The rabbi joins us to enumerate the principles of Jewish social justice, and to explain how you can differentiate between your own views and those of the Hebrew Bible.
“Rabbi Huna said in the name of Rav . . .”
And their translator’s ambivalent attitude toward Jews.
Rashi’s reticence and eloquence.
The Tyre shekel and Heracles-Melqarth.
And the rabbinic commitment to upholding commercial life.
A bizarre talmudic tale teaches that no man is too wise for the commandments.
A rabbinic lesson in civic comity.
A virtual tour of Usha.
Using archaeological seeds to recreate an ancient variety.
Fire beacons for the new moon.
Whether it’s Judeo-Arabic, or Judeo-Italian, or Judeo-Spanish, or the Judeo-German better known as Yiddish, they all mix in varying amounts of Hebrew.