- In Nechemya's time, heroic Jews rebuild the walls around
Yerushalayim. Many workers hold a weapon in one hand, and
guards are on alert, because the enemies are lying in wait to
kill every Jew involved in the project, so as to stop it.
The Book of Ezra-Nechemya
- This volume describes a crucial period at the
end of the Babylonian exile. Groups of Jews are
returning to Eretz Yisrael with the aim of building a
second Bais Hamikdash. They are led by wonderful
tzaddikim: first Zerubavel and Yehoshua, and then
by the outstanding Torah Sage Ezra, later joined by
- With Heavenly assistance, the second Bais Hamikdash
is constructed, and the walls of Yerushalayim are
repaired, despite conditions of grinding poverty and
often, acute danger to life, because of enemy plots.
- As usual, Midrashim enliven the narrative, and
readers will carry away practical lessons how to
view the circumstances then, as well as our situation
today, through the lens of the Torah.
THIS VOLUME IS RECOMMENDED FOR
AGES 14 THROUGH ADULT.
THE FAMILY MIDRASH SAYS
- A Learning Experience for All Ages
Rabbi Moshe Weissman
8.7" x 11.3"
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