Tag: Ancient Civilizations

Rav Avigdor Miller on Reconciling The Date of the Churban

Q: Is there a way to reconcile the discrepancy between the chronology of the Torah and the chronology of the secular sciences with regard to when the Churban Bayis took place?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Rivka, Our Model

Q: If the Torah is supposed to be teaching us lessons for all time, what do we learn from the encounter between Rivka and Eliezer? What I mean is that she appears to be doing everything that we here wouldn’t want our daughters to do. For example, first she talks to Eliezer, who’s a stranger – so it’s a…

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Am Yisroel Should Have Disappeared Long Ago (March 1999)

Q: What does it mean אין אומתינו אומה אלא בתורה, that we are a nation only as a Torah nation (Rav Saadia Gaon Sefer Emunos V’dayos 3:7)?