Rabbi Hanoch Teller began his writing career in 1976 when he submitted an article to the The Jewish Observer and Moment magazine about American college students in Kiryat Shmona. He started out writing under the pen name Abba Eidelman. He has also written for the Jewish Women’s Outlook and The Jerusalem Post.
His first series of books in the mid-1980s, Once Upon a Soul, Souled! and Soul Survivors, dealt with Divine supervision and human kindness. Next, he penned biographies of contemporary Orthodox Jewish personalities, including Rabbi Shlomo Zalman Auerbach, Rabbi Levi Yitzchak Horowitz (the Bostoner Rebbe), Baltimore Torah day school principal Rabbi Binyamin Steinberg, Toronto philanthropist Joseph Tanenbaum, and Mir yeshiva dean Rabbi Nosson Tzvi Finkel, using anecdotes from their lives to convey moral and ethical lessons. Several of his books have been translated into Hebrew, Russian and Spanish.
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About the Author: Yori Yanover has been a working journalist since age 17, before he enlisted and worked for Ba'Machane Nachal. Since then he has worked for Israel Shelanu, the US supplement of Yedioth, JCN18.com, USAJewish.com, Lubavitch News Service, Arutz 7 (as DJ on the high seas), and the Grand Street News. He has published Dancing and Crying, a colorful and intimate portrait of the last two years in the life of the late Lubavitch Rebbe, (in Hebrew), and two fun books in English: The Cabalist's Daughter: A Novel of Practical Messianic Redemption, and How Would God REALLY Vote.
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