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Rav Chesed.

Rav Chesed

Rafael Medoff

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930 Newark Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306

9781602800434, $18.95, www.ktav.com

In the twentieth century, there have been many defenders of Judaism, and Rabbi Haskel Lookstein has always been on the front line. "Rav Chesed: The Life and Times of Rabbi Haskel Lookstein" is a biography of this champion of Israel, whose main efforts were to protect the rights of Soviet Jews. Telling of his life, deeds, and his philosophies, anyone of the Jewish faith looking for a role model need to look no further. A superbly researched and written biography by Rafael Medoff, "Rav Chesed" is a story of a great man, highly recommended reading, and an core addition to personal, academic, and community library Judaic Studies and Judaic Biography collections.
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Title Annotation:Rav Chesed: The Life and Times of Rabbi Haskel Lookstein
Publication:Internet Bookwatch
Article Type:Brief article
Date:Nov 1, 2008
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