Unpacking The Torah

Lessons For Everyday Living

By Rabbi Ron Isaacs

Format: Hardcover

Pages: 232

ISBN: 978-1602804005


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Rabbi Ron Isaacs is known as the teaching rabbi. For almost five decades he has taught students of all ages with the goal of presenting a Judaism that would be seen as relevant and meaningful to his students. This book will make for enjoyable reading in the study of the weekly Torah portions. Throughout the book is interesting commentary by both ancient and modern commentators to stimulate the reader's understanding of the text. Each Torah portion concludes with a message that is meant to help apply the biblical lesson to modern day living.

About the Author

Rabbi Ron Isaacs is currently the rabbi of Beth Judah Temple in Wildwood New Jersey. He is also the Rabbi Emeritus of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater New Jersey, a congregation which he served for forty years. In recent years he has used his guitar skills to offer therapeutic music to people in hospice. Ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, Rabbi Ron received his doctorate in education from Columbia University's Teacher's College. He is the author of more than one hundred and twenty books, including the well known Every Person's Guide to Judaism series.

Rabbi Ron has taught in the Graduate Rabbinical School of the Jewish Theological Seminary, Drew University, and has lectured throughout the United Sates in various synagogues and Jewish Community Centers. He also has chaired the Rabbinical Assembly's Publication Committee.