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The Great Torah Commentators (review)

The Great Torah Commentators (review) Volume 9, No.1 Fall1990 are the same." With a little allowance for poetic license, evil spirits become less farfetched than they appear at first glance. Since Rabbi Bulka is a psychologist as well as a practicing rabbi, his views on such topics deserve careful consideration. Although the book is not intended as a reference work, there is an extensive index. Not only will it help the reader recall the location of something already read, but on occasion it will permit him to answer a specific question as well. The format of the book makes it suitable for browsing as well as serious reading. Everyone should find it enjoyable. Those who know will feel confirmed in their knowledge; those who don't will be pleased to learn. A fine gift for the barlbat mitzvah child and hislher family! Edward Simon Dept. of Biological Sciences Purdue University The Great Torah Commentators, by Avraham Yaakov Finkel. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1990. 264 pp. $40.00. This interesting book contains mini-biographies of 80 great rabbis cov~ ering the last 1800 years. There are nearly 100 other "micro-biographies" as well. The mini-biographies include brief excerpts from each rabbi's writings that give a feel for his http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies Purdue University Press

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Volume 9, No.1 Fall1990 are the same." With a little allowance for poetic license, evil spirits become less farfetched than they appear at first glance. Since Rabbi Bulka is a psychologist as well as a practicing rabbi, his views on such topics deserve careful consideration. Although the book is not intended as a reference work, there is an extensive index. Not only will it help the reader recall the location of something already read, but on occasion it will permit him to answer a specific question as well. The format of the book makes it suitable for browsing as well as serious reading. Everyone should find it enjoyable. Those who know will feel confirmed in their knowledge; those who don't will be pleased to learn. A fine gift for the barlbat mitzvah child and hislher family! Edward Simon Dept. of Biological Sciences Purdue University The Great Torah Commentators, by Avraham Yaakov Finkel. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson, 1990. 264 pp. $40.00. This interesting book contains mini-biographies of 80 great rabbis cov~ ering the last 1800 years. There are nearly 100 other "micro-biographies" as well. The mini-biographies include brief excerpts from each rabbi's writings that give a feel for his

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Shofar: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish StudiesPurdue University Press

Published: Oct 3, 1990

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