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Sunday, February 16 • 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Compare and Contrast: Teaching Daf Yomi in Borough Park or on Twitter - a Case Study

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Compare and contrast: Twenty five years ago I taught Daf Yomi in Borough Park, to a chareidi audience. Now I’m teaching it on Twitter, to a religiously diverse virtual audience.

How are these two communities alike and how are they different? More importantly, is there any intellectual and theological commonality between these two communities, or do they inhabit distinct religious and spiritual universes?

We will use an actual sugya (Talmud text) as a case study.

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Ysoscher Katz

Ysoscher Katz is the chair of Talmud department at Yeshivat Chovevei Torah. He received ordination in 1986 from Rabbi Yechezkel Roth, dayan of UTA Satmer. Rabbi Katz studied in Brisk and in Yeshivat Beit Yosef, Navaradok for over ten years. A graduate of the HaSha’ar Program for... Read More →

Sunday February 16, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST
10th Floor Conference Room