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Richard Hidary

Richard Hidary
Rabbi Dr. Richard Hidary is an associate professor of Judaic Studies at Yeshiva University and a rabbi at Sephardic Synagogue. He studied at Yeshiva University and Yeshivat Har Etzion, received rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and earned a Ph.D. in Hebrew and Judaic Studies from New York University. He was recently a Starr fellow at Harvard University’s Center for Jewish Studies. He is the author of Dispute for the Sake of Heaven: Legal Pluralism in the Talmud (Brown University Press, 2010) and Rabbis as Greco-Roman Rhetors: Sophistic Education and Oratory in the Talmud and Midrash (Cambridge University Press, 2018).

Life, Children, and Sustenance: Personal Reflections on the Legacy of a Torah Scholar

Richard Hidary's reflection commemorating the passing of Yaakov Elman, ob"m.