So much wisdom. So much truth. And so many stories.
- A rav in Tiveria saves a troubled marriage with a steaming cup of coffee.
- A Jew in Auschwitz receives not one, but two tattooed numbers -- and finds in them a loving message from Above.
- A soldier clings to his tefillin, and a deadly minefield is miraculously cleared.
Yechiel Spero, master teacher, gifted storyteller, and bestselling
author, shares his insights, wisdom and, of course, his stories, on the
weekly Torah portion.
Rabbi Spero draws upon literally hundreds
of commentators, from classic to contemporary, to explore many crucial
themes of each parashah in Sefer Bereishis and Shemos. And, of course,
the book is filled with Rabbi Spero's marvelous, poignant true stories.
the forests of the Ba'al Shem Tov to the lawns of Camp Simcha; from
Rav Nosson Tzvi Finkel zt'l to a quadriplegic ba'al teshuvah, from a
Polish nobleman contemplating a pogrom to Rav Yisrael Salanter zt'l
holding a sitdown strike in Kovno - here are tales of determination and
courage, of mesirus nefesh, of our loyalty to Hashem and His loving
loyalty to us.