Tragedy strikes and the sufferer is plunged into the abyss of darkness and despair. Feelings of loneliness, anguish, and dejection weigh heavily. What can be done to lighten the burden? How can the suffering be lessened? When will the long night end? And how can happiness and joy return? Longing for Dawn, a compilation of timeless wisdom and insight from our Sages, both contemporary, and Torah giants from previous eras, brings light and hope. This meaningful book by Rabbi Yaakov Yisroel Baifus, a bestseller in its original Hebrew, is now brought to the English speaking world by Rabbi Nachman Bulman. Now, both the sufferer and those who want to offer consolation have access to this classic work. Discover how the Chofetz Chaim reacted to personal tragedy, hear the Steipler's words of comfort to someone in distress, listen to the Rambam explain Divine Providence and be amazed by the true stories of faith, courage, and personal revelations in this face of suffering. The book is itself a helping hand, a patient friend, and a source of lasting comfort.
by Rabbi Nachman Bulman