Announcement: Used Book Sale

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Sunday May 26th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Tifereth Israel Ballroom – 180 Passaic Avenue, Passaic, NJ
Thousands of donated Seforim will be for sale at below-market prices, with all proceeds going to Tifereth Israel.
Besides the donated Seforim, there will be several vendor tables selling merchandise, including:
  • Koren Publishers will offer “Not Quite Perfect” (i.e. customer returns and scratch n’ dent) volumes (including the Koren Talmud, as well as Siddurim and Machzorim) at 50% or more off the list price. To pre-order specific items from their website ( and have them brought to the sale, contact [email protected].
  • Geniza Books, a used-book merchant, will bring hundreds of books from their inventory. To request specific items from their catalog (, contact [email protected] to have these items brought to the sale. All requests-in-advance will qualify for a 20% discount off the web price.
  • Capitol Seforim will bring 15 tables worth of Seforim from their stores in Lakewood and Monsey.
  • Judaica Antique will sell rare antique books and manuscripts that are hundreds of years old, as well as a selection of original letters from Gedolim and Admorim. Anyone with antique Seforim to sell can show them to this vendor to try to work out a deal.
  • Several other private collectors will also be present to downsize their library.
Note: Each vendor will set their own prices; except for a flat rental fee, all proceeds from their sales go to the vendor, not the shul. Credit vouchers issued for donated Seforim will only be valid at the Tifereth Israel tables.
For further information, please contact Rabbi Dov Kramer at [email protected]. See you there!

About Gil Student

Rabbi Gil Student is the Editor of, a leading website on Orthodox Jewish scholarly subjects, and the Book Editor of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Action magazine. He writes a popular column on issues of Jewish law and thought featured in newspapers and magazines, including The Jewish Link, The Jewish Echo and The Vues. In the past, he has served as the President of the small Jewish publisher Yashar Books and as the Managing Editor of OU Press. Rabbi Student currently is serving his third term on the Executive Committee of the Rabbinical Council of America and also serves as the Director of the Halacha Commission of the Rabbinical Alliance of America. He serves on the Editorial Board of Jewish Action magazineand the Board of OU Press. He has published four English books, the most recent titled Search Engine volume 2: Finding Meaning in Jewish Texts -- Jewish Leadership, and served as the American editor for Morasha Kehillat Yaakov: Essays in Honour of Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks.

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