Now in English for the first time, In the Lions Den is Book I in R Eliyahu Kitov's classic Chassidim v'Anshei Ma'aseh (Men of Piety and Deed) series.
Through ten vivid stories readers are introduced to the world of the first followers of the Ba'al Shem Tov, the great Chassidic rabbis and men of pure faith of bygone days.
The world of these lofty holy men was always before the authors eyes.
He retold their stories with his great talent and his great love. Book 2, Sharp as a Needle, on the study halls of Peshischa and Kotzk will be published soon.