A Study Text Based on the Midrash Maaseh Avraham Avinu
A Faithful Heart takes the reader on a spiritual journey into the fascinating text Maaseh Avraham Avinu, a compilation of the midrashic sources about Abraham, the first acknowledged Jew. Providing his own translation and commentary, Rabbi Levy has assembled an excellent midrashic study of Abraham's character that will offer the opportunity to examine the themes related to the High Holy Days, such as teshuvah, belief in God, the efficacy of prayer, and making ethical choices.
Excellent texts for s'lichot study
Hebrew and English translations included
Related thematic gleanings, mini-essays, and a complete glossary
Whether the High Holy Days are early or late this year won"t matter. By reading A Faithful Heart you will be on time.
Chanukah is one of the most celebrated of Jewish holidays, but how much do we really know and understand about it? A Faithful Spirit is based on a midrashic text, M'gillat Antiochus, which is traditionally read during Chanukah in Italian and Yemenite synagogues the same way that M'gillat Esther is read at Purim.
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