The Psychology of Tisha B’Av & Kinot: 5 Questions for Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb

We recently had the privilege of speaking with Rabbi Dr. Tzvi Hersh Weinreb about the deeper meaning of Tisha B’Av. Rabbi Weinreb, a clinical psychotherapist and internationally-renowned Torah scholar, hosts the OU’s annual Tisha B’Av webcast. He is also the translator of the kinot in The Lookstein Edition of the Mesorat HaRav Kinot

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An interview with a Biblical botanist

This article originally appeared in The Jewish Press. Zohar Amar is an associate professor in the Department of Land of Israel Studies at Bar-Ilan University, with 25 years’ worth of expertise in natural science, archaeology, and Judaic studies. He recently collaborated with Koren Publishers in producing a new edition of Chumash, called the Koren Israel…

The Siddur as an Educational Resource for Tefilla Education

The Jeducation World initiative recently featured a series of articles written by Dr. Daniel Rose, who spearheaded the Magerman Educational Siddur Series. We encourage you to read his most recent article, “The Siddur as an Educational Resource for Tefilla Education”. How do you use the Siddur as an educational resource in your school or family?…

Welcome to the new Koren blog

We’re excited to use this platform to give the Koren community a fresh, new perspective on who we are and what we’re publishing. The blog will serve as a place to focus on fascinating books that we’re releasing and showcase a behind-the-scenes look at our company. Here you’ll find interviews with our authors and production…