The Torah Revolution: Fourteen Truths That Changed the World

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$18.99  $17.66
Publisher
Jewish Lights Publishing
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Pages
219
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.85 X 0.65 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781580237895

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About the Author

Rabbi Reuven Hammer, PhD, is a world renowned scholar, an inspiring Jewish educator and noted Jewish leader. He was named one of the "Forward 50"--a list of the most influential members of the American Jewish community--and is a former president of the International Rabbinical Assembly. He is a recipient of the Simon Greenberg Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Rabbinate by the Zeigler Rabbinical School of American Jewish University. A prolific writer, he is the author of many books, including, The Torah Revolution: Fourteen Truths That Changed the World (Jewish Lights) and Entering the High Holy Days, a winner of the National Jewish Book Award.
Rabbi Reuven Hammer, PhD, is also available to speak on the following topics:

  • Revolutionary Torah
  • The Symphony of Prayer
  • Making Prayer Meanigful
  • Religion in Israel: Too Much or Too Little
  • Political Ethics in Israel
Reviews

"Judiciously identif[ies] the religious ideas unique to Judaism, and presents them in a manner accessible to any reader. He deserves our thanks for this book."
-Rabbi Harold Kushner, author, When Bad Things Happen to Good People

"Presents what is unique and enduringly significant about the teachings of Moses and the Hebrew Bible. Identifies the ongoing spiritual relevance and insights of those teachings for Jews and Gentiles alike. An important contribution."
-Rabbi David Ellenson, president, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion

"Plumb[s] both the moral depths and spiritual power of Torah ... with eloquence and excellence."
-Rabbi Julie Schonfeld, executive vice president, the Rabbinical Assembly

"Masterful ... speaks to our generation with important and powerful ideas. Persuasive, inspiring and rewarding reading."
-Rabbi Irving "Yitz" Greenberg, past president, Jewish Life Network

"Presented with ... scholarship, insight and lucid writing. Valuable for personal reading, study groups and divrei Torah, and I recommend it strongly."
-Jeffrey H. Tigay, Emeritus Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures, University of Pennsylvania

"To distill the essential truths of the Torah requires both learning and vision. Reuven Hammer has achieved this in superlative style."
-Rabbi David J. Wolpe, Sinai Temple, Los Angeles; author, Why Faith Matters

"With erudition and masterful use of language ... exposes the most compelling intellectual arguments for living a full and rich Jewish life. A 'must read' destined to become a new classic."
-Rabbi Jeffrey K. Salkin, editor, The Modern Men's Torah Commentary

"Cogent and clear.... Enables us to appreciate the significance of the Bible anew, not only for our understanding of the past, but for how we think and act today."
-Rabbi Elliot N. Dorff, author, The Way Into Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World)