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Rachel Friedman

Rachel Friedman is the dean and founder of Lamdeinu, a center for adult Torah study in Teaneck. Explore our excellent summer program at lamdeinu.org.

Articles by Rachel Friedman

Rosh Hashanah: Why Two New Years?

The Talmud in Rosh Hashanah 10B describes a dispute between two Sages about the date of creation. Rabbi Eliezer insists that God created the world

Miriam and Mei Merivah

Parashat Hukat tells the story of mei merivah—the waters of contention—to explain why Moses and Aaron are denied the opportunity to shepherd the Israelites to