You are about to embark on an unforgettable journey through time and place -- and people.
From the holy Avos -- Avraham, Yitzchak, and Yaakov -- to the Chazon Ish. From the tomb of the Maharal in Prague to the rocky earth of Har HaZeisim. From Radin in Belarus to Mount Judah Cemetery in Queens -- discover more than 150 tzaddikim, gedolim, Torah leaders, yeshivahs and synagogues and, of course, kevarim, the gravesites that have become a place of heartfelt prayer for so many Jews.
You are holding 3,000 years of Jewish greatness in your hands.
Rabbi Moshe Bamberger, a respected scholar and educator, has enthralled thousands of readers with his books on Great Jewish Letters, Speeches, Photographs, Classics, and Artifacts. Now, he uses his rare talent of capturing a person, an era, or a historical event through a brief story or evocative photograph, to bring to life the greatest people and epochs of Jewish history.
Great Jewish Journeys includes hundreds of photographs, artifacts, postcards and artwork. It provides fascinating facts and stories about each destination. Each kever, gravesite, includes a brief biography, as well as inspirational material pertaining to the gadolÂ’s life. Custom-designed maps of the major Jewish cemeteries throughout the world enable those actually planning visits to the kevarim to locate hard-to-find kivrei tzaddikim.
So much greatness! So much beauty! So many stories! So much Torah!
Great Jewish Journeys, with its elegant design, engaging text, and captivating photos, is a must-have for every Jewish home and library.