One of the most misinterpreted texts in Chazal involves the crucial and intricate question, "which is greater, Talmud Torah or Chesed?" In this shiur, we explore this question and other related issues. Along the way, many texts in Avot and elsewhere are elucidated.
A study in the narrative of two fascinating and seemingly unrelated heroes- and the incredible relationship between their life stories (which ultimately is our life story).
A deeper look at the fascinating life of Elisha Ben Avuyah- and what it has to say to us.
On the surface- one of the strangest of mishnayot in Avot. Upon deeper understanding, a major key to life.
A crucial perspective on life emerges from the lives of two incredible personalities.
The final chapter of the masechtah- and the exception that proves the rule!
A framework for understanding the depths of Masechet Avot. What is the unique nature of the masechtah, and why is it called “Avot”?