Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Midrash Series: Text for Class 2

Our next class will focus on the unique phenomenon of rabbis who took brides for a day when away at school or work.  What was this like for the rabbis and for the women who they chose to marry for temporary companionship?  I have attached the small, laconic text from the Talmud (Yevamot 37b) with personal midrash and commentary from acclaimed Talmud scholar, Dr. Ruth Calderon.

You can access the text by clicking here!