Authors Posts by Rami Reiner

Rami Reiner

Avraham (Rami) Reiner is a professor of Talmudic interpretation and the history of Halakhah in medieval Europe in the Dept. of Jewish Thought at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. His latest book (along with Prof. Pinchas Roth) is: ‘Responsa of Rabbi Isaac ben Samuel of Dampierre - A Critical Edition’. His new book ‘Rabbenu Tam: Interpretation, Halakhah, Controversy’ is being published by Bar-Ilan University Press (Hebrew).

Humor: The Refuge of the Wise

Rami Reiner examines how our understanding of a Talmudic passage could change if we allow for the possibility of it being a comedy.
Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein

Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein and Academic Talmud Study

Rami Reiner breaks new ground, analyzing Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein's view of academic Jewish studies.