Talmudic Stories: Deriving Pleasure From the World
There is a strong view in the gemara that being a nazir is being a sinner because the nazir willingly deprives himself of pleasures in the world. Join Rabbi Yehoshua Geller as he explores stories of the Nazir in Tractate Nazir and why he is allowed to sin in the first place.
Rabbi Yehoshua Geller received Smicha from Rav Mordechai Elefant zt"l and the ITRI Yeshiva, where he was a Talmid for many years. He served as the Rosh Beit Medrash of the English Speakers' Program at the Jerusalem College of Technology/Machon Lev, Rabbi Geller has also taught at Yeshivat Yam HaTalmud and Yeshivat Hamivtar. Rabbi Geller holds an M.A. in Hebrew Studies.