Weekly Freebies: Iggeros HaLevi

R. Zev Eleff was kind enough to offer readers a free download of his Kuntres Iggeros Ha-Levi: Al Inyanei Avodas Ha-Levi’im Be-Divrei Ha-Rambam Ve-Od Kamah Inyanim Shonim Ba-Halakhah, published in honor of his daughter’s birth: link See prior freebies here: link

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Weekly Freebies: Rivevos Ephraim

R. Ephraim Greenblatt is a close student of R. Moshe Feinstein who served as a rabbi in Memphis, TN for almost sixty years and currently lives in Israel. He published many volumes of responsa, titled Rivevos Ephraim, most of which are available on HebrewBooks: Rivevos Ephraim vol. 1 Rivevos Ephraim vol. 2 Rivevos Ephraim vol. 3 Rivevos Ephraim vol. 4 ...

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Weekly Freebies: R Shaul Yisraeli

R. Shaul Yisraeli was a leading Religious Zionist dayan and halakhic authority. He was a rosh yeshiva in Merkaz HaRav and later founded the Eretz Hemdah kollel. He edited the journals Barkai and Ha-Torah Ve-Ha-Medinah, and served on the editorial board of the Da’as Mikra series. A longer bio can be found here: link. The following of his books can ...

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Weekly Freebies: R Chaim Heller

R. Chaim Heller was a unique genius, combining mastery of Torah and ancient Semitic languages. His biography on the YU website is as follows (link): HARAV HAGAON R. CHAIM HELLER ZT”L 1880-1960 Rabbi Heller was born in Bialystok, Poland. A young prodigy, he became known throughout Russia and Poland as the Illui of Warsaw. He advanced so rapidly that, after ...

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Weekly Freebies: Jews in NY

Here are few books on the history of Jews in New York available for free via Google Books: The early history of the Jews in New York, 1654-1664 by Samuel Oppenheim (1909) The Settlement of the Jewish in North America by Charles Patrick Daly (1893) Jewish Education in New York City by Alexander Mordecai Dushkin (1918) See prior freebies here: ...

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Weekly Freebies: Peninei Halakhah

R. Eliezer Melamed’s Peninei Halakhah is a condensed code of halakhah covering many laws that arise during the year. The Hebrew series is available for free on the Beit El Yeshiva Center website: link. Note that many of his rulings are explained at length in supplemental volumes (harchavos). See prior freebies here: link

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Weekly Freebies: Yefeh Toar

In the standard editions of Midrash Rabbah, only a highly condensed version of R. Shmuel Yaffe Ashkenazi‘s masterful Yefeh Toar commentary can be found. The full commentary on the first three books of the Torah can be found online here: Bereishis Shemos Vayikra See prior freebies here: link

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Weekly Freebies: Regesh

The Jewish music group Regesh primarily featured the singing of R. Shmuel Brazil and Abish Brodt. R. Brazil’s yeshiva, Zeev HaTorah, has posted what looks like the entire Regesh catalog onto its website for free listening: link See prior freebies here: link

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