The Laws of Tevilah - Judaica Press

The Laws of Tevilah

Cohen, Dr. Yehoshua

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The Complete Hebrew Text of the Chochmas Adam Plus English Translation & Commentary

"Let us thank Dr. Cohen for his superb English translation of the Sefer Chochmas Adam, and also for his illuminating English commentary... his work is thorough and complete."
-- HaRav Avigdor Miller, zt"l

"Dr. Cohen has written a most comprehensive and accurate English translation of the famous Sefer Chochmas Adam... these seforim can be of great benefit to anyone who wishes to learn these important laws."
-- Rabbi Avraham Asher Zimmerman

More than two hundred years ago, Rabbi Avraham Danzig was asked by European Torah authorities to produce a work that would summarize all the laws in the Yoreh Deah section of the Shulchan Aruch. The result -- Sefer Chochmas Adam -- has become a modern classic. To this day, it remains the only published guide to provide a complete, yet succinct, review of these important halachos.

Sefer Chochmas Adam was written in consultation with two of the greatest Torah scholars of the time -- Rabbi Chaim of Volozhin and Rabbi Yaakov of Lisa (the Chavos Da'as). Reportedly, even the Chasam Sofer instructed his son that when he had to to make a halachic decision and he couldn't refer to the Shulchan Aruch, he could look into the Chochmas Adam.

Sefer Chochmas Adam on Hilchos Tevilah (Laws of Ritual Immersion) features:

  • The complete original Hebrew text of Sefer Chochmas Adam
  • A full and lucid English translation of the Hebrew text
  • A comprehensive English commentary with extensive background materials and explanation of the text, plus selected halachic decisions of contemporary authorities
  • A newly revised and uniquely formatted edition of the complete original Hebrew text
  • Helpful introductions and appendices
  • Author: Dr. Yehoshua Cohen
    Hardcover | 6" x 9" | 160 pages | 1-880582-41-4



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