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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz is internationally regarded as one of the greatest rabbis of this century and of the last. Scholar, teacher, mystic, scientist, and social critic-- and hailed by Time magazine as "once-in-a-millennium scholar"-- Rabbi Steinsaltz has been a resident scholar at Yale University, at the Institute for Advanced Studies at Princeton, and at the Woodrow Wilson Institute in Washington, D.C. Best known for his monumental translation of and commentary on the Talmud, Rabbi Steinsaltz has also founded a network of educational institutions and outreach programs in the United States, Israel, and the former Soviet Union, Great Britain, and Australia. He is the recipient of the Israel Prize and of the French Order of Arts and Literature. The author of many books including the contemporary classic, The Thirteen Petalled Rose, Rabbi Steinsaltz is widely known throughout the world as an extraordinary teacher. He has been featured on Good Morning America and National Public Radio, as well as in People, Newsweek, and many other publications and media.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Sabbath Liturgy Texts, Hymns, Hebrew Texts, Benediction Judaism Texts, Judaism Liturgy Texts, Sabbath Prayer-books and devotions, Grace at meals Judaism Texts, Sabbath Liturgy