The Ninth of Av – On this black day in history, both the First and Second Holy Temples of Jerusalem were destroyed and the surviving Jews brutally sent into exile. Tishah B’Av became a day of repeated tragedies. How was the Jewish nation meant to endure this phase of its history, the stage intended to bring us to the Final Redemption?
This dramatic, vivid narrative tells the story of the slavery in Egypt, and the wondrous Exodus we experienced, in a captivating, novel-like style, based on Talmudic and Midrashic sources. Here we witness the harsh decrees, the miracles of the Ten Plagues, the thunderous splitting of the sea, and the entire Passover saga. Extensively researched and annotated.
Let My Nation Serve Me recounts the most important episode in Jewish history: the drama and exhilaration of Mattan Torah come alive, drawing us to Mount Sinai where we can visualize Moshe, Aharon, Miriam, and other Biblical figures as though they stood before us.
Moadei Hashanah — Elul and Rosh Hashanah is based on eloquent lectures delivered by Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus in which he brings out the deeper meaning and proper approach to these vital days. This is the seventh of his many Hebrew books to be made available to the English-speaking public. A world-renowned speaker, Rav Pincus educated and influenced audiences across the Jewish spectrum. Torah Jews throughout Israel and the Diaspora flocked to hear him speak because he had the ability to impart to them new worlds of understanding in Torah and mitzvos. He touched their hearts and changed their lives in an unparalleled way.In this volume, Rav Pincus shows us the awesome power of these special days on which we, and indeed the whole world, stand in judgment and are created anew. He opens our eyes to the infinite outpouring of Divine mercy that flows down to us at this time. In practical terms, he explains how to utilize all this in order to effect a profound and lasting change in our lives. Rav Pincus’ greatest insights into Elul and Rosh Hashanah are concentrated in this fundamental work. This appealing translation will delight both scholars and laymen alike with its genius and wit, along with its heartfelt messages.
Make The Three Weeks a meaningful and enriching experience… With his characteristic brilliance and fervor, Rav Shimshon Dovid Pincus provides a unique and proper approach to this auspicious time. He adds new dimensions to our understanding of the Beis HaMikdash and our mourning over it; shows us how to transform the negative into a positive force for personal growth; and offers practical advice on how to make this time more meaningful and enriching.