocal law (Hil. Shabbos sec. 329) that states that a Jewish enclave surrounded by armed enemies must never allow them to occupy any part of Jewish land even if they promise not to attack. The Jewish community is obliged to even wage war to prevent that from happening even if it is the holy day of Shabbos. We owe a debt of gratitude to Rabbi Binyomin Schlanger for collecting and skillfully translating into the English language the Rebbe's cry for sanity in the Holy Land, making the Rebbe's historic and timeless words available to the English-speaking public. Rabbi Schlanger translates the Rebbe's words spoken originally in Yiddish into readable and accessible English. Rabbi Greenberg, Buffalo, NY: "It is incumbent on all who are concerned for the security of Israel and the lives of all its inhabitants, and for all for whom the Rebbe's pleas that stemmed from the depths of his holy heart and soul, strike a responsive chord in their hearts, - to disseminate this work to the widest audience.

    A Very Important & Timely Book Beautifully Presented With A Selection Of striking Color Photographs.

    Makes A Great Gift! Learn More

  3. States of Happiness

    States of Happiness

    $10.50

    No matter what we may be going through, there is always something blossoming: from the sky blue Forget-me-nots, to the deep pink Apple Blossoms, to the elegant Magnolias, as well as the red shoots of the Peonies, and so much more! This little book, The States of Happiness is rich with lively, colorful photographs of the 50 State Flowers of the United States. Readers will take pleasure in learning the significance behind each floral selection!

    Be inspired by uplifting truisms and elevating Torah tools for personal growth. You'll discover that happiness isn't just a state of well-being, it's essentially a state of mind. This book is not only for nature lovers on your shopping list, but also for grandparents, parents, teachers, siblings, friends or yours truly; it makes for a prized keepsake and a most treasured companion to help find meaning - and happiness - along the way. Learn More

  4. Chutes and Ladders (a novel)
  5. Home of Miracles, The Inspiring Story of Zion Orphanage & its Founder, R' Avraham Yochanan Blumenthal

    Home of Miracles, The Inspiring Story of Zion Orphanage & its Founder, R' Avraham Yochanan Blumenthal

    $23.75

    What do Member of Knesset Avraham Ravitz, Member of Knesset David Azulay, and Beit Shemesh mayor Moshe Abutbul all have in common?

    Answer: They all grew up at Zion Orphanage!

    Consider just one story from the orphanage:

    Eliyahu watched as his mother lost her mind and was institutionalized and his father, unable to cope, chose the destructive path of drugs. He was extremely withdrawn and distrustful. At seven years old, he barely spoke to anyone. At Zion Orphanage, he first encountered caring, responsible adults worthy of trust. Various activities were chosen to help him emerge from his shell and build his confidence: arts and crafts, martial arts, music, computers, gymnastics, as well as speech and play therapies. For Eliyahu, the answer was music. Over the next nine years, his latent talent emerged full force. He began composing music and became lead singer in our Zion Choir.

    Today, Eliyahu is headed for a career in music.

    Today, Eliyahu displays such confidence and joy that you would never imagine the dark and cold world of his first years of life.

    This is an incredible, inspirational, and one-of-kind book about an incredible, inspirational and one-of-a-kind place. Discover the secret of how one man's passion and integrity ignited a legacy that has made Zion Orphanage the world's longest-running Jewish orphanage. Learn More

  6. Don't Look Back, The harrowing account of a young family's escape from Iran

    Don't Look Back, The harrowing account of a young family's escape from Iran

    $21.95

    The border patrol took a close look at our passport. “Something’s wrong,” he said.

    “What could be wrong?” I could tell we were about to be shattered once again. My heart was pounding. I was holding my four-year-old daughter, who was burning up with fever from the long wait and the freezing temperature.

    A young family makes the courageous decision to flee the religious persecution of Jews in Iran. After bidding tearful good-byes to their relatives and friends, they try to keep suspicious neighbors from guessing their true intents. Piled into an old truck with other refugees, they start their perilous journey through harsh winds and desert sand into the pitch-black night. Filled with tension and fear, they run for their lives, with only their fervent hope and faith to keep them going throughout their horrifying ordeal.

    Don’t Look Back is the true, harrowing account of a young woman’s quest to save her family from danger and bring them to freedom. Readers will be inspired by Nahid’s inner journey, and renew their own appreciation of the freedom we often take for granted. Learn More

  7. Vedibarta Bam Bar Mitzvah

    Vedibarta Bam Bar Mitzvah

    $22.95

    A most appropriate Sefer if you are looking for: A thought for a drasha in your shul or a Bar Mitzvah, These Torah thoughts are presented in a clear and simple language by Rabbi Moshe Bogomilsky Principal, United Lubavitcher Yeshivoth; Rav, Cong. Yeshivah of Crown Heights; well-known educator, lecturer and darshan. Learn More
  8. Encouragement, Formulas, Stories, and Insights

    Encouragement, Formulas, Stories, and Insights

    $9.50

    "Keep up the good work..."

    We're human. We need food. We need meaning and connection. And we most definitely need encouragement.

    "You can do it!"

    In his many popular books, Rabbi Zelig Pliskin gives us the tools we need to create satisfying, full lives - tools for happiness, kindness, courage, and patience. Now, in this wise and charming new volume, we learn how to effectively use the massive power of encouragement, to encourage ourselves and others, particularly when we feel overwhelmed or depleted.

    "Good job."

    In Encouragement, Rabbi Pliskin shares meditations and affirmations, inspirational true stories, and his trademark wise, practical advice. He shows us how our words can help others - and ourselves -- become more confident, optimistic, and upbeat people.

    And that's encouraging news for all of us! Learn More

  9. Advice for Life: Daily Life

    Advice for Life: Daily Life

    $13.00

    Covering the daily grind, health, business, interpersonal relationship, family and the divine, Advice for Life: Daily Life, gives a fresh look at our daily activities as the Lubavitcher Rebbe guided those who asked his advice and blessing. Learn More
  10. Seven Eternal Lights, Messages and Memories from the Sassoon Family Fire

    Seven Eternal Lights, Messages and Memories from the Sassoon Family Fire

    $12.50

    12:30 a.m. Friday night, Bosh Chodesh Nissan: A fire starts in Brooklyn in the Sassoon family home.

    Sunday: "The korban for Rosh Chodesh is a korban olah -a burnt offering .... My wife was a burnt offering, and I lost everything in the fire. 'Ve'ayil echad' -and one ram -that is Siporah. 'Kevasim benei shanah shivah temimim'-seven pure sheep ... Eliane, Rivkah, David, Yehoshua, Moshe, Sarah and Yaakov-the seven unblemished young sheep! That's the korban tzibbur. "

    --Rabbi Gabriel Sassoon, speaking at his children's funeral

    In the aftermath of unfathomable tragedy came an outpouring of unprecedented chessed, Jewish unity ... and also piercing questions: Why? What now?

    Seven Eternal Lights goes far beyond the sensationalist headlines and finds deeply meaningful answers in the personal accounts of eyewitnesses, bereaved family members, teachers and friends, and in the words of some of the leading rabbis of our generation, who illuminate the darkness with vital lessons for our times. Seven Eternal Lights perpetuates the light of these pure neshamot that were taken so suddenly from us.

    All proceeds from this book go to the Sasoon Children Memorial Education Fund Learn More

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