In Legends of Biblical Heroes, Ronald H. Isaacs presents synopses of the lives of many major figures in the Bible. Included with each synopsis are short legendary passages related to his or her life, and several biblical legends that continue to speak to us across the generations. Figures presented in this volume include Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel, Noah, Abraham, Sarah, Isaac, Rebekah, Jacob, Rachel, Leah, Joseph, Moses, Aaron, Deborah, Esther, Ruth, David, and Solomon.
Rabbi Ronald H. Isaacs has been the spiritual leader of Temple Sholom in Bridgewater, NJ, since 1975. He received his doctorate in instructional technology from Columbia University's Teachers College. He is the author of more than fifty books. His most recent publications include Every Person's Guide to Death and Dying in the Jewish Tradition and Every Person's Guide to Jewish Philosophy and Philosophers. Rabbi Isaacs currently serves on the publications committee of the Rabbinical Assembly of America and with his wife Leora designs and coordinates the adult learning summer experience called Shabbat Plus at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. He resides in New Jersey with his wife, Leora, and their children, Keren and Zachary.