Chaikin, Miriam

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The Story of a Boy Who Learns How to Think Before He Acts
By Miriam Chaikin, Illustrated by Gabriel Lisowski
(Sky Pony Press)
Around two hundred years ago, Eastern European communities of Hasidim, Jewish thinkers, and mystics throve. Among the Hasidim were the tzadikim—“the righteous ones”—who were the holiest of all. One such tzadik in the nineteenth century was Kotsker Rebbe, who helped guide thousands of Jews who sought... [READ MORE]
Jewish Wisdom for Daily Life
Sayings of Rabbi Menahem Mendl of Kotzk
Edited by Miriam Chaikin, Translated by Gabriel Lisowski, Illustrated by Gabriel Lisowski
(Arcade Publishing)
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... [READ MORE]
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