· Author: Rabbi Yitzchak Feigenbaum;
· Title: “Understanding the Talmud: A Systematic Guide to Talmudic Structure and Methodology.”
· Pages: 122 pages
· Publisher: Feldheim; 2nd edition (1988)
· ISBN-13: 978-0873064651
· Price: $29.99 (Amazon prime)
· Rating: 4 star
· Reviewer: Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel
Some Aramaic scholarly friends of mine who speak and know Talmudic Aramaic often complain about the ...
Yoram Hazony: Title: God and Politics in Esther 2nd Edition. Publisher: Cambridge University Press; 2nd edition (2015)
ISBN-10: 1107583454; Price $18.27 on Amazon. Rating ***** out of 5 Stars.
Reviewer: Rabbi Michael Leo Samuel
Yoram Hazony’s exposition of the Book of Esther is priceless. In my Judaism 101 class, everyone read a little bit from God and Politics in Esther and the discussions that ensued made the ...
The Jerusalem Post featured an unusual article about the Chief Rabbi of Holon Rabbi Avraham Yosef, the son of the late Sefardic-Haredi leader, Rabbi Ovadia Yosef. His son sits on the Israel Chief Rabbinate’s council and commands considerable influence in Orthodox politics in Israel and abroad.
In one of his Moreshet Orthodox website, somebody asked him the following question:
- My friend needs to submit university work; she took the work from someone else and asked ...
CHULA VISTA, California –The Mishnah teaches that, “Anyone reading the Megillah backwards (or out of sequence) has not fulfilled his obligation” (BT. Megillah 17a). Hassidic Scholars noted that one should never think that the miracles and the story of Purim are a relic of the ancient past. Rather its message continues to resonate throughout the course of Jewish history.
With this simple thought in mind, we will examine a perplexing passage that appears in ...