These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

Archive: February 2017

Relics of the Present: Connecting to Text

Posted on February 28, 2017 by Elana Zelony

I am a rabbi in Dallas, and I teach a Talmud class. Some of my students were struggling to relate to the text. They were understanding the words, but not how to apply the lessons in today’s context. One of them said, “Rabbi, we need helping making the text relevant.” “Hmm,” I thought to myself. Continue Reading »