Loving and Beloved: Tales of Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev, Defender of Israel is a collection of Hassidic stories that reflects the powerful ideology of one of the best-known hasidic masters. Known for his profound love of the Jewish people, his devotion to his Creator, his remarkable scholarship, and his powerful defense of all Jews – all of which earned him the title “Defender of Israel” – Rabbi Levi Yitzhak’s deep moral and spiritual heritage make him a model for the Jewish people of this century.
Now, distinguished Israeli scholar and writer Simcha Raz, uses his unique ability to imbue the sweetness and beauty of Jewish wisdom into a series of outstanding collections on a variety of themes. With the seamless translation of Rabbi Dov Peretz Elkins, Simcha Raz shares Rabbi Levi Yitzhak’s profound teachings with English speakers around the world.
From the bestselling author of A Tzaddik in Our Time, Loving and Beloved: Tales of Rabbi Levi Yitzhak of Berdichev, Defender of Israel recounts the tales and the Torah of the fiercest advocate the Jewish people has ever known.