Few people in recent times have had the impact of Rabbi Elazar Menachem Man Shach zt"l on the global "yeshivah world." The Rosh Yeshivah of the famed
Ponevezh Yeshivah in Bnei Brak, he was a leader renowned for his Torah wisdom, piercing insight and undaunted courage.
Despite being burdened with unending communal responsibilities, he made time
for everyone. His warm humanity was legendary; his genuine concern for every
person was boundless.
How the Rosh Yeshivah related to other gedolim, to the throngs who sought
his counsel, to his disciples and to his family, taught the lessons of a
Now many of those special qualities have been captured in The Rav Shach
Haggadah. Filled with insights from and stories about Rav Shach as well as
anecdotes he retold, his teachings - through word and example - come through
with the strength, humility, poignancy and warmth of the Rosh Yeshivah
Inspirational, readable, informative (and sometimes surprising!) this is one
haggadah you won't put down when the Seder is over.
Compiled by Rabbi Shalom Meir Wallach.