Articles by Sam Dratch

Bein Adam le-Havrutato? Arguments and Insults in Halakhic Literature

Over the course of Elul the yeshiva put a strong emphasis on Hilkhot bein adam le-haveiro. There were various shiurim quoting numerous sources from gemara, Rishonim, and others, about the importance of mutual respect and common decency. But strikingly, when we look at the texts from which these ... Read more →