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Loosely translated as "legends", Aggadah includes the genres of biblical exegesis, stories about biblical characters, the lives of the Talmudic era sages and their contemporary history, parables, proverbs, and folklore. A captivating melange of wisdom and piety, fantasy and satire, Aggadah is the expressive medium of the Jewish creative genius. - Rabbi Haim Ovadia is the Rabbinic leader of the Magen David Sephardic Congregation in Rockville, MD.
You Cannot be a Posek or a Leader if You Do Not Know Your People
The story of the conflict between two mishnaic sages shed light on the problems inflicting Rabbinic leadership today
Praise Nature - Psalm 103-104
By knowing the world we know God, an especially relevant message of Psalm 104, read on Rosh Hodesh, during the current Corona Virus crisis
introduction to Sephardic Halakhic Methodology
Las Mujeres Piadosas y la Educacion de Moises
Moises es el protagonista del Exodo, y las mujeres piadosas son las que lo han salvado y educado.
A Logical Jewish Response to the Corona Virus
Wow! These are Legends from Talmud and Midrash!
Short and easy to understand. He goes one by one. I listen to these 10-15 minute podcasts most mornings. He is truly amazing! Thank you Rabbi for infusing my days with inspiration and knowledge.