Behrman House Basics

  1. Reminisce with Behrman House on Our 100th Birthday

    Reminisce with Behrman House on Our 100th Birthday

    “In the 1980’s we introduced our 800 number (800-221-2755) but for a while it was still less expensive to encourage people to call MU 4-2742 and reverse the charges. Customers usually did this to place their yearly school orders. One day a congregation called from California, asking to reverse the charges. Our office manager, Sheila Tannenbaum, interrupted a meeting Jacob Behrman and I were having to ask if that was ok. He answered yes and we continued with our meeting. A few moments later, Sheila interrupted again. ‘You won’t believe it. The rabbi’s secretary wanted to know what the weather is in New York because the rabbi is coming here this week." He told her, 'Behrman House knows everything. Ask them.'”   --Seymour Rossel, author and former Executive Editor of Behrman House.

    Do you have a fond or funny memory of Behrman House? Did you drive the forklift at a visit to our old warehouse? Did you have an unusual encounter with a student ove

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  2. Behrman House Celebrates 100 Years

    What does a one-hundred-year-old Jewish publishing firm do to celebrate a big birthday? It publishes a book!

    Behrman House: A Century of Jewish Publishing (Behrman House, 2021), described as both classy and quirky, tells the story of three generations of Behrman family ownership that began in New York City in 1921 and continued uninterrupted through ten decades, creating books that “set an esthetic standard other publishers had to meet.” [1]

    In that time, the firm that began as a modest Judaica bookshop on Manhattan’s lower Fifth Avenue selling prayerbooks and ritual objects grew into a trade publisher and the leading creator of Jewish educational materials, one that has counted among its customers most of the Reform, Conservative, and Reconstructionist synag

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  3. Simple Tips for Easy School Orders

    Simple Tips for Easy School Orders
    It’s probably been a while since you made your yearly school order. Here are some basics to get you started.
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  4. Planning for Next Year? Here’s How to Order Turn-Page Materials

    Planning for Next Year? Here’s How to Order Turn-Page Materials

    More than 50 different Hebrew and Judaics student materials now available in turn-page format for the 2021-22 school year.

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  5. Everything You Need to Help You Plan for Next Year

    Everything You Need to Help You Plan for Next Year

    We offer a variety of resources to help you navigate the process.

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  6. Found Money for Your School Budget

    Found Money for Your School Budget

    You may have unused credit balances that are good toward future purchases.

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  7. Some Good News for Budget Season

    Some Good News for Budget Season

    Prices will remain flat next school year on our core Hebrew and Jewish life educational materials.

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  8. How to Access Turn-Page Materials You've Already Purchased

    Step-by-step directions to find your turn-page materials. 

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  9. How to Access Turn-Page Materials for Remote Learning

    Your purchased access to turn-page materials for all the students in your class. Now what?

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  10. Your Top Tech Questions, Answered

    Your Top Tech Questions, Answered

    When it comes to placing orders, using our digital products, navigating our site, and more, here's what you need to know to work through common tech questions.

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