An indispensable resource for those teaching or studying Tanach!
What motivated Elimelech and his family to leave Eretz Yisrael, and why did they leave specifically at this time?
How could the righteous Mahlon and Kilyon marry non-Jews? How could Naomi allow it to happen?
How do we actually know that women from Amon and Moav are indeed allowed to marry into the Jewish people?
Machat shel Yad is a compendium of compelling resolutions to these and other perplexing questions.
Machat Shel Yad, by Rabbi Yitzchok Dovid Frankel, is the long-awaited Torah tapestry whose strands weave classical topics in Megillah Rus with the questions and challenges facing faithful Jewry today. In this choice selection from his popular talks given over many years, Rabbi Frankel combines mastery of p'shat, drush, philosophy and hashkafa to bring the burning issues in Megillah Rus to the fore in a highly readable and enjoyable manner. Through Rabbi Frankel's unique analytical style, the reader will surely find intriguing words of Torah, original ideas, and solidly based chiddushim. In the words of one reviewer, "It is everything you thought you knew about Tanach ... but didn't!"
Rabbi Yitzchok D. Frankel
Hardcover | 6.5" x 9.5"
Rabbi Yitzchok D. Frankel Commentary on Chumash from D. Jasse/DMJ Digital Media on Vimeo.