Friday, June 22, 2007

Rav Lau on Pirke Avos Set Completed

The long-awaited third and final volume of Rabbi Yisrael Meir Lau’s comprehensive commentary on Pirke Avos (the Ethics of the Fathers) is ready to ship to a Judaica store near you. A rich and eloquent exposition of the fifth and sixth perakim, this third volume is brimming with insights, history, anecdotes, and wise principles for character development. One of the youngest survivors of the Buchenwald death camp, Rav Lau grew up under the influence of great Torah leaders. A renowned teacher of Torah, Rav Lau is the former Chief Rabbi of Israel. He is currently the Chief Rabbi of Tel Aviv. A profound work by a world-class teacher, the completed set of Rav Lau on Pirke Avos is sure to become a classic.

It is a centuries-old custom to study the six-chapter tractate of Pirkei Avos on the Shabbat afternoons between Passover and Rosh Hashanah. ArtScroll has produced over 20 different versions of this masterpiece of Jewish ethical thought, including a version for children. To see the complete line, click HERE.