PIRKEI AVOT 25 – LESSON OF THE SKULL

December 3rd, 2020

Some final lessons from Hillel the Elder in Pirkei Avot, beginning with him seeing a skull floating on the water. Rabbi Dunner explains this strange incident and suggests its interpretation, and goes on to explain the next mishna, in which Hillel juxtaposes the folly of material obsession with the lofty possibilities of spiritual aspiration.

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