18 04, 2016

Sage advice from ancient sages explained by a modern sage

By |2016-04-18T06:02:01-07:00April 18th, 2016|Book Reviews|

  Sage Advice Pirkei Avot By Irving (Yitz) Greenberg Maggid Books, 2016, 338 pages   If a publisher was searching for a translator and commentator of the famed book of moral teachings called Pirkei Avot in Hebrew and Ethics of the Fathers in English, meaning traditional Jewish moral ideas, the publisher would find no one [...]

28 10, 2015

The Ethics of the Fathers

By |2015-10-28T07:33:36-07:00October 28th, 2015|Book Reviews|

  The Koren Pirkei Avot Translation by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Commentary by Rabbi Marc D. Angel Koren Publishers, 2015, 175 pages   Jews and non-Jews have recognized the practical wisdom of many of the sayings in Pirkei Avot, “The Ethics of the Fathers,” and many Jews can quote its teachings from memory. Jews considered [...]