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Reading Jewish History in the Parsha



This podcast was recorded before the recent horrific terrorism against Israel and unspeakable atrocities inflicted upon the Jewish People. We decided to share this Torah initiative now to encourage learning the parsha each week for the protection and success of the State of Israel. Am Yisrael Chai.

This episode is sponsored by Janet and Lior Hod and family, with immense gratitude to Hashem.

In this episode of the 18Forty Podcast, we introduce our new initiative “Reading Jewish History in the Parsha.” Each week, David Bashevkin will take you through the original “I Read This Over Shabbos,” in this series of shiurim and essays on the All Parsha app and on Substack.

Here, we speak to Rabbi Moshe Schwed, creator of All Parsha. Tune in to hear about shnayim mikrah and the art of translation.

Interview with Moshe Schwed begins at 28:55.

Rabbi Schwed serves as the Director of the OU Daf Yomi Initiative. After receiving semicha from Beth Medrash Govoha, Rabbi Schwed taught in Yeshiva Gedolah Kesser Torah. Rabbi Schwed is an alumnus of Yeshivos Long Beach and Brisk.


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Molly’s Pilgrim by Barbara Cohen


Shulchan Arukh, Orach Chayim

Exodus 1:1

Megillah 9a

Printer’s Error: Irreverent Stories from Book History by Rebecca Romney

The Art of Bible Translation by Robert Alter

The Living Torah by Aryeh Kaplan

Community, Covenant And Commitment: Selected Letters And Communications by Joseph B. Soloveitchik

Likutei Moharan 19

Tiferet Yisrael 13