Compiled by: Rabbi Chaim M. Dayan & Rabbi Eli Friedman
Translator: Yosef Cohen
"The Torah views one who teaches...the child of his fellow man as if he had begotten him." This tenet seems to be behind every word of this brilliant treatise. The teacher must be responsible for every aspect of the well-being and education of his charges and parents must support the authority of teachers.
Rabbi Hodakov was chairman of the Lubavitcher Rebbe`s secretariat and served as chief executive of three major institutions including the Central Organization for Jewish Education. It was in the last area that he built his reputation and acquired the practical experience that informs this systematically arranged work. His vision of education was permeated with joy, ahavat yisroel, and the wisdom gained from personal contact with the sixth and seventh Lubavitcher Rebbes under whom he served.