How can I repay Hashem for all His bounty to me? PSALMS 116:2
First and foremost, I am grateful to Hashem for enabling me to complete this volume.
I wish to express my thanks to the astute Alan Rinzler, executive editor at Jossey-Bass/Wiley, for taking on the publication of this book and offering valuable advice and suggestions.
I thank Arthur Kurzweil, the well-known personality in the literary world, for proposing that I write this book and encouraging me along the way.
A special word of gratitude is due to Andrea Flint, production editor, for piloting this project from manuscript to finished project with competence and grace, and thanks also to Seth Schwartz, editorial assistant.
Many thanks to the talented Geneviève Duboscq, for meticulously and painstakingly copyediting the manuscript.
I appreciate the efforts of Sachie E. Jones, marketing assistant, in publicizing the book.
I am grateful to Paula Goldstein for designing the artistic book cover.
I want to thank my children, grandchildren, and greatgrandchildren for being such a great source of genuine nachas and for showing such a lively interest in the progress of the work.
Most important, I want to express my gratitude to my dear wife, Suri, for her love, patience, and perceptive advice. Thanks for bearing with me when I am sitting glued to my computer until late into the night. May Hashem grant us nachas, simchahs, and good health.