Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Tanur shel Akhnai: A tale of two methods

  July 18, 2016 by Yael Shahar 0 Comments This essay came out of a discussion on the Online Havruta Talmud Study Group. I would like to thank participants Claire Benneth, Kenneth Chan, Abraham Khan, and Karla Worrell for insights that shaped the discussion. One of the most quoted Talmudic stories is the story of the Tanur shel Akhnai—the “oven of Akhnai”. The story tells of a debate […]

Parkoff Letters Table Of Contents

Parkoff Letters Table Of Contents Column 1 Column 2 A Time to Laugh Music and the Brain About Our Logo Musical Interlude Artificial Intelligence Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks COMPLEXITY Rules and Systems Conceptual Systems and Logical Analysis Technology, Science and Psychology Ecology and BioDiversity TED TALKS Economics and Law Tefillin and The Egyptian Experience English The Human Mind and Learning English and American Law The Internet and Linked […]