One of Rabbi Berel Wein's finest works, this innovative
commentary on Pirkei
Avos/Ethics of the Fathers belongs in every Jewish home. With an astute eye
ever fixed on the complete traditional text, Rabbi Wein explains and
interprets its contents in terms relevant to today's Jews.
Revealing great insight into human behavior and replete with illuminating
anecdotes, the work applies the words of the Sages to current Jewish
experience. Did the Sages write Pirkei Avos specifically for our times?
Rabbi Wein makes it appear so - for in his talented hands, the deep meanings of the text shine with new radiance.
A noted historian, Rabbi Wein liberally punctuates his commentary with
enlightening historical references and demonstrates his firm understanding
of our era. The lessons of the Sages are enhanced by explanations of their
original context, yet they seem to glide right into the twenty-first
Pirkei Avos offers guidelines for successful living and the values it
teaches are timeless. Secure in Rabbi Wein's scholarship, inspired by his
meaningful examples (and even amused by touches of the rabbi's legendary wry
humor), every reader will treasure this contemporary reading of one of