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Torah Leaders
A treasury of biographical sketches

By The Jewish Observer (Author) 
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Catalog #: TLEH
ISBN-10: 1578197732
ISBN-13: 9781578197736
Binding: Hardcover / Pages: 357
Dimensions: 6 x 9 inches / Weight: 1.65 LBS
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Rabbi Avrohom Pam zt"l: The Unassuming Giant By Rabbi Nosson Scherman

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The Talmud speaks disparagingly of those who stand in respect for a Torah Scroll, but do not stand up for a Torah sage. A righteous and learned person is a living Torah Scroll. Indeed, outstanding people make it their business to observe the everyday behavior of great men, so that they can learn from every gesture and nuance what the Torah expects of a Jew.

That is why this collection of biographical sketches is so important, and why its predecessors have been so popular. It is a textbook of inspirational conduct. Not many people can plumb the depths of Rabbi Elazar Menachem Man Shachs Talmudic genius, but no one can fail to be moved by his boundless dedication to the welfare of a struggling young student. How can one fail to be uplifted by the Bobover Rav, who inspired and virtually gave hope and purpose to his fellow Holocaust survivors, helping them revive themselves, found flourishing families, and create a magnificent kehillah? Who can fail to fell awe and respect for the elementary school rebbe who understood his talmidims individual needs, and helped them grow in Torah and middos?

These are only a few examples from this marvelous anthology. There are more than a score of biographies, each one a gem. These stories appeared originally in The Jewish Observer, and it is the sixth in this series of anthologies. They are all exceptional reading, filled with fascinating vignettes from the lives of famous and not so famous people, all of whom are role models par excellence.

From the classic yeshivos of Eastern Europe and the halls of Porat Yosef, to the Battei Midrash and shuls of Brooklyn and Wickliffe, Ohio and so many other places on the Torah map this book exposes us to the greatness and humility of people we wish we had known, and will be proud to emulate. It is our opportunity to serve them, and then learn as a result.

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Table of Contents

Introduction Even Greater Than Learning

Rabbi Elazar Menachem Man Shach ztl
  • Rabbi Elazar Menachem Man Shach ztl: A Biographical Appreciation By Rabbi Mordechai Kamentzsky
  • A Ponovezher Talmid Remembers Rav Shach By Rabbi Raphoel Wolpin
Rabbi Avrohom Pam ztlRav Avigdor Miller ztl
  • Remembering Rav Avigdor Miller ztl By Rabbi Shmuel Brog
  • The Legacy of Rabbi Avigdor Miller ztl: Oz VChedva Bimkomo By Avrohom Birnbaum
Rabbi Mordechai Gifter ztl
  • Rabbi Mordechai Gifter ztl ByRabbi Nisson Wolpin
  • A Melamed For All Times: Rabbi Mordechai Gifter ztl ByRabbi Avrohom Chaim Feurer
In the Pathways of Brisk: Rav Binyomin Paler ztl By Avrohom Birnbaum
Rebuilding the Glory of Bobov: Rabbi Shlomo Halberstam ztl By Rabbi Aaron Twerski and Rabbi Benzion Twerski
Admor Horav Pinchos Menachem Alter An Appreciation of the Late Gerrer Rebbe ztl By Rabbi Shlomo Ashkenazy and Rabbi Avrohom Chaim Carmell
A Treasure Lost An Appreciation of Rabbi Moshe Arye Freund ztl By Pinchos Osher Rohr
Novardok to Paris: Rabbi Gershon Liebman ztl By Joseph Friedenson, Sorah Shapiro (translation), Chaim Shapiro
Hacham Ben Sion Abba Shaul ztl By Rabbi David Sutton
To Teach and to Touch, A Tribute to Rabbi Dovid Heckscher ztl By Hanoch Teller
Lord Jakobovits of Regents Park ztl By Rabbi Nosson Scherman
Rabbi Shmuel Yaakov Weinberg ztl: A Talmids Appreciation By Rabbi Sheftel Meir Neuberger
Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Kulefsky ztl
  • Rabbi Yaakov Moshe Kulefsky ztl By Rabbi Nisson Wolpin
  • Bidding My Rebbi Farewell By Rabbi Yissacher Frand
Mashgiach From a Previous Generation: Rabbi Nosson Meir Wachtfogel ztl By Heshy Arem
An Appreciation of Rabbi Mordechai Pinchas Teitz, ztl By Rabbi Yaakov M. Dombroff
Rabbi Yehuda Davis ztl, Builder of Torah and Kiruv in America By Rabbi Zvi Lampel and Mrs. Faygala Safran
Rabbi Moshe Sherer ztl
  • Rabbi Moshe Sherer ztl A Biographical Sketch By Rabbi Nisson Wolpin
  • Portrait of a Leader: An Appreciation of Rabbi Moshe Sherer ztl By Rabbi Eli Meir Klugman
Remembering Dr. Joseph Kaminetsky zl By Yonoson Rosenblum
Dr. Ernst L. Bodenheimer zl: A Man of His Word and of Ours By Rabbi Sheftel Neuberger
Three Eras, Four Continents One Goal: Rabbi Yehoshua Leib Godlewsky ztl By Goldie Rosenberg
An Appreciation of Rabbi Yehudah Naftali Mandelbaum ztl By Yonoson Rosenblum
Rebbetzin Tzila Sorotzkin ah: The White Angel of AuschwitzBy Joseph Friedenson (translated by Sorah Shapiro)
Rebbetzin Grunfeld: A Bas Melech in the Public Arena ah By Rabbi Moshe Eisemann
Rebbetzin Soloveitchik: A Principal of Principle ah By Mrs. Sarah Cohen
Biographical Index to The Judaiscope Series

 
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