Menoras Hamaor: Shalosh Regalim, The Three Festivals

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MENORAS HAMAOR, one of the great classics of Jewish literature, was written by Rabbeinu Yitzchak Abohav in the Fourteenth century. Since then it has appeared in over 75 different editions and was translated into Ladino four times, into German thrice, and into Yiddish. Now, (or the first time, it is being translated in to English so that it will be more accessible to the Jewish people of the English-speaking world. MENORAS HAMAOR is a systematic arrangement of the chronicles and timeless wisdom of the Agadic portion of the Talmud, It takes the reader by the hand and leads him on a tour through the high points of the intricate maze of the Agada. ft is a window to an enchanting world hitherto accessible only to Talmudic scholars. MENORAS HAMAOR is a master- work consisting of seven separate and distinct works, each dealing with a separate and distinct area of Jewish thought. These are: � The Light of Contentment � The Light of Expression � The fight of Mitzvos � The Light of Torah � The Light of Feshuvah � The Light of Harmony � The Light of Humility In this volume � the Light of -Contentment � the author discusses the difficulties of coping with a trouble- some world and the solutions to be found in the Torah. The central theme of this work is the Mishnaic statement: ~ea1ousy desire, and the pursuit of honor remove a person from the world (Avos 4:21L It is arranged as follows: Prologue Section I: Jealousy Part One: Consequences in World Part World to Come Section II: Desire Part One: Desire for Wealth Part Two: Desire for Pleasure Part Three: Libidinous Desire Section III: Pursuit of Honor Part One: Positions of Power Part Two: Politicial Influence Epilogue this the This volume also contains a general introduction to the Menorah in verse and in prose.
MENORAS HAMAOR, one of the
great classics of Jewish literature, was
written by Rabbeinu Yitzchak Abohav in the Fourteenth century

Author:Rabbeinu Yitzchak Abohav
Publication Status:A Classic!
Type:Softcover
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