The first century CE Jewish philosopher Philo of Alexandria, in glowing terms, describes the holiday of Shavuot and its underlying reasons based on mathematics – and astronomy!
Category: Hashkafah / Jewish philosophy
HaAdam Al HaYareach (Man on the Moon) Part 4
In 1969 Rabbi Menachem Kasher, one of the gedolim [= great Torah scholars] of the twentieth century, published a series of Torah thought essays related to the most amazing event of his time, or any time ever in human history: the Apollo 11 Moon Landing. In honor of the 50th Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing, this week I am…
HaAdam Al HaYareach (Man on the Moon) Part 3
Rav Kasher answers the question, from a Torah point of view… Is one even allowed to go to the Moon?
HaAdam Al Hayareach (Man on the Moon) Part 2
Rav Kasher explains a verse in Isaiah and gives a geopolitical drasha on why the Apollo 11 Moon Landing is a great sign for the Jewish people…
HaAdam Al HaYareach, Man on the Moon
In 1969 Rabbi Menachem Kasher published a series of Torah essays related to the Apollo 11 Moon Landing: HaAdam Al Hayareach…