Monthly Archives: July 2015

Jeremiah’s Jerusalem: The Backstory to Eikha in Tanakh and the Post-Script in Chazal

A shiur for Tisha B’Av – rather than studying Megillat Eikha, the classic text of destruction, we will instead look at the before and after. We will begin with the historical background and context to the fall of Jerusalem in … Continue reading

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Rav Yehuda Amital – A Tribute Five Years On

Today is five years since the passing of my teacher and rosh yeshiva Rav Yehuda Amital. Both his personality and his message are so sorely missed. He taught us that ethics and natural morality come before and underpin all other … Continue reading

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