Description: "Futility of futilities. All is futile," so begins Koheles. In his old age, King Solomon composed this work of almost unrelieved pessimism. But our Sages saw in it an ode to life and purpose.
A new translation with a commentary anthologized from Talmudic, Midrashic and Rabbinic sources. The Artscroll series researches the classic commentaries of ancient and contemporary times, and presents them in a logical, comprehensible manner. Each volume also includes an overview which explores the hashkafah (philosphical) perspectives of the book. A new translation with a commentary anthologized from talmudic, midrashic and rabbinic sources