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About Us

Founded in 1996 by Rabbi Zalman Goldstein, The Jewish Learning Group provides easy direction and instruction for leading an authentic and enjoyable observant Jewish life. Our easy-to-understand books and guides on Jewish living, traditional prayer texts with transliteration and instruction, easy audio guides, and more, assist people at any level on the path to meaningful and joyful Jewish observance. Grounded in Torah and authentic Jewish law, our publications are embraced by all segments of the Jewish community.


Our History

Rabbi Goldstein founded The Jewish Learning Group to encourage and support individuals and families on their quest for Jewish growth. His clear writing style imbued with authentic Jewish perspective has helped thousands of Jewish individuals and families live more Jewishly every day.

Rabbi Zalman Goldstein, Founder and Executive Director

A scholar and creative thinker who combines sensibility, passion, and Torah knowledge, Rabbi Goldstein has authored more than a dozen books on Judaism, including the globally popular Shabbat Table Companion, which has earned the prestigious IBPA award for innovation and educational impact; Going Kosher in 30 Days!, recipient of the Benjamin Franklin Award for Excellence in Publishing; and the authoritative Rabbi's Companion, which brings the most pertinent Jewish laws and liturgy for major life-cycle events in one convenient source.


Our Staff

Meet the people who come together to make this operation work so well, it is with their hard work and endless enthusiasm that we can bring you our great products:

Product Development: Rabbi Zalman
Book Writing and Design: Rabbi Zalman
Music and Production: Rabbi Zalman
Office Management: Rabbi Zalman
Order Processing: Rabbi Zalman
Warehouse Management: Rabbi Zalman
Shipping: Rabbi Zalman
Marketing: Rabbi Zalman
Web Development: Rabbi Zalman
Troubleshooting: Rabbi Zalman
Inspiration: You!

This is just a humorous way to let everyone know that The Jewish Learning Group is not a giant faceless corporation. It is but a small publishing concern here to serve you. If you have a question it will be answered personally. If you place an order it will be filled personally. And if you like what we've done, we'll accept your kind words very personally.


Our Impact

Our books and educational materials are used throughout the world and continually enjoy the rousing endorsement of outreach directors and lay-people everywhere. Our user-friendly guides have helped tens of thousands of Jewish people on every continent, including guests at the Passover Seder of the White House staff, and can be found in Jewish homes and synagogues across the globe. In recognition of the quality and innovation of our work, Bookmarket.com rated us as one of the "Top 101 Independent Publishers" for our innovation, educational value, and quality of design. Every day we continue to innovate with new projects always in the works. 

For more information and if you are interested in initiating or dedicating a project, please email us or call us toll-free at 1-888-56-LEARN (1-888-565-3276). The Jewish Learning Group is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All charitable contributions are tax-deductible.