Angels and Demons, Crime and Punishment

For my father, whose mention of this bit of Abravanel is always a favorite part of our Seder tradition. Angels and Demons Artscroll’s הגדה זבח פסח – Abarbanel Haggadah was lying on a table in my Shul, so I picked it up to see if and how it would present the passage in question, Rabbi […]

Aggadah: Authoritative Or Umdena?

Freelance Kiruv Maniac (Dovid Kornreich) excerpts two series of passages from Rav Yitzhak Abohab’s beloved classic מנורת המאור; this one expressing the author’s views on “Chazal’s worldly wisdom and the authoritativeness of Aggada”, “[his assertion] that the Torah contains all the wisdom of the created world, and how it is heretical to scoff at the […]