Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for Gateways and Yeshiva University and author of “Gateways To Judaism,” discusses the way the Jewish Tradition relates to capitalism. An original JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.”

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Mordechai Becher uses Torah verses, Talmudic texts and rabbinic commentary to explain the Jewish Tradition’s understanding of free speech.

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer at Gateways and Yeshiva University, cites Talmudic texts and rabbinic commentaries to discuss the Jewish Tradition’s conception of protest vs. violence on the JBS series “Dimensions of the Daf.”

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses the existence of doodles that appear in the margins of ancient texts, guiding us through a charming and humorous look at the humanity of doodling, and the reassuring fact that this aspect of human culture has not changed in thousands of years.  Rabbi Mordechai Becher is Gateways Organization senior lecturer and […]

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In Heaven’s Hands, Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses a letter from Rabbi Ovadiah to Maimonides about the Talmudic statement “everything is in the hands of Heaven except for the fear of Heaven.” JBS original “Dimensions of the Daf.”

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Using biblical text and rabbinic commentary, Rabbi Mordechai Becher explores the Jewish understanding of recreational drug use, substance abuse and addiction in “Marijuana and Jewish Law” on the JBS original series “Dimensions of the Daf.”

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher, Senior Lecturer for the Gateways Organization and author of “Gateways To Judaism,” uses examples from Responsa Literature to examine the Talmudic concept of “Repentance.” JBS’s original series, “Dimensions of the Daf.”

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher looks to the book of Samuel to explore the Talmudic question ‘what’s the difference between King Saul and King David?” On JBS’s original series Dimensions of the Daf.

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher explains how even though the Ten Commandments are wonderful and beautiful, they are not more important than the rest of the Torah. On JBS’s original series Dimensions of the Daf

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Rabbi Mordechai Becher addresses questions of halacha and observance amidst unthinkable circumstances like the Shoah.

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