This early Rabbi of the Mishnah regularly debated Rabbi Eliezer.
Sages & Scholars
Many rabbis of the same name served as Nasi or Prince.
Jewish dance from the Bible to Hasidism.
From Prohibition to Precedent.
A companion volume to Pirkei Avot.
This section of the Mishnah is one of the best-known and most cited of Jewish texts.
Laws regarding purity and impurity may seem obscure to modern Jews, but the concepts give us a glimpse into a world where manifestations of death within life are not sanitized away.
The order of the Mishnah that describes the customs, laws, and rituals of Judaism's holy days
The rabbis restored the religious meaning of the sacrificial cult even though the Temple itself had been destroyed.
Seder Nashim's primary concern is the protection of society's "exceptional" members.