A story, inspired by Rav Shagar's teachings, about whether one can both mourn and rejoice in the Sukkah. It
This essay explores Rav Shagar's experience during the Yom Kippur War and how it contributed to his understanding of
Reflections on Rav Kook’s writings on love as it manifests toward God, our fellow Jews, and humanity as a
What are we looking for when we're studying Talmud? personal meaning or talmudic language?
On the centrality of Baitiut in the thought of Rav Shagar, and our ability to feel at home with
One of the main goals of these dialogues is to translate Rav Shagar’s writings into the language of the
Rav Shagar believed that Torah study should be a spiritual and meaningful experience, one that transforms the student's life.
A dialogue about Rav Shagar's understanding of Teshuva, and the tension between self-creation and self-acceptance.
Though we often fail to realize it, halakhah is a language that shapes the world of those who speak
Wittgenstein's philsophy of language shows that meaning stems from an actual life form, from the way people use words
Thinking about Halakha as a language in the way Wittgenstein describes it, points at the way Halakha is embedded
The surpising link with the world of Theater leads to various thoughts about Halakha and its place in our
The insights of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov and Rav Shagar can help us appreciate the difficulty of escaping from
a thorough examonation of the biblical cry, in order to understand the emotional and existential side of poverty.
Though Hebrew may be the spoken language of the Jewish people, it is the language of halakhah that has traditionally served as a vocabulary for the values and behaviors which shape Jewish life.Read the full article