Conversations with Zaidy is a journey through the deepest fundamentals of judaism, framed as a conversation between a grandfather and grandson exploring various common questions that people have about belief in G-d.
Also known as Siddur with Dach. The text of prayer according to the form of the Arizal, as arranged by the Alter Rebbe, with the laws of prayer and the rulings of the Alter Rebbe, and his discourses (known as Dach, meaning Divrei Elokim Chaim), covering every aspect of life.
"Can't I be good without being religious?" "Wouldn't mankind be better off without labels that separate?" "Aren't mitzvot restricting?" The answers, which turn Western thought inside out, are down-to-earth and delivered in deftly polished prose.
This installment of Historical Sketches focuses on the events of her life. We read of her illustrious ancestry and bitter orphanhood, and how later, when she became the wife of R. Shmuel of Lubavitch and daughter-in-law of the Tzemach Tzedek.