This is the only complete English translation of the classic Jewish text known as Ein Yaakov. Ein Yaakov is a collection of all the agaddah (the non-legal) material of the Talmud, compiled by Rabbi Yaakov ibn Chaviv, the fifteenth century talmudist. Scattered among the more than 2,700 pages of the Talmud, aggadah focuses on the ethical and inspirational aspects of the Torah way of life. Through a wealth of homilies, anecdotes, allegories, pithy sayings, and interpretations of biblical verses, it has been said that the aggadah brings you closer to God and his Torah.
About the Author
Avraham Yaakov Finkel was born in Basel, Switzerland, and lived in The Hague, The Netherlands, until 1942, when he was deported to Bergen-Belsen by the Nazis. Finkel is the author of The Essential Maimonides, In My Flesh I See God, Contemporary Sages, The Great Chasidic Masters, The Responsa Anthology, and The Great Torah Commentators. He has also translated numerous works, including Sefer Chasidim, Chovot Halevavot, the autobiographies of the Tosafot Yom Tovand Chasam Sofer, Dare to Survive, Songs of Hope, Counterfeit Lives, Itzik, Be Strong! and biographies of Rabbi Aharon Kotler, Rabbi Shlomoh Zalman Auerbach, and Rabbi Mordechai Schwab. Mr. Finkel resides in New York with his wife, Suri.
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