Educating through the Prism of Torah
“Chinuch B’Taam Elyon is an attempt to uplift educators and students and to place their work inside this miracle called the transmission of Torah. In this book, I have attempted to integrate what I have learned, experienced, and observed into a hashkafah with Torah at its source.”
So begins Rabbi Belsky in his introduction to his unique sefer, a compilation of thoughts and essays on chinuch. Adressing both current and timeless questions students ask, Rabbi Belsky, a mechanech par excellence with nearly fifty years of experience, firmly demonstrates how the Torah itself yields the answers By reframing challenges in light of classic references, this they seek. beloved seminary principal examines various contemporary issues — including shidduchim, parnassah, chessed, and more — through the framework of ratzon Hashem.
A musmach of Mesivta Rabbeinu Chaim firsthand stories of his encounters with Rav Yitzchak Hutner, zt”l, and other lights on the chinuch horizon of yesteryear. His clearly defined views on middos development, growth in avodas Hashem, and helping students reach their potential are sure to leave their mark on anyone who reads this book — as they do on his students themselves.