What exactly is mussar? Ethics, the usual translation, is not even a close portrayal for all that mussar comprises. Based on the renowned Rav Reuvain Leuchter, a primary student of the modern-day mussar luminary, Rav Shlomo Wolbe, Bridging the Gap cogently distills the essential foundations of mussar and the fundamentals of the Jewish faith, bringing novel insights and contemporary spins to strike a chord. An astounding and life-changing work from beginning to end, this mussar book for our times helps both layman and scholar alike unlock our potential for true growth and lasting change. Masterfully organized into four general topics and eight sub-topics, with over forty chapters, the author tackles such vital subjects as maturity, self-knowledge and improving our character traits, always focusing on allowing our Torah knowledge to shape our outlook and direct our lives. Finally, there is a guide that allows us to access the mussar classics in a meaningful and relevant way, providing us with the energy and direction needed to pursue the self-perfection and closeness to God that we crave. Read Bridging the Gap and discover a comprehensive guide to the core of your soul, your life mission, and your challenges.
Hardcover: 535 pages
Publisher: Feldheim (May 2, 2007)