Real stories about real people have a profound capacity to transform our lives. AuthorRabbi Binyomin Pruzanskyhas mastered the craft of weaving everyday life events with extraordinary Torah insights. In this unique collection of Jewish anecdotes, readers will find poignant accounts of struggle, irony, hardship, resolution, kindness, dedication,ahavas Hashem, andahavas Yisroel.
Stories for the Jewish Heartdemonstrates how little things are really big things.
• On a family trip from Lakewood to Boston on I-95, a car breakdown before Pesach becomes the setting for a moving display ofKiddush Hashem.
• While sittingshivah, a Rebbitzen discovers how a casual conversation with her husband years before caused an angry, rebellious girl to become a dedicatedbas Yisroel.
• A community leader agrees to give up his customaryYom Tov aliyahto another who was sayingkaddish– and reveals a deeper, unknown side of his character.
• Rendered spiritually illiterate by seventy years of Communist oppression, a congregation employs thealef-baisto reach great heights ofkavanahon Rosh Hashanah.
Stories for the Jewish Heartreveals the steady pulse ofhashgacha pratisat work in the lives of Jews around the world. This is a book you can with share friends and family around the meal table, during quiet moments on Shabbos, or any time you need a replenishing charge of inspiration to elevate your ownavodas Hashem.