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Hillel Goldberg
Hillel Goldberg

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48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #24

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #24, “Acceptance of suffering” “Why me?”...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #23

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #23, “Faith in the sages” Faith in the...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #22

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #22, “A good heart” A good heart is a...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #21

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #21, “Slowness to anger” “When a person is...

Solomon Alexander Hart depicts Simchat Torah in Leghorn, Italy. (Wikimedia)

Steinsaltz offers new type of commentary on the Torah

On Simchat Torah this Tuesday, the last piece in the Torah is finished and the first piece — Genesis — is begun. The just published, new type of commentary on the...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #20

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #20, “Limited Entertainment” The human mind...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #19

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #19, “Limited Conversation” If you want me...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #18

ROSH HASHANAH EDITION 5779 SECTION A PAGE 4 Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #17

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #17, “Limited pleasure” What is pleasure? By...

48 Ways to Acquire the Torah: Way #16b

Pirkei Avot, “Ethics of the Fathers,” states in chapter 6:6: “The Torah is acquired in 48 ways.” This week: Way #16b, “Portion Control” “Portion...