December 8, 2023 |

Standing on one foot-keep it simple

A NYT piece by Retired economic prof. Rich op ed piece arguing to keep teaching economics simple. "Just as a few simple sentence patterns enable small children to express an amazing variety of thoughts, a few basic principles do much of the heavy lifting. If someone focuses on only these principles, and applies them repeatedly drawn from familiar contexts, they can be mastered easily in a single semester." Great Talmudic story about Hillel tbeing asked to teach judaism standing on one foot. Guiness world record of balancing on one foot Sri lanka set in 1997 is 76 hours and 40 minmutes. Can teach alot of torah but we still talk of a few principles: For Shoftim portion we focus on
TZEDEK TZEDEK TIRDOF -Justice Justice shall you pursue

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Rabbi Jonathan Ginsburg and hs wife Rabbi Avigail Ginsburg, have developed amny online jewih eductional programs including conversio to Judaism, hebrew scool, bnai mitzvah training, para rabbis, Introduction to Judaism, and Judaism explained to Christians. He has developed over 550 videos of...

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