Rachel Scheinerman

Rachel Scheinerman is the editor of My Jewish Learning. She holds an MA in Scripture & Interpretation from Harvard Divinity School and a PhD in Rabbinic Literature from Yale University.

Articles by Rachel Scheinerman

Beitzah 13

A cupful of peeled barley.

Beitzah 3

Two meanings of the word "Amora."

Summary of Tractate Sukkah

An introduction to the seventh tractate of the Talmud, dealing with the laws of Sukkot.

Sukkah 56

When Miriam cried wolf.

Sukkah 43

When the idiots stole the willows.

Sukkah 29

Like a glass of water tossed in his face.

Sukkah 23

Akiva, where is your sukkah?