A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Sacrificing One Life for Many (and more)

Time for a Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit; real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. A TorahTutors student encountered some overlap between halachic complexity and biblical narrative. II Shmuel Chapter 20 tells of Sheva ben Bichri’s rebellion against King David. When David’s agents caught up with him, they besieged the city he was in and began battering the…

A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Hebrew Letters and Their Numbers

Time for another Tuesday TorahTutors tidbit! Real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. Some TorahTutors students are more focused on Hebrew language, while others study Jewish texts or ideas in whichever language works for them – and some do both. For instance, one student learning about how Hebrew letters are used as numbers didn’t just practice…

A Tuesday TorahTutors Tidbit About Kindness in the Book of Ruth

It’s Tuesday and almost Shavuot, which means it’s a great time for a #TuesdayTorahTutorsTidbit about Megillat Rut.Real Torah, from real TorahTutors sessions. A preteen TorahTutors student has been delving into Megillat Rut with her tutor.They noticed many examples of chesed (kindness), a central theme in the Megillah that is one of the reasons offered for…