Tag: Tannaim

Rav Avigdor Miller on Income Redistribution

Q:  I’m bothered by the fact that we find that some Tanaaim who were very wealthy, like Rabbi Elazar ben Azarya and Rabban Gamliel and Rabbi Eliezer ben Hurkenus and some were very poor like Rabbi Yehoshua ben Chananya, and they all were together – they knew each other.  So why didn’t the wealthy ones give money to the poor ones…

Rav Avigdor Miller on Why Did Rabbi Akiva’s Students Die

Q:  Rabbi Miller, I want you to know, I walked an hour and fifteen minutes to this Torah class today and I very rarely do that.