From Washington Avenue to Washington Street



By Rabbi Aaron Rakeffet-Rothkoff

Co-published by OU Press and Gefen Publishing House

Regularly $29.95 / Was $25.50 / NOW $23.95

Hardcover, 498 pages, ISBN: 9789652295651


A scholarly yet engaging memoir by the noted author and teacher that brims with colorful stories of famous personalities and fascinating travel adventures over a 50-year career of teaching Torah in the United States, Israel and the Soviet Union, all delivered with Rabbi Rakeffet’s customary flair, making the people, places and events come alive.


Rabbi Rakeffer-Rothkoff is Rosh Yeshiva and Professor of Rabbinic Literature at Yeshiva University’s Gruss Institute in Jerusalem.  He served as a community rabbi in Pennsylvania and Jew Jersey and taught Talmud in Yeshiva University before moving to Israel in 1969.

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Weight 3 lbs