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Godspeed on Your Sewing Path

Here is Adin Steinsaltz, perhaps the pre-eminent Talmud scholar of our times, speaking about the many different paths to Jewish practice:

“We believe that the Law has at least 600,000 different paths within it for individuals to enter.

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Spiritual Audacity

Report from Kallah - Day Three and moving into Shabbos

Yesterday was jam packed, and it’s Friday, and all the intensity is building toward Shabbos. But I have to say, yesterday was in no way a penultimate or lesser day because it’s not Shabbos. 672 more words

General Interest

Strudel: A riddle, wrapped in a mystery, inside an enigma


Hebrew is a wonderful language. Just think of @, which English-speakers call, rather unimaginatively, the “at sign” or “at symbol.” The only reason those names are appropriate is that the symbol was used (and perhaps still is) in commercial contexts as shorthand for “at,” as in “3 pairs of socks @ $1 each.” (Lordy, I was going to write 25 cents, but then couldn’t find a cent sign on my keyboard. 327 more words

Hierarchy and the Spiritual Quest

The individual has been freed. It happened long enough ago that we can now see the negative side of its extreme: the narcissist. And his narcissistic society. 3,282 more words


The new Koren Talmud Bavli - Steinsaltz Edition

Official release video for the Koren Talmud Bavli with commentary by Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz.


Steinsaltz on Steinsaltz v. ArtScroll

Elliot Resnick has a fascinating interview with Adin Steinsaltz in The Jewish Press.  The interview covers quite a few controversies:  Steinsaltz’s opinion of Artscroll, his relationship with the Lubavitcher Rebbe and the mysterious name change, his reaction to the criticism of his book… 981 more words