A new translation with a commentary anthologized from talmudic, midrashic and rabbinic sources. Ezra - Israel's rebirth in the Second Commonwealth. Nechemiah - the conclusion of the story of the return to Eretz Yisrael under the leadership of Ezra and Nechemiah. The Jews in Jerusalem were beset by chaos and despair. Then came Nechemiah! He rallied the people. He built the Temple. He changed the course of history. Overview by Rabbi Nosson Scherman.
The ArtScroll Series presents the comments of the classic giants of ancient and contemporary times in a logical, comprehensible manner, like a master teacher on an exciting voyage of intellectual discovery.
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Commentary anthologized from 2,000 years of Talmudic and Rabbinic sources
Overviews exploring the hashkafah/philosophical background of each volume.