How does the biblical quotation in the Mishnah prove its point? And, what were the Israelites of the Ma’amad fasting about?
This podcast is a collaboration with The Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem.
Dr. Roth received a bachelor's degree from Wayne State University in his hometown of Detroit. He also participated in the Herbert H. Lehman Institute of Talmudic Ethics, a special-studies program. He received his master's degree at JTS, where he was ordained in 1968. That same year, Rabbi Roth was appointed to the faculty of JTS, as he continued his studies toward a PhD in Talmud, which he received in 1973.