Ladder of Light - Bereshit

Parashah Insights on Sefer Bereshit

By Rabbi Yaakov Hillel

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 188

ISBN: 9789659169313


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"In the beginning, G-d created the Heavens and the earth. Bereshit 1:1

Why did Hashem create the world, and what is man's role in that world over five thousand years later?

In Ladder of Light: Parashah Insights on Sefer Bereshit, Rabbi Yaakov Hillel, renowned Kabbalist and Rosh Yeshivah of Hevrat Ahavat Shalom in Jerusalem, answers these questions and many more. With his distinctive, in-depth approach to the Parshiot of the Torah, he applies the wisdom of the Sages of the Mishnah and Talmud and the teachings of generations of great Kabbalists to many fundamental principles of Judaism and a variety of contemporary issues, including:
The purpose of creation
Avraham, Yitzhak, and Yaakov: the legacy of the Forefathers
Making the most of everyday
Studying Torah and supporting Torah
Yosef and his brothers: a deeper look at a perplexing story
Predestination vs. Free will
Meaningful repentance
Overcoming temptation
The miracle of Jewish Survival

The Parashah Insights Series has touched the lives of readers worldwide in English, French, Spanish, Turkish, and Russian. Newly revised and expanded in Ladder of Light: Parashah Insights, these essays are a readable guide to the Torah outlook for laymen and advanced scholars alike.