Portraying the lives of 15 Talmudic and midrashic scholars, this collection is based on the accounts of these men that appear in the Talmud and the Midrash. By weaving the original stories with insightful analysis, the author provides a very human portrait of these great masters while remaining faithful to the poetry of the original narratives. This is an engrossing resource for anyone interested in learning more about the scholars who made, and continue to make, such a significant impact on Jewish life.
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(231mm x 172mm x 15mm)
Publisher: Urim Publications
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Author Biography - Rabbi Jonathan Duker
Rabbi Jonathan Duker is a teacher of rabbinic thought and Jewish religious law. A graduate of Yeshiva University, he received his rabbinical ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and from Yeshivat Chovevei Torah.