What is the relationship of the Jewish Holidays to their Fast Days?
How do Jewish ritual practices circumcision, tefillin, prayer express the underlying link between the individual s personal life cycle and the life cycle of the Nation?
Steven Ettinger presents the major events in the lives of the Patriarchs and Matriarchs, and connects them to the core of the Jewish life cycle. He builds upon this foundation and shows how the Forefathers of the Jewish people were also the cornerstones upon which the Jewish holidays are built.
Using Rabbinic lore, Midrash, and Hassidic Commentaries, the author reveals the hidden links between the Jewish holidays, the Torah, and the historical events of the Jewish people. The reader will develop a unique personal understanding of the interconnectedness of these major components of Judaism.