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Rav Shagar: Studying Torah as a Quest for God
Rav Shagar: Studying Torah as a Quest for God

Ari Ze’ev Schwartz and Levi Morrow •

15 min read

Rav Shagar believed that Torah study should be a spiritual and meaningful experience, one that transforms the student's life.

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?

Sukkot: Dwelling In the Shade of Faith
Sukkot: Dwelling In the Shade of Faith

Zachary Truboff •

7 min read

This essay explores Rav Shagar's experience during the Yom Kippur War and how it contributed to his understanding of emunah. To dwell in the sukkah is to experience not God's light but rather God's shade, and it is this model of faith we must

Rav Shagar: Zionism and Exile Within the Home
Rav Shagar: Zionism and Exile Within the Home

Ari Ze’ev Schwartz and Levi Morrow •

45 min read

A dialogue about Rav Shagar's complex views of Zionism, redemption and the state of Israel.