Authors Posts by Shimon Lerner

Shimon Lerner

Shimon Lerner teaches physics at the JCT Lev Academic Center. He received his PhD from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in the field of condensed matter physics, under the supervision of Professor Yuri Feldman. During his formative years he studied Torah under Rabbi Natan Bar Haim of JCT and under Rabbi Aharon Lichtenstein, of blessed memory. Residing in Jerusalem with his wife and children, he sees it as both a mission and a privilege to impart to his students the methods of critical scientific thinking.

Rahab, Jeremiah, and the Story of Purim

Shimon Lerner uncovers a surprising but profound message that goes to the very heart of the Purim story.