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In The Footsteps of The Maggid/

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In The Footsteps of The Maggid
Inspirational stories and parables about eminent people of yesterday and today.

By Rabbi Paysach Krohn (Author) 
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Catalog #: FOOH
ISBN-10: 0899065961
ISBN-13: 9780899065960
Binding: Hardcover / Pages: 286
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches / Weight: 1.30 LBS
Published: by ArtScroll Mesorah Publications

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Description:

When an artist is called back for encore after encore, he has a right to feel complimented.

Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn’s The Maggid Speaks is still one of the most popular books in the English-language Judaica explosion of recent years. In response to popular demand, he wrote Around the Maggid’s Table. The demand continues -- so here is yet another sparkling collection of stories and parables from the pen of a master and the annals of Jewish life.

This book brings us wisdom, humor, love, and idealism. It introduces us to many great sages and heroes of the spirit. Rabbi Krohn presents them with the same zest that he brings to his popular lecture appearances. Not only zest, but also sensitivity because it takes a warm and wise human being to tell those stories with such elegance and to draw from them the lessons that can enrich countless thousands of individual and family lives.

Perceptive people have noted that from the teachings and rulings of our sages we learn what the Torah commands. But from their personal behavior and concern for others we learn what the Torah makes of people.When we meet the great people in this book, the famous ones like the Bais Helevi and Rabbi Yaakov Kaminetzky, and the almost anonymous ones like the mother who sat on the steps of an overcrowded yeshiva for days until it managed to find a place for her son -- we marvel, smile, and cry. We are elevated.

And when we read this book, we enjoy the sheer pleasure of good reading.

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Rabbi Paysach J. Krohn, a fifth-generation mohel is also the author of Bris Milah the widely acclaimed compendium of the laws and customs from birth to circumcision.

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Bris Milah / Circumcision
Catching Sacred Letters 3 CD-ROM Set
Echoes Of The Maggid
From Majestic Peaks to a Valley of Tears 3 CD-ROM Set
Reflections of the Maggid - French Edition

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Table of Contents

  • Author's Preface
  • Acknowledgments
Part A:With Others in Mind
  • Of Straps and Scraps
  • A Step Cast in Greatness
  • Connections
  • Favorable Reaction
  • Shattered!
  • Shabbos Guests
  • In the Fast Lane
  • The Right Place
  • Operation Bypass
  • A Dance for the Ages
  • Hats Off!
  • Command Control
  • Initial Reaction
  • Ignore Me Not
  • Doctor's Orders
  • Two-Minute Warning
  • Elevated!
  • Chicken Soup Therapy
Part B: The Master's Plan
  • Tears on Time
  • Celebrations
  • Crash Course In Yiddishkeit
  • A Moving Experience
  • Walk Before Me and Be Perfect
  • A Decree Defined
  • Baltimore Bound
  • Disguise, Deception and Deliverance
  • The Mother of All Commitments
Part C: Deeds of Distinction
  • Not For Sale
  • The Heart of the Matter
  • Lulava
  • The Warmth of a Father's Love
  • Sensitivity at Sunset
  • Hands of Purity
  • A Stamp of Approval
  • Four Me and Four You
  • Watch Your Step
  • Running in Place
  • Entebbe Entreaty
  • Bullish Behavior
  • Chew's, Shoes and a Pocketful of Quarters
  • Understood in a Different Vein
  • A Plea and a Place
  • A Tallis Travelouge
  • A Visa and a Master
  • A Foundation in Yiddishkeit
  • Ripples
  • Respect, Reverence and Reward
  • Relatively Speaking
  • Support System
  • Signs of Eminence
  • Table Manners
  • Covered
  • Learning and Yearning
  • Tabletop Teachings
  • The Mourning After
Part D: Torah - Teachers and Talmidim
  • The Bus Stops Here
  • The Living Torah
  • Food for Thought
  • Knot for Purim Only
  • Heart to Understand
  • Confrontation in Haifa
  • No Kidding!
  • Something Missing
  • A Blessing Abridged
  • The Teacher's Teacher
  • A Heightened Awareness
  • To Outwit and Out Wait
  • Business Ethics
  • Rabbinical Reward
  • Stop That Thief!
  • A Spark in a Snowdrift
  • A Voice to Remember
  • Propheteering
  • A Light in the Darkness
  • High Time
  • A Rave Review
  • A Lesson in Not Giving One
  • On Call
  • A Test of Character
  • Belated Remorse
  • Words of a Pressing Nature
  • Paws and Reflect
  • A Piece of Wisdom
Part E: Who and What We Are
  • Inside Out
  • Old City Apartment - Good View
  • Generally Speaking
  • Words of Nobility
  • At Your Service
  • The Right Address
  • A Burdensome Issue
  • Sustenance
  • Know Life or No Life
  • The Flicker of the Flame
  • A Taste Of Unity
Indexes
  • Index of Personalities
  • Index of Topics
  • Index of Sources

 
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