These articles and essays forced me to come to grips with myself and my beliefs. In all truth, this writing experience has touched me, my soul and being, in a way that I never foresaw. When Rabbi Berel Wein makes a statement like that, you know you are in for a remarkably enjoyable reading experience. As a speaker, historian, and teacher Rabbi Wein never disappoints. This book is a sheer joy. Provocative, humorous, thoughtful, stimulating, informative it is filled with all the marvelous qualities one associates with one of our generation's favorite rabbis. A Shaar Press publication.