Tag: Language

Rediscovering the Language of Halakhah
Rediscovering the Language of Halakhah

Zachary Truboff •

30 min read

Though we often fail to realize it, halakhah is a language that shapes the world of those who speak its words. Both Rav Shagar and Rabbi Joseph Soloveitchik are sensitive to this but the difference in their approaches have radical implications for the way

Providence in the Time of Corona
Providence in the Time of Corona

Eitan Abramovich •

5 min read

What kind of religious language is demanded from us in these days? between biblical pathos to and narrow boundaries our home and body.

With God in Quarantine: Biblical Language for 2020
With God in Quarantine: Biblical Language for 2020

Levi Morrow •

5 min read

The biblical paradigm of inside/outside 'the camp' provides a new way for thinking about community and God in 2020

Rav Shagar on Teshuvah
Rav Shagar on Teshuvah

Ari Ze’ev Schwartz and Levi Morrow •

25 min read

A dialogue about Rav Shagar's understanding of Teshuva, and the tension between self-creation and self-acceptance.

You Can Go Home Again
You Can Go Home Again

Zachary Truboff •

50 min read

On the centrality of Baitiut in the thought of Rav Shagar, and our ability to feel at home with Judaism.

Meaning and Language in Rav Shagar’s Approach to Talmud Study
Meaning and Language in Rav Shagar’s Approach to Talmud Study

Levi Morrow •

4 min read

What are we looking for when we're studying Talmud? personal meaning or talmudic language?