Monday, January 23, 2023

Gaonic Literature Episode 26: Sa'adia Before He Was Gaon: The Ben Meir Calendar Controversy



I was the guest of my ongoing partner in the Rischa D'Orysa podcast series,
Rabbi Avrohom Kivelevitz shlita
on an episode of his Gaonic Literature series.

Gaonic Literature Episode 26:

Sa'adia Before He Was Gaon:
The Ben Meir Calendar Controversy 
with Rav Yosef Gavriel Bechhofer


My English article on the subject,
co-authored with Rabbi Dr. Ari Zivitofsky,
is at:

and my Hebrew article on the subject
(which also corrects some errors in the English article)
is at:



 

Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 19: Does the Torah System of Sanhedrin-Navi-Melech Present a Model for the Modern State of Israel?




Rischa D'Araisa Season 6 Episode 19:

Does the Torah System of 
Sanhedrin-Navi-Melech
Present a Model for the 
Modern State of Israel?


Note to our listeners:
One of regular listeners commented on this episode:
"Feisty Rischa. Show at its finest."

 

Monday, January 16, 2023

New Series! Michtav Me'Eliyahu Kuntres HaChesed for Teens, part 1


New Series!
Michtav Me'Eliyahu Kuntres HaChesed
for Teens, part 1

First in a series exploring Rav Dessler zt"l's famous
Kuntres HaChesed
(Discourse on Loving-Kindness)

A pdf of the kuntres is at:


Links to subsequent shiurim in this series will appear in the comments here.