People often talk and criticize concepts and view they don't truly appreciate. 

but to identify the truth and attractive nature of the view we can pinpoint why its a problem.

This week we talk about the Yssachar Zebulun relationship and how this relates to our goal and the study of Torah


As always from the lens of Rav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch

This week I try and show the timeless nature of Rav Hirsch's teachings in contrast to other Jewish thinkers.

I also use this as an opportunity to bring out one of his ideological inspirations Judah Halevi, in hi Al Kuzari.

have a great week 

an age-old question, are our closest held beliefs just a result of where we are born?

on this, we open a discussion on fatalism and how words can orientate how we walk through life thought the lense of Rav Hirsch

Chanukah what's the central conflict, how should we look at the cultural challenge of the Greeks?

All BAD?

Rav Shimshon Raphael Hirsch gives us a nuanced approach.

That does justice both to the challenge back then, as well as to our ability to grow today.

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