The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom is a complete reference to animals in the Torah, Talmud and Midrash. Complete with stunning, full-color photographs, it includes:
The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom is an invaluable reference work that will be commonplace in homes and educational institution.
Published by The Biblical Museum of Natural History, in conjunction with Koren Publishers and OU Press. 454 pages, full color, large format hardcover. Price: $49.95. FREE SHIPPING! (to Israel, North America and Europe.) Israel orders ship March 2015. Other orders ship April/May 2015.
"Few things fascinate adults and children alike as much as the grandeur, the magnificence,
and the variety of the animal kingdom. Those who appreciate the Torah and
tradition will find special pleasure when these two realms come together. Rabbi Slifkin
succeeds masterfully in doing this, with stunning photographs, fascinating research,
and rich commentary, enabling every reader to take a sense of awe in God's creation
to a new level of understanding." - Rabbi Yitzchok Adlerstein
"The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom is beautifully produced and most informative.
It will serve as a necessary aid to those who wish to comprehend the words of
the Torah and appreciate its awe of the grandeur of God's world." - Rabbi Berel Wein
"The Torah Encyclopedia of the Animal Kingdom is an extremely impressive work. It is
written in such a manner as to be accessible to the non-expert, yet contains information
that will be of interest to rabbis and scholars. The author has done a masterful job weaving
together and integrating Torah sources and scientific knowledge while maintaining
the integrity of each discipline." - Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivotofsky
"This is an important and comprehensive work on the animal kingdom from a Jewish perspective. The author demonstrates great expertise in rabbinic sources, as well as extensive knowledge of zoology. He succeeds in connecting the reader to biblical verses and sayings of the sages, clarifying both symbolic descriptions and factual accounts, in a clear writing style that is suited to diverse audiences. This volume should be in every public and private library." - Dr. Zohar Amar