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A Torah Giant
A Torah Giant

A Torah Giant

The Intellectual Legacy of Rabbi Dr. Irving (Yitz) Greenberg

Edited by Shmuly Yanklowitz, Foreword by Avi Weiss, Introduction by Joseph Telushkin

RELIGION

320 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $28.95 (US $28.95) (CA $38.95)

Publication Date: January 2018

ISBN 9789655242713

Rights: WOR X IL

Urim Publications (Jan 2018)
Ktav Publishing House

Price: $28.95
 
 

Overview

Discover the breadth of wisdom provided by this generation's giant of Torah: Rabbi Irving "Yitz" Greenberg. Rabbi Yitz is one of the most renowned leaders in contemporary Jewish communal life. His dedication to foster a more interconnected and vibrant Judaism has been felt across the academic and broader world. In this new work, the legacy of Rabbi Yitz is discussed at length by those who have been affected by his inclusive model of contemporary Judaism, his approachable erudition, commitment to fostering meaningful interfaith dialogue, and constant striving to make the world a more just place. These intellectual progenies divulge the lasting impact Rabbi Yitz has had on their lives and the lives of people around the globe.

Reviews

"Exceptionally well organized and presented, A Torah Giant is unreservedly recommended for personal, synagogue, community, and academic library Judaic Theology collections and supplemental studies reading lists." —James A. Cox, Midwest Book Review

"Discover the breadth of wisdom provided by this generation's giant of Torah: Rabbi Irving "Yitz" Greenberg. Rabbi Greenberg is one of the most renowned leaders in contemporary Jewish communal life. His dedication to a more interconnected and vibrant Judaism has been felt across the academic and broader world. In this new work, the legacy of Rabbi Greenberg is discussed at length by those who have been affected by his inclusive model of contemporary Judaism, his approachable erudition, commitment to fostering meaningful interfaith dialogue, and constant striving to make the world a more just place." —Phil Jacobs, www.jewishlinknj.com

Author Biography

Rabbi Dr. Shmuly Yanklowitz is the President & Dean of Valley Beit Midrash, the Founder & President of Uri L'Tzedek, and Founder & CEO of Shamayim V'Aretz. As a global social justice educator, Rav Shmuly has volunteered, taught, and staffed missions across five continents. He was named one of "The Most Inspiring Rabbis in America" by The Forward, and by Newsweek as one of the "Top 50 Rabbis in America." Shmuly, his wife Shoshana, and their children live in Scottsdale, Arizona. Rabbi Avi Weiss is founding rabbi of the Hebrew Institute of Riverdale – the Bayit, Bronx, New York, and founder of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and Yeshivat Maharat. He is also co-founder of the International Rabbinic Fellowship (IRF) and PORAT: People for Orthodox Renaissance And Torah. Joseph Telushkin is a rabbi, scholar, and bestselling author of eighteen books. His book Jewish Literacy is the widest-selling work on the topic of Judaism. He lives in New York City.