Author Archives: Benedict Roth

About Benedict Roth

An occasional Talmud student and popular teacher who has studied at Oxford and at Machon Pardes.

Slaves or Slave-Owners?

An extraordinary comment in the Jerusalem Talmud over-turns our self-image as “slaves in Egypt” and reminds us that we might have been slave-owners too in Egypt.  It suggests that Passover commemorates not only the day when we became a free … Continue reading

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