Author: Moshe D. Krupka

Remembering Dr. Lander

Rabbi Elazar ben Shamua was asked by his disciples to explain his exceptional longevity. He told them, “In all my days I never took a shortcut through a synagogue; I never stepped over the students [who sat on the floor to listen to his discussions], and I never raised my hands [for Birkat Kohanim] without […]