Mishnah

I was recently asked to write an article of philosophical interest for a Jewish publication. The content is aimed at the lay-person, but perhaps people here will find it interesting. I’d be grateful, as ever, for your comments. As a modernorthodox Jew, I am keenly aware of the value and weight that we place uponsecular...
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In what follows, I copy the soncino translation of tractate Gittin 28a. I intersplice the text with my italicised comments. I have nothing of real interest to say about this excerpt. That’s why I’m appealing for your help! If we don’t want to reduce the Talmud’s second response, on behalf of Raba below, to absurdity, how should we...
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