Pirkei Avot

Pirkei Avot: Staying Connected

Jun 03, 2020Comments off

…Hillel would say: Do not separate yourself from the community. Do not believe in yourself until the day you die. Do not judge your fellow until

Pirkei Avot 6:1: Modest on All Levels

May 21, 2020Comments off

Pirkei Avot 6:1 Rabbi Meir would say: Whoever studies Torah for Torah’s sake alone, merits many things… and he becomes (na’asah) as an ever-increasing wellspring and as an

Pirkei Avot 4:1: A Four-Questions Overview ...

May 07, 2020Comments off

Chapter 4, Mishnah 1: Ben Zoma would say: Who is wise? One who learns from every man. As is stated (Psalms 119:99): “From all my teachers

Pirkei Avot 3:4 – By the Light of the Moo...

Apr 30, 2020Comments off

Pirkei Avot Chapter 3, Mishnah 4: Rabbi Chanina the son of Chachina’i would say: One who stays awake at night, and travels alone on the

On the Importance of Studying Pirkei Avot (...

Jun 18, 2014Comments off

There is a custom in many Jewish communities to learn Pirkei Avot throughout the summer months, a chapter a week on every Shabbat. What we’d