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Rabbi Menahem Mendl was a Hassidic master renowned for his wisdom throughout Europe. The spiritual leader of the Jews in a small stetl called Kotzk in a corner of Poland, he was nevertheless so famous that he was he was referred to far and wide as the Kotzker. His wise sayings—about human nature, how to live, and the world of the spirit—were repeated and passed around, andRabbi Menahem Mendl was a Hassidic master renowned for his wisdom throughout Europe. The spiritual leader of the Jews in a small stetl called Kotzk in a corner of Poland, he was nevertheless so famous that he was he was referred to far and wide as the Kotzker. His wise sayings—about human nature, how to live, and the world of the spirit—were repeated and passed around, and, though he kept no records, they have been savored and preserved through the years. This beautifully produced collection gathers more than 130 of his sayings and joins them with elegant cut-paper illustrations by the rabbi’s great-great-great-grandson, the illustrator Gabriel Lisowki, who has also provided an introduction about his ancestor.Jewish Wisdom for Daily Life is a treasure for spiritual seekers or anyone who enjoys life’s lessons distilled into trenchant and memorable aphoristic gems. Here are a few:Everyone has something to teach, even a thief. If he fails he tries again. If he finds nothing of value, he takes what he finds.There is nothing more whole than a broken heart.Angels are God’s favorite creatures. It’s easy to see why. They are not jealous and they like to sing.Whoever believes in miracles is an imbecile. Whoever does not is an atheist....

Title : Jewish Wisdom for Daily Life: Sayings of Rabbi Menahem Mendl of Kotzk
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ISBN : 9781628723182
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 224 Pages
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Jewish Wisdom for Daily Life: Sayings of Rabbi Menahem Mendl of Kotzk Reviews

  • Heathyr
    2019-05-18 01:39

    I shrug my shoulders ambivalently to the entire book.

  • Arnie
    2019-05-21 21:19

    Great collection of wisdom. Would have liked to know primary sources for the quotations in cases where they're available.

  • Mitchell Blass
    2019-04-27 21:31

    A collection of thoughts attributed to The Koztker Rebbe. While a quick read, certainly a book I will return to frequently for inspiring words of wisdom.