Authors Posts by Elinatan Kupferberg

Elinatan Kupferberg

Elinatan Kupferberg currently learns Torah in the Beren Kollel Elyon at Yeshiva University. He is a talmid of Telshe Yeshiva of Chicago, Yeshiva of South Fallsburg, Brisk, and Beth Medrash Govoha. Elinatan has a master’s degree in Jewish Philosophy from Revel Graduate School, where he is completing a degree in Rabbinic Literature. He thinks the language of the brakha of Atah Honen suggests a reconsideration of Adam's eating from the Tree of Knowing and links the episode to the figure of Enosh at the end of Genesis 4. He can be reached at

It Will Be Torah and I Am Compelled to Study It: A Philosophy of...

Elinatan Kupferberg argues that the boundaries between Torah and Madda have blurred and evolved throughout Jewish intellectual history. This erudite analysis upends our assumptions about Torah u-Madda and breathtakingly reimagines its past, present, and future.