The foundational text of Judaism, the Five Books of Moses, has been read, studied, and interpreted in every generation. In this unique edition, the world-renowned scholar Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz highlights the bird s-eye perspective on the Torah and how its parts fit together. With a faithful, accessible translation of the entire Torah, A Concise Guide to the Torah: A Study Edition of the Torah enables every person to understand our holiest book and develop original insights. Features: - Topical subdivisions with explanations and summaries - Introductions to the Torah portions (parashot) - Detailed table of contents by story and topic - Images and maps that aid comprehension - Full integration with other Concise Guide volumes The Erez Series is comprised of the Concise Guides to the full gamut of Jewish thought, from the Torah to modern halakha (Jewish law) and Mahshava (Jewish philosophy). The late Rabbi Adin Even Israel Steinsaltz zt'l was one of the leading thinkers of the modern age and the most prolific author of Jewish thought and commentary since the middle ages. The Erez Series distills the essence of 4 of the principal schools of the Jewish tradition Torah, the Sages (Hazal), Halakha, and Mahshava as a tool for review or introduction to the world of Jewish thought.