Tagged: Talmud

Things Not to Say to Converts [Talmud Tuesday]

An interesting article that seems to have made its way around the Internet this summer is David Benkof’s “Stop Saying Ivanka Trump Converted To Judaism“, in which the author says “Unnecessarily highlighting someone’s status as a Jew-by-choice implies she is somehow...

New Facebook Group Discusses Talmud from a Historical-Contextual Perspective [Talmud Tuesday]

A new Facebook group started up last week to discuss Talmud and other rabbinic literature from a historical-contextual perspective.  “The Historical-Contextual Beit Midrash” was created eight days ago by David Staum, having initially sharing the idea on another Facebook group,...