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Actually, the standard English translations of all of the books you mentioned were done from the Arabic, not from a Hebrew intermediary: Rosenblatt's Book of Beliefs and Opinions, Pines' Guide of the Perplexed, Mansoor's Book of Direction to the Duties of the Heart.


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One very notable work of rationalist Jewish philosophy is (Hanivchar) B'emunot V'deot by Rav Saadya Gaon. Written in Arabic in the 10th century, it is the first systematic presentation and philosophic foundation of the dogmas of Judaism. The full text of a 20th century Hebrew translation can be found here. Another very notable rationalist work is the ...


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I would recommend Open Siddur. They have directions how to create your own siddur, as well as some already created siddurim, with full attribution info (allowing one to contact the original authors). E.g. There is a Nusach Ashkenaz siddur "Tefiloh Sefas Yisroel", dedicated to the memory of the Bad Homburg Jewish community, with the author's name and a ...


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I would strongly recommend 'Family Purity, A Guide to Marital Fulfillment" by Rabbi Fishel Jacobs. It is in English, is well written and heavily footnoted, showing all the sources that you enumerate. Additionally, Rabbi Jacobs relied heavily on input and questions from women in assembling the book to make it accessible and practicable for both husband and ...


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This Sefaria website might be helpful. R. Yechiel Michel Stern has a sefer called התורה התמימה which is essentially a Torah Temimah on Nach. Five volumes are available on hebrewbooks.org: Yehoshua, Shoftim, Shmuel, Tehillim, Chamesh Megillot.


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I have recorded a brief Hebrew-English translation with all the Rashis succinctly woven into the translation. In addition, anything which is difficult to understand I add additional comments from other commentaries. One of my goals is that unlike many nach shiurim I aim to translate accurately every word. All previous Shiurim are available in a google drive ...


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Amazon.com has 6 books on the subject of Maaser Kesafim. Maaser Kesafim and the Development of Tax Law points to the Florida Tax Review article on the subject. Halachos of Ma'aser Kesafim Apr 4, 2011 by Rabbi Yisroel Bronstein is the newest book on the Amazon page. Maaser Kesafim: Giving a Tenth to Charity says on the cover that it was edited by Cyril ...


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Rabbi Wincelberg translated Rabbenu Avraham ben HaRambam's Kifayet al-Abidin (HaMaspik L'Ovdey Hashem) into English under the title The Guide to Serving God. According to his introduction it is the best translation of the Arabic.


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Here are three books on Jewish marriage and respect between spouses which I would recommend, out of many I read Made in Heaven: A Jewish Wedding Guide by R Aryeh Kaplan -- in my view the best guide to a Jewish wedding and through this to building the foundations of a strong Jewish couple The Jewish Way in Love & Marriage by R Maurice Lamm which also ...


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This one seems like the type I've used in the past. Pretty sturdy, detachable table top piece. Made out of metal. Ships worldwide, but not cheap. This price is pretty standard for this item. However, due to the intricate moving parts, I would not recommend leaving it in a beis medrash full of young bochrim. It wouldn't last too long there. But at home, it's ...


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Fraenkel, Avinoam (trans./comm.) Nefesh HaTzimtzum: Rabbi Cahim Volozhin’s Nefesh HaChaim with Translation and Commentary, two volumes (Jerusalem – New York: Urim Publications, 2015). This edition provides the complete Nefesh HaChaim in English and Hebrew, along with a wealth of supplementary material, including a “deeply Kabbalistic” tract by Rabbi ...



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