How Should We Translate Pirkei...

May 20, 2019 by

A decade ago, Rabbi Dr. Andrea Weiss, now the Provost of HUC-JIR, taught me a new term: “gender-accurate translation.” No, I was not...

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Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice ...

Jan 25, 2019 by

Pirkei Avot stands out among the sixty-three tractates of the Mishnah as a treatise devoted to ethical exhortation and guidance. Some...

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Pirkei Avot 6:11: On Character

May 18, 2018 by

Each Friday leading up to Shavuot, RavBlog will be posting a series of excerpts from Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by...

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Pirkei Avot 5:15: On Wisdom

May 11, 2018 by

Each Friday leading up to Shavuot, RavBlog will be posting a series of excerpts from Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by...

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Pirkei Avot 4:27: On the Soul

May 4, 2018 by

Each Friday leading up to Shavuot, RavBlog will be posting a series of excerpts from Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by...

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Pirkei Avot 3:19: On Freedom

Apr 27, 2018 by

Each Friday leading up to Shavuot, RavBlog will be posting a series of excerpts from Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by...

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Pirkei Avot 2:20: On Time

Apr 20, 2018 by

Each Friday leading up to Shavuot, RavBlog will be posting a series of excerpts from Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by...

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Pirkei Avot 1:1: On Relationsh...

Apr 13, 2018 by

Each Friday leading up to Shavuot, RavBlog will be posting a series of excerpts from Pirkei Avot: A Social Justice Commentary by...

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