Authors Posts by Yaakov S. Weinstein

Yaakov S. Weinstein

Yaakov S. Weinstein is a physicist at the MITRE Corporation and is the author of the Torah from Narnia blog. He can be reached at

The Nightly Cry, the Song of Torah

The call to learn Torah at night surprisingly comes from a verse in Lamentations. Yaakov Weinstein discusses what we can learn from this, and what it means for the practice of staying up on Shavuot.