Lessons for Everyday Living By Rabbi Michael Katz and Rabbi Gershon Schwartz (243 Pages)Publisher: Jewish Publication Society, 2002
A comprehensive, clear and accessible guide to the study of Midrash.
Rabbis Katz and Schwartz explore the fascinating body of Jewish literature called Midrash creative interpretations of the Bible that are designed to reveal hidden or deeper meaning in Scripture. Each of the over 50 midrash selections, in English, featured in this book sit next to its corresponding biblical text (Hebrew and English), along with commentaries (English) on the times and insights of the Rabbis who wrote each midrash. Guidance by the authors help readers answer the question What does this text mean to me?