Like its popular predecessor Five Great Lives depicts the character and achievements of five towering Torah personalities, Rabbi Shimon Finkelman, the best-selling, perceptive biographer of Torah greats, continues to enlighten and inspire in this new book. You will be moved by the kindness and stren..
Rabbi Shimon Finkelman knows how to present the many facets of their lives as geonim, teachers, humane guides, and devout servants of Hashem. His full-length anecdotal biographies have won the admiration and gratitude of thousands. Here he presents the biographies of five venerable and beloved leade..
Half a century ago, Dr. Gershon Kranzler painted word portraits of a string of fascinating people, great and little known, from the pioneer ""Shatnez Man"" to the Stoliner Rebbe.These were the turbulent, traumatic post-Holocaust years, when the land was being plowed and the seeds planted for today's..
This is a panorama of a book, the story of worlds within worlds. It combines many slices of fascinating human interest and the history of Torah worlds. It invites us into the life of a family that will make us smile with admiration, marvel at its courage and accomplishment, and recognize the roots o..
Based on LiKedoshim Asher Ba'aretz by Hacham David Laniado; Edited and expanded by Rabbi David Sutton; Translated by Isaac Kirzner Known since Biblical times as Aram Soba, the city of Aleppo, Syria was a scholarly and spiritual center for thousands of years. Hated, persecuted, and finally driven out..
""No, no, no!"" he told the caller. "" How can you say you have no friends? I'm your friend."" The caller was sad and lonely. The speaker was Rabbi Avrohom Yaakov HaKohen Pam, Rosh Yeshivah of Torah Vodaath, where he taught Torah to thousands of talmidim for sixty-three years. After speaking to his ..
The young Slovakian businessman planned to join his wife in London, but the Nazis marched into Austria and life would never be the same. Mandated by his illustrious father to remain in Europe to help his people, R' Shmuel Binyomin (Wolf) Frey embarked on a saga of rescue and relief that had reverber..
A most unlikely hero. A most unconventional memoir. Shepsel was a little Jewish boy cared for in a nurturing German home - until his Nazi ""father"" was killed fighting for the Third Reich and his foster mother handed him over to a death camp. (She gave him a stuffed bunny rabbit in parting.) After..
This New York Times bestseller is finally available in Hebrew! Yaffa Eliach's unforgettable collection of chassidic tales is a classic of both Holocaust literature and chassidic thought. These eighty-nine unforgettable stories are based on interviews with survivors. Forged in the fires of the Holoca..
When little Leibish was eight years old, his world came to an end.It had been a wonderful world, the secure and peaceful world of Chassidic Budapest. And now, in an instant, it was gone. The Nazis had arrived, and Leibish and his family were brutally thrust into a world where life hung in the b..