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Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach: Life, Mission, and Legacy

by Rabbi Louis A. Rieser

Anyone who met Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach knew they were in the presence of someone extraordinary. Known as the guitar-laying rabbi, he reshaped Jewish music, created a unique outreach that embraced everyone regardless of background, and brought new life to Judaism around the world. 216 more words

Jewish Books

Herman R. Browning (possibly 1884-1968)

I added a new page on Herman R. Browning. He was a chauffeur who lived at 1174 Denman Street in 1915 and possibly in 1916.


J.P. Bell [possibly John Potter Bell (1865-1953)]

I added a new page on J.P. Bell. He lived at 2075 Beach Avenue from 1904 to 1908. The Vancouver directory listings do not include his full name or his occupation. 16 more words


Have You Read the CHEF TELL Biography?

If you have read this book and liked it, and wish to help sell more copies for the author, please click on the link and go to the Reviews area on the page and post a comment and how many stars the work deserves. 8 more words


31 Days of Inspirational Biography: Margaret Baxter, Puritan Wife Of Like Passions As We Are

A few years ago I reviewed In Trouble and In Joy by Sharon James, which features four different women of God: Margaret Baxter, Sarah Edwards, Anne Steele, and Frances Ridley Havergal. 686 more words

Christian Life

Finding Me: A Book Review

Author: Mischelle Knight

Book Blurb:

Michelle Knight was kidnapped by Ariel Castro and suffered imprisonment and appalling abuse for the next ten years. But it was not until two other girls, Gina Dejesus and Amanda Berry were also trapped in the house that news of the missing girls, all from a close area in Cleveland, Ohio, came out.

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MP of the Month: George Palmer, a 'firm friend of the shipwrecked'

In September 2008 an exceptionally rare Gold Medal produced by the Royal National Institute for the Preservation of Life from Shipwreck was sold at auction for £3,200. 745 more words