Tag: Talmud

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.

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?

In Exile, At Home
In Exile, At Home

Haim Watzman •

9 min read

A story, inspired by Rav Shagar's teachings, about whether one can both mourn and rejoice in the Sukkah. It is reprinted with the author's permission from his book of short fiction, Necessary Stories, a collection of some of the stories he has published