The Pillar of Volozhin: Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin and the World of Nineteenth Century Lithuanian Torah Scholarship

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  • ISBN: 1618113011
  • Author: Gil Perl S.
  • Publisher: Academic Studies Press
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality
  • Date: Oct. 15 2013
  • Pages: 325
  • Language: English

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Synopsis

The work of Rabbi Naftali Zvi Yehuda Berlin, the Neziv, ranks amongst the most widely read rabbinic literature of the nineteenth century. His breadth of learning, unabashed creativity, and penchant for walking against the stream of the rabbinic commentarial establishment has made his commentaries a …