Rabbi Yuter’s Who’s Who in the Talmud series shifts to the Amoraic period, beginning with the great Eretz Yisrael Amora R. Yochanan.
Category: Who’s Who in the Talmud
In a Very Special edition of Who’s Who in the Talmud, Rabbi Josh Yuter’s presentation on R. Yehudah Hanasi gets a surprise visitor in Rabbi Alan Yuter (RY 1.0) who drops by for some classic history, literary, and grammar goodness. The Bad News: the voice recorder’s battery dies in the middle.
Rabbi Yuter discusses the passage in B. Chagiga 15a-b regarding the rabbinic heretic Elisha Ben Avukah aka “Acher” and his relationship with R. Meir, focusing on the particularly Babylonian influence of the narrative.
Rabbi Yuter’s Who’s Who in the Talmud returns with a first look at the Tanna Rabbi Meir.
In the final “Who’s Who in the Talmud” segment on R. Akiva, Rabbi Yuter discusses R. Akiva’s days in prison and execution.
Part of Rabbi Josh Yuter’s “Who Who in the Talmud” series, this class discusses R. Akiva’s messianic endorsement of Bar Kochva.
Click here for PDF source sheet for Y. Ta’anit 4:5 68d-69a.