PIRKEI AVOT 13 – WHO WILL BE FOR ME?

July 22nd, 2020

It is one of the most famous mishnayot in all of Pirkei Avot (1:14)– Hillel said: if I am not for me, who will be for me? And if I am for me, what am I? And if not now, then when?

Rabbi Dunner unravels this perplexing trio of pithy sayings, using the classical commentaries as well as some wonderful parables, and he also throws in a story heard from his grandfather, about an intriguing play in the Jewish community of Cologne during the 1920s.

Once again, lessons for life from the fount of wisdom that is Pirkei Avot, beautifully presented and illustrated by Rabbi Dunner in his unique, inimitable style.

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