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Authors: Joseph B. Soloveitchik, Ziegler, Aharon Ziegler
ISBN-13: 9780765799784, ISBN-10: 0765799782
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
Date Published: February 1998
Edition: (Non-applicable)

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Author Biography: Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Book Synopsis

In Halakhic Positions of Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, insights into Jewish law from the preeminent figure of twentieth-century modern Orthodoxy are presented in a clear and concise manner. Commonly known as _the Rav,_ Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik, zt_l, has stimulated and influenced the intellectual mind and touched the sensitive hearts of thousands of people. While he was not necessarily known as a decisor, or poseik, of halakha, he was widely recognized as an individual who had the uncanny ability to conceptualize the spirit of Jewish law on a universal level. Throughout his lifetime, the Rav published few works, transmitting his Torah knowledge through classes and lectures instead. As a student of Rabbi Soloveitchik for many years, Rabbi Aharon Ziegler accumulated a vast library of notes and tapes on the Rav's halakhot. In this volume he shares the Rav's unique and perhaps lesser known halakhic positions on a wide range of topics.

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