He was called Reb Shlomo. An erudite, learned scholar and a passionate, eloquent speaker. A wise and trusted advisor, and a master listener.
But most of all, he was a rebbi. He taught generations of talmidim how to live and grow, and revealed a Yiddishkeit full of joy and fulfillment. The special way he looked at people seeing the greatness in them before they ever saw it themselves taught them to see the brilliance and splendor of their own neshamos.
This book will bring you into the glorious world of Reb Shlomo. It will touch your heart and stimulate your intellect. You will see up close the rich colors with which this master artist painted the human soul.
These pages hold the keys to a new way of seeing the world and yourself. This book will touch you in every way as a parent, a teacher, a spouse, a friend ... and, most of all, a Jew.
The story of Rabbi Shlomo Freifeld is the story of how one man transformed thousands of lives.
Reb Shlomo established Yeshiva Sh or Yoshuv in 1967, a tumultuous juncture in Jewish history. The Yeshiva was a magnet for searching souls, some of them yeshiva bachurim, and some of them newcomers to Orthodox Judaism. For each, Reb Shlomo had the right words, the perfect key to unlock their souls.
In this book, his wisdom, clarity and warmth are apparent on every page. We can experience how, armed with vision and enthusiasm, this exceptional man succeeded in breathing new life into generations of talmidim. The stories inside will move you and inspire you, hearten you and empower you.
It is the legacy of Reb Shlomo a gift that can elevate our lives.