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History of the Mir Yeshiva

We have already seen Lester Eckman's book mentioned in the comments above and that it was largely based upon the lengthy 1956 article (in Hebrew) which appears in pp. 87-132 of: ישיבת מיר - הרב יוסף ד....
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Looking for an easy to read chassidic commentary on the Torah

I recommend the Kehot Chumash. Beginners will understand it, but there is still plenty of depth too. It's available online for free. You can check it out, before deciding to buy a printed edition. It ...
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What are some books on demonology to read from a Jewish perspective?

Go buy an artscroll edition of Tractate Pesachim of the Talmud, and go to page 109b from the words ולא יפחתו לו…artscroll has a great intro into the different beliefs about demons that basically takes ...
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Looking for an easy to read chassidic commentary on the Torah

The following seforim are usually easier to understand. Please keep in mind that sometimes they will involve kabbalistic teachings that might be harder to understand. שם משמואל by the Sochatshover ...
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What are some books on demonology to read from a Jewish perspective?

For this subject, I'd most definitely recommend this book: The "Minhat Yehuda" by Rabbi Yehuda Fetaya Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1885220677/?coliid=IWAQ4V7BU95MY&colid=...
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Looking for an easy to read chassidic commentary on the Torah

As @sam said his comment, the Nesivos Shalom is a classic. It's been translated to English as well.
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Looking for an easy to read chassidic commentary on the Torah

Based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, many authors authored adaptions from his works. One of these are: Crown Jewels- Conceptual Frontiers of Chasidic Thought by the Lubavitcher Rebbe ...
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