Better known for the social programs he created, the Lubavitcher Rebbe's profound genius is brought into sharp focus in this thoughtfully written work. Drawing on the vast treasury of discourses and written works by Rabbi Schneerson, the author explores the metaphysical implications of placing the essence of holiness squarely within the mundane. This radical outlook is then applied to offer a distinctly Lubavitch perspective on Jewish observance , the soul, the afterlife, and Jewish outreach.

Heaven on Earth tackles this intellectual task with the layperson in mind, and the author`s skillful use of everyday analogies - from laser beams to chocolate ice cream - keeps this heavenly exploration down to Earth.

About the Author

Rabbi Faitel Levin was born in England and educated in England, France Israel and the U.S.A. He received his rabbinical ordination from Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim Lubavitch in 1982. From 1979 to 1981, Rabbi Levin served on a team of chozerim, memorizing verbatim the Rebbe`s many hours long addresses and producing the published transcripts. Levin, author of Halacha, Medical Science and Technology, and founding editor of The Australian Journal of Torah Thought, is Australia`s most sought after lecturer on Halachic issues. Presently, Rabbi Levin is rabbi of the Brighton Hebrew Congregation in Melbourne.