Rabbi Benjamin Blech Writes a Graceful Book About all Three
The Sistine Secrets: Michelangelo’s Forbidden Messages in the Heart of the Vatican (HarperOne), co-authored by Rabbi Benjamin Blech, assistant professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University, and Roy Doliner, a Vatican docent, reveals some of the many hidden messages of the Sistine Chapel’s ceiling when it comes out this week.
A group of 85 top international entrepreneurs who attended an industry conference in April heard from sales and marketing gurus, management consultants, the founder of a major Internet company, work-balance coaches—and one rabbi. For the first time ever, a member of the clergy—Rabbi Benjamin Blech, assistant professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University—addressed executives at the annual Gathering of the Titans conference at MIT Endicott House in Dedham, MA.
Rabbi Benjamin Blech will share highlights from two of his best-selling books at a lecture kicking off YU’s annual Student Organization of Yeshiva (SOY) Seforim Sale. He will focus on selections from Taking Stock: A Spiritual Guide to Rising Above Life’s Financial Ups and Downs, which was recently reviewed by The New York Times, and If God is Good Then Why is the World So Bad?