In the fourth mishna of the second chapter, Pirkei Avot returns to Hillel Hazaken, founding patriarch of the rabbinic family whose inspirational leadership was the foundation of the Talmud.
Hillel’s sage advice is simple and pertinent for every age, as Rabbi Dunner illustrates using stories and personal experiences. Human nature plays a role in who you are, and being a good person is not just a matter of staying out of trouble.
The shocking challenge to Moses’ authority by his cousin Korach has generated countless explanations and moral lessons. Rabbi Dunner shares some ideas from his grandfather’s commentary on the Torah, Mikdash... Read More