“The stories of Rabbi Tilles are tremendously creative and engaging. Rabbi Tilles enables the reader to enter the life of the story — to experience in a very real and tangible way its feelings, beauty, life and drama ... Rabbi Tilles has an amazing gift and I am very excited that with this new book more people will have the opportunity to enjoy and benefit from his stories.” ~ Aaron Schmidt, Editor, “Jewish Living”
Now you can enjoy, read and re-read, stories from Rabbi Yerachmiel Tilles’ famed repertoire.
Saturday Night Full Moon is a collection of thirty-three Chasidic stories of Kabbalah sages, Chasidic masters and other Jewish heroes dating from 16th Century Israel to 21st Century USA. Fully indexed with biographical information, as well as verses, names, dates and topics, this first volume of Rabbi Tilles’ stories is certain to become an oft-turned-to family treasure.
From the back cover:
“At Ascent in Tsfat on Saturday night, reluctant to relinquish the Shabbat spirit, everyone gathers for ‘King David’s Table’. Sure, it may be that no one is really hungry again, but the main attractions are not the food and hot drink. Instead, following hallowed traditions, all present eagerly attend to the mesmerizing stories told by Ascent co-founder Yerachmiel Tilles....” ~ Chaim Clorfene, Author & Rabbi
About the Author:
Yerachmiel Michael Tilles is a native of the Bronx. In 1965, he graduated from Harpur College (now Binghamton University) at age 20. After becoming
Chasidic and getting married, he moved with his family to Israel in 1978 to “the mystical city” of Safed, where he has worked as a teacher, translator, webmaster, seminar designer and director, editor, and manager of an art gallery. Since 1996, he has been emailing a story a week to thousands of readers. One hundred of his best stories have been selected for a three volume set, of which “
Saturday Night, Full Moon” is the first.
The Story Behind the Story Teller!
Click here to read a Q&A interview of Rabbi Yerachmiel Tilles by Chabad.org News.