Welcome to Kodesh Press

A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Welcome to Kodesh Press

A Fine Blend of Scholarly & Popular Jewish Books

Reviews of 'The Great Principle of the Torah'

“thoughtful, careful, meaningful and clear”

Hazal’s Principles of the Torah Reviewed by Seth (Avi) Kadish (biu.ac.il) Shavuot is an excellent time not just to learn Torah, but also to think about the Torah. It is the right time, first of all, to get a “bird’s-eye” view of the entire Torah, as we see in the venerable customs to chant piyyutim […]

“a deep, yet quite rewarding book”

Review by Ben Rothke, Times of Israel Hillel the Elder, lived about 2,000 years ago and was one of the greatest sages in Judaism. The Talmud notes that when asked by a prospective convert to Judaism to teach him the entire Torah while he stood on one foot, Hillel succinctly replied “that which is hateful […]

The Great Principle of the Torah – Review by Jewish Book Council

The Great Principle of the Torah by Rabbi Jack Bieler Reviewed by Jonathan Fass, Jewish Book Council The complexity of Jewish thought and practice have prompted many to consider the underlying goal of living a Jewish life. In the Talmudic period, several rabbis selected a biblical quote or crafted their own statement to provide an […]

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