Authors Posts by Ben Greenfield
Ben Greenfield explains that the attributes commonly associated with our forefathers are not attributes at which they excelled, but rather attributes with which they struggled.
Ben Greenfield’s essay, winner of Hadar's annual Ateret Zvi Prize, explores why Hazal chose to situate Hilkhot Aveilut in tractate Moed Katan.
Ben Greenfield looks at the similarity between Sefirah observances and quarantine, and suggests a new way to understand the connection.
Ben Greenfield examines the curious parallels between the stories of Moshe in the ark and the splitting of the sea.
Ben Greenfield God isn’t angry with Sarah, when she laughs at the idea of birthing a child in her old age (Gen. 18:12-15). God is...
Ben Greenfield presents Yeshivat Chovevei Torah's liturgy for commemorating Yom HaShoah.
Ben Greenfield calls attention to a crucial, but unnoticed feature of the early narratives in Exodus.